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Steele, Alexander

Overview
Works: 22 works in 84 publications in 4 languages and 5,471 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Sea stories  History 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PN3355, FIC
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Publications about Alexander Steele
Publications by Alexander Steele
Most widely held works by Alexander Steele
Moby Dog by Alexander Steele( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 859 libraries worldwide
While pursuing the stranger who ran off with Joe's basketball, Wishbone imagines himself to be the young sailor Ishmael on Captain Ahab's whaling ship chasing the great white whale, Moby Dick, across the seven seas
Tale of the missing mascot by Alexander Steele( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 724 libraries worldwide
When they discover that part of the football team's mascot costume has been stolen, Wishbone and his friends try to solve the mystery even though there seem to be no clues
Case of the on-line alien by Alexander Steele( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 594 libraries worldwide
After witnessing an eerie glow in the sky, Wishbone begins to worry about aliens landing on Earth, especially when he hears a strange humming sound in the neighborhood
The last of the breed by Alexander Steele( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 559 libraries worldwide
When he and his friends try to stop Oakdale's real estate developer from destroying part of the local park, Wishbone is reminded of the conflict between nature and civilization as he imagines himself as Hawkeye, the scout from James Fenimore Cooper's "The Last of the Mohicans."
Case of the unsolved case by Alexander Steele( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 539 libraries worldwide
While Wishbone and Joe search for a missing ring, their good friend David disappears as well
Writing fiction : the practical guide from New York's acclaimed creative writing school ( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
Gotham Writers' Workshop has mastered the art of teaching the craft of writing in a way that is practical, accessible, and entertaining. Now the techniques of this renowned school are available in this book. Here you'll find: a) The fundamental elements of fiction craft-character, plot, point of view, etc.-explained clearly and completely; b) Key concepts illustrated with passages from great works of fiction; c) The complete text of "Cathedral" by Raymond Carver-a masterpiece of contemporary short fiction that is analyzed throughout the book; d) Exercises that let you immediately apply what you learn to your own writing. Written by Gotham Writers' Workshop expert instructors and edited by Dean of Faculty Alexander Steele, Writing Fiction offers the same methods and exercises that have earned the school international acclaim. -- Back cover
Gotham Writers' Workshop fiction gallery : exceptional short stories selected by New York's acclaimed creative writing school ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
"Aspiring writers who enjoyed Gotham Writers' Workshop's Writing Fiction will find this anthology an invaluable source of inspiration and insight. This gallery of stories presents diverse examples of all the elements of fiction craft and demonstrates how writers seamlessly sew these elements into unforgettable tales ... As a bonus, the anthology includes original interviews with T.C. Boye, Jhumpa Lahiri, and Hannah Tinti, in which they illuminate the process of creating a short story."--Page 4 of cover
Unleashed in space by Alexander Steele( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
John's prize-winning essay gets him six days at Space Camp with Wishbone who, on the first day there, imagines himself as the hero of Jack Williamson's novel, The legion of space, who is on a thirty-first century outer space rescue mission
Huckleberry dog by Alexander Steele( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
Imagining himself as Huckleberry Finn, Wishbone has the adventure of a lifetime as he helps an escaped slave on a perilous journey to freedom
How to spy on the U.S by Alexander Steele( Book )
7 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Case of the breaking story by Alexander Steele( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 217 libraries worldwide
When a flu epidemic strikes the staff of the Chronicle, Joe and Wishbone are called to detective duty as well as serving as replacement reporters
Writing movies : the practical guide for creating stellar screenplays by Gotham Writers' Workshop( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: To break into the screenwriting game, you need a screenplay that is not just good, but great. Writing Movies provides everything you need to know to reach this level. Inside you'll find: Explanations of the fundamental elements of screenwriting craft (plot, character, scenes, etc.); insight into such crucial (but seldom discussed) topics as description, voice, tone, and theme; analysis of five brilliant screenplays--Die Hard, Thelma & Louise, Tootsie, Sideways, and The Shawshank Redemption; strategies for breaking into the business; a guide to screenwriting format; assignments that strengthen your command of screenwriting craft; step-by-step tasks that take you from rough idea to polished script; and tie-ins to supplementary material at the book's website
The haunting of Hathaway House by Alexander Steele( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Wanda Gilmore's reputedly haunted ancestral home will be hers if she can spend three nights there, with a little help from Wishbone and the gang, but someone -- or something -- wants them to leave
Writing movies : a practical guide from New York's acclaimed creative writing school ( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
'Writing Movies' is a highly practical guide written by Gotham Writers' Workshop expert instructors, with step by step tasks and script examples
Writing movies : the practical guide to creating stellar screenplays ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Instructors from the nation's most popular writing school share their insights into how to perfect the craft of screenwriting, covering such fundamentals as plot, character, dialogue, point of view, theme, setting, voice, and more and analyzing five outstanding sample screenplays
Creative writing - Romane und Kurzgeschichten schreiben by Alexander Steele( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 27 libraries worldwide
... Eine weitere aus dem Amerikanischen übersetzte Einführung in das Schreiben kreativer und literarischer Texte aus dem rührigen "Autorenhaus"--Verlag, angelegt als Arbeitsbuch. Die Einführung konzentriert sich auf Erzähltexte und vermittelt den Lesern in gut überschaubaren Lektionen die handwerklichen und arbeitstechnischen Voraussetzungen kreativen Schreibens. Der band ist durchweg verständlich und lebendig formuliert und veranschaulicht seine Informationen unhd Empfehlungen immer an anregenden Textbeispielen. Am Ende stehen konkrete Arbeitsvorschläge für den Leser
Escribir ficción : guía práctica de la famosa Escuela de Escritores de Nueva York by Gotham Writers' Workshop( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Escribir cine : guía práctica para guionistas de la famosa escuela de escritores de Nueva York ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Il caso dell'alieno on-line by Alexander Steele( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in Italian and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Gotham Writers' Workshop : writing fiction : the practical guide from New York's acclaimed creative writing school ( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (67)
German (9)
Spanish (4)
Italian (1)
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