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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Roads to Writing 1. Making Your Characters Speak
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: Australian English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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.
Tense Persons: Point of view, part one
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
The pros and cons of using 1st or 3rd person, and past or present tense
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.
Middle-of-the-Novel Mud: How to winch your way out, and stay out
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
What should and shouldn't happen in the middle of your novel.
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.
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.
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?
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.
High Concept: Whether your plot or your premise is stronger, and why it matters
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 810. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
What "High Concept" means, and whether you need it.