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Bram Stoker's Dracula: The Critical Feast
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,510. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
There is a common misconception that the early critical reception of Bram Stoker's famed vampire novel, Dracula (1897), was "mixed." This reference book sets out to dispel this myth by offering the most exhaustive collection of early critical responses to Stoker's novel ever assembled.
100 Great ORIGINAL Names for Writers - Book One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 530. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
100 Great ORIGINAL names for writers, marketers, fugitives, authors...really, anyone who wants a name to use (for legal purposes only!) 50 male names and 50 female names (first and last names)
Writing Tips From Authors
Price: Free! Words: 40,390. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Invaluable Writing tips for the new author. These are tips from real authors sitting down for a chat to talk about their writing experiences.
The Critique Survival Guide
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,690. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Even amongst friends a detailed critique can be hard to take, but blunt and honest critiques are a necessary growth pain for any writer. Venturing into the anonymous jungle of online critique groups in search of tough love is both terrifying and exponentially rewarding. The Critique Survival Guide shares practical tips for surviving - and thriving on - the harshest of critiquing experiences.
9 Critical Steps to Successful Self-Publishing: Get it Right the First Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,650. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
You’ve spent months or years putting your heart and soul into writing your book & you’re looking forward to publishing it. But with over 500,000 books published each year, how will your book get noticed? Don’t wait to learn what you did wrong when your book gets no traction; get it right the first time by learning what you need to do before publishing, and what first-time-author mistakes to avoid.
Clandestine Secrets Of A Highly Published Author
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Clandestine Secrets Of A Highly Published Author shares insider insights into the writing and publishing experience. Topics include: how to find topics that sell; the secret to starting a best seller; the upside of rejection letters; dealing with publishers -- the secret of knowing who; the 3 core ideas or concepts that are found in every successful book; how to get the best payment advance.
How to Write a Thesis: Quick Tips on How to Finish your Thesis or Dissertation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,670. Language: American English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This book is most useful to students looking forward to writing their thesis or dissertation. Advisors may recommend this book for their students at the early stage of their research project or if they struggle at any stage. The book addresses the big picture of the research journey, and provides advice on how to manage the entire process.
The Working Writer’s Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,050. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business writing
The Working Writer’s Guide examines the professional life of those who have chosen to pursue writing as a career. Most full-time writers have multiple sources of income. These include book sales, royalties, teaching, workshops, coaching, editing, public speaking, events, websites, social media, and business and technical writing.
Một Trăm Năm Đông Kinh Nghĩa Thục
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 128,350. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Đông Kinh nghĩa thục chỉ tồn tại trong một năm (1907-1908) và cách xa chúng ta một thế kỷ, nhưng càng tìm hiểu tư tưởng và hoạt động thực tiễn của nó từ chỗ đứng hiện tại, chúng ta càng khâm phục lòng yêu nước, sự thức thời, tầm nhìn xa trông rộng của những người tổ chức cơ sở giáo dục có tính chất cách mạng này.
Paper Hearts, Volume 3: Some Marketing Advice
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,790. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Get your book exposed to larger audiences with this guide to the basics of marketing.
2016 Indie Author State of the Union
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,720. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
2015 Publishing industry roundup that will help you grow your author business, stay informed, and sell more books.
Time Management for Writers – How to write faster, find the time to write your book, and be a more prolific writer
Series: Writers’ Guide Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,730. Language: American English. Published: December 13, 2015 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Finding the time to write a book is becoming harder and harder. With day jobs, family obligations, household chores, and the time spent on marketing and promoting their books, many writers struggle to get any writing done. This book will help you find enough time to write, become a more productive writer, and get your first drafts written more quickly—while still writing well.
MJ Magazine December — Created by Authors for Authors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,790. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This seventh issue of MJ Magazine features authors John Land, Mary Victoria Johnson, Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison, Marilyn Levinson and Jay Amberg. Also included are writing tips interviews with successful authors, book reviews and Fran’s picks.
Got Style?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,670. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Are your participles dangling? Can't get your tense sequencing right? Are you telling instead of showing? Helen Hardt takes you through the details you may have forgotten from English class and entertains you along the way. This little book is sure to be invaluable to both beginning and seasoned writers.
Worldbuilding: From Small Towns to Entire Universes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,220. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
International bestseller Anderson has created many extensive fictional universes, ranging from sweeping galactic empires to complex steampunk fantasies, to humorous monster-filled cities. He has become known for his skill in worldbuilding.
Writing to the Point
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,770. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The classic work of writing instruction back in print! The complete, concise guide to writing fiction that sells from one of the most popular instructors of the Writers of the Future and Clarion workshops.Get a master's competitive edge in the writing business.
Stages of a Fiction Writer: Know Where You Stand on the Path to Writing
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,160. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, 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 write fiction. And he has traversed every stage of writing along the way. In this WMG Writer’s Guide, Dean takes you step-by-step through the stages most fiction writers go through and how not to lose hope along the way.
Think Like a Writer: How to Write the Stories You See
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,170. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
You can look at this book as a tribute to language--its pulse, its purpose, the chime of its music. And particularly its play on the page: The book's core is how to see the world as a writer. It supplies tools to find and cultivate your writer's voice, that unique combination of attributes--sensitivity to language, storytelling and audience--by which writers see and define the world.
The Elements of Active Prose: Writing Tips to Make Your Prose Shine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,550. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Pithy tips for improving your writing sentence by sentence. The author explains what the advice ‘show, don’t tell’ means and the influence various word usages have on the reader’s experience. The book includes guidance for beta readers, clarification of often misunderstood conventions, UK/US differences, advice on developing a professional attitude, reviewing fairly, and dealing with criticism.
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 and 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.