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Feng Shui For Writers - How To Master Your Life
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,220. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015 by IML Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
FENG SHUI FOR WRITERS provides you with all the dots that you have to connect to control the flowing Chi for each writing category. To bring the Feng Shui technique into the writer's life, it is not enough to merely explain general principles and ideas; we have to dig deeper because the branches of writing are so numerous.
Write Away; A Year of Musings and Motivations for Writers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,530. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015 by Hot Chocolate Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Essay » Business
In Planes, Trains and Chuck & Eddie, Kerrie Flanagan's lighthearted essays remind us that time spent with family is always an adventure!
Guia de estilo do Smashwords
Series: Smashwords Style Guide Translations. Price: Free! Words: 29,210. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
O guia de estilo do Smashwords tem ajudado milhares de autores produzir e publicar ebooks de alta qualidade. Este guia grátis oferece instruções simples, passo-a-passo para criar, formatar e publicar um ebook. É leitura obrigatória para qualquer autor que quer distribuir seus livros através do Smashwords às varejistas grandes como Apple iBooks, Barnes & Noble, Scribd, Oyster, e Kobo.
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.
MJ Magazine August — Created By Authors for Authors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,180. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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This sixth issue of MJ Magazine features authors John Land, Erna Kamerman Perry, Larry D. Thompson, Robert Dugoni and Steve Shukis. Also included are articles detailing how to get your books into readers’ hands and book promotion tips, as well as book reviews, author interviews and Fran’s picks.
Realities of Self-Editing: From a Line Editor
Price: $3.69 USD. Words: 35,490. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
All the self-editing checklists in the world won't help you improve as a writer if you don't first understand what editing and self-editing are, how they work, and why they're important. "Realities of Self-Editing" is a framework for comprehending real-world self-editing, written by a line editor.
Jumpstart Your Writing Career and Snag Paying Assignments
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,180. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015 by B.A. Erickson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business writing
If you want to be a freelance writer who snags paying assignments, this book’s for you.
The Band 6 Formula: The Ultimate Guide to Essay Writing Success
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,810. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This simple and easy-to-read guide will show you… Exactly how you can drastically improve marks in the English HSC. With step by step instructions, you will find out what you need to do when researching an essay, constructing a thesis and writing a high range response.
Writing the Bestseller II: Romance and Commercial Fiction
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,430. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Experiencing all the ups and downs of the publishing industry isn't easy, so Writing the Bestseller II will help you not only handle the work involved, but handle it well. Learning from authors who have been in your shoes, who understand the market and genre, willingly share their tips, wisdom, and encouragement so you can also succeed.
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.
Internal Dialogue: A Busy Writer's Guide
Series: Busy Writer's Guides. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,200. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Internal dialogue is one of the most powerful tools in a fiction writer’s arsenal. It’s also one of the least understood and most often mismanaged elements. In Internal Dialogue: A Busy Writer's Guide, you'll learn the difference between internal dialogue and narration, how to format internal dialogue, how to balance it with external action, how to use it to advance your story, and much more.
How I Sold 80,000 Books: Book Marketing for Authors (Self Publishing through Amazon and Other Retailers)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,900. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
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If you are looking for book marketing tips for your self-published book, "How I Sold 80,000 Books" is for you. It will show you all the steps needed to get readers, the type of book marketing for authors that works, kindle publishing guidelines and best practices. Author marketing is something that can be learnt. In this guide you will find my "4Ps" system, which allowed me to sell 80,000 books.
Punctuation For Fiction Writers
Price: $5.69 USD. Words: 55,090. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Whatever your level of punctuation expertise may be, Punctuation for Fiction Writers is your go-to reference. Concise, yet comprehensive, it's filled with practical advice, effective techniques, copious examples, and some unexpected topics not found in similar books. Filled with options, it shows you when you can deviate from the conventions and when it's inadvisable to do so.
You Can Write a Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,810. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Have you ever thought about writing a mystery, and gave up the idea because you didn’t know where to begin? Now is your chance to write the mystery of your dreams. You Can Write a Mystery, written by Gillian Roberts, author of the Anthony Award-winning Amanda Pepper series, will help you start your mystery, and guide you through to the end.
Story Crisis, Story Climax 2: What Story Arc in Film Can Teach Novelists
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,210. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Many high-volume fiction writers believe they owe their success to having a coherent series of scenes before they start writing a novel. “Story Crisis, Story Climax 2” can show you how! In this book we look at how each of the 5 plot pressure points in a story (in 30 movies) presents a problem to the hero, who then responds with a decision. These 5 pressure points generate the scenes of your novel!
The Write Attitude: A WMG Writer's Guide
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,030. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A writer’s attitude can help bring success. But what should that attitude look like? Rah-rah positive? Pragmatic? Take-no-prisoners serious? USA Today bestselling author and renowned business blogger Kristine Kathryn Rusch helps guide writers to find the right attitude for a long-term writing career in this latest WMG Writers’ Guide.
Story Crisis, Story Climax 1: Using Film Structure to Outline Your Novel
Price: Free! Words: 53,710. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Why spend years learning how to write stories by trial and error? Let "Story Crisis, Story Climax 1" teach you how. You will accelerate your learning curve by observing, in a range of film stories, how the Inciting Incident, Turning Points, Midpoint, and Crisis Climax work in relationship to each other, the larger story arc, and other stories in its genre.
Medieval Underpants and Other Blunders: A Writer’s (& Editor’s) Guide to Keeping Historical Fiction Free of Common Anachronisms, Errors, & Myths [Third Edition]
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,220. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » History » History of things
NEW expanded 3rd edition. A detailed guide to the factual mistakes that writers of historical fiction often make—and how to avoid them. From medieval knights smoking cigars to characters crossing streets that wouldn’t exist for another 2000 years, historical novelist Alleyn exposes and explains the often hilarious, always painful goofs that turn up most frequently in fiction set in the past.
Make Every Word Count
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,140. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
From the author of Beyond Style: Mastering the Finer Points of Writing, Gary Provost's Make Every Word Count is a guide to assist writers of both fiction and nonfiction. Topics include: style, use of jargon, avoiding cliches, tone, intention, characterization, credibility, description, dialogue, viewpoints, and many more.
The 9 Master Plots for Bestsellers & Blockbusters
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,020. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Follow the 9 Master Plot recipe to instantly structure your short story, novel, or screenplay. These timeless plots have worked for centuries and they'll work for you.