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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.
Crafting the Character Arc
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,460. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Beating Windward Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
Crafting the Character Arc offers a practical guide to character creation and development by expanding upon the concept of the character arc and creating a step-by-step guide for writers to ensure that their characters are dynamic and engaging. This is the essential guide for helping writers create an active and well-defined character arc.
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 "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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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.
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.
The Bridge: A Companion Journal for Unearthing Personal Narrratives
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Telling Our Stories Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The companion journal designed to help unearth personal narratives and memoir using tried and true creative writing and journaling techniques along with a good helping of self-interviewing prompts. Use this guide to follow the stories of your life to the place where memory meets insight.
Rock Your Query
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
In step by step detail, with simple templates, this book shows you what you need to do to create a fiction proposal package of query letter and synopsis that will get you out of the slush pile... and gets your novel in the hands of agents and editors.
Rock Your Revisions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,190. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
ROCK YOUR REVISIONS: A Simple System for Revising Your Novel will show you a clear, easy-to-follow process for editing a novel.
Beyond Narrative Summary: An Essential Guide to Story Composition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,460. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn the secret published authors already know.Take your stories from excessive narrative summary to engaging scenes, by removing the guesswork and understanding the elements needed to create scenes and compose your story. You will learn about the basic components used to create a scene and how to connect these components in an effective way that creates a great story.
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.
All In One: Characterization, Writing a Gripping Plot,Show Don't Tell,Query Perfection
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,160. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A combination of all our best short books is finally here! Enjoy the All In One manuscript and take notes to improve your writing.... First book is Characterization: 3 Dimensional Character. Second book is Show Don't Tell: How to Describe People, Places and Weather. Third book is Query Perfection: Your Guide to Query Perfection. Last book is Fiction Writing: Writing a gripping plot
CV Boot-Camp! Essential Tips To Create A Modern Standout CV
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,420. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
The second title in the 'Essential Boot-camp Series', 'Essential Tips To Create A Modern Standout CV' takes the familiar no-nonsense approach from 'Emarketing Boot-camp' and applies it to CV writing. The tips in this ebook will make the process of writing your CV straightforward, and increase your chances of getting the right interviews - the rest is up to you!
Grammar for Fiction Writers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,690. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The world of grammar is huge, but fiction writers don’t need to know all the nuances to write well. In fact, some of the rules you were taught in English class will actually hurt your fiction writing, not help it. Grammar for Fiction Writers won’t teach you things you don’t need to know. It’s all about the grammar that’s relevant to you as you write your novels and short stories.