K.M. Weiland

Biography

K.M. Weiland lives in make-believe worlds, talks to imaginary friends, and survives primarily on chocolate truffles and espresso. She is the IPPY and NIEA Award-winning and internationally published author of the Amazon bestsellers Outlining Your Novel and Structuring Your Novel, as well as Jane Eyre: The Writer’s Digest Annotated Classic, the western A Man Called Outlaw, the medieval epic Behold the Dawn, the portal fantasy Dreamlander, and the historical/dieselpunk adventure Storming. When she’s not making things up, she’s busy mentoring other authors on her award-winning blog. She makes her home in western Nebraska.

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Videos

Behold the Dawn Book Trailer
Book trailer for Behold the Dawn, a historical novel set during the 3rd Crusade, by K.M. Weiland. For sixteen years, Marcus Annan has remained unbeaten on the field of battle, but standing before him now is the greatest enemy he has ever faced... His past. Available October 1st, 2009. Visit http://www.kmweiland.com/books.php for more information.

Storming: A Dieselpunk Adventure
After a peculiar young woman falls out of the sky onto his biplane, an irresponsible barnstormer must help her prevent storm-wielding sky pirates from destroying the Nebraska hometown he fled nine years ago.

Dreamlander
Every night, Chris Redston dreams of a woman riding a black warhorse through the mist. The only thing she ever says is, “Don’t come.” And then she shoots him—every single time. And every single time, he wakes up in a cold sweat and wonders . . . what if dreams aren’t what we’ve always been told they are?

Books

Outlining Your Novel Box Set: How to Write Your Best Book
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,680. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
2 Bestselling Guides Packed With Tips to Help You Brainstorm and Plan Your Best Story From Award-Winning and Internationally Published Writing Mentor K.M. Weiland These bestselling guides will help you choose the right type of outline to unleash your creativity, guide you in brainstorming plot ideas, and aid you in discovering your characters.
5 Secrets of Story Structure: How to Write a Novel That Stands Out
Price: Free! Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
If you’ve read all the books on story structure and concluded there has to be more to it than just three acts and a couple of plot points, then you’re absolutely right! It’s time to notch up your writing education from “basic” to “black belt.” Internationally published author K.M. Weiland shares five “secret” techniques of advanced story structure.
Storming: A Dieselpunk Adventure
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 143,000. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Adventure » Action
After an peculiar young woman falls out of the sky onto his biplane, an irresponsible barnstormer must help her prevent a pirate dirigible with a weather machine from wreaking havoc on the Nebraska hometown he fled nine years ago.
Conquering Writer's Block and Summoning Inspiration: Learn to Nurture a Lifestyle of Creativity
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,900. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Inspiration is a slippery thing at the best of times. But as a writer, you can’t afford to wait around on Madam Muse’s goodwill. In this encouraging e-book, award-winning author K.M. Weiland shows you how to nurture creativity and put it at your summons, rather than the other way around.
Structuring Your Novel Workbook: Hands-On Help for Building Strong and Successful Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,950. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Award-winning author K.M. Weiland’s previous book, the bestselling Structuring Your Novel, showed writers how to create stories with strong and compelling plot structure. Now it’s time to put those lessons to use! Building upon the principles you’ve already learned, the Structuring Your Novel Workbook presents a guided approach writing solid first drafts and fixing plot problems.
Outlining Your Novel Workbook: Step-by-Step Exercises for Planning Your Best Book
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,880. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Award-winning author K.M. Weiland’s previous book, the bestselling Outlining Your Novel, showed writers how to embrace outlines in a way that makes the writing process fun, inspiring, and easy. Now it’s time to put those lessons to use! Building upon the principles you’ve already learned, the Outlining Your Novel Workbook presents a guided approach to getting the bones of your story down on paper.
Structuring Your Novel: Essential Keys for Writing an Outstanding Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,240. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Why do some stories work and others don’t? The answer is structure. In this new guide from the author of the bestselling Outlining Your Novel, you will discover the universal underpinnings that guarantee powerful plot and character arcs. An understanding of proper story and scene structure will help you to not only perfectly time your story’s major events, but will also provide you with an unerri
Dreamlander
Price: Free! Words: 181,630. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Only one person in a generation may cross the barrier of dreams to reach the other world - a world of war-scarred countries and fallen faiths. When a Chicago-born journalist finds himself on the far side of his dreams, he must hurl himself into battle to save a princess from her own people, two worlds from annihilation, and himself from a dream come way too true.
Outlining Your Novel: Map Your Way to Success
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,540. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Let outlines help you write a better book! Writers often look upon outlines with fear and trembling. But when properly understood and correctly wielded, the outline is one of the most powerful weapons in a writer’s arsenal. Outlining Your Novel: Map Your Way to Success will help you choose the right type of outline for you an guide you in brainstorming plot ideas.

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