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LITTLE, BROWN ESSENTIAL HANDBOOK FOR WRITERS, THE: FIRST CANADIAN EDITION

By: Aaron, Elaine Bander Jane E.

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Pearson Education Canada: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000028898

ISBN: 0201613751

Condition: Very Good


The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

THE CANADIAN PRACTICAL STYLIST WITH READINGS

By: Baker, Sheridan

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Harpercollins College Div: 1987

Seller ID: RWARE0000004577

ISBN: 0060404663

Condition: Good


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WRITING FOR PUBLICATION IN READING AND LANGUAGE ARTS

By: Baumann, James F.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Intl Reading Assn: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000015286

ISBN: 0872073653

Condition: Near Fine


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ART LETTER WRITIN GB

By: Blumenthal, Lassor

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1976

Seller ID: RWARE0000006041

ISBN: 0448133245

Condition: Very Good


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THE ART AND CRAFT OF FEATURE WRITING: BASED ON THE WALL STREET JOURNAL GUID E.

By: Blundell, William E.

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Plume: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000047089

ISBN: 0452261589

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Storytelling--how to catch and hold a reader's interest through artful narr ation of factual material William E. Blundell, one of the best writers on one of America's best-writt en papers--The Wall Street Journal--has put his famous Journal Feature-Writ ing Seminars into this step-by-step guide for turning out great articles. F illed with expert instruction on a complex art, it provides beginners with a systematic approach to feature writing and deft... View more info

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STARTING FROM SCRATCH

By: Brown, Rita Mae

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Bantam: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000025347

ISBN: 055334630X

Condition: Very Good


A tight clean softcover, no markings throughout: From the best-selling author of Rubyfruit Jungle and Bingo, here is a writers' manual as provocative, frank, and funny as her fiction. Unlike most writers' guides, this one had as much to do with how writers live as with mastering the tools of their trade. Rita Mae Brown begins with a very personal account of her own career, from her days as a young poet who had written a novel no publisher wanted to take a chance on, right up to her recent adventures as a Hollywood screenwriter. In a sassy style that makes her outspoken advice as entertaining a... View more info

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TELLING TRUE STORIES: A NONFICTION WRITERS' GUIDE FROM THE NIEMAN FOUNDATIO N AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY

By: Call, Wendy (Editor)

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Plume: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000047081

ISBN: 0452287553

Condition: Good


Interested in journalism and creative writing and want to write a book? Rea d inspiring stories and practical advice from America's most respected jour nalists. The country's most prominent journalists and nonfiction authors gather each year at Harvard's Nieman Conference on Narrative Journalism. Telling True Stories presents their best advice--covering everything from finding a good topic, to structuring narrative stories, to writing and selling your first book. More than fifty well-known writers offer their most powerful tips, i ncluding: • Tom Wolfe on the emotional core of the story... View more info

HOW TO WRITE GOOD ESSAYS AND CRITICAL REVIEWS

By: Cannington, J J. L. M. A.

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: COLES: 1971

Seller ID: RWARE0000010743

Condition: Very Good


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ASSOCIATED PRESS GUIDE TO NEWS WRITING: THE RESOURCE FOR PROFESSIONAL JOURN ALISTS

By: Cappon, Rene J.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Peterson's: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000047097

ISBN: 0768919797

Condition: Good


Discover the methods and skillful tricks of master news writer, Rene J. Cap pon, to create your own compelling and clear writing style. Designed to hel p writers at any level improve the quality and flow of their writing. Former long-time Associated Press (AP) General News Editor, Rene J. Cappon offers timeless, practical advice and lively commentary on writing like a p ro for novices and seasoned professionals alike. Cappon covers all the essential methodologies of researching and generating the written word in this guide. Learn how to develop a hook, choose the mo st effective words, const... View more info

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COMPLETE GUIDE TO SUCCESSFUL PUBLISHING

By: Cardoza, Avery

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Cardoza: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000040901

ISBN: 1580420974

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Whether a beginner new to publishing or an experienced hand looking for greater success, readers will find in this comprehensive book everything they need to know to be successful at publishing. View more info

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WRITING FOR CHILDREN

By: Clark, Margaret

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: A & C Black: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000039415

ISBN: 0713646225

Condition: Very Good


Starting with the premise that writing for children requires no less skill than writing for anyone else, this book first explains the factors that dis tinguish the publishing and marketing of books for children. It goes on to explain ways of writing for different age-groups and in different genres, u sing examples of established children's writers to offer basic guidelines, stimulus and encouragement. View more info

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WRITING TOOLS: 55 ESSENTIAL STRATEGIES FOR EVERY WRITER

By: Clark, Roy Peter

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000047135

ISBN: 0316014990

Condition: Good


A special 10th anniversary edition of Roy Peter Clark's bestselling guide t o writing, featuring five bonus tools. Ten years ago, Roy Peter Clark, America's most influential writing teacher, whittled down almost thirty years of experience in journalism, writing, an d teaching into a series of fifty short essays on different aspects of writ ing. In the past decade, Writing Tools has become a classic guidebook for n ovices and experts alike and remains one of the best loved books on writing available. Organized into four sections, "Nuts and Bolts," "Special Effects," "Bluep... View more info

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LINE BY LINE: HOW TO EDIT YOUR OWN WRITING

By: Cook, Claire Kehrwald

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 1985

Seller ID: RWARE0000046546

ISBN: 0395393914

Condition: Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. The essential guide for all writers. With over 700 examples of original and edited sentences, this book provides information about editing techniques, grammar, and usage for every writer from the student to the published auth or. Editorial Reviews About the Author After earning her M.A. in English literature, Claire Kehrwald Cook taught English Composition fro three years at a midwestern university before she went into publishing. For the next eight years she worked for a major bo... View more info

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MASTERING THE BUSINESS OF WRITING: A LEADING LITERARY AGENT REVEALS THE SEC RETS OF SUCCESS

By: Curtis, Richard

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Allworth Press: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000021165

ISBN: 1880559552

Condition: Near Fine


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: Curtis does a commendable job here, delving into the many facets of what ag ents do, and what the author needs to know about the entire business -- The National Writers Association Even established writers will learn a few things about the book business -- Freelance Writer's Report Insightful and entertaining. . . . Mastering the Business of Writing is an unusual and candid insider's perceptive insights on the business of being a writer -- The Midwest Book Review Provides a practical business approach to handling the financial details of writ... View more info

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THIS BUSINESS OF PUBLISHING

By: Curtis, Richard

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Allworth Press: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000021169

ISBN: 1880559986

Condition: As New


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: Must reading for writers, agents, and anyone else who cares about the futur e of publishing. Richard's passion and understanding shine through the turm oil of the industry and illuminate what must be done for a brighter future -- Michael Larsen, A.A.R., author of Literary Agents: What They Do, How The y Do it, and How to Find and Work with the Right One for You Richard Curtis leads us through both the history and business of modern pub lishing with insight and expertise unmatched in the field. Highly recommend ed for writers who wish to survive... View more info

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THE COMPLETE IDIOT'S GUIDE TO PUBLISHING SCIENCE FICTION

By: Doctorow, Cory

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: Alpha: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000045203

ISBN: 0028639189

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Offers advice on how to get a science fiction novel or short story published, including tips on the basic elements of a work of science fiction to getting an agent, and signing a contract. View more info

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WRITING AND SELLING YOUR MYSTERY NOVEL

By: Ephron, Hallie

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000029101

ISBN: 1582973768

Condition: Good


With the help of interactive exercises, mystery author and crime fiction cr itic Hallie Ephron gives you the momentum you need to turn a kernel of an i dea into an intriguing mystery novel. You'll learn to capitalize on your wr iting strengths and shore up your weaknesses. This comprehensive guide covers every aspect of mystery writing, including: planning, twisting the plot, and constructing a credible surprise ending creating a compelling sleuth and a worthy villain deceiving and revealing with red herrings and clues writing investigation, spine-tingling suspense, and dramatic action r... View more info

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HOW TO WRITE A SENTENCE: AND HOW TO READ ONE

By: Fish, Stanley

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000047064

ISBN: 0061840548

Condition: Good/Good


Some appreciate fine art; others appreciate fine wines. Stanley Fish apprec iates fine sentences. The New York Times columnist and world-class professo r has long been an aficionado of language: "I am always on the lookout for sentences that take your breath away, for sentences that make you say, 'Isn 't that something?' or 'What a sentence!'" Like a seasoned sportscaster, Fi sh marvels at the adeptness of finely crafted sentences and breaks them dow n into digestible morsels, giving readers an instant play-by-play. In this entertaining and erudite gem, Fish offers both sentence craft... View more info

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WRITING FOR STORY: CRAFT SECRETS OF DRAMATIC NONFICTION

By: Franklin, Jon

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Plume: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000047079

ISBN: 0452272955

Condition: Good


The new "nonfiction"-the adaptation of storytelling techniques to journalis tic articles in the manner of Truman Capote, Tom Wolfe, and John McPhee-is an innovative genre that has been awarded virtually every Pulitzer Prize fo r literary journalism since 1979. And now Jon Franklin, himself a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and undisputed master of the great American nonfictio n short story, shares the secrets of his success. Franklin shows how to mak e factual pieces come alive by applying the literary techniques of complica tion/resolution, flashback, foreshadowing, and pace. He illust... View more info

WRITER'S REFERENCE

By: Hacker, Diana T. T.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000005908

ISBN: 0312052545

Condition: Very Good


Carefully designed with a one-page table of contents, and tabbed divided se ctions on such topics as composing and revising, punctuation, grammatical s entences, mechanics, effective sentences, documentation, word choice, and a review of basic grammar. Spiralbound. View more info