Writing life

Everything you need to support your writing life, reviewed by the team at Writing Magazine

The Life of Slang

This book traces the development of English slang from the earliest records to the latest tweet. It explores why ...

10/07/2012

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The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature

Fantasy fiction is created by imagining impossible things, a technique at the heart of all the genres that can be ...

18/06/2012

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The Writer's Treasury of Ideas

Linda Lewis' The Writer's Treasury of Ideas shows you how to go about mining your own experience and coming up ...

18/06/2012

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How to Get a Break as a Writer

How to Get a Break as a Writer is a book that explores a range of opportunities for writers to sell their work ...

04/05/2012

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So you think you can spell?

So You Think You Can Spell? is a great way to check your spelling skills and to widen your vocabulary in the ...

04/05/2012

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The Book of English Place Names

The Book of English Place Names is an excellent book for exploring place name construction and a good source for ...

04/05/2012

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Pleasures of Reading in an age of Distraction

This book explores the motivation of book reading and why in a technological age so many people still love reading ...

04/05/2012

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Imagery and Writing

Ann Palmer's book is all about using pictures and other visual images (yes, even doodles) in order to expand and ...

04/05/2012

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Dictionaries A Very Short Introduction

This small book tracks the history and the art of dictionary making, from origins as word lists on clay tablets ...

04/05/2012

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Childrens Literature

If you write for children, this will not only be a fascinating and a helpful read it will also help you see your ...

04/05/2012

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Your Writing Coach

The best time to read Jurgen Wolff's book is just as you are considering a writing career. He shows you how to ...

04/05/2012

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The Cambridge Companion to Creative Writing

The Cambridge Creative Writing is aimed at two groups: students and teachers of creative writing, and anyone who ...

04/05/2012

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