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Writing For Television: Plays, Features, Documentaries, Talks, Light Entertainment

By: Arthur Swinson

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black Ltd: 1960

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 004840


Early guide to television writing, covering script preparation, layout and presentation and opportunities for the writer in the medium. 160pp with index, illustrated with 6 black and white photographs and a fold-out floor plan. Silver lettering to spine. Boards slightly bowed, foxing to edges and darkening to back endpaper, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ marked, otherwise good. View more info

A Writer's Notes on His Trade

By: C E Montague

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003714


Collection of essays on writing and language, published posthumously. 254pp. Black lettering to spine, top edges tinted. Bottom edges unevenly cut. Minor bumping to base of spine, slight sunning to endpapers and small ripple to cloth on front board. Former owner's book plate to front pastedown and signature to endpaper, otherwise very good copy. View more info

The Way to Write Comics

By: Clive Brooks and John Gatehouse

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Elm Tree Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005073


The Way to Write Series. Guide to all aspects of comic writing, with a foreword by David Lloyd. 127pp illustrated with black and white drawings to the text. Front endpaper missing, library stamps to half-title page and label to spine. Edges age-toned and slightly soiled, otherwise good copy. Unclipped DJ has clear protective cover with some marking to back, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Right to Write - An Invitation and Initiation Into the Writing Life

By: Julia Cameron

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006795


Techniques and illustrative stories to help unleash the writer's creativity. 233pp. Slight curl to edges and minor edgewear, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

Lessons From a Child - On The Teaching and Learning of Writing

By: Lucy McCormick Calkins

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books Ltd: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004175


Study of the creative writing process through observation of one child's progress in the subject. 184pp with index, illustrated with black and white photographs and diagrams and reproductions of handwritten work. Slight edgewear with small creases to corners and some rubbing to spine, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Writers' Houses - A Literary Journey in England

By: Michael And Mollie Hardwick

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Phoenix House: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007497


Guide to the houses of a selection of writers, with the settings and contents of the houses related to their life and work. 102pp with index, illustrated with the authors' black and white photographs. Gilt architectural design to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Some bumping to the spine and corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. DJ price-clipped and edgeworn, otherwise good. View more info

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On Writing - A Memoir of the Craft

By: Stephen King

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 003436


Part memoir, part master-class, 288pp. Slight bump to top edge and other minor shelfwear, plus sticky patches from two removed labels on front and back of cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Reading & Writing - A Personal Account

By: V S Naipaul

Price: £7.50

Publisher: New York, New York Review Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005742


Autobiographical account of the relationship between personal experience and literature. 64pp. Gilt lettering to spine. Tiny bend to front board, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minimal shelfwear, otherwise near fine. View more info

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A Room of One's Own

By: Virginia Woolf

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin Books Ltd: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005813


Discussion of the problems of the woman writer. Penguin Modern Classics edition. 111pp. Some marking and rubbing to cover, page edges browned and somewhat stained and small nick at bottom of spine, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Excitement of Writing

By: West Riding Education Committee

Price: £5.00

Publisher: West Riding Education Committee: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004225


A Report by the West riding Education Committee, 1963, featuring a selection of the best original writing by children in the County. 138pp. Slight rubbing to spine, corners and edges, slight marking to edges, erased prices to title page and former owner's name to inside cover, otherwise good copy. View more info

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The Elements of Style, with Revisions, an Introduction and a New Chapter on Writing

By: William Strunk Jr

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1959

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 007727


Classic text on writing. Foreword by E B White. 71pp. Gilt lettering. Spine slanted, rubbing to spine and corners, edges sunned and somewhat soiled, some marking to margins, otherwise fair reading copy. From the collection of writer Storm Jameson, with the name C C Storm-Clark to front endpaper. View more info