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Writing Rules, Revised by Lancelot Schaubert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,260. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
From the author and producer of COLD BREWED and THE JOPLIN UNDERCURRENT come these twenty-six articles on the craft, previously sold to markets like Writer's Digest, The Poet's Market, Author in Progress, and The Historical Writers of America. The rules of writing shift so that they can land well on modern ears. Here are my revisions.
My Human Condition by Charles Bear
Price: Free! Words: 132,660. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Not your average self-help book. In this guide the author creates a framework for the experiences of life, be they bad or good, which will allow you to boost your productivity, passion and fulfillment. The author discusses topics such as: what it means to live with courage and overcome fear, how to develop love and intimacy in relationships, the source of creativity in our lives, and more.
Mental Models and Successful Ideas by Valentin Matcas
Series: The One. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » General, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
If you want to have genuine, successful ideas throughout life, then you have to understand how you generate and control ideas, and how your ideas integrate within your cognitive system. This book teaches you how to conduct your mental models in order to generate successful ideas throughout life, with emphasis in business, arts, needs, science, and sports.
See What You Think, How to Work Better and Faster With VisiMap by Norah Bolton
Price: Free! Words: 50,250. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
A how- to guide using VisiMap or any mind mapping software to enhance productivity in business and personal life.
How to Start Writing Your Novel by Malcolm Macdonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,510. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
A guide to aspiring novelists who know they have a story to tell but just somehow can't get it going. Using examples from his own 33 novels he shows how your intentions should shape your output - and, although there can be no rigid rules, there are principles that lead to success and practices than usually mean failure. Plus an appendix on grammar and presentation to maximise success.
Story Crisis, Story Climax 2: Build a Problem/Decision Arc in Your Novel by Stephen J. Carter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,710. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Many high-volume fiction writers believe they owe their success to having a coherent series of scenes before they start writing a novel. “Story Crisis, Story Climax 2” can show you how! In this book we look at how each of the 5 plot pressure points in a story (in 30 movies) presents a problem to the hero, who then responds with a decision. These 5 pressure points generate the scenes of your novel!
Story Crisis, Story Climax 1: How to Use Film Structure to Plan Your Novel by Stephen J. Carter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,900. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Why spend years learning how to write stories by trial and error? Let "Story Crisis, Story Climax 1" teach you how. You will accelerate your learning curve by observing, in a range of film stories, how the Inciting Incident, Turning Points, Midpoint, and Crisis Climax work in relationship to each other, the larger story arc, and other stories in its genre.
How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method by Randy Ingermanson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,390. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Randy Ingermanson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity(5.00 from 3 reviews)
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.
Sober Play: Using Creativity for a More Joyful Recovery by Jill Kelly
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,480. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Inspiration » 12-step programs
Sober Play is for anyone looking to find more joy and meaning in recovery. You don’t need talent or special skills to be creative. You just need the same things you need for recovery: willingness, courage, and perseverance. Although I had never been an artist, doing creative play changed my life and strengthened my recovery. I hope creative play can do the same for you.
The Art of Collecting Poetry by Brian Paul Allison
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,790. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Create your own personal anthology to get even more enjoyment from your best loved poetry. Think of this as a self-help book for the poetry-collecting hobbyist. This book offers a range of memorization and public speaking techniques to help presenters add power to their talks. It is also a memoirette describing my journey into the depths of wisdom poetry, self-mythologization, and other fun stuff.
How to Develop (Imaginative, Insightful & Credible) Short Story Ideas by Jerry Dunne
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.
MFA in a Box by John Rember
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
Una gota de agua sobre la roca by H. G. Quintana
Price: $4.35 USD. Words: 125,670. Language: Spanish. Published: June 21, 2013 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Subiendo la apuesta de su exitoso manual sobre literatura creativa, H.G. Quintana nos propone un juego: disfrutar con la novela con la que se aprende a escribir y/o comprender otras novelas.
TOOLBOX FOR THE MIND: Finding and Implementing Creative Solutions by D. Keith Denton
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 66,330. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Decision-making & problem solving, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
The Toolbox for the Mind can help you learn; •Your own innovative I.Q.and how to improve it. •Think and act so you can find unique solutions and approaches to old problems. •Design work areas that encourage the creation of processes, products, services, and technological innovations. •Learn how to overcome fear and how to lead so your innovations are successful.
Ideas With Legs - How To Create Brilliant Ideas And Bring Them To Life by Nils Vesk
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 70,900. Language: Australian English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Starting up
How would your life change if you came up with ’that brilliant idea’? From idea generation to overcoming roadblocks, Ideas With Legs makes it possible for anyone to unlock and realise powerful ideas, one step at a time. Whether you’re a corporate high flyer, a backyard inventor or a stay-at home parent this book will arm you with all the tools and tricks you need to give your ideas legs.
I Gave Up My Life to Find IT by Jule Gaige
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,960. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Although this writing responds to my actual life experiences, IT could easily relate to any of us. Infinitely more than mere intellectual activity, this book represents a personal account of occurrences by a contemporary person, rooted in the physical world. It is a movement to overcome human bondage to realize Truth. It contains my chronicles of exposing breaks caused by mind and their repair
Somethin' from Nothin': The Four Dimensions of Creativity by Joe Johnston
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,490. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013 by Rhythm Rascal Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity(5.00 from 1 review)
Author Joe Johnston, inventor of McDonald's famous Happy Meal, sees untapped creativity in everyone, and he can help. This helpful and inspiring how-to of "making stuff" is for artists, parents, homemakers, musicians, and everyone else who wants to be as creative as they can be. Johnston shares The Four Dimensions of highly creative living.
Its YOUR Life! by V Morgan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,140. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Are you ready to start right here, right now to jumpstart and celebrate life? Life can be fulfilling, meaningful, rich with love and prosperity. Life can be fun, exciting and full of joy. Yes! Is it for you now? No? Okay lets get going without wasting time. I know you are anxious and looking forward to start straightaway to start celebrating life. Grab the Key.
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