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VanderMeer, Jeff.

Summary: "This all-new definitive guide to writing imaginative fiction takes a completely novel approach and fully exploits the visual nature of fantasy through original drawings, maps, renderings, and exercises to create a spectacularly beautiful and inspiring object. Employing an accessible, example-rich approach, Wonderbook energizes and motivates while also providing practical, nuts-and-bolts...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Image 2013

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Pinker, Steven

Summary: " A short and entertaining book on the modern art of writing well by New York Times bestselling author Steven Pinker Why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make it better? Is the English language being corrupted by texting and social media?Do the kids today even care about good writing? Why should any of us care? In The Sense of Style, the bestselling linguist and cognitive...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808 PIN

Peterson, Brenda

Summary: "Whether you're writing your memoir for self-exploration, to leave a legacy, or for publication, Your Life Is A Book takes you on a step-by-step journey from concept to completion. This writer's guide to the memoir is rich with insight, advice, storytelling, and encouragement. Memoirist Brenda Peterson and New York literary agent, Sarah Jane Freymann team up to share with you their expertise in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sasquatch Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808 PET

Warner, John

Summary: "For anyone aiming to improve their skill as a writer, a new approach to establishing robust writing practices inside and outside the classroom. After a decade of teaching writing using the same methods he'd experienced as a student many years before, writer, editor, and educator John Warner realized he could do better. Drawing on his classroom experience and the most persuasive research in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2019

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