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A Short Guide to Writing about Art

Sylvan Barnet

 This best-selling text has guided tens of thousands of art students through the writing process.  Students are shown how to analyze pictures (drawings, paintings, photographs), sculptures and architecture, and are prepared with the tools... (read more)


Plays
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Dramatists Sourcebook 23RD Edition

Theatre Communicatio

Now in its 23rd edition, Dramatists Sourcebook-the best-selling guide for opportunities for stage writers-is completely revised, with more than 900 opportunities for playwrights, translators, composers, lyricists and librettists, as well as opportunities... (read more)


Fiction
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Creating Short Fiction: The Classic Guide to Writing Short Fiction

Damon Knight

Distilled from decades of teaching and practice, this book offers clear and direct advice on structure, pacing, dialogue, getting ideas, working with the unconscious, and more. Newly revised and expanded for this Third Edition, Creating Short Fiction is... (read more)


Screenplays
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Breakfast with Sharks: A Screenwriter's Guide to Getting the Meeting, Nailing the Pitch, Signing Thedeal, and Navigating the Murky Waters of

Michael Lent

What They Didnt Teach You in Your Screenwriting Course Screenwriters, listen up! Breakfast with Sharks is not a book about the craft of screenwriting. This is a book about the business of managing your screenwriting career, from advice on choosing an... (read more)


Writing as a Business
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Write That Book Already! The Tough Love You Need to Get Published Now

Kathi Kamen Goldmark and Sam Barry

From the foreword by Maya Angelou: [T]he joy they promise in their prose makes me glad that I and other writers have been willing to make good writing our aim, and even great writing our dream. How do I get my book published? Good question. Lucky... (read more)


Genre
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Will Write for Food: The Complete Guide to Writing Cookbooks, Restaurant Reviews, Articles, Memoir, Fiction and More...

Dianne Jacob

Food lovers who want to express themselves through article writing, restaurant reviewing, and cookbook writing will find the tools to get started in the incredibly popular world of food writing.... (read more)


Writing for Kids
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Empowering Young Writers: The "Writers Matter" Approach

Deborah S Yost

Launched in middle schools in the fall of 2005, the "Writers Matter" approach was designed to discover ways to improve the fit between actual English curricula, district/state standards and, more recently, the Common Core Curriculum Standards for... (read more)


Poetry
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The Art of Recklessness: Poetry as Assertive Force and Contradiction (Art Of...)

Dean Young

In Dean Youngs sprawling and subversive first book of prose on poetry, imagination swerves into primitivism and surrealism and finally toward empathy. How can recklessness guide the poet, the artist, and the reader into art, and how can it excite in us a... (read more)


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