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This Writing Life: A Writer Writes On!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Joseph Sutton believes that any writer who takes his profession seriously is equal to any writer who has ever lived. The reason: every writer has a perspective and voice that is uniquely his own. Every facet of writing is covered in the 48 short chapters of *This Writing Life.* It’s the perfect motivator for beginners and unknowns to sit down and start writing.
Creating Character Arcs: The Masterful Author's Guide to Uniting Story Structure, Plot, and Character Development
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,320. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Have you written a story with an exciting concept and interesting characters—but it isn’t grabbing the attention of readers or agents? It’s time to look deeper into the story beats that create realistic and compelling character arcs. Internationally published, award-winning novelist K.M. Weiland shares her acclaimed method for achieving memorable and moving character arcs in every book you write.
Author Apocalypse: February 2017 Edition - Overcoming Writer's Block
Price: Free! Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This month’s free book focuses on overcoming Writer’s Block – the greatest myth in the writing world. You read that correctly, writer’s block is just a myth. There’s not some mythical power out there that halts our progress and rips words from our minds. Yes, there are certain situations that can make it harder to write but they are all realistic and manageable. Let’s separate myth from reality!
The Scribe Feburary 2017
Price: Free! Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A literary publication of the St. Louis Writers Guild since 2005
The Epic Guide to Character Creation: Mentors
Series: The Busy Author's Guide, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This is a book that helps you craft extraordinary mentors for your main characters.
The Busy Author’s Guide Box Set 2: The Epic Guide to Character Creation: Protagonists, Antagonists, Sidekicks, and Mentors
Series: The Busy Author's Guide. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A box set of four books that helps you craft the characters for your story by answering questions.
Get Your Butt in the Chair -- 33 Quick Tips You Can Use RIGHT NOW for More Productive Writing
Price: Free! Words: 22,330. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Planning is essential for making the most of your writing career, but eventually, you have stop planning and start writing. "Butt in the Chair" gives you 33 practical tips you can use right now to start upping your word count and finally start moving toward your writing goals.
The Epic Guide to Character Creation: Sidekicks
Series: The Busy Author's Guide, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This is a book that helps you craft extraordinary sidekicks.
YOUR STORY, MY WAY: A Memoir on Memoirs
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 85,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Novelist R.D. Byron-Smith's latest memoir on how to write a memoir is "a book for inexperienced writers who don't want to look like it." It is also a worthy follow up to his bestselling True Stories I Never Told My Kids. Packed with colorful anecdotes and a treasure trove of writing tips and tools from 40 years of journalism, it's a must for anyone wanting to write a memoir or family record.
The Epic Guide to Character Creation: Antagonists
Series: The Busy Author's Guide, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A book that helps you craft extraordinary antagonists, whether they are tangible, substitute, or abstract antagonists.
The Professional Fiction Writer | A Year in the Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 505,030. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017 by FrostProof808. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This Journal began as a daily diary of sorts to hold myself accountable as a fiction writer. After all, if you don't write, you aren't a writer. But it grew into a valuable resource. Whether an aspirant or a part-time or full-time writer, whether you want to begin or enhance your journey, you can't do much better than to make the investment in this book.
The Business of Writing
Price: $3.64 USD. Words: 44,700. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
With advice from more than 50 professional writers, some of whom have been on the UK bestseller lists or the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists, The Business of Writing is a collection of 25 articles, first published in Writing Magazine, looking at the practical business of writing: tax, productivity, pseudonyms, coping with rejection, press trip behaviour, selling rights and more.
100 Situational Writing Prompts for Teens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
If you are looking for writing prompts that deal with how you would react in certain situations, look no further. Use these prompts in order or jump around until you find one that grabs you. Whatever it takes, get writing!
The Epic Guide to Character Creation: Protagonists
Series: The Busy Author's Guide, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A book that helps you craft extraordinary protagonists, whether those are heroes, heroines, or antiheroes.
A Writer For All Seasons: Beat Blocks, Face Your Fears And Keep Writing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,640. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
This is an essential handbook for every writer, covering the barriers and blocks writers face throughout their writing journey. You’ll discover why more time is not what you need and how to stop putting your writing off. It's time to get productive and tell your story ...
Writing Rules, Revised
Price: Free! Words: 53,260. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
From the author and producer of COLD BREWED and THE JOPLIN UNDERCURRENT come these twenty-six articles on the craft, previously sold to markets like Writer's Digest, The Poet's Market, Author in Progress, and The Historical Writers of America. The rules of writing shift so that they can land well on modern ears. Here are my revisions.
The Scribe January 2017
Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A literary publication of the St. Louis Writers Guild since 2005
300 More Writing Prompts for Teens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
This follow-up to the best-selling 300 Writing Prompts for Teens offers even more questions for teens to use when looking for a kick in the butt to get writing. As a bonus, at the end you’ll find over a dozen prompts that deal with the future. Happy writing!
5 . . . 4 . . . 3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . . Write!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
5 . . . 4 . . . 3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . . Write! 25 Speculative Fiction Prompts within these pages will help new and old authors alike to fight the dark nemesis of the blank page. This book is broken into five sections for five different types of prompts: scenario, quote, question, book title, and simple. These prompts will help the writer defeat the blank page and write into new horizons!
Your Fiction Writing Toolkit
Series: Your Toolkit Series. Price: Free! Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Your Fiction Writing Toolkit is an essential resource for new fiction writers. It contains Linda Hargrove's wisdom from her decade of experience in both traditional and indie publishing. Beginners will learn ways to avoid the newbie mistakes, to save money, and to work smarter.