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Writing: The Basics
By Adam Wright
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The eBook marketplace is filled with badly-written books. A real-world writing teacher shows you how to stand out from the crowd by using easy to learn writing techniques. Includes a writing exercise you can email to the author for feedback.
Life Writer's Guide
By Dulcinea Norton-Smith
Price: Free! Words: 13,870. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The Life Writer's Guide is a simple guide to writing about your own or anyone else's life. A fun little book for any memoir, autobiography or biography writer who is looking for practical advice or a bit of inspiration. With chapters on research, how to get started and how to keep going this is a lovely addition to anyone's collection.
How To Write And Publish Your Own Kindle Book
By Greg Vanden Berge
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 16,420. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Have you ever wanted to write your own books and become rich and famous? Well this book will help you get started down the path and provide you with plenty of useful tips and information that will make the process a little “Easier.” Don't delay and don't put it off any longer.
A Short Guide to Writing and Selling Fiction
By O'Neil De Noux
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How to write – a novel, a short story, great opening lines, characters, conflict, plot, titles, theme, point of view, person, setting, dialogue, show – don’t tell, structural devices, outlines, critiquing, and the professionals of selling stories and novels.
Tips on WRITING DIALOGUE
By Julie Hyzy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This short, ten-page, article derived from bestselling author Julie Hyzy's popular presentation on writing dialogue, is available now. New and seasoned authors have paid up to $50 to hear Julie's tips on how to make your character's conversations zing. If you're interested in crafting dialogue that is both realistic and snappy, don't pass this up. Better cover coming soon!
Vector Theory and the Plot Structures of Literature and Drama
By Cynthia Joyce Clay
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 62,480. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011 by Oestara Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book examines what literary and dramatic plotting is--what plot is. "Cynthia Clay has developed an innovative, powerful and extremely useful way for writers to analyze and develop their work. I recommend this book highly." Ben Bova, Hugo winner
My Writing Year: Making Sense of Being a Writer
By Joseph Sutton
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 16,320. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A powerful book about writing and the writing process, this book will motivate both beginning and professional writers to sit down and write as swiftly as they can to generate ideas or to break out of a writer's block. Writing will become a joyful act instead of a chore.
Writer to Writer Reminders: Tickles, Tips and Tricks for Writers
By Jaqueline Girdner Lynne Murray
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
We are Jaqueline (Jaki) Girdner and Lynne Murray, two authors who met in a writer’s critique group, and have gone on to become friends. We have had a combined total of twenty-four novels published—seventeen for Jaki and seven for Lynne. Our writing methods are so different that it’s a constant reminder of how many ways there are to get words down on paper and tell a story.
Finding Your Fiction: Concise Steps to Writing Successful Fiction
By Jeffrey Penn May
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A condensed fiction writing guide for motivated writers who want to focus more on their own writing than reading about how to write. A poor person’s MFA.
Writer on the Side: How to Write Your Book Around Your 9 to 5 Job
By Bryan Cohen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,050. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
If you've had trouble writing books, stories, blog posts and poems on the side of your full-time job, this is the book for you. Writer on the Side is full of tips and tricks that can help you to stay motivated and creative all day long so that you can write whenever you have spare time. The book includes healthy living ideas to improve your energy and some new methods of self-publication.
The Romance Publishing Industry: From Top to Bottom
By Jenna Petersen
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,590. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Join nationally bestelling and award-winning romance author Jenna Petersen as she breaks down everything you ever needed to know about the romance publishing industry (and a bunch you didn't know you needed to know). Topics include markets, query letters and synopses, literary agents, publishing houses, how a book gets to print and promotion.
Write The Fight Right
By Alan Baxter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,700. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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A fiction writer's resource for creating realistic, convincing fight scenes from author and martial arts instructor, Alan Baxter.
The Freelance Writer's Guide to Custom Publishers: 60+ Markets to Pitch, Query, and Write For
By Elizabeth Alton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,580. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The Freelance Writer's Guide to Custom Publishers: 60+ Markets to Pitch, Query, and Write For is a directory for professional and freelance writers looking for new, lucrative markets.
Notes from Writing the World
By Harvey Stanbrough
Price: $15.95 USD. Words: 23,930. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011 by FrostProof 808. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This compilation contains the full text of my shorter nonfiction works in a single book: Writing Narrative; Seven Writerly Sins; Creating Characters; Writing Dialect; Writing Great Beginnings; Writing Flash Fiction; and Self-Editing for Writers. You will not get Writing Realistic Dioalogue, Punctuation for Writers, and The Craft of Poetry. You must purchase those separately.
Write Ways to WIN WRITING CONTESTS: How to Join the Winners' Circle for Prose and Poetry Awards
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
When reading the words "open theme" in a contest, what comes to mind? Anything goes? It's anything but. Reid's book imparts this type of advice along with what topics or themes to avoid and how to approach theme-based events. Entering 80 contests in 18 months, he achieved success 29 times. His words come across as a seasoned expert, as he fearlessly shares his fact-finding advice on how to win.
Sharpening the Pencil: Essays on Writing, Motivation and Enjoying Your Life
By Bryan Cohen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,740. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
A collection of essays written by writing motivator Bryan Cohen that focus on improving all areas of a writer's life. By fixing one or multiple areas of your day-to-day living, Cohen shows that you can improve your writing life as well. There are 30 essays in total along with a collection of writing exercises and a bonus essay on how to be funny.
The Writer's Craft: My 13 Steps to Publishing
By DC Brownlow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
So you want to Write a book? You want to fulfill your dream of Publishing your stories? Follow the steps in which I used to Write and Publish. If a dyslexic like me can do it, So can you!
The Writer's Secret: MasterMind Your Way to Publishing Success
By Jennifer Sander
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
What is it that successfully published writers know that everyone else should now too? That the best way to get ahead is to get ahead with your friends rather than trying to do it on your own. Jennifer Basye Sander, a NYT bestselling author, and JT Long, a successful magazine writer, share their advice and philosophy in this short but powerful book.
Writing Realistic Dialogue & Flash Fiction
By Harvey Stanbrough
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 39,060. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by FrostProof 808. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book explores why and how authentic, realistic dialogue works to engage the emotions of the reader. In it, we discuss even the nuances and sounds of individual letters and words and the effect of those nuances on the reader, and explains why and how narrative is effective when used in conjunction with realistic dialogue.Includes a chapter on writing flash fiction.
How To Write Feature Articles - Your Step-By-Step Guide To Writing Feature Articles
By HowExpert Press
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
In this step-by-step guide, - Discover the writer in you. - Develop well-written feature articles. - An idea on how to write different types of feature articles. - Tips when writing your feature article. - Possible sources when writing feature articles. - Know the qualities of a good feature article writer. - Learn how your feature article be published. - Impress your friends