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Excellent Editing: The Writing Process
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,880. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017. 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,360. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017. 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,830. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2017. 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.
Dynamic Dialogue: Letting Your Story Speak
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,210. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Dynamic dialogue can turn an ordinary novel into a delightful read, but dull, uninspired dialogue will cause readers to lose interest and try something else. William Bernhardt explains matching character and dialogue, avoiding dialogue that’s “on-the-nose,” using dialogue to suggest what no one will say aloud, dialogue beats, subtext, and using dialogue to enrich your story and quicken the pace.
Perfecting Plot: Charting the Hero's Journey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,750. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Even the most interesting characters will not engage readers if their journey—the plot—fails. Bestselling author William Bernhardt reveals the secrets that keep readers riveted to the page. He explains the importance of matching character to plot and how to enrich your story by layering three levels of conflict while fulfilling the plot structures--the journeys--that have always delighted readers.
Creating Character: Bringing Your Story to Life
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,210. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
All fiction is character-driven, according to William Bernhardt. If your characters don’t interest readers, even the most exciting plots will fail. This book explains the relationship between character and plot, and how the perfect melding of the two produces a mesmerizing story. He uses examples spanning from The Odyssey to The Da Vinci Code to explain this in a direct, uncomplicated manner.
Beyond Dick and Jane: Over 365 Questions to Help You Create Unforgettable Characters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Books with characters that jump off the page, grab readers by the throat, and don't let go are unforgettable. But how do you create multi-dimensional characters? The trick is to know the characters as well as you know yourself. This book will help you achieve that with its list of almost 400 questions. As a bonus, you'll find a mountain of tips on creating memorable characters.
Dasar-dasar Jurnalistik: Cara Menulis Artikel, Makalah dan Buku
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,280. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Dasar-dasar Jurnalistik: Cara Menulis Artikel, Makalah dan Buku
How To Improve Your Writing: The Art of Creating Professional Fiction
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,810. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Far too many would-be writers greet a problem with a weary groan and then give up. What I’m offering is a complete, holistic approach to writing that will see your work improve and become a little easier too. And I am throwing in a good handful of small techniques, little tricks, and other food for thought. This book explains how the process really works and helps you find your own way through it.
How to Write a Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,460. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana
If you have fashion in writing and you want to learn "How To Write a Novel" then get a copy of this guide. • The writing process is a little bit different from one person to the next, but fundamentally, it’s very similar.