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I Suck at Writing: How to Transform Insecurity into Confidence
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
As a writer, insecurity and confidence are each a daily choice. How are you choosing?
Write, Revise, Rejoice! How to Write a Book, From Start to Finish, Using Emotional Prose to Raise Your Voice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,010. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Developing a clear and flowing writing style is one of the most important steps to becoming an author. Being able to transport your readers into your fictional world, and letting them lose themselves in the story, is the key to writing a best-seller. WRITE, REVISE, REJOICE! is a crash course in revising your fiction, transforming plain simple prose into poetic literature ready to be published...
Bundle Package
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,500. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Thirteen helpful "how to write" books all packaged in one as a gift to all our readers. By Ora Rosalin and Beyoncé Rosalin
Write This Way: The Happy Writer's Guide to the Publishing Business
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Part of the Happy Writer books series, Write This Way is a compilation of former Happy Writer blog posts about the ins and outs of the path to publication.
The Happy Writer: Life's Hard, Write Happy!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,330. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Once a popular blog, The Happy Writer is now in e-book form with over 3000 words of new material to put you on the path to the positive thinking that can take you anywhere!
Foresnsics 103 - Yet Another Friendly Primer for Writers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,600. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Gathered from years of posts about Forensics, aimed at educating writers and laymen on a variety of subjects, this second volume in Robert Jone's series continues where Forensics 101, A Friendly Primer for Writers, and the follow-on Forensics 102 left off, with more articles on a wide variety of subjects. An invaluable tool, and very interesting book.
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!
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.
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.
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. :)
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.
Advanced Worldbuilding: A unique guide & journal for every writer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,850. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014 by On The Fly Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Advanced Worldbuilding is a unique guide that takes you by the hand and helps you understand the ‘why’ of worldbuilding. Written in the form of a conversation with a friend, taking you, step by step, through the process of creation with a focus on the end goal: To tell a great story. Advanced Worldbuilding is a fantastic tool for any writer, regardless of skill level
WORLDBUILDING Basics: Jumpstarting your creation process
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,670. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014 by On The Fly Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Have you ever wondered if there was a better, faster, less painful way to attack your worldbuilding process and move on to your next book or game? GOOD NEWS! Jaime Buckley feels your pain. Author, game creator, cartoonist and father of 12, he’s decided to share some of his methods with you. Tools, tips, resources, languages, races, maps, timelines and more…
Writing Great Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,610. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
More writers fail to sell their work, not because of bad writing, but because of poor storytelling structure. In Write Great Stories you learn to not just how to create a great story, but how to structure that story the way the best-selling giants like Hemingway, Robert Ludlum (The Bourne Identity), Dan Brown and Robin Cook build their novels. This book contains 30 years of deep research.
How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,430. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Randy Ingermanson. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Are you writing a novel, but having trouble getting your first draft written? Take a look at the wildly popular Snowflake Method—a battle-tested series of ten steps that jump-start your creativity and help you quickly map out your story. All around the world, novelists are using the Snowflake Method right now to ignite their imaginations and get their first drafts down on paper.
MJ Magazine July — Created By Authors for Authors
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Series: MJ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,270. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The fourth issue of MJ Magazine includes Book of the Month Madiba: A-Z: The Many Faces of Nelson Mandela; Featured Authors Clint Morey and Allan Topol; Christian Fiction reviewed by Lee Harmon; Fran’s Top 5 New Authors: Mark Murphy; and recommended reading by Marybeth Zeman, Steve Berry and Daniel Palmer; and Featured Teen Columnist Jake Swerdloff. New Section — Writer’s Workshop.
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.
Writing the Heart of Your Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,840. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Some novelists write with the goal of becoming a best seller, hoping for wealth and fame. Some just want to write novels that earn them a steady income. Some write to express their creativity.Then there are the other writers who want to write an unforgettable novel—the kind of book that gets called a classic and that endures the test of time. Writing the Heart of Your Story is for those writers!
Million Dollar Outlines
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,290. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Bestselling author David Farland has taught dozens of writers who have gone on to staggering literary success, including such #1 New York Times Bestsellers as Brandon Mull (Fablehaven), Brandon Sanderson (Wheel of Time), James Dashner (The Maze Runner) and Stephenie Meyer (Twilight). In this book, Dave teaches how to analyze an audience and outline a novel.