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Emotion Amplifiers
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Price: Free! Words: 15,740. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Emotion Amplifiers, a companion to The Emotion Thesaurus, explores 15 common states that galvanize emotion. States like exhaustion, boredom, and pain can push characters to the limit, compromising their decision-making abilities and decreasing the likelihood of them reaching their goals. Emotion Amplifiers is a tool for any writer wishing to amp up the volatility & vulnerability in their stories.
How To Build Good Writing Habits
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Price: Free! Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Build a set of valuable habits that can make you into a fantastic writer. From developing a strong understanding of what it takes to acquire the mindset of a winner, establishing why and how to practice habits, building the right kind of habits to a long list of daily habits that could kick start your writing career - this book covers it all.
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.
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.
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. :)
Write, Edit, Publish: The Best of The Jessica Dall Blog
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Price: Free! Words: 41,730. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
From author, editor, and reviewer, Jessica Dall, Write, Edit, Publish contains tips from some of the most popular Jessica Dall Blog blog posts compiled in a handy, carry-with-you eBook. Whether just starting a manuscript, looking for a publisher, or embarking on self-publishing, Write, Edit, Publish has a little something for everyone.
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
I Am A Writer
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Price: Free! Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Have you ever wanted to be a writer? Sherri always wanted to be a writer. The problem is, every one she knows tells her it can't be done. Instead she slogs to work every day, ignoring her dream. One day, at her favorite coffee shop, she meets Daniel. He'll soon teach her how to become the author she's always dreamed of being.
Story Alchemy: The Search for the Philosopher's Stone of Storytelling
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Series: Author's Craft, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 61,810. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
For the advanced author. Screenwriter? Novelist? Playwright? Write short stories? Story Alchemy presents a powerful new technique for establishing story structure and gaining insight into the entire creative process. If you thought Novelsmithing was good, you'll be blown away by Story Alchemy.
How to Write a Synopsis that Gets Read
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Price: Free! Words: 6,000. 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.
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.
Little Book Of Tips For Descriptive Writing
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Price: Free! Words: 42,090. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A Little Book Of - very easy - Tips For Descriptive Writing. This book is a gem, if only for the list of creative words Patti had generously put together, to save the budding writer the time and effort of having to do so. Thanks Patti. Jeremy Poole. Includes Bonus reading includes Writing Tips from Authors.
By Your Bedside
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Price: Free! Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
A Reference on Writing Poetry
Four Seasons of Creative Writing: 1,000 Prompts to Stop Writer's Block
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Price: Free! Words: 48,940. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing prompts are questions and hypothetical situations that are able to cure writer's block instantly. This book gives you exactly one thousand idea-generating prompts that focus on the coldest, warmest, toughest and funniest days of the four seasons.
How To Publish eBooks, Magazines & Newspapers
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Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: British English. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
SamEnrico provides publishers, authors and content creators with interactive appstore source codes, designs, API’s and easy to use publishing tools which lets anyone create downloadable eBooks, magazines and newspapers.
Mere Literature: An Artist's Statement
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Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing is more than a way of life. It's a way of living. It's more than what you do. It's who you are. This isn't your job or even your passion. It's just you. This book is about you. I don't want you to think I wrote it, because I didn't. I want you to believe that you wrote it, because in your heart you did, without even realizing it.
The Scribe -- Fall 2013
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Price: Free! Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The St. Louis Writers Guild presents The Scribe: Literary publication for writers, by writers
Playbook: The Basics of Writing for Bleacher Report
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Price: Free! Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
"Playbook" is a sportswriting textbook, a guide to the basics of writing for Bleacher Report. Based on the concepts used by B/R's Quality Control Team in evaluating writers and stories, "Playbook" can help you reach the high standards of one of the most successful and respected English-language sports websites in the world. Wherever you publish your online writing, "Playbook" can make it better.
The Power of Writing Well: Write Well. Change the World.
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You set the price! Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
When you harness the power of writing well, your message is heard, your story connects, and you make a difference. This ebook will show you how to write well by using your own voice, getting rid of writer's block once and for all, and using the 6 secrets expert writers rely on. There are tons of interactive exercises, videos, and examples to bring your writing to life.
The Scribe -- Summer 2013
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Price: Free! Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The St. Louis Writers Guild presents The Scribe: Literary publication for writers, by writers