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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
Format: Trade Paperback
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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The Writing Warrior
The Writing Warrior
Written by Laraine Herring
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590307960
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The Writing Warrior
Discovering the Courage to Free Your True Voice
Written by Laraine Herring


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2010
Price: $14.95

All writers are faced at some point with feelings of self-consciousness and self-doubt about their work. In this invaluable guide, Laraine Herring offers advice to writers who want to become more comfortable with their writing, face their inhibitions, and gain the confidence to release their true voice. Utilizing the breath, a... Read more >
Screenplay Workbook
Screenplay Workbook
Written by Jeremy Robinson and Tom Mungovan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307875204
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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: $14.99

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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Writing Down the Bones
Writing Down the Bones
Written by Natalie Goldberg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590307946
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Writing Down the Bones
Freeing the Writer Within
Written by Natalie Goldberg


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2010
Price: $18.95

With insight, humor, and practicality, Natalie Goldberg inspires writers and would-be writers to take the leap into writing skillfully and creatively. She offers suggestions, encouragement, and solid advice on many aspects of the writer’s craft: on writing from “first thoughts” (keep your hand moving, don’t cross out, just get it on... Read more >
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The Weekend Novelist Rewrites the Novel
The Weekend Novelist Rewrites the Novel
Written by Robert J. Ray
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780823084432
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The Weekend Novelist Rewrites the Novel
A Step-by-Step Guide to Perfecting Your Work
Written by Robert J. Ray


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2010
Price: $18.99

This follow-up to the bestselling The Weekend Novelist will guide writers of all levels through the next phase in crafting their novel: the rewrite.
 
You’ve finished your first draft—congratulations! Think it’s ready for publication? Think again. The next stage is all about revising and reworking your manuscript—fine-tuning the plot, adding or... Read more >
Being True to Life
Being True to Life
Written by David Richo
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590307427
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Being True to Life
Poetic Paths to Personal Growth
Written by David Richo


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: December 15, 2009
Price: $19.95

Psychotherapist David Richo offers a fresh and inspiring approach to personal growth: we can use the process of writing and reading poetry to move toward greater self-understanding and emotional healing. Even if you’ve never written a poem before, you can learn to use poetry to explore your feelings, your relationships, your... Read more >
Poemcrazy
Poemcrazy
Written by Susan G. Wooldridge
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307559128
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Poemcrazy
Freeing Your Life with Words
Written by Susan G. Wooldridge


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2009
Price: $11.99

Following the success of several recent inspirational and practical books for would-be writers, Poemcrazy is a perfect guide for everyone who ever wanted to write a poem but was afraid to try. Writing workshop leader Susan Wooldridge shows how to think, use one's senses, and practice exercises that will make poems... Read more >
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Fifth Grade Reading Success: Complete Learning Kit
Fifth Grade Reading Success: Complete Learning Kit
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Package
ISBN: 9780375430138
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Fifth Grade Reading Success: Complete Learning Kit

Written by Sylvan Learning


Format: Package, 128 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2009
Price: $79.99

This Sylvan Learning kit includes an incredible bonus coupon for $75 off your child’ s Skills Assessment® at a Sylvan Learning Center!

The books, CDs, and other resources in this package all work together to teach the core building blocks of effective 5th grade language skills. Concepts that are introduced in the... Read more >
Fifth Grade Super Reading Success (Sylvan Super Workbooks)
Fifth Grade Super Reading Success (Sylvan Super Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375430190
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Fifth Grade Super Reading Success (Sylvan Super Workbooks)

Written by Sylvan Learning


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2009
Price: $18.99

Good reading and writing skills are essential not only for fifth-grade academic success, but also for lifelong achievement. The teacher-reviewed, curriculum-based activities and exercises in this 3-in-1 Super Workbook will help your child catch up, keep up, and get ahead. Best of all, they’ll have lots of fun doing it!

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Fifth Grade Writing Success (Sylvan Workbooks)
Fifth Grade Writing Success (Sylvan Workbooks)
Written by Sylvan Learning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375430114
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Fifth Grade Writing Success (Sylvan Workbooks)

Written by Sylvan Learning


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2009
Price: $12.99

Good writing skills are essential not only for fifth-grade academic success, but also for lifelong achievement. The teacher-reviewed, curriculum-based activities and exercises in this workbook will help your child catch up, keep up, and get ahead. Best of all, they’ll have lots of fun doing it!

WRITING NONFICTION
Exercises on choosing a topic... Read more >
Naming the World
Naming the World
Edited by Bret Anthony Johnston
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307488589
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Naming the World
And Other Exercises for the Creative Writer
Edited by Bret Anthony Johnston


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2008
Price: $13.99

You already have the tools to become a gifted writer; what you need is the spark. Harvard creative writing professor and acclaimed author Bret Anthony Johnston brings you an irresistible interactive guide to the craft of narrative writing. From developing characters to building conflict, from mastering dialogue to setting the scene... Read more >
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The Virginia Woolf Writers' Workshop
The Virginia Woolf Writers' Workshop
Written by Danell Jones
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307492913
Our Price: $11.99
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The Virginia Woolf Writers' Workshop
Seven Lessons to Inspire Great Writing
Written by Danell Jones


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $11.99

In this brilliantly imagined book, author Danell Jones mines the diaries, essays, correspondence, and fiction of a literary legend to create an unforgettable master class in the art of writing. Using Virginia Woolf’s own words, this inspiring, instructive, and entertaining guide will delight fans, students, and teachers alike—and at last give... Read more >
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Writing as a Sacred Path
Writing as a Sacred Path
Written by Jill Jepson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781587613258
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Writing as a Sacred Path
A Practical Guide to Writing with Passion and Purpose
Written by Jill Jepson


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2008
Price: $15.99

A supportive guide to approaching writing as a sacred art and to discovering spirituality through the process of writing.

In this inspiring guide, writing teacher and anthropologist Jepson draws on her worldwide travels and studies of spiritual traditions to present a refreshing approach to the art of writing. Through rituals, exercises, dream... Read more >
The Virginia Woolf Writers' Workshop
The Virginia Woolf Writers' Workshop
Written by Danell Jones
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553384925
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The Virginia Woolf Writers' Workshop
Seven Lessons to Inspire Great Writing
Written by Danell Jones


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: November 25, 2008
Price: $14.00

In this brilliantly imagined book, author Danell Jones mines the diaries, essays, correspondence, and fiction of a literary legend to create an unforgettable master class in the art of writing. Using Virginia Woolf’s own words, this inspiring, instructive, and entertaining guide will delight fans, students, and teachers alike—and at last give... Read more >
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Naming the World
Naming the World
Edited by Bret Anthony Johnston
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812975482
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Naming the World
And Other Exercises for the Creative Writer
Edited by Bret Anthony Johnston


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $16.00

You already have the tools to become a gifted writer; what you need is the spark. Harvard creative writing professor and acclaimed author Bret Anthony Johnston brings you an irresistible interactive guide to the craft of narrative writing. From developing characters to building conflict, from mastering dialogue to setting the scene... Read more >
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The Pen Commandments
The Pen Commandments
Written by Steven Frank
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307429155
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The Pen Commandments

Written by Steven Frank


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

   Steven Frank has a new approach to writing: fun first, rules to follow, success for all. In The Pen Commandments, his offbeat and entertaining guide, he's given us a book that all writers can turn to for help and a good laugh.

   With outrageous anecdotes (how a kid's oral surgery led to the...

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Writing the Fire!
Writing the Fire!
Written by Gail Sher
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307422736
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Writing the Fire!
Yoga and the Art of Making Your Words Come Alive
Written by Gail Sher


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Writing the Fire! offers writers a new and visionary practice: using yoga to release the body’s inner intelligence and then support, shape, and inform the creative process.

Indeed, “writing is yoga,” declares Gail Sher, introducing the “writing asana”—an invaluable new tool for every writer’s routine. Her insightful and lyrical book, organized around... Read more >
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Writing Begins with the Breath
Writing Begins with the Breath
Written by Laraine Herring
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ISBN: 9781590304730
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Writing Begins with the Breath
Embodying Your Authentic Voice
Written by Laraine Herring


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $16.95

In this distinctive guide to the craft of writing, author Laraine Herring shows us how to tune into our bodies and connect with our emotions so that our writing becomes an expression of our full beings, rather than just an intellectual exercise. With warmth and wisdom, Herring offers a path to... Read more >
101 Mission Statements from Top Companies
101 Mission Statements from Top Companies
Written by Jeffrey Abrahams
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580087612
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101 Mission Statements from Top Companies
Plus Guidelines for Writing Your Own Mission Statement
Written by Jeffrey Abrahams


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2007
Price: $14.95

Ben & Jerry'¬?s has one. So do Tiffany'¬?s and Smucker'¬?s and Microsoft. It doesn'¬?t matter whether you'¬?re a small start-up or one of the biggest players in corporate America. A clear statement of intent not only inspires a sense of overall purpose for a business or nonprofit, it serves as a... Read more >
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See Jane Write
See Jane Write
Written by Sarah Mlynowski and Farrin Jacobs
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781594741159
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See Jane Write

Written by Sarah Mlynowski and Farrin Jacobs


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2006
Price: $14.95

With chick lit novels popping up on every bestseller list, millions of readers are all thinking the same thing: I could write this stuff. I could write a bestseller and never go back to the office again!
 
And here’s the guide that will show you how. Bestselling novelist Sarah Mlynowski... Read more >
Writing the Fire!
Writing the Fire!
Written by Gail Sher
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307209917
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Writing the Fire!
Yoga and the Art of Making Your Words Come Alive
Written by Gail Sher


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: May 23, 2006
Price: $12.95

Writing the Fire! offers writers a new and visionary practice: using yoga to release the body’s inner intelligence and then support, shape, and inform the creative process.

Indeed, “writing is yoga,” declares Gail Sher, introducing the “writing asana”—an invaluable new tool for every writer’s routine. Her insightful and lyrical book, organized around... Read more >
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Writing Down the Bones
Writing Down the Bones
Written by Natalie Goldberg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590302613
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Writing Down the Bones
Freeing the Writer Within
Written by Natalie Goldberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2005
Price: $14.95

For more than twenty years Natalie Goldberg has been challenging and cheering on writers with her books and workshops. In her groundbreaking first book, she brings together Zen meditation and writing in a new way. Writing practice, as she calls it, is no different from other forms of Zen practice —"it... Read more >
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