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Don’t Color Me Fuchsia: Why you can’t use vivid words too often
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Vivid words “echo” in a reader’s memory—this essay discusses why this matters and how to avoid it.
All In One: Characterization, Writing a Gripping Plot,Show Don't Tell,Query Perfection
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,160. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A combination of all our best short books is finally here! Enjoy the All In One manuscript and take notes to improve your writing.... First book is Characterization: 3 Dimensional Character. Second book is Show Don't Tell: How to Describe People, Places and Weather. Third book is Query Perfection: Your Guide to Query Perfection. Last book is Fiction Writing: Writing a gripping plot
CV Boot-Camp! Essential Tips To Create A Modern Standout CV
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,420. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The second title in the 'Essential Boot-camp Series', 'Essential Tips To Create A Modern Standout CV' takes the familiar no-nonsense approach from 'Emarketing Boot-camp' and applies it to CV writing. The tips in this ebook will make the process of writing your CV straightforward, and increase your chances of getting the right interviews - the rest is up to you!
Grammar for Fiction Writers
Series: Busy Writer's Guides. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,670. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The world of grammar is huge, but fiction writers don’t need to know all the nuances to write well. In fact, some of the rules you were taught in English class will actually hurt your fiction writing, not help it. Grammar for Fiction Writers won’t teach you things you don’t need to know. It’s all about the grammar that’s relevant to you as you write your novels and short stories.
Drawing on the Power of Resonance in Writing
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,670. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
All successful writers use resonance to enhance their stories by drawing power from stories that came before, by resonating with their readers' experiences, and by resonating within their own works. In this book, you'll learn exactly what resonance is and how to use it to make your stories more powerful.
Advanced Worldbuilding: A unique guide & journal for every writer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,850. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014 by On The Fly Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Advanced Worldbuilding is a unique guide that takes you by the hand and helps you understand the ‘why’ of worldbuilding. Written in the form of a conversation with a friend, taking you, step by step, through the process of creation with a focus on the end goal: To tell a great story. Advanced Worldbuilding is a fantastic tool for any writer, regardless of skill level
WORLDBUILDING Basics: Jumpstarting your creation process
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,670. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014 by On The Fly Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Have you ever wondered if there was a better, faster, less painful way to attack your worldbuilding process and move on to your next book or game? GOOD NEWS! Jaime Buckley feels your pain. Author, game creator, cartoonist and father of 12, he’s decided to share some of his methods with you. Tools, tips, resources, languages, races, maps, timelines and more…
How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,390. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Randy Ingermanson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Are you writing a novel, but having trouble getting your first draft written? Take a look at the wildly popular Snowflake Method—a battle-tested series of ten steps that jump-start your creativity and help you quickly map out your story. All around the world, novelists are using the Snowflake Method right now to ignite their imaginations and get their first drafts down on paper.
MJ Magazine July — Created By Authors for Authors
Series: MJ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,270. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The fourth issue of MJ Magazine includes Book of the Month Madiba: A-Z: The Many Faces of Nelson Mandela; Featured Authors Clint Morey and Allan Topol; Christian Fiction reviewed by Lee Harmon; Fran’s Top 5 New Authors: Mark Murphy; and recommended reading by Marybeth Zeman, Steve Berry and Daniel Palmer; and Featured Teen Columnist Jake Swerdloff. New Section — Writer’s Workshop.
Writing the Heart of Your Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,830. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Some novelists write with the goal of becoming a best seller, hoping for wealth and fame. Some just want to write novels that earn them a steady income. Some write to express their creativity.Then there are the other writers who want to write an unforgettable novel—the kind of book that gets called a classic and that endures the test of time. Writing the Heart of Your Story is for those writers!
Write, Edit, Publish: The Best of The Jessica Dall Blog
Price: Free! Words: 41,730. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
From author, editor, and reviewer, Jessica Dall, Write, Edit, Publish contains tips from some of the most popular Jessica Dall Blog blog posts compiled in a handy, carry-with-you eBook. Whether just starting a manuscript, looking for a publisher, or embarking on self-publishing, Write, Edit, Publish has a little something for everyone.
Bare Bones: A Quick Guide to Writing Your First Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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.
There's No Reason You Can't Be Civil - A Guide for Veterans, Contractors, and Civilians for Finding a Career with the Federal Government
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,680. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This book is a guide for veterans, contractors, and civilians for finding a career with the Federal Government. It is a simple approach with examples and tips throughout, in order to make the learning experience much easier and less time-consuming for the job seeker. The author covers common misconceptions, the hiring process, job description review, and resume creation and writing.
Kill Your Darlings: 20 Advice Articles for Fiction Writers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,270. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
Bestselling novelist Mike Wells shares 20 of his most popular blog posts in one volume. With more than two decades of experience in both traditional and indie publishing, Wells covers everything from a quick and easy way to write short book synopses to querying agents and editors to how to hook your readers on the first page of a story.
The Scribe -- Winter/Spring 2014
Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The St. Louis Writers Guild presents The Scribe: Literary magazine for writers
How to Handle Hooks
Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
What is a hook and how can you use it in your stories? Whether you've never heard of hooks or have been writing hooks for years, this book will take you through the whole gamut of ways to write hooks and use them effectively. You will learn how to evaluate and create hooks for all kinds of uses in your fiction writing, with a focus on hooking readers in the crucial story opening.
The Map is Not the Territory: The Seven “Shalt Nots” of Writing Jacket Copy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How to create good jacket copy—or at least avoid the worst, most common mistakes.
IELTS Essay Booster - One-Stop Destination for The Writing Module!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,870. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
IELTS Essay Booster is a Complete IELTS Writing Preparation Book (for both Academic & General Training Modules). It features: - Useful IELTS writing tips - 150 IELTS essays + 50 essay outlines - Vocabulary / Phrases - Common lines to use in IELTS essays and letters - Graph writing tips, strategy and vocabulary - Letter tips and samples - Misspelled words - Confusables - English enhancement tools
Using Images to Create Basic Storylines
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Every author has their own tricks of the trade when it comes to writing and coming up with basic storylines. Some peruse newspapers or magazines, others use writing prompts; sometimes all it takes is a bit of creative thinking. Included in this e-book are instructions on how to perform this exercise, an example by the author, 20 images to get you started, and information on where to find images.
How to Handle Story Structure
Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,450. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book aims to give you an overview of some plotting methods and techniques. This is not a comprehensive text on how to write creative fiction. In it you will find a discussion of ways to describe your book, figure out what genre your your book fits, help with choosing points of view, subplots and sagging middles. I hope you can use this information to guide your writing journey.