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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.
Haiku Notebook Second Edition
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
In addition to the humorous poems on the Internet, haiku have literary roots in ancient Japan. Award-winning haiku poet W. F. Owen presents a primer for the serious-minded poet in this second edition of Haiku Notebook. The book is written in haibun style (prose combined with haiku), so readers can see the origins, themes and contexts of the poems. There are over 260 poems presented.
My Writing Life - 10 Tales of Writing Passion
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,240. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010 by WorldMaker Media. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Across the world, millions of people write every day. Why do they do it? My Writing Life tells the humorous, poignant, and honest stories of why ten diverse men and women were compelled to write and how it changed their lives. Their stories will motivate and inspire every writer.
Build a Better Story
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Series: Fiction Writing Guides. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,350. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Have a story that needs to be told? Here's the best way to go about doing it. The book describes a process that eases the work involved in developing a story. This reduces the time spent in reworking flawed and imperfect drafts. Following the process allows more time to be spent on the creative activities and shortens the time spent on less creative work.
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.
Write it Right - Tips for Authors, Volume I, 2nd Edition
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,100. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Write it Right - Tips for Authors, Vol. I, 2nd Edition, written and compiled by an award-winning novelist, is a major source of information for breathing life into your prose. Learn how to polish your work with a collection of extraordinary tips and examples for making your writing the best that it can be.
The Art of Writing Flash Fiction
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011 by FrostProof 808. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn to write a complete short story in 99 words or fewer. Fun, but addictive!
Writing Great Beginnings
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011 by FrostProof 808. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The beginning of a fiction should convey a sense of immediacy, a sense of urgency, that gives the reader no choice but to read the next sentence and the next and the next.
Punctuation for Writers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,670. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011 by FrostProof 808. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Punctuation for Writers is a completely unique approach to punctuation. It teaches writers to wield punctuation as a tool rather than treating it as just one more thing they have to look up and "get right." Once you've read and understood PFW, you will no longer need rules-regurgitating books. This thin volume makes "rules" obsolete. Includes an essential grammar refresher.
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.