1 David Waine
The Author's Manual
商品説明：This new, revised edition of 'The Author's Manual' expands greatly on the original to include detailed instructions on how to create a Kindle ebook and paperback, using Kindle Create, as well as producing epubs and paperbacks with Word, Atlantis, Pages and Sigil, all to professional standards. It is a simple, step by step guide for new authors finding their way in the world of self-publishing. It ...
2 T. Taylor
7 FIGURE FICTION
商品説明：There are only, in my humble opinion, two kinds of readers. Readers who love your books. and… Readers who don’t know they love your books yet. But how do you reach those readers in the second category, no matter what kind of writer you are? The answer to that question is… Universal Fantasy Universal Fantasy is why my sales tripled when I “accidentally” wrote three books that landed in the Amazon T...
3 Roger Ted Middleton
Malé kroky k rychlému čtení
商品説明：Podívejme se na posledních 24 hodin. Co jsme v uplynulém dni udělali opravdu důležitého? Jakým výzvám jsme čelili a jak jsme na ně reagovali? Co nového jsme se naučili a jak dobře jsme prozkoumali svět, ve kterém žijeme? Stál jsem před několika lidmi, kteří vydělávají mnohem více než průměrný člověk, a mluvil s nimi o osobním rozvoji, a oni mi řekli, že je to nezajímá. Částečně jsem s nimi souhlas...
4 Betsy Lerner
The Forest for the Trees
商品説明：No one is better qualifed to help with the writing process than a passionate editor with years of experience. Betsy Lerner, one of the most admired of American book editors, is such a one - and in this book she shares her editorial wisdom and provides a unique insider's understanding of the publishing process. From her long experience working with successful writers and discovering new voices, Bet...
商品説明：The classic guide to the book publishing process, with essays by over three dozen professional editors: “Terrific.”ーJudith Appelbaum, author of How to Get Happily Published For decades, Editors on Editing has been indispensable for editors, aspiring editors, and especially writers who want to understand the publishing process, from how manuscripts are chosen for publication to what lunch with an a...
6 Naveed Saleh
The Writer's Guide to Self-Editing
商品説明：Over the years, technological advances have given publishers the ability to produce more books and online publications with greater speed. This new efficiency, however, has increased editors' workloads, limiting the amount of detailed editorial feedback that they can provide authors. In turn, writers must become self-editors, ensuring that their text is nearly perfect on submission. This book serv...
7 The University of Chicago Press Editorial Staff
But Can I Start a Sentence with "But"?
商品説明：“A wonderful blend of substance and snarkーboth a useful reference and a fun (yes, fun) read.”ーMignon Fogarty, New York Times-bestselling author of Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing Q. Is it happy medium or happy median? A. The idiom is happy medium, but I like the image of commuters taking refuge from road rage on the happy median. Every month, tens of thousands of self-declar...
8 Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries
100 Words Almost Everyone Mixes Up or Mangles
商品説明：Eliminate mistakes and improve your vocabulary with this engaging guide to the world’s most misused words. Do you know your delegate from your relegate, your cachet from your cache? At one time or another we’ve all suffered the embarrassment of having our remarks corrected by a family member, colleague, or stranger. 100 Words Almost Everyone Mixes Up or Mangles presents fifty pairs of words that p...
9 Deborah Halverson
Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies
商品説明：Your hands-on, friendly guide to writing young adult fiction With young adult book sales rising, and bestselling authors like J.K. Rowling and Stephenie Meyer exploding onto the scene, aspiring YA writers are more numerous than ever. Are you interested in writing a young adult novel, but aren't sure how to fit the style that appeals to young readers? Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies gives y...
10 Barbara Wallraff
商品説明：The “witty and accessible” bestseller by the Atlantic Monthly editor who rules on linguistic disputes (San Francisco Chronicle). Atlantic Monthly senior editor Barbara Wallraff first began answering grammar questions on AOL in the 1990s, and the site’s success soon morphed into a regular magazine feature. In Word Court, Wallraff moves beyond her column to preside over common and uncommon cases, es...
11 Kateryna Abrosymova
From Reads to Leads
商品説明：Content has a clear role in the marketing process. It must aid the customer journey by moving readers from one stage of awareness to the next until they become leads. In other words, content develops leads. If your content is going to fulfill its dutyーto turn readers into leadsーpeople need to actually read it. So how can you write content that people will read? From Reads To Leads teaches 11 princ...
12 Mark J Dawson/Jennifer McIntyre
How to Work with an Editor
商品説明：Handing your writing over to an editor can be a terrifying experience. But it doesn’t have to be. In this book for authors, Jenny McIntyre and Mark Dawson set out the critical benefits of a good editor. With her vast experience editing books from writers at all levels of experience, McIntyre will guide you through the process. Crucially, you will learn how to be a good client for an editor and how...
13 Dean Evans
Don’t Trust Your Spell Check
商品説明：Don’t Trust Your Spell Check tackles proofreading and copy editing from a different perspective. It shows you why we make mistakes, what mistakes we regularly make, and how to spot mistakes before you print or publish content. It also includes over 25 proofreading tests, designed to develop and improve proofreading skills. Poor attention to detail can be disastrous. Wince at the US high school,...
14 Tom Bentley
Think Like a Writer: How to Write the Stories You See
商品説明：If language is, as Tom puts it, "a bright bird, uncatchable, but worth every attempt," this book is the lovingly prepared gilded cage, the single perfect feather caught in the net. If you have wondered what voice is, how to master it, how to free the storyteller within, this is your book. You will come away from it feeling a bright bird yourself, ready for flight. ーTherese Walsh, Author of The Moo...
15 Ken Eckert
Writing Academic Papers in English: Graduate and Postgraduate Level
商品説明：There are many manuals to help students write in English, but few deal with academic writing at the graduate or high-undergraduate level, and still fewer which address the particular needs of nonnative users of English. This book explains to the graduate student or senior how to better plan, research, write, and edit an argument seminar paper, thesis/dissertation, or postgraduate scholarly publica...
16 Mark J Dawson/Elizabeth Bailey
Writing A Page-Turner
商品説明：Elizabeth Bailey presents the five editing maxims you need to know to create a page-turner: • Cut to the chase • Stay in the character’s head • Leave out the waffle • Keep it simple • Trust your reader In this essential guide for new authors, Bailey and Dawson set out the hard truths that will make your book better and save you money and time on editing. 。
17 Beth Kaplan
True to Life
商品説明：In fifty informative and inspiring steps, Beth Kaplan shows you how to write your story by putting on your writer's hat, then your editor's hat, then digging down to bring out the vital details of the story, and finally living the writing life. Steps include: Read Like a Writer Unleash the "I" Word Claim Your Truth Write from Scars, Not Wounds Enter the Marketplace 。
18 Ebony McKenna
Edit Your Own Romance Novel
商品説明：The essential writing, research & publishing guide you need. 3 books in 1. Backburning Backstory, The 13 Main Scenes and The Staircase of Turning Points. I'm not going to lie. This book is going to hurt your brain. But it's for your own good. First, I'll show you how to recognise backstory in your novel (usually the first few chapters) and sternly encourage you to cut it all out. Then you'll prete...
19 Eusebio Ruvalcaba
52 Tips para escribir claro y entendible
商品説明：El autor presenta 52 tips, que se concentran en la escritura como un oficio que requiere de una práctica constante. Dicha aplicación es lo que el autor entiende como ejercicio de honestidad. El escritor no nace, sino se hace, y todo aquel que pretenda gozar de las mieles de tan honesto oficio, primero debe aceptar el sufrimiento que conlleva el enfrentamiento con uno mismo.。
20 Sacha Black
10 Steps To Hero - How To Craft a Kickass Protagonist
商品説明：From cardboard cut-out to superhero in 10 steps. Are you fed up of one-dimensional heroes? Frustrated with creating clones? Does your protagonist fail to capture your reader’s heart? In 10 Steps To Hero, you’ll discover: + How to develop a killer character arc + A step-by-step guide to creating your hero from initial concept to final page + Why the web of story connectivity is essential to craftin...