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Dialogue
Series: Busy Writer's Guides. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,950. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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In Dialogue: A Busy Writer's Guide, you'll learn techniques and tricks for making your dialogue shine, as well as practical editorial steps you can take to polish your dialogue.
The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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The Emotion Thesaurus is a tool for writers who want to convey character emotion effectively. It spotlights 75 emotions and the body language cues, thoughts, and visceral responses for each. Also addressed are common emotion-related writing problems and methods to overcome them. This thesaurus encourages writers to show, not tell, emotion and is a brainstorming resource for any fiction project.
Internal Dialogue: A Busy Writer's Guide
Series: Busy Writer's Guides. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,200. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Internal dialogue is one of the most powerful tools in a fiction writer’s arsenal. It’s also one of the least understood and most often mismanaged elements. In Internal Dialogue: A Busy Writer's Guide, you'll learn the difference between internal dialogue and narration, how to format internal dialogue, how to balance it with external action, how to use it to advance your story, and much more.
World-Building
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The blueprint for SF writers to create amazing, realistic fictional worlds.
The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Flaws
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.
Point of View in Fiction
Series: Busy Writer's Guides. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,360. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Point of view isn’t merely another writing craft technique. Point of view is the foundation upon which all other elements of the writing craft stand—or fall. In Point of View in Fiction, you'll learn how to choose the right POV for your story, how to avoid POV errors, how to choose the right viewpoint character, and much more.
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.
Description
Series: Busy Writer's Guides. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Description in fiction shouldn’t be boring for the reader or for the writer. Description: A Busy Writer’s Guide will help you take your writing to the next level by exchanging ho-hum description for description that’s compelling and will bring your story to life, regardless of the genre you write.
Creating Life
Series: The Art of World Building. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,990. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Creating a unique, immersive setting one life form at a time. Creating Life (The Art of World Building, #1) is a detailed how-to guide on inventing the heart of every imaginary world - life. With chapters on creating gods, species/races, plants, animals, monsters, heroes, villains, and even undead, it is part of the only multi-volume series of its kind.
How to Tell a Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,640. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Drawing on Provost's proven philosophies, Rubie examines every facet of storytelling, from narrative hooks to fulfilling climaxes. Through advice, exercises, and an outstanding array of examples, you'll learn to create gripping narratives powered by strong characters. You'll discover the secrets of sequencing, of weaving subplots into rich stories, of manipulating story pace to increase conflict.
IELTS Essay Booster - One-Stop Destination for The Writing Module!
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
MJ Magazine September — Created By Authors for Authors
Series: MJ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,930. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Welcome to the first issue of MJ Magazine –written by authors for authors. This issue includes interviews with Jon Land, Steve Berry and R.J. Ellory as well as book reviews, writing tips, Fran’s pick of the month and much more. Authors are encouraged to read the magazine and then send their writing for possible inclusion in the next issue.
MJ Magazine December — Created by Authors for Authors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,790. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This seventh issue of MJ Magazine features authors John Land, Mary Victoria Johnson, Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison, Marilyn Levinson and Jay Amberg. Also included are writing tips interviews with successful authors, book reviews and Fran’s picks.
The 30 Day Novel Success Journal for Romance: Overcome Procrastination, Figure Out What Happens Next and Get Your Novel Written (the Write Smarter, Not Harder series, vol 2)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
This workbook combines elements of three-act structure, the Hero's Journey, and a romance arc that incorporates character growth to create an extremely flexible story blueprint that you can adapt to the story you want to tell. The blueprint is broken down into 30 steps, so you'll know exactly where your characters should be in their journey each day. Perfect for NaNoWriMo!
MJ Magazine November — Created by Authors for Authors
Series: MJ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,280. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The second issue of MJ Magazine includes featured authors RaeAnne Thayne and Rita Plush, author of the month, Tess Gerritsen. Reviews and interviews including Mark Rubenstein interviewing M.J. Rose and Christoph Fischer interviewing Paulette Mahurin, Ada Winder and DM Lee. The featured new author this time is Timothy Louis Baker, plus articles by Mark Rubenstein, Brian Hayden and Donald Riggio.
MJ Magazine - February 2017 Edition - Created by Authors for Authors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,670. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This ninth edition of MJ Magazine features authors this issue are Shjelley Shephard Gray, Giacomo Giammatteo and Nadh Poduri; and the book of the month is My Heart’s Desire. Also included are writing tips and a writer’s workshop.
MJ Magazine August — Created By Authors for Authors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,180. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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This sixth issue of MJ Magazine features authors John Land, Erna Kamerman Perry, Larry D. Thompson, Robert Dugoni and Steve Shukis. Also included are articles detailing how to get your books into readers’ hands and book promotion tips, as well as book reviews, author interviews and Fran’s picks.

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