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Book: Writing 101 - A Handbook of Tips and Encouragement for Writers by Vickie Phelps
Do you have questions about improving your writing, boosting your creativity, working with editors, and finding helpful resources? This book will give you an overview of these areas, but has enough specificity to be for you a timeless, informative writer's handbook of answers and encouragement. The authors have more than fifty years of combined writing and publishing experience.
 
Book: How To Write Your Best Story - Advice for Writers on Spinning an Enchanting Tale by Philip Martin
"A good writer is basically a storyteller," said Isaac Bashevis Singer, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. And, "I find that most people know what a story is until they sit down to write one," according to Flannery O'Connor. Beginning writers often wonder what it takes to get published. This book looks at what really makes fiction work: good storytelling! Unfortunately, storytelling [...]
 
Book: The Mighty Pen (Christian Encouragement from Writers to Writers Book 1)
Dear Fellow Christian Writer, We are pleased to share these devotional thoughts from Christian writers to Christian writers. We pray you might see yourself here and gain encouragement to keep writing for His glory. This devotional book was born out of a two-day class at Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference. During the class we shared the good, the bad, and the ugly of writing for the [...]
 
Book: Chasing Kindle by Mike Spears
If you've ever wondered if all of those so called Kindle gurus are really out to help you sell your book, you may be mistaken. Chasing Kindle dispels the myth of most of the Kindle experts. You'll see why you don't need any of the those "tools". You're going to find out what you really need to write a book. See what the experts don't want you to find out. They're lining their pockets with your [...]
 
Book: Forensic Science for Writers by Phill Jones, Ph.D.
2013 Silver Award Winner in the Writing/Publishing division of the Independent Publisher Book Awards contest. Do you want forensics to play a starring role in your fiction, but you find that you're not quite sure what it's all about? Forensic Science for Writers reveals how investigators analyze blood, DNA, fingerprints, hair, documents, ammunition, corpses, and other physical evidence. From the [...]
 
Book: Dr Rayne's Guide To Writerly Disorders - A Tongue-in-Cheek Diagnosis For What Ails Authors (Writer's Craft Book 26) by Rayne Hall
Do you suffer from Synopsisitis, New Novel Itch, Mad Muse Attack, Reality Blindness or Reichenball Falls Syndrome? If people think your behaviour is weird, this book will convince them that you're perfectly normal for a writer. You are simply afflicted with a Creatively Transmitted Disease. Compare your symptoms, discover the cure (if there is one) and diagnose your writer friends. Compiled by [...]
 
Book: Indies Unlimited 2014 Writing Stimulus Package and Planner (Volume 2) by K. S. Brooks and Stephen Hise
Thirteen months of writing prompts - from the creative minds at Indies Unlimited. This 2014 personal planner is loaded with writing holidays, famous author birthdays, events, and inspirations. Get yours today or you won't know what day it is. Bonus pages in the back help you write your own press release. Don't forget, if you use the writing prompts each month, at the end of the year you'll have [...]
 
Book: Ghost Writers In the Sky (The Camilla Randall Mysteries) by Anne R. Allen
Dorothy Parker meets Agatha Christie. "Chick-lit noir with a side of funny." - Ruth Harris, NYT best-selling author of "Modern Women" and "Husbands and Lovers". "Chick-lit for brunettes." - Saffina Desforges, Kindle UK best-selling author of "Sugar & Spice" and the "Rose Red" crime thriller series. After her celebrity ex-husband's ironic joke about her "kinky sex habits" is misquoted in a [...]
 
Book: Atomic Renaissance - American Women Mystery Writers of the 1940s and 1950s by Jeffrey Marks
America in the 1950s was a place of Eisenhower, the Korean Conflict, McCarthy, and Sputnik. Women found themselves trapped into a mold of Donna Reed and June Cleaver, marginalized by the hyper-masculinity of the age. Mystery fiction had become a male bastion as well, promoting hardboiled private eye novels and spy fiction. It would be another three decades before groups to promote equality [...]
 
Book: Twitter for Writers (Writer's Craft) by Rayne Hall
Use Twitter to improve your writing, network with other authors, meet fans, build a platform, gain exposure, find reviewers and sell books. Rayne Hall has one of the best platforms any writer has on Twitter - with over 50,000 genuine, engaged followers who enjoy her tweets and buy her books. Here she shares practical advice, fun ideas, step-by-step strategies for success - and even the [...]
 
Book: Arab-Islamic Groups and Organizations - From Muhammad to the Present by Saul Silas Fathi
The Islamic faith is embraced by over 1.6 Billion people. Arabic is the official language of 22 Arab countries; spoken by 400 Million people. The original Qur'an was written in Arabic and the 5 daily prayers must be recited in Arabic by All Muslims, all over the world. T.O.C.: Arab-Islamic groups and organizations Arab-Islamic groups & organizations: A~Z (=600+) Caliphs and Caliphates (section #1 [...]
 
Book: Murder of a Manuscript - Writing and Editing Tips to Keep Your Book Out of the Editorial Graveyard by Andrea Merrell
Few things are more heartbreaking for a writer than giving birth to a manuscript and handing it over to an agent, editor, or publisher only to see it killed in its infancy. How do you prevent your prodigy from taking a bullet to the heart? By learning the basics and making sure your manuscripts are as clean and professional as possible. Whether you're a new writer or a seasoned author, the [...]
 
Book: What's Wrong with your Novel? And How to Fix it by Elizabeth Bailey
Got a Nanowrimo draft ready to edit? Sitting on a first draft because you're not sure it's good enough? Worry not! Help is at hand. Get the skinny on giving your novel PTQ (page turning quality) This guide gets straight down to the nitty-gritty, with minimal preliminaries. What are the most common problems? How do you fix them? It's as simple as don't do that, do this. Straight from the shoulder [...]
 
Book: Nonprofit Chronowar by Michael D. Smith
Ranna Kikken creates The Committee to End Suffering on Planet Earth, but its first conference in 2020 is ruined when ex-astronaut Joe Commer time travels from 2036 to lecture Ranna's nonprofit ladies on the coming breakdown of the solar system. Tormented by his role in dropping the superbomb that ended the Final War but rendered Earth uninhabitable, Joe has quit the Space Force, much to the [...]
 
Book: Horror Writing Prompts - 77 Powerful Ideas To Inspire Your Fiction (Writer's Craft Book 25) by Rayne Hall
This book is crammed with fertile seeds for fiction that will thrill, disturb or scare your readers. Each prompt comes with a wealth of suggestions for how you can develop it to suit the kind of story you want to write. Plant those seeds into the rich ground of your own imagination, and watch them grow.
 
Book: Getting Your Sh*t Together - A Professional Practices Manual For Artists by Karen Atkinson and GYST Ink
Far too often artists find themselves having to compromise their art and their life because they were not taught accurate up-to-date methods for dealing with business situations. Because of this lack of preparedness artists miss out on valuable opportunities, financial rewards, and access to receptive audiences. This book aims to help all artists everywhere avoid these pitfalls and get on the [...]
 
Book: Front Line Heroes - Battling the Business Tsunami by Developing High Performance Organizations by Bruce Hodes
It is possible to develop and grow powerful organizations in challenging times-it just takes courage, determination, and actionable techniques that work. In Front Line Heroes, Bruce Hodes offers executives and business leaders advice culled from 30 years of coaching privately held companies ranging from $5 million to $100 million in size. With humor, real-world examples, and step-by-step guides, [...]
 
Book: Reflections From The Creek by the Prairie Quills Writers Group
Swift Current City owes its existence to the little creek that meanders through the grasslands of southwestern Saskatchewan. Its shimmering surface has mirrored the progress of the last hundred years, flowing through periods of immigration, settlement, prosperity, depression, and war. The creek reflected thirsty antelope, guzzling steam locomotives, drifting mallards and measured the lengthening [...]
 
Book: Through the Blinds by Amanda Clark
Through the Blinds is a poetic diary detailing the author's journey after graduating college in Dallas, TX then moving back East, to Burlington, VT. The author describes her stress from demanding entry-level jobs as well as her search towards a more permanent occupation. She also expresses her frustrations with difficult economic times. Additionally, Clark provides the reader glimpses into the [...]
 
Book: Under The Hazel Trees - Collected Works by Tim Mansfield
A collection of selected short stories and poetry written over a period of thirty years. Described as literary gems, they will make you laugh at times; and then cry tears that turn to liquid pearls - . This newly published book includes a series of seven stories entitled 'The Girl From' as well as previously unpublished poems. About the author: Poet, soldier, sailor is the best way to describe [...]
 
Book: Half-truths & White Lies by Jane Davis
When Tom Fellows proclaims that a Venn diagram is a far better way of illustrating modern family ties than a traditional tree, his young daughter Andrea has no idea that he is referring to their own situation.It is only when she loses both parents in a shocking car accident that she takes an interest in her own genealogy and begins to realize that her perfect upbringing was not all that it [...]
 
Book: Mental Munching by Prairie Quills Writers Group
Food is the romance of life. Hey, who doesn't love food? Cook up your favorite dish and garnish it with original short stories and poetry. Mental Munching is the Prairie Quills Writers' Group's 4th Anthology. Within the pages of this book you are sure to find something yummy. The PQs are a group of serious writers who started about 11 years ago. We meet every third Tuesday to encourage, inspire [...]
 
Book: Internet Research For Fiction Writers by April Taylor
One of the most frustrating of problems for a novelist is how to find information on the Internet and how to evaluate it. This short guide by April Taylor, a chartered information professional, is intended to solve the problems encountered on the net by novelists. It includes sections on where to search, how to search, evaluating information found, staying safe and within copyright, pictures, [...]
 
Book: Primed (Outsourced Book 2) by Eric J. Gates
Defense Intelligence agent Bridget Mason is back! Recently recovered from her gunshot wounds, she is assigned an 'easy' case' which turns out to be anything but. Nic Stiles confesses what really happened in India and Phil Beasley takes a deadly decision when they find themselves threatened by the Bratva Russian Mafia. In the second book in the 'Outsourced' series, the protagonists are thrust into [...]
 
Book: The Man Who Built Boxes and other stories by Frank Tavares
"Each story is a minor masterpiece of the writer's craft." Midwest Book Review In these twelve stories, you'll meet a remarkable cast of complex, quirky characters tangled up in the limits they've put on their lives. Driven by love or loneliness, like the man in the title, they've boxed themselves in. Frank Tavares tells their stories with humor and compassion. And while the themes may be [...]
 
Book: Virtual Strangers (Love and murder in cyberspace) by Susanne O'Leary
Did you ever want to cast off, to sail into the sunset with someone you just met, a kindred spirit, a twin soul, leaving everything behind? It is possible in the virtual social world of the Internet, which can become a comfort zone you'll never want to leave. You might, one day, want to meet that person with whom you have become strangely intimate. But reality is never as lovely as the dream. Be [...]
 
Book: Lessons From Maine by Arlene Rains Graber
As a journalist living in Kansas, Arlene Rains Graber enjoyed a fast-paced life writing for newspapers and magazines, until the fiction bug knocked at her door. She was an avid reader of fiction, but had never written a word that wasn't true until a plot formed in her mind. Honored as writer of the year twice for a small newspaper, voted best article of the year, and several first place honors in [...]
 
Book: Writer's Block - Vanquished! Using Images, Oracles and Brain-Hacks (Practical Writer) by Nancy Hendrickson
Updated Fall 2016 Improve your writing and enhance your creativity with the power of imagery. Let's face it. Some authors write so beautifully with such vivid description that it makes you question your own abilities. You want to write compelling books, but sometimes it feels like you got the short end of the creativity stick. What if you could tap into an unknown source of writing eloquence [...]
 
Book: Room Service (Novella) by Vanessa Stark
Natasha Raven has a secret. Although she is the bestselling author of erotic fiction, she has never penned a sex scene. Her sister, Liza, was responsible for the sizzle in Natasha's books until she passed away only months ago. Now Natasha must write the scenes herself. Trouble is, she hasn't a clue what to write and being a virgin doesn't help. When she is invited to speak at a conference [...]
 
Book: Wizard Bound by Adam and Christian Boustead
Once again I hope you like the book if you do please post a review if you don't also please post a review letter know how we can improve thank you once again please enjoy It would be nice to write more of these in the future. We will have to see what happens? I wrote this fantasy poetry book with my brother because I want get my writing of the ground and Chris need help filling it. Deals grate to [...]
 
Book: Indies Unlimited - Authors' Snarkopaedia Volume I by K. S. Brooks, Stephen Hise and Laurie Boris
In Volume One of the Authors' Snarkopaedia, sentences have been painstakingly crafted together using nouns, verbs and other words, bringing you paragraphs of text. These paragraphs flow into pages of expert tips, advice and insight for authors at all levels of the publication food chain. Any book can claim to offer this type of information, but they can't give you what sets the Indies Unlimited [...]
 
Book: Reading a Writer's Mind - Exploring Short Fiction - First Thought to Finished Story by Linda Acaster
"...I place this one alongside the excellent Dorothea Brande's book ['Becoming A Writer'], and Stephen King's 'On Writing', both of which have been formative in my writing..." - Stuart Aken, author of 'The Methuselah Strain'. "...Her thinking on characterisation is especially enlightening..." - PF Field (Amazon UK reviewer) Wordcount: 53,700 approx - Written by the author of over seventy [...]
 
Book: The Complete Bullshit-Free and Totally Tested Writing Guide - How To Make Publishers, Agents, Editors & Readers Fall In Love With Your Work by Gabe Berman
"How do I get published?" Following the successful publication of his book, Live Like A Fruit Fly, Gabe Berman is asked this question more than any other. Do you know why you don't know how to get published? Because nobody does. And that's why the idea of writing a book is so utterly overwhelming. There isn't a map. You're on your own. Until now. Questions For You: Do you feel destined to be a [...]
 
Book: Write Your Way Out Of Depression - Practical Self-Therapy For Creative Writers (Writer's Craft Book 21) by Rayne Hall
Use your writing talent and your skill with words heal yourself. Author Rayne Hall and psychologist Alexander Draghici show fourteen practical strategies for self-therapy. Do you feel like you're trapped in a dark hole of morass, sinking deeper and deeper, the mud rising to your hips, your chest, your throat? Is despair smothering you like a heavy blanket? Is your own life moving past you like a [...]
 
Book: Elixir of the Incas by Edward Farber
Billy, handsome, brash, and savvy, arrives in New York in 1893. He seeks stardom on the gas-lit stages of New York's bawdy music halls and vaudeville theaters, after spending years honing his skills and learning to peddle the cure-all medicine, Elixir of the Incas. When his partner, Daniel, arrives, Billy begins his quest for fame and fortune. The duo mix with talented acts, willing showgirls, [...]
 
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