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The Epic Guide to Character Creation: Protagonists
Series: The Busy Author's Guide, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A book that helps you craft extraordinary protagonists, whether those are heroes, heroines, or antiheroes.
A Writer For All Seasons: Beat Blocks, Face Your Fears And Keep Writing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,640. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
This is an essential handbook for every writer, covering the barriers and blocks writers face throughout their writing journey. You’ll discover why more time is not what you need and how to stop putting your writing off. It's time to get productive and tell your story ...
Writing Rules, Revised
Price: Free! Words: 53,260. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
From the author and producer of COLD BREWED and THE JOPLIN UNDERCURRENT come these twenty-six articles on the craft, previously sold to markets like Writer's Digest, The Poet's Market, Author in Progress, and The Historical Writers of America. The rules of writing shift so that they can land well on modern ears. Here are my revisions.
The Scribe January 2017
Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A literary publication of the St. Louis Writers Guild since 2005
300 More Writing Prompts for Teens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
This follow-up to the best-selling 300 Writing Prompts for Teens offers even more questions for teens to use when looking for a kick in the butt to get writing. As a bonus, at the end you’ll find over a dozen prompts that deal with the future. Happy writing!
5 . . . 4 . . . 3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . . Write!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
5 . . . 4 . . . 3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . . Write! 25 Speculative Fiction Prompts within these pages will help new and old authors alike to fight the dark nemesis of the blank page. This book is broken into five sections for five different types of prompts: scenario, quote, question, book title, and simple. These prompts will help the writer defeat the blank page and write into new horizons!
Your Fiction Writing Toolkit
Series: Your Toolkit Series. Price: Free! Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Your Fiction Writing Toolkit is an essential resource for new fiction writers. It contains Linda Hargrove's wisdom from her decade of experience in both traditional and indie publishing. Beginners will learn ways to avoid the newbie mistakes, to save money, and to work smarter.
How To Improve Your Writing: The Art of Creating Professional Fiction
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,810. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Far too many would-be writers greet a problem with a weary groan and then give up. What I’m offering is a complete, holistic approach to writing that will see your work improve and become a little easier too. And I am throwing in a good handful of small techniques, little tricks, and other food for thought. This book explains how the process really works and helps you find your own way through it.
Keep It Short: A Practical Guide to Writing in the 21st Century
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,040. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
If you can keep your writing brief and concise, you can save countless hours of frustration — for yourself and your readers. It’s hard at first. But by mastering a few simple “tricks of the trade,” you will not only keep it short. You will also discover new ideas, find new angles, and write with more zip. This short guide shows the way. If you need to steal or borrow it, go ahead. Otherwise buy a
Book Marketing Insights: The Blue Pill and the Red Pill
Price: Free! Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
So, you have written a book, hoping that as soon as you published, people would be knocking each other over to buy a copy of your book... Each day you log into your sales statistics to check your progress, and each day you are shocked and saddened to see your book sales barely crawling forward. If your sales are lackluster, it is likely because your book is missing one key ingredient...
The Indie Writer's Practical Guide to Publishing
Series: Publishing Gold: Step-by-Step Guides for Success In Your Writing Career, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016 by Heart Ally Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Where should you market your books? How do you make the choices that are right for you? And once you've decided, how do you make it happen? This book walks you step-by-step through the process helping you through the entire process.
How to Have a Happier Writer Mindset Without Spending a Dime
Series: How to Self-Publish Without Spending a Dime. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,180. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Be A Happier Author Before Becoming A Best-selling One. From the #1 Bestselling author of the “Self-Publishing Without Spending A Dime,” comes this DIY manual of practical tips and advice that can make you a happier writer before making you a best-selling one.
Time in Fiction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
All writers want to create stories in which readers can lose themselves, and the flow of time in a story is an important element of reader immersion. This ebook explains how time works in fiction, its relationship to time in the real world, and looks at concepts such as order and duration, as well as mechanisms writers can use to move through time in their stories and avoid plot hole
Fiction Genres
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Genre confuses writers, but everyone who buys, sells, or reads our books wants to know what genre we're writing in. This mini book will demystify genre so we can better understanding what we're writing and who might want to read it.
Telling Your Story: A Guide to Writing Your Memoir Stories
Price: $7.45 USD. Words: 33,000. Language: American English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Telling Your Story, A Guide to Writing Your Memoir Stories, Marva K. Blackmore presents techniques learned from her many years as a professional storyteller and workshop leader to show you how to craft your stories in order to write a successful memoir. Marva's proven procedures will help you to succeed where others have failed.
From Story Idea to Reader
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,090. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Alfie Dog Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
From Story Idea to Reader is an easily accessible guide to writing fiction. No matter if you are looking to submit your work for publication, enter a competition, or want to self-publish, this practical guide will help you every step of the way. By Patsy Collins and Rosemary J. Kind
The Scribe December 2016
Price: Free! Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A literary publication of the St. Louis Writers Guild since 2005
The Scribe November 2016
Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A literary publication of the St. Louis Writers Guild since 2005
Pros and Cons
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,690. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Sales and Marketing
For new writers who are going out on the convention circuit for the first time, Pros and Cons offers advice on how to get the most out of the experience. From how to approach a convention committee to how to handle yourself on panels and signings, this book will give a new author an expert’s perspective on how to make the most of a convention.
Write Characters-Creating People Readers Will Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Are you struggling with creating your characters or are you getting rejection letters but you’re pretty sure you have a storyline that rocks? And that’s why I created this short guide.