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The author's toolkit : a step-by-step guide to writing and publishing your book / by Embree, Mary,1932-;
Includes bibliographical references (p. [162]-165) and index.
Subjects: Authorship.; Authorship;
© c2003., Allworth Press,
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Writing poetry from the inside out : finding your voice through the craft of poetry / by Lyne, Sandford.;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-219)."In Writing Poetry from the Inside Out, poet and national poetry workshop leader, Sandford Lyne, offers the writing exercises, guidance, and encouragement you need to find the poet inside you"--P. [4] of cover.
Subjects: Poetry;
© c2007., Sourcebooks,
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A poet's craft : a comprehensive guide to making and sharing your poetry / by Finch, Annie,1956-;
This book gives readers an introduction to poetic form. It combines three types of poetry writing guides: textbooks for academic use, general guides to writing poetry, and guides to writing in form. Like textbooks, it includes poetry writing exercises and discussion of classic and contemporary poems as examples, and is logically organized to provide a complete overview of the elements of poetry writing, from diction to trope to free verse. Like general poetry guides, it has a tone lively and mature enough for the nonundergraduate, and includes sections on journaling and inspiration, revision, publishing, and even how to assemble a poetry book. Like form guides, it provides an introduction to meter and to writing formal poetry.Invoking poems: inspirations and materials. Inspiration: the wood between the worlds ; Poetry as nourishment: how to read like a poet -- Thirty-nine ways to make a poem: a generative resource ; The raw material: words and their roots ; Three modes of poetry: lyric, dramatic, and narrative -- Making poems: sense and sound. Making senses: imagery and abstraction ; Turn, turn, turn: metaphors and other tropes ; What if a much of a which of a word-music? ; Syntax and rhetorical structure: words in order and disorder ; Stop making sense: exploratory poetics and poetic experiments -- Breathing poems: rhythm and meter. Hearing the beat: accent and accentual poetry ; Meter: a language for the body ; The many voices of iambic meter ; The metrical palette: beyond iambic pentameter ; Forms of free verse -- Shaping poems: structure and form. Stanzas: a poem's breathing rooms ; Worth repeating: forms based on repetition ; Chaos in fourteen lines: the sonnet ; Deep story: the ballad -- Sharing poems: publishing and performing. Revisioning revision ; Bearing the gift: sharing your poetry through publication and readings ; Getting it together: creating a chapbook or book.
Subjects: Poetry;
© c2012., University of Michigan Press,
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5-minute daily writing prompts : 501 prompts to unleash creativity and spark inspiration / by Wilson, Tarn,author.;
"Make writing an enjoyable daily habit with inspiring 5-minute prompts...Carving out a few minutes of writing time every day can help you become a better writer--but coming up with topics to write about is often easier said than done. That's where 5-Minute Daily Writing Prompts comes in. Filled with 501 prompts to get your creative juices flowing, this book encourages you to practice your writing every day. What sets this writing book apart: a mix of prompts--experiment with a variety of genres--from adventure and fantasy to memoir and mystery--as well as different story elements and formats; ideas for expanding your writing--with each prompt, you'll find an expansion prompt that invites you to spend more time writing and dive deeper into the story; and an easy-to-use index--complete the prompts in order or search for a topic that excites you with a convenient index that organizes the prompts by genre and story element. Spark fresh ideas and build up confidence in your writing with this 5-minute prompt journal." --
Subjects: Authorship.; Creative writing.;
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On writing : a memoir of the craft / by King, Stephen,1947-;
Stephen King reflects on how his writing has helped him through difficult times and describes various aspects of the art of writing.
Subjects: King, Stephen, 1947-; Authors, American; King, Stephen, 1947-; Horror tales; Authorship.;
© c2010, c2000., Scribner,
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Bird by bird : some instructions on writing and life / by Lamott, Anne.;
Writing. Getting started -- Short assignments -- Shitty first drafts -- Perfectionism -- School lunches -- Polaroids -- Character -- Plot -- Dialogue -- Set design -- False starts -- Plot treatment -- How do you know when you're done? -- The writing frame of mind. Looking around -- The moral point of view -- Broccoli -- Radio Station KFKD -- Jealousy -- Help along the way. Index cards -- Calling around -- Writing groups -- Someone to read your drafts -- Letters -- Writer's block -- Publication and other reasons to write. Writing a present -- Finding your voice -- Giving -- Publication --The last class.This volume presents the author's offbeat wisdom about how to write. She recounts her personal experiences to reveal her writing techniques and how she overcomes obstacles that interfere with the writing flow. The author offers concrete suggestions about character, plot, setting, and other topics of interest to writers. She also offers irreverent advice about how to navigate through the dark underbelly feelings of self-doubt, inadequacy, and jealousy that are inevitable parts of any writer's experience. Her humorous advice is based on her own experience and honest self-analysis which provides writers the necessary perspective to keep writing through the difficult times that all writers encounter.
Subjects: Authorship;
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Bluebeard / by Vonnegut, Kurt.;
"Broad humor and bitter irony collide in this fictional autobiography of Rabo Karabekian, who, at age seventy-one, wants to be left alone on his Long Island estate with the secret he has locked inside his potato barn. But then a voluptuous young widow badgers Rabo into telling his life story--and Vonnegut in turn tells us the plain, heart-hammering truth about man's careless fancy to create or destroy what he loves"--Cover.
Subjects: Autobiography; Artists;
© 2011, c1987., Dial Press Trade Paperbacks,
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Concise guide to APA style : the official APA style guide for students. by American Psychological Association,publisher.;
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-307) and index.Student Paper Types, Elements, and Format -- Writing Style and Grammar -- Bias-Free Language Guidelines -- Punctuation, Lists, and Italics -- Spelling, Capitalization, and Abbreviations -- Numbers and Statistics -- Tables and Figures -- Works Credited in Text -- Reference List -- Reference Examples -- Index."The Concise Guide to APA Style, Seventh Edition is the official APA Style resource for students. Designed specifically for undergraduate writing, this easy-to-use pocket guide is adapted from the seventh edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. It provides complete guidance for new writers on effective, clear, and inclusive scholarly communication and the essentials of formatting papers and other course assignments"--
Subjects: Psychology; Social sciences;
Available copies: 7 / Total copies: 8
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APA 7th manual made easy : full concise guide simplified for students.
Includes bibliographical references.Foreword -- APA introduction -- Important changes in the 7th edition -- General guidelines -- In-text citations -- Reference list -- Quick in-text/reference list examples -- Footnotes -- Appendices -- APA sample paper -- Sources.Written specifically for the updated edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA 7th edition). Includes 80+ examples of different kinds of references offering general format and examples of paper layout, title page, abstract, contents, headings, in-text citations, quotations, reference list, footnotes, lists, tables and figures, notes, appendices, etc. --
Subjects: Psychology; Social sciences;
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Where are the words? / by McKay, Jodi.; Holmes, Denise,illustrator.;
"Period wants to write a story, but he can't find the words. He enlists the help of some punctuation pals and together they not only find the words, they come up with quite a story"--
Subjects: Picture books for children.; English language; Authorship; English language; Authorship;
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