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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.
MJ Magazine March — Created By Authors for Authors
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Series: MJ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,930. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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The third issue of MJ Magazine includes Featured Authors Robert Dugoni and Allan Topol; Featured Romance Authors Lori Foster, Christie Ridgway and Victoria Dahl; the first of Fran’s Top 5 New Authors: Redfern Jon Barrett; and recommended reading by David Baldacci and Mark Shaff. Readers will also enjoy regular sections like Writing Tips, Book Reviews, Fran’s Picks and Dellani’s Stories.
Profit from the pen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Fancy making an income or a little extra cash from your love of writing? Former mag and book enthusiast turned full time published fiction author and writer for magazines, websites and newspapers gives you her blueprint for how she made it in a competitive field.
A Bushwhacker's Guide to Academic Writing
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,630. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A Bushwhacker's Guide to Academic Writing is the result of Michael Olendzenski's education (BA and MA, McGill; Ph.D. Florida) and his twenty-five-plus years of experience as an instructor of First-Year Composition courses. The book presents a narrative account of the rhetoric of academic writing and a thorough examination of the linguistics of English.
How to Handle Details
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Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The look and feel of your story world should include details that can resonate with many different kinds of readers. With the information in this book you can learn more about those important details and how to use them to reflect your theme and message. The examples and thorough explanations will guide you through eye-opening techniques that will build your toolbox of writer's skills.
On Your Mark: From First Word to First Draft in Six Weeks
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,800. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Do you dream of writing a book but don’t know how to start? On Your Mark offers aspiring authors the information and inspiration to get your book written, with a specific plan for completion in six weeks. Authors Cathy Fyock and Kevin Williamson offer practical exercises, tips, and guidelines for helping you realize your dream of having your name on your book.
The Elements of Fiction
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Price: $4.99 USD. 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.
How to Write a Book That Doesn't Suck and Will Actually Sell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,650. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Want to learn how to write a book that kicks ass and will actually make you money? Think you've got a non-fiction book inside you but just not sure how to get it out? Well, look no further intrepid writer! In my new book, "How to Write a Book That Doesn't Suck and Will Actually Sell" I share with you the same strategies I used to write and publish over 25 non-fiction book in a variety of markets.
Vision: A Resource for Writers Issue #74
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Series: Vision: A Resource for Writers. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Vision is dedicated to helping writers achieve their goals with a plethora of different articles for both Indie and those pursuing traditional publication. Vision: A Resource for Writers has been an on-line publication for over twelve years. This is our first Smashwords Edition, but we hope to keep putting up each new issue as well as putting older issues up as well.
Commas: An Irreverent Primer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
What is a grammar dragon? What happens to unicorns when you misuse FANBOYS? This irreverent guide for using our most common punctuation mark will explain.
Memoir Writing For Smart People
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,920. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Memoir Writing For Smart People, the self-help guide that tells you what you need to know to publish your own Memoir.
English for Scammers
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 21,510. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
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Curious why no one has claimed their UK lotto winnings from you? Why no one wants to call about the box of cash valued at (7,500,000 Dollars)? Why no one is responding to your PASSIONATE REQUEST FOR JOINT MUTUAL INVESTMENTS BENEFITS? This textbook analyzes common mistakes, drawn from genuine correspondence, and helps you improve your writing to be appropriate for standard business correspondence.
The Realm Apparent
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,930. Language: Australian English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A walkthrough for Speculative Fiction writers, to help them create the framework of a world as quickly and effortlessly as possible, without getting lost in the murk of world building.
Hablar bien no cuesta nada y escribiri tampoco
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,870. Language: Spanish. Published: February 12, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish
Este libro es una obra que da claves, consejos y soluciones para que no se le dificulte la expresión en su propio idioma: el español. Por supuesto que sus textos no son complicadísimos ni un pesado tratado lingüístico para especialistas. Todo lo contrario, es un manual que lo auxiliará en la vida cotidiana de manera práctica y sencilla.
The Game of Job Hunting
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014 by Justice Gray. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
New careers, new jobs, new employment can be obtained by following this helpful guide. Submit your resume to a head hunter or recruiter after using this book or submit it yourself to various companies. Save yourself lots of money by writing your own resume with this helpful how-to guide. You can write a very professional, unbeatable resume with this guide
Writing Online
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,020. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing Online is more than a writing book. It's a road map to show you how to make a great living from writing. Writing Online teaches you not only how to write copy that sells, but also marketing, blogging, social media, SEO, list building, and how to build a strong reader or fan base.
Writing the Cozy Mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing the Cozy Mystery will help you learn how to write a traditional whodunit, organize your materials, and sustain a series.
Wat Is Een Kort Verhaal?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: Dutch. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Wat is een kort verhaal? Een artikel van Carien Touwen met daarin een overzicht van de belangrijkste eigenschappen van een goed kort verhaal. Onmisbaar voor iedere schrijver. Carien Touwen is uitgever bij Parelz, hoofdredacteur van Azra Magazine en gespecialiseerd in het publiceren van korte verhalen.
Writing Games, Writing Tips, Writing Exercises.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,900. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How could a jumble of words with a little punctuation become something that’s interesting to read? Is it a gift from the gods? Something only the highly educated can produce? Or maybe anyone can do it? If you want to know if YOU can achieve your writing goals, then why not have a play around with some words and sentences using my writing games.
So You Want to Be a Travel Writer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,910. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014 by Justice Gray. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
If your dream is to take more vacations, and to be writing while traveling, this book is for you. If you are interested in travel writing, but need writing ideas, this how-to-book is for you.