Bond the Secrets of Writing

Bond is the number one series for 11 plus (11+) practice, with over 45 years experience.

Author: Michellejoy Hughes

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0748784810

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 124

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Bond is the number one series for 11 plus (11+) practice, with over 45 years experience. Written by expert author Michellejoy Hughes, The Secrets of Writing explores the skills needed to produce effective, engaging pieces of writing, covering the main elements for factual and fictional skills. * Follows 3 steps to successful writing - building on your child's strengths and weaknesses * Practice literal and evaluative skills - ensure your child fully understands the tasks * Monitor progress with answers and tips - improve scores and understanding with answer sheets * Includes a full length 11+ style comprehension paper - helping prepare your child for their exam * Comprehensive parental advice - step-by-step support to help your child achieve 11 plus success For 11 plus advice and other 11 plus practice resources visit www.bond11plus.co.uk

The True Secret of Writing

The author draws on her teaching background to share new writing guidelines and outline the steps for a personal or group writing retreat, providing coverage of such topics as working in silence and writing without criticism.

Author: Natalie Goldberg

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781451641257

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

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The author draws on her teaching background to share new writing guidelines and outline the steps for a personal or group writing retreat, providing coverage of such topics as working in silence and writing without criticism.

The Secrets to Writing Great Comedy

The most common mistake that new comedy writers make is writing a sitcom
before they know how to write jokes. I get people applying to the comedy degree I
run who tell me they have written a sitcom and they haven't even done stand-up ...

Author: Lesley Bown

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444136456

Category: Humor

Page: 192

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The Secrets to Writing Great Comedy will show you how to unlock your inner anarchist and write fantastic comedy, using a combination of practical exercises and creative inspiration. Whatever your preferred genre, from sitcom to sketch show, you will fi nd guidance on everything from wordplay and visual humour to plots, characters and different styles. There is even detailed coverage of how to submit, copyright and, most importantly, get your work noticed.

How to Tell a Story

You'll discover the secrets of sequencing, of weaving subplots into rich stories, and manipulating story pace to increase conflict, tension, and surprise."Rarely does a writing guide arrive with the authority of HOW TO TELL A STORY.

Author: Peter Rubie

Publisher:

ISBN: 1947187090

Category:

Page: 250

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Drawing on Provost's proven philosophies, Rubie examines every facet of storytelling, from narrative hooks to fulfilling climaxes. Through advice, exercises, and an outstanding array of examples, you'll learn to create gripping narratives powered by strong characters. You'll discover the secrets of sequencing, of weaving subplots into rich stories, and manipulating story pace to increase conflict, tension, and surprise."Rarely does a writing guide arrive with the authority of HOW TO TELL A STORY." Publishers Weekly.

Write it Right

secrets. of. writing. that. good. writers. know. Sections 3–5, focusing on the
mechanics of how to write correctly, have dealt with things that you might already
know. In this section, however, we want to move on to things that you won't
perhaps ...

Author: John Peck

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 9781137054579

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 216

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Shows students how to make their writing effective and grammatically correct. Organised into mini units and easy to read, it deals with everyday tasks and problems. This second edition adds further guidance on common questions raised by students, for example 'When does one use italics and/or underlining?'

The Secret Life of Writers

'Everyone has three lives: a public life, a private life and a secret life.

Author: Guillaume Musso

Publisher:

ISBN: 1474619126

Category:

Page: 320

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'Everyone has three lives: a public life, a private life and a secret life...' Gabriel García Márquez In 1999, after publishing three cult novels, famous author Nathan Fawles announces the end of his writing career and withdraws to Beaumont, a wild and beautiful island off the Mediterranean coast. Autumn 2018. Over the past twenty years, Fawles has not given a single interview. As his novels continue to captivate readers, Mathilde Monney, a young Swiss journalist, arrives on the island, determined to unlock his secrets. That same day, a woman's body is discovered on the beach and the island is cordoned off by the authorities. And so, begins a dangerous face off between Mathilde and Nathan, in which the line between truth and fiction becomes increasingly blurred...

Comedy Writing Secrets

The Must-Have Guide to Humor Writing Bring on the funny! With Comedy Writing Secrets 3rd Edition, you can discover the secrets of humor writing that will keep your readers rolling in their seats.

Author: Mark Shatz

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781599639635

Category: Reference

Page: 240

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The Must-Have Guide to Humor Writing Bring on the funny! With Comedy Writing Secrets 3rd Edition, you can discover the secrets of humor writing that will keep your readers rolling in their seats. Learn the basics of joke construction, as well as in-depth comedy-writing techniques that you can apply to a variety of print and online markets. If your aim is to make 'em laugh--and make a career in comedy writing--then look no further. In this completely revised and refreshed edition, you'll discover: • Hundreds of updated one-liners, anecdotes, and bits from top comedians like Louis C.K., Conan O’Brien, Tina Fey, Amy Schumer, Rodney Dangerfield, Jon Stewart, Steve Martin, Ellen DeGeneres, Jimmy Fallon, George Carlin, Zach Galifianakis, Stephen Colbert, Erma Bombeck, and more. • Exclusive tips for injecting humor into articles, speeches, advertisements, greeting cards, and more. • New instruction on writing for online markets and social media. • Advice on brainstorming and editing to beat writer's block and generate new material. • Exercises and expanded instructions for exaggeration, reverses, word play and more to practice and refine your writing skills. For more than twenty years, Comedy Writing Secrets has helped humor writers of all skill levels write and sell their work. With Comedy Writing Secrets 3rd Edition, you'll be laugh-out-loud funny and leave readers wanting more.

Comedy Writing Secrets

In this expanded new edition, Mel Helitzer, named the "funniest professor in the country" by Rolling Stone magazine, and funnyman Mark Shatz pack in even more insight and instruction, including: • Humor writing exercises to punch up your ...

Author: Mel Helitzer

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781582976853

Category: Reference

Page: 352

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The Only Handbook for Humor Writers! "What is comedy? Comedy is the art of making people laugh without making them puke."Steve Martin Become the funniest person in the room! With Comedy Writing Secrets, 2nd edition, you can master the fundamentals of humor writing and turn your comedic talent into a well-paying pursuit. For more than a decade, Comedy Writing Secrets has been giving aspiring comedians a leg up on the competition. In this expanded new edition, Mel Helitzer, named the "funniest professor in the country" by Rolling Stone magazine, and funnyman Mark Shatz pack in even more insight and instruction, including: • Humor writing exercises to punch up your jokes • Extra information on writing for sitcoms and stand-up • Comedic brainstorming techniques using associations and listings • Exclusive tips for writing humor for specific markets like editorials, columns, speeches, advertising, greeting cards, t-shirts, and more Tap into your comedic genius with Comedy Writing Secrets, 2nd edition, and you'll always leave 'em laughing!

The Secrets to Writing a Successful Business Plan

In this updated, expanded version of the Amazon bestseller The Secrets to Writing a Successful Business Plan, senior executive, SCORE small business mentor, and angel investor Hal Shelton shares his insider knowledge for creating business ...

Author: Hal Shelton

Publisher:

ISBN: 0989946037

Category: Business planning

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Secrets to Writing a Successful Business Plan: A Pro Shares a Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Plan that Gets Results by Hal Shelton will open your eyes to insider tips, hints, and techniques for creating a winning business plan and attaining funding. This second edition maintains the original laser focus on writing the plan. It also adds much material on the vibrant crowdfunding platforms as well as providing a new section on issues faced by early stage companies. Nearly 50 percent of new businesses fail within five years. A well-thought-out business plan can dramatically turn the odds in your favor. With this easy-to-follow guide, you will (1) Discover why you need a business plan and the best style for you, (2) Receive step-by-step guidance for creating each section of your plan, (3) Get proven strategies for obtaining bank loans and attracting investors, (4) Spend less time writing your plan and more time setting up your business, and (5) Learn how to create a business plan for a nonprofit This book is for entrepreneurs who are thinking of starting a small business or nonprofit, and for small business owners who want to grow an existing business or solve an operating problem. This book will also help if you are looking for assurance that you are headed in the right direction, seeking help with a section of your business plan that you do not understand, feeling that a section of your business plan is not robust enough and want pointers, or wanting to learn where and how to apply for funding. Entrepreneurs should always surround themselves with mentors and advisors, so you will also find ideas on where to find these valuable resources. The Secrets to Writing a Successful Business Plan is packed with actionable advice and real-life examples from Shelton's experience as a senior executive, SCORE small business mentor, and angel investor.

Writing for Story

In this book, an undisputed master of the great American nonfiction short story shares his secrets.

Author: Jon Franklin

Publisher: Berkley

ISBN: UCSC:32106011014930

Category: Rhetoric

Page: 284

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It's the new nonfiction: the creative hybrid combining the readability and excitement of fiction with the best of expository prose; the innovative genre that has been awarded virtually every Pulitzer Prize for literary journalism since 1979. In this book, an undisputed master of the great American nonfiction short story shares his secrets.

How I Write

In a handbook for aspiring writers, the best-selling author of the Stephanie Plum novels answers important questions about how she comes up with her plots, the creation of memorable characters, what the life of a full-time writer is like, ...

Author: Janet Evanovich

Publisher: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux

ISBN: 0312354282

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 240

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In a handbook for aspiring writers, the best-selling author of the Stephanie Plum novels answers important questions about how she comes up with her plots, the creation of memorable characters, what the life of a full-time writer is like, what prospective writers need to know about the publishing industry, how to deal with rejection, and more. Original. 350,000 first printing.

Top Secrets for Writing Producing and Directing a Low Budget Short Film

Gini Graham Scott. PART I: PRE-PRODUC TION CHAPTER 1: WRITING YOUR
SCRIPT Writing your script may appear. PART I: PRE-PRODUCTION.

Author: Gini Graham Scott

Publisher: Booktango

ISBN: 9781468929300

Category: Performing Arts

Page:

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It's a comprehensive step-by-step overview of how to complete a low-budget short film and get it shown. It discusses how to write a short script, prepare it for production with a scene breakdown or storyboard, direct the film or work with a director, audition and cast the actors, participate in the shoot, work with an editor, and promote your film.

Essay Writing The Secrets Revealed

Cindy M. ESSAY WRITING THE SECRETS REVEALED Cindy M. FOR
BEGINNERS & INTERMEDIATE STUDENTS OF ESL Copyright © 2014 Front
Matter.

Author: Cindy M.

Publisher: PartridgeIndia

ISBN: 9781482898729

Category: Education

Page: 210

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"Essay Writing Made Easy in TESL by New Workbook" Teaching English as a second language now has a defining tool for essay writing in all types of ESL environments Essay Writing: The Secrets Revealed maps a program for success in essay writing. Though it is not the typical essay writing guide, its ability to change the general perception towards essay writing in a positive and pro-active manner makes it a worthy educational investment. International writer and English teacher, Cindy M.'s practice book is a must for teachers and students of ESL, English as a second language. Not only does she uncovers secrets to writing essays, but she also uses non-traditional methods to explain concepts easily comprehensible by beginners and intermediate learners of English. The secrets contained therein have helped thousands reduce mistakes and hence boost confidence. Once the secrets are learnt, students can expect the following: Writing without going out of topic; Understanding the approximate total number of words in a paragraph based on a variety of essay lengths; Writing coherently and in the correct tenses; Editing; Writing within a time frame; Understanding how professionals write; Summarising passages with ease; And more Probably one of the most defining works in essay writing, Essay Writing: The Secrets Revealed is an up-to-date tool necessary for teachers and students of ESL. Media released in China, Japan, Singapore, Indonesia and Korea."

Secrets to Writing Great Papers

Judi Kesselman-Turkel, Franklynn Peterson. Secrets to Writing Great Papers
Introduction If you're like most students, you've had at least.

Author: Judi Kesselman-Turkel

Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

ISBN: 0299191435

Category: Reference

Page: 96

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Secrets to Writing Great Papers illustrates how to work with ideas—develop them, hone them, and transform them into words. It provides techniques and exercises for brainstorming, choosing the right approach, working with an unknown or boring assigned topic, overcoming writer’s block, and selecting the best point of view.

The Secret of Writing Options

The book includes real-life examples of the author? trades. It is invaluable for both novices and more experienced traders. "This is, by far, the most informative book on option trading I have ever read.

Author: Louise Bedford

Publisher: Wrightbooks

ISBN: 187662714X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 176

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An introduction to trading options, written by a very successful trader with many years' experience in the market. It focuses on the practical rather than the theoretical and describes, step-by-step, basic strategies for successful trading. The book includes real-life examples of the author? trades. It is invaluable for both novices and more experienced traders.

The Art of Column Writing

A guide to writing effective columns in which famous columnists, including Dave Barry, Art Buchwald, and Pete Hamill, share their secrets for success and reveal the best ways to excel in the craft.

Author: Suzette Martinez Standring

Publisher: Marion Street Press, Inc.

ISBN: 9781933338262

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 200

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Featuring some of the most famous columnists in the business, this guide reveals the secrets to becoming a syndicated newspaper columnist, through both the author's own experiences and anecdotes from the respected writers who excel in their craft. From finding topics, to digging up information, and ultimately writing a column that makes people think, laugh, or cry, all the wisdom necessary to write opinion, humor, and insight columns is clearly presented in this in-depth manual.

New Cambridge Advanced English Student s Book

... Effective writing Find out from your partners : • how they keep in touch with
friends or relatives in another country • why they enjoy / don ' t enjoy writing
personal letters - and business letters THE SECRETS OF WRITING BUSINESS
LETTERS ...

Author: Leo Jones

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 052162939X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 193

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New Cambridge Advanced English is the revised and updated edition of the popular Cambridge Advanced English. The course has been completely redesigned in full colour and its stimulating reading and listening extracts have been supplemented with new authentic reading texts and interviews. Theme units, providing practice in spoken and written fluency, alternate with language units which develop accuracy in grammar, vocabulary, functions and pronunciation. In addition, New Cambridge Advanced English now contains exam-style exercises designed specifically to prepare candidates for the Cambridge CAE exam. The approach to the exam is low-key, however, with guidance and notes on exam-style exercises given in the Teacher s Book only. When used in conjunction with CAE Practice Tests, New Cambridge Advanced English makes the ideal preparation for the exam, and is especially suitable for mixed classes of exam candidates and non-candidates.

Wild Ink

Offers advice to aspiring writers of young adult fiction and nonfiction including how and where to submit your manuscript, how working with a traditional publisher differs from self-publishing, and how best to market your book.

Author: Victoria Hanley

Publisher: Prufrock Press

ISBN: 1593638647

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 289

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Offers advice to aspiring writers of young adult fiction and nonfiction including how and where to submit your manuscript, how working with a traditional publisher differs from self-publishing, and how best to market your book.

The British Library Guide to Writing and Scripts

Nonetheless, writing is as important as ever and still occupies an almost
talismanic position in our societies. Knowledge is power; writing remains the
principal conveyor of information, and access to writing unlocks the secrets of
human ...

Author: Michelle P. Brown

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 080208172X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 96

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An introduction to the history and techniques of writing that offers a thorough and accessible historical overview of techniques and processes, illustrated with examples, diagrams, and photographs of crafts people at work.