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Page Fright
Page Fright
Written by Harry Bruce
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551993171
Our Price: $13.99
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Page Fright
Foibles and Fetishes of Famous Writers
Written by Harry Bruce


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $13.99

A witty round-up of writers' habits that includes all the big names, such as Dickens, Flaubert, Tolstoy, Hemingway
At public events readers always ask writers how they write. The process fascinates them. Now they have a very witty book that ranges around the world and throughout history to answer their questions. All... Read more >
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Write for Your Lives
Inspire Your Creative Writing with Buddhist Wisdom
Written by Joseph Sestito


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 1, 2012
Price: $8.99

This practical guide to successful creative writing uses cognitive behavioural therapy and spiritual strategies to help people liberate themselves to achieve optimal productivity and enjoyment. Read more >
Resurrecting Hebrew
Resurrecting Hebrew
Written by Ilan Stavans
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780805242621
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Resurrecting Hebrew

Written by Ilan Stavans


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 16, 2008
Price: $12.99

Part of the Jewish Encounter series

Here is the stirring story of how Hebrew was rescued from the fate of a dead language to become the living tongue of a modern nation. Ilan Stavans’s quest begins with a dream featuring a beautiful woman speaking an unknown language. When the language turns out...

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Do You Speak American?
Do You Speak American?
Written by Robert Macneil and William Cran
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307423573
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Do You Speak American?

Written by Robert Macneil and William Cran


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Is American English in decline? Are regional dialects dying out? Is there a difference between men and women in how they adapt to linguistic variations?

These questions, and more, about our language catapulted Robert MacNeil and William Cran—the authors (with Robert McCrum) of the language classic The Story of English—across the country... Read more >
Operation Massacre

Written by Rodolfo Walsh
Afterword by Ricardo Piglia
Translated by Daniella Gitlin
Foreword by Michael Greenberg


Format: eBook, 252 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $16.95

1956. Argentina has just lost its charismatic president Juán Perón in a military coup, and terror reigns across the land. June 1956: eighteen people are reported dead in a failed Peronist uprising. December 1956: sometime journalist, crime fiction writer, studiedly unpoliticized chess aficionado Rodolfo Walsh learns by chance that one of... Read more >
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Write Right!
Write Right!
Written by Jan Venolia
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307784186
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Write Right!
A Desktop Digest of Punctuation, Grammar, and Style
Written by Jan Venolia


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2011
Price: $9.99

In this age of electronic correspondence and self-produced documents, we need a useful and reliable writing guide more than ever. WRITE RIGHT! covers the essentials of good writing in a concise and easy-to-follow format. The new edition of this classic handbook takes you through the entire writing process, from understanding the... Read more >
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Power in Words
The Stories behind Barack Obama's Speeches, from the State House to the White House
Written by Mary Frances Berry and Josh Gottheimer
Foreword by Theodore C. Sorenson


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $24.95

Whatever his ratings, Obama remains personally popular, widely acknowledged for his soaring oratory. His words were one of the lasting legacies of his presidential campaign and are proving to be among his most effective governing weapons.
 
In Power in Words, distinguished historian and civil rights activist Mary Frances Berry and former presidential speechwriter Josh...

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Talking with Confidence for the Painfully Shy
Talking with Confidence for the Painfully Shy
Written by Don Gabor
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307756664
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Talking with Confidence for the Painfully Shy
How to Overcome Nervousness, Speak-Up, and Speak Out in Any Social or Business S ituation
Written by Don Gabor


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 3, 2010
Price: $9.99

s much about "speaking in public" as it is about "public speaking, " Talking with Confidence for the Painfully Shy can help even the most shy person speak up and speak out in any business or social situation.


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Screenplay Workbook
Screenplay Workbook
Written by Jeremy Robinson and Tom Mungovan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307875204
Our Price: $15.99
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Screenplay Workbook
The Writing Before the Writing
Written by Jeremy Robinson and Tom Mungovan


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2010
Price: $15.99

An instructional manual combined with proprietary worksheets, charts and fill-in lists designed to give screenwriters a better way to focus on the task of writing a screenplay. Read more >
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The Lonely Voice

Written by Frank O'Connor


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 6, 2011
Price: $16.95

Introduction by Russell Banks.

The legendary book about writing by the legendary writer is back!

Frank O’Connor was one of the twentieth century’s greatest short story writers, and one of Ireland’s greatest authors ever. Now, O’Connor’s influential and sought-after book on the short story is back.
The Lonely Voice offers a... Read more >
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