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We highlight the best writing guides and other equipment for the writing life

Writing The Self

If you are thinking of writing anything that falls into a biographical expression of self, this is a book that ...

06/05/2014

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The Fiction of Autobiography

A study of the autobiographical genre including memoir writing. Anyone working in this genre cannot rely only on ...

24/03/2014

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Improve Your Written English

A book that explains how grammar works with an emphasis on how you should use it in writing. Early chapters are ...

24/03/2014

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Haggard Hawks and Paltry Poltroons

This book features fifty English words (most of them very common) each with brief details of its history, plus ...

24/03/2014

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Horror Upon Horror

Horror is not a self-contained genre. It can, for example, include ghost stories, classic Gothic Horror, vampire ...

24/03/2014

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Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

First published in 1995, the Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations is now in its fifth edition and with a new ...

06/01/2014

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Swearing Like A Trooper

MJ Trow's book sets the bad language of the war in its historical context (it is subtitled Rude Slang of the ...

06/01/2014

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Oxford A-Z of English Usage

Here we have the complete alphabetised guide to tricky questions of English usage, starting with the indefinite ...

06/01/2014

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Oxford A-Z of Grammar and Punctuation

This grammar book is written in clear simple language and gives you a straightforward and easy to understand guide ...

13/11/2013

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Writing Childrens Fiction

Writing Children's Fiction is a creative book, providing the print equivalent of attending a writing for children ...

13/11/2013

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Bending Genre

Bending Genre is a collection of essays on the art of creative non-fiction which is fact based writing that uses ...

13/11/2013

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The Lifestyle Writer

What is lifestyle writing? In her new book, Sarah Beth Watkins describes it as writing that focuses on things that ...

13/09/2013

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