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The Comedy Bible: From Stand-Up to Sitcom--The Comedy Writer's Ultimate "How To" Guide

Judy Carter

Do you think you're funny? Do you want to turn your sense of humor into a career? If the answer is yes, then Judy Carter's The Comedy Bible is for you. The guru to aspiring stand-up comics provides the complete scoop on being -- and writing -- funny for... (read more)


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Writing a Great Movie: Key Tools for Successful Screenwriting

Jeff Kitchen

Lets cut to the chase: Writing a Great Movie is a practical nuts-and-bolts manual to dramatic writing for film. This hands-on course in screenwriting shows how to create, develop, and construct an original screenplay from scratch using seven essential... (read more)


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Art of Dramatic Writing: Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human Motives

Lajos Egri

If you begged me to give you the title of one "how-to" book on the topic of screenwriting and wouldn't give up until I told you, then it would have to be this classic introduction to the craft. Often used as a textbook in screenwriting classes, Lajos... (read more)


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The Art of the Poetic Line

James Longenbach

James Longenbach is the author of three poetry collections, including Draft of a Letter; five works of criticism, including The Resistance to Poetry, as well as numerous essays and reviews. He is Joseph Henry Gilmore Professor of English at the... (read more)


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Writing from personal experience :how to turn your life into salable prose

Nancy Kelton

A compassionate, entertaining and instructive guide for "telling your story". More than just a how-to reference, Kelton has weaved an inspiring, engaging read with invaluable instruction on how to turn personal experiences into salable prose. -- nuts-and-... (read more)


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ESL Intermediate/Advanced Writing (REA Test Preps)

Mary Ellen Munoz Page

ESL (English as a Second Language) Writing - Intermediate & Advanced Learning to effectively write in English can open new doors of opportunity. This easy-to-use ESL study guide is for anyone who is learning the English language and wishes to... (read more)


Fiction
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Write Great Fiction: Plot & Structure: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting a Plot That Grips Readers from Start to Finish (Write Great Fiction Series)

James Scott Bell

Craft an Engaging Plot How does plot influence story structure? What's the difference between plotting for commercial and literary fiction? How do you revise a plot or structure that's gone off course? With Write Great Fiction: Plot & Structure, you'll... (read more)


Writing as a Business
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Writing Successful Science Proposals, Second Edition

Andrew J. Friedland

This fully revised edition of the most authoritative guide to science proposal writing is essential for any scientist embarking on a thesis or grant application. Completely updated and with entirely new chapters on private foundation funding and... (read more)


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