Getting It Write

Offers information on developing a screenwriting career, including practical advice on how to progress from writing to pitching screenplays, with tangible avenues for screenwriting success.

Author: Lee Zahavi Jessup

Publisher:

ISBN: 1615931759

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 152

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Offers information on developing a screenwriting career, including practical advice on how to progress from writing to pitching screenplays, with tangible avenues for screenwriting success.

Getting it Write

A six-week multisensory writing program which focuses on the foundational components of handwriting--body awareness, motor planning, proprioception, kinesthesia, tactile discrimination, bilateral integration, memory, visual perception, ...

Author: LouAnne Audette

Publisher:

ISBN: OCLC:46518787

Category: Penmanship

Page: 112

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A six-week multisensory writing program which focuses on the foundational components of handwriting--body awareness, motor planning, proprioception, kinesthesia, tactile discrimination, bilateral integration, memory, visual perception, ocular control, fine motor coordination, intrinsic hand strengthening, and relaxation techniques--while also teaching correct letter formation. This program follows the D'Nealian lettering system and is for children who have previously been exposed to, or taught how to form letters of the alphabet.

Getting the Buggers to Write

In this third edition, bestselling author Sue Cowley offers advice on improving skills and confidence, and getting students excited about writing - not just in literacy or English, but across the curriculum.

Author: Sue Cowley

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781441193490

Category: Education

Page: 264

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In this third edition, bestselling author Sue Cowley offers advice on improving skills and confidence, and getting students excited about writing - not just in literacy or English, but across the curriculum. This book is full of engaging and creative approaches for writers at all stages of confidence and competence: from children just starting to write, to experienced learners looking to perfect their own style. This edition includes new material on: • writing in the Digital Age• creative ideas for getting boys to write• cross-curricular writing projects On the companion website you'll find lots of useful extras, including advice about the teacher as writer - how you can use your writing skills beyond the school. This thoroughly practical guide will interest all educators who want to maximise the potential of every one of their students. It is an invaluable resource for teachers working at secondary and FE level, but equally a source of inspiration and practical advice for practitioners in primary schools.

The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published

A complete author's toolkit: The guide that demystifies every step of the publishing process.

Author: Arielle Eckstut

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 9780761163985

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 544

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Now updated for 2015! The best, most comprehensive guide for writers is now revised and updated, with new sections on ebooks, self-publishing, crowd-funding through Kickstarter, blogging, increasing visibility via online marketing, micropublishing, the power of social media and author websites, and more—making The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published more vital than ever for anyone who wants to mine that great idea and turn it into a successfully published book. Written by experts with twenty-five books between them as well as many years’ experience as a literary agent (Eckstut) and a book doctor (Sterry), this nuts-and-bolts guide demystifies every step of the publishing process: how to come up with a blockbuster title, create a selling proposal, find the right agent, understand a book contract, and develop marketing and publicity savvy. Includes interviews with hundreds of publishing insiders and authors, including Seth Godin, Neil Gaiman, Amy Bloom, Margaret Atwood, Leonard Lopate, plus agents, editors, and booksellers; sidebars featuring real-life publishing success stories; sample proposals, query letters, and an entirely updated resources and publishers directory.

Getting Children Writing

′This is a fantastic book which provides creative and practical suggestions of how to engage all children in writing′ - Sarah Martin-Denham, Senior Lecturer in Primary Education, University of Sunderland This book is a practical guide ...

Author: Simon Brownhill

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781473903166

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

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'This is a fantastic book which provides creative and practical suggestions of how to engage all children in writing' - Sarah Martin-Denham, Senior Lecturer in Primary Education, University of Sunderland This book is a practical guide designed to stimulate story writing in the early years and primary classroom. It offers a collection of novel and effective Ideas which can be used by educators to energise, excite and motivate children to willingly write stories across the 3-11 age phase. Each chapter offers creative and innovative Ideas to get children writing stories, including: - how to help children 'see the point' of story writing - how speaking and listening, reading and phonics can be utilised to enhance written stories - how technology can facilitate refreshing story writing - how story writing can be physically interactive. By combining theory with practice, this book is ideal for those training to teach the 3 to 11 age range, those beginning their teaching career, and those who are established in their professional role. Simon Brownhill is Senior Teaching Associate at the University of Cambridge.

Getting It Write

Which is why, in this book, you'll find no absolute rights, wrongs or rules, just plenty of options, opinions and suggestions including such weighty matters as: Not Murdering your Message Marketing Hits and Myths Creating Killer Copy Lines ...

Author: Marilyn Messik

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1981243321

Category:

Page: 180

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Wouldn't it be wonderful if a book on Writing for your Business could guide you, gently but firmly down the path to security, success and the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow? Unfortunately, life's no fairy-tale, so I wouldn't lay bets on the pot! Fact is, there's never an approach to anything that suits everyone and writing's no exception. What works splendidly for someone else, might not tick your boxes. Which is why, in this book, you'll find no absolute rights, wrongs or rules, just plenty of options, opinions and suggestions including such weighty matters as: Not Murdering your Message Marketing Hits and Myths Creating Killer Copy Lines Public Speaking or Root Canal Treatment? I certainly hope that some of what I've put together in this book will nudge you to approach things from new angles, encourage you to trust your own instincts, help avoid unpleasant pitfalls and give you a load of ideas on how to make words work harder for you. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: In 2007 Marilyn set up a copywriting consultancy, Create Communication, to work with businesses of all types and sizes, helping shape their messages to optimum effect. Marilyn's a serial networker and speaker, holds communication and creative writing workshops, has written the series of Little Black Business Books and is the author of three paranormal thrillers. Her work is based on a feet-on-the-floor philosophy, planning for the best, unsurprised by the unexpected!

Writing a Children s Book

This guide covers the writing of picture books, plots and planning, teenage fiction and non-fiction books. The author also deals with the business side of publishing, including market research and finding a publisher.

Author: Pamela Cleaver

Publisher: How To Books Ltd

ISBN: 1857039254

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 128

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This guide covers the writing of picture books, plots and planning, teenage fiction and non-fiction books. The author also deals with the business side of publishing, including market research and finding a publisher.

You Send Me

With this book she and Stewart Kellerman make it clear that the future of English (God help us) is in e-mail.

Author: Patricia T. O'Conner

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

ISBN: IND:30000094723107

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 240

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A guide to e-mail offers advice on etiquette, basic English grammar, phrases to avoid, and style questions.

The Portable Writer s Conference

Over 45 editors, authors, and agents provide insight on the writing craft and the business of getting published. Learn from the experts!--From publisher's description.

Author: Stephen Blake Mettee

Publisher: Quill Driver Books

ISBN: 1884956572

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 426

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Over 45 editors, authors, and agents provide insight on the writing craft and the business of getting published. Learn from the experts!--From publisher's description.

Clinician s Guide to Medical Writing

The purpose of this book is to show clinicians how to translate observations and ideas from their practices into written form and eventually into print.

Author: Robert B. Taylor

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387222499

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 266

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The purpose of this book is to show clinicians how to translate observations and ideas from their practices into written form and eventually into print. The book's twelve chapters begin by discussing basic concepts in medical writing and fundamental skills before outlining models ranging from the review article to the grant proposal.

Getting the Buggers to Write 2nd Edition

For instance, when learning verbs you might call out the words and get your class
to 'do' the actions. • A writing table: You might like to provide a writing table where
the children can scribble or write unsupervised. At the earliest stage, it is best ...

Author: Sue Cowley

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781441147042

Category: Education

Page: 246

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A fully up-dated second edition of Sue Cowley's wonderfully accessible guide to helping teachers develop writing strategies for children in the classroom. The new edition contains three new chapters: two on writing in elementary and high schools and a third on developing writing strategies in different subjects. With the practicality, humour and optimism that characterize all her teaching and writing, Sue Cowley guides colleagues through all the stages of teaching writing-from motivating students to want to write through helping them shape, structure and correct their work.

Write It Pitch It Sell Your Screenplay

Written by a former story analyst-turned-development executive, this updated edition of "The 1-3-5 Story Structure Made Simple System" guides entertainment industry professionals through the industry standard steps of writing, developing, ...

Author: DMA-Donna Michelle Anderson

Publisher: Planet DMA

ISBN: 0978715020

Category:

Page:

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Written by a former story analyst-turned-development executive, this updated edition of "The 1-3-5 Story Structure Made Simple System" guides entertainment industry professionals through the industry standard steps of writing, developing, pitching and selling a screenplay - from the buyer's point of view.

How to Write and Get Published

This book will get librarians writing by dispelling the mythos surrounding “scholarly writing” by providing practical tools and advice.

Author: Tammy Ivins

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781538116869

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 160

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This book will get librarians writing by dispelling the mythos surrounding “scholarly writing” by providing practical tools and advice. Though the authors have extensive experience as scholars, this book is written in a friendly, approachable, non-intimating manner.

Writing for Publication in Nursing and Healthcare

Writing for Publication in Nursing and Healthcare is an invaluable guide to ‘getting it right', focusing on all aspects of writing for publication.

Author: Karen Holland

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118302477

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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Writing for Publication in Nursing and Healthcare is aninvaluable guide to ‘getting it right', focusing on allaspects of writing for publication. It will help the reader todevelop skills in writing articles, book reviews and other forms ofpublications, and can also be used as an aide-mémoire foreditors and journal or book reviewers. It explores: How to get started How to write various forms of publication including abstracts,papers, book reviews, journal articles and books Good practice in reviewing The editorial process Ethical and legal aspects of publishing Offering guidance, tips, examples and activities, this practicalhow-to book written by experts in the field is essential readingfor all nurses and healthcare professionals.

Write to TV

Includes new interview material from 45 luminaries in the television industry, including Jay Leno, Mike Wallace, Norman Lear, Paul Haggis, the writers for ''Desperate Housewives'', ''Grey's Anatomy'', and more!

Author: Martie Cook

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780240808765

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 323

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Learn to craft smart, original scripts and teleplays for a variety of television formats, including comedy, animation, drama, movies of the week, pilots, reality television, TV news magazine, and children's programming. Using the tools the author provides: checklists, sample outlines and treatments for each format, sample script pages, war stories from writers and executives, and a sample query letter to introduce finished script pages to agents, you'll avoid common pitfalls and come across as an industry veteran. Benefit from the experience of pros: 45 luminaries contribute their experience and wisdom, including Jay Leno, Mike Wallace, Norman Lear, Paul Haggis, writers for "Grey's Anaatomy," "Desperate Housewives," and more! With twenty-five years of industry experience as a television writer and producer, Martie Cook teaches you not only how to hone your craft but also how to break into the industry. Guiding you through the often confusing television hierarchy, Write to TV offers practical advice on important issues such as how to get an agent, how to write a query letter, how to network, even how to "do lunch". By learning how to craft smart scripts for a variety of television formats and how to get your foot in the door and keep it there, this invaluable book will help you get that big idea out of your head, onto the page, and then to the top of the heap. Learn how to craft smart scripts for a variety of television formats and break into the business through: * Examples: In addition to examples of common pitfalls, book includes sample outlines for various formats. * Industry wisdom: Benefit from the advice of an experienced writer. But you don't have to take her word for it--the book is filled with advice, stories, and examples from people currently working in the TV industry. * Practical advice: Business section offers practical advice on important issues like getting an agent, how to write a query letter, and how to network your way into a job.

The Insider s Guide to Writing for Television

Also available in the series: The Insider's Guide to Getting Your Book Published For more information please visit http://www.writingfor-television.co.uk/.

Author: Julian Friedmann

Publisher: Crimson Publishing

ISBN: 1844553760

Category: Television authorship

Page: 288

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Do you want to write for TV? Want advice from TV industry experts on how to sell a script? Whether you understand beats and through lines or are still trying to figure out your A story from your B story, The Insider's Guide to Writing for TV supports you through the whole process of writing a television script - from working out a premise to getting your script on screen. Co-authored by a successful scriptwriter and script editor, and the co-founder of one of the UK's most prestigious scriptwriting agencies, you can be confident of definitive guidance on how to write a television script as well as the best professional advice on how to make money from scriptwriting. The television industry continues to expand and producers are always on the lookout for new writing talent. If you're an aspiring scriptwriter, you can make sure you write a winning screenplay - and get it made - with the help of The Insider's Guide to Writing for TV. Inside The Insider's Guide to Writing for TV, you'll find out: What sort of scripts producers are looking for - and which they aren't What practical things - such as production costs - need to be considered What you can - and can't - do on television. Beginning with the basics of scriptwriting and how to develop your script premise and generate story ideas, The Insider's Guide to Writing for TV gives tips from television industry experts on understanding the structure of a television script, creating believable characters and ensuring your script has a compelling storyline. Once you're happy with your television screenplay, there's essential advice on pitching your script and approaching agencies or production companies. Whether you want to write soaps, a TV drama or a sitcom, The Insider's Guide to Writing for TV is your toolkit to making sure your dream of writing for TV becomes a reality. Insider's Guides are comprehensive handbooks written by industry experts with many years of practical experience - so you can be sure you're getting unrivalled advice on how to break into the profession. Also available in the series: The Insider's Guide to Getting Your Book Published For more information please visit http://www.writingfor-television.co.uk/.

Writing Movies for Fun and Profit

The writers of Reno 911! and several other feature films trace their haphazard experiences in the movie industry, revealing the process through which they worked on script development with executives and stars, pacified exploitative ...

Author: Thomas Lennon

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781439186763

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 336

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The writers of Reno 911! and several other feature films trace their haphazard experiences in the movie industry, revealing the process through which they worked on script development with executives and stars, pacified exploitative decision makers and fought to be paid for their work.

Courage and Craft

Under the guidance of veteran author and writing teacher Barbara Abercrombie, you'll learn how to turn the messy, crazy, sad, and wonderful stuff of your life into prose or poetry that has order, clarity, and meaning.

Author: Barbara Abercrombie

Publisher: New World Library

ISBN: 9781577317227

Category: Self-Help

Page: 176

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Have you always wanted to write about your life but wondered how to get started, how to keep going, and whether it's even worth it in the first place? Under the guidance of veteran author and writing teacher Barbara Abercrombie, you'll learn how to turn the messy, crazy, sad, and wonderful stuff of your life into prose or poetry that has order, clarity, and meaning. Abercrombie presents the nuts and bolts of several genres, showing you how to keep a journal, craft a personal essay, or write a memoir, autobiography, poem, or work of fiction. She offers lessons to embolden you as a writer and practical guidelines for working writing into your everyday life, giving and receiving feedback, and getting your work published. In Courage & Craft, you'll find exercises to keep the inner critic at bay, inspiration from writers who've been there, and proven advice for getting your words on the page and out into the world.