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Shifting Points Of View
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Can’t decide who’s the best character to tell your story? You don’t have to settle for just a single character's point of view. Simon Wood, a longtime contributor to Writer's Digest, discusses the techniques and the decisions that have to be made when writing in multiple points of view.
Writing Killer Suspense
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
You're reading. Your heart is slamming against your ribcage, your fingertips are moist and you turn another page. If you’ve ever felt this way reading a book then the writer has done a great job at creating suspense. This doesn’t happen by accident. Simon Wood, a longtime contributor to Writer's Digest, discusses the techniques for building suspense and creating thrills.
Plotting And Outlining Your Novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Plotting out your novel before you begin is a great exercise. Your story is thought through with no bad logic or unnecessary scenes. This process doesn’t have to be some drawn out and creativity killing affair. Simon Wood, a longtime Writer's Digest contributor, has some fast & effective techniques for plotting a novel from beginning to end. Don’t run out of ideas or pad out your novel again.
The Long And Short Of Short Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A short story is storytelling in its purest sense. It’s concentrated expression. The prose has to be streamlined because every word is an expensive commodity. No wonder so many writers struggle with this form. Simon Wood, a longtime contributor to Writer's Digest, discusses the techniques for writing and writing well in the short form.
The Scrubs
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,530. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
James Jeter, a serial killer with a 6th sense, holds court inside Wormwood Scrubs Prison. He's the focus of the "North Wing Project." He can create an alternate world containing the souls of his victims. Fellow inmate, Michael Keeler will earn a pardon if he enters Jeter's world to learn the identity of Jeter's last victim. Keeler can redeem himself, but at a price. Published as Simon Janus.
Road Rash
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,400. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Straley might think his life is cursed, but it doesn't compare to what lies ahead. He's on the run with the loot from a botched bank raid when he comes across an auto wreck. There's no saving the drivers, but he can save himself & steals a car. Alas, he boosts the wrong car. Within an hour, a rash eats at his flesh. If Straley wants his skin back, he must journey on the road to redemption.
The Fall Guy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,690. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Todd Collins has failed in every job he's ever undertaken, but that all changes when he backs his jalopy in a shiny, new Porsche belonging to a drug dealer. When the police stop the drug dealer for a broken taillight that Todd has caused and discover a cocaine shipment, a West Coast kingpin holds Todd responsible. On the run from organized crime, Todd discovers his true calling.
Lowlifes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,570. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
San Francisco Detective Larry Hayes thinks he's hit bottom when he wakes up in an alley after a bad trip with no memory of the last four hours. This is only the beginning of his problems. Two blocks away, Hayes' informant, a homeless man named Noble Jon, lies dead, beaten and stabbed. The eerie pangs of guilt seep into Hayes. Is he Jon's killer? The mounting evidence says so.
Short Sharp Shocks
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Price: Free! Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
SHORT SHARP SHOCKS is a collection of horror, sci-fi and crime stories that barely stretch beyond a page, with the shortest tale being only two words long. These sixty-second tales will force you to make a verbal exclamation, which might be one of humor or disgust or surprise. Whatever your reaction, take it personally—that’s the point of flash fiction.