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Product Description: A revised and updated guide to the essentials of a writer’s craft, presented by a brilliant practitioner of the art Completely revised and rewritten to address the challenges and opportunities of the modern era, this handbook is a short, deceptively simple guide to the craft of writing...read more

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9780544611610 | Mariner Books, September 1, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A revised and updated guide to the essentials of a writer’s craft, presented by a brilliant practitioner of the art Completely revised and rewritten to address the challenges and opportunities of the modern era, this handbook is a short, deceptively simple guide to the craft of writing.
9780440425007, titled "First Grade Takes a Test" | Reissue edition (Dell Pub Co, December 1, 1985), cover price $2.95 | also contains First Grade Takes a Test, Steering the Craft: A Twenty-first Century Guide to Sailing the Sea of Story | About this edition: A teacher wisely convinces her first-grade students that even though they did not do very well on a multiple-choice test, there are some abilities a test cannot measure.

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Product Description: Many writing instructors and workbooks make basic assumptions about writing—that you need to have a good grasp of grammar, to read widely, and to write objectively—before you can tell a story. These assumptions are wrong. They invoke fear in would-be writers, who are afraid of being judged and criticized for what they say and how they say it...read more

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9781630266967 | Workbook edition (Hunter House, April 9, 2013), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Many writing instructors and workbooks make basic assumptions about writing—that you need to have a good grasp of grammar, to read widely, and to write objectively—before you can tell a story.

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9780897936309 | Workbook edition (Hunter House, April 9, 2013), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Many writing instructors and workbooks make basic assumptions about writing—that you need to have a good grasp of grammar, to read widely, and to write objectively—before you can tell a story.

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Product Description: Even dedicated and experienced writers need what author and writing coach Hal Zina Bennett provides: a fresh, fun, surefire place to start. In this handy resource, practiced and aspiring writers alike will find inspiration and initiative in the form of prompts for brief writing exercises, story prompts that set forth dramatic arcs for more lengthy works, readings with exercises that reflect on the art and craft of writing, and quotes from famous authors on the inner processes of successful work...read more

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9781577316893 | New World Library, February 1, 2010, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Even dedicated and experienced writers need what author and writing coach Hal Zina Bennett provides: a fresh, fun, surefire place to start.

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Product Description: An essential handbook for nonfiction writers, featuring the trusted personal writing exercises of today's masters of creative non-fiction, including Gay Talese, Reza Aslan, John Matteson, Tilar Mazzeo, and many more! Beginners and seasoned writers alike will relish the opportunity to use the top-notch writing exercises collected in Now Write! Nonfiction culled from the personal stashes of bestselling and critically-acclaimed nonfiction authors like legendary essayist Gay Talese (Thy Neighbor's Wife), New York Times-bestselling authors Ishmael Beah (A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier) Reza Aslan (No God but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam), and Tilar Mazzeo (The Widow Clicquot), 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winner John Matteson (Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father), creative nonfiction icon Lee Gutkind (Creative Nonfiction magazine), and many other top memoirists, journalists, and teachers of creative nonfiction, these exercises offer fresh ideas for every facet of creative nonfiction writing, from pushing through writers block to organizing a story, capturing character to fine-tuning dialogue, injecting new life into a finished piece to starting a new work from scratch...read more
By Sherry Ellis (editor)

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9781585427581 | J P Tarcher, December 24, 2009, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: An essential handbook for nonfiction writers, featuring the trusted personal writing exercises of today's masters of creative non-fiction, including Gay Talese, Reza Aslan, John Matteson, Tilar Mazzeo, and many more!

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Product Description: Life Writing offers the novice writer engaging and creative activities, making use of insightful, relevant readings from well-known authors to illustrate the techniques presented. This volume makes use of new versions of key chapters from the recent Routledge/Open University textbook, Creative Writing: A Workbook with Readings for writers who are specializing in life writing...read more

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9780415461535, titled "Life Writing" | Routledge, February 10, 2009, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Life Writing offers the novice writer engaging and creative activities, making use of insightful, relevant readings from well-known authors to illustrate the techniques presented.

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Product Description: A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Words The old saying is true. And if you're a writer in need of inspiration, it's also the key to creating an endless number of stories while honing your craft to a razor's edge. Inside, you'll find over 110 beautiful and intriguing photos created just for this book...read more
By Tricia Bateman (photographer) and Phil Sexton

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9781582974729 | Writers Digest Books, January 1, 2007, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Words The old saying is true.

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Provides a series of warm-ups and practical exercises for aspiring writers that address such issues as fear of failure, dyslexia, writer's block, rewriting, and related matters. Reprint. 15,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780312242725 | 1 edition (St Martins Pr, June 1, 2000), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Provides a series of warm-ups and practical exercises for aspiring writers that address such issues as fear of failure, dyslexia, writer's block, rewriting, and related matters.

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9780312286217 | Reprint edition (Griffin, June 14, 2002), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Provides a series of warm-ups and practical exercises for aspiring writers that address such issues as fear of failure, dyslexia, writer's block, rewriting, and related matters.

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Product Description: From Reynolds Price, much acclaimed author of award-winning novels, plays, poems, stories, and essays, comes a work that is unique among contemporary writers of American literature. For more than forty years, Price has kept a working journal of his writing life...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780822325888, titled "Learning a Trade: A Craftsman's Notebooks, 1955™1997" | Duke Univ Pr, September 1, 2000, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: From Reynolds Price, much acclaimed author of award-winning novels, plays, poems, stories, and essays, comes a work that is unique among contemporary writers of American literature.

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Product Description: From Reynolds Price, much acclaimed author of award-winning novels, plays, poems, stories, and essays, comes a work that is unique among contemporary writers of American literature. For more than forty years, Price has kept a working journal of his writing life...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780822321125 | Duke Univ Pr, December 1, 1998, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: From Reynolds Price, much acclaimed author of award-winning novels, plays, poems, stories, and essays, comes a work that is unique among contemporary writers of American literature.

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Covers the basic elements of narrative, including what makes a story move and what slows it down

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9780933377479 | Eighth Mountain Pr, April 1, 1998, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Covers the basic elements of narrative, including what makes a story move and what slows it down

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9780933377462 | Eighth Mountain Pr, April 1, 1998, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Covers the basic elements of narrative, including what makes a story move and what slows it down

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