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Write Good or Die by Scott Nicholson
Price: Free! Words: 48,160. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2010 by Haunted Computer Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(4.00 from 6 reviews)
Survival tips for 21st century writers, from best-selling authors Kevin J. Anderson, M.J. Rose, Heather Graham, J.A. Konrath, Gayle Lynds, Alexandra Sokoloff, Jonathan Maberry, and more. How to develop your craft, improve your writing, get an agent, promote your work, embrace the digital age, and prepare yourself for the coming changes in the publishing industry. Edited by Scott Nicholson.
The Writing Sampler by Bryan Cohen
Price: Free! Words: 29,220. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Author Bryan Cohen has created a free sampler of his books about writing. The book includes excerpts from: 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts: Ideas for Blogs, Scripts, Stories and More; Sharpening the Pencil: Essays on Writing, Motivation and Enjoying Your Life; 500 Writing Prompts for Kids: First Grade through Fifth Grade; and Writer on the Side: How to Write Your Book Around Your 9 to 5 Job.
The Wealthy Health Copywriter: How to Earn $13,000 for Every Sales Letter You Write by Nick Daniel
Price: Free! Words: 34,330. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing / direct, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The Wealthy Health Copywriter reveals more than 117 'insider' copywriting secrets for writing stunning sales letters, by a leading direct response copywriter. It's packed with dozens of real examples from winning copy, fully analyzed and explained. Designed to help copywriters achieve the highest level of copywriting in a fast-growing niche. Amazon #1 best-seller with only 5 star reviews.
The Storyteller's Art: How Not to Bore Your Reader to Sleep, Tears, or Homicide by Francis W. Porretto
Price: Free! Words: 36,320. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Do you want to tell memorable, vivid, life-altering stories? With plots that embed real knowledge about the natures and ways of men? Do you want to create characters that will haunt your readers' dreams? Do you want to learn the discipline to unite all the above, without overdressing your plots or distoring your characters to make them serve a theme for which they're ill-equipped? Start here!
Four Seasons of Creative Writing: 1,000 Prompts to Stop Writer's Block by Bryan Cohen
Price: Free! Words: 48,940. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy
Writing prompts are questions and hypothetical situations that are able to cure writer's block instantly. This book gives you exactly one thousand idea-generating prompts that focus on the coldest, warmest, toughest and funniest days of the four seasons.
Story Alchemy: The Search for the Philosopher's Stone of Storytelling by David Sheppard
Series: Author's Craft, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 61,810. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
For the advanced author. Screenwriter? Novelist? Playwright? Write short stories? Story Alchemy presents a powerful new technique for establishing story structure and gaining insight into the entire creative process. If you thought Novelsmithing was good, you'll be blown away by Story Alchemy.
Novelsmithing, The Structural Foundation of Plot, Character, and Narration by David Sheppard
Series: Author's Craft, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 57,890. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Novelsmithing provides the beginning novelist, or perhaps even the experienced novelist who has lost his way, with a discussion of the underlying structure and methods of novel writing. Nowhere else can the aspiring author learn the skills necessary to achieve the organic unity of the novelist's divine trinity: character, conflict and theme, so necessary to a fine work of literature.
Pimp My Fiction: Write A Bestselling Novel By Learning Powerful Writing Techniques by Paula Wynne
Series: Writers' Resource Series. Price: Free! Words: 42,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Don’t Just Write A Novel ~ Writing A Bestselling Novel Writing a bestselling novel needs excellent writing technique guides to help you at every stage of creating a page-turning novel. Pimp My Fiction will provide you with armfuls of books on every writing subject to improve your novel writing, transform your novel into a page turning bestseller and ensure your success as a novelist.
How I Found the Write Path: A Compilation of Letters by Carrie Butler
Price: Free! Words: 39,130. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
In this endearing compilation, over sixty authors share letters written to their past selves, candidly sharing what they might not always discuss in public. The hope is that those of you who haven’t published will learn from their experiences. And those of you who have published? Well, you just might realize you’re not alone. :)
NaNo for the New and the Insane by Lazette Gifford
Price: Free! Words: 35,960. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills(5.00 from 5 reviews)
NaNo for the New and the Insane is a short work dedicated to helping people stay on track for the month long NaNoWriMo event in November of each year.
The Quick and Dirty Guide to Freelance Writing by sgcarney
Price: Free! Words: 21,530. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The Quick and Dirty Guide to Freelance Writing offers a fresh perspective on the old dream of what it means to write for a living. Author and journalist Scott Carney shows how writers don’t need to constantly teeter on the brink of bankruptcy if they want to pursue their art.
Little Book Of Tips For Descriptive Writing by Patti Roberts
Price: Free! Words: 42,090. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists(5.00 from 1 review)
A Little Book Of - very easy - Tips For Descriptive Writing. This book is a gem, if only for the list of creative words Patti had generously put together, to save the budding writer the time and effort of having to do so. Thanks Patti. Jeremy Poole. Includes Bonus reading includes Writing Tips from Authors.
Story Crisis, Story Climax 1: Using Film Structure to Outline Your Novel by Stephen J. Carter
Price: Free! Words: 53,710. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Why spend years learning how to write stories by trial and error? Let "Story Crisis, Story Climax 1" teach you how. You will accelerate your learning curve by observing, in a range of film stories, how the Inciting Incident, Turning Points, Midpoint, and Crisis Climax work in relationship to each other, the larger story arc, and other stories in its genre.
Living The Write Life: Tips on making the most of your writing skills by Traci Sanders
Price: Free! Words: 27,460. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Unique tips for authors on navigating the choppy waters of authorhood, and finding ways to make money with your writing skills.
Writing for Adventure Authors by Jon Doolan
Price: Free! Words: 25,250. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy
Have you dreamed of being an Adventure Author? This book will teach you exactly what you need to know to bring your book to life. Together we will turn your dusty old journal into an incredible first draft, the first step on your Adventure Author journey.
How to Become a Successful Beta Reader Book 1: Learning the Fundamentals of Fiction by Dedrie Marie
Price: Free! Words: 41,040. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Turn Your Passion for Fiction into a Fascinating "Anywhere Ya Want" Gig—with Beta Reading!
Creating Character Arcs: The Masterful Author's Guide to Uniting Story Structure, Plot, and Character Development by K.M. Weiland
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.
Unforgettable Grammar by Dr Lloyd Yam
Price: Free! Words: 133,010. Language: American English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in), Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Interactive learning is brought to the eReader for the first time (try demo). No more incomplete grammar just to get you through tests, but a comprehensive grammar course to gain a complete overview. The technique of 'Unforgettable Grammar' is employed to make what you need to know unforgettable: there is only one rule in writing, learning two tense rules is sufficient to handle tenses....
A Worker's Writebook: How Language Makes Stories by Jack Matthews
Price: $2.99 $1.00 USD. (67% off until Dec. 31!) Words: 79,390. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2019 by Personville Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This quirky writing guide by Jack Matthews (author of 20 literary works) offers insight about how successful writers mold raw experiences into a story and how language helps you to do that. Erudite, witty, idiosyncratic, serendipitous, mischievous, sesquipedalian, entertaining, introspective and colorful: these are adjectives which come to mind when reading this book.
Guia de estilo do Smashwords by Mark Coker
Series: Smashwords Style Guide Translations. Price: Free! Words: 29,210. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
O guia de estilo do Smashwords tem ajudado milhares de autores produzir e publicar ebooks de alta qualidade. Este guia grátis oferece instruções simples, passo-a-passo para criar, formatar e publicar um ebook. É leitura obrigatória para qualquer autor que quer distribuir seus livros através do Smashwords às varejistas grandes como Apple iBooks, Barnes & Noble, Scribd, Oyster, e Kobo.
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