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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.49
?A splendid book for journalists (new or old), fiction writers, essayists, and critics. But it could also be of great use to the intelligent common reader, the man or woman who wonders why it?s impossible to finish reading certain stories and why others carry the reader in a vivid rush to the end.? ?Pete Hamill, author of A Drinking Life ... more...
- Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.03
In Writing Under Pressure , Sanford Kaye, a renowned expert on the subject, presents a system he calls the Quick Writing Process (QWP) that focuses on real-world writing tasks and demonstrates how to produce the clearest, most honest, most powerful work possible under the constraints of time and space. A writing instructor with twenty-five years... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99
Your hands-on, friendly guide to writing young adult fiction With young adult book sales rising, and bestselling authors like J.K. Rowling and Stephenie Meyer exploding onto the scene, aspiring YA writers are more numerous than ever. Are you interested in writing a young adult novel, but aren't sure how to fit the style that appeals to young readers?... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 12.99
""Write Fantastic Non-fiction and get it Published"" is designed specifically for you, if you want to turn your idea into a book. If you're wondering where to start, this book clearly explains how to select a subject, hone your research skills, explore different genres and styles and edit your work. It does more than simply review the different genres,... more...
- F+W Media 2010; US$ 14.99 US$ 12.29
Vivid and memorable characters aren't born : they have to be made This book is a set of tools: literary crowbars, chisels, mallets, pliers and tongs. Use them to pry, chip, yank and sift good characters out of the place where they live in your imagination. Award-winning author Orson Scott Card explains in depth the techniques of inventing,... more...
- F+W Media 2005; US$ 19.99 US$ 16.39
Build a Timeless, Original Story Using Hundreds of Classic Story Motifs! It's been said that there are no new ideas; but there are proven ideas that have worked again and again for all writers for hundreds of years. Story Structure Architect is your comprehensive reference to the classic recurring story structures used by every great author throughout... more...
- F+W Media 2010; US$ 16.99 US$ 13.93
Got 90 Days? Then You Can Be a Novelist... Many famous authors write their novels in a matter of weeks. William Faulkner wrote As I Lay Dying in six weeks. Joyce Carol Oates often cranks out two or three books a year. Stephen King believes first drafts should take no more than three months to complete. So, what's the trick? Novel writing isn't... more...
- F+W Media 2007; US$ 14.99 US$ 12.29
Create unforgettable characters your readers will love! 45 Master Characters will make your characters and their stories more compelling, complex and original than ever before. You'll explore the most common male and female archetypesthe mythic, cross-cultural models from which all characters originateand learn how to use them as foundations... more...
- F+W Media 2011; US$ 17.99 US$ 14.75
What makes a good story or a screenplay great? The vast majority of writers begin the storytelling process with only a partial understanding where to begin. Some labor their entire lives without ever learning that successful stories are as dependent upon good engineering as they are artistry. But the truth is, unless you are master of the form,... more...