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The Business of Writing for Children: An Award-Winning Author's Tips on How to Write, Sell, and Promote Your Children's Books
The Business of Writing for Children: An Award-Winning Author's Tips on How to Write, Sell, and Promote Your Children's Books
by Aaron Shepard
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Writing books for children is both art and business. If you dream of becoming a children's author -- or even if you're well on your way -- this handbook can help you in writing sellable stories, getting them published, and promoting your books. Topics... (read more)

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The Writer's Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers
The Writer's Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers
by Christopher Vogler
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The udated and revised third edition provides new insights and observations from Vogler's ongoing work on mythology's influence on stories, movies, and man himself. The previous two editons of this book have sold over 180,000 units, making this book a... (read more)

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Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them (P.S.)
Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them (P.S.)
by Francine Prose
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Reading Like a Writer is a treasure chest. You can crack it open at any chapter and come away enriched. Prose is one of the best teachers around, and for the price of a paperback, you are getting an Ivy League education in writing. For people who love... (read more)

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Naming the World: And Other Exercises for the Creative Writer
Naming the World: And Other Exercises for the Creative Writer
by Bret Anthony Johnston
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You already have the tools to become a gifted writer; what you need is the spark. Harvard creative writing professor and acclaimed author Bret Anthony Johnston brings you an irresistible interactive guide to the craft of narrative writing. From... (read more)

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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association 6th edition
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association 6th edition
by American Psychological Association
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The style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences, this updated "Publication Manual" provides invaluable guidance on all aspects of the writing process, from the ethics of authorship to the... (read more)

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How Fiction Works
How Fiction Works
by Oakley Hall
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Think of your fiction like a clock, a marvel of mainsprings and wheels, pinions and pendulums. It's an extraordinary organization of diverse elements, channeling energy and tension into the regular coordination of action and reaction, rotating gears and... (read more)

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Fowlers Modern English Usage Revised 3RD Edition
Fowlers Modern English Usage Revised 3RD Edition
by H W Fowler
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"Fowlers" has sold over a million copies over seven decades. For this new revision, eminent lexicographer Robert Burchfield has rewritten or otherwise enhanced hundreds of entries and has added twenty-four new entries in a special supplement. The volume... (read more)

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Thunder and Lightning: Cracking Open the Writer's Craft
Thunder and Lightning: Cracking Open the Writer's Craft
by Natalie Goldberg
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In this long-awaited sequel to her bestselling books Writing Down the Bones and Wild Mind, Natalie Goldberg, one of the most sought-after writing teachers of our time, takes us to the next step in the writing process. Youve filled your notebooks, done... (read more)

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Subject Is Research : Processes and Practices (01 Edition)
Subject Is Research : Processes and Practices (01 Edition)
by Wendy Bishop
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There are two kinds of student researchers: those who thrive on the time and detail demands of the research process and those who would rather have a root canal than develop a thesis statement. The Subject Is Research is written for both of them. The... (read more)

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A Writer's Reference with Help for Writing in the Disciplines
A Writer's Reference with Help for Writing in the Disciplines
by Diana Hacker
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The first-ever tabbed handbook, offering practical solutions to college writing problems in a language students can understand and in a format easy for them to use.  This new version offers more support for academic writing and multilingual writers... (read more)

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A Brief Guide to Writing Academic Arguments
A Brief Guide to Writing Academic Arguments
by Stephen W Wilhoit
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A Brief Guide to Writing Academic Arguments prepares the reader to read and write the types of argument-related source-based writing they are most likely to encounter in college.       Prepares students to read and write the types of... (read more)

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Naked, Drunk, and Writing: Shed Your Inhibitions and Craft a Compelling Memoir or Personal Essay
Naked, Drunk, and Writing: Shed Your Inhibitions and Craft a Compelling Memoir or Personal Essay
by Adair Lara
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An instructive, inspiring, and refreshingly irreverent guide that shows aspiring writers how to cast off self-doubt and concoct a stellar memoir. The award-winning author of an autobiographical newspaper column, Adair Lara has written more than ten books,... (read more)

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Art of Fiction (83 Edition)
Art of Fiction (83 Edition)
by John Gardner
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This classic guide, from the renowned novelist and professor, has helped transform generations of aspiring writers into masterful writers—and will continue to do so for many years to come.     John Gardner was almost as famous as a... (read more)

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Easywriter with 2009 MLA and 2010 APA Updates: A Pocket Reference
Easywriter with 2009 MLA and 2010 APA Updates: A Pocket Reference
by Andrea A Lunsford
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Click here to find out more about the 2009 MLA Updates and the 2010 APA Updates. All writers make choices — and better choices get better results. EasyWriter distills Andrea Lunsfords teaching and research into the essentials that... (read more)

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Texts and Contexts : Contemporary Approach... (7TH 09 Edition)
Texts and Contexts : Contemporary Approach... (7TH 09 Edition)
by William S. Robinson
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Take your writing to the next level--and give your college career a jump start--with TEXTS AND CONTEXTS: A CONTEMPORARY APPROACH TO COLLEGE WRITING, 7e. Contemporary readings from professional writers and students like you illustrate every step of the... (read more)

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Writer's Way (8TH 12 - Old Edition)
Writer's Way (8TH 12 - Old Edition)
by Jack Rawlins
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Based on a "whole language approach," THE WRITER'S WAY is a dynamic, process-centered paperback rhetoric with readings. This text recognizes that students learn best by doing, and writers learn best when inspired by compelling reasons to write, aided by... (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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Triggering Town: Lectures and Essays on Poetry and Writing (10 Edition)
Triggering Town: Lectures and Essays on Poetry and Writing (10 Edition)
by Richard Hugo
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Richard Hugo was that rare phenomenon of American letters'"a distinguished poet who was also an inspiring teacher. The Triggering Townis Hugo's now-classic collection of lectures, essays, and reflections, all "directed toward helping with that silly... (read more)

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Seeing and Writing
Seeing and Writing
by Donald Mcquade
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The first full-color composition reader truly to reflect visual culture, Seeing & Writing is based on a simple principle: Careful seeing leads to effective writing. Students actively and critically see the details of each verbal and visual text... (read more)

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Why I Write (98 Edition)
Why I Write (98 Edition)
by Will Blythe
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In this widely praised anthology, twenty-six American writers illuminate the motivations at the heart of their creative lives in original essays that are as surprising and varied as their fiction.... (read more)

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