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The Handy Little Book for Writers Series. Book 9. On Publishing.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This Little Book aims simply to be a guide to new writers on the subject of publishing. Today, publishing is a rapidly changing market. Each different form is discussed and the difference in the requirements of each is addressed. There are valuable lists of publishers in the various categories. There is also invaluable information about the use of agents and editors and how to find them.
Emotion Amplifiers
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Price: Free! Words: 15,740. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Emotion Amplifiers, a companion to The Emotion Thesaurus, explores 15 common states that galvanize emotion. States like exhaustion, boredom, and pain can push characters to the limit, compromising their decision-making abilities and decreasing the likelihood of them reaching their goals. Emotion Amplifiers is a tool for any writer wishing to amp up the volatility & vulnerability in their stories.
Haiku Poems about Winter Snow and Frost (How to Write Haiku)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 910. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by Juicy Worm Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Haiku verses are a traditional form of Japanese poetry. Haiku poems are used to describe emotional reactions to nature. This e-book contains an introduction to writing haiku poems. It also includes examples of haiku relating to cold weather and winter.
Story Sensei Synopsis Worksheet
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,780. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Synopsis writing can be easy! This worksheet was made to walk you through the process of writing a novel synopsis, including several methods so that you can discover which will resonate with your writing style. If there’s something “off” with your novel, this worksheet will also help you take a step away from the details of your story so that you can doctor your book.
Write Flash Fiction and Tell a Story in a Few Words
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 860. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014 by Juicy Worm Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Flash fiction is a way of succinctly telling a story. The genre requires brevity which many writers find an interesting challenge but difficult to achieve. Be warned, writing flash fiction can be addictive!
Writing Prompts to Inspire Your Muse
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Every writer experiences writer's block at some point. Sometimes it takes a little inspiration to get you in touch with your muse. Writing prompts is one way to do that, and this book has 150 of them. These story prompts work for blogs, scripts, stories, poems, essays, journaling, songs and anything else that requires you to stare down writer's block and start writing! Great for NaNoWriMo!
The Handy Little Book for Writers Series. Book 8. On Revision - Editing and Proofreading
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This Little Book is a collection of suggestions, tips, and guidance for editing your first draft. Editing and Proofreading are time-consuming tasks and they can be daunting for new writers. However, it is suggested here that you don’t pass the task off to someone else - at least not at first. There are some plans of action and a lot of worthwhile tips in this Little Book.
The Handy Little Book for Writers Series. Book 7. The First Draft
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This Little Book is a collection of suggestions and guidance to help a new writer through the process of writing the first draft. This book will tell you how to use your outline and your chapter outlines to the best advantage. Your chapter outlines are your most important tool. They will be your friend, your guide, and your map to your story. Use your map and you will not get lost.
How To Build Good Writing Habits
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Price: Free! Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Build a set of valuable habits that can make you into a fantastic writer. From developing a strong understanding of what it takes to acquire the mindset of a winner, establishing why and how to practice habits, building the right kind of habits to a long list of daily habits that could kick start your writing career - this book covers it all.
Writing Prompts Inspired By Movies: Over 100 Prompts to Get You in the Action
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Movies are full of intrigue, action, heartache, and corruption. What more could you ask for in a writing prompt! Inspired by movie plots, this book of over 100 prompts will fire up your creative juices and take your imagination to new heights. Write away! (These prompts are genderless – they are geared for men and women simultaneously.)
The Handy Little Book for Writers Series. Book 6. On Structure
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
What is Structure? For me, the simple answer is that structure is about the way you set about telling your story so that the reader will gain the most understanding or satisfaction from it. Nevertheless, new writers may be overwhelmed by the thought of having to go to such lengths before even beginning to write. All you need is an awareness of taking your readers on an irresistible journey.
101+ ways to Magic - An Author's Guide
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,050. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Throughout the Ages man has been using magic. The majority of religions recognize that magic exists; many of them have gone so far as to forbid its use. What is magic? Does magic actually work? How many different kinds of magic are there? Is magic an exact science, or is it only available to those that have been gifted? In this book, you will surely find a way for any character to use magic...
The Handy Little Book for Writers Series. Book 5. On Chapters
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Series: The Handy Little Book for Writers, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This fifth book in The Handy Little Book for Writers Series is about chapters and nothing else. But it contains an often-overlooked secret tool for writers. Chapters and their summaries are a wonderful aid. They are like a map. When you start your draft, they guide you step by step
The Quick and Dirty Guide to Freelance Writing
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Price: Free! Words: 21,530. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The Quick and Dirty Guide to Freelance Writing offers a fresh perspective on the old dream of what it means to write for a living. Author and journalist Scott Carney shows how writers don’t need to constantly teeter on the brink of bankruptcy if they want to pursue their art.
The Handy Little Book for Writers Series. Book 4. Getting to Know your Characters
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Series: The Handy Little Book for Writers, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Characters make your story. It is therefore important for a writer to create realistic characters so that the reader finds them believable - whether they are loved or hated. Your story is carried along by your characters so it is important that you get to know them. If you don’t know them, neither will your readers. This Handy Little Book will help you to bring your characters to life.
The Handy Little Book for Writers Series. Book 3. The Outline
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Series: The Handy Little Book for Writers, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing an outline if vital before attempting to start any book. Your Outline is your most helpful tool. If an outline is done well, once you start your first draft you will be grateful. It will keep you moving forward - momentum is important when writing. This book provides several systems and a very useful outline template. An Outline is a map. You won't get lost if you know where you're going.
Writer's Block
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Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
What is Writer’s Block? In this ebook I have detailed what it is, along with information about some of the conditions leading to writer’s block and their remedies.
The Handy Little Book for Writers Series. Book 2. Motivation, Commitment, and Planning
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Series: The Handy Little Book for Writers, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This is Book 2 in this Handy Little Book for Writers Series because of the importance of motivation, commitment and planning to the outcome of anyone’s attempt to write. This book hopes to give you guides to each of those aspects.
How I Found the Write Path: A Compilation of Letters
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Price: Free! Words: 39,130. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
In this endearing compilation, over sixty authors share letters written to their past selves, candidly sharing what they might not always discuss in public. The hope is that those of you who haven’t published will learn from their experiences. And those of you who have published? Well, you just might realize you’re not alone. :)
The Handy Little Book for Writers Series. Book 1. How to Write your Book in 6 Easy Steps
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Series: The Handy Little Book for Writers, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This is the first book in a series called The Handy Little Book for Writers Series. The idea of this first Little Book is to get you started on your novel or any book you may have been wanting to write for that matter. This Little Book aims to be as simple and straightforward as possible – to guide you through the steps in the quickest and simplest way.