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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.
Blood from Your Own Pen: A Practical Guide on Self-Editing and Common Mistakes, For Beginning Authors Who Intend to Survive to Publication
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,110. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Before you pay an editor to bleed red all over your manuscript with their pen, grab hold of as many of these rules as you can and squeeze them until the metaphorical blood drips from your imaginary fist. Use it to fill your own red pen and then go bleed red on your story first. You will get more benefit, and learn more, from an editor who doesn’t have to correct these kinds of mistakes for you.
Creating Life
Series: The Art of World Building. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,990. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Creating a unique, immersive setting one life form at a time. Creating Life (The Art of World Building, #1) is a detailed how-to guide on inventing the heart of every imaginary world - life. With chapters on creating gods, species/races, plants, animals, monsters, heroes, villains, and even undead, it is part of the only multi-volume series of its kind.
Becoming an Every Day Novelist
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,700. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017 by ArtisticWhispers Productions, Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Think you can't write a great novel in a month? Think again. Professionals do it all the time. And with Becoming an Every Day Novelist, so can you. Prolific author J. Daniel Sawyer walks you through the process in this lively and fun day-by-day guide to going from blank page to a publication-ready novel...and doing it every month.
Hurting Your Characters: A Writer's Guide to Describing Injuries and Pain From the Character's Point of View
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,130. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
HURTING YOUR CHARACTERS discusses the immediate effect of the trauma on the body, its physiologic response, including the types of nerve fibers and the sensations they convey, and how injuries feel to the character. This book also presents a simplified overview of the expected recovery times for the injuries discussed in young, otherwise healthy individuals.
How to Kick Ass as a Hybrid Writer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,530. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Being a hybrid writer guarantees that your writing journey will never be dull. Hybrid writers don’t stay inside the lines. On any given day, you may pen a blog post, submit an article to an editor on another continent, publish an e-book, and update your social media statuses. This book delves into issues pertinent to the modern hybrid writer, providing a blueprint on how to succeed.
Project January: A Sequel About Writing
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,690. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
More about writing – a sequel to Project December and another guide for writers and those thinking about writing to getting started… again, developing characters and plot, the writing process, editing and what to do when the book is finished.
Project December: A Book About Writing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,290. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
All about writing - a guide for writers and those thinking about writing to getting started, developing characters and plot, the writing process, editing and what to do when the book is finished.
MJ Magazine - February 2017 Edition - Created by Authors for Authors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,670. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This ninth edition of MJ Magazine features authors this issue are Shjelley Shephard Gray, Giacomo Giammatteo and Nadh Poduri; and the book of the month is My Heart’s Desire. Also included are writing tips and a writer’s workshop.
Creating Character Arcs: The Masterful Author's Guide to Uniting Story Structure, Plot, and Character Development
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,320. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Have you written a story with an exciting concept and interesting characters—but it isn’t grabbing the attention of readers or agents? It’s time to look deeper into the story beats that create realistic and compelling character arcs. Internationally published, award-winning novelist K.M. Weiland shares her acclaimed method for achieving memorable and moving character arcs in every book you write.
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 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.
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 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.
Pen Stroke: A Novel Journey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,680. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016 by Riverstone Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Mocha Latte is doing research for her new novel and decides she has to go to Maui to find a kahuna and get first-hand knowledge. Offers a metaphysical mix of a novel-writing journey, time morphing, the magic of wishes, the reality of imagination, and a kahuna quest.
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.

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