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Creative Writing for Kids
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
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
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Price: $4.35 USD. Words: 51,750. Language: Spanish. Published: July 10, 2012 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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
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Series: Guide alla Letteratura 2.0, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,340. Language: Italian. Published: July 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
La "Guida alla Letteratura 2.0" per scrivere e pubblicare in digitale
Ringer’s Secret School of Writing – Learn To Write Creatively, Semester 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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
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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.
Authors - Quick and Easy Tips to Writing Credible Characters
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,500. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,200. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012 and represented by Sherrill Wark. Category: 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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by The Fine Line. Category: 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.
The Perfect Word: The Fine Line Writing Course
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,720. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012 by The Fine Line. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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.
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