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Vision: A Resource for Writers Issue #73
By Lazette Gifford
Series: Vision: A Resource for Writers. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Vision is dedicated to helping writers achieve their goals with a plethora of different articles for both Indie authors and those pursuing traditional publication.
The 7-Step Process for Busting Writer's Block
By Jeff Lyons
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
"The 7-Step Process for Busting Writer's Block" presents a new take on an age-old problem facing writers. It busts the traditional myth of writers block and offers a wholly new explanation for the real reason writer's get "blocked." But more, it presents a repeatable and foolproof process for busting through writer's block once and for all—this is an essential tool for any writer's toolbox.
Don’t Skin the Cat! Better ways to solve a story problem
By Hilari Bell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
What else you can do when someone tells you to cut part of your story.
Twisted Plots: The necessary change of direction
By Hilari Bell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How to create plot twists in your story, and why it matters to agents/editors and to readers.
One Perfect Rose: Writing description
By Hilari Bell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Discusses writing description that’s neither too long nor too short, but just right.
You Can Write Characters with Physical Disabilities
By Dev Love Press
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,130. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
The information you need to write characters with physical disabilities effectively! You’re writing a book and one of your characters has a physical disability. Maybe it’s crucial to the plot. Maybe you thought it would be nice to give your character a more unique and unusual back story. Maybe you just want a realistic book and in real life sometimes people have disabilities.
Strong Female Characters
By Marcy Kennedy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: American English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Strong Female Characters helps writers define a strong female character, learn how to keep her likeable, handle characters who don't match gender stereotypes, and analyze how history should influence the way we write female characters. This book is part of the Busy Writer's Guides series.
Getting Over the Thesis Barrier
By Clive Landis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Graduate School Guides
Don’t end up among the 50% of all PhD students who never graduate. This essential thesis writing guide will teach you the tricks of the trade to conquer writer’s block and sail through the thesis writing process. First advice: do NOT start at the beginning! Learn the easiest order of writing, how to create a thesis framework, how to pass the “weight test” and, finally, to conquer the viva voce.
Totally Random and Awesome Writing Exercises
By Laura K Marshall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Not only will you find over forty totally random and awesome writing exercises to invigorate your mind and writing. You’ll discover forty-four random first lines, scenarios and dialog prompts to help get your writing going. You’ll also find The Five Minute Writer section will help you discover time to write and create productivity in small amounts of time.
Busting Writing Myths
By Laura K Marshall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
There are many myths about writing and if you fall into the trap of believing them you’ll seriously hamper your creativity and ability to write. We’ll cover the most common myths and how you can keep them under control. In not believing in the myths you will be in control of your writing success.
102 Prompts for Horror Writers
By Elizabeth Huff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A must-have book for writers of the horror genre. Includes prompts and resources to get you thinking and writing.
Vision: A Resource for Writers Issue #72
By Lazette Gifford
Series: Vision: A Resource for Writers. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Vision is dedicated to helping writers achieve their goals with a plethora of different articles for both Indie and those pursuing traditional publication.
The Power of Writing Well: Write Well. Change the World.
By Dana Leipold
You set the price! Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
When you harness the power of writing well, your message is heard, your story connects, and you make a difference. This ebook will show you how to write well by using your own voice, getting rid of writer's block once and for all, and using the 6 secrets expert writers rely on. There are tons of interactive exercises, videos, and examples to bring your writing to life.
Episodic Storytelling For Beginners
By C. A. Brown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: British English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Ever thought about writing an episodic story? If you have, then this book might come in handy. "Episodic Storytelling For Beginners" is a short list of ten things (taken from my blog) to know and/or think about before you begin your first episodic story.
Your First Webcomic
By C. A. Brown
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,240. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Have you ever thought about starting a webcomic? If the answer to that question is "yes", then 'Your First Webcomic' might come in handy. It is a re-edited collection of the top seven articles on my blog about webcomic writing and design. Although this guide is text-only, it will give you a lot of pointers about issues such as panel layout, quality vs quantity, B&W vs. Colour art and more...
Get It Write!
By Margaret Evans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,870. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Get It Write! offers 50 tips to help writers achieve their writing success. It offers tips and ideas for researching and writing feature articles, fiction and non-fiction books, memoirs, and books for children and young adults. It helps writers explore their own strengths, understand their readers, overcome writers' block, know what editors expect, and plan their promotion and marketing.
How To Find Errors in Your Writing
By Calvin Hecht
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How to Find Errors in Your Writing is a guide containing proofreading tips and techniques for writers and self-publishers. The guide explores the phenomenon of why errors continue to exist in submitted and published writings, followed by step-by-step techniques that any writer can use to eliminate errors.
Writing Squidoo Lenses: A Guide to Squidoo and Making Money
By E. George
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » E-commerce / internet marketing
The trouble most people have with making money from Squidoo is they do not know how to start. This ebook will tell you how to get started and share some basic information about Squidoo with you. This is a beginner's guide to making money with Squidoo.
Emergency! 25 Ways To Beat Writer's Block
By C. A. Brown
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Let's face it, every writer has felt blocked at some time or another. It's part of being a writer. But writer's block is something that can be easily beaten with the right techniques. "Emergency! 25 Ways To Beat Writer's Block", contains twenty five of these techniques, taken from my blog, which may come in handy when you're feeling blocked.
23 Places to Write for Cash
By Beth Jones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
If you're a freelance writer who isn't sure where to start looking for places to write, The Hungry Freelancer: 23 Places to Write for Cash gives you a starting point. This book breaks down 23 great places to start submitting your work as you begin your freelance writing career.