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David Crystal explains grammar's rules and irregularities, shows how to navigate its snares and pitfalls, and explores its history and varieties. He gives practical guidance on how grammar may be used f... read more

Making Sense: The Glamorous World of English Grammar
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The Settler's Plot is a fresh and engaging study of the relationship between literature and place in New Zealand. Drawing on an engrossing selection of documentary and literary sources, Alex Calder explores the places our writers have turned to most often - the beach, the farm, the bush, the suburb and "overseas."

The Settler's Plot: How Stories Take Place in New Zealand
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How to Write and Publish Your Family Story in Ten Easy Steps
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In the digital age of instant communication, handwriting is less necessary than ever before, and indeed fewer and fewer schoolchildren are being taught how to write in cursive. Signatures--far from John Ha... read more

The History and Uncertain Future of Handwriting
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 Writing

The Exercise Book collects over fifty creative writing exercise used by Bill Manhire and his colleagues, not only at Victoria but throughout New Zealand and arou... read more

The Exercise Book: Creative Writing Exercises from Victoria University's Institute of Modern Letters
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 Writing

Who collects the bodies of the soldiers who die in the endless conflict in Afghanistan? What do children make of war, or the mental illness of their siblings? Did you ever consider the meaning of divorce in Chile, or informants ... read more

Granta 134: No Man's Land
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Blake Snyder is back with the book countless readers and students have clamoured for. Inspired by questions from his workshops, lectures, and emails, Blake listened and provides new ti... read more

Save the Cat! Strikes Back: More Trouble for Screenwriters to Get into ... & Out of
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This book provides comprehensive advice on what to write about for children, how to write it, and how to present the work professionally for publication. It includes an easy-to-use picture book layo... read more

How to Write a Children's Picture Book and Get it Published
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He's made millions of dollars selling screenplays to Hollywood and now screenwriter Blake Snyder tells all. Save the Cat is just one of Snyder's many ironclad rules for making your ideas more market... read more

Save the Cat! The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need
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 Children - Reference

Awards:Shortlisted for New Zealand Post Children's Book Award: Non-Fiction Award 2009 and Storylines Notable New Zealand Books: Non Fiction 2009 and LIANZA Children's Book Awards: Elsie Locke Award 2009.

Being a writer is good because you get paid to write stuff up, you can stay home and work in your pajamas and you get to travel because it's research. Being a writer is bad when you're sitting all ... read more

Juicy Writing: Inspiration and Techniques for Young Writers
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The most irreverent and enjoyable book on language since Eats, Shoots & Leaves. Mary Norris has spent more than three decades guarding the New Yorker's grand traditions of grammar and usage. Now she brings ... read more

Mary Norris has been a copy editor, or something similar, at The New Yorker for over three decades, maintaining the magazine's reputation for grammatical correctness and style. In this memoir-cum-grammar-guide,... read more

Between You & Me - Confessions of a Comma Queen
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 Writing

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Writing Essentials
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