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The Handy Little Book for Writers Series. Book 4. Getting to Know your Characters
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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 Five Finger Paragraph and The Five Finger Essay: Grades K-12 Supplement Kit
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Price: Free! Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014 by Franklin Wright Enterprises. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This password-protected Kit in a book contains: 7 Charts that facilitate learning, printable Transparencies of those Charts, Quick Guide Cards and Bookmarkers. It is recommended that the Charts, Quick Guide Cards and Bookmarkers be printed and laminated for continual practice and re-use in the classroom. Print Transparencies on the appropriate film
The Handy Little Book for Writers Series. Book 3. The Outline
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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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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: 38,430. 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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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.
Creative Writing Exercises and Story Starters
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Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Creative Writing Exercises and Story Starters is for every day writers that would like to practice their skills at creative writing. It includes various writing exercises that help to build characters and how to put those characters into different settings. It also challenges writers go get out of their genre comfort zones. There are fifty one line story starters.
Don’t Color Me Fuchsia: Why you can’t use vivid words too often
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Vivid words “echo” in a reader’s memory—this essay discusses why this matters and how to avoid it.
Write, Edit, Publish: The Best of The Jessica Dall Blog
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Price: Free! Words: 41,730. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
From author, editor, and reviewer, Jessica Dall, Write, Edit, Publish contains tips from some of the most popular Jessica Dall Blog blog posts compiled in a handy, carry-with-you eBook. Whether just starting a manuscript, looking for a publisher, or embarking on self-publishing, Write, Edit, Publish has a little something for everyone.
Bare Bones: A Quick Guide to Writing Your First Novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn the basics of how to write in less than an hour. Katrina Kissinger, an author, editor, and creative writing instructor, shows you how by touching on character, point-of-view, tenses, goal and motivation, conflict, pacing, revision, publishing, and promotion.
The Scribe -- Winter/Spring 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The St. Louis Writers Guild presents The Scribe: Literary magazine for writers
The Map is Not the Territory: The Seven “Shalt Nots” of Writing Jacket Copy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How to create good jacket copy—or at least avoid the worst, most common mistakes.
How to Write Good: A Guide for the Aspiring Independent Author
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,860. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A handy how-to for the aspiring indie author.
The 365-Day Writer's Block Workbook (Volume 2)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Volume 2 features over a thousand sets of five keywords, three sets 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.
I Am A Writer
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Price: Free! Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Have you ever wanted to be a writer? Sherri always wanted to be a writer. The problem is, every one she knows tells her it can't be done. Instead she slogs to work every day, ignoring her dream. One day, at her favorite coffee shop, she meets Daniel. He'll soon teach her how to become the author she's always dreamed of being.
102 Romance Prompts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
102 Romance Prompts is a book to help inspire romance writers of all subgenres. Included with the prompts are chapters on subgenres, the language of flowers, English titles, the top reasons relationships break up, and more. It also has links to several helpful reference websites. Any romance writer can use these prompts as story starters, or to help inspire their own ideas.
Story Alchemy: The Search for the Philosopher's Stone of Storytelling
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Series: Author's Craft, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 61,810. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
For the advanced author. Screenwriter? Novelist? Playwright? Write short stories? Story Alchemy presents a powerful new technique for establishing story structure and gaining insight into the entire creative process. If you thought Novelsmithing was good, you'll be blown away by Story Alchemy.
How to Write a Synopsis that Gets Read
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Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A synopsis sounds like an easy task, but is it? Your finely crafted and agonized over work lies before you in all its literary splendor. Plots and subplots intertwine, descriptions take the reader into your rich universe. How on earth can one sacrifice any of that golden prose for the sake of a sketchy outline? This hilarious, no holds barred, but straight to the point essay, shows you just how.
The Elements of Fiction
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Price: Free! Words: 130,290. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
It was John Gardner, the legendary teacher of the craft, who said that the elements of fiction, like the words in a language, are finite. Oh, are they? I thought, and set about to verify this by collecting authors’ quotes about them. This task began as a cheat sheet, a short list of those elements I recognized and documented by quotes, but soon took on a life of its own. This is the result.