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#Nail Your Next Essay: Plan, Research and Write Your Essay

Inspired by the bestselling The Night Before Essay Planner, #Nail Your Next Essay is full of every tip and trick you need to get your thoughts organised. Reworked especially for high school students w..

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Artist's Way Workbook, The

For the millions of people who have uncovered their creative selves through The Artist's Way: a workbook and companion to the international bestseller. In this elegantly redesigned and user-frien..

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Being a Writer: Advice, Musings, Essays and Experiences From the World's Greatest Authors

Being a Writer is 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 ..

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Bird by Bird: Instructions on Writing and Life

Bird by Bird is the bible of writing guides - a wry, honest, down-to-earth book that has never stopped selling since it was first published in the United States in the 1990s. Bestselling novelist and ..

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Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2021

Foreword by Patrice Lawrence Packed full of inspirational articles from successful writers, illustrators and publishing experts, the Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook once again serves up t..

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Complete Creative Writing Course: Your complete companion for writing creative fiction

LEARN HOW TO WRITE CREATIVELY WITH THIS COMPREHENSIVE AND PRACTICAL COURSE. The only comprehensive Creative Writing title on the market that goes beyond introducing the basic genres to offe..

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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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Creativity: Short and Cheerful Guide

Creativity is usually regarded as a mysterious, rare gift that only a few possess. John Cleese begs to differ, and in this short, immensely practical and often very amusing guide he shows it's a skill..

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Daemon Voices: On Stories and Storytelling

Inspired meditations on storytelling from one of the world's finest, most accomplished and adored writers. Pullman is a master of fiction and shares his thoughts on the origin of his own stories, the ..

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Detox Your Writing: Strategies for Doctoral Researchers

There are a number of books which aim to help doctoral researchers write the PhD. This book offers something different - the scholarly detox. This is not a faddish alternative, it's not extreme. It's ..

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Doing Essays and Assignments: Essential Tips for Students

Have you ever been stunned by a low grade, when you were expecting an A or B? Are you struggling to make the jump from a second to a first? Doing Essays and Assignments gives you an insider's view on ..

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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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Elements of Style Illustrated 4e

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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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Finding True Connections: How to Learn and Write About a Family Member's History

Our individual memories define us. Our tribal memories unite us. If these are missing, parts of us are missing too. The Emotional Inheritance division of Exisle Publishing works with a global team of ..

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First You Write a Sentence.: The Elements of Reading, Writing ... and Life.

Advanced maths has no practical use, and is understood by few. A symphony can be widely appreciated, but created only by a genius. Good writing, however, can be written (and read) by anyone if we give..

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Fucking Apostrophes

'At last, a book that tells you exactly where to stick your apostrophe ...funny and useful, the perfect stocking filler.' David Marsh, Guardian Apostrophes are a pain. The rules about how to use them ..

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Hero, The

WHAT MAKES A HERO? WHO BETTER TO ANSWER THAT QUESTION THAN LEE CHILD... `It's Lee Child. Why would you not read it?' Karin Slaughter `I don't know another author so skilled at making me turn..

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How to Grow Your Own Poem

Kate Clanchy has been teaching people to write poetry for more than twenty years. Some were old, some were young; some were fluent English speakers, some were not. None of them were confident to start..

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How to Write a Book Proposal: The Insider's Step-by-Step Guide to Proposals that Get You Published
How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing

All academics need to write, but many struggle to finish their dissertations, articles, books, or grant proposals. Writing is hard work and can be difficult to wedge into a frenetic academic schedule...

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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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Little Book of Lost Words: Collywobbles, Ultracrepidarian and Other Surprisingly Useful Terms Worth Resurrecting

An A-Z collection of some of the most unique words in history, this delightful book deals with surprisingly modern issues - such as sleeping in and procrastination - proving that while our language ma..

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Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Ninth Edition: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers

When Kate L. Turabian first put her famous guidelines to paper, she could hardly have imagined the world in which today's students would be conducting research. Yet while the ways in which we research..

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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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Novelista

NOVELISTA is a friendly, straight-talking writing guide for people who want to write a novel but don't know how to begin. It asks all the important questions and gives a host of reassuring answers tha..

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On Writing

Part memoir, part master class by one of the bestselling authors of all time, this superb volume is a revealing and practical view of the writer's craft, comprising the basic tools of the trade every ..

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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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Place For Everything: The Curious History of Alphabetical Order

Few of us think much of the alphabet and its familiar sing-song order once we've learned it as children. And yet the order of the alphabet, that simple knowledge that we take for granted, plays far mo..

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Save the Cat! Writes a Novel: The Last Book On Novel Writing That You'll Ever Need

Novelist Jessica Brody presents a comprehensive story-structure guide for novelists that applies the famed Save the Cat! screenwriting methodology to the world of novel writing. Revealing the 15 "beat..

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Science of Storytelling, The

SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'If you want to write a novel or a script, read this book' Sunday Times 'The best book on the craft of storytelling I've ever read' Matt Haig 'Rarely has a book ..

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Seven Basic Plots: Why We Tell Stories, The

This remarkable and monumental book at last provides a comprehensive answer to the age-old riddle of whether there are only a small number of 'basic stories' in the world. Using a wealth of examples, ..

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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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Strictly English:  Correct Way to Write ... and Why it Matters

"Be in no doubt: the beer was drunk but the man drank the beer." "We must avoid vulgarities like 'front up'. If someone is 'fronting up' a television show, then he is presenting it." Simon Heffer's in..

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Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace (International Edition)

This book is temporarily out of stock but we are expecting lots more stock later in July. Please go ahead and order and we will supply you just as soon as we can! Engaging and direct, Style: Less..

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Travel Writer's Field Guide

The world is full of stories. Write them. Storytelling is all around us--it's a letter home, a blog post, a diary entry, a Tweet or an Instagram post, or a tale in a pub. The Travel Writer's Fie..

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Troublesome Words

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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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Words In Progress

Lost the plot? Blank page staring back at you? Get your ink flowing and be reinspired by this write-in journal. From first-time writers to experienced authors, blank-page syndrome can hit anytime..

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Writer's Diet, The

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' Yearbook 2021

Foreword by S.J. Watson 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. The Writer..

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Writing Action (Lit Starts)

A fill-in book from the San Francisco Writers' Grotto, authors of the best-selling 642 Things series. Focus on a single aspect of the craft of writing with help from the San Francisco Wr..

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Writing Life: Twelve New Zealand Authors

A unique and intimate survey of the lives and work of 12 of our most acclaimed writers: Patricia Grace, Tessa Duder, Owen Marshall, Philip Temple, David Hill, Joy Cowley, Vincent O'Sullivan, Albert We..

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Writing Sci-Fi and Fantasy (Lit Starts): A Book of Writing Prompts

A fill-in book from the San Francisco Writers' Grotto, authors of the best-selling 642 Things series Focus on a single aspect of the craft of writing with help from the San Francisco Write..

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Writing True Stories

Writing True Stories is the essential book for anyone who has ever wanted to write a memoir or explore the wider territory of creative nonfiction. It provides practical guidance and inspiration on a v..

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