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Book: Strange Tales of the Ironic and Eclectic by Len Steiner
A Collection of Short Stories and Articles by Len Steiner in the Edgar Allan Poe Tradition "I can feel the warmth of the flames already and hear eerie footsteps approaching. I cannot endure much longer. The manuscript is finished." "Michael picked up Chico and Rocky's legs and, slowly, with much effort, dragged them to the basement door and down the steep steps to the dirt basement below." "Edgar [...]
 
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: 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: 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: Sommers' Folly by Debbie Boek
In blissful ignorance Brian Sommers agrees to lead the wagon train, taking beautiful, spirited Alaina Montgomery to her fiance, Diego Montoya, who is anxiously awaiting her in Texas. Sommers could never have anticipated the feelings that she would arouse in him, nor the dangerous turn that events would take. Although Alaina is wracked with guilt as her desire for the enigmatic Sommers surpasses [...]
 
Book: Heir to Death's Folly by Stuart Aken
Julie is controlled by Kasim, a fiance desperate for her to inherit Aunt Agatha's great wealth. Hustled into paying the old woman a visit, she learns that the folly, a tower looming over the grounds of the old manor house, holds a treasure chest. She and Kasim, tricked into searching for these riches, enter the folly and soon discover there's more to Aunt Agatha than they could possibly have [...]
 
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: Parker's Folly (The T'aafhal Inheritance) by Doug L Hoffman
TK Parker is a driven man. A retired oil billionaire, he has been obsessed with an object called the "artefact" for nearly three decades. From that obsession has come new, advanced technology that has enabled him to build a spaceship on his ranch in Texas. As the ship nears completion news of his private space program has leaked to the press--and the government. Ready or not, Captain Jack Sutton [...]
 
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: 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: Rolling in the Aisles - Kingdom of Folly (Cappuccino Fiction Book 3) by B Pepinesq
"We are all capable of doing something foolish." In the Kingdom of Folly the all-powerful Monarch was simply looking for a laugh. Yet King Pepin, King of the Kingdom of Folly did something foolish. It was to change the Kingdom of Folly forever. Just how foolish can you be? Would you do the same? Read all about this particular foolishness in this short story of two thousand words today. No: 3 in [...]
 
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: The Devil's Folly (Ramblings of the Damned Book Two) by Ashliegh Wolfgang
Never before has Immortality been received with the convictions of a suicide bomber. Christian is determined to live or die on his own terms and will go to extraordinary lengths to prove it. Christian has walked away from the love of his life, Corinne, and set out to destroy himself and anyone that happens to get in his way. Can anything bring peace to his tortured soul or is he damned to walk [...]
 
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: Fated Folly - A Georgian Romance by Elizabeth Bailey
He is powerfully male and older. She is a mischievous delight. Clare beards the ogre in his den, and is instantly smitten with Rupert's dynamic attraction. Her brother's elopement ends with Clare compromised. She must marry Rupert's cousin Ashendon, whom she detests, or Rupert himself. The promise of a radiant future evaporates as fate and Ashendon conspire against her. Can Clare overcome [...]
 
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: The Great Game by D.R. Bell
After years of patient preparation, a block of countries led by China and Russia stages an overnight financial coup to unseat the US dollar as the world's reserve currency. Fortunes are made and lost in a matter of hours. But some have more far-ranging plans than financial gain. Computer engineer David Ferguson has no idea that a chance meeting with a friendly stranger in the airport will change [...]
 
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: How To Write That Scene - Professional Techniques For Fiction Authors (Writer's Craft Book 28) by Rayne Hall
Learn how professional authors craft scenes, and apply the techniques to your fiction. This book shows you how to choose the cast of characters and the point-of-view, how to work with plot events and create conflict, how to build tension and conflict, and how to rework a dull scene to make it sparkle. It teaches you professional techniques for specific types of scenes, with a full chapter for [...]
 
Book: Pulp by Neil Ostroff
Nothing is as it seems! As pulp fiction writer, Kevin Turner's life is unraveling he receives a panicked call from his ex-girlfriend Tina, a high-priced hooker. The mayor's married son is dead in her bed and she needs Kevin's assistance. As if Kevin doesn't have enough problems. When Kevin discovers Tina's psychotic brother chopped up and removed the body, and Kevin's fingerprints are all over [...]
 
Book: Saving Summer by Constance Masters
Summer receives the opportunity of a lifetime when she scores a placement in a volunteer program in a zoo. Ben, as Summer's mentor sees a bright and talented young woman who needs some structure and discipline. Will Ben be able to help Summer reach her potential? Has Summer met her match? Originally published in 2014 under the title "Monkey Business".
 
Book: Mortem by J.J. Gonzalez
"-I don't know, James, chaos is -What? -It feels like home. Somewhere deep in my mind, in my heart, I see this Death, chaos, rage, and I say: This is home." Up until the moment he died, Edgar Blair was living a carefree life. Looking for a second chance, he sells his soul and ends up working for Death itself. While he figures out how to regain his soul, he carries out the tasks Death assigns him, [...]
 
Book: Outsourced by Eric J. Gates
What's the most dangerous gift a fan could send to an author? And if that fan was a professional assassin? Readers' Favorite 2017 GOLD MEDAL Winner Chill With a Book READERS' AWARD Sept 2017 GoodReads BOOK of the MONTH February 2015 New York-based writer Nic Stiles receives a strange package in the mail. It's not long before he realises what it represents will change his life... with deadly [...]
 
Book: Butterfly, a Novel by Julie O'Yang
Set against the backdrop of the Second World War/Sino-Japanese war (1931-1945), the story centres around the fatal love between a married Chinese woman and a young Japanese soldier. However, the fantastic tale is not as simple as its plot suggests. In the forties of the 20th century, one summer day, on the bending shore of the magical, eternal river Yangtze, a woman meets a young stranger she [...]
 
Book: The Sword And The Pen by Elysa Hendricks
It was time. After penning ten popular sword-and-sorcery novels, Brandon Alexander Davis was ready to move on. Ready to stop hiding in his fictional world. Ready to start living a real life. There was just one problem: as he plotted the noble death of Serilda D'Lar, his fictional creation, complete with mile-long sword, skimpy leather outfit and badass attitude, appeared in his study. Was she [...]
 
Book: Breakable Moments by Ryan Ramoutar
Breakable Moments is a blood stained, gunpowder smelling romance. The background is set in Trinidad, bringing alive the ghetto and the sharp edge of survival. The story is weaving around Eric, a paramilitary youngster who tries desperately to find love. So desperately, he runs into serious trouble and got caught between the long claws of the law and the crushing fist of the Mafia. His run [...]
 
Book: Your first words - How to start writing by Manouk Barnas & Daniel Kronen
This book will guide you through the writer's life. It will show you how to overcome your doubts and fear and how to become a writer. This book will help you write your first words as the professional writer you always wanted to be. Authors Manouk Barnas was born and raised in the Netherlands. Her passion for writing brought her to the world of international communication and media. She has a [...]
 
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