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Writing the Character-Driven Story
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,300. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
All good fiction is character-driven. Learn where to get story ideas and how to write a hook and an opening. Learn how to write captivating settings, scenes and endings. Replete with examples and containing two extremely important writing exercises, this concise book is all you need if you want to learn to write character-driven fiction.
Perfecting Your Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Have you finally finished your manuscript? Has your manuscript been rejected? Looking to polish the story you completed during NaNoWriMo? Or maybe you’re thinking about writing a story and need some tips on how to make yours close to perfection? In this easy to follow book, author and writing coach, Susan Palmquist, offers you all the essentials of writing a great novel.
5 Secrets of Story Structure: How to Write a Novel That Stands Out
Price: Free! Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
If you’ve read all the books on story structure and concluded there has to be more to it than just three acts and a couple of plot points, then you’re absolutely right! It’s time to notch up your writing education from “basic” to “black belt.” Internationally published author K.M. Weiland shares five “secret” techniques of advanced story structure.
The 10 commandments for writing bestsellers
Price: Free! Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
If you want to publish books you must read this book even before you start! If you have already published a book - you must also read it because it will help you sell more books for sure!
Write Now! How to Write a Novel in Your Spare Time, Even if You're Busy!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,630. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016 by Write More Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Want to write a novel, but can’t find the time and don’t know where to start? Then, this is the book for you! Write Now! How to Write a Novel in Your Spare Time, Even if You’re Busy! is a step-by-step guide, designed to help you set a writing schedule, create a personalized writing plan, and find the time to write in your spare time, whether you are a novice or an experienced writer.
Writing Day In and Day Out: Living a Practice of Words
Price: Free! Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
In this intimate volume, Cumbo-Floyd tells about her own writing practice, shares suggestions - but never rules - for how you might find a way to more words in your daily life, and offers encouragement for the days when writing seems to be too far away or too painful.
The Scribe--January 2016
Price: Free! Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Literary publication for writers by the St. Louis Writers Guild
Writing Your First Romance Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
In this e-book you’ll find tips on- Finding the right romance sub-genre for you How to plot your story Creating memorable characters How to tell if the right characters are telling your story How to control the pacing of your story How to write top-notch dialogue every time you write How to submit your finished manuscript
The Critique Survival Guide
Price: Free! Words: 14,690. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Even amongst friends a detailed critique can be hard to take, but blunt and honest critiques are a necessary growth pain for any writer. Venturing into the anonymous jungle of online critique groups in search of tough love is both terrifying and exponentially rewarding. The Critique Survival Guide shares practical tips for surviving - and thriving on - the harshest of critiquing experiences.
Clandestine Secrets Of A Highly Published Author
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Clandestine Secrets Of A Highly Published Author shares insider insights into the writing and publishing experience. Topics include: how to find topics that sell; the secret to starting a best seller; the upside of rejection letters; dealing with publishers -- the secret of knowing who; the 3 core ideas or concepts that are found in every successful book; how to get the best payment advance.
The Paperwork Revolution: A Manifesto for English Instructors
Price: Free! Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
It's time for a revolution, says longtime English instructor Jean Reynolds. English instructors need to do less paperwork, and students need to do more learning. This provocative paper offers strategies to empower students to take ownership of their learning under the guidance of instructors who act as coaches and resources rather than paperwork machines.
Go For The Knockout: Writing Action And Fight Scenes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Fight and action scenes are among the hardest to bring off—this brief essay discusses tips and tricks for bringing an action scene alive for your readers.
Ambitious Writing Prompts for Fiction Writers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
As a part of our "Genre Series" publication thread, we developed a writing prompt collection that moves beyond your typical writing prompts and into another niche entirely. Filled with two sections, one with more vague prompts and the other with specific story starters, this collection is ideal for writers at all levels....but more importantly it was developed with graduate school in mind.
The Scribe--December 2015
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Literary publication for writers by the St. Louis Writers Guild
Nail Your Novel Instant Fix: 100 Tips For Fascinating Characters
Price: Free! Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts
Troubleshooting your fictional characters? Inventing a new person for your novel? This on-the-go checklist will help you hit the ground running. More than 100 tips from an expert editor, fiction ghostwriter and writing coach whose sales exceed 4 million copies. 'Nail Your Novel is like a personal session with a writing mentor.'
Love Stories: Writing a Romance Novella in Thirty Days or Less
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,090. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This book teaches you how to write an effective and engaging romance novella in a few short weeks. Learn the seven milestones that every novella must have, the difference between a novella and a novel. Includes a step-by-step method, a schedule, tips and tricks, as well as pitfalls to avoid. You will be able to consistently create high quality stories that will entertain and enrich your readers
How to be an Author Entrepreneur Without Spending a Dime
Series: How to Self-Publish Without Spending a Dime. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,790. Language: British English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Are you making the same costly mistakes that Authors usually make? Then here is a book that helps realize your author-entrepreneur dreams without spending a dime.
NaNoWriMo-How to Write a Novel in 30 Days
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Are you taking the NaNoWriMo challenge for the first or even tenth time and want this one to be your best? Many people think about writing a novel but never get to realize their dream. In this short book you’ll find lots of tips and ways to get you and your story ready for writing a novel in 30 days.
Writing the Winning Blurb, Tagline and Synopsis
Series: Writing Genre Fiction. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn how to write a tagline, blurb and synopsis that will do your story justice and get the attention of an editor or agent.
50 Common Writing Sins and How Not to Commit Them
Series: Writing Genre Fiction. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Improve Your Writing Skills Do you keep getting rejection letters about the novels and short stories you’re submitting by don’t know why? 50 Common Writing Sins can help you overcome mistakes that many beginning writers make when they first begin writing.

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