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Scoring in the Elevator: All I know about writing a good two sentence pitch
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How to craft a good two-sentence log-line / elevator pitch.
Do you want a Cookie? The question of revising on spec
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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
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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
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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
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What should and shouldn't happen in the middle of your novel.
Rising to the Occasion: The climax of your novel
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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
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What "High Concept" means, and whether your novel needs it.
Villains: Because a good bad guy is the author's best friend
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Putting your villain to work—because he can help you make your novel great.
Exploding Writing Myths & 4 other tips on Critique and Process
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
Making your Reader Believe: Whether he wants to or not!
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Creating suspension of disbelief in science fiction and fantasy.
But What do the Trees Say? Or, the unimportance of worldbuilding
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Worldbuilding in SF & Fantasy--and what it can't do for you.
Taking Away the Easy Button: Bell's three rules for writing about magic
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How to use magic in your story without making everything “too easy” for your characters.
What Color Hat does your Universe Wear? How the world you create changes the reader's view of your characters
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How the tone of your world can make or break your characters.
Writing Children's Books vs. Adult Books: Why you'd be crazy not to
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 550. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
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Some big differences between the Children’s and Adult book markets.