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How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,430. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Randy Ingermanson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
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Are you writing a novel, but having trouble getting your first draft written? Take a look at the wildly popular Snowflake Method—a battle-tested series of ten steps that jump-start your creativity and help you quickly map out your story. All around the world, novelists are using the Snowflake Method right now to ignite their imaginations and get their first drafts down on paper.
How To Get the Most Value From Your Next Conference
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,760. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Bridge the gap between the inspiration of a conference and action back at work. Think about your last conference. Did you make notes and never look at them again? Did you collect business cards from people you can’t remember? This how-to book can help you become a more innovative conference participant. It will enhance your skills to find great ideas and convert them into business results.
Story Stakes: Your #1 Writing Skills Strategy to Produce a Page-Turner that Transforms Readers into Raving Fans of Your Screenplay or Novel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,120. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Master story stakes, and keep readers up all night! How? Stakes create tension. To relieve this tension, readers must continue turning the pages of your screenplay or novel, till they reach the end. With this guide, you will learn about 11 types of story stakes, 8 ways to elicit extra emotion from the same set of stakes…plus specific strategies to raise the stakes (even when they’re already high!)
Writing Erotica for Beer Money (The Quick Truth About Writing for Money)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,410. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015 by Midnight Climax Bundles. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
Turn your naughty fantasies into sexy stories! Sex sells. We all know it, but most people don't know how to use it to their advantage. The secret to making money from people's desires while staying respectable seems locked away in some vault accessible only to Madison Avenue execs--not normal people, and certainly not aspiring authors. Years ago, with the sudden rise of self publishing, erotica...
Inciting Incident: How to Begin Your Story and Engage Audiences Right Away
Series: Story Structure Essentials. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,850. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
This guide will teach you all you need to know about the inciting incident--your secret weapon against boring your audience. You’ll learn about the 4 key traits of the inciting incident; when to keep it off-screen; its connection to genre; 4 ways to handle what happens afterwards; how it can help you edit; and strategies for writing your first pages. Plus, 10 case studies from blockbuster movies!
MFA in a Box
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,630. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Part craft talk, part philosophical tome, part memoir, "MFA in a Box" explores the relationships between the writer and love, grief, place, family, race, violence, and other topics. Winner of Hoffer, Nautilus and Midwest Book Awards. "Beyond Burroway." Jo-Ann Mapson, co-creator of University of Alaska MFA Program "The essential truths about excellent writing." The Judges of the Hoffer Awards
Jumpstarting Your Inner Novelist
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Jump Starting Your Inner Novelist is a concise manual that provides inspiration, motivation and practical tools for crafting award-winning novels.
How to Develop (Imaginative, Insightful & Credible) Short Story Ideas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,390. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
The book shows the writer how to analyse methodically certain types of source material for the purpose of using it as both inspiration and guide in the development of imaginative, insightful and credible short story ideas. This material consists of the saying, the fable, the poem, the fairy tale and the historical text.