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Writing for Regional Publications

by Vachon, Brian

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Auldfarran Books, IOBA
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Very Good
Edition
1979 1st ed.
ISBN
9780911654738
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Cincinnati: Writer's Digest Books, 1979 1st ed. 203pp. beige cloth 8vo: Very Good in a near Fine dj [edges show some foxing; else a nice clean, complete & tight copy[ Old school tips that can still be adapted to the internet age.
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How to Write a Children's Book and Get it Published

by Seuling, Barbara

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Very Good
Edition
1984 book club ed.
ISBN
9780684180557
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New York: Scribner's, 1984 book club ed. 191pp. hardback 8vo: Very Good in a near Fine dj [text is age browned; else VG]
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Writing the Novel From Plot to Print

by Block, Lawrence

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Fine
Edition
1985 reprint
ISBN
9780898792089
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Cincinnati: Writer's Digest Books. 1985 reprint. 197pp. paperback 8vo: Fine. A crisp copy of this how to guide by the prolific American writer Block (b. 1938).
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Have Pen, Will Autograph: An Author Meets His Public

by Kane, Harnett T

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Good
Edition
1959 1st ed.
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Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1959 1st ed. 192pp. illus. blue cloth 8vo: Good+ in a Fine dj in poly cover [touch of age browning to endpp. & edges; else a nice clean, complete & tight copy] This is a review copy with Doubleday's review requirements on back cover. A memoir of the prolific Southern writer Kane (1910-84) on book tour.
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Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation

by Truss, Lynne

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Fine
Edition
2004 1st Am. ed
ISBN
9781592400874
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New York: Gotham Books, 2004 1st Am. ed. 209pp. hardback sm 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj. A crisp first edition of Truss’ humorous and useful bestseller.
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How to Write a Movie in 21 Days: The Inner Movie Method

by King, Viki

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Auldfarran Books, IOBA
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Very Good
Edition
1988 reprint.
ISBN
9780060962401
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New York: Harper & Row Perennial Library, 1988 reprint. 192pp. paperback 8vo: Very Good+ [text is age browned; else a nice crisp copy]
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Writing the Blockbuster Novel

by Zuckerman, Albert

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Auldfarran Books, IOBA
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Fine
Edition
1994 1st ed.
ISBN
9780898795981
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Cincinnati: Writer's Digest Books, 1994 1st ed. 218pp. hardback 8vo: Fine in a Very Good+ dj. Jacket praise from Ken Follett, Nora Roberts, et al.
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Stephen Vincent Benet on Writing

by Abbe, George, ed. (on Stephen Vincent Benet)

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Very Good
Edition
1964 1st ed.
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Brattleboro, VT: The Stephen Greene Press, 1964 1st ed. 112pp. beige cloth 8vo: Very Good in a Good dj in Brodart poly cover [school presentation bookplate on front pastedown has dried out and is laid in; discolored evidence of old glue residue on that pastedown; else a very nice copy; dj = p-c; else G] Thirty-one letters on the subject from… Read more
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Poplollies and Bellibones: A Celebration of Lost Words

by Sperling, Susan Kelz w/illus. by George Moran & foreword by Willard R. Espy

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Near Fine
Edition
1978 4th ptg
ISBN
9780517530795
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New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1978 4th ptg. 114pp. illus. green cloth 8vo: near Fine in a Good+ dj. An entertaining look at antiquarian words in which a "poop-noddy" is a fool and "snawky" is nauseating. George Moran supplies 50 humorous illustrations.
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Batty, Bloomers and Boycott: A Little Etymology of Eponymous Words

by Boycott, Rosie

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Fine
Edition
1983 1st Am. ed
ISBN
9780911745122
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New York: Peter Bedrick Books. 1983 1st Am. ed. 128pp. hardback 8vo: Fine in a near Fine dj. An entertaining look at some 300 eponymous terms ranging from "Adam's apple" to "Zinnia." The author is a great great-niece of Captain Boycott himself.
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The Highly Selective Thesaurus for the Extraordinarily Literate

by Ehrlich, Eugene w/intro. by Noah Adams

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Very Good
Edition
1994 reprint.
ISBN
9780062700162
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New York: Harper Collins, 1994 reprint. 205pp. hardback 8vo: Very Good in a Fine dj [top & fore edge show foxing; else a nice clean and crisp copy] A useful and entertaining volume by the prolific Columbia University word maven Ehrlich (1922-2008).
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New York: Fawcett-Columbine, 1987 1st ed. thus. 414pp. paperback tall 8vo: near Very Good [text is age browned; else a clean, complete & tight copy] From pitch to picture by an Emmy award winning writer.
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The Viking Book of Aphorisms: A Personal Selection

by Auden, W. H. & Louis Kronenberger

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Very Good
Edition
reissue of c1981 ed.
ISBN
9780880290562
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Dorset Press, reissue of c1981 ed. 431pp. hardback tall 8vo: Very Good in a Fine dj [some top & fore edge foxing; some foxing to endpp; else a nice clean, complete & tight copy] Words of wisdom from almost 500 writers selected by the literary masters Auden (1907-73) & Kronenberger (1904-80).
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The Freelance Writer's Handbook: How to Succeed in a Competitive Business

by Hensley, Dennis & Holly G. Miller

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Auldfarran Books, IOBA
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Fine
Edition
1987 1st ed. thus.
ISBN
9780060962036
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New York: Perennial Library, 1987 1st ed. thus. 127pp. paperback 8vo: Fine.
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The Writer's Book of Checklists: The Quick-Reference Guide to Essential Information Every Writer Needs

by Edelstein, Scott

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Auldfarran Books, IOBA
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Near Fine
Edition
1991 1st ed.
ISBN
9780898794540
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Cincinnati: Writer's Digest Books, 1991 1st ed. 213pp. hardback tall 8vo: near Fine/no dj [some age darkening; else nrF] A nice crisp copy of this useful self-help guide.
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Overcoming Writing Blocks

by Mack, Karin & Eric Skjei

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Auldfarran Books, IOBA
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Good
Edition
1979 1st ed
ISBN
9780874771039
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Los Angeles: J. P. Tarcher, 1979 1st ed. 240pp. hardback 8vo: near Very Good in a Good dj [ink name; some penciled annotations in text; else a clean, complete & tight copy; dj = some edge tears; else G]
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Woe is I: The Grammophobes Guide to Better English in Plain English

by O'Conner, Patricia T

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Fine
Edition
1996 reprint
ISBN
9780399141966
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New York: Grosset/Putnam, 1996 reprint. 227pp. hardback 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover. The late Molly Ivins called this surprising book "The best thing to happen to grammar since Strunk and White."
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Booknotes: America's Finest Authors on Reading, Writing, and the Power of Ideas (signed)

by Lamb, Brian

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Auldfarran Books, IOBA
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Very Good
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1997 reprint
ISBN
9780812928471
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New York: Times Books, 1997 reprint. SIGNED on ffep by author. 424pp. illus. hardback sm 4to: Very Good in a near Fine dj in Brodart poly cover [First half-dozen or so pp. have some tiny specks from having come into contact with grit; last several index pp. have some smudging; light foxing of edges; book is otherwise untroubled; else VG] Lamb… Read more
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Freelancer's Treasury of Article Ideas (signed)

by Dickson, Frank A. w/preface by Robert Stein

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Very Good
Edition
1961
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Great Neck, NY: Channel Press, 1961. SIGNED ffep by author. 366pp. hardback sm 8vo: Very Good in a near Very Good dj [some light age browning of edges; else VG] Ideas that could be recycled today, organized chronologically by every day of the calendar.
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Surviving a Writer's Life

by Lipsett, Suzanne

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Good
Edition
1994 1st ed. thus.
ISBN
9780062506580
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HarperSanFrancisco, 1994 1st ed. thus. 220pp. paperback: Good [ink name; some highlighting & a short note or two in text; else a complete & tight copy] Cover praise from Erica Jong.
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