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Four Seasons of Creative Writing: 1,000 Prompts to Stop Writer's Block
By Bryan Cohen
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.
Mighty Magnificent Book of Prompts
By Laura K Marshall
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Get your creativity in gear with Mighty Magnificent Book of Prompts. You’ll find prompts, story starters, and first lines to get your creativity flowing. But beware you never know where a prompt may take you. So let loose and have fun. I’m sure you’ll come up with a Mighty Magnificent story.
Totally Random and Awesome Writing Exercises
By Laura K Marshall
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.
Change Writer's Block to Writer's Stock You Can Take to the Bank: 10 Steps to Curing Writer’s Block Forever
By Robert McDowell
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
You have a story to tell, a poem or memoir or essay to write, but you just can't get started. Every writer and would-be writer knows this scenario only too well. But poet Robert McDowell rides to the rescue with this readable and enjoyable Guide to banishing writer's block forever.
Sonnets: How To Write Them in Minutes
By Robert McDowell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: 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.
Poetry Writing Workshop: A Workbook for Students
By Karen Hamilton Silvestri
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This book describes easy to follow directions for creating poems that touch the heart. It includes writing exercises and prompts for traditional poems like the cinquain and haiku and more modern poetry like generated poems and found poetry.
Playing with Words: A Poetry Writing Workshop
By Karen Hamilton Silvestri
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
There are 12 exercises for creating poems by playing with words with examples.
Step By Step Stories - A New Approach to Writing
By Kate Walker
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(5.00 from 1 review)
A totally new way to Teach & Learn story craft & creative writing. Exercises honed in the classroom by a well-published, professional author. For Teachers - Home Schoolers - Young Solo Writers. No pre-class prep. Open the book & read. Sample download will give you the intro, plus Exercise 1 to trial. Students love this approach. It makes them feel like real writers.
Write: Inspirations for Writers, Part 2
By Sheila Hollinghead
Price: Free! Words: 15,160. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Writers are notorious for being at once narcissistic and self-abasing. Christian writers are no different. They doubt and question. Can Christian writing even be defined? Is it possible to make a difference in the world? What does it mean to be professional? And why, if a Christian is truly called to write, is it often a struggle to polish their writing to shine God's light?
Writing Enrichment - The Basics of Good Creative Writing
By Kate Walker
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 19,980. Language: Australian English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Your Memoir: Getting Started, Keeping Going
By Denis Ledoux
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(5.00 from 1 review)
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 Independent Author's Handbook - Second Edition
By John Stilwell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,800. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. 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.
Rise: Inspirations for Writers, Part 1
By Sheila Hollinghead
Price: Free! Words: 14,400. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations
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Writers are notorious for being at once narcissistic and self-abasing. Christian writers are no different. They doubt and question. Sheila Hollinghead encourages Christian writers to seek God's will, study the craft, and learn the basics. And she further calls them to examine, find unique voices, and soar on wings like eagles...to Rise, Write, Shine.
Teen Writing Groups: Twenty Prompts To Get You Started
By Tammy Blackwell
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!
The Memory List Question Book
By Denis Ledoux
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(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
By Jane Albron
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: 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
By J.M. Snyder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,110. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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!
Duke the Chihuahua Writes!
By Donna Fawcett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,880. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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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
By Brian Craft
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!
500 5-Minute Writing Excercises
By Nadiyah Abdul-Khaliq
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: 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.