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Writing Love: Screenwriting Tricks for Authors II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,520. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
A revised, expanded version of award-winning author/screenwriter Alexandra Sokoloff's story structure workbook Screenwriting Tricks For Authors, with twice the material and using examples from all genres – but with a special focus on the structure and key elements of love stories. Includes full breakdowns of ten romantic comedies, romantic adventure, period romance and romantic suspense films.
The Shoestring Girl: How I Live on Practically Nothing and You Can Too
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,020. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Budgeting
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The tips, tricks and methods used to live on less than $500 a month.
The 365-Day Writer’s Block Workbook (Volume 1)
Series: The 365-day Writer's Block Workbooks. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,280. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Educational
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Over a thousand sentence starts, three per day, with writing tips at the end of each week to motivate and inspire, providing kick-starts to avoid the dreaded ‘writer’s block’. Useful for any writer at any level, whether they have 10 minutes or 10 hours, to start a new project. Also an ideal tool for writing groups.
How To Buy A Car - Advice From The Insiders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,440. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
If you are considering a vehicle purchase, you MUST read this step-by-step guide written by two people who have worked in the auto sales industry for 30 years. They know the tricks, and they are telling all! Follow their advice, and you'll know what to expect, and be prepared for a successful buying experience. You'll save hundreds or even thousands of dollars when you buy your next vehicle.
How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,480. 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 Art of Fiction Writing or How To Fall Down the Rabbit Hole Without Really Trying
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,910. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The Art of Fiction Writing by writing coach and novelist, Emily Hanlon is a course in creating flesh and blood characters from the imagination. Easy-to-use techniques, prompts and exercises along with 5 audio "journeys" that deepen the work and make you feel as if you are in a private coaching session with Emily.
Write The Fight Right
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
A fiction writer's resource for creating realistic, convincing fight scenes from author and martial arts instructor, Alan Baxter.
The First Ten Steps
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
The First Ten Steps OK.... Your ebook is published. You did some tweets about it and you posted on Facebook. Now what? The First Ten Steps lays out several PROVEN methods for using free social media sites to get your new ebook in front of eager readers. It was written by International Bestselling Indie Fantasy Author M. R. Mathias, Who first pubbed in July 2010 & has now topped over 50k sales!
How to Write a Dynamite Scene Using the Snowflake Method
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: American English. Published: May 18, 2018 by Ingermanson Communications, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
(5.00 from 1 review)
The secret to writing a dynamite novel is to first write a dynamite scene. Because if you can write one terrific scene, you can write 100. And that’s a novel. This is a short book, with just one goal—to teach you the simple principles you can use right now to design a powerful scene before you write it. If you’ve already written your novel, you can use this book to make each scene better.
Mailing Lists Unboxed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Self-published authors are coming to realise that a stable career is about a backlist of titles and keeping that backlist selling. Invariably, advice given by other authors includes holding promotions and lowering the price of the first book in series, or even making it free. However, few people mention one of the most powerful ways to keep your backlist selling: the author mailing list.
Self-publishing Unboxed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
(5.00 from 1 review)
You intend to self-publish or have published a book or two. You’re not selling very well and wonder why not. You feel you should be doing something, but the thought of “marketing” gives you nightmares. You would love to start selling some books, and pay some or even all of your bills with your writing income. That is now more possible than ever. Grab a copy of this book to see how.
The Rural Setting Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Personal and Natural Places
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,550. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Rural Setting Thesaurus helps writers like never before by exploring over 100 school, home, and natural locations, providing the sensory details for each along with possible sources of conflict that can be found there. Also covered are many figurative language techniques that can be used to convey emotion and bring the setting to life, creating a vibrant, one-of-a kind experience for readers.
The Urban Setting Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to City Spaces
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 123,760. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Urban Setting Thesaurus is the key to creating stronger, more powerful descriptions by showing writers how multisensory details can draw readers in and enhance the story. Through its sensory exploration of over 120 urban settings, this book will help writers create a realistic, textured world readers will long to return to, even after the book closes.
The Beginners Guide to Seeking Asylum
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,490. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
(5.00 from 1 review)
A guide for those seeking asylum written by a UNHCR insider, indicates the steps taken to be successful in seeking asylum in a foreign country.
Inciting Incident: How to Begin Your Screenplay or Novel and Captivate Audiences Right Away (While Accomplishing Your Long-Term Plotting Goals)
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!
Culture Shock - A Practical Guide
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,490. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
(5.00 from 1 review)
A book for inquisitive travelers interested in making the most of challenging cultural transitions. With a sensitive and pragmatic approach - focusing on the person, not a place - H.E. Rybol helps readers cope with the ups and downs of adaptation. A mindful understanding of the subject combined with practical tips provide a comforting companion to anyone moving, studying or traveling abroad.
Get it Right: A cranky editor's no-frills easy-to-understand tips for usage, style and punctuation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,200. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar & punctuation
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tips on punctuation, word and usage errors, and other writing wisdom from a veteran editor in easy-to-understand language. This writing guide not only covers common mistakes and rules, but also has a liberal dose of cranky peeves from someone who's spent 30 years in a newsroom (and is also a freelance book editor). Want a hug? Wrong book. Want to get it right? Let's talk.
Violence: A Writer's Guide Second Edition
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,360. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
(5.00 from 1 review)
The first edition of "Violence: A Writer's Guide" received praise from best-selling authors like Barry Eisler, Brent Weeks and Steve Perry. The second edition includes nearly 50% more information. Things like being injured and the psychology of weapon choice. Important details from a working professional in the world of violence.
Fiction Writing: How to Write Your First Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,610. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
A mini powerhouse packed with the knowledge you need to produce the novel you've been wanting to write. The best "How To" on the market today. Add to Cart Now.
The 33 Worst Mistakes Writers Make About Russia
Series: 33 Worst Mistakes for Writers, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,200. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 1 review)
Are you ready to abandon the stereotypes of the Cold War and look at the real Russia? Open your eyes to the exciting and fascinating facts that make this setting a favorite with writers. With this book, you can Write It Right.