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How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,430. 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.
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
(4.80 from 10 reviews)
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.
English for Scammers
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 21,510. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Curious why no one has claimed their UK lotto winnings from you? Why no one wants to call about the box of cash valued at (7,500,000 Dollars)? Why no one is responding to your PASSIONATE REQUEST FOR JOINT MUTUAL INVESTMENTS BENEFITS? This textbook analyzes common mistakes, drawn from genuine correspondence, and helps you improve your writing to be appropriate for standard business correspondence.
201 Writing Prompts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,800. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
201 Writing Prompts is a fun and challenging collection of writing starters designed to spark your creativity and end writer's block.
Writing FAST: How to Write Anything with Lightning Speed
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,640. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
Your mind moves at lightning speed. Your writing should, too. FAST is a simple, step-by-step system for writing at the speed of thought. This beloved bestseller outlines the four phases of the writing process: FOCUS your ideas into a writing plan, APPLY the plan by blasting out a draft, STRENGTHEN your work to make it exactly what you want to say, and TWEAK the words to ensure a fast read.
Character 101, Or How To Build Effective Characters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: American English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn strategies to make your characters fully realized, three dimensional and attractive to readers. In six steps, discover components that turn ideas into written realities.
The Self-Publishing Manual, Volume 2
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Book publishing is changing: this book describes how to take advantage of those changes. This Volume II is the sequel to The Self-Publishing Manual (Volume I), the most successful book ever written on the subject. This manual describes how to use new techniques to write your book even faster, use new technology to publish it for less, and how to use social media for promotion.
IELTS Essay Booster - One-Stop Destination for The Writing Module!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,870. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
IELTS Essay Booster is a Complete IELTS Writing Preparation Book (for both Academic & General Training Modules). It features: - Useful IELTS writing tips - 150 IELTS essays + 50 essay outlines - Vocabulary / Phrases - Common lines to use in IELTS essays and letters - Graph writing tips, strategy and vocabulary - Letter tips and samples - Misspelled words - Confusables - English enhancement tools
How To Improve Your Speculative Fiction Openings, 2nd ed.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,540. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The secret that separates pro fiction from beginners', and how to capitalize on it. "if you're at all concerned about story openings, you'd be nuts not to read what Qualkinbush has to say." --Wil McCarthy, author of BLOOM and THE COLLAPSIUM
Shifting Points Of View
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Can’t decide who’s the best character to tell your story? You don’t have to settle for just a single character's point of view. Simon Wood, a longtime contributor to Writer's Digest, discusses the techniques and the decisions that have to be made when writing in multiple points of view.
Author Publicity Pack: Resources to Help You Take Your Book Marketing To The Next Level
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013 by Body and Soul Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Publicity: It sounds like something that only big publishing houses can afford to do, yet any author can increase their publicity and their book sales - and do so on a shoestring budget. "Author Publicity Pack" will outline over 130 places that authors of all genres can get publicity for themselves and their books. Join us and take your marketing to the next level by publicizing your book!
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.
Lost the Plot? 500 Writing Prompts and How To Use Them
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,930. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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Almost every writer has a pathological predisposition to procrastination and often believes there is a magical answer to the question ‘where do you get your ideas?’. Well now, whether you write Twitfic, Microfiction, Flash Fiction, Short Short Stories, Short Stories, Novelettes, Novellas, Novels or Scripts you can tell everyone that you get your ideas here.
Space Travel - A Science Fiction Writer's Guide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,860. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Science fiction » General
An indispensible tool for all science fiction writers, Space Travel explains the science you need to help you make your fiction plausible. From six-time Hugo Award winning master writer and editor Ben Bova, and former President of Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America Inc.
Writer on the Side: How to Write Your Book Around Your 9 to 5 Job
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,050. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
If you've had trouble writing books, stories, blog posts and poems on the side of your full-time job, this is the book for you. Writer on the Side is full of tips and tricks that can help you to stay motivated and creative all day long so that you can write whenever you have spare time. The book includes healthy living ideas to improve your energy and some new methods of self-publication.
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!
Memoir Writing For Smart People
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,920. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Memoir Writing For Smart People, the self-help guide that tells you what you need to know to publish your own Memoir.
Advanced Twitter Strategies For Authors: Twitter Techniques To Help You Sell Your Book - In Under 15 Minutes A Day!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,240. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing / direct
Advanced Twitter Strategies for Authors reveals how to effectively exploit Twitter to market your books and systematically drive thousands of potential purchasers to your works on Amazon and other retailers.
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.
Plotting And Outlining Your Novel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Plotting out your novel before you begin is a great exercise. Your story is thought through with no bad logic or unnecessary scenes. This process doesn’t have to be some drawn out and creativity killing affair. Simon Wood, a longtime Writer's Digest contributor, has some fast & effective techniques for plotting a novel from beginning to end. Don’t run out of ideas or pad out your novel again.