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Art of Dramatic Writing: Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human Motives
Art of Dramatic Writing: Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human Motives
by Lajos Egri
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If you begged me to give you the title of one "how-to" book on the topic of screenwriting and wouldn't give up until I told you, then it would have to be this classic introduction to the craft. Often used as a textbook in screenwriting classes, Lajos... (read more)

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The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published: How to Write It, Sell It, and Market It . . . Successfully (Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published: How to Write)
The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published: How to Write It, Sell It, and Market It . . . Successfully (Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published: How to Write)
by Arielle Eckstut
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The best, most comprehensive book for writers is now completely revised and updated to address ongoing changes in publishing. Published in 2005 as Putting Your Passion Into Print, this is the book that's been praised by both industry professionals... (read more)

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Sell Your Book on Amazon: Top Secret Tips Guaranteed to Increase Sales for Print-On-Demand and Self-Publishing Writers
Sell Your Book on Amazon: Top Secret Tips Guaranteed to Increase Sales for Print-On-Demand and Self-Publishing Writers
by Brent Sampson
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So You'd Like to. Become An Amazon Bestseller Don't wait. Publishing insider and CEO Brent Sampson reveals revolutionary advice guaranteed to increase your book sales on Amazon. Learn the powerful secrets used by successful Amazon authors every day. This... (read more)

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Book Play: Creative Adventures in Handmade Books
Book Play: Creative Adventures in Handmade Books
by Margaret Couch Cogswell
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Make books as interesting as the stories you want to tell! In this inspiring guide, artist and teacher Margaret Couch Cogswell pushes the boundaries of bookmaking through twenty-two traditional and experimental projects. Start off with a beginner... (read more)

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Golden Legacy: How Golden Books Won Children's Hearts, Changed Publishing Forever, and Became an American Icon Along the Way
Golden Legacy: How Golden Books Won Children's Hearts, Changed Publishing Forever, and Became an American Icon Along the Way
by Leonard S. Marcus
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THE YEAR 2007 marks the 65th anniversary of a bold experiment: the launch of the Little Golden Books during the dark days of World War II. At a time when the literacy rate was not nearly as high as it is now - and privation was felt by nearly all... (read more)

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Stet : Editor's Life (02 Edition)
Stet : Editor's Life (02 Edition)
by Athill
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Diana Athill's Stet is "a beautifully written, hardheaded, and generally insightful look back at the heyday of postwar London publishing by a woman who was at its center for nearly half a century" (The Washington Times). A founding editor of the... (read more)

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Getting It Published: a Guide for Scholars and Anyone Else Serious About Serious Books (2ND 09 Edition)
Getting It Published: a Guide for Scholars and Anyone Else Serious About Serious Books (2ND 09 Edition)
by William Germano
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Since 2001 William Germanos Getting It Published has helped thousands of scholars develop a compelling book proposal, find the right academic publisher, evaluate a contract, handle the review process, and, finally, emerge as published authors. But a lot... (read more)

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The Writer's Legal Guide: An Authors Guild Desk Reference
The Writer's Legal Guide: An Authors Guild Desk Reference
by Kay Murray
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In an increasingly digitized and complex publishing world, writers need to know how to protect themselves against copyright infringement, legal trouble, and unwise concessions to publishers. Still the authors foremost advocate for copyright protection... (read more)

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Get Known Before the Book Deal: Use Your Personal Strengths to Grow an Author Platform
Get Known Before the Book Deal: Use Your Personal Strengths to Grow an Author Platform
by Christina Katz
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Sell Your First Book & Develop a Successful and Sustainable Writing Career Before you can land a book deal–before you can even attract the interest of agents and editors–you need to be visible. How do you become visible? You develop a platform... (read more)

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Room to Write
Room to Write
by Bonni Goldberg
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What makes someone a writer? A writer writes, expressing the world through synthesis of mind and magic, sensuality and spirit. With both humor and reverence, Room to Write playfully prevails on us to experience the world through a writer's eyes, and... (read more)

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Out of Print: Newspapers, Journalism and the Business of News in the Digital Age
Out of Print: Newspapers, Journalism and the Business of News in the Digital Age
by George Brock
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News and journalism are in the midst of upheaval. How does news publishing change when a newspaper sells as few as 300,000 copies but its website attracts 31 million visitors? The internet is not simply allowing faster, wider distribution of material... (read more)

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Complete Guide To Self-publishing (5TH 10 Edition)
Complete Guide To Self-publishing (5TH 10 Edition)
by Marilyn Ross
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Take Control of Your Destiny Bottom line: You want to get published. You want to control the future of your manuscript and your writing career. Best-selling author Marilyn Ross and publishing expert Sue Collier show you how to make your own success... (read more)

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Writing Your Life: Putting Your Past on Paper
Writing Your Life: Putting Your Past on Paper
by Lou Willett Stanek
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We all have stories to tell -- of a rapturous first kiss, a life-altering moment of choice, or the shocking revelation of a long-guarded secret. And these stories are often as distinctive, fascinating, exciting and entertaining as those found in the... (read more)

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Thesis and the Book
Thesis and the Book
by Chris Bucci
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Of value to graduating doctoral students seeking publication and to the faculty members who supervise these students, it will also be of interest to acquisitions editors at scholarly presses.... (read more)

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Starting from Scratch: A Different Kind of Writer's Manual
Starting from Scratch: A Different Kind of Writer's Manual
by Rita Mae Brown
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From the best-selling author of  Rubyfruit Jungle and  Bingo, here is a writers' manual as provocative,  frank, and funny as her fiction. Unlike most  writers' guides, this one had as much to do with how  ... (read more)

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Marketplace of Print: Pamphlets & the Public Sphere in Early Modern England
Marketplace of Print: Pamphlets & the Public Sphere in Early Modern England
by Alexandra Halasz
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Early modern pamphlets serve as an important vehicle for examining the print culture of the time, and especially the developing entanglement between technology and capitalism. Combining close readings of pamphlets by Robert Greene, Thomas Nashe, Thomas... (read more)

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Travels in Town: By the Author of Random Recollections of the Lords and Commons, Etc. (Cambridge Library Collection - Printing and Publishing Histo)
Travels in Town: By the Author of Random Recollections of the Lords and Commons, Etc. (Cambridge Library Collection - Printing and Publishing Histo)
by James Grant
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Born in 1802 in Elgin, James Grant first established himself as a reporter and then as a leading newspaper editor in Victorian London, heading the Morning Chronicle for two decades before moving on to the Christian Standard. His 1839 Travels in Town was... (read more)

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Christian Writers' Market Guide 2011 (Christian Writer's Market Guide)
Christian Writers' Market Guide 2011 (Christian Writer's Market Guide)
by Sally E Stuart
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For more than 25 years, the Christian Writers' Market Guide has been the most comprehensive and highly recommended resource for Christian writers, agents, editors, publishers, publicists, and writing teachers on the market. In addition to providing a... (read more)

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Berkshire Manual of Style for International Publishing
Berkshire Manual of Style for International Publishing
by Berkshire Publishing (cor)
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US-based Berkshire Publishing has long focused on international content in its reference publications, providing readers with global perspectives on diverse topics, from sports to sustainability. Developed in the process of setting criteria for... (read more)

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Typographia, or the Printers' Instructor: Including an Account of the Origin of Printing, with Biographical Notices of the Printers of England, from C (Cambridge Library Collection - Printing and Publ
Typographia, or the Printers' Instructor: Including an Account of the Origin of Printing, with Biographical Notices of the Printers of England, from C (Cambridge Library Collection - Printing and Publ
by John Johnson
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John Johnson (1777 1848) worked for a private press at Lee Priory, Kent, which published limited editions of poetry, prose and pamphlets, but was not financially successful. Moving to London in 1824, Johnson produced this two-volume work on printing... (read more)

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