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The Book of Questions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,870. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
This is a book of questions, a manual for finding out what it means to be human. You can ask the questions of yourself to produce a memoir. If you write fiction, you can use them to help you define your characters, make them come alive on the page and in your readers' imaginations. This book is valuable -- and potentially explosive. Just remember that questions are potent. Handle with care.
From Opening Action to "Zee End"
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013 by Noda Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Twenty-six letters in the alphabet - twenty-six great tips about writing science fiction and fantasy fiction. From worldbuilding to outlining, dialogue to story structure, here's a wealth of writing advice, from A to Z.
Writer's Bites: Writing & Publishing Terminology for Romance Writers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,700. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Fiction – and especially romance fiction – has a complex set of rules and terminology all its own. This special version of Writing & Publishing Terminology includes all 550+ terms in the original, some with additional notes helpful to writers of romance fiction, and also adds more than 60 new, romance-specific terms.
Writing Starter Kit: Mini Edition
Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
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The Writing Starter Kit: Mini Edition is a great reference book for writers who need a little extra push to get started. Inside you will find 15 ways to beat writers block, 50 writing prompts, 10 writing forms and their lengths, and a basic outline.
Writer's Bites: Writing & Publishing Terminology
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 20,520. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Knowing how to talk about your craft, your industry, and your genre allows you to communicate with your peers, helps you figure out the fun stuff, and gives you credibility with agents and editors. This book defines over 550 terms, listed alphabetically. It includes cross-references to common abbreviations, acronyms, and interchangeable terms as well as examples and "see also" references.
How to Evaluate Your Own Writing
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013 by Fireside Publishing, Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
In this comprehensive primer, professional editor, Karen Venable, shows aspiring and seasoned writers how to improve their prose, bring life to their characters and how to engage the reader from the first page until the last.
Two Year Novel Course: Set 8 (Final Edits/Submission and Publication)
Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,890. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This is the final book of the Two Year Novel Course covering weeks 78 through 104. The final sections cover both traditional and indie material when it comes to publication.
Write Great Headlines Every Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
Simple ways to write powerful web headlines that people just can't resist clicking. Once you know the secret, you'll wonder why you didn't do it earlier.
Journeys under the Moon: Writing and the Hero's Quest
Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 79,390. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
An examination of what makes for solid storytelling, Hiebert dissects the structural components of story, breaking them down into simple pieces that immediately breathe new life and professionalism into your work. Mythic Structure, archetypes, archetypal themes and general writing practices are all covered. Having trouble getting your writing noticed? This book is for you!
Writing Characters Who'll Keep Readers Captivated: Nail Your Novel
Price: $6.93 USD. Words: 42,810. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
How do you create characters with depth? How do you write the opposite sex? What makes teenagers sound authentic? Inhabitants of a dystopia? How do you write plausible antagonists and chilling villains? How do you inhabit a character who isn't like you? Whether you write literary or genre fiction, this book shows you how to create people who keep readers hooked and make you want to tell stories
Story Design: Storyteller's Handbook for Writers & Dream Merchants
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Story Design helps storytellers craft better stories - by design. Many stories fail to deliver because they lack conviction and have nothing new to say. Rather than focus on narrative or style, our 7-step process ensures substance and significance. Our methodology creates meaningful stories with a positive social impact; stories that transform AND entertain.
Character 101, Or How To Build Effective Characters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: American English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn strategies to make your characters fully realized, three dimensional and attractive to readers. In six steps, discover components that turn ideas into written realities.
Do It Write
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,470. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
In this jargon-free reference, USA TODAY bestselling author of 40 books in 10 years, Nicola Marsh, explores various writing tips for publication and beyond: stellar settings, the first 5 pages, what drives your story, motivation, editing, speed writing, methodology, revisions, resilience, and more, with sample synopses. This concise writing guide will spark the imagination and help words flow.
300 Writing Prompts for Teens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
When you need a nudge to get your creative juices flowing, writing prompts are the solution. Whether you are tired of staring at a blank page or are looking for something different to write about, the following 300 prompts will get you going.
The Ultimate Digital Book Promotion Handbook - The Author's Guide To Finding Places To Promote Your Book Online
Price: Free! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The Cheapest, Fastest Way To Learn How To Promote Your Books Online! This book could be the difference between making 10 sales of your book, or 10,000. As an author you realize that if you want to sell a lot of books, you’re going to need to find the best ways to promote it. There are hundreds of new tools, resources and websites that you can utilize to help you promote your book, but finding th
The Scribe -- Spring 2013
Price: Free! Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The St. Louis Writers Guild presents The Scribe: Literary publication for writers, by writers
Tax Tips for Authors 2014
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,740. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013 by Silk Road Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Taxation / small business, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Authors, are you stymied by Schedule C and self-employment tax? Not sure you're getting all the deductions you deserve, or uncertain precisely what the IRS allows? This book focuses on exactly what you need to know to file your U.S. federal tax return accurately. As both an author and a tax preparer, we offer expert knowledge that usually costs hundreds of dollars in tax prep fees.
Useful Free Websites - For Creative Writers
Price: Free! Words: 5,920. Language: British English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Want to get on with writing instead of endlessly searching for information? Want to know which websites would be most useful to you as a writer? Want to know what FREE websites are out there to help you on your writing journey?
New Writers Combo Pack
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,890. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
Congratulations on beginning your journey as a writer. It’s fun, and exciting as well as a lot of work. But it’s worth it. I hope you enjoy the three books contained in this combo pack. You’ve Decided to be a Writer, Now What?, The Big Book of Exercises, Prompts and Block Busters, and Mega-Volt Story Starters. These three books are a great starting point to get you moving down the writing path.
Become A Writer - A Step by Step Guide
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,070. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Achieve success with your writing ambitions. Written by multi published author and non-fiction writer Ann Evans, Become A Writer provides a logical, clear and enjoyable understanding of a multitude of writing topics in both fiction and non fiction fields. A 'must have' book for anyone wanting to write for publication.