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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
Fiction Genres
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Genre confuses writers, but everyone who buys, sells, or reads our books wants to know what genre we're writing in. This mini book will demystify genre so we can better understanding what we're writing and who might want to read it.
From Story Idea to Reader
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,090. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Alfie Dog Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
From Story Idea to Reader is an easily accessible guide to writing fiction. No matter if you are looking to submit your work for publication, enter a competition, or want to self-publish, this practical guide will help you every step of the way. By Patsy Collins and Rosemary J. Kind
The Scribe December 2016
Price: Free! Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A literary publication of the St. Louis Writers Guild
The Scribe November 2016
Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A literary publication of the St. Louis Writers Guild
Write Characters-Creating People Readers Will Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Are you struggling with creating your characters or are you getting rejection letters but you’re pretty sure you have a storyline that rocks? And that’s why I created this short guide.
How To Write A Nonfiction E-Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
If you have ever wanted to write a nonfiction e-book, this book will help you do it. Topics covered are picking a topic, making a plan, writing a first draft, research, and editing. Also covered is how to publish and market your e-book. This book has everything you need to write a nonfiction e-book and make it a reality.
How to Get to Know the Backstory of Your Characters
Series: The Busy Author's Guide, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A book that helps you craft the backstory of your characters by answering questions.
The Busy Author’s Guide Box Set 1: Books 1-4
Series: The Busy Author's Guide. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A box set of four books that helps you craft the plot, the characters, and the world for your story by doing exercises and answering questions.
How to Get to Know Your Story's World with Worldbuilding Questions
Series: The Busy Author's Guide, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A book that helps you craft a world for your story by answering questions.
The Scribe October 2016
Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Literary publication of the St. Louis Writers Guild
How to Get to Know Your Characters with Character Interviews
Series: The Busy Author's Guide, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A book with questions to interview your characters with in order to get to know them better.
How To Write a Love Poem
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,410. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
If you want to learn how to write a love poem, then check out "How To Write a Love Poem" written by a love poetry enthusiast. Love poetry can be about romantic love but far more. It can be about love of country, of a people or nation. It can be about love of ideals such as freedom and peace. Poetry can be rhymed or written in one of many recognized forms of poetry (such as a Sonnet).
Burning the Midnight Oil Revisited
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,140. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Writing parents share strategies on how to balance writing and parenting in a second volume for writers.
Show, Don't Tell - How to Write Vivid Descriptions, Handle Backstory, and Describe Your Characters’ Emotions
Series: Writers’ Guide Series. Price: Free! Words: 15,350. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
"Show, don’t tell" is probably the single most-important piece of advice given to writers. But many writers struggle to understand this powerful principle or have difficulty applying it to their own work. This book will help you spot telling in your own manuscript and turn bland passages into powerful scenes that will keep your readers turning pages.
How To Write For Fun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book is all about how to have fun writing. Is that even possible? Yes it is. Discussed are ways to put the words on the page, keeping a journal, writing fiction, creating a blog, creating ebooks, and several other suggestions to make writing fun.
Point of View - How to Use the Different Point of View Types, Avoid Head-Hopping, and Choose the Best Point of View for Your Book
Series: Writers’ Guide Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,080. Language: American English. Published: October 19, 2016 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Point of view (POV) is the most powerful tool in a writer’s kit, but it’s also the hardest to master. This book will help you understand the different types of POV, choose the best one for your book, and fix common POV problems. You’ll learn how to use point of view in a way that will make your readers identify with your main character and keep them captivated until the very last page.
How to Outline Your Book with "What if..." Questions
Series: The Busy Author's Guide, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Learn how to outline and develop your book using ”What if…” questions.
Ground Rules for Writers
Price: Free! Words: 18,460. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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A Quick and Easy Reference Guide for All the Painful Punctuation, Ghastly Grammar, and Pesky Sound Alike Words, Fracking Up Your Work!
How To Become a Freelance Writer
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 30,340. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
- How To Become A Freelance Writer is a simple-to-use, easy-to-understand guide to becoming a freelance writer. - It will take you through each step of the process, from making sure you have all of the necessary materials in order to begin, to setting up a portfolio and applying to job positions, all the way through furthering your career once it has been established.