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Book: Ghost Writer by Lorna Collins
When unemployed computer programmer Nan Burton inherits a California beach cottage from her great-great-aunt, she's delighted. But she's in for a huge surprise: The house is haunted by the ghost of famous romance writer Max Murdoch (pen name Maxine DuBois) who insists Nan complete his last novel, threatening to keep her from sleeping until she agrees. The ensuing clash pits youth against the [...]
 
Book: Nance's Mystery Writer's Thesaurus by Joyce Nance
Got writer's block? Stuck? Need an idea? Try Nance's Mystery Writer's Thesaurus (NMWT). It is jam-packed with over 800 indexed and referenced key words, with a high concentration of words either specifically or generally related to the mystery, thriller, suspense, and crime genres. Besides synonyms, NMWT includes examples, descriptions, and applicable quotes. It is also filled with phrases, [...]
 
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: Mid-Novel Writing Prompts - 100 Inspiring Ideas For The Fiction Book You've Started To Write (Writer's Craft 23) by Rayne Hall
Do you want a daily dose of inspiration to carry your novel plot forward? Conventional lists of writing prompts are great for starting new projects, but don't work if you're already well into a story with developed characters and an ongoing plot. This book can help. Whether you seek to boost your own imagination, to rekindle your passion for a book project or to release a creative block, these [...]
 
Book: Creative Writing Career - Becoming a Writer of Movies, Video Games, and Books (Creative Mentor Book 1) by Justin Sloan
Want to be a writer of video games? A screenwriter? A novelist? Take your writing from hobby to a professional writing career. Based on a lifetime of struggling to make it as a creative writer, "Creative Writing Career: Becoming a Writer of Movies, Video Games, and Books" is a guide for aspiring creative writers to help them position themselves in an extremely competitive field. The book includes [...]
 
Book: Houdini & Lovecraft The Ghost Writer by Ron Wilkerson
It's 1924, an era of emerging technology, but also of spiritualism and magic. Harry Houdini, the great conjurer and mystifier, well known as a psychic debunker, is hired to put together a team to investigate a purportedly haunted mansion in the hill country of western Massachusetts. Meanwhile, horror writer H.P. Lovecraft is down on his luck and struggling to pay the hospital for treatment of his [...]
 
Book: Mirror Image - Ghost Siege Of York by Daniel Peter Buckley
Follow a writers quest to deliver an article for the December issue of his clients ground breaking magazine. With time against him Paul must move quickly to identify his content and gather his own findings before drafting his article for submission. His brief follows the Ghost walks of York and the darker side of its history not seen in history books. Paul's hotel room looked out over Clifford's [...]
 
Book: Ghost Stories by Cynthia Fridsma
Ms. Fridsma's Ghost Stories, is a collection of short stories about, well you guessed it, the supernatural. Even though it's a collection of short stories, they are compelling enough to turn page after page before sleeping. I just couldn't wait to read the next story, though I woke at every sound in the house! It's hard to say which story I liked the most. I think it'd be The Old Mansion, it's [...]
 
Book: Writer's Craft Power Pack 2 - Five-Book Bundle For Authors by Rayne Hall
This bundle contains five guides from the bestselling Writer's Craft series by Rayne Hall: Writing Vivid Settings, Writing Scary Scenes, Twitter for Writers, Why Does My Book Not Sell? 20 Simple Fixes and Writing About Villains. Please note: These books are guides for experienced writers who're ready to take their craft skills to the next level. They're not suitable for novices wanting to learn [...]
 
Book: Writing Vivid Characters - Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors (Writer's Craft Book 18) by Rayne Hall
Professional techniques for fiction authors for creatingcompelling characters about whom the readers care deeply. Excerpt: CHAPTER 8: HOW TO MAKE YOUR MAIN CHARACTER LIKEABLE CHAPTER 5: HOW TO MAKE YOUR MAIN CHARACTER LIKEABLE Make the readers like the MC from the first page, so they look forward to spending many hours in his company. Here are two techniques you can use. 8. Make the MC an [...]
 
Book: Writing Vivid Settings - Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors (Writer's Craft Book 10) by Rayne Hall
Do you want your readers to feel like they're really there in the place where the story happens? Whether you want to enrich stark prose with atmospheric detail, add vibrancy to a dull piece or curb waffling descriptions, this guide can help. Learn how to make your settings intense, realistic, and intriguing. This is the tenth book in Rayne Hall's acclaimed Writer's Craft series.
 
Book: The Ghost in the Closet by M. K. Theodoratus
5 *** Reviews: "not your usual take on a ghost story" & "a fast paced plot with well described scenes and characters." Dumdie Swartz's ability to see ghosts has gotten her into scrapes all her life, ever since she was little. In her senior years, it takes its toll when she gets fired from her job and loses her apartment as a result of her gift. Now homeless, Dumdie is forced to sleep in her car [...]
 
Book: Night Writer - Optimize Your Time, Upgrade Your Skills and Write Around Your Day Job by Sandee L. Hemphill
Does Your Day Job Get in the Way of Writing Your Book? It's a Challenge, Isn't It. But Don't Despair... Help Has Arrived! (Non-fiction; Reference/Writing from Sandee Hemphill) You're pressed for time. You're swamped at work and home demands your after-hours attention. Yet you want to write a book. How do you resolve this dilemma? NIGHT WRITER is the answer you've been looking for. NIGHT WRITER [...]
 
Book: The Writer's Novel-In-A-Month Preparation Book - A Practical Workbook by Rayne Hall
Do you want to write a novel in a month? Has your writer's group set its members a fast-writing challenge? Has your publisher given you a tight deadline for delivering your next book? Are you planning to take part in the next National Novel Writing Month? If so, this book will help you gather ideas, develop a plot, do your research, and plan your project in the days or weeks before you begin [...]
 
Book: Gates to Tangier by Mois Benarroch
WINNER OF THE YEHUDA AMICHAI PRIZE . "KAFKA'S HEIR, PERHAPS." . "If I had a nomination vote for the nobel prize he'd be in the running." Klaus Gerken, Ygdrasil editor. . An international bestseller published in 8 languages (Spanish, Italian, French, German, Portuguese, Hebrew, Arabic, English). When the father of the Benzimra family dies, he leaves a will informing his family of an illegitimate [...]
 
Book: Writing Short Stories to Promote Your Novels (Writer's Craft) by Rayne Hall
A short story is the perfect tool for promoting your novel. Readers who love your story will look for more fiction by the same author. Here are some ideas: post a story on your website as a free read or give it to another writer of the same genre to display it on their website. Publish it as a short free ebook, bolstering your list of published books. Offer it as a giveaway on blog tours. Submit [...]
 
Book: Writing Book Blurbs and Synopses - How to sell your manuscript to publishers and your indie book to readers (Writer's Craft 19) by Rayne Hall
Do you want a synopsis that persuades agents to request the whole manuscript? Does your book need a description that entices Amazon customers click the 'Buy Now' button? This guide shows you step-by-step how to create six effective short forms for selling your manuscript to publishers and your indie-published book to readers: * The SYNOPSIS shows the novel's plot structure. You use it to [...]
 
Book: Musings from the Writer's Desk by Elizabeth Bailey
Writing advice straight from the horse's mouth. Elizabeth Bailey's writing blog Helping Writers Get it Right reflects problems she was running into as well as random thoughts about writing that struck her at the time. She tells it like it is with no holds barred. Sometimes philosophical, carelessly casual and occasionally furious, Elizabeth spits out the truth about being a writer and offers up [...]
 
Book: Moragh, Holly's Ghost by Maggie Tideswell
Moragh, Holly's Ghost was the first book I started writing and is now my second novel to be published. When I started writing Moragh, Holly', it was called An Absolute Bargain and it was a nauseatingly soppy love story. Over the twenty odd years it took me to finish - I wrote 6 other novels in that time too! - it grew into a paranormal romance. It is set in Cape Town, South Africa in real time. [...]
 
Book: When the Holy Ghost Found Me by Glesa Flewellen
During meditaton I received a message. A voice said the words, "Holy Ghost." I didn't know it was about so I went back to meditating. Another message came through, this time saying, "Tell your Holy Ghost story." It was soon followed with full sentences as if I were writing it right then. Since the message was persistent and didn't seem like it was going to go away, I decided to obey it and [...]
 
Book: Garrett's Ghost by Pamela Ackerson
What's a time traveling Texas Ranger supposed to do? Harassed by a ghost. Trouble is brewing and her name is Margarite, an unrelenting force determined to get his attention. A story of unrequited love, the power of healing, and the embracing need to never give up. Unforgettable moments-- and unforgettable characters tug at your heartstrings with a myriad of emotions. Garrett's Ghost is a touching [...]
 
Book: Ghost Storm (Hidden Bay Book 1) by Jessie Costin
How can a place she's never been before feel so much like home? Hidden Bay is no ordinary town. And Melodie may not be an ordinary girl. As soon as she arrives, strange things begin to happen. There's Blake, the guy who's so familiar, though she's sure she's never met him; there's the man who keeps appearing, who may not be a man at all; and there's the blackouts. Except that in the blackness, [...]
 
Book: The Ghost Between Us by Pete Nunweiler
You'll quickly connect with the characters in this captivating paranormal thriller. With a cliff hanger at the close of every chapter, you won't want to put it down. Toby Miller just hung up the phone with his wife, Anna twenty minutes ago. When it rings again, the voice calling from his wife's phone isn't Anna. "Mister Miller, your wife's been in an accident." Toby makes a promise to honor [...]
 
Book: Writing Deep Point Of View - Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors (Writer's Craft Book 13) by Rayne Hall
Do you want to give the readers such a vivid experience that they feel the events of the story are real and they're right there? Do you want them to forget their own world and worries, and live in the main character's head and heart? The magic wand for achieving this is Deep Point of View. Readers love it, because it gives them the thrill of becoming a different person. The reader doesn't just [...]
 
Book: Prophecy (The Ghost Wars Saga) by Justin Wilkerson
Cuzak Rudir is the newly crowned King of the Specter Alliance. His coronation has left the position as head of the military empty. When he decides to promote his longtime friend, Gregor, over his own brother, Destor, the King's brother takes matters into his own hands. Destor travels to the Alliance's adversary, Mars, and returns with an enemy fleet and a mind for revenge. Amidst the fighting a [...]
 
Book: Gallows Iron: Book Four of the Tyler May series by B. J. Mears
Book four of the Tyler May series. The balance of the world is shifting. Once an infrequent and disbelieved phenomenon, ghosts are now a fact of life and dark forces are using them. When MI6 agents get a lead on one of the ghostly gloves, Chapman wants his ghost-haunting spy on the case. Tyler, Melissa and Lucy are sent on a deadly mission and discover a secret that could make or break the [...]
 
Book: The Fishing Trip - A Ghost Story by Chris Keys
Edge of your Seat Thrill Ride! Suspenceful, Exciting, Scary! If you only Buy one Book-Buy this Book! You'll Love it! So real, you feel the mist off the water, smell the stinking cigar and hear the ship's horn in the dark! Four friends on weekend fishing trip encounter a ghost ship sank in the 1800's and are forced to battle the devil's minions in a race to shore for their lives. "Very creepy. It [...]
 
Book: Writing Love Scenes - Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors (Writer's Craft Book 27) by Rayne Hall & Susanne McCarthy
Learn to write love scenes like a a pro. Two professional authors show step-by-step how to create conflict, depth and intensity, and craft a heart-warming or harrowing scene that readers will never forget. This book shows you step-by-step how to to write about - the first meeting - - the first kiss - - characters in disguise - - confessing a secret - - relationship conflicts - - breaking up - - [...]
 
Book: Ghost of a Chance by Nick Korolev
Frank Barnes, a former professor and Senator from West Virginia is running for President of the United States. Tired of the corruption and illegal acts perpetrated by the current President, he's determined to make a difference. Behind in the polls, Frank hasn't a ghost of a chance of winning, until a real ghost the ghost of Theodore Roosevelt makes a startling appearance. A book bought for [...]
 
Book: Indigo Moon Rising - Paranormal Summer by Sherry Guyberson
Bakersburg Tennessee once a sleepy little town is now home to three misfit teens with supernatural gifts. As they learn to develop and trust their abilities, they begin to unravel the dark secrets of the past. They begin to experience what is meant by 'the veil is thinning.' More teens like them are coming out of the woodwork. It seems this is little burg, just South of the Smokes is becoming a [...]
 
Book: The end of the track - A ghost story by Gary M. Martin
Frank Guerder writes ghost stories. When a man stops and asks his help about a ghost problem his town is having he is reluctant to go. Though he has a gift to sense unworldly spirits he would rather just write about them. Carla, his agent, however, thinks that it would be great publicity. Frank gives in. Later it will turn into something more than a ghost story.
 
Book: Writing About Magic - Professional Techniques for Paranormal and Fantasy Fiction (Writer's Craft Book 3) by Rayne Hall
Do you write fantasy fiction? This book is a resource for authors. Crammed with information, tips, and plot ideas, it helps you create stories about magic and magicians which are believable and exciting. Learn about power-raising, ritual, training, initiation, love spells, sex magic, costuming, equipment, correspondences, magical weapons, healing, protection, miracles, spells, amulets, talismans, [...]
 
Book: Mr Glass And The Ghost Train - Sceary Bo by Gary Strangeway
Mr Glass and his nephews Timmy and Glen are out celebrating the twins tenth birthday when their car breaks down in a country lane. In the misty lane as the light begins to fade they meet Stoker who befriends them and directs them to a garage in the mysterious little town of Sceary Bo. Unable to get a signal on their phones the trio set off along the dark spooky road to find help. After several [...]
 
Book: Fantasy Writing Prompts - 77 Powerful Ideas To Inspire Your Fiction (Writer's Craft Book 24) by Rayne Hall
FANTASY WRITING PROMPTS: SEVENTY-SEVEN POWERFUL IDEAS TO INSPIRE YOUR FICTION This book is part of Rayne Hall's acclaimed Writer's Craft series. Here's an excerpt: INTRODUCTION This book is crammed with fertile seeds for fantasy fiction. Each prompt comes with a wealth of suggestions how you can develop it to suit the kind of story you want to write. Plant those seeds into the rich ground of your [...]
 
Book: Fiction Pacing - Professional Techniques for Slow and Fast Pace Effects (Writer's Craft) by Rayne Hall
Excerpt from 'Fiction Pacing: Professional Techniques for Authors' by Rayne Hall Which kind of plot situation calls for what kind of pace? I've compiled a list, so you can see at a glance which situations need what: FAST PACE * Physical fight scenes (battles, duels, brawls) * Chases (on foot, by car, on horseback) * Races (sports contests, horse racing, car racing) * Physical escapes (running, [...]
 


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