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Writers' Handbook 2020
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 192,830. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2019 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The 2020 edition of firstwriter.com’s bestselling directory for writers is the perfect book for anyone searching for literary agents, book publishers, or magazines. It contains over 1,300 listings, including revised and updated listings from the 2019 edition, and over 400 brand new entries.
Activate: A Thesaurus of Actions & Tactics for Dynamic Genre Fiction
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 270,150. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2019 by Evil Mastermind, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
Activate is an author's thesaurus of active, transitive verbs for use in verbalizing stories in any genre. This guide offers 5,300 unique character actions, sorted alphabetically, as well as by genre and direction, to help writers energize their process and projects at every stage.
Writers' Handbook 2019
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 198,010. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2018 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The 2019 edition of firstwriter.com’s bestselling directory for writers is the perfect book for anyone searching for literary agents, book publishers, or magazines. It contains over 1,300 listings, including revised and updated listings from the 2018 edition, and over 400 brand new entries.
4,000 Creative Writing Prompts to Unstick Your Brain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,270. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The 4,000 creative writing prompt bundle. All 4,000 prompts from the 1,0000 Creative Writing prompts to Unstick Your Brain series in one handy package. Writer's block or just plain lack of inspiration strike every writer from time to time. 4,000 Creative Writing Prompts to Unstick Your Brain will ignite your creativity and end writer's block.
Q & A for Science Fiction Writers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,090. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2018 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
More great answers from a science fiction master! New & hopeful writers pose questions to Resnick, who offers sage and witty advice, backed up by his many years of experience in the field. According to Locus he is the all-time leading award winner for short fiction in the genre; he has also edited 2 major magazines and 42 anthologies. There is no better source for answers and advice in the field.
The Emotional Wound Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Psychological Trauma
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,700. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Root your characters in reality by giving them an authentic wound that causes difficulties and prompts them to strive for inner growth to overcome it. With its easy-to-read format and over 100 entries packed with information, The Emotional Wound Thesaurus is a crash course in psychology for creating characters that feel incredibly real to readers.
Writers' Handbook 2018
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 210,310. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The 2018 edition of firstwriter.com’s bestselling directory for writers is the perfect book for anyone searching for literary agents, book publishers, or magazines. It contains over 1,400 listings, including revised and updated listings from the 2017 edition, and nearly 400 brand new entries.
Guidelines for Writing Christian Fiction: A Comprehensive Help for Aspiring Authors
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 128,800. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book has practical examples and illustrations, writing exercises suitable for individual and small writing groups, and Bible-based reading activities, and it will show you how to write life-changing fiction.
The Professional Fiction Writer | A Year in the Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 505,030. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017 by StoneThread Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
This Journal began as a daily diary of sorts to hold myself accountable as a fiction writer. After all, if you don't write, you aren't a writer. But it grew into a valuable resource. Whether an aspirant or a part-time or full-time writer, whether you want to begin or enhance your journey, you can't do much better than to make the investment in this book.
Writers' Handbook 2017
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 217,310. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The 2017 edition of firstwriter.com’s bestselling directory for writers is the perfect book for anyone searching for literary agents, book publishers, or magazines. It contains over 1,300 listings, including revised and updated listings from the 2016 edition, and over 500 brand new entries.
Writers' Handbook 2016
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 208,010. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The 2016 edition of firstwriter.com’s bestselling directory for writers provides details of over 1,400 literary agents, book publishers, and magazines, including revised and updated listings from the 2015 edition, and over 600 brand new entries.
How to Start Writing Your Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,510. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
A guide to aspiring novelists who know they have a story to tell but just somehow can't get it going. Using examples from his own 33 novels he shows how your intentions should shape your output - and, although there can be no rigid rules, there are principles that lead to success and practices than usually mean failure. Plus an appendix on grammar and presentation to maximise success.
Writers' Handbook 2015
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 187,070. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The 2015 edition of firstwriter.com’s bestselling directory for writers provides details of over 1,200 literary agents, book publishers, and magazines, including revised and updated listings from the 2014 edition, and over 380 brand new entries.
The Fiction Writer's Handbook
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 146,370. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by Christopher Meeks. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
"The Fiction Writer's Handbook" is the definitive volume that explains the terms and concepts that writers and editors use when they talk about a work.
Unforgettable Grammar
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....
Writers' Handbook 2014
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 189,790. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This indispensable guide for writers provides details of hundreds of literary agents, book publishers, and magazines; including contact details, types of material accepted, and how to approach them! Subject indexes for each area provide easy access to the markets you need, with specific lists for everything from romance publishers, to poetry magazines, to literary agents interested in thrillers.
Six Figure Freelancing: The Writer's Guide to Making More Money, Second Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,530. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business & entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
If you dream of making a good full-time living or a second income as a freelancer, you need more than writing ability. You need a businesslike mindset, the ability to locate and pitch lucrative markets, efficient work habits, and relationships with people in your industry. This revised, updated version of this popular book will help you make more money as a freelance writer.
Lateral Screenwriting
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 169,620. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Using the principles of Lateral Thinking for story-telling, author and screenwriter, Lee A. Matthias shows writers how to generate and develop their best ideas for movies and novels.
1,000 Character Writing Prompts: Villains, Heroes and Hams for Scripts, Stories and More
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,780. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Reference
From the author of 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts, this 300 page, 150,000+ word reference tool can serve writers who need characters and need them now! Each of the 1,000 character ideas ends with a question or command to push you past writer's block and into a creative flow state. If character development is your problem, this detailed reference tool is the solution.
Writing Love: Screenwriting Tricks for Authors II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,520. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
A revised, expanded version of award-winning author/screenwriter Alexandra Sokoloff's story structure workbook Screenwriting Tricks For Authors, with twice the material and using examples from all genres – but with a special focus on the structure and key elements of love stories. Includes full breakdowns of ten romantic comedies, romantic adventure, period romance and romantic suspense films.

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