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How to Write

By Philip Oltermann

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Published 05-Aug-2005


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"The Guardian"'s 2008 "How to Write" supplements were a huge success with wordsmiths of all stripes. Covering fiction, poetry, comedy, screen writing, biography and journalism, they offered invaluable advice and bags of encouragement from a range of leading professionals. This book draws together the material from those supplements.


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Complete Career Makeover

By Nic Paton

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Published 06-Jan-2006


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Have you reached a crossroads in your career? Do you want to start your own business or go freelance? Would you like some easy-to-follow guidance on making a career change? In the times of economic uncertainty, it's natural to find the idea of switching jobs daunting. This guide leads you through the employment minefield with practical advice.


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Ode Less Travelled

By Stephen Fry

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Published 06-Sep-2007


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Whether you want to write a Petrarchan sonnet for your lover's birthday, an epithalamion for your sister's wedding or a villanelle excoriating the government's housing policy, this book gives you the tools and the confidence to do so with enjoyable exercises, insights and simple step-by-step advice.


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Secret Life of Words

By Henry Hitchings

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Published 02-Apr-2009


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Journey into the history of English and discover how words have been absorbed into our language to make it what it is today


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Guardian Style

By David R Marsh

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Published 01-Aug-2007


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Spelled or spelt? Boudicca or Boadicea? Can you really give someone 'fulsome praise'? How do you write a good headline? And just where do all those apostrophes and foreign accents go? This is a guide to English which provides answers to these and hundreds of similar questions.


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Guardian University Guide 2011

By The Guardian

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Published 29-Jul-2010


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Contains the information that you need to make the right decisions about your degree. This title features profiles of over 150 universities and higher education colleges in the UK. It offers advice on the process, from requesting your first prospectus to meeting UCAS deadlines.


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First Five Pages

By Noah Lukeman

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Published 11-Feb-2010


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A practical and succinct guide designed to help you give your manuscript its best chance to be noticed by literary agents. Contains a systematic chapter-by-chapter look at the symptoms of bad writing and how to avoid them. Written in an engaging and friendly style by a successful literary agent with a knowledgeable insider's perspective.


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How NOT to Write a Novel

By Howard Mittelmark

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Published 29-Jan-2009


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There are many ways prospective authors routinely sabotage their own work. But why leave it to guesswork? This title shows how you can ensure that your manuscript never rises above the level of unpublishable drivel; that your characters are unpleasant, dimensionless versions of yourself; and that your plot is digressive, tedious and unconvincing.


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Oxford Dictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases

By Andrew Delahunty

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Published 11-Mar-2010


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This updated and revised edition is the authoritative guide to foreign words and phrases used in contemporary British and American English. Drawn from over 40 languages, the 6,000 entries detail the history of each word or phrase and provide selected quotations to clearly illustrate their use in the English language.


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You're Hired! CV

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Published 15-Jan-2009


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You're Hired! CVs is essential reading for putting together the best possible CV for the job you want, whether you're just starting out or moving your career forward. This book guides you through the preparation process to identify your most relevant skills and experiences for the position you are applying for.


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