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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: $3.50 USD. Words: 50,870. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. 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.
Time Management for Writers – How to write faster, find the time to write your book, and be a more prolific writer
Series: Writers’ Guide Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,730. Language: American English. Published: December 13, 2015 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Finding the time to write a book is becoming harder and harder. With day jobs, family obligations, household chores, and the time spent on marketing and promoting their books, many writers struggle to get any writing done. This book will help you find enough time to write, become a more productive writer, and get your first drafts written more quickly—while still writing well.
MJ Magazine December — Created by Authors for Authors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,790. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This seventh issue of MJ Magazine features authors John Land, Mary Victoria Johnson, Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison, Marilyn Levinson and Jay Amberg. Also included are writing tips interviews with successful authors, book reviews and Fran’s picks.
Managing Your Inner Artist / Writer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,240. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015 by M. L. Buchman. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This brother and sister team have collaborated to assemble practical tips to working with your inner artist / writer in a constructive win-win fashion. Communication, time-management, project planning, and much more.
The Night Stalkers Special Features
Series: The Night Stalkers Collections. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,410. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015 by M. L. Buchman. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Come take a walk with the Night Stalkers. An in-depth commentary of each of the first 7 novels including where the ideas came from, what got left out, and the cool tech too. Also includes a NS Christmas Short Story.
The Idea Factory: 1,000 Story Ideas and Writing Prompts to Find Your Next Bestseller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,830. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Do you have a hard time coming up with ideas on what to write? If you need help with inspiration, this is the book for you. Out of 1,000 story ideas and writing prompts, the beginnings of your next book is likely in these pages. Let’s find your next bestseller.
101 No Cost (And Low Cost) Techniques to Turbo Charge Your Freelance Income
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,180. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015 by B.A. Erickson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Home-based businesses
Well over 101 no cost and low cost techniques to turbo charge your freelance income. If you want to make a living in the ever crowded world of writing, this book is for you.
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.
Recipe for a Cookbook: How to Write, Publish, and Promote Your Cookbook
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,380. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015 by Cookbook Corner. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » General cookbooks
Filled with extra helpings of information, ideas, and inspiration, Recipe for a Cookbook is a guide that serves up plenty of know-how and generous portions of how-to for writing, publishing, and promoting a cookbook.
Writing to the Point
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,770. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The classic work of writing instruction back in print! The complete, concise guide to writing fiction that sells from one of the most popular instructors of the Writers of the Future and Clarion workshops.Get a master's competitive edge in the writing business.
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.
The Elements of Active Prose: Writing Tips to Make Your Prose Shine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,560. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Pithy tips for improving your writing sentence by sentence. The author explains what the advice ‘show, don’t tell’ means and the influence various word usages have on the reader’s experience. The book includes guidance for beta readers, clarification of often misunderstood conventions, UK/US differences, advice on developing a professional attitude, reviewing fairly, and dealing with criticism.
Point of View in Fiction
Series: Busy Writer's Guides. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,360. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Point of view isn’t merely another writing craft technique. Point of view is the foundation upon which all other elements of the writing craft stand—or fall. In Point of View in Fiction, you'll learn how to choose the right POV for your story, how to avoid POV errors, how to choose the right viewpoint character, and much more.
NaNo Writer's Survival Guide: How to Write a 50,000-Word Novel in Thirty Days... and Live to Tell the Tale
Series: 30-Day Novel, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,750. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015 by Riverstone Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
30-Day Novel Series ~ Book Two. A “how-to” guide for writers who are crazy enough to write a 50,000-word novel in thirty days…
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.
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!