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Writing Love: Screenwriting Tricks for Authors II
By Alexandra Sokoloff
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,520. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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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.
Write it Right - Tips for Authors, Volume I, 2nd Edition
By Mary Deal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,100. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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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.
NaNo for the New and the Insane
By Lazette Gifford
Price: Free! Words: 35,970. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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NaNo for the New and the Insane is a short work dedicated to helping people stay on track for the month long NaNoWriMo event in November of each year.
How to Write a Great Query Letter
By Noah Lukeman
Price: Free! Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Many books have been written about the query letter. But few have been written by literary agents, who receive thousands of queries each year and who grapple with them on a daily basis. New York literary agent Noah Lukeman offers his insights on the query letter, sharing an insider's perspective, giving insights and practical tips about what works and what doesn’t.
Self-Editing: Two Half Brains Make a Whole Writer
By Deborah J. Lightfoot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011 by Seven Rivers Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Self-Editing: Bringing Out Your Best (Two Half Brains Make a Whole Writer) -- practical professional advice from Deborah J. Lightfoot, published author and gainfully employed editor. Drawn from the author's 25 years of experience in newspaper, magazine, and book writing and editing, this book offers nuts-and-bolts advice on fixing common errors: eliminating wordiness, using the active voice, etc.
Self-Publish Your Novel: Lessons from an Indie Publishing Success Story
By Robert Kroese
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,040. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Everything you need to know to make your manuscript into a self-publishing success! This book is based on my own experience self-publishing my bestselling novel, MERCURY FALLS. Learn how to select a print-on-demand company, how to publish your book for Kindle and other e-readers, and how to market your book to your target audience using social networking and other tools.
Ink Stains
By Lara Zielin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Nine authors with more than 25 published books between them offer countless insights to help your writing leave a mark. These candid author interviews speak to overcoming self doubt, triumphing over writer's block, mastering the editing process, and more. With Kelly O'Connor McNees, Jim Ottaviani, Rachael Herron, Rhonda Stapleton, Sarah Quigley, Josh Berk, Helen Ellis, Eileen Cook, L. Zielin.
The 365-Day Writer’s Block Workbook (Volume 1)
By Morgen Bailey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,160. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
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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.
Write Better
By Ray Wiseman
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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This book, growing out of years of writing experience, offers what every aspiring writer needs: quick, practical tips that are immediately applicable to any writing project. One reviewer said: Your tips have changed the way I write. I heard you more clearly than all the teachers, professors, educators, and books on writing that I have had in my life.
Writing Starter Kit: Mini Edition
By Elizabeth Huff
Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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The Writing Starter Kit: Mini Edition is a great reference book for writers who need a little extra push to get started. Inside you will find 15 ways to beat writers block, 50 writing prompts, 10 writing forms and their lengths, and a basic outline.
The Word Weaver's Grimoire
By Daniel Arenson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Creative writing is a mysterious art. This booklet teaches you its secrets: how to create memorable characters, plot your stories and novels, write elegantly, and captivate your readers. Offering multiple examples from popular novels and films, this guide will bring your storytelling to the next level.
The Walk
By Stacy Sorrells
Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Non-Fiction Creative Writing Example: A discriptive account of my observations made during one of my walks.
The Secret Pillars Of Writing
By Jeffrey Avalon Friedberg
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Have you wished you could write like your favorite authors? What if you could---like magic? Bypass know-nothing classes, clueless meetings, and long sessions of reading countless books on writing. Why maybe let yourself be led by "experts" who really don't know modern secrets of blockbuster book and screenplay writing? A crash course in secrets of writing by a published author noted for flair.
Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror
By Rob Shelsky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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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!
How to Develop a Career as a Technical Writer
By Tom Guarnera
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011 by YourWritingDept.com. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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With more than 20 years as a technical writer and communicator, Tom Guarnera explores what it takes to develop a career as a technical writer in today’s job market. Should an aspiring technical writer get a four-year English degree right after high school or should they spend a summer in Italy working as a dishwasher before going to college? Tom explains.
The 33 Worst Mistakes Writers Make About Russia
By Irene W. Galaktionova
Series: 33 Worst Mistakes for Writers, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,210. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Are you ready to abandon the stereotypes of the Cold War and look at the real Russia? Open your eyes to the exciting and fascinating facts that make this setting a favorite with writers. With this book, you can Write It Right.
Online Content Writing - Tips for Creative Copy
By Anthony Carter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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The world of content writing has changed dramatically thanks to Google's far-reaching algorithm changes. In light of these changes, this eBook discusses such fascinating topics as where to find winning ideas for your blog posts or articles, how to structure an article, how to make your writing more persuasive, tips for taking your writing to the next level...and much more.
Two Year Novel Course: Set 4 (Outlines)
By Lazette Gifford
Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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The creation of an outline is far more about content and intent than about shape. Learn the various ways to approach outlines and what type might work for you.
The Better Writing Guide
By Vanessa Finaughty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,410. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Better Writing Guide offers myriad tips to improve your writing, and delves deeply into things that will enhance your skills, such as character point of view, tenses and writing style. If you have purchased the EDITORS’ BIBLE, please do not purchase this book.
101Erotic Romance Story Starters
By Annette Elton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Every good romance novel begins the same way – with a story idea. Yet compelling story ideas aren’t always easy to come by. Sometimes we all need a little inspiration - a spark that ignites our imagination and excites the writing muse. Designed to kick start your imagination they include dialogue starters, scenes, open ended scenarios, and even story endings.