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How to Handle Conflict and Tension
By Kat Duncan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,650. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Tension brings out the best and the worst in characters. If you have difficulty plotting novel-length stories, struggle to write scenes where anything of actual story-worthiness happens, worry about the pacing of your drafts, or have a general reticence to put your characters into hot water, this book will show you some techniques for adding tension and conflict to your fiction writing.
Going Pro
By J.M. Snyder
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,940. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
Going Pro is a concise guide that offers advice on all aspects of writing for publication. From finding the time to write to finding beta readers, from navigating all the elements of a successful submissions packet to understanding a publishing contract to marketing your newly published book – here is my best advice on getting your first story released by a small or electronic press.
102 Romance Prompts
By Elizabeth Huff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
102 Romance Prompts is a book to help inspire romance writers of all subgenres. Included with the prompts are chapters on subgenres, the language of flowers, English titles, the top reasons relationships break up, and more. It also has links to several helpful reference websites. Any romance writer can use these prompts as story starters, or to help inspire their own ideas.
No Bulls**t Guide to Self-Publishing
By Jennifer Ciotta
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: American English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Have no clue how to self-publish your book? Want to learn in under 1 hour? This guide is super quick, super cheap, and has an entertaining, witty tone. You'll find out where to spend your money, which services are great and which to avoid, and we even give a sample budget for self-pubbing your book. The only question is: if you're a fiction or nonfiction author, what are you waiting for?!
How to Write a Synopsis that Gets Read
By Morgan Stone
Price: Free! Words: 5,420. 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.
MJ Magazine — March
By Fran Lewis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,930. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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The third issue of MJ Magazine includes Featured Authors Robert Dugoni and Allan Topol; Featured Romance Authors Lori Foster, Christie Ridgway and Victoria Dahl; the first of Fran’s Top 5 New Authors: Redfern Jon Barrett; and recommended reading by David Baldacci and Mark Shaff. Readers will also enjoy regular sections like Writing Tips, Book Reviews, Fran’s Picks and Dellani’s Stories.
Poison: A Handbook for Writers
By David Ciambrone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,920. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014 by Taliesin Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The effective means for an undiscovered, perfect murder is illusive. Get ready to plan your perfect fictional murder by poison.
Ebooks Secrets To Getting Ahead
By La'Resa Brunson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Whether it is your first time writing an ebook or not, we all have to start from somewhere. It may be a rocky ride but if you stay on track, you will not fall off. Every mission we attempt to do in life isn’t easy. But the bottom line is that you have something that you are interested in doing...go for it. Write the book!
GPS for New Novelists: Navigating the 5 Routes to Publication
By Nicole Eva Fraser
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
If you’re a new novelist who wants to get published and who needs directions for exploring your options—this is the right book for you. In fact, it's the ONLY book that details each of the 5 routes to publication and gives you directions on how to navigate them.
Prontuario dell'autore perfetto
By Il Mondo dello Scrittore
Price: Free! Words: 20,260. Language: Italian. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Il Prontuario dell'autore perfetto costituisce un valido aiuto per chi decide di uscire dal suo guscio e portare i suoi pensieri al di fuori della sfera intima. È un supporto che dà la possibilità allo scrittore emergente di poter essere dalla parte del manico e quindi di avere il completo potere decisionale sulle sue azioni, perché avrà a disposizione elementi su cui riflettere e agire.
The Realm Apparent
By Tom Wells
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,790. 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.
The LionheART Guide to Editing US Edition
By Karen Perkins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014 by LionheART Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The LionheART Guide to Editing Fiction US Edition is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to editing fiction in Word 2010.
The LionheART Guide to Editing UK Edition
By Karen Perkins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014 by LionheART Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The LionheART Guide to Editing Fiction UK Edition is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to editing fiction in Word 2010.
Writing the Journey
By Lady Li Andre
Price: Free! Words: 14,710. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Writing the Journey aids writers of all levels in creating a Journey Framework for a story and fleshing it out. It also includes tips for writing the finished story.
Writing Games, Writing Tips, Writing Exercises.
By Mat Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,900. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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.
101 Book Marketing Tips
By Heather Hart
Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 1 review)
101 Book Marketing Tips for authors from marketing expert and internationally best-selling author, Heather Hart
12 Month Marketing Plan for Authors
By Ron Knight
Price: Free! Words: 21,390. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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This is a month-by-month plan for authors, taking away the guesswork and mapping out a marketing campaign for the next year. The idea behind this marketing plan needed the right combination of a talent agent, literary agent, author, marketing expert, PhD and MBA that are experts in finance, statistics, and analytical methods, along with a team of techs that have different backgrounds and talents.
The LionheART Guide to Formatting
By Karen Perkins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by LionheART Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The LionheART Guide to Formatting is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to formatting e-books and paperbacks in Word 2010.
Self-Publishing Your Book: A Guide for First-Time and DIY Authors
By Roger Ellerton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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I am the author of 8 books -- 3 paperbacks and 8 ebooks. Overall I have been successful in getting my books published and sold. However, I did make mistakes and learned some valuable lessons along the way. This book is far from a complete resource on how to write, publish and market your books. The purpose of my book is to share with you my insights and experiences in publishing my books.
The Fiction Writer's Handbook
By Shelly Lowenkopf
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by Christopher Meeks. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
"The Fiction Writer's Handbook" is the definitive volume that explains the terms and concepts that writers and editors use when they talk about a work.