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Craft of Research (3RD 08 Edition)
Craft of Research (3RD 08 Edition)
by Wayne Booth
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A little more than seventy-five years ago, Kate L. Turabian drafted a set of guidelines to help students understand how to write, cite, and formally submit research writing. Seven editions and more than nine million copies later, the name Turabian has... (read more)

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Writing for a Good Cause: The Complete Guide to Crafting Proposals and Other Persuasive Pieces for Nonprof
Writing for a Good Cause: The Complete Guide to Crafting Proposals and Other Persuasive Pieces for Nonprof
by Joseph Barbato
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Filled with tips and survival skills from writers and fund-raising officers at nonprofits of all sizes, andlt;Iandgt;Writing for a Good Causeandlt;/Iandgt; is the first book to explain how to use words well to win your cause the money it needs. Whether... (read more)

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Field Guide for Science Writers (2ND 06 Edition)
Field Guide for Science Writers (2ND 06 Edition)
by Deborah Blum
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This is the official text for the National Association of Science Writers. In the eight years since the publication of the first edition of A Field Guide for Science Writing, much about the world has changed. Some of the leading issues in today's... (read more)

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Perfect Phrases for Writing Grant Proposals: Hundreds of Ready-to-use Phrases To Present Your Organization, Explain Your Cause and Get the Funding (08 Edition)
Perfect Phrases for Writing Grant Proposals: Hundreds of Ready-to-use Phrases To Present Your Organization, Explain Your Cause and Get the Funding (08 Edition)
by Beverly Browning
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The Right Phrase for Every Situation…Every Time These days, it's not enough to work for a good cause or worthy organization. If you want to receive funding from a corporation, community, foundation, or government institution, it all comes down to... (read more)

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Why Things Bite Back: Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences
Why Things Bite Back: Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences
by Edward Tenner
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If computers really eliminate paperwork, why is the office recycling bin always overflowing? Why are the lines before the bank's ATMs often longer than the ones at the tellers' windows? Anyone who has ever pondered those questions will delight in Why... (read more)

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Jeff Herman's Guide to Book Publishers, Editors and Literary Agents: Who They Are, What They Want, How to Win Them Over
Jeff Herman's Guide to Book Publishers, Editors and Literary Agents: Who They Are, What They Want, How to Win Them Over
by Jeff Herman
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If you want to get published, read this book! Jeff Hermans Guide unmasks nonsense, clears confusion, and unlocks secret doorways to success for new and veteran writers! This highly respected resource is used by publishing insiders everywhere and has been... (read more)

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Starting and Running a Successful Newsletter Or Magazine (5TH 06 Edition)
Starting and Running a Successful Newsletter Or Magazine (5TH 06 Edition)
by Cheryl Woodard
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Written by the cofounder of three of the most successful magazines of all time PC Magazine, PC World and Macworld, this practical, informative book discusses:raising startup money, attracting the best help, choosing the right marketing strategies... (read more)

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Technical English: Writing, Reading and Speaking
Technical English: Writing, Reading and Speaking
by Nell Ann Pickett
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Using Detail. 11. Definition: Explaining What Something Is. 12. Summaries: Getting to the Heart of the Matter. 13. Reports: Shaping Information. 14. Proposals: Using Facts to Make a Case. 15. Correspondence: Sending and Responding to Messages. V. ORAL... (read more)

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Request for Proposal: A Guide to Effective RFP Development (Addison-Wesley Information Technology)
Request for Proposal: A Guide to Effective RFP Development (Addison-Wesley Information Technology)
by Bud Porter-roth
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Praise for "Request for Proposal" <P> "Bud Porter-Roth is an expert in the field of preparing RFPs, and we could not have successfully completed our project without his skill and knowledge. This book is a clear guide to an otherwise complex and... (read more)

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Technical Communication Handbook (09 Edition)
Technical Communication Handbook (09 Edition)
by Laura J. Gurak
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An essential guide for a new generation of students and professionals.   In The Technical Communication Handbook, annotated, full-color models show you exactly how technical documents are put together. Step-by-step guidelines offer advice on how to... (read more)

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Perfect Phrases for Business Letters (Perfect Phrases)
Perfect Phrases for Business Letters (Perfect Phrases)
by Ken O'quinn
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Whether its writing a proposal, motivating employees, or reaching out to customers, the Perfect Phrases series has the tools you need for precise, effective communication. Distilling complex ideas into specific phrases that diplomatically and honestly... (read more)

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Elements of Technical Writing (3RD 10 Edition)
Elements of Technical Writing (3RD 10 Edition)
by Thomas E. Pearsall
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One-quarter the length and price of conventional textbooks, this popular introduction to technical writing teaches the essentials with remarkable economy, clarity, and authority.   The book is divided into two parts. Part One focuses on the seven... (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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Writing to Make a Difference: 25 Powerful Techniques to Boost Your Community Impact
Writing to Make a Difference: 25 Powerful Techniques to Boost Your Community Impact
by Dalya F. Massachi
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Engage your readers and boost your impact Do you write--a little or a lot--for a socially responsible organization, business, or program? Wish you had an accessible writing coach to help you quickly craft potent pieces that move your readers to act?This... (read more)

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Ideas Into Words: Mastering the Craft of Science Writing
Ideas Into Words: Mastering the Craft of Science Writing
by Elise Hancock
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"Rich with real-life examples and anecdotes, the book covers the essentials... Hancock urges writers to overcome any intimidation they may have in covering the sciences. Then, she helps them hone their skills to make stories clear and compelling... (read more)

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How 13 : Handbook for Office Professionals (13TH 14 Edition)
How 13 : Handbook for Office Professionals (13TH 14 Edition)
by James L. Clark
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Since 1975, HOW and its subsequent editions have been a prominent reference source for business writers, office personnel, and students. With every new edition, HOW has kept pace with changes in our language and the business environment, striving to... (read more)

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Writing a Convincing Business Plan (Barron's Business Library)
Writing a Convincing Business Plan (Barron's Business Library)
by Arthur R. Dethomas
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A sound and convincing business plan is an entrepreneur's important first step in starting up a profitable business. It's also a prerequisite for getting financing and attracting investors. A sound business plan describes the business operations and... (read more)

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How To Write a Great Business Plan (08 Edition)
How To Write a Great Business Plan (08 Edition)
by William Andrews Sahlman
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Judging by all the hoopla surrounding business plans, you'd think the only things standing between would-be entrepreneurs and spectacular success are glossy five-color charts, bundles of meticulous-looking spreadsheets, and decades of month-by-month... (read more)

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Technical Writing Basics (4TH 08 Edition)
Technical Writing Basics (4TH 08 Edition)
by Brian Holloway
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This concise and cumulative guide shows readers the art of technical writing for a variety of contexts and institutions. Using examples from the business and non-corporate world, the book emphasizes transactional writing through practical explanations... (read more)

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Poet's Market (Poet's Market)
Poet's Market (Poet's Market)
by Writers Market
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An indispensable tool for any poet interested in publishing work, this guide contains more than 1,800 market listings, advice from successful poets, and how-to articles.... (read more)

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