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How to Write a Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,370. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
The most important thing to know about writing a novel is this: You can do it. And if you've already written one, you can write an even better one. Author and former literary agent Nathan Bransford shares his secrets for creating killer plots, fleshing out your first ideas, crafting compelling characters, and staying sane in the process.
Leo, luego escribo. Ideas para disfrutar de la lectura
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,500. Language: Spanish. Published: January 7, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Si quieres aprender a disfrutar la lectura sin que nadie te obligue a hacerlo, échale una mirada a este libro. Éste es un libro que se debe a ellos, los lectores, porque su sentido es contagiar complicidades para la lectura en general.
Publishing 101: A First-Time Author's Guide to Getting Published, Marketing and Promoting Your Book, and Building a Successful Career
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
PUBLISHING 101 is your comprehensive guide to getting published, while avoiding the common pitfalls of first-time authorship. You'll learn how to evaluate the commercial potential for your work; find and approach editors and agents; prepare query letters and book proposals; market and promote your work effectively; and determine if the self-publishing path is right for you.
Perfecting Plot: Charting the Hero's Journey
Series: Red Sneaker Writers Book Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,750. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by Babylon Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Even the most interesting characters will not engage readers if their journey—the plot—fails. Bestselling author William Bernhardt reveals the secrets that keep readers riveted to the page. He explains the importance of matching character to plot and how to enrich your story by layering three levels of conflict while fulfilling the plot structures--the journeys--that have always delighted readers.
Writing Love: Screenwriting Tricks for Authors II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,520. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
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A revised, expanded version of award-winning author/screenwriter Alexandra Sokoloff's story structure workbook Screenwriting Tricks For Authors, with twice the material and using examples from all genres – but with a special focus on the structure and key elements of love stories. Includes full breakdowns of ten romantic comedies, romantic adventure, period romance and romantic suspense films.
Mapping the Hero’s Journey With Tarot: 33 Days To Finish Your Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,030. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Any one can start a book. Finishing it, like most goals, can seem impossible. Especially if you want to deliver a quality product people will recommend. All published authors will tell you one thing—there's no one way to the finish line other than writing. Arwen Lynch, published in fiction and non-fiction, will show you how you can use a pack of cards to get your story line arced and sparked!
Powerful Premise: Writing the Irresistible
Series: Red Sneaker Writers Book Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,830. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2017 by Babylon Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
What are the essential qualities of an irresistible read? And what’s the secret to attracting a literary agent or publishing deal? The answer to both questions is: Premise. A powerful premise is what separates ordinary novels from bestsellers. William Bernhardt explains the essential elements of breakout novels: originality, high stakes, believability, inescapable conflict, and emotional appeal.
1001 Romance Story Starters
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,090. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
"1001 Romance Story Starters" covers myriad genres, from erotic romance to inspirational and everything in between. Designed to help kick start your imagination – the starters include dialogue starters, scenes, open ended scenarios, and even story endings. You can change ANYTHING about the story starter. Take the idea and bend it to your will – you’re the boss.
Creating Character: Bringing Your Story to Life
Series: Red Sneaker Writers Book Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,210. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by Babylon Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
All fiction is character-driven, according to William Bernhardt. If your characters don’t interest readers, even the most exciting plots will fail. This book explains the relationship between character and plot, and how the perfect melding of the two produces a mesmerizing story. He uses examples spanning from The Odyssey to The Da Vinci Code to explain this in a direct, uncomplicated manner.
Sizzling Style: Every Word Matters
Series: Red Sneaker Writers Book Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,360. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017 by Babylon Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Often aspiring writers are frustrated by rejection, not realizing that the problem is not the story but the way they are telling it. In this book, Bernhardt brings his down-to-earth approach to the subject of style, revealing everything you need to write with the art and craft of a seasoned professional. Bernhardt goes beyond memorizing rules to transform your work and take it to a higher level.
Dynamic Dialogue: Letting Your Story Speak
Series: Red Sneaker Writers Book Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,210. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2017 by Babylon Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Dynamic dialogue can turn an ordinary novel into a delightful read, but dull, uninspired dialogue will cause readers to lose interest and try something else. William Bernhardt explains matching character and dialogue, avoiding dialogue that’s “on-the-nose,” using dialogue to suggest what no one will say aloud, dialogue beats, subtext, and using dialogue to enrich your story and quicken the pace.
Going It Alone: Why Just Writing Your Book Is Not Enough! A Personal Guide To Self-Publishing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,580. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Becoming a self-published author doesn’t happen in a vacuum. It is a journey of discovery, with highs and lows, many challenges – sometimes disappointments – but also triumphs and success. Self-published international thriller author, Gabriel Farago, shares his journey to demystify self-publishing, and provides a practical guide to help you understand this complex, and often misunderstood subject
No Mistakes Publishing
Series: No Mistakes Publishing. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,040. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Finished writing your book? Now learn how to publish it. Don't make the mistake so many authors do.
Playing the Short Game: How to Market & Sell Short Fiction
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,530. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
In an engaging and conversational style, award-winning author Douglas Smith teaches you how to market and sell short stories—and much, much more. Even experienced writers will find value here as Smith takes you from your first sale to using your stories to build a writing career. "We short story writers have needed a book like this for decades. ... It's spectacular." —Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Nuts & Bolts of Self-Publishing: How to Self-Publish Ebooks and Paperbacks
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,870. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Self-help guide on self-publishing. How to create accounts, format a manuscript for ebook and paperback publication, add a TOC, acquire and register an ISBN, upload and submit a book for publication, and what needs to do be done after publication. Information about costing and pricing the book, author services, and outsourcing, plus a lot more.
The Extroverted Writer: An Author's Guide to Marketing and Building a Platform
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,490. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Take control of your writing career and develop an online following that sells books and propels you forward! Whether you’re a published author or new to the industry, THE EXTROVERTED WRITER gives you the tools you need to gain a readership through: • Facebook • Twitter • Blogging • Websites • And MORE!
The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,190. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
The Positive Trait Thesaurus is brimming with ideas to help authors develop one-of-a-kind, dynamic characters that readers will love. Extensively indexed, it contains a large selection of positive attributes to choose from when building a personality profile. With entries written in a user-friendly list format, this brainstorming resource is perfect for any character creation project.
Point of View in Fiction
Series: Busy Writer's Guides. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,360. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Point of view isn’t merely another writing craft technique. Point of view is the foundation upon which all other elements of the writing craft stand—or fall. In Point of View in Fiction, you'll learn how to choose the right POV for your story, how to avoid POV errors, how to choose the right viewpoint character, and much more.
Dialogue
Series: Busy Writer's Guides. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,950. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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In Dialogue: A Busy Writer's Guide, you'll learn techniques and tricks for making your dialogue shine, as well as practical editorial steps you can take to polish your dialogue.
Finding Your Voice: How to Put Personality in Your Writing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,710. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 and represented by MacGregor Literary. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
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The writers who succeed are those who develop a distinctive voice—Les Edgerton shows you how to bring out your own unique voice without years of struggle.

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