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The Storyteller's Art: How Not to Bore Your Reader to Sleep, Tears, or Homicide
By Francis W. Porretto
Price: Free! Words: 36,330. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Do you want to tell memorable, vivid, life-altering stories? With plots that embed real knowledge about the natures and ways of men? Do you want to create characters that will haunt your readers' dreams? Do you want to learn the discipline to unite all the above, without overdressing your plots or distoring your characters to make them serve a theme for which they're ill-equipped? Start here!
Writing: Step By Step
By L C Walker
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,300. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This book was written to people that would like to become a writer or would like to write a book about their life. It will give you the information you need to get your book published and printed in paperback or hardback copies. It covers things that other books won't tell you. If you are serious about writing a book, you should read this book before you start.
The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
By Ian Kraft
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction
It is always advisable, when you are a conman, to make sure that the town that you're about to try to con does not have a land such as Streel hidden within it. For if it does, you may find yourself trying to escape your mind in an incomprehensible land with a left-handed scribe, being forced to deal with lexically picky ants, Kweengs, and the Freel on your journey through your fears, God and love.
Claustrum: Part Two in the Narrative of John of Origin
By Ian Kraft
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
Claustrum, a superhero with a strange power, the ability to control people with strange, elegiac mixtures of words, seemingly randomly shows up in the city of Dioma, not knowing where he came from or why he is there. The city is then beleaguered by the cruel villain Sine Animus, who is immune to Claustrum's powers over words. Claustrum flees the city and is forced to seek his own personal truth.
The Polyglot's Nightmares: Part X½ in the Narrative of John of Origin
By Ian Kraft
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
Fleeing a war and in search of himself, Ion finds himself residing in a number of strange caves, on the walls of which are written a strange language. He meets a woman who guides him through his state of being a refugee and is troubled by strange dreams that seem to incorporate the existence of the war, his love for the woman he has met and a sense of the divine.
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
By Ian Kraft
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
Whispers of Hypnos
By Joshua Jones
Price: Free! Words: 14,930. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Category: Fiction
A series of poems inspired by life and dreams. Some poems are word play and other pure theme.
Write Ways to WIN WRITING CONTESTS: How to Join the Winners' Circle for Prose and Poetry Awards
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
When reading the words "open theme" in a contest, what comes to mind? Anything goes? It's anything but. Reid's book imparts this type of advice along with what topics or themes to avoid and how to approach theme-based events. Entering 80 contests in 18 months, he achieved success 29 times. His words come across as a seasoned expert, as he fearlessly shares his fact-finding advice on how to win.
The Curb and I: The Art of the Homeless
By Johnathan L Groom
Price: $23.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The Best Book you Will Ever Read.
How Big a Hammer? Is it important for the reader to understand your theme?
By Hilari Bell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 570. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
How to make your point, without making the reader feel like you're preaching--or hitting them over the head with your theme.