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Pandora's Tacklebox: The Worst Romance Novel Ever Written In 26 Days
Price: Free! Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts
My hoped-for goal, gentle readers and writers, is to teach you how not to write a book. From awful dialog to awkward foreshadowing, cartoonish villains and even more cartoonish heroes, plot that goes nowhere, and metaphor-laced drivel, there will be something to offend even the most seasoned writer/agent/editor/beta reader/long-suffering friend of an author who thinks they've seen it all.
Shadows Beneath: The Writing Excuses Anthology
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 162,820. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From the Hugo Award-winning hosts of the Writing Excuses writing advice show comes a collection of all-new stories of the fantastic, with beautiful illustrations and a behind-the-scenes look at each story’s creation. Come for the stories by award-winning authors; stay for the peek behind the creative curtain.
How to Handle Hooks
Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
What is a hook and how can you use it in your stories? Whether you've never heard of hooks or have been writing hooks for years, this book will take you through the whole gamut of ways to write hooks and use them effectively. You will learn how to evaluate and create hooks for all kinds of uses in your fiction writing, with a focus on hooking readers in the crucial story opening.
Microsoft Word Tips & Tricks: You Know Word, But Do You KNOW Word?
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 24,190. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Desktop applications / word processing, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer literacy
You know Word...but do you really KNOW Word? This is not a book about how to use Word. Lots of people have already written about that. This is a book about how to USE Word. How to bend it to your will. How to be creative with its tools to achieve exactly the look you want. How to do what you already do, but in half the steps. Fully illustrated.
The Chemistry of Reading: Arousing your Reader
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,550. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Dark Pages Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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'The Chemistry of Reading' explores how the body reacts during the reading experience and how writers can harness that knowledge to create an unforgettable story that arouses multiple parts of the readers’ brain. HOW the chemistry works (in digestible plain-english), WHY you should exploit that as a writer of commercial fiction, the TOOLKIT you’ll need to do that, and some practical examples.
The Nasty Little Writing Book: Longtime New York Publishing Insider Reveals Secrets Only Best-Selling Authors Know
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,000. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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At last! A New York publishing agent reveals secrets that every aspiring author needs to know to break into the publishing scene. "Hilarious!" Publishers Weekly "Highly recommended… for the experienced writer looking to enjoy a good…laugh…should be required reading for aspiring best-selling authors…" Midwest Book Review