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The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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The Emotion Thesaurus is a tool for writers who want to convey character emotion effectively. It spotlights 75 emotions and the body language cues, thoughts, and visceral responses for each. Also addressed are common emotion-related writing problems and methods to overcome them. This thesaurus encourages writers to show, not tell, emotion and is a brainstorming resource for any fiction project.
MJ Magazine - May 2016 Edition - Created by Authors for Authors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This seventh issue of MJ Magazine features authors Anthony Franze, Andrea Kane, Marta Moran Bishop, Joy Fielding and Carol P. Roman. Also included are writing tips interviews with successful authors, book reviews and Fran’s picks.
Outlining Your Novel Box Set: How to Write Your Best Book
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,680. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
2 Bestselling Guides Packed With Tips to Help You Brainstorm and Plan Your Best Story From Award-Winning and Internationally Published Writing Mentor K.M. Weiland These bestselling guides will help you choose the right type of outline to unleash your creativity, guide you in brainstorming plot ideas, and aid you in discovering your characters.
The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Flaws
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,910. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book is a flaw-centric exploration of your character's arc, motivation, emotional wounds, and basic needs. Its vast collection of flaws will help writers to explore the possible causes, attitudes, behaviors, thoughts, and related emotions behind their characters’ weaknesses so they can be written effectively and realistically. Downloadable tools for character building are included.
The Write Way: 101 Writing Exercises for Fiction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The Write Way gives you 101 writing exercises for fiction. That’s 101 ways to improve your writing. 101 opportunities to create something new and write something great. 101 opportunities for you to become a better writer.
The 33 Worst Mistakes Writers Make About Courtroom Law
Series: 33 Worst Mistakes for Writers, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writers often stray from the reality of the legal system because we think we know about the law from watching television and movies and reading mystery novels. Unfortunately many dramatizations of criminal investigations and legal proceedings more closely resemble The Three Stooges slapstick reel Disorder in the Court than any real world legal proceeding.
WORDS OF LOVE - How to Write a Romance Novel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,460. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Bestselling author Jewel Adams writes in a variety of romance and erotic romance genres: Time Travel, Gothic, Fantasy, Paranormal, Historic, Western and Contemporary. Jewel hopes that by sharing her experience and outlook on character driven Romance Fiction, she will assist aspiring authors to reach their goal of writing that first romance novel.
101 Creative Writing Exercises (Adventures in Writing)
Series: Adventures in Writing. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,510. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
101 Creative Writing Exercises takes you on an adventure through the world of creative writing. Packed with fun and practical tools, techniques, and writing ideas, this book will motivate and inspire you.
How to Write Faster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
In How to Write Faster: A Busy Writer’s Guide you’ll learn eight techniques that can help you double your word count in a way that’s sustainable and doesn’t sacrifice the quality of your writing in favor of quantity.
Two Year Novel Course: Set 1 (Basics)
Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Start your novel off right with this set of five classes to help expand on your initial idea and begin creating story goals.
Two Year Novel Course: Set 8 (Final Edits/Submission and Publication)
Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,890. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This is the final book of the Two Year Novel Course covering weeks 78 through 104. The final sections cover both traditional and indie material when it comes to publication.
Deep Point of View
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,520. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Do you want readers to be so caught up in your book that they forget they’re reading? Then you need deep POV. Deep POV places the reader inside of our characters—hearing their thoughts, feeling their emotions, and living the story through them. In Deep Point of View: A Busy Writer's Guide, you'll learn specific, practical things you can do to take your fiction to the next level with deep POV.
101 Inspirational Romance Story Starters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Every good romance novel begins the same way – with a story idea. Yet compelling story ideas aren’t always easy to come by. Sometimes we all need a little inspiration - a spark that ignites our imagination and excites the writing muse. Designed to kick start your imagination they include dialogue starters, scenes, open ended scenarios, and even story endings.
Pantser’s Guide to Writing: You Are Not Broken!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
For writers who don’t outline—called pantsers—it’s hard finding anything on how to write that doesn’t involve outlining. Author Linda Maye Adams, a pantser writer, cuts through some of the myths and may save you wasted time looking for solutions. In this guide, Linda Maye Adams addresses the issues that derail pantsers and also provides tips to make the writing process easier.
How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,390. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Randy Ingermanson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
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Are you writing a novel, but having trouble getting your first draft written? Take a look at the wildly popular Snowflake Method—a battle-tested series of ten steps that jump-start your creativity and help you quickly map out your story. All around the world, novelists are using the Snowflake Method right now to ignite their imaginations and get their first drafts down on paper.
Effective Writing
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,540. Language: British English. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The ability to communicate effectively in writing is a requirement of many career paths and a great advantage to have. This helpful guide, written by well-published author, Dr Neil Thompson offers an excellent foundation for building your writing skills. This is an ideal resource for anyone who needs to get their message across in writing.
Internal Dialogue: A Busy Writer's Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,200. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Internal dialogue is one of the most powerful tools in a fiction writer’s arsenal. It’s also one of the least understood and most often mismanaged elements. In Internal Dialogue: A Busy Writer's Guide, you'll learn the difference between internal dialogue and narration, how to format internal dialogue, how to balance it with external action, how to use it to advance your story, and much more.
Two Year Novel Course: Set 7 (Second Draft)
Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,740. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Book 7 of the 2YN series moves from the art of writing to the crafting of edits. This book takes on some of the major problems, including when the book is too short.
102 Romance Prompts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
102 Romance Prompts is a book to help inspire romance writers of all subgenres. Included with the prompts are chapters on subgenres, the language of flowers, English titles, the top reasons relationships break up, and more. It also has links to several helpful reference websites. Any romance writer can use these prompts as story starters, or to help inspire their own ideas.
10 Core Practices for Better Writing (Adventures in Writing)
Series: Adventures in Writing. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,700. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
By adopting simple but effective habits that strengthen your writing skills, you will master the craft of writing. All it takes is dedication and self-discipline. Each of the 10 practices in this book grow your skills and promote excellence in your writing. Writing is an adventure that lasts a lifetime. Start your journey toward better writing today.

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