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The 365-Day Writer’s Block Workbook (Volume 1)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,160. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Over a thousand sentence starts, three per day, with writing tips at the end of each week to motivate and inspire, providing kick-starts to avoid the dreaded ‘writer’s block’. Useful for any writer at any level, whether they have 10 minutes or 10 hours, to start a new project. Also an ideal tool for writing groups.
Writer on the Side: How to Write Your Book Around Your 9 to 5 Job
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,050. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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.
Outlining Your Novel Workbook: Step-by-Step Exercises for Planning Your Best Book
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Award-winning author K.M. Weiland’s previous book, the bestselling Outlining Your Novel, showed writers how to embrace outlines in a way that makes the writing process fun, inspiring, and easy. Now it’s time to put those lessons to use! Building upon the principles you’ve already learned, the Outlining Your Novel Workbook presents a guided approach to getting the bones of your story down on paper.
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!
Story Sensei Heroine's Journey Worksheet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Make your story resonate with readers on a deeper emotional level by utilizing the elements of the Heroine’s Journey structure. This worksheet consists of the Heroine's Journey explained in detail, questions for you to answer about your heroine, and examples to explain each stage of the Heroine's Journey.
Outlining Your Novel: Map Your Way to Success
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,820. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Let outlines help you write a better book! Writers often look upon outlines with fear and trembling. But when properly understood and correctly wielded, the outline is one of the most powerful weapons in a writer’s arsenal. Outlining Your Novel: Map Your Way to Success will help you choose the right type of outline for you an guide you in brainstorming plot ideas.
The Screenwriter's Fairy Tale: The Universal Story Within All Movie Stories (a very brief fable)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: American English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
Klick shows writers, through the use of a clever fable, new insights on how the archetypal story pattern works in each act of a screenplay. An ideal tool for developing any story, treatment or novel.
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.
Story Sensei Characterization Worksheet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,420. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Use these lessons and steps to create memorable, three-dimensional characters.
How To Write A Book This Weekend, Even If You Flunked English Like I Did
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,880. Language: American English. Published: March 22, 2013 by LaurenzanaPress. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing / direct
It’s easier than you think! Best-selling author Vic Johnson actually wrote this book in a weekend to prove how easy it is. And he gives you step-by-step detail of everything he did, including the resources he uses to turn out content-rich books in no time at all.
The Self-Publishing Manual, Volume 2
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Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Book publishing is changing: this book describes how to take advantage of those changes. This Volume II is the sequel to The Self-Publishing Manual (Volume I), the most successful book ever written on the subject. This manual describes how to use new techniques to write your book even faster, use new technology to publish it for less, and how to use social media for promotion.
Mega Prompt Book: 600 Prompts To Get You Writing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,220. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The Mega Prompt Book is a book for all writers of every genre. It includes over 600 writing prompts and the articles "40 Ways to Beat Writers Block" and "7 Obstacles to Writing and How to Overcome Them."
Structuring Your Novel: Essential Keys for Writing an Outstanding Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,240. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Why do some stories work and others don’t? The answer is structure. In this new guide from the author of the bestselling Outlining Your Novel, you will discover the universal underpinnings that guarantee powerful plot and character arcs. An understanding of proper story and scene structure will help you to not only perfectly time your story’s major events, but will also provide you with an unerri
Writing Plots With Drama, Depth & Heart: Nail Your Novel
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Price: $6.93 USD. Words: 56,530. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
What keeps a reader curious? It’s the story. So where do you find plot ideas? Where might you already have spellbinding plot material, if you only knew how to use it? What are the hidden patterns that ply the reader’s emotions, and how can you use them with originality? How should you bend these conventions? This book will show you, in down-to-earth tutorials and creative exercises.
Writing Prompts Inspired By Movies: Over 100 Prompts to Get You in the Action
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Movies are full of intrigue, action, heartache, and corruption. What more could you ask for in a writing prompt! Inspired by movie plots, this book of over 100 prompts will fire up your creative juices and take your imagination to new heights. Write away! (These prompts are genderless – they are geared for men and women simultaneously.)
The Refractive Thinker: Vol II: Research Methodology
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,680. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Celebrate the diffusion of innovative refractive thinking through these doctoral scholars as they dare to think differently in search of new applications of research methodology. Unlike most academic books that merely define research, The Refractive Thinker offers unique applications of research methodologies from the perspective of multiple authors—based on their specific expertise.
The Realm Apparent
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,930. Language: Australian English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A walkthrough for Speculative Fiction writers, to help them create the framework of a world as quickly and effortlessly as possible, without getting lost in the murk of world building.
Episodic Storytelling For Beginners
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: British English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Ever thought about writing an episodic story? If you have, then this book might come in handy. "Episodic Storytelling For Beginners" is a short list of ten things (taken from my blog) to know and/or think about before you begin your first episodic story.
Nail Your Novel: Why Writers Abandon Books And How You Can Draft, Fix and Finish With Confidence
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Price: $6.93 USD. Words: 36,090. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Most writing books make you wade through lengthy screeds about character, plot, theme and whatever. That’s all necessary but how do you make this into a novel? And what if you need to unravel your structure, strip out back story, sort out how many Tuesdays are in a week? How do you see the needles in the haystacks? This book holds your hand. Read a bit, do as it says... until 'The End'
Writing Prompts
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Series: Writing Prompts, Book 1. Price: $1.87 USD. Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing Prompts is a quick way to find writing ideas and can come in handy if you’re like me. I write almost everywhere I go. When I travel, when I’m stuck in a doctor’s office, you name it. This ebook has story starters, subjects, word prompts, questions, and lots and lots of ideas to spark your imagination.