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The Writer's A-Z of Body Language
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,560. Language: British English. Published: October 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Personality
This book is for writer's to cherry-pick body language for their characters. It does what says on the cover - it's an A-Z list of emotions, attitudes and feelings with the associated body language. Updated version. Now with a linked Table of Contents and Index.
The 30 Day Novel Success Journal: Overcome Procrastination, Figure Out What Happens Next and Get Your Novel Written (the Write Smarter, Not Harder series, vol 1)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,600. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Having a great idea for a story isn't enough to get your novel across the finish line. You also need to know how to overcome the two biggest reasons that novelists fail: plotting problems and procrastination. This workbook gives you the tools to overcome these obstacles and get your novel written. This novel writing workbook is an essential resource for participants of NaNoWriMo.
How To Be A Ghostwriter Online
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A handy guide to the Ghostwriting Industry that both new and seasoned Ghostwriters will find useful. Get a feel of what it would be like to be a Ghostwriter and find tips to advance your career in Ghostwriting.
Shoot Your Novel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,850. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Shoot Your Novel, a new writing craft book for novelists, reveals the secrets of cinematic technique. Learn how to "show, not tell" by using camera shots and angles, and creating visually powerful image systems that will make your scenes dynamic and riveting. Shoot Your Novel is "unique and terrific!" --Michael Hauge, Hollywood consultant and best-selling author of Writing Screenplays That Sell.
The 30 Day Novel Success Journal for Romance: Overcome Procrastination, Figure Out What Happens Next and Get Your Novel Written (the Write Smarter, Not Harder series, vol 2)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This workbook combines elements of three-act structure, the Hero's Journey, and a romance arc that incorporates character growth to create an extremely flexible story blueprint that you can adapt to the story you want to tell. The blueprint is broken down into 30 steps, so you'll know exactly where your characters should be in their journey each day. Perfect for NaNoWriMo!
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.
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 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: $0.99 USD. 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.