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The Writer's Guide to Getting Organized: Take Control of Your Creative Life 10 Minutes at a Time
By Lynn Johnston
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,840. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writers are different. We don't always think in straight lines. We take leaps of logic, and we think metaphorically. Don't shoehorn your creative process into a system of organization designed for left-brain activities! This ebook will show you how to get organized while nurturing your unique writing process. (Originally published as The Kaizen Plan for Organized Authors.)
The 33 Worst Mistakes Writers Make About Horses
By B. Burkheart
Series: 33 Worst Mistakes for Writers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn to avoid 33 common mistakes writers make when including horses in their stories. This excellent resource will help whether writing fantasy, historical fiction or contemporary fiction. (Previously published as Sue L. Huffman)
Chapter One: A Fast, Fun Way To Write Fiction
By Meredith Bond
Price: $6.98 USD. Words: 26,270. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Have a great idea for a novel, but don’t know where to start? Have you started your novel, but got bogged down after only the first few pages and don’t know how to go on? Then this book is for you! Chapter One is a beginning writing course. This book can be used in conjunction with the course or instead of it.
Basic Poetic Forms (and how to write them)
By Charles Rossiter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This handy guide is designed to help you write more and better poems. It includes the ‘rules’ for writing poems in basic forms such as the villanelle, sonnet and more, as well as less frequently used forms such as the pantoum. The guide focuses on carefully selected forms that are most useful for both the experienced and beginner poet.
The Quickster's Guide to Novel Plotting
By Sara Harricharan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Tips and tricks if you're trying to figure out how to start plotting your novel. Designed to help you jumpstart the planing and outlining process for your literary masterpiece. Aimed to be a quick guide for first-time novelists. Perfect for Nanowrimo. **on promotion during November**
Business Writing That Counts! 5th Edition
By Julie Miller
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,430. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This practical guide to writing, unlike any other in its field, will show you how to write with ease and confidence. Author Dr. Julie Miller details a simple but proven system anyone can use to move from initial idea to preliminary outline to finished piece. A special section, Business Writing That Sells!, written by Jonathan Todd will show you how to sell better, sell more, and sway opinion!
Lost the Plot? 500 Writing Prompts and How To Use Them
By Adam Maxwell
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 21,090. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 1 review)
Almost every writer has a pathological predisposition to procrastination and often believes there is a magical answer to the question ‘where do you get your ideas?’. Well now, whether you write Twitfic, Microfiction, Flash Fiction, Short Short Stories, Short Stories, Novelettes, Novellas, Novels or Scripts you can tell everyone that you get your ideas here.
PR Basics in a Connected World
By Ann Streetman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book is for you if one of these scenarios fits: (1) you just inherited the PR function on top of your other responsibilities; (2) you are headed back into the PR job market after several years; (3) you want to acquire some PR savvy for a prospective new job; (4) you have a communications degree, but have never worked in PR; or (5) you are new to PR and want a few tips from a veteran.
First Words
By Arshad Ahsanuddin
Price: Free! Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
13 Short Essays on Writing from a Neophyte Author’s Perspective
The Art & Craft of Story: 2nd Practitioner's Manual
By Victoria Mixon
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 66,740. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011 by La Favorita Press jefro@jefro.net. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This sequel to Mixon's popular The Art & Craft of Fiction explores in detail the complex crafts of character development and plot structure, illuminating exactly how the greats have done this work to such powerful effect and teaching how to apply their lessons to your own fiction. Mixon's voice is warm and entertaining, your personal welcome into the greater fellowship of all writers.
The Art & Craft of Fiction: A Practitioner's Manual
By Victoria Mixon
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 75,270. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011 by La Favorita Press jefro@jefro.net. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Based on Mixon's work as a successful independent fiction editor, The Art & Craft of Fiction: A Practitioner's Manual brings together in one place everything you need to know about writing a novel, an in-depth exploration of the myriad aspects of creating fiction in a warm, entertaining voice that welcomes you into the greater fellowship of all writers.
Self-Editing: Two Half Brains Make a Whole Writer
By Deborah J. Lightfoot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011 by Seven Rivers Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Self-Editing: Bringing Out Your Best (Two Half Brains Make a Whole Writer) -- practical professional advice from Deborah J. Lightfoot, published author and gainfully employed editor. Drawn from the author's 25 years of experience in newspaper, magazine, and book writing and editing, this book offers nuts-and-bolts advice on fixing common errors: eliminating wordiness, using the active voice, etc.
Relaxing the Writer: Guidebook to the Writer's High
By Amber Polo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,290. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Written with the special needs of writers in mind, anyone who spends time in a chair will discover useful tips to escape the dangers of sitting. From aromatherapy to zumba, find hundreds of practical ideas and suggestions from centuries-old techniques like meditation and yoga to iPad apps. Every page inspires worried writers to explore new ideas to de-stress their lives.
Infinite Possibilities: A Freelance Writer's Journey
By Scott Cosby
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The personal story of the author on his journey into freelance writing in a conversational tone based on journal entries.
Self-Editing for Writers
By Harvey Stanbrough
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011 by FrostProof 808. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Avoid the most common errors this editor has seen over 15 years of freelance editing. This is a compilation of notes on punctuation, grammar, sentence structure, usage, etc. that cover the most common errors I've seen in over 15 years of editing. This, combined with The Seven Writerly Sins, would comprise what not to do if you want to be a successful writer.
Marketing Your EBook
By Pam Stone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011 by Steel Diamonds Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This small book is packed with useful tips you can do for free whcih will help you promote your ebook and increase sales. Pam Stone is the Marketing Director for Steel Diamonds Publishing and is eager to share her knowledge and years of experience with you.
Writing Fight Scenes
By Rayne Hall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,200. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
0.5 star(4.56 from 9 reviews)
Learn step-by-step how to create fictional fights which leave the reader breathless with excitement.
Genghis Khan's Rules for (Warriors) Writers
By David Wilkin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,480. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A look at ten techniques to make you prepared for being published in an age where the world of Publishing is beset by the Horde of Writers who have learned these rules
Creating Romantic Characters
By Leigh Michaels
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,780. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
No matter how exciting the plot, it's the people in a story who make it memorable. Produce provocative, exciting, forceful characters with dynamic stories, whether you're writing romance novels, stories which include romantic relationships, or general fiction. Leigh Michaels is the author of more than 100 books including contemporary and historical romances.
NaNo for the New and the Insane
By Lazette Gifford
Price: Free! Words: 35,970. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
NaNo for the New and the Insane is a short work dedicated to helping people stay on track for the month long NaNoWriMo event in November of each year.