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The Business of Being a Writer

Jane Friedman · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 320
Format: eBook

Writers talk about their work in many ways: as an art, as a calling, as a lifestyle. Too often missing from these conversations is the fact that writing is also a business. The reality is, those who want to make a full- or part-time job out of writing are going to have a more positive and productive...
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The Thorn Necklace: Healing Through Writing and the Creative Process

Francesca Lia Block · Seal Press
Pages: 279
Format: eBook

For devotees of Bird by Bird and The Artist's Way, a memoir-driven guide to healing through the craft of writingFrancesca Lia Block is the bestselling author of more than twenty-five books, including the award-winning Weetzie Bat series. Her writing has been called "transcendent"...
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Every Day a Word Surprises Me & Other Quotes by Writers

Phaidon Editors · Phaidon Press
Pages: 333
Format: Hardcover

Advice, strong opinions, and personal revelations by the world's greatest writers - exclusively researched for this new bookFeaturing the most inspirational and insightful collection of quotes by writers through the ages and across the globe, Every Day a Word Surprises Me is the ideal...
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Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

Erich Hoyt · Firefly Books
Pages: 300
Format: Hardcover

In the Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises, award-winning author and whale researcher Erich Hoyt takes readers into the field for an intimate encounter with some 90 species of cetaceans that make their homes in the world's oceans. Drawing on decades of firsthand experience...
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Dragonfly: A Daughter's Emergence from Autism: A Practical Guide for Parents

Lori Ashley Taylor · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A parent's guide to helping children with autism maximize their potential. Over a decade ago, an autism diagnosis had confined Lori Ashley Taylor's daughter Hannah to an inaccessible world. Lori became a tireless researcher, worker, and advocate, and her dedication showed results....
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100 Deadly Skills: Survival Edition: The SEAL Operative's Guide to Surviving in the Wild and Being Prepared for Any Disaster

Clint Emerson · Touchstone
Pages: 257
Format: Paperback

From national bestselling author and retired Navy SEAL Clint Emerson comes the essential guide for surviving today's emergencies - from navigating in the wild to staying alive in any disaster.These 100 skills, adapted for civilians from actual field experiences of special forces operations,...
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The World of Renaissance Italy: A Daily Life Encyclopedia

Joseph Patrick Byrne · Greenwood Pub Group
Pages: 340
Format: Hardcover

Students of the Italian Renaissance who wish to go beyond the standard names and subjects will find in this text abundant information on the lives, customs, beliefs, and practices of those who lived during this exciting time period.• Synthesizes the latest research and publication in the Italian...
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