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Actions and Travels: How Poetry Works


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Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2022

Foreword by a bestselling contemporary writer for children. The indispensable guide to writing for children and young adults, this Yearbook provides inspirational articles from successful writers..

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Collins Complete Writing Guide

The Collins Complete Writing Guide is the essential single-volume guide for all who aspire to improve their writing skills Whether you want to write a novel, draft a report for the School Board, creat..

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Complete Rhyming Dictionary

This authoritative, comprehensive handbook contains virtually all the rhyming words possible in the English language and is a must for anyoe who works with words. Updated to meet the needs of today's..

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Craft of Research (4th Edition, 2016) - Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing and Publishing

With more than three-quarters of a million copies sold since its first publication, The Craft of Research has helped generations of researchers at every level from first-year undergraduates to advance..

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Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows, The

A truly original book in every sense of the word, The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows poetically defines emotions that we all feel but don't have the words to express, until now-from the creator of the ..

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Elements of Academic Style, The: Writing for the Humanities

Eric Hayot teaches graduate students and faculty in literary and cultural studies how to think and write like a professional scholar. From granular concerns, such as sentence structure and grammar, to..

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Evocative Autoethnography: Writing Lives and Telling Stories

This comprehensive text is the first to introduce evocative autoethnography as a methodology and a way of life in the human sciences. Using numerous examples from their work and others, world-renowned..

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How To Rock Self-Publishing


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How to Write a Mystery:  Handbook from Mystery Writers of America

From the most successful mystery writers in the business, an invaluable guide to crafting mysteries-from character development and plot to procedurals and thrillers-a must-have for every aspiring myst..

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How to Write Art History

This book enables students to get the most from their art history course. In a clear and engaging style, Anne DAlleva empowers readers to approach their coursework with confidence and energy. The book..

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Mastering the Process: From Idea to Novel

'After a number of years teaching writing courses and appearing at writers' conferences, I began to see that creating a process book utilising one of my novels as an example of each step of my process..

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Murder Your Darlings: And Other Gentle Writing Advice from Aristotle to Zinsser

From one of America's most influential writing teachers, a collection of 50 of the best writing strategies distilled from 50 writing and language books -- from Aristotle to Strunk and White. ..

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Mysteries of English Grammar: A Guide to Complexities of the English Language

Despite a history of hundreds of years of research analysing aspects of English grammar, there are still open problems which continue to baffle language researchers today. Such 'grammar mysteries' ari..

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Novel Project:  Step-by-Step Guide to Your Novel, Memoir or Biography

The no-drama novel writing method behind Graeme Simsion's global bestsellers Save the drama for the story. 'Writing is easy- all you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until drops o..

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Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms 4E

The bestselling Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms provides clear and concise definitions of the most troublesome literary terms, from abjection to zeugma. It is an essential reference tool for stude..

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Pity The Reader

Kurt Vonnegut used to like to say, "Practicing an art form is a way to grow your soul." He would screw up his lips into a prune face after he said this because of how important he believed this idea t..

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Poetry Handbook, A


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Right Word:  Writer's Toolkit of Grammar, Vocabulary and Literary Terms

This three-in-one guide is the perfect addition to any professional or amateur writer's bookshelf. Aimed at those who use language in their day-to-day lives, it is divided into three parts. The Gramma..

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Self-Publishing in New Zealand: Independent Author's Guide
Story Grid, The: What Good Editors Know

WHAT IS THE STORY GRID? The Story Grid is a tool developed by editor Shawn Coyne to analyze stories and provide helpful editorial comments. It's like a CT Scan that takes a photo of the global story a..

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Swim in a Pond in the Rain


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Swim in a Pond in the Rain, A: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life

From the New York Times bestselling, Booker Prize-winning author of Lincoln in the Bardo and Tenth of December comes a literary master class on what makes great stories work and what they can tell us ..

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To Write as if Already Dead

To Write As If Already Dead circles around Kate Zambreno's failed attempts to write a study of Herve Guibert's To the Friend Who Did Not Save My Life. In this diaristic, transgressive work, the first ..

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Wonderbook (Revised and Expanded)

Wonderbook has become the definitive guide to writing science fiction and fantasy by offering an accessible, example-rich approach that emphasizes the importance of playfulness as well as pragmatism. ..

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Writer's Diet

This bestselling handbook will highlight your bad writing habits and sharpen your style - for clearer, crisper sentences and punchier prose. Is your writing flabby or fit? If your sentences are weighe..

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Writers' & Artists' Guide to How to Write: How to plan, structure and write your novel

Learn the craft of effective storytelling with the Writers' & Artists' Guide to How to Write. Novelist William Ryan introduces the techniques needed to construct, craft and draft a novel. He provides ..

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Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2022

Foreword by a bestselling writer The latest edition of the bestselling guide to all you need to know about how to get published, is packed full of advice, inspiration and practical information...

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