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Creating Character Arcs: The Masterful Author's Guide to Uniting Story Structure, Plot, and Character Development
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,320. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Have you written a story with an exciting concept and interesting characters—but it isn’t grabbing the attention of readers or agents? It’s time to look deeper into the story beats that create realistic and compelling character arcs. Internationally published, award-winning novelist K.M. Weiland shares her acclaimed method for achieving memorable and moving character arcs in every book you write.
Structuring Your Novel Box Set
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,380. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business writing
2 Bestselling Guides Packed With Tips to Help You Brainstorm and Plan Your Best Story Is Structure the Hidden Foundation of All Successful Stories? These bestselling guides will teach you the secret to creating consistently good stories, show you how to spot and fix story problems before you start writing the first draft, and help you take your writing to the next level.
Outlining Your Novel Box Set: How to Write Your Best Book
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,800. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education & 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.
Creating Character Arcs Workbook: The Writer's Reference to Exceptional Character Development and Creative Writing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,880. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
The Creating Character Arcs Workbook presents a guided approach to choosing the right type of character arc for your story, joining plot and character into a cohesive and resonant whole, and choosing stories with life-changing themes.
Simple Rules for Effective Business Communication
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
A short, straightforward guide to effective business communication. What to consider, what to avoid, in 10 easy-to-follow steps. Written by Jennifer Mosher, IPEd (Australian Institute of Professional Editors) Accredited Editor, this little guide will open your eyes to the many ways we communicate and how useful or dangerous they can be to a business. Updated April 2018.
Outlining Your Novel: Map Your Way to Success
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,460. 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.
Structuring Your Novel: Essential Keys for Writing an Outstanding Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,080. 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
Can I Use I? Because I Hate, Hate, Hate College Writing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,920. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » College Guides
Can I use “I” in my college paper? The short answer: Yes. But keep reading. Even if you don’t like college writing—no, even if you hate college writing—this guide will get you through it. It offers clear and concise answers to your questions about writing college papers.
How To Write A Book: Writing A Novel That Sells
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,540. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011 by Library House Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This unpretentious little guide through the perils of writing fiction follows the process through four stages: gathering the raw material, planning, rough draft writing, and revision. Novelist Dan Brown shares not only his own experience but also the thoughts of many classic masters of fiction.
101 Creative Writing Exercises (Adventures in Writing)
Series: Adventures in Writing. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,510. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
101 Creative Writing Exercises takes you on an adventure through the world of creative writing. Packed with fun and practical tools, techniques, and writing ideas, this book will motivate and inspire you.
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.
Midpoint Magic: How to Swing Your Screenplay or Novel in a New Direction and Say Good-Bye to Sagging Story Middles That Put Audiences to Sleep
Series: Story Structure Essentials. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,360. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Story middles. Nightmare. You’ve got a lot of pages to fill…and only 1 thing to fill them with (your hero’s repeated attempts to achieve his goal). Without a plan, you’ll end up with a monotonous snooze fest. Buy this guide, learn 8 specific ways to zap the monotony (plus, the plot point that can take your story to the next level)…and say good-bye to sagging middles that put audiences to sleep!
The Writer's Lexicon Volume II: More Descriptions, Overused Words, and Taboos
Series: The Writer's Lexicon. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,330. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing should grab—and hold—a reader's attention. Mistakes hinder believable characters and memorable stories, but the right advice makes those mistakes easy to fix. This book provides the resources that enable writers to create words that leap from the page into readers' imagination. It's the reference every writer and poet should own.
Outlining Your Novel Workbook: Step-by-Step Exercises for Planning Your Best Book
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,830. 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.
The Writer's Lexicon: Descriptions, Overused Words, and Taboos
Series: The Writer's Lexicon. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,310. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
You just read your manuscript and discovered that your characters nod like marionettes in every chapter. When they’re not nodding, they roll their eyes. Time to slash the Pinocchio strings. Transform your protagonists into believable personalities that your readers will learn to love. Or hate. Get in the driver’s seat, relax, and enjoy your journey—with Kathy Steinemann’s book as your GPS.
How to Write a Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,370. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
The most important thing to know about writing a novel is this: You can do it. And if you've already written one, you can write an even better one. Author and former literary agent Nathan Bransford shares his secrets for creating killer plots, fleshing out your first ideas, crafting compelling characters, and staying sane in the process.
Finding the Funny Fast: How to Create Quick Humor to Connect with Clients, Coworkers and Crowds
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Add humor to your communications fast, even if you’re not a comedian! This book is for anyone who just wants to add a little humor to their speeches, blogs or pretty much any other verbal or written communication. It’s a fast resource from a professional comedy writer and comedian. Don’t be boring! You can do this!
Story Drills: Fiction Writing Exercises
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,240. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Story Drills is packed with fundamental storytelling concepts and comprehensive writing exercises that will strengthen your storytelling skills. You’ll learn the elements, principles, and techniques of storytelling; gain experience through writing practice; and get questions for further contemplation that will lead to a deeper understanding of the craft.
1200 Creative Writing Prompts (Adventures in Writing)
Series: Adventures in Writing. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,990. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Perfect for writers who are feeling uninspired or who simply want to tackle a new writing challenge, 1200 Creative Writing Prompts has something for everyone. Whether you write fiction, poetry, or creative nonfiction, you’ll find plenty of fresh ideas inside this book. The fiction prompts cover a range of genres, including li
Structuring Your Novel Workbook: Hands-On Help for Building Strong and Successful Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,920. 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.

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