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The Big Book of Exercises, Prompts and Block Busters
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Adult & continuing education
Big Book of Exercises, Prompts and Block Busters No matter what stage you’re in with your writing, it’s always beneficial to work on craft and technique. Writing Exercises help target common problems and weaknesses. Writing Prompts help get your creative juices flowing. Writers Block happens to all writers. The difference is how you handle your block.
The 30 Day Novel: Backstory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Weaving in the backstory is always a challenge for writers. In this book, I'll lay out the techniques for seamless integration of backstory and history (you DO know the difference, don't you?) Prologues, flashbacks, and appositives are just a few of the techniques that will solve your backstory problems.
The 30 Day Novel: First Pages
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Your first few pages -- really, your first few paragraphs! -- must do three things. Hook the reader, created reader identification, and convince the reader to suspend disbelief. Miss any one of these, and your reader will simply put the book down. This book shows you exactly how to do each of these three critical tasks.
The 30 Day Novel: Plot
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Can't finish your novel manuscript? It's probably not your fault. Most of what you've been taught about plotting and outlining is either fluff or wrong. Come inside my world and let me show you how to write a novel every thirty days! It's how I make a living.
Lateral Screenwriting
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 169,630. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Screenwriting
Using the principles of Lateral Thinking for story-telling, author and screenwriter, Lee A. Matthias shows writers how to generate and develop their best ideas for movies and novels.
Words With JAM - June 2012
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,170. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
It’s that time again. The June issue of Words with JAM is upon us. It’s sitting on our chests, causing mild to moderate pain and discomfort which it would be safest to get checked out at A&E because you never know.
The A to Zen of Speech Writing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,880. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The A to Zen of Speech Writing gives you a system for writing great speeches at a professional level. Get a boost with Kathrin Lake's easy teachings using her TEPI method. You first decide on the primary speech purpose by dividing it into one of the four broad categories of Training, Entertaining, Persuasion or Inspiration and then follow the guidelines and apply the essential elements.
No More Writer's Block! Become a Prolific Writer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Become a prolific writer once you understand how to attune to your idiosyncratic creative preferences and after you have practical methods of getting writing done easily, quickly, anywhere. Based on years of creativity research and with its techniques tested at dozens of workshops.
Genre Fiction
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,080. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This ebook will disclose the background information that defines genre in the publishing industry. This is the stuff no-one will teach you, mainly because it doesn't matter. Here you will learn the finer points of category or genre fiction. Romance, fantasy, science fiction; the author has extensive knowledge in none of these areas. But the little he does know he is more than willing to share.
Online Content Writing - Tips for Creative Copy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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The world of content writing has changed dramatically thanks to Google's far-reaching algorithm changes. In light of these changes, this eBook discusses such fascinating topics as where to find winning ideas for your blog posts or articles, how to structure an article, how to make your writing more persuasive, tips for taking your writing to the next level...and much more.
101 Speech & Essay Topics
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
The only way to truly learn how to write and pass an essay or speech is to practice. 101 Speech & Essay Topics (and subsequent books in the series) provides a large variety of suitable topics for 5 paragraph essays and school speeches.
Experiment Perilous: The 'Bug Jack Barron' Papers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A must-read essay for all Readers and Writers of Science Fiction about the SF field itself, opportunities and challenges, writing SF, and getting it published.
Staying Alive - A Writer's Guide
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,330. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
It's hard enough for a writer just to get published. But even harder is—Staying Alive. By award-winning and three-time SFWA President Norman Spinrad
Authors - Quick and Easy Tips to Develop Credible Characters
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
You may have a compelling story and an engaging style but if your characters do not resonate with your reader or viewer your project will not come alive. Courses, workshops, and studying what has been written by professional writers is all good, but sometimes all you need to get yourself in the flow is a new perspective. This booklet can be a valuable aid in helping bring your characters to life.
Don't Fall in Love With Your Words: Fall in Love With Your Craft
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,380. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Indie Author of 26 books shares her insights on being a writer and doing the writing
Crafting a Novel the Critics Will Praise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,960. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Thousands of Americans long to write a novel. A study conducted by the prestigious Gallup polling company revealed that 81% of adults living in the United States cherish that dream. Unfortunately, few ever achieve their goal. However a new, simplified approach to crafting fiction has proved that it can increase the rate of success immeasurably. This e-book outlines that technique in detail.
Write Your Genius, Genius! A Rather Quick Guide to Book Writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Do you want to write a book? Are you not quite sure where or how to begin? This simple and insightful guide will help you reach your launching point. You’ll discover just how possible it is to tap into your genius and give voice to the message within you that’s waiting to get out into the open. You’ll never view your writing, or yourself, in the same way again!
The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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The Emotion Thesaurus is a tool for writers who want to convey character emotion effectively. It spotlights 75 emotions and the body language cues, thoughts, and visceral responses for each. Also addressed are common emotion-related writing problems and methods to overcome them. This thesaurus encourages writers to show, not tell, emotion and is a brainstorming resource for any fiction project.
Two Year Novel Course: Set 3 (World Building)
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Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,950. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This set of world building classes provides a few tricks for both physical and cultural world building and includes exercises, examples and many questions to answer about your own work. This set of classes will help science fiction and fantasy writers, however the cultural aspects and conflicts can also work well in modern and historical fiction.
Finding Your Voice: How to Put Personality in Your Writing
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,710. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 and represented by MacGregor Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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The writers who succeed are those who develop a distinctive voice—Les Edgerton shows you how to bring out your own unique voice without years of struggle.