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Unlock the secrets of how to write your best seller! Write with love, write with passion – the books are here to make it happen........

Reader's Digest, London. Hardcover, first edition printing 1991. Red boards with gilt print to cover. Blue cloth spine with gilt print and motif imprint. Near fine copy, appears unread. No dustcover provided with this edition. A step by step guide to help you improve your communication and writing skills. 'The greater your skills in speaking and writing, the greater your chance of success in life'. The definitive guide to communicating intelligently and concisely and a 'must have' writer's tool. 600 plus pages bright and clean. A very handsome addition to your library.

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Summersdale, London, 1998, second printing. Softcover with full colour cover with gilt print to front and spine. Not new but near fine copy. Richard Joseph has interviewed 23 of the world's best selling authors to discover their unique, personal and fascinating insights into how these authors have sold more than 1,000 million books between them. The Times described it as 'the best shot at spelling out to would-be writers what it takes to make the grade'. A must have book for aspiring authors and more than 400 advice filled pages which will educate and entertain in equal measure. A worthy addition to a writer's reference library. Lovely copy.

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The Women's Press, London, 1999. Softcover, first printing. Used but good condition with strong spine and all pages intact and clean. 'A Career in Crime' includes contributions from leading women crime writers, including Val McDermid and Marcia Muller. They provide an intimate and personal view of their writing lives, plus clear and comprehensive advice for all prospective authors of crime fiction. It is essential reading for all crime writers. The Editor, Helen Windrath, lives in London and has no criminal record! A fascinating book.

£8.00
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A & C Black, London. 1994 second edition. Pictorial softcover. Used but in very good condition. HRF Keating's updated guide to writing crime fiction in this new edition. He writes with disarming breadth of knowledge, providing help with essential elements of structure, plots, and resolving a mystery. Described by Ruth Rendell as 'A private Godsend'. A perfect aide to plot your bestseller.

£6.00
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Writer's Digest Books, Ohio. Hardcover, 1993. Beige boards with blue gilt print to spine. Near fine condition. Dustjacket near fine. Printed and bound in USA. Book appears to be unread. This near perfect example covers virtually every aspect of crime, a complete reference source for crime writers. If you need 'just the facts' about crime, this is the book for you! This edition is completed revised and updated. A fine copy.

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Roger Harvey's book for any aspiring author will help you improve your style, impress publishers, beat writer’s block and market your work. Roger's blend of professional insight and common sense leavened with wit and wisdom makes this book essential reading for anyone who wants to enjoy success in the writing business.

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BBC, London. Hardcover, first printing. Not new but near fine and appears unread. Black boards with white spine print. Dustjacket near fine. Published to accompany the successful TV series of the same name, this delightful copy is an exhilarating journey through the English language, and uncovers many of the words and phrases that we use every day and some that we probably shouldn't! Extremely clever and amusing and great fun to read. A literary treat to behold!

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Bloomsbury, London, 1993. Softcover. First year printing. Pictorial print cover. Used, but very good condition. Tight spine and 216 pages which are bright, intact and unmarked. This excellent publication defines and explains the complexities of English grammar in an easy, step by step, guide. Essential reading for all wordsmiths - nouns, pronouns, verbs, adverbs, sentences and clauses. This book expertly explains the way the English language works. A most useful guide.  

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