The Writer's Year 2017

Author: Moira Allen

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781539880127

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Page: 172

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"A Writer's Year" is the only planner/datebook designed specifically for the needs of writers. We understand that a writer's hours are rarely "9-5" - they're all over the map! So we've put together a planner that takes into account the fact that you're probably working mornings, evenings, nights and weekends. Use this planner to help keep your tasks on schedule, track billable hours, keep track of deadlines, track submissions using the built-in submission tracker, plan your goals and record your achievements. Most of all, use it to help you keep track of where the time goes - so that you can use your time more effectively to achieve your writing dreams!

Writers' Handbook 2017

Author: J. Paul Dyson

Publisher: JP&A Dyson

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reference

Page: 438

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The 2017 edition of firstwriter.com’s bestselling directory for writers provides details of over 1,300 literary agents, book publishers, and magazines, including revised and updated listings from the 2016 edition, and over 500 brand new entries. Industry insights are provided by top literary agent Andrew Lownie, of the Andrew Lownie Literary Agency Ltd: named by Publishers Marketplace as the top selling agent worldwide. Subject indexes for each area provide easy access to the markets you need, with specific lists for everything from romance publishers, to poetry magazines, to literary agents interested in thrillers. International markets become more accessible than ever, with listings that cover both the main publishing centres of New York and London, as well as markets in other English speaking countries. With more and more agents, publishers, and magazines accepting submissions by email, this international outlook is now more important than ever. There are no adverts, no advertorials, and no obscure listings padding out hundreds of pages. By including only what’s important to writers – contact details for literary agents, publishers, and magazines – this directory is able to provide more listings than its competitors, at a substantially lower price. The book also includes free access to the firstwriter.com website, where you can find even more listings. You can also benefit from other features such as advanced searches, daily email updates, feedback from users about the markets featured, saved searches, competitions listings, searchable personal notes, and more. “I know firsthand how lonely and dispiriting trying to find an agent and publisher can be. So it's great to find a resource like firstwriter.com that provides contacts, advice and encouragement to aspiring writers. I've been recommending it for years now!” ~ Robin Wade; literary agent at the Wade & Doherty Literary Agency Ltd, and long-term firstwriter.com subscriber

A Writer's Year

Fennel's Journal No. 3

Author: Fennel Hudson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781909947115

Category:

Page: N.A

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A Writer's Year encourages those who love writing to use their talents and passions to become the writer they know they can be. If you know someone who is, or aspires to be, an author then this book is for them. From handwritten letters to publishing deals, it encourages the reader to find their voice, put pen to paper, and follow their dreams.

Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2017

Author: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472924975

Category: Reference

Page: 480

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Foreword by Frances Hardinge The annual, bestselling guide to all aspects of the media and how to write and illustrate for children and young adults. Acknowledged by the media industries and authors as the essential guide to how to get published. The 70+ articles are updated and added to each year. Together they provide invaluable guidance on subjects such as series fiction, writing historical or funny books, preparing an illustration portfolio, managing your finances, interpreting publishers' contracts, self-publishing your work. NEW articles for the 2017 edition included on: - Wanting to be a writer by Simon Mason - Finding new readers and markets by Tom Palmer - News and trends in children's publishing 2015-16 by Caroline Horn - Series fiction: writing as a part of a team by Lucy Courtenay - Creating a children's comic by Tom Fickling All of the 2,000 listings of who to contact across the media have been reviewed and updated. The essential guide for any writer for children.

American War

Roman

Author: Omar El Akkad

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104908109

Category: Fiction

Page: 32

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Gleich hier die kostenlose XXL-Leseprobe lesen! »American War« - das Buch der Stunde. »Ein gewaltiger Roman«, schreibt die renommierteste Literaturkritikerin der USA, Michiko Kakutani. Ein Roman über den nächsten amerikanischen Bürgerkrieg und das dramatische Schicksal einer Familie. Was wird sein, wenn die erschütternde Realität der Gegenwart - Drohnenangriffe, Folter, Selbstmordattentate und die Folgen von Umweltkatastrophen - mit aller Gewalt in die USA zurückkehrt? Vor diesem Hintergrund entfaltet Omar El Akkad mit großer erzählerischer Kraft den dramatischen Kampf der jungen Sarat Chestnut, die beschließt, mit allen Mitteln für das Überleben zu kämpfen. »American War« ist in den USA ein literarisches Ereignis, das schon jetzt mit Cormac McCarthy »Die Straße« und Philip Roth »Verschwörung gegen Amerika« verglichen wird.

Children's Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2017

Author: Yearbooks

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472924967

Category: Reference

Page: 480

View: 9256

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The annual, bestselling guide to all aspects of the media and how to write and illustrate for children and young adults. Acknowledged by the media industries and authors as the essential guide to how to get published. The 70+ articles are updated and added to each year. Together they provide invaluable guidance on subjects such as series fiction, writing historical or funny books, preparing an illustration portfolio, managing your finances, interpreting publishers' contracts, self-publishing your work. New articles for the 2017 edition included on: - YA fantasy - Writing for reluctant readers - Authoring picture books - Getting your script published. All of the 2,000 listings of who to contact across the media have been reviewed and updated.

Die beste meiner Welten

Roman

Author: Elan Mastai

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641205026

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 8046

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Tom Barren lebt in der idealen Welt: keine Armut, keine Kriege, jeder ein nützliches Mitglied der Gesellschaft. Nur Tom ist der ewige Außenseiter und hat zudem die Frau seiner Träume verloren. In seiner Not reist er mit einer Zeitmaschine in die Vergangenheit. Doch dort geht alles schief, und bei seiner Rückkehr ins Jetzt umgibt ihn nicht mehr seine ideale, sondern unsere gar so mangelhafte Welt. Ein Fehler, den er korrigieren will – bis er auf eine wunderbare alternative Version seiner großen Liebe trifft. Bleiben oder Gehen? Gefühl oder Pflicht? Es beginnt eine spannende Reise, bei der Tom sich entscheiden muss, wo nicht nur seine, sondern unser aller Zukunft liegt ...

Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2017

Author: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472928660

Category: Reference

Page: 816

View: 3614

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This bestselling guide to all areas of publishing and the media is completely revised and updated every year. The Yearbook is packed with advice, inspiration and practical guidance on who to contact and how to get published. New articles in the 2017 edition on: Stronger together: writers united by Maggie Gee Life writing: telling other people's stories by Duncan Barrett (co-author of the Sunday Times bestseller GI Brides) The how-to of writing 'how-to' books by Kate Harrison (author of the 5:2 Diet titles) Self-publishing Dos and Dont's by Alison Baverstock The Path to a bestseller by Clare Mackintosh (author of the 2015 Let Me Go) Getting your lucky break by Claire McGowan Getting your poetry out there by Neil Astley (MD and Editor at Bloodaxe Books) Selling yourself and your work online by Fig Taylor Then and now: becoming a science fiction and fantasy writer - Aliette de Bodard Writing (spy) fiction - Mick Herron Making waves online - Simon Appleby All articles are reviewed and updated every year. Key articles on Copyright Law, Tax, Publishing Agreements, E-publishing, Publishing news and trends are fully updated every year. Plus over 4,000 listings entries on who to contact and how across the media and publishing worlds In short it is 'Full of useful stuff' - J.K. Rowling Foreword to the 2017 edition by Deborah Levy.

The Writer's Harbrace Handbook

Author: Cheryl Glenn,Loretta Gray

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305887913

Category: Education

Page: 944

View: 6649

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THE WRITER'S HARBRACE HANDBOOK, 6th Edition, is grounded in the belief that an understanding of the rhetorical situation--the writer, reader, message, context, and opportunity for writing--provides the best starting point for effective writing and reading. This comprehensive handbook guides student writers in employing that rhetorical understanding as they choose the most effective information to include, the best arrangement of that information, and the most appropriate language to use. The text moves students through the steps that constitute successful writing, from finding appropriate topics and writing clear thesis statements to arranging ideas and developing initial drafts. THE WRITER'S HARBRACE HANDBOOK also provides several sample student papers in various disciplines, along with instruction for successfully completing similar assignments. This edition has been updated to address the criteria in the WPA Outcomes Statement for First-Year Composition (version 3.0). Each student text is packaged with a free Cengage Essential Reference Card to the MLA HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Best American Travel Writing 2017

Author: Lauren Collins,Jason Wilson

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1328742334

Category: Travel

Page: 304

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“The Best American Travel Writing has been the gold standard for short-form travel writing from newspapers, magazines, and the Internet since its inception.” —New York Times Book Review Everyone travels for different reasons, but whatever those reasons are, one thing is certain—they come back with stories. Each year, the best of those stories are collected in The Best American Travel Writing, curated by one of the top writers in the field, and each year they “open a window onto the strange, seedy and beautiful world, offering readers glimpses into places that many will never see or experience except through the eyes and words of these writers" (Kirkus Reviews). This far-ranging collection of top notch travel writing is, quite simply, the genre’s gold standard.

Lincoln im Bardo

Roman

Author: George Saunders

Publisher: Luchterhand Literaturverlag

ISBN: 3641211956

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

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Während des amerikanischen Bürgerkriegs stirbt Präsident Lincolns geliebter Sohn Willie mit elf Jahren. Laut Zeitungsberichten suchte der trauernde Vater allein das Grabmal auf, um seinen Sohn noch einmal in den Armen zu halten. Bei George Saunders wird daraus eine allumfassende Geschichte über Liebe und Verlust, wie sie origineller, faszinierender und grandioser nicht sein könnte. Im Laufe dieser Nacht, in der Abraham Lincoln von seinem Sohn Abschied nimmt, werden die Gespenster wach, die Geister der Toten auf dem Friedhof, aber auch die der Geschichte und der Literatur, reale wie erfundene, und mischen sich ein. Denn Willie Lincoln befindet sich im Zwischenreich zwischen Diesseits und Jenseits, in tibetischer Tradition Bardo genannt, und auf dem Friedhof in Georgetown entbrennt ein furioser Streit um die Seele des Jungen, ein vielstimmiger Chor, der in die eine große Frage mündet: Warum lieben wir überhaupt, wenn wir doch wissen, dass alles zu Ende gehen muss?

The Writer's Eye

Observation and Inspiration for Creative Writers

Author: Amy E. Weldon

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1350025321

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 232

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Learning to write starts with learning to do one big thing: pay attention to the world around you, even though just about everything in modern life makes this more difficult than it needs to be. Developing habits and practices of observing, and writing down what you notice, can be the first step away from the anxieties and doubts that can hold you back from your ultimate goal as a writer: discovering something to say and a voice to say it in. The Writer's Eye is an inspiring guide for writers at all stages of their writing lives. Drawing on new research into creative writers and their relationship with the physical world, Amy E. Weldon shows us how to become more attentive observers of the world and find inspiration in any environment. Including exercises, writing prompts and sample texts and spanning multiple genres from novels to nonfiction to poetry, this is the ideal starting point for anyone beginning to write seriously and offers refreshing perspectives for experienced writers seeking new inspiration.

Writers Editors Critics (WEC)

Vol. 7, No. 1 (March 2017)

Author: K.V. Dominic

Publisher: Loving Healing Press

ISBN: 161599338X

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 207

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ÿWriters Editors Critics (WEC) An International Biannual Refereed Journal of English Languageÿand Literature Volume 7 Number 1 (March 2017) ISSN: 2231 ? 198X RESEARCH PAPERS The Confessional Voice and Rebellious Cry of Kamala Das as Visualized in her Poetical Works: A Brief Analysis - S. Chelliah The Philosopher-Scientist A. P. J. Abdul Kalam and his World View: A Study - J. Pamela Artificial Intelligence and the Instrumental Marvellous in Isaac Asimov?s Foundation Novels - Lekshmi R. Nair Return to Wholeness: The Landscape of Willa Cather?s O Pioneers! - Vikas Bhardwaj Nation and Identity Defined through Bodies: A Study of Bapsi Sidhwa?s Ice Candy Man - Sonia Soni Ramesh K. Srivastava?s ?Under the Lamp?: A Study - Shipra G. Vashishtha Reinventing Roots in Esther David?s Book of Rachel - Giftsy Dorcas E. A Critical Reading of Authentic Existence in Claude Mckay?s Banana Bottom - S. Khethzi Kerena ?Write My Son, Write?: An Aesthetic and Spiritual Reflection of World by K V Dominic - Laxmi R. Chaughaan Nandini?s Sita: A Deep Dive to Every Woman?s Journey - Arti Chandel Lives on Pyre: A Socio-realistic Portrayal in D.C. Chambial?s The Cargoes of the Bleeding Hearts - Parthajit Ghosh& Dr. Madhu Kamra An Evolution of His Demography: A Socio-cultural Flow in the Fictional World of Manoj Das - Suresh Bera & Somali Gupta Maya Angelou?s Shaker, Why Don?t You Sing?: a Paroxysm of Confession - Ishita Pramanik & Dr. Shukla Banerjee REVIEW ARTICLES Eco-critical Perspectives in K. V. Dominic & Pamela Jeyaraju?s (eds.) Environmental Literature: Research Papers and Poems - S. Barathi T. V. Reddy?s Melting Melodies: An Analysis - P. Bayapa Reddy Critical Evaluation of T. V. Reddy?s Melting Melodies - Dwarakanath H. Kabadi BOOK REVIEWS T. V. Reddy?s Golden Veil: A Collection of Poems - Patricia Prime Ramesh K. Srivastava?s My Father?s Bad Boy?An Autobiography - Smita Das O. P. Arora?s Whispers in the Wilderness: A Collection of Poems - Patricia Prime Vijay Kumar Roy?s Realm of Beauty and Truth: A Collection of Poems - Sugandha Agarwal GENERAL ESSAYSÿ Regional Integration in South Asia: A Nepalese Perspective - Shreedhar Gautam Role of Information Library Network (INFLIBNET) in Checking Plagiarism in Indian Universities - P. K. Suresh Kumar Sojourn in Forests - Ramesh Chandra Mukhopadhyaya The Commonplace Economic Thoughts of a Seventy Five Years Old Lady - Mousumi Ghosh INTERVIEW Conversation with Subodh Sarkar - Jaydeep Sarangi SHORT STORIES Perils of Simplicity - Ramesh K. Srivastava The Melody Queen - Jayanti M. Dalal (Trans. Dr. Rajshree Parthivv Trivedi) A Strange Reunion ?- Chandramoni Narayanaswamy Is Human Life Precious than Animal?s? - K. V. Dominic Psychological Effect - Manas Bakshi POEMS Regain the Vision - T. V. Reddy Down the Memory Lane - T. V. Reddy Memories - T. V. Reddy Patiently I Saw - D. C. Chambia

Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2019

Author: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472947487

Category: Reference

Page: 816

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This bestselling guide to all areas of publishing and the media is completely revised and updated every year. The Yearbook is packed with advice, inspiration and practical guidance on who to contact and how to get published. Foreword by Joanne Harris, bestselling author of 18 novels, including Chocolat New articles in the 2019 edition include: Ruby Tandoh Writing a cookbook Andrew McMillan How to become a poet Claire North Writing speculative fiction Frances Jessop Writing about sport Jane Robinson Writing non-fiction Tony Bradman A successful writing career James Peak Should I make an audio book? Wyl Menmuir Debut success Alice Jolly Crowdfunding your novel Andrew Lownie Submitting non-fiction Lynette Owen UK copyright law All articles are reviewed and updated every year. Key articles on Copyright Law, Tax, Publishing Agreements, E-publishing, Publishing news and trends are fully updated. Plus over 4,000 listings entries on who to contact and how across the media and publishing worlds In short it is 'Full of useful stuff' - J.K. Rowling

Writers' & Artists' Yearbook 2018

Author: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472935047

Category: Reference

Page: 816

View: 5206

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This bestselling guide to all areas of publishing and the media is completely revised and updated every year. The Yearbook is packed with advice, inspiration and practical guidance on who to contact and how to get published. Foreword to the 2018 edition by David Lodge New articles in the 2018 edition on: - Writing popular history by Tom Holland - Editing and writing by Diana Athill - Ghostwriting by Gillian Stern - Writing Thrillers by Kimberley Chambers - The health and wellness market by Anita Bean - Self-publishing online by Harry Bingham - How to choose your agent by Jo Unwin - First Chapters by Emma Flint - Pitching your ideas by Mike Unwin - How to make a living by Alison Branagan All articles are reviewed and updated every year. Key articles on Copyright Law, Tax, Publishing Agreements, E-publishing, Publishing news and trends are fully updated every year. Plus over 4,000 listings entries on who to contact and how across the media and publishing worlds In short it is 'Full of useful stuff' - J.K. Rowling

The Writer's Process

Getting Your Brain in Gear

Author: Anne Janzer

Publisher: Cuesta Park Consulting

ISBN: 0986406244

Category: Reference

Page: 192

View: 8656

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Want to be a better writer? Perfect your process. For example, do you fear the blank page? You may be skipping the essential early phases of writing. Do you generate swarms of ideas but never publish anything? You need strategies to focus and persist to the finish. When you learn to work with your brain instead of against it, you'll get more done and have more fun. Master the inner game of writing The Writer's Process combines proven practices of successful authors with cognitive science research about how our minds work. You'll learn: How to invite creativity and flow into the writing process Why separating the writing process into different steps makes you more productive How to overcome writer's block, negative feedback, and distractions How to make time for writing in a busy, interrupt-driven lifeIt's filled with ideas that you can put into practice immediately. The Writer's Process is a 2017 Readers' Favorite Gold Medal Winner and a Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Silver Award winner.

Pilot 2017

A Diary for Writers

Author: Beasley & Bateman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780992565626

Category:

Page: N.A

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Pilot is an Australian calendar diary for new and emerging writers. This user-friendly resource will help support, encourage and inform your 2017 writing year.

The Journey Prize Stories 29

The Best of Canada's New Writers

Author: N.A

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart

ISBN: 0771048211

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Like The O. Henry Prize Stories, The Pushcart Prize, and the Best American Short Stories series, The Journey Prize Stories is one of the most celebrated annual literary anthologies in North America. For almost 30 years, the anthology has consistently introduced readers to the next generation of great Canadian authors, a tradition that proudly continues with this latest edition. With settings ranging from wartime China to an island off the coast of British Columbia, the ten stories in this collection represent the year's best short fiction by some of our most exciting emerging voices. A young boy who believes he is being stalked by an unstoppable, malevolent entity discovers that he may not be the only one. In a sweeping story set against the fall of Shanghai during the Second Sino-Japanese War, a pregnant woman waits anxiously for her doctor husband to leave the city before it's too late. A river that runs through a First Nations community is the source of sustenance, escape, and tragedy for a girl and her family. The haunting footage of the politically motivated self-immolation has unexpected reverberations for a Tibetan-Canadian woman dealing with multiple conflicts in her own life. A man who works a back-breaking job at an industrial mat cleaning service is pushed to his limit. When her mother has to return to Kinshasa to bury a family member, a girl gradually learns of the intricacy and depth of grief, in an evocative piece that illuminates the cultural gaps common within immigrant families, and the power of food and stories to bridge them. The stories included in the anthology are contenders for the $10,000 Journey Prize, which is made possible by Pulitzer Prize-winning author James A. Michener's donation of Canadian royalties from his novel Journey, which McClelland & Stewart published in 1988. The 2017 winner will be announced by the Writers' Trust of Canada in November 2017.