The Spooky Art
Thoughts on Writing
Paperback ISBN: 0812971280
In honor of his eightieth birthday, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author reflects on writing and the writing life, sharing his thoughts on such topics as the limits and attractions of nonfiction, the need for work habits, the pitfalls of early success, coping with bad reviews, and his fellow writers, including Melville, Faulkner, Hemingway, Updike, Oates, Baldwin, Salinger, and many others. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.
The Right to Write
An Invitation and Initiation into the Writing Life
Paperback ISBN: 1585420093
A revolutionary approach to teaching writing by the author of The Artist's Way instructs readers to make writing a very personal, playful part of life. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
A Trail Through Leaves
The Journal As a Path to Place
Hardcover ISBN: 0393041018
An exquisitely illustrated guide to cultivating intimacy with the natural world through journal-keeping explores the things we usually overlook and helps readers claim their senses through the creative disciplines of writing and drawing.
Thinking Like Your Editor
How to Write Great Serious Nonfiction--And Get It Published
Paperback ISBN: 0393324613
Filled with a how of insider and trade secrets, a guidebook for writers of serious nonfiction explains how to tailor academic writing to a general readership without losing ideas, how to write the perfect editorial proposal, the art of using simple structure to express complex ideas, how to create a great introduction, and the best ways to get a book published. Reprint.