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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Comics Experience Guide to Writing Comics

Comics Experience Guide to Writing Comics

by Andy Schmidt Author

If you're looking for a reference book or a step-by-step instruction on how to make a comic, you can't go wrong …

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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 Summer Nick Taught His Cats to Read

The Summer Nick Taught His Cats to Read

by Kate Berube Illustrator and Curtis Manley Author

Nick loves books and loves playing with his cats. His grand vision: Get his cats as excited about reading books as he …

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Origins of a Story: 202 True Inspirations Behind the World's Greatest Literature

Origins of a Story: 202 True Inspirations Behind the World's Greatest Literature

by Jake Grogan Author

Where do books come from? Or, more specifically, where do the inspirations for these stories come from? This collection …

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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 Editor, Steven Svymbersky Editor, Keith Helt Editor, Joe Biel Contributor, Anne Elizabeth Moore Contributor, 6 more

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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Lonely Books (Pound the Pavement #14)

Lonely Books (Pound the Pavement #14)

by Josh MacPhee Author

"If all the lonely books got together and formed a union, would they still be lonely?" asks Josh MacPhee in …

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Publishing for Profit: Successful Bottom-Line Management for Book Publishers

Publishing for Profit: Successful Bottom-Line Management for Book Publishers

by Thomas Woll Author

Publishing in the 21st century is a rapidly changing business, and this highly readable and comprehensive reference …

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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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Catalog (Fall 2020)

Catalog (Fall 2020)

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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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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How to Become a Famous Writer Before You're Dead: Your Words in Print and Your Name in Lights

How to Become a Famous Writer Before You're Dead: Your Words in Print and Your Name in Lights

by Ariel Gore Author

Sadly, brilliant writing and clever wordplay do not a published author make.True, you do actually have to write if you …

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Book Zoo

Book Zoo

by Josh MacPhee Author

This artist book has been a labor of love—being a lover of books, I’m always surrounded by …

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Cometbus #56: A Bestiary of Booksellers

Cometbus #56: A Bestiary of Booksellers

by Aaron Cometbus Author

The 56th issue of Cometbus is a loving ethnography of New York City's wild, weird, and bearded used book trade. …

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Your Life is a Book: How to Craft & Publish Your Memoir

Your Life is a Book: How to Craft & Publish Your Memoir

by Sarah Jane Freymann Author and Brenda Peterson Author

Whether you're writing your memoir for self-exploration, to leave a legacy, or for publication, Your Life Is A Book …

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On The Books: A Graphic Tale of Working Woes at NYC's Strand Bookstore

On The Books: A Graphic Tale of Working Woes at NYC's Strand Bookstore

by Greg Farrell Author

A David and Goliath story, On The Books is the first-hand comic strip account of the labor struggle at NYC’s …

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6-month Special Interest Group Subscription

6-month Special Interest Group Subscription

by Super Pack! Author

Want a package of stuff in the mail every month that's tailored exactly to your peculiar and wild tastes? We'd …

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Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe

Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe

by Tim Leong Author

This big, colorful book is a rad infographic guide to the many kinds of comics and comic book characters out there. …

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Patch #236: Library Gearz

Patch #236: Library Gearz

by Joe Biel Author

Ever notice how social change happens? 1) People get educated... say, at the library2) A person gets thinking …

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Pin #208: Library Gearz

Pin #208: Library Gearz

by Joe Biel Author

 Get engaged with the world through books! 

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$20 Superpack: The Early Days

$20 Superpack: The Early Days

by Super Pack! Author

Remember the early days of Microcosm? No? Well, here you go! This Superpack includes some of our earlier titles you may …

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$20 Superpack: Zombie Print

$20 Superpack: Zombie Print

by Super Pack! Author

We're bringing back the dead! This deal is so good it might find you in your sleep and try to eat your brain! Ever …

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