Books tagged: fiction writing

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The Story Engine
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,300. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010 by NorLightsPress. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The cure to writer’s block is here! THE STORY ENGINE is the best new reference guide for fiction writers since the thesaurus. It contains thousands of ideas for generating interesting characters and exciting scenes. This nuts-and-bolts guide shows writers how to generate ideas while building stories. Throw the dice and see what happens next. This is one book that invites you to steal from it!
The Nasty Little Writing Book: Longtime New York Publishing Insider Reveals Secrets Only Best-Selling Authors Know
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,000. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
At last! A New York publishing agent reveals secrets that every aspiring author needs to know to break into the publishing scene. "Hilarious!" Publishers Weekly "Highly recommended… for the experienced writer looking to enjoy a good…laugh…should be required reading for aspiring best-selling authors…" Midwest Book Review
The Editor's Lexicon: Essential Writing Terms for Novelists
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,860. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Become revision-savvy and talk about fiction like a pro. Written by an experienced editor and writing teacher, this dictionary-style reference book decodes and demonstrates the editorial jargon used in writing workshops and manuscript critiques. In the tradition of Strunk & White's revered "The Elements of Style," this concise, indispensable reference volume will fortify your self-editing skills.
Novelsmithing, The Structural Foundation of Plot, Character, and Narration
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Series: Author's Craft, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,890. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Novelsmithing provides the beginning novelist, or perhaps even the experienced novelist who has lost his way, with a discussion of the underlying structure and methods of novel writing. Nowhere else can the aspiring author learn the skills necessary to achieve the organic unity of the novelist's divine trinity: character, conflict and theme, so necessary to a fine work of literature.
The Marshall Plan® for Novel Writing
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,340. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This bestselling classic guide to novel writing breaks down the creative process into 16 manageable tasks. You'll learn how to find a story hook, create a conflict, develop a protagonist and set everything in motion. A former editor, now a successful literary agent and author, Marshall also covers editing your own work, submitting to agents and editors, and surviving in this competitive field.
Build a Better Story
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Series: Fiction Writing Guides. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,350. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Have a story that needs to be told? Here's the best way to go about doing it. The book describes a process that eases the work involved in developing a story. This reduces the time spent in reworking flawed and imperfect drafts. Following the process allows more time to be spent on the creative activities and shortens the time spent on less creative work.
Love Writing: A Guide To Writing & Getting Your Romance Novel Published
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,960. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Benefits both new & experienced writers. Geared toward romance writers but can help writers of any genre. With a blend of humor, optimism, and realism, the book discusses ten critical writing concepts, a step-by-step method for writing one’s story, and how to survive the perils of pursuing publication. It deconstructs a published book, defines terms, answers questions and provides worksheets.
The Art of Fiction Writing or How To Fall Down the Rabbit Hole Without Really Trying
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,910. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The Art of Fiction Writing by writing coach and novelist, Emily Hanlon is a course in creating flesh and blood characters from the imagination. Easy-to-use techniques, prompts and exercises along with 5 audio "journeys" that deepen the work and make you feel as if you are in a private coaching session with Emily.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,200. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Chris (12) and Laura (9) ran away from the father who didn’t wanted them to go to the mother they longed for six years. Criminals caught them in the juggernaut’s trailer they hid from the father. Criminals planned to sell them to Mr. Charlie to export them outside the country. Charlotte, the pretty lady, escaped with the kids to rescue them. Criminals hunted them in order to kill them all.
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.