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Writing Killer Suspense
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
You're reading. Your heart is slamming against your ribcage, your fingertips are moist and you turn another page. If you’ve ever felt this way reading a book then the writer has done a great job at creating suspense. This doesn’t happen by accident. Simon Wood, a longtime contributor to Writer's Digest, discusses the techniques for building suspense and creating thrills.
25 Quick Ways to Sell More Books Today
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The One Minute Book Marketer presents cutting-edge ideas from authors with a proven track record and numerous published books. In 25 Quick Ways to Sell More Books Today there is a treasury of actionable ideas and book selling strategies in every chapter!
Writer on the Side: How to Write Your Book Around Your 9 to 5 Job
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,050. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
If you've had trouble writing books, stories, blog posts and poems on the side of your full-time job, this is the book for you. Writer on the Side is full of tips and tricks that can help you to stay motivated and creative all day long so that you can write whenever you have spare time. The book includes healthy living ideas to improve your energy and some new methods of self-publication.
101 Contemporary Romance Story Starters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Every good romance novel begins the same way – with a story idea. Yet compelling story ideas aren’t always easy to come by. Sometimes we all need a little inspiration - a spark that ignites our imagination and excites the writing muse. Designed to kick start your imagination they include dialogue starters, scenes, open ended scenarios, and even story endings.
Writing Love: Screenwriting Tricks for Authors II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,520. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
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.
Writing Games, Writing Tips, Writing Exercises.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,900. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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.
Shifting Points Of View
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Can’t decide who’s the best character to tell your story? You don’t have to settle for just a single character's point of view. Simon Wood, a longtime contributor to Writer's Digest, discusses the techniques and the decisions that have to be made when writing in multiple points of view.
Overcome Writer's Block: A Self-Guided Creative Writing Class to Get You Writing Again
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,610. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Written by a writer and teacher with over 20 years of experience. Do you wonder where all your good ideas went? Is sitting down to write a painful process? You can break through your writer's block and ignite your creativity today! This unique writing guide will show you how! This writing guide was written for writers and artists of all kinds, as well as business professionals and entrepreneurs.
Basic Poetic Forms (and how to write them)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
This handy guide is designed to help you write more and better poems. It includes the ‘rules’ for writing poems in basic forms such as the villanelle, sonnet and more, as well as less frequently used forms such as the pantoum. The guide focuses on carefully selected forms that are most useful for both the experienced and beginner poet.
Advanced Twitter Strategies For Authors: Twitter Techniques To Help You Sell Your Book - In Under 15 Minutes A Day!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,240. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing / direct
Advanced Twitter Strategies for Authors reveals how to effectively exploit Twitter to market your books and systematically drive thousands of potential purchasers to your works on Amazon and other retailers.
The Art & Craft of Story: 2nd Practitioner's Manual
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 66,740. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011 by Victoria Mixon. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This sequel to Mixon's popular The Art & Craft of Fiction explores in detail the complex crafts of character development and plot structure, illuminating exactly how the greats have done this work to such powerful effect and teaching how to apply their lessons to your own fiction. Mixon's voice is warm and entertaining, your personal welcome into the greater fellowship of all writers.
101Erotic Romance Story Starters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(5.00 from 1 review)
Every good romance novel begins the same way – with a story idea. Yet compelling story ideas aren’t always easy to come by. Sometimes we all need a little inspiration - a spark that ignites our imagination and excites the writing muse. Designed to kick start your imagination they include dialogue starters, scenes, open ended scenarios, and even story endings.
Author Publicity Pack: Resources to Help You Take Your Book Marketing To The Next Level
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013 by Body and Soul Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Publicity: It sounds like something that only big publishing houses can afford to do, yet any author can increase their publicity and their book sales - and do so on a shoestring budget. "Author Publicity Pack" will outline over 130 places that authors of all genres can get publicity for themselves and their books. Join us and take your marketing to the next level by publicizing your book!
Write The Fight Right
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,700. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
A fiction writer's resource for creating realistic, convincing fight scenes from author and martial arts instructor, Alan Baxter.
How To Improve Your Speculative Fiction Openings, 2nd ed.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,540. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The secret that separates pro fiction from beginners', and how to capitalize on it. "if you're at all concerned about story openings, you'd be nuts not to read what Qualkinbush has to say." --Wil McCarthy, author of BLOOM and THE COLLAPSIUM
Writing into the Dark: How to Write a Novel without an Outline
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,640. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
With more than a hundred published novels and more than seventeen million copies of his books in print, USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith knows how to outline. And he knows how to write a novel without an outline. In this WMG Writer’s Guide, learn how to write without an outline and why not having an outline boosts your creative voice and keeps you more interested in your writing.
Genre Fiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,080. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This ebook will disclose the background information that defines genre in the publishing industry. This is the stuff no-one will teach you, mainly because it doesn't matter. Here you will learn the finer points of category or genre fiction. Romance, fantasy, science fiction; the author has extensive knowledge in none of these areas. But the little he does know he is more than willing to share.
Space Travel - A Science Fiction Writer's Guide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,860. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Science fiction » General
An indispensible tool for all science fiction writers, Space Travel explains the science you need to help you make your fiction plausible. From six-time Hugo Award winning master writer and editor Ben Bova, and former President of Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America Inc.
Lost the Plot? 500 Writing Prompts and How To Use Them
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,930. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(5.00 from 1 review)
Almost every writer has a pathological predisposition to procrastination and often believes there is a magical answer to the question ‘where do you get your ideas?’. Well now, whether you write Twitfic, Microfiction, Flash Fiction, Short Short Stories, Short Stories, Novelettes, Novellas, Novels or Scripts you can tell everyone that you get your ideas here.
500 Questions to Help Flesh Out Your Character
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,290. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
How do you create human beings from nothing? This guide helps writers fully understand their characters by giving a series of questions in four specific sections: background, mind, body, and soul. Questions range from simple ways to understand the physical aspects of your characters to fully understanding their motivations and desires.