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The Ode Less Travelled: Unlocking the Poet Within
By Fry, Stephen
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mpn: 9781592403110, ean: 9781592403110, isbn: 1592403115,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
Comedian and actor Stephen Fry?s witty and practical guide, now in paperback, gives the aspiring poet or student the tools and confidence to write and understand poetry. Stephen Fry believes that if one can speak and read English, one can write poetry. In The Ode Less Travelled, he invites readers to discover the delights of writing poetry for pleasure and provides the tools and confidence to get started. Through enjoyable exercises, witty insights, and simple step-by-step advice, Fry


Spanish Picture Dictionary / Spanish Picture Dictionary (Spanish Edition)
By Brand: Aguilar
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ean: 9781614359487, isbn: 9781614359487,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 232 reviews
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Question Me a Novel: A Workbook for Crime Fiction Writers
By Jerri L Ledford
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ean: 9780692816660, isbn: 0692816666,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 184 reviews
The “Question Me a Novel” workbook is designed for writers who: • Want to write a novel but don’t know where to start • Have started a novel but don’t know how to finish • Have written one or more novels that feel flat and lacking in depth Based on the premise that you are the expert on your novel, the system leads you through a series of open-ended, non-prescriptive questions and exercises that can take you all the way from the seed of an idea to a finished book, or move you


How to Write Killer Historical Mysteries: The Art and Adventure of Sleuthing Through the Past
By Perseverance Press
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ean: 9781880284926, isbn: 1880284928,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 274 reviews
The core of the book is Emerson’s personal take on writing and selling historical mysteries, but it also includes contributions from over forty other historical mystery writers —practical advice, anecdotes, and suggestions for research—and input from assorted editors, booksellers, and reviewers. For both historical mystery writers and readers..


Very Bad Poetry
By Vintage
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ean: 9780679776222, isbn: 9780679776222,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 77 reviews
Writing very bad poetry requires talent.  It helps to have a wooden ear for words, a penchant for sinking into a mire of sentimentality, and an enviable confidence that allows one to write despite absolutely appalling incompetence.The 131 poems collected in this first-of-its-kind anthology are so glaringly awful that they embody a kind of genius.  From Fred Emerson Brooks' ''The Stuttering Lover'' to Matthew Green's ''The Spleen'' to Georgia Bailey Parrington's misguided ''An Elegy to a


A Scream Goes Through the House: What Literature Teaches Us About Life
By Random House Trade Paperbacks
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ean: 9780812972436, isbn: 0812972430,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 300 reviews
“For too long we have been encouraged to see culture as an affair of intellect, and reading as a solitary exercise. But the truth is different: literature and art are pathways of feeling, and our encounter with them is social, inscribing us in a larger community.... Through art we discover that we are not alone.”So writes the esteemed Brown University professor Arnold Weinstein in this brilliant, radical exploration of Western literature. In the tradition of Harold Bloom and Jacques Barzun,


More Information Than You Require
By Penguin Books
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ean: 9781594483646, isbn: 9781594483646,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 142 reviews
The New York Times bestseller by Famous Minor Television Personality John Hodgman—The Daily Show's ''Resident Expert'' and the ''PC'' in the iconic Apple ads—picks up exactly where his first book left off. In fact, ''the new volume is in every way a continuation of Areas of My Expertise, except in the ways it's clearly superior.'' (The Onion AV Club) In 2005, John Hodgman published his first compendium of Complete World Knowledge, The Areas of My Expertise, a handy volume of fake trivia and


The Elements of Mystery Fiction
By Poisoned Pen Press
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sku: 802191268, ean: 9781590581155, isbn: 9781590581155,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 300 reviews
The Elements of Mystery Fiction: Writing the Modern Whonunit has guided and inspied mystery writersveterans as well as beginners-- for nearly a decade. Here William G. Tapply, with more than 20 popular mystery and suspense novels under his belt, isolates the crucial ''''elements'''' of the mystery novels that publishers want to publish and readers want to read--original plots, clever clues, sympathetic sleuths, memorable villains, multi-dimensional supporting characters, true-to-life settings,


Mister X: The Modern Age
By DARK HORSE
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
Limited to only 500 copies, each signed by Dean Motter, this deluxe hardcover collects, for the first time, every Mister X comic published by Dark Horse, including Condemned, Excavations, and Razed, along with never-before-seen behind-the-scenes material! In the retro-futuristic metropolis of Radiant City, its mysterious creator, Mister X, must protect the city and its residents as the architecture of the city that poses a danger to all those within it!DARK HORSE.


The Actor's Book of Scenes from New Plays: 70 Scenes for Two Actors, from Today's Hottest Playwrights
By Penguin Books
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 84 reviews
Today's most exciting work for the stage is emerging far from Broadway's ''mainstream,'' at Off and Off-off Broadway theaters, at regional companies around the country, and from abroad.  Here is an up-to-the-minute collection of scenes—ideally suited for both classroom and audition use—from the best dramatists now being produced..


Just the Facts, Ma'am: A Writer's Guide to Investigators and Investigation Techniques (Howdunit)
By Writers Digest Books
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ean: 9780898798234, isbn: 089879823X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 153 reviews
With practical information and extensive detail, former PI Fallis uses real-life scenarios to show writers how investigative professionals gather evidence, interview witnesses, determine motives and find the answers they seek.'.


Crime and Thriller Writing: A Writers' & Artists' Companion (Writers' and Artists' Companions)
By Bloomsbury Academic
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ean: 9781472523938, isbn: 9781472523938,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 150 reviews
Crime and Thriller Writing: A Writers' & Artists' Companion is an essential guide to writing in these exciting genres. PART 1 explores the nature and history of the genre and helpsyou get started with ideas, planning and research. PART 2 includes tips by bestselling crime writers: Mark Billingham, S.J. Bolton, Alafair Burke, Lee Child, N. J. Cooper, Meg Gardiner, Tess Gerritsen, Sophie Hannah, Jim Kelly, Laura Lippman, Gayle Lynds, Alex McBride, Val McDermid, Dreda Say Mitchell, Sara Paretsky,


New York Stories: Landmark Writing from Four Decades of New York Magazine
By Random House Trade Paperbacks
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ean: 9780812979923, isbn: 9780812979923,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 176 reviews
The magazine that is the city that is the worldJust in time for its fortieth anniversary, New York magazine presents a stunning collection of some of its best and most influential articles, stories that captured the spectacle, the turbulence, and the cultural realignments of the past four decades.Covering subjects from “Radical Chic” to Gawker.com, written by some of the country’s most renowned authors, here are works that broke news, perfectly captured the moment, or set trends in


Insufferable Volume 2
By Diamond Comics
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ean: 9781631406096, isbn: 1631406094,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
Nocturnus and Galahad―father and son―were once partners in crimefighting. But that was before Nocturnus withdrew into the anonymity behind the mask and Galahad became a celebrity-millionaire. Now, with every one of their old enemies gathered together to destroy them, they have no choice but to team up for one last case. Collects issues #5–8.Diamond Comics.


The Illegitimates
By IDW Publishing
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ean: 9781631400360, isbn: 1631400363,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 281 reviews
Jack Steele: World renowned agent of Olympus, super-spy, debonair, lover of ladies, man-slut. While facing off with his arch-nemesis, Viktor Dannikor, Steele faces his biggest defeat, but who will take his place? Olympus scrambles to find not one, but five newbie agents to fill the void and, unbeknownst to them, they share a common thread. Can these five strangers embrace their fates and come together to save the world? They are THE ILLEGITIMATES! And if you called them bastards.... you'd be


The Stuffed Owl: An Anthology of Bad Verse (New York Review Books Classics)
By NYRB Classics
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ean: 9781590170380, isbn: 1590170385,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 142 reviews
The editors of this legendary and hilarious anthology write: ''It would seem at a hasty glance that to make an anthology of Bad Verse is on the whole a simple matter . . . On the contrary . . . Bad Verse has its canons, like Good Verse. There is bad Bad Verse and good Bad Verse. It has been the constant preoccupation of the compilers to include in this book chiefiy good Bad Verse.'' Here indeed one finds the best of the worst of the greatest poets of the English language, masterpieces of the


Assassin's Creed Uprising Volume 2: Inflection Point
By Titan Comics
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mpn: 26916873, ean: 9781782763093, isbn: 1782763090,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 159 reviews
The Phoenix project saga begins to unravel in this second thrilling chapter of Assassin’s Creed Uprising!Our modern day Assassins take the fight to the heart of the Spanish Civil War in order to secure a valuable artifact that could change the course of history. But when a brand new enemy rears its ugly head, both the Brotherhood and Templar Order are forced to form a shaky alliance.  ·      The second chapter of Titan’s brand new 3-part story arc, which will conclude the Phoenix


The Ladybird Book of The Quiet Night In (Ladybird for Grown-Ups)
By Penguin UK
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mpn: 26860774, ean: 9780718188689, isbn: 0718188683,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 69 reviews
This delightful book is part of a series of Ladybird books which have been specially planned to help grown-ups with the world about them. The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope. Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside hilarious, brand new text. .


The TV Writer's Workbook: A Creative Approach To Television Scripts
By Sandler, Ellen
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mpn: 9780385340502, ean: 9780385340502, isbn: 0385340508,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 259 reviews
Why is TV writing different from any other kind of writing? How will writing a spec script open doors? What do I have to do to get a job writing for TV? Writing for television is a business. And, like any business, there are proven strategies for success. In this unique hands-on guide, television writer and producer Ellen Sandler shares the trade secrets she learned while writing for hit shows like Everybody Loves Raymond and Coach. She offers concrete advice on everything from finding a story


Complete Little Orphan Annie Volume 7
By IDW Publishing
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ean: 9781600109959, isbn: 1600109950,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 212 reviews
Introducing two of the strip's most incredible characters: The Asp — who has sometimes been likened to the Grim Reaper — and Mr. Am — who has been said might be a representation of the Almighty. Harold Gray is at the top of his game as he also introduces the mysterious Shanghai Peg and the frightening villain Boris Sirob, who actually kills both ''Daddy'' Warbucks and The Asp. ''Daddy'' dead? Wait until you read this one! Includes all dailies and color Sundays from October 1, 1936 through



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