Category: Reference - Writing and Style Guides.


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A manual for writers of term papers, theses, and dissertations

By: Turabian, Kate L. L.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1996.,

Edition: 6

For close to sixty years Kate L. Turabian's "Manual for Writers" has offered comprehensive and detailed guidance to authors of research papers--term papers, theses, and dissertations. Now the editors of "The Chicago Manual of Style" have revised Turabian's "Manual" to bring the details of style into conformity with the fourteenth edition of "The Chicago Manual." This new edition of "Turabian" also reflects the way students work today, taking into account the role of pers... View more info

Be your own literary agent

By: Levin, Martin

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Ten Speed Press, c1996.,

Why sacrifice ten to fifteen percent of your book advance to a commissioned agent when you don'¬?t have to? If you'¬?re a talented writer with a head for details, you can prepare your manuscript, pitch it to publishers, secure an offer, and negotiate your contract without using an agent or spending hundreds of dollars on a publishing lawyer. In this revised and updated edition of BE YOUR OWN LITERARY AGENT, fifty-year publishing veteran Martin P. Levin walks first-time... View more info

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Beginnings, middles, and ends

By: Kress, Nancy

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, c1993.,

Get your stories off to a roaring start.Keep them tight and crisp throughout.Conclude them with a wallop.Is the story or novel you've been carrying around in your head the same one you see on the page? Or does the dialogue suddenly sound flat and predictable? Do the events seem to ramble?Translating a flash of inspiration into a compelling story requires careful crafting. The words you choose, how you describe characters, and the way you orchestrate conflict all... View more info

Damn! Why Didn't I Write That? How Ordinary People are Raking in $100,000.00...or more Writing Nonfiction Books & How You Can Too!

By: McCutcheon, Marc

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Quill Driver Books,

The elderly woman's adventure in solitude... The housewife's battle with obesity... The gay man's guide to pleasuring women... The farmer's cookbook... The teenager's solution to a puzzling national obsession... The home baker's directions for giant cookies... The gym teacher's belly flattener... The alcoholic's chronicle of addiction... The elementary school teacher's encyclopedia of all things disgusting...Best-sellers all...Ordin... View more info

First paragraphs

By: Newlove, Donald

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 1993.,

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How to Write & Illustrate Childrens Books and Get Them Published

By: Bicknell, Treld

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books,

A nice clean copy. View more info

How to write a book proposal

By: Larsen, Michael

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, c1985.,

Former owner's name on front endpaper. View more info

How to write it, how to sell it

By: Palmer, Linda K.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 1998.,

As a producer and successful screenwriter, Linda Palmer knows all of Hollywood's trade secrets--and in" How to Write It, How to Sell I"t, she shares them all.Linda Palmer knows that even in closed-door Hollywood, if your screenplay snags the interest of a producer, it doesn't matter who you are--you're in. The trick is getting your screenplay into the producer's hands. As a former vice president of production at Tristar Pictures and a credited screenwriter, Linda Pal... View more info

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Life on the Death Beat

By: Baranick, Alana

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Marion Street Press, Inc.,

"Life on the Death Beat" is a guide to obituary writing. It helps journalists effectively research and write obituaries that inform readers. View more info

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MLA handbook for writers of research papers 7th edition

By: Gibaldi, Joseph

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Modern Language Association of America, 2009.,

Edition: 7

Widely adopted by universities, colleges, and secondary schools, the MLA Handbook gives step-by-step advice on every aspect of writing research papers, from selecting a topic to submitting the completed paper. For over half a century, the MLA Handbook is the guide millions of writers have relied on. The seventh edition is a comprehensive, up-to-date guide to research and writing in the online environment. It provides an authoritative update of MLA documentation style for... View more info

Movies in the mind

By: Rae, Colleen Mariah

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM : Sherman Asher Pub., c1996.,

A nice clean copy. View more info

Plotting and Writing Suspense Fiction

By: Highsmith, Patricia

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1990, c1983.,

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Prentice-Hall handbook for writers

By: Leggett, Glenn H.

Price: $3.75

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, c1985.,

Edition: 9

Former owner's name inside front cover. View more info

Publication manual of the American Psychological Association

By: American Medical Association

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, c2001.,

Edition: 5

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association is the style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, educators, and professionals in psychology, sociology, business, economics, nursing, social work, and justice administration and for other disciplines in which effective communication with words and data is fundamental.The new edition has been revised and updated to include: -- The latest guidelines and examples for referencing electronic and o... View more info

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Selected Essays of Robert J. Connors

By: Ede, Lisa S.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's,

A bright clean copy. Looks new. View more info