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Finding Your Sense of Place (The Writing Life Series)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,670. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Use setting and description to bring your characters to life and increase the emotional impact of your stories! Setting is about much more than providing a few scene-setting details and moving on. Discover why the descriptions that seem to get in the way of your stories are actually the most powerful tools you have to bring characters to life and make readers care about their stories.
250 Plot Starters for Storytellers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Playwriting
Often times, the toughest part of writing a good story is simply coming up with a good starter idea. Once you have an idea in mind, you can easily build upon it by asking yourself questions. In this book I aim to provide you ample plot starters for creating your own story across many different genres. Contained within the book are a total of 250 unique ideas for your stories.
Self-Editing Guide for the New Writer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Are you a new writer? This guide will help you edit your new manuscript, with tips and free resources. Want to save money? The more you self-edit, the less you pay a professional editor! Want to increase your chance of getting accepted by a major publisher? "Clean" manuscripts get looked at more often!
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!
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.
Har vi det e-bokmarkedet vi kan forvente? Rapport om det norske e-bokmarkedet, mai 2015
Price: Free! Words: 9,610. Language: Norwegian (Bokmål). Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
Forbrukerrådet har skrevet en rapport om status i det norske e-bokmarkedet, hvor vi har sett på forbrukernes forventninger, samt testet de mest brukte e-bokløsningene og sett på hvorfor det norske e-bokmarkedet er relativt sett veldig lite. Rapporten antyder at forbrukerne opplever at prisen er for høy, utvalget for lite og at de tekniske løsningene fortsatt ikke er god nok.
Catfish: Volumes 46-50
Price: Free! Words: 26,340. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This anthology of the zine Catfish contains reviews of music, books, and film.
Catfish: Volumes 51-55
Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This anthology contains volumes 51-55 of my zine of book, film, and other reviews.
Goal Setting for Writers. How to set and achieve your writing goals, finally write a book, and become a successful author
Series: Writers’ Guide Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,550. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Writing a book is on the bucket list of millions of people, but few achieve their writing dreams. This book will help you set effective writing goals and develop an action plan that will guide you through every step of the writing process. You will learn how to break down your goals into manageable chunks, how to overcome writer’s block and other obstacles, and how to finally finish your book.
Come pubblicare il tuo libro su Amazon con Createspace
Price: $3.96 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: Italian. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Guida passo passo all'auto-pubblicazione del tuo libro con la piattaforma self-publishing di Createspace, il print on demand di Amazon, che porterà la tua opera sullo store più visitato del mondo e le garantirà una visibilità che nessun altro potrà mai darti. Questo è il momento migliore per essere un self-publisher: auto-pubblicare il tuo sogno nel cassetto non è mai stato così facile e GRATIS.
Prontuario dell'autore perfetto 2
Series: Prontuario dell'autore perfetto. Price: Free! Words: 22,890. Language: Italian. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Il Prontuario dell'autore perfetto 2 costituisce il proseguimento dell'opera iniziata nel primo volume per chi decide di uscire dal suo guscio e portare i suoi pensieri al di fuori della sfera intima. È un supporto che dà la possibilità allo scrittore emergente di poter essere dalla parte del manico e quindi di avere il completo potere decisionale sulle sue azioni.
The 12 Key Pillars of Novel Construction
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,940. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The 12 Key Pillars of Novel Construction takes the mystery out of building a solid story and shows you how to go from idea to complete novel in practical, easy-to-understand steps. Smart writers will take the time to learn how to structure strong pillars that will hold up their novels. This new comprehensive writing craft book clearly lays out just how to build each essential pillar.
How to Write Point of View
Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Point of View is one of fiction writing's most difficult elements to master and is vital for success. POV, the position of the narrator in relation to the story, is at the heart of writing romance. Aspire to write effective POV, and inspiration for your romance novel will follow. Authors succeed with Kathleen Rowland's "video camera on the head" technique.
How To Eat The Elephant: Build Your Book In Bite-Sized Steps
Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Are you finally ready to turn those clever cocktail ideas into a published book? Straight talking, funny, and brutally honest, How To Eat The Elephant will give you--yes, you--the shove you need to haul your rump off the sofa and position it in front of your computer. You won't get any sympathy here, but you will get all the tools you need to chunk the writing process down into bite-sized pieces.
THE BRIGHT BOOK IDEA: The string of book ideas that sell better than anything else
Price: Free! Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This method of getting book ideas, compared to other methods, is like comparing the fish a single angler catches to what a fishing trawler does. Don't get poor results with one idea. Easily come up with a string of subjects that will give you far better results.
Mega Prompt Book: 600 Prompts To Get You Writing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,220. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The Mega Prompt Book is a book for all writers of every genre. It includes over 600 writing prompts and the articles "40 Ways to Beat Writers Block" and "7 Obstacles to Writing and How to Overcome Them."
The Synopsis Treasury
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 95,170. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A collection of actual story submissions to publishers by grandmasters, Hugo and Nebula award winners, international bestsellers and rising stars of science fiction and fantasy, including H.G. Wells, Jack Williamson, Andre Norton, Robert A. Heinlein, James Gunn, Frank Herbert, Ben Bova, Piers Anthony, Michael Bishop, Joe Haldeman, Terry Brooks, and more!
No, I Won't Buy Your eBook
Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014 by aLife Beyond Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(2.33 from 3 reviews)
Why won't readers buy your book? Because it stinks, that's why.
Micro Fiction: Writing 100-Word Stories (Drabbles) for Magazines and Contests
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,020. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Rob Preece. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Author Michael A. Kechula shares tips and techniques for writing a complete story in 100 words. Kechula starts with coming up with ideas, gives development tips, provides instruction in cutting words, and then dissects one of his own prize-winning stories to show how it's done. Kechula focuses on the 100-word story but many of his tips are useful to authors of all types.