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Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
by Anne Lamott
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"Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to get a report on birds written that he'd had three months to write [it] was due the next day. We were out at our family cabin in Bolinas, and he was at the kitchen table... (read more)

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On Writing
On Writing
by Stephen King
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"Long live the King," hailed Entertainment Weekly upon the publication of Stephen King's 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,... (read more)

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Gotham Writers' Workshop Writing Fiction: The Practical Guide from New York's Acclaimed Creative Writing School
Gotham Writers' Workshop Writing Fiction: The Practical Guide from New York's Acclaimed Creative Writing School
by Gotham Writers Work
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Gotham Writers' Workshop has mastered the art of teaching the craft of writing in a way that is practical, accessible, and entertaining. Now the techniques of this renowned school are available in this book. Here you'll find: - The fundamental elements... (read more)

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Screenwriting Is Storytelling: Creating an A-List Screenplay That Sells!
Screenwriting Is Storytelling: Creating an A-List Screenplay That Sells!
by Kate Wright
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While most screenwriting books focus on format and structure, Kate Wright explains how to put story at the center of a screenplay. A compelling story, complete with intriguing characters and situations created with these screenwriting tricks of the... (read more)

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The Modern Library Writer's Workshop: A Guide to the Craft of Fiction
The Modern Library Writer's Workshop: A Guide to the Craft of Fiction
by Stephen Koch
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"The Modern Library Writer's Workshop" presents a treasure trove of useful advice, inspiring wisdom, and encouraging support for the beginning fiction writer by the former chair of the graduate writing program at Columbia University.... (read more)

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Writing Alone and With Others (03 Edition)
Writing Alone and With Others (03 Edition)
by Pat Schneider
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For more than a quarter of a century, Pat Schneider has helped writers find and liberate their true voices. She has taught all kinds--the award winning, the struggling, and those who have been silenced by poverty and hardship. Her innovative methods have... (read more)

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Make a Real Living As Freelance Writer (04 Edition)
Make a Real Living As Freelance Writer (04 Edition)
by Glatzer
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Step-by-step instructions on how writers can earn top dollar writing for magazines are provided in this book. Secrets are revealed about what the high-paying magazines really want, how to build relationships with editors, how to ascertain which sections... (read more)

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Walking in This World: The Practical Art of Creativity
Walking in This World: The Practical Art of Creativity
by Julia Cameron
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Ten years ago Julia Cameron published a groundbreaking work that offered an original and astoundingly effective twelve-week course in creative discovery. With nearly two million copies sold, The Artist's Way is now a classic cherished by the aspiring and... (read more)

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Writing Alone, Writing Together : Guide for Writers and Writing Groups (02 Edition)
Writing Alone, Writing Together : Guide for Writers and Writing Groups (02 Edition)
by Judy Reeves
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The lonely life of a writer need not be. According to this book, there are ways to break that isolation and find encouragement and support within "tribes" of like-minded people.... (read more)

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Crafty Screenwriting : Writing Movies That Get Made (02 Edition)
Crafty Screenwriting : Writing Movies That Get Made (02 Edition)
by Alex Epstein
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The most innovative and creative screenwriting book yet, from an author who knows first-hand what it takes to get a movie made. Based on an award-winning website hailed as "smart enough for professional screenwriters and accessible enough for aspiring... (read more)

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Six-Figure Freelancing
Six-Figure Freelancing
by Kelly James Enger
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Is it possible to give up your nine to five job and make more money as a full-time freelancer? Absolutely. Six-Figure Freelancing shows writers how to make the most of the ballooning freelance industry by adopting a business-like approach to their craft,... (read more)

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The Midnight Disease: The Drive to Write, Writer's Block, and the Creative Brain
The Midnight Disease: The Drive to Write, Writer's Block, and the Creative Brain
by Alice W Flaherty
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What underlies the human ability, desire, and even compulsion to write? Alice Flaherty first explores the brain state called hypergraphia - the overwhelming desire to write - and the science behind its antithesis, writer's block. As a leading neurologist... (read more)

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Literary Feuds: A Century of Celebrated Quarrels--From Mark Twain to Tom Wolfe
Literary Feuds: A Century of Celebrated Quarrels--From Mark Twain to Tom Wolfe
by Anthony Arthur
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Praise for Anthony Arthur's Previous Books Deliverance at Los Banos "A superb job of telling a splendid story."--Stephen Ambrose "Engaging style."--Booklist "Taut account of heroism...the stuff of high adventure."--Los Angeles Herald Examiner Bushmasters... (read more)

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The Sound of Paper: Starting from Scratch
The Sound of Paper: Starting from Scratch
by Julia Cameron
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A beautifully designed deluxe collection of 64 full-color cards that convey the feel and essence of Julia Cameron’s life-transforming bestseller, The Artist’s Way. The perfect gift that offers daily inspiration and creative direction... (read more)

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Letters to a Young Artist: Building a Life in Art
Letters to a Young Artist: Building a Life in Art
by Julia Cameron
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In the tradition of Rilke's Letters to a Young Poet, an original and inspiring work from the bestselling author of The Artist's Way. Each month, Julia Cameron receives hundreds of letters and e-mails from people around the world who have read her... (read more)

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Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words
Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words
by Bill Bryson
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One of the English language’s most skilled and beloved writers guides us all toward precise, mistake-free usage. As usual Bill Bryson says it best: “English is a dazzlingly idiosyncratic tongue, full of quirks and irregularities that often... (read more)

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Living with a Writer
Living with a Writer
by Dale Salwak
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Living with a Writer features some of our most insightful literary minds writing as only they could on the practical and personal considerations of being a writer. Entries include John Updike on being a writer; David Updike on being the son of a writer... (read more)

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The Writer's Book of Hope: Getting from Frustration to Publication
The Writer's Book of Hope: Getting from Frustration to Publication
by Ralph Keyes
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In 1889, the editor of the San Francisco Examiner, having accepted an article from Rudyard Kipling, informed the author that he should not bother to submit any more. This isn't a kindergarten for amateur writers, the editor wrote. I'm sorry, Mr. Kipling,... (read more)

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American Writers at Home
American Writers at Home
by J. D. McClatchy
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For lovers of American literature, history, architecture, and design, this elegant and engaging book brings together photographic and literary portraits of the houses of America's most beloved writers, revealing as never before how important place —... (read more)

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The Romance Writer's Handbook
The Romance Writer's Handbook
by Rebecca Vinyard
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This book takes budding writers by the hand and guides them through the techniques needed to succeed in this popular genre. Chapters focus on getting started; creating new ideas; doing research; setting realistic goals and avoiding common blunders. This... (read more)

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