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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.
Rock Your Revisions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,190. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
ROCK YOUR REVISIONS: A Simple System for Revising Your Novel will show you a clear, easy-to-follow process for editing a novel.
Beyond Narrative Summary: An Essential Guide to Story Composition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,460. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn the secret published authors already know.Take your stories from excessive narrative summary to engaging scenes, by removing the guesswork and understanding the elements needed to create scenes and compose your story. You will learn about the basic components used to create a scene and how to connect these components in an effective way that creates a great story.
Don’t Color Me Fuchsia: Why you can’t use vivid words too often
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Vivid words “echo” in a reader’s memory—this essay discusses why this matters and how to avoid it.
All In One: Characterization, Writing a Gripping Plot,Show Don't Tell,Query Perfection
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,160. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A combination of all our best short books is finally here! Enjoy the All In One manuscript and take notes to improve your writing.... First book is Characterization: 3 Dimensional Character. Second book is Show Don't Tell: How to Describe People, Places and Weather. Third book is Query Perfection: Your Guide to Query Perfection. Last book is Fiction Writing: Writing a gripping plot
CV Boot-Camp! Essential Tips To Create A Modern Standout CV
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,420. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
The second title in the 'Essential Boot-camp Series', 'Essential Tips To Create A Modern Standout CV' takes the familiar no-nonsense approach from 'Emarketing Boot-camp' and applies it to CV writing. The tips in this ebook will make the process of writing your CV straightforward, and increase your chances of getting the right interviews - the rest is up to you!
How to be a Grant Writer: 143 Tips and Tricks for Writing Foundation Grants
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business
Written by a professional fundraiser who developed these tips and tricks during her 20-year career writing successful grants, this e-book will help you write foundation grants. Discover how to: research funding opportunities, write the proposal and apply for the grant award. Contains information about where to find available grants, including where to find foundation grants to individuals.
Million Dollar Productivity
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Life is crazy and hectic for most of us. With all those distractions, how does an aspiring author find time to write? 

Award-winning and #1 international bestselling author Kevin J. Anderson is one of the most prolific authors in the business. He shares his tips on how to find the time to write, and how to make the most of that time.
Drawing on the Power of Resonance in Writing
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,670. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
All successful writers use resonance to enhance their stories by drawing power from stories that came before, by resonating with their readers' experiences, and by resonating within their own works. In this book, you'll learn exactly what resonance is and how to use it to make your stories more powerful.
Basic Plot Guide: Fiction Writing Tools
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Price: $2.79 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This manual is specifically for fiction writers who want to learn how to repair plots that have veered off course and revise their storyline into dramatic and comprehensible scenes. Writers will also learn how to blend character goals with a riveting storyline. Lastly, this book covers basic plot points that should easily get you back on the road to plotting success.
Fiction Writing Tools: Write a Gripping First Chapter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This manual is specifically for fiction writers who want to learn how to create a gripping and compelling first chapter. Also, offers basic techniques for crafting stronger beginnings and a page-turning "hook" for your fiction novel.
Craft Vivid Scenes and Characters
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Most writers struggle with constructing lifelike scenes and realistic character descriptions. This handbook offers tips on how to create vibrant settings and vivid characters that will deeply submerge the reader into the story.
Poetry Techniques for the Fictionist
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How writers of fiction, memoir and creative nonfiction can apply the techniques of poetry to make their prose stand out.
The Nonfiction Book Proposal Demystified: An Easy-Schmeasy Guide to Writing a Business Plan for Your Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Fast Foreword. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Agents and publishers rely on your book proposal to determine if your nonfiction idea will sell. This easy-schmeasy guide covers each part, helping you write yours quickly and effectively. Also includes tips on writing a query letter and getting your proposal to stand out above the rest. Written by a bestselling author and nonfiction expert with numerous agent and acquisitions editor contacts.
Million Dollar Book Signings
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Million Dollar Book Signings will tell you everything you need to know to make your signings a success. This insightful book includes: - Ideas for Alternative Venues - Effective Publicity Strategies - Optimal Dates and Seasons for Signings - A Check List of Items to Bring and Tasks to Complete . . .and more.
Bare Bones: A Quick Guide to Writing Your First Novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn the basics of how to write in less than an hour. Katrina Kissinger, an author, editor, and creative writing instructor, shows you how by touching on character, point-of-view, tenses, goal and motivation, conflict, pacing, revision, publishing, and promotion.
The Scribe -- Winter/Spring 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The St. Louis Writers Guild presents The Scribe: Literary magazine for writers
The Map is Not the Territory: The Seven “Shalt Nots” of Writing Jacket Copy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How to create good jacket copy—or at least avoid the worst, most common mistakes.
Using Images to Create Basic Storylines
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Every author has their own tricks of the trade when it comes to writing and coming up with basic storylines. Some peruse newspapers or magazines, others use writing prompts; sometimes all it takes is a bit of creative thinking. Included in this e-book are instructions on how to perform this exercise, an example by the author, 20 images to get you started, and information on where to find images.
How to Write Good: A Guide for the Aspiring Independent Author
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,860. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A handy how-to for the aspiring indie author.