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The Scribe March 2017
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A literary publication of the St. Louis Writers Guild since 2005
Tweet It! Great News and Feature Writing 140 Characters at a Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learning to write eye-catching tweet-length lede paragraphs (140-characters, 20-25 words) that draw in your readers is the key to writing great news and feature stories. The technique can be applied to print, online or on-air stories. Whether you are a blogger, news writer or novelist -- or someone creating a simple news release for your organization — good ledes will bring your work to life.
How to Write Compelling Fight Scenes and Epic Battles
Series: The Busy Author's Guide, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A book that helps you write compelling fight scenes and epic battles by reading fundamental tips and answering accompanying questions.
Living The Write Life: Tips on making the most of your writing skills
Price: Free! Words: 27,460. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Unique tips for authors on navigating the choppy waters of authorhood, and finding ways to make money with your writing skills.
MJ Magazine - February 2017 Edition - Created by Authors for Authors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,670. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This ninth edition of MJ Magazine features authors this issue are Shjelley Shephard Gray, Giacomo Giammatteo and Nadh Poduri; and the book of the month is My Heart’s Desire. Also included are writing tips and a writer’s workshop.
This Writing Life: A Writer Writes On!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Joseph Sutton believes that any writer who takes his profession seriously is equal to any writer who has ever lived. The reason: every writer has a perspective and voice that is uniquely his own. Every facet of writing is covered in the 48 short chapters of *This Writing Life.* It’s the perfect motivator for beginners and unknowns to sit down and start writing.
Author Apocalypse: February 2017 Edition - Overcoming Writer's Block
Price: Free! Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This month’s free book focuses on overcoming Writer’s Block – the greatest myth in the writing world. You read that correctly, writer’s block is just a myth. There’s not some mythical power out there that halts our progress and rips words from our minds. Yes, there are certain situations that can make it harder to write but they are all realistic and manageable. Let’s separate myth from reality!
The Scribe Feburary 2017
Price: Free! Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A literary publication of the St. Louis Writers Guild since 2005
The Epic Guide to Character Creation: Mentors
Series: The Busy Author's Guide, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This is a book that helps you craft extraordinary mentors for your main characters.
The Epic Guide to Character Creation: Sidekicks
Series: The Busy Author's Guide, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This is a book that helps you craft extraordinary sidekicks.
The Epic Guide to Character Creation: Antagonists
Series: The Busy Author's Guide, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A book that helps you craft extraordinary antagonists, whether they are tangible, substitute, or abstract antagonists.
100 Situational Writing Prompts for Teens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
If you are looking for writing prompts that deal with how you would react in certain situations, look no further. Use these prompts in order or jump around until you find one that grabs you. Whatever it takes, get writing!
The Epic Guide to Character Creation: Protagonists
Series: The Busy Author's Guide, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A book that helps you craft extraordinary protagonists, whether those are heroes, heroines, or antiheroes.
The Scribe January 2017
Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A literary publication of the St. Louis Writers Guild since 2005
300 More Writing Prompts for Teens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
This follow-up to the best-selling 300 Writing Prompts for Teens offers even more questions for teens to use when looking for a kick in the butt to get writing. As a bonus, at the end you’ll find over a dozen prompts that deal with the future. Happy writing!
5 . . . 4 . . . 3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . . Write!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
5 . . . 4 . . . 3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . . Write! 25 Speculative Fiction Prompts within these pages will help new and old authors alike to fight the dark nemesis of the blank page. This book is broken into five sections for five different types of prompts: scenario, quote, question, book title, and simple. These prompts will help the writer defeat the blank page and write into new horizons!
Your Fiction Writing Toolkit
Series: Your Toolkit Series. Price: Free! Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Your Fiction Writing Toolkit is an essential resource for new fiction writers. It contains Linda Hargrove's wisdom from her decade of experience in both traditional and indie publishing. Beginners will learn ways to avoid the newbie mistakes, to save money, and to work smarter.
How To Improve Your Writing: The Art of Creating Professional Fiction
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,810. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Far too many would-be writers greet a problem with a weary groan and then give up. What I’m offering is a complete, holistic approach to writing that will see your work improve and become a little easier too. And I am throwing in a good handful of small techniques, little tricks, and other food for thought. This book explains how the process really works and helps you find your own way through it.
Book Marketing Insights: The Blue Pill and the Red Pill
Price: Free! Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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So, you have written a book, hoping that as soon as you published, people would be knocking each other over to buy a copy of your book... Each day you log into your sales statistics to check your progress, and each day you are shocked and saddened to see your book sales barely crawling forward. If your sales are lackluster, it is likely because your book is missing one key ingredient...
Time in Fiction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
All writers want to create stories in which readers can lose themselves, and the flow of time in a story is an important element of reader immersion. This ebook explains how time works in fiction, its relationship to time in the real world, and looks at concepts such as order and duration, as well as mechanisms writers can use to move through time in their stories and avoid plot hole