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Dialogue, More Than Just Talk
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn what dialogue can and should be doing for your book, the two things dialogue absolutely shouldn’t be, plus how to fix those issues if you have them. Then learn 14 techniques that will make your dialogue pop and your characters come to life. Bonus Content: Great Starts, five things the opening of your novel should have/do.
In The Hands Of Time
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,950. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Jason's new crew, Sien, is a visionary with disturbing visions---ill-suited for a small ship, which becomes even smaller when they pick up a family from Earth. Are her visions connected to the murder of a religious fanatic on Zan or to the overbearing McGraths and their enigmatic daughter? What Jason and Sien discover on the not-so-routine mapping assignment must be unraveled before time runs out.
CassaStar
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Series: Cassa. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,250. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010 by Dancing Lemur Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Few options remain for Byron, a talented young man with a rebellious attitude. Slated to train as a Cosbolt pilot, Byron is determined to prove his worth. Much to his chagrin, Bassa, the toughest instructor in the fleet, takes notice of the pilot. As war brews on the edge of space, Byron requires a navigator of exceptional quality. Bassa must make a decision that could decide the fate of both men
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.
Creating Realistic Characters
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011 by FrostProof 808. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A realistic character is just like a real human being, and the reader should be able to identify with the protagonist, the antagonist, and a minor character or two as soon as he meets them. The more quickly the reader identifies with the character, the more quickly he will become engaged in the story line.
A Quicker Blood
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,490. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Disillusioned with her life as a lawyer in New York City, Karen B. Clark impulsively takes off for a convention in Chicago. There she meets another woman who shares her name,"K.B." When Karen learns that K.B. is dead, she decides to seize the moment and assume K.B.'s identity. But in her new setting, a small town in Wisconsin, she soon uncovers terrible secrets that lead her to fear for her life.
Notes from Writing the World
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 23,910. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011 by FrostProof 808. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This compilation contains the full text of my shorter nonfiction works in a single book: Writing Narrative; Seven Writerly Sins; Creating Characters; Writing Dialect; Writing Great Beginnings; Writing Flash Fiction; and Self-Editing for Writers. You will not get Writing Realistic Dioalogue, Punctuation for Writers, and The Craft of Poetry. You must purchase those separately.
Martin Goes Floundering
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Pause and retreat. Martin and water don't mix. Follow Martin's and his family's exploits at your peril and get wet laughing.
Fallen Heroes: Sixteen Master Villain Archetypes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,400. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Product Description The villain is the hero of his own story - and is every bit as important as the heroic characters. This book contains the lectures and exercises from Tami Cowden's popular online class on villain archetypes. The workshop identifies and examines the motivations of the 16 literary villain archetypes, and shows what happens when heroes and heroines turn to the dark side.
Beating the Evil TV: The most valuable tip I'll ever give you--and it's short, too
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 650. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Why getting into your characters’ heads matters more than anything else.