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  • Write Great Dialogueby Irving Weinman

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 17.39

    Commissioning editors say good dialogue is one of the first things that make a book stand out from the crowd - and similarly, that clunky direct speech is one of the first things that will send a book straight from the slushpile to the rejections bin. But while many other aspects of writing are pored over in intense detail, there have been very few... more...

  • The Art of Fictionby Ayn Rand

    Penguin Group US 2000; US$ 16.00

    In 1958, Ayn Rand , already the world-famous author of such bestselling books as Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead , gave a private series of extemporaneous lectures in her own living room on the art of fiction. Tore Boeckmann and Leonard Peikoff for the first time now bring readers the edited transcript of these exciting personal statements.... more...

  • The Business of Science Fictionby Mike Resnick; Barry N. Malzberg

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00

    Two prolific and award-winning science fiction writers, Mike Resnick and Barry N. Malzberg, have been publishing a "Dialogue" in every issue of the SFWA Bulletin, official publication of the Science Fiction Writers of America, for more than a decade. These collected columns explore every aspect of the literary genre, from writing to marketing... more...

  • The Elements of Expressionby Arthur Plotnik; Jessica Morell

    Cleis Press 2012; US$ 16.95

    More than ever in this completely updated edition, The Elements of Expression helps word users "light up the cosmos or the written page or the face across the table" as they seek the radiance of expressiveness?the vivid expression of thoughts, feelings, and observations. Nothing kills radiance like the murky, generic language dominating today's... more...

  • You Can't Make This Stuff Upby Lee Gutkind

    Da Capo Press 2012; US$ 16.00

    From the ?Godfather behind Creative Nonfiction? ( Vanity Fair ) and founder and editor of Creative Nonfiction Magazine : a how-to guide for every aspect of creative nonfiction   more...

  • So You Want to Write a Novelby PhD Lou W. Stanek

    HarperCollins 2012; Not Available

    You know there is a novel locked inside of you?chock-full of conflict, humor, irony, enthralling events and fascinating characters. What you don't know is how to set it free. Practical Advice, Hands-On Help Respected author and professional writing instructor Lou Willett Stanek's New York workshops have enabled scores of aspiring novelists to realize... more...

  • So You Want to Write a Novelby PhD Lou W. Stanek

    HarperCollins 2012; US$ 8.99

    You know there is a novel locked inside of you?chock-full of conflict, humor, irony, enthralling events and fascinating characters. What you don't know is how to set it free. Practical Advice, Hands-On Help Respected author and professional writing instructor Lou Willett Stanek's New York workshops have enabled scores of aspiring novelists to realize... more...

  • The Postcolonial Short Storyby Maggie Awadalla; Paul March-Russell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    This book puts the short story at the heart of contemporary postcolonial studies and questions what postcolonial literary criticism may be. Focusing on short fiction between 1975 and today ? the period in which critical theory came to determine postcolonial studies ? it argues for a sophisticated critique exemplified by the ambiguity of the form. more...

  • Ficby Anne Jamison; Lev Grossman

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2013; US$ 14.95

    What is fanfiction, and what is it not? Why does fanfiction matter? And what makes it so important to the future of literature? Fic is a groundbreaking exploration of the history and culture of fan writing and what it means for the way we think about reading, writing, and authorship. It?s a story about literature, community, and technology—about... more...

  • The Nonfictionist's Guideby Robert Root

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 41.99

    As a vital and growing literary genre, nonfiction impacts bestseller lists, writing programs, writers? workshops, and academic conferences on creative writing, composition/rhetoric, and literature. In a lively exploration of its poetics, The Nonfictionist?s Guide examines the elements of contemporary nonfiction and suggests imaginative approaches... more...