Read This If You Want to Be a Great Writer by Ross Raisin
Everyone has a novel in them, and Read This if Your Want to Be a Great Writer will help you get it down on paper. A step by step, jargon-free guide to planning and writing your own short story or novel, with examples from 25 great authors demonstrating different approaches to creating characters, building dialogue and beginning and ending your narrative.
Whatever your age and ability, this accessible book will motivate and strengthen your writing talent.
Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs by Henry Carroll
No scary graphs. No techie diagrams. No camera-club jargon. Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs walks you through the fundamentals of composition, exposure, light, lenses and the all-important art of seeing without drowning you in technobabble.
Ideal for users of DSLR, compact system and bridge cameras, the book is packed with practical techniques that will instantly transform your pictures and lots of iconic images by acclaimed photographers that will inspire you to grab your camera so you can put it all into practice.