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How to Handle Characters
Series: A Writer's Guide. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book covers the elements needed to portray well-rounded, dynamic characters who are ripe to change and grow during the course of your story. Topics covered include points of view, main characters, secondary characters, protagonists, antagonists, window characters, and foil characters as well as how to choose character goals and decide on character traits.
How to Handle Conflict and Tension
Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,650. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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Tension brings out the best and the worst in characters. If you have difficulty plotting novel-length stories, struggle to write scenes where anything of actual story-worthiness happens, worry about the pacing of your drafts, or have a general reticence to put your characters into hot water, this book will show you some techniques for adding tension and conflict to your fiction writing.
How to Handle Details
Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The look and feel of your story world should include details that can resonate with many different kinds of readers. With the information in this book you can learn more about those important details and how to use them to reflect your theme and message. The examples and thorough explanations will guide you through eye-opening techniques that will build your toolbox of writer's skills.
Become an Author - A Short and Snappy Guide
Series: A Short and Snappy Guide, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,890. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
‘Ladies and Gentlemen! Are you bored with your life? Do you have no friends to chat and spend time? Don’t know what to do in your spare time or after retirement? Do you want to become famous without climbing mountains or doing stupid reality shows? Do you want to share your life’s knowledge with others?
NaNoWriMo: A Cheater's Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Never won National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) before? Struggling to figure out what you're doing wrong? You need to start cheating.
Busting Writing Myths
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
There are many myths about writing and if you fall into the trap of believing them you’ll seriously hamper your creativity and ability to write. We’ll cover the most common myths and how you can keep them under control. In not believing in the myths you will be in control of your writing success.
Writing Tips From Authors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,390. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Invaluable Writing tips for the new author. These are tips from real authors sitting down for a chat to talk about their writing experiences.
Biochemistry Dictionary for Health Professionals
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,760. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Biochemistry
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So much more than a dictionary. It contains interactive case studies, short lectures and 'high-impact' biochemistry terms that overlap with physiology, pharmacology and the clinical sciences. It is ideal for students studying for board examinations allowing them to optimize their precious study time.
Write in the Heart: 101 Romance Writing Prompts
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Collected here are 101 writing prompts and six random writing tables for romance stories. Each one of them has an epic romance in its heart and each one of them is guaranteed to spark a great story. How you find and use that spark is entirely up to you.
Write Out There: 101 Science Fiction Writing Prompts
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Collected in this book are 101 writing prompts and six random writing tables designed to spark any number of science fiction tales.
How to Handle Grammar
Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,410. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn to identify common sentence pattern types and take full advantage of the way sentence patterns and variety in sentence structure will improve the flow and rhythm of your fiction writing. Topics in this book address fiction styles, the pros and cons of first-person and third-person points of view, dialogue, showing versus telling, figurative language, and other useful fiction techniques.
Write Ways to WIN WRITING CONTESTS: How to Join the Winners' Circle for Prose and Poetry Awards
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
When reading the words "open theme" in a contest, what comes to mind? Anything goes? It's anything but. Reid's book imparts this type of advice along with what topics or themes to avoid and how to approach theme-based events. Entering 80 contests in 18 months, he achieved success 29 times. His words come across as a seasoned expert, as he fearlessly shares his fact-finding advice on how to win.
A Silicon Valley Writer, Volume 4 (2013) (Blog Postings)
Series: A Silicon Valley Writer Blog Postings. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,630. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The fourth volume of blog postings from A Silicon Valley Writer about writing and being a writer, featuring 27 blog postings and an appendix from 2013: "The First Line Challenge," "Plan B For The Plan B Magazine," "Some Things Never Change At The Local Post Office," "When Your Debit Card Travels Without You," "Have You Written Your Best Work Years Ago?" and "The Mobile Office v2.0 is Evermore".
Which Article?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
A challenging grammar point to master when learning English is represented by articles. In most cases this happens because the learners’ first language has different rules concerning articles or the language doesn’t have any articles. This book is intended for learners of English and test takers who need to review grammar rules or any reader who wishes to extend their knowledge of this language.
Write in the Wonder: 101 Fantasy Writing Prompts
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Collected here are 101 fantasy writing prompts and six random writing tables with approximately eighty squazillion fantasy stories waiting to be unleashed. Probably more than that.
How to Handle Story Structure
Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,450. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book aims to give you an overview of some plotting methods and techniques. This is not a comprehensive text on how to write creative fiction. In it you will find a discussion of ways to describe your book, figure out what genre your your book fits, help with choosing points of view, subplots and sagging middles. I hope you can use this information to guide your writing journey.
Sybrina's Phrase Thesaurus - Volume 4 - Earth Views
Series: Sybrina's Phrase Thesaurus, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,950. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Language experience approach
Sybrina's Phrase Thesaurus - Volume 4 - EARTH VIEWS contains descriptions of Landscapes (plains, hills, mountains, valleys), Waterscapes (waterfalls, streams, rivers, ponds) and Skyscapes (morning, sunny, cloudy, rain, space, stars) and much more. There is also a section for COLORS with descriptions for all the colors in the rainbow plus other things like metals, shiny, light, dark, day and night.
Writing Dialogue #1-5: A Collection of Articles for Fiction Writers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Explore five of Writing Show host Paula B's most popular articles. Collection includes: Writing Dialogue #1: The Importance of Character Agenda Writing Dialogue #2: Combining Dialogue and Narrative Writing Dialogue #3: Compression Writing Dialogue #4: How to Use Tags Writing Dialogue #5: Individualizing Your Characters All of the above also sold separately.
Insults - Old, New, Borrowed, Blue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Over 750 insults from the witty to the sarcastic, humorous to the rude. From the well known and famous to the dead and anonymous; from TV and newspapers to magazines long since folded. Many of these insults have not appeared in an anthology before.
The Emotionally Engaging Character
Series: Writing Tips. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
The key to writing a compelling story is to make the characters, especially the main ones, so engaging that the reader makes an emotional connection with them. In this book, Ruth Ann Nordin shares tips on creating this type of character.