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Excellent Editing: The Writing Process
Series: Red Sneaker Writers Book Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,880. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017 by Babylon Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Why do so many people start books they never finish? And why is the final product often so much less than what editors and agents want? Because writing is a process, and no steps can be omitted without impacting quality. Editing begins before you start writing and doesn't end until the book is in print (if then). This book explains what's worth doing, when, and how to produce a exceptional book.
Sizzling Style: Every Word Matters
Series: Red Sneaker Writers Book Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,360. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017 by Babylon Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Often aspiring writers are frustrated by rejection, not realizing that the problem is not the story but the way they are telling it. In this book, Bernhardt brings his down-to-earth approach to the subject of style, revealing everything you need to write with the art and craft of a seasoned professional. Bernhardt goes beyond memorizing rules to transform your work and take it to a higher level.
Powerful Premise: Writing the Irresistible
Series: Red Sneaker Writers Book Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,830. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2017 by Babylon Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
What are the essential qualities of an irresistible read? And what’s the secret to attracting a literary agent or publishing deal? The answer to both questions is: Premise. A powerful premise is what separates ordinary novels from bestsellers. William Bernhardt explains the essential elements of breakout novels: originality, high stakes, believability, inescapable conflict, and emotional appeal.
A Hollywood Literary Agent's Blunt Guide on How to Write Stories That Sell!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,520. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017 by DeckersPress. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
(5.00)
I am a Literary Agent at one of the top four agencies and get a ton of emails each day from writers who want to pitch their story to me. The ones I delete the fastest all start with "I have a completely original story" and the ones I actually read give me their three comps within the first three sentences. If you are not sure what that means, then this blunt guide is definitely for you!
Hawk Training in Shakespeare's Time
Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(3.00)
A young divorcée moves into a new house with her small son. She finds it difficult adjusting to single life, and soon becomes unraveled by the strange happenings in the neighborhood. Convinced she’s losing her grip, she discovers her fears of living alone are at the root of her paranoia, and unwittingly becomes infatuated with the next door neighbor.
The Literary Agent's Guide to Writing a Non-Fiction Book Proposal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,110. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2016 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
In order to get your non-fiction book published, you will need to write a book proposal. In this book, literary agent Andy Ross leads you through the steps to write a book proposal that will address the concerns of the book publisher and make a compelling case for publication.
So You Want To Get Published
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,420. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2014 by Lasaria Creative Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Writing a book is easy. Selling a book is hard. Now you can learn how the publishing business really works from an industry insider. Adam Lee evaluates hundreds of queries every week as a Publishing Analyst. He decides which manuscripts move on in the publishing process and which manuscripts are rejected. Adam will tell you what you should and should not do as you approach agents and publishers.
James River Writers Essential Guide to Writers Conferences
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,130. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Find out how to get the most out of the time and money you invest in a writers conference. By planning ahead, you can set yourself up for success. Learn how to find the conference that's right for you, what to expect and how to prepare. This book is chock full of tips and advice from a published author who has been involved with writing conferences for years as an attendee, speaker, and organizer.
Getting Published in the 21st Century: Advice from a Literary Agent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,530. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
(5.00)
From Literary Agent Carly Watters comes Getting Published in the 21st Century, an ebook of Writer’s Digest award-winning blog content and new material primed to help writers get published.
Free Writer
Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.63)
A novelist learns how the publishing business really works.