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MJ Magazine March — Created By Authors for Authors
Series: MJ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,860. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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The third issue of MJ Magazine includes Featured Authors Robert Dugoni and Allan Topol; Featured Romance Authors Lori Foster, Christie Ridgway and Victoria Dahl; the first of Fran’s Top 5 New Authors: Redfern Jon Barrett; and recommended reading by David Baldacci and Mark Shaff. Readers will also enjoy regular sections like Writing Tips, Book Reviews, Fran’s Picks and Dellani’s Stories.
Write Ways to WIN WRITING CONTESTS: How to Join the Winners' Circle for Prose and Poetry Awards
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
When reading the words "open theme" in a contest, what comes to mind? Anything goes? It's anything but. Reid's book imparts this type of advice along with what topics or themes to avoid and how to approach theme-based events. Entering 80 contests in 18 months, he achieved success 29 times. His words come across as a seasoned expert, as he fearlessly shares his fact-finding advice on how to win.
Trough of Hell: How to Wrap Up the Middle of Your Story with Maximum Impact
Series: Story Structure Essentials. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,300. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
If the middle of your screenplay or novel (ie Act Two) has ever given you trouble, this is the book for you. The key is simple. Just figure out how Act Two ends. Ideally, your choice is filled with pain, emotion, and paradox—a powerful combination which re-engages audiences just when their interest is about to evaporate. This book will show you exactly what to do. Conquer Act Two for good, today!
How I Found the Write Path: A Compilation of Letters
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. :)
Business Writing That Counts! e-book
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 52,160. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This practical guide to writing, unlike any other in its field, will show you how to write with ease and confidence. Author Dr. Julie Miller details a simple but proven system anyone can use to move from initial idea to preliminary outline to finished piece. A special section, Business Writing That Sells!, written by Jonathan Todd will show you how to sell better, sell more, and sway opinion!
The Five Day Writer's Retreat
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 42,810. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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About to start a new writing project? Then you need to read this book first! The Five Day Writer's Retreat will prepare you for a lifestyle of writing to avoid the pain and anguish of writer's block and burn out later. Become a new writer, with passion and excitement again! From Day 1 you will instantly begin to feel refreshed and recharged. What have you got to lose?
Ghostwriting: The Ultimate Guide To Creating a Bestseller
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,290. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
GHOSTWRITING SECRETS REVEALED! Once the industry's best kept secret, ghostwriting is the number one tool that celebrities, business owners, corporate executives and public speakers use to see their publishing dreams become reality. Top publishing industry experts Joel Hochman and Larry Leichman reveal the tips and techniques you'll need to become a published author.
Finding Your Voice: How to Put Personality in Your Writing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,710. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 and represented by MacGregor Literary. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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The writers who succeed are those who develop a distinctive voice—Les Edgerton shows you how to bring out your own unique voice without years of struggle.
What Kings Ate and Wizards Drank
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Tyche Books Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History
A Fantasy Lover’s Food Guide. Equal parts writer’s guide, comedy, and historical cookbook.
Living The Write Life: Tips on making the most of your writing skills
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.
Two Year Novel Course: Set 7 (Second Draft)
Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,740. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Book 7 of the 2YN series moves from the art of writing to the crafting of edits. This book takes on some of the major problems, including when the book is too short.
Blood, Sweat and Ink: The Pleasure and Pain of Writing a Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,480. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Hayley Sherman has spent years working with authors around the world to bring the dream of publication to fruition. With more than 40 exercises and extensive quotations and examples, Hayley shares her experience in this book to help you to create mind-blowing fiction
The Quick and Dirty Guide to Freelance Writing
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.
Crafting the Character Arc
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,460. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
CRAFTING THE CHARACTER ARC offers a practical guide to character creation and development by expanding upon the concept of the character arc and creating a step-by-step guide for writers to ensure that their characters are dynamic and engaging. This is the essential guide for helping writers create an active and well-defined character arc.
Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Want to write science fiction, fantasy, or horror? Want to be published for money? Don't want to wait forever to do it? Then Author Rob Shelsky’s Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror is a must read! Based on seven years’ worth of carefully researched articles, this is a practical guide, a simple, step-by-step process on how to write AND get your work published!
Writing Characters Who'll Keep Readers Captivated: Nail Your Novel
Price: $6.93 USD. Words: 42,810. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
How do you create characters with depth? How do you write the opposite sex? What makes teenagers sound authentic? Inhabitants of a dystopia? How do you write plausible antagonists and chilling villains? How do you inhabit a character who isn't like you? Whether you write literary or genre fiction, this book shows you how to create people who keep readers hooked and make you want to tell stories
Two Year Novel Course Set 6 (Writing, Part 2)
Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,750. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Book Six of the 2YN series covers continuing the writing process with tips to help you keep going to The End.
Kill Your Darlings: 20 Advice Articles for Fiction Writers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,270. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
Bestselling novelist Mike Wells shares 20 of his most popular blog posts in one volume. With more than two decades of experience in both traditional and indie publishing, Wells covers everything from a quick and easy way to write short book synopses to querying agents and editors to how to hook your readers on the first page of a story.
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.
Hablar bien no cuesta nada y escribiri tampoco
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,870. Language: Spanish. Published: February 12, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Este libro es una obra que da claves, consejos y soluciones para que no se le dificulte la expresión en su propio idioma: el español. Por supuesto que sus textos no son complicadísimos ni un pesado tratado lingüístico para especialistas. Todo lo contrario, es un manual que lo auxiliará en la vida cotidiana de manera práctica y sencilla.