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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
In writing, style matters. Our favorite writers often entertain, move, and inspire us less by what they say than by how they say it. In The Sound on the Page , acclaimed author, teacher, and critic Ben Yagoda offers practical and incisive help for writers on developing and discovering their own style and voice. This wonderfully rich and readable... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95
These days fact-checking can seem like a lost art. The Fact Checker's Bible arrives not a moment too soon: it is the first?and essential?guide to the important but increasingly neglected task of checking facts, whatever their source. We are all overwhelmed with information that claims to be factual, but even the most punctilious researcher,... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2007; US$ 14.00
Write Your Own Check Considering a career in freelance writing? Already a freelancer but seeking practical, solid advice on the basics of the business? Get a Freelance Life is the complete guide to all aspects of a freelance writing career, straight from the creators of mediabistro.com?the nation?s most connected, authoritative source for media... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
The blank page, the impossible deadline, the rush of inspiration: There is no profession more maddening or more rewarding than being a writer. Yet surprisingly, all writers pass through the same sequence of stages in the course of their careers. It was this remarkable insight that inspired veteran authors Nancy Pickard and Lynn Lott to write one of... more...
- The Floating Press 1917; US$ 8.99
Marie L Shedlock discusses what storytelling is, the role of storytelling in culture, the crucial elements of storytelling and its possible outcomes. She also looks at the media used for storytelling in ancient times compared to the sophisticated multimedia storytelling of today's entertainment industry. She follows the changes to storytelling... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2009; US$ 8.99
No more excuses. "Let the lawn get shaggy and the paint peel from the walls," bestselling novelist Walter Mosley advises. Anyone can write a novel now, and in this essential book of tips, practical advice, and wisdom, Walter Mosley promises that the writer-in-waiting can finish it in one year. Intended as both inspiration and instruction, the book... more...
- DK Publishing 2007; US$ 9.95
"Write it off, work it out, get it done." An eminently practical guide to getting unblocked and writing again, "The Pocket Idiotas Guidea to Beating Writeras Block" includes dozens and dozens of tips, exercises, prompts, and more that will get the creative juices flowing. From something as simple as finding or creating a more comfortable place to work,... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 20.00
?For anyone who has ever stared at a blank page or screen?(Kaylene Weiser, organized consultant, The Wiser Way)? the revised third edition of the bestseller that offers ?a crisp, elegant way to say everything.?(Vivian Jenkins Nelson, founder, The International Institute for Interracial Interaction) The ?exceptional, wonderful, amazing?(Vivian Jenkins... more...
- DK Publishing 2009; US$ 16.95
Attention aspiring and working writers alike! Finish your work in four easy steps with this explosion of inspiration. How can aspiring writers-whether aiming for a short story, novel, or play-gain the confidence they need to follow through on their creative visions The answer can be found in this book by a writing coach and university... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.95
?The most important thing to realize is that everyone is capable of telling a story.? ?Maeve Binchy If you scribble story ideas on the backs of receipts? If you file away bits of overheard conversation from the coffee shop... If you?ve already chosen the perfect pen name... Well, then the journey has begun! In this warm and inspiring guide,... more...