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  • Liminality and the Short Story: Boundary Crossings in American, Canadian, and British Writingby Jochen Achilles; Ina Bergmann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book is a study of the short story, one of the widest taught genres in English literature, from an innovative methodological perspective. Both liminality and the short story are well-researched phenomena, but the combination of both is not frequent. This book discusses the relevance of the concept of liminality for the short story genre and... more...

  • The Technique of Fiction Writingby Robert Saunders Dowst

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 4.99

    Whether you're a new writer struggling to find your way into the story you want to tell or an experienced scribe looking to shake things up with a few novel tips and techniques, Robert Saunders Dowst's The Technique of Fiction Writing can help. Packed with practical guidelines and instructions that are sure to break you out of your rut and... more...

  • Writing & Selling Romantic Comedy Screenplaysby Craig Batty; Helen Jacey

    Oldcastle Books 2015; US$ 14.99

    The many ways that "happy after ever" can come about?case studies and analyses include Due Date , I Give it a Year, Midnight in Paris , Ted , and Tamara Drewe Contemporary film audiences want and need sophisticated, authentic films that show how we now live and love?so what does this mean for the screenwriter developing a romcom? And how... more...

  • Masterclass: Writing Romantic Fiction Teach Yourselfby Barbara Samuel; Jamie Joseph

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 20.00

    Do you want to capture the share of the fastest growing market in fiction?. Do you have a compelling vision for a passionate love story?. Masterclass: Write Romantic Fiction is designed for anyone who wants to write in this genre of popular fiction, whatever their focus. It is the only book available to cover the new and increasingly diverse sub-genres... more...

  • Masterclass: Writing Crime Fictionby Rosemary Rowe; Jamie Joseph

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 20.00

    Do you have an idea for a gripping crime novel?. Would you like to know how to plot your book flawlessly?. Do you want to create beautifully crafted characters and nail biting twists?. This book is designed for anyone who wants to write an unputdownable crime novel. Whatever your subgenre, whether Scandi-crime or detective 'cosies', this book... more...

  • Henkersfestby Stefanie Wider-Groth

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 20.52

    »Er ist und bleibt ein blöder Hund«, denkt Emmy Steisshofer über Bernd, der sie auf dem Stuttgarter Henkersfest sitzen lässt. Was Emmy nicht weiß: Ihr Bruder kann gar nicht erscheinen und wird sich für sein Fernbleiben auch nie mehr entschuldigen. Ein Fall für Kriminalhauptkommissar Reiner Emmerich und sein Team, dessen Spuren auf den ersten Blick... more...

  • Novelists and Novelsby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 45.00

    From Daniel Defoe to Philip Roth, from Charles Dickens to Amy Tan, Novelists and Novels contains esteemed literary critic Harold Bloom's writings on the greatest novels and novelists in the Western tradition. Bloom's brilliant insights and lively discourse serve not only to illuminate, but also to inspire readers to turn again to our finest works of... more...

  • Write Great Fiction - Plot & Structureby James Scott Bell

    F+W Media 2004; US$ 16.99

    Craft an Engaging Plot How does plot influence story structure? What's the difference between plotting for commercial and literary fiction? How do you revise a plot or structure that's gone off course? With Write Great Fiction: Plot & Structure , you'll discover the answers to these questions and more. Award-winning author James Scott Bell offers... more...

  • Writing Fictionby Garry Disher

    Allen & Unwin 2003; US$ 24.54

    Useful for writers at any level or age, this guide explains the basic steps to effective fiction writing. From an award-winning author, sound, practical advice is included on the most significant elements of fiction, such as plot, character development, and voice, and strategies are provided for the effective use of tense and the dialogue. All forms... more...

  • Plottoby William Wallace Cook

    Tin House Books 2011; US$ 24.95

    A classic how-to manual, William Wallace Cook?s Plotto is one writer?s personal method, painstakingly diagrammed for the benefit of others. The theory itself may be simple — "Purpose opposed by Obstacle yields Conflict" — but Cook takes his "Plottoist" through hundreds of situations and scenarios, guiding the reader?s hand as a dizzying array of... more...