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Writers' Handbook 2015
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 187,070. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by JP&A Dyson. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The 2015 edition of firstwriter.com’s bestselling directory for writers provides details of over 1,200 literary agents, book publishers, and magazines, including revised and updated listings from the 2014 edition, and over 380 brand new entries.
Adventures in Writing: The Complete Collection
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Series: Adventures in Writing. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 118,200. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Adventures in Writing: The Complete Collection includes all three books in the Adventures in Writing series: 101 Creative Writing Exercises, 10 Core Practices for Better Writing, and 1200 Creative Writing Prompts.
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.
The Fiction Writer's Handbook
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,370. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by Christopher Meeks. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
"The Fiction Writer's Handbook" is the definitive volume that explains the terms and concepts that writers and editors use when they talk about a work.
Unforgettable Grammar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,010. Language: American English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in)
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Interactive learning is brought to the eReader for the first time (try demo). No more incomplete grammar just to get you through tests, but a comprehensive grammar course to gain a complete overview. The technique of 'Unforgettable Grammar' is employed to make what you need to know unforgettable: there is only one rule in writing, learning two tense rules is sufficient to handle tenses....
Writers' Handbook 2014
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 189,790. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by JP&A Dyson. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This indispensable guide for writers provides details of hundreds of literary agents, book publishers, and magazines; including contact details, types of material accepted, and how to approach them! Subject indexes for each area provide easy access to the markets you need, with specific lists for everything from romance publishers, to poetry magazines, to literary agents interested in thrillers.
Six Figure Freelancing: The Writer's Guide to Making More Money, Second Edition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,530. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
If you dream of making a good full-time living or a second income as a freelancer, you need more than writing ability. You need a businesslike mindset, the ability to locate and pitch lucrative markets, efficient work habits, and relationships with people in your industry. This revised, updated version of this popular book will help you make more money as a freelance writer.
Lateral Screenwriting
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 169,630. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Screenwriting
Using the principles of Lateral Thinking for story-telling, author and screenwriter, Lee A. Matthias shows writers how to generate and develop their best ideas for movies and novels.
1,000 Character Writing Prompts: Villains, Heroes and Hams for Scripts, Stories and More
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,780. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
From the author of 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts, this 300 page, 150,000+ word reference tool can serve writers who need characters and need them now! Each of the 1,000 character ideas ends with a question or command to push you past writer's block and into a creative flow state. If character development is your problem, this detailed reference tool is the solution.
Writing Love: Screenwriting Tricks for Authors II
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,520. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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A revised, expanded version of award-winning author/screenwriter Alexandra Sokoloff's story structure workbook Screenwriting Tricks For Authors, with twice the material and using examples from all genres – but with a special focus on the structure and key elements of love stories. Includes full breakdowns of ten romantic comedies, romantic adventure, period romance and romantic suspense films.