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Editor's Notebook
Price: Free! Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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This is a guide to help writers edit their own works. It is often very difficult to find many of your own errors. This guide will provide a systematic approach that if followed diligently will get most of them, prepare for e-publishing and improve style as well. Editors are expensive for self publishers to use so I developed this guide to help me do my own editing. Version 062412
Teen Writing Groups: Twenty Prompts To Get You Started
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This collection of writing prompts includes a variety of ways to get teens' creative juices flowing. It's a great resource for librarians and teachers!
10 Top Writing Tips: Discover the Writer in You
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
"10 Top Writing Tips: Discover the Writer in You" provides an easy to follow overview of the elements of a story, and how to explore your inner writer. It provides tips on working out what sort of writer you are, and creating great fictional characters and using them in your story to create action. You'll also learn about incorporating setting in your story, and editing your work.
How to Teach the Autobiographical Essay Composition Project in 9 Classes
Price: Free! Words: 80,810. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This document gives one way of teaching the autobiographical essay to students, although it should also be useful to people who are not students, but who want to write this kind of essay.
HOW TO WRITE GENRE FICTION plus Creative Fiction and Script Writing extras, and Non-fiction
Price: Free! Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
A useful and entertaining free 30 chapter resource for your creative writing, non-fiction too! HOW TO WRITE GENRE FICTION has popular genres - Crime, Romance, Horror... and How to get Ideas, plus extracts from our Fiction and Script writing books, and some non-fiction guides too. Most of the guides have exercises. Get it now! From Story Software, makers of Story Turbo, the top creative writing app
First Words
Price: Free! Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
13 Short Essays on Writing from a Neophyte Author’s Perspective
Four Seasons of Creative Writing: 1,000 Prompts to Stop Writer's Block
Price: Free! Words: 48,940. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Writing prompts are questions and hypothetical situations that are able to cure writer's block instantly. This book gives you exactly one thousand idea-generating prompts that focus on the coldest, warmest, toughest and funniest days of the four seasons.
The Memory List Question Book 101
Series: The Memoir Writing Guides. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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The Memory List Question Book 101 is chock full of questions. It includes some of the most useful questions you can ask yourself as you write about your own life or your subject's life. This book will direct you to recover information that will make your lifestories accurate and vivid.
Editors' Bible
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,410. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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A few well-chosen words can fire the imagination and evoke images, but badly written manuscripts will damage your reputation as an author and chase away readers. This book gives authors the tools and knowledge, with ample examples, to write and self-edit effectively, and is a practical guide for professionals to refer to.
The Pocketbook of Prompts: 52 Ideas for a Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by The Fine Line. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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Ideas for stories are everywhere. They’re in archaeological digs, scientific hoaxes, fairy tales, peculiar laws, the lonely hearts, identity theft, and football matches. They’re hidden in snapshots of other lives, and in images glimpsed only for a moment. They’re in your own emotions: lust, envy, rage, love, a desire for life everlasting. They're in anything that sparks your imagination.
How to Teach a Problem-Solving Letter Composition Project in 6 Classes
Price: Free! Words: 43,910. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This document describes a composition project that I have successfully used during my years of teaching at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. The composition project is to write a Problem-Solving Letter that gives the reader information that the reader can use. This is practical writing, as opposed to academic research papers that teachers grade and return to their students.
Composition Project: Writing a Hero-of-Human-Rights Essay
Price: Free! Words: 48,590. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This free download describes a composition assignment that I have used successfully during my years of teaching at Ohio University.
Your Memoir: Getting Started, Keeping Going
Series: The Memoir Writing Guides. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Your Memoir: Get Started is full of proven ideas and approaches to successfully move you from wanting to write to producing the finished family stories or memoirs you know will be a treasured legacy for your children and grandchildren.
The Perfect Word: The Fine Line Writing Course
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,720. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012 by The Fine Line. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Based on Kate Gould’s experience as an editor, teacher, and critic, The Perfect Word is designed for writers of all levels and experience – from beginners and burgeoning talent to experienced and published writers. Dip into it if you’re in need of a jolt out of a writing rut or follow the structured lessons through each component of good writing.
Sonnets: How To Write Them in Minutes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The favored poetry form of Shakespeare comes to modern life for all writers in this splendid Guide. McDowell's examples and exercises effortlessly lead the reader/writer into the intricacies of the English, Italian and Spenserian sonnets to original compositions. This book is informative and fun.
Oltre L'eBook
Series: Guide alla Letteratura 2.0, Book 1. Price: $8.71 USD. Words: 20,960. Language: Italian. Published: July 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
La "Guida alla Letteratura 2.0" per scrivere e pubblicare libri in digitale
Ringer’s Secret School of Writing – Learn To Write Creatively, Semester 2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The most important part of this school is the playground. When we write, everything is possible – other worlds, heroic action, true love. Semester 2 continues with writing sessions that will call forth your imagination and provide a structure for writing novels and short stories. 8 new lessons (+ 1 bonus lesson) include Beginnings, Originality, Rhythm, Atmosphere, Point of View, Process, and more.
Writing Enrichment - The Basics of Good Creative Writing
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 19,980. Language: Australian English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
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NOT another book about coming up with ideas for stories, but how to actually WRITE them! These exercises are crafted around the specific process whereby students learn to write. (See introduction.) Low stress for teachers & students alike. No pre-class prep. Open the booklet & read. Also suit homeschoolers. A radically new approach, originally developed for students with learning difficulties.
Cómo se escribe una novela
Price: $4.35 USD. Words: 51,750. Language: Spanish. Published: July 10, 2012 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Essay » Literature
Imprescindible a quien busque introducirse en el universo de la creación literaria o intente mejorar su estilo y técnica. Desvelando los secretos de tan mágico oficio, este completo manual enseña todo sobre el arte narrativo: desde la génesis de la idea hasta la corrección final, pasando por la estructura, la construcción de personajes, la elección de narrador, los diversos puntos de vista, etc.
The Better Writing Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,410. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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The Better Writing Guide offers myriad tips to improve your writing, and delves deeply into things that will enhance your skills, such as character point of view, tenses and writing style. If you have purchased the EDITORS’ BIBLE, please do not purchase this book.

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