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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... (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 Workshop Faculty
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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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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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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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How to Write a Damn Good Mystery: A Practical Step-By-Step Guide from Inspiration to Finished Manuscript
How to Write a Damn Good Mystery: A Practical Step-By-Step Guide from Inspiration to Finished Manuscript
by James N. Frey
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Edgar award nominee James N. Frey, author of the internationally best-selling books on the craft of writing, How to Write a Damn Good Novel, How to Write a Damn Good Novel II: Advanced Techniques, and The Key: How to Write Damn Good Fiction Using the... (read more)

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Developing Story Ideas
Developing Story Ideas
by Michael Rabiger
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This book was written to answer a pressing need for works with more individuality, focus, and personal voice. Michael Rabiger, a renowned teacher, author, educator, and mentor, proves we all have the inner resources and life experiences to be creative... (read more)

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How to Write Killer Fiction: The Funhouse of Mystery and the Roller Coaster of Suspense
How to Write Killer Fiction: The Funhouse of Mystery and the Roller Coaster of Suspense
by Carolyn Wheat
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It takes brains to solve a mystery; it takes guts to survive suspense. Here are tips and inspiration for successful writing in either game. Carolyn Wheat, the highly regarded creative writing teacher and author, explains the difference between... (read more)

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Writing Brave and Free (06 Edition)
Writing Brave and Free (06 Edition)
by Ted Kooser
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View the Table of Contents and read excerpts "One of the most down-to-earth, user-friendly texts I've seen."--Erika Dreifus, Writer “What a treasure to have a second how-to book of this caliber enter the world for developing writers. . . . [T]his... (read more)

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Making the Perfect Pitch: Advice from 35 Top Book Agents
Making the Perfect Pitch: Advice from 35 Top Book Agents
by Katharine Sands
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A writer can have the wisdom of Frank McCourt, the imagination of J.K. Rowling, and the economy of Ernest Hemingway - but still needs to be able to pitch, query and propose before he or she can get published. This book will tell you. It offers sage... (read more)

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On Teaching and Writing Fiction
On Teaching and Writing Fiction
by Wallace Stegner and Lynn Stegner
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Wallace Stegner founded the acclaimed Stanford Writing Program-a program whose alumni include such literary luminaries as Larry McMurtry, Robert Stone, and Raymond Carver. Here Lynn Stegner brings together eight of Stegner's previously uncollected essays-... (read more)

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Seventy-eight Reasons Why Your Book May Never Be Published and Fourteen Reasons Why It Just Might
Seventy-eight Reasons Why Your Book May Never Be Published and Fourteen Reasons Why It Just Might
by Pat Walsh
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For the hundreds of thousands who buy writers’ guides every year, at last there’s one that tells the ugly truth: writers who can’t get published are usually making a lot of mistakes. This honest, often funny,  book shows them how... (read more)

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Letters to a Young Novelist
Letters to a Young Novelist
by Mario Vargas Llosa
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Mario Vargas Llosa condenses a lifetime of writing, reading, and thought into an essential manual for aspiring writers. Drawing on the stories and novels of writers from around the globe—Borges, Bierce, Céline, Cortázar, Faulkner,... (read more)

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Writing Out the Storm: Reading and Writing Your Way Through Serious Illness or Injury
Writing Out the Storm: Reading and Writing Your Way Through Serious Illness or Injury
by Barbara Abercrombie
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This powerful and deeply inspirational handbook is for anyone coping with serious illness or injury-be it theirs or that of a loved one-who wants and needs to help themselves through the healing process. Offering her own experience with breast cancer, as... (read more)

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Writing Alone, Writing Together: A Guide for Writers and Writing Groups
Writing Alone, Writing Together: A Guide for Writers and Writing Groups
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 (05 Edition)
Six-figure Freelancing (05 Edition)
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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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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