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  • Wired for Storyby Lisa Cron

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2012; US$ 14.99

    Introduction 1 HOW TO HOOK THE READER    COGNITIVE SECRET: We think in story, which allows us to envision the future. STORY SECRET: From the very first sentence, the reader must want to know what happens next. 2 HOW TO ZERO IN ON YOUR POINT       COGNITIVE SECRET: When the brain focuses its full attention on something, it filters out all unnecessary... more...

  • Research Proposalsby Martyn Denscombe

    McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 38.00

    This helpful step-by-step handbook will guide the reader through each stage of doing a research proposal from choosing a subject right through to writing it up. more...

  • Eats, Shoots & Leavesby Lynne Truss

    Penguin Publishing Group 2004; US$ 15.00

    Eats, Shoots & Leaves ?makes correct usage so cool that you have to admire Ms. Truss.? ?Janet Maslin, The New York Times ?Witty, smart, passionate.? ? Los Angeles Times Book Review , Best Books Of 2004: Nonfiction ?This book changed my life in small, perfect ways like learning how to make better coffee or fold an omelet. It?s the perfect gift... more...

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Writing Poetryby Nikki Moustaki

    DK Publishing 2001; US$ 18.95

    You're no idiot, of course. You've read poetry that has touched your heart, and you'd like to improve your own writing technique. But even though you have loads of inspiration, you're discovering that good instruction can be as elusive as a good metaphor. Don't let your Muse leave you! With loads of smart advice and helpful exercises, 'The Complete... more...

  • Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writingby Mignon Fogarty

    Henry Holt and Co. 2008; US$ 15.99

    Online sensation Grammar Girl makes grammar fun and easy in this New York Times bestseller Are you stumped by split infinitives? Terrified of using "who" when a "whom" is called for? Do you avoid the words "affect" and "effect" altogether? Grammar Girl is here to help! Mignon Fogarty, a.k.a. Grammar Girl, is determined to wipe out bad grammar--but... more...

  • Essay Writingby MunLing Shields

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 24.00

    A well written, easy to navigate and comprehensive guide to how to develop core skills and to make the most of one's abilities in written work. more...

  • Elements of Fiction Writing - Conflict and Suspenseby James Scott Bell

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 16.99

    Ramp up the tension and keep your readers hooked! Inside you'll find everything you need to know to spice up your story, move your plot forward, and keep your readers turning pages. Expert thriller author and writing instructor James Scott Bell shows you how to craft scenes, create characters, and develop storylines that harness conflict and suspense... more...

  • The Situation and the Storyby Vivian Gornick

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2002; US$ 15.99

    A guide to the art of personal writing, by the author of Fierce Attachments and The End of the Novel of Love All narrative writing must pull from the raw material of life a tale that will shape experience, transform event, deliver a bit of wisdom. In a story or a novel the "I" who tells this tale can be, and often is, an unreliable narrator... more...

  • Essential Writing Skills for College and Beyondby Charlene Gill

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 16.99

    Hone Your Writing Skills for Success in College and in Life! Every student knows that writing a successful college paper is no small undertaking. To make the grade, you need to express your ideas clearly and concisely. So how do you do it? In Essential Writing Skills for College and Beyond , you'll learn down-to-earth strategies for organizing... more...

  • Writing Workshopby Ralph Fletcher; JoAnn Portalupi

    Heinemann 2001; US$ 26.25

    Fletcher and Portalupi explain the principles behind the writing workshop and explore the major components that make it work. Each chapter addresses an essential element, then suggests five or six specific things a teacher can do to implement the idea under discussion. There?s also a separate chapter entitled ?What About Skills,? which shows how to... more...