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Writing and Language Arts

  • New Media Languageby Jean Aitchison; Diana Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 45.95

    New Media Language brings leading media figures and scholars together to debate the shifting relations between today's media and contemporary language. From newspapers and television to email, the Internet and text messaging, there are ever increasing media conduits for news. This book investigates how developments in world media have affected, and... more...

  • The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slangby John Ayto; John Simpson

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 16.00 US$ 13.76

    Slang is a colourful, alternative vocabulary. It bristles with humour, vituperation, prejudice, informality: the slang of English is English with its sleeves rolled up, its shirt-tails dangling, and its shoes covered in mud. This dictionary presents a panoramic view of twentieth century English slang from Britain, North America, Australia, and elsewhere... more...

  • Language of Politicsby Adrian Beard

    Routledge 1999; US$ 28.95

    This accessible textbook in the Intertext series is unique in offering student's practical experience of textual analysis focused on the language of politics. It can be used individually or with the series core textbook. more...

  • The Copywriter's Toolkitby Margo Berman

    Wiley 2012; US$ 65.95 US$ 57.16

    Written from a real-world perspective by an award-winning copywriter/producer/director, this comprehensive guide is what every writer needs to create powerful, strategic ad copy. Focusing on strategy, technique, and the skills needed to write for different media, The Copywriter’s Toolkit book will sharpen your copywriting skills whatever your... more...

  • The Creative Writer's Workbookby Cathy Birch

    How To Books 2009; US$ 19.95

    Cathy Birch is a writer, lecturer, and Jungian psychotherapist. Her impressive writing credits range from comedy material for Bob Hope, Dave Allen and The Two Ronnies to language skills textbooks, poetry, articles and short stories. more...

  • Writers' and Artists' Yearbook 2016by Bloomsbury Publishing

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 19.99

    Foreword by Rachel Joyce The annual edition of the best-selling guide to all aspects of the media and how to write and get published, the Writers' & Artists' Yearbook is now in its 109th edition. Acknowledged by the publishing industry, authors and would-be writers as the indispensable companion to navigating the world of publishing. The... more...

  • The Copywriter's Handbookby Robert W. Bly

    Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 20.99

    The classic guide to copywriting, now in an entirely updated third edition This is a book for everyone who writes or approves copy: copywriters, account executives, creative directors, freelance writers, advertising managers . . . even entrepreneurs and brand managers. It reveals dozens of copywriting techniques that can help you write ads, commercials,... more...

  • E-Writingby Dianna Booher

    Pocket Books 2001; US$ 24.99

    Are you guilty of e-mail "trigger finger"? Do you constantly "cc" people you never even see? What are today's rules for conducting business over the Internet? Now, The Elements of Style meets "the Miss Manners of memos" in the ultimate writing guide for the digital age. In an era when written communication in the workplace is more crucial than... more...

  • The Media Student's Bookby Gill Branston; Roy Stafford

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    The Media Student's Book is a comprehensive introduction for students of media studies. It covers all the key topics and provides a detailed, lively and accessible guide to concepts and debates. Now in its fifth edition, this bestselling textbook has been thoroughly revised, re-ordered and updated, with many very recent examples and expanded coverage... more...

  • 2012 Writer's Marketby Robert Lee Brewer

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 29.99 US$ 24.59

    THE MOST TRUSTED GUIDE TO GETTING PUBLISHED The 2012 Writer's Market details thousands of publishing opportunities for writers, including listings for book publishers, consumer and trade magazines, contests and awards, literary agents, newspapers, playwriting markets, and screenwriting markets. These listings include contact and submission information... more...