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Will Write For Food: The Realities of Freelance Writing and What it Takes to Succeed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Do you dream of living the freelance writer's life but aren't sure if you're ready? Do you get starry-eyed when you think about how wonderful your life would be as a writer? If so, you really need to read this book. This book will give you the unvarnished truth, not the romantic ideal, about the realities of this career path. Because to be successful, writers need to do more than just write well.
Speed writing: How to write a nonfiction book in 36 hours or less
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,810. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Everything is about to change. You’ll discover how writing nonfiction book can be that fast and easy! In this quick guide, you’ll get specific step by step blueprint to quickly complete writing a book. It includes the outline, strategies and formula on how to write a book – in just 36 hours for nonfiction writers. Good for all writers. A must have for New Writers!
The Fright Factory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,280. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Horror can be anything from the most elegant ghost story to the total freak-out of a bloodthirsty serial killer. The Fright Factory can show you how to make the most of your story ideas. Choose the best setting. Build a better monster Learn the fine art of creating suspense! It's all here, including an essential list of the worst horror cliches no editor wants to see.
The Writer's Spellbook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
While this ebook focuses on creating magic systems, it will also help you understand many of the elements that go into strong worldbuilding. A good foundation in your fictional world will open the doorways of inspiration to more and more plot twists, mythical creatures, cliffhangers and fabulous treasure!
You Can Write a Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,810. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Have you ever thought about writing a mystery, and gave up the idea because you didn’t know where to begin? Now is your chance to write the mystery of your dreams. You Can Write a Mystery, written by Gillian Roberts, author of the Anthony Award-winning Amanda Pepper series, will help you start your mystery, and guide you through to the end.
The Scribe -- May 2015
Price: Free! Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Literary publication for writers by the St. Louis Writers Guild
150 Prompts For Scifi Writers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
150 Prompts For Scifi Writers is written for those writers who need a little help getting inspired. In addition to the prompts there are also chapters on the subgenres of scifi, finding inspiration for alien worlds, commonly used principles of science, reference websites, and more. Pick up a copy and get ready to write!
Story Crisis, Story Climax 2: Build a Problem/Decision Arc in Your Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,710. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Many high-volume fiction writers believe they owe their success to having a coherent series of scenes before they start writing a novel. “Story Crisis, Story Climax 2” can show you how! In this book we look at how each of the 5 plot pressure points in a story (in 30 movies) presents a problem to the hero, who then responds with a decision. These 5 pressure points generate the scenes of your novel!
Writing into the Dark: How to Write a Novel without an Outline
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.
The Write Attitude: A WMG Writer's Guide
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,030. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A writer’s attitude can help bring success. But what should that attitude look like? Rah-rah positive? Pragmatic? Take-no-prisoners serious? USA Today bestselling author and renowned business blogger Kristine Kathryn Rusch helps guide writers to find the right attitude for a long-term writing career in this latest WMG Writers’ Guide.
The Unvanquished: A Reader's Guide to the William Faulkner Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
William Faulkner has a reputation as a "difficult" author -- but he doesn't have to be! With this new guide, The Unvanquished can be easy to understand. Included are: a chapter-by-chapter summary and commentary on the story, a thorough description of all the characters, a biography of William Faulkner, suggestions for essay topics, and much more.
Story Crisis, Story Climax 1: How to Use Film Structure to Plan Your Novel
Price: Free! Words: 53,040. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Why spend years learning how to write stories by trial and error? Let "Story Crisis, Story Climax 1" teach you how. You will accelerate your learning curve by observing, in a range of film stories, how the Inciting Incident, Turning Points, Midpoint, and Crisis Climax work in relationship to each other, the story itself, and others of its genre. Crack the storytelling code!
Medieval Underpants and Other Blunders: A Writer’s (& Editor’s) Guide to Keeping Historical Fiction Free of Common Anachronisms, Errors, & Myths [Third Edition]
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,220. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » History » History of things
NEW expanded 3rd edition. A detailed guide to the factual mistakes that writers of historical fiction often make—and how to avoid them. From medieval knights smoking cigars to characters crossing streets that wouldn’t exist for another 2000 years, historical novelist Alleyn exposes and explains the often hilarious, always painful goofs that turn up most frequently in fiction set in the past.
Writer's Insights - Tips for Ultimate Success
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,140. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Do you dream of writing a novel? Are you confused on how to get started with writing it? Have you already started writing a novel and need direction on things like flow, pace, characterization, editing, and marketing? Then, this book is perfect for you. Writer's Insights is chocked full of tips and advice from best-selling novelist Suzie Carr and several experts in the industry.
Make Every Word Count
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,140. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
From the author of Beyond Style: Mastering the Finer Points of Writing, Gary Provost's Make Every Word Count is a guide to assist writers of both fiction and nonfiction. Topics include: style, use of jargon, avoiding cliches, tone, intention, characterization, credibility, description, dialogue, viewpoints, and many more.
Indie Poet Formatting
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How to Format a Poetry Collection for Ebook & Print using Scrivener and Microsoft Word.
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!
The 9 Master Plots for Bestsellers & Blockbusters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,020. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Follow the 9 Master Plot recipe to instantly structure your short story, novel, or screenplay. These timeless plots have worked for centuries and they'll work for you.
Cómo se escribe en la academia y la ciencia
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 87,610. Language: Spanish. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Escribir y publicar son acciones esenciales para el éxito en la vida académica y científica, tanto para el avance de las disciplinas del conocimiento como para el ascenso profesional y la recompensa económica. Lin Tai Wao
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.