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Reading To Write, a Novel Way to Write a Novel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
In his writing workbook A Story is a Promise, Bill Johnson teaches the mechanics of how to tell a story. The foundation of that process is that a story creates movement and the movement transports the audience. That is the intent of the storyteller, to transport his or her audience. Now, in Reading To Write, a Novel Way to Write a Novel, he uses detailed reviews of the opening pages of popular no
I Minus 72
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,950. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Ted Mason, the new President-elect, has seventy-two days until his inauguration. There’s a lot to do, but it’s all overshadowed by a possible threat on his life. A torn piece of paper with his name, another name, and his inauguration date was found on the dead body of a former Soviet informant.
The Short Fuse Guide to Plotting Your Novel
Series: Short Fuse Guides, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary agent Connor Goldsmith walks you through plotting a commercial novel that will grip readers from the very start and not let go until the book (or series) ends.
Turkmen Captives
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,140. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Madelaine Jones is still reeling from her husband’s death in Afghanistan when her house explodes and a mysterious letter indicates her husband might not have been a war casualty. Her desire to know the truth puts Madelaine and her loved ones in danger as she searches three continents for answers.
Fallen Skies
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Emma has a mission she has to complete in order to save the galaxy. will she pull through, or will she wither and die?
The battle of the Knights Templar
Price: $200.00 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Screenplays » Horror, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A proposal for the action-horror film
Steam World
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,670. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
In a world of demons, airships and pirates, three girls go on a steampunk adventure in the skies to save two worlds from a war.
The Fourth Wall
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 26,240. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Stanislavsky's Fourth Wall is the barrier actors use to keep out their fear of the audience. When murderer Peter McPherson is released early from prison, Rob's wall collapses with disastrous consequences and the play he is in closes. Only by facing their real life fears can the actors rebuilt their lives and save their friend and producer, Sam.
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!
Writing Your Novel: How Not To Do It
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Essay » Literature
With my novel Bad Day in Byzantium published, I considered if I and other writers shared writing techniques? I checked. Horror! I’d done it wrong. So here's some novel-writing advice. It’s about basics like engaging story; drive; good and bad guys; plot strength; characterisation; dialogue;conflict; tight writing etc. It’s short and sharp - no lecturing. Wish I’d read something like this first.