Category: Writing Reference

  • Download Interviews führen: Ein Handbuch für Ausbildung und Praxis by Müller-Dofel PDF

    By Müller-Dofel

    Das Interview gehört zu den meistgenutzten Darstellungsformen in den Medien und ist eine unerlässliche Recherchemethode im Redaktionsalltag. Allerdings haben viele Journalisten geschulten Gesprächspartnern und Kommunikationsstörungen nur wenig entgegenzusetzen. Die dazu notwendigen psychologischen Fähigkeiten werden in der journalistischen Ausbildung meist vernachlässigt. Dieses Buch schließt die Lücke. Es erläutert die oft widrigen Umstände, unter denen Interviewer ihre Gespräche führen müssen, seziert den interviewspezifischen Kommunikationsprozess und erklärt Strategien, mit deren Hilfe sie bessere Interviews veröffentlichen können. Neben dem Autor verraten auch andere erfahrene Journalisten, wie sie mit Interviewpartnern umgehen.
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  • Download Writing Speculative Fiction: Science Fiction, Fantasy, and by Lelia Rose Foreman,Travis Perry PDF

    By Lelia Rose Foreman,Travis Perry

    This textbook develops an 18-week software designed to lead potential scholars via growing their very own speculative fiction tale, that's, a technological know-how fiction, delusion, or horror tale. Designed for homeschoolers and small-school settings, this textbook attracts on excerpts from dozens of speculative fiction authors and writing specialists. It offers specified information regarding style, cultural international development, actual international development, plot, personality, personality arc, heroes, villains, sidekicks, bystanders, description, clash and rigidity, modifying and revising, "your first chapter," voice, phrases and worldview, technology fiction, delusion, and horror. every one bankruptcy within the path comprises routines for college kids, together with additional credits actions, as well as guiding the developing of somebody brief story.

    The teacher's version contains a part on scope and series and includes solution keys.
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  • Download The Ethics of the Story: Using Narrative Techniques by David Craig PDF

    By David Craig

    the easiest newshounds are masters at their craft. With a comma and a colon, a shiny verb and a colourful adjective, they not just express vital details but in addition create a feeling of position and evoke robust feelings. A compelling tale can shape_for strong or ill_the manner a reader is aware humans, occasions, and concerns. The Ethics of the tale examines the moral implications of narrative options favourite in journalism, not only literary journalism but additionally information and have writing. The publication attracts on interviews with 60 gifted reporters, together with Pulitzer Prize winners, to provide sensible recommendation approximately moral offerings in writing and modifying. a lot has been written approximately journalism ethics, however the dialogue has frequently thinking about spectacularly undesirable decisions_such as Jayson BlairOs and Jack KelleyOs use of fraudulent narrative_rather than the moral size of daily offerings concerning the construction blocks of journalistic storytelling. The Ethics of the tale fills a spot in present paintings on ethics, writing, and enhancing. it is going to enlighten any severe wordsmith with a narrative to tell.
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  • Download Writing Monsters: How to Craft Believably Terrifying by Philip Athans,The H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society PDF

    By Philip Athans,The H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society

    Monsters are greater than issues that move bump within the night...

    Monsters are lurking within the woods, underneath the waves, and inside our favourite books, movies, and games--and there are strong the explanation why they seem so frequently. Monsters are manifestations of our fears and emblems of our society--not to say they are a lot of fun--but every one should still serve a objective and improve the topics and stress on your fiction.

    In Writing Monsters, best-selling writer Philip Athans makes use of vintage examples from books, motion pictures, and the area round us to discover what makes monsters memorable--and terrifying. you will research what monsters can (and may still) characterize on your tale and the way to create monsters from the floor up.

    Writing Monsters includes:

    • In-depth discussions of the place monsters come from, what they characterize, and the way to most sensible painting them in fiction
    • Informative overviews of recognized monsters, archetypes, and mythical creatures
    • A Monster production shape that will help you create your monster from scratch
    • An annotated model of H.P. Lovecraft's chilling tale "The Unnamable"
    even if you write myth, technological know-how fiction, or horror, your vampires, ghouls, extraterrestrial beings, and trolls must be either compelling and significant. With Writing Monsters, you could craft creatures that would wreak havoc on your tales and hang-out your readers' imaginations--and nightmares.

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  • Download Build A World Workbook (Story Building Blocks 4) by Diana Hurwitz PDF

    By Diana Hurwitz

    learning and constructing key components of your tale global makes the place
    and time come alive in your readers and is helping you stay away from enormous plot holes.
    We will learn way of life, meals, guard, garments, paintings, entertainment,
    education, executive, morals, manners, myths, and legends. We will
    consider the topography, geography, vegetation, and fauna. we'll contemplate how
    much your characters be aware of, what they do approximately it, and the way they navigate the
    world from conveyances to mechanization to technology.
    Whether you deliver to lifestyles Edwardian London or a Martian colony, the magic
    is within the details.
    Let’s begin.
    Other books within the series:
    Story construction Blocks I: The 4 Layers of Conflict
    Story development Blocks II: Crafting plausible Conflict
    Story construction Blocks III: The Revision Layers
    SBB construct A forged Workbook
    SBB construct A Plot Workbooks: Comedy, Con, Heist & felony holiday, Fantasy,
    Gothic, Horror, historic, Literary, secret, highway journey, Romance, Science
    Fiction, crew Victory, mystery & Suspense, Western
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  • Download Perfect Meeting (Perfect Series) by Terry O'Brien PDF

    By Terry O'Brien

    Terry O’Brien’s ideal sequence is the final word enabler for pro and private good fortune. Easy-to-read, concise and whole of simply actionable recommendation, this new sequence will relief readers in studying the little issues and changing into ‘perfect’. A best-selling writer and motivational coach, Terry O’Brien stocks along with his readers his personal hands-on studying adventure and illustrates how small alterations could make a massive distinction in attaining goals.
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  • Download Safety-I and Safety-II: The Past and Future of Safety by Erik Hollnagel PDF

    By Erik Hollnagel

    Safety has regularly been outlined as a the place the variety of adversarial results was once as little as attainable (Safety-I). From a Safety-I standpoint, the aim of security administration is to ensure that the variety of injuries and incidents is saved as little as attainable, or as little as within reason plausible. which means protection administration needs to begin from the manifestations of the absence of security and that - sarcastically - protection is measured by means of counting the variety of situations the place it fails instead of through the variety of situations the place it succeeds. This inevitably ends up in a reactive technique in accordance with responding to what is going incorrect or what's pointed out as a threat - as anything which may move wrong.

    Focusing on what is going correct, instead of on what is going incorrect, alterations the definition of protection from ‘avoiding that anything is going flawed’ to ‘ensuring that every thing is going right’. extra accurately, Safety-II is the facility to be successful lower than various stipulations, in order that the variety of meant and appropriate results is as excessive as attainable. From a Safety-II viewpoint, the aim of protection administration is to make sure that up to attainable is going correct, within the experience that daily paintings achieves its pursuits. which means safeguard is controlled through what it achieves (successes, issues that cross right), and that likewise it's measured by way of counting the variety of circumstances the place issues cross correct. which will do that, safeguard administration can't in simple terms be reactive, it also needs to be proactive. however it has to be proactive in regards to how activities prevail, to daily applicable functionality, instead of with reference to how they could fail, as conventional hazard research does.

    This ebook analyses and explains the foundations in the back of either techniques and makes use of this to think about the prior and way forward for defense administration practices. The research uses universal examples and instances from domain names equivalent to aviation, nuclear strength creation, technique administration and health and wellbeing care. the ultimate chapters clarify the theoretical and sensible effects of the recent viewpoint at the point of day by day operations in addition to at the point of strategic administration (safety culture).

    Safety-I and Safety-II is written for all pros chargeable for their organisation's security, from strategic making plans at the government point to day by day operations within the box. It provides the specific and confirmed arguments for a change from protecting to effective protection management.

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  • Download The Primate Visual System: A Comparative Approach by Jan Kremers PDF

    By Jan Kremers

    Many fresh advancements within the box in recording, staining, genetic and stimulation concepts, in vivo, and in vitro have considerably elevated the volume of accessible info at the primate visible method.

    Written with contributions from key neurobiologists within the box, The Primate visible System will give you the reader with the newest advancements, studying the constitution, functionality and evolution of the primate visible process. The ebook takes a comparative procedure as a foundation for learning the physiological homes of primate imaginative and prescient and examines the phylogenetic courting among the visible structures of other primate species. Taken from a neurobiologist’s point of view this publication presents a distinct method of the examine of primate imaginative and prescient as a foundation for additional learn into the human visible system.

    Altogether a major evaluate of the constitution, functionality and evolution of the primate visible approach from a neurobiologist’s standpoint, written particularly for larger point undergraduate and graduate scholars taking classes in neuroscience, body structure, optics/ visible technology, in addition to a precious learn to researchers new to the field.

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  • Download Writing About Nature: A Creative Guide by John A. Murray PDF

    By John A. Murray

    initially released by means of the Sierra membership in 1995, this guide has already helped hundreds of thousands of aspiring writers, students, and scholars percentage their studies with nature and the outside. utilizing routines and examples, John Murray covers genres, recommendations, and e-book matters. He makes use of examples from such masters as Barry Lopez, Annie Dillard, Larry McMurtry, Edward Abbey, Ernest Hemingway, and Henry David Thoreau. additionally incorporated are prompt readings, a listing of artistic writing courses, expert organisations for writers, and a listing of environmental companies. This revised version features a new bankruptcy on nature writing and environmental activism.

    "Nature is our grandest and oldest domestic, older than language, grander than recognition. John Murray is aware that during his bones, and he stocks his wisdom generously with an individual who opens this booklet. even if you write concerning the earth for e-book or just for deepening your perceptions, you'll find keen-eyed information here." - Scott Russell Sanders, writer of Staying Put

    John A. Murray is the writer or editor of 40 books, together with Cinema Southwest, which bought the Southwest e-book Award, and Mythmakers of the West, recipient of the Colorado e-book Award. He lives in Denver.

    "Writing approximately Nature is an unique, beautifully equipped and provided source. Writing approximately Nature is a wonderful skill-improvement advisor that's a hugely recomended addition to any nature writer's educational reference shelf or interpreting list." --The Bookwatch
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  • Download Seeing the American Woman, 1880–1920: The Social Impact of by Katherine H., Adams,Michael L. Keene,Jennifer C. Koella PDF

    By Katherine H., Adams,Michael L. Keene,Jennifer C. Koella

    From 1880 to 1920, the 1st actually nationwide visible tradition constructed within the usa a result of crowning glory of the Pacific Railroad. girls, specifically younger and lovely ones, discovered new lives formed via their participation in that visible tradition. This speedily evolving age left in the back of the “cult of domesticity” that reigned within the 19th century to provide upward thrust to new “types” of girls according to a unmarried feature—a form of hair, dermis, gown, or prop—including the Gibson woman, the sob sister, the stunt lady, the hoochy-coochy dancer, and the bearded woman. Exploring either low and high tradition, from the circus and movie to newspapers and magazines, this paintings examines depictions of ladies on the sunrise of “mass media,” depictions that might stay influential through the 20th century.
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