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Composition & Creative Writing

  • The Way of the Writerby Charles Johnson

    Scribner 2016; US$ 24.00 US$ 17.99

    From Charles Johnson?a National Book Award winner, Professor Emeritus at University of Washington, and one of America?s preeminent scholars on literature and race?comes an instructive, inspiring guide to the craft and art of writing. An award-winning novelist, philosopher, essayist, screenwriter, professor, and cartoonist, Charles Johnson has devoted... more...

  • Writing Without a Parachuteby Barbara Turner-Vesselago

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 18.95

    Writing Without a Parachute: The Art of Freefall shows both beginning and experienced writers how to get the thinking mind to step aside, so that writing becomes truly creative - a vulnerable and open-hearted engagement with the moment. Here for the first time, writing teacher Barbara Turner-Vesselago shares in print the method by which, for almost... more...

  • Freefall into Fictionby Barbara Turner-Vesselago

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 19.95

    Barbara Turner-Vesselago's first book, Writing Without a Parachute, showed writers how to fall in love with writing. This new book builds on this experience and encourages writers to pursue their work with intention and without inhibition.Freefall into Fiction: Finding Form is designed to help writers, step-by-step, to create publishable short stories,... more...

  • The Aboutness of Writing Center Talkby Jo Mackiewicz

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Writing centers in universities and colleges aim to help student writers develop practices that will make them better writers in the long term and that will improve their draft papers in the short term. The tutors who work in writing centers accomplish such goals through one-to-one talk about writing. This book analyzes the aboutness of writing center... more...

  • Brevityby David Galef

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 24.99

    Flash fiction is over in the blink of an eye yet lingers with the reader. In Brevity , David Galef guides creative writing students through this timely literary genre, detailing best techniques, key examples, and provocative prompts that will help aspiring writers pack the most punch in the fewest words. Flash fiction, or the short-short,? which... more...

  • The Writer's Guide to Beginningsby Paula Munier; William Martin

    F+W Media 2016; US$ 17.99

    Give your story its best start! The best beginnings possess a magical quality that grabs readers from the first word and never lets them go. But beginnings aren't just the door into a fictional world. They are the gateway to the realm of publishing--one that could shut as quickly as it opens. In The Writer's Guide to Beginnings , author and... more...

  • Rhetorical Realismby Scot Barnett

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Rhetorical Realism responds to the surging interest in nonhumans across the humanities by exploring how realist commitments have historically accompanied understandings of rhetoric from antiquity to the present. For a discipline that often defines itself according to human speech and writing, the nonhuman turn poses a number of challenges and opportunities... more...

  • Autor - editor emprendedorby Guy Kawasaki

    Guy Kawasaki 2016; US$ 9.99

    La tesis de APE es potente pero simple: llenar los papeles de autor, editor y empresario produce resultados que rivalizan con la publicación tradicional. Llamamos a esto "la edición artesanal" - es decir, cuando los escritores que aman su arte controlan el proceso de publicación y producen libros de alta calidad. APE es de 300 páginas de paso a paso,... more...

  • Get Started in Writing an Illustrated Children's Bookby Lucy Courtenay

    Hodder & Stoughton 2016; US$ 15.99

    Do you have an irresistible idea for a children's book with pictures? Are you inspired by writers like Julia Donaldson and Lauren Child? Get Started in Writing and Illustrating A Children's Book is designed for anyone who wants to write in this genre of fiction, whatever the category or age range. Designed to build confidence and help fire... more...

  • Decisions, Agency, and Advisingby Tanita Saenkhum

    Utah State University Press 2016; US$ 18.95

    Decisions, Agency, and Advising considers the role of students? own agency in the placement of multilingual writers?including international students and US residents or citizens who are nonnative users of English?in US college composition programs. Grounded in qualitative research and concerned equally with theory and practice, the book explores... more...