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  • On Writing Well by William Zinsser
    On Writing Well (English, Paperback) William Zinsser

    Warns against common errors in structure, style, and diction, and explains the fundamentals of conducting interviews and writing travel, scientific, sports, critical, and humorous articles.

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  • Stein On Writing by Sol Stein
    Stein On Writing (English, Paperback) Sol Stein

    Professional secrets from a renowned editor, prize-winning author, and award-winning instructor make this book the #1 practical choice for fiction and nonfiction writers of all levels of experience.

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  • Oxford A-Z of Grammar and Punctuation by John Seely
    Oxford A-Z of Grammar and Punctuation (English, 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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  • Negotiating with the Dead by Margaret Atwood
    Negotiating with the Dead (English, Paperback) Margaret Atwood

    Margaret Atwood examines the metaphors which writers of fiction and poetry have used to explain their activities, looking at what costumes they have seen fit to assume, what roles they have chosen to play. In her final chapter she takes up the challenge of the book's title: if a writer is to be seen as 'gifted', who is doing the giving and what are the terms of the gift?

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  • Reading and Writing Chinese by William McNaughton
    Reading and Writing Chinese (Multiple languages, Paperback) William McNaughton

    "Reading & Writing Chinese places at your fingertips the essential 1,725 Chinese characters' up-to-date definitions, derivations, pronunciations, and examples of correct usage by means of cleverly condensed grids. This guide also focuses on Pinyin, whichis the official system to transcribe Hanzi, Chinese characters, into Latin script, now universally used in mainland China and Singapore....

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  • Short-Form Creative Writing by Sean Prentiss
    Short-Form Creative Writing (English, Paperback) Sean Prentiss

    Short-Form Creative Writing: A Writer's Guide and Anthology is a complete introduction to the art and craft of extremely compressed works of imaginative literature. H. K. Hummel and Stephanie Lenox introduce both traditional and innovative approaches to the short form and demonstrate how it possesses structure, logic, and coherence while simultaneously resisting expectations. With discussion...

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  • One Million Lovely Letters by Jodi Ann Bickley
    One Million Lovely Letters (English, Paperback) Jodi Ann Bickley

    An inspirational read by an incredible young woman whose words are helping change lives across the globe. As featured on 'Jodi's Lovely Letters', part of the BBC One series 'Our Lives'.

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  • Complete Italian (Learn Italian with Teach Yourself) by Clelia Boscolo
    Complete Italian (Learn Italian with Teach Yourself) (English, Paperback) Clelia Boscolo

    Discover a new way to learn Italian

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  • Complete Creative Writing Course by Chris Sykes
    Complete Creative Writing Course (English, Paperback) Chris Sykes

    YOUR COMPLETE AND COMPREHENSIVE WRITING COURSE IN ONE BOOK. This comprehensive and smart book is the complete package -- all you need to develop your writing towards publication. Featuring practical tips, exercises and expert advice to help you radically improve your writing.

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  • Telling True Stories by Mark Kramer
    Telling True Stories (English, Paperback) Mark Kramer

    Inspiring stories and practical advice from America's most respected journalistsThe country's most prominent journalists and nonfiction authors gather each year at Harvard's Nieman Conference on Narrative Journalism. Telling True Stories presents their best advice?covering everything from finding a good topic, to structuring narrative stories, to writing and selling your first book. More than...

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  • 2019 Lunar & Seasonal Diary by Stacey Demarco
    2019 Lunar & Seasonal Diary (English, Spiral bound) Stacey Demarco

    Packed with invaluable tips and techniques for increasing your wealth, improving your relationships, boosting your vitality, and removing obstacles and fears that are holding you back, the 2019 Lunar & Seasonal Diary is a beautifully produced reference diary with full-color pages, extra space for recording notes, and a spiral binding that allows the pages to lie flat....

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  • Write Poetry and Get it Published by Matthew Sweeney
    Write Poetry and Get it Published (English, Paperback) Matthew Sweeney, John Hartley Williams

    YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING AND WRITING POETRY. Write Poetry - and Get it Published is a new edition of a long-standing and popular guide which offers you plenty of advice and ideas for inspiration as well as practical support for all aspects of the poetry writing and publication process.

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  • Smythe Sewn Address Books Foiled Mini by Paperblanks Book Co
    Smythe Sewn Address Books Foiled Mini (English, Address book) Paperblanks Book Co, Paperblanks $11.95
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  • Handwriting by Jenny Siklos
    Handwriting (English, Paperback) Jenny Siklos

    A workbook to help adult learners of English to improve their handwriting.

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  • Authoring a PhD by Patrick Dunleavy
    Authoring a PhD (English, Paperback) Patrick Dunleavy

    This engaging and highly regarded book takes readers through the key stages of their PhD research journey, from the initial ideas through to successful completion and publication. It gives helpful guidance on forming research questions, organising ideas, pulling together a final draft, handling the viva and getting published.

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  • How to Write Well by Tim De Lisle
    How to Write Well (English, Paperback) Tim De Lisle, Nick Newman

    Tim de Lisle hands you the keys to good writing, explaining how to be clear, concise and vivid. He rattles through the basics of grammar and reveals the tricks that will bring your writing alive.

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  • How to Write a Lot by Paul Silvia
    How to Write a Lot (English, Paperback) Paul Silvia

    All students and professors need to write, and many struggle to finish their stalled dissertations, journal articles, book chapters, or grant proposals. Drawing examples from his own field of psychology, the author shows readers how to overcome motivational roadblocks and become prolific without sacrificing evenings, weekends, and vacations.

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  • Get Started in Writing Historical Fiction by Emma Darwin
    Get Started in Writing Historical Fiction (English, Paperback) Emma Darwin

    A comprehensive and intelligent guide to writing historical fiction, with practical tips, exercises, and expert advice.

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  • The Art of the Click by Glenn Fisher
    The Art of the Click (English, Paperback) Glenn Fisher

    In this entertaining and highly readable guide, copywriting expert Glenn Fisher boils down over a decade of experience to present a huge array of techniques, tactics and industry secrets to improve your copywriting, get more clicks... and ultimately, get more sales.

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