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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: 9781580083782
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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: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2010
Price: $11.99

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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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 Art of the Interview
The Art of the Interview
Written by Lawrence Grobel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307513304
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The Art of the Interview
Lessons from a Master of the Craft
Written by Lawrence Grobel


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2010
Price: $15.99

THE ULTIMATE INSIDER’S LOOK AT THE FINE ART OF INTERVIEWING

“I had a fantasy the other night that this interview is so great that they no longer want me to act—just do interviews. I thought of us going all over the world doing interviews—we’ve signed for three interviews a day for six... Read more >
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Opening the Doors to Hollywood
Opening the Doors to Hollywood
Written by Carlos De Abreu and Howard J. Smith
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307558848
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Opening the Doors to Hollywood
How to Sell Your Idea, Story, Screenplay, Manuscript
Written by Carlos De Abreu and Howard J. Smith


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2010
Price: $17.99

Finally! A step-by-step guide to the keys that unlock the doors to Hollywood.

Opening the Doors to Hollywood has all the information you'll ever need in order to tap into the $500 million spent yearly in Hollywood on acquiring and developing projects.

Discover how to:
Find a story
Rewrite it
Option it
Package it
Pitch it
Write it
Sell it... Read more >
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Lecture Notes
Lecture Notes
Written by Philip Mitchell Freeman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580087544
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Lecture Notes
A Professor's Inside Guide to College Success
Written by Philip Mitchell Freeman


Format: Trade Paperback, 162 pages
On Sale: April 6, 2010
Price: $14.99

If you’re an incoming freshman facing the culture shock of campus life, reeling under the weight of scholastic expectations, and feeling the pressure of overwhelming financial commitments—don’t panic! Lectures Notes counters the confusion with an insider’s perspective on navigating these challenges and many more. Professor Philip Freeman reveals the three sure-fire... Read more >
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Free Within Ourselves
Free Within Ourselves
Written by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307434142
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Free Within Ourselves
Fiction Lessons For Black Authors
Written by Jewell Parker Rhodes


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2010
Price: $13.99

A Bird by Bird for the African-American market--A top-notch writer's guide filled with practical guidance, essays, and journal exercises for the African-American writer including advice from E.Lynn Harris, Charles Johnson, and Yolanda Joe.

In her introduction, Jewell Parker Rhodes writes: "Never (in four years of college or five years of graduate school)... Read more >
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The Maeve Binchy Writers' Club
The Maeve Binchy Writers' Club
Written by Maeve Binchy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307476753
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The Maeve Binchy Writers' Club

Written by Maeve Binchy


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $13.99

“The most important thing to realize is that everyone is capable of telling a story.” –Maeve Binchy
 
If you scribble story ideas on the backs of receipts…
If you file away bits of overheard conversation from the coffee shop...
If you’ve already chosen the perfect pen name...
Well, then the journey has begun!... Read more >
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The Maeve Binchy Writers' Club
The Maeve Binchy Writers' Club
Written by Maeve Binchy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307473851
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The Maeve Binchy Writers' Club

Written by Maeve Binchy


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $14.95

“The most important thing to realize is that everyone is capable of telling a story.” –Maeve Binchy
 
If you scribble story ideas on the backs of receipts…
If you file away bits of overheard conversation from the coffee shop...
If you’ve already chosen the perfect pen name...
Well, then the journey has begun!... Read more >
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The Canadian Writer's Market, 18th Edition
The Canadian Writer's Market, 18th Edition
Edited by Joanna Karaplis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771095856
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The Canadian Writer's Market, 18th Edition

Edited by Joanna Karaplis


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2010
Price: $23.95

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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The Modern Library Writer's Workshop
The Modern Library Writer's Workshop
Written by Stephen Koch
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307538482
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The Modern Library Writer's Workshop
A Guide to the Craft of Fiction
Written by Stephen Koch


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2009
Price: $13.99

“Make [your] characters want something right away—even if it’s only a glass of water. Characters paralyzed by the meaninglessness of modern life still have to drink water from time to time.” —Kurt Vonnegut

“‘The cat sat on the mat’ is not the beginning of a story, but ‘the cat sat on the... Read more >
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The African American Writer's Handbook
The African American Writer's Handbook
Written by Robert Fleming
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307554161
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The African American Writer's Handbook
How to Get in Print and Stay in Print
Written by Robert Fleming


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2009
Price: $11.99

With African Americans writing and buying books in record numbers, the time is ripe for a comprehensive publishing guide tailored expressly to the needs of this vibrant, creative community. The African American Writers Handbook meets this challenge perfectly. Written by veteran journalist and published author Robert Fleming, this book gives writers... Read more >
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Christian Writers' Market Guide 2008
Christian Writers' Market Guide 2008
Written by Sally Stuart
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307499165
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Christian Writers' Market Guide 2008
The Essential Reference Tool for the Christian Writer
Written by Sally Stuart


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2009
Price: $26.99

The Resource Guide to Getting Published
A unique guide to publishing for Christian readers, the Christian Writers’ Market Guide 2008 offers the most proven and comprehensive collection of ideas, resources, and contact information to the industry.
For more than twenty years, the Christian Writers’ Market Guide has delivered indispensable help to... Read more >
Script and Scribble
Script and Scribble
Written by Kitty Burns Florey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781933633671
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Script and Scribble
The Rise and Fall of Handwriting
Written by Kitty Burns Florey


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2009
Price: $22.95

Steeped in the Palmer Method of Handwriting she learned in Catholic school, Kitty Burns Florey is a self-confessed “penmanship nut” who loves the act of taking pen to paper. So when she discovered that schools today forego handwriting drills in favor of teaching something called keyboarding, it gave her pause: “There... Read more >
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Spunk & Bite
Spunk & Bite
Written by Arthur Plotnik
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375723353
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Spunk & Bite

Written by Arthur Plotnik


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $11.99

Today's writer needs more than just a solid knowledge of usage and composition to write successfully. Bestselling author Arthur Plotnik reveals the secrets to attention-grabbing, unforgettable writing, in this trade paperback edition.

Updated with all-new writing exercises, Spunk & Bite will help writers take books, articles, business reports, memos, and even... Read more >
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The Screenwriter's Workbook (Revised Edition)
The Screenwriter's Workbook (Revised Edition)
Written by Syd Field
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307497727
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The Screenwriter's Workbook (Revised Edition)

Written by Syd Field


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2008
Price: $13.99

At last! The classic screenwriting workbook—now completely revised and updated—from the celebrated lecturer, teacher, and bestselling author, Syd Field: “the most sought-after screenwriting teacher in the world”*

No one knows more about screenwriting than Syd Field—and now the ultimate Hollywood insider shares his secrets and expertise, completely updating his bestselling workbook... Read more >
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The Virginia Woolf Writers' Workshop
The Virginia Woolf Writers' Workshop
Written by Danell Jones
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307492913
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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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Mediabistro.com Presents Small Screen, Big Picture
Mediabistro.com Presents Small Screen, Big Picture
Written by Chad Gervich
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307450142
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Mediabistro.com Presents Small Screen, Big Picture
A Writer's Guide to the TV Business
Written by Chad Gervich


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 25, 2008
Price: $12.99

Take On Hollywood and Make It as a Television Writer.

From mediabistro.com, the media industry’s most well-respected source for jobs, professional development, and community, this inside-the-business guide gives you the knowledge and tools you need to infiltrate Hollywood and land a job as a TV writer. That’s right—Small Screen, Big Picture gives... Read more >
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Mediabistro.com Presents Small Screen, Big Picture
Mediabistro.com Presents Small Screen, Big Picture
Written by Chad Gervich
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ISBN: 9780307395313
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Mediabistro.com Presents Small Screen, Big Picture
A Writer's Guide to the TV Business
Written by Chad Gervich


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: November 25, 2008
Price: $17.00

Take On Hollywood and Make It as a Television Writer.

From mediabistro.com, the media industry’s most well-respected source for jobs, professional development, and community, this inside-the-business guide gives you the knowledge and tools you need to infiltrate Hollywood and land a job as a TV writer. That’s right—Small Screen, Big Picture gives... Read more >
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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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Juicy Pens, Thirsty Paper
Juicy Pens, Thirsty Paper
Written by Sark
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307341709
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Juicy Pens, Thirsty Paper
Gifting the World with Your Words and Stories, and Creating the Time and Energy to Actually Do It
Written by Sark


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $18.95

“SARK is a sparkler who jump-starts the creative process. Her ideas are user-friendly, innovative, and pragmatic.” –Julia Cameron, author of The Artist’s Way

Write and share what’s in your heart! Let SARK show you how. Juicy Pens, Thirsty Paper is your non-judgmental witness, resoundingly supportive friend, and practical guide to the craft... Read more >
Random House Webster's Grammar, Usage, and Punctuation
Random House Webster's Grammar, Usage, and Punctuation
Written by Random House
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375722769
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Random House Webster's Grammar, Usage, and Punctuation

Written by Random House


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2008
Price: $14.95

This expanded version of the popular Random House Webster’s Pocket Grammar, Usage, and Punctuation offers a clear and precise guide to English.

This version includes brand new sections on punctuation, writing, citations, pluralization, abbreviations, numbers, and more, plus quizzes for readers to test their progress and a glossary for easy reference... Read more >
Writing Through the Darkness
Writing Through the Darkness
Written by Elizabeth Maynard Schaefer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781587613197
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Writing Through the Darkness
Easing Your Depression with Paper and Pen
Written by Elizabeth Maynard Schaefer


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2008
Price: $15.95

Virtually everyone copes with significant grief and turmoil at times. WRITING THROUGH THE DARKNESS offers a menu of writing approaches--freewriting, memoir, poetry, and storytelling--to alleviate the anguish, confusion, and pain associated with depression. Quotes and writing samples from students provide inspiration and encouragement, and extensive resources direct readers to additional writing... Read more >
Bird by Bird
Bird by Bird
Written by Anne Lamott
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307424983
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Bird by Bird
Some Instructions on Writing and Life
Written by Anne Lamott


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

"Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to get a report on birds written that he'd had three months to write. It was due the next day. We were out at our  family cabin in Bolinas, and he was at the kitchen table... Read more >
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The Fact Checker's Bible
The Fact Checker's Bible
Written by Sarah Harrison Smith
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307428547
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The Fact Checker's Bible
A Guide to Getting It Right
Written by Sarah Harrison Smith


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

  These days fact-checking can seem like a lost art.  The Fact Checker's Bible arrives not a moment too soon: it is the first—and essential—guide to the important but increasingly neglected task of checking facts, whatever their source.

We are all overwhelmed with information that claims to be factual, but even the...

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Get a Freelance Life
Get a Freelance Life
Written by Margit Feury Ragland, Foreword by Laurel Touby
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307420787
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Get a Freelance Life
mediabistro.com's Insider Guide to Freelance Writing
Written by Margit Feury Ragland
Foreword by Laurel Touby


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Write Your Own Check

Considering a career in freelance writing? Already a freelancer but seeking practical, solid advice on the basics of the business? Get a Freelance Life is the complete guide to all aspects of a freelance writing career, straight from the creators of mediabistro.com—the nation’s most connected, authoritative source for... Read more >
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