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  • 2009 Writer's Market Articlesby Robert Brewer

    F+W Media 2008; US$ 29.99 US$ 26.99

    For 88 years, Writer's Market has given fiction and nonfiction writers the information they need to sell their work–from completely up-to-date listings to exclusive interviews with successful writers. The 2009 edition provides all this and more with over 3,500 listings for book publishers, magazines and literary agents, in addition to a completely... more...

  • Hookedby Les Edgerton

    F+W Media 2007; US$ 14.99 US$ 13.49

    The road to rejection is paved with bad beginnings. Agents and editors agree: Improper story beginnings are the single biggest barrier to publication. Why? If a novel or short story has a bad beginning, then no one will keep reading. It's just that simple. In Hooked , author Les Edgerton draws on his experience as a successful fiction writer and... more...

  • Traditions of Writing Researchby CHARLES BAZERMAN; Robert Krut; KAREN LUNSFORD; Susan McLeod; Suzie Null; Paul Rogers; Amanda Stansell

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 56.95

    Traditions of Writing Research  reflects the different styles of work offered at the Writing Research Across Borders conference. Organized by Charles Bazerman, one of the pre-eminent scholars in writing studies, the conference facilitated an unprecedented gathering of writing researchers. Representing the best of the works presented, this collection... more...

  • Handbook for Academic Authorsby Beth Luey

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 21.00

    This fifth edition has been revised to reflect the impact of digital technology on authorship and publishing. more...

  • The Elements of Mystery Fictionby William G. Tapply

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99

    The Elements of Mystery Fiction: Writing the Modern Whodunit has guided and inspired mystery writers - veterans as well as beginners - for nearly a decade. Here William G. Tapply, with more than 20 popular mystery and suspense novels under his belt, isolates the crucial ''elements'' of the mystery novels that publishers want to publish... more...

  • Opening the Black Box of Editorshipby Yehuda Baruch; Alison M. Konrad; Herman Aguinis; William H. Starbuck

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    Understanding the roles of editors, and the processes of editorship in knowledge dissemination, are highly relevant issues for most scholars. Written by leading scholars with strong editorial experience, this book will serve as a guide for editors and scholars wishing to become editors in management and behavioural sciences. more...

  • The Art of Fictionby John Gardner

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.95

    This classic guide, from the renowned novelist and professor, has helped transform generations of aspiring writers into masterful writers?and will continue to do so for many years to come.     John Gardner was almost as famous as a teacher of creative writing as he was for his own works. In this practical, instructive handbook, based on the courses... more...

  • 2009by Monika Estermann; Ursula Rautenberg

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 238.00

    Das Archiv für Geschichte des Buchwesens veröffentlicht wissenschaftliche Beiträge und Quelleneditionen und pflegt alle mit dem Buch und seiner Geschichte zusammenhängenden Themen. Band 64 enthält neben Rezensionen folgende Beiträge: Eberhard Zwinck: Die Stuttgarter 36-zeilige Bibel - Besonderes und Neues. Hartmut Walravens: Briefe Franz... more...

  • Writing Poetry from the Inside Outby Rebecca Collins

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2007; US$ 12.99

    In Writing Poetry from the Inside Out, poet and national poetry workshop leader, Sandford Lyne, offers the writing exercises, guidance, and encouragement you need to find the poet inside you. Lyne's techniques, which he developed through twenty years of teaching poetry workshops, flow from an understanding that poetry is an art form open to everyone.... more...

  • Self-Editing for Fiction Writers, Second Editionby Renni Browne; Dave King

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.24

    Hundreds of books have been written on the art of writing. Here at last is a book by two professional editors to teach writers the techniques of the editing trade that turn promising manuscripts into published novels and short stories. In this completely revised and updated second edition, Renni Browne and Dave King teach you, the writer, how to... more...