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    Do the Work (English, Paperback) Steven Pressfield

    "There is an enemy. There is an intelligent, active, malign force working against us. Step one is to recognize this. This recognition alone is enormously powerful. It saved my life, and it will save yours." ...

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    The Emotional Craft of Fiction (English, Paperback) Donald Maass

    While writers might disagree over showing versus telling or plotting versus pantsing, none would argue this: If you want to write strong fiction, you must make your readers feel.

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    MLA Handbook (English, Paperback) Modern Language Association

    The Modern Language Association, the authority on research and writing, takes a fresh look at documenting sources in the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook. Shorter and redesigned for easy use, the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook guides writers through the principles behind evaluating sources for their research.

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    How to Write About Contemporary Art (Multiple languages, Paperback) Gilda Williams

    Suitable for students, arts professionals and other aspiring writers, this book navigates readers through the key elements of style and content, from the aims and structure of a piece to its tone and language.

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    The Elements of Eloquence (English, Paperback) Mark Forsyth

    Mark Forsyth's 'sparkling' (Charles Moore, Daily Telegraph) and idiosyncratically brilliant third book.

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    Save the Cat! (English, Paperback) Blake Snyder

    This ultimate insider's guide reveals the secrets that none dare admit, told by a show biz veteran who's proven that you can sell your script if you can save the cat!

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    Lonely Planet Japanese Phrasebook & Dictionary (English, Paperback) Lonely Planet

    Lonely Planet Japanese Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Japanese phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now!

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    A Rulebook for Arguments (English, Paperback) Anthony Weston

    Offers an introduction to the art of writing and assessing arguments, organised around specific rules, each illustrated and explained soundly but briefly. This work is suitable for writers who seek straightforward guidance about how to assess arguments and how to cogently construct them.

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    You Talkin' to Me? (English, Paperback) Sam Leith

    Rhetoric is what gives words power. It's nothing to be afraid of. It isn't the exclusive preserve of politicians: it's everywhere, from your argument with the insurance company to your plea to the waitress for a table near the window. This book examines how people have taught, practiced and thought about rhetoric from its Attic origins onwards.

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    Passing the Literacy Skills Test (English, Paperback) Jim Johnson, Bruce Bond

    Written by authors of the test itself, this Fourth Edition provides guidance and practice questions to help students pass the QTS literacy skills test first time.

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    Cite Them Right (English, Paperback) Richard Pears, Graham Shields

    Renowned as the most comprehensive yet easy-to-use guide to referencing available, this book guides students in the skills of identifying and referencing sources and avoiding plagiarism. This fully revised and expanded edition includes coverage of more sources across the referencing systems and the addition of guidance on Chicago referencing.

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    The Elements of Eloquence (Paperback) Mark Forsyth

    Mark Forsyth's 'sparkling' (Charles Moore, Daily Telegraph) and idiosyncratically brilliant third book.

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    Self-Publisher's Legal Handbook (Paperback) Helen Sedwick

    Self-Publisher's Legal Handbook is the first step-by-step guide to the legal issues of self-publishing. Attorney and published author Helen Sedwick uses 30 years of legal experience to cut through the legalese and show writers how to stay out of court and at their desks. Topics include-- ...

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    Lonely Planet Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary (English, Paperback) Lonely Planet

    Lonely Planet Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Spanish phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now!

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    642 Tiny Things to Write About (English, Record book) Po Bronson

    642 Tiny Things to Write About presents oodles of delightful and thought-provoking writing prompts, packaged in an uber-cute, irresistible and tiny new format.

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    Oxford A-Z of Grammar and Punctuation (Multiple languages, Paperback) John Seely

    This handy guide provides the basic information about grammar and punctuation that people need on a daily basis. Arranged in an A-Z format, the book contains entries for standard grammatical terms and deals with specific questions of usage such as the difference between 'may' and 'might' or 'that' and 'which'.

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    Lonely Planet French Phrasebook & Dictionary (English, Paperback) Lonely Planet

    Lonely Planet French Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful French phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now!

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    Rules for Writers (English, Paperback) Diana Hacker, Nancy Sommers

    Rules for Writers is an accessible and comprehensive guide to effective writing. The 8th edition of this popular text shows readers how to compose and revise text, how to deploy grammar with confidence, and how to cite sources. It is packed with exercises which provide excellent writing practice for students.

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    Lonely Planet Italian Phrasebook & Dictionary (English, Paperback) Lonely Planet

    Lonely Planet Italian Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Italian phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now!

    $8.21 $9.99
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    Oxford English Mini Dictionary (Multiple languages, Paperback) Oxford Dictionaries

    An easy-to-use dictionary containing 90,000 up-to-date words, phrases, and definitions.

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