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Grant Seeking in an Electronic Age

Victoria M. Mikelonis

This guide teaches students and professionals a systematic process for researching, designing, writing, and submitting successful grant-seeking proposals.   Focusing on proposals submitted for government, foundation, and corporation funding, Grant... (read more)

Writing for Kids
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You Can Write Children's Books

Tracey E. Dils

Writing for children - whether it's in the form of picture books, beginning readers, chapters books and novels, or nonfiction - requires a unique skill set: The ability to speak to children on their level. You Can Write Children's Books, 2nd Edition... (read more)

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Be a Poet!

Nancy Bogen

Originally published in 2007 by Twickenham Press, Be a Poet! is a friendly, accessible guidebook for beginning poets of all ages and situations, containing many exercises designed to expand their repertoire of rhythms and forms. Bogen uses examples from... (read more)

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Writing with Pictures: How to Write and Illustrate Children's Books

Uri Shulevitz

Contents: - Telling the Story - Picture Book or Story Book? - Picture Sequence - The Story: A Complete Action - Story Content - Picture Book Characteristics - Planning the Book - Storyboard and Book Dummy - Size, Scale, and Shape - The Structure of a... (read more)

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Writing Short Films 2ND Edition

Linda J Cowgill

This new edition has been completely updated and revised along with the addition of several new chapters. Currently, this title remains the best selling university text book on writing short film screenplays.... (read more)

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How Not to Write a Novel: 200 Classic Mistakes and How to Avoid Them--A Misstep-By-Misstep Guide

Howard Mittelmark

"What do you think of my fiction book writing?" the aspiring novelist extorted. "Darn," the editor hectored, in turn. "I can not publish your novel! It is full of what we in the business call 'really awful writing.'" "But how shall I absolve this... (read more)

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How to Write a Love Letter: Putting What's in Your Heart on Paper

Barrie Dolnick

No one can resist a love letter <BR>Love letters are largely a lost and forgotten art. Not long ago suitors used the written word to work magic, and people were swept off their feet by a sweet, sincere note. "How to Write a Love Letter teaches us... (read more)

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The Playwright's Guidebook: An Insightful Primer on the Art of Dramatic Writing

Stuart Spencer

An accessible, contemporary guide to the art of dramatic writing During the ten years that Stuart Spencer has taught playwriting, he has struggled to find an effective playwriting handbook for his courses. Although most of the currently popular handbooks... (read more)

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