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  • Writing in General and the Short Story in Particularby L. Rust Hills

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2000; US$ 13.95

    Here is a practical guide to writing short stories that explains all the essential techniques of fiction - from character and plot to flashback and foreshadowing - in a way that is both understandable and useful to the beginning writer. Long considered a classic in the field, WRITING IN GENERAL is the product of a lifetime of reflection by one of... more...

  • Write a Bestselling Thriller: Teach Yourselfby Matthew Branton

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 4.99

    Write a Bestselling Thriller: Strategies to Get Your Book Published is a step by step guide to putting together an unputdownable narrative. It takes you on a journey through each component of the thriller, breaking the process down into key factors such as the Hero, the Trigger, the Story, Scenes and Style. The whole of the second part is devoted to... more...

  • Write Great Dialogue: Teach Yourselfby Irving Weinman

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 6.99

    '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...

  • Write Short Stories - And Get Them Publishedby Zoe Fairbairns

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 3.99

    Written by one of the country's leading experts on the short story, Write Short Stories - And Get Them Published is ideal if you want to write creatively in a genre that is increasingly attracting attention from publishers, and which offers plenty of competition and festival opportunities for you to showcase your work. It will help unlock your imagination... more...

  • The Writer's Source Book: Teach Yourselfby Chris Sykes

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 4.99

    Is your creative writing in need of inspiration? Do you need confidence to create watertight plots and believable characters? The Writer's Source Book provides dozens of practical exercises to help you create storylines, craft people and generate ideas, with support and creative insight for every stage. It will give you support in identifying your... more...

  • McGraw-Hill's Proofreading Handbookby Laura Anderson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 14.95

    Expert advice to perfect your proofreading skills McGraw-Hill?s Proofreading Handbook helps ensure that your documents are letter-perfect, every time. Veteran editor and proofreader Laura Anderson arms you with all the tools of the proofreader?s trade and walks you step-by-step through the entire proofreading process. more...

  • Master Class in Fiction Writing: Techniques from Austen, Hemingway, and Other Greatsby Adam Sexton

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 16.95

    Do you want to take your fiction writing to the next level? LEARN FROM THE MASTERS "Adam Sexton taught me how to read like a writer--and, in a way, how to write like a reader. For without first considering the experience of reading stories--seriously, thoroughly, the way Sexton does--you can't possibly write one worth reading." --Tara McCarthy,... more...

  • Write Fantastic Non-fiction - and Get It Published: Teach Yourselfby Claire Gillman

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 3.99

    ""Write Fantastic Non-fiction and get it Published"" is designed specifically for you, if you want to turn your idea into a book. If you're wondering where to start, this book clearly explains how to select a subject, hone your research skills, explore different genres and styles and edit your work. It does more than simply review the different genres,... more...

  • Write A Children's Book - And Get It Published: Teach Yourselfby Allen Jones; Lesley Pollinger

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 5.99

    Designed for writers of any children's literature, be it fiction, non-fiction or faction, this popular and successful title has been fully updated and expanded to include the latest developments in the field of children's publishing. You will understand the implications of television and film projects, learn new ways of producing your work, the latest... more...

  • Write Your Life Story - And Get It Published: Teach Yourselfby Anne Gawthorpe

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 5.99

    If you have ever wanted to write down your life story but never found the time or the confidence, this book is for you. It will help you to find a style that suits you, collect and structure all the information you need, plan your story and discover your voice. In reading this book you will learn how to gather anecdotes and other infromation from... more...