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Once Upon a Slime: 45 Fun Ways to Get Writing Fast!

By: Andy Griffiths

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Australia, Pan: 2013

Seller ID: 002963


- Have you ever wondered where ideas come from and how stories are made? - Would you like to know the true stories behind some of Andy and Terry's books and characters? - Are you looking for simple, practical and inspiring writing activities? - Would you like to discover 45 great ways to have fun with words and pictures? If you answered YES to any of these questions, then this is definitely the right book for you! Designed for teachers, students and young aspir... View more info

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Text Types 2nd Edition A writing guide for students

By: Anne Townsend and Anne Quill

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Australia, Cengage Learning: 2012

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A1224


Text Types: a writing guide for students provides a clear reference tool for students, teachers and parents to understand 30 different types of written texts, both literary and factual.This larger format Second Edition has been updated and expanded in the variety of text types and examples included. Examples presented and analysed include many electronic texts. According to the Australian Curriculum: English, students in years 7 to 10 are expected to plan, draft and publ... View more info

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Spellbinding Sentences: A Writer's Guide to Achieving Excellence and Captivating Readers

By: Barbara Baig

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2015

Seller ID: 003660


Elevate Your Writing From So-So To Spectacular! Great writing requires more than an original idea, compelling characters, or a scintillating plot. An author needs all of these to be successful, but writing--and writing well--also demands an entirely different skill set. Spellbinding Sentences arms you with the tools you need to master the power of the English language. In this book, you'll learn the different qualities of words and the many ways those words can be combin... View more info

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The Writers Guide to Weapons: A Practical Reference for Using Firearms and Knives in Fiction

By: Benjamin Sobieck

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2015

Seller ID: 003370


When it comes to writing weapons, most authors shoot from the hip--and miss. The Writer's Guide to Weapons will help you hit your target every time. Firearms and knives have starring roles in a wide range of genres--crime, thriller, war, mystery, Western, and more. Unfortunately, many depictions of weapons in novels and film are pure fiction. Knowing the difference between a shotshell and a slug, a pistol and a revolver, or a switchblade and a butterfly knife is essentia... View more info

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The Write-Brain Workbook : 382 Exercises to Free Your Creative Writing

By: Bonnie Neubauer

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Memory Makers: 2015

Seller ID: 003372


Banish the Blank Page! You're seated at your desk, fingers poised above the keyboard, ready to write...but the words aren't coming. You're tapped out--or worse, burnt out. The blank page strikes again. Never fear. If you're battling writer's block, or if you're just looking for ways to flex your creative writing muscles, The Write-Brain Workbook Revised & Expanded will ensure that you never have to face another wordless day. Brimming with 400 stimulating writing prompts-... View more info

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How to Write What You Want to Say in the Primary Years: A Guide for Primary Students who know what they want to say but can't find the words

By: Catherine Black and Patricia Hipwell

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2014

Seller ID: 003695


Young writers who struggle with putting their ideas into writing need language to help them. This book provides that language in the form of sentence starters and connectives. It also provides graphic organisers to help young writers organise their thoughts - a process necessary for good writing. How to write what you want to say. in the primary years: a guide for primary students who know what they want to say but can't find the words provides parents, teachers and you... View more info

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Writing Your Legacy: The Step-by-Step Guide to Crafting Your Life Story

By: Cheryl Svensson and Richard Campbell

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2015

Seller ID: 003658


Craft a meaningful life story! A written legacy of your life--one that encompasses experiences, lessons learned, failures and triumphs--is a gift your family and friends will cherish for years to come. Writing this story may seem daunting, but it doesn't have to be. Writing Your Legacy is a step-by-step guide to chronicling a life story that reflects your true self. Through a series of 35 guided themes, as well as supplementary exercises, you'll explore milestones, relat... View more info

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

By: Chuck Sambuchino

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2015

Seller ID: 001902


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, straightforward advice and insider tips, Get a Literary Agent is a one-stop resource for writers of both fiction and nonfiction. You'll learn how to: * Research agents and target the best ones for your work * Navigate the submission process--from best practices t... View more info

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Scribbles from the Suburbs

By: Creative Writers' Group Logan

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, InHouse Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: A1076


"Scribbles from the Suburbs" is the first publication, for a collection of works by a small group of amateur writer's from Logan City.Through this eclectic mix of stories, you will travel through country towns and sail on the high seas, ride a country train and enter the cell of a notorious prison. Some will take you back to another era and possibly evoke your own memories. There are twists and unexpected turns that will leave you smiling. A few are loosely based on fact... View more info

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The Academic Essay: How to Plan, Draft, Write and Edit 2E Revised

By: Derek Soles

Price: $33.95

Publisher: UK, Studymates: 2005

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 000629


This book is a step-by-step guide to all the stages of writing an academic essay. The first part deals with gathering, evaluating and organising information; the second how to write effective introductions and concluding paragraphs, and the final section how to revise and edit your work. Full of practical tips and advice gleaned from years of experience as a tutor on the receiving end of essays, this is essential reading for every student in full- or part-time education ... View more info

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The Breakout Novelist: How to Craft Novels That Stand Out and Sell

By: Donald Maass

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2015

Seller ID: 001888


The must-have reference for novel writers! If you're serious about transforming your writing into vibrant, engaging, and marketable fiction, you've found the right book. The Breakout Novelist gives you the craft and business know-how you need to make your stories stand out. Veteran literary agent Donald Maass brings together the best innovative and practical information from his previous books and workshops to help you set your novel apart from the competition. Maass sha... View more info

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Clark's Publishing Agreements: A Book of Precedents 8th Edition [used book]

By: Edited by Lynette Owen

Price: $95.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury Publishing: 2010

Edition: 8th Edition

Seller ID: A1086


This comprehensive book provides model agreements, covering a variety of publishing circumstances from head contracts to a range of licensing scenarios. Together with detailed explanatory notes, a series of appendices on related topics and a CD-ROM of all precedents, this text will prove invaluable in drafting effective publishing agreements. The new 8th edition has been fully revised and updated to include: Coverage of copyright legislation and developments in the digit... View more info

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Senior Text Types 2nd Edition A writing guide for students

By: Elli Housden

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Australia, Cengage Learning: 2013

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A1223


Senior Text Types: A Writing Guide for Students has been fully revised to provide a ready reference tool for students, teachers and parents to assist in the production of over 30 different types of written texts. Each text type is presented in a double page format, with one page analysing the structure of the genre and the second page presenting an example of the text. This presentation provides the scaffolding and modelling necessary for the development of writing skill... View more info

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

By: Fred White

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2014

Seller ID: 000386


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. You'll find a vast treasury of story ideas inside, organized by subject, theme, and situation categories, and listed alphabetically for easy reference. Author and award-winning writing instructor Fred White shows you how to build out and customize these ideas to... View more info

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The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation 11th Edition An Easy-to-use Guide with Clear Rules, Real-world Examples, and Reproducible Quizzes

By: Jane Straus

Price: $23.95

Publisher: USA, John Wiley and Sons: 2014

Edition: 11th Edition

Seller ID: A1217


A revised and updated new edition of the bestselling workbook and grammar guide The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is a concise, entertaining workbook and guide to English grammar, punctuation, and usage. This user-friendly resource includes simple explanations of grammar, punctuation, and usage; scores of helpful examples; dozens of reproducible worksheets; and pre- and post-tests to help teach grammar to students of all ages. Appropriate for virtually any age ran... View more info

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Successful Novel Plotting

By: Jean Saunders

Price: $28.95

Publisher: UK, Accent Press: 2009

Seller ID: 003146


What is it about a good book that hooks the reader and makes them want more? A good plot. Every best-selling author from Agatha Christie to Terry Pratchett knows the importance of a strong story. But for the budding author it can be daunting and even confusing. How do you turn that seed of an idea into a great epic?This authoritative guide will help steer new writers through the minefield of the writing process. Using examples from her own work, and that of other top aut... View more info

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

By: Jeff Gerke

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2014

Seller ID: 000223


The essential guide to mastering Christian fiction! To write a powerful, meaningful Christian novel, you must embrace the soaring creativity inspired by faith, while also committing to the serious discipline required of an artisan. You must be able to weave a compelling story with an underlying message that deeply affects both your characters and your readers. As fulfilling as the Christian genre is, the road to a satisfying story--and publication--is filled with hard wo... View more info

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The Irresistible Novel: How to Craft an Extraordinary Story That Engages Readers from Start to Finish

By: Jeff Gerke

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2015

Seller ID: 002137


Discover Your Voice and Enthrall Readers!The craft of writing is filled with various debates: Should I include a prologue? Should I delete all adverbs from my manuscript? Just how much backstory--if any--can I include in my story? These questions--and their often-contradictory answers--can cause confusion, frustration, and even paralysis in the writer."The Irresistible Novel" frees you from the limits of so-called "rules" and instead provides you with a singular goal: Yo... View more info

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A Writer's Guide to Persistence: How to Create a Lasting and Productive Writing Practice

By: Jordan Rosenfeld

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2015

Seller ID: 002020


Practice. Polish. Persist. Your writing journey can take you many places: hiking through steep mountains, traversing unknown territory, hurdling both roadblocks and rejections. Even the siren song of fame and fortune can distract you from your true purpose: to express yourself in an authentic and meaningful way, and to share your words with others. A Writer's Guide to Persistence is your road map through the rugged terrain of the writer's path. You'll discover advice and... View more info

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101 Ways to Say Thank You: Notes of Gratitude for All

By: Kelly Browne

Price: $19.95

Publisher: USA, Sterling: 2015

Seller ID: 001974


Nothing says good manners like an elegantly crafted thank-you note, whether on paper or by e-mail. This refreshed and reissued etiquette classic-now updated with new information for the digital age-provides all the dos and don'ts, along with a perfectly phrased 'thank-you' for every occasion, from weddings and baby showers to business interviews and charity events. This indispensable guide will make sure you're never at a loss for words of appreciation. View more info