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This introduction to the expanding field of literacy studies has been fully revised for the second edition. It explores recent developments and new research that has contributed to our understanding of literacy practices, reflecting on the interdisciplinary growth of the study of reading and writing over the past decade.
An introductory textbook on the growing field of literacy studies, fully updated for the new edition
Includes new sections detailing recent completed studies of literacy practices, and the use of new technologies
Distinguishes between the competing definitions of...
Bob Woodward once again pulls back the curtain on Washington to reveal the inner workings of a government at war. In his fourth book on President George W. Bush, Bob Woodward takes readers deep inside the tensions, secret debates, unofficial backchannels, distrust, and determina- tion within the White House, the Pentagon, the State Department, the intelligence agencies, and the U.S. military headquarters in Iraq. This is the inside story of how Bush governed. Bob Woodward once again pulls back the curtain on Washington to reveal the inner workings of a government at war. In his fourth book...
Being a writer is one of the most rewarding, and most difficult, professions a person can pursue. Writers can work for years without any reward other than intrinsic satisfaction. Negative criticism and nonsupportive family/friends intensify the frustration a writer feels so that, at times, it's almost impossible to keep that inner flame of creativity burning....
This is where 1,000 Quotes For Writers comes in. Compiled specifically to inspire your writing and fire your imagination -- whether you write short stories, poetry, scripts, novels, nonfiction, blogs, or post daily on social media....
Drawing from his highly praised French work, Une simple flute, distinguished flutist and teacher Michel Debost has compiled a useful and imaginative introduction to playing the flute. This alphabetically arranged compendium of advice and insight covers essential topics such as breathing, articulation, and tone, but also explores "jawboning," "finger phrasing," "the little devils," and other quirky and vexing aspects of flute playing. Full of practical advice on technique and axioms that lend moral support during tough practice sessions, The Simple Flute will be a welcome addition to any...
What makes a story feel connective, engaging, and complete?
If you've read dozens of storytelling craft books and still don't have a strong answer to that question, you'll love how Nail Your Story doesn't give you another laundry list of items that your story is supposed to have.
Instead, Nail Your Story attempts to reveal the connections between the various parts of story so that you can more easily build cohesive plots, characters, themes, and settings—without having to stress over the decisions because (surprise!) you’ve probably already made them in another area of your book.
In 2012, fiction author Monica Leonelle made a life-changing decision to learn to write faster. Through months of trial-and-error, hundreds of hours of experimentation, and dozens of manuscripts, she tweaked and honed until she could easily write 10,000 words in a day, at speeds over 3500+ words per hour!
She shares all her insights, secrets, hacks, and data in this tome dedicated to improving your writing speeds, skyrocketing your monthly word count, and publishing more books. You'll learn:
- The 4-step framework that Monica used to reach speeds of 3500+ new fiction words per hour
This fun and exciting guide shows you how to write an autobiography or biography that will bring your story to life.
It begins by introducing you to all the different forms a life story can take, from journals to blogs to magazine articles to complete memoirs. Then it helps you organize your story into either chronological, thematic or anecdotal form.
You'll receive a powerful set of writing tools, and learn how to use story structure, viewpoint, dialogue and settings to make your story clear and vivid.
A comprehensive collection of writing prompts helps you collect and organize the events...
HOW TO BE A PRO AUTHOR WITH YOUR OWN PUBLISHING COMPANY & LEGAL PEN NAME TO PROTECT PRIVACY … READ ON By International Best Selling & Amazon #1 Best Selling Author DAVID AUTHOR This book is for those who have not yet chased their publishing dream into reality and want to do it right. The book is also for published authors who want to take it to a higher level and reclaim privacy. Everything You Need To Obtain a Legal Pen Name, an Alternate Identity as an Author, a New Life, a New Business, and an Unlimited Future Inexpensive, Easy, Fast, and Legal Process Legal In All 50 States...
Based on Intensive Research on Brain Science, Storytelling, Screenwriting and Public Speaking
“Practical and useful...Storytelling is one of the most important parts of speaking. This book makes it clear how to do it, when and where.”
~ Judith Field
“Great book...Akash doesn't hold anything back.”
~ Stephen Fraundorfer
“A great kick-start for your next speech! A wonderfully quick burst of inspiration and insight.”
~ Mandy Hoffeldt
STORYTELLING TECHNIQUES TO MAKE YOUR NEXT PRESENTATION AN OUTSTANDING ONE
Stories have the power to captivate listeners and ignite their imaginations.
Don’t you love the way Italians talk? Those long vowels, those rolling “r’s,” that lyrical cadence. It just sounds so…sexy, right? Wouldn’t you like to have that music coming from your own voice? You can. It just takes a little practice. OK, maybe more than a little—so let’s get started!
But languages can’t be learned in the same way that we learn math or physics, and Italian is certainly no exception. You can’t just memorize formulas and expect to become fluent. Yes, a few rules are needed in the beginning. But like most rules in Italy, the rules governing the language are viewed as mere...