WorldCat Identities

Burack, A. S. (Abraham Saul) 1908-

Overview
Works: 42 works in 202 publications in 1 language and 8,967 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Juvenile works  Drama  Directories  Christmas plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PN137, 029.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about A. S Burack
 
Most widely held works by A. S Burack
The writer's handbook( )

in English and held by 1,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Manuscript market section", ed. by U.G. Olsen, 1941-44; by E.P. Werby, 1945-
One hundred plays for children: an anthology of non-royalty one-act plays by A. S Burack( Book )

11 editions published between 1949 and 1990 in English and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A volume of children's plays to include general plays, holiday plays, legends, fables, and fairy tales, and historical plays
Christmas plays for young actors : a collection of royalty-free stage and radio plays by A. S Burack( Book )

16 editions published between 1950 and 1977 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-six non-royalty, modern and traditional stage and radio plays for performers from primary through high school age
The writer's handbook by A. S Burack( Book )

71 editions published between 1936 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Manuscript market section", ed. by U.G. Olsen, 1941-44; by E.P. Werby, 1945-
Techniques of novel writing by A. S Burack( Book )

5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty novelists share their ideas and experience on various aspects of writing book-length fiction in this volume. Problems of technique, plotting, theme, characterization, planning, flashbacks, pace, suspense, dialogue, setting, and point of view are discussed by these contemporary authors. Some of the chapters and authors include: (1) "Planning and Writing a Novel" by David Westheimer; (2) "Elements of Successful Novel Writing" by Frank G. Slaughter; (3) "The Intuitive Fiction Writer" by Janice Elliott; (4) "Building Reader Identification" by Alfred Coppel; (5) "The Lure of 'I,' the Tyranny of 'He'" by R. F. Delderfield; (6) "Make It Happen" by Rosemary Gatenby; (7) "Balancing Plot and Character" by Elizabeth Cadell; (8) "Writing Historical Novels" by Jane Aiken Hodge; (9)"Writing for Children" by Irene Hunt; (10) "Writing Action Fiction" by Desmond Bagley; (11) "Writing a Mystery" by Patricia Moyes; and (12) "Ideas for Mystery Novels" by Stanley Ellin. Biographical notes of the authors are included. (Wr)
Writing detective and mystery fiction by A. S Burack( Book )

14 editions published between 1945 and 1967 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prize contest plays for young people : a collection of royalty-free, one-act plays for drama contests and festivals by A. S Burack( Book )

4 editions published between 1962 and 1969 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen royalty-free plays that can be staged for drama competitions, dramatic club productions, workshop try-outs, and school and community programs
Television plays for writers; eight television plays with comment and analysis by the authors by A. S Burack( Book )

6 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skits, comedies and farces for teen-agers : a collection of humorous one-act royalty-free plays for all occasions by A. S Burack( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty-eight skits and one-act plays for amateur drama groups. Includes production notes for each selection
Writing suspense and mystery fiction( Book )

5 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes chapters by Joan Aiken, Charlotte Armstrong, Rex Burns, Raymond Chandler, Stanley Ellin, A.A. Fair, The Gordons, Joe Gores, Howard Haycraft, Ngaio Marsh, Patricia Moyes, Ogden Nash, Bill Pronzini, Dorothy L. Sayers, Mary Stewart, Michael Underwood, S.S. Van Dine, and Phyllis A. Whitney
Writing and selling fillers and short humor by A. S Burack( Book )

10 editions published between 1959 and 1974 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treasury of holiday plays for teen-agers : a collection of royalty-free one-act plays by A. S Burack( Book )

4 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The craft of novel writing by A. S Burack( Book )

7 editions published between 1942 and 1948 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular plays for classroom reading by A. S Burack( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizations of works by Twain, Dickens, and Conan Doyle are included in short plays designed to improve a child's reading proficiency, social skills, and self-confidence
Four-star plays for boys : a collection of fifteen royalty-free, one-act plays for all-boy casts by A. S Burack( Book )

4 editions published between 1957 and 1969 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to write and sell fillers, light verse, and short humor( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four-star radio plays for teen-agers; a collection of royalty-free radio dramas adapted from great literature by A. S Burack( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Methods and procedure in federal purchasing, by R.J. Monteith and A.S. Burack by R. J Monteith( Book )

3 editions published between 1933 and 1937 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Writer's handbook, 1980( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Writer's handbook, 1979( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The writer's handbook
Alternative Names
Burack, A. S. 1908-

Burack, Abraham Saul 1908-

Burack, Abraham Solomon 1908-

Languages
English (173)

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