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The Write Attitude: A WMG Writer's Guide
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,030. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A writer’s attitude can help bring success. But what should that attitude look like? Rah-rah positive? Pragmatic? Take-no-prisoners serious? USA Today bestselling author and renowned business blogger Kristine Kathryn Rusch helps guide writers to find the right attitude for a long-term writing career in this latest WMG Writers’ Guide.
The Unvanquished: A Reader's Guide to the William Faulkner Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
William Faulkner has a reputation as a "difficult" author -- but he doesn't have to be! With this new guide, The Unvanquished can be easy to understand. Included are: a chapter-by-chapter summary and commentary on the story, a thorough description of all the characters, a biography of William Faulkner, suggestions for essay topics, and much more.
Story Crisis, Story Climax 1: How to Use Film Structure to Plan Your Novel
Price: Free! Words: 53,040. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Why spend years learning how to write stories by trial and error? Let "Story Crisis, Story Climax 1" teach you how. You will accelerate your learning curve by observing, in a range of film stories, how the Inciting Incident, Turning Points, Midpoint, and Crisis Climax work in relationship to each other, the story itself, and others of its genre. Crack the storytelling code!
Medieval Underpants and Other Blunders: A Writer’s (& Editor’s) Guide to Keeping Historical Fiction Free of Common Anachronisms, Errors, & Myths [Third Edition]
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,220. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » History » History of things
NEW expanded 3rd edition. A detailed guide to the factual mistakes that writers of historical fiction often make—and how to avoid them. From medieval knights smoking cigars to characters crossing streets that wouldn’t exist for another 2000 years, historical novelist Alleyn exposes and explains the often hilarious, always painful goofs that turn up most frequently in fiction set in the past.
Writer's Insights - Tips for Ultimate Success
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,140. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Do you dream of writing a novel? Are you confused on how to get started with writing it? Have you already started writing a novel and need direction on things like flow, pace, characterization, editing, and marketing? Then, this book is perfect for you. Writer's Insights is chocked full of tips and advice from best-selling novelist Suzie Carr and several experts in the industry.
Make Every Word Count
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,140. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
From the author of Beyond Style: Mastering the Finer Points of Writing, Gary Provost's Make Every Word Count is a guide to assist writers of both fiction and nonfiction. Topics include: style, use of jargon, avoiding cliches, tone, intention, characterization, credibility, description, dialogue, viewpoints, and many more.
Indie Poet Formatting
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How to Format a Poetry Collection for Ebook & Print using Scrivener and Microsoft Word.
25 Quick Ways to Sell More Books Today
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The One Minute Book Marketer presents cutting-edge ideas from authors with a proven track record and numerous published books. In 25 Quick Ways to Sell More Books Today there is a treasury of actionable ideas and book selling strategies in every chapter!
The 9 Master Plots for Bestsellers & Blockbusters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,020. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Follow the 9 Master Plot recipe to instantly structure your short story, novel, or screenplay. These timeless plots have worked for centuries and they'll work for you.
Cómo se escribe en la academia y la ciencia
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 87,610. Language: Spanish. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Escribir y publicar son acciones esenciales para el éxito en la vida académica y científica, tanto para el avance de las disciplinas del conocimiento como para el ascenso profesional y la recompensa económica. Lin Tai Wao
Advanced Twitter Strategies For Authors: Twitter Techniques To Help You Sell Your Book - In Under 15 Minutes A Day!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,240. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing / direct
Advanced Twitter Strategies for Authors reveals how to effectively exploit Twitter to market your books and systematically drive thousands of potential purchasers to your works on Amazon and other retailers.
100 Writing Prompts for Teens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
A writing prompt is an idea to inspire you to write. It is a starting point for those times when you are feeling stuck, when you don’t know what to write, or when you simply want something spontaneous to write about. In this e-book, I'm going to give you 100 writing prompts to get your creativity flowing! They're divided into 5 sections: romance, horror, life, family, and fantasy/sci-fi.
500 Questions to Help Flesh Out Your Character
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,290. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
How do you create human beings from nothing? This guide helps writers fully understand their characters by giving a series of questions in four specific sections: background, mind, body, and soul. Questions range from simple ways to understand the physical aspects of your characters to fully understanding their motivations and desires.
Les 10 clés de l’écriture de fiction
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: French. Published: April 3, 2015 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Après « Les 10 clés d’une écriture efficace », un guide pratique destiné aux affres de la communication écrite dans le milieu professionnel et quotidien, voici « Les 10 clés de l’écriture de fiction ». Ce second guide est destiné à tous ceux qui souhaitent se lancer dans une activité littéraire, qu’il s’agisse d’écrivains amateurs ou professionnels.
Turn To Stone: Self-Publishing for the Aspiring Author
Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
So, you have decided to self-publish your book? First off, congratulations on completing your first manuscript! Whether you have written a novel, novella, short story, or a guide, you have done something amazing. Take a second and congratulate yourself on this accomplishment.
And It Was Just Right: Four lengths of pitch/synopsis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This essay discusses the four different lengths of pitch/synopsis a writer will need to sell a novel, and how to compose them.
Camel vs. Motorcycle: The Three Beats of a Good Query Letter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This brief essay details the three necessary (and two optional) information beats that make for a compelling query email.
Post-Apocalypse Writers' Phrase Book
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,140. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The Post-Apocalypse Writers' Phrase Book is the perfect tool to inspire creativity for authors writing apocalyptic, post-apocalyptic, dystopian, prepper and zombie fiction. You get over 4,000 radioactive ways to describe the end of the world. This book makes a great gift for anyone into survival and emergency preparedness who has ever thought of writing for fun or professionally.
Horror Writers' Phrase Book
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,740. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Instantly write better horror! Arranged for quick, easy reference, the Horror Writers' Phrase Book contains over 3,000 ways to describe death, gore, hauntings, monsters, weapons, and more—plus dark emotions and writing exercises. It's the perfect tool to inspire your imagination and cure even the most stubborn case of writer's block.
Preparing to Write Settings That Feel Like Characters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This reference guide is a tool to help you organize your thoughts and ideas to obtain the goal of making a setting that feels like a character.