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Bare Bones: A Quick Guide to Writing Your First Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Learn the basics of how to write in less than an hour. Katrina Kissinger, an author, editor, and creative writing instructor, shows you how by touching on character, point-of-view, tenses, goal and motivation, conflict, pacing, revision, publishing, and promotion.
There's No Reason You Can't Be Civil - A Guide for Veterans, Contractors, and Civilians for Finding a Career with the Federal Government
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,680. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This book is a guide for veterans, contractors, and civilians for finding a career with the Federal Government. It is a simple approach with examples and tips throughout, in order to make the learning experience much easier and less time-consuming for the job seeker. The author covers common misconceptions, the hiring process, job description review, and resume creation and writing.
Kill Your Darlings: 20 Advice Articles for Fiction Writers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,270. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
Bestselling novelist Mike Wells shares 20 of his most popular blog posts in one volume. With more than two decades of experience in both traditional and indie publishing, Wells covers everything from a quick and easy way to write short book synopses to querying agents and editors to how to hook your readers on the first page of a story.
The Scribe -- Winter/Spring 2014
Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The St. Louis Writers Guild presents The Scribe: Literary magazine for writers
How to Handle Hooks
Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
What is a hook and how can you use it in your stories? Whether you've never heard of hooks or have been writing hooks for years, this book will take you through the whole gamut of ways to write hooks and use them effectively. You will learn how to evaluate and create hooks for all kinds of uses in your fiction writing, with a focus on hooking readers in the crucial story opening.
The Map is Not the Territory: The Seven “Shalt Nots” of Writing Jacket Copy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How to create good jacket copy—or at least avoid the worst, most common mistakes.
IELTS Essay Booster - One-Stop Destination for The Writing Module!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,870. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
IELTS Essay Booster is a Complete IELTS Writing Preparation Book (for both Academic & General Training Modules). It features: - Useful IELTS writing tips - 150 IELTS essays + 50 essay outlines - Vocabulary / Phrases - Common lines to use in IELTS essays and letters - Graph writing tips, strategy and vocabulary - Letter tips and samples - Misspelled words - Confusables - English enhancement tools
Using Images to Create Basic Storylines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Every author has their own tricks of the trade when it comes to writing and coming up with basic storylines. Some peruse newspapers or magazines, others use writing prompts; sometimes all it takes is a bit of creative thinking. Included in this e-book are instructions on how to perform this exercise, an example by the author, 20 images to get you started, and information on where to find images.
How to Handle Story Structure
Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,450. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book aims to give you an overview of some plotting methods and techniques. This is not a comprehensive text on how to write creative fiction. In it you will find a discussion of ways to describe your book, figure out what genre your your book fits, help with choosing points of view, subplots and sagging middles. I hope you can use this information to guide your writing journey.
Your Fourth 1,000 Days in Writerspark
Series: 1,000 Days in Writerspark: 1,000 Tight Writing Exercises, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,680. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Educational, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writer's block or just plain lack of inspiration strike every writer from time to time. Your Fourth 1,000 Days in Writerspark is the fourth in a series of ebooks, each crammed with 1,000 unique creative writing exercises.
Your Third 1,000 Days in Writerspark
Series: 1,000 Days in Writerspark: 1,000 Tight Writing Exercises, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,170. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Educational, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writer's block or just plain lack of inspiration strike every writer from time to time. Your Third 1,000 Days in Writerspark is the third in a series of ebooks, each crammed with 1,000 unique creative writing exercises.
Teaching Creative Writing A Teaching Handbook with Weekly Lesson Plans
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,680. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014 by Justice Gray. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / arts & humanities, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Eliminate writers’ block and creatively express one’s thoughts through creative writing Do you need some yawn-proof and sleep-proof writing exercises to get your students to actively participate? Then this handbook is for you.
Your Second 1,000 Days in Writerspark
Series: 1,000 Days in Writerspark: 1,000 Tight Writing Exercises, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,650. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Educational, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writer's block or just plain lack of inspiration strike every writer from time to time. Your Second 1,000 Days in Writerspark is the second in a series of ebooks, each crammed with 1,000 unique creative writing exercises.
Making Fiction Funny: How To Create Story Humor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,990. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Learn how to formulate the funny, make your stories more fun, your characters more endearing, and your writing more marketable for potential editors and agents. Learn the techniques for charming your readers and keeping them entertained enough to fall in love with your stories and keep coming back for more!
Your First 1,000 Days in Writerspark
Series: 1,000 Days in Writerspark: 1,000 Tight Writing Exercises, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,750. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Educational, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writer's block or just plain lack of inspiration strike every writer from time to time. Your First 1,000 Days in Writerspark is the first in a series of ebooks each crammed with 1,000 unique creative writing exercises.
Adventures in Writing: The Complete Collection
Series: Adventures in Writing. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 118,200. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Adventures in Writing: The Complete Collection includes all three books in the Adventures in Writing series: 101 Creative Writing Exercises, 10 Core Practices for Better Writing, and 1200 Creative Writing Prompts.
Hustlers, Harlots, and Heroes: A Regency and Steampunk Field Guide
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,810. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by Tyche Books Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » History » European
From the author of What Kings Ate and Wizards Drank, this humorous guide will provide readers and writers with historically accurate information on the low classes of Georgian and Victorian life.
How to Write Good: A Guide for the Aspiring Independent Author
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,860. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
A handy how-to for the aspiring indie author.
The Last Techniques I Learned Before Selling Fiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,090. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Discover techniques to write with focus and purpose. Learn essential craft tips. For beginners or pros, this is a tip-filled little book that will help you improve your storytelling skills and propel your writing to the next level. Don't waste years on the wrong book idea or floundering in writer's block. Learn secrets to avoiding writer's block and write your great novel once and for all!
Living and Breathing: How to Make Your Characters Come Alive
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,570. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Create and develop fictional characters who are multi-dimensional and believable, whether based on real people or larger-than-life creations from your very own vivid imagination. Make your characters come alive. Included are tips for creating family backgrounds and family histories for a character, examples of many character traits, use of dialect and dialogue, and sample character sketches.