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The Canadian Writer's Market, 18th Edition
The Canadian Writer's Market, 18th Edition
Edited by Joanna Karaplis
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ISBN: 9781551993690
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The Canadian Writer's Market, 18th Edition

Edited by Joanna Karaplis


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 31, 2012
Price: $18.99

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' workshops... Read more >
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Wired for Story
Wired for Story
Written by Lisa Cron
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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
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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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Writing to Win
Writing to Win
Written by Steven D. Stark
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307888716
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Writing to Win
The Legal Writer
Written by Steven D. Stark


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2012
Price: $16.99

From a master teacher and writer, a fully revised and updated edition of the results-oriented approach to legal writing that is clear, that persuades--and that WINS.

More than almost any profession, the law has a deserved reputation for opaque, jargon-clogged writing.  Yet forceful writing is one of the most potent weapons of... Read more >
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Writing to Win
Writing to Win
Written by Steven D. Stark
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ISBN: 9780307888747
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Writing to Win
The Legal Writer
Written by Steven D. Stark


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2012
Price: $12.99

From a master teacher, a results-oriented approach to powerful legal writing that communicates, that persuades--and that wins.

Of all the professions, the law has the most deserved reputation for opaque, jargon-clogged writing. Legal education, which focuses on judicial opinions, not instruments of persuasion, is partly to blame. Yet forceful writing is one... Read more >
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How to Write What You Love and Make a Living at It
How to Write What You Love and Make a Living at It
Written by Dennis E. Hensley
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ISBN: 9780307779649
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How to Write What You Love and Make a Living at It

Written by Dennis E. Hensley


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2012
Price: $12.99

A writers’ writer shares his secrets

The author of 49 books and over 3,000 articles, Dennis Hensley shares his secrets for making it as an author. He discusses how to find a distinctive style, how to make time to write, and how to negotiate contracts. In easy-to-follow steps, the book outlines the... Read more >
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The Great Typo Hunt
The Great Typo Hunt
Written by Jeff Deck and Benjamin D. Herson
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ISBN: 9780307591081
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The Great Typo Hunt
Two Friends Changing the World, One Correction at a Time
Written by Jeff Deck and Benjamin D. Herson


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $14.00

The signs of the times are missing apostrophes.
 
The world needed a hero, but how would an editor with no off-switch answer the call? For Jeff Deck, the writing was literally on the wall: “NO TRESSPASSING.” In that moment, his greater purpose became clear.  Dark hordes of typos had descended upon civilization&hellip... 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: 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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Before We Get Started
Before We Get Started
Written by Bret Lott
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ISBN: 9780307804808
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Before We Get Started
A Practical Memoir of the Writer's Life
Written by Bret Lott


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2011
Price: $11.99

This marvelous guide begins where other books on writing and the writing life leave off. Delving deep into the creative process, Bret Lott reveals truths we scarcely realized we needed to know but without which we as writers will soon lose our way. In ten intimate essays based on his own... Read more >
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The Weekend Novelist Writes a Mystery
The Weekend Novelist Writes a Mystery
Written by Robert J. Ray
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ISBN: 9780307490391
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The Weekend Novelist Writes a Mystery

Written by Robert J. Ray


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2011
Price: $13.99

Like Agatha Christie and Raymond Chandler, Sara Paretsky and Thomas Harris, you, too, can learn the trade secrets of quality detective fiction.

It's true.  Just one year from now, you can deliver a completed mystery novel to a publisher--by writing only on weekends.  Authors Robert J.  Ray and Jack Remick guide you through the entire... Read more >
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The Book That Changed My Life
The Book That Changed My Life
Edited by Diane Osen, Introduction by Neil Baldwin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307793652
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The Book That Changed My Life
Interviews with National Book Award Winners and Finalists
Edited by Diane Osen
Introduction by Neil Baldwin


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: June 15, 2011
Price: $2.99

Every reader can name at least one book that changed his or her life—and many more beloved titles will surely come to mind as well. In The Book That Changed My Life, fifteen of America’s most influential authors discuss their own special literary choices. These unique interviews with National Book Award... Read more >
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The Lonely Voice
The Lonely Voice
Written by Frank O'Connor
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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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Effective Magazine Writing
Effective Magazine Writing
Written by Roger Palms
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307781277
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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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Starting from Scratch
Starting from Scratch
Written by Rita Mae Brown
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ISBN: 9780307794000
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Starting from Scratch

Written by Rita Mae Brown


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2011
Price: $11.99

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... Read more >
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On Writing
On Writing
Written by Eudora Welty
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307786777
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On Writing

Written by Eudora Welty


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2011
Price: $11.99

Eudora Welty was one of the twentieth century’s greatest literary figures. For as long as students have been studying her fiction as literature, writers have been looking to her to answer the profound questions of what makes a story good, a novel successful, a writer an artist. On Writing presents the... Read more >
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How to Write a Winning College Application Essay, Revised 4th Edition
How to Write a Winning College Application Essay, Revised 4th Edition
Written by Michael James Mason
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ISBN: 9780307780973
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How to Write a Winning College Application Essay, Revised 4th Edition
Revised 4th Edition
Written by Michael James Mason


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2011
Price: $11.99

Get into the College of Your Dreams
An original and creative essay is one of the keys to getting into the college you've always dreamed of, as well as to getting the financial aid you deserve. This book gives you everything you need to make your own unique talents shine in your... Read more >
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Write Right!
Write Right!
Written by Jan Venolia
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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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Random House Guide to Good Writing
Random House Guide to Good Writing
Written by Mitchell Ivers
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307775207
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Random House Guide to Good Writing

Written by Mitchell Ivers


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 15, 2010
Price: $7.99

Clear, concise, effective, THE RANDOM HOUSE GUIDE TO GOOD WRITING is for anyone who wishes to communicate well in writing. Mitchell Ivers shows us how to master the medium and the message with an array of features: Precise guidelines on word usage, grammar, and punctuation--and how to decide with "rules" you... Read more >
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How to Write a Mystery
How to Write a Mystery
Written by Larry Beinhart
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ISBN: 9780307776051
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How to Write a Mystery

Written by Larry Beinhart


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 1, 2010
Price: $13.99

WHODUNIT? YOUDUNIT!
So you want to write a mystery. There's more to it than just a detective, a dead body, and Colonel Mustard in the drawing room with the candlestick. Fortunately, Larry Beinhart--Edgar Award-winning author of You Get What You Pay For, Foreign Exchange, and American Hero--has taken a break from writing... Read more >
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Be a Brilliant Business Writer
Be a Brilliant Business Writer
Written by Jane Curry and Diana Young
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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
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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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Be a Brilliant Business Writer
Be a Brilliant Business Writer
Written by Jane Curry and Diana Young
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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: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $9.99

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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The Art of Fiction
The Art of Fiction
Written by John Gardner
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ISBN: 9780307756718
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The Art of Fiction
Notes on Craft for Young Writers
Written by John Gardner


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: August 18, 2010
Price: $13.99

This classic guide, from the renowned novelist and professor, has helped transform generations of aspiring writers into masterful writers—and will continue to do so for many years to come.  
 
John Gardner was almost as famous as a teacher of creative writing as he was for his own works. In this practical... Read more >
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The Great Typo Hunt
The Great Typo Hunt
Written by Jeff Deck and Benjamin D. Herson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307591098
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The Great Typo Hunt
Two Friends Changing the World, One Correction at a Time
Written by Jeff Deck and Benjamin D. Herson


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2010
Price: $13.99

The signs of the times are missing apostrophes.
 
The world needed a hero, but how would an editor with no off-switch answer the call? For Jeff Deck, the writing was literally on the wall: “NO TRESSPASSING.” In that moment, his greater purpose became clear.  Dark hordes of typos had descended upon civilization&hellip... Read more >
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