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  • Creating Charactersby Writer's Digest Editors; Steven James

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 19.99 US$ 16.39

    Create characters that leap off the page--and into readers' hearts! Populating your fiction with authentic, vivid characters is a surefire way to captivate your readers from the first sentence to the last. Whether you're writing a series, novel, short story, or flash fiction, Creating Characters is an invaluable guide to bringing your fictional... more...

  • Write a novel in 10 minutes a day: Bookby Katharine Grubb; Jonathan Shipley

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; US$ 19.00

    Would you like to write but have no spare time?. Do you not know where to begin?. 'The Ten-Minute Novel' will help you sculpt a full-length piece of creative writing in just ten minutes a day. Starting with a daily practical exercise, it will help you manage your writing schedule within this time frame and help you bring your novel to life.... more...

  • The Irresistible Novelby Jeff Gerke

    F+W Media 2015; US$ 16.99 US$ 13.93

    Discover Your Voice and Enthrall Readers! The craft of writing is filled with various debates: Should I include a prologue? Should I delete all adverbs from my manuscript? Just how much backstory--if any--can I include in my story? These questions--and their often-contradictory answers--can cause confusion, frustration, and even paralysis in the... more...

  • Fiction Writing Master Classby William Cane

    F+W Media 2015; US$ 16.99 US$ 13.93

    Want to find your voice? Learn from the best! In your development as a writer, you've likely been told to develop your own unique writing style, as if it were as simple as pulling it out of thin air. But finding your voice isn't easy--it requires time, practice, and a thorough understanding of how great fiction is written. Fiction Writing Master... 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 Nonfictionist's Guideby Robert Root

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 48.99

    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...

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

    HarperCollins 2012; US$ 5.99

    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$ 95.00

    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...

  • Creative Story Writingby Sally Jones; Amanda Jones

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 17.99

    Creative Writing is the essential guide for all students wanting to develop their literacy skills and improve their grades in English assignments and examinations. It is the first in the Teach Your Child to Write Good English series. Creative Writing has been written by an experienced teacher and tutor and written with the needs of children in mind.... more...

  • Ficby Anne Jamison; Lev Grossman

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2013; US$ 14.99

    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 technologyabout... more...