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Four Seasons of Creative Writing: 1,000 Prompts to Stop Writer's Block
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Price: Free! Words: 48,940. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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.
Totally Random and Awesome Writing Exercises
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Not only will you find over forty totally random and awesome writing exercises to invigorate your mind and writing. You’ll discover forty-four random first lines, scenarios and dialog prompts to help get your writing going. You’ll also find The Five Minute Writer section will help you discover time to write and create productivity in small amounts of time.
Teen Writing Groups: Twenty Prompts To Get You Started
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Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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!
Duke the Chihuahua Writes!
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You set the price! Words: 45,880. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
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Duke the Chihuahua Writes! is a fun tutorial for the beginning writer. With the aid of an aged and somewhat pompous Chihuahua and a Shepherd pup, award winning author Donna Fawcett offers easy tips for crafting that story, article or book. Learn how to query, stay in the correct point of view or create a character.
The Screenwriters Way: Capture and Magnify Your Story Idea
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Series: The Screenwriter's Way. Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
Capture and Magnify Your Story Idea arms you with the tools to capture lightning in a bottle! 6 clear and concise steps that contain and focus your 'flash of inspiration' story idea to magnify and transform it into a rock solid foundation ready to build your entire screenplay. A journey of a thousand miles, begins with the first step, but you have to start in the right direction!
Rise Up & Commit: Story structure points 5 & 6
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Discusses the 5th & 6th points of novel structure: the second rising action (otherwise known as the middle) and the end of second act escalation.
Foiled Plans: Story structure points 3 & 4
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Discusses the 3rd and 4th points of novel structure: the first rising action, and the end of first act plot twist.
First Words
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Price: Free! Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
13 Short Essays on Writing from a Neophyte Author’s Perspective
Show & Tell : the proper uses of summary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Writers are always told to “show, don’t tell,” but every published author uses “telling” sometimes. This short essay discusses how to use telling (summary) effectively.
Editor's Notebook
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Price: Free! Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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