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How to Write a Great Query Letter
By Noah Lukeman
Price: Free! Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
Many books have been written about the query letter. But few have been written by literary agents, who receive thousands of queries each year and who grapple with them on a daily basis. New York literary agent Noah Lukeman offers his insights on the query letter, sharing an insider's perspective, giving insights and practical tips about what works and what doesn’t.
Regenis 4 Chronicles {Book 1}
By Steve Simons
Price: Free! Words: 39,390. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2009. Category: Fiction
The story of two young men,16 & 18. Who make a discovery, that indicates a plot to do serious harm, but harm to whom and by who? There is not a lot to go on. Deep into their research & their father discovers what they are up to; he surprisingly volunteers his services to help out, but then he disappears. Can they find him and come to that stop the plot? Suitable for age 9 -> 109.
1012
By Jason Watson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,290. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2010. Category: Fiction
911 was an event burned into the retina of the world's mind's eye. In this well researched novel; truth is mixed with hunches, hunches are mixed with theory lastly cloak and dagger is mixed with smoke and mirrors so the truth becomes less about what you can see and more about what you cannot see... and why... This novel, 1012, presents truths that hitherto have only been whispered by shadows..
The Storyteller's Art: How Not to Bore Your Reader to Sleep, Tears, or Homicide
By Francis W. Porretto
Price: Free! Words: 36,330. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Do you want to tell memorable, vivid, life-altering stories? With plots that embed real knowledge about the natures and ways of men? Do you want to create characters that will haunt your readers' dreams? Do you want to learn the discipline to unite all the above, without overdressing your plots or distoring your characters to make them serve a theme for which they're ill-equipped? Start here!
Writing: Step By Step
By L C Walker
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,300. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This book was written to people that would like to become a writer or would like to write a book about their life. It will give you the information you need to get your book published and printed in paperback or hardback copies. It covers things that other books won't tell you. If you are serious about writing a book, you should read this book before you start.
Ignition
By Kevin J Anderson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,920. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction
In this high-tech action adventure from Kevin J. Anderson and Doug Beason, terrorists seize control of the Kennedy Space Center and hold the shuttle Atlantis and its crew hostage on the launchpad. Anderson and Beason have packed Ignition with insider information to create an extremely plausible, action-packed thriller.
Writing Books: a Practical System
By Raymond Long
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
My early stories had dragging middles and weak endings. After five years as an author, I finally saw why this was and how to fix it. This short book briefly sets out the system I developed to design exciting stories with satisfying endings. If you're struggling to write, as I was, this system could be for you. Don't spend five years working it out for yourself. Read it here instead.
Blackout
By Lawrence Johnson Sr.
Series: Alexander Steele Mysteries, Novel. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,110. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Fiction
Alexander Steele is a retired African American private detective turned night club owner living in Philadelphia. Hoping to put the detective life behind him and move on with his longtime girlfriend Shakia. When Alex's friend brings him an encrypted travel drive with info on the blackout that was created 3 months before the recent Canadian blackout; Alex finds himself drawn into a madman's game.
A Story is a Promise & The Spirit of Storytelling
By Bill Johnson
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 78,020. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A Story is a Promise offers new writers a way to study and understand how popular novels become so successful. For writers considering self-publishing, it offers techniques for revising a manuscript to achieve its full potential. This is the book agents recommend to their authors. The Spirit of Storytelling explores how the great storytellers create characters with deeply realized inner lives.
Finding Your Fiction: Concise Steps to Writing Successful Fiction
By Jeffrey Penn May
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A condensed fiction writing guide for motivated writers who want to focus more on their own writing than reading about how to write. A poor person’s MFA.