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Surprise Endings: How to Keep Readers Guessing (And Why You Can't Fool Everyone)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Have you wondered how authors pull off those perfect surprise endings that leave readers saying "Wow"? If you're a writer hoping to awe your readers with an unexpected ending, then this book is for you. This book outlines methods for writing surprise endings that feel natural and satisfying, yet still shock and excite readers.
How to Write Well
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Your writing often forms the first impression, and you only get one chance to make it. When writing, we send a message about ourselves. Michael Stover has distilled over 10 years of writing and editing experience into one easy-to-read work that you will refer to again and again. Learn from his simple lessons and realize marked improvement in your writing after just the first 30 minutes!
The Best Little Grammar Book Ever! Second Edition: Speak and Write with Confidence / Avoid Common Mistakes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,270. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This is a new edition of this bestselling book. "The Best Little Grammar Book Ever" was originally published in 2010. Since then it has sold thousands of copies. Its users include schools, colleges, and professional writers. The aim of the book is to solve those common grammar, punctuation, and word usage issues that stump us all in a short, friendly, and easy-to-use book.
More Daily Writing Prompts To Spur Creativity: 366 Writing Prompts To Help You Get Started
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Do you dream of being a writer? Do you want to be more creative? This is the place to start. This book contains 366 writing prompts to help you get started; one for every day of the year including leap day. Do them one at a time in order or jump around and do several at once. Consider this a workout for your creative muscles. You can get started now.
A Quick Guide to Better Writing & Grammar
Price: $4.37 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business writing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / general
Bad grammar and poor writing can cost you money and a better job. The practical tips in this book will help you overcome the more common grammar and writing errors that can get in the way of your making a professional impression on your clients and your employers.
Beyond Narrative Summary: An Essential Guide to Story Composition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,460. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn the secret published authors already know.Take your stories from excessive narrative summary to engaging scenes, by removing the guesswork and understanding the elements needed to create scenes and compose your story. You will learn about the basic components used to create a scene and how to connect these components in an effective way that creates a great story.
Writing the Journey
Price: Free! Words: 14,710. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Writing the Journey aids writers of all levels in creating a Journey Framework for a story and fleshing it out. It also includes tips for writing the finished story.
Show Don't Tell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A picture is worth a thousand words, but so much more when the picture is an abstract one instead of a description with no wiggle room. That wiggle room is the gap that keeps readers engaged in your story. This book will show you a way to keep your book fresh, intriguing, and most important of all not boring, By bringing together internal, and external voices!!
How To Find Errors in Your Writing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
How to Find Errors in Your Writing is a guide containing proofreading tips and techniques for writers and self-publishers. The guide explores the phenomenon of why errors continue to exist in submitted and published writings, followed by step-by-step techniques that any writer can use to eliminate errors.
The Screenwriter's Fairy Tale: The Universal Story Within All Movie Stories (a very brief fable)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: American English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Klick shows writers, through the use of a clever fable, new insights on how the archetypal story pattern works in each act of a screenplay. An ideal tool for developing any story, treatment or novel.