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100 Writing Prompts for Teens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
A writing prompt is an idea to inspire you to write. It is a starting point for those times when you are feeling stuck, when you don’t know what to write, or when you simply want something spontaneous to write about. In this e-book, I'm going to give you 100 writing prompts to get your creativity flowing! They're divided into 5 sections: romance, horror, life, family, and fantasy/sci-fi.
Dueling with Dad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing, Fiction » Children’s books » Imagination & Play
I'm six. Apparently, I do not write enough. So, Mom and Dad hatched this idea. I draw a picture for Dad. Dad draws a picture for me. And we both have to write an essay on our pictures in ten minutes. This collection includes twelve essays on topics such as legos, yo-yos, a bump on the table, pies and even 'nothing'.
Roads to Writing 1. Making Your Characters Speak
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: Australian English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Roads To Writing is the first book in a proposed series on creative writing. This one deals with handling dialogue, which for some is a tricky business. But it needn’t be. The rules are quite simple and with these wise words and examples to guide your fingers, you’ll soon know all about inverted commas, the ‘he said - she said’ bit and how to make better use of dialogue in your writing.
School of Magical Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Ever been inspired to write your own fantasy stories? Now you can! You'll learn: How do stories work? What makes a story special? How does a writer weave a magical adventure out of thin air? These are questions that have been asked for thousands and thousands of years. Yes, storytelling is probably the oldest art in this world. The lessons here should give you hours and hours of creative pleasure.
Hunting for an Agent: Shotgun or target pistol?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Send to a one perfect agent, or send to everyone? Pros and cons.
Writing the Dread Synopsis: A synopsis system that works
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 740. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
The five story structure points that make up a good synopsis.
A Tale of Two Synopsises: More on writing a synopsis that works
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
What your synopsis needs beyond the five basic structure points.
Scoring in the Elevator: All I know about writing a good two sentence pitch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
How to craft a good two-sentence log-line / elevator pitch.
Do you want a Cookie? The question of revising on spec
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 730. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Whether you should make substantial revisions for an editor or agent who hasn't bought your book.
Doghouse on Malibu Beach: What you should, and shouldn't, put in the first five pages of your manuscript
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
What should and shouldn't appear in the first five pages of your novel.
Middle-of-the-Novel Mud: How to winch your way out, and stay out
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
What should and shouldn't happen in the middle of your novel.
Rising to the Occasion: The climax of your novel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
The things that absolutely must happen in the climax of your novel.
High Concept: Whether your plot or your premise is stronger, and why it matters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 810. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
What "High Concept" means, and whether your novel needs it.
Villains: Because a good bad guy is the author's best friend
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Putting your villain to work—because he can help you make your novel great.
Exploding Writing Myths: Some things "they" say might be true for them but not for you
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Exposing some writing "truths" that aren't necessarily true for everyone.
The Art & Necessity of Critique (Part 1): How to find (or create) a writers' critique group
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
How to find, or if necessary create, a good writing critique group.
The Art & Necessity of Critique (Part 2): How to give and take criticism without coming apart at the seams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 810. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Criticism is hard—it’s worth knowing how to give it, and how to take it.
The Art & Necessity of Critique (Part 3): Size matters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
How to keep your critique group alive and thriving. Also, how and why novels must be critiqued differently from short pieces.
The Irrational Optimism of Writers: Why this particular form of insanity is a good thing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 830. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
You have to be crazy to get into this business, and that’s why craziness is essential for writers.
Making your Reader Believe: Whether he wants to or not!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Creating suspension of disbelief in science fiction and fantasy.