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Handwritten is a celebration of letter-writing in all its guises
What is the secret of good prose? Does writing well even matter in an age of instant communication? Should we care? In this book about the modern art of writing...
Makes an impassioned case for an end to the sloppiness that has become such a hallmark of everyday speech and writing. This title shows how accuracy and clarity are within...
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Jeffrey Alan Schechter
This book offers a systematic approach for aspiring and working writers that has earned the author millions in script sales and writing assignments.
A guide to markets in all areas of the media, containing information on a huge range of topics including copyright, finance, submitting a manuscript, e-publishing, prizes and awards.
This expanded tenth edition of the bestselling guide to style is based on the "Economist's" own updated house style manual, and is an invaluable companion for everyone who wants to...
In her entertaining and edifying New York Times bestseller, acclaimed author Francine Prose invites you to sit by her side and take a guided tour of the tools and tricks...
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Reflects the many changes in English usage. This book draws on an extensive private archive, previously hidden away in family cupboards and attics, to tell the story behind a book...
How to write fiction and unlock the secret power of stories
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