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  • Liminality and the Short Storyby 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...

  • 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...

  • Writing Great Books for Young Adultsby Regina L. Brooks

    Sourcebooks 2014; US$ 14.99

    Break into the Bestselling Young Adult Market with this IndispensableGuide! Whether you're just getting started or are on the hunt foran agent or publisher, Writing Great Books for Young Adults is your completeinsider source on how to succeed in the flourishing world of YA fiction andnonfiction. In this updated and revised edition, veteran literary... more...

  • Creating Charactersby Writer's Digest Editors; Steven James

    F+W Media 2014; Not Available

    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...

  • Fiction - The Art and the Craftby Colin Bulman

    John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    A highly practical exposition of all the major elements of fiction - such as plot, conflict, suspense, the hook, inference, character and dialogue. more...

  • Fictions at Workby Mary M. Talbot

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 88.99

    In this book, Mary Talbot shows how fiction works in the constitution and reproduction of social life. She discusses both `high' and `low' fiction, combining discussion of social context with language analysis. Examples are taken from children's tales, romance, horror and science in her language analysis. more...

  • From Holocaust to Harvardby John Stoessinger

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 22.95

    A true and touching human tale of survival and achievement. When John Stoessinger was ten years old, Adolf Hitler annexed his homeland of Austria, ripping the boy from his home and his friends in Vienna. His grandparents encouraged his mother and stepfather to take young John somewhere safe. “You must have a future,? his grandfather told him before... more...

  • Creating Convincing Charactersby Nicholas Corder

    John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    This book answers the question, "How do we go about inventing great characters that our readers will care about, root for, love, hate or fear?" more...

  • Narrative Exchanges (Routledge Revivals)by Ian Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    First published in 1992, Narrative Exchanges shows how a general model of communicative exchanges can be refined to deal with the complexities of narrative fiction. Going beyond the two-way structure of reciprocity, it gives particular attention to the processes of framing, substitution and dispossession by which written texts generate meaning.... more...