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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: Turn your inspiration into a story with clear, expert guidance Creative Writing Exercises For Dummies is a step-by-step creative writing course designed to hone your craft, regardless of ability. Written by the founder of the Complete Creative Writing Course at London's Groucho Club, this activity-based guide walks you through the process of developing and writing in a wide range of genres including novels, short stories and creative nonfiction...read more

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9781118921050 | For Dummies, November 10, 2014, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: Turn your inspiration into a story with clear, expert guidance Creative Writing Exercises For Dummies is a step-by-step creative writing course designed to hone your craft, regardless of ability.

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Product Description: Philip Theibert has published extensively and teaches writing at various universities, as well as conducting numerous creativity and writing seminars. He has developed writing courses for universities and Fortune 500 companies. This book contains over 20 years of picking and choosing the best writing exercises which will boost your creativity and make you a published author...read more

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9781782793380, titled "The Blockbuster Book of Brain Expanding, Creativity Enhancing, Writing Exercises: Guaranteed to Make You a Great Writer, an Innovative Thinker and a Creative Force in Any Walk of Life" | Business Books, March 28, 2014, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Philip Theibert has published extensively and teaches writing at various universities, as well as conducting numerous creativity and writing seminars.

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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: BLUEPRINTS FOR WRITING: BUILDING ESSAYS demystifies the writing process by guiding you through each step of the essay plan, or blueprint. This text empowers you to write essays from the start, providing numerous practice exercises, activities, and prompts to help you along the way...read more

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9780495802464 | Wadsworth Pub Co, January 16, 2013, cover price $78.95 | About this edition: BLUEPRINTS FOR WRITING: BUILDING ESSAYS demystifies the writing process by guiding you through each step of the essay plan, or blueprint.

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Product Description: Designed for all students in the introductory course, The Practice of Creative Writing has a simple message: you can do this, and it’s worthwhile to try. Heather Sellers, who writes in multiple genres herself, has developed an approach that focuses on the habits and strategies that produce good writing in any genre: Images; Energy; Tension; Pattern; Insight; and Revision...read more

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9780312676025 | 2 edition (Bedford/st Martins, August 10, 2012), cover price $77.40 | About this edition: Designed for all students in the introductory course, The Practice of Creative Writing has a simple message: you can do this, and it’s worthwhile to try.
9780312436476 | Bedford/st Martins, July 31, 2007, cover price $62.50 | About this edition: The Practice of Creative Writing is designed for all students in the introductory course, including those who may never take another writing class.

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Product Description: Is your creative writing in need of inspiration? Do you need confidence to create watertight plots and believable characters? The Writer's Source Book provides dozens of practical exercises to help you create storylines, craft people and generate ideas, with support and creative insight for every stage...read more

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9781444135916 | Teach Yourself, February 1, 2012, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Is your creative writing in need of inspiration?

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Product Description: Ready! Action! Write! A student's writing skill is the single best predictor of success in the first year of college-better than math, vocabulary, grammar, or reading prowess. Unfortunately, while high schools teach students the mechanics of writing, they don't address issues such as getting unstuck, writing a first draft, brainstorming, finding the thesis that's hiding in an essay, soliciting useful feedback, or telling a story in pictures...read more

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9781615641079, titled "Everything You Need to Write Great Essays You Can Learn from Watching Movies: You Can Learn from Watching Movies" | Csm org edition (Alpha Books, July 5, 2011), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Ready!

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Product Description: Motivate your students with the wide variety of photographs and writing prompts in this delightful book by award-winning photographer and former English teacher Hank Kellner. The varied prompts include key words, questions to consider, ideas for writing, possible opening lines, suggestions for research, and more...read more

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9781877673832 | Pap/cdr edition (Cottonwood Pr, April 1, 2009), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Motivate your students with the wide variety of photographs and writing prompts in this delightful book by award-winning photographer and former English teacher Hank Kellner.

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Product Description: This refreshingly straightforward and accessible textbook introduces students who might not have a linguistic background, to the study of literary texts. Taking a genre-based approach, Gregoriou provides students with the analytical skills and theoretical approaches they need to interpret the language of literature...read more

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9780230525436 | Palgrave Macmillan, November 25, 2008, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This refreshingly straightforward and accessible textbook introduces students who might not have a linguistic background, to the study of literary texts.

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9780230525412 | Palgrave Macmillan, November 25, 2008, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: This refreshingly straightforward and accessible textbook introduces students who might not have a linguistic background, to the study of literary texts.

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Product Description: Whether teaching fiction or nonfiction, educators will discover the perfect activity for sharpening their students' writing skills in this helpful guide book. Emphasizing the importance of prewriting exercises, this handbook lists a variety of practical tools for young writers, including storytelling, group work, hands-on organizing, and brainstorming...read more

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9781877673771 | Cottonwood Pr, April 1, 2008, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Whether teaching fiction or nonfiction, educators will discover the perfect activity for sharpening their students' writing skills in this helpful guide book.

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Product Description: Are you beginning a creative writing course? Or thinking about taking one? Doing Creative Writing is the ideal guide to what you should expect, what will be expected of you and how you can get the most from your course. It clearly and concisely outlines: the contexts for creative writing courses, explaining where the subject has come from and why that matters the content, structure and delivery of the courses, helping you to understand how your course will be shaped, what you will be asked to do and why the skills you will develop, from self-discipline and time management through to the organization of ideas, 'reading as a writer' and editing possibilities beyond the course, showing how you continue to benefit from what you've learned...read more

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9780415402385 | Routledge, November 14, 2007, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Are you beginning a creative writing course?

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9780415402392 | Routledge, November 1, 2007, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Suitable for those beginning or contemplating a course and wondering what to expect and how to get the most from their studies, this guide talks about the 'what, how and why' of creative writing courses.

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9780203939826 | Routledge, August 1, 2007, cover price $22.95

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Product Description: This pioneering book introduces students to the practice and art of creative writing and creative reading. It offers a fresh, distinctive and beautifully written synthesis of the discipline. David Morley discusses where creative writing comes from, the various forms and camouflages it has taken, and why we teach and learn the arts of fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction...read more

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9780521838801 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 30, 2007, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This pioneering book introduces students to the practice and art of creative writing and creative reading.

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9780521547543 | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 28, 2007, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: This pioneering book introduces students to the practice and art of creative writing and creative reading.

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Product Description: The Writing Workshop Notebook is devoted to making, remaking, and remarking on writing. Ziegler's text is animated by a concern about how we relate to our own and others’ writing and by a desire to have a suitable effect on the reader’s experience with writing and critiquing...read more

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9781933368702 | Soft Skull Pr, December 30, 2007, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The Writing Workshop Notebook is devoted to making, remaking, and remarking on writing.

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Product Description: Rare Book

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9781845283391, titled "The Five-minute Writer: Exercise and Inspiration in Creative Writing in Five Minutes a Day" | How to Books Ltd, August 15, 2009, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Rare Book
9781845281571 | How to Books Ltd, December 15, 2006, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Offers you a writing-related discussion, followed by a five-minute exercise.

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A collection of personal writing exercises and commentary from some of today's top novelists, short story authors, and writing teachers includes Jill McCorkle's strategies for developing plot options, Amy Bloom's recommendations about writing through workshops, and Steve Almond's shortcuts for writing effectively. Original.
By Sherry Ellis (editor)

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9781585425228 | J P Tarcher, September 7, 2006, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A collection of personal writing exercises and commentary from some of today's top novelists, short story authors, and writing teachers includes Jill McCorkle's strategies for developing plot options, Amy Bloom's recommendations about writing through workshops, and Steve Almond's shortcuts for writing effectively.

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Presents a nuts and bolts instructional handbook that uses a series of entertaining and informative writing exercises, clear instruction in the craft behind the art, detailed reading lists, inspirational ideas, and tips on revision and productivity, all designed to help readers enhance their creative writing skills. Original. 15,500 first printing.

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9781582973500 | Writers Digest Books, May 13, 2006, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Presents a nuts and bolts instructional handbook that uses a series of entertaining and informative writing exercises, clear instruction in the craft behind the art, detailed reading lists, inspirational ideas, and tips on revision and productivity, all designed to help readers enhance their creative writing skills.

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Product Description: A highly entertaining and indispensable manual on how to write good fictionIf you want to write at all, whether from real life or not, you must be willing and able to use your imagination. That means you must be willing to take risks and sometimes look the fool...read more

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9781884910005 | 1 edition (Story Pr, September 1, 1994), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Shows how to use personal and family experiences to develop characters, plots, settings, and conversations

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9781555974442 | Graywolf Pr, April 27, 2006, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A highly entertaining and indispensable manual on how to write good fictionIf you want to write at all, whether from real life or not, you must be willing and able to use your imagination.
9781884910371 | Story Pr, September 1, 1997, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Shows how to use personal and family experiences to develop characters, plots, settings, and conversations

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Product Description: An Anthology for Creative Writers: A Garden of Forking Paths is a multi-genre literary anthology with extensive selections of contemporary poetry, short fiction, creative non-fiction, alternative forms, and essays about writing and the creative process...read more
By Beth Anstandig (editor) and Eric Killough (editor)

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9780131135017 | Longman Pub Group, March 1, 2006, cover price $132.00 | About this edition: An Anthology for Creative Writers: A Garden of Forking Paths is a multi-genre literary anthology with extensive selections of contemporary poetry, short fiction, creative non-fiction, alternative forms, and essays about writing and the creative process.

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Product Description: In Crossroads, a wealth of exercises and rich diversity of models address the elements of writing fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and drama while developing an individual's writing skills. Clear, concise discussions of particular techniques of creative writing are followed by practice of these individual techniques...read more

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9780321127617 | Longman Pub Group, October 30, 2004, cover price $109.60 | About this edition: In Crossroads, a wealth of exercises and rich diversity of models address the elements of writing fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and drama while developing an individual's writing skills.
9789990130911 | 4th edition (Addison-Wesley, October 30, 2004), cover price $0.02

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Product Description: In Open Roads, a wealth of fresh and innovative writing exercises and a diverse anthology of poetic forms address specific elements of craft while sparking readers' imaginations and developing their writing skills. Clear, concise discussions of particular techniques of writing poetry are followed by practice of these individual techniques...read more

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9780321127600 | Longman Pub Group, October 12, 2004, cover price $86.40 | About this edition: In Open Roads, a wealth of fresh and innovative writing exercises and a diverse anthology of poetic forms address specific elements of craft while sparking readers' imaginations and developing their writing skills.

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Product Description: Organized by the elements of fiction and comprised primarily of writing exercises, this text helps students hone and refine their craft with a practical, hands-on approach to writing fiction.

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9780321107176 | 2 sub edition (Longman Pub Group, December 1, 2003), cover price $56.80 | About this edition: Organized by the elements of fiction and comprised primarily of writing exercises, this text helps students hone and refine their craft with a practical, hands-on approach to writing fiction.
9780321026859 | 2nd edition (Addison-Wesley, May 1, 2000), cover price $22.01 | also contains In Deep With Stevie Ray Vaughan: The Ultimate Guide!
9780673990020 | Rev sub edition (Harpercollins College Div, January 1, 1997), cover price $36.00 | About this edition: An essential to any writer's library, What If?
9780823050055 | Rev exp edition (Watson-Guptill Pubns, January 1, 1995), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Book by Bernays, Anne, Painter, Pamela
9780062720061 | Reissue edition (Harpercollins, November 1, 1991), cover price $13.99 | About this edition: What If?

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Product Description: Unique in approach and content, this book presents specific definitions of the subgenres of creative nonfiction—memoir, the personal essay, literary journalism, nature writing, biography and history, and the nonfiction novel. Providing model readings to illustrate these definitions, this First Edition also offers practical writing exercises and strategies for readers to apply what they are learning in each subgenre...read more

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9780130994424 | Longman Pub Group, October 10, 2003, cover price $89.40 | About this edition: Unique in approach and content, this book presents specific definitions of the subgenres of creative nonfiction—memoir, the personal essay, literary journalism, nature writing, biography and history, and the nonfiction novel.

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Product Description: Nicolas Delbanco explores the stories and techniques of twelve stylists, from Ernest Hemingway to Jamaica Kincaid, and encourages students to imitate the craft of these master storytellers as they hone their own fiction writing skills. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780072414714 | McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, October 1, 2003, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: Nicolas Delbanco explores the stories and techniques of twelve stylists, from Ernest Hemingway to Jamaica Kincaid, and encourages students to imitate the craft of these master storytellers as they hone their own fiction writing skills.

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Offers a fun and creativity-promoting approach to writing while presenting suggestions on how to overcome writing blocks, in a guide that includes advice on how to focus, hundreds of verbal directives and visual cues, and a wealth of writing ideas. Original. (view table of contents)

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9780618197293 | Mariner Books, September 9, 2002, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Offers a creativity-promoting approach to writing while presenting suggestions on how to overcome writing blocks, in a guide that includes advice on how to focus, verbal directives and visual cues, and writing ideas.

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