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- A&C Black 2004; US$ 11.70
Many people feel they might have a book in them - but how do you know whether you have what it takes to be a writer, whether your writing is any good, what you should write about and whether you should dedicate proper time to begin your dream? This book asks pertinent questions of you via a questionnaire to help you discover whether there is a talented... more...
- Pan Macmillan Australia 2007; US$ 18.03
'There used to be a tradition that when a cabinet-maker finished his apprenticeship, he'd make a miniature chest, or cabinet, as a gift for his master... Unlike cabinet-makers, writers rarely have a single teacher, and when they bow to those they've learned from, it'd be no tribute to make a perfect example of their work, even if it were possible.'... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 15.99
Rich, funny, and moving personal narratives depend on a few key moments in time to anchor the story and give it impact. Shimmering Images teaches the aspiring memoirist how to locate key memories using Lisa's technique for finding, linking, and fleshing out those vibrant recollections of important moments and situations. Shimmering Images... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2006; US$ 14.99
How many people would kill to be a bestselling novelist? Especially one like Janet Evanovich.Writers want to know how a bestselling author thinks, writes, plans, and dreams her books. And they are primed for a book from Janet Evanovich that tells, in a witty Q&A format: ? How she comes up with such remarkable characters ? How she nails the perfect... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2008; US$ 17.99
At last?the contemporary masters of memoir have come together to reveal their strategies and impart their advice. This book contains an unprecedented wealth of knowledge in one place. In The Autobiographers Handbook , you?re invited to a roundtable discussion with today?s most successful memoirists. Let Nick Hornby show you how the banal can... more...
- Melville House 2011; US$ 16.95
Introduction by Russell Banks. The legendary book about writing by the legendary writer is back! Frank O?Connor was one of the twentieth century?s greatest short story writers, and one of Ireland?s greatest authors ever. Now, O?Connor?s influential and sought-after book on the short story is back. The Lonely Voice offers a master class... more...
- A&C Black 2010; US$ 19.49
Invaluable to writers of all kinds Mark Le Fanu, The Society of AuthorsWritten emphatically from the author's point of view, this is an expert guide to the process of getting published, from submitting your work and finding an agent, to working with a publishing house and understanding the book trade. Together with interviews from authors, agents... more...
- A&C Black 1996; US$ 16.89
This writer's guide explains how to write short stories and horror fiction for children and adults. The author shows how to build on the inital idea and develop characters and plot. There are ideas for selecting and approaching publishers and information about contracts and publication. more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 20.83
Get Your Articles Published is a practical step-by-step guide offering you the information you to learn about the market, requirements, practicalities and skills needed to write on a freelance basis for magazines, it covers all major genres from mainstream and lifestyle through to more specialised subject areas. With plenty of information on legalities... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
This marvelous guide begins where other books on writing and the writing life leave off. Delving deep into the creative process, Bret Lott reveals truths we scarcely realized we needed to know but without which we as writers will soon lose our way. In ten intimate essays based on his own experiences and on the seasoned wisdom of writers including Eudora... more...