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Writing and Language Arts

  • 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...

  • 45 Master Charactersby Victoria Schmidt

    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...

  • 90 Days To Your Novelby Sarah Domet

    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...

  • The ASJA Guide to Freelance Writingby Timothy Harper; Samuel G. Freedman

    St. Martin's Press 2003; US$ 23.99

    Whether you're just starting out, considering going full-time, or are already a successful freelance writer, you'll find the information and insights needed to take your work to the next level in this smart, thorough guide. Compiled by the prestigious American Society of Journalists and Authors, the book's twenty-six chapters cover the business from... more...

  • The Adweek Copywriting Handbookby Joseph Sugarman

    Wiley 2012; US$ 24.00 US$ 14.40

    Great copy is the heart and soul of the advertising business. In this practical guide, legendary copywriter Joe Sugarman provides proven guidelines and expert advice on what it takes to write copy that will entice, motivate, and move customers to buy. For anyone who wants to break into the business, this is the ultimate companion resource for unlimited... more...

  • The African American Guide to Writing & Publishing Non Fictionby Jewell Parker Rhodes

    Crown/Archetype 2002; US$ 14.00

    In college and graduate school, Jewell Parker Rhodes never encountered a single reading assignment or exercise that featured a person of color. Now she has made it her mission to rectify the situation, gathering advice and inspiring tips tailored for African Americans seeking to express their life experiences. Comprehensive and totally energizing,... more...

  • The Art of the Interviewby Lawrence Grobel

    Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 18.00

    THE ULTIMATE INSIDER?S LOOK AT THE FINE ART OF INTERVIEWING ?I had a fantasy the other night that this interview is so great that they no longer want me to act?just do interviews. I thought of us going all over the world doing interviews?we?ve signed for three interviews a day for six weeks.? ?Al Pacino, in an interview with Lawrence Grobel Highly... more...

  • Book Commissioning and Acquisitionby Gill Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95

    Since its first publication, this essential guide to book commissioning has established itself as the one and only 'must-read' for any successful editor, and the core training text used both within publishing houses and on publishing courses worldwide. In this new edition, Davies concentrates on the essential skills of commissioning, as well as other... more...

  • Bryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editorsby Bill Bryson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95

    From one of America's most beloved and bestselling authors, a wonderfully useful and readable guide to the problems of the English language most commonly encountered by editors and writers. What is the difference between ?immanent? and ?imminent?? What is the singular form of graffiti? What is the difference between ?acute? and ?chronic?? What is... more...

  • Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Wordsby Bill Bryson

    Crown/Archetype 2002; US$ 14.00

    As usual Bill Bryson says it best: ?English is a dazzlingly idiosyncratic tongue, full of quirks and irregularities that often seem willfully at odds with logic and common sense. This is a language where ?cleave? can mean to cut in half or to hold two halves together; where the simple word ?set? has 126 different meanings as a verb, 58 as a noun,... more...