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Web Design for Authors

by David Meade (September 05, 2014)

I wrote this book because after looking far and wide for a similar one which specialized in Web Design for Authors—I couldn't find any! I'm an author and have written seven books, both fiction and non-fiction....

The Elements of Academic Style: Writing for the Humanities

by Eric Hayot Columbia University Press (August 05, 2014)

Eric Hayot teaches graduate students and faculty in literary and cultural studies how to think and write like a professional scholar. From granular concerns, such as sentence structure and grammar, to big-picture...

Communicating with Intelligence: Writing and Briefing for National Security

by James S. Major Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 17, 2014)

Aimed at students, faculty, and practitioners, the book is designed to provide all necessary information on how to prepare, write, and read intelligence publications. This book outlines the foundations of good...

You Can Write a Best-Selling Info Book!

by David Meade (June 22, 2014)


An Info-Book is unique in that it can develop a revenue stream for you day in and out - holidays and weekends - for the rest of your life!

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by Tillie Olsen & Shelley Fisher Fishkin The Feminist Press at CUNY (July 22, 2014)

Special 25th anniversary edition of the landmark survey that revolutionized the view of literary history.

Ideas on How to Write a Conclusion of an Engineering Thesis or Paper

by Neil Bose (May 12, 2014)

This short eBook was written to assist with the writing of conclusions for papers, theses and reports, especially those in engineering. This is a section of writing with which many of us technical writers struggle...

Writing Well in the 21st Century: The Five Essentials

by Linda Spencer Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 10, 2014)

Writing Well in the 21st Century: The Five Essentials provides students, career-builders, and professional writers with the basic elements needed for writing in the 21st century. The book fully explains—and...

Write the Perfect Book Proposal: 10 That Sold and Why

by Jeff Herman & Deborah Levine Herman Wiley (April 21, 2008)

Want to publish your book?

Learn how--it's easier than you think!

Charismatic authors and literary agents Jeff Herman and Deborah Levine Herman have successfully sold hundreds of titles and learned--through trial...

The Mindful Writer

by Dinty W. Moore Wisdom Publications (April 10, 2012)

Going beyond the typical "how to write" book, The Mindful Writer illuminates the creative process: where writing and creativity originate, how mindfulness plays into work, how to cultivate good writing habits,...

Writing with the Master

by Tony Vanderwarker Skyhorse (February 04, 2014)

With seven unpublished novels wasting away on his hard drive, Tony Vanderwarker is astonished when John Grisham offers to take him under his wing and teach him the secrets of thriller writing. “The beginning...

The Elements of Style: The Original Edition

by William Strunk Dover Publications (March 07, 2012)

This is the book that generations of writers have relied upon for timeless advice on grammar, diction, syntax, and other essentials. In concise terms, it identifies the principal requirements of proper style...

Word Trippers 2nd Edition

by Barbara McNichol Mullins Creative (December 29, 2013)

Now in its 2nd edition, this fresh word choice guide features 390+ pesky pairings whose meanings are conveyed at a glance (or is it a glimpse?). It lets you quickly answer questions such as:

* Should you use...

Writing Is My Drink

by Theo Pauline Nestor Simon & Schuster (November 05, 2013)

Whether you’re aiming for a New York Times bestseller or a short personal essay to share with family and friends, a popular blogger and memoirist shows you the way in this witty writing guide and disarmingly...

Working on the Play and the Role: The Stanislavsky Method for Analyzing the Characters in a Drama

by Irina Levin & Igor Levin Ivan R. Dee (June 01, 1992)

The Stanislavsky method for analyzing the characters in a drama, systematized for the first time and clearly explained, using the complete text of The Cherry Orchard as illustration. "An excellent book, highly...

On Poetry and Craft: Selected Prose

by Theodore Roethke & Carolyn Kizer Copper Canyon Press (July 01, 2013)

Roethke's prose teems with fierce intelligence and outrageous quoteable quotes.

We Wanted to Be Writers

by Glenn Schaeffer, Eric Olsen & Bill Manhire Skyhorse (August 16, 2011)

We Wanted to be Writers is a rollicking and insightful blend of original interviews, commentary, advice, gossip, anecdotes, analyses, history, and asides with nearly thirty graduates and teachers at the now...

How to Write Short: Word Craft for Fast Times

by Roy Peter Clark Little, Brown and Company (August 27, 2013)

America's most influential writing teacher offers an engaging and practical guide to effective short-form writing.

In HOW TO WRITE SHORT, Roy Peter Clark turns his attention to the art of painting a thousand...

Body Trauma: A Writer's Guide to Wounds and Injuries

by David W. Page Behler Publications (October 15, 2006)

From murder/mystery to medical fiction - from trauma to mass casualties, Dr. David Page is a writer's best friend.

For the Love of Letters

by Samara O'Shea HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

Have you ever wanted to write a thank-you note and suffered writer's block? Considered penning a passionate letter to your beloved, but had no idea where to begin? Needed to send a sympathy message, but couldn't...

How Not to Write a Novel

by Howard Mittelmark & Sandra Newman Harper Perennial (March 17, 2009)

"What do you think of my fiction book writing?" the aspiring novelist extorted.

"Darn," the editor hectored, in turn. "I can not publish your novel! It is full of what we in the business call 'really awful writing.'"...

The Sound on the Page

by Ben Yagoda HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

In writing, style matters. Our favorite writers often entertain, move, and inspire us less by what they say than by how they say it. In The Sound on the Page, acclaimed author, teacher, and critic Ben Yagoda...

Polishing Your Prose: How to Turn First Drafts Into Finished Work

by Victor L. Cahn, Steven M. Cahn & Mary Ann Caws Columbia University Press (March 05, 2013)

This singular book illustrates how to edit a piece of prose to enhance its clarity of thought and felicity of style. The authors first present ten principles of effective composition, and then scrutinize three...

Writing to Learn

by William Zinsser Harper Paperbacks (April 30, 2013)

This is an essential book for everyone who wants to write clearly about any subject and use writing as a means of learning.

The Ten Commandments of Comedy

by Gene Perret Quill Driver Books (January 22, 2013)

Beginning comedy writers and performers may think funny can't be taught, but legendary comedy writer Gene Perret, winner of three Emmy Awards, tells otherwise in this guide to what makes a good joke work. Outlining...

Follow the Story: How to Write Successful Nonfiction

by James B. Stewart Simon & Schuster (November 20, 2012)

An indispensable guide to nonfiction writing from the Columbia Journalism School professor and Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist behind the bestsellers Blind Eye, Blood Sport, and Den of Thieves.

In Follow...

Writing for Others, Writing for Ourselves: Telling Stories in an Age of Blogging

by Jerry Lanson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 16, 2010)

Using a narrative thread that ties practical advice to his personal experience as a professor, reporter, and blogger, Jerry Lanson fills his book on nonfiction story telling with time-proven techniques to beat...

So You Want to Write a Novel

by Lou W. Stanek, PhD Avon (November 20, 2012)

You know there is a novel locked inside of you—chock-full of conflict, humor, irony, enthralling events and fascinating characters. What you don't know is how to set it free.

Practical Advice, Hands-On Help...

Writing Your Life

by Lou W. Stanek, PhD Avon (November 13, 2012)

We all have stories to tell -- of a rapturous first kiss, a life-altering moment of choice, or the shocking revelation of a long-guarded secret. And these stories are often as distinctive, fascinating, exciting...

Writing with a Word Processor

by William Zinsser Harper Paperbacks (October 23, 2012)

In this helpful and entertaining book the author of the classic On Writing Well explains that he has always had a love of paper and a fear of mechanical objects. He describes how he confronted his hang-ups,...

The Nonfictionist's Guide: On Reading and Writing Creative Nonfiction

by Robert Root Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 29, 2007)

As a vital and growing literary genre, nonfiction impacts bestseller lists, writing programs, writers' workshops, and academic conferences on creative writing, composition/rhetoric, and literature. In a lively...

Listening to the Page: Adventures in Reading and Writing

by Alan Cheuse Columbia University Press (September 25, 2002)

When he sold his first short story to The New Yorker in 1979, Alan Cheuse was hardly new to the literary world. He had studied at Rutgers under John Ciardi, worked at the Breadloaf Writing Workshops with Robert...

Heart, Sass & Soul

by Greta Solomon Mango (April 15, 2019)

Heart, Soul & Sass is a self-help book about using the practice of writing to create a fulfilling life. One that is rich, and full, and truly expresses who you are. It’s not about writing because you want...

Technical Writing for Business People

by Carrie Marshall BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT (September 06, 2018)

Technical writing is about communicating key information to the people who need it. It might be a manual for an application, a guide to using heavy machinery, a diagnostic aide for medical practitioners or a...

Starting Your Career as a Professional Blogger

by Jacqueline Bodnar Allworth (June 01, 2013)

With traffic to personal blogs and online journalism sites on the rise, there are more blogging opportunities than ever before. With the right approach, a blog can be an extra source of cash, or it can be a...

Have You Eaten Grandma?

by Gyles Brandreth Atria Books (August 13, 2019)

For anyone who wants to make fewer (not less) grammar mistakes, a lively, effective, and witty guide to all the ins and outs of the English language, reminiscent of the New York Times bestseller Eats, Shoots...

Write to the Point

by Sam Leith The Experiment (September 04, 2018)

Good writers follow the rules. Great writers know the rules—and follow their instincts!

Finding the right words, in the right order, matters—whether you’re a student embarking on an essay, a job applicant...


by Rayna Hutchison & Samuel Blake Adams Media (September 04, 2018)

Offering a variety of advice for tapping into your creative voice, sharing your work online, and honing your writing skills, You/Poet shows you how to express yourself creatively through the art of poetry.


Business Writing for Technical People

by Carrie Marshall BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT (July 06, 2018)

Technically-minded people can struggle with business writing and many businesses get it wrong, losing their readers in avalanches of acronyms and jungles of technical jargon. It doesn’t have to be that way....

The Craft of Professional Writing

by Michael S. Malone Anthem Press (July 13, 2018)

The Craft of Professional Writing is the most complete book ever written about the real-life work of being a writer. Covering topics ranging from business writing (advertising, PR) to commercial work (news reporting,...

You Can Be a Winning Writer

by Joan Gelfand Mango (July 15, 2018)

So you want to publish a best seller?

You can learn to be a successful author ? the 4 C's approach to successful authorship: Joan Gelfand, author of You Can Be A Winning Writer, has been teaching the 4 C's...

50 Successful Stanford Application Essays

by Gen Tanabe & Kelly Tanabe SuperCollege (June 20, 2018)

  • This title helps students applying to all selective colleges
  • Authors Gen and Kelly Tanabe have lifetimes sales of more than 785,000 books
  • The authors’ newsletter has more than 250,000 subscribers
  • Colleges...

  • Escaping Into the Open

    by Elizabeth Berg Harper Perennial (August 21, 2012)

    Both autobiography and primer, Escaping into the Open is an inspiring, practical handbook on the joys and challenges of the writing life. Renowned author and writing instructor Elizabeth Berg interweaves the...

    Second Language Writing Systems

    by Prof. Vivian Cook & Benedetta Bassetti Multilingual Matters (May 23, 2005)

    Second Language Writing Systems looks at how people learn and use a second language writing system, arguing that they are affected by characteristics of the first and second writing systems, to a certain extent...

    The Psychology Student Writer's Manual and Reader's Guide

    by Jill M. Scott, Gregory M. Scott & Stephen M. Garrison Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 02, 2018)

    The Psychology Student Writer's Manual 3/E is a practical guide to research, reading, and writing in the discipline.

    Ideal as either a companion or stand-alone text for any psychology course that requires students...

    The Thorn Necklace

    by Francesca Lia Block & Grant Faulkner Da Capo Press (May 01, 2018)

    For devotees of Bird by Bird and The Artist's Way, a memoir-driven guide to healing through the craft of writing

    A cinematic exploration of the writing life by Francesca Lia Block, the bestselling author of...

    The Writer's Guide to the Courtroom: Let's Quill All the Lawyers

    by Donna Ballman Behler Publications (November 15, 2009)

    When your writing calls for a character to sue or be sued, this should be number one on your docket.

    The Religion and Theology Student Writer's Manual and Reader's Guide

    by Joel Hopko, Gregory M. Scott & Stephen M. Garrison Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 02, 2017)

    The Religion Student Writer’s Manual and Reader’s Guide, is a set of instructions and exercises that sequentially develop citizenship, academic, and professional skills while providing students with knowledge...

    Editing Canadian English, 3rd edition

    by Karen Virag & Editors' Association of Canada Editors' Association of Canada (October 04, 2017)

    Editing Canadian English is a style guide, reference manual, judgment-call coach, and much more. Written by expert editors from across the country, it presents a flexible but systematic approach to creating...

    How to Enter a Writing Contest and Win!

    by Deepak Gupta Words Matter Publishing (September 21, 2017)

    Are you an aspiring author who has been writing a short story, a novel, or a children's book? Maybe you’ve written a recipe guide, business guide, or a fitness book

    Regardless of the genre, aspiring authors...

    The Elements of Style

    by William Jr. Strunk Jr. Strunk William (September 21, 2017)

    'The Elements of Style' (1918), by William Strunk, Jr., is an American English writing style guide. It is the best-known, most influential prescriptive treatment of English grammar and usage, and often is required...