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Sizzling Style: Every Word Matters
Series: Red Sneaker Writers Book Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,360. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017 by Babylon Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Often aspiring writers are frustrated by rejection, not realizing that the problem is not the story but the way they are telling it. In this book, Bernhardt brings his down-to-earth approach to the subject of style, revealing everything you need to write with the art and craft of a seasoned professional. Bernhardt goes beyond memorizing rules to transform your work and take it to a higher level.
Write From The Start: The Beginner’s Guide to Writing Professional Non-Fiction
Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 87,340. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Jam-packed with great advice, the book is aimed at novice writers, hobbyist writers, or those considering a full-time writing career, and offers a comprehensive guide to help you plan, prepare, and professionally submit your non-fiction work.
Powerful Premise: Writing the Irresistible
Series: Red Sneaker Writers Book Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,830. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2017 by Babylon Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
What are the essential qualities of an irresistible read? And what’s the secret to attracting a literary agent or publishing deal? The answer to both questions is: Premise. A powerful premise is what separates ordinary novels from bestsellers. William Bernhardt explains the essential elements of breakout novels: originality, high stakes, believability, inescapable conflict, and emotional appeal.
Dynamic Dialogue: Letting Your Story Speak
Series: Red Sneaker Writers Book Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,210. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2017 by Babylon Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Dynamic dialogue can turn an ordinary novel into a delightful read, but dull, uninspired dialogue will cause readers to lose interest and try something else. William Bernhardt explains matching character and dialogue, avoiding dialogue that’s “on-the-nose,” using dialogue to suggest what no one will say aloud, dialogue beats, subtext, and using dialogue to enrich your story and quicken the pace.
Writers' Handbook 2018
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 210,310. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The 2018 edition of firstwriter.com’s bestselling directory for writers is the perfect book for anyone searching for literary agents, book publishers, or magazines. It contains over 1,400 listings, including revised and updated listings from the 2017 edition, and nearly 400 brand new entries.
Perfecting Plot: Charting the Hero's Journey
Series: Red Sneaker Writers Book Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,750. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by Babylon Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Even the most interesting characters will not engage readers if their journey—the plot—fails. Bestselling author William Bernhardt reveals the secrets that keep readers riveted to the page. He explains the importance of matching character to plot and how to enrich your story by layering three levels of conflict while fulfilling the plot structures--the journeys--that have always delighted readers.
Creating Character: Bringing Your Story to Life
Series: Red Sneaker Writers Book Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,210. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by Babylon Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
All fiction is character-driven, according to William Bernhardt. If your characters don’t interest readers, even the most exciting plots will fail. This book explains the relationship between character and plot, and how the perfect melding of the two produces a mesmerizing story. He uses examples spanning from The Odyssey to The Da Vinci Code to explain this in a direct, uncomplicated manner.
Story Structure: The Key to Successful Fiction
Series: Red Sneaker Writers Book Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,610. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2017 by Babylon Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
New York Times-bestselling author William Bernhardt explains the elements that make stories work, using examples spanning from Gilgamesh to The Hunger Games. In each chapter, he introduces essential concepts in a direct and easily comprehended manner. Most importantly, Bernhardt demonstrates how you can apply these ideas to improve your own writing.
Academic Writing Guide: Paragraph Structure
Series: Essay and Thesis Writing. Price: Free! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A Step-by-Step, Quick and Easy Guide to Writing Essay or Dissertation Body Paragraphs. Everything you need to know about the structure of a paragraph is contained in this short guide. An outline of the different sections you'll need to include is provided, and each section is explained in detail so that you know exactly what you'll have to do to succeed in your essay or dissertation.
Finish Your Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: British English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Have you ever had an idea for a book, and started to write it—and managed only a page or two before the words dried up? In this book I show how to develop a story and characters from a vague idea to a complete storyline, and use that as a roadmap that keeps the writing on track. The book is intentionally short—read it in an hour, use it right away, and then keep it as a handy reference.
Your Thesis Writing Strengths and Challenges
Series: Essay and Thesis Writing. Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn about your thesis writing strengths and challenges. This guide aims to give you greater insight into your thesis writing strengths and challenges. Learn about the 10 core components of thesis success, and get some basic strategies to ensure that you can harness your strengths and overcome your challenges.
The Scribe July 2017
Price: Free! Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A literary publication of the St. Louis Writers Guild since 2005
Guidelines for Writing Christian Fiction: A Comprehensive Help for Aspiring Authors
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 128,800. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book has practical examples and illustrations, writing exercises suitable for individual and small writing groups, and Bible-based reading activities, and it will show you how to write life-changing fiction.
How to Write a Master's Dissertation: Outline and Examples
Series: Essay and Thesis Writing. Price: Free! Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research
A Step-by-Step, Quick and Easy Guide to Writing a Master's Thesis or Dissertation. Everything you need to know about the structure of a master's dissertation is contained in this short guide. An outline of the different chapters you'll need to include is provided, and each section is explained in detail so that you know exactly what you'll have to do to succeed in your thesis.
Zero to Published
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,500. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Have you always wanted to write but never knew where to begin? Are you a practiced writer who just needs a jumpstart? This book walks you through the process from idea to final draft, showing you step by step how I wrote my novella, “The Vampires of Green Lake”.
Research Proposal: Academic Writing Guide for Graduate Students
Series: Essay and Thesis Writing. Price: Free! Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Higher
A quick and easy guide to writing a research proposal. Includes a Free example research proposal template for you to download. This short guide will give you the tools you need write a research proposal, no matter what your field of study is.
Essay Writing Skills: Planning Your Essay
Series: Essay and Thesis Writing. Price: Free! Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A quick and easy guide to planning your essay. This short guide will give you the tools you need to plan your essay effectively, so that you're sure you're answering the question and that you construct a good, effective piece of writing. Learn how to understand the question, brainstorm ideas, find your thesis statement and plan paragraphs before you start writing.
Thesis Statement: How to Write a Good Thesis Statement
Series: Essay and Thesis Writing. Price: Free! Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A Step-by-Step, Quick Guide to Writing a Good Thesis Statement. Everything you need to know about a thesis statement is contained in this short guide. You'll learn how to use a thesis statement to respond to direct and indirect questions, how to make it clear and concise, and all of the different functions which a thesis statement should fulfill.
A Problem Shared - Volume Two: Ten Writing Dilemmas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,340. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Jane Wenham-Jones - agony aunt for Writing Magazine - gives advice on literary queries, writing worries and the obstacles faced by anyone hoping to be published.
A Problem Shared - Volume Four: Ten Writing Dilemmas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,840. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Jane Wenham-Jones - agony aunt for Writing Magazine - gives advice on literary queries, writing worries and the obstacles faced by anyone hoping to be published.