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A Field Guide for Science Writers

By: Blum, Deborah; Knudson, Mary

Price: $7.82

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1998

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 003339

ISBN: 0195124944

Condition: Very Good

What science writers ultimately cover - and covey to the reading public - is the forefront of human knowledge, the leading edge of our understanding of the universe and ourselves. In this book, the official guide of the National Association of Science Writers, budding journalists and veteran reporters have a superb roadmap to this exciting area of journalism. Here some three dozen of the best known science writers in the U. S. Share their hard-earned knowledge on how they do their job. From covering - and surviving - a deadly epidemic to getting the inside scoop from a toxic waste inspector, t... View more info

How to Write Mysteries

By: Ocork, Shannon; Waugh, Hillary (Introduction by)

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Ohio, F & W Pubns: 1994

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 003338

Condition: Fine

In this book, best-selling mystery writer Shannon OCork helps you start right at the beginning with your first sinister thought and takes you all the way through to the end, where Good always conquers Evil (that's the key to a good mystery, you know! ) . You'll learn the finer points of: Identifying a plot (not just a situation) ; getting over the "hump" of the opening line; developing a series character versus a "one shot" character; hiding the "bad guy"; scattering "red herrings" throughout your book to head off your reader; marketing your compelling mystery (... View more info