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Your Life is a Book
Your Life is a Book
Written by Brenda Peterson and Sarah Jane Freymann
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570619304
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Your Life is a Book
How to Craft & Publish Your Memoir
Written by Brenda Peterson and Sarah Jane Freymann


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $18.95

Everyone has a story to tell. Learn how to write your memoir and get published with the help of two well-known publishing professionals. Your Life is a Book guides budding writers though the transformative process of memoir writing to publication. In addition to exploring the unique elements of crafting a memoir—story... Read more >
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Your Life is a Book
How to Craft & Publish Your Memoir
Written by Brenda Peterson and Sarah Jane Freymann


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $18.95

Everyone has a story to tell. Learn how to write your memoir and get published with the help of two well-known publishing professionals. Your Life is a Book guides budding writers though the transformative process of memoir writing to publication. In addition to exploring the unique elements of crafting a memoir—story... Read more >
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Writer's Block Journal
Writer's Block Journal
Written by Potter Style
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9780804185691
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Writer's Block Journal

Written by Potter Style


Format: Non-traditional book, 368 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $14.95

Feeling stuck? Get inspired by the Writer’s Block Journal. With over 300 blank pages, feel free to ramble on and on. And if you run out of things to say, it makes for a nifty paperweight. Read more >
Dancing on the Head of a Pen
Dancing on the Head of a Pen
Written by Robert Benson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400074358
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Dancing on the Head of a Pen
The Practice of a Writing Life
Written by Robert Benson


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $14.99

In this masterful blend of the practical and the spiritual, Robert Benson invites you into the work and rewards of a writer’s life. More than a primer on effective writing, Dancing on the Head of a Pen is a winsome guide to the place in the heart where the life of... Read more >
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Dancing on the Head of a Pen
Dancing on the Head of a Pen
Written by Robert Benson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307458148
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Dancing on the Head of a Pen
The Practice of a Writing Life
Written by Robert Benson


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $9.99

In this masterful blend of the practical and the spiritual, Robert Benson invites you into the work and rewards of a writer’s life. More than a primer on effective writing, Dancing on the Head of a Pen is a winsome guide to the place in the heart where the life of... Read more >
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Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog
The Quirky History and Lost Art of Diagramming Sentences
Written by Kitty Burns Florey


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $15.95

Once wildly popular in grammar schools across the country, sentence diagramming has fallen out of fashion. But are we that much worse for not knowing the word-mapping method?

Now, in this illustrated personal history that any language lover will adore, Kitty Burns Florey explores the rise and fall of sentence diagramming, including... Read more >
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The Best Punctuation Book, Period
The Best Punctuation Book, Period
Written by June Casagrande
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607744948
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The Best Punctuation Book, Period
A Comprehensive Guide for Every Writer, Editor, Student, and Businessperson
Written by June Casagrande


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $11.99

This all-in-one reference is a quick and easy way for book, magazine, online, academic, and business writers to look up sticky punctuation questions for all styles including AP (Associated Press), MLA (Modern Language Association), APA (American Psychological Association), and Chicago Manual of Style.

Punctuate with Confidence—No Matter the Style

Confused about punctuation? There’s... Read more >
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The Best Punctuation Book, Period
The Best Punctuation Book, Period
Written by June Casagrande
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781607744931
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The Best Punctuation Book, Period
A Comprehensive Guide for Every Writer, Editor, Student, and Businessperson
Written by June Casagrande


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $14.00

This all-in-one reference is a quick and easy way for book, magazine, online, academic, and business writers to look up sticky punctuation questions for all styles including AP (Associated Press), MLA (Modern Language Association), APA (American Psychological Association), and Chicago Manual of Style.

Punctuate with Confidence—No Matter the Style

Confused about punctuation?... Read more >
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James A. Michener's Writer's Handbook
James A. Michener's Writer's Handbook
Written by James A. Michener, Introduction by Steve Berry
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804151641
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James A. Michener's Writer's Handbook
Explorations in Writing and Publishing
Written by James A. Michener
Introduction by Steve Berry


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $11.99

Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener has written about everything from the pristine islands of the South Pacific and the endless wilds of Africa to Spanish bullfighters, American revolutionaries, and pirates of the Caribbean. Now Michener turns to his favorite and most personal subject: the written word. Reproducing pages from his... Read more >
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The Elements of Journalism, Revised and Updated 3rd Edition
The Elements of Journalism, Revised and Updated 3rd Edition
Written by Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804136792
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The Elements of Journalism, Revised and Updated 3rd Edition
What Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect
Written by Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $11.99

The Book That Every Citizen and Journalist Should Read

“What this book does better than any single book on media history, ethics, or practice is
weave . . . [together] why media audiences have fled and why new technology and megacorporate ownership are putting good journalism at risk.” —Rasmi Simhan, Boston Globe

“Kovach... Read more >
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The Elements of Journalism, Revised and Updated 3rd Edition
The Elements of Journalism, Revised and Updated 3rd Edition
Written by Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804136785
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The Elements of Journalism, Revised and Updated 3rd Edition
What Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect
Written by Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $15.00

Revised and updated with a new preface and material on the rise of social media, the challenges facing printed news, and how journalism can fulfill its purpose in the digital age.
 
Seventeen years ago, the Committee of Concerned Journalists gathered some of America’s most influential newspeople to ask the question... Read more >
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Advice to the Writer
Advice to the Writer
Written by Stephen Koch
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812993721
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Advice to the Writer
The Writer's Guide to Plot, Revision, and Autobiography: A Digital Pamphlet: Excerpted from The Modern Library's Writer's Workshop
Written by Stephen Koch


Format: eBook, 15 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $0.99

From Stephen Koch, former chair of Columbia University’s graduate creative writing program, comes essential and practical advice drawn from The Modern Library Writer’s Workshop.
 
With nearly thirty years of teaching experience, Stephen Koch has earned a reputation as an astute and benevolent mentor; and with Advice to the Writer, his... Read more >
Script and Scribble
The Rise and Fall of Handwriting
Written by Kitty Burns Florey


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $16.95

"A witty and readable (and fetchingly illustrated and glossed) excursion through the history of handwriting."The Wall Street Journal

Let a self-confessed "penmanship nut" take you on a tour of the strange and beautiful world of handwriting. 

Since her Catholic school days learning the Palmer Method, Kitty Burns Florey has been in love...

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Script and Scribble
Script and Scribble
Written by Kitty Burns Florey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612193045
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Script and Scribble
The Rise and Fall of Handwriting
Written by Kitty Burns Florey


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $16.95

"A witty and readable (and fetchingly illustrated and glossed) excursion through the history of handwriting."The Wall Street Journal

Let a self-confessed "penmanship nut" take you on a tour of the strange and beautiful world of handwriting. 

Since her Catholic school days learning the Palmer Method, Kitty Burns Florey has been in love...

Read more >
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Writing the Blockbuster Novel
Writing the Blockbuster Novel
Written by Albert Zuckerman, Read by Michael Russotto
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804191494
Our Price: $22.50

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Writing the Blockbuster Novel

Written by Albert Zuckerman
Read by Michael Russotto


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $22.50

Every novelist dreams of it--writing the book that rockets to the top of the bestseller lists. Now, they can see how it's done, up close, in an audiobook by an agent who has sold manuscripts that turned into hits. Here Albert Zuckerman covers the essential elements of the blockbuster novel and... Read more >
Good Prose
Good Prose
Written by Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812982152
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Good Prose
The Art of Nonfiction
Written by Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $16.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

Good Prose is an inspiring book about writing—about the creation of good prose—and the record of a warm and productive literary friendship. The story begins in 1973, in the offices of The Atlantic Monthly, in Boston, where a young freelance... Read more >
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Sin and Syntax
Sin and Syntax
Written by Constance Hale
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385346894
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Sin and Syntax
How to Craft Wicked Good Prose
Written by Constance Hale


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $15.00

A fully revised and updated edition with challenges and writing prompts in every chapter


Today’s writers need more spunk than Strunk: whether it's the Great American e-mail, Madison Avenue advertising, or Grammy Award-winning rap lyrics, memorable writing must jump off the page. Copy veteran Constance Hale is on a mission to make creative... Read more >
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Sin and Syntax
Sin and Syntax
Written by Constance Hale
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ISBN: 9780385346931
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Sin and Syntax
How to Craft Wicked Good Prose
Written by Constance Hale


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $11.99

Today’s writers need more spunk than Strunk: whether it's the Great American e-mail, Madison Avenue advertising, or Grammy Award-winning rap lyrics, memorable writing must jump off the page. Copy veteran Constance Hale is on a mission to make creative communication, both the lyrical and the unlawful, an option for everyone.

With its... Read more >
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Several Short Sentences About Writing
Several Short Sentences About Writing
Written by Verlyn Klinkenborg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279415
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Several Short Sentences About Writing

Written by Verlyn Klinkenborg


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $15.00

An indispensable and distinctive book that will help anyone who wants to write, write better, or have a clearer understanding of what it means for them to be writing, from widely admired writer and teacher Verlyn Klinkenborg.
 
Klinkenborg believes that most of our received wisdom about how writing works is not only...

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The Canadian Writer's Market, 19th Edition
The Canadian Writer's Market, 19th Edition
Edited by Heidi Waechtler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771046230
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The Canadian Writer's Market, 19th Edition
The Essential Guide for Freelance Writers
Edited by Heidi Waechtler


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $11.99

The essential guide for freelance writers, now completely updated and revised.
     The Canadian Writer's Market is the authority on who publishes what and how best to bring your work to their attention. It offers practical advice on everything from manuscript preparation to copyright law, from information on pay rates to writers'... Read more >
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The Canadian Writer's Market, 19th Edition
The Canadian Writer's Market, 19th Edition
Edited by Heidi Waechtler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771045707
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The Canadian Writer's Market, 19th Edition
The Essential Guide for Freelance Writers
Edited by Heidi Waechtler


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $26.99

The essential guide for freelance writers, now completely updated and revised.
     The Canadian Writer's Market is the authority on who publishes what and how best to bring your work to their attention. It offers practical advice on everything from manuscript preparation to copyright law, from information on pay rates to writers'... Read more >
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Good Prose
Good Prose
Written by Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069750
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Good Prose
The Art of Nonfiction
Written by Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: January 15, 2013
Price: $26.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

Good Prose is an inspiring book about writing—about the creation of good prose—and the record of a warm and productive literary friendship. The story begins in 1973, in the offices of The Atlantic Monthly, in Boston, where a young freelance... Read more >
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Good Prose
Good Prose
Written by Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679604723
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Good Prose
The Art of Nonfiction
Written by Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: January 15, 2013
Price: $11.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

Good Prose is an inspiring book about writing—about the creation of good prose—and the record of a warm and productive literary friendship. The story begins in 1973, in the offices of The Atlantic Monthly, in Boston, where a young freelance... Read more >
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Several Short Sentences About Writing
Several Short Sentences About Writing
Written by Verlyn Klinkenborg
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307958495
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Several Short Sentences About Writing

Written by Verlyn Klinkenborg


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

Most of what you think you know about writing is useless. It’s the harmful debris of your education—a mixture of half-truths, myths, and false assumptions that prevents you from writing well. Drawing on years of experience as a writer and teacher of writing, Verlyn Klinkenborg offers an approach to writing that... Read more >
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Several Short Sentences About Writing
Several Short Sentences About Writing
Written by Verlyn Klinkenborg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307266347
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Several Short Sentences About Writing

Written by Verlyn Klinkenborg


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $22.00

Most of what you think you know about writing is useless. It’s the harmful debris of your education—a mixture of half-truths, myths, and false assumptions that prevents you from writing well. Drawing on years of experience as a writer and teacher of writing, Verlyn Klinkenborg offers an approach to writing that... Read more >
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