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  • The Art & Craft of Writing Christian Fictionby Jeff Gerke

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 17.99 US$ 14.75

    Let's face it: Christian fiction is fun. Even if you're writing a serious-minded study of man's inhumanity to man, there is something exhilarating about story; about creating people and worlds and events; about telling a tale that keeps readers enraptured and maybe - just maybe - leaves them fortified in their walk with Jesus. But for all of the... more...

  • Horror and the Holyby Kirk Schneider

    Open Court 2013; US$ 21.99

    Dr. Schneider draws upon a detailed and telling analysis of eleven well-known horror stories: Dracula , Frankenstein , The Phantom of the Opera , The Fall of the House of Usher , The Invisible Man , The Incredible Shrinking Man , Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde , The Birds , Forbidden Planet , Vertigo , and Alien . He finds that a spiritual understanding... more...

  • The Art of Writing Fictionby Andrew Cowan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.99

    The Art of Writing Fiction guides the reader through the processes of creative writing from journal-keeping to editing, offering techniques for stimulating creativity and making language vivid. Readers will master key aspects of fiction such as structure, character, voice and setting. Andrew Cowan provides an insightful introduction that brings... more...

  • Narrativeby Paul Cobley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 26.95

    Human beings have constantly told stories, presented events and placed the world into narrative form. This activity suggests a very basic way of looking at the world, yet, this book argues, even the most seemingly simple of stories is embedded in a complex network of relations. Paul Cobley traces these relations, considering the ways in which humans... more...

  • Oh, the Places You'll Eff Upby Joshua Miller; Patrick Casey; Gemma Correll

    Ulysses Press 2014; US$ 14.99

    A HILARIOUS GRADUATION KEEPSAKE THAT GLEEFULLY EXPOSES THE NOT-ALWAYS-AWESOME REALITIES OF STARTING OUT IN THE ADULT WORLD Congrats! Congrats! You've made it so far. You're an adult now, you're even allowed in a bar. But long before you're going to succeed, You'll eff shit up, 100% guaranteed. This ultimate graduation present is sure to bring... more...

  • True Lies Worldwideby Anders Cullhed; Lena Rydholm

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 120.86

    In today?s world, fiction seems to be present everywhere, not only in traditional media such as books or movies, but on the web, in computer games or virtual environments. This book gathers twenty-three scholars from ten countries with the aim to explore the idea and the use of fiction in different cultures. It covers a broad field of... more...

  • The Fan Fiction Studies Readerby Karen Hellekson; Kristina Busse

    University of Iowa Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    An essential introduction to a rapidly growing field of study, The Fan Fiction Studies Reader gathers in one place the key foundational texts of the fan studies corpus, with a focus on fan fiction. Collected here are important texts by scholars whose groundbreaking work established the field and outlined some of its enduring questions. Editors Karen... more...

  • Science Fiction and Speculative Fictionby P. L. Thomas

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 38.47

    Why did Kurt Vonnegut shun being labeled a writer of science fiction (SF)? How did Margaret Atwood and Ursula K. Le Guin find themselves in a public argument about the nature of SF? This volume explores the broad category of SF as a genre, as one that challenges readers, viewers, teachers, and scholars, and then as one that is often itself challenged... more...

  • Point of View (Routledge Revivals)by Susan L. Ehrlich

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The purpose of Point of View , first published in 1990, is twofold: from the perspective of linguistics, to analyse the discourse structure of texts; from the perspective of literary studies, to explain certain non-linguistic aspects of the texts in terms of linguistic form. This study therefore aims to provide a balanced and sufficiently comprehensive... more...

  • Writing a Novel and Getting Published For Dummies UKby George Green; Lizzy E. Kremer

    Wiley 2014; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99

    Learn to: Craft a winning manuscript Troubleshoot and edit your work Prepare your manuscript for publication Find a good agent to represent you Negotiate the best possible deal Turn your aspiration into reality with this completely updated guide If you’ve always wanted to write that great novel, but never knew where to... more...