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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
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.
How to Write and Self-Publish a Travel Guide: PLAN IT (Book 1)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,690. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How to Write and Self-Publish a Travel Guide: PLAN IT (Book 1) Create Passive Income from your Travel Writing
Elements of Fiction
Price: Free! Words: 130,220. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
It was John Gardner—legendary teacher of the craft—who said that the elements of fiction, like the words in a language, are finite. I set about to verify this by scouring for and collecting authors’ quotes about them—a task that began as a cheat sheet, a short list of those elements I recognized and documented by quotes, but it soon took on a (long) life of its own. This is the result.
Be a Writing Machine: Write Faster and Smarter, Beat Writer's Block, and Be Prolific
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,820. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn how to writer faster and smarter, beat writer's block every time, and be the prolific author you've always wanted to be.
Stories Without End
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,480. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2018 by Alphabet Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
What if we could teleport anywhere in the world whenever we wanted to? Will robots ever replace human teachers? Why are some people optimists while others are pessimists? Where does our personality come from? Stories Without End is a collection of 24 unfinished short stories that raise intriguing questions for discussion. Students then practice creative writing to write their own endings.
Plot MD
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Hook readers and never lets them go! No matter if you like to plan your novels out ahead of time or fly by the seat of your pants, you'll be given the hands-on tools to improve your storytelling during all stages of your process. Covering a comprehensive set of skills from pacing to creating character arcs, Plot MD is perfect for a wide range of popular and genre fiction.
Narrated by the Author: How to Produce an Audiobook on a Budget
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital media / audio
Do you want to be part of the growing audiobook industry? Are you an indie author looking to expand your readership? Learn how to narrate and produce your own professional quality audiobook within a budget.
Story Drills: Fiction Writing Exercises
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,240. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Story Drills is packed with fundamental storytelling concepts and comprehensive writing exercises that will strengthen your storytelling skills. You’ll learn the elements, principles, and techniques of storytelling; gain experience through writing practice; and get questions for further contemplation that will lead to a deeper understanding of the craft.
Writing for Adventure Authors
Price: Free! Words: 24,950. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Have you dreamed of being an Adventure Author? This book will teach you exactly what you need to know to bring your book to life. Together we will turn your dusty old journal into an incredible first draft, the first step on your Adventure Author journey.
Beyond the Sonnet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2018 by Hearth Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A list of over 120 different forms of poetry with definitions.
The Writer's Lexicon Volume II: More Descriptions, Overused Words, and Taboos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,330. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing should grab—and hold—a reader's attention. Mistakes hinder believable characters and memorable stories, but the right advice makes those mistakes easy to fix. This book provides the resources that enable writers to create words that leap from the page into readers' imagination. It's the reference every writer and poet should own.
Fiction Builder! Outlining and Plotting your Novel in Three Constructive Steps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,790. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2018 by FTK Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Are you always getting stuck in the middle when writing a story? Are those endless rewrites giving you a headache? Or are you struggling to put all your different story ideas together? In Fiction Builder! Eva Kattz and Maria Staal show you a way out of the most common writer traps and put the fun back into writing. If you’re ready to unleash your inner plot-machine, this book is for you.
How to Write a Bestseller, No Mistakes Writing, Volume II
Series: No Mistakes Writing. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,830. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Before you put your book up for sale, before you even finish writing, you should read this book. Find out what you're doing wrong, and what you're doing right. Discover why character development and editing are everything. And learn to make your readers laugh and cry.
Verbalize: Bring Stories to Life & Life to Stories
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,790. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2018 by Evil Mastermind, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Verbalize presents new characterization and story-planning methods that jumpstart drafting, crafting, revision, and pitching. Blast past overused tics and types with storycraft that busts your ruts and awes your audience. Whether you like to wing it or bring it, Verbalize offers a fresh set of user-friendly tools to populate your pages and lay the foundations of unforgettable genre fiction
Q & A for Science Fiction Writers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,090. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2018 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
More great answers from a science fiction master! New & hopeful writers pose questions to Resnick, who offers sage and witty advice, backed up by his many years of experience in the field. According to Locus he is the all-time leading award winner for short fiction in the genre; he has also edited 2 major magazines and 42 anthologies. There is no better source for answers and advice in the field.
Finding the Funny Fast: How to Create Quick Humor to Connect with Clients, Coworkers and Crowds
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Add humor to your communications fast, even if you’re not a comedian! This book is for anyone who just wants to add a little humor to their speeches, blogs or pretty much any other verbal or written communication. It’s a fast resource from a professional comedy writer and comedian. Don’t be boring! You can do this!
World Building Worksheets: A Companion to The Ultimate World Building Book
Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2018 by Schreyer Ink Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
A series of worksheets, with samples, for use in the creation of characters, cultures, and settings. Includes an extensive character interview. The Ultimate World Building Book is now available as a paperback and can be ordered online.
Reasons for Not Writing & How to Overcome Them
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,880. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Of all the creative arts, writing a book is both deceptively easy and surprisingly difficult. There are plenty of How To guides about creative writing, but precious few deal with the actual day to day process of becoming and being a writer. This practical, self-help guide is an exception that will unlock your potential, your creativity and genius.
Chapter One Workbook
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Do you need to organize your writing? Want some ideas on how to structure your book or develop characters for your novel? This workbook is full of great worksheets that will get you moving on that novel you’ve been wanting to finish/get started on/organize. Some are the same or similar to those found in the text book version of this book. Some are entirely new. All of them will help you.
50+ Writing Markets and Resources To Land More Clients and Skyrocket Your Income
Price: Free! Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
There are over 200 links included in this book that will take you straight to the resources professional freelance writers use to find new clients, land assignments from editors, and line up recurring work. Use them to shake up your marketing with a new (effective) strategy so you can land steady, well-paid writing work - whenever you want!

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