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Writing into the Dark: How to Write a Novel without an Outline
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,640. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
With more than a hundred published novels and more than seventeen million copies of his books in print, USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith knows how to outline. And he knows how to write a novel without an outline. In this WMG Writer’s Guide, learn how to write without an outline and why not having an outline boosts your creative voice and keeps you more interested in your writing.
The Unvanquished: A Reader's Guide to the William Faulkner Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
William Faulkner has a reputation as a "difficult" author -- but he doesn't have to be! With this new guide, The Unvanquished can be easy to understand. Included are: a chapter-by-chapter summary and commentary on the story, a thorough description of all the characters, a biography of William Faulkner, suggestions for essay topics, and much more.
Indie Poet Formatting
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How to Format a Poetry Collection for Ebook & Print using Scrivener and Microsoft Word.
25 Quick Ways to Sell More Books Today
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The One Minute Book Marketer presents cutting-edge ideas from authors with a proven track record and numerous published books. In 25 Quick Ways to Sell More Books Today there is a treasury of actionable ideas and book selling strategies in every chapter!
100 Writing Prompts for Teens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
A writing prompt is an idea to inspire you to write. It is a starting point for those times when you are feeling stuck, when you don’t know what to write, or when you simply want something spontaneous to write about. In this e-book, I'm going to give you 100 writing prompts to get your creativity flowing! They're divided into 5 sections: romance, horror, life, family, and fantasy/sci-fi.
500 Questions to Help Flesh Out Your Character
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,290. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
How do you create human beings from nothing? This guide helps writers fully understand their characters by giving a series of questions in four specific sections: background, mind, body, and soul. Questions range from simple ways to understand the physical aspects of your characters to fully understanding their motivations and desires.
Les 10 clés de l’écriture de fiction
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: French. Published: April 3, 2015 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Après « Les 10 clés d’une écriture efficace », un guide pratique destiné aux affres de la communication écrite dans le milieu professionnel et quotidien, voici « Les 10 clés de l’écriture de fiction ». Ce second guide est destiné à tous ceux qui souhaitent se lancer dans une activité littéraire, qu’il s’agisse d’écrivains amateurs ou professionnels.
Turn To Stone: Self-Publishing for the Aspiring Author
Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
So, you have decided to self-publish your book? First off, congratulations on completing your first manuscript! Whether you have written a novel, novella, short story, or a guide, you have done something amazing. Take a second and congratulate yourself on this accomplishment.
And It Was Just Right: Four lengths of pitch/synopsis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This essay discusses the four different lengths of pitch/synopsis a writer will need to sell a novel, and how to compose them.
Camel vs. Motorcycle: The Three Beats of a Good Query Letter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This brief essay details the three necessary (and two optional) information beats that make for a compelling query email.
Preparing to Write Settings That Feel Like Characters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This reference guide is a tool to help you organize your thoughts and ideas to obtain the goal of making a setting that feels like a character.
Can I Use I? Because I Hate, Hate, Hate College Writing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,920. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides
Can I use “I” in my college paper? The short answer: Yes. But keep reading. Even if you don’t like college writing—no, even if you hate college writing—this guide will get you through it. It offers clear and concise answers to your questions about writing college papers.
Bootstrapping For Indies
Price: Free! Words: 9,960. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Are you wondering... Whether you can make money self-publishing, even if you don’t have money to spend? If you can put out a polished book without spending thousands of dollars? Maybe you haven't started yet and are wondering how much this whole self-publishing thing is going to cost you... If you've asked yourself any of these questions, then "Bootstrapping For Indies" is the book for you.
Over 400 Questions for Character Development
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
Over 400 Questions for Character Development by K. S. Everhart helps writers of all levels achieve in-depth, well-rounded characters and even helps evolve story lines and worlds that the characters live and play within.
Groovy Cool Writing Techniques
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,400. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Groovy Cool Writing Techniques is a collection of essays developing techniques for improving writing in a creative way. If you want to unleash your inner creativity, this is the book for you.
Supercharge Your Book Description
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A easy to follow step-by-step guide book for enhancing Amazon and Createspace book descriptions. Grab attention and enhance your book sales.
Confessions of a 3-Day Novelist: How to Write an Entire Book in Just 72 Hours
Series: Indie Confessions. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Want to write your books faster? Learn the tricks that bestselling authors use to succeed! In this book you'll learn: * How to write an entire book, from start to finish, in just three days; * How to outline your story to achieve success; * What you'll need to write your book in just 72 hours; Plus plenty of tricks and tips for writing faster, smarter, and harder.
A Jumble of 500+ Writing Prompts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
An E-book Jumble of 500+ Writing Prompts is a book full of simple writing prompts purposefully set out of order so that each day of writing starts fresh with a new idea. These prompts can be used for stories, poetry, journal reflections, art, or word play. Unlike some writing prompt books, these prompts entrust writers with creative freedom.
How to write a bestselling novel!
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 15,820. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
There are seven parts included in the book! The book focuses on creative writing rather on the practical aspects of the process towards getting published, it´s the no 1 formula in how to write a bestseller. Each part is tailor-made with coursework to teach you some of all the aspects of fiction writing. The goal is to help you find your unique language and storytelling mode, whichever genre.
THE BRIGHT BOOK IDEA: The string of book ideas that sell better than anything else
Price: Free! Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This method of getting book ideas, compared to other methods, is like comparing the fish a single angler catches to what a fishing trawler does. Don't get poor results with one idea. Easily come up with a string of subjects that will give you far better results.