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Useful Free Websites - For Creative Writers
Price: Free! Words: 5,920. Language: British English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Want to get on with writing instead of endlessly searching for information? Want to know which websites would be most useful to you as a writer? Want to know what FREE websites are out there to help you on your writing journey?
WRITE NOW! (How To Write That Novel--Today)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2009 by Fifth Column Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
An Amazon-Kindle Bestseller: "ALL ARTISTIC ENDEAVORS ARE ACHIEVEMENTS UNTO THEMSELVES" Whether you're a published author experiencing writer's block, a first-time novelist grappling with a debut, or a lover of literature who wants to gain insight into what it takes to write a good book, this inspiring tutorial will help keep the juices flowing, and demystify the creative process at the same time.
The Scribe
Price: Free! Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Literary publication for writers, by writers
5 Secrets of Story Structure: How to Write a Novel That Stands Out
Price: Free! Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
If you’ve read all the books on story structure and concluded there has to be more to it than just three acts and a couple of plot points, then you’re absolutely right! It’s time to notch up your writing education from “basic” to “black belt.” Internationally published author K.M. Weiland shares five “secret” techniques of advanced story structure.
Write it Right - Tips for Authors, Volume I, 2nd Edition
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,100. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
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Write it Right - Tips for Authors, Vol. I, 2nd Edition, written and compiled by an award-winning novelist, is a major source of information for breathing life into your prose. Learn how to polish your work with a collection of extraordinary tips and examples for making your writing the best that it can be.
Writing Killer Suspense
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
You're reading. Your heart is slamming against your ribcage, your fingertips are moist and you turn another page. If you’ve ever felt this way reading a book then the writer has done a great job at creating suspense. This doesn’t happen by accident. Simon Wood, a longtime contributor to Writer's Digest, discusses the techniques for building suspense and creating thrills.
The Scribe -- Spring 2013
Price: Free! Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The St. Louis Writers Guild presents The Scribe: Literary publication for writers, by writers
Plotting And Outlining Your Novel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Plotting out your novel before you begin is a great exercise. Your story is thought through with no bad logic or unnecessary scenes. This process doesn’t have to be some drawn out and creativity killing affair. Simon Wood, a longtime Writer's Digest contributor, has some fast & effective techniques for plotting a novel from beginning to end. Don’t run out of ideas or pad out your novel again.
From Zero 2 Novel
You set the price! Words: 47,110. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The Zero2Novel fiction writing course gives you everything you need to create powerful fiction as fast as possible. Simple 'weekly' lessons take you from finding the initial idea to getting it ready to send to publishers, and every step in between. Combined with some of the latest techniques from brain research, this course will have you writing a better novel than you ever thought possible. Fast.
How to Write a Mystery Novel: Behind the Scenes - Creation of a Crime Series
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010 by Magic Lamp Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
This book takes you into the thinking process of a successful novelist who has completed a 15-book series entitled the Peter Sharp Legal Mysteries, all published and available worldwide in print and eBook formats. The 20 Chapters cover How to Get Started, Plot Devices, Resources, Character Development, Finding Your Voice, Suspense Creation and many more subjects any beginning novelist should know
The Long And Short Of Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A short story is storytelling in its purest sense. It’s concentrated expression. The prose has to be streamlined because every word is an expensive commodity. No wonder so many writers struggle with this form. Simon Wood, a longtime contributor to Writer's Digest, discusses the techniques for writing and writing well in the short form.
Write The Fight Right
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,700. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
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A fiction writer's resource for creating realistic, convincing fight scenes from author and martial arts instructor, Alan Baxter.
Unlock Your Imagination
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 11,070. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Unlock Your Imagination, is a book written to assist you to unlock your imagination and stories worth writing. Filled with writing tips, imagination and ideas. Fighting writers block, or stale technique, can be a breeze. Learn how to spark your forgotten Imagination, TODAY!
Shifting Points Of View
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Can’t decide who’s the best character to tell your story? You don’t have to settle for just a single character's point of view. Simon Wood, a longtime contributor to Writer's Digest, discusses the techniques and the decisions that have to be made when writing in multiple points of view.
300 Days of Better Writing
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 64,370. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
300 strategies for improving your writing. Strategies are short and to the point (150-250 words each), with explanations, instructions, and samples for each strategy. Learn from them one day at a time or find the strategies you need. Midwest Book Review calls 300 Days of Better Writing "a choice pick."
The Scribe -- Fall Edition
Price: Free! Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Literary publication for writers, by writers
11 Tips For New Writers
Series: Writing Tips. Price: Free! Words: 10,650. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Do you want to write a story but don't know how to start? Are you wondering how to handle storytelling elements like plot, setting, and point of view? Are you stuck in the middle of your story? Are you looking for encouragement to keep going? This book addresses all of these and more.
The 365-Day Writer’s Block Workbook (Volume 1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,280. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Literature » Educational
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Over a thousand sentence starts, three per day, with writing tips at the end of each week to motivate and inspire, providing kick-starts to avoid the dreaded ‘writer’s block’. Useful for any writer at any level, whether they have 10 minutes or 10 hours, to start a new project. Also an ideal tool for writing groups.
Put the Cat In the Oven Before You Describe the Kitchen
Price: Free! Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
There are hundreds of fantastic books about writing for hopeful authors to choose from, but most of them are boring, complicated, and bogged down by filler. This little book is brief, straight forward, and easy to understand.
How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,390. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Randy Ingermanson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
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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.