The technique of mass collaboration pioneered 150 years ago by the Oxford English Dictionary is now all the rage in our wikified world.
The Wisdom of Crowds
Here Comes Everybody
If you're thinking of putting your life story on the page, these books can help guide your autobiographical endeavors.
Old Friend from Far Away
Inventing the Truth
Writing the Memoir
Your Life as Story
David Crystal is one of the most prolific writers on the English language. Despite his amazing productivity, the quality of his work never suffers. Here are a few of his latest must-reads.
By Hook or By Crook
Think on my Words
The Fight for English
How Language Works
Books to inspire young writers to tell their own stories.
The Young Writer's Companion
What's Your Story?
How do you get a novel published? Some books to help you perfect your pitch.
The Sell Your Novel Tool Kit
Making the Perfect Pitch
Give 'Em What They Want
How to Publish Your Novel
Journalism experts grapple with how the newspaper industry can survive the digital age.
The Vanishing Newspaper
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Digitizing the News
Successful writers of fiction need to master the fine art of self-editing. Here are a few books to help you clean up your prose.
Line by Line: How to Edit Your Own Writing
Self-Editing for Fiction Writers
Write Great Fiction: Revision And Self-Editing