Digging With Our Pens

Stevens, Karen (2015) Digging With Our Pens. In: NAWE International Conference 2015, 13-15 Nov 2015, Radisson Blu Hotel, Durham. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

When we first begin to write it can be a difficult process to access language because we live in a visual culture that is largely centred on the screen. As writers, we need to be aware of this. We cannot assume that the visual life is there, as with a film. Through a creative exercise that explores relationships between characters and activity, we will seek to ‘collect’ a language; the right, specific and powerful language that transforms the ordinary to reveal a bigger world and set of contexts that will speak to the reader.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Additional Information: Workshop
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1010 Poetry
Divisions: Departments > English and Creative Writing
Event Title: NAWE International Conference 2015
Event Location: Radisson Blu Hotel, Durham
Event Dates: 13-15 Nov 2015
Depositing User: Karen Stevens
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2019 11:56
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2019 11:56
URI: http://eprints.chi.ac.uk/id/eprint/4172

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