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1000 Scottish Names: Gaelic & English
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists
Are you wanting to write a story with Scottish characters? Do you need names in Gaelic and English? Here you will find a list of 250 male Gaelic names, 250 female Gaelic names, 250 male English names and 250 female English names to suit many time periods. This is a great source for Highland Romance stories set in Ancient, Medieval, Victorian or Regency time periods.
Strong Female Characters
Series: Busy Writer's Guides. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: American English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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.
How to Write Faster
Series: Busy Writer's Guides. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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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.
Maximum Impact - Writing Short: Say More With Less: Condense the Essence & Leave 'em Satisfied
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016 by Eliza March. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Editor and Writing Coach, Maureen F. Sevilla also writing as Eliza March shares ten years of experience. Learn to condense the essence of your work for Maximum Impact. Those same suggestions, when used in reverse, can help strengthen and lengthen your work, too.
Pantser’s Guide to Writing: You Are Not Broken!
Price: $3.99 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.
Finish Your Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: British English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Have you ever had an idea for a book, and started to write it—and managed only a page or two before the words dried up? In this book I show how to develop a story and characters from a vague idea to a complete storyline, and use that as a roadmap that keeps the writing on track. The book is intentionally short—read it in an hour, use it right away, and then keep it as a handy reference.
Action! Writing Better Action Using Cinematic Techniques
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2011 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book gives writers pointers and guidelines on how to improve their action scenes by implementing some of the same kinds of techniques used in film-making. Loaded with new terminology and definitions, an introduction to the basic concepts of an Action Scene, and application of the concepts, this book gives writers the tools to write their own expert-level action scenes! KAPOW! BANG! ZOOM!
Writing into the Dark: How to Write a Novel without an Outline
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. 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.
Commas: An Irreverent Primer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
What is a grammar dragon? What happens to unicorns when you misuse FANBOYS? This irreverent guide for using our most common punctuation mark will explain.
Beyond Dick and Jane: Over 365 Questions to Help You Create Unforgettable Characters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Books with characters that jump off the page, grab readers by the throat, and don't let go are unforgettable. But how do you create multi-dimensional characters? The trick is to know the characters as well as you know yourself. This book will help you achieve that with its list of almost 400 questions. As a bonus, you'll find a mountain of tips on creating memorable characters.
The Handy Little Book for Writers Series. Book 8. On Revision - Editing and Proofreading
Series: The Handy Little Book for Writers, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This Little Book is a collection of suggestions, tips, and guidance for editing your first draft. Editing and Proofreading are time-consuming tasks and they can be daunting for new writers. However, it is suggested here that you don’t pass the task off to someone else - at least not at first. There are some plans of action and a lot of worthwhile tips in this Little Book.

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