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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: Writing Dark Stories - How to Write Horror and Other Disturbing Short Stories (Writer's Craft Book 6) by Rayne Hall
Learn to haunt your readers with powerful, chilling tales. Make their spines tingle with anticipation and their skins crawl with delicious fear. Disturb their world-view and invite them to look into the dark corners of their own souls. This book gives you a wealth of tools and techniques for writing great short stories. It is part of the acclaimed Writer's Craft series. TABLE OF CONTENTS - [...]
 
Book: The Frugal Editor - Do-It-Yourself Editing Secrets, from your query letters to final manuscript to the marketing of your new bestseller by Carolyn ...
There are gremlins out there determined to keep your work from being published, your book from being promoted. Resolved to embarrass you before the gatekeepers who can turn the key of success for you, they lurk in your subconscious and the depths of your computer programs. Whether you are a new or experienced author, The Frugal Editor will help you present whistle-clean copy (from a one-page [...]
 
Book: Writer's Craft Power Pack 1 - 5-Book Bundle by Rayne Hall
Get five of Rayne Hall's acclaimed Writer's Craft books in one: Writing Fight Scenes, Writing Dark Stories, Writing Short Stories To Promote Your Novels, Writing About Magic, The Word-Loss Diet. Please note - these books are for fictioneers who have mastered the basics of their craft and want to take their skills to the next level. They are not suitable for absolute beginners.
 
Book: Novel Revision Prompts - Make Your Good Book Great - Self-Edit Your Plot, Scenes & Style (Writer's Craft 17) by Rayne Hall
You've written a novel, and the draft brims with promise. Now you're revising it to shape it into a gripping work of fiction readers can't put down. Revising a novel is fun. With each change, you see your book grow closer to your vision and gain more power. In this book, I offer you ideas on how to bring out your novel's full potential. Play with them, experiment, explore where they'll lead. To [...]
 
Book: The Word-Loss Diet (Writing Craft) by Rayne Hall
Tighten and tone your writing style, and use simple revision tricks to slim down your manuscript. Shed thousands of words without changing the plot. Strip away the word fat and reveal the muscle of your unique author voice. This book is short, but potent. It is perfect for - self-editing before you submit your book to agents and publishers, or before self-publishing - - understanding why your [...]
 
Book: Great Little Last-Minute Editing Tips for Writers - The Ultimate Frugal Booklet for Avoiding Word Trippers and Crafting Gatekeeper-Perfect Copy by ...
Here is a booklet of word trippers. It is an addendum to a similar list in the appendixes of Carolyn Howard-Johnson's multi award-winning book, "The Frugal Editor." An instructor for UCLA Extension's world-renowned Writers' Program, editor, poet, and novelist, Howard-Johnson has included trouble causers she finds most frequently in her clients' copy. This handy booklet is small enough to be [...]
 
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: 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, [...]
 
Book: Writing Vivid Dialogue - Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors (Writer's Craft Book 16) by Rayne Hall
Do you want to write fast-paced, exciting, sizzling dialogue? This book reveals professional dialogue techniques to characterise the speaker, carry the plot forward and entertain your readers. This is not a beginner's guide. I assume that you have mastered the basics of fiction writing, and don't need an explanation of what dialogue is and why it matters for your story. But your dialogue isn't [...]
 
Book: Euphonics For Writers - Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors (Writer's Craft Book 15) by Rayne Hall
Learn how to touch your readers' subconscious with subtle tricks. Certain sounds have certain effects on the psyche. By using words which include those sounds, you influence how the reader feels. Euphonic techniques are popular in poetry, but seldom used in prose. This guide shows how you can apply them to make your prose fiction sparkle. For the purpose of this book, I define euphonics as the [...]
 
Book: Writing Vivid Plots - Professional Techniques for Fiction Writers (Writer's Craft Book 20) by Rayne Hall
Do you want to give your novel a powerful story line? Do you want to power up a draft you've written? This guide shows professional techniques for developing and structuring your fiction book. It solves plot problems such as slow beginnings, sagging middles and flat endings, and guides you to write specific story parts such as the 'Black Moment' and the 'Climax'. The focus of this guide is on [...]
 
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 Emotions - Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors (Writer's Craft Book 22) by Rayne Hall
Do you want your characters to feel such strong emotions that the readers' scalps prickle, their mouths go dry and their hearts thud like they're sharing the experience? Do you want to convey fear or happiness in ways that make the readers feel heat radiating through their chest or cold sweat trickling down their spine rather than the tired 'he was afraid' or 'she felt happy'? Step by step, [...]
 
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: 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 Wasting - Descent to the Cataclysm (Over the Precipice Book 3) by Blade Cort
*** The Wasting is a visionary, 4-novel value exposing our impending dystopian future as advanced technologies collide with antiquated human values. *** It all happened too fast after human gene editing was democratized in the late 20's. Tattoo parlors became genetic manipulation centers to accommodate exotic desires like mammalian and insect features - in humans . The new tech went far beyond [...]
 
Book: The Second Mouse Gets the Cheese - How to Avoid the Traps of Self-Publishing by Carolyn Poling Schriber
As a former college history professor, I am not a stranger to the world of writing, but the publishing process was something I knew little about. Publishing is relatively easy for academics. We seldom have agents. We meet publishing representatives at academic conferences. We rely on university presses to publish our books, advertise them in the right journals, peddle them at pertinent [...]
 
Book: Photoshop Elements 10 For First Time Users - Step By Step Instruction to Take Your Photos to the Next Level by Glenn Forrest
This book includes step by step instructions for first time users of Photoshop Elements 10. It shows you how to edit your photographs using the basic editing options and take your images from good to WOW. Included in the book are explanations of the user interface along with detailed screen images. If you are looking for specific, straight to the point training to get you quickly and easliy [...]
 
Book: Digital Photo Restoration - What to Do and How to Do It by Deborah Collin
Photo Restoration for the Rest of Us You don't need to spend a fortune to rescue your heirloom photographs. All you really need are some basic instructions and a little patience. If Photoshop isn't an option, but you still want to see what your ancestors saw when they looked through their photo albums, this little book will give you the necessary skills. Clear, concise, and easy to understand, it [...]
 
Book: Writing Scary Scenes by Rayne Hall
Are your frightening scenes scary enough? Learn practical tricks to turn up the suspense. Make your readers' hearts hammer with suspense, their breaths quicken with excitement, and their skins tingle with goosebumps of delicious fright. This book contains practical suggestions about how to structure a scary scene, increase the suspense, make the climax more terrifying, make the reader feel the [...]
 
Book: Self-Publishing Painlessly for FREE - A Helpful What-to-Do List for Frugal Authors by Brenda DeHaan
Yes, it is really is possible to publish a wonderful paperback and Kindle book for free. Zero financial investment on your part can lead to money in your bank account. If unsure which route to take, this book will guide you through the forest of information overload so you can find your own comfortable path. The conversational tone makes the content accessible like you have an English [...]
 
Book: Writing with E's (Writing to Publish Book 3) by Rebecca Waters
A writer writes. An author publishes. If you want to be a successful writer you need to first learn to exercise the writing muscle, learn to self-edit, seek to educate yourself about writing, engage with others in the writing community, and regularly engage in self-evaluation. Successful writers become published authors when they turn these practices into highly productive habits. In the third [...]
 
Book: Finding King Onomatopoeia and Other Stories by Lee B. Woods
Lee Woods has written a book for students who are tired of the same old grammar rules. "Students can learn how to write now, when they are young and searching. We make learning fun for adults, why not students?" Using humor, goofy characters, suspense, dialogue, and language play, Woods gives students 31 episodes and exercises in planning and mechanics that can satisfy core standards. His [...]
 
Book: Writing Fight Scenes by Rayne Hall
Dear Author, This book will help you to write a fight scene which is entertaining as well as realistic, and leaves the reader breathless with excitement. You may be clueless about fighting matters, as many authors are. The book will show you step-by-step to write plausible fights and avoid blunders. On the other hand, you may be a skilled martial artist, a military historian or a combat veteran. [...]
 
Book: Write Now! - A No Nonsense Guide To Writing Your First Novel (Write Now, Get Published Book 1) by Andrea Lacey-Payne
If you've always wanted to write a book but didn't know how, this is your chance! A published author guides you through the steps in a series of three ebooks with easy to understand instructions, advice with full support along the way. Don't let fear or uncertainty keep you from your dream of becoming published. Just think, this could be you in the future, writing a book on publishing to help [...]
 
Book: 111 Tips to Create Your Book Trailer by Doris Maria Heilmann
This 2nd - totally revised, expanded and updated - edition of the popular book trailer and video-guide helps you to market your novels or non-fiction books. It shows you how to master the composition of your book trailer, and where to find free music and photos. In more than 111 tips it guides you step for step how to plan, create, and upload your videos, and most of all: how to attract new [...]
 
Book: Francesca of Lost Nation by Lucinda Sue Crosby
A Must Read Novel - a romantic adventure Winner of Five Literary Prizes / Author selected as one of "50 Authors You Should be Reading" by The Authors Show online media outlet This romantic adventure is "funny at times and filled with little pearls of everyday wisdom, it is as much a romantic suspense as it is a perfect little capsule of a time gone by. It is a book about love of all kinds - [...]
 
Book: Forecast - Foggy with a Chance of Goodbye - Book 3 of the Forecast Series by Dyanne Gordon Green
A fresh FORECAST is here! It's not the thought of selling his business that bothers Frank. At least, not anymore. Frank is scared and, for once, Maggie's optimism isn't contagious as they face the most serious challenge of their lives. He struggles to find his spiritual footing and isn't sure if even God can stop the downward spiral. Christina also struggles when she learns the news, while her [...]
 
Book: The Day The World Sneezed - March 12, 2020 by Eddie Jones
March 12, 2020, I closed my laptop and walked across the Neuse River bridge to enjoy my evening walk on the greenway. Midway across the bridge the title for a story came to mind: The Day The World Sneezed. That Thursday, Raleigh and Wake County had begun to discuss imposing restrictions on business. There was talk schools might close the following week. When I got home from my walk I made a fake [...]
 
Book: In the Fullness of Time - One Woman's Story of Growth and Empowerment by Katherine P. Stillerman
In this sequel to Hattie's Place, the year is 1913. Hattie Robinson is married to the widowed Charles Barton and has left her teaching position at Calhoun School to raise Charles's sons and manage the Barton estate. Now she must reconcile her role as mother and wife with her work for woman's suffrage, a cause that ignited her passion when attending the Woman's Suffrage Procession in Washington, [...]
 
Book: Madame Lola by Douglas Braverman
To escape the Holocaust, Rivka Hirschberg, a Jewish concert pianist, masquerades as a Christian jazz musician in the decadent nightclubs of Nazi Berlin. Jeffrey Hirschberg, a sixteen-year-old high school student in modern day New York, is surprised to discover that he has a mysterious, elderly great-aunt who, though Jewish, had worked for Adolph Hitler. Jeffrey befriends the cantankerous old [...]
 
Book: Songs of the Deliverer III - Glory Born by Elvo Fortunato Bucci
Can a baby save the world? A grieving old man and an orphan girl risk their lives to bring us salvation. The followers of the one called the Deliverer work against all odds to publish the story of how God sent his son to save the world. As the books start becoming popular, they find a lost journal written decades earlier. The journal tells of an old man who teaches religious lessons to an orphan [...]
 
Book: Behind Closed Doors by K.F. Johnson
Prepare to submerge yourself in this spicy and entertaining offering by new author K F Johnson as Behind Closed Doors takes you on a roller coaster of deceit! Siblings Brenda and Brian Andrews seem to have it all. Good looks, money and charm go a long way among the abundant singles scene in Atlanta and these siblings have a track record to be reckoned with. Unfortunately for them, all pawns in [...]
 
Book: Rediscovering Charlie by J.P. Maximus
Dr. MacKinnon is the owner of a hospital at the leading edge of genetic research. He is on the verge of a cure for all diseases using gene therapy. Why are people trying to stop him? With his enemies lurking in the shadows, he suffers his greatest loss: the death of a loved one. Dr. MacKinnon possesses what no other facility does and everyone fears: He has the means to recover any person using [...]
 


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