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Text Types 2nd Edition A Writing Guide for Students

By: Anne Townsend and Anne Quill

Price: $16.95  $9.95

Publisher: Australia, Farr Books: 2012

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9780987304278

ISBN: 0987304275

Condition: New


Text Types: a writing guide for students provides a clear reference tool for students, teachers and parents to understand 30 different types of written texts, both literary and factual.This larger format Second Edition has been updated and expanded in the variety of text types and examples included. Examples presented and analysed include many electronic texts. According to the Australian Curriculum: English, students in years 7 to 10 are expected to plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts using effective vocabulary and language features appropriate for the writer... View more info

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Text Types 3rd Edition A Writing Guide for Students

By: Anne Townsend and Anne Quill and Phillip Oostenbroek

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Australia, Farr Books: 2018

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 9780170419307

ISBN: 0170419304

Condition: New


This comprehensive guide is a unique tool for improving writing skills, and presents imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the requirements of the Australian Curriculum. Text Types: a Writing Guide for Students 3rd Edition provides examples of each text and clear directions about how to write each one. The scaffolding and modelling necessary for the development of writing skills is presented to students, by reviewing over 30 different types of written texts, including electronic texts. Table of Contents: 1 Advertisement 2 Biography (historical recount) 3 Blog 4 Brochure/flyer ... View more info

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Spellbinding Sentences: A Writer's Guide to Achieving Excellence and Captivating Readers

By: Barbara Baig

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2015

Seller ID: 003660

ISBN: 1599639157

Condition: New


Elevate Your Writing From So-So To Spectacular! Great writing requires more than an original idea, compelling characters, or a scintillating plot. An author needs all of these to be successful, but writing--and writing well--also demands an entirely different skill set. Spellbinding Sentences arms you with the tools you need to master the power of the English language. In this book, you'll learn the different qualities of words and the many ways those words can be combined to create sentences that hook readers. You'll emulate sentences from your favorite writers, practice proven techniques, an... View more info

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The Writers Guide to Weapons: A Practical Reference for Using Firearms and Knives in Fiction

By: Benjamin Sobieck

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2015

Seller ID: 003370

ISBN: 1599638150

Condition: New


When it comes to writing weapons, most authors shoot from the hip--and miss. The Writer's Guide to Weapons will help you hit your target every time. Firearms and knives have starring roles in a wide range of genres--crime, thriller, war, mystery, Western, and more. Unfortunately, many depictions of weapons in novels and film are pure fiction. Knowing the difference between a shotshell and a slug, a pistol and a revolver, or a switchblade and a butterfly knife is essential for imbuing your story with authenticity--and gaining popularity with discerning readers. Inside you'll find: * An in-depth... View more info

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The Write-Brain Workbook : 382 Exercises to Free Your Creative Writing

By: Bonnie Neubauer

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Memory Makers: 2015

Seller ID: 003372

ISBN: 159963838X

Condition: New


Banish the Blank Page! You're seated at your desk, fingers poised above the keyboard, ready to write...but the words aren't coming. You're tapped out--or worse, burnt out. The blank page strikes again. Never fear. If you're battling writer's block, or if you're just looking for ways to flex your creative writing muscles, The Write-Brain Workbook Revised & Expanded will ensure that you never have to face another wordless day. Brimming with 400 stimulating writing prompts--including more than 60 exercises new to this edition--you'll create quirky characters, discover fresh twists on classic word... View more info

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How to Write What You Want to Say in the Primary Years: A Guide for Primary Students who know what they want to say but can't find the words

By: Catherine Black and Patricia Hipwell

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2014

Seller ID: 9781925046489

ISBN: 1925046486

Condition: New


Young writers who struggle with putting their ideas into writing need language to help them. This book provides that language in the form of sentence starters and connectives. It also provides graphic organisers to help young writers organise their thoughts - a process necessary for good writing. How to write what you want to say. in the primary years: a guide for primary students who know what they want to say but can't find the words provides parents, teachers and young writers with a tool for improving writing. It is suitable for Years 2 to 6. View more info

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Writing Your Legacy: The Step-by-Step Guide to Crafting Your Life Story

By: Cheryl Svensson and Richard Campbell

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2015

Seller ID: 003658

ISBN: 1599638770

Condition: New


Craft a meaningful life story! A written legacy of your life--one that encompasses experiences, lessons learned, failures and triumphs--is a gift your family and friends will cherish for years to come. Writing this story may seem daunting, but it doesn't have to be. Writing Your Legacy is a step-by-step guide to chronicling a life story that reflects your true self. Through a series of 35 guided themes, as well as supplementary exercises, you'll explore milestones, relationships, career paths, and major choices, and leave an eloquent record of your life for future generations. You'll also lear... View more info

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Get a Literary Agent: The Complete Guide to Securing Representation for Your Work

By: Chuck Sambuchino

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2015

Seller ID: 001902

ISBN: 1599638010

Condition: New


The Ultimate Guide to Getting a Literary Agent! If you dream of scoring the best possible deal with a traditional publisher and seeing your book in print, you need literary representation. Filled with practical, straightforward advice and insider tips, Get a Literary Agent is a one-stop resource for writers of both fiction and nonfiction. You'll learn how to: * Research agents and target the best ones for your work * Navigate the submission process--from best practices to possible pitfalls * Craft a polished query letter and pitch your work effectively * Assemble a book proposal like a pro * F... View more info

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Scribbles from the Suburbs

By: Creative Writers' Group Logan

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, InHouse Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: A1076

ISBN: 1925388069

Condition: New


"Scribbles from the Suburbs" is the first publication, for a collection of works by a small group of amateur writer's from Logan City.Through this eclectic mix of stories, you will travel through country towns and sail on the high seas, ride a country train and enter the cell of a notorious prison. Some will take you back to another era and possibly evoke your own memories. There are twists and unexpected turns that will leave you smiling. A few are loosely based on fact as the author explores their own journey through life. All, however, will leave you glad you came along for the ride.Everyon... View more info

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The Academic Essay: How to Plan, Draft, Write and Edit 2E Revised

By: Derek Soles

Price: $33.95

Publisher: UK, Studymates: 2005

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 000629

ISBN: 1842850652

Condition: New


This book is a step-by-step guide to all the stages of writing an academic essay. The first part deals with gathering, evaluating and organising information; the second how to write effective introductions and concluding paragraphs, and the final section how to revise and edit your work. Full of practical tips and advice gleaned from years of experience as a tutor on the receiving end of essays, this is essential reading for every student in full- or part-time education today. View more info

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The Breakout Novelist: How to Craft Novels That Stand Out and Sell

By: Donald Maass

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2015

Seller ID: 001888

ISBN: 159963922X

Condition: New


The must-have reference for novel writers! If you're serious about transforming your writing into vibrant, engaging, and marketable fiction, you've found the right book. The Breakout Novelist gives you the craft and business know-how you need to make your stories stand out. Veteran literary agent Donald Maass brings together the best innovative and practical information from his previous books and workshops to help you set your novel apart from the competition. Maass shares examples from successful and contemporary writers across all genres to equip you with strategies for crafting compelling ... View more info

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Senior Text Types 3rd Edition A Writing Guide for Students

By: Elli Housden

Price: $27.95

Publisher: Australia, Farr Books: 2018

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 9780170419314

ISBN: 0170419312

Condition: New


Senior Text Types: A Writing Guide for Students is a full colour third edition with new and updated text types and activities. The comprehensive guide is a reference tool for improving writing skills and presents over 30 different types of written texts to senior students. Each text type is presented in a double page format, with one page analysing the structure of the genre and the second page presenting an example of the text ' this presentation provides the scaffolding and modelling necessary for the development of writing skills. Table of Contents :- 1 Advertisement 2 Agenda and minutes: ... View more info

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The Writer's Idea Thesaurus: An Interactive Guide for Developing Ideas for Novels and Short Stories

By: Fred White

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2014

Seller ID: 000386

ISBN: 1599638223

Condition: New


Endless ideas at your fingertips, and at the turn of a page ...Need an idea for a short story or novel? Look no further than The Writer's Idea Thesaurus. It's far more than a collection of simple writing prompts. You'll find a vast treasury of story ideas inside, organized by subject, theme, and situation categories, and listed alphabetically for easy reference. Author and award-winning writing instructor Fred White shows you how to build out and customize these ideas to create unique plots that reflect your personal storytelling sensibilities, making The Writer's Idea Thesaurus an invaluable ... View more info

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The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation 11th Edition An Easy-to-use Guide with Clear Rules, Real-world Examples, and Reproducible Quizzes

By: Jane Straus and Lester Kaufman and Tom Stern

Price: $26.95

Publisher: USA, Wiley: 2014

Edition: 11th Edition

Seller ID: 9781118785560

ISBN: 1118785568

Condition: New


A revised and updated new edition of the bestselling workbook and grammar guide The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is a concise, entertaining workbook and guide to English grammar, punctuation, and usage. This user-friendly resource includes simple explanations of grammar, punctuation, and usage; scores of helpful examples; dozens of reproducible worksheets; and pre- and post-tests to help teach grammar to students of all ages. Appropriate for virtually any age range, this authoritative guide makes learning English grammar and usage simple and fun. This updated Eleventh Edition reflects ... View more info

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Communications Skills Handbook [Fourth Edition]

By: Jane Summers and Brett Smith

Price: $55.95

Publisher: Australia, Wiley: 2014

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 9781118646014

ISBN: 1118646010

Condition: New


The new fourth edition of this popular handbook has been revised and updated to equip contemporary students with the written and oral communication guidelines they need to succeed at university and beyond. Suitable for use across all disciplines, the handbook provides successful approaches to researching, writing and referencing, along with a wealth of examples and practical tips for preparing and presenting oral reports, essays and assignments. The new fourth edition of this popular handbook has been revised and updated to equip contemporary students with the written and oral communicatio... View more info

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Successful Novel Plotting

By: Jean Saunders

Price: $28.95

Publisher: UK, Accent Press: 2009

Seller ID: 003146

ISBN: 1906373620

Condition: New


What is it about a good book that hooks the reader and makes them want more? A good plot. Every best-selling author from Agatha Christie to Terry Pratchett knows the importance of a strong story. But for the budding author it can be daunting and even confusing. How do you turn that seed of an idea into a great epic?This authoritative guide will help steer new writers through the minefield of the writing process. Using examples from her own work, and that of other top authors, Jean explains how to create memorable characters, generate cliffhangers and keep up a pace that will hook readers.And w... View more info

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The Art and Craft of Writing Christian Fiction: The Complete Guide to Finding Your Story, Honing Your Skills and Glorifying God in Your Novel

By: Jeff Gerke

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2014

Seller ID: 000223

ISBN: 1599638746

Condition: New


The essential guide to mastering Christian fiction! To write a powerful, meaningful Christian novel, you must embrace the soaring creativity inspired by faith, while also committing to the serious discipline required of an artisan. You must be able to weave a compelling story with an underlying message that deeply affects both your characters and your readers. As fulfilling as the Christian genre is, the road to a satisfying story--and publication--is filled with hard work. But take heart. The Art & Craft of Writing Christian Fiction can help make the journey easier. Inside, author Jeff Gerke ... View more info

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The Irresistible Novel: How to Craft an Extraordinary Story That Engages Readers from Start to Finish

By: Jeff Gerke

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2015

Seller ID: 002137

ISBN: 1599638258

Condition: New


Discover Your Voice and Enthrall Readers!The craft of writing is filled with various debates: Should I include a prologue? Should I delete all adverbs from my manuscript? Just how much backstory--if any--can I include in my story? These questions--and their often-contradictory answers--can cause confusion, frustration, and even paralysis in the writer."The Irresistible Novel" frees you from the limits of so-called "rules" and instead provides you with a singular goal: You must engage your readers from beginning to end. Filled with down-to-earth discussions on the various debates of writing, as... View more info

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A Writer's Guide to Persistence: How to Create a Lasting and Productive Writing Practice

By: Jordan Rosenfeld

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2015

Seller ID: 002020

ISBN: 1599638843

Condition: New


Practice. Polish. Persist. Your writing journey can take you many places: hiking through steep mountains, traversing unknown territory, hurdling both roadblocks and rejections. Even the siren song of fame and fortune can distract you from your true purpose: to express yourself in an authentic and meaningful way, and to share your words with others. A Writer's Guide to Persistence is your road map through the rugged terrain of the writer's path. You'll discover advice and techniques for cultivating a fruitful, deeply meaningful writing life by practicing your craft, polishing your work, and per... View more info

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101 Ways to Say Thank You: Notes of Gratitude for All

By: Kelly Browne

Price: $19.95

Publisher: USA, Sterling: 2015

Seller ID: 001974

ISBN: 1454915609

Condition: New


Nothing says good manners like an elegantly crafted thank-you note, whether on paper or by e-mail. This refreshed and reissued etiquette classic-now updated with new information for the digital age-provides all the dos and don'ts, along with a perfectly phrased 'thank-you' for every occasion, from weddings and baby showers to business interviews and charity events. This indispensable guide will make sure you're never at a loss for words of appreciation. View more info

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Other Words: A Thesaurus for Young Writers 2nd Edition

By: Leigh Tonks

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Australia, Macmillan: 2008

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 9781420265019

ISBN: 1420265016

Condition: New


A Thesaurus for Young Writers. Other Words will assist young writers to express their thoughts and feelings accurately in writing. It will extend their vocabularies and develop their confidence as writers. It is the ideal first thesaurus, with extensive wordlists in alphabetical orders by keywords commonly used by young students. Features: * a clear and lively collection of words * fun cartoons to inspire creativity * index and simple cross-references * appendixes with special subject wordlists, such as animals, civics, environment View more info

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How to Write What You Want to Say in Mathematics: A Guide for those students who know what they want to say but can't find the words

By: Lyn Carter and Patricia Hipwell

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2014

Seller ID: 9781925046038

ISBN: 1925046036

Condition: New


It is a common fallacy that mathematics does not require students to write. The writing demands of this subject are different from other subjects. The writing must be correct and the mathematics accurate. This book provides students with language in the form of sentence starters, connectives and useful mathematical language to enable them to write correctly. How to write what you want to say ... in mathematics: a guide for students of mathematics who know what they want to say but can't find the words provides parents, teachers and students with a unique tool for improving mathematical writing... View more info

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How to Write What You Want to Say in Business: A Guide for those who know what they want to say but can't find the words

By: Lyn Carter and Patricia Hipwell

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2016

Seller ID: 9781925236910

ISBN: 1925236919

Condition: New


It aims to provide those with limited experience in these forms of writing with a starting point to say what they want to say using language that mature writers use. How to write what you want to say ...in business is a guide for those who know what they want to say but can't find the word. It provides a unique tool for improving writing. It seeks to assist inexperienced writers of business and government communications and also students of business courses from the middle years of schooling to the tertiary and vocational level. View more info

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How to Write What You Want to Say at University: A Guide for those who know what they want to say but can't find the words

By: Lyn Carter and Patricia Hipwell

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2016

Seller ID: 9781925236927

ISBN: 1925236927

Condition: New


It aims to provide those with limited experience in academic writing with a starting point to say what they want to say using language that academic writers use. How to write what you want to say ...at university is a guide for those who know what they want to say but can't find the words. It provides a unique tool for improving writing. It suits inexperienced writers enrolled in undergraduate courses at university, including those for whom English is a second language. It is especially helpful to mature-aged students returning to study. View more info

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How to Write What You Want to Say in Science: A Guide for those who know what they want to say but can't find the words

By: Malcolm Carter and Lyn Carter and Patricia Hipwell

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2016

Seller ID: 9781925236903

ISBN: 1925236900

Condition: New


How to write what you want to say...in science is a guide for those who know what they want to say but can't find the words. It provides a unique tool for improving scientific writing. It suits inexperienced scientific writers from the middle years of schoolingto tertiary level. View more info

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Writing Deep Scenes: Plotting your story through Action, Emotion, and Theme

By: Martha Alderson and Jordan Rosenfeld

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2015

Seller ID: 003406

ISBN: 1599638835

Condition: New


Take a Deep Dive into Plot and Scene and Improve Your Writing Whether you're planning your first novel or have already written a first draft, you need to master the concepts of plot and scene to truly realize your story's potential. Writing Deep Scenes teaches you how to write strong, layered, and engaging scenes--the secret to memorable, page-turning plots. It's filled with practical tools for building layers and nuance into your scenes, employing the right scene types at the right junctures, and developing a profound understanding of how plot and scene intertwine. Inside you'll learn: * How ... View more info

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Thinking on the Page: A College Student's Guide to Effective Writing

By: Martha Schulman and Gwen Hyman

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Writer's Digest Books: 2015

Seller ID: 002139

ISBN: 159963869X

Condition: New


Take Charge of Your Writing--and Dazzle Your Instructors! It can be a challenge to achieve writing excellence, but it doesn't have to be mysterious, and it's definitely not impossible. To present powerful ideas effectively in your college essays, you need to break away from rigid rules and structures and start thinking on the page. With this book, you'll learn how to actively engage with a text, analyze it, draw informed conclusions, and then make solid claims about what you have observed. Thinking on the Page will also help you: * Think critically about what you're reading and draw questions ... View more info

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Critical Thinking Skills For Dummies

By: Martin Cohen

Price: $28.95

Publisher: UK, For Dummies: 2015

Seller ID: A1237

ISBN: 111892472X

Condition: New


Turbocharge your reasoning with Critical Thinking. Just what are the ingredients of a great argument? What is the secret to communicating your ideas clearly and persuasively? And how do you see through sloppy thinking and flim-flam? If you’ve ever asked any of these questions, then this book is for you! These days, strong critical thinking skills provide a vital foundation for academic success, and Critical Thinking Skills For Dummies offers a clear and unintimidating introduction to what can otherwise be a pretty complex topic. Inside, you'll get hands-on, lively, and fun exercise... View more info

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Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen

By: Mary Norris

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Australia, Text Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 004037

ISBN: 1925240991

Condition: New


A legendary New Yorker copy editor's endlessly enjoyable life lessons in spelling and punctuation, grammar and usage. (And pencils.) 'Enlightening, useful, and often outright hilarious. From exclamation marks to emoticons, swear words to split infinitives, Mary Norris is the bomb.' Australian Women's Weekly 'What is immediately beguiling about Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen is the extraordinary amount of ground Norris covers.[She is] wise, funny, precise and knowledgeable.' Sydney Morning Herald 'This book is so much fun to read. Get it and revel in the delights and conundru... View more info

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How to Blog a Book: Write, Publish, and Promote Your Work One Post at a Time

By: Nina Amir

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Memory Makers: 2015

Seller ID: 002904

ISBN: 1599638908

Condition: New


Transform Your Blog into a Book! The world of blogging changes rapidly, but it remains one of the most efficient ways to share your work with an eager audience. In fact, you can purposefully hone your blog content into a uniquely positioned book--one that agents and publishers will want to acquire or that you can self-publish successfully. How to Blog a Book Revised and Expanded Edition is a completely updated guide to writing and publishing a saleable book based on a blog. Expert author and blogger Nina Amir guides you through the process of developing targeted blog content that increases you... View more info