Books tagged: hilari bell

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Go For The Knockout: Writing Action And Fight Scenes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Fight and action scenes are among the hardest to bring off—this brief essay discusses tips and tricks for bringing an action scene alive for your readers.
Going for the Title: Creating a good title for your story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A good title is necessary to sell your book—this brief essay discusses what makes a title “good” and how to come up with one.
And It Was Just Right: Four lengths of pitch/synopsis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This essay discusses the four different lengths of pitch/synopsis a writer will need to sell a novel, and how to compose them.
Camel vs. Motorcycle: The Three Beats of a Good Query Letter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This brief essay details the three necessary (and two optional) information beats that make for a compelling query email.
When it’s Write to Murder your Characters: And why you must never waste a death
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This essay discusses the right way to murder your characters—and how to avoid the kind of deaths that will bury your story along with your victim.
Writing for the Ages: Writing for every age from picture books to YA
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This essay describes how to write for different age levels—from board books for babies to new adults in their early 20s.
Don’t Color Me Fuchsia: Why you can’t use vivid words too often
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Vivid words “echo” in a reader’s memory—this essay discusses why this matters and how to avoid it.
The Map is Not the Territory: The Seven “Shalt Nots” of Writing Jacket Copy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How to create good jacket copy—or at least avoid the worst, most common mistakes.
Rise Up & Commit: Story structure points 5 & 6
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Essay » Literature
Discusses the 5th & 6th points of novel structure: the second rising action (otherwise known as the middle) and the end of second act escalation.
Foiled Plans: Story structure points 3 & 4
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Essay » Literature
Discusses the 3rd and 4th points of novel structure: the first rising action, and the end of first act plot twist.