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So You Don't Have Time
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Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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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.
7 Critical Mistakes Writers Make (And How to Avoid Them)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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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.
Put the Cat In the Oven Before You Describe the Kitchen
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Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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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
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Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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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.
The Sense-ible Writer
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,480. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2009 by NorLightsPress. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Instead of teaching the so called rules of writing, this workbook presents principals of writing based on concepts rather than rules. As you progress through this study material, you will learn the basics of fiction writing by mastering the concepts presented in each chapter. If you go a step further and do the assigned work, you may come away with the first draft of a novel.
Muse Therapy: Unleashing Your Inner Sybil
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,830. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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D. D. Scott, a Writer's Go-To-Gal for Muse Therapy, is treating you and your muses to the book version of her wildly successful Muse Therapy Online Classes and Live Workshops. Muse Therapy utilizes fun and fabulous tools to inject life into writers’ tired and/or stressed out muses. It's time to analyze your muses’ funks then learn how to rein in and reign over your creative divas.
Write Good or Die
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Price: Free! Words: 48,170. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2010 by Haunted Computer Books. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Survival tips for 21st century writers, from best-selling authors Kevin J. Anderson, M.J. Rose, Heather Graham, J.A. Konrath, Gayle Lynds, Alexandra Sokoloff, Jonathan Maberry, and more. How to develop your craft, improve your writing, get an agent, promote your work, embrace the digital age, and prepare yourself for the coming changes in the publishing industry. Edited by Scott Nicholson.
Recreational Writing
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Price: Free! Words: 12,210. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Recreational Writing is a minibook about writing for fun and insight. It explores journals and diaries, memoir, blogs, poetry and fiction, and nonfiction. In addition, it explains how to turn your recreational writing into an ebook or printed book. If you’ve ever felt the itch to write, Recreational Writing will help you find the type of writing best suited to your personality.
Forged With Fire: Creativity and The Creative Spirit
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Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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An Exploration of the Creative Process: The Adventure, Passion and Risk of Creativity Characteristics of Successful Creators The Cycle of Creativity
Get Writing
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Price: Free! Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011 by Voyager. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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A two-week creative writing course offering inspiration and motivation through daily practical writing assignments. If you have always wanted to write but found it difficult to know where to start, Janice Hally's "Get Writing" will help you to let your creativity flow and offer tips and advice on how to build a well of ideas to draw upon, so that you never have to fear the blank page.
Format Your eBook the Free and Easy Way
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Price: Free! Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012 by Dingbat Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Now updated for Smashwords formatting and external links--the ebook formatting manual that’s produced a hundred polished winners on sales sites around the world!