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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 24 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Writer
    The Writer's Creative Workbook: Finding Your Voice, Embracing the Page - by Joy Kenward

    £10.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781782408901 | ISBN 10: 1782408908

    The Writer’s Creative Workbook is a practical and insightful guide into the joyful craft of mindful writing.  Focusing on the transformative process of writing and conscious creativity, this beautifully illustrated part-manual, part-journa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Writers
    Writers' & Artists' Guide to Getting Published: Essential Advice for Aspiring Authors - by Alysoun Owen

    £16.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781472950215 | ISBN 10: 1472950216

    The W&A Guide to Getting Published provides the would-be published author with expert knowledge on securing a book deal – from preparing a manuscript for submission, to finding an agent, from working with an Editor, to effective self-promotion. It ... more

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  • Cover image of book Write a Letter by Jodi Ann Bickley
    Write a Letter - by Jodi Ann Bickley

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241984697 | ISBN 10: 0241984696

    PROMPTS TO GET YOU WRITING.  BEAUTIFUL WRITING PAPER YOU CAN SEND TO FRIENDS.  SAMPLE LETTERS TO INSPIRE YOU.  WRITE A LETTER HAS EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO START WRITING.  What would you say to your ten year old self? Your mum? Your be ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Very Short Story Starter: 101 Flash Fiction Prompts for Creative Writing by John Gillard
    The Very Short Story Starter: 101 Flash Fiction Prompts for Creative Writing - by John Gillard

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781419730139 | ISBN 10: 1419730134

    Think about your writing from a new perspective and learn to tell a story in the most effective way possible with this flash fiction workbook.   Popular with creative writers around the world, flash fiction is an ultra-short story format (usu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Writing Ourselves Whole by Jen Cross
    Writing Ourselves Whole - by Jen Cross

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781633536197 | ISBN 10: 163353619x

    Creating books that will change your life.   Healing victims of sexual assault through transformative journaling: One in six women is the victim of sexual assault. Using her own hard-won wisdom, author Jen Cross shows how to heal through journalin ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Joy of Mindful Writing: Notes to Inspire Creative Awareness by Joy Kenward
    The Joy of Mindful Writing: Notes to Inspire Creative Awareness - by Joy Kenward

    £8.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781782405047 | ISBN 10: 1782405046

    Embrace the process of writing and the rich potential of conscious creativity and mindfulness with this enlightening insight into mindful writing.  Exploring how writing mindfully can create deeper connections with your words, your characters, a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Daemon Voices: Essays on Storytelling by Philip Pullman
    Daemon Voices: Essays on Storytelling - by Philip Pullman

    £25.00   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910200964 | ISBN 10: 1910200964

    In over thirty essays, written over twenty years, one of the world’s great storytellers meditates on storytelling. Warm, funny, generous, entertaining and, above all, deeply considered, they offer thoughts on a wide variety of topics, including the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Writing Diverse Characters For Fiction, Tv or Film by Lucy V. Hay
    Writing Diverse Characters For Fiction, Tv or Film - by Lucy V. Hay

    £16.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780857301178 | ISBN 10: 0857301179

    We’re living in a time of unprecedented diversity in produced media content, with more characters appearing who are Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT), disabled, or from other religions or classes ... more

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  • Cover image of book Opening Up By Writing It Down: How Expressive Writing Improves Health and Eases Emotional Pain by James W. Pennebaker and Joshua M. Smyth
    Opening Up By Writing It Down: How Expressive Writing Improves Health and Eases Emotional Pain - by James W. Pennebaker and Joshua M. Smyth

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781462524921 | ISBN 10: 1462524923

    Expressing painful emotions is hard — yet it can actually improve our mental and physical health. This lucid, compassionate book has introduced tens of thousands of readers to expressive writing, a simple yet powerful self-help technique grounded i ... more

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  • Cover image of book On Writing by Charles Bukowski
    On Writing - by Charles Bukowski

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781782117247 | ISBN 10: 1782117245

    'If a man truly desires to write, then he will. Rejection and ridicule will only strengthen him . . . There is no losing in writing, it will make your toes laugh as you sleep, it will make you stride like a tiger, it will fire the eye and put you fa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Poetry Therapy: Theory and Practice (Second Edition) by Nicholas Mazza
    Poetry Therapy: Theory and Practice (Second Edition) - by Nicholas Mazza

    £24.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781138812574 | ISBN 10: 1138812579

    For decades, poetry therapy has been formally recognized as a valuable form of treatment, and it has been proven effective worldwide with a diverse group of clients.   The second edition of Poetry Therapy, written by a pioneer and leader in t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Before You Write Your Novel: Essential Skills for the First-Time Novelist by James McCreet
    Before You Write Your Novel: Essential Skills for the First-Time Novelist - by James McCreet

    £15.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781138186736 | ISBN 10: 1138186732

    Before You Write Your Novel sets out the essential techniques and approaches that lay the perfect foundation for writing your first novel. This concise and readable guide addresses the major stumbling blocks of fiction writing: the importance of plan ... more

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  • Cover image of book Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within by Natalie Goldberg
    Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within - by Natalie Goldberg

    £11.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781611803082 | ISBN 10: 161180308x

    For more than twenty years Natalie Goldberg has been challenging and cheering on writers with her books and workshops. In her groundbreaking first book, she brings together Zen meditation and writing in a new way. Writing practice, as she calls it, i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Alan Moore
    Alan Moore's Writing for Comics (New Edition) - by Alan Moore

    £4.50   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781592910120 | ISBN 10: 1592910122

    The master of comic book writing shares his thoughts on how to craft a perfect tale and deliver a top notch script!  The main essay was originally written in 1985 and appeared in an obscure British fanzine, right as Moore was reshaping the lands ... more

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  • Cover image of book Short Circuit: A Guide to the Art of the Short Story by Vanessa Gebbie
    Short Circuit: A Guide to the Art of the Short Story - by Vanessa Gebbie

    £16.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781907773440 | ISBN 10: 1907773444

    Short Circuit fills a real gap in the text book market. Written by 24 prizewinning writers and teachers of writing, this book is intensely practical. Each expert discusses necessary craft issues: their own writing processes, sharing tried and tested ... more

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  • Cover image of book Politics and the English Language by George Orwell
    Politics and the English Language - by George Orwell

    £1.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780141393063 | ISBN 10: 0141393068

    'Politics and the English Language' is widely considered Orwell's most important essay on style. Style, for Orwell, was never simply a question of aesthetics; it was always inextricably linked to politics and to truth.'All issues are political issues ... more

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  • Cover image of book Around the Writer
    Around the Writer's Block: Using Brain Science to Solve Writer's Resistance - by Rosanne Bane

    £13.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781585428717 | ISBN 10: 158542871x

    Discover the tricks that your brain uses to keep you from writing—and how to beat them.   Do you:   * Want to write, but find it impossible to get started? * Keep your schedules so full that you don’t have any time to write? * Wait until ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Amazing Story Generator by Jason Sacher
    The Amazing Story Generator - by Jason Sacher

    £9.99   hardback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781452111001 | ISBN 10: 1452111006

    The Amazing Story Generator creates thousands of different story prompts! This flipbook for writers and other creative types allows users to randomly combine three different elements to generate a unique story idea. With hundreds of settings, charact ... more

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  • Cover image of book 365 Ways to Get You Writing: Daily Inspiration and Advice for Creative Writers by Jane Cooper
    365 Ways to Get You Writing: Daily Inspiration and Advice for Creative Writers - by Jane Cooper

    £10.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781845284923 | ISBN 10: 1845284925

    Sometimes you want to write, but you don't know what to write about. Sometimes you know what to write about, but not how to make it work. This book will bring you a year's advice and inspiration to move your writing forward. Each two-page spread open ... more

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  • Cover image of book Poetry for Beginners by Margaret Chapman and Kathleen Welton, illustrated by Reuben Negron
    Poetry for Beginners - by Margaret Chapman and Kathleen Welton, illustrated by Reuben Negron

    £11.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781934389461 | ISBN 10: 1934389463

    Poetry is one of those subjects almost impossible to define as it can be so many things at once. It can be: kids whispering limericks on the playground; secret languages used by revolutionaries and spies; or the written strength of oppressed people. ... more

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  • Cover image of book How NOT to Write a Novel: 200 Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs If You Ever Want to Get Published by Sandra Newman and Howard Mittelmark
    How NOT to Write a Novel: 200 Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs If You Ever Want to Get Published - by Sandra Newman and Howard Mittelmark

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780141038544 | ISBN 10: 0141038543

    There are many ways prospective authors routinely sabotage their own work. But why leave it to guesswork? Misstep by misstep, How Not to Write a Novel shows how you can ensure that your manuscript never rises above the level of unpublishable drivel; ... more

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  • Cover image of book Being a Professional Writer by Stephen Wade and Kate Walker
    Being a Professional Writer - by Stephen Wade and Kate Walker

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781847160454 | ISBN 10: 184716045x

    This the perfect book for all those who wish to develop their skills in this area, whether through a course of study or as a hobby.   The book provides the essential knowledge need to approach this growing marketable area with confidence and ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ode Less Travelled: Unlocking the Poet Within by Stephen Fry
    The Ode Less Travelled: Unlocking the Poet Within - by Stephen Fry

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780099509349 | ISBN 10: 0099509342

    Stephen Fry believes that if you can speak and read English you can write poetry. But it is no fun if you don't know where to start or have been led to believe that Anything Goes.  Stephen, who has long written poems, and indeed has written long ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Voyage of Rediscovery: A Guide to Writing Your Life Story by Eric Midwinter
    A Voyage of Rediscovery: A Guide to Writing Your Life Story - by Eric Midwinter

    £4.50   paperback   (1993) - ISBN 13: 9781898576006 | ISBN 10: 1898576009

    Why set sail on a voyage of rediscovery? Who cares about your past life? For a start ... you should! Life is a continuum - and by undertaking this voyage you can discover the lines - the lifelines that connect your past, present and future. This boo ... more

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