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Writing Dark Stories
By Rayne Hall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,980. Language: British English. Published: January 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn to to haunt your readers with powerful, chilling tales. Make their spines tingle with anticipation and their skins crawl with delicious fear. Disturb their world-view and invite them to look into the dark corners of their own souls. This book gives you a wealth of tools and techniques for writing great short stories. It is part of the acclaimed Writer's Craft series.
Unforgettable Grammar
By Dr Lloyd Yam
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,010. Language: American English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in)
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Interactive learning is brought to the eReader for the first time (try demo). No more incomplete grammar just to get you through tests, but a comprehensive grammar course to gain a complete overview. The technique of 'Unforgettable Grammar' is employed to make what you need to know unforgettable: there is only one rule in writing, learning two tense rules is sufficient to handle tenses....
1200 Creative Writing Prompts
By Melissa Donovan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,760. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Perfect for writers who are feeling uninspired or who simply want to tackle a new writing challenge, 1200 Creative Writing Prompts has something for everyone. Whether you write fiction, poetry, or creative nonfiction, you’ll find plenty of fresh ideas inside this book. The fiction prompts cover a range of genres, including li
Quick Content Formula: Get Unlimited Ideas & In 5 Minutes Create Great Blog Posts, Articles, & Newsletter Emails
By Richard N. Stephenson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,180. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Skills
With only a 5 minute block of your time, you can create great 600 word blog posts, articles, sales page copy, parts of a non-fiction book, chapters of a special report ebook, short letters, essays, work emails, newsletter autoresponders, and just about anything you can think of or break into 600 word chunks.
How to Write Dialogue
By Marcy Kennedy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,880. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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In How to Write Dialogue, you'll learn techniques and tricks for making your dialogue shine, as well as practical editorial steps you can take to polish your dialogue.
Writing for the Soul: Instruction and Advice from an Extraordinary Writing Life
By Jerry B. Jenkins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,170. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 and represented by David Vigliano. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Best-selling author Jerry B. Jenkins takes you on a personal and inspiring journey, imparting experience and wisdom gained from his impressive writing career. Jenkins shares the honest and straightforward truth about how to find writing success and why the journey is a continuous one.
The Art of Connection: The Social Life of Sentences
By Ian McCormick
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,770. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This innovative practical book explains the Nine Arts of Connection: Location, Timing, Comparison, Contrast and Difference, the Supplement, Disputation, Sequence, Example and Illustration, and the Summary. By following the easy-to-use guides and examples provided, writers can learn how to write fluently. An excellent resource for school or academic work. Includes a critical introduction.
How to Develop (Imaginative, Insightful & Credible) Short Story Ideas
By Jerry Dunne
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,390. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The book shows the writer how to analyse methodically certain types of source material for the purpose of using it as both inspiration and guide in the development of imaginative, insightful and credible short story ideas. This material consists of the saying, the fable, the poem, the fairy tale and the historical text.
MJ Magazine November — Written by Authors for Authors
By Fran Lewis
Series: MJ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,280. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The second issue of MJ Magazine includes featured authors RaeAnne Thayne and Rita Plush, author of the month, Tess Gerritsen. Reviews and interviews including Mark Rubenstein interviewing M.J. Rose and Christoph Fischer interviewing Paulette Mahurin, Ada Winder and DM Lee. The featured new author this time is Timothy Louis Baker, plus articles by Mark Rubenstein, Brian Hayden and Donald Riggio.
Goodbye Byline, Hello Big Bucks: Make Money Ghostwriting Books, Articles, Blogs, and More, Second Edition
By Kelly James-Enger
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,080. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Home-based businesses
The market for writers who can pen someone else’s book is broad and growing. Book publishers, literary agents, book packagers, corporations, and everyday people all pay ghostwriters to write books. Ghostwriters also craft everything from blog posts to articles to content marketing pieces. Become a ghostwriter and you'll make yourself more valuable to clients--and make more money as a freelancer
How to Write a Novel
By Nathan Bransford
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,370. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The most important thing to know about writing a novel is this: You can do it. And if you've already written one, you can write an even better one. Author and former literary agent Nathan Bransford shares his secrets for creating killer plots, fleshing out your first ideas, crafting compelling characters, and staying sane in the process.
MFA in a Box
By John Rember
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,630. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Dream of Things. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Part craft talk, part philosophical tome, part memoir, "MFA in a Box" explores the relationships between the writer and love, grief, place, family, race, violence, and other topics. Winner of Hoffer, Nautilus and Midwest Book Awards. "Beyond Burroway." Jo-Ann Mapson, co-creator of University of Alaska MFA Program "The essential truths about excellent writing." The Judges of the Hoffer Awards
The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Flaws
By Angela Ackerman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,910. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book is a flaw-centric exploration of your character's arc, motivation, emotional wounds, and basic needs. Its vast collection of flaws will help writers to explore the possible causes, attitudes, behaviors, thoughts, and related emotions behind their characters’ weaknesses so they can be written effectively and realistically. Downloadable tools for character building are included.
How to Be a NaNoWriMo Winner
By EM Lynley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,270. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013 by Silk Road Press. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Plan Your Novel in as Little as One Day! A comprehensive planning tool to enable you to plot, write and revise more quickly? Dreaming of writing a novel for years and didn’t know how to tackle the daunting task? This book is for you. Have you attempted NaNo and found your story and inspiration flagging long before you hit 50,000 words? This book is for you.
Dollars and Sense for Writers: A Guide to Managing Your Writing Business 2nd Edition
By Linda Mickey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,840. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Updated to reflect recent important changes in publishing, this must-have manual is a plain-talk look at the business of writing. It will help you know what you don't know about publishing and provides tools you can use to survive and thrive as a writer.
Writers' Handbook 2014
By J. Paul Dyson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 189,790. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by JP&A Dyson. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This indispensable guide for writers provides details of hundreds of literary agents, book publishers, and magazines; including contact details, types of material accepted, and how to approach them! Subject indexes for each area provide easy access to the markets you need, with specific lists for everything from romance publishers, to poetry magazines, to literary agents interested in thrillers.
How to Write True Crime
By Gary Provost
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,560. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
It all starts with a newspaper article depiciting an unthinkable crime in a local community. From these headlines, a skilled writer can weave a full-length book - developing the characters, determining the motives, reporting on the judgment. That writer could be you.
Reviewer-Focused Grant Writing: Making the Vision Plain So the Reader Can Run!
By Barrett T. Vaughan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,320. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / general
'Reviewer-Focused Grant Writing: Making the Vision Plain So the Reader Can Run!' helps you understand the panel review process and the perspective of the reviewer. The insights shared by the author, who has served on several dozen panels, give you a competitive edge in preparing your proposal through improvements in the three aspects of presentation, content, and value.
Heroes or Why Comets Don’t Crash in Idaho!
By Thorsten Nesch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,230. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The Creative Writing book for young adults and beginners based on 5 years experience with workshops at schools and at the bookfairs in Frankfurt, Leipzig and Vienna. Award winning author Thorsten Nesch shows the structure of a story and writes its Summary. "Best first read. No knowledge of any literature required." "The most entertaining book about Creative Writing I read."
How to Really Self-Publish Erotica: The Truth About Kinks, Covers, Advertising and More!
By Dalia Daudelin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,880. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How often have you heard, "Nobody makes money from self-publishing"? It's coming from the mouths of authors, agents, publishers and editors out of ignorance... or malice. If you're looking to jump-start your career in writing, though, self-publishing can be an absolute Godsend if you're just an average person. The problem is, the information you need is scattered all over the internet.