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Editor's Notebook
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Price: Free! Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This is a guide to help writers edit their own works. It is often very difficult to find many of your own errors. This guide will provide a systematic approach that if followed diligently will get most of them, prepare for e-publishing and improve style as well. Editors are expensive for self publishers to use so I developed this guide to help me do my own editing. Version 062412
10 Top Writing Tips: Discover the Writer in You
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
"10 Top Writing Tips: Discover the Writer in You" provides an easy to follow overview of the elements of a story, and how to explore your inner writer. It provides tips on working out what sort of writer you are, and creating great fictional characters and using them in your story to create action. You'll also learn about incorporating setting in your story, and editing your work.
Teen Writing Groups: Twenty Prompts To Get You Started
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Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This collection of writing prompts includes a variety of ways to get teens' creative juices flowing. It's a great resource for librarians and teachers!
The Memory List Question Book
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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The Memory List Question Book is chock full of questions. It includes some of the most useful questions you can ask yourself as you write about your own life or your subject's life. This book will direct you to recover information that will make your lifestories accurate and vivid.
The Screenwriters Way: Capture and Magnify Your Story Idea
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Series: The Screenwriter's Way. Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
Capture and Magnify Your Story Idea arms you with the tools to capture lightning in a bottle! 6 clear and concise steps that contain and focus your 'flash of inspiration' story idea to magnify and transform it into a rock solid foundation ready to build your entire screenplay. A journey of a thousand miles, begins with the first step, but you have to start in the right direction!
Four Seasons of Creative Writing: 1,000 Prompts to Stop Writer's Block
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Price: Free! Words: 48,940. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing prompts are questions and hypothetical situations that are able to cure writer's block instantly. This book gives you exactly one thousand idea-generating prompts that focus on the coldest, warmest, toughest and funniest days of the four seasons.
Your Memoir: Getting Started, Keeping Going
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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Your Memoir: Get Started is full of proven ideas and approaches to successfully move you from wanting to write to producing the finished family stories or memoirs you know will be a treasured legacy for your children and grandchildren.
The Pocketbook of Prompts: 52 Ideas for a Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by The Fine Line. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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Ideas for stories are everywhere. They’re in archaeological digs, scientific hoaxes, fairy tales, peculiar laws, the lonely hearts, identity theft, and football matches. They’re hidden in snapshots of other lives, and in images glimpsed only for a moment. They’re in your own emotions: lust, envy, rage, love, a desire for life everlasting. They're in anything that sparks your imagination.
First Words
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Price: Free! Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
13 Short Essays on Writing from a Neophyte Author’s Perspective
The Perfect Word: The Fine Line Writing Course
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,720. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012 by The Fine Line. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Based on Kate Gould’s experience as an editor, teacher, and critic, The Perfect Word is designed for writers of all levels and experience – from beginners and burgeoning talent to experienced and published writers. Dip into it if you’re in need of a jolt out of a writing rut or follow the structured lessons through each component of good writing.
Sonnets: How To Write Them in Minutes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The favored poetry form of Shakespeare comes to modern life for all writers in this splendid Guide. McDowell's examples and exercises effortlessly lead the reader/writer into the intricacies of the English, Italian and Spenserian sonnets to original compositions. This book is informative and fun.
Editors' Bible
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,410. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A few well-chosen words can fire the imagination and evoke images, but badly written manuscripts will damage your reputation as an author and chase away readers. This book gives authors the tools and knowledge, with ample examples, to write and self-edit effectively, and is a practical guide for professionals to refer to.
Ringer’s Secret School of Writing – Learn To Write Creatively, Semester 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The most important part of this school is the playground. When we write, everything is possible – other worlds, heroic action, true love. Semester 2 continues with writing sessions that will call forth your imagination and provide a structure for writing novels and short stories. 8 new lessons (+ 1 bonus lesson) include Beginnings, Originality, Rhythm, Atmosphere, Point of View, Process, and more.
Oltre L'eBook, per scrivere e pubblicare in digitale
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Series: Guide alla Letteratura 2.0, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,220. Language: Italian. Published: July 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
La "Guida alla Letteratura 2.0" per diventare dei veri scrittori dell'era digitale.
Cómo se escribe una novela
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Price: $4.35 USD. Words: 51,750. Language: Spanish. Published: July 10, 2012 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Imprescindible a quien busque introducirse en el universo de la creación literaria o intente mejorar su estilo y técnica. Desvelando los secretos de tan mágico oficio, este completo manual enseña todo sobre el arte narrativo: desde la génesis de la idea hasta la corrección final, pasando por la estructura, la construcción de personajes, la elección de narrador, los diversos puntos de vista, etc.
Creative Writing for Kids
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Creative Writing for Kids helps children relax and have fun with creative writing. Over 90 exercises, suitable for children aged 7-14.
Writing Enrichment - The Basics of Good Creative Writing
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 19,980. Language: Australian English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(5.00 from 1 review)
NOT another book about coming up with ideas for stories, but how to actually WRITE them! These exercises are crafted around the specific process whereby students learn to write. (See introduction.) Low stress for teachers & students alike. No pre-class prep. Open the booklet & read. Also suit homeschoolers. A radically new approach, originally developed for students with learning difficulties.
Authors - Quick and Easy Tips to Develop Credible Characters
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
You may have a compelling story and an engaging style but if your characters do not resonate with your reader or viewer your project will not come alive. Courses, workshops, and studying what has been written by professional writers is all good, but sometimes all you need to get yourself in the flow is a new perspective. This booklet can be a valuable aid in helping bring your characters to life.
Step By Step Stories - A New Approach to Writing
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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A totally new way to Teach & Learn story craft & creative writing. Exercises honed in the classroom by a well-published, professional author. For Teachers - Home Schoolers - Young Solo Writers. No pre-class prep. Open the book & read. Sample download will give you the intro, plus Exercise 1 to trial. Students love this approach. It makes them feel like real writers.
Playing with Words: A Poetry Writing Workshop
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013 by Karenzo Media. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
There are 12 exercises for creating poems by playing with words with examples.