A detailed and very personal guide to reading and writing poetry by one of the country's leading children's poets. Over many years as a working poet, Michael Rosen has thought a great deal about what..
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. ..
Wonderbook will be the definitive guide to writing fantasy. This innovative book will take a completely novel approach on a writing guide, fully exploiting the visual nature of fantasy through origina..
How do you write good research articles - articles that are interesting, compelling, and easy to understand? How do you write papers that influence the field instead of falling into obscurity? Write ..
Transform Your Passion for Writing into a Career! Regardless of the genre, every novelist faces a difficult task. Creating authentic characters and an engaging plot are challenging enough. But attempt..
Written by one of the country's leading experts on the short story, Write Short Stories - And Get Them Published is ideal if you want to write creatively in a genre that is increasingly attracting att..
"Write that Essay! College Edition" is a practical guide to writing better essays and achieving higher grades. Written to address common difficulties raised by students at college level and those retu..
Writing tends to make people anxious, and with good reason. The first sentence of a job application letter can consign it to the bin. A speech intended to rouse can put a room to sleep. A mistimed twe..
This guide helps writers produce good material quickly - perfect for those participating in November's NaNoWriMo, but also great for use anytime inspiration hits, or for checking off those pesky New Y..
Psychologists tell us that writing helps us cope with and recover from depression, anxiety, job loss and even heartbreak. Exciting new research shows that we can flourish further by actively choosing ..
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..
Written collaboratively by writing instructors at the Queen's University Writing Centre, A Writer's Handbook is a compact yet thorough guide to academic writing for a North American audience. This cle..
After more than two decades teaching college-level writing following the most established and well-regarded practices, writer, editor, and educator John Warner knew we could do better. Drawing on his ..
This bestselling guide to all areas of publishing and the media is completely revised and updated every year. The Yearbook is packed with advice, inspiration and practical guidance on who to contact ..
This bestselling guide to all areas of publishing and the media is completely revised and updated every year. The Yearbook is packed with advice, inspiration and practical guidance on who to contact a..
Write It Short, Sell It Now Short stories and personal essays have never been hotter--or more crucial for a successful writing career. Earning bylines in magazines and literary journals is a terrific ..
The all-time best-selling writer's handbook turns thirty. With insight, humor, and practicality, Natalie Goldberg inspires writers and would-be writers to take the leap into writing skillfully and cre..
Break through writer's block using your five senses!The sensory details that infuse our everyday experience--the smell of a favorite dish cooking, the texture of a well-worn coat, hearing a song that ..
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..
With the signature wit and humor that have garnered him legions of fans, award-winning author Jack Gantos instructs young writers on using their "writing radar" to find story ideas in their own lives...
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..
* Most novelists attempt to writer their first novels in small snatches of time-a few hours here, a few hours there. Making Time for Story is designed to accommodate this writing approach, featuring a..
We either think our lives are so ordinary that we can't imagine why anyone would care or so special that everyone should be interested in what's happened to us. The truth lies somewhere in between: we..