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Paper Hearts, Volume 2: Some Publishing Advice by Beth Revis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,650. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
After you've written the book, you need PAPER HEARTS to help you get it published.
The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Flaws by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,910. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book is a flaw-centric exploration of your character's arc, motivation, emotional wounds, and basic needs. Its vast collection of flaws will help writers to explore the possible causes, attitudes, behaviors, thoughts, and related emotions behind their characters’ weaknesses so they can be written effectively and realistically. Downloadable tools for character building are included.
The Writer's Lexicon: Descriptions, Overused Words, and Taboos by Kathy Steinemann
Price: $4.99 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 Using the Snowflake Method by Randy Ingermanson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,480. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Ingermanson Communications, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Are you writing a novel, but having trouble getting your first draft written? Take a look at the wildly popular Snowflake Method—a battle-tested series of ten steps that jump-start your creativity and help you quickly map out your story. All around the world, novelists are using the Snowflake Method right now to ignite their imaginations and get their first drafts down on paper.
The Writer's Lexicon Volume II: More Descriptions, Overused Words, and Taboos by Kathy Steinemann
Price: $4.99 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.
How to Write a Novel by Nathan Bransford
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,370. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and 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.
The Writer's Guide to Training Your Dragon - Using Speech Recognition Software to Dictate Your Book and Supercharge Your Writing Workflow (Dictation Mastery for PC and Mac) by Scott Baker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,290. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016 by Ashe Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Want to dictate up to 5000 WORDS an hour? Want to do it with 99% ACCURACY from the day you start? As writers, we all know what an incredible tool dictation software can be. It enables us to write faster and avoid the dangers of RSI and a sedentary lifestyle. But many of us give up on dictating when we find we can't get the accuracy we need to be truly productive. This book changes all of that.
IELTS Essay Booster - One-Stop Destination for The Writing Module! by Akanksha Makwana
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,870. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
IELTS Essay Booster is a Complete IELTS Writing Preparation Book (for both Academic & General Training Modules). It features: - Useful IELTS writing tips - 150 IELTS essays + 50 essay outlines - Vocabulary / Phrases - Common lines to use in IELTS essays and letters - Graph writing tips, strategy and vocabulary - Letter tips and samples - Misspelled words - Confusables - English enhancement tools
Story Drills: Fiction Writing Exercises by Melissa Donovan
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.
How to Write a Dynamite Scene Using the Snowflake Method by Randy Ingermanson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: American English. Published: May 18, 2018 by Ingermanson Communications, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
The secret to writing a dynamite novel is to first write a dynamite scene. Because if you can write one terrific scene, you can write 100. And that’s a novel. This is a short book, with just one goal—to teach you the simple principles you can use right now to design a powerful scene before you write it. If you’ve already written your novel, you can use this book to make each scene better.
Writing Games, Writing Tips, Writing Exercises. by Mat Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,900. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
How could a jumble of words with a little punctuation become something that’s interesting to read? Is it a gift from the gods? Something only the highly educated can produce? Or maybe anyone can do it? If you want to know if YOU can achieve your writing goals, then why not have a play around with some words and sentences using my writing games.
Creative Writing:Character Archetypes of theSeven Deadly Sins by Rebecca Hartley-Wright
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This EBook is a handy creative writing guide including: *A brief history of the seven deadly sins. *A short explanation of character archetypes and how to use them. *A set of useable archetypes to inspire the creation of new characters.
How to Get to Know Your Characters with Character Interviews by Kylie Day
Series: The Busy Author's Guide, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A book with questions to interview your characters with in order to get to know them better.
101 Western Romance Story Starters by Annette Elton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Every good romance novel begins the same way – with a story idea. Yet compelling story ideas aren’t always easy to come by. Sometimes we all need a little inspiration - a spark that ignites our imagination and excites the writing muse. Designed to kick start your imagination they include dialogue starters, scenes, open ended scenarios, and even story endings.
The Fiction Writer's Handbook: 10 Minute Edits by Dennis Hays
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 13,140. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(5.00 from 1 review)
The Fiction Writer’s Handbook is not another grammar book, as if we need any more of them. This is the only book addressing overlooked writing problems which are killers when you seek publication and sales. Taking the time to fix these issues will make you a stronger writer. There are editing problems you can address to increase your success.
The Idea Factory: 1,000 Story Ideas and Writing Prompts to Find Your Next Bestseller by Ryan Lanz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Do you have a hard time coming up with ideas on what to write? If you need help with inspiration, this is the book for you. Out of 1,000 story ideas and writing prompts, the beginnings of your next book is likely in these pages. Let’s find your next bestseller.
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