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Turn To Stone: Self-Publishing for the Aspiring Author
Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
So, you have decided to self-publish your book? First off, congratulations on completing your first manuscript! Whether you have written a novel, novella, short story, or a guide, you have done something amazing. Take a second and congratulate yourself on this accomplishment.
And It Was Just Right: Four lengths of pitch/synopsis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This essay discusses the four different lengths of pitch/synopsis a writer will need to sell a novel, and how to compose them.
Camel vs. Motorcycle: The Three Beats of a Good Query Letter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This brief essay details the three necessary (and two optional) information beats that make for a compelling query email.
Post-Apocalypse Writers' Phrase Book
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,140. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists, Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists
The Post-Apocalypse Writers' Phrase Book is the perfect tool to inspire creativity for authors writing apocalyptic, post-apocalyptic, dystopian, prepper and zombie fiction. You get over 4,000 radioactive ways to describe the end of the world. This book makes a great gift for anyone into survival and emergency preparedness who has ever thought of writing for fun or professionally.
Horror Writers' Phrase Book
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,740. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists, Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists
Instantly write better horror! Arranged for quick, easy reference, the Horror Writers' Phrase Book contains over 3,000 ways to describe death, gore, hauntings, monsters, weapons, and more—plus dark emotions and writing exercises. It's the perfect tool to inspire your imagination and cure even the most stubborn case of writer's block.
Preparing to Write Settings That Feel Like Characters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This reference guide is a tool to help you organize your thoughts and ideas to obtain the goal of making a setting that feels like a character.
Goal Setting for Writers. How to set and achieve your writing goals, finally write a book, and become a successful author
Series: Writers’ Guide Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,370. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing a book is on the bucket list of millions of people, but few achieve their writing dreams. This book will help you set effective writing goals and develop an action plan that will guide you through every step of the writing process. You will learn how to break down your goals into manageable chunks, how to overcome writer’s block and other obstacles, and how to finally finish your book.
HOW TO WRITE GENRE FICTION plus Creative Fiction and Script Writing extras, and Non-fiction
Price: Free! Words: 19,560. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This is a great free 70 page resource for all your creative writing! HOW TO WRITE GENRE FICTION has many popular genres examined PLUS extracts from our Fiction and Script writing books, and some non-fiction guides too. Most how to write guides have exercises. Get it now! From Top Writing Courses website.To inspire and help you, from Top Writing Courses website. Get it now!
Can I Use I? Because I Hate, Hate, Hate College Writing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,920. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Can I use “I” in my college paper? The short answer: Yes. But keep reading. Even if you don’t like college writing—no, even if you hate college writing—this guide will get you through it. It offers clear and concise answers to your questions about writing college papers.
Bootstrapping For Indies
Price: Free! Words: 9,960. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Are you wondering... Whether you can make money self-publishing, even if you don’t have money to spend? If you can put out a polished book without spending thousands of dollars? Maybe you haven't started yet and are wondering how much this whole self-publishing thing is going to cost you... If you've asked yourself any of these questions, then "Bootstrapping For Indies" is the book for you.
Tarthian Empire Companion, an illustrated World-Building Bible and Guide to Writing a Science Fiction Series
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,810. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
For writers of science fiction and fantasy, or writers who want to create a science fiction series. How to build believable worlds, track story details, organize your writing, and lay out your story bible. Get organizational tips, links to marketing sites, groups supporting writers, scifi groups, and more. Material from the author's 90+ page science fiction website is included. Illustrated.
Over 400 Questions for Character Development
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Over 400 Questions for Character Development by K. S. Everhart helps writers of all levels achieve in-depth, well-rounded characters and even helps evolve story lines and worlds that the characters live and play within.
BUSINESS WRITING TIPS - For Easy and Effective Results
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
For any business looking to improve their writing - be it better websites or reports, attracting more customers through better brochures, or who finds writing jobs a struggle - this handbook should be of value. It comprises 170 'punchy tips' (10 per chapter) to help with all kinds of writing jobs. Author Robert Bullard (Perfect Text - Oxford, UK) is a copywriter, editor/proofreader and trainer.
Groovy Cool Writing Techniques
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,400. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Groovy Cool Writing Techniques is a collection of essays developing techniques for improving writing in a creative way. If you want to unleash your inner creativity, this is the book for you.
The 12 Key Pillars of Novel Construction
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,940. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The 12 Key Pillars of Novel Construction takes the mystery out of building a solid story and shows you how to go from idea to complete novel in practical, easy-to-understand steps. Smart writers will take the time to learn how to structure strong pillars that will hold up their novels. This new comprehensive writing craft book clearly lays out just how to build each essential pillar.
How to Tell a Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,640. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Drawing on Provost's proven philosophies, Rubie examines every facet of storytelling, from narrative hooks to fulfilling climaxes. Through advice, exercises, and an outstanding array of examples, you'll learn to create gripping narratives powered by strong characters. You'll discover the secrets of sequencing, of weaving subplots into rich stories, of manipulating story pace to increase conflict.
MJ Magazine March 2015 — Created By Authors for Authors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,100. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Writers will find featured authors John Land, Erna Kamerman Perry, Larry D. Thompson, Robert Dugoni and Steve Shukis in this edition, as well as writer's workshops dealing with bringing your novel to life , getting your plot right and avoiding newbie novelist mistakes. Plus, this issue's book of the month is Karla Negger's Harbor Island.
Supercharge Your Book Description
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
A easy to follow step-by-step guide book for enhancing Amazon and Createspace book descriptions. Grab attention and enhance your book sales.
Confessions of a 3-Day Novelist: How to Write an Entire Book in Just 72 Hours
Series: Indie Confessions. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Want to write your books faster? Learn the tricks that bestselling authors use to succeed! In this book you'll learn: * How to write an entire book, from start to finish, in just three days; * How to outline your story to achieve success; * What you'll need to write your book in just 72 hours; Plus plenty of tricks and tips for writing faster, smarter, and harder.
A Jumble of 500+ Writing Prompts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
An E-book Jumble of 500+ Writing Prompts is a book full of simple writing prompts purposefully set out of order so that each day of writing starts fresh with a new idea. These prompts can be used for stories, poetry, journal reflections, art, or word play. Unlike some writing prompt books, these prompts entrust writers with creative freedom.