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- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 7.99
The world?s best contemporary writers?from Michael Chabon and Claire Messud to Jonathan Lethem and Amy Tan?engage in a wide-ranging, insightful, and oft- surprising roundtable discussion on the art of writing fiction Drawing back the curtain on the mysterious process of writing novels, The Secret Miracle brings together the foremost practitioners... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 13.99
Mario Vargas Llosa condenses a lifetime of writing, reading, and thought into an essential manual for aspiring writers. Drawing on the stories and novels of writers from around the globe?Borges, Bierce, Céline, Cortázar, Faulkner, Kafka, Robbe-Grillet?he lays bare the inner workings of fiction, all the while urging young novelists not to lose touch... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 22.99
"Damn good" fiction is dramatic fiction, Frey insists, whether it is by Hemingway or Grisham, Le Carre or Ludlum, Austen or Dickens. Despite their differences, these authors' works share common elements: strong narrative lines, fascinating characters, steadily building conflicts, and satisfying conclusions. Frey's How to Write a Damn Good Novel ... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 22.99
Written in a clear, crisp, accessible style, this book is perfect for beginners as well as professional writers who need a crash course in the down-to-earth basics of storytelling. Talent and inspiration can't be taught, but Frey does provide scores of helpful suggestions and sensible rules and principles. An international bestseller, How to Write... more...
- Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 11.99
The Real Stories Behind Everyone's Favorite Novels-from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz to The Great Gatsby . Every great book begins with an idea, whether it comes to a writer's mind with lightning speed or tugs at the imagination over time. Dancing with Mrs. Dalloway offers stories of the inspiration behind fifty classic works, from The... more...
- F+W Media 2006; US$ 16.99
In Your First Novel, novelist Laura Whitcomb and seasoned literary agent Ann Rittenberg team up to provide you with the skills you need to write your dream novel and the savvy business know-how to get it published. In this all-in-one resource, you'll discover essential novel-writing techniques, such as: How to best structure your research so that... more...
- F+W Media 2011; US$ 24.99
The all-inclusive guide for novel writers If you?re serious about making your fiction vibrant, engaging, and marketable, you?ve found the right book. The Breakout Novelist gives you the craft and business know-how you need to make your book stand out. Inside, veteran agent, Donald Maass brings together the most innovative and practical information... more...
- F+W Media 2008; US$ 16.99
Every Character Has a Voice Point of view isn't just an element of storytellingwhen chosen carefully and employed consistently in a work of fiction, it is the foundation of a captivating story. It's the character voice you can hear as clearly as your own. It's the unique worldview that intrigues readerspersuading them to empathize with... more...
- F+W Media 2006; US$ 16.99
The masters of horror have united to teach you the secrets of success in the scariest genre of all! In On Writing Horror, Second Edition , Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, Harlan Ellison, David Morrell, Jack Ketchum, and many others tell you everything you need to know to successfully write and publish horror novels and short stories. Edited... more...
- F+W Media 2009; US$ 19.99
Want To Find Your Voice? Learn from the Best. Time and time again you've been told to find your own unique writing style, as if it were as simple as pulling it out of thin air. But finding your voice isn't easy, so where better to look than to the greatest writers of our time? Write Like the Masters analyzes the writing styles of twenty-one great... more...