Essential and engaging essays about the joys and challenges of creative writing and teaching creative writing by a host of Canada’s leading writers. Writing Creative Writing is filled with thoughtful and entertaining essays on the joys...
- Author:Dunlop, Rishma, Scott Tysdal, Daniel Scott, Uppal, PriscilaSummary:
- Author:Heighton, StevenSummary:
Since selections first appeared in the New Quarterly and the National Post as part of “The Afterword,” Steven Heighton’s memos and dispatches to himself — a writer’s pointed, cutting take on his own work and the work...
- Author:Bassett, KateSummary:
Anna O’Mally is a born writer—gifted, perceptive, headed for the stars. Or she was, until the tragic death of her uncle Joe. He was barely older than Anna herself, and she worshipped the ground he walked on. Best of all, Anna got to...
- Author:Gulotta, NicoleSummary:
This guide for the next generation of writers includes self-care rituals, creativity-generating rhythms, and personalized strategies for embracing your craft no matter what life throws at you.
- Author:Scieszka, JonSummary:
When the world's most horrible editor turns up dead, investigator Jon Scieszka has his work cut out for him. The suspect list is long. Very long. Think eighty-three-famous-YA-authors long, including Libba Bray, David Levithan, John...
- Author:Nicholls, SallySummary:
Eleven-year-old Sam McQueen, who has leukemia, writes a book during the last three months of his life, in which he tells about what he would like to accomplish, how he feels, and things that have happened to him.
- Author:Basu, ArjunSummary:
A surreal journey of a man who is searching for purpose and for happiness Joe, a 36-year-old advertising copywriter for a slick New York agency, feels disillusioned with his life. He starts dreaming of a mysterious man, seeing him on...
- Author:Gay, Marie-LouiseSummary:
Dans ce magnifique album, Marie-Louise Gay nous présente une histoire... dans une histoire! À travers ses textes amusants et ses magnifiques illustrations, elle invite les lecteurs à découvrir le monde merveilleux de la création!
- Author:eckhoff, keven mcphersonSummary:
Would it be possible to compose a book that appears to be "about" its author, but is indirectly about something else, like identity or relationships or language? Maybe a book not written by a hero... but by many?This was the challenge...
These storytelling tools and writing techniques will help you manipulate words on paper to your greatest advantage.
- Author:Rivers, FrancineSummary:
When Sierra discovers her young ancestor's handcrafted quilt and reads her journal, she finds that their lives are very similar. By following her ancestor's example, she learns to surrender to God's sovereignty and unconditional love....
- Author:Collis, StephenSummary:
In the tradition of Borges, Nabakov, and Bolaño, The Red Album is a work of fiction that questions historical authenticity and authority. Divided into two parts, the book begins with an edited and footnoted narrative of dubious origins...
- Author:Delany, Samuel R.Summary:
- Author:Wouk, HermanSummary:
Margo Solovei, a brilliant young writer-director has rejected her rabbinical father's strict Jewish upbringing to pursue a career in the arts. When an Australian multi-billionaire promises to finance a movie about Moses if the...
- Author:Spicer, JackSummary:
- Author:Rocco, Tonette S.Summary:
There is a need for a resource that focuses on writing for publication that discusses the components of a manuscript, types of manuscripts, and the submission process. This groundbreaking book fills that need and includes information on...
- Author:Friddle, MindySummary:
Cutter is determind to sabotage the sale of her family's dilapidated ancestral home. Her sister Ginny (in the midst of an affair with a professor) doesn't seem to care either way. When the professor's reclusive wife gathers up the...
- Author:Robinson, PeterSummary:
When Kirsten awakens in the hospital, she has no recollection of being viciously attacked the night before. But then slowly, painfully, haunting details reveal themselves.
- Author:Clark, HilarySummary:
Shortlisted for the 2003 Anne Szumigalski Award for Poetry and for the 2003 City of Saskatoon Book Award (Saskatchewan Book Awards)
A poem is a shelter,
provisional — a little wobbly —
a house whose rooms have no...
- Author:Chabon, MichaelSummary: