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Negotiating with the Dead - A Writer on Writing
by Margaret Atwood
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What do we mean when we say that someone is a writer? Is he or she an entertainer? A high priest of the god Art? An improver of readers? minds and morals? And who, for that matter, are these mysterious  [ more ]

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms
by Chris Baldick
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Containing over 1,000 of the most troublesome literary terms encountered by students and general readers, this gem of a book gives clear and often witty explanations to terms such as multi-accentuality, postmodernism, and hypertext. The dictionary also provides extensive coverage  [ more ]

Bullshit or Fertilizer - A Portable Pep Talk
by Pierre Bennu
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Ever get tired of having the same conversation over and over again, just talking or thinking about what needs to be done instead of getting motivated to act? This book is for anyone who needs a heaping dose of momentum  [ more ]

Reading Life - Books for the Ages
by Sven Birkerts
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"Reading, the mind? s traffic in signs and signifiers, is the most dynamic, changeful, and possibly transformational act we can imagine. To have read a work and have been strongly affected by it? and then to come back to it  [ more ]

Beyond the Writers' Workshop
New Ways to Write Creative Nonfiction
by Carol Bly
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Carol Bly believes that workshopping's tendency to engage in wry scorn and pay exaggerated attention to technical details causes writers, consciously or unconsciously, to modify their most passionate work.  [ more ]

Zen in the Art of Writing
Essays on Creativity, Third Edition/Expanded
by Ray Bradbury
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"Every morning I jump out of bed and step on a land mine. The land mine is me. After the explosion, I spend the rest of the day putting the pieces back together. Now, it's your turn.  [ more ]

The Right to Write
An Invitation and Initiation Into the Writing Life
by Julia Cameron
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What if everything we have been taught about learning to write as wrong? In The Right to Write, Julia Cameron's most revolutionary book, the author asserts that conventional writing wisdom would have you believe in a false doctrine that stifles  [ more ]

How to Write Science Fiction & Fantasy
by Orson Scott Card
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Expert how-to advice from Hugo award-winner Orson Scott Card will prove invaluable to science fi and fantasy writers looking to improve upon their craft. Learn to construct stories about people, worlds, and events that stretch the boundaries of the possible,  [ more ]

The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory
4th Ed
by J. A. Cuddon
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The latest installment of this trusted literary companion covers all aspects of literary theory, from definitions of technical terms to characterizations of literary movements. Geared toward students, teachers, readers, and writers alike, The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and  [ more ]

About Writing
Seven Essays, Four Letters, and Five Interviews
by Samuel R. Delany
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“Be the change you want to see in the world.”
—Mahatma Gandhi