A structured course in creative writing providing opportunity for users to work through exercises individually.
This book is based on the belief that the best writing comes not out of the blue but from a context in which the writer can feel involved, and that writing needs as much practical emphasis as a craft as does woodwork, art or music.
Concealed Drives is a collection of poems framing thoughts and lamentations on bygone eras in North East England. The poems jump from locales to personal scenarios, recalling the history of the places and the accompanying intransigent decline through stark and eery glimpses into lives and environments.
The Magna Carta has been called the most important document in history. This book highlights the contexts and characters around its creation, as well as the people and events that reiterated its principles, keeping alive a political tradition protecting rights and freedoms that is still in force today.
In this collection of lessons I have readapted some of the most successful and entertaining gameshow formats from US and UK television and radio from over the last forty years. This set of lessons forms the third pillar in my theory of communicative learning.
It doesn’t get more communicative than debates and this book provides a comprehensive collection of meaningful topics for students to tackle. Debate is necessary for learning about the world and for developing intellectual and critical thinking processes. It is topical and constructive and it builds a spirit of maturity and inquiry in students.
These tales from the smog are not only a rough ride through some of the biggest most vibrant upcoming smokestacks of our time, but also a cry for attention from the forgotten rust belts of another era. Here we find the realisation of living where the 21st century is really going to happen, despite lingering obsessions with New York and Paris.
In 2006 Warren Buffett decided to give away most of his fortune to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. In this exclusive series of conversations and koans, Warren explains to Bill the motivation behind his decision and outlines his profound attitude towards life, success and happiness.