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Writing Prompts for Kids
By Christy Davis
Series: Writing Prompts, Book 3. Price: $1.87 USD. Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Writing Prompts for kids is a simple, handy, quick way to find writing ideas. It contains word prompts, questions, and lots and lots of ideas to help spark a child's imagination. It does not teach your child how to write. This is only a word prompt book. All writers use writer’s prompts of some kind such as sentences, words, and even pictures.
Scoring in the Elevator & 4 other tips on How to Get Published
By Hilari Bell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
This collection includes 5 tips on hunting agents and editors, writing a good synopsis & a good log line (two sentence) pitch, and whether or not to revise on spec.
Hunting for an Agent: Shotgun or target pistol?
By Hilari Bell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: 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
By Hilari Bell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 740. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
The 5 story structure points that make up a good synopsis.
A Tale of Two Synopsises: More on writing a synopsis that works
By Hilari Bell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
What your synopsis needs beyond those five points.
Scoring in the Elevator: All I know about writing a good two sentence pitch
By Hilari Bell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Crafting a good two sentence pitch.
Do you want a Cookie? The question of revising on spec
By Hilari Bell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 730. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: 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 & 4 other tips on Structure and Villainy
By Hilari Bell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
This collection contains 5 tips on what to do with the beginning, middle and climax of your novel, how to make the best use of your villian, and what constitutes a "high concept" story.
Doghouse on Malibu Beach: What you should, and shouldn't, put in the first five pages of your manuscript
By Hilari Bell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: 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
By Hilari Bell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: 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
By Hilari Bell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
What absolutely must happen in the climax of your novel.
High Concept: Whether your plot or your premise is stronger, and why it matters
By Hilari Bell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 810. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
What "High Concept" means, and whether you need it.
Villains: Because a good bad guy is the author's best friend
By Hilari Bell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Putting your villian to work, to make your novel great.
Exploding Writing Myths & 4 other tips on Critique and Process
By Hilari Bell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
This collection contains 5 tips on how to find/create a writing critique group that works and lasts, and how to make the best use of what they can offer you.
Exploding Writing Myths: Some things "they" say might be true for them but not for you
By Hilari Bell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: 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
By Hilari Bell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
How to find or 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
By Hilari Bell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 810. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Criticism is hard--how to give it, and how to take it.
The Art & Necessity of Critique (Part 3): Size matters
By Hilari Bell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: 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
By Hilari Bell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 830. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
You have to be crazy to get into this business, and that’s why craziness is essential for writers.
What Color Hat does your Universe Wear? & 4 other tips on Science Fiction, Fantasy and Writing for Kids
By Hilari Bell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
This collection contains tips specific to writing Fantasy and Science Fiction, and what makes the teen/kids market different from selling books for adults.