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Writing Killer Suspense
By Simon Wood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Simon Wood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Simon Wood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
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 Editor's Lexicon: Essential Writing Terms for Novelists
By Sarah Cypher
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,860. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Become revision-savvy and talk about fiction like a pro. Written by an experienced editor and writing teacher, this dictionary-style reference book decodes and demonstrates the editorial jargon used in writing workshops and manuscript critiques. In the tradition of Strunk & White's revered "The Elements of Style," this concise, indispensable reference volume will fortify your self-editing skills.
How To Write Winning Non-Fiction: The Complete Writing and Publishing Handbook for Non-Fiction Authors
By Suzan St Maur
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,790. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2010 by Bookshaker.com. Category: Nonfiction
A Non-Fiction Writing Coach in Your Pocket...Getting published is now easier than ever but the fundamental things that distinguish winning non-fiction from the pulp have never been more important. If you're serious about writing a high-quality non-fiction book, getting it published and making it commercially successful then this book treats you to a masterclass that covers all you need to know...
Writing for Content Mills:Power-up Your Writing Career
By Maryan Pelland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,080. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Learn the truth from an experienced content farm writer. Learn how to use DemandStudios, Suite101, Examiner.com, Associated Content to create residual income, and be visible on the Web. Make money selling your original writings. Learn the hidden secrets, demystify the contracts, protect your rights! Be in the know when you buy this book to power-up your writing career.
The Cheap Retreat Workbook
By Catharine Bramkamp
Price: Free! Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
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!
The Secret Pillars Of Writing
By Jeffrey Avalon Friedberg
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Have you wished you could write like your favorite authors? What if you could---like magic? Bypass know-nothing classes, clueless meetings, and long sessions of reading countless books on writing. Why maybe let yourself be led by "experts" who really don't know modern secrets of blockbuster book and screenplay writing? A crash course in secrets of writing by a published author noted for flair.
Weinberg on Writing: The Fieldstone Method
By Gerald M. Weinberg
Series: Consulting Secrets, Book 4 · Software Testing, Book 6. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,230. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
"a delight, a wise and warm book on overcoming the perils of trying to write."—Gabriele Rico, author of Writing the Natural Way "smart, funny, memorable, wise, engaging...most important, it is all stuff that works"—Howard S. Becker, author of Writing for Social Scientists "a gift to writers at all levels—Penny Raife Durant, award-winning author
The Seven Writerly Sins
By Harvey Stanbrough
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011 by FrostProof 808. Category: Nonfiction
This nonfiction booklet explains seven common snags committed by many writers when writing narrative.