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The Epic Guide to Character Creation: Sidekicks
Series: The Busy Author's Guide, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This is a book that helps you craft extraordinary sidekicks.
YOUR STORY, MY WAY: A Memoir on Memoirs
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 85,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Novelist R.D. Byron-Smith's latest memoir on how to write a memoir is "a book for inexperienced writers who don't want to look like it." It is also a worthy follow up to his bestselling True Stories I Never Told My Kids. Packed with colorful anecdotes and a treasure trove of writing tips and tools from 40 years of journalism, it's a must for anyone wanting to write a memoir or family record.
The Epic Guide to Character Creation: Antagonists
Series: The Busy Author's Guide, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A book that helps you craft extraordinary antagonists, whether they are tangible, substitute, or abstract antagonists.
The Professional Fiction Writer | A Year in the Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 505,030. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017 by FrostProof808. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This Journal began as a daily diary of sorts to hold myself accountable as a fiction writer. After all, if you don't write, you aren't a writer. But it grew into a valuable resource. Whether an aspirant or a part-time or full-time writer, whether you want to begin or enhance your journey, you can't do much better than to make the investment in this book.
The Business of Writing
Price: $3.64 USD. Words: 44,700. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
With advice from more than 50 professional writers, some of whom have been on the UK bestseller lists or the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists, The Business of Writing is a collection of 25 articles, first published in Writing Magazine, looking at the practical business of writing: tax, productivity, pseudonyms, coping with rejection, press trip behaviour, selling rights and more.
100 Situational Writing Prompts for Teens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
If you are looking for writing prompts that deal with how you would react in certain situations, look no further. Use these prompts in order or jump around until you find one that grabs you. Whatever it takes, get writing!
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.