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Inside Story: The Power of the Transformational Arc
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 106,420. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Playwriting
What’s the secret to writing a great story? Whether a beginner or an A-list Academy Award winner, all writers struggle to get to the great story within. Inside Story provides an innovative process that helps writers maintain the artistic integrity of their vision to create narratives with more depth, dimension and substance. A must-have book for any serious screenwriter, playwright, or novelist.
Behind the Seens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,520. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Over the course of the last 12 years, Unforeseen has been published three times. This is a behind-the-scenes look at how a book went from being sold out of the back of a maroon Volkswagen Passat to becoming the #1 book on Amazon. It's packed with hilarious stories, random lost writings, embarrassing photographs, personal emails, and industry secrets.
Celebrity Authors’ Secrets - The World’s Greatest Living Authors Reveal How They Sell Millions of Books
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 53,490. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Twelve of the world's greatest living authors reveal their tips for writing a book that sells over a million copies in Celebrity Authors' Secrets. A must-have guide - filled with publishing and book marketing info - for aspiring writers, authors, publishers, editors, writing coaches, creative writing tutors and anyone who loves books. Find out how to make your book stand out from the masses!
Writing Plots With Drama, Depth & Heart: Nail Your Novel
Series: Nail Your Novel. Price: $6.93 USD. Words: 56,530. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
What keeps a reader curious? It’s the story. So where do you find plot ideas? Where might you already have spellbinding plot material, if you only knew how to use it? What are the hidden patterns that ply the reader’s emotions, and how can you use them with originality? How should you bend these conventions? This book will show you, in down-to-earth tutorials and creative exercises.
1001 Romance Story Starters
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,090. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
"1001 Romance Story Starters" covers myriad genres, from erotic romance to inspirational and everything in between. Designed to help kick start your imagination – the starters include dialogue starters, scenes, open ended scenarios, and even story endings. You can change ANYTHING about the story starter. Take the idea and bend it to your will – you’re the boss.
Writing Nonfiction: Turning Thoughts into Books
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 30,050. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Dan Poynter's definitive guide to writing non-fiction. How to pick your topic, break it down, do research, writing tricks & tips, evaluate your publishing options and get into print faster, easier and cheaper. Preparing your manuscript for an agent, publisher or printer. Sixth revised edition, May 13, 2014.
How to Write Fiction: Busy Writer's Guides Set 1
Series: Busy Writer's Guides. Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 68,120. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Three popular writing craft books are now available together. When you master showing and telling, deep point of view, and internal dialogue, you'll create vivid fiction that engages your reader emotionally. The books in this set put writing craft techniques into plain language alongside examples, so you can see how it all looks in practice, and combines it with practical exercises.
Publishing 101: A First-Time Author's Guide to Getting Published, Marketing and Promoting Your Book, and Building a Successful Career
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
PUBLISHING 101 is your comprehensive guide to getting published, while avoiding the common pitfalls of first-time authorship. You'll learn how to evaluate the commercial potential for your work; find and approach editors and agents; prepare query letters and book proposals; market and promote your work effectively; and determine if the self-publishing path is right for you.
Deep Point of View
Series: Busy Writer's Guides. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,520. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Do you want readers to be so caught up in your book that they forget they’re reading? Then you need deep POV. Deep POV places the reader inside of our characters—hearing their thoughts, feeling their emotions, and living the story through them. In Deep Point of View: A Busy Writer's Guide, you'll learn specific, practical things you can do to take your fiction to the next level with deep POV.
How to Write, Publish and All That Good Stuff
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,690. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
New York Times Best Selling Author R.L. Mathewson explains how to write, publish and get your book into readers' hands with simple, easy to follow instructions. Learn how to get word out about your book without spending a dime, how to avoid publishing pitfalls, protect your work and enjoy the process.
Successful Nonfiction
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 29,900. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
An excellent inspirational resource for nonfiction writers from Dan Poynter. Each page hits the nonfiction writer right in the thought process with a tip, an explanation, an illustrative story and a writing quotation.
Comment écrire un livre cette semaine et comment gagner de l'argent avec !
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: French. Published: October 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business writing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Même si vous ne savez pas écrire, vous pouvez gagner de l'argent avec vos livres. Des revenus réguliers et récurrents.
The Jamaica Insider Guide
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 21,860. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Don't Go To Jamaica before you get the The Jamaica Insider Guide! This printable guide includes insightful 'inside' information, recommendations, cautions, tips & tricks and everything you need to ensure you have a safe and fun-filled Jamaican vacation.
Showing and Telling in Fiction
Series: Busy Writer's Guides. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,840. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Showing and Telling in Fiction will help you clearly understand the difference between showing and telling, provide you with guidelines for when to show AND when to tell, and give you practical editing tools for spotting and fixing telling in your writing.
How to Build a Rock-Solid Platform
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Are you an author who is trying to build a platform and find readers? Do you wish you there was a guide that told you how to get reviews and gave you examples of successful landing pages?
Tips on WRITING DIALOGUE
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This short, ten-page, article derived from bestselling author Julie Hyzy's popular presentation on writing dialogue, is available now. New and seasoned authors have paid up to $50 to hear Julie's tips on how to make your character's conversations zing. If you're interested in crafting dialogue that is both realistic and snappy, don't pass this up. Better cover coming soon!
Editing Made Easy
Series: No Mistakes Writing. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,680. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar & punctuation
In this book, you'll learn to look for crutch words, unnecessary words, redundancies, improper sayings, and you'll learn many of the tougher rules on comma usage. We also touch on dialogue tags, capitalization in dialogue, and writing using all five senses.
How to Write a Sizzling Sex Scene
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 18,310. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015 by Imagination Fully Dilated Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Good sex scenes are a must in today’s novel, and they don’t just happen on their own. There is a structure, a method, and boundaries to be drawn. Whether you want to write for publication or your own enjoyment, whether you want to write sizzling sex scenes for your novel or erotic short stories, you’ll find the tools here.
Writing a Novel in Seven Days: A Hands-On Example
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,860. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2016 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Chapter by chapter, Dean Wesley Smith chronicles his process toward writing a 43,000-word novel in just seven days. He writes about his progress, his feelings about the project, and how he approaches and overcomes obstacles. This WMG Writer’s Guide demonstrates that setting an aggressive writing goal, and accomplishing that goal, can prove successful with the right attitude and tools.
Heinlein's Rules: Five Simple Business Rules for Writing
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
With more than a hundred published novels and more than seventeen million copies of his books in print, USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith follows five simple business rules for writing fiction. In this WMG Writer’s Guide, Dean shares how those rules helped shape his successful career—and can help yours, too.