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A Writer's Notebook: Unlocking the Writer Within You
A Writer's Notebook
Unlocking the Writer Within You
Paperback      ISBN: 0380784300
An inspirational guide for aspiring young writers offers advice on how to keep a notebook and offers ideas for stories, poems, personal essays, and private record keeping. Original.
Writing for a Good Cause: The Complete Guide to Crafting Proposals and Other Persuasive Pieces for Non-Profits
Writing for a Good Cause
The Complete Guide to Crafting Proposals and Other Persuasive Pieces for Non-Profits
Paperback      ISBN: 0684857405
Provides a comprehensive how-to book for the people who write for America's 1.4 million nonprofit groups, furnishing helpful advice on how to write the best proposal--from initial research to final product--as well as how to create case statements, design and print newsletters, utilize the Web effectively, and more. Original.
Television Writing from the Inside Out: Your Channel to Success
Television Writing from the Inside Out
Your Channel to Success
Paperback      ISBN: 1557835012
Television Writing from the Inside Out is a how-to book with a difference: Larry Brody is a television writer-producer who has helped shape the medium. The book is rooted in experience, and told in the breezy style that is the trademark of Brody and his award-winning website TVWriter.Com, which has helped launch the careers of many new writers. The information given by Brody and the manner in which he gives it has made him a writing guru to thousands of hopefuls. Television Writing from the Inside Out covers: what writing jobs are available; the format, structure and stages of teleplay development; tips on the writing of different genres - drama, comedy, action, the television film, soap opera, animation; and sample teleplays by Brody and others, with analyses of why they were written the way they were in terms of creativity, business, production and "insider politics." Television Writing from the Inside Out presents all that Larry Brody has learned about writing, selling and surviving in the television industry. The best-kept secret in show business has been that it is a business, but Brody's readers will know the truth - and armed with their new knowledge, they will have a significant edge as they set out to conquer this fascinating field.
Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life With Words
Poemcrazy
Freeing Your Life With Words
Paperback      ISBN: 0609800981
Essays by the author offer a glimpse into the process of creating poetry
Rules for the Dance: A Handbook for Writing and Reading Metrical Verse
Rules for the Dance
A Handbook for Writing and Reading Metrical Verse
Paperback      ISBN: 039585086x
An introduction to the sound, rhyme, meter, and scansion of metrical poetry with examples from the Elizabethan Age to Elizabeth Bishop
The Elements of Playwriting
The Elements of Playwriting
Paperback      ISBN: 157766227x
The Grammar Bible: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Grammar but Didn't Know Whom to Ask
The Grammar Bible
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Grammar but Didn't Know Whom to Ask
Paperback      ISBN: 0805075607
A quick and easy reference guide to the English language, grammar, and usage answers a host of queries on verb tenses and moods, punctuation, capitalization, phrases, clauses, common and proper nouns, and other problematic language issues.
Ernest Hemingway on Writing
Ernest Hemingway on Writing
Paperback      ISBN: 0684854295
Drawing from works of fiction, letters, interviews, and articles by Hemingway, a unique collection of the great writer's insights and techniques for writing offers thoughtful advice on discipline, honesty, and craft for any aspiring writer. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
Live Writing: Breathing Life into Your Words
Live Writing
Breathing Life into Your Words
Paperback      ISBN: 0380797011
The author of A Writer's Notebook presents a lively guide to creative writing, offering a range of practical techniques, advice, and examples to help young writers find inspiration and develop their writing skills. Original.
Words Fail Me: What Everyone Who Writes Should Know About Writing
Words Fail Me
What Everyone Who Writes Should Know About Writing
Paperback      ISBN: 0156010879
A practical guide to good writing takes readers step by step through the process, offering valuable advice on how to cut through the purple prose, put your subject where the action is, and extricate weak words, among other topics. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.