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Online Content Writing - Tips for Creative Copy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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The world of content writing has changed dramatically thanks to Google's far-reaching algorithm changes. In light of these changes, this eBook discusses such fascinating topics as where to find winning ideas for your blog posts or articles, how to structure an article, how to make your writing more persuasive, tips for taking your writing to the next level...and much more.
101 Speech & Essay Topics
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
The only way to truly learn how to write and pass an essay or speech is to practice. 101 Speech & Essay Topics (and subsequent books in the series) provides a large variety of suitable topics for 5 paragraph essays and school speeches.
Experiment Perilous: The 'Bug Jack Barron' Papers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A must-read essay for all Readers and Writers of Science Fiction about the SF field itself, opportunities and challenges, writing SF, and getting it published.
Staying Alive - A Writer's Guide
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,330. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
It's hard enough for a writer just to get published. But even harder is—Staying Alive. By award-winning and three-time SFWA President Norman Spinrad
Authors - Quick and Easy Tips to Writing Credible Characters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
You may have a compelling story and an engaging style but if your characters do not resonate with your reader or viewer your project will not come alive. Courses, workshops, and studying what has been written by professional writers is all good, but sometimes all you need to get yourself in the flow is a new perspective. This booklet can be a valuable aid in helping bring your characters to life.
Crafting a Novel the Critics Will Praise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,960. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Thousands of Americans long to write a novel. A study conducted by the prestigious Gallup polling company revealed that 81% of adults living in the United States cherish that dream. Unfortunately, few ever achieve their goal. However a new, simplified approach to crafting fiction has proved that it can increase the rate of success immeasurably. This e-book outlines that technique in detail.
Write Your Genius, Genius! A Rather Quick Guide to Book Writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Do you want to write a book? Are you not quite sure where or how to begin? This simple and insightful guide will help you reach your launching point. You’ll discover just how possible it is to tap into your genius and give voice to the message within you that’s waiting to get out into the open. You’ll never view your writing, or yourself, in the same way again!
The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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The Emotion Thesaurus is a tool for writers who want to convey character emotion effectively. It spotlights 75 emotions and the body language cues, thoughts, and visceral responses for each. Also addressed are common emotion-related writing problems and methods to overcome them. This thesaurus encourages writers to show, not tell, emotion and is a brainstorming resource for any fiction project.
Two Year Novel Course: Set 3 (World Building)
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Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,950. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This set of world building classes provides a few tricks for both physical and cultural world building and includes exercises, examples and many questions to answer about your own work. This set of classes will help science fiction and fantasy writers, however the cultural aspects and conflicts can also work well in modern and historical fiction.
Finding Your Voice: How to Put Personality in Your Writing
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,710. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 and represented by MacGregor Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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The writers who succeed are those who develop a distinctive voice—Les Edgerton shows you how to bring out your own unique voice without years of struggle.
Investment Writing Top Tips 2012
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
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Your communications with clients and prospects are essential to the success of your investment, wealth management, or financial planning firm. Investment Writing Top Tips 2012 gives you information you can use to boost the effectiveness of your marketing, social media, and writing.
Words With JAM - April 2012
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,970. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
What do you get if you cross Frank Quitely, Jane Goldman and Michael Morpurgo? Either Superman on a horse fighting the X-Men, or the April 2012 issue of Words With JAM, that’s what! I honestly can’t say which option is the most exciting.
The Scribe
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Price: Free! Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Literary publication for writers, by writers
How to Write a Book or Novel, An Insider’s Guide to Getting Published
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Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 15,600. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012 by Moulin Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Ever wondered what it takes to write and publish that book you’ve been thinking about for ages? In this authoritative, up-to-the-minute guide, writer, editor, and ebook publisher Jonathan Veale pulls no punches as he outlines the steps to take – and the pitfalls to avoid – as you plan, write and see your first book completed and published for all to read.
How to Write a Story—Second Edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,470. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Got a story you've been itching to put on paper? Reading How to Write a Story, now in its second edition, is a great place to start. In print for 14 years with Franklin Watts/Scholastic, this valuable book by Kathleen C. Phillips takes aspiring authors—and writers who might like a refresher course—on a thorough tour of what it takes to conceive, draft, revise, and refine a gripping story.
5 Minute Writing Prompts for Busy People
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
It’s amazing how much writing you can accomplish in five minute increments. And if you need help getting into the writing groove, prompts can give you the kick in the butt you need to get the words flowing. Follow them in numerical order or jump around to any of the over 400 prompts that sparks your creativity. Get writing!
How To Improve Your Speculative Fiction Openings, 2nd ed.
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,540. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The secret that separates pro fiction from beginners', and how to capitalize on it. "if you're at all concerned about story openings, you'd be nuts not to read what Qualkinbush has to say." --Wil McCarthy, author of BLOOM and THE COLLAPSIUM
1,000 Character Writing Prompts: Villains, Heroes and Hams for Scripts, Stories and More
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,780. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
From the author of 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts, this 300 page, 150,000+ word reference tool can serve writers who need characters and need them now! Each of the 1,000 character ideas ends with a question or command to push you past writer's block and into a creative flow state. If character development is your problem, this detailed reference tool is the solution.
Format Your eBook the Free and Easy Way
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Price: Free! Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012 by Dingbat Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Now updated for Smashwords formatting and external links--the ebook formatting manual that’s produced a hundred polished winners on sales sites around the world!
Simple eBook Formatting for the Technophobic Author
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,620. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Author Pamela Olson, who has six eBooks to her name, found a way to streamline the eBook formatting process considerably. She presents it here for you for the bargain price of only $2.99. It’s virtually guaranteed to save you many hours (possibly days, and maybe even an ulcer or two). No prior knowledge is required other than a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and internet web browsing.