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The Basics of Good
Creative Writing

Kate Walker

Published by Kate Walker at Smashwords

Copyright 2013 Kate Walker

ISBN: 9781301682942

All rights reserved. The exercise material in this booklet is copyright and to reproduce it without permission is illegal. It also means more hours of work for which a dedicated writer and teacher did not get paid.

Images, Emotion & Structure
How to Use These Exercises
Ex 1 – ‘David Copperfield’ by Charles Dickens
Ex 2 – ‘The Wild Wood’ by Kenneth Grahame
Ex 3 – ‘The Vagabond Papers,’ by J.S. James
Ex 4 – ‘The Daisy’ by Hans Christian Anderson
Ex 5 – ‘The Years’ by Virginia Woolf
Ex 6 – Conferencing & Re-Drafting #1
Ex 7 – ‘The Merino Sheep’ by Banjo Paterson
Ex 8 – ‘Moby Dick’ by Herman Melville
Ex 9 – ‘The Island’ by A.A. Milne & ‘When I Went to the Circus’ by D.H. Lawrence
Ex 10 – ‘Quite Early One Morning’ by Dylan Thomas
Ex 11 – ‘Swann’s Way’ by Marcel Proust
Ex 12 – The Diary of Opal Whiteley – Aged 6
Ex 13 – Letter to a Friend - Anonymous
Ex 14 – A Convict’s Record – 1835
Ex 15 – ‘Boating’ by Kenneth Grahame
Ex 16 – ‘A Last Will and Testament’ by John Winstanley & ‘Our Fridge’ by Kate Walker
Ex 17 – ‘Flush’ by Virginia Woolf
Ex 18 – Conferencing & Re-Drafting #2
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