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Book: The Craft Fair Vendor Guidebook - Ideas to Inspire by Brenda DeHaan
Are you thinking about selling your creations at craft fairs but aren't sure where to start? Are you already selling items but would like more ideas to enhance your displays? "The Craft Fair Vendor Guidebook: Ideas to Inspire" is the go-to guide for people interested in personalized selling. Including many color photographs from craft fairs and other vendor events, this book offers logical ways [...]
 
Book: Host a Successful Craft Fair - Tips for Top-Selling Events by Brenda DeHaan
Craft fairs are about fun and making money. If you are the host, organization is key to creating a rewarding event. You want the event's sponsoring organization and the vendors to make money. You want the guests to make memories of a fun time shopping and spending time together. You want to accomplish these things as efficiently as possible. This book tells you how. The information is geared for [...]
 
Book: A Fair To Die For by Radine Trees Nehring
It's October, craft fair season in the Ozarks, and Carrie and Henry are helping their friend Shirley sell her quilts and Baby Cuddlys at the War Eagle Craft Fair. After a mysterious cousin with ties to drug dealers appears, danger stalks the fair. When Carrie is abducted by killers following a breakfast at War Eagle Mill, she's afraid she won't escape, because though her aim in life has always [...]
 
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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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: Crafty Decluttering by Brenda DeHaan
How long can you procrastinate decluttering your craft area? If you're like many, the answer is "TOO long!" "Crafty Decluttering" is a light-hearted look at how one tiny craft space was organized and transformed. The story is told through colorful pictures of the progress. Seeing how one crafter's mess gets organized may be just the thing to motivate you to tackle your own projects in your own [...]
 
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: 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 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: 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 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: 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: Success with STEM - Ideas for the classroom, STEM clubs and beyond by Sue Howarth
Success with STEM is an essential resource, packed with advice and ideas to support and enthuse all those involved in the planning and delivery of STEM in the secondary school. It offers guidance on current issues and priority areas to help you make informed judgements about your own practice and argue for further support for your subject in school. It explains current initiatives to enhance STEM [...]
 
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: 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: 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, [...]
 
Book: Shadows in the rye by Jan Bos
SHADOWS IN THE RYE - I suppose that superstition knows no boundaries. Whether you live on the East Coast, the West Coast or in between, somewhere in a small village, you will find a Witch, an overzealous Police Inspector, and many people who are afraid of both. I was born in such a town before my family moved to a large city on the coast. Every year I spent a good part of my summer vacation with [...]
 
Book: Book of Shadows 2 - Rising by Michael Beaulieu
16-year-old witches Emma, Lia and Shar have barely survived a life-threatening assault by zealot bullies who targeted Lia and Shar for being an interracial lesbian couple. The attack might never have happened had Emma's boyfriend Tim not gotten involved. The girls' wounds aren't even done healing when police detectives start interrogating them. All they did was fight for their lives, but the [...]
 
Book: Dark Moon by Maggie Tideswell
A spellbinding novel of love, murder, and the supernatural. Chance meetings can have far-reaching effects. Loved ones may not be who they seem. The line between comprehension and confusion is thin ~ particularly when one's thoughts are being manipulated by another. In Dark Moon, the eternal triangle takes an innovative twist into the occult as dark magic fights against those who serve the Light. [...]
 
Book: The Age of Water by Sean Craft
Handsome, clever, if not yet rich, Philip Clarke finds himself drawn by the cool beauty of Mei Li, lawyer and colleague, yet at the same time is unable to relinquish his weekly visit to the near-by shanty-town and the waiting arms of the fishing village woman who offers exquisite and unexpected pleasure. His simple ambition is to continue to enjoy the heady gratifications of both, without undue [...]
 
Book: Scout Kii-jin by Fred A. Ludwig
When a battle-damaged spacecraft comes down in the night, a few wish to meet the pilot, learn from those from visit us from space. A government agency wants to strip it any usable weapons, and keep the pilot in a dark room, should they survive entry into the atmosphere and the fighters they have waiting. Far Edge Scout Kii-jin finds herself wanted when she ends up coming down in the woods while [...]
 
Book: Why Does My Book Not Sell? 20 Simple Fixes (Writer's Craft) by Rayne Hall
Does your book sell as well as it deserves? If it doesn't, one of twenty blocks may hinder its sales blocks you can easily remove once you're aware of them. Sell more books! Each chapter reveals one area where indie authors are sabotaging their books' success, and shows how you can free yourself from that trap. Whether you want to sell 100,000 copies or would be happy with just 100, this guide [...]
 
Book: How To Diagnose Your Character - Using Psychology To Create an In-Depth Character by Joshua Hoyt
Take Your Characterization Skills To The Next Level! By following the guidelines in this book you will create powerful characters that readers will want to know more and more about. Praise for How to Diagnose Your Character: The League of Utah Writers Non-Fiction Winner of 2013 (Golden Quail award) "This book is absolutely fantastic for helping with fictional character development." - C - "This [...]
 
Book: Star Runners - Revelation Protocol (#2) by L.E. Thomas
The dangers in the universe followed him to Earth. Starfighter pilot Austin Stone, recently commissioned as the newest Star Runner with the Galactic Legion of Planets, always heard you can't go home again, but he never imagined his homecoming would descend into terror and violence. Upon his arrival, he is thrust into peril as a dark force lurking in the shadows targets Star Runners and their [...]
 
Book: Heat, Light, Microwaves, Magic - The Obelisk (Harder Than Diamonds Book 1) by Matthew M. Pyke
What if? Sometimes this simple question leads to a hopeful end and sometimes it plunges you deep into a waking nightmare. The first book in the series Harder Than Diamonds, Heat, Light, Microwaves, Magic explores everything from odd lights in the sky, to a transformed Earth in the future, to a strange fantasy realm where things do not appear as they are, to a techno-thriller that questions the [...]
 
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: Writing to be Published...and Read by Don Keith
Your dream is to write a book, get it published, and then have people read what you have written. It may be a novel or a non-fiction work. But you don't know where to start. Or doors are slammed in your face every way you turn. Publishing houses ignore you. Agents reject you without comment. You are on the verge of giving up your dream of becoming a published author. Stop! You can have that [...]
 
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: Laurel - Will the couple's love sustain them or is their daughter lost to them forever? by Susan F. Craft
In the port of Charleston, South Carolina, post-Revolutionary War passions reach fever pitch. There, Lilyan's past catches up with her. As a former patriot spy, she is charged with the murder of a British officer. Thrown into the "Exchange Building" and chained alongside prostitutes, thieves, and murderers, she seeks the courage to survive and the faith to believe she will find her missing child, [...]
 


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