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The Desire to Write

The Five Keys to Creative Writing

by Graeme Harper

<p>In this dynamic exploration of the discipline of creative writing, Graeme Harper departs from the established ‘how-to’ model in a personal manifesto which analyses why human beings are, and have long been, passionate about writing. ...

ISBN: 9781137519924

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The Elements of Style

by William Strunk Jr.

<p>'The Elements of Style' (1918), by William Strunk, Jr., is an American English writing style guide. It is the best-known, most influential prescriptive treatment of English grammar and usage, and often is required reading and usage in U.S. ...

ISBN: 9781515412267

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The Elements of Style

by William Strunk Jr.

<p>'The Elements of Style' (1918), by William Strunk, Jr., is an American English writing style guide. It is the best-known, most influential prescriptive treatment of English grammar and usage, and often is required reading and usage in U.S. ...

ISBN: 9781515416159

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The First Five Pages

A Writer's Guide to Staying Out of the Rejection Pile

by Noah Lukeman

<p>Whether you are a novice writer or a veteran who has already had your work published, rejection is often a frustrating reality. Literary agents and editors receive and reject hundreds of manuscripts each month. While it's the job of these ...

ISBN: 9780191630354

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The Funniest Pages

International Perspectives on Humor in Journalism

by Richard Lance Keeble & David Swick

<p>Charles Dickens, celebrated novelist and journalist, believed that his greatest ability as a writer was to make people laugh. Yet, to date, humor has been strangely marginalized in journalism, communication and media studies.<br /> This ...

ISBN: 9781454189435

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The Future of 24-Hour News

New Directions, New Challenges

by Richard Sambrook & Stephen Cushion

<p>Over the last 30 years 24-hour television news channels have reshaped the practice and culture of journalism. But the arrival of new content and social media platforms over recent years has challenged their power and authority, with ...

ISBN: 9781433136948

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The Geek's Guide to the Writing Life

by Stephanie Vanderslice

The desire to create, to write, to fulfil our artistic dreams is a powerful human need. Yet the number of people who make a living solely by their pen is actually quite small. What does that mean for the rest of us, the self-described writing ...

ISBN: 9781350023550

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The Geek’s Guide to the Writing Life

An Instructional Memoir for Prose Writers

by Professor Stephanie Vanderslice

<p>The desire to create, to write, to fulfil our artistic dreams is a powerful human need. Yet the number of people who make a living solely by their pen is actually quite small. What does that mean for the rest of us, the self-described writing

ISBN: 9781350023574

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The Heart of the Humanities

Reading, Writing, Teaching

by Mark Edmundson

<p><strong>From one of America's great professors, a collection of works exploring the importance of reading, writing, and teaching well, for anyone invested in the future of the humanities.</strong></p> <p>A renowned professor of English at ...

ISBN: 9781632863096

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The Hollywood Standard

The Complete and Authoritative Guide to Script Format and Style

by Christopher Riley

<i>The Hollywood Standard</i> describes in clear, vivid prose and hundreds of examples how to format every element of a screenplay or television script. A reference for everyone who writes for the screen, from the novice to the veteran, this is ...

ISBN: 9781932907636

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The Personal Weblog

A Linguistic History

by Peter Schildhauer

<p>This book outlines a coherent genre history of the personal weblog from the perspective of media linguistics. An analysis of a diachronic corpus (1997–2012) suggests distinct phases in the history of the genre. In addition to media ...

ISBN: 9783653967586

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The Presentation Secrets of Professional Speakers!

The difference that makes the difference...

by Philip St Lawrence

<p>A highly readable exposition on this fascinating subject! ‘The Presentation Secrets of Professional Speakers!’ is based upon the writer’s personal experience having presented to numerous corporations for over two decades. Philip's accolades ...

ISBN: 9781785898297

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The Psychology of Screenwriting

Theory and Practice

by Jason Lee

<p><em>The Psychology of Screenwriting</em> is more than an interesting book on the theory and practice of screenwriting. It is also a philosophical analysis of predetermination and freewill in the context of writing and human life in our ...

ISBN: 9781623564735

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The Psychology of Writing

by Ronald T. Kellogg

<p>The human ability to render meaning through symbolic media such as art, dance, music, and speech defines, in many ways, the uniqueness of our species. One symbolic medium in particular--written expression--has aroused increasing interest ...

ISBN: 9780190284572

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The Real CSI

A Forensic Handbook for Crime Writers

by Kate Bendelow

<p>Who is allowed access to a crime scene? What happens when a body is discovered? Will a blood transfusion alter DNA? How can the distribution of gunshot residue inform your plot? The Real CIS - A Forensic Handbook for Crime Writers answers ...

ISBN: 9780719822292

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The Very Short Story Starter: 101 Flash Fiction Prompts for Creat

by John Gillard

ISBN: 9781419730139

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The Way of Story

The Craft and Soul of Writing

by Catherine Jones

ISBN: 9781932907322

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The Woman In The Story

Writing Memorable Female Characters in Trouble, in Love, and in Power

by Helen Jacey

<p> For over six years, <i>The Woman in the Story</i> has been the go-to resource for writers who want to be gender-mindful when they figure how to create female characters. Inspired by female psychology and gender issues, this how-to book casts

ISBN: 9781615932573

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The Writer's Eye

Observation and Inspiration for Creative Writers

by Amy E. Weldon

<p>Learning to write starts with learning to do one big thing: pay attention to the world around you, even though just about everything in modern life makes this more difficult than it needs to be. Developing habits and practices of observing, ...

ISBN: 9781350025325

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The Writer's Journey

Mythic Structure for Writers

by Christopher Vogler

<i>The Writer’s Journey</i>, third edition,&nbsp;is an indispensable guide to the inner workings of stories, to the ancient and deep-seated patterns of emotion that speak to us through the symbolic language of myth. Christopher Vogler, one of ...

ISBN: 9781932907360

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