The Art of the Publisher

The Art of the Publisher

by Roberto Calasso Author and Richard Dixon Author

A reflection and insight into the world of publishing through Roberto Calasso's artistic work. Publishing is an …

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$25 Superpack: 10 Slightly Damaged Books!

$25 Superpack: 10 Slightly Damaged Books!

by Super Pack! Author and Various Author

We just received 6,000 more damaged books—and we're passing the savings on to you! We've got some …

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Daily Creative Breakthroughs

Daily Creative Breakthroughs

by School of Life Design Author

100 pages of exercises to get your creative juices flowing in a spiral one-subject notebook. Perfect for those who want …

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Handling the Truth: On the Writing of Memoir

Handling the Truth: On the Writing of Memoir

by Beth Kephart Author

Memoirist and National Book Award Finalist, Beth Kephart, shares her wisdom and advice on the art of memoir writing. …

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Pitching Ideas

Pitching Ideas

by Jeroen Van Geel Author

Conveying your new genius idea to others can be tricky. This book walks you through the different techniques and steps …

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From Chaos to Creativity Workbook: Building a Productivity System for Artists and Writers

From Chaos to Creativity Workbook: Building a Productivity System for Artists and Writers

by Jessie L. Kwak Author

Kick procrastination to the curb and start designing your productivity system today! This zine gives you space to start …

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Welcome to the Writer's Life: How to Design Your Writing Craft, Writing Business, Writing Practice, and Reading Practice

Welcome to the Writer's Life: How to Design Your Writing Craft, Writing Business, Writing Practice, and Reading Practice

by Paulette Perhach Author

So you want to be a writer. Not just write a book, but actually devote your life to the craft. Maybe you've …

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The Fast-Track Course on How to Write a Nonfiction Book Proposal

The Fast-Track Course on How to Write a Nonfiction Book Proposal

by Stephen Blake Mettee Author

When you're writing a book, you need to have a clear idea of what your nonfiction book will be about and be able to …

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Introducing Literary Criticism: A Graphic Guide

Introducing Literary Criticism: A Graphic Guide

by Graphic Guide, A Author, Piero Author and Owen Holland Illustrator

While literary criticism is often the butt of jokes, it's an important field that looks at the overall impact of …

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The Lost Art of Reading: Books and Resistance in a Troubled Time

The Lost Art of Reading: Books and Resistance in a Troubled Time

by David L. Ulin Author

It can be sad to see less and less people reading, and the rise of misinformation is just salt in the wound. David L. …

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People's Guide to Publishing: Building a Successful, Sustainable, Meaningful Book Business From the Ground Up

People's Guide to Publishing: Building a Successful, Sustainable, Meaningful Book Business From the Ground Up

by Joe Biel Author

So, you want to publish books.Drawing on 23 years of experience operating an independent publishing company, Joe Biel …

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A People's Guide to Publishing Workbook

A People's Guide to Publishing Workbook

by Joe Biel Author

Plan out your publishing empire, from mission to budgets, with this workbook companion to Joe Biel's A People's …

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Storytelling Alchemy: Write Your Own Happy Ending

Storytelling Alchemy: Write Your Own Happy Ending

by Renée Damoiselle Author

While there's no actual alchemy that you'd expect from Full Metal Alchemist, you will get all the goods needed …

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Mastering Plot Twists: How to Use Suspense, Targeted Storytelling Strategies, and Structure to Captivate Your Readers

Mastering Plot Twists: How to Use Suspense, Targeted Storytelling Strategies, and Structure to Captivate Your Readers

by Jane K. Cleland Author

Whether your writing a memoir, a thriller, or a screenplay, Jane K. Cleland shows you how you to craft the next best …

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Sticker #403: The People Want Books, We're Sending ALL WE CAN SPARE

Sticker #403: The People Want Books, We're Sending ALL WE CAN SPARE

Microcosm is devoted to people having access to books and to reading! We especially want books to be available that are …

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Damn! Why Didn't I Write That?: How Ordinary People Are Raking in $100,000.00... or More Writing Nonfiction Books & How You Can Too!(2nd Edition)

Damn! Why Didn't I Write That?: How Ordinary People Are Raking in $100,000.00... or More Writing Nonfiction Books & How You Can Too!(2nd Edition)

by Marc McCutcheon Author

This book is amazing. It's the best book I've ever read on getting your nonfiction book published, hands-down. …

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Literary Theory for Beginners

Literary Theory for Beginners

by For Beginners Author and Mary Klages Author

Have you heard the terms structuralism and deconstruction and postmodernism but aren’t really sure what they mean? …

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The Year's Work in the Punk Bookshelf or, Lusty Scripts

The Year's Work in the Punk Bookshelf or, Lusty Scripts

by Brian James Schill Author

A study on how punk music draws more from classical literature than other pop culture figures of the time. Many punk …

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How to Success!: A Writer's Guide to Fame and Fortune

How to Success!: A Writer's Guide to Fame and Fortune

by Corinne Caputo Author

Did you know that some paragraph shapes are more successful than others? Or that the best way to start a memoir is to …

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Ever Evolving Bastion of Freakdom: A Quimby's Bookstore History in Words and Pictures

Ever Evolving Bastion of Freakdom: A Quimby's Bookstore History in Words and Pictures

by Liz Mason Author and Steven Svymbersky Author

Quimby's Bookstore opened in Chicago 25 years ago and has been going full tilt ever since, providing a hub, outlet, …

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$20 Superpack: Books Brought to you By the letter B

$20 Superpack: Books Brought to you By the letter B

by Nate Beaty Author, Joe Biel Author, Elly Blue Author, Al Burian Author, Keith Rosson Author, Sarah Royal Author and Super Pack! Author

Of all the letters in the alphabet, we probably have the most books that begin with a B! Get this bundle of B books: …

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$5 Superpack: 5 Random Ebooks

$5 Superpack: 5 Random Ebooks

by Super Pack! Author and Various Author

Like ebooks? We've made them for a whole bunch of our books. For five bucks, we'll send you five random ones. …

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Catalog

Catalog

by Various Author

Want to get off the internet? For many years we've been trying to create a catalog that simultaneously meets the …

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On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction

On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction

by William Zinsser Author

On Writing Well has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity, and its warmth of style. It is a book for anybody …

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$25 Superpack: Books about Books

$25 Superpack: Books about Books

by Joe Biel Author, Greg Farrell Author, Katie Haegele Author, Sarah Royal Author and Super Pack! Author

If you're a person, like us, who loves books so much that reading a book about books is a heightened form of …

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Good Trouble: Building a Successful Life and Business with Autism

Good Trouble: Building a Successful Life and Business with Autism

by Joe Biel Author, Joyce Brabner Foreword and Sander Hicks Foreword

The history of Microcosm Publishing, from its origins as a record label and zine distro in Joe Biel's bedroom …

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$15-$50 Superpack: We Choose for You!

$15-$50 Superpack: We Choose for You!

by Super Pack! Author and Various Author

Want some books and zines but overwhelmed by your choices? Well, we would love to help you choose!This is also great …

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6 Month Zine Subscription

6 Month Zine Subscription

by Various Author

Want a package of four to five zines every month that's tailored exactly to your peculiar and wild tastes? We'd …

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Sticker #367: I'd rather be reading Microcosm books!

Sticker #367: I'd rather be reading Microcosm books!

by Joe Biel Author and Elly Blue Author

 So would we! But someone's gotta make 'em.

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