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  • The Trope Thesaurus: Romance

    Trope Thesaurus

    by Jennifer Hilt ...
    Series series Trope Thesaurus
    He's got everything except the one woman he can never have,even though she's temptingly within arm's reach.True love is hell on earth.*Got your attention, didn't I?You love tropes. I love tropes, and most importantly, every romance reader adores tropes!Let's dive deeper into how tropes keep your reader up way past their bedtime because you've just given them that most delicious of all things---an ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • And Then? And Then? What Else?

    You never love a book the way you love a book when you are ten.Writing as Lemony Snicket, Daniel Handler has led several generations of young readers into that special and curious space of being hopelessly lost, and joyfully finding yourself, in the essential strangeness of literature. The wondrous and perilous journey of the Baudelaire orphans sprung from the author’s own path, from his childhood ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Writing to Learn

    How to Write - and Think - Clearly About Any Subject at All

    This is an essential book for everyone who wants to write clearly about any subject and use writing as a means of learning. ... Read more

    $7.49 USD

  • 20 Master Plots

    And How to Build Them

    Give your story a solid foundation-a plot that engages readers from start to finish!The best stories linger in the hearts and minds of readers for decades. These tales gain their power through plots that connect with the audience on both an emotional and intellectual level.Inside Ronald B. Tobias details these 20 time-tested plots. Each is discussed and analyzed, illustrating how a successful plot ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Wide for the Win: Strategies to Sell Globally via Multiple Platforms and Forge Your Own Path to Success

    Stark Publishing Solutions, #4

    Series Book 4 - Stark Publishing Solutions
    Are you looking for ways to stop being dependent upon only Amazon for your author income?Are you hoping to expand and grow your sales on multiple platforms in global territories?Do you need strategies to help you get started NOW in terms of creating a successful "publish wide" author plan?Would you like to increase and optimize your sales on Apple Books, Kobo, Nook, Google Play... ... Read more

    $7.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Gotta Read It!

    Five Simple Steps to a Fiction Pitch that Sells

    by Libbie Hawker ...
    Blurbs, product descriptions, query letters… no matter what you call them, they’re a chore to write. And yet the success of any novel can depend on its pitch. What’s an author to do?In this short, instructive ebook, Libbie Hawker takes the pain out of pitch-writing and shares the secrets of a perfect fiction pitch. Whether you’re an indie writer seeking to improve sales of your self-published ... Read more

    $0.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Take Off Your Pants!

    Outline Your Books for Faster, Better Writing (Revised Edition)

    by Libbie Hawker ...
    When it comes to writing books, are you a “plotter” or a “pantser?” Is one method really better than the other?In this instructional ebook, author Libbie Hawker explains the benefits and technique of planning a story before you begin to write. She’ll show you how to develop a foolproof character arc and plot, how to pace any book for a can’t-put-down reading experience, and how to ensure that your ... Read more

    $5.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • If You Want to Write

    by Brenda Ueland ...
    Brenda Ueland was a journalist, editor, freelance writer, and teacher of writing. In If You Want to Write: A Book about Art, Independence and Spirit she shares her philosophies on writing and life in general. Ueland firmly believed that anyone can write, that everyone is talented, original, and has something important to say. In this book she explains how find that spark that will make you a great ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Killing It On Kobo

    Leverage Insights to Optimize Publishing and Marketing Strategies, Grow Your Global Sales and Increase Revenue on Kobo

    Series Book 2 - Stark Publishing Solutions
    Do you want to increase your overall sales and visibility on Kobo?Are you having trouble gaining any traction or growing your reader base outside the Kindle store?Wouldn't it be empowering not to be dependent upon a single retailer for the majority of your eBook income?If you want to tap into the mind behind the creation of Kobo's world-class self-publishing platform, Kobo Writing Life, to ... Read more

    $4.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Paper Hearts, Volume 2: Some Publishing Advice

    by Beth Revis ...
    Series Book 2 - Paper Hearts
    When you’re reading to take your book to the next stage, Paper Hearts Volume 2 serves as a guide. With unbiased information on multiple possible publishing paths, this book provides practical resources to determine whether your book should be traditionally or self published and gives specific examples on successful practices for both paths. Go from query to interviewing agents to working with ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Writing the Cozy Mystery

    Expanded Second Edition

    Writing the Cozy Mystery is a concise writing guide that describes step-by-step how to write a winning whodunit.Do you want to write a cozy mystery but don’t have a clue where to start? Or perhaps you’re already writing a series, and you need tips on how to keep your material fresh. Writing the Cozy Mystery is a handy reference guide that will help you develop your characters, establish the ... Read more

    $4.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Half-Known World

    On Writing Fiction

    A rigorous examination of the workings of fiction by the novelist Robert Boswell, "one of America's finest writers" (Tom Perrotta)Robert Boswell has been writing, reading, and teaching literature for more than twenty years. In this sparkling collection of essays, he brings this vast experience and a keen critical eye to bear on craft issues facing literary writers. Examples from masters such as ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Unblock Your Creative Flow

    Every writer and artist knows that feeling: panic when no more ideas develop, dread when it's time to sit down and create, doubt that the work is worth it, fear that you're just not good enough, and a wild paralyzing forest of other creative horrors. But rest easy, because Madhu B. Wangu, PhD, has the solution to all these dilemmas and more.Unblock Your Creative Flow: 12 Months of Mindfulness for ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Getting the Words Right

    The Secret to Good WritingWhen asked by the Paris Review what compelled him to rewrite the ending of A Farewell to Arms 39 times, Ernest Hemingway replied, "Getting the words right." His answer echoes what every successful writer knows: The secret to all good writing is revision.For more than twenty years, Getting the Words Right has helped writers from all professions rewrite, revise, and refine ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • How to Read Novels Like a Professor

    A Jaunty Exploration of the World's Favorite Literary Form

    The follow-up and companion volume to the New York Times bestselling How to Read Literature Like a Professor—a lively and entertaining guide to understanding and dissecting novels to make everyday reading more enriching, satisfying, and funOf all the literary forms, the novel is arguably the most discussed . . . and fretted over. From Miguel de Cervantes’s Don Quixote to the works of Jane Austen, ... Read more

    $13.49 USD $1.99 USD

  • How Not to Write a Novel

    200 Classic Mistakes and How to Avoid Them—A Misstep-by-Misstep Guide

    "What do you think of my fiction book writing?" the aspiring novelist extorted."Darn," the editor hectored, in turn. "I can not publish your novel! It is full of what we in the business call 'really awful writing.'""But how shall I absolve this dilemma? I have already read every tome available on how to write well and get published!" The writer tossed his head about, wildly."It might help," opined ... Read more

    $17.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Track Changes

    A Literary History of Word Processing

    The story of writing in the digital age is every bit as messy as the ink-stained rags that littered the floor of Gutenberg’s print shop or the hot molten lead of the Linotype machine. During the period of the pivotal growth and widespread adoption of word processing as a writing technology, some authors embraced it as a marvel while others decried it as the death of literature. The product of ... Read more

    $21.99 USD

  • The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Beating Writer's Block

    Blast Through Blocks and Jump-Start Your Creativity

    Write it off, work it out, get it done.An eminently practical guide to getting unblocked and writing again, The Pocket Idiot’s Guide® to Beating Writer’s Block includes dozens and dozens of tips, exercises, prompts, and more that will get the creative juices flowing. From something as simple as finding or creating a more comfortable place to work, to assigning a week to strengthening one’s weak ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • The Complete Guide to Article Writing

    How to Write Successful Articles for Online and Print Markets

    by Naveed Saleh ...
    Master the art of article writing!The world of journalism is changing rapidly, and the modern journalist needs more than a basic knowledge of article writing to navigate it. The Complete Guide to Article Writing provides a compass for freelancers and students of journalism looking to write successfully on a wide variety of topics and for many different markets--both in print and online. From ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Let's Get Digital

    How To Self-Publish, And Why You Should

    Series Book 1 - Let's Get Publishing
    Learn how to publish your work like a pro and start building your audience with the most comprehensive and up-to-date self-publishing guide on the market today. Packed with practical, actionable advice, Let's Get Digital delivers the very latest best practices on publishing your work and finding readers.· Boost your writing career with marketing strategies that are proven to sell more books.· Get ... Read more

    Free

  • How Fiction Works

    by James Wood ...
    In the tradition of E. M. Forster's Aspects of the Novel and Milan Kundera's The Art of the Novel, James Wood's How Fiction Works is a scintillating study of the magic of fiction--an analysis of its main elements and a celebration of its lasting power.Here one of the most prominent and stylish critics of our time looks into the machinery of storytelling to ask some fundamental questions: What do ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • You Must Be This Tall to Ride

    Contemporary Writers Take You Inside The Story

    by B.J. Hollars ...
    Compelling stories have the power to generate infinite wonder: It's nearly impossible to imagine how the author began, and yet we sense there's much more beyond the final word. It's this mysterya combination of inspiration and craft, smoke and mirrorsthat makes writing feel momentous. But it can also feel overwhelming, causing us to become small, scared, not quite ready for the "big" rides, such ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Wordslut

    A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language

    “As funny as it is informative, this book will have you laughing out loud while you contemplate the revolutionary power of words.” —Camille Perri, author of The Assistants and When Katie Met CassidyA brash, enlightening, and wildly entertaining feminist look at gendered language and the way it shapes us.The word bitch conjures many images, but it is most often meant to describe an unpleasant woman ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • How to Market a Children's Book

    Children’s print book, eBook and audiobook marketing, translations and selling foreign rights

    Do you need help with your children’s book marketing?Whether you’ve just published your first children’s book or are struggling to increase sales of your existing titles, How to Market a Children’s Book is here to help.Packed full of practical guidance, and drawing on over 10 years’ experience of children’s book marketing by bestselling children’s author Karen Inglis, it offers a trusted resource ... Read more

    $5.99 USD