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- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 23.99
The world's best contemporary writers?from Michael Chabon and Claire Messud to Jonathan Lethem and Amy Tan?engage in a wide-ranging, insightful, and oft- surprising roundtable discussion on the art of writing fiction Drawing back the curtain on the mysterious process of writing novels, The Secret Miracle brings together the foremost practitioners... more...
- F+W Media 2010; US$ 16.99
Write vibrant scenes and essential summaries "Show?don't tell." How many times have you heard this standard bit of writing advice? It's so common in writing courses and critiques that it has become a cliche. Writers are often told to write scenes, dramatize, cut exposition, cut summary?but it's misguided advice. The truth is good writing almost... more...
- F+W Media 2016; US$ 16.99
Plotting a story filled with memorable, engaging scenes from beginning to end can feellike an insurmountable challenge. Having the right plan - and the tools to execute it - can make all the difference. Writing Blockbuster Plots pulls back the curtain on story structure with step-by-step strategies and visuals that turn plotting and scene writing... more...
- F+W Media 2012; US$ 14.95
Daily exercises guaranteed to spark your writing! The Plot Whisperer Book of Writing Prompts gives you the inspiration and motivation you need to finish every one of your writing projects. Written by celebrated writing teacher and author Martha Alderson, this book guides you through each stage of the writing process, from constructing compelling... more...
- F+W Media 2015; US$ 17.99
Take a Deep Dive into Plot and Scene and Improve Your Writing Whether you're planning your first novel or have already written a first draft, you need to master the concepts of plot and scene to truly realize your story's potential. Writing Deep Scenes teaches you how to write strong, layered, and engaging scenes--the secret to memorable, page-turning... more...
- Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 14.99
Goldie Alexander, successful author, lecturer and teacher, shows us how to document our own life histories. This guide offers a practical and stimulating approach that will lead you through the creative process from research, structure, crafting, beginning and endings, to controversial issues and publishing. As well as offering practical hints for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
Paul Alkon analyzes several key works that mark the most significant phases in the early evolution of science fiction, including Frankenstein , Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, A Connecticut Yankee in King arthur's Court and The Time Machine . He places the work in context and discusses the genre and its relation to other kinds of literature. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 12.78
The Penguin Writers' Guides series provide authoritative, succinct and easy-to-follow guidance on specific aspects of written English. Whether you need to brush up your skills or get to gris with something for the first time, these invaluable Guides will help you find the best way to get your message across clearly and effectively. Common Errors... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 12.78
The Penguin Writers' Guides series provides authoritative, succinct and easy-to-follow guidance on specific aspects of written English. Whether you need to brush up your skills or get to grips with something for the first time, these invaluable Guides will help you find the best way to get your message across clearly and effectively. This essential... more...