Books tagged: craft of writing

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A Story is a Promise & The Spirit of Storytelling
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 78,020. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A Story is a Promise offers new writers a way to study and understand how popular novels become so successful. For writers considering self-publishing, it offers techniques for revising a manuscript to achieve its full potential. This is the book agents recommend to their authors. The Spirit of Storytelling explores how the great storytellers create characters with deeply realized inner lives.
Words for Cards, A Collection: 500 Engaging Quotables for Those Countless Occasions of When You've Got the Right Card But Can't Find the Right Words
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011 by Preneur Marketing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Words for Cards is a collection of 500 engaging quotables for those countless occasions of when you’ve got the right card, but can’t find the right words. This book will help you in finding the right words to personalize your greeting card by giving short quotes, notes, phrases, sentences and paragraphs for every situation.
How to Write eBooks, Term papers and Articles
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,560. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
The art of writing does not have to be difficult. Formatting is a snap—when you know how. Word substitution is must and will be made easy for you. Getting started writing today. Coming to grips with the four basic elements of any book. Using the book title as the “hook” to attract buyers. Making a cover page that will entice customers. How many pages and words should a book contain?
Tropes and Schemes: Stylistic devices to add character to your writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,010. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Education
Tropes and schemes are stylistic devices that add sophistication to your writing and speaking. I have included 69 tropes and schemes with explanations and examples. If you are writing your first book, write short stories or want to improve your language, you will find this e-book helpful.
New Writers Combo Pack
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,890. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Congratulations on beginning your journey as a writer. It’s fun, and exciting as well as a lot of work. But it’s worth it. I hope you enjoy the three books contained in this combo pack. You’ve Decided to be a Writer, Now What?, The Big Book of Exercises, Prompts and Block Busters, and Mega-Volt Story Starters. These three books are a great starting point to get you moving down the writing path.
is Publishing Success Inspiration? Perspiration?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Is there a shortcut to publishing success? Will that one brilliant idea translate into bestseller status or does a writer's success owe everything to hard work? Good questions which are discussed in this piece by an experienced indie author.
The Elements of Fiction
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Price: Free! Words: 130,290. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
It was John Gardner, the legendary teacher of the craft, who said that the elements of fiction, like the words in a language, are finite. Oh, are they? I thought, and set about to verify this by collecting authors’ quotes about them. This task began as a cheat sheet, a short list of those elements I recognized and documented by quotes, but soon took on a life of its own. This is the result.
How to Handle Details
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Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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 Handle Conflict and Tension
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Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,650. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Tension brings out the best and the worst in characters. If you have difficulty plotting novel-length stories, struggle to write scenes where anything of actual story-worthiness happens, worry about the pacing of your drafts, or have a general reticence to put your characters into hot water, this book will show you some techniques for adding tension and conflict to your fiction writing.
How to Handle Story Structure
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Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,450. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book aims to give you an overview of some plotting methods and techniques. This is not a comprehensive text on how to write creative fiction. In it you will find a discussion of ways to describe your book, figure out what genre your your book fits, help with choosing points of view, subplots and sagging middles. I hope you can use this information to guide your writing journey.