Creative writing and critical reading
Creative writing and critical reading

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4 Writers on reading

In the next activity, you will listen to members of the Creative Writing course team at The Open University talking about their critical reading habits and strategies. Is there anything you can take from their approaches and apply to your own reading?

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Listen to the first audio, which features Ben Masters, Derek Neale and Sally O’Reilly.

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Then, listen to the next audio, which features Jane Yeh, Siobhan Campbell and Jo Reardon.

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Jot down any of the ideas discussed that interest you, or your thoughts about and responses to these discussions, in the box below.

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