283 books (15 pages) in this category
by Robert Edgar, John Marland & Mr James Richards
<p><em>Basics Film-Making: Screenwriting</em> is the second in the Basics Film-Making series and is aimed both at students on film production courses, as well as those wishing to write a short film. The book teaches the key elements of ...eBook
Break the Rules, Make Mistakes, and Win Them Over
by Karen Hough
<p>Karen Hough doesn’t want you to be “perfect.” People fear public speaking because they worry about having to conform to all sorts of handed-down rules that tie them up in knots and put their audiences to sleep. It’s authenticity and passion ...eBook
A Cheat Sheet for Screenwriters
by Todd Klick
<p>This groundbreaking guide describes six seemingly different popular movies and genres (Skyfall, The Avengers, The Hangover, A Beautiful Mind, The Conjuring, Gone Girl) and shows screenwriters how they all follow the exact same 120 Universal ...
A Career Guide for Writers
by Chris Foxon & George Turvey
<p>The essential guide to a career in playwriting, from the team behind the multi-award-winning Papatango, one of the UK’s leading new-writing companies.</p> <p>Writing a good play is only the first step towards becoming a successful ...eBook
Advice, Musings, Essays and Experiences From the World's Greatest Authors
by Travis Elborough
An inspiring assemblage of wit, wisdom and hard-won practical advice from some of the world's greatest authors musing on the art of writing and how they came to define themselves as writers. ...
A Master Guide to the Do's and Don'ts of Screenwriting
by Adam Coplan
<div>Being Professional teaches the ABCs of screenwriting from a practical perspective, rather than theoretical or academic. The author highlights the many traps, mistakes, and pitfalls that frequently plague writers of all experience levels and
by Hermione Lee
<p>Biography is one of the most popular, best-selling, and widely-read of literary genres. But why do certain people and historical events arouse so much interest? How can biographies be compared with history and works of fiction? Does a ...eBook
Towards An Integrated Queer of Color Framework
by Sheena C. Howard
<p>This volume launches the first sustained discussion of the need for a queer of color conceptual framework around Black, lesbian female identity. Specifically, this volume addresses the necessity for a more integrated framework within queer ...eBook
A global guide to the law for anyone writing online
by Mark Pearson
What you post on a blog or tweet to your followers can get you arrested or cost you a lot of money in legal battles. This practical guide shows you how to stay out of trouble when you write online. ...
by Kelly Notaras
"I know I have a book in me."<BR>"I've always wanted to be an author."<BR>"People always ask me when I'm going to write my book."<BR>"I have a story to tell, but I never seem to make time to write."<BR><BR>These are just a sampling of the ...
A Critical Introduction
by Steven Loyal
<p>This book critically examines Pierre Bourdieu's theory of the state by assessing its theoretical and empirical value. Steven Loyal expertly situates Bourdieu's work within the context of both classical and modern theories of the state, ...eBook
The Art of Making Theatre Drawn From Life
by Alana Valentine
<span style ="font family: 'Arial';font style:italic;" >‘Mostly it feels like you don’t know—like you’re reaching for something that you can’t quite grab. Some writers talk about their fear of the blank page, but ...
International Perspectives on Theories and Practices of Multimodal Analysis
by Janina Wildfeuer
<p>While multimodality is one of the most influential semiotic theories for analysing media artefacts, the concepts of this theory are heterogeneous and widespread. The book takes the differences between approaches in Germany and those in ...eBook
Resisting Lore in Creative Writing Pedagogy (10th anniversary edition)
by Professor Stephanie Vanderslice & Dr Rebecca Manery
<p>Revised and updated throughout, this 10th-anniversary edition of Can Creative Writing Really Be Taught? is a significantly expanded guide to key issues and practices in creative writing teaching today.</p> <p>Challenging the myths of ...eBook
Sounding Wordsworth’s The Prelude
by Steven Matthews
<p>Through a series of poetic responses and critical reflections, <em>Ceaseless Music</em> explores the afterlives of Wordsworth's landmark autobiographical poem <em>The Prelude</em> in literature, philosophy and life writing, together with the ...eBook
A Writer's Field Notebook for Travelers, Bloggers, Essayists, Memoirists, Novelists, Journalists, Adventurers, Naturalists, Sketchers, and Other Note-Takers and Recorders of Life
by Sara Mansfield Taber
<p>The goal of the writer is to live with the keenness of the foreigner. To experience, wide-eyed, the sensations aroused and the events offered up by peculiar surrounds and then to evoke them so brightly on the page that the reader, too, ...eBook
Strengths, Weaknesses, Possibilities
by Prof. Graeme Harper
<p>In this compelling collection of essays contributors critically examine Creative Writing in American Higher Education. Considering Creative Writing teaching, learning and knowledge, the book recognizes historical strengths and weaknesses. TheeBook
by ORSON SCOTT CARD
A step-by-step guide to writing and illustrating a children's picturebook.
by Emma Mactaggart
For everyone who has been enchanted by childrens picture books and is inspired to create their own, this step-by-step guide to writing, illustrating and publishing a childrens picture book provides everything you ever needed to know in a ...
20 great authors and 70 writing exercises
by Wes Magee
A guided journal for aspiring authors in need of a creative workout. ...