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A Glossary of terms relating to Creative Writing


Shakespeare U174_1 Glossary

This glossary includes many key terms discussed in this unit that are relevant to the authoring and creative writing process.

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Narrative

A written or spoken account of a series of events. The part of a literary work that deals with events and action, rather than dialogue.

Novel

A length of fictitious prose, over approximately 45,000 words in length, presenting character(s), place(s) and time(s), usually within the context of a story.

Novella

A short novel of between approximately 20,000 and 45,000 words.