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Dr Derek Neale's OpenLearn Profile

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Profile: Dr Derek Neale

Dr Derek Neale

About me

Derek Neale is a fiction writer with an interest in dramatic writing and life writing. He helped to design and write the course materials for a whole new generation of Open University writing courses – Start Writing and Creative Writing. He chairs the course Advanced Creative Writing.

Amongst his published works are A Creative Writing Handbook: developing dramatic technique, individual style and voiceand Writing Fiction. His fiction includes The Book of Guardians.


Dr Derek Neale's research

Derek Neale(editor) (2019) Writing Talk- How stories are found and made, Routledge (In Press)

Derek Neale (2018-12) Introduction: Critical and creative reflections on process, In Writing in Practice(4)

Derek Neale et al. (2018) Creative Writing Research Benchmark Statement, National Association of Writers in Education

Derek Neale (2018) World writing and radio drama, In Writing in Education 76

Derek Neale (2017-11) Creativity and Research in the 21st Century, In Writing in Education 3(73)

Derek Neale (2017-07) Split digraphs, fronted adverbials and the problems of later creative writing study, In Writing in Education 6(72)

Derek Neale (2017) Creative Writing Higher Education News, In Writing in Education(71)

Derek Neale (2017) Creative Writing and social entrepreneurship, In Writing in Education(75)

Derek Neale (2016) Creativity and Creative Writing, The Open University

Derek Neale (2016) El cuento en la academia: mimesis, diégesis y el rol del drama y el cine 44, Anthropos

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