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100 Writing Remedies

Author : Edmond H. Weiss
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Whether you're a student or professional, good writing requires rewriting -- and here's a book that actually helps. Practical, challenging, and often entertaining, "100 Writing Remedies: Practical Exercises for Technical Writing" presents thought-provoking examples designed to challenge your ability to recognize grammatical errors or style problems and actually "debug" faulty sentences. These examples combine with explanatory text to sharpen perceptions and strengthen your editing skills. With "100 Writing Remedies: Practical Exercises for Technical Writing", you'll find it easy and rewarding to edit your work for precision and impact. -- From publisher's description.

Take Ten for Writers

Author : Bonnie Neubauer
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With Take Ten for Writers, it's never been easier to get creative! Each of the 100 exercises in this jam-packed inspirational resource comes with 10 different variables, so every exercise can be done 10 unique times with 10 very different results. That's 1,000 flash writing exercises to keep your pen moving! This exciting follow-up to author Bonnie Neubauer's best-selling Write-Brain Workbook offers even more original prompts to help you: Get into the habit of writing without the burden of weighty expectations--write for the pure fun of it. Write fast in ten-minute bursts without over-thinking or over-editing your work--no self-censoring allowed! Learn how to weave details into your writing to paint a more realistic, tactile picture with your words--be specific and write with intent. Celebrate your writing accomplishments without comparing your work to that of others--every piece you finish is an achievement to be acknowledged! Whether you're a fiction or nonfiction writer, poet, artist, teacher, student, scrapbooker, or lover of words, Take Ten for Writers can help unleash your own writing passion. With 1,000 exercises guaranteed to get the words flowing, you'll come back to the book again and again to stay motivated, get fresh ideas, and keep writer's block at bay for good!


Author : Bryn Donovan
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Never have writer's block again. 5,000 Writing Prompts is an essential resource for novelists, short story writers, screenwriters, poets, creative writing teachers, bloggers, memoir writers, improv actors, and other creators and storytellers. It includes... 150 plot ideas for each of these genres: fantasy, science fiction, mystery, romance, young adult, historical fiction, and general fiction hundreds of other master plots from classic fiction and mythology hundreds of dialogue, character, and setting prompts 100 poetry exercises hundreds of prompts for personal writing and journalling 500 blog post ideas ...and much more From the author of Master Lists for Writers, this comprehensive book is filled with inspiration. Let it spark your imagination and remind you that your creative possibilities are truly endless.

Becoming an Academic Writer

Author : Patricia Goodson
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With its friendly, step-by-step format, Becoming an Academic Writer by Patricia Goodson helps writers improve their writing by engaging in deep and deliberate practice—a type of practice adopted by expert performers in areas such as sports or music. Featuring 50 exercises, this practical, self-paced guide is flexibly organized so readers can either work their way through all of the exercises in order or focus on the specific areas where they need additional practice building their skills. The Second Edition is enhanced by a new appendix on literature review, new feature boxes, and new chapter summaries.

Essential Grammar for Today s Writers Students and Teachers

Author : Nancy M. Sullivan
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This innovative grammar text is an ideal resource for writers, language students, and classroom teachers who need an accessible refresher in a step-by-step guide to essential grammar. Rather than becoming mired in overly detailed linguistic definitions, Nancy Sullivan helps writers and students understand and apply grammatical concepts and develop the skills they need to enhance their writing. Along with engaging discussions of both contemporary and traditional terminology, Sullivan's text provides clear explanations of the basics of English grammar and a practical, hands-on approach to mastering the use of language. Complementing the focus on constructing excellent sentences, every example and exercise set is contextually grounded in language themes. This updated edition includes new sections in each chapter on Writing Matters (addressing key tools and concerns for writers) and Language Varieties (addressing issues of social and regional dialect variation). This is an ideal textbook for any writing course across disciplines where grammatical precision is important. Online resources including additional exercises, links, and an answer key are available at Instructor materials accompanying the text provide teachers with activities designed for face-to-face, hybrid, and online instruction to enliven these basic grammar lessons as well as writing activities to integrate these concepts into students' own writing.

Fiction Writer s Workshop

Author : Josip Novakovich
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Master the Elements of the Writing Workshop &break;&break;The great paradox of the writing life is that to be a good writer, you must be both interested in the world around you and comfortable working in solitude for hours on end. Fiction Writer's Workshop is designed to help you foster a strong sense of independence–of being and thinking on your own, of becoming self-evaluative without being self-critical–in order to accomplish what others seek in classroom groups. &break;&break;In this comprehensive guide, award-winning writer and teacher Josip Novakovich explores every aspect of the art of fiction and provides all the tools and techniques you'll need to develop day-to-day discipline as well as a personal writing style, such as: &break;&break; More than 100 writing exercises, including dozens that are new to this edition, that challenge you to experiment with diverse writing styles&break; Specific statements of purpose for each exercise, to help guide you and instruct you at every step of the creative process&break; Self-critique questions to help you assess your work and identify strengths and weaknesses before moving on to the next lesson&break; The full text of eight acclaimed short stories, with analysis and exercises, to provide models for your own writing and help reinforce the lessons you've learned &break;&break;The practical, insightful methods offered in this workshop will clarify your voice, broaden your perspective, and strengthen your fiction.

Legal Analysis 100 Exercises for Mastery Practice for Every Law Student 2012

Author : Cassandra L. Hill
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Legal Analysis: 100 Exercises for Mastery: Practice for Every Law Student offers 100 paced exercises to sharpen students' legal analysis skills. Professors will find: • A bank of 100 legal analysis exercises at the ready, whenever students' analysis skills need attention or refinement • Exercises adaptable to any paradigm, that increase the depth of students' writing • Varied assignments that contain thoughtful sample answers and helpful annotations • Learning objectives and outcomes for each chapter • Assessment and grading rubric for each chapter • Go-to material ready for any class period • 100 exercises that can be used as is or expanded to fit professors' preferences • Sample annotated answers for 50 of the exercises that their students can use to assess their own performance • Online resources for ready access to authority Students will receive: • Tools students need to develop a keen understanding of rule-based and analogical reasoning • 100 unique and fresh exercises to practice and self-assess their performance, using their own law school's analysis paradigm • Self-assessment opportunities to ensure progress in analysis • Learning objectives and outcomes for the legal analysis exercises • Writing assignments with self-contained feedback • Online resources for easy access to exercise cases, statutes, and regulations and helpful tips on improving legal analysis and writing skills Academic support professionals can expect: • 100 progressive legal analysis exercises for students to complete • Go-to material assignable to any student • Self-contained exercises that do not require particular knowledge of substantive law • Sample annotated answers for 50 of the exercises that students can review • Online resources for access to authority

100 Ways to Improve Your Writing

Author : Gary Provost
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This is the one guide that anyone who writes--whether student, business person, or professional writer--should put on the desk beside pencil, pen, typewriter, or word processor. Filled with professional tips and a wealth of instructive examples, this valuable, easy-to-use handbook can help you solve any and all writing problems.

Comedy Writing Self Taught Workbook

Author : Gene Perret
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"Can you tell me how to get to Carnegie Hall?" "Practice, practice, practice." That's more than a joke; it's solid advice. Consider world-class performers in any field -- golf, figure skating, music, whatever. One thing you can safely say about each is that they achieved their level of skill through practice. To excel in any endeavor, you must work on and perfect your technique. Comedy writing is no exception. In this book, Emmy-winning TV writer and producer Gene Perret and professional writer Linda Perret have compiled a collection of over 100 comedy writing workouts that will challenge your joke writing skills and develop your sketch and sitcom writing abilities. This book suggests that talent is earned through observation, study, analysis, and repetition. The authors also encourage you to analyze your writing, discover where improvement is required, and create your own skill-creating exercises. The work can be demanding, but that's what it takes to become a success in any field, including comedy writing. If you study "Comedy Writing Self-Taught Workbook" -- with or without the companion volume, "Comedy Writing Self-Taught" -- when your break comes, you'll be ready.

Screenwriting for Teens

Author : Christina Hamlett
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A guide for budding screenwriters provides tips for how to write dialogue, plot, and characters, including specific information on genres such as horror, romance, and westerns.

Dojo Wisdom for Writers

Author : Jennifer Lawler
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Draws on the skills and principles of the martial arts to share one hundred important lessons on how to become a more inspired, creative, and successful writer, in a guide that includes personal anecdotes, practical advice, and exercises. Original.

100 American Crime Writers

Author : S. Powell
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100 American Crime Writers features discussion and analysis of the lives of crime writers and their key works, examining the developments in American crime writing from the Golden Age to hardboiled detective fiction. This study is essential to scholars and an ideal introduction to crime fiction for anyone who enjoys this fascinating genre.

Children s Writer s Notebook

Author : Wes Magee
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A guided journal for aspiring authors in need of a creative workout.

How NOT to Write a Sitcom

Author : Marc Blake
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The craft of sitcom is possibly the hardest of all screenwriting genres, demanding a complex set of skills that must all be present to succeed. How NOT to Write a Sitcom is a troubleshooting guide aimed at both the novice and the practising sitcom writer. It illustrates and explains the many pitfalls in concept, characterisation, plotting and dramatic/comedic writing,which pepper the hundreds of scripts submitted every year. Each point is illustrated with an example of the error and each section contains practical suggestions and exercises for the writer to apply to their own writing. The book takes makes no assumption of the reader other than an interest in the form. It contains interviews with current producers as well as interviews with successful practioners of the craft. Marc Blake is a script consultant, writer and teacher of writing for sitcom. In this book he acts as a `script mechanic' and offers a full `MOT for writers' - stripping a sitcom down to its component parts, isolating the faults and fixing them. What script editors and producers are looking for are scripts that work. Naturally they want a genius in embryo, but above all they first want to see something that is roadworthy.

Cursive Handwriting Workbook Writing Practice Exercises to Easily Learn Alphabet Letters Connecting Letters Words and Sentences

Author : Mark Robbins
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Do you want to learn to write in cursive or improve your writing? Are you looking for practical exercises? you will be helped through the important parts of learning. This workbook will provide you with lots of fun exercises to make cursive writing even easier. You will get over 100 practice sentences that you can write out in cursive. This book will teach you: - How to write every letter in cursive - How to prepare yourself for writing - The benefits of cursive - Tips for left-handed people - How to connect letters - Various worksheets - And much more Then comes the actual cursive. There are pictures to show you how to write out every uppercase and lowercase letter with expertise. You will learn how there are many letters that are similar in the way that they are written. Following that, you will learn how to connect those letters to form words. The connectors are so easy and simple that you will be writing full words. Some letters connect slightly different than the others, but you will feel confident by the end that you can write any word in the English language. There are also dozens of pictures that will help you visualize how the sentences should appear. now you are ready for practice!

Writing Workouts to Develop Common Core Writing Skills Step by Step Exercises Activities and Tips for Student Success Grades 2 6

Author : Kendall Haven
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This book is a "best of" collection of tips and exercises to help nurture young writers and strengthen core skills. Since each activity has been tried and tested in thousands of classrooms, you'll find successful methods for turning even the most reluctant students into effective, powerful writers. • Features eight essential elements of effective narratives • Links tips and activities to the Common Core State Standards • Includes the five steps of effective writing • Contains tools, proven activities, and research-based concepts to strengthen writing proficiencies in the classroom

Lullaby of Birdland

Author : Evie Erin
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A collection of 100 outrageous and witty writing prompts: Challenge yourself to create imaginative stories with Lullaby Of Birdland: 100 Writing Prompts For Creative Children, a fun and playful journal that invites inspiration with plenty of space to write it all down. Brimming with entertaining exercises, this writing prompt journal is sure to get the creative juices flowing.Write your own stories with the help of these creative story starters! With fun and unique writing prompts, you'll have no trouble kicking your imagination into high gear. Whether imagining big objects or pondering big ideas, budding writers will find this HUGELY entertaining book of prompts the perfect tool for kick-starting their ENORMOUS creative potential-and perhaps their next EPIC masterpiece.These story starters are perfect for kids in grades 3-7 but can be used by anyone young at heart. Use this book in the classroom or give it as a gift to a budding author.

Writing Prompt Exercises for Authors

Author : Julian Fiennes
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Struggling with writer's block or just need a little extra inspiration to get the words flowing?This book of writing prompts and lined paper for responses is guaranteed to start you off! Includes writing prompts and ruled paper to complete the exercise

Writing the Breakout Novel Workbook

Author : Donald Maass
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Make Your Novel Stand Out from the Crowd! Noted literary agent and author Donald Maass has done it again! His previous book, Writing the Breakout Novel, offered novelists of all skill levels and genres insider advice on how to make their books rise above the competition and succeed in a crowded marketplace. Now, building on the success of its predecessor, Writing the Breakout Novel Workbook calls that advice into action! This powerful book presents the patented techniques and writing exercises from Maass's popular writing workshops to offer novelists first-class instruction and practical guidance. You'll learn to develop and strengthen aspects of your prose with sections on: Building plot layers Creating inner conflict Strengthening voice and point of view Discovering and heightening larger-than-life character qualities Strengthening theme And much more! Maass also carefully dissects examples from real-life breakout novels so you'll lean how to read and analyze fiction like a writer. With authoritative instruction and hands-on workbook exercises, Writing the Breakout Novel Workbook is one of the most accessible novel-writing guides available. Set your work-in progress apart from the competition and write your own breakout novel today!

The Writer s Guide to College Economics

Author : Thomas L. Wyrick
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