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Just Write: Here's How!

Walter Dean Myers

Practice, practice, practice. Now Walter Dean Myers, the new National Ambassador for Young People's Literature and New York Times bestselling and award-winning author, walks you through the writing process. Includes:Examples from his writing and reading... (read more)

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The Anatomy of Story: 22 Steps to Becoming a Master Storyteller

John Truby

"If you're ready to graduate from the boy-meets-girl league of screenwriting, meet John Truby . . . [his lessons inspire] epiphanies that make you see the contours of your psyche as sharply as your script."—LA Weekly  John Truby is one of the... (read more)

Writing as a Business
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Business English: The Writing Skills You Need for Today's Workplace

Andrea B. Geffner

(back cover) Here is clear, concise instruction on every form of business writing, from traditional business letters, reports, and memos to e-mail and other electronic communications. Because a command of effective business English starts with mastering... (read more)

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How to Write & Sell Greeting Cards, Bumper Stickers, T-Shirts, and Other Fun Stuff

Molly Wigand

A successful freelancer shares her years of experience and advice in writing for the "social expression market".... (read more)

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Playwriting for Dummies (For Dummies)

Angelo Parra

The easy way to write a play and get it produced Getting a play written and produced is a daunting process. From crystallizing story ideas, formatting the script, understanding the roles of your theatre collaborators, to marketing and financing your... (read more)

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Now Write!: Fiction Writing Exercises from Today's Best Writers and Teachers

Sherry Ellis

A collection of personal writing exercises and commentary from some of today's best novelists, short story writers, and writing teachers, including Jill McCorkle, Amy Bloom, Robert Olen Butler, Steve Almond, Jayne Anne Phillips, Virgil Suarez, Margot... (read more)

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Letters to a Young Poet

Rainer Maria Rilke

From 1903 to 1908 Rilke wrote a series of remarkable responses to a young would-be poet, on poetry and on surviving as a sensitive observer in a harsh world. Accompanying the letters is a chronicle of Rilke's life showing what he was experiencing in his... (read more)

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Thinking on Paper Thinking on Paper

V A Howard

Chapter One: Writing is Thinking Writer's Angst Who among us when confronted with a difficult writing task has not said, I have all the ideas but simply cannot find the right words to express them"? Or I know my stuff, but I cannot organize my ideas... (read more)

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