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Guide to Effective Military Writing (Guide to Effective Military Writing)
Guide to Effective Military Writing (Guide to Effective Military Writing)
by Robert Sterling Rush
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Concise, easy-to-use guide to efficient communication What every military writer should know about the English language Newly revised edition includes writing for the Internet With the advent of the Internet, servicemembers are writing more than ever... (read more)

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The hidden writer :diaries and the creative life
The hidden writer :diaries and the creative life
by Alexandra Johnson
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Whom do I tell when I tell a blank page?" Virginia Woolf's question is one that generations of readers and writers searching to map a creative life have asked of their own diaries. Presenting seven portraits of literary and creative lives, Alexandra... (read more)

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Inventing the Truth: The Art and Craft of Memoir
Inventing the Truth: The Art and Craft of Memoir
by William Zinsser
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An indispensable book by writers who have experienced firsthand the rewards and challenges of crafting a memoir   Anyone undertaking the project of writing a memoir knows that the events, memories, and emotions of the past often resist the orderly... (read more)

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How to Sell, Then Write Your Nonfiction Book: A Comprehensive Guide to Getting Published - From Crafting a Proposal to Signing the Contract and More
How to Sell, Then Write Your Nonfiction Book: A Comprehensive Guide to Getting Published - From Crafting a Proposal to Signing the Contract and More
by Blythe Camenson
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A proven plan for getting published in the nonfiction market Book publishing is big business. Last year book sales totaled more than $25 billion. Although artistically discouraging, the reality in book publishing is that financial concerns often... (read more)

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Technical Writing: Principles, Strategies, and Readings
Technical Writing: Principles, Strategies, and Readings
by Diana C Reep
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Technical Writing: Principles, Strategies and Readings offers a flexible combination of instructional chapters and readings that reflect the variety of emphases in today's technical writing classroom.... (read more)

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Writing Spiritual Books: A Bestselling Writer's Guide to Successful Publication
Writing Spiritual Books: A Bestselling Writer's Guide to Successful Publication
by Hal Zina Bennett
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The burgeoning interest in writing and spiritual growth, spurred on by books such as Julia Camerons The Artists Way and Natalie Goldbergs Writing Down the Bones has helped to establish writing books as a mainstay in the book business. At the same time... (read more)

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The Information-Literate Historian: A Guide to Research for History Students
The Information-Literate Historian: A Guide to Research for History Students
by Jenny Presnell
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In the past, historians could rely on their basic understanding of bibliographic tools to do effective research, as resources were primarily available in print, on microform, or at a library. Today, the information explosion resulting from access to the... (read more)

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Enough about You: Notes Toward the New Autobiography
Enough about You: Notes Toward the New Autobiography
by David Shields
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What does it mean to construct a self? What does it mean to turn your life into a narrative? What's gained? What's lost? What lies inevitably get told? What deeper truths are reached or at least reached for? Enough About You has no answers to these... (read more)

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The Fourth Genre: Contemporary Writers Of/On Creative Nonfiction
The Fourth Genre: Contemporary Writers Of/On Creative Nonfiction
by Robert L Root
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This best-selling anthology is a comprehensive and indispensable introduction to the way creative nonfiction is written today.... (read more)

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The Business Writer's Companion
The Business Writer's Companion
by Gerald Alred
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More than just a guide, The Business Writer's Companion places writing in a real-world context with quick access to hundreds of business writing topics and more than sixty sample documents illustrating the most common types of business writing. Its... (read more)

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Literary Nonfiction: Learning by Example
Literary Nonfiction: Learning by Example
by Patsy Sims
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Literary Nonfiction: Learning by Example examines the principles and techniques of the genre by taking a close, analytical look at outstanding contemporary essays by fifteen highly accomplished writers. Featuring examples of memoir, profile, literary... (read more)

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Writing for Psychology (with Infotrac) with Other
Writing for Psychology (with Infotrac) with Other
by Mark L. Mitchell
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Write a great psychology paper in APA style with WRITING FOR PSYCHOLOGY with InfoTrac? College Edition! This user friendly guide shows you what to do and what to avoid by providing concrete examples of common errors. WRITING FOR PSYCHOLOGY will help you... (read more)

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The Academic Writer's Handbook (Mycomplab)
The Academic Writer's Handbook (Mycomplab)
by Leonard J Rosen
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With its unique focus on source-based writing and writing across the curriculum, The Academic Writer’s Handbook contains all the features of a traditional handbook combined with the tools you need in order to read, write, and conduct research in... (read more)

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Lifetime Encyclopedia of Letters 3RD Edition
Lifetime Encyclopedia of Letters 3RD Edition
by Harold E Meyer
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Covering 625 distinct categories, this hands-on guide provides nearly 1,000 ready-to-use letters for every conceivable situation -- from seeking out new business to collecting debts to extending congratulations. This edition includes a CD-ROM that adapts... (read more)

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Lifetime Encyclopedia of Letters
Lifetime Encyclopedia of Letters
by Harold E Meyer
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Now you can save hours of time and effort writing your own correspondence with this monumental collection of 850 letters for virtually any business or personal occasion. Whether it's answering a customer's complaint, welcoming a new employee... (read more)

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Writing History: A Guide for Students
Writing History: A Guide for Students
by William Kell Storey
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Bringing together practical methods from both history and composition, Writing History provides a wealth of tips and advice to help students research and write essays for history classes. The book covers all aspects of writing about history, including... (read more)

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How to Write Anything: A Guide and Reference
How to Write Anything: A Guide and Reference
by John J Ruszkiewicz
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Click here to find out about the 2009 MLA Updates and the 2010 APA Updates. Designed to be clear and simple, How to Write Anything re-imagines how texts work, with support for students wherever they are in their writing process. The Guide, in... (read more)

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The Art of Indexing (Wiley Technical Communication Library)
The Art of Indexing (Wiley Technical Communication Library)
by Larry S Bonura
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A writer once remarked that "The presence of an index means that the author and publisher respect the book and that a reader will respect it." A document without an index has been likened to a country without a map; and it is generally accepted... (read more)

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At a Glance: Reader
At a Glance: Reader
by Lee Brandon
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Quick, comprehensive writing guidance at a low cost--the At a Glance series can be paired with any developmental title or used independently. This flexible series includes a separate textbook for sentences, paragraphs, essays, and a reader. Each book... (read more)

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Magazine Writer's Handbook (06 Edition)
Magazine Writer's Handbook (06 Edition)
by Franklynn Peterson
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An expanded and updated revision of the already comprehensive first edition, The Magazine Writer’s Handbook offers insightful strategies addressing virtually every aspect of writing a magazine article for publication. Designed to be useful for... (read more)

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