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Art & Craft of Writing: Secret Advice for Writers by Victoria Mixon
Price: Free! Words: 15,190. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015 by Victoria Mixon. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Mixon's most popular posts on her award-winning writing blog, A. Victoria Mixon, Editor are now available for the first time in her new book, Secret Advice for Writers.
How to Write a Novel in One (Not-so-easy) Lesson by Jacqueline Diamond
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,110. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
After selling more than 90 novels and teaching writing to over 100 students, bestselling author Jacqueline Diamond shares her knowledge of the craft of fiction in this 24,000-word book (about 80 pages). No one-size-fits-all schemes, just solid information with a personal touch, and tips organized to help you in any genre, no matter how much or how little writing experience you have.
Genre Fiction by Mark Lawrence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,080. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This ebook will disclose the background information that defines genre in the publishing industry. This is the stuff no-one will teach you, mainly because it doesn't matter. Here you will learn the finer points of category or genre fiction. Romance, fantasy, science fiction; the author has extensive knowledge in none of these areas. But the little he does know he is more than willing to share.
The 30 Day Novel Success Journal: Overcome Procrastination, Figure Out What Happens Next and Get Your Novel Written (the Write Smarter, Not Harder series, vol 1) by Lynn Johnston
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,600. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Having a great idea for a story isn't enough to get your novel across the finish line. You also need to know how to overcome the two biggest reasons that novelists fail: plotting problems and procrastination. This workbook gives you the tools to overcome these obstacles and get your novel written. This novel writing workbook is an essential resource for participants of NaNoWriMo.
Using Images to Create Basic Storylines by K.J. Pierce
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Every author has their own tricks of the trade when it comes to writing and coming up with basic storylines. Some peruse newspapers or magazines, others use writing prompts; sometimes all it takes is a bit of creative thinking. Included in this e-book are instructions on how to perform this exercise, an example by the author, 20 images to get you started, and information on where to find images.
Experiment Perilous: The 'Bug Jack Barron' Papers by Norman Spinrad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A must-read essay for all Readers and Writers of Science Fiction about the SF field itself, opportunities and challenges, writing SF, and getting it published.
Finding Your Fiction: Concise Steps to Writing Successful Fiction by Jeffrey Penn May
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A condensed fiction writing guide for motivated writers who want to focus more on their own writing than reading about how to write. A poor person’s MFA.
Get It Write! by Margaret Evans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,870. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Get It Write! offers 50 tips to help writers achieve their writing success. It offers tips and ideas for researching and writing feature articles, fiction and non-fiction books, memoirs, and books for children and young adults. It helps writers explore their own strengths, understand their readers, overcome writers' block, know what editors expect, and plan their promotion and marketing.
Your First Webcomic by C. A. Brown
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,240. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Have you ever thought about starting a webcomic? If the answer to that question is "yes", then 'Your First Webcomic' might come in handy. It is a re-edited collection of the top seven articles on my blog about webcomic writing and design. Although this guide is text-only, it will give you a lot of pointers about issues such as panel layout, quality vs quantity, B&W vs. Colour art and more...
Basic Poetic Forms (and how to write them) by Charles Rossiter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
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.
Journaling Tools: Creative, Thought Provoking Prompts, Ideas & Tips (Writing Prompts & Exercises) by JanMarie Kelly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,590. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
If you're serious about wanting to never run out of journaling ideas and you want to know how to fill your journals with creative entries, then you need to grab a copy of "Journaling Ideas, Tips & Tools" right now, because journal writing expert, JanMarie Kelly, will reveal to you how every journaler, regardless of experience level, can succeed - Today!
Writing With Inspiration: Writing Asides To Inspire Your Life by Alexandra Lanc
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Does your writing need a little inspiration? This helpful guide is full of writing tips, thought-provoking questions and workbooks, and some asides from the author's personal writing journey, all intended to inspire your writing, and get you thinking about inspiration in a whole new way.
Self-Editing for Memoir Writers by Jill Kelly
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This innovative editing guide offers tips and tools for memoir writers wishing to avoid punctuation and grammar errors and improve their writing style for traditional or self-publication.
Journal to a More Creative Self by Rosemary Augustine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,220. Language: American English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The book uses special writing prompts to heighten sensory awareness and gain intuitive insight and meaning to your surroundings. Explore one of the five senses each week in the particular order of: sight, sound, touch, taste and smell culminating with the 6th week exploring your intuition. Experiment with a different sensory topic each week with prompts, examples, and special “tool” words.
The 30 Day Novel Trilogy: Plot, First Pages, Backstory by Cyn Mobley
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 21,100. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Novels not selling? It's probably not your fault. Most of what you've been taught about writing a novel is wrong. Get all three best-selling 30 Day Novel books in one! These practical examples dissected for you to use, checklists and explanations on the three most critical skill sets you need will help you write novels that sell.
Blog Topics Subjects Ideas and Writing Prompts by Christy Davis
Series: Writing Prompts, Book 2. Price: $1.87 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Blog Topics, Subjects, Ideas and Writing Prompts for Bloggers and Writers. For a writer or a blogger there is nothing worse than writer’s block. When this happens you need something to help get you back on track. This ebook is filled with lots of ideas, topics, subjects and word prompts. It might be just what you need.
You Can Write Characters with Physical Disabilities by Dev Love Press
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,130. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The information you need to write characters with physical disabilities effectively! You’re writing a book and one of your characters has a physical disability. Maybe it’s crucial to the plot. Maybe you thought it would be nice to give your character a more unique and unusual back story. Maybe you just want a realistic book and in real life sometimes people have disabilities.
Writing Plots With Drama, Depth & Heart: Nail Your Novel by Roz Morris
Price: $6.93 USD. Words: 56,530. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
What keeps a reader curious? It’s the story. So where do you find plot ideas? Where might you already have spellbinding plot material, if you only knew how to use it? What are the hidden patterns that ply the reader’s emotions, and how can you use them with originality? How should you bend these conventions? This book will show you, in down-to-earth tutorials and creative exercises.
How to Write Children's Short Stories (for the Middle Reader) by Jerry Dunne
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,670. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
This book covers the main aspects of craftsmanship for children’s short story writing for the middle age group (8-12 years).