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- F+W Media 2014; US$ 18.99
Don't limit your fiction - LIBERATE IT All too often, following the "rules" of writing can constrict rather than inspire you. With Story Trumps Structure , you can shed those rules - about three-act structure, rising action, outlining, and more - to craft your most powerful, emotional, and gripping stories. Award-winning novelist Steven James explains... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 12.99
Designed to take you from the moment you first put pen to paper to the point at which you are ready to start contacting publishers (or uploading an ebook file), this is the most important book on writing children's books you'll ever read. It introduces you to the craft of writing for children, the art of words - and pictures - and the way in which... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 9.95
This book provides a modern guide to English usage. Written in an enjoyable and readable tone, this will help students and writers understand the nature of the language, explaining the 'why' of the rules and what constitutes good grammar and style. more...
- Allworth Press 2015; US$ 14.95
Dialogue is often overlooked as a necessary and potent instrument in the novelist?s repertoire. A novel can rise or fall on the strength of its dialogue. Superb dialogue can make a superb novel. F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote, Action is character.? George V. Higgins said, Dialogue is character.? They were both right, because dialogue is action. It comprises... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2015; US$ 12.99
This book provides a comprehensive overview of all the different kinds of crime fiction, with examples from successful contemporary writers in each of the different genres, and clear explanations and exercises to help the beginning writer hone their craft, and discover the kind of crime fiction, the plots, the themes, the language, that work best... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95
Written by two major American poets, this guide to versification is immensely useful for anyone interested in poetry or in general poetic structure. Its systematic study of meter, tempo, rhyme, and other components of verse incorporates countless vivid illustrative examples. Concise and informal, The Prosody Handbook progresses from the smaller... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 9.95
"The art of writing is a living business," declares Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch in the Preface to this classic. "Literature is not a mere science, to be studied; but an art, to be practiced. Great as is our own literature, we must consider it as a legacy to be improved . . . if we persist in striving to write well, we can easily resign to other nations... more...
- Research & Education Association 2012; US$ 9.95
REA's College & University Writing Super Review Get all you need to know with Super Reviews! 2nd Edition REA's College & University Writing Super Review contains an in-depth review that fully explains everything high school and college students need to know about the subject. Written in an easy-to-read format, this study guide is an excellent... more...
- Research & Education Association 2012; US$ 3.99
REA?s Essentials provide quick and easy access to critical information in a variety of different fields, ranging from the most basic to the most advanced. As its name implies, these concise, comprehensive study guides summarize the essentials of the field covered. Essentials are helpful when preparing for exams, doing homework and will remain a lasting... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 14.38
'This rare good book on how to set about writing a popular novel is compulsory reading. Fiona McIntosh is top of the Pops.' Bryce Courtenay. Almost everybody thinks they have a book in them, or dreams of seeing their name on the cover of a book. And while there are many resources out there on the 'craft' of writing or how to find your creative... more...