The quirky inspiration of the 642 Series takes on a new form in this collection of fun and thought-provoking lists. Filling out these lists will provide hours of entertainment and inspiration, whether the journaler is looking for a creative way to pass the time, an opportunity for self-reflection, o..
Pronounce and understand Maori place names with the new fourth edition of Reeds classic guide to meanings and origins of names across New Zealand. Updated and with maps showing principal names, the new Maori Place Names also reproduces the beautiful illustrations from the original 1950 edition...
tsundoku: (noun, Japanese) buying books and not reading them; letting books pile up unread on shelves or floors or nightstands tartle: (verb, Scots) to hesitate while introducing or meeting someone because you have forgotten their name hoppipolla: (compound verb, Icelandic) jumping into puddles ..
Every writer knows that as rewarding as the creative process is, it can often be a bumpy road. Have hope and keep at it! Designed to kick-start creativity, this handsome handbook from the executive director of National Novel Writing Month gathers a wide range of insights and advice for writers at an..
A miniature version of the successful Pictorial Webster's, this pocket-sized volume features an abridged selection of gems from the larger edition, curated again by fine-press bookmaker John M. Carrera...
Sitting down to write a play can be a daunting experience and many a script has remained unwritten for fear of trying. Debunking the idea that there is a right way or wrong way to write a play, this title sets out to demystify the process, guiding the reader every step of the way from page to stage ..
Written by a prize-winning poet and the editor of Poetry Review, this book takes the reader through the entire poetry writing process, all the while promoting individual creativity and expression. Writing Poetry starts with questions about what poetry is, what it means to the poet and why people wr..
You have an idea. A great idea. Now what? Whether you dream of having your name on the cover of a successful book (and 81% of Americans believe they have a book in them), or you're a seasoned yet frustrated veteran of the publishing jungle, this nuts-and-bolts guide demystifies every aspect of the p..
Who is allowed access to a crime scene? What happens when a body is discovered? Will a blood transfusion alter DNA? How can the distribution of gunshot residue inform your plot? The Real CSI - A Forensic Handbook for Crime Writers answers these questions and more in a unique and exclusive insight i..
To write for the unique medium of the screen, you need to be as engaged with the theory and practice of film as you are with words. Screenwriting is Filmmaking provides a wealth of insights for new and experienced writers alike on the historical, theoretical and practical essentials of screenwriting..
If you are petrified at the thought of having to stand up and say a few words, console yourself with the knowledge that there are thousands like you. And it's for people like you that this book is written - a reassuring reference book for those who are confronted with the need to speak in public, or..