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Kill Your Darlings: 20 Advice Articles for Fiction Writers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,270. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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
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Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The St. Louis Writers Guild presents The Scribe: Literary magazine for writers
How to Handle Hooks
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Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: 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!
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,870. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Category: 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
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Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,450. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Category: 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.
Your Fourth 1,000 Days in Writerspark
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Series: 1,000 Days in Writerspark: 1,000 Tight Writing Exercises, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,680. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Writer's block or just plain lack of inspiration strike every writer from time to time. Your Fourth 1,000 Days in Writerspark is the fourth in a series of ebooks, each crammed with 1,000 unique creative writing exercises.
Your Third 1,000 Days in Writerspark
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Series: 1,000 Days in Writerspark: 1,000 Tight Writing Exercises, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,170. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Writer's block or just plain lack of inspiration strike every writer from time to time. Your Third 1,000 Days in Writerspark is the third in a series of ebooks, each crammed with 1,000 unique creative writing exercises.
Teaching Creative Writing A Teaching Handbook with Weekly Lesson Plans
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,680. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014 by Justice Gray. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / arts & humanities
Eliminate writers’ block and creatively express one’s thoughts through creative writing Do you need some yawn-proof and sleep-proof writing exercises to get your students to actively participate? Then this handbook is for you.
Your Second 1,000 Days in Writerspark
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Series: 1,000 Days in Writerspark: 1,000 Tight Writing Exercises, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,650. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Writer's block or just plain lack of inspiration strike every writer from time to time. Your Second 1,000 Days in Writerspark is the second in a series of ebooks, each crammed with 1,000 unique creative writing exercises.
The ABC’s of Making Fiction Funny: Building Blocks for Adding Humor to Your Writing
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,010. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn how to formulate the funny, make your stories more fun, your characters more endearing, and your writing more marketable for potential editors and agents. Learn the techniques for charming your readers and keeping them entertained enough to fall in love with your stories and keep coming back for more!
Your First 1,000 Days in Writerspark
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Series: 1,000 Days in Writerspark: 1,000 Tight Writing Exercises, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,750. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Writer's block or just plain lack of inspiration strike every writer from time to time. Your First 1,000 Days in Writerspark is the first in a series of ebooks each crammed with 1,000 unique creative writing exercises.
Adventures in Writing: The Complete Collection
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Series: Adventures in Writing. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 118,200. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Adventures in Writing: The Complete Collection includes all three books in the Adventures in Writing series: 101 Creative Writing Exercises, 10 Core Practices for Better Writing, and 1200 Creative Writing Prompts.
Hustlers, Harlots, and Heroes: A Regency and Steampunk Field Guide
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,520. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by Tyche Books Ltd.. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
From the author of What Kings Ate and Wizards Drank, this humorous guide will provide readers and writers with historically accurate information on the low classes of Georgian and Victorian life.
How to Write Good: A Guide for the Aspiring Independent Author
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,860. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A handy how-to for the aspiring indie author.
The Last Techniques I Learned Before Selling Fiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,090. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Discover techniques to write with focus and purpose. Learn essential craft tips. For beginners or pros, this is a tip-filled little book that will help you improve your storytelling skills and propel your writing to the next level. Don't waste years on the wrong book idea or floundering in writer's block. Learn secrets to avoiding writer's block and write your great novel once and for all!
Living and Breathing: How to Make Your Characters Come Alive
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,570. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Create and develop fictional characters who are multi-dimensional and believable, whether based on real people or larger-than-life creations from your very own vivid imagination. Make your characters come alive. Included are tips for creating family backgrounds and family histories for a character, examples of many character traits, use of dialect and dialogue, and sample character sketches.
The 365-Day Writer's Block Workbook (Volume 2)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Volume 2 features over a thousand sets of five keywords, three sets per day, with writing tips at the end of each week to motivate and inspire, providing kick-starts to avoid the dreaded ‘writer’s block’. Useful for any writer at any level, whether they have 10 minutes or 10 hours, to start a new project. Also an ideal tool for writing groups.
Writing Wild: Crafting the Pagan Memoir
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,910. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014 by Pagan Writers Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing Wild was crafted for new writers and non-writers who identify with an Earth-based spiritual path. It combines writing assignments with personal ritual, guided meditation, and other exercises to connect a budding memoirist with their own story on a deeper level.