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Two Year Novel Course: Set 4 (Outlines)
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. Categories: 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.
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?
Self-publishing Unboxed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
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You intend to self-publish or have published a book or two. You’re not selling very well and wonder why not. You feel you should be doing something, but the thought of “marketing” gives you nightmares. You would love to start selling some books, and pay some or even all of your bills with your writing income. That is now more possible than ever. Grab a copy of this book to see how.
Mailing Lists Unboxed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Self-published authors are coming to realise that a stable career is about a backlist of titles and keeping that backlist selling. Invariably, advice given by other authors includes holding promotions and lowering the price of the first book in series, or even making it free. However, few people mention one of the most powerful ways to keep your backlist selling: the author mailing list.
Going Wide Unboxed
Price: Free! Words: 10,360. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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A companion guide to Self-publishing Unboxed and Mailing Lists Unboxed, for those who want to start selling on all ebook platforms. In this book, you will learn: The major non-Amazon platforms and their quirks Tips about promoting your books and increasing non-Amazon sales The greatest hack for maintaining website pages with multiple retailer links.
The Fiction Writer's Handbook: 10 Minute Edits
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 13,140. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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The Fiction Writer’s Handbook is not another grammar book, as if we need any more of them. This is the only book addressing overlooked writing problems which are killers when you seek publication and sales. Taking the time to fix these issues will make you a stronger writer. There are editing problems you can address to increase your success.
MJ Magazine August — Created By Authors for Authors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,180. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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This sixth issue of MJ Magazine features authors John Land, Erna Kamerman Perry, Larry D. Thompson, Robert Dugoni and Steve Shukis. Also included are articles detailing how to get your books into readers’ hands and book promotion tips, as well as book reviews, author interviews and Fran’s picks.
NaNoWriMo: A Cheater's Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Never won National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) before? Struggling to figure out what you're doing wrong? You need to start cheating.
Fifty Spooky Writing Prompts
You set the price! Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
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The Spookiest Prompts in Town! Choose your poison among fifty creepy, crawly, chilling prompts! You will be hard-pressed to put the pen down - or turn off the light when darkness falls. Whether you are looking for a fun blogging topic or the idea that will inspire your next novel, we have your back. Take a peek, and be instantly inspired! We do not recommend you start this book late at night.
The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(4.82 from 11 reviews)
The Emotion Thesaurus is a tool for writers who want to convey character emotion effectively. It spotlights 75 emotions and the body language cues, thoughts, and visceral responses for each. Also addressed are common emotion-related writing problems and methods to overcome them. This thesaurus encourages writers to show, not tell, emotion and is a brainstorming resource for any fiction project.
The Art of Fiction Writing or How To Fall Down the Rabbit Hole Without Really Trying
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,910. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The Art of Fiction Writing by writing coach and novelist, Emily Hanlon is a course in creating flesh and blood characters from the imagination. Easy-to-use techniques, prompts and exercises along with 5 audio "journeys" that deepen the work and make you feel as if you are in a private coaching session with Emily.
The Storyteller's Art: How Not to Bore Your Reader to Sleep, Tears, or Homicide
Price: Free! Words: 36,320. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Do you want to tell memorable, vivid, life-altering stories? With plots that embed real knowledge about the natures and ways of men? Do you want to create characters that will haunt your readers' dreams? Do you want to learn the discipline to unite all the above, without overdressing your plots or distoring your characters to make them serve a theme for which they're ill-equipped? Start here!
Write The Fight Right
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
A fiction writer's resource for creating realistic, convincing fight scenes from author and martial arts instructor, Alan Baxter.
How to Finish Your Dissertation in Six Months, Even if You Don't Know What to Write
Price: Free! Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Higher, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It is possible to finish your thesis in 6 months, even if you don’t know what to write or haven’t finished your research. In this short ebook, Scott Rank distills the principles that helped him go from crippling writer’s block to writing 500-1000 words a day.
So You Don't Have Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
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You want to write. Specifically you want to write short stories. But you don't know how, you've tried before and the result was disappointing. You don't have time. This short chapbook will walk you through the basic steps of writing short stories, and with only limited amounts of time. It contains the lessons I've learned from my past ten years of writing experience.
The Inspired Query Letter
Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A short and sweet little e-book filled with powerful information about how to write the perfect query letter. As a writer, if you can't write a good query letter, you'll never be able to market your work. The Inspired Query Letter e-book will help make your query letters shine.
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.
The Self-Publishing Manual, Volume 2
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Book publishing is changing: this book describes how to take advantage of those changes. This Volume II is the sequel to The Self-Publishing Manual (Volume I), the most successful book ever written on the subject. This manual describes how to use new techniques to write your book even faster, use new technology to publish it for less, and how to use social media for promotion.
7 Critical Mistakes Writers Make (And How to Avoid Them)
Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
7 mistakes that can derail a writer's career, with advice on how to avoid them. This 3,000 word report will help any writer get--and stay--on track.
APA Style: Hanging Indentation
Series: Sketchnote EAP. Price: Free! Words: 670. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(4.17 from 12 reviews)
This is an e-book on how to create hanging indents using APA style. We will look at the definition, purpose and procedure of creating hanging indentation.