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Wired for Story
Wired for Story
Written by Lisa Cron
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781607742456
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Wired for Story
The Writer's Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence
Written by Lisa Cron


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $14.99

This guide reveals how writers can utilize cognitive storytelling strategies to craft stories that ignite readers’ brains and captivate them through each plot element.

  Imagine knowing what the brain craves from every tale it encounters, what fuels the success of any great story, and what keeps readers transfixed. Wired for Story reveals... Read more >
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Wired for Story
Wired for Story
Written by Lisa Cron
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607742463
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Wired for Story
The Writer's Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence
Written by Lisa Cron


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $11.99

This guide reveals how writers can utilize cognitive storytelling strategies to craft stories that ignite readers’ brains and captivate them through each plot element.

  Imagine knowing what the brain craves from every tale it encounters, what fuels the success of any great story, and what keeps readers transfixed. Wired for Story reveals these... 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 >
How to Make a Journal of Your Life
How to Make a Journal of Your Life
Written by Dan Price
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607741978
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How to Make a Journal of Your Life

Written by Dan Price


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 5, 2011
Price: $9.99

When nomad artist and free spirit Dan Price began jotting down his musings in the form of whimsical drawings and inspired prose, he hardly could have imagined that his self-published journal-zine, the MOONLIGHT CHRONICLES, would earn him a cult following across the country. Now in its twentieth edition, the MOONLIGHT CHRONICLES... Read more >
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How to Write It, Third Edition
How to Write It, Third Edition
Written by Sandra E. Lamb
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781607740322
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How to Write It, Third Edition
A Complete Guide to Everything You'll Ever Write
Written by Sandra E. Lamb


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: August 30, 2011
Price: $18.99

Write personal and professional communications with clarity, confidence, and style.

How to Write It is the essential resource for eloquent personal and professional self-expression. Award-winning journalist Sandra E. Lamb transforms even reluctant scribblers into articulate wordsmiths by providing compelling examples of nearly every type and form of written communication. Completely updated... Read more >
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How to Write It, Third Edition
How to Write It, Third Edition
Written by Sandra E. Lamb
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ISBN: 9781607740483
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How to Write It, Third Edition
A Complete Guide to Everything You'll Ever Write
Written by Sandra E. Lamb


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: August 30, 2011
Price: $12.99

Write personal and professional communications with clarity, confidence, and style.

How to Write It is the essential resource for eloquent personal and professional self-expression. Award-winning journalist Sandra E. Lamb transforms even reluctant scribblers into articulate wordsmiths by providing compelling examples of nearly every type and form of written communication. Completely updated... Read more >
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The Lonely Voice
The Lonely Voice
Written by Frank O'Connor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935554424
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The Lonely Voice
A Study of the Short Story
Written by Frank O'Connor


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $17.95

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 master class with...

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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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Effective Magazine Writing
Effective Magazine Writing
Written by Roger Palms
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307781277
Our Price: $7.99
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Effective Magazine Writing
Let Your Words Reach the World
Written by Roger Palms


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2011
Price: $7.99

Let your words reach the World

If you are a writer who wants to have an impact with your words in the Christian magazine market, this book is for you. The former editor of Decision magazine, Palms helps you take stock of your gifts and use the to creatively minister to others... Read more >
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The Right Letter
The Right Letter
Written by Jan Venolia
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307784209
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The Right Letter
How to Communicate Effectively in a Busy World
Written by Jan Venolia


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2011
Price: $11.99

Replaces previous edition.In today'¬?s hectic world of cell phones, email, and instant messages, is it still worthwhile to know how to write a good letter? Absolutely! An attractive, well-written letter can grab the reader'¬?s attention and hold it long after someone else'¬?s email has been discarded. It can make a strong... Read more >
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Rewrite Right!
Rewrite Right!
Written by Jan Venolia, Illustrated by Ellen Sasaki
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307784179
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Rewrite Right!
Your Guide to Perfectly Polished Prose
Written by Jan Venolia
Illustrated by Ellen Sasaki


Format: eBook, 200 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2011
Price: $9.99

Everyone knows that writing can be improved by the simple process of reviewing, editing, and rewriting, but many struggle with how to go about critiquing their own work—be it a letter to a friend, an important business document, or an academic essay. Fortunately, help is at hand in REWRITE RIGHT!, the... Read more >
Beyond the Writers' Workshop
Beyond the Writers' Workshop
Written by Carol Bly
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307778208
Our Price: $11.99
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Beyond the Writers' Workshop
New Ways to Write Creative Nonfiction
Written by Carol Bly


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2011
Price: $11.99

An innovative new approach to teaching and writing creative nonfiction from veteran teacher and critically acclaimed author Carol Bly.

Teachers and writers everywhere are facing the limits imposed by the prevailing models of teaching: community or MFA “workshops” or, at the high-school level, “peer review.” In Beyond the Writers' Workshop Carol Bly... Read more >
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Finding the Words
Finding the Words
Written by Jared Bland
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771013690
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Finding the Words
Writers on Inspiration, Desire, War, Celebrity, Exile, and Breaking the Rules
Written by Jared Bland


Format: Trade Paperback, 328 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $24.99

Celebrated writers reveal surprising truths about the joys, challenges, and importance of finding the words, in this special fundraising anthology for PEN Canada.
 
In Finding the Words, thirty-one well-known writers share deeply personal discoveries and stories that will surprise, delight, and stir the mind and heart. By turns inspiring, provocative, witty, and...

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Finding the Words
Finding the Words
Written by Jared Bland
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771013706
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Finding the Words
Writers on Inspiration, Desire, War, Celebrity, Exile, and Breaking the Rules
Written by Jared Bland


Format: eBook, 328 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $19.99

Celebrated writers reveal surprising truths about the joys, challenges, and importance of finding the words, in this special fundraising anthology for PEN Canada.
 
In Finding the Words, thirty-one well-known writers share deeply personal discoveries and stories that will surprise, delight, and stir the mind and heart. By turns inspiring, provocative, witty, and...

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The Artist's Guide to Grant Writing
The Artist's Guide to Grant Writing
Written by Gigi Rosenberg
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780823027224
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The Artist's Guide to Grant Writing
How to Find Funds and Write Foolproof Proposals for the Visual, Literary, and Performance Artist
Written by Gigi Rosenberg


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: December 14, 2010
Price: $14.99

The Artist’s Guide to Grant Writing is designed to transform readers from starving artists fumbling to get by into working artists who confidently tap into all the resources at their disposal. Written in an engaging and down-to-earth tone, this comprehensive guide includes time-tested strategies, anecdotes from successful grant writers, and tips... Read more >
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The Artist's Guide to Grant Writing
The Artist's Guide to Grant Writing
Written by Gigi Rosenberg
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ISBN: 9780823000708
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The Artist's Guide to Grant Writing
How to Find Funds and Write Foolproof Proposals for the Visual, Literary, and Performing Artist
Written by Gigi Rosenberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: December 14, 2010
Price: $16.99

The Artist’s Guide to Grant Writing is designed to transform readers from starving artists fumbling to get by into working artists who confidently tap into all the resources at their disposal. Written in an engaging and down-to-earth tone, this comprehensive guide includes time-tested strategies, anecdotes from successful grant writers, and tips... Read more >
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My Reading Life
My Reading Life
Written by Pat Conroy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385533577
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My Reading Life

Written by Pat Conroy


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $25.00

Bestselling author Pat Conroy acknowledges the books that have shaped him and celebrates the profound effect reading has had on his life.

Pat Conroy, the beloved American storyteller, is a voracious reader. Starting as a childhood passion that bloomed into a life-long companion, reading has been Conroy’s portal to the world... Read more >
My Reading Life
My Reading Life
Written by Pat Conroy
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ISBN: 9780385533843
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My Reading Life

Written by Pat Conroy


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $14.99

Bestselling author Pat Conroy acknowledges the books that have shaped him and celebrates the profound effect reading has had on his life.

Pat Conroy, the beloved American storyteller, is a voracious reader. Starting as a childhood passion that bloomed into a life-long companion, reading has been Conroy’s portal to the world... Read more >
My Reading Life
My Reading Life
Written by Pat Conroy
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ISBN: 9780739377840
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My Reading Life

Written by Pat Conroy


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $25.00

Bestselling author Pat Conroy acknowledges the books that have shaped him and celebrates the profound effect reading has had on his life.

Pat Conroy, the beloved American storyteller, is a voracious reader. Starting as a childhood passion that bloomed into a life-long companion, reading has been Conroy’s portal to the world... Read more >
My Reading Life
My Reading Life
Written by Pat Conroy, Read by Pat Conroy
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307749208
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My Reading Life

Written by Pat Conroy
Read by Pat Conroy


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $30.00

Bestselling author Pat Conroy acknowledges the books that have shaped him and celebrates the profound effect reading has had on his life.

Pat Conroy, the beloved American storyteller, is a voracious reader. Starting as a childhood passion that bloomed into a life-long companion, reading has been Conroy’s portal to the world... Read more >
My Reading Life
My Reading Life
Written by Pat Conroy, Read by Pat Conroy
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307749215
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My Reading Life

Written by Pat Conroy
Read by Pat Conroy


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $14.00

Bestselling author Pat Conroy acknowledges the books that have shaped him and celebrates the profound effect reading has had on his life.

Pat Conroy, the beloved American storyteller, is a voracious reader. Starting as a childhood passion that bloomed into a life-long companion, reading has been Conroy’s portal to the world... Read more >
Be a Brilliant Business Writer
Be a Brilliant Business Writer
Written by Jane Curry and Diana Young
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580082228
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Be a Brilliant Business Writer
Write Well, Write Fast, and Whip the Competition
Written by Jane Curry and Diana Young


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $13.99

Leverage the power of effective writing
 
Be a Brilliant Business Writer gives you tools for mastering the art of persuasive writing in every document you create, from email and client letters to reports and presentations. Jane Curry and Diana Young will show you how to convey your message with clarity and power... Read more >
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Naked, Drunk, and Writing
Naked, Drunk, and Writing
Written by Adair Lara
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ISBN: 9781580084802
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Naked, Drunk, and Writing
Shed Your Inhibitions and Craft a Compelling Memoir or Personal Essay
Written by Adair Lara


Format: Trade Paperback, 258 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2010
Price: $15.99

The material is right there in front of you. You’ve known yourself for, well, a lifetime—and you finally feel ready to share your story with the world. Yet when it actually comes time to put pen to paper, you find that you’re stumped.
 
Enter Adair Lara: award-winning author, seasoned columnist, beloved writing... Read more >
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Naked, Drunk, and Writing
Naked, Drunk, and Writing
Written by Adair Lara
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ISBN: 9781580086561
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Naked, Drunk, and Writing
Shed Your Inhibitions and Craft a Compelling Memoir or Personal Essay
Written by Adair Lara


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2010
Price: $11.99

The material is right there in front of you. You’ve known yourself for, well, a lifetime—and you finally feel ready to share your story with the world. Yet when it actually comes time to put pen to paper, you find that you’re stumped.
 
Enter Adair Lara: award-winning author, seasoned columnist, beloved writing... Read more >
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It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences
It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences
Written by June Casagrande
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ISBN: 9781580087407
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It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences
A Writer's Guide to Crafting Killer Sentences
Written by June Casagrande


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2010
Price: $14.00

Great writing isn’t born, it’s built—sentence by sentence. But too many writers—and writing guides—overlook this most important unit. The result? Manuscripts that will never be published and writing careers that will never begin.
 
In this wickedly humorous manual, language columnist June Casagrande uses grammar and syntax to show exactly what makes... Read more >
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