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Damn Fine Story: Mastering the Tools of a Powerful Narrative

by Chuck Wendig

HOOK YOUR AUDIENCE WITH UNFORGETTABLE STORYTELLING

What do Luke Skywalker, John McClane, and a lonely dog on Ho'okipa Beach have in common?

Simply put, we care about them.

Great storytelling is making readers care...


Editing Canadian English, 3rd edition

by Karen Virag & Editors' Association of Canada

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...


Storytelling for Pantsers

by Annalisa C Parent

Are you a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants writer? Hungry for a book that shows you how to write and revise your novel without an outline?

Discover the secret sauce to help those of us seat-flyers get at least some...


The Elements of Style

by William Strunk Jr.

'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...


How to Enter a Writing Contest and Win!

by Deepak Gupta

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

'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...


Good Writing Is Good Business

by Margaret Chandler

Are you looking for a book that will help you improve your business writing and write more efficiently and confidently? And a book that will also serve as a reference guide and answer many common questions and...


Writing & Selling Short Stories & Personal Essays: The Essential Guide to Getting Your Work Published

by Windy Lynn Harris

Write It Short, Sell It Now

Short stories and personal essays have never been hotter--or more crucial for a successful writing career. Earning bylines in magazines and literary journals is a terrific way to...


The Editor's Lexicon: Essential Writing Terms for Novelists

by Sarah Cypher

Become a revision-savvy writer with the help of The Editor's Lexicon: Essential Writing Terms for Novelists. It decodes, defines, and provides helpful examples of the editorial jargon used in writing workshops,...


Happy Writing

by Jenny Alexander

Every writer feels stuck sometimes, but you don’t have to be beaten by writer’s block. This guide from seasoned author and writing teacher, Jenny Alexander, with contributions from many other writers, offers...


How to Write a Book Proposal: The Insider's Step-by-Step Guide to Proposals that Get You Published

by Jody Rein & Michael Larsen

THE ESSENTIAL RESOURCE FOR SELLING YOUR BOOK

 

If you want to publish a book, you must present it to agents and publishers with a knock-your-socks-off proposal. Whether you're seeking a traditional press to...


The Real CSI

by Kate Bendelow

Who is allowed access to a crime scene? What happens when a body is discovered? Will a blood transfusion alter DNA? How can the distribution of gunshot residue inform your plot? The Real CIS - A Forensic Handbook...


Extended Essay for the IB Diploma: Skills for Success: Skills for Success

by Paul Hoang & Chris Taylor

Build confidence in a range of key essay writing techniques and skills with this practical companion, full of advice and guidance from experienced EE experts.

· Build essay writing techniques and skills through...


A Guide to Writing for Human Service Professionals

by Morley D. Glicken

Straightforward and concise, the second edition of A Guide to Writing for Human Service Professionals offers students and professionals practical tools to improve their writing. In his animated and highly accessible...


Pep Talks for Writers: 52 Insights and Actions to Boost Your Creative Mojo

by Grant Faulkner

Every writer knows that as rewarding as the creative process is, it can often be a bumpy road. Have hope and keep at it! Designed to kick-start creativity, this handbook from the executive director of National...


How to Be A Travel Writer

by Lonely Planet & Don George

Bursting with invaluable advice, this inspiring and practical guide, fully revised and updated in this new edition, is a must for anyone who yearns to write about travel - whether they aspire to make their living...


Bring Your Fiction to Life: Crafting Three-Dimensional Stories with Depth and Complexity

by Karen S. Wiesner

Craft a Story That Towers Above the Rest

You know it when you read it: In page after page and scene after scene, a truly engrossing novel has qualities that set it apart. Authentic characters, a well-rounded...


How to Self-Publish for Under $100

by Cinquanta Cox-Smith

• 81% of Americans want to write a book • Self-pubbed books accounted for 31% of all e-book sales • According to Bowker 458,000 books were indie pubbed in 2015 in the US. That’s up 437% from 2008 •...


Fearless Writing: How to Create Boldly and Write with Confidence

by William Kenower

Find the courage to create your best writing life.

Whether you're a fledgling writer or a veteran with years of experience, fearlessness--that elusive blend of self-acceptance, confidence, and curiosity--is...


A Story That Matters

by Gina L. Carroll

No matter who you are, your story is a part of something big—the fabric of history and the human experience. Once written and shared, your story will change someone. And that someone is most likely you. A...