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Bare Bones: A Quick Guide to Writing Your First Novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn the basics of how to write in less than an hour. Katrina Kissinger, an author, editor, and creative writing instructor, shows you how by touching on character, point-of-view, tenses, goal and motivation, conflict, pacing, revision, publishing, and promotion.
The Scribe -- Winter/Spring 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The St. Louis Writers Guild presents The Scribe: Literary magazine for writers
The Map is Not the Territory: The Seven “Shalt Nots” of Writing Jacket Copy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How to create good jacket copy—or at least avoid the worst, most common mistakes.
How to Write Good: A Guide for the Aspiring Independent Author
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,860. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A handy how-to for the aspiring indie author.
The 365-Day Writer's Block Workbook (Volume 2)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Volume 2 features over a thousand sets of five keywords, three sets 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.
I Am A Writer
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Price: Free! Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Have you ever wanted to be a writer? Sherri always wanted to be a writer. The problem is, every one she knows tells her it can't be done. Instead she slogs to work every day, ignoring her dream. One day, at her favorite coffee shop, she meets Daniel. He'll soon teach her how to become the author she's always dreamed of being.
102 Romance Prompts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
102 Romance Prompts is a book to help inspire romance writers of all subgenres. Included with the prompts are chapters on subgenres, the language of flowers, English titles, the top reasons relationships break up, and more. It also has links to several helpful reference websites. Any romance writer can use these prompts as story starters, or to help inspire their own ideas.
How to Write a Synopsis that Gets Read
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Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A synopsis sounds like an easy task, but is it? Your finely crafted and agonized over work lies before you in all its literary splendor. Plots and subplots intertwine, descriptions take the reader into your rich universe. How on earth can one sacrifice any of that golden prose for the sake of a sketchy outline? This hilarious, no holds barred, but straight to the point essay, shows you just how.
Vision: A Resource for Writers Issue #74
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Series: Vision: A Resource for Writers. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Vision is dedicated to helping writers achieve their goals with a plethora of different articles for both Indie and those pursuing traditional publication. Vision: A Resource for Writers has been an on-line publication for over twelve years. This is our first Smashwords Edition, but we hope to keep putting up each new issue as well as putting older issues up as well.
Writing the Cozy Mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing the Cozy Mystery will help you learn how to write a traditional whodunit, organize your materials, and sustain a series.
Wat Is Een Kort Verhaal?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: Dutch. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Wat is een kort verhaal? Een artikel van Carien Touwen met daarin een overzicht van de belangrijkste eigenschappen van een goed kort verhaal. Onmisbaar voor iedere schrijver. Carien Touwen is uitgever bij Parelz, hoofdredacteur van Azra Magazine en gespecialiseerd in het publiceren van korte verhalen.
By Your Bedside
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Price: Free! Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
A Reference on Writing Poetry
What If...A Year's Worth of Challenging Writing Prompts (Writing Prompts & Exercises)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Within the pages of this ebook you will find over a year's worth of writing prompts all begging the question... "What If". From the ordinary to the extraordinary, everyone will be able to find something that triggers an emotion, an idea, a spark that will propel them into stories they never imagined were within them. Don't let your stories go untold, pick up a copy of "What If" today.
The Lost (& Unofficial) FAQ for Bubblews Writers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Reference
Bubblews is the hot new writing site where writers - and even people who don't really consider themselves writers - can earn money from what they write. And it's growing fast. With all the new users, I thought there was a need for something that answers some of the most commonly asked questions.
365 Days of Writing: Inspirational Quotes for the Writer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,910. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014 by Hot Tropica Books. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Are you looking for daily inspiration for your writing, or to build your self confidence or how about jump-starting your creativity? Look no further. This collection of inspirational quotes will help heal the writer's soul. Read one quote every day of the year to refill your creative juices, or just read the book in one sitting. This book contains 365 quotes and also makes a great gift.
How To Publish eBooks, Magazines & Newspapers
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Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: British English. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
SamEnrico provides publishers, authors and content creators with interactive appstore source codes, designs, API’s and easy to use publishing tools which lets anyone create downloadable eBooks, magazines and newspapers.
Mere Literature: An Artist's Statement
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Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing is more than a way of life. It's a way of living. It's more than what you do. It's who you are. This isn't your job or even your passion. It's just you. This book is about you. I don't want you to think I wrote it, because I didn't. I want you to believe that you wrote it, because in your heart you did, without even realizing it.
The Scribe -- Fall 2013
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Price: Free! Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The St. Louis Writers Guild presents The Scribe: Literary publication for writers, by writers
Playbook: The Basics of Writing for Bleacher Report
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Price: Free! Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
"Playbook" is a sportswriting textbook, a guide to the basics of writing for Bleacher Report. Based on the concepts used by B/R's Quality Control Team in evaluating writers and stories, "Playbook" can help you reach the high standards of one of the most successful and respected English-language sports websites in the world. Wherever you publish your online writing, "Playbook" can make it better.
Freelancing with Words - for Writers and Poets
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
We live in the freelance world. Undoubtedly, freelancing has become an unparalleled and unprecedented phenomenon of the modern business. However, one of the most common misconceptions about freelancing is the idea that is exclusively reserved for the developers and designers. This claim just could not be farther away from the truth. Freelance itself is always open to new ideas and genuine talents.