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The Independent Author's Handbook - Second Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,450. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This handbook will provide a focused and efficient path to quickly publish and market your work as an e-book, paperback and audiobook. You'll get: numerous tips, examples and ideas; all free or nearly so; backed up by statistics providing you a guide to what ideas work better than others; and the order to do them in so you don't have to lose time backtracking.
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!
The Memory List Question Book
Series: The Memoir Writing Guides. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Memory List Question Book 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.
Achieving Effective Style
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
English, like math, is governed by rules that you most likely know, but not consciously. When you consciously understand these rules you will vastly improve your writing. AES will teach you these rules. From this handful of consistent and tidy rules, a multitude of sentence forms emerges. Mastering the logic of English through AES can give you the confidence to embrace these possibilities.
Write Every Day: A Year of Daily Writing Prompts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,110. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This collection of 366 writing prompts can be used daily as a starting point to get you writing ... and keep you writing. Each day of the year has its own, unique prompt. This book will kick-start your writing or take you in exciting new directions every day of the year! Great for all genres!
500 5-Minute Writing Excercises
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
There are no rules to use this book. Just relax, commit to an exercise, and set that clock to five minutes. Grammar is not the most important part of an exercise. The point is that you get used to just writing whatever comes to mind and seeing where the story takes you. Do take chances and experiment with exercises, reverse them, manipulate them.
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.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
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.
Creative Writing for Kids
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Creative Writing for Kids helps children relax and have fun with creative writing. Over 90 exercises, suitable for children aged 7-14.
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.
Oltre L'eBook
Series: Guide alla Letteratura 2.0, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,630. 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 in digitale
Ringer’s Secret School of Writing – Learn To Write Creatively, Semester 2
Price: $2.99 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.
Rise Up & Commit: Story structure points 5 & 6
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Essay » Literature
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Essay » Literature
Discusses the 3rd and 4th points of novel structure: the first rising action, and the end of first act plot twist.
Authors - Quick and Easy Tips to Writing Credible Characters
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
You may have a compelling story and an engaging style but if your characters do not resonate with your reader or viewer your project will not come alive. Courses, workshops, and studying what has been written by professional writers is all good, but sometimes all you need to get yourself in the flow is a new perspective. This booklet can be a valuable aid in helping bring your characters to life.
The Independent Author's Handbook
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,500. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This handbook will provide a focused and efficient path to quickly publish and market your work as an e-book, paperback and audiobook. You'll get: numerous tips, examples and ideas; all free or nearly so; backed up by statistics providing you a guide to what ideas work better than others; and the order to do them in so you don't have to lose time backtracking.
Really Stupid Writing Mistakes: How to Avoid Them
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,200. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012 and represented by Sherrill Wark. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
An irreverent & humorous look at the mistakes we all make when we’re writing. And how we can avoid them.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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.