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Harvest
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,690. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
A quirky harvest feast of short stories and poems, this West Coast cornucopia offers a well-brewed and delectable banquet of obsessions, dangerous secrets and unique snapshots of the human condition.
200 Writing Prompts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
It's been said, the hardest part about writing is just getting started. Well, this short book is here to help. You will find 200 starting points, questions, thoughts, ideas and launching points to get you on your way of putting words on paper, or characters on screen.
The Sinful Life of Lucy Burns
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,240. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Lucy Burns wants a normal life, and she could have it all if only she could break free from the job she hates. That job? Facilitator to hell. And her boss is a real devil. Sassy, fun, and wickedly funny, The Sinful Life of Lucy Burns is a fast and stunning read perfect for any occasion. Elizabeth Leiknes’s fresh writing and comic wit will stick with you long after you've put the book down.
How NOT to Write a Novel: First-book errors to avoid
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,930. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2009 by Magic Lamp Press. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Successful author Gene Grossman admits to having made almost every mistake possible during his writing career, and with this book, tries to help new novelists from following in his footsteps when trying to write their first book. He discusses the benefits that new technology offers, and his 20 chapters contain much valuable information,plus writing/publishing/distribution tips.
Murder From the Grave
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,240. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2009 by Pegasus Books. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Set in San Francisco, it is the story of Deuteronomy Saint Claire, a brilliant Berkeley professor-turned-police detective, pitted against a prolific serial killer whose perverse ambition is to carry out seven murders after he is already dead.
After the Fire: A Personal Essay
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A young writer struggles to find his voice in a long ago writing workshop. Years later the teacher's lessons still provide inspiration.
Career as an Advertising Copywriter
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2009 by Institute For Career Research. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
You can write the words: TV, radio, magazine ads. Do you love to write? Are you interested in the world around you? Are you intrigued by the challenges of problem solving? A career as an advertising copywriter may be for you. Being a copywriter is challenging and rewarding. This is a job where you work in jeans, work with interesting people, have a great deal of fun - and can make great money.
How Not to Get Published
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Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2010 by DLP Books. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
A brief and unconventional guide, this primer for the true beginning author covers ten suggestions to follow when preparing to contact agents and editors. Adapted from a talk give to the Virginia chapter of Romance Writers of America.
How to Write a Mystery Novel: Behind the Scenes - Creation of a Crime Series
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010 by Magic Lamp Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book takes you into the thinking process of a successful novelist who has completed a 15-book series entitled the Peter Sharp Legal Mysteries, all published and available worldwide in print and eBook formats. The 20 Chapters cover How to Get Started, Plot Devices, Resources, Character Development, Finding Your Voice, Suspense Creation and many more subjects any beginning novelist should know
How to Win Writing Contests for Profit
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Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This free mini-book reveals tested ways to enter your short stories in contests world-wide, win cash prizes regularly and profitably, and improve your writing skills - while being paid! Dr John Yeoman, PhD Creative Writing, is the author of eight published books, a university lecturer in creative writing and has been - for forty years - a successful commercial writer.