Language Arts & Disciplines

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    Making Crime Pay
    The Writer's Guide to Criminal Law, Evidence, and Procedure
    By Andrea Campbell
    (Allworth Press)
    Making Crime Pay is an invaluable reference to criminal law, evidence, and procedure and the potential it holds for breathtaking plots and dramatic storytelling. Readers will learn in detail how criminal law has evolved historically, discover the differences between crimes and how they are judged in... [READ MORE]
    The Journalist's Craft
    A Guide to Writing Better Stories
    Edited by Dennis Jackson, Edited by John Sweeney
    (Allworth Press)
    This inspiring collection of 19 essays from veteran news writers explains how to weave storytelling skills into nonfiction narratives. Journalists of all backgrounds and levels of experience will discover dozens of exercises that have been tested successfully in newsrooms, workshops, and classrooms,... [READ MORE]
    Missed Periods and Other Grammar Scares
    How to Avoid Unplanned and Unwanted Grammar Errors
    By Jenny Baranick
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Grammar has finally let its hair down! Unlike uptight grammar books that overwhelm us with every single grammar rule, Missed Periods and Other Grammar Scares is like a bikini: it’s fun, flirty, and covers only the most important bits. Its lessons, which are 100 percent free of complicated grammar jargon,... [READ MORE]
    In a Manner of Speaking
    Phrases, Expressions, and Proverbs and How We Use and Misuse Them
    By Colin McNairn
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    What do “the whole kit and caboodle,” “the whole shebang,” “the whole megillah,” “the whole enchilada,” “the whole nine yards,” “the whole box and dice,” and “the full Monty” have in common? They’re all expressions that mean “the entire quantity,” and they’re all examples of the breadth and depth of... [READ MORE]
    Starting Your Career as a Professional Blogger
    By Jacqueline Bodnar
    (Allworth Press)
    With traffic to personal blogs and online journalism sites on the rise, there are more blogging opportunities than ever before. With the right approach, a blog can be an extra source of cash, or it can be a business unto itself yielding thousands of dollars a week, all earned on your own schedule, from... [READ MORE]
    The Perfect Screenplay
    Writing It and Selling It
    By Katherine Herbert
    (Allworth Press)
    They say in L.A. everybody is writing a screenplay. With The Perfect Screenplay, everybody everywhere will be writing well-presented, saleable screenplays. Packed with tips from an insider on how Hollywood operates, testing script ideas, building structure, and marketing the final screenplay, this book... [READ MORE]
    The Elements of Internet Style
    The New Rules of Creating Valuable Content for Today's Readers
    By Editors of Eei Press
    (Allworth Press)
    Learn the rules of today’s tech-driven publishing landscape! The Elements of Internet Style is the first guide to embrace the new reality of creating content in the electronic age. It is packed with the tools to reach and engage today’s too-busy, too-skeptical, too-distractible readers. Read this book,... [READ MORE]
    Publish Your Book
    Proven Strategies and Resources for the Enterprising Author
    By Patricia Fry
    (Allworth Press)
    Publish Your Book: Proven Strategies and Resources for the Enterprising Author is a professional guide to publishing success for the new and struggling author. With insider tips, up-to-date marketing strategies, timelines, and other resources, this book offers a comprehensive tour of the world of book... [READ MORE]
    Power Speaking
    The Art of the Exceptional Public Speaker
    By Achim Nowak
    (Allworth Press)
    Integrating key concepts and ideas about public speaking into a clear, step-by-step, transformational method, Power Speaking teaches emerging speakers how to grow the necessary skills and unleash their inner power. Divided into proficiency levels-mastering the basics, making the connection, and polishing... [READ MORE]
    Making Airwaves: 60+ Years at Milo's Microphone
    By Milo Hamilton
    (Sports Publishing)
    MissingMilo Hamilton has called 11 no-hitters and a World Series, often in tandem with such broadcast legends as Jack Buck, Jack Brickhouse, Bob Elson, and Harry Caray. His work was so well-received that he was enshrined into the broadcasters? wing of the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1992. He received an... [READ MORE]
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