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Talking About Detective Fiction
By Vintage
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ean: 9780307743138, isbn: 0307743136,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
P. D. James, the undisputed queen of mystery, gives us an intriguing, inspiring and idiosyncratic look at the genre she has spent her life perfecting.   Examining mystery from top to bottom, beginning with such classics as Charles Dickens's Bleak House and Wilkie Collins's The Woman in White, and then looking at such contemporary masters as Colin Dexter and Henning Mankell, P. D. James goes right to the heart of the genre. Along the way she traces the lives and writing styles of Arthur Conan


Lew Hunter's Screenwriting 434: The Industry's Premier Teacher Reveals the Secrets of the Successful Screenplay
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For decades, Lew Hunter's Screenwriting 434 class at UCLA has been the premier screenwriting course, launching a generation of the industry's most frequently produced writers. Here, he shares the secrets of his course on the screenwriting process by actually writing an original script, step by step, that appears in the book..


X-9: Secret Agent Corrigan Volume 6
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The best-selling series continues! Famed EC artist George Evans had periodically ghosted for Al Williamson on Secret Agent Corrigan and in 1980 Williamson and writer Archie Goodwin passed the strip to Evans permanently. Evans wrote and drew the strip for sixteen years until he and Phil Corrigan retired together in 1996. Evans had a long and illustrious career, from Fiction House and Fawcett to EC, where he worked along his friends Frank Frazetta and Al Williamson. This volume reprints the


Four Women
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A pleasant road trip becomes a harrowing tale of physical survival, one which also tests the bonds of their friendship. Told mainly in the claustrophobic confines of their vehicle, these four women comfort one another and learn more about each other as their ordeal unfolds, drawing ever closer to its inevitable conclusion.Donna, with the help of a counselor, tries to work through the ordeal that traumatized her and her friends Marion, Bev, and Cindy, who she has tried to avoid since the


The Creative Writer's Toolbelt Handbook: Everything you need to be a better writer and produce great work
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This book has been written for you with one simple aim: to present the fundamentals of creative writing in a practical, accessible way that you can apply straight away to your own work. Each chapter takes you through the principles of the craft,combining the best advice from professional writers, artists, and editors with examples from classic and contemporary literature. The Handbook is full of''toolbelt tips''; applicable advice on every dimension of the craft; from story development to


Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel Revised and Expanded Edition: The Complete Guide to Mystery, Suspense, and Crime
By Writer's Digest
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
A Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award Finalist for Best Critical/Biographical Work Discover the secrets to crafting an unforgettable mystery! To piece together the puzzle of your mystery novel, you need patience, resilience, a solid understanding of the craft, and a clear blueprint for combining the plot, characters, setting, and more. And while patience and resilience must come from you, the essentials of craft and the plan to execute them are right at your fingertips with Writing and


Writing Murder: A Basic Guide to Writing Mystery Novels
By Writers' Center of Indiana
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 209 reviews
Fifteen successful Midwestern authors have contributed essays on the basics of writing mystery novels to this book. Writing Murder shares their insights on fiction elements: setting, characters, point of view, dialogue, plot, and research. In addition, they offer insight on the genre, how to build suspense, point of view, the circle of openings/endings, and marketing your manuscript..


Three Uses of the Knife: On the Nature and Purpose of Drama
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
The purpose of theater, like magic, like religion . . . is to inspire cleansing awe. What makes good drama? And why does drama matter in an age that is awash in information and entertainment? David Mamet, one of our greatest living playwrights, tackles these questions with bracing directness and aphoristic authority. He believes that the tendency to dramatize is essential to human nature, that we create drama out of everything from today’s weather to next year’s elections. But the highest


Mastering Suspense, Structure, and Plot: How to Write Gripping Stories That Keep Readers on the Edge of Their Seats
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 191 reviews
Enthrall Your Readers! Suspense is one of the most powerful tools a writer has for captivating readers--but it isn't just for thrillers. From mainstream fiction to memoir, suspense creates the emotional tension that keeps readers on the edge of their seats. Mastering Suspense, Structure, & Plot is your hands-on guide to weaving suspense into your narrative. Award-winning author Jane K. Cleland teaches you how to navigate genre conventions, write for your audience, and build gripping tension to


How to Write a Mystery (Language Arts Explorer Junior)
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 292 reviews
Writing is an important skill that kids use almost every day--in school, with friends, at home, almost everywhere--and now, the Language Arts Explorer Junior writing series has tips and tricks that will help them become writing experts. Available in reinforced library and paperback bindings..


The Philosophy of Beards
By Melville House
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 172 reviews
A humorous and bizarre artifact from the Victorian culture of manliness, and the perfect gift book for the man in your life -- bearded or not.The Philosophy of Beards is a curious look into the Victorian culture of hyper-manliness. The author makes his case for the universal wearing of a beard--proclaiming that a beard is the essential symbol of manly virtue and distinction since time immemorial. The book is here republished for the first time since 1854 in this disctinctive gift edition,


Will Eisner: The Centennial Celebration: 1917-2017
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The legacy that Will Eisner (1917–2005) had on sequential art cannot be overstated—his innovative storytelling, layouts, and art on his newspaper series The Spirit inspired a generation of cartoonists, and his turn toward an acclaimed run of graphic novels beginning in 1978 with A Contract with God helped pioneer the form. This catalogue includes over 175 selected illustrations, reproduced from the original artwork, from the landmark Will Eisner Centennial Celebration exhibitions taking


The Mayan Oracle: A Galactic Language of Light
By AzureGreen
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ean: 9781591431237, isbn: 1591431239,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 292 reviews
A hands-on tool to harness the potential for spiritual growth surrounding the end of the Mayan calendar in 2012 • Includes 44 color divination cards and an in-depth guide • Explains the Mayan divinatory meaning of each card’s symbol and their associated colors, herbs, ritual movements, and more • Includes divinatory spreads, meditations, and exercises for insight and intuition As the Mayan calendar comes to a close, we are entering into a time of great opportunity for spiritual


British Crime Writing: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes]
By Greenwood
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ean: 9781846450228, isbn: 1846450225,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
Written by a distinguished cast of authors include many high profile British crime-writers including Andrew Taylor, Laura Wilson, Jessica Mann and Natasha Cooper. This encyclopedia presents the most comprehensive view of British crime writing (both fiction and true crime) ever attempted: every key writer is here, along with all the important one-shot and fringe authors. There are essays on all key writers, lively analyses of important topics and sub-genres, from serial killer novels to the


HowDunit - The Book of Poisons
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ean: 9781582974569, isbn: 158297456X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 68 reviews
Discover Deadly Doses to Kill Off CharactersThe readers of your crime and mystery stories should be trying to figure out ''whodunit''—not wondering why your facts don't make sense. If you want to kill off characters with something poisonous, you need to know how a villain would gain access to such a poison, how it would be administered, and what the effects on the victim would be. Book of Poisons can help you figure out all of the details of proper poisoning.This thorough guide catalogs the


Absolute V for Vendetta
By Vertigo
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ean: 9781401223618, isbn: 9781401223618,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
Alan Moore and David Lloyd's powerful epic about loss of freedom and individuality gets the Absolute treatment for the first time in this new, oversized slipcase edition!Taking place in a totalitarian England following a devastating war that changed the face of the planet, V FOR VENDETTA was the inspiration for the hit 2005 movie starring Natalie Portman and Hugo Weaving. This amazing graphic novel spotlights a mysterious man in a white porcelain mask and his young protégé as they fight



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