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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
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: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,250. 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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,350. 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.
DIY Free eBook Formatting: The Simple Way to Format eBooks for Kindle, Kobo and Smashwords
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015 by Meldrum House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Use this easy-to-follow guide to format your manuscript for publishing to Kindle, KOBO, or Smashwords. • Save time by "pre-formatting" your manuscript • Simple step-by-step instructions • Includes visual illustrations • Create clickable table of contents • Practical tips for photos, layout and fonts • Set up your document so when you write your manuscript it is already formatted And much more.
NaNo Writer's Survival Guide: How to Write a 50,000-Word Novel in Thirty Days... and Live to Tell the Tale
Series: Novel Notes. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,820. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015 by Riverstone Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Novel Notes Series ~ Book One. A “how-to” guide for writers who are crazy enough to write a 50,000-word novel in thirty days…
Closest to the Fire: A Writer's Guide to Law and Lawyers
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 218,220. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The world of law and lawyers, with its suspense, its moral quandaries, and its ripped-from-the-headlines subject matter, provides wonderful material for fiction. This guide will help writers explore these many story possibilities, while avoiding the pitfalls awaiting the unwary. Included throughout the book are ideas for stories or story elements based on the content.
La Biblioteca Dimenticata
Price: Free! Words: 22,150. Language: Italian. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Diciotto puntate della rubrica "La Biblioteca Dimenticata", appuntamento mensile di segnalazioni e recensioni di libri "dimenticati" curata da Davide Rigonat e ospitata sul blog letterario di Romina Tamerici, raccolte in volume. Un'occasione per scoprire dei capolavori poco conosciuti che spero riusciranno a incuriosirvi e a regalarvi qualche ora di svago e di piacere, oltre che molte emozioni.
Where to Find FREE (and cheap!) Kindle Books
Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
In Where to Find FREE (and cheap!) Kindle Books, you’ll be guided through several sources for finding free and bargain priced Kindle Books. Although some free and bargain deals are found right on Amazon.com, we’ll show you where to look to find deals on thousands of books in places you would never know to look! From classic literature, to current Romance, Mystery, Religious and more!
Writers' Handbook 2016
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 208,010. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The 2016 edition of firstwriter.com’s bestselling directory for writers provides details of over 1,400 literary agents, book publishers, and magazines, including revised and updated listings from the 2015 edition, and over 600 brand new entries.
Pantser’s Guide to Writing: You Are Not Broken!
Price: $2.99 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.
Realities of Self-Editing: From a Line Editor
Price: $3.69 USD. Words: 35,490. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
All the self-editing checklists in the world won't help you improve as a writer if you don't first understand what editing and self-editing are, how they work, and why they're important. "Realities of Self-Editing" is a framework for comprehending real-world self-editing, written by a line editor.
Ten Things Not To Say To A Writer: 101 Funniest Quotes From Authors On Twitter (Writers on Writing) #TenThingsNotToSayToAWriter
Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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When writer Dana Lemaster created the hashtag #TenThingsNotToSayToAWriter on Twitter, writers responded in droves. As best-selling authors, like Colleen Hoover, Candace Bushnell, and Jane Green, newbies, (like myself), and others came together and hilariously kvetched, the tweets went viral. Here are my 101 favorite quotes from the day authors took over Twitter
Easy Guide to Journal Writing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015 by CPublishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Has this ever happened to you? Your best friend asks for the name of the interior decorator you considered hiring three years ago and for the life of you, your memory has taken a trip to never never land. Or your recollection of the details for the B&B you stayed at on your fifteenth anniversary has been permanently erased from your brain? This book has everything you need to know.
Awesome Opening Lines 2
Series: Awesome Opening Lines, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Your Story Starts Here (A Great Value--Less than a Penny per Opening Line*!) A book’s opening line can make or break a work of fiction. Thankfully, Awesome Opening Lines volume 2 is here to help. This trusty tome includes over 400 more opening lines for you to adapt and use whenever the need arises . . .
Tarthian Empire Companion - A World-Building Bible and Guide to Writing a Science Fiction Series
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 49,810. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
The Tarthian Empire Companion, a World-Building Bible and Guide to Writing a Science Fiction Series by Kayelle Allen includes tips for science fiction writers, and plus a quick tour of the Tarthian Empire, and dishes up a surfeit of secrets for fans, all in one illustrated volume. Includes a section for military ranks, ships, naming protocols, and other aspects of writing a military scifi.
Writer’s Guide to Military Culture
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Former soldier and Desert Storm veteran Linda Maye Adams walks step-by-step to help the civilian fiction writer understand how military culture works. From enlistment to war, this book takes you on a tour of what it’s like to be a soldier without having to go through basic training yourself.
Writing, Publishing, Ka-ching!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015 by Gabor Kiraly. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The next J.K Rowling, the next Stephen King is still out there, waiting for a nudge, little help. It is written for You, who still need that nudge, little extra knowledge or help. The What-Why-How will all be answered in enjoyable, layman's terms. Great value for this price, you can't go wrong. From tools-ideas-story building-publishing-advertising to Ka-ching.Yesss! Sweetest sound in business!
Self-Publishing Secrets
Price: Free! Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This book lets you venture into the world of self-publishing and divulges all the secrets to becoming successful in it.