Natural State

Author: Steven Gilbar
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520212091
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Collects essays, excerpts from longer works, and works of fiction by such authors as Mary Auston, Margaret Millar, Kem Nunn, Russell Chatham, Henry Miller, and John McPhee

California Writing Review

Author: American Book Company
Publisher:
ISBN: 1932410112
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California Writing Review Test Preparation

Essay Exam Writing For The California Bar Exam

Author: Mary Basick
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1543800017
Size: 74.75 MB
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Based on the authors’ proven-effective methodology, Essay Exam Writing for the California Bar Exam contains everything bar exam candidates need to pass the essay portion of the California bar exam. This text combines instruction and practice in essay writing, fact analysis, and issue spotting, with a remarkably efficient review of substantive law, as well as time management tips and strategies for improving test performance. New to the Second Edition: Updates to the law (there have been some important changes to the law, particularly in Constitutional Law, Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure and Business Assocations) Updated coverage to keep up on bar testing trends with expanded coverage on some topics that are now more frequently bar tested than they were at the time of the first edition Updated practice questions to include questions from the recent bar administrations Updated Issues Tested Matrices to include the past 5 years of bar examinations

Writing Short Stories A Guide California

Author: Fred Melden
Publisher: FRM Publishing
ISBN:
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Why write? The answer is two-fold: For the love of it; or because you have something to say or show. We are a sharing species; a storytelling species. If there is a story (or hopefully, stories) inside you, by all means write. More important learn to write well. In each of these books, I deconstruct a single story to exemplify the principles behind good storytelling, as well as weaknesses in parts that could have been better written.

2012 Guide To Writing Competitions

Author: Robert Lee Brewer
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
ISBN: 1599636050
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Are you competitive? Do you believe that your writing stands above that of your peers? If so, then look inside and you'll find all the information you need to enter every major writing competition in the Unitied States. Hundreds of opportunities are listed, with each entry providing information on when and how to submit your work, what it costs (if anything) to participate, what the judges are looking for, when winners are selected, and what prizes are offered. If you believe in your work and think you have what it takes to outshine your peers, this is the refernece for you!

California Fruit Vegetable Gardening

Author: Claire Splan
Publisher:
ISBN: 159186528X
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Examines the elements of climate, soil, sun, and water that affect growing success for more than sixty fruits, vegetables, herbs, and edible flowers with helpful charts and graphs for planning and planting the garden.

Laughing Out Loud

Author: Andrew Horton
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520923546
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Whoever wrote "Make 'em laugh!" knew that it's easier said than done. But people love to laugh, and good comedy will always sell. With the help of this complete and entertaining guide, writers and would-be writers for film and television can look forward to writing comedy that goes far beyond stereotypic jokes and characters. In Laughing Out Loud, award-winning screenwriter and author Andrew Horton blends history, theory, and analysis of comedy with invaluable advice. Using examples from Chaplin to Seinfeld, Aristophanes to Woody Allen, Horton describes comedy as a perspective rather than merely as a genre and then goes on to identify the essential elements of comedy. His lively overview of comedy's history traces its two main branches—anarchistic comedy and romantic comedy—from ancient Greece through contemporary Hollywood, by way of commedia dell'arte, vaudeville, and silent movies. Television and international cinema are included in Horton's analysis, which leads into an up-close review of the comedy chemistry in a number of specific films and television shows. The rest of the book is a practical guide to writing feature comedy and episodic TV comedy, complete with schedules and exercises designed to unblock any writer's comic potential. The appendices offer tips on networking, marketing, and even producing comedies, and are followed by a list of recommended comedies and a bibliography.

California Trip

Author: Richard P. Blair
Publisher: Blair Goodwin Books
ISBN: 9780967152738
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C alifornia is a land of contradictions. Nothing could be more different than the wet foggy forests of northern Califor- nia, the alpine summits of the High Sierra with its crystalline air and achingly blue skies or the intense dry heat of Death Valley. Compare these places with the never-ending boulevards of Los Angeles and San Francisco's Castro Street. Who but a pair of artist-hippies would have the adaptability to grok it all? The sum of the geography and people gives an understanding of the whole state of nature and culture that is California. California Trip shows the history of peace and love, the tradition of protest, the freedom of the open road and the highs of California's wilderness – all that is far from shopping malls and corporate cubicles. This an uncensored look at real California, not a tourist whitewash. It is a social critique yet also captures the freewheeling spirit and beauty of California. A thinking person's guide to California, outrageous and insightful, this book feels the pulse of the state. For visitors, it's a trip they want to take; for residents it describes the art of living in their state, finding both thrills and spiritual meaning in its wilderness and people. Take the California Trip–but watch out if you go to some of the stranger destinations in the book–the hippie pot farms or San Quentin's prison yard! By vicariously experiencing California through these stories and pictures, readers will be inspired to experience the incredible highs of California themselves, not in posh hotels but in a car and sleeping bag, hiking and medi- tating in the alpine peaks or shimmering deserts. Color & Light Editions is proud to publish this groundbreaking book by Richard Blair and Kathleen Goodwin. It is a book that will expand the art of the photographic essay.