The quirky inspiration of the 642 Series takes flight in this collection of fiction-writing prompts that will make anyone want to grab a pen and write what happens next. The prompts in this journal are craftted to offer fully-fledged story ideas, not simply writing exercises, taking the 642 Things t..
The ABC English-Chinese, Chinese-English Dictionary (ECCE) is a student-oriented bilingual dictionary that, like other dictionaries in the ABC series, organizes Chinese words by their pronunciation as written in pinyin. This innovative, straightforward alphabetical organization allows the user to fi..
Organised by occasion, "The Art of Letter-Writing" contains samples of letters you might receive and how best to reply. It helps you learn what to write in invitations and thank-you letters for weddings, birthdays and anniversaries; find out the best ways to write polite but efficient letters of com..
The role of being best man at a wedding is a huge honour, but the amount of responsibilities it comes with can quickly seem overwhelming. Best Man Best Speech is the answer to any worries a best man has. It covers in detail all the duties of the best man, including before, during and after the weddi..
'The Book Of Words' looks at words in all their glory, from the origins of language and vocabulary, to modern slang, jargon and shorthand. It covers grammatical rules and the zealots determined to protect them, as well as the rule-breakers and the way they develop the use of words, for better and fo..
It is said that everyone has a book inside them, but setting pen to paper (or fingers to a computer keyboard!) can seem quite daunting. The Creative Writing Journal contains everything you need to get the creative juices flowing. Inside you will find: * More than 25 exercises to spark ideas and expl..
Did you know that `if the cap fits' refers to the traditional jester's cap with bells on it - so anyone wearing such a cap could be expected to do something foolish? Or that the ancient Greeks believed that it was camels rather than elephants that never forgot? The entries are interspersed with min..
'If Lynne Truss were Roman Catholic I'd nominate her for sainthood.' Frank McCourt The international bestseller, reissued and with a new introduction. A witty, entertaining, impassioned guide to perfect punctuation, for everyone who cares about precise writing. When social histories come to be writ..
A book to inspire, impel and sustain the person who wishes to live creatively. It is an allegory about a writer who struggles with her craft, with motivation and most of all with doubt. One day a guide, who calls himself Godfrey, turns up. From winter till spring, on the beach where the writer lives..
An essential resource for those involved in preparing or presenting work for publication in print or on the web: extensive guide to current conventions of written English; defines the differences between English in Aotearoa New Zealand and America; explains the use of Maori in English-language texts..
Do you know how to use semicolons, where to put your apostrophes and when to use commas? Do you know the difference between affect and effect, if and whether, or who and whom? (Does anyone still say whom?) More importantly, do you know why this stuff matters? The truth is that if your writing isn't ..
Do ewe no what homophones are? They're words that sound alike but are spelled differently and have completely different meanings - it's knot always easy to get it right. Based on his blog Homophones, Weakly, Bruce Worden's Homophones Visualized uses simple but clever graphics to help illustrate the ..