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  • How to Write a Short Story

    Mojo Writers Guides

    by Andi Winter ...
    series Mojo Writers Guides
    Storytelling for the rest of usIs this you?You have always wanted to write fiction, but you don't know where to start.You have started writing stories, only to get stuck and give up.You want to know the secret to writing good, compelling stories without having to dredge through countless books, videos, and websites.If any of those sound familiar, you have come to the right place.This book will ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • The Maeve Binchy Writers' Club

    by Maeve Binchy ...
    Fascinating and informative - advice to inspire budding writers as well as entertaining Maeve Binchy fans the world over.'A motivating, and pleasingly undaunting volume for the would be writer in your life' DAILY MAIL'The most important thing to realise is that everyone is capable of telling a story. It doesn't matter where we were born or how we grew up' Maeve BinchyTHE MAEVE BINCHY WRITERS' CLUB ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • How to Write a Short Story

    Your Step By Step Guide To Writing a Short Story

    Have you ever wanted to write a short story, but had no idea where to begin? Have you looked for tips, hints, or advice about how to develop characters and plots without being able to be sure you’re getting advice from the experts? Look no further than this guide here before you! Carefully written from personal advice and experience based on years of writing, you can be sure you’re getting first ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD

  • The Elements of Eloquence

    How To Turn the Perfect English Phrase

    by Mark Forsyth ...
    FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER THE ETYMOLOGICON.'An informative but highly entertaining journey through the figures of rhetoric ... Mark Forsyth wears his considerable knowledge lightly. He also writes beautifully.' David Marsh, Guardian.Mark Forsyth presents the secret of writing unforgettable phrases, uncovering the techniques that have made immortal such lines as 'To ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD $3.59 AUD

  • Creating Short Fiction

    by Damon Knight ...
    The classic guide to writing short fiction -- Revised & Expanded 3rd ed."What Knight doesn't know about writing the short story cannot be put into expository prose anyway."--Algis Budrys"Damon Knight is one of the preeminent teachers of writing in this country. Creating Short Fiction should be considered essential for all beginning writers... not to mention a few others, who've forgotten the ... Read more

    $8.19 AUD

  • How to be a Writer

    Who smashes deadlines, crushes editors and lives in a solid gold hovercraft

    ‘Beauty is good, but coin is better. You can't eat artistic integrity. It tastes like sawdust.’This gonzo guide is a lesson in the practicalities of writing: how to be productive, professional and maybe one day even pay the rent. Topics covered include ‘How to slay writer’s block’, ‘What the hell is workflow?’, ‘How to write 10,000 words in a day’ and ‘The best apps for writers’.How to Be a Writer ... Read more

    $9.01 AUD

  • On Writing

    A Memoir of the Craft

    by Stephen King ...
    There is a reason why Stephen King is one of the bestselling writers in the world, ever. Described in the Guardian as 'the most remarkable storyteller in modern American literature', Stephen King writes books that draw you in and are impossible to put down.Part memoir, part master class by one of the bestselling authors of all time, this superb volume is a revealing and practical view of the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Who Said That First? The curious origins of common words and phrases

    by Max Cryer ...
    Many bright minds have come up with expressions we now take for granted as part of the English language, and which we use freely in vernacular speech. But the originators of many of our most useful second-hand remarks go uncredited. So who said it first? This collection sets out to credit as far as its possible to do so the people who actually created many familiar terms in common us. For example, ... Read more

    $6.81 AUD

  • Talk Bookish to Me

    The perfect laugh-out-loud summer romcom

    by Kate Bromley ...
    A hilarious romcom for fans of Beach Read and Much Ado About YouInspiration can be found in the most unlikely - and inconvenient - placesKara Sullivan is definitely not avoiding her deadline. After all, it's the week of her best friend's wedding and she's the maid of honour, so she's got lots of responsibilities. She's a bestselling romance novelist with seven novels under her belt, so she's a pro ... Read more

    $11.54 AUD

  • One Continuous Mistake

    Four Noble Truths for Writers

    by Gail Sher ...
    series Compass
    Based on the Zen philosophy that we learn more from our failures than from our successes, One Continuous Mistake teaches a refreshing new method for writing as spiritual practice.In this unique guide for writers of all levels, Gail Sher—a poet who is also a widely respected teacher of creative writing—combines the inspirational value of Julia Cameron's The Artist's Way with the spiritual focus of ... Read more

    $19.24 AUD

  • The Power of Creativity (Book 1)

    Learning How to Build Lasting Habits, Face Your Fears and Change Your Life

    by Bryan Collins ...
    series The Power of Creativity #1
    Are you ready to build habits, face your fears and change your life?Because that’s the Power of Creativity.This book is for new writers, musicians, filmmakers, artists and anyone who has ever asked questions like “How can I become more creative?” or, “How can I get more ideas?” or “How can I focus on my thoughts and just let them flow?”If you’ve ever struggled with a problem or challenge in your ... Read more

    Free

  • The Hero

    by Lee Child ...
    WHAT MAKES A HERO? WHO BETTER TO ANSWER THAT QUESTION THAN LEE CHILD…‘It’s Lee Child. Why would you not read it?’ Karin Slaughter‘I don't know another author so skilled at making me turn the page’ The TimesIn his first work of nonfiction, the creator of the multimillion-selling Jack Reacher series explores the endurance of heroes from Achilles to Bond, showing us how this age-old myth is a ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The War of Art

    Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles

    "A vital gem...a kick in the ass." -- Esquire"Amazingly cogent and smart on the psychology of creation." -- Jay McInerney"As I closed THE WAR OF ART, I felt a surge of positive calm. I now know I can win this war. And if I can, so can you." -- Robert McKee, bestselling author of STORYDO YOU:- Dream about writing a great novel?- Regret not finishing your paintings, poems, or screenplays?- Want to ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD

  • Successful Self-Publishing

    How to self-publish and market your book in ebook, print and audiobook formats

    by Joanna Penn ...
    series Books for Writers #1
    Do you want to successfully self-publish in ebook, print and audiobook formats?There are thousands of new books being published every day, but many self-published books quickly sink to the bottom of the pile.Many authors are frustrated because there are so many options for self-publishing, and they don't know which one to choose or what will be best for their book.Others spend thousands of dollars ... Read more

    Free

  • Let's Get Digital

    How To Self-Publish, And Why You Should

    series Let's Get Publishing #1
    Learn how to publish your work like a pro and start building your audience with the most comprehensive and up-to-date self-publishing guide on the market today. Packed with practical, actionable advice, Let's Get Digital delivers the very latest best practices on publishing your work and finding readers.· Boost your writing career with marketing strategies that are proven to sell more books.· Get ... Read more

    Free

  • Step By Step Guide to Getting Free Ebooks to Your Reader

    Step by Step guide to getting free e-books from the internet to your e-reader. Includes pictures of the computer screens with step-by-step directions and links to websites that offer free ebooks!Works with Kindle and Nook and more! ... Read more

    $1.26 AUD

  • Tangled Up In You

    A fabulously funny rom-com

    by Rachel Gibson ...
    series Writer Friends
    Tangled Up In You is a fabulously funny rom-com from New York Times bestseller Rachel Gibson - perfect for fans of Jill Shalvis, Jo Watson and Christina Lauren.When Maddie Dupree enters Hennessy's Bar in Truly, Idaho, she isn't looking for a husband, a boyfriend, or even just a drink. She's looking for the truth about her past, and nothing will stand in her way. Especially not a Hennessy boy. ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Nail Your Novel Instant Fix: 100 tips for fascinating characters

    by Roz Morris ...
    series Nail Your Novel
    Troubleshooting your fictional characters? Inventing a new person for your novel? This on-the-go checklist will help you hit the ground running. More than 100 tips from an expert editor, fiction ghostwriter and writing coach whose sales exceed 4 million copies.'Nail Your Novel is like a personal session with a writing mentor.'What makes a reader fall in love with your book? Whether you write a ... Read more

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  • Bird by Bird

    Some Instructions on Writing and Life

    by Anne Lamott ...
    An essential volume for generations of writers young and old, Bird by Bird is a modern classic. This twenty-fifth anniversary edition will continue to spark creative minds for years to come.For a quarter century, more than a million readers—scribes and scribblers of all ages and abilities—have been inspired by Anne Lamott’s hilarious, big-hearted, homespun advice. Advice that begins with the ... Read more

    $18.14 AUD

  • I Give You My Body

    Bestselling author Diana Gabaldon divulges the writing secrets behind the sex scenes in her wildly popular Outlander novels.“Ask me to your bed,” he said. “I shall come to ye.”In this revealing compendium, acclaimed writer Diana Gabaldon shares her invaluable lessons for creating an immersive reading experience, from evoking a mood to using the power of emotions to communicate physical intimacy. ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Normal Gets You Nowhere

    nor-mal: 2 a: according with, constituting, ornot deviating from a norm, rule or principle b: conforming to a type, standard, or regular pattern 4 a: of, relating to, or characterized by average intelligence or developmentUh, who wants that?Hot on the heels of her New York Times bestseller IfYou Have to Cry, Go Outside, Kelly Cutrone isback with another no-holds-barred book to awaken our s... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Eats, Shoots and Leaves

    by Lynne Truss ...
    Anxious about the apostrophe? Confused by the comma? Stumped by the semicolon? Join Lynne Truss on a hilarious tour through the rules of punctuation that is sure to sort the dashes from the hyphens.We all had the basic rules of punctuation drilled into us at school, but punctuation pedants have good reason to suspect they never sank in. ‘Its Summer!’ screams a sign that sets our teeth on edge. ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Kiss My Asterisk

    A Feisty Guide to Punctuation and Grammar

    Grammar has finally let its hair down! Unlike uptight grammar books that overwhelm us with every single grammar rule, Kiss My Asterisk is like a bikini: it’s fun, flirty, and covers only the most important bits. Its lessons, which are 100 percent free of complicated grammar jargon, have been carefully selected to include today’s most common, noticeable errors-the ones that confuse our readers or ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Wicked Pleasure: A Bound Hearts Novel

    by Lora Leigh ...
    #1 New York Times bestselling author Lora Leigh has captivated millions with her sizzling tales.Expect nothing less than complete surrender . . .Jaci Wright has been running from the Falladay twins, Chase and Cam, for seven years now. Fears of the desires they arouse in her, and the knowledge of the relationship they wanted with her, spurred her to run and seek a life travelling the globe.But now ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD