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The Nasty Little Writing Book: Longtime New York Publishing Insider Reveals Secrets Only Best-Selling Authors Know
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,000. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
At last! A New York publishing agent reveals secrets that every aspiring author needs to know to break into the publishing scene. "Hilarious!" Publishers Weekly "Highly recommended… for the experienced writer looking to enjoy a good…laugh…should be required reading for aspiring best-selling authors…" Midwest Book Review
The Marshall Plan® for Novel Writing
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,340. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010. Category: 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 Cheap Retreat Workbook
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Price: Free! Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
I love the idea of a writing retreat, to travel to exotic locations for inspiration and encouragement. If I could escape the family, my job, the housework, all the distractions of my life, I could create my best work. I didn’t have the cash to finance a get away of great expectations, so I stopped complaining and created my own Cheap Retreat using stuff I found around the house. You can too!
Writing: Step By Step
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,300. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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.
On Creative Writing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Full Court Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Fiction demands a working knowledge of many points of craft that can be taught and learned. In On Creative Writing the process of writing fiction is demystified and cut in palatable bites to help any writer who has the passion and mad desire to tell a story.
Create an Enduring Legacy: The Essential, Simple Guide for Creating Your Book in The Self-Publishing Market
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,460. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Catch the excitement, positioning yourself for great success potential. Leave an enduring legacy for your descendants, while enabling people worldwide to benefit from your life experiences, advice or expertise. Yes, starting right away you can easily leave a solid mark on our world by taking advantage of today's low-cost, on-demand self-publishing book programs.
The Art & Craft of Fiction: A Practitioner's Manual
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 75,270. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011 by La Favorita Press jefro@jefro.net. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Based on Mixon's work as a successful independent fiction editor, The Art & Craft of Fiction: A Practitioner's Manual brings together in one place everything you need to know about writing a novel, an in-depth exploration of the myriad aspects of creating fiction in a warm, entertaining voice that welcomes you into the greater fellowship of all writers.
The Art & Craft of Story: 2nd Practitioner's Manual
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 66,740. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011 by La Favorita Press jefro@jefro.net. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This sequel to Mixon's popular The Art & Craft of Fiction explores in detail the complex crafts of character development and plot structure, illuminating exactly how the greats have done this work to such powerful effect and teaching how to apply their lessons to your own fiction. Mixon's voice is warm and entertaining, your personal welcome into the greater fellowship of all writers.
Deep Characterization
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,010. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Deep Characterization explores the difference between characters created to act out a story for an audience and characters created to act out a writer's internal dramas. A story written for an audience is a promise to take that audience on a story journey; a story written for the writer's own needs is a promise to transport him or her to the fulfillment of personal needs.
The Screenwriter's Fairy Tale: The Universal Story Within All Movie Stories (a very brief fable)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: American English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
Klick shows writers, through the use of a clever fable, new insights on how the archetypal story pattern works in each act of a screenplay. An ideal tool for developing any story, treatment or novel.