Books tagged: how to write a novel

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The Marshall Plan® for Novel Writing
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 65,000. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, 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.
The Art of Fiction Writing or How To Fall Down the Rabbit Hole Without Really Trying
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,910. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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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.
How to Write a Book or Novel, An Insider’s Guide to Getting Published
Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 15,600. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Ever wondered what it takes to write and publish that book you’ve been thinking about for ages? In this authoritative, up-to-the-minute guide, writer, editor, and ebook publisher Jonathan Veale pulls no punches as he outlines the steps to take – and the pitfalls to avoid – as you plan, write and see your first book completed and published for all to read.
Finding Your Voice: How to Put Personality in Your Writing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,710. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 and represented by MacGregor Literary. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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The writers who succeed are those who develop a distinctive voice—Les Edgerton shows you how to bring out your own unique voice without years of struggle.
FROM CONCEPT TO KINDLE
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » E-commerce / internet marketing
FROM CONCEPT TO KINDLE: A Step by Step Guide to Writing, Marketing and Publishing your Novel on the Amazon Kindle
Writing Characters Who'll Keep Readers Captivated: Nail Your Novel
Price: $6.93 USD. Words: 42,810. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
How do you create characters with depth? How do you write the opposite sex? What makes teenagers sound authentic? Inhabitants of a dystopia? How do you write plausible antagonists and chilling villains? How do you inhabit a character who isn't like you? Whether you write literary or genre fiction, this book shows you how to create people who keep readers hooked and make you want to tell stories
Dialogue
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,830. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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In Dialogue: A Busy Writer's Guide, you'll learn techniques and tricks for making your dialogue shine, as well as practical editorial steps you can take to polish your dialogue.
Begin Writing Fiction
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,330. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014 by Nibiruki Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts
If the will to write a story is there, tools can help a writer to convert ideas into a brilliant story. This book provides you with comprehensive knowledge and skill building in every aspect of fiction writing so that you can create memorable characters, real story worlds, and an engaging plot without running into potholes. Get a grasp of these elements, and perhaps come up with a masterpiece!
Trough of Hell: How to Wrap Up the Middle of Your Story with Maximum Impact
Series: Story Structure Essentials. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,310. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
If the middle of your screenplay or novel (ie Act Two) has ever given you trouble, this is the book for you. The key is simple. Just figure out how Act Two ends. Ideally, your choice is filled with pain, emotion, and paradox—a powerful combination which re-engages audiences just when their interest is about to evaporate. This book will show you exactly what to do. Conquer Act Two for good, today!
Showing and Telling in Fiction
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,840. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Showing and Telling in Fiction will help you clearly understand the difference between showing and telling, provide you with guidelines for when to show AND when to tell, and give you practical editing tools for spotting and fixing telling in your writing.