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How to Handle Conflict and Tension
Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,650. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,940. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: American English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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
Price: Free! Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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 — Created By Authors for Authors
Series: MJ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,930. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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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.
How to Handle Details
Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The look and feel of your story world should include details that can resonate with many different kinds of readers. With the information in this book you can learn more about those important details and how to use them to reflect your theme and message. The examples and thorough explanations will guide you through eye-opening techniques that will build your toolbox of writer's skills.
GPS for New Novelists: Navigating the 5 Routes to Publication
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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
Series: Prontuario dell'autore perfetto. Price: Free! Words: 19,950. Language: Italian. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,930. Language: Australian English. Published: February 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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.
Writing the Journey
Price: Free! Words: 14,710. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: 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.
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.
101 Book Marketing Tips
Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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101 Book Marketing Tips for authors from marketing expert and internationally best-selling author, Heather Hart
Self-Publishing Your Book: A Guide for First-Time and DIY Authors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,370. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by Christopher Meeks. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
"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.
A Silicon Valley Writer, Volume 4 (2013) (Blog Postings)
Series: A Silicon Valley Writer Blog Postings. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,630. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The fourth volume of blog postings from A Silicon Valley Writer about writing and being a writer, featuring 27 blog postings and an appendix from 2013: "The First Line Challenge," "Plan B For The Plan B Magazine," "Some Things Never Change At The Local Post Office," "When Your Debit Card Travels Without You," "Have You Written Your Best Work Years Ago?" and "The Mobile Office v2.0 is Evermore".
Leo, luego escribo. Ideas para disfrutar de la lectura
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,500. Language: Spanish. Published: January 7, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Si quieres aprender a disfrutar la lectura sin que nadie te obligue a hacerlo, échale una mirada a este libro. Éste es un libro que se debe a ellos, los lectores, porque su sentido es contagiar complicidades para la lectura en general.
50 Tips 4 Page Design
Series: Quick Tip Guides. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Patty Ann's 50 TiPs 4 Page Design is a FUN way to gain QUICK, EASY & BASIC page design knowledge. This book is a must have reference guide for ANY layout and design project. You will learn visually pleasing page formatting for type fonts, content, and photo element arrangements. Applicable for designing a website, e book, PDF, Power point, or print book. All sorts of great visuals are included.
How to Write Dialogue
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,890. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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In How to Write Dialogue, you'll learn techniques and tricks for making your dialogue shine, as well as practical editorial steps you can take to polish your dialogue.
The Working Title - How to Write, Publish and Market your Book
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,020. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The Working Title is a simple book that answers all the questions you will ever ask about writing, publishing or marketing your printed or virtual book. It is based on the Frequently Asked Questions sent to the website of the same name. It is written in South Africa but the content applies wherever you are in the world.