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- Intercollegiate Studies Institute 2014; US$ 14.99
The Writer?s Workshop takes an approach to teaching writing that is new only because it is so old. Today, rhetoric and composition typically proceed by ignoring what was done for 2,500 years in Western education. Gregory Roper, on the other hand, helps students learn to write in the way the great writers of the past themselves learned: by carefully... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 3.99
In this helpful and entertaining book the author of the classic On Writing Well explains that he has always had a love of paper and a fear of mechanical objects. He describes how he confronted his hang-ups, got a word processor, taught himself to use it and gradually overcame his sense of inferiority to the machine. He explains how the word processor?by... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2013; US$ 7.99
You know you're a writer when . . . You'll never forgive your parents for your happy childhood. . . . The doctor tells you that you have terminal cancer and you think, "I can use this." . . . You accidentally sign a check with your pen name. . . . You know more than ten synonyms for "blue." . . . You write your Christmas letter as if it were War... more...
- Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2015; US$ 10.99
Ya lo has conseguido: batallaste contra los elementos y contra tus limitaciones, y has conseguido terminar de escribir ese libro con el que llevabas soñando tanto tiempo. Lo miras con orgullo de padre y todo lo que te invade es la ilusión del logro conseguido. Derepente, una pregunta te cruza la mente: ¿Y ahora qué? Como escritor,... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2003; US$ 23.99
Whether you're just starting out, considering going full-time, or are already a successful freelance writer, you'll find the information and insights needed to take your work to the next level in this smart, thorough guide. Compiled by the prestigious American Society of Journalists and Authors, the book's twenty-six chapters cover the business from... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 0.99
From Stephen Koch, former chair of Columbia University?s graduate creative writing program, comes essential and practical advice drawn from The Modern Library Writer?s Workshop . With nearly thirty years of teaching experience, Stephen Koch has earned a reputation as an astute and benevolent mentor; and with Advice to the Writer, his lucid... more...
- Graywolf Press 2014; US$ 11.99
"It sounds like a simple thing, to say what you see," Mark Doty begins. "But try to find words for the shades of a mottled sassafras leaf, or the reflectivity of a bay on an August morning, or the very beginnings of desire stirring in the gaze of someone looking right into your eyes . . ." Doty finds refuge in the sensory experience found in poems... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.95
"It will fascinate anyone interested in how fiction gets put together. For the young writer it will become a necessary handbook, a stern judge, an encouraging friend... In the first half of the book, Gardner investigated just what fiction is. In the second half, he treats specific technical matters. The Art of Fiction is filled with lecture counsel,... more...
- Salt Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 7.86
How do you write a novel? Practising novelists and teachers of creative writing reveal their working methods and offer practical advice. Subjects covered range from magic realism to characterisation, surrealism to historical fiction, via perspective, plot twists and avoiding being boring, among many others. This book is for creative writing students... more...