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Dialogue, More Than Just Talk
By Lori Devoti
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Ainy Rainwater
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,950. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010. Category: Fiction
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
By Alex J. Cavanaugh
Series: Cassa. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,250. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010 by Dancing Lemur Press LLC. Category: Fiction
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
Spots the Space Marine: Defense of the Fiddler
By M.C.A. Hogarth
Series: Spots the Space Marine, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,450. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010. Category: Fiction
Pollyanna meets Starship Troopers in this web serial about a 30-something Marine called out of retirement to join the war against the crabs. But shattered morale is the least of her company’s problems, and their survival may hinge on an unlikely friendship forged between an alien weapons designer and a mother-turned-warrior….
Characters to Life Quick Tips
By Shelia Goss
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Characters to Life provide quick tips that will help the writer develop three dimensional characters.
Creating Realistic Characters
By Harvey Stanbrough
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011 by FrostProof 808. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Susan Alexander
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,490. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Category: Fiction
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
By Harvey Stanbrough
Price: $15.95 USD. Words: 23,930. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011 by FrostProof 808. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Kurt Ulmer
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
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
By Tami Cowden
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,400. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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.