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Weather Disasters: How to Prepare For and Survive Earthquakes, Tornadoes, Blizzards, and Other Catastrophes

MARK D WILLIAMS · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 312
Format: Paperback

Floods. Blizzards. Landslides. Earthquakes. Tornadoes. Hurricanes. Severe weather happens every day across the globe. We see and hear of the devastating consequences whenever we tune into the evening news: property ravaged, communities destroyed, and lives lost. But although these events...
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That Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means: The 150 Most Commonly Misused Words and Their Tangled Histories

Kathryn Petras · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

An entertaining and informative guide to the most common 150 words even smart people use incorrectly, along with pithy forays into their fascinating etymologies and tangled histories of use and misuse. Even the most erudite among us use words like apocryphal, facetious, ironic, meteorite,...
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Welcome to the Writer's Life: How to Design Your Writing Craft, Writing Business, Writing Practice, and Reading Practice

Paulette Perhach · Sasquatch Books
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Always wanted to be a writer? Stop wasting time and start your writing life today! With warmth and humor, the author welcomes you into the writer's life as someone who has been there on the other side looking in. Like a freshman orientation for writers, this book includes an in-depth...
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The Profitable Artist: A Handbook for All Artists in the Performing, Literary, and Visual Arts

New York Foundation for the Arts. · Allworth Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

The Indispensable Roadmap Artists Need to Navigate Their Careers While all art is unique, the challenges artists face are shared regardless of background, experience, or artistic medium. With decades of experience in training and helping artists, the expert staff of the New York Foundation...
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The Byline Bible: Get Published in Five Weeks

SUSAN SHAPIRO · Writer's Digest Books
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Newspaper, magazine, and web editors are desperate for new voices and anyone, in any field, can break in. So why not you? Over the last two decades, writing professor Susan Shapiro has taught more than 25,000 students of all ages and backgrounds at NYU, Columbia, Temple, The New School,...
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The Joy of Syntax: A Simple Guide to All the Grammar You Know You Should Know

June Casagrande · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Language columnist June Casagrande presents a fun and breezy guide to everything a grown-up interested in grammar needs to know.When it comes to grammar, it seems like everyone--even die-hard word nerds--feel they "missed something" in school. The Joy of Syntax picks up where...
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