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The Creativity Switch
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,420. Language: American English. Published: October 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This is a writing guide for the chronic procrastinators. For the wannabes who always start but can't finish. You're not lazy or incapable - you just haven't flipped the switch. You deserve to write the book you've always dreamed of writing and the world deserves to read it. So stop wasting time trying to be someone else. Learn how to flip your Creativity Switch and finally start finishing.
Writing the Life Poetic: An Invitation to Read and Write Poetry
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until Nov. 13!) Words: 61,650. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
It’s time for a poetry book that does more than lecture from the front of the classroom. Writing the Life Poetic takes poetry off of its academic pedestal and makes it accessible to (and enjoyable for) everyone. With friendly lessons, engaging prompts, and inspiring example poems, Writing the Life Poetic invites readers to discover and express the poetry of their everyday lives.
Fight Like a Girl
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,370. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Writing Fight Scenes for Female Characters Need your female characters to handle conflict realistically? Grab "Fight Like a Girl." Women are not men with mammaries. They don’t approach, handle, or react to violence in the same way. Use this practical writer's guide to help craft believable fight scenes for female protagonists. Covers differences between how females and males handle conflict.
Write Your Book on the Side: How to Write and Publish Your First Nonfiction Kindle Book While Working a Full-Time Job (Even if You Don’t Have a Lot of Time and Don’t Know Where to Start)
Price: Free! Words: 22,530. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Don't have the time to write a book? Struggling with what to write about or where to start? "Write Your Book on the Side" will show you how to write your first nonfiction kindle book while you're working a full-time job, even if you've never written a book before. You'll learn how to come up with a winning topic, how to choose the right title, and how to publish your book in 10 easy steps.
Mental Models for Writers: 73 Ways to Elevate Your Thinking, Improve Your Writing, and Capture Success
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,790. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
In this writer’s guide, prolific writer M.L. Ronn taps into the mysterious world of mental models, frameworks for thinking that will revolutionize the way you approach every aspect of the writing life.
Indie Writer Unboxed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,650. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
You've published, your books are not selling. What now? How to handle a writing career. Long-term goals, how to stay on the path and how to be happy.
Creating Life - The Podcast Transcripts
Series: The Art of World Building. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,230. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
World building strategist Randy Ellefson turned his successful book series, THE ART OF WORLD BUILDING, into a popular podcast of the same name, with episodes drawn from each book in the series. The transcripts of 15 episodes are collected here. The episodes discuss gods, species/races, plants, animals, monsters, heroes, villains, and even undead.
Ready, Set, Write: A Guide to Creative Writing
Series: Adventures in Writing. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,870. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Ready, Set, Write: A Guide to Creative Writing takes you on a tour through various forms of writing, tools of the trade, creativity techniques, and practical tips for writing, plus plenty of writing projects and activities to explore as you tone your writing muscles. Written for hobbyists and aspiring professionals alike, Ready, Set, Write is ideal for young and new new writers.
A Worker's Writebook: How Language Makes Stories
Price: $2.99 $1.00 USD. (67% off until Dec. 31!) Words: 79,390. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2019 by Personville Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This quirky writing guide by Jack Matthews (author of 20 literary works) offers insight about how successful writers mold raw experiences into a story and how language helps you to do that. Erudite, witty, idiosyncratic, serendipitous, mischievous, sesquipedalian, entertaining, introspective and colorful: these are adjectives which come to mind when reading this book.
Plan Your Novel Like A Pro: And Have Fun Doing It!
Series: Non Fiction Books for Writers by Beth Barany. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,300. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book will help you get excited to plan your novel. The tools shared here are designed to spark your muse and give you confidence when you sit down to write your story. Plan Your Novel Like A Pro: And Have Fun Doing It! is for organic writers and pansters who want a roadmap to follow, so that they can let their creativity loose.
Writing Secrets of the World's Most Prolific Authors
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,700. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
This book examines the techniques of more than a dozen remarkable writers to show how anyone with the right mindset can massively increase their word count without sacrificing quality. Learn the secrets of working on several projects simultaneously, of reducing the time needed for each book, and how to build the work ethic you need to become more prolific than you ever thought possible.
The Nonfiction Book Publishing Plan: The Professional Guide to Profitable Self-Publishing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,240. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The Nonfiction Book Publishing Plan is loaded with proven strategies, real-world examples, and fascinating interviews with successful authors. Whether you’re writing self-development, business, memoir, how-to, spiritual, narrative, or other nonfiction book, this authoritative guide by experienced industry professionals will provide you with the solutions you need to achieve your publishing goals.
Writing the Cozy Mystery: Expanded Second Edition
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,010. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Writing the Cozy Mystery will help you develop your characters, establish the setting, plot the story, add suspense, plant clues and solve the crime.
How To Write A Novel: The Fundamentals of Fiction
Price: Free! Words: 89,320. Language: American English. Published: October 22, 2018 by Inkitt. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
From the first editor of Andy Weir’s International Bestselling phenomenon The Martian, How To Write A Novel will take you step by step through the process of writing your novel from idea to edit. As #1 New York Times bestseller Scott Sigler puts it: “How To Write A Novel is a bootcamp on how to go from “aspiring writer” to “novelist”; a comprehensive toolkit for writing your novel"
The Business of Writing - Volume 2
Price: $3.64 USD. Words: 43,860. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
How do you attract an agent? Ever thought of funding your next book through crowdfunding? How do you deal with failure? Do you understand your royalty statements? What's a media kit, and should you have one? This, and many more questions, are answered in this second collection of articles that first appeared in Writing Magazine.
The Writer's Guides Box Set
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
These four writer's guides from Simon Rose offer invaluable tips and advice for authors in all genres. The two Children's Writer's Guides examine working as an author for children and young adults. The Time Traveler's Guide is an excellent resource for writing time travel or historical fiction stories and The Working Writer's Guide examines pursuing writing as a professional career.
How to Become a Successful Beta Reader Book 1: Learning the Fundamentals of Fiction
Price: Free! Words: 41,040. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Turn Your Passion for Fiction into a Fascinating "Anywhere Ya Want" Gig—with Beta Reading!
Dark Visions: Conversations with the Masters of Horror
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,430. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Winner of the Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in Non-fiction THE DREAMSPINNERS WHO WEAVE NIGHTMARES They lead us through wondrous doors to the dark side of imagination—exposing our most carefully hidden fantasies … and our deepest fears. Now twenty-six of the world's premier Maestros of the Macabre share their secrets, their goals, their creative terrors.
4,000 Creative Writing Prompts to Unstick Your Brain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,270. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The 4,000 creative writing prompt bundle. All 4,000 prompts from the 1,0000 Creative Writing prompts to Unstick Your Brain series in one handy package. Writer's block or just plain lack of inspiration strike every writer from time to time. 4,000 Creative Writing Prompts to Unstick Your Brain will ignite your creativity and end writer's block.
How to Write a Dynamite Scene Using the Snowflake Method
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: American English. Published: May 18, 2018 by Ingermanson Communications, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
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The secret to writing a dynamite novel is to first write a dynamite scene. Because if you can write one terrific scene, you can write 100. And that’s a novel. This is a short book, with just one goal—to teach you the simple principles you can use right now to design a powerful scene before you write it. If you’ve already written your novel, you can use this book to make each scene better.

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