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Awesome Opening Lines 2
Series: Awesome Opening Lines, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Your Story Starts Here (A Great Value--Less than a Penny per Opening Line*!) A book’s opening line can make or break a work of fiction. Thankfully, Awesome Opening Lines volume 2 is here to help. This trusty tome includes over 400 more opening lines for you to adapt and use whenever the need arises . . .
How to Start Writing Your Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,510. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
A guide to aspiring novelists who know they have a story to tell but just somehow can't get it going. Using examples from his own 33 novels he shows how your intentions should shape your output - and, although there can be no rigid rules, there are principles that lead to success and practices than usually mean failure. Plus an appendix on grammar and presentation to maximise success.
The Writer's Guide to Character Emotion (Best Method to Craft Realistic Character Expression and Emotion)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,500. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Most writers struggle with creating a captivating story. The fastest way to improve writing is by the use of the “Deep Point-of-View” technique, which can transform any novel from mediocre storytelling into riveting prose.
Internal Dialogue: A Busy Writer's Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,170. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Internal dialogue is one of the most powerful tools in a fiction writer’s arsenal. It’s also one of the least understood and most often mismanaged elements. In Internal Dialogue: A Busy Writer's Guide, you'll learn the difference between internal dialogue and narration, how to format internal dialogue, how to balance it with external action, how to use it to advance your story, and much more.
How I Sold 80,000 Books: Book Marketing for Authors (Self Publishing through Amazon and Other Retailers)
Price: Free! Words: 14,200. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
If you are looking for book marketing tips for your self-published book, "How I Sold 80,000 Books" is for you. It will show you all the steps needed to get readers, the type of book marketing for authors that works, kindle publishing guidelines and best practices. Author marketing is something that can be learnt. In this guide you will find my "4Ps" system, which allowed me to sell 80,000 books.
Writer’s Guide to Military Culture
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Former soldier and Desert Storm veteran Linda Maye Adams walks step-by-step to help the civilian fiction writer understand how military culture works. From enlistment to war, this book takes you on a tour of what it’s like to be a soldier without having to go through basic training yourself.
The 13 Most Common Mistakes New Freelancers Make and How to Fix Them
Price: Free! Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business writing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Want to get into freelance writing? It's a great career, but if you jump in without doing your homework first it could give you headaches. New writers make the same mistakes without realizing it, and the costs to their careers quickly adds up. Inside this guide, you'll learn how to avoid low balling your freelancing fees, working for free, suffering from an incompatible work schedule, and
The Scribe - June 2015
Price: Free! Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Literary publication for writers by the St. Louis Writers Guild
Finding Your Sense of Place (The Writing Life Series)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,670. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Use setting and description to bring your characters to life and increase the emotional impact of your stories! Setting is about much more than providing a few scene-setting details and moving on. Discover why the descriptions that seem to get in the way of your stories are actually the most powerful tools you have to bring characters to life and make readers care about their stories.
Wellbeing for Writers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A short practical guide about how to increase satisfaction and minimise frustration while writing, publishing and marketing a book.
Self-Editing Guide for the New Writer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A guide to help you edit your new manuscript, with tips and free resources
How to Write a Book From Outline to Finish Line: 10 Simple Ways to Outline Your Nonfiction Book
Price: Free! Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by Body and Soul Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Are you looking for tips on writing a book? In this book, I share strategies on how to write a book from outline to finish line. There are literally endless possibilities for the books you can write and publish. Learn these 10 strategies to outline your book AND 3 ways to write your book so you can cross the finish line to publish your nonfiction book.
How to Write TOP QUALITY Fiction Course
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,980. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Literature » Educational
Anyone can learn to write! If you can talk, you can write. However, to write top quality fiction which others want to read takes training, guidance and practice. You can get that here from experienced writers who have also taught writing and know how to mentor new talent. An inspiring easy to understand course with exercises, suitable for beginners as well as experienced writers. Read it now.
100+ Questions for your Character's Appearance
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
100+ Questions for your Character's Appearance is a writer's guide to developing more in-depth, intriguing, and well-rounded characters with its focus on appearances.
The Rational Writer: Nuts and Bolts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,790. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Project management
This step-by-step guide to project management for writers is equally suited to self-published and traditionally published authors. USA Today bestselling author and attorney Mindy Klasky shares information regarding strategic planning, time management, tracking data, quantifying career success, and specialized issues in publishing (rapid-release series and multi-author boxed sets.)
The Wondrous Wacky World of Words
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Essay » Literature
How are you on words? Can you define the word ‘word’ without using the word ‘word’? Confused over oxymorons, tautologies, alliterations, euphemisms, acronyms and homophones? Bamboozled by onomatopoeias and palindromes? Perplexed by nonce words? Bewildered by spoonerisms and malapropisms? If so, here’s a light-hearted walk through the wondrous wacky world of words that will amuse and amaze you.
Punctuation For Fiction Writers
Price: $5.69 USD. Words: 54,990. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Whatever your level of punctuation expertise may be, Punctuation for Fiction Writers is your go-to reference. Concise, yet comprehensive, it's filled with practical advice, effective techniques, copious examples, and some unexpected topics not found in similar books. Filled with options, it shows you when you can deviate from the conventions and when it's inadvisable to do so.
Will Write For Food: The Realities of Freelance Writing and What it Takes to Succeed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Do you dream of living the freelance writer's life but aren't sure if you're ready? Do you get starry-eyed when you think about how wonderful your life would be as a writer? If so, you really need to read this book. This book will give you the unvarnished truth, not the romantic ideal, about the realities of this career path. Because to be successful, writers need to do more than just write well.
Speed writing: How to write a nonfiction book in 36 hours or less
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,810. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Everything is about to change. You’ll discover how writing nonfiction book can be that fast and easy! In this quick guide, you’ll get specific step by step blueprint to quickly complete writing a book. It includes the outline, strategies and formula on how to write a book – in just 36 hours for nonfiction writers. Good for all writers. A must have for New Writers!
The Fright Factory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,280. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Horror can be anything from the most elegant ghost story to the total freak-out of a bloodthirsty serial killer. The Fright Factory can show you how to make the most of your story ideas. Choose the best setting. Build a better monster Learn the fine art of creating suspense! It's all here, including an essential list of the worst horror cliches no editor wants to see.