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Profit from the pen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Fancy making an income or a little extra cash from your love of writing? Former mag and book enthusiast turned full time published fiction author and writer for magazines, websites and newspapers gives you her blueprint for how she made it in a competitive field.
The Writer's A-Z of Body Language
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Price: $2.05 USD. Words: 11,560. Language: British English. Published: October 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Personality
This book is for writer's to cherry-pick body language for their characters. It does what says on the cover - it's an A-Z list of emotions, attitudes and feelings with the associated body language. Updated version. Now with a linked Table of Contents and Index.
Basic Poetic Forms (and how to write them)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This handy guide is designed to help you write more and better poems. It includes the ‘rules’ for writing poems in basic forms such as the villanelle, sonnet and more, as well as less frequently used forms such as the pantoum. The guide focuses on carefully selected forms that are most useful for both the experienced and beginner poet.
The Nonfiction Book Proposal Demystified: An Easy-Schmeasy Guide to Writing a Business Plan for Your Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Agents and publishers rely on your book proposal to determine if your nonfiction idea will sell. This easy-schmeasy guide covers each part, helping you write yours quickly and effectively. Also includes tips on writing a query letter and getting your proposal to stand out above the rest. Written by a bestselling author and nonfiction expert with numerous agent and acquisitions editor contacts.
The Writing of Dead Lines - The Screenplay
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,590. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Screenplays » Horror
This book covers the adaptation process used in the creation of Dead Lines, the screenplay, written by Craig Spector and Philip Nutman - adapted from the novel by Skipp & Spector. Jack Rowan thought his life was a living Hell. Then he tried dying. Now he'll do anything to get back into the world. Anything.
How to write a novel in 90 days.(A tried and tested system by a prolific author)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,950. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Product Description HOW TO WRITE A FULL LENGTH NOVEL IN 90 DAYS...... a tried and tested system used by a successful thriller writer with 12 novels and a series of book marketing guides published since 2008! NOW THE NUMBER 1 SELLING 'WRITING SKILLS' GUIDE ON KINDLE!
How To Find Errors in Your Writing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How to Find Errors in Your Writing is a guide containing proofreading tips and techniques for writers and self-publishers. The guide explores the phenomenon of why errors continue to exist in submitted and published writings, followed by step-by-step techniques that any writer can use to eliminate errors.
102 Prompts for Horror Writers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A must-have book for writers of the horror genre. Includes prompts and resources to get you thinking and writing.
Poetry Techniques for the Fictionist
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by FrostProof808. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How writers of fiction, memoir and creative nonfiction can apply the techniques of poetry to make their prose stand out.
WORLDBUILDING Basics: Jumpstarting your creation process
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,670. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014 by On The Fly Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Have you ever wondered if there was a better, faster, less painful way to attack your worldbuilding process and move on to your next book or game? GOOD NEWS! Jaime Buckley feels your pain. Author, game creator, cartoonist and father of 12, he’s decided to share some of his methods with you. Tools, tips, resources, languages, races, maps, timelines and more…
Dollars and Deadlines' 7 Biggest Mistakes POD Authors Make--and How to Avoid Them
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
This book is for the author who wants to be an informed consumer when it comes to POD and understanding how the POD publishing process works. I’m not a POD publisher and have no financial stake in what route you choose—I’m talking to you as author to soon-to-be author. After reading this e-book, you’ll know what to ask and what to consider before publishing a POD book.
The Freelance Writer's Guide to Custom Publishers: 60+ Markets to Pitch, Query, and Write For
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,580. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The Freelance Writer's Guide to Custom Publishers: 60+ Markets to Pitch, Query, and Write For is a directory for professional and freelance writers looking for new, lucrative markets.
How to Write Children's Short Stories (for the Middle Reader)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,670. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book covers the main aspects of craftsmanship for children’s short story writing for the middle age group (8-12 years).
Fiction Writing: How to Write Your First Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,610. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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A mini powerhouse packed with the knowledge you need to produce the novel you've been wanting to write. The best "How To" on the market today. Add to Cart Now.
112 Christian Authors and Publishing Professionals Share Their Best Advice for Novelists
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,270. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by Mountainview Books, LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The most recognized names in Christian publishing share their personal answers to the question, “If you could say one thing to aspiring novelists, what would you say?"
101 Speech & Essay Topics
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
The only way to truly learn how to write and pass an essay or speech is to practice. 101 Speech & Essay Topics (and subsequent books in the series) provides a large variety of suitable topics for 5 paragraph essays and school speeches.
What Makes A Writer A Writer? An Exploration in Asking and Answering This Question.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A writer is often defined as "anyone who writes". This study initiates a discussion to refine what it means to be a writer—because being a writer is more than just being someone who writes. Interviews and analysis found that there were twenty identifiable attributes for writers that go beyond just writing and confirm that the simple act of writing does not make one a writer.
How to Handle Grammar
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Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,410. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
Learn to identify common sentence pattern types and take full advantage of the way sentence patterns and variety in sentence structure will improve the flow and rhythm of your fiction writing. Topics in this book address fiction styles, the pros and cons of first-person and third-person points of view, dialogue, showing versus telling, figurative language, and other useful fiction techniques.
Beyond Narrative Summary: An Essential Guide to Story Composition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,460. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn the secret published authors already know.Take your stories from excessive narrative summary to engaging scenes, by removing the guesswork and understanding the elements needed to create scenes and compose your story. You will learn about the basic components used to create a scene and how to connect these components in an effective way that creates a great story.
The Quick and Dirty Guide to Freelance Writing
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Price: Free! Words: 21,530. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: 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.