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How to Start Writing (and When to Stop): Advice for Writers Cover Image
By Wislawa Szymborska, Clare Cavanagh (Translated by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780811229715
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Published: New Directions - October 5th, 2021

At once kind and hilarious, this compilation of the Nobel Prize-winning poet’s advice to writers is illustrated with her own marvelous collages


Tolstoy Together: 85 Days of War and Peace with Yiyun Li Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781734590760
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Published: Public Space Books - September 14th, 2021

"You know how, very occasionally in your life, there's a 'before and after' reading experience? Well, reading War and Peace with Tolstoy Together has been that for me--a milestone not just in reading but in living."--Michael Langan


Write Like You Mean It: Mastering Your Passion for the Written Word Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781612545271
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Published: Brown Books Publishing Group - September 14th, 2021

In his debut title, Write Like You Mean It, award-winning journalist and content writer Steve Gamel dives into his best advice for writers that he has gathered over the years. With stories from his early years and frequent foibles as a journalist, Gamel equips aspiring writers with trade tips to learn, tools to utilize, and lessons to write stronger content.


What About the Baby?: Some Thoughts on the Art of Fiction Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374130626
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 17th, 2021

A collection of essays, lectures, and observations on the art of writing fiction from Alice McDermott, winner of the National Book Award and unmatched "virtuoso of language and image" (Rebecca Steinitz, The Boston Globe)


EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO HELP SCORE A PERFECT 5 Ace the 2022 AP English Literature & Composition Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide. Includes 4 full-length practice tests, thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every section, and access to online extras.

Techniques That Actually Work.


How to Write Essays for Standardized Tests: Advice and Examples for AP, ACT, and Other Common High School Exam Essays (College Test Preparation) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525571537
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Published: Princeton Review - September 14th, 2021

Master essays for standardized tests with The Princeton Review!


Never Say You Can't Survive Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250800015
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Published: Tordotcom - August 17th, 2021

From Charlie Jane Anders, the award-winning author of novels such as All the Birds in the Sky and The City in the Middle of the Night, this is one of the most practical guides to storytelling that you will ever read.

The world is on fire.
So tell your story.


The Big-Picture Revision Checklist Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781956107005
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Published: Lovely Day Books - October 1st, 2021

Novel revisions? Check


After countless hours, plenty of frustration, and lots of hard work, you've finally done it. You've written the first draft of your novel.

But how do you go from rough draft to finished novel without getting overwhelmed and frustrated, spinning your wheels in endless repetition?

You need a checklist.


For Now (Why I Write) Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9780300261417
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Published: Yale University Press - September 7th, 2021

In this third Why I Write volume, Eileen Myles addresses the social, political, and aesthetic conditions that shape their work

"A sharply etched, unvarnished self-portrait."—Kirkus Reviews

“[Myles] has a good time journeying through Hell, and like a hip Virgil, . . .


Dear Memory: Letters on Writing, Silence, and Grief Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781571313928
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Published: Milkweed Editions - October 12th, 2021

A collection of literary letters and mementos on the art of remembering across generations.


Writer's Market 100th Edition: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published Cover Image
By Robert Lee Brewer (Editor)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593332030
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Published: Writer's Digest Books - November 2nd, 2021

The most trusted guide to getting published, fully revised and updated


Take your gaming campaign to the next level with this inspiring, easy-to-use collection of random encounters perfect for any fantasy RPG.

Spark your imagination fast with this collection of fun, engaging, and inspiring random encounter prompts.