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Writing Short: A Quick Guide to Writing Short Stories by Lazette Gifford
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,330. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This short work includes 4 classes on the basics of short story writing, editing and publication.
Writing Prompts & More--Ideas to Spark Creativity and End Writer's Block by Heather Wright
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A sequel to 201 Writing Prompts, Writing Prompts and More offers writing prompts plus lots of other routes to creativity and getting your words on the page. Four chapters of the book hold 100 new writing prompts and the remaining seven chapters invite you to explore multiple ways into stories or give you ideas to help break through writer’s block.
Writing the Cozy Mystery by Nancy J. Cohen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
Writing the Cozy Mystery will help you learn how to write a traditional whodunit, organize your materials, and sustain a series.
Practical Creative Writing Exercises by Grace Jolliffe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,120. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Practical Creative Writing Exercises - Exercises To Inspire You To Write That Story You Always Wanted To Write. Practical Creative Writing Exercises is a workbook packed with information and exercises designed to help writers generate great ideas for creative stories. For writers who are stuck for ideas this is a treasure chest packed with practical exercises that really do work.
PR Basics in a Connected World by Ann M Streetman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
This book is for you if one of these scenarios fits: (1) you just inherited the PR function on top of your other responsibilities; (2) you are headed back into the PR job market after several years; (3) you want to acquire some PR savvy for a prospective new job; (4) you have a communications degree, but have never worked in PR; or (5) you are new to PR and want a few tips from a veteran.
How to Tell a Story by Peter Rubie & Gary Provost
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,640. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Drawing on Provost's proven philosophies, Rubie examines every facet of storytelling, from narrative hooks to fulfilling climaxes. Through advice, exercises, and an outstanding array of examples, you'll learn to create gripping narratives powered by strong characters. You'll discover the secrets of sequencing, of weaving subplots into rich stories, of manipulating story pace to increase conflict.
Awesome Opening Lines 2 by Jason Jack
Series: Awesome Opening Lines, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Your Story Starts Here (A Great Value--Less than a Penny per Opening Line*!) A book’s opening line can make or break a work of fiction. Thankfully, Awesome Opening Lines volume 2 is here to help. This trusty tome includes over 400 more opening lines for you to adapt and use whenever the need arises . . .
Saturday Story Prompts Collection : 2011 by Martha Bechtel
Series: Saturday Story Prompts - Yearly, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Saturday Story Prompts are snippits of story that range from single sentences to longer conversations and are set in fantasy, science fiction, and generic genres. They're great for getting a Muse unstuck and sending the Plot Bunnies hopping! This eBook contains all the SSPs posted to my blog during 2011 (265). Ten new prompts created to replace those that were set in my own universes.
Grammar for Fiction Writers by Marcy Kennedy & Chris Saylor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,680. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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.
Nail Your Novel: Why Writers Abandon Books And How You Can Draft, Fix and Finish With Confidence by Roz Morris
Price: $6.93 USD. Words: 36,090. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(5.00 from 1 review)
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'
Creative Writing Exercises and Story Starters by Trish Young
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Creative Writing Exercises and Story Starters is for every day writers that would like to practice their skills at creative writing. It includes various writing exercises that help to build characters and how to put those characters into different settings. It also challenges writers go get out of their genre comfort zones. There are fifty one line story starters.
Liz Fielding's Little Book of Writing Romance by Liz Fielding
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills(5.00 from 2 reviews)
From the best selling author of more than 60 romances, Liz Fielding's Little Book of Writing Romance is a primer - an entry level aid for the writer who has a story to tell, but is struggling to get it out of her head and onto paper.