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MJ Magazine July — Created By Authors for Authors
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Series: MJ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,270. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The fourth issue of MJ Magazine includes Book of the Month Madiba: A-Z: The Many Faces of Nelson Mandela; Featured Authors Clint Morey and Allan Topol; Christian Fiction reviewed by Lee Harmon; Fran’s Top 5 New Authors: Mark Murphy; and recommended reading by Marybeth Zeman, Steve Berry and Daniel Palmer; and Featured Teen Columnist Jake Swerdloff. New Section — Writer’s Workshop.
Writers' Handbook 2015
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 187,070. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by JP&A Dyson. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The 2015 edition of firstwriter.com’s bestselling directory for writers provides details of over 1,200 literary agents, book publishers, and magazines, including revised and updated listings from the 2014 edition, and over 380 brand new entries.
Writing the Heart of Your Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,840. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Some novelists write with the goal of becoming a best seller, hoping for wealth and fame. Some just want to write novels that earn them a steady income. Some write to express their creativity.Then there are the other writers who want to write an unforgettable novel—the kind of book that gets called a classic and that endures the test of time. Writing the Heart of Your Story is for those writers!
Million Dollar Outlines
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,290. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Bestselling author David Farland has taught dozens of writers who have gone on to staggering literary success, including such #1 New York Times Bestsellers as Brandon Mull (Fablehaven), Brandon Sanderson (Wheel of Time), James Dashner (The Maze Runner) and Stephenie Meyer (Twilight). In this book, Dave teaches how to analyze an audience and outline a novel.
Write, Edit, Publish: The Best of The Jessica Dall Blog
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Price: Free! Words: 41,730. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
From author, editor, and reviewer, Jessica Dall, Write, Edit, Publish contains tips from some of the most popular Jessica Dall Blog blog posts compiled in a handy, carry-with-you eBook. Whether just starting a manuscript, looking for a publisher, or embarking on self-publishing, Write, Edit, Publish has a little something for everyone.
The Writer's Guide to Adventurous Professions
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Action, adventure, war! How the heck do you write such stuff if you have no practical experience in the military, law enforcement, or espionage? The Writer’s Guide to Adventurous Professions will give you the important information you need to produce hard hitting adventure stories that are accurate, believable, and compelling. Written by two combat veterans, who are now police officers...
The Vincent Calvino Reader's Guide
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The Vincent Calvino Novels Since Spirit House was published in 1992, the Vincent Calvino series has enjoyed international acclaim and an ever-expanding readership in twelve languages. The Vincent Calvino novels, with the Bangkok noir settings, are known for their cultural insights into the Thai/Asian societies. Calvino’s Laws explore the human psyche streched along the East-West divide. ...
Reviews and Reflections on Books, Literature, and Writing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,390. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Because I cannot imagine a life without books, reviews are an essential part of radiating who and what I am. Reading is a voyage of discovery. And though a true reader wants the freedom to discover new worlds without restriction, a map with a few landmarks is a useful tool to save time. Reviews are one way of fine-tuning your discernment, to ensure that your reading experience is time well spent.
Going Pro
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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.
MJ Magazine March — Created By Authors for Authors
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Series: MJ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 3. 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.
How to Handle Details
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Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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.
12 Month Marketing Plan for Authors
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Price: Free! Words: 24,130. 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. You can receive this book for FREE by going to the website AuthorsMarketingPro.com.
The Fiction Writer's Handbook
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 146,370. 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.
Leo, luego escribo. Ideas para disfrutar de la lectura
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,500. Language: Spanish. Published: January 7, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Essay » Literature
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.
How to Write Dialogue
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,880. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,020. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: 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.
The Panverse Reader's Sampler (Fall 2013)
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Price: Free! Words: 30,590. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mashups
A FREE sampler of Panverse Publishing's 2013 Fiction and Nonfiction titles. Read a full chapter or more from each of our six different 2013 titles absolutely free! The six titles excerpted include Thrillers, Science Fiction, Supernatural Romance, Historical Fantasy, Travel Memoir, and a Health/Self-Help title. All the books previewed in this sampler are available on the Smashwords website
Imagination @ Work
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,620. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Alton L. Gansky is the author of 24 novels and 8 nonfiction works, as well as principle writer of 9 novels and 2 nonfiction books. He has been a Christie Award finalist (A Ship Possessed) and an Angel Award winner (Terminal Justice) and recently was awarded the ACFW award for best suspense/thriller for his work on Fallen Angel. He holds a BA and MA in biblical studies and Lit.D.
How to Develop (Imaginative, Insightful & Credible) Short Story Ideas
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,390. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The book shows the writer how to analyse methodically certain types of source material for the purpose of using it as both inspiration and guide in the development of imaginative, insightful and credible short story ideas. This material consists of the saying, the fable, the poem, the fairy tale and the historical text.
MJ Magazine November — Created by Authors for Authors
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Series: MJ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,280. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The second issue of MJ Magazine includes featured authors RaeAnne Thayne and Rita Plush, author of the month, Tess Gerritsen. Reviews and interviews including Mark Rubenstein interviewing M.J. Rose and Christoph Fischer interviewing Paulette Mahurin, Ada Winder and DM Lee. The featured new author this time is Timothy Louis Baker, plus articles by Mark Rubenstein, Brian Hayden and Donald Riggio.