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Science Fiction Writers of America Handbook: the professional Writer's Guide to Writing Professionally

By Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Dean Wesley Smith

Eugene, Oregon: Writer's Notebook Press - Pulphouse Publishing, 1990. First edition. Original Wraps. Near Fine. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 248 pages, printed wraps. A near fine, clean, neat, softcover with little shelf wear but one corner bumped; binding tight, paper cream white

$9.50

Science-Fiction Future Histories; "A Special Issue"; Bulletin of the Science Fiction Writers of America (SFWA) ; volume 14, Number 3; Fall 1979 (whole number 71); Keynote address (Heinlein);The Immutable Laws of Science Fiction (Card); Concerning Future Histories (Anderson); A Maverick View (Bradley); Future Histories (Niven); 1955 (Varley); Children of the Future (Sky); There's Nothing Like A Good Foundation (Asimov); etc

By John F. Carr (editor); Robert Heinlein, Poul Anderson, Larry Niven, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Isaac Asimov, Kathleen Sky, Jerry Pournelle, John Varley, Gordon Dickson, Orson Scott Card, et al

Grenada Hill, CA: Bulletin of the Science Fiction Writers of America, 1979. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good. Quarterly periodical of SFWA. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 100 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. a very good, clean, sturdy soft cover original issue with moderate exterior wear; binding solid, paper white.

$9.50

How To Write a Book Proposal: Writer's Basic Bookshelf
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How To Write a Book Proposal: Writer's Basic Bookshelf

By Michael Larsen

Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest Books, 1985. Second printing. Hardcover--paper over boards. Fine/Without dust jacket. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 113 pages, illustrated boards. A fine, clean hardcover first edition with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, with the previous owner's name on the front endpaper. Without dust jacket (iff issued).

$7.50

Written by Hand

By Aubrey West

London, England: George Allen and Unwin, 1951. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Without dust jacket. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, 71 pages, maroon cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover first edition over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, slight exterior soiling; hinges and binding solid, paper just lightly yellowed, with a portion of the original dust jacket and anespaper article laid in at the back endpaper. without dust jacket. A very useful copy.

$9.50

The Writer's Market; (Thirteenth Edition--fourthrevised printing) Where to sell what you write; 3500 markets for free-lance writers

By Ruth A. Jones and Aron M. Mathieu (editor)

Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest, 1954. First edition thus. Decorative Cloth. Very good/Without dust jacket. Large octavo, 10 1/2" tall, 515 pages, decorative yellow cloth. A very good, sturdy hard cover with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white. Without dust jacket

$16.50

The Writer [magazine]: Volume 61, Number 5; May, 1948. From Pulps to Slicks; Shaping a novel; An Author's Notebook; etc.

By A. S. Burack, editor; Isabel Moore, Marian Sims, Constance Beresford-Howe, Val Teal, Darwin Teilhet, Anne Hamilton, Catheriner Handley George Freitag, et al

Boston, Massachusetts: The Writer, Inc, 1948. First edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Single original issue. Octavo, 10 1/2" tall, pages 141 to 176 + ads, wire saddle stitch, stiff printed wraps. A very good, clean, neat periodical with minor shelf wear and light exterior soiling; binding tight, paper lightly yellowed.

$9.50

The Writer's Market; (Eighteenth Edition) Where to sell what you write; 3500 markets for free-lance writers

By Richard Rosenthal (editor)

Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest, 1961. First edition thus. Decorative Cloth. Very good/good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 504 pages, brown cloth. A very good, sturdy hard cover with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$16.50

The Fiction Editor, The Novel, and the Novelist: a book for writers, teachers, publishers, and anyone else devoted to fiction (second edition, revised)
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The Fiction Editor, The Novel, and the Novelist: a book for writers, teachers, publishers, and anyone else devoted to fiction (second edition, revised)

By Thomas McCormack

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Paul Dry Books, 2006. Second edition, first printing. Pictorial Wraps. Fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 215 pages, stiff illustrated wrapswraps. A fine, clean, neat, unread paperback, with light shelf wear binding tight

$9.50

The Art of Fiction: Notes on craft for young writers

By John Gardner

New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1984. Fourth printing. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. Octavo 8 2/3" tall, xii + 224 pages, orange quarter-cloth. A near fine, clean, hard cover edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white with slight foxing to the endpapers. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket , with the original price present.

$8.50

Play-Making: a manual of craftsmanship

By William Archer

New York, New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1937. Eighteenth printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very good. Hirschfeld. Originally published in 1912. Octavo. 8 1/3" tall, 419 pages, red-orange cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover edition over all with minor shelf wear but fading to the cloth color at spine and extremities; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket.

$12.50

The Writer's Handbook : short stories, novels, plays, articles, TV Scripts, verse, humor, juveniles, features; what to writer, how to write it, where to sell it.

By A. S. Burack (editer) ; John D. MacDonald, Patricia Highsmith, Joe Gores, Shirley Ann Grau, Paul Gallico, Catherine Drinker Bowen, E.B. White, Richard Powell, Storm Jameson, Joyce Carol Oates, Neil Simon, Roald Dahl, May Sarton, Barbara W. Tuchman,Elizab

Boston, Massachusetts: The Writer, 1975. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Fine/very good. With chapters by many successful authors. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, x + 847 pages, gilt titles on blue cloth. A fine, clean, neat hard cover with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket.

$16.50

The Author's & Writer's Who's Who & Reference Guide

By L.G. Pine, editor

London, England: Shaw Publishing Co, 1948 - 1949. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good -. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, xxxii + 799 pages, gren cloth. A very good minus copy over all, hinges and binding solid, paper clean but lightly yellowed, but cover shelf-worn, fore-corners rubbed through to boards, slight fraying at the top and bottom of the backstrip.

$19.00

Storyteller: writing lessons and more from 27 years of the Clarion Writers' Workshop

By Kate Wilhelm

Northampton, Massachusetts: Small Beer Press, 2005. First edition, first printing. Pictorial Wraps. Fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 190 pages, stiff illustrated wrapswraps. A fine, clean, neat, likely unread paperback, with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper white

$8.50

The Authors Playwrights & Composers Handbook 1937.

By D. Kilham Roberts,

London, England: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1937. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Duodecimo, 7 1/2" tall, xxvii + 439 pages, beige cloth. A good, clean, sturdy hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear, but cloth torn at the top of the back strip from careless pulling, and back strip re-enforced by internal repair; interior very good, hinges and binding solid, paper moderately yellowed. With original period ads from authors agents and services. Lacking dust jacket.

$16.50

The Art of Fiction; Illustrated from Classic and Modern Texts

By David Lodge

New York, New York: Viking Penguin, 1993. First American edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, 240 pages. Publisher's review slips laid in. A fine, clean, hardcover first American edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine dust jacket, with the original price.

$9.50

Book Reviewing

By John E. Drewry

Boston, Massachusetts: The Writer, Inc., 1945. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Good. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, x + 231 pages, gilt titles on black cloth. A very good, clean, neat, hard cover first edition over all with light shelf wear and rubbing at the corners but slight exterior dampstaing at uppr margins and fore-margin of cloth (with no apparent damage to the interior); hinges and binding solid. paper lightly yellowed. In a good, moderately worn dust jacket with dampstaining evident at top margin and fore-margin, and with price present

$9.50

Manual, Analytical and Synthetical of Orthography and Definition

By James N. McElligott

New York, New York: Newman Ivison, 1854. Early Printing. Decorative Boards. Good. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, vii + 215 pages + vii; printed hard cover. A good original hard cover over all, with heneral shelf wear, back strip leather significantly chipped away, covers soilded by foxing, corners rubbed through to boards, hinges cracked but secure and internal binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with moderate foxing throughout.

$19.00

The Written Word: How to Write Readable Prose

By Gorham Munson

New York, New York: Creative Age, 1949. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good - / Good -. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 285 pages, silver titles on brown cloth. A very good (minus), generally clean, neat hard cover first edition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing overall, but a bit of fraying to the top of the spine cloth; hinges and binding solid paper lightly yellowed, with foxing to the fore-edges. In a good (minus), edgeworn dust jacket, significantly chipped at the edges and folds, a short tear at the top of the back strip, with original price.

$10.50

Indirections for those who want to write.

By Sidney Cox

New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1947. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. 12mo, 7 1/2" tall, 139 pages, brown cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed, with ligh foxing to the fore-edges. Without dust jacket

$7.50

The Writer's Monthly: a journal for all who write; 1917; Volume IX (9) Numbers: 5, 6, and Vol. X (10); Nos 1, 2, 4, 6 ; May, June, July, August, October, December (seven issues sold together)

By J. Berg Esenwein, editor; Marguerite Wilkinson, Francis J. MacBeath, Winifred Whitham, Grace C. Rutter, Epes Winthrop Sargent, E.M. Wickes, Arthur Leeds, Will Lengel et al

Springfield, MA: Home Correspondence School, 1917. First printings. Original Wraps. each Very Good. 7 individual issues. all octavo, 9" tall, approx. 32 pages + ads, wire saddle stitch, stiff printed wraps. All very good, clean, neat periodicals with minor shelf wear, light exterior soiling but wire staples starting to rust; binding tight, paper lightly yellowed.

$19.00

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