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  • Traditions of Writing Researchby CHARLES BAZERMAN; Robert Krut; KAREN LUNSFORD; Susan McLeod; Suzie Null; Paul Rogers; Amanda Stansell

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 56.95

    Traditions of Writing Research  reflects the different styles of work offered at the Writing Research Across Borders conference. Organized by Charles Bazerman, one of the pre-eminent scholars in writing studies, the conference facilitated an unprecedented gathering of writing researchers. Representing the best of the works presented, this collection... more...

  • Handbook for Academic Authorsby Beth Luey

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 21.00

    This fifth edition has been revised to reflect the impact of digital technology on authorship and publishing. more...

  • Opening the Black Box of Editorshipby Yehuda Baruch; Alison M. Konrad; Herman Aguinis; William H. Starbuck

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    Understanding the roles of editors, and the processes of editorship in knowledge dissemination, are highly relevant issues for most scholars. Written by leading scholars with strong editorial experience, this book will serve as a guide for editors and scholars wishing to become editors in management and behavioural sciences. more...

  • The Elements of Mystery Fictionby William G. Tapply

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99

    The Elements of Mystery Fiction: Writing the Modern Whodunit has guided and inspired mystery writers - veterans as well as beginners - for nearly a decade. Here William G. Tapply, with more than 20 popular mystery and suspense novels under his belt, isolates the crucial ''elements'' of the mystery novels that publishers want to publish... more...

  • The Art of Fictionby John Gardner

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.95

    This classic guide, from the renowned novelist and professor, has helped transform generations of aspiring writers into masterful writers—and will continue to do so for many years to come.     John Gardner was almost as famous as a teacher of creative writing as he was for his own works. In this practical, instructive handbook, based on the courses... more...

  • Writing Poetry from the Inside Outby Rebecca Collins

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2007; US$ 12.99

    In Writing Poetry from the Inside Out, poet and national poetry workshop leader, Sandford Lyne, offers the writing exercises, guidance, and encouragement you need to find the poet inside you. Lyne's techniques, which he developed through twenty years of teaching poetry workshops, flow from an understanding that poetry is an art form open to everyone.... more...

  • Self-Editing for Fiction Writers, Second Editionby Renni Browne; Dave King

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.19

    Hundreds of books have been written on the art of writing. Here at last is a book by two professional editors to teach writers the techniques of the editing trade that turn promising manuscripts into published novels and short stories. In this completely revised and updated second edition, Renni Browne and Dave King teach you, the writer, how to... more...

  • Unless It Moves the Human Heartby Roger Rosenblatt

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 11.19

    Multiple award-winner Roger Rosenblatt has received glowing critical acclaim for his exceptional literary works—from the hilarious novels Lapham Rising and Beet to his poignant, heartbreaking, ultimately inspiring memoir Making Toast. With Unless It Moves the Human Heart, the revered novelist, essayist, playwright, and respected writing teacher... more...

  • Shimmering Imagesby Lisa Dale Norton

    St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 6.79

    Rich, funny, and moving personal narratives depend on a few key moments in time to anchor the story and give it impact. Shimmering Images teaches the aspiring memoirist how to locate key memories using Lisa's technique for finding, linking, and fleshing out those vibrant recollections of important moments and situations. Shimmering Images will... more...

  • The Autobiographer's Handbookby Dave Eggers; Jennifer Traig

    Henry Holt and Co. 2008; US$ 6.79

    At last—the contemporary masters of memoir have come together to reveal their strategies and impart their advice. This book contains an unprecedented wealth of knowledge in one place. In The Autobiographers Handbook , you're invited to a roundtable discussion with today's most successful memoirists. Let Nick Hornby show you how the banal can be... more...