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How to Handle Hooks by Kat Duncan
Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
What is a hook and how can you use it in your stories? Whether you've never heard of hooks or have been writing hooks for years, this book will take you through the whole gamut of ways to write hooks and use them effectively. You will learn how to evaluate and create hooks for all kinds of uses in your fiction writing, with a focus on hooking readers in the crucial story opening.
How to Handle Grammar by Kat Duncan
Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,410. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn to identify common sentence pattern types and take full advantage of the way sentence patterns and variety in sentence structure will improve the flow and rhythm of your fiction writing. Topics in this book address fiction styles, the pros and cons of first-person and third-person points of view, dialogue, showing versus telling, figurative language, and other useful fiction techniques.
How to Handle Details by Kat Duncan
Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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.
How to Use Third Person Narration to Hook Readers and Keep Them Engaged by Paula Berinstein
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Explains how to use extreme third person limited point of view in fiction to capture and sustain reader attention. With examples.
NaNoWriMo: A Cheater's Guide by Laura Roberts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Never won National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) before? Struggling to figure out what you're doing wrong? You need to start cheating.
Writing Dialogue #1-5: A Collection of Articles for Fiction Writers by Paula Berinstein
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Explore five of Writing Show host Paula B's most popular articles. Collection includes: Writing Dialogue #1: The Importance of Character Agenda Writing Dialogue #2: Combining Dialogue and Narrative Writing Dialogue #3: Compression Writing Dialogue #4: How to Use Tags Writing Dialogue #5: Individualizing Your Characters All of the above also sold separately.
Busting Writing Myths by Laura K Marshall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
There are many myths about writing and if you fall into the trap of believing them you’ll seriously hamper your creativity and ability to write. We’ll cover the most common myths and how you can keep them under control. In not believing in the myths you will be in control of your writing success.
How NOT To...Publish by Zada Green
Series: Zada Green's How NOT To..., Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,600. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013 by All-Seeing Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Finally, the book no one was waiting for! Zada Green's How NOT To...Publish. Authors, are you Silvia Sloth or Rachel Redraft? Readers, are you Samuel Snob or Harper High Rating? Editors, are you Fabio Fad or Renee Rewrite? Here's THE guide to personalities that'll kill publishing careers before they even start. If you relate to them, you're in trouble...
The Short Fuse Guide to Query Letters by Michelle E. Richter
Series: Short Fuse Guides, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Michelle Richter demystifies the process of writing and submitting query letters that get results. Learn structure, technique, what works, what never to do, what attracts an agent’s attention, and special tips that most writers don’t think of. Help your submission rise above the slush and get read by those who want it most.
Self-Publishing Boot Camp Guide for Authors, 3rd Edition by Carla King
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 44,990. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Carla King’s self-publishing guides have been the go-to resource for authors since 2010. This new 2015 edition is an updated step-by-step guide to creating, publishing, marketing, and selling your book in print and every popular ebook format, with recommendations for tools and services you can trust.
Write it Right - Tips for Authors, Volume I, 2nd Edition by Mary Deal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,100. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Write it Right - Tips for Authors, Vol. I, 2nd Edition, written and compiled by an award-winning novelist, is a major source of information for breathing life into your prose. Learn how to polish your work with a collection of extraordinary tips and examples for making your writing the best that it can be.
Become an Author - A Short and Snappy Guide by Thejendra B.S
Series: A Short and Snappy Guide, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,890. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
‘Ladies and Gentlemen! Are you bored with your life? Do you have no friends to chat and spend time? Don’t know what to do in your spare time or after retirement? Do you want to become famous without climbing mountains or doing stupid reality shows? Do you want to share your life’s knowledge with others?
Write It Right - Tips for Authors, Volume II by Mary Deal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,580. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The result of many suggestions, this eBook is the 2nd Volume of Write It Right – Tips for Authors by an award winning novelist. Extra articles by popular authors are included, as are many links and referrals to sites for further research. Also, numerous examples are given to further explain the many topics discussed. A reference manual to which many will refer to perfect their prose.
Write Ways to WIN WRITING CONTESTS: How to Join the Winners' Circle for Prose and Poetry Awards by John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
When reading the words "open theme" in a contest, what comes to mind? Anything goes? It's anything but. Reid's book imparts this type of advice along with what topics or themes to avoid and how to approach theme-based events. Entering 80 contests in 18 months, he achieved success 29 times. His words come across as a seasoned expert, as he fearlessly shares his fact-finding advice on how to win.
What Should I Write? 101 Birthday Wishes for Greeting Cards by Madeleine Mayfair
Series: What Should I Write On This Card?. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016 by Rainbow Crush. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business etiquette, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Do you freeze up every time a birthday card gets passed around the office? Everybody else seems to know exactly what to write, and you can’t just sign your name. What do you do? Buy this book! It contains 101 unique sentiments you can scrawl on birthday cards for friends, family, co-workers, or even that special someone in your life—everything from The Basics to Silly, from Casual to Thoughtful!
30 Second Etiquette by EJ Divitt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,410. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Etiquette, Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers
A series of quick essays on a variety of etiquette topics. Are you worried about how to behave at a wake? Is it okay to decline an invitation without giving a reason? How do you handle it when things get awkward? You'll recognize some things that have irritated you in others and see topics you have not considered. Covers over 35 topics of everday etiquette situations.
Mystery, Suspense, Film Noir and Detective Movies On DVD by John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 164,150. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
WINNER OF A BRONZE MEDAL in the 2011 Readers Favorite awards! Classic thriller movies are often available on two or more DVD labels. Which is the best? This book tells you. And surprise, surprise! The best is often the least expensive. Why pay $30 for a $2 DVD? Want to find titles you've never seen but would enjoy watching? This cleverly designed book helps you to swiftly examine over 1,200 DVDs.
Silent Films & Early Talkies on DVD: A Classic Movie Fan's Guide by John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,400. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
This handbook reviews 178 movies, dating from 1918 to 1934, now available on DVD. They showcase stars like Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Clara Bow, Lon Chaney, Louise Brooks, Charles Chaplin, Joan Crawford, Colleen Moore, Harold Lloyd, Gary Cooper, William Powell, Greta Garbo, Rudolph Valentino, Norma Shearer, Buster Keaton, Shirley Temple, Barbara Stanwyck, Ronald Colman, Lillian Gish, etc.
Hollywood Classics Title Index to All Movies Reviewed in Books 1 - 24 by John Howard Reid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,000. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Another essential book for a film buff's library, this one is packed with information and reviews. Some of the entries are quite extensive. JHR provides all the information you need, including complete cast and production staff. I find JHR's information invaluable. I like to read not only who acted in a movie, but who made it, both top-billed and lesser mortals. -- Ross Adams in DRESS CIRCLE mag.
Insults - Old, New, Borrowed, Blue by John Barber
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Over 750 insults from the witty to the sarcastic, humorous to the rude. From the well known and famous to the dead and anonymous; from TV and newspapers to magazines long since folded. Many of these insults have not appeared in an anthology before.