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  • The Art of Descriptionby Mark Doty

    Graywolf Press 2014; US$ 11.09

    "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...

  • The College Student's Guide to Writing A Great Research Paperby Erika Eby

    Atlantic Publishing Group Inc 2014; US$ 12.48

    It?s the evening before your research paper is due, and you?re staring at a big, empty white word document waiting to be filled on your computer screen. The clock is ticking. And you?re panicking. more...

  • The Truth of Memoirby Kerry Cohen

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 17.99 US$ 14.75

    Baring the Truth in Your Memoir When you write a memoir or personal essay, you dare to reveal the truths of your experience: about yourself, and about others in your life. How do you expose long-guarded secrets and discuss bad behavior? How do you gracefully portray your family members, friends, spouses, exes, and children without damaging your... more...

  • Word Painting Revised Editionby Rebecca McClanahan

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 18.99 US$ 15.57

    Paint Masterful Descriptions on the Page! Writing strong descriptions is an art form, one that you need to carefully develop and practice. The words you choose to describe your characters, scenes, settings, and ideas--in fiction, poetry, and nonfiction--need to precisely illustrate the vision you want to convey. Word Painting Revised Edition shows... more...

  • Writing for Scholarsby Lynn Nygaard

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 36.00

    This handy guide focuses on the process of writing and presenting data, enabling you to communicate your research findings in the best possible way. more...

  • Is there a book in you?by Alison Baverstock

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2006; US$ 12.99

    Many people feel they might have a book in them - but how do you know whether you have what it takes to be a writer, whether your writing is any good, what you should write about and whether you should dedicate proper time to begin your dream? This book asks pertinent questions of you via a questionnaire to help you discover whether there is a talented... more...

  • The Writer's Guide to Weaponsby Benjamin Sobieck

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 19.99 US$ 16.39

    When it comes to writing weapons, most authors shoot from the hip--and miss. The Writer's Guide to Weapons will help you hit your target every time. Firearms and knives have starring roles in a wide range of genres--crime, thriller, war, mystery, Western, and more. Unfortunately, many depictions of weapons in novels and film are pure fiction.... more...

  • Writing Your Legacyby Richard Campbell; Cheryl Svensson

    F+W Media 2015; US$ 16.99 US$ 13.93

    Craft a meaningful life story! A written legacy of your life--one that encompasses experiences, lessons learned, failures and triumphs--is a gift your family and friends will cherish for years to come. Writing this story may seem daunting, but it doesn't have to be. Writing Your Legacy is a step-by-step guide to chronicling a life story that reflects... more...

  • Handbook for Science Public Information Officersby W. Matthew Shipman

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 25.00

    Whether sharing a spectacular shot from a deep-space probe, announcing a development in genetic engineering, or crafting an easy-to-reference list of cancer risk factors, science public information officers, or PIOs, serve as scientific liaisons, connecting academic, nonprofit, government, and other research organizations with the public. And as traditional... more...

  • Become a Full-Time Authorby Charles Sheehan-Miles; Andrea Randall

    Cincinnatus Press 2014; US$ 0.99

    Proven tips for becoming a full-time career indie author. more...