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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.
Telling Your Story: A Guide to Writing Your Memoir Stories
Price: $7.45 USD. Words: 33,000. Language: American English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Telling Your Story, A Guide to Writing Your Memoir Stories, Marva K. Blackmore presents techniques learned from her many years as a professional storyteller and workshop leader to show you how to craft your stories in order to write a successful memoir. Marva's proven procedures will help you to succeed where others have failed.
Pros and Cons
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,690. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Sales and Marketing
For new writers who are going out on the convention circuit for the first time, Pros and Cons offers advice on how to get the most out of the experience. From how to approach a convention committee to how to handle yourself on panels and signings, this book will give a new author an expert’s perspective on how to make the most of a convention.
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.
How To Write a Love Poem
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,410. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
If you want to learn how to write a love poem, then check out "How To Write a Love Poem" written by a love poetry enthusiast. Love poetry can be about romantic love but far more. It can be about love of country, of a people or nation. It can be about love of ideals such as freedom and peace. Poetry can be rhymed or written in one of many recognized forms of poetry (such as a Sonnet).
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.
Point of View - How to Use the Different Point of View Types, Avoid Head-Hopping, and Choose the Best Point of View for Your Book
Series: Writers’ Guide Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,080. Language: American English. Published: October 19, 2016 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Point of view (POV) is the most powerful tool in a writer’s kit, but it’s also the hardest to master. This book will help you understand the different types of POV, choose the best one for your book, and fix common POV problems. You’ll learn how to use point of view in a way that will make your readers identify with your main character and keep them captivated until the very last page.
How To Become a Freelance Writer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,340. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
- How To Become A Freelance Writer is a simple-to-use, easy-to-understand guide to becoming a freelance writer. - It will take you through each step of the process, from making sure you have all of the necessary materials in order to begin, to setting up a portfolio and applying to job positions, all the way through furthering your career once it has been established.
Discover Your Writing Self: 31 Days to Deeper Understanding of Who You Are as a Writer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,790. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
In Discover Your Writing Self, you’ll find 31 lessons to help you think through who YOU are as writer. Through shorts essays and questions, you will explore everything from the fears you have as a writer and your reasons for writing to the best times of the day and year and the ideal environment for your writing practice.
How This Book Was Made & How You Can Make Your Own (NEW EDITION)
You set the price! Words: 34,100. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This is a book inside a book: showing HOW IT WAS MADE: from cover to virtual cover. You get to set the price for this valuable e-book - even for FREE. If you found it really useful - why not send it as a paid gift to a friend or someone in need of some self-publishing advice - Help spread the knowledge! Indies doing it for themselves... and check out the paperback workbook too.
Ten Writing Prompts That Work (and the stories to prove it)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,540. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Time Management
10 Writing Prompts That Work (and the stories to prove it) is an excellent way to jumpstart that new novel or short story, with inventive prompts that do more than just give you a fun writing exercise. The prompts in this book will actually help you write a publishable story--and to prove it, each prompt is backed up by a short story that was written using it.
The Writer's Adventure Guide
Series: Books for Writers by Beth Barany. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,090. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Adult & continuing education, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A Self-Coaching Guide to Writing Your Book Considered by writers to be a spiritual guide to writing your book from an experienced author and coach. A home study coaching guide and workbook.
10,000+ Book Titles: A Massive List of Titles to Inspire You
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,930. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
When searching for a title for your book, nothing stirs the creative juices like a list of existing book titles to get your brain thinking. Or if you are looking for names for your pieces of art, articles, or other works, scroll through this list of over 10,000 book titles. I hope this list inspires your next creative project!
Midpoint Magic: How to Swing Your Screenplay or Novel in a New Direction and Say Good-Bye to Sagging Story Middles That Put Audiences to Sleep
Series: Story Structure Essentials. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,360. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Story middles. Nightmare. You’ve got a lot of pages to fill…and only 1 thing to fill them with (your hero’s repeated attempts to achieve his goal). Without a plan, you’ll end up with a monotonous snooze fest. Buy this guide, learn 8 specific ways to zap the monotony (plus, the plot point that can take your story to the next level)…and say good-bye to sagging middles that put audiences to sleep!
Blood Spatter (Forensics for Fiction)
Series: Forensics for Fiction. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,160. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016 by Evil Mastermind, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Law » Forensic Science
Blood Spatter offers authors an accurate and accessible gateway into the world of blood analysis. This illustrated guidebook offers a one-stop, easy-to-understand reference for writing a bloody good story. Geoff Symon draws from his 20 years’ experience and expertise as a forensic investigator to cover real-world procedures and practices of crime and its investigation for writers of all genres.
The Short and Long of It
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,140. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Are you now or have you ever been a writer of short fiction? Do you long to s-t-r-e-t-c-h those 55ers, flash pieces, and short-shorts into longer publishable work? If so, The Short and Long of It is for you. Award-winning short fiction writer, Paul Alan Fahey, shows you how to expand and adapt these pieces into plays, short stories, novellas, and novels pitch perfect for the e-age.
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.
Novel Notes: 30 Days ~ 30 Chapters
Series: 30-Day Novel, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,500. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016 by Riverstone Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Novel Notes invites you into the magic inside your mind and shows you how to make the writing magic happen. It encourages you to bring forth and listen to all your totally wonderful, magnificent novel ideas that your muse whispers inside your mind and your imagination and turn them into a 50,000-word novel written in thirty days.