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How to Write a Great Query Letter
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Price: Free! Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Many books have been written about the query letter. But few have been written by literary agents, who receive thousands of queries each year and who grapple with them on a daily basis. New York literary agent Noah Lukeman offers his insights on the query letter, sharing an insider's perspective, giving insights and practical tips about what works and what doesn’t.
Writing Between the Sexes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Nonfiction. Men and women think, talk, and act differently -- which causes problems for writers who are trying to create characters of the opposite sex. Award-winning author Leigh Michaels (author of On Writing Romance) shares the secrets of why and how men and women are different and how to use the differences to create realistic -- but not stereotypical -- characters.
Self-Editing: Two Half Brains Make a Whole Writer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011 by Seven Rivers Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Self-Editing: Bringing Out Your Best (Two Half Brains Make a Whole Writer) -- practical professional advice from Deborah J. Lightfoot, published author and gainfully employed editor. Drawn from the author's 25 years of experience in newspaper, magazine, and book writing and editing, this book offers nuts-and-bolts advice on fixing common errors: eliminating wordiness, using the active voice, etc.
Writing Starter Kit: Mini Edition
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Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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The Writing Starter Kit: Mini Edition is a great reference book for writers who need a little extra push to get started. Inside you will find 15 ways to beat writers block, 50 writing prompts, 10 writing forms and their lengths, and a basic outline.
The Seven Writerly Sins
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011 by FrostProof 808. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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This nonfiction booklet explains seven common snags committed by many writers when writing narrative.
Ink Stains
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Nine authors with more than 25 published books between them offer countless insights to help your writing leave a mark. These candid author interviews speak to overcoming self doubt, triumphing over writer's block, mastering the editing process, and more. With Kelly O'Connor McNees, Jim Ottaviani, Rachael Herron, Rhonda Stapleton, Sarah Quigley, Josh Berk, Helen Ellis, Eileen Cook, L. Zielin.
The 365-Day Writer’s Block Workbook (Volume 1)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,160. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Over a thousand sentence starts, three per day, with writing tips at the end of each week to motivate and inspire, providing kick-starts to avoid the dreaded ‘writer’s block’. Useful for any writer at any level, whether they have 10 minutes or 10 hours, to start a new project. Also an ideal tool for writing groups.
Write Better
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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This book, growing out of years of writing experience, offers what every aspiring writer needs: quick, practical tips that are immediately applicable to any writing project. One reviewer said: Your tips have changed the way I write. I heard you more clearly than all the teachers, professors, educators, and books on writing that I have had in my life.
Twelve Terrific Tips for Fiction Writers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Tips and exercises to guide fiction writers to produce dynamic, captivating work.
Writing Your Book: Cashing in on publishing faster, easier, and cheaper
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Write Today—Earn Tomorrow New equipment and new techniques make writing a book faster, easier and cheaper. You will discover: • What fiction and nonfiction subjects are in demand. • How large is your potential reading market • Where to find the information for your book • How and where to sell your book online This book provides the shortcut to becoming a published author.
The Editor's Lexicon: Essential Writing Terms for Novelists
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,860. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Become revision-savvy and talk about fiction like a pro. Written by an experienced editor and writing teacher, this dictionary-style reference book decodes and demonstrates the editorial jargon used in writing workshops and manuscript critiques. In the tradition of Strunk & White's revered "The Elements of Style," this concise, indispensable reference volume will fortify your self-editing skills.
The Word Weaver's Grimoire
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Creative writing is a mysterious art. This booklet teaches you its secrets: how to create memorable characters, plot your stories and novels, write elegantly, and captivate your readers. Offering multiple examples from popular novels and films, this guide will bring your storytelling to the next level.
The Walk
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Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Non-Fiction Creative Writing Example: A discriptive account of my observations made during one of my walks.
The Rewritten Word: How to Sculpt Literary Art, No Matter the Genre
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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The only How-to-Write book that has nothing to do with writing. It's all about rewriting. Whittle away what buries the art of your words beneath pulp, no matter the topic, no matter the genre.
How to Develop a Career as a Technical Writer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011 by YourWritingDept.com. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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With more than 20 years as a technical writer and communicator, Tom Guarnera explores what it takes to develop a career as a technical writer in today’s job market. Should an aspiring technical writer get a four-year English degree right after high school or should they spend a summer in Italy working as a dishwasher before going to college? Tom explains.
Online Content Writing - Tips for Creative Copy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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The world of content writing has changed dramatically thanks to Google's far-reaching algorithm changes. In light of these changes, this eBook discusses such fascinating topics as where to find winning ideas for your blog posts or articles, how to structure an article, how to make your writing more persuasive, tips for taking your writing to the next level...and much more.
101Erotic Romance Story Starters
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Every good romance novel begins the same way – with a story idea. Yet compelling story ideas aren’t always easy to come by. Sometimes we all need a little inspiration - a spark that ignites our imagination and excites the writing muse. Designed to kick start your imagination they include dialogue starters, scenes, open ended scenarios, and even story endings.
The Traits & Habits of Successful Bloggers: What Separates the Best from the Rest
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: British English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Blogging
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Not everyone has what it takes to make it to the top. The most successful bloggers on the internet all share qualities that have helped them get to the top and stay there. In ‘The Traits & Habits of Successful Bloggers‘ you will learn what sets them apart from everyone else and find out what is required of you in order to become a pro blogger.
Opening Lines For Your First Novel: Forging Your Writers Craft Into A Page Turning Novel They Won't Be Able to Put Down
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Price: Free! Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Every single author or soon-to-be author longs to write a bestselling page-turner that keeps the coveted reader up late at night. We want to sell books, to get glowing reviews, but how do we get there? First we have to get them to buy our book and for them to want to buy that book, those few few lines at the beginning have to get their interest and hang on for dear life. Join author Paul Buckner
10 Keys to Ebook Marketing Success
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,310. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Is it really possible to make a living as a self-published or small press author? Best-selling author, Karen Baney understands how hard it is to sell eBooks. Her success didn’t come overnight, but instead it came through persistence and patience. She applied the principles and tips of book marketing success that she now shares with you.