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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: How To Write Your Best Story - Advice for Writers on Spinning an Enchanting Tale by Philip Martin
''I find that most people know what a story is until they sit down to write one.''-- Flannery O'Connor Beginning writers too often believe that plot, or character development, or some structural element is what's needed to get published. This book looks at what really makes fiction work: good storytelling. ''A good writer is basically a storyteller,'' said Isaac Bashevis Singer, winner of 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: From Writing With Love by Avril Joy
In From Writing With Love, her inspirational book on writing, Costa Short Story winner Avril Joy shares her writing life - the highs and lows, and everything she learned about writing along the way. 'I came late to writing and after a matter of only months found myself hopelessly in love. I had some modest, early success with publication but then a series of difficult rejections. In 2011 I came [...]
 
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: 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 [...]
 
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: 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 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: Writing About Villains (Writing Craft) by Rayne Hall
Create fiends whom your readers will love to hate and can never forget. Forget the cardboard evil-doers with their evil laughter and stinking breath. Your villains will have personality, ideals, feelings and conflicts. They will challenge your heroes, chill your readers, and give your novel excitement and depth. This book is part of the Writer's Craft Series: Writing Fight Scenes, Writing Scary [...]
 
Book: How to Write Novels, Short Stories, Articles and Blogs - For the self-taught, self-made, self-starter, and ambitious reader by Marciano Guerrero and Mary ...
This guide is about the writing of riveting novels, short stories, articles, essays, blogs, and other non-fiction genres. Our method of writing isn't found in any of the traditional textbooks written by theorists, scholars, successful and unsuccessful editors and writers, as well as writers' workshops, and writers' conferences.So, don't for a minute expect a "How to" traditional guide to writing [...]
 
Book: The Novel - a Writer's Guide - Discover the Joy of Writing Fiction by Russell F. Moran
The Novel - A Writer's Guide Discover the Joy of Writing FictionThis book will help you unlock the story that's within you. How often have you asked yourself when you are getting around to writing that novel? Maybe you'll start after dinner, or maybe after a long walk, or maybe Saturday morning,or maybe tomorrow or the day after.What are you missing, and why isn't your book available for readers [...]
 
Book: DATING, RELATIONSHIPS, MARRIAGE ADVICE - Surviving The Storm by Titania Hudson
LET'S SEE WHAT READERS SAID ABOUT THIS BOOK: Solid advice to strengthen your marriage - Anupama - Precise and without fluff, it makes an educational read - Beran - Very well written and full of tips to help reconcile your marriage and get it back on track - Albert - SYNOPSIS: Is jealousy killing the romance in the marriage? Are the insecurities and fears of a jealousy spouse driving you insane, [...]
 
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: 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: StoryMasters - Advanced Notions in Novel Writing by Gordon A Kessler
Novice to Seasoned Storytellers Hone Your Skills! What lies beneath a well-crafted story? Author's creativity, meticulous plotting, linking subplots, deep point of view, interactive setting, vivid imagery, carefully drawn characters, and insightful, yet invisible subtext--that's what lies beneath any well-drawn story. In this, the eighth edition of Novel Writing Made Simple retitled as [...]
 
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 25 essential writing tips - Guide to writing good fiction by Alana Woods
What's the secret to a compelling hook? How do you write characters that live and breathe? When do you show and when do you tell? Where does story development take you? Why do your descriptions fall flat? Who is telling the story? First, second or third person point of view. All that and more in 25 essential writing tips.
 
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: 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: Pimp My Fiction - Powerful writing creates bestsellers by Paula Wynne, Rayne Hall (Foreword)
This 40,000+word is a full collection of the best writing resource guides to teach you how to write a novel! Save money before buying writing books that may not be what your novel requires. Pimp My Fiction is the 'ultimate guide to every useful, interesting and downright indispensable writing instruction book'. How To Write A Novel ~ This writer's essential resource is the first book to read [...]
 
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: 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: Lessons I Learned As An Author - A Practical Guide to Write Your Book, Publish It & Market It Too by Sheldon D. Newton
Do you want to write a book, but need plain advice as to how to do it? Are you already an author but needs to know what it takes to make it and become a best-selling author . Perhaps you need help with advertising your book. In this ground-breaking, strategic and practical resource, best-selling author and speaker Sheldon D. Newton removes the mysteries surrounding becoming successful as an [...]
 
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: How To Make Amazing Money Writing Articles From Home! by Roy Carter
Writing Articles For A Second Income Amazon Best Seller Writing articles is one of the few things that you can do to make money passively from home. Depending on who you're writing the articles for, you could easily have a set 'n forget setup, meaning, that once you've written your articles you'll earn money on autopilot, without any further work. Out of all the things that you try in order to [...]
 
Book: Writing Tips and Tricks - More Than 40 Ways to Improve YOUR Writing Today! (Authors Secrets Book 1) by Kim Lambert
*** WINNER 2016 GOLD e-LIT AWARD!! *** *** READERS FAVORITE 5 STAR REVIEW *** Do you love to write, but struggle to do so ? If so, this is the book for you! Packed with amazing tips and tricks, to get you unstuck from 'writer's block' and to improve your writing in dozens of little ways, there are tips about all aspects of writing, for both fiction and non-fiction authors. You will love the [...]
 
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 [...]
 


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