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Writing & editing guides books

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Writing & Selling Short Stories & Personal Essays The Essential Guide to Getting Your Work Published by Windy Lynn Harris Writing & Selling Short Stories & Personal Essays The Essential Guide to Getting Your Work Published

Write It Short, Sell It Now. Short stories and personal essays have never been hotter--or more crucial for a successful writing career. Earning bylines in magazines and literary journals is a terrific way to get noticed and earn future opportunities...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/09/2017

Besser schreiben fur Dummies by Monika Hoffmann Besser schreiben fur Dummies


Format: Paperback - Released: 13/09/2017

Why Write? A Master Class on the Art of Writing and Why it Matters by Mark Edmundson Why Write? A Master Class on the Art of Writing and Why it Matters


Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

How to Write Like Tolstoy A Journey into the Minds of Our Greatest Writers by Richard Cohen How to Write Like Tolstoy A Journey into the Minds of Our Greatest Writers

The Spectator Best Book of the Year and a charming, eloquent love letter to the stories we adore
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

The Chicago Manual of Style by University of Chicago Press The Chicago Manual of Style


Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Indexes A Chapter from the Chicago Manual of Style by University of Chicago Press Indexes A Chapter from the Chicago Manual of Style

Preparing an index for a book or other type of publication is a specialized skill. This volume presents the chapter from The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Edition devoted to best practices for preparing and editing indexes as well as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

How to Write a Book Proposal The Insider's Step-by-Step Guide to Proposals that Get You Published by Michael Larsen, Jody Rein How to Write a Book Proposal The Insider's Step-by-Step Guide to Proposals that Get You Published
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THE ESSENTIAL RESOURCE FOR SELLING YOUR BOOK If you want to publish a book, you must present it to agents and publishers with a knock-your-socks-off proposal.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Write from the Start The Beginner's Guide to Writing Professional Non-Fiction by Caroline Foster Write from the Start The Beginner's Guide to Writing Professional Non-Fiction

Aimed at novice writers, hobbyist writers, or those considering a full-time writing career, Write From The Start is a comprehensive guide to help them plan, prepare, and professionally submit their non-fiction work.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Dramatic Writer's Companion, Second Edition Tools to Develop Characters, Cause Scenes, and Build Stories by Will Dunne The Dramatic Writer's Companion, Second Edition Tools to Develop Characters, Cause Scenes, and Build Stories

In just eight years, The Dramatic Writer's Companion has become a classic among playwrights and screenwriters. Thousands have used its self-contained character, scene, and story exercises to spark creativity, hone their writing, and improve their scripts. Having spent decades working...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

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Character, Scene, and Story New Tools from the Dramatic Writer's Companion by Will Dunne Character, Scene, and Story New Tools from the Dramatic Writer's Companion

Will Dunne first brought the workshop experience down to the desk level with The Dramatic Writer's Companion, offering practical exercises to help playwrights and screenwriters work through the problems that arise in developing their scripts. Now writers looking to further...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

What Editors Do The Art, Craft, and Business of Book Editing by Peter Ginna What Editors Do The Art, Craft, and Business of Book Editing

Book editing is by design an invisible art, aimed at creating books that are enlightening, seamless, and pleasurable for readers, while directing all credit to their authors. It is also a multifaceted craft, involving the selection of books to publish,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

What Editors Do The Art, Craft, and Business of Book Editing by Peter Ginna What Editors Do The Art, Craft, and Business of Book Editing

Editing is an invisible art where the very best work goes undetected. Editors strive to create books that are enlightening, seamless, and pleasurable to read, all while giving credit to the author. This makes it all the more difficult to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Character, Scene, and Story New Tools from the Dramatic Writer's Companion by Will Dunne Character, Scene, and Story New Tools from the Dramatic Writer's Companion

Will Dunne first brought the workshop experience down to the desk level with The Dramatic Writer's Companion, offering practical exercises to help playwrights and screenwriters work through the problems that arise in developing their scripts. Now writers looking to further...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Pep Talks for Writers 52 Insights and Actions to Boost Your Creative Mojo by Grant Faulkner Pep Talks for Writers 52 Insights and Actions to Boost Your Creative Mojo

Have writer's block? Time for a pep talk! For any writer who's gotten stuck or needed a little encouragement, here comes the ultimate handbook to keep the creative juices flowing year round.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

A Primer for Poets and Readers of Poetry by Gregory (University of Virginia) Orr A Primer for Poets and Readers of Poetry

An innovative and accessible guide to poetry writing by an award-winning poet and beloved professor.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/10/2017

The Planets Photographs from the Archives of NASA by Nirmala Nataraj The Planets Photographs from the Archives of NASA

Breathtaking images of the planets of the solar system, as captured by the pioneering missions of NASA.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2017

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The Reader Over Your Shoulder A Handbook for Writers of English Prose by Alan Hodge The Reader Over Your Shoulder A Handbook for Writers of English Prose


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Writing Your First Play by Roger Hall Writing Your First Play

Writing Your First Play provides the beginning playwright with the tools and motivation to tell a story through dramatic form. Based in a series of exercises which gradually grow more complex, the books helps the reader to understand the basic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Write Your Way in Crafting an Unforgettable College Admissions Essay by Rachel Toor Write Your Way in Crafting an Unforgettable College Admissions Essay

For college-bound students--and their parents--the personal essay can be one of the most stressful parts of the application process. The essay is supposed to give applicants a chance to distinguish themselves by letting their personalities shine. But too many students...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/08/2017

The Ashgate Research Companion to Travel Writing by Tim Youngs The Ashgate Research Companion to Travel Writing

Designed to offer a state-of-the-art introduction to established and emerging patterns of research, The Ashgate Research Companion to Travel Writing takes an interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and to travel texts themselves. The volume adopts a thematic approach, with each contributor...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Written by Hand An Introduction to the Art of Beautiful Handwriting by Erica Tighe Written by Hand An Introduction to the Art of Beautiful Handwriting

With this book, you can beautify your everyday life by learning how to make your handwriting stylish, elegant, and original.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/07/2017

Make a Scene Revised and Expanded Writing a Powerful Story One Scene at a Time by Jordan Rosenfeld Make a Scene Revised and Expanded Writing a Powerful Story One Scene at a Time

The definitive guide to writing scenes--now revised and expanded! Scenes are the building blocks for any work of fiction--the DNA sequence that makes a novel un-put-downable and unforgettable. When writers are able to craft effective, engaging scenes, they can develop...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/07/2017

Renovating Your Writing Shaping Ideas and Arguments into Clear, Concise, and Compelling Messages by Richard Kallan Renovating Your Writing Shaping Ideas and Arguments into Clear, Concise, and Compelling Messages

Renovating Your Writing outlines the principles of effective composition by focusing on the essential skill set and mindset every successful writer must possess. Now in its second edition, this novel text provides readers with unique strategies for crafting and revising...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/07/2017

Renovating Your Writing Shaping Ideas and Arguments into Clear, Concise, and Compelling Messages by Richard Kallan Renovating Your Writing Shaping Ideas and Arguments into Clear, Concise, and Compelling Messages

Renovating Your Writing outlines the principles of effective composition by focusing on the essential skill set and mindset every successful writer must possess. Now in its second edition, this novel text provides readers with unique strategies for crafting and revising...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/07/2017

The Philosophy Student Writer's Manual and Reader's Guide by Gregory M. Scott, Stephen M. Garrison The Philosophy Student Writer's Manual and Reader's Guide
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This is a supplemental text for all philosophy courses that facilitates, invigorates, and enhances student learning by teaching students to read and write effectively.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

The Philosophy Student Writer's Manual and Reader's Guide by Gregory M. Scott, Stephen M. Garrison The Philosophy Student Writer's Manual and Reader's Guide
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This is a supplemental text for all philosophy courses that facilitates, invigorates, and enhances student learning by teaching students to read and write effectively.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

Writing True Stories The complete guide to writing autobiography, memoir, personal essay, biography, travel and creative nonfiction by Patti Miller Writing True Stories The complete guide to writing autobiography, memoir, personal essay, biography, travel and creative nonfiction

Clear, engaging and practical advice from Australia's foremost teacher and practitioner of memoir and life writing.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/06/2017

Adapting Translation for the Stage by Geraldine Brodie, Emma Cole Adapting Translation for the Stage
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Translating for performance is a difficult - and hotly contested - activity. Adapting Translation for the Stage presents a sustained dialogue between scholars, actors, directors, writers, and those working across these boundaries, exploring common themes and issues encountered when writing,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/06/2017

Bring Your Fiction to Life Crafting Three-Dimensional Stories with Depth and Complexity by Karen Wiesner Bring Your Fiction to Life Crafting Three-Dimensional Stories with Depth and Complexity

Craft a Story That Towers Above the Rest You know it when you read it: In page after page and scene after scene, a truly engrossing novel has qualities that set it apart.
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/06/2017

Experiments in Life-Writing Intersections of Auto/Biography and Fiction by Julia Novak Experiments in Life-Writing Intersections of Auto/Biography and Fiction

This volume examines innovative intersections of life-writing and experimental fiction in the 20th and 21st centuries, bringing together scholars and practicing biographers from several disciplines (Modern Languages, English and Comparative Literature, Creative Writing). It covers a broad range of biographical,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/06/2017

New Dramaturgy by Mark Bly New Dramaturgy

This book offers a series of dramaturgical writing strategies to help playwrights generate new work and give them unique tools for confronting and overcoming obstacles that playwrights face. Nine different exercises are accompanied by detailed descriptions, play examples from well...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

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