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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.
Finding Your Sense of Place (The Writing Life Series)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,670. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Use setting and description to bring your characters to life and increase the emotional impact of your stories! Setting is about much more than providing a few scene-setting details and moving on. Discover why the descriptions that seem to get in the way of your stories are actually the most powerful tools you have to bring characters to life and make readers care about their stories.
Make Every Word Count
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,140. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
From the author of Beyond Style: Mastering the Finer Points of Writing, Gary Provost's Make Every Word Count is a guide to assist writers of both fiction and nonfiction. Topics include: style, use of jargon, avoiding cliches, tone, intention, characterization, credibility, description, dialogue, viewpoints, and many more.
Story Sensei Heroine's Journey Worksheet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Make your story resonate with readers on a deeper emotional level by utilizing the elements of the Heroine’s Journey structure. This worksheet consists of the Heroine's Journey explained in detail, questions for you to answer about your heroine, and examples to explain each stage of the Heroine's Journey.
Million Dollar Outlines
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,290. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Bestselling author David Farland has taught dozens of writers who have gone on to staggering literary success, including such #1 New York Times Bestsellers as Brandon Mull (Fablehaven), Brandon Sanderson (Wheel of Time), James Dashner (The Maze Runner) and Stephenie Meyer (Twilight). In this book, Dave teaches how to analyze an audience and outline a novel.
Building Bridges: Communicating Bible Truths through Drama
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,830. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / Leadership
Drama is a ministry that can involve many people in a church congregation. This book discusses stagecraft, dramaturgy, and how to use drama in the church, using as its foundation, the command of Christ to love God with all our hearts, bodies, souls, and minds, and our neighbors as ourselves.
Naked Writing: The No Frills Way to Write Your Book
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,650. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Naked Writing: The No Frills Way to write your book presents the basics of writing - and finishing - a novel, with chapters dealing with market, characterization, motivation, micro & macro settings, dialogue, plotting, polishing & editing, all in a straightforward, no mystique manner. The information is based on Ms. O'Connell's years of experience teaching creative writing online and in class.
The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,960. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The Positive Trait Thesaurus is brimming with ideas to help authors develop one-of-a-kind, dynamic characters that readers will love. Extensively indexed, it contains a large selection of positive attributes to choose from when building a personality profile. With entries written in a user-friendly list format, this brainstorming resource is perfect for any character creation project.
The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Flaws
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.
So You Want to Commit Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,500. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing/ Sky Warrior Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Award-winning science fiction and fantasy author of more than 29 books and editor, Phyllis Irene Radford (Irene Radford, P.R. Frost, C.F. Bentley), gives you the tools to writing the best novel possible in this book. Learn how to really write a synopsis, realistic characters, and even how to get through the muddle in the middle. She tells you how to format for electronic submissions...