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Midpoint Magic: How to Swing Your Screenplay or Novel in a New Direction and Say Good-Bye to Sagging Story Middles That Put Audiences to Sleep by H. R. D'Costa
Series: Story Structure Essentials. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,360. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Story middles. Nightmare. You’ve got a lot of pages to fill…and only 1 thing to fill them with (your hero’s repeated attempts to achieve his goal). Without a plan, you’ll end up with a monotonous snooze fest. Buy this guide, learn 8 specific ways to zap the monotony (plus, the plot point that can take your story to the next level)…and say good-bye to sagging middles that put audiences to sleep!
31 Days of Purpose: Inspiration for Your Writing Journey Volume 2 by Regan Black
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,700. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Do you feel as if you're slogging through your writing journey without a clear sense of purpose? Would it help have an experienced voice in your ear encouraging you to stay on track with what matters most to you? Developed from the Inspiration for Your Writing Journey livestream broadcasts, this book is packed with quotes and insight to help you find and focus your message and writing purpose.
Blood Spatter (Forensics for Fiction) by Geoff Symon
Series: Forensics for Fiction. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,910. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016 by Evil Mastermind, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Law » Forensic Science
Blood Spatter offers authors an accurate and accessible gateway into the world of blood analysis. This illustrated guidebook offers a one-stop, easy-to-understand reference for writing a bloody good story. Geoff Symon draws from his 20 years’ experience and expertise as a forensic investigator to cover real-world procedures and practices of crime and its investigation for writers of all genres.
The Short and Long of It by Paul Alan Fahey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,140. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016 by JMS Books LLC email@example.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Are you now or have you ever been a writer of short fiction? Do you long to s-t-r-e-t-c-h those 55ers, flash pieces, and short-shorts into longer publishable work? If so, The Short and Long of It is for you. Award-winning short fiction writer, Paul Alan Fahey, shows you how to expand and adapt these pieces into plays, short stories, novellas, and novels pitch perfect for the e-age.
Writers' Handbook 2017 by J. Paul Dyson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 217,310. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The 2017 edition of firstwriter.com’s bestselling directory for writers is the perfect book for anyone searching for literary agents, book publishers, or magazines. It contains over 1,300 listings, including revised and updated listings from the 2016 edition, and over 500 brand new entries.
Maximum Impact - Writing Short: Say More With Less: Condense the Essence & Leave 'em Satisfied by Maureen F. Sevilla
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016 by Eliza March. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Editor and Writing Coach, Maureen F. Sevilla also writing as Eliza March shares ten years of experience. Learn to condense the essence of your work for Maximum Impact. Those same suggestions, when used in reverse, can help strengthen and lengthen your work, too.
Comment écrire un livre critique by David Emerson Swainbank
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,790. Language: Canadian French. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Les critiques de livres. Si vous cherchez à vous lancer dans l'écriture de livres c'est un excellent endroit pour commencer. Ils vous apprendre beaucoup sur le style et le développement du caractère.
Fixing Fiction Essentials by John Allie
Price: Free! Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Welcome, beginning writer, to the exciting world of fiction! All right, fun time's over. Now you're ready to fight against the most common blunders of the first-time fiction writer. Learn to avoid sins of style and crimes of content, then stock up on a bunch of best practices. This book won't make you a great writer, but it will equip you with the knowledge you need to improve.
How To Be An Author Vol 1 by Kaye Bewley
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,910. Language: British English. Published: August 3, 2016 by BewleyBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
This book will take you through the steps from being a writer to becoming an accomplished and published author. Follow the chapters in easy to read style and you'll get that manuscript out of the drawer onto a publisher's PC and possibly in print form in no time at all.
How to Write Fiction: Busy Writer's Guides Set 1 by Marcy Kennedy
Series: Busy Writer's Guides. Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 68,120. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Three popular writing craft books are now available together. When you master showing and telling, deep point of view, and internal dialogue, you'll create vivid fiction that engages your reader emotionally. The books in this set put writing craft techniques into plain language alongside examples, so you can see how it all looks in practice, and combines it with practical exercises.
Grassroots Journalism update by Eesha Williams
Price: Free! Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This is an update to my book Grassroots Journalism, which is available at your local public library via inter-library loan, at your nearest locally-owned bookstore, or at www.dollarsandsense.org/bookstore/grassrootsjournalism.html
The Indie Writer's Philosophy by Lisa Norman
Series: Publishing Gold: Step-by-Step Guides for Success In Your Writing Career. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2016 by Heart Ally Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Being a writer is serious business. You're selling more than a book. You're selling yourself as a writer. Learn strategies for creating your unique brand, and an experimental mindset that will keep you on track through the roller coaster ride of the industry.
A Writer's Guide to Harry Potter by S.P. Sipal
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 85,490. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2016 by Lisa London. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Author of HarryPotterForWriters.com blog and international speaker, S.P. Sipal, charms both fans and writers with her insight into the techniques which brought Rowling’s magical world to life. This fifth-anniversary edition has been completely updated and expanded to include Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and the upcoming film trilogy, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
The Writing Prompt Master Strategy: A Tactical Guide to Using Writing Prompts to Create Powerful, Unforgettable and Totally Original Fiction by Kate Krake
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This is the book that changes the way you use writing prompts forever. Stop wasting your time using writing prompts as a basic writing skills exercise and learn how to use prompts to create complete, powerful and original stories beginning to end.
Escrevendo Terror - Como Contar Histórias Sobrenaturais de Arrepiar by Eldes Saullo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,320. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Você já imaginou escrever um livro de terror? Criar uma história assustadora que prenda seus leitores do começo ao fim? Com personagens contundentes e um vilão de dar medo? "Escrevendo Terror - Como Contar Histórias Sobrenaturais de Arrepiar" vai te mostrar exatamente como obter ideias originais e criar uma trama vigorosa com protagonistas fortes e vilões inesquecíveis.
What's the Story? Building Blocks for Fiction Writing by Melissa Donovan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,380. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
What’s the Story? Building Blocks for Storytellers parses the elements that work together to form a story, fostering a broader and deeper understanding of stories, what they are made of, and how they are developed.
The Rational Writer: A to Z by Mindy Klasky
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,080. Language: American English. Published: July 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Home-based businesses
This A to Z guide to publishing is equally suited to up-and-coming independent authors who self-publish their own books and traditional authors with hopes of landing a publishing contract with a large or small press. USA Today bestselling author Mindy Klasky shares information about critique groups, editing, health, networking, social media, query letters, synopses, and much, much more.