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The Busy Author’s Guide Box Set 3: Books 1-10
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 27,360. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A box set of ten books that help you craft the plot, the world, the characters, and the epic battles and fight scenes you want to include in your story.
Nuts & Bolts of Self-Publishing: How to Self-Publish Ebooks and Paperbacks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,690. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Self-help guide on self-publishing. How to create accounts, format a manuscript for ebook and paperback publication, add a TOC, acquire and register an ISBN, upload and submit a book for publication, and what needs to do be done after publication. Information about costing and pricing the book, author services, and outsourcing, plus a lot more.
Living The Write Life: Tips on making the most of your writing skills
Price: Free! Words: 27,460. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Unique tips for authors on navigating the choppy waters of authorhood, and finding ways to make money with your writing skills.
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.
This Writing Life: A Writer Writes On!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Joseph Sutton believes that any writer who takes his profession seriously is equal to any writer who has ever lived. The reason: every writer has a perspective and voice that is uniquely his own. Every facet of writing is covered in the 48 short chapters of *This Writing Life.* It’s the perfect motivator for beginners and unknowns to sit down and start writing.
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.
Get Your Butt in the Chair -- 33 Quick Tips You Can Use RIGHT NOW for More Productive Writing
Price: Free! Words: 22,330. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Planning is essential for making the most of your writing career, but eventually, you have stop planning and start writing. "Butt in the Chair" gives you 33 practical tips you can use right now to start upping your word count and finally start moving toward your writing goals.
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.
The Business of Writing
Price: $3.64 USD. Words: 44,700. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
With advice from more than 50 professional writers, some of whom have been on the UK bestseller lists or the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists, The Business of Writing is a collection of 25 articles, first published in Writing Magazine, looking at the practical business of writing: tax, productivity, pseudonyms, coping with rejection, press trip behaviour, selling rights and more.
A Writer For All Seasons: Beat Blocks, Face Your Fears And Keep Writing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,640. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
This is an essential handbook for every writer, covering the barriers and blocks writers face throughout their writing journey. You’ll discover why more time is not what you need and how to stop putting your writing off. It's time to get productive and tell your story ...
Writing Rules, Revised
Price: $2.99 USD. 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.
Keep It Short: A Practical Guide to Writing in the 21st Century
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,040. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
If you can keep your writing brief and concise, you can save countless hours of frustration — for yourself and your readers. It’s hard at first. But by mastering a few simple “tricks of the trade,” you will not only keep it short. You will also discover new ideas, find new angles, and write with more zip. This short guide shows the way. If you need to steal or borrow it, go ahead. Otherwise buy a
The Indie Writer's Practical Guide to Publishing
Series: Publishing Gold: Step-by-Step Guides for Success In Your Writing Career, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016 by Heart Ally Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Where should you market your books? How do you make the choices that are right for you? And once you've decided, how do you make it happen? This book walks you step-by-step through the process helping you through the entire process.
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.
From Story Idea to Reader
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,090. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Alfie Dog Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
From Story Idea to Reader is an easily accessible guide to writing fiction. No matter if you are looking to submit your work for publication, enter a competition, or want to self-publish, this practical guide will help you every step of the way. By Patsy Collins and Rosemary J. Kind
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.

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