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Collections of various literature 808.
American fiction 813.
English fiction 823.
German fiction 833.
French fiction 843.
Italian fiction 853.
Spanish fiction 863.
Latin fiction 873., 877.
Classic Greek fiction 881., 887.
Other Languages 890., 891., 892., 893., 894., 895., 896., 897., 898., 899.

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Books in the Library

Writing fiction : an introduction to the craft

Useful for writers at any level or age, this guide explains the basic steps to effective fiction writing.

The writing book : a practical guide for fiction writers

The book doesn't just talk about how to write fiction; it takes the reader, step-by-step, through the process of doing it.


Successful Novel Plotting

What is it about a good book that hooks the reader and makes them want more? A good plot.

The seven basic plots : why we tell stories

Provides a comprehensive answer to the age-old riddle of whether there are only a small number of 'basic stories' in the world.

Writing for Children

Covers the writing of picture books, plots and planning, teenage fiction and non-fiction books.

Writing Children's Fiction : a writers' and artists' companion

An essential guide to writing for some of the most difficult and demanding readers of all: children and young people.

The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative

What is narrative? How does it work and how does it shape our lives and the texts we read?

Writing fantasy and science fiction

Fantasy and science fiction are more popular with readers than ever before, and offer a unique set of challenges to the writer.

eBooks in the Library

Writing Diverse Characters For Fiction, TV or Film : An Essential Guide for Authors and Script Writers

This book gives writers the tools to create three dimensional, authentic characters ... who just happen to be diverse.

Required Reading : Literature in Australian Schools since 1945

Required Reading examines for the first time what students have read and studied in the disciplines of English and literary studies at Australian schools and universities after 1945.

What is The Conversation saying about literature?

The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public.

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