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Characters to Life Quick Tips
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Characters to Life provide quick tips that will help the writer develop three dimensional characters.
Easy learn your 123
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You set the price! Words: 140. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
not really a book more of a worksheet aimed at girly girls between the ages of 2-5 who havent yet learnt to write the numbers 1-10 ideal for parent asissed practical learning
Writing Children's Books vs. Adult Books: Why you'd be crazy not to
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 550. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
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Some big differences between the Children’s and Adult book markets.
Are you the Next American Idol? Some things to think about before you self-publish
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
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American Idol has proved that few people can accurately judge their own talent--but that said, the publishing world is changing significantly. To self-publish while you improve your craft, or not--this is the new question.
School of Magical Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Ever been inspired to write your own fantasy stories? Now you can! You'll learn: How do stories work? What makes a story special? How does a writer weave a magical adventure out of thin air? These are questions that have been asked for thousands and thousands of years. Yes, storytelling is probably the oldest art in this world. The lessons here should give you hours and hours of creative pleasure.
Fixing the Most Common Intermediate Mistake: How scene sequel structure forces your protagonist to become active
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
This short essay talks about how to use scene/sequel technique to force your inactive protagonist to get off his butt and run your plot!
Writing the Dread Synopsis: A synopsis system that works
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 740. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
The 5 story structure points that make up a good synopsis.
Show & Tell : the proper uses of summary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Writers are always told to “show, don’t tell,” but every published author uses “telling” sometimes. This short essay discusses how to use telling (summary) effectively.
A Time to Write: How to phrase your New Year's resolution properly
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 650. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
“Finding” time is like finding money--never happens. Time, like money, must be made, and this short essay discusses how to do it.
A POV Footnote: How many beginner mistakes can be avoided by writing in close 3rd person
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Why writing in close third (or first) person lets you avoid many common beginner mistakes.
TV or Not TV isn't the Question: Why we don't care what kids do instead of reading
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 590. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
A lot of writers regard anything that takes kids’ time and attention from books as the enemy. This is why you shouldn't.
But What do the Trees Say? Or, the unimportance of worldbuilding
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 530. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Worldbuilding in SF & Fantasy--and what it can't do for you.
Hunting for an Agent: Shotgun or target pistol?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Send to a one perfect agent, or send to everyone? Pros and cons.
The Most Common Intermediate Mistake: Inactive Protagonists
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
This short essay discusses what an active protagonist does for your plot, and why they are essential.
A Tale of Two Synopsises: More on writing a synopsis that works
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
What your synopsis needs beyond those five points.
Writing the Other: Writing from the viewpoint of the opposite gender
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 950. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
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How to create a believable character of a gender (or background) you don't share.
Playing for Higher Stakes: Why your dog is more important than the universe
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Why saving the universe is less important to the reader than saving your dog.
Single Spy to Teeming Horde: Point of view, part two
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
How many POV characters should you have?
Setup and Payoff: Creating more emotional impact in your story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 670. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
How building up your conflict throughout the story makes your climax matter.
How Big a Hammer? Is it important for the reader to understand your theme?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 570. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
How to make your point, without making the reader feel like you're preaching--or hitting them over the head with your theme.