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  • Structuring Your Novel Box Set

    How to Write Solid Stories That Sell

    by K.M. Weiland ...
    series Helping Writers Become Authors
    2 Bestselling Guides Packed With Tips to Help You Brainstorm and Plan Your Best StoryFrom Award-Winning and Internationally Published Writing Mentor K.M. WeilandWith almost 500 pages of step-by-step guidance, these two individual books have 340+ five star reviews on Amazon and have helped thousands of authors write better books.Is Structure the Hidden Foundation of All Successful Stories?These ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Paper Hearts, Volume 2: Some Publishing Advice

    by Beth Revis ...
    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

  • Domesticate Your Badgers

    Become a Better Writer through Deliberate Practice

    Become the Writer you Want to BeA hundred thousand gurus offer contradictory writing secrets. You must outline! You must free write! You must write at a standing desk with your bare feet in cold oatmeal!The gurus are all correct—and all wrong.In Domesticate Your Badgers: Become a Better Writer through Deliberate Practice, full-time author Michael W Lucas demonstrates how to build a personalized ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Getting It Published, Third Edition

    A Guide for Scholars and Anyone Else Serious about Serious Books

    series Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing
    For more than a decade, writers have turned to William Germano for his insider’s take on navigating the world of scholarly publishing. A professor, author, and thirty-year veteran of the book industry, Germano knows what editors want and what writers need to know to get their work published.Today there are more ways to publish than ever, and more challenges to traditional publishing. This ever ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Tell It Slant, 2nd Edition

    Five stars for Tell It Slant ... An enlightening, comprehensive, and very satisfying text on writing and shaping creative nonfiction."--Sheila Bender, editor and publisher of writingitreal.com and author of Writing and Publishing Personal EssaysWhen the poet Emily Dickinson wrote, "Tell all the Truth but tell it Slant," she provided today’s writers of creative nonfiction some sound advice: tell ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • BookBub Ads Expert

    A Marketing Guide to Author Discovery

    Book 3 - Let's Get Publishing
    From the author of Let's Get Digital and Strangers to Superfans comes a guide to advertising on the world's hottest book marketing platform: BookBub Ads.Create attractive ad images to turn browsers into buyers.Optimize your targeting to attract the right readers.Manage your bids effectively to drive more sales for less money.Learn when to run your BookBub campaigns for maximum impact.Boost ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • The 13 Most Common Mistakes New Freelancers Make and How to Fix Them

    by Laura du Pre ...
    Want to get into freelance writing? It's a great career, but if you jump in without doing your homework first it could give you headaches. New writers make the same mistakes without realizing it, and the costs to their careers quickly adds up. Inside this short guide, you'll learn how to avoid low balling your freelancing fees, working for free, suffering from an incompatible work schedule, and ... Read more

    Free

  • Description

    by Marcy Kennedy ...
    Book 10 - Busy Writer's Guide
    Are you looking for a way to add new depth and re-readability to your writing?Are you tired of description being “the boring part that people skip”?Are you a writer who’s struggled with making their story world feel believable and three-dimensional?Description in fiction shouldn’t be boring for the reader or for the writer.Description: A Busy Writer’s Guide will help you take your writing to the ... Read more

    $4.80 USD

  • How to Outline Your Book with Pre-Outline Questions

    by Kylie Day ...
    Book 1 - The Busy Author's Guide
    Have you ever felt overwhelmed by how much information and how many full-length books there are about writing? Have you ever bought several books on writing, thinking they will make you write better and/or faster, but instead you read and read and push away the time you should spend writing?The Busy Author’s Guide series is a series of short ebooks meant for all kinds of writers who don't have ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • The Practicing Poet

    Writing Beyond the Basics

    Organized into ten sections with each devoted to a poetic concept, The Practicing Poet begins with "Discovering New Material," "Finding the Best Words," "Making Music," "Working with Sentences and Line Breaks," "Crafting Surprise," and "Achieving Tone." The concepts become progressively more sophisticated, moving on to "Dealing with Feelings," "Transforming Your Poems," and "Rethinking and ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Activate

    a thesaurus of actions & tactics for dynamic genre fiction

    by Damon Suede ...
    series live wire writer guides
    Fiction is action. Activate is an author's thesaurus of dramatic possibilities that will galvanize your characterization and dramatization. Verbalizing any narrative requires juicy language with the vibrancy readers crave. This handy writing reference focuses on language's powerhouse: verbs, featuring 5,300 potent options sorted into three useful contexts.ALPHABETICAL: an A-Z catalog of actions ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Writing Active Hooks Book 1: Action, Emotion, Surprise and More

    Writing Active Hooks, #1

    by Mary Buckham ...
    Book 1 - Writing Active Hooks
    Many writers have heard of hooks, and have heard we should use them in our manuscripts as a tool to engage readers and keep them engaged, but what we’re not told is how to identify what a hook is or where to use them to maximize them other than in that key opening line.In this book we’ll look at five specific types of hooks. There are more, but these are the most common, and the most universal, ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Copywriting for New Entrepreneurs: The Step-by-Step Guide to Writing a Non-Sucky About Page That Turns Website Visitors into Subscribers, Raving Fans & Dream Clients

    by Leah Cox ...
    Free 30-day email training series for online entrepreneurs - get my top 30 copywriting tips to help you find your voice, gather your tribe and turn your online words to gold (or money.) -> www.leahmarjoriecox.com/30-day-writing-challenge/ (just copy and paste into your browser)Finding it freakin’ impossible to write an About Page for your website?Whether you’re new to entrepreneurship and just ... Read more

    Free

  • Crafting Story - A Guide for the Emerging Writer

    Crafting Story, #1

    by Kate Johnston ...
    Book 1 - Crafting Story
    Navigate common pitfalls on your writing journey with provocative strategies such as natural writing forces, making (not finding) time to write, and nurturing your writer self.Learn the importance of owning your writer identity, and why embracing your identity can make all the difference in the journey, whatever the ultimate destination.Crafting Story is a series of guides by writing coach and ... Read more

    Free

  • How to Write Pulp Fiction

    Type Hard. Type Fast. Make Dough.That was the formula of old-school pulp fiction—plot-driven, popular and gobbled up by a reading public hungry for more.And it produced many writers who hammered out a living selling “cash-and-carry” stories and novels. Some of these writers were among the best America has ever produced. Writers like Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett and John D. MacDonald. Others ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Super Structure: The Key to Unleashing the Power of Story

    Book 2 - Bell's Knockout Fiction Series
    Story loves structure...and so do readers!Super Structure represents over two decades of research on what makes a novel or screenplay entertaining, commercial, original, and irresistible. Contrary to what some may think, structure is not a nasty inhibitor of creativity. Quite the opposite. Properly understood and utilized, structure is what translates story into a form readers are wired to receive ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • The Emotional Wound Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Psychological Trauma

    Book 6 - Writers Helping Writers Series
    Readers connect to characters with depth, ones who have experienced life’s ups and downs. To deliver key players that are both realistic and compelling, writers must know them intimately—not only who they are in the present story, but also what made them that way. Of all the formative experiences in a character’s past, none are more destructive than emotional wounds. The aftershocks of trauma can ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Attributes

    Book 3 - Writers Helping Writers Series
    It’s a writer’s job to create compelling characters who can withstand life’s fallout without giving up. But building authentic, memorable heroes is no easy task. To forge realistic characters, we must hobble them with flaws that set them back while giving them positive attributes to help them achieve their goals. So how do writers choose the right blend of strengths for their characters—attributes ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • 1000 Fantasy Writing Prompts

    Story Starters and Writing Exercises for the Creative Author

    by Jan Power ...
    Beat your writers block, and kick start creativity with over 1000 fantasy writings prompts! Sometimes all we need is a spark. The story idea that ignites our imagination and inspires our next epic adventure. This book will help you write more, engage your inner creativity and exercise the mental muscles crucial to storytelling. These story starters can be used for any creative work, from novel ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • The Conflict Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Obstacles, Adversaries, and Inner Struggles (Volume 2)

    Book 9 - Writers Helping Writers
    A story where the character gets exactly what they want doesn’t make for good reading. But add villainous clashes, lost advantages, power struggles, and menacing threats…well, now we have the makings of a page-turner. Conflict is the golden thread that binds plot to arc, providing the complications, setbacks, and derailments that make the character’s inner and outer journeys dynamic.Inside Volume ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • The Urban Setting Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to City Spaces

    Book 5 - Writers Helping Writers Series
    Making readers care and feel like they’re part of the story should be the number one goal of all writers. Ironically, many storytellers fail to maximize one of fiction’s most powerful elements to achieve this: the setting. Rather than being a simple backdrop against which events unfold, every location has the potential to become a conduit for conveying emotion, characterizing the cast, providing ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • The Occupation Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Jobs, Vocations, and Careers

    Book 7 - Writers Helping Writers
    What if there was a shortcut for helping readers get to know your characters? Would you take it?Characters are as complex as people and revealing their inner layers without chunky blocks of pace-stopping description is a challenge. The Occupation Thesaurus can help you unlock one of the best tools in your show-don’t-tell writing kit: a character’s job.Occupations are part of our everyday world, ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • The Conflict Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Obstacles, Adversaries, and Inner Struggles (Volume 1)

    Book 8 - Writers Helping Writers
    Every story starts with a character who is motivated by a need and has a goal that can resolve it. Whether their objective is to find a life partner, bring a killer to justice, overthrow a cruel regime, or something else, conflict transforms a story premise into something fresh. Physical obstacles, adversaries, moral dilemmas, deep-seated doubts and personal struggles…these not only block a ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Bundle on Craft

    A WMG Writer's Guide

    Book 19 - WMG Writer's Guides
    The secret of a great story often lies in the writer’s ability to hone their craft. But many struggle to do so without destroying their unique voice.In this WMG Writer’s Guide Bundle on Craft, New York Times bestselling authors and renowned business bloggers Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Dean Wesley Smith help writers successfully develop their skills for a long-term writing career.In The Write ... Read more

    $9.99 USD