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The Emotional Wound Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Psychological Trauma
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,030. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Root your characters in reality by giving them an authentic wound that causes difficulties and prompts them to strive for inner growth to overcome it. With its easy-to-read format and over 100 entries packed with information, The Emotional Wound Thesaurus is a crash course in psychology for creating characters that feel incredibly real to readers.
Three Different Ways to Outline and Structure Your Story
Series: The Busy Author's Guide, Book 12. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This book will show you how to use one of three story structures to outline, structure, or evaluate your story, whether you’re at the very beginning or have finished your first draft.
Make A Killing On Kindle 2018 Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,680. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Playwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Ten new chapters with techniques that get you to the top of Amazon searches, lists you in 9+ categories and trains the algorithm to sell for you. Write seductive copy, discover high-sales keywords and run better promotions with proprietary systems and downloadable worksheets.
Self-publishing Unboxed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
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You intend to self-publish or have published a book or two. You’re not selling very well and wonder why not. You feel you should be doing something, but the thought of “marketing” gives you nightmares. You would love to start selling some books, and pay some or even all of your bills with your writing income. That is now more possible than ever. Grab a copy of this book to see how.
Mailing Lists Unboxed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Self-published authors are coming to realise that a stable career is about a backlist of titles and keeping that backlist selling. Invariably, advice given by other authors includes holding promotions and lowering the price of the first book in series, or even making it free. However, few people mention one of the most powerful ways to keep your backlist selling: the author mailing list.
the Indie Author's Bible
Price: $7.69 USD. Words: 56,880. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
You wrote a book and need help breaking in? Need to know more about Indie and Traditional publishing models? Want a guided process to get your seeing your book in print? This is the book for you!
Going Wide Unboxed
Price: Free! Words: 10,360. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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A companion guide to Self-publishing Unboxed and Mailing Lists Unboxed, for those who want to start selling on all ebook platforms. In this book, you will learn: The major non-Amazon platforms and their quirks Tips about promoting your books and increasing non-Amazon sales The greatest hack for maintaining website pages with multiple retailer links.
Creating Character Arcs Workbook: The Writer's Reference to Exceptional Character Development and Creative Writing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,880. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
The Creating Character Arcs Workbook presents a guided approach to choosing the right type of character arc for your story, joining plot and character into a cohesive and resonant whole, and choosing stories with life-changing themes.
Don't Just Survive but Thrive During NANOWRIMO
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
If you are new to NaNoWriMo, then this e-book is definitely for you. It will help you avoid the bad habits and negative mindsets which can only hinder your quest to write quicker. I believe that everyone can write a whole novel in a month. But you can only do so with planning on all levels ahead of time. In this e-book, I outline all the tools you will need.
How to Format Your Book in Word
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 32,070. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Colin Dunbar has given self-publishing authors the definitive guide to preparing their Word manuscript for publication. I'm recommending this book to any author who says 'How do I . . .?' for any aspect of file preparation and uploading. This book is a gem." - Sandra Beckwith, BuildBookBuzz.com
Talking Out Loud - How to Write Sparkling Dialogue
Price: Free! Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
An entertaining guide to help writers polish their dialogue and turn good into great. Mo Fanning entertains as well as educates. Your essential companion on the road to publication.
Sex For Money: How to Write, Publish and Sell Gay Erotica and M/M Erotic Romance — Second Edition
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,330. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2017 by Indie Erotica Collective. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Everything you need to know about becoming a gay erotica or M/M erotic romance author!
MJ Magazine August 2017— Created By Authors for Authors
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,890. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The tenth issue of MJ Magazine includes Featured Authors William McCauley, Sandra Brown, E.Z. Risky and Kathy Reichs; Writing tips, and Author Interviews featuring Linda Fairstein and Walter Mosley. Readers will also enjoy regular sections like Writing Tips, Book Reviews, Fran’s Picks and a featured Short Story.
NaNoWriMo 101: A Quick Guide on How to Write a Novel in 30 Days During National Novel Writing Month
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Have you always dreamed of writing a novel? NaNoWriMo offers your chance. It is a 30 day challenge in which you write a complete novel during National Novel Writing Month. This book will help you learn what NaNoWriMo has to offer, and how to make the most of the challenge. You will learn about required preparation, strategies, resources, and more.
How to Write a Novella in a Week: A Quick Guide on Novella Writing for Aspiring Writers, Ghostwriters, and Freelancers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
If you want to learn how to write a novella quickly, then get this step by step guide. This book is different. This book is hard body. This particular how to is specifically designed to open up alternate paths of thinking in one's brain. In terms of writing a novella, as long as success is the end result, the methodologies utilized to reach fruition are not important.
1000 Scottish Names: Gaelic & English
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists
Are you wanting to write a story with Scottish characters? Do you need names in Gaelic and English? Here you will find a list of 250 male Gaelic names, 250 female Gaelic names, 250 male English names and 250 female English names to suit many time periods. This is a great source for Highland Romance stories set in Ancient, Medieval, Victorian or Regency time periods.
1000 American Names
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists
Have trouble finding contemporary character names that sound real? Online name generators too repetitive? Based on the latest U.S. Census data, this list includes 500 female names and 500 male names.
A is for Author, 333 must-know tips for the new writer
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,360. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
An indispensable guide for the newbie fiction writer, basic have-to-know topics from A-plot to Zebra Crossings. Candid and irreverent, the neophyte will learn everything necessary to get their literary career kick-started. Dialogue, character building, conflict and tension, sex and violence, plotting and, of course, pantsing. Branding, marketing, promotion and going wide. Suitable for all genres
Does Your Flamingo Flamenco? The Best Little Dictionary of Confusing Words and Malapropisms
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Stumped about any of these? Hunger pains or hunger pangs? Spitting image or spit and image? Some time or sometime? Lay or lie? Shined or shone? Retroactive from or retroactive to? Effect or affect? Buck naked or butt naked? Find all the answers in this handy guide written by Arlene Miller, The Grammar Diva. Over 250 confusing word pairs, groups, and idioms - defined with examples.
Excellent Editing: The Writing Process
Series: Red Sneaker Writers Book Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,880. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017 by Babylon Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Why do so many people start books they never finish? And why is the final product often so much less than what editors and agents want? Because writing is a process, and no steps can be omitted without impacting quality. Editing begins before you start writing and doesn't end until the book is in print (if then). This book explains what's worth doing, when, and how to produce a exceptional book.