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English Composition & Style

by Speedy Publishing

A study guide on English composition and style helps you to study by assisting in the process of identifying and adhering to a schedule of activity so that the use of your time is maximized. You are presented...


Essays & Term Papers

by Speedy Publishing

A study guide on essays and term papers can help you study by outlining key points that should be included in your submission. A student can often take more liberties when writing an essay. However, term papers...


English Composition: Speedy Study Guides

by Speedy Publishing

There is no doubt about the fact that many of us need a brush up on the English language. However, it may be difficult to enroll in a course to relearn some of the basic rules of the English language when we...


Writing after Retirement: Tips from Successful Retired Writers

by Carol Smallwood & Christine Redman-Waldeyer

This anthology explores the many avenues would-be writers can take to initiate a career as a published author. It is filled with tips on how to write in a variety of genres and how to connect with other writers...


Collected Stories

by Donald Margulies

The highly acclaimed new play by the author of Sight Unseen and The Model Apartment .


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...


The Mindful Writer

by Dinty W. Moore

Going beyond the typical "how to write" book, The Mindful Writer illuminates the creative process: where writing and creativity originate, how mindfulness plays into work, how to cultivate good writing habits,...


The Golden Thread: A History of Writing

by Ewan Clayton

From the simple representative shapes used to record transactions of goods and services in ancient Mesopotamia, to the sophisticated typographical resources available to the twenty-first-century users of desktop...


Stein On Writing

by Sol Stein

Your future as a writer is in your hands. Whether you are a newcomer or an accomplished professional, a novelist, story writer, or a writer of nonfiction, you will find this book a wealth of immediately useful...


How to Grow a Novel

by Sol Stein

Each year thousands of fiction writers, from beginners to bestselling author, benefit from Sol Stein's sold-out workshops, featured appearances at writers' conferences, software for writers, on-line columns,...


On the Art of Writing

by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch

A renowned critic and scholar addresses the artistic and vital nature of language as well as the skills needed to convey and receive the written word. Features principles and practical guidelines for aspiring...


The Prosody Handbook: A Guide to Poetic Form

by Robert Beum & Karl Shapiro

This guide to versification is immensely useful for anyone interested in poetry or in general poetic structure. Concise and informal, it offers a systematic study of meter, tempo, rhyme, and other components...


A Little Book on Form

by Robert Hass

An acute and deeply insightful book of essays exploring poetic form and the role of instinct and imagination within form—from former poet laureate, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winning author Robert...


Cracking the Common Core: Choosing and Using Texts in Grades 6-12

by Michael C. McKenna, Sharon Walpole, William E. Lewis & Jacob Nagy et al.

This book guides teachers in grades 6-12 to strategically combine a variety of texts--including literature, informational texts, and digital sources--to meet their content-area goals and the demands of the Common...


The Art & Craft of Writing Christian Fiction: The Complete Guide to Finding Your Story, Honing Your Skills, & Glorifying God in Your Novel

by Jeff Gerke

Let's face it: Christian fiction is fun. Even if you're writing a serious-minded study of man's inhumanity to man, there is something exhilarating about story; about creating people and worlds and events; about...


Learning to Write with Purpose: Effective Instruction in Grades 4-8

by Karen Kuelthau Allan, Mary C. McMackin, Erika Thulin Dawes & Stephanie A. Spadorcia

Communicating ideas and information is what makes writing meaningful—yet many upper elementary and middle school students write in a vacuum, without considering the aims of their writing or the needs of their...


Writing to Wake the Soul

by Karen Hering

Through the power of everyday words, find and deepen your connection with faith and self in the spiritual practice of writing.

Whether you approach this book primarily as a reader or a writer, you can open a...


Journey of Memoir: The Three Stages of Memoir Writing

by Linda Joy Myers

A unique workbook from National Association of Memoir Writers founder Linda Joy Myers that offers the tools writers need to begin, develop, and complete a memoir, including lessons on how to write a great scene,...


Excuse Me, Your Participle's Dangling: How to Use Grammar to Make Your Writing Powers Soar

by Catherine DePino

Excuse Me, Your Participle’s Dangling will give you all the bare essentials of grammar that you need to write like a pro. If you’re a businessperson, college student, or ESL student seeking a user-friendly...


Architecture of the Novel: A Writer's Handbook

by Jane Vandenburgh & Anne Lamott

Jane Vandenburgh, the author of two highly acclaimed novels and a recent memoir, offers aspiring writers the tools to create powerful and unique novels filled not only with good writing but also dynamic storytelling....