A Manual of Writer s Tricks

The author of How to Prepare Your Manuscript for a Publisher now presents more essential advice for fiction and nonfiction writers.

Author: David Carroll

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ISBN: 156924877X

Category: Authorship

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The author of How to Prepare Your Manuscript for a Publisher now presents more essential advice for fiction and nonfiction writers. This invaluable reference offers easy access to stratagems and tried-and-true literary shortcuts that help writers save time, improve style, and avoid common pitfalls.

A Manual of Writer s Tricks

Beginners and students, amateurs and professional alike will refer time and again to Carroll's practical tips for rewriting with greater efficiency; reworking scholarly prose for improved clarity; developing "writer's logic"; avoiding the ...

Author: David Carroll

Publisher: Paragon House Publishers

ISBN: 1557783144

Category: Authorship

Page: 127

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This invaluable reference offers easy access to stratagems and tried-and-true literary short cuts that help writers save time, improve style, and avoid common writing pitfalls. Beginners and students, amateurs and professional alike will refer time and again to Carroll's practical tips for rewriting with greater efficiency; reworking scholarly prose for improved clarity; developing "writer's logic"; avoiding the occupational hazards of burnout, boredom, and lack of motivation; and dealing with writer's block.

A Manual for Writers

Covering the Needs of Authors for Information on Rules of Writing and Practices
in Printing John Matthews Manly, John Arthur ... Every treatise on writing ,
therefore , must be , not a collection of tricks , but fundamentally a treatise on
thinking .

Author: John Matthews Manly

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ISBN: NYPL:33433081604260

Category: Authorship

Page: 225

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A Writer s Guide to Fiction

Anybody Can Write: Ideas for the Aspiring Writer, the Beginner, the Blocked
Writer Cameron, Julia. The Artist's Way and The Right to Write: An Invitation and
Initiation into the Writing Life Carroll, David L. A Manual of Writer's Tricks:
Essential ...

Author: Elizabeth Lyon

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101143886

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 272

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The second book in the Writer's Compass series from professional writing instructor Elizabeth Lyon offers both aspiring and established authors the fundamentals of writing and selling a great novel or short story. In addition to the basics of characterization, plot, pacing, and theme, A Writer's Guide to Fiction also features a plan for revising fiction, a guide to marketing, samples of cover and query letters, and methods of honing the writing craft.

A Manual of Essay writing

phrases from books without due consideration , never writing a sentence for the
sound rather than for the sense . ... and there are some of the more obvious vices
and tricks of bad style that should be noticed in order that they may be avoided .

Author: John Henry Fowler

Publisher: London : A. and C. Black

ISBN: HARVARD:HWSUDY

Category: Essay

Page: 164

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A Guide to Funding Resources

This extensive guide introduces several tips and tricks for every aspect of the
fund raising process . There are sections about proposal writing , as well as
following up your requests for funding . This book includes basic procedures of
grant ...

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ISBN: MINN:31951D019131580

Category: Endowments

Page: 39

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Sources

Carroll , D. , A Manual Of Writer's Tricks . Paragon House , NY , 1990 . Chasen , J.
& Norwick , K. , The Rights Of Artists And Other Creative People . S. Illinois U.
Press , 1992 . Directory Of Literary Magazines . Moyer Bell LTD , Mt. Kisco , NY ...

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ISBN: UCSD:31822009693862

Category: Diving

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How to Get Happily Published

On Writing the Short Story. ... Teacher, editor and writer Hallie Burnett presents
essays about plot, character, style and the other elements of good short fiction
along with six stories that illustrate her ... Carroll, David L. A Manual of Writer's
Tricks.

Author: Judith Appelbaum

Publisher: Harper Perennial

ISBN: 0062731335

Category: Authors and publishers.

Page: 317

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Presents an analysis of the publishing industry from the arrival of an author's manuscript to his appearance on television talk shows, and provides advice on gaining publication in a variety of printed media

A Manual of English Literature and of the History of the English Language from the Norman Conquest with Numerous Specimens

qualities of that great writer , any more than for the cordiality , earnestness , and
fervour which are more peculiarly their ... conquering the stream by force ; That ,
like some cottage beauty , strikes the heart , Quite unindebted to the tricks of art .

Author: George Lillie Craik

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015014277126

Category: English language

Page: 536

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ISBN: MINN:31951P00065080U

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A Manual of English Literature

He broke through conventional forms and usages in his mode of writing more
daringly than any English poet before him ... conquering the stream by force ;
That , like some cottage beauty , strikes the heart , Quite unindebted to the tricks
of art .

Author: George Lillie Craik

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105005005462

Category: English language

Page: 536

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Lingua Franca

Times Literary Supplement Paper $ 13.00 Chicago Guides to Writing , Editing ,
and Publishing A Poet's Guide to Poetry ... RESEARCH WAYNET DAY JOSEPH
N. WILLIAMS STYLE TOWARD CLARITY AND GRACE TRICKS OF THE TRADE
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ISBN: UOM:39015061295955

Category: College teachers

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Writer s Guide to Book Editors Publishers and Literary Agents 1997 1998

Illuminating essays and valuable resources to guide writers of romances through
the reaches of this vast sector of the fiction market. Boston, Bruce O. (editor). Stet!
Tricks of the Trade for Writers and Editors (Alexandria, VA: Editorial Experts, ...

Author: Jeff Herman

Publisher: Prima Lifestyles

ISBN: 0761505083

Category: Authors and publishers

Page: 864

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This book contains the names and addresses of acquisitions editors at top publishing houses, as well as their area of expertise and information on top literary agents. First time and experienced authors will find the information they need to get their "big break" in the writing business instead of having their manuscripts end up in the slush pile.

WordPerfect Tips Tricks and Traps

... heads is common in books and manuals . Suppose , for example , that you are
writing a manual ... 3.60 Trick : Add an extra , blank line to the end of your header
so that it will not crowd your text . WordPerfect prints routinely a blank line ...

Author: Charles O. Stewart

Publisher: Que

ISBN: IND:30000043418668

Category: C (Computer program language)

Page: 517

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Hundreds of practical tips to help WordPerfect users avoid problems when designing, creating, editing, formatting and printing a variety of documents.

Resources in Education

ED 402 164 Algebra Magic Tricks : Algecadabra ! Volume 1 . ED 402 172
Algebra Magic Tricks : Algecadabra ! Volume 2 . ED 402 173 The Allyn and
Bacon Guide to Writing . ED 401 558 // American Indian Life Skills Development
Curriculum .

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ISBN: MINN:30000005557115

Category: Education

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Forthcoming Books

Ghost Writing : Haunted Tales from CRITICISM Influences : The Nineteenth
Century , 1800-1914 . ... 18.95 ( 0-325-00295.9 ) Carroll , David L. A Manual of
Writer's Tricks : Essential Pub . by Turtle Point Pr ) Dist Art Pubs . 00-8609 . 160p .
Nov.

Author: Rose Arny

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ISBN: UOM:39015046802248

Category: American literature

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St James Guide to Crime Mystery Writers

Author: Taryn Benbow-Pfalzgraf

Publisher: Saint James Press

ISBN: STANFORD:36105020147562

Category: Literary Criticism

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Provides information on the most influential English-language writers of the crime and mystery genre. Each entry includes author biographies; complete bibliographies; lists of critical studies; locations of manuscripts; the writer's own comments on his or her work, when available; and an essay written by an expert of the genre.