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So You Don't Have Time
By Byron Gordon
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(4.00 from 1 review)
You want to write. Specifically you want to write short stories. But you don't know how, you've tried before and the result was disappointing. You don't have time. This short chapbook will walk you through the basic steps of writing short stories, and with only limited amounts of time. It contains the lessons I've learned from my past ten years of writing experience.
The Character Book
By Joan Meijer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,980. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Formerly "What Car Would Hamlet Drive" "The first big thing that hit me ... is a specific talent that Joan has as a writer that I've rarely seen... Throughout the book we're presented with several characters who have contracted the anthrax virus through one means or another. In a matter of a few short paragraphs, Joan was able to make me care about those characters. - Literary Litter Review
The 33 Worst Mistakes Writers Make About Courtroom Law
By Lynne Murray
Series: 33 Worst Mistakes for Writers, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writers often stray from the reality of the legal system because we think we know about the law from watching television and movies and reading mystery novels. Unfortunately many dramatizations of criminal investigations and legal proceedings more closely resemble The Three Stooges slapstick reel Disorder in the Court than any real world legal proceeding.
Writing at Work: A Quick and Easy Guide to Grammar and Effective Business Writing
By Ellis Morgan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,790. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Would you like to be more confident about language, grammar, punctuation and spelling? Do you want to write better emails, letters, leaflets and reports to improve sales, customer satisfaction and internal communications? Writing at Work will boost your writing confidence and get you and your business communicating more successfully.
365 Writing Prompts for Writers
By Toby Welch
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,760. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This follow-up to the popular e-book 365 Prompts to Kickstart Your Writing features writing prompts geared for writers. Interspaced between prompts that are appropriate for anyone, every third prompt deals with some aspect about writing.
Barefoot Bloggers - Write to Save the Planet
By Karin Kloosterman
Price: $18.00 USD. Words: 38,380. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Green your world with the written word – here’s how! BAREFOOT BLOGGERS is first ever start-up guide of its kind made to launch your green writing career. Built for both business and non-profit writers, get secrets and tips from some of the world’s most successful green bloggers at Green Prophet, Greentech Media, TreeHugger, the Huffington Post and the Sierra Club.
From Pen to Page
By Gioya McRae
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,750. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book is for the aspiring author...the dreamer. If you toy with the idea of being published, the book for you is… FROM PEN TO PAGE Get a good overview of the writing life, complete with tips, step-by-step instructions, and encouragement. Move ideas from your brain to paper to finished work. So put your Pen to Page and take control of your writing future.
Writing Prompts 2
By Christy Davis
Price: $1.87 USD. Words: 20,760. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing Prompts 2 is an e-book full of story starters, subjects, word prompts. If you need a nudge out of your writer's block this ebook is for you!
Writing Prompts
By Christy Davis
Series: Writing Prompts, Book 1. Price: $1.87 USD. Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing Prompts is a quick way to find writing ideas and can come in handy if you’re like me. I write almost everywhere I go. When I travel, when I’m stuck in a doctor’s office, you name it. This ebook has story starters, subjects, word prompts, questions, and lots and lots of ideas to spark your imagination.
The 365-Day Writer’s Block Workbook (Volume 1)
By Morgen Bailey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,160. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Over a thousand sentence starts, three per day, with writing tips at the end of each week to motivate and inspire, providing kick-starts to avoid the dreaded ‘writer’s block’. Useful for any writer at any level, whether they have 10 minutes or 10 hours, to start a new project. Also an ideal tool for writing groups.
KISS: Keep it Short and Simple
By Jacquie Ream
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 7,300. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
KISS: KEEP IT SHORT AND SIMPLE —”Easy Steps for Better Writing”—offers the definitive guide to writing term papers, reports, essays, short stories, book reports, and more, in a reader-friendly format. With its tried-and-true process, invaluable tips, helpful insights, suggested resources, and downright good
211 Expert Tips for Non-Fiction Writers
By Joe Wisinski
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,590. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
"211 expert tips for non-fiction writers" is designed for anyone who writes non-fiction, from freelancers to bloggers to newswriters and more. It’s part college course, part one-on-one training and part motivational tool. Contents include: • Writing essentials • What to do before you start writing • Overcoming writer’s block • Developing interviewing skills • and much more
The Writer's Guide to Getting Organized: Take Control of Your Creative Life 10 Minutes at a Time
By Lynn Johnston
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,840. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writers are different. We don't always think in straight lines. We take leaps of logic, and we think metaphorically. Don't shoehorn your creative process into a system of organization designed for left-brain activities! This ebook will show you how to get organized while nurturing your unique writing process. (Originally published as The Kaizen Plan for Organized Authors.)
The 33 Worst Mistakes Writers Make About Horses
By B. Burkheart
Series: 33 Worst Mistakes for Writers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn to avoid 33 common mistakes writers make when including horses in their stories. This excellent resource will help whether writing fantasy, historical fiction or contemporary fiction. (Previously published as Sue L. Huffman)
Chapter One: A Fast, Fun Way To Write Fiction
By Meredith Bond
Price: $6.98 USD. Words: 26,270. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Have a great idea for a novel, but don’t know where to start? Have you started your novel, but got bogged down after only the first few pages and don’t know how to go on? Then this book is for you! Chapter One is a beginning writing course. This book can be used in conjunction with the course or instead of it.
Basic Poetic Forms (and how to write them)
By Charles Rossiter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This handy guide is designed to help you write more and better poems. It includes the ‘rules’ for writing poems in basic forms such as the villanelle, sonnet and more, as well as less frequently used forms such as the pantoum. The guide focuses on carefully selected forms that are most useful for both the experienced and beginner poet.
The Quickster's Guide to Novel Plotting
By Sara Harricharan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Tips and tricks if you're trying to figure out how to start plotting your novel. Designed to help you jumpstart the planing and outlining process for your literary masterpiece. Aimed to be a quick guide for first-time novelists. Perfect for Nanowrimo. **on promotion during November**
Business Writing That Counts! 5th Edition
By Julie Miller
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,430. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This practical guide to writing, unlike any other in its field, will show you how to write with ease and confidence. Author Dr. Julie Miller details a simple but proven system anyone can use to move from initial idea to preliminary outline to finished piece. A special section, Business Writing That Sells!, written by Jonathan Todd will show you how to sell better, sell more, and sway opinion!
Lost the Plot? 500 Writing Prompts and How To Use Them
By Adam Maxwell
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 21,090. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 1 review)
Almost every writer has a pathological predisposition to procrastination and often believes there is a magical answer to the question ‘where do you get your ideas?’. Well now, whether you write Twitfic, Microfiction, Flash Fiction, Short Short Stories, Short Stories, Novelettes, Novellas, Novels or Scripts you can tell everyone that you get your ideas here.
PR Basics in a Connected World
By Ann Streetman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book is for you if one of these scenarios fits: (1) you just inherited the PR function on top of your other responsibilities; (2) you are headed back into the PR job market after several years; (3) you want to acquire some PR savvy for a prospective new job; (4) you have a communications degree, but have never worked in PR; or (5) you are new to PR and want a few tips from a veteran.