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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


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

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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


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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Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen

By: Mary Norris

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Australia, Text Publishing, 2015


A legendary New Yorker copy editor's endlessly enjoyable life lessons in spelling and punctuation, grammar and usage. (And pencils.) 'Enlightening, useful, and often outright hilarious. From exclamation marks to emoticons, swear words to split infinitives, Mary Norris is the bomb.' Australian Women's Weekly 'What is immediately beguiling about Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen is the extraordinary amount of ground Norris covers.[She is] wise, funny, precis... 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


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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Creating Characters: The Complete Guide to Populating Your Fiction

By: The Editors of Writer's Digest Books

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books, 2014


Create characters that leap off the page--and into readers' hearts! Populating your fiction with authentic, vivid characters is a surefire way to captivate your readers from the first sentence to the last. Whether you're writing a series, novel, short story, or flash fiction, Creating Characters is an invaluable guide to bringing your fictional cast to life. This book is a comprehensive reference to every stage of character development. You'll find timely advice and help... View more info

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Critical Thinking Skills For Dummies

By: Martin Cohen

Price: $28.95

Publisher: UK, For Dummies, 2015


Turbocharge your reasoning with Critical Thinking. Just what are the ingredients of a great argument? What is the secret to communicating your ideas clearly and persuasively? And how do you see through sloppy thinking and flim-flam? If you’ve ever asked any of these questions, then this book is for you! These days, strong critical thinking skills provide a vital foundation for academic success, and Critical Thinking Skills For Dummies offers a clear and unint... View more info

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Fiction Writing Master Class: Emulating the Work of Great Novelists to Master the Fundamentals of Craft

By: William Cane

Price: $21.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books, 2015


Want to find your voice? Learn from the best! In your development as a writer, you've likely been told to develop your own unique writing style, as if it were as simple as pulling it out of thin air. But finding your voice isn't easy--it requires time, practice, and a thorough understanding of how great fiction is written. Fiction Writing Master Class analyzes the writing styles of twenty-one superior novelists including Charles Dickens, Edith Wharton, Franz Kafka, Flann... View more info

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Fire Up Your Writing Brain: How to Use Proven Neuroscience to Become a More Creative, Productive, and Successful Writer

By: Susan Reynolds

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Memory Makers, 2015


Ignite Your Writing Brain! Whether you're an experienced writer or just starting out, an endless number of pitfalls can trip up your efforts, from procrastination and writer's block to thin characters and uninspired plots. Luckily, you have access to an extraordinary writing tool that can help overcome all of these problems: your brain. Fire Up Your Writing Brain teaches you how to develop your brain to its fullest potential. Based on proven, easy-to-understand neuroscie... 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


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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How to Blog a Book: Write, Publish, and Promote Your Work One Post at a Time

By: Nina Amir

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Memory Makers, 2015


Transform Your Blog into a Book! The world of blogging changes rapidly, but it remains one of the most efficient ways to share your work with an eager audience. In fact, you can purposefully hone your blog content into a uniquely positioned book--one that agents and publishers will want to acquire or that you can self-publish successfully. How to Blog a Book Revised and Expanded Edition is a completely updated guide to writing and publishing a saleable book based on a bl... View more info

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How to Write What You Want to Say at University: A Guide for those who know what they want to say but can't find the words

By: Lyn Carter and Patricia Hipwell

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press, 2016


It aims to provide those with limited experience in academic writing with a starting point to say what they want to say using language that academic writers use. How to write what you want to say ...at university is a guide for those who know what they want to say but can't find the words. It provides a unique tool for improving writing. It suits inexperienced writers enrolled in undergraduate courses at university, including those for whom English is a second language. ... View more info

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

By: Lyn Carter and Patricia Hipwell

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press, 2016


It aims to provide those with limited experience in these forms of writing with a starting point to say what they want to say using language that mature writers use. How to write what you want to say ...in business is a guide for those who know what they want to say but can't find the word. It provides a unique tool for improving writing. It seeks to assist inexperienced writers of business and government communications and also students of business courses from the midd... View more info

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

By: Lyn Carter and Patricia Hipwell

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press, 2014


It is a common fallacy that mathematics does not require students to write. The writing demands of this subject are different from other subjects. The writing must be correct and the mathematics accurate. This book provides students with language in the form of sentence starters, connectives and useful mathematical language to enable them to write correctly. How to write what you want to say ... in mathematics: a guide for students of mathematics who know what they want ... View more info

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

By: Malcolm Carter and Lyn Carter and Patricia Hipwell

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press, 2016


How to write what you want to say...in science is a guide for those who know what they want to say but can't find the words. It provides a unique tool for improving scientific writing. It suits inexperienced scientific writers from the middle years of schoolingto tertiary level. 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


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