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Bang! Writing with Impact
By David Bowman
Price: $6.67 USD. Words: 20,610. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
BANG! Writing with Impact is THE guide for writing with impact. Don't waste your time on books that spend pages and pages on how people have used strategies, the reason why impact is important, the history of writing, or similar meaningless information. Bang! is for people who have work to do. This book tells you how to do exactly what you are trying to do: make your readers pay attention.
How to Swat the Killer Be's Out of Your Writing
By Nancy Owens Barnes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Great story, great plot, great characters, but…! Reliance on the "to be" verbs—the Killer Be's—results in passive writing. How to Swat the Killer Be's Out of Your Writing is a handy booklet designed to assist serious writers in turning their passive voice into active voice and allowing their writing to reach a new level.
Dr. Jargonlove: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Technobabble
By Mark Stucky
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Why would somebody write "the biota exhibited a 100 percent mortality response" when he really meant all the fish died? Sometimes people use jargon to be taken seriously, sometimes to be clear and precise, sometimes to not work so hard, and sometimes to deliberately evade and confuse. This essay humorously examines the various motivations for using jargon in both good and bad communication.
Writing Great Beginnings
By Harvey Stanbrough
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011 by FrostProof 808. Category: Nonfiction
The beginning of a fiction should convey a sense of immediacy, a sense of urgency, that gives the reader no choice but to read the next sentence and the next and the next.
Punctuation for Writers
By Harvey Stanbrough
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,670. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011 by FrostProof 808. Category: Nonfiction
Punctuation for Writers is a completely unique approach to punctuation. It teaches writers to wield punctuation as a tool rather than treating it as just one more thing they have to look up and "get right." Once you've read and understood PFW, you will no longer need rules-regurgitating books. This thin volume makes "rules" obsolete. Includes an essential grammar refresher.
Writing Dialect
By Harvey Stanbrough
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011 by FrostProof 808. Category: Nonfiction
When it is written well, dialect informs and enhances the reader’s sense of place and character.
How To Make Connections Writing Business Email: Tips to Easily Use Your Best Social Media Tool: Your Email!
By Elaine Wilkes, PhD
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Are your emails opening doors and creating awesome opportunities for you? Do you know the secrets to getting your emails read? Ever had a professional show you exactly how to write great emails? Download it now and you’ll never write a bad email again. One email can be life changing. Do it right.
Writer's Companion
By Carlos Cortes & Renée Miller
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 246,230. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The Writer's Companion houses the tools needed to hone a writer's abilities, and it's written in a style a voice that keeps the brain from crying out in frustration or dying of boredom.
Tips for Novice Fiction Writers
By Kevin J. McArthur
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,350. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Tips, tricks and hints for a novice writer to improve the quality of their writing. Also includes clear descriptions of writing and publishing terms.
How to Write a Story—Second Edition
By Kathleen C. Phillips
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,470. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Got a story you've been itching to put on paper? Reading How to Write a Story, now in its second edition, is a great place to start. In print for 14 years with Franklin Watts/Scholastic, this valuable book by Kathleen C. Phillips takes aspiring authors—and writers who might like a refresher course—on a thorough tour of what it takes to conceive, draft, revise, and refine a gripping story.