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The Science Fiction Professional: Expanded and Updated
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 87,040. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Questions and answers on the business of writing Science Fiction Mike Resnick wrote 59 “Ask Bwana” columns for the multiple Hugo nominee Speculations in the 1990s. He has expanded and updated his answers in this new column, as well as including a few brand-new “Ask Bwana” column he recently ran on his website.
How to Write Fiction: Busy Writer's Guides Set 2
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 84,630. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Three bestselling writing resources in one set! Experienced fiction editor Marcy Kennedy’s has put three of her popular Busy Writer’s Guides together. Dialogue, point of view, and description are foundational skills you need to master to create vivid fiction that balances your character’s internal life with the external story world in a way that keeps readers turning pages.
Stop Talking & Start Writing Series (3 in 1) Box Set
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,990. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This box set shares everything you need to know to write, publish, and sell your book. Book One: Stop Talking & Start Writing Your Book Book Two: Stop Talking & Start Publishing Your Book Book Three: Stop Talking & Start Selling Your Book Terrance Zepke is an award-winning and best-selling author of thirty-three fiction and nonfiction titles. She is the co-host of A Writer's Journey.
Burning the Midnight Oil Revisited
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,140. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Writing parents share strategies on how to balance writing and parenting in a second volume for writers.
Writers' Handbook 2017
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 217,310. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The 2017 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 1,300 listings, including revised and updated listings from the 2016 edition, and over 500 brand new entries.
How to Write Fiction: Busy Writer's Guides Set 1
Series: Busy Writer's Guides. Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 68,120. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Three popular writing craft books are now available together. When you master showing and telling, deep point of view, and internal dialogue, you'll create vivid fiction that engages your reader emotionally. The books in this set put writing craft techniques into plain language alongside examples, so you can see how it all looks in practice, and combines it with practical exercises.
Structuring Your Novel Box Set
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,380. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business writing
2 Bestselling Guides Packed With Tips to Help You Brainstorm and Plan Your Best Story Is Structure the Hidden Foundation of All Successful Stories? These bestselling guides will teach you the secret to creating consistently good stories, show you how to spot and fix story problems before you start writing the first draft, and help you take your writing to the next level.
MJ Magazine - May 2016 Edition - Created by Authors for Authors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This seventh issue of MJ Magazine features authors Anthony Franze, Andrea Kane, Marta Moran Bishop, Joy Fielding and Carol P. Roman. Also included are writing tips interviews with successful authors, book reviews and Fran’s picks.
Grit for the Oyster:250 Pearls of Wisdom for Aspiring Writers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,720. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by vinspirepublishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Professional Growth
A powerful motivator for aspiring writers, Grit for the Oyster offers wit, wisdom, and inspiration to take that first step and persevere through the writing journey. More than a how-to, this confidence-building book is designed to draw readers to a closer relationship with God, to affirm their calling to write, and to offer pithy practical guidance,
Outlining Your Novel Box Set: How to Write Your Best Book
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,800. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
2 Bestselling Guides Packed With Tips to Help You Brainstorm and Plan Your Best Story From Award-Winning and Internationally Published Writing Mentor K.M. Weiland These bestselling guides will help you choose the right type of outline to unleash your creativity, guide you in brainstorming plot ideas, and aid you in discovering your characters.
What Your English Teacher Didn't Tell You: Showcase Yourself through Your Writing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
I’m a longtime English teacher, consultant, editor, and professional writer. Many people have told me they yearn to write, but they don't have time for an intensive course in English grammar. They’re always astonished when I tell them there’s an easier road to skillful writing. It's all about knowing how to showcase your ideas, experiences, and knowledge. This book will show you how to do it.
Paper Hearts, Volume 2: Some Publishing Advice
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,650. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
After you've written the book, you need PAPER HEARTS to help you get it published.
How Not To Write A Book
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 50,870. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Asked to name their ideal job, more people in the UK say they would like to be an author than anything else. Yet with over two million books published worldwide, the competition is fierce. As editor in chief of a successful self-publishing house, Chris Newton spends most of his waking hours editing and he knows all about how books can be put right
The Secrets of Writing
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,450. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Everything you need to know to write great stories, from structure, plotting, dialog, characterization and many other techniques an author has to master. This book explains everything from writing comics to prose to screenplays by a writer who has done them all. Everything about the craft and more.
World-Building
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The blueprint for SF writers to create amazing, realistic fictional worlds.
Think Like a Writer: How to Write the Stories You See
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,170. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
You can look at this book as a tribute to language--its pulse, its purpose, the chime of its music. And particularly its play on the page: The book's core is how to see the world as a writer. It supplies tools to find and cultivate your writer's voice, that unique combination of attributes--sensitivity to language, storytelling and audience--by which writers see and define the world.
Terra Incognito: A Guide to Building the Worlds of Your Imagination
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,160. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2015 by StarWarp Concepts. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Essay » Literature
In Terra Incognito, bestselling fantasy author Richard C. White outlines the detailed steps by which writers can create the sort of countries, populations, governments, and militaries that are essential for building a three-dimensional fantasy world that will engage readers. Includes an exclusive interview with New York Times bestselling fantasy author Tracy Hickman.
Beyond Style: Mastering the Finer Points of Writing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,230. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
To write well, you must reach beyond the classroom basics of composition, get a grip on the more complex concepts, and learn how to create books, articles, and stories that move—not only from the editor’s desk to the bookstore, but also in the minds of your readers. In this book, accomplished writer Gary Provost helps you tackle that tough task.
Writers' Handbook 2016
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 208,010. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The 2016 edition of firstwriter.com’s bestselling directory for writers provides details of over 1,400 literary agents, book publishers, and magazines, including revised and updated listings from the 2015 edition, and over 600 brand new entries.
How to Start Writing Your Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,510. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
A guide to aspiring novelists who know they have a story to tell but just somehow can't get it going. Using examples from his own 33 novels he shows how your intentions should shape your output - and, although there can be no rigid rules, there are principles that lead to success and practices than usually mean failure. Plus an appendix on grammar and presentation to maximise success.