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Writing Love: Screenwriting Tricks for Authors II
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,520. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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A revised, expanded version of award-winning author/screenwriter Alexandra Sokoloff's story structure workbook Screenwriting Tricks For Authors, with twice the material and using examples from all genres – but with a special focus on the structure and key elements of love stories. Includes full breakdowns of ten romantic comedies, romantic adventure, period romance and romantic suspense films.
Write it Right - Tips for Authors, Volume I, 2nd Edition
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,100. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Write it Right - Tips for Authors, Vol. I, 2nd Edition, written and compiled by an award-winning novelist, is a major source of information for breathing life into your prose. Learn how to polish your work with a collection of extraordinary tips and examples for making your writing the best that it can be.
NaNo for the New and the Insane
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Price: Free! Words: 35,970. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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NaNo for the New and the Insane is a short work dedicated to helping people stay on track for the month long NaNoWriMo event in November of each year.
English for Scammers
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 21,510. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
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Curious why no one has claimed their UK lotto winnings from you? Why no one wants to call about the box of cash valued at (7,500,000 Dollars)? Why no one is responding to your PASSIONATE REQUEST FOR JOINT MUTUAL INVESTMENTS BENEFITS? This textbook analyzes common mistakes, drawn from genuine correspondence, and helps you improve your writing to be appropriate for standard business correspondence.
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 Five Day Writer's Retreat
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 42,810. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
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About to start a new writing project? Then you need to read this book first! The Five Day Writer's Retreat will prepare you for a lifestyle of writing to avoid the pain and anguish of writer's block and burn out later. Become a new writer, with passion and excitement again! From Day 1 you will instantly begin to feel refreshed and recharged. What have you got to lose?
The Seven Writerly Sins
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Price: $3.99 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.
Self-Publish Your Novel: Lessons from an Indie Publishing Success Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,040. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Everything you need to know to make your manuscript into a self-publishing success! This book is based on my own experience self-publishing my bestselling novel, MERCURY FALLS. Learn how to select a print-on-demand company, how to publish your book for Kindle and other e-readers, and how to market your book to your target audience using social networking and other tools.
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.
Liz Fielding's Little Book of Writing Romance
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,070. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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From the best selling author of more than 60 romances, Liz Fielding's Little Book of Writing Romance is a primer - an entry level aid for the writer who has a story to tell, but is struggling to get it out of her head and onto paper.
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.
How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,430. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Randy Ingermanson. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Are you writing a novel, but having trouble getting your first draft written? Take a look at the wildly popular Snowflake Method—a battle-tested series of ten steps that jump-start your creativity and help you quickly map out your story. All around the world, novelists are using the Snowflake Method right now to ignite their imaginations and get their first drafts down on paper.
The Story Engine
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,300. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010 by NorLightsPress. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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The cure to writer’s block is here! THE STORY ENGINE is the best new reference guide for fiction writers since the thesaurus. It contains thousands of ideas for generating interesting characters and exciting scenes. This nuts-and-bolts guide shows writers how to generate ideas while building stories. Throw the dice and see what happens next. This is one book that invites you to steal from it!
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.