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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.
Liz Fielding's Little Book of Writing Romance
By Liz Fielding
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,070. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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From the best selling author of more than 60 romances, Liz Fielding's Little Book of Writing Romance is a primer - an entry level aid for the writer who has a story to tell, but is struggling to get it out of her head and onto paper.
Twelve Terrific Tips for Fiction Writers
By Bronwyn Cozens
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Tips and exercises to guide fiction writers to produce dynamic, captivating work.
Writing Your Book: Cashing in on publishing faster, easier, and cheaper
By Dan Poynter
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Write Today—Earn Tomorrow New equipment and new techniques make writing a book faster, easier and cheaper. You will discover: • What fiction and nonfiction subjects are in demand. • How large is your potential reading market • Where to find the information for your book • How and where to sell your book online This book provides the shortcut to becoming a published author.
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 Story Engine
By Matt Schutt
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,300. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010 by NorLightsPress. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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The cure to writer’s block is here! THE STORY ENGINE is the best new reference guide for fiction writers since the thesaurus. It contains thousands of ideas for generating interesting characters and exciting scenes. This nuts-and-bolts guide shows writers how to generate ideas while building stories. Throw the dice and see what happens next. This is one book that invites you to steal from it!
The Editor's Lexicon: Essential Writing Terms for Novelists
By Sarah Cypher
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,860. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Become revision-savvy and talk about fiction like a pro. Written by an experienced editor and writing teacher, this dictionary-style reference book decodes and demonstrates the editorial jargon used in writing workshops and manuscript critiques. In the tradition of Strunk & White's revered "The Elements of Style," this concise, indispensable reference volume will fortify your self-editing skills.
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.
The Rewritten Word: How to Sculpt Literary Art, No Matter the Genre
By Aggie Villanueva
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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The only How-to-Write book that has nothing to do with writing. It's all about rewriting. Whittle away what buries the art of your words beneath pulp, no matter the topic, no matter the genre.
YOU Can Become a Freelance Writer in 60 Days
By J Blair Brown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,090. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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This 99-page tutorial walks the novice writer through various methods to become a real freelance writer. These include: breaking through writer's block, acquiring clients, learning how to bill, and the challenges that all writers meet. It also discusses the importance of marketing and social media in today's society. The writer will come away with a comprehensive view of the writing industry.
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.
Lost the Plot? 500 Writing Prompts and How To Use Them
By Adam Maxwell
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 21,090. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Almost every writer has a pathological predisposition to procrastination and often believes there is a magical answer to the question ‘where do you get your ideas?’. Well now, whether you write Twitfic, Microfiction, Flash Fiction, Short Short Stories, Short Stories, Novelettes, Novellas, Novels or Scripts you can tell everyone that you get your ideas here.
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.
Investment Writing Top Tips 2012
By Susan Weiner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
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Your communications with clients and prospects are essential to the success of your investment, wealth management, or financial planning firm. Investment Writing Top Tips 2012 gives you information you can use to boost the effectiveness of your marketing, social media, and writing.
Finding Your Voice: How to Put Personality in Your Writing
By Les Edgerton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,720. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 and represented by MacGregor Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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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.