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Get a Literary Agent: The Complete Guide to Securing Representation for Your Work

by Chuck Sambuchino

The Ultimate Guide to Getting a Literary Agent!

If you dream of scoring the best possible deal with a traditional publisher and seeing your book in print, you need literary representation. Filled with practical,...


The Truth of Memoir: How to Write about Yourself and Others with Honesty, Emotion, and Integrity

by Kerry Cohen

Baring the Truth in Your Memoir

When you write a memoir or personal essay, you dare to reveal the truths of your experience: about yourself, and about others in your life. How do you expose long-guarded secrets...


Writing the Paranormal Novel: Techniques and Exercises for Weaving Supernatural Elements Into Your Story.

by Steven Harper

Vampires, werewolves, and zombies, oh my!

Writing a paranormal novel takes more than casting an alluring vampire or arming your hero with a magic wand. It takes an original idea, believable characters, a compelling...


The Breakout Novelist: Craft and Strategies for Career Fiction Writers

by Donald Maass

The all-inclusive guide for novel writers

If you're serious about making your fiction vibrant, engaging, and marketable, you've found the right book. The Breakout Novelist gives you the craft and business know-how...


Writing Monsters: How to Craft Believably Terrifying Creatures to Enhance Your Horror, Fantasy, and Science Fiction

by Philip Athans

Monsters are more than things that go bump in the night...

Monsters are lurking in the woods, beneath the waves, and within our favorite books, films, and games--and there are good reasons why they appear so...


The Art of Slow Writing

by Louise DeSalvo

In a series of conversational observations and meditations on the writing process, The Art of Slow Writing examines the benefits of writing slowly. DeSalvo advises her readers to explore their creative process...


The Writer's Idea Thesaurus: An Interactive Guide for Developing Ideas for Novels and Short Stories

by Fred White

Endless ideas at your fingertips, and at the turn of a page...

Need an idea for a short story or novel? Look no further than The Writer's Idea Thesaurus. It's far more than a collection of simple writing prompts....


Writing New Adult Fiction

by Deborah Halverson

Join the New Adult Fiction revolution!

From Sylvia Day's Bared to You to Jamie McGuire's Beautiful Disaster, new adult fiction has arrived--and it's hotter than ever. But there's more to this category than its...


The Elements of Academic Style: Writing for the Humanities

by Eric Hayot

Eric Hayot teaches graduate students and faculty in literary and cultural studies how to think and write like a professional scholar. From granular concerns, such as sentence structure and grammar, to big-picture...


Communicating with Intelligence: Writing and Briefing for National Security

by James S. Major

Aimed at students, faculty, and practitioners, the book is designed to provide all necessary information on how to prepare, write, and read intelligence publications. This book outlines the foundations of good...


Silences

by Tillie Olsen & Shelley Fisher Fishkin

Special 25th anniversary edition of the landmark survey that revolutionized the view of literary history.


The Weekend Book Proposal: How to Write a Winning Proposal in 48 Hours and Sell Your Book

by Ryan G. Van Cleave

Write Better Proposals Faster to Accelerate Your Writing Career!

Whether you are a true beginner or a seasoned writer looking to secure more book contracts, The Weekend Book Proposal shows you how to take your...


Mastering the Craft of Writing: How to Write with Clarity, Emphasis, and Style

by Stephen Wilbers

Make Every Word Memorable!

To be remembered for your words, you need to write with skill and style. Whether you're crafting a novel, composing an e-mail, or creating a technical report, Mastering the Craft of...


Writing Well in the 21st Century: The Five Essentials

by Linda Spencer

Writing Well in the 21st Century: The Five Essentials provides students, career-builders, and professional writers with the basic elements needed for writing in the 21st century. The book fully explains—and...


Write the Perfect Book Proposal: 10 That Sold and Why

by Jeff Herman & Deborah Levine Herman

Want to publish your book?

Learn how--it's easier than you think!

Charismatic authors and literary agents Jeff Herman and Deborah Levine Herman have successfully sold hundreds of titles and learned--through trial...


Essential Writing Skills for College and Beyond

by Charlene Gill

Hone Your Writing Skills for Success in College and in Life!

Every student knows that writing a successful college paper is no small undertaking. To make the grade, you need to express your ideas clearly and...


The Complete Guide to Article Writing: How to Write Successful Articles for Online and Print Markets

by Naveed Saleh

Master the art of article writing!

The world of journalism is changing rapidly, and the modern journalist needs more than a basic knowledge of article writing to navigate it. The Complete Guide to Article Writing...


The Elements of Style: The Original Edition

by William Strunk

This is the book that generations of writers have relied upon for timeless advice on grammar, diction, syntax, and other essentials. In concise terms, it identifies the principal requirements of proper style...


An Insider's Guide to Publishing

by David Comfort

"PERSEVERANCE IS MUCH MORE IMPORTANT THAN TALENT. BECAUSE SO MANY TALENTED PEOPLE FALL BY THE WAYSIDE"

--James Michener

The history of writing is full of authors striving to succeed in a hyper-competetive publishing...


Braving the Fire

by Jessica Handler

Braving the Fire is the first book to provide a road map for the journey of writing honestly about mourning, grief and loss. Created specifically by and for the writer who has experienced illness, loss, or the...