Writing & Editing Guides
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- Add to BasketOn Writing
- Hardback - Jonathan Cape
At the core of 'On Writing' is the hugely popular blog that A.L. Kennedy writes for the Guardian and we follow her during a 3-year period when she finished one collection of stories and started another, and wrote a novel in between. Readers and aspiring writers will have almost everything they need to know about the complexities of researching, writing and publishing fiction, but they will be receiving this wisdom conversationally, from one of the funniest and most alert of our contemporary authors.
- Add to BasketMonkeys With Typewriters: How To Write Fiction And Unlock The Secret Power Of Stories
- Paperback - Canongate
Exploring the great plots from Plato to 'The Matrix' and from Tolstoy to 'Toy Story', this is a book for anyone who wants to unlock any narrative and learn to create their own.
- Add to BasketThe Perfect Word: The Fine Line Writing Course
- Paperback - Fine Line
Combining technical instruction, insights into the methods of writers, exercises and advice, this book provides a useful guide for both beginner and more experienced writers.
- Add to BasketThe Pocketbook Of Prompts: 52 Ideas For A Story
- Paperback - Fine Line
This collection brings together the absurd, the illustrious and the ordinary. It challenges you to invent and look at language as the remarkable tool that it is.
- Add to BasketWrite To Be Published
- Paperback - Snowbooks
Nicola Morgan is a prolific, award-winning author of around 90 books. Here she reveals the workings of publishers' minds and whips your work into shape with humour and honesty.
- Add to BasketPersonal Writing Skills For Higher And Intermediate 2 English
- Paperback - Hodder Gibson
Personal writing skills make up 20% of the Higher English assessment marks, and this books offers an enormous range of advice and guidance on writing techniques to make sure that your own writing skills are as finely-tuned as possible! It provides tried, tested and successful strategies to improve personal writing skills.
- Add to BasketWrite Your Memoir: The Soul Work Of Telling Your Story
- Paperback - Findhorn
Allan Hunter has worked with memoirists and other writers for over 25 years, using writing for self-exploration. This book will stimulate, challenge and liberate you, so that you can write the memoir you need to, rather than the one you think is expected of you.
- Add to BasketWrite Now!: Be Confident, Be Inspired
- Book with sound disc - Orchid
Don't wait for inspiration to strike! Find out how to tap into your inspiration for your writing and your vision for yourself as a writer, building the confidence you need to succeed.
- Add to BasketCollins Complete Writing Guide
- Paperback - Collins
This is a useful guide for all who aspire to improve their writing skills. Whether you want to write a novel, draft a report for the School Board, create a compelling CV, write a letter of protest to the Council that will be taken seriously, or enter the world of e-mail, this book is for you.
- Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
Examining the critical theories that lie behind the practice of creative writing, this book explains the basics of how to write a novel, script or poetry, as well as exploring how to deal with the practicalities and problems of being a writer.