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The Marshall Plan® for Novel Writing
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 65,000. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This bestselling classic guide to novel writing breaks down the creative process into 16 manageable tasks. You'll learn how to find a story hook, create a conflict, develop a protagonist and set everything in motion. A former editor, now a successful literary agent and author, Marshall also covers editing your own work, submitting to agents and editors, and surviving in this competitive field.
About Writing: Your Essential Writing Manual
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,510. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Both of Suz deMello’s famed writing manuals, now in one handy volume. Suz discusses characterization and conflict, story creation and the mythic structure, point of view, info dumps, dialog and much, much more!
The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,960. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and 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.
Sex For Money: How to Write, Publish, and Sell Gay Erotica and M/M Erotic Romance
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,900. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Everything you need to know about becoming a gay erotica or M/M erotic romance author!
How to Write Hot Sex: Tips from Multi-Published Erotic Romance Authors
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,330. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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How to Write Hot Sex: Tips from Multi-Published Erotic Romance Authors features everything you need to know about adding sizzling sexual tension, scorching sex scenes, and emotional impact to your romance writing in twelve info-packed essays from bestselling and multi-published authors - so you can get published and get paid.
The Short Fuse Guide to Query Letters
Series: Short Fuse Guides, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Michelle Richter demystifies the process of writing and submitting query letters that get results. Learn structure, technique, what works, what never to do, what attracts an agent’s attention, and special tips that most writers don’t think of. Help your submission rise above the slush and get read by those who want it most.
The # 1 Killer Secret To Producing Free Professional Ebook Covers
Series: Steve's e-Book Publishing. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
They say you don’t judge a book by its cover but unfortunately that’s exactly what happens here in the Kindle world. I’ve tried my own hand at them and they all come out looking unprofessional or even worse, awful. But now I’ve invented an amazingly easy way to create professional covers IN MINUTES and FOR NOTHING once you have familiarized yourself with a few procedures.
Story Sensei Synopsis Worksheet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,770. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Synopsis writing can be easy! This worksheet was made to walk you through the process of writing a novel synopsis, including several methods so that you can discover which will resonate with your writing style. If there’s something “off” with your novel, this worksheet will also help you take a step away from the details of your story so that you can doctor your book.
Getting Published in the 21st Century: Advice from a Literary Agent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,530. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
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From Literary Agent Carly Watters comes Getting Published in the 21st Century, an ebook of Writer’s Digest award-winning blog content and new material primed to help writers get published.
The Short Fuse Guide to Book Proposals
Series: Short Fuse Guides, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Gordon Warnock walks you through writing the kind of book proposal that makes agents and acquisitions editors want to work with you. Learn what to include, what to avoid, and what will help you stand above the rest. Short Fuse Guides offer insider tips and tricks for writers, written by agents and covering different areas of the ever-changing publishing industry.
The Short Fuse Guide to Plotting Your Novel
Series: Short Fuse Guides, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary agent Connor Goldsmith walks you through plotting a commercial novel that will grip readers from the very start and not let go until the book (or series) ends.
The Short Fuse Guide to Book Publishing Contracts
Series: Short Fuse Guides, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Emily S. Keyes walks you through book publishing contracts, translating her years of experience as a contracts specialist for a Big 5 publisher to a level that’s easy to understand—even if you’ve never been published.
Ideas and Inspiration for Fantasy and Science Fiction Writers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,210. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This sourcebook is for all writers of fantasy or science fiction--whether novels, short stories, games, or any other form of storytelling. Medicinal corpses, the jargons of thieves and carnies, Nazi UFOs, the colonization of space, green children from nowhere and more.
15 Simple Steps to Formatting Your eBook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
15 Simple Steps to Formatting your eBook is meant to provide a basic guide for self-publishers prior to uploading to major eBook retailers. The simple guide provides easy step by step instructions for formatting text only eBooks. I do not include cover art, illustrations, or pictures in this guide. If you are looking for a one stop guide that is quick and easy to use then this guide is for you.
The Short Fuse Guide to Book Publishing Rights
Series: Short Fuse Guides, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Laurie McLean walks you through the different rights involved in publishing a book and shows you how best to use them to maximize your profit.
The Author's Guide to AudioBook Creation
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This is the essential, easy to understand companion you need if you are considering creating an audiobook, whether you are the voice or you hire a professional narrator. You will get the critical elements on what steps you need to take; how to engage a narrator; what costs to expect; how to produce your audiobook; and how to work with Amazon and other publishers. Join the Audiobook Revolution!

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