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The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills(4.82 from 11 reviews)
The Emotion Thesaurus is a tool for writers who want to convey character emotion effectively. It spotlights 75 emotions and the body language cues, thoughts, and visceral responses for each. Also addressed are common emotion-related writing problems and methods to overcome them. This thesaurus encourages writers to show, not tell, emotion and is a brainstorming resource for any fiction project.
The Emotional Wound Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Psychological Trauma by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,030. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Root your characters in reality by giving them an authentic wound that causes difficulties and prompts them to strive for inner growth to overcome it. With its easy-to-read format and over 100 entries packed with information, The Emotional Wound Thesaurus is a crash course in psychology for creating characters that feel incredibly real to readers.
Creating Character Arcs Workbook: The Writer's Reference to Exceptional Character Development and Creative Writing by K.M. Weiland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,880. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
The Creating Character Arcs Workbook presents a guided approach to choosing the right type of character arc for your story, joining plot and character into a cohesive and resonant whole, and choosing stories with life-changing themes.
Man Oh Man! Writing Quality M/M Fiction by Josh Lanyon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,230. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals(5.00 from 1 review)
So, why this book? Why not one of the other "How to Write..." titles? Because everything in Man, Oh Man is geared to the M/M market and the M/M writer, to you and the genre that you love, whether you're an aspiring writer or you're already published. Lambda Award finalist Josh Lanyon takes you step-by-step through the writing process.
The Short Fuse Guide to Query Letters by Michelle E. Richter
Series: Short Fuse Guides, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Michelle Richter demystifies the process of writing and submitting query letters that get results. Learn structure, technique, what works, what never to do, what attracts an agent’s attention, and special tips that most writers don’t think of. Help your submission rise above the slush and get read by those who want it most.
The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Flaws by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,910. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book is a flaw-centric exploration of your character's arc, motivation, emotional wounds, and basic needs. Its vast collection of flaws will help writers to explore the possible causes, attitudes, behaviors, thoughts, and related emotions behind their characters’ weaknesses so they can be written effectively and realistically. Downloadable tools for character building are included.
The Turkish Language Explained for English Speakers by John Guise
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Turkish, Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
This Treatise explains and answers some of the difficulties that the learner of Turkish may encounter along their way. It focuses on the understanding of Turkish grammar and logic with many examples and explanations. There are no practice exercises included as these can be found in many text books or on the internet. It covers the learning process from beginner to intermediate and advanced.
Writing to the Point by Algis Budrys
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,770. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The classic work of writing instruction back in print! The complete, concise guide to writing fiction that sells from one of the most popular instructors of the Writers of the Future and Clarion workshops.Get a master's competitive edge in the writing business.
The Quotable Anais Nin: 365 Quotations with Citations by Anais Nin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,050. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by Sky Blue Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
The Quotable Anais Nin is the first and only Nin quotebook, with 365 verified and cited quotations. It is not only a reference book, it is a source of inspiration to readers everywhere.
Inciting Incident: How to Begin Your Screenplay or Novel and Captivate Audiences Right Away (While Accomplishing Your Long-Term Plotting Goals) by H. R. D'Costa
Series: Story Structure Essentials. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,170. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity(5.00 from 1 review)
Does Your Story Beginning Set You Up For Success…or Failure? The beginning of your story has to grab audiences. At the same time, it has to accomplish “slow” stuff, like establishing your premise and introducing your characters & the stakes. This is the marketing-plotting conundrum. This writing guide will show you how to solve it. Buy now and keep audiences hooked to your screenplay or novel!
Creating Character Arcs: The Masterful Author's Guide to Uniting Story Structure, Plot, and Character Development by K.M. Weiland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,320. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Have you written a story with an exciting concept and interesting characters—but it isn’t grabbing the attention of readers or agents? It’s time to look deeper into the story beats that create realistic and compelling character arcs. Internationally published, award-winning novelist K.M. Weiland shares her acclaimed method for achieving memorable and moving character arcs in every book you write.
Finding Your Voice: How to Put Personality in Your Writing by Les Edgerton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,710. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 and represented by MacGregor Literary. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books(5.00 from 1 review)
The writers who succeed are those who develop a distinctive voice—Les Edgerton shows you how to bring out your own unique voice without years of struggle.
Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan: Conversation Starters by Daily Books
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017 by Cb. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan: Conversation Starters A Brief Look Inside: EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive, and the characters and its world still live on. Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to bring us beneath the surface of the page and invite us into the world that lives on. These
Self-Publishing: Absolute Beginners Guide by Suzi Love
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,290. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Absolute beginner's guide for writers wanting to publish their work. Check lists, cheat sheets, and a simplified look at publishing and self publishing in print and eBook.
How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method by Randy Ingermanson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,430. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Ingermanson Communications, Inc.. 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.
The Write Ideas Creative Writer's Toolkit: A Genre Spanning Box Set of Writing Prompts and Creative Exercises by Kate Krake
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Writer's block crippling your creativity? Feel your creativity could do with a boost? Beat writer's block forever and kick start your creativity with over 600 writing prompts and creative writing exercises.
How to Tell a Story by Peter Rubie & Gary Provost
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,640. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Drawing on Provost's proven philosophies, Rubie examines every facet of storytelling, from narrative hooks to fulfilling climaxes. Through advice, exercises, and an outstanding array of examples, you'll learn to create gripping narratives powered by strong characters. You'll discover the secrets of sequencing, of weaving subplots into rich stories, of manipulating story pace to increase conflict.
Literature Companion: Childhood's End by History World
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,620. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
According to Clarke, the idea of writing this novel originated from a short story called “Guardian Angel” which was published in 1946.
Domain Flipping Formula 2017 by Timothy Spears
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,850. Language: American English. Published: September 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
if you're interested in learning how to start making money online with a proven, practical system that gets results, then "Domain Flipping Formula 2017" is the perfect book to get you started.
Basic Formatting & How to Create a Hyperlinked Table of Contents for Smashwords by Tamworth Grice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Education, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Smashwords is a leading distributor for indie authors. Putting ebooks on Smashwords.com results in sales to Smashwords customers & customers for Apple, Sony, Kobo, etc. To sell to these other customers, an ebook must be properly formatted with a hyperlinked table of contents. This short book presents easy-to-follow formatting instructions and a guide for creating a hyperlinked table of contents.