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When Memory Speaks  Reflections on Autobiography
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When Memory Speaks Reflections on Autobiography

By Conway, Jill Ker

New York: Knopf. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1998. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0679445935 . Light wear to dustjacket; 1st edition, 1st printing. Looks astutely and with feeling into the modern memoir. ; 9.20 X 5.70 X 1 inches; 205 pages .

$7.00

The Writer's Idea Book How to Develop Great Ideas for Fiction, Nonfiction,  Poetry and Screenplays
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The Writer's Idea Book How to Develop Great Ideas for Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry and Screenplays

By Heffron, Jack

Cincinati Ohio: Writers Digest Books. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2000. First Edition; Third Printing. Hardcover. 0898798736 . Wise, entertaing and inventive, the book liberates beginning and advanced writers alike. ; 9.20 X 6.30 X 1.10 inches; 272 pages .

$7.00

Movies in the Mind, How to Build a Short Story
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Movies in the Mind, How to Build a Short Story

By Rae, Colleen Mariah

Santa FE , New Mexico: Sherman Asher Publishing. Near Fine. 2000. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. 0964419653 . Faint rubbing to covers; 1st edition. A reliable and inspiring tool to help you discover your creative process and be successful in writing short stories. ; 8.80 X 6 X 0.40 inches; 142 pages .

$5.60

For the Love of Books
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For the Love of Books

By Shwartz, Ronald B.

New York: Putnam Adult. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1999. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0399144668 . Faint rubbing to jacket; 1st edition, 1st printing. More than 100 distinguished writers offer personal reflections on their favorite books. ; 9.10 X 6.20 X 1.30 inches; 240 pages .

$8.40

Gift of a Letter, The
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Gift of a Letter, The

By Stoddard, Alexandra

New York: Doubleday. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1990. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0385266308 . Faint rubbing to jacket; Signed by the author, has ribbon bookmark. 1st edition. ; B&W Illustrations; 6.50 X 5.10 X 0.80 inches; 162 pages; Beautiful hardcover book, illustrated . Devoted to the art and pleasure of letter writing, and receiving. ; Signed by Author .

$8.40

Ornament and Silence Essays on Women's Lives

By Fraser, Kennedy

New York: Knopf. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1996. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0394585399 . Faint rubbing to dustjacket; 1st edition. 14 superb essays explores the unquely female voice, presence, in literature and art. ; 9.30 X 5.60 X 1.20 inches; 247 pages .

$8.40

Thunder and Lightning  Cracking Open the Writer's Craft
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Thunder and Lightning Cracking Open the Writer's Craft

By Goldberg, Natalie

New York: Bantam. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 2000. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0553095285 . Rubbing to dustjacket, bumped corner on cover. ; 1st edition, 1st printing. A unique and inspiring guide, drawing upon her own experience as a writer and a student of Zen, she shows you how to develop a structure or a plot, overcome writer's block how to deal with the fear of criticism and rejection, working with an editor , all the common pitfalls of an early writer. ; 8.10 X 5.50 X 1.10 inches; 240 pages .

$7.00

Leaving a Trace  On Keeping a Journal
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Leaving a Trace On Keeping a Journal

By Johnson, Alexandra

Boston: Little, Brown. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2001. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0316120200 . Faint wear to dust jacket; 1st edition, 1st printing. Woven throughout the narrative are inspiring stories from famous writers. ; 8 X 5.20 X 0.90 inches; 256 pages; An inspirational guide to starting and keeping a diary. .

$7.00

To Our Children's Children  Preserving Family Histories for Generations to  Come
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To Our Children's Children Preserving Family Histories for Generations to Come

By Greene, Bob & D. G. Fulford

New York: Doubleday. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1993. Hardcover. 0385467974 . Faint rubbing to dust jacket. ; Guidebook with leading questions to get you started on writing your history; 7 X 5.20 X 0.90 inches; 224 pages .

$5.60

The Art of Thank You Crafting : Notes Of Gratitude

By Connie Leas

New York: Barbes & Noble. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. 1567315755 . Small hardcover, 187 pages in fine condition with near fine dustjacket, faint rubbing to jacket. 1st edition, 2nd printing. A few small words can change the world. Taking the time to express gratitude in a thoughtful, personal manner brings joy to the recipient, spiritually enriches the sender, and makes the world a bit more civil. You will find everything you need to know about writing thank you notes. Also a generous sampling of funny, poignant, and inspiring thank you notes from famous folks.; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall .

$5.60

Booknotes America's Finest Authors on Reading, Writing, and the Power of Ideas

By Brian Lamb

New York: Tomes Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. 061427818X . Hardcover, 423 pages in fine condition with fine dustjacket. 1st edition, 2nd printing. For nearly a decade, "Booknotes" has been an oasis of book programming on television, the only place where Americans can regulary find in-depth, quality discussions of books. Now from over 8 years of the program, Lamb has collected the program's most interesting, revealing, and memorable moments. In essays that let the authors speak for themselves, learn about inside information on what makes these famous authors tick, what ionspires them and some funny rituals they do before writing. Photos.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$8.40

When Memory Speaks Reflections on Autobiography
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When Memory Speaks Reflections on Autobiography

By Jill Ker Conway

New York: Alfred A, Knopf. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. 0679445935 . Hardcover, 205 pages in near fine condition, previous owner's intials written in book. Very good dustjacket, light rubbing to jacket. 1st edition. An astute look with feeling into the modern memoir; the forms and styles it assumes, and the strikingly different ways in which men and women respectively tend to understand and present their lives. In a narrative rich with evocations of memoirists over the centuries- from Jean-Jacques Rousseau and George Sand to W. E. B. Du Bois, Virginia Woolf, Frank McCourt and Katharine Graham, the author suggests why it is that we are so drawn to the reading of a autobiography, and she illuminates the cultural assumptions behind the ways in which we talk about ourselves.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$9.80

The Child That Books Built a Life in Reading
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The Child That Books Built a Life in Reading

By Francis Spufford

New York: Metropolitan Books. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. 0805072152 . Hardcover 213 pages in fine condition with near fine dustjacket, faint rubbing to jacket. 1st edition, 2nd printing. In this extended love letter to children's books and the wonders they perform, Francis Spufford makes a confession: books were his mother, father, his school, reading made him who he is. He re-creates the excitement of discovery, writing joyfully of the moment when fuzzy marks on a page become words, which then reveal- a dragon. Weaving together child development, personal reflection, and social observation, he shows the force of fiction in shaping a child.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$8.40

One Writer's Beginnings
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One Writer's Beginnings

By Eudora Welty

Cambridge, Ma.: Harvard University Press. Fine with no dust jacket. 1995. Softcover. 0674639278 . Softcover, 104 pages in fine condition. 1st edition in paperback. Beguiling as autobiography and profound and priceless as guidance for anyone who aspires to write serious fiction.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$5.60

The Deluxe Transitive Vampire The Ultimate Handbook of Grammar for the  Innocent, the Eager, and the Doomed
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The Deluxe Transitive Vampire The Ultimate Handbook of Grammar for the Innocent, the Eager, and the Doomed

By Karen Elizabeth Gordon

New York: Pantheon Books. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1993. Hardcover. 0679418601 . Hardcover, 175 pages in fine condition with very good dustjacket, jacket has faint wear to edges. The ultimate handbook of grammar for the innocent, the eager and the doomed. An enlarged version of the only handbook of grammar you will ever want to read. Done as a lively gothic narrative, the cast of characters is uniquely wicked, witty, and playful. Yet every rule is explained with great clarity and precision. While entertaing the reader with the unexpected, she makes the most intricate and impossible usages clear for the first time. Filled with gothic woodcut illustrations.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$14.00

The Vein of Gold A Journet to Your Creative Heart
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The Vein of Gold A Journet to Your Creative Heart

By Julia Cameron

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. 0874778360 . Hardcover, 368 pages in fine condition with near fine dustjacket, light rubbing to jacket. 1st edition, 1st printing. By the author of "The Artist's Way". She again draws from her extensive artistic and teaching experience to lead readers toward ever-widening creative horizons. Inspiring teachings on the creative process and more than 100 imaginative, innnnvolving, and energizing tasks.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$7.00

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Creative Writing
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Creative Writing

By Laurie E. Rozakis

New York: Alpha Books. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1997. Softcover. 0028617347 . Softcover, 332 pages in very good condition, light rubbing to covers. Valuable tips on finding the style of writing that's best for you. Proven techniques for structuring plot and character and building dramatic tension. Expert advice on what an agent can do for you, the inside story on what publishers look for.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$7.00

The Dead Beat: Lost Souls, Lucky Stiffs, And the Perverse Pleasures of  Obituaries
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The Dead Beat: Lost Souls, Lucky Stiffs, And the Perverse Pleasures of Obituaries

By Johnson, Marilyn

Scranton, Pennsylvania: HarperCollins. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2006. First Edition. Hardcover. 0060758759 . Hardcover, 244 pages in fine condition with fine dustjacket. 1st edition, 1st printing. Where else can you celebrate the li8fe of the pharmacist who moonlighted as a spy, the genius behind Sea Monkeys, the school lunch lady who spent her evenings as a ballroom hostess? No wonder so many readers skip the news and the sports and go directly to the obituary page. This book is the story of how these stories get told. A rare combination of scrapbook and compelling read. A trip through recent history and the unusual lives we don't quite appreciate until they are gone.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$7.00

One Writer s Beginnings
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One Writer s Beginnings

By Welty, Eudora

Cumbreland, Rhode Island: Harvard Univ Pr. Fine in Poor dust jacket. 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. 0674639251 . Hardcover, 104 pages in fine condition with very good dustjacket, jacket has a small 1 inch rip in top of jacket. 3rd printing. Printed on heavy 70-pond Finch Opaque Book Vellum. Contains photographs. This autobiography contains wonderful descriptions of growing up in the South, the interplay between black and white, between town and countryside. Her story shows how her experiences shaped her writing.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$7.00

The Power To Write A Writing Workshop In A Book

By Caroline Joy Adams

New York: Barnes & Noble Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. 0760745811 . Hardcover, 180 pages in fine condition with fine dustjacket. 1st edition, 2nd printing. this book gives you the inspiration to pursue your dream of writing and the practical tools you need to make that dream a reality. You'll discover the 7 keys to blending the emotional truth of your story with the technical demands of good writing.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$6.30

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