Series: Writer's Handbook [Writer Inc.]

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The Writer's Handbook 1966 by A. S. Burack1966
The Writer's Handbook 1982 by Sylvia K. Burack1982
The Writer's Handbook 1984 by Sylvia K. Burack1984
The Writer's Handbook 1986 by Sylvia K. Burack1986
The Writer's Handbook 1987 by Sylvia Burack1987
The Writer's Handbook 1988 by Sylvia K. Burack1988
The Writer's Handbook 1989 by Sylvia K. Burack1989
The Writer's Handbook 1990 by Sylvia E. Kamerman1990
The Writer's Handbook 1991 by Sylvia K. Burack1991
The Writer's Handbook 1992 by Sylvia K. Burack1992
The Writer's Handbook 1993 by Sylvia K. Burack1993
The Writer's Handbook 1994 by Sylvia K. Burack1994
The Writer's Handbook 1995 by Sylvia K. Burack1995
The Writer's Handbook 1996 by Sylvia K. Burack1996
The Writer's Handbook 1997 by Sylvia K. Burack1997
The Writer's Handbook 1998 by Sylvia K. Burack1998
The Writer's Handbook 1999 by Sylvia K. Burack1999
The Writer's Handbook 2000 by Sylvia K. Burack2000
The Writer's Handbook 2001 (Writer's Handbook) by Sylvia K. Burack2001
The Writer's Handbook 2002 by Elfrieda Abbe2002
The Writer's Handbook 2003 by Elfrieda Abbe2003
The Writer's Handbook 2004 by Elfrieda Abbe2004
The Writer's Handbook 2005 by Elfrieda Abbe2005

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Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.


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