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Characters to Life Quick Tips
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing, Fiction » Literature » Educational
Characters to Life provide quick tips that will help the writer develop three dimensional characters.
School of Magical Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: 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.
Writing Children's Books vs. Adult Books: Why you'd be crazy not to
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 550. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
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Some big differences between the Children’s and Adult book markets.
Easy learn your 123
You set the price! Words: 140. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011. Categories: 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
Are you the Next American Idol? Some things to think about before you self-publish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Categories: 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.
Roads to Writing 1. Making Your Characters Speak
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: Australian English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Roads To Writing is the first book in a proposed series on creative writing. This one deals with handling dialogue, which for some is a tricky business. But it needn’t be. The rules are quite simple and with these wise words and examples to guide your fingers, you’ll soon know all about inverted commas, the ‘he said - she said’ bit and how to make better use of dialogue in your writing.
Fixing the Most Common Intermediate Mistake: How scene sequel structure forces your protagonist to become active
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 740. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
The five story structure points that make up a good synopsis.
Writing the Other: Writing from the viewpoint of the opposite gender
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 950. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
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How to create a believable character of a gender (or background) you don't share.
Hunting for an Agent: Shotgun or target pistol?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Send to a one perfect agent, or send to everyone? Pros and cons.
Show & Tell : the proper uses of summary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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.
Tense Persons: Point of view, part one
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
The pros and cons of using 1st or 3rd person, and past or present tense
A Time to Write: How to phrase your New Year's resolution properly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 650. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Categories: 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.
High Concept: Whether your plot or your premise is stronger, and why it matters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 810. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
What "High Concept" means, and whether your novel needs it.
But What do the Trees Say? Or, the unimportance of worldbuilding
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 530. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Worldbuilding in SF & Fantasy--and what it can't do for you.
The Art & Necessity of Critique (Part 3): Size matters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
How to keep your critique group alive and thriving. Also, how and why novels must be critiqued differently from short pieces.
Single Spy to Teeming Horde: Point of view, part two
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
How to determine how many POV characters your novel should have.
Middle-of-the-Novel Mud: How to winch your way out, and stay out
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
What should and shouldn't happen in the middle of your novel.
Pitching to the Pros: What you can (and can't) expect if you ask someone to evaluate your writing, and what kind of sample you should offer them
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
What you can expect, and what you should do, if you can ever convince a pro to evaluate your writing.
The Most Common Intermediate Mistake: Inactive Protagonists
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
This short essay discusses what an active protagonist does for your plot, and why they are essential.