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Book: The Wasting - Descent to the Cataclysm (Over the Precipice Book 3) by Blade Cort
With his science podcast ratings in the dumpster, Peter Scott just received a literal gift from heaven - an alien warning of Earth's coming destruction. Given the news, he and his crew have a great idea to bolster their show's popularity. Why not interview controversial experts with proposals to defend Earth's inhabitants from the alien threat? One problem - society is already a mess because it's [...]
 
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: 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: 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 [...]
 
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: 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: Gene Cartwright's 8 Select Works Collection - Oprah Guest Author & Past Pulitzer Nominee by Gene Cartwright
Never Before on Amazon, And Never Again: (See Author's Amazon Page for details on each book in this collection: https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B000APJVHI) Now comes an incredible eBook Pre-launch offer unlike any ever offered on Amazon.Special price is for Pre-Orders Only. SEE, VIEW & HEAR PREVIEW at: https://GeneCartwright.com/preview.pdf - GENE CARTWRIGHT -former Oprah guest author, past [...]
 
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: 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: Reversal by Gene Ligotti
REVERSAL is the unique tale of an undying love set upon the tapestry of the science of genetic bio-technical advancements. In the world of pharmaceutical cosmetics. Every company strives to find the fountain of youth for women. They never dream their endeavors will achieve a complete reversal to the woman's own youth. In REVERSAL, Contessa Industries finds a phenomenal formula that causes an [...]
 
Book: Time Never Heals by Gene Ligotti
Time Never Heals is the story of Dr. Frank Lunati, the first battalion TIME NEVER HEALS is the story of Dr. Frank Lunati, the first battalion surgeon for the 2/5th First Cavalry Division in Vietnam. This is his story of his tour of duty, the battles, the casualties and deaths, along with all his thoughts and feelings. He relives in vivid detail the Search and Destroy missions, the battles of [...]
 
Book: The Third Woman by Gene Ligotti
The Third Woman is an unusual murder mystery challenging the reader with many twists and turns. A real page turner. The setting is the fabled 'Gold-Coast' on the North Shore of Liong Island in New York. The main character is a dentist who is accused of the murder of a man with whom his expwife was having an affair. He is innocent ... isn't he?
 
Book: Incredible Deception - a novel by Gene Ligotti
Identical twins . . . the idea alone stirs unique thoughts of something special because identical twins are exceptional in this complicated world of ours. Originally designated to be one person, the original cell split and two separate, but identical human beings were the result. Identical in appearance, but are they identical in their mind, heart and soul? Certainly nature vs. nurturing comes [...]
 
Book: Accomplice by Gene Ligotti
Accomplice is another of Ligotti's long line of suspense thrillers. In this mystery, the author challenges the reader to discover which of several men is the real serial killer. Ligotti offers dead ends and red herrings as well as real and false clues. When a serial killer is almost caught by the police, he wonders where he went wrong in his planning. Claiming to be a novice writer, the killer [...]
 
Book: Suppressed by Gene Ligotti
Suppressed is the strange and puzzling tale of Richard Markham, a New York City Police Captain in the homicde department. Early in the investigation of brutal murders perpetrated against young beautiful women, Captain Markam comes to believe that he is the serial murderer he is looking for. This psycho-analytical suspense thriller, with its various twists and turns, by which Ligotti has become [...]
 
Book: Fatal Flaw by Gene Ligotti
Fatal Flaw is an all consuming suspense filled novel. George Clayton is a lawyer who finds himself embroiled in a difficult situation. Having found out that his law firm is involved in criminal activities, and that the criminals will be coming after him, he decides to run. Taking with him something the firm values, he knows they will be searching for him. George's daughter, Cassandra, becomes [...]
 
Book: Roaring Drunk - An Idiots Guide on becoming an Alcoholic by John T. Newton
Many people arrive at a point in their lives and ask the question 'how did I get here, where did all the time go? The question I asked myself was, 'What the hell happened to my life', only to find the answer staring me in the face, 'oh yeah, I remember, I pissed it up the wall'. I don't remember the exact day I realized I was alcoholic, but with the benefit of years of sobriety and the luxury of [...]
 
Book: Dark Eagle (Interesting Characters of the American Revolution) by Gene Ligotti
He was our greatest patriot and most beloved hero and today his name is synonymous with treason. What caused such a complete turnabout? What factors could so radically change a man's heart and soul? This, the last of the trilogy, is that story. The story of six crucial years in the life of Benedict Arnold. Three years that created the revered patriot-hero and the three that formed the despised [...]
 
Book: A Vested Interest - Immortality Gene by John and Shelia Chapman
You fear pandemics? What if the elixir of eternal life turns out to be a virus that grants you immortality?The earth needs immortal humans--It's the only way to save all life from an apocalypse which no survivalist can prepare for. Immortality is an essential part of the plan to avoid this ultimate disaster. Book one of the series tells how three genetic engineers came to develop a cure for death [...]
 
Book: The Youngest Patriot (Interesting Characters of the American Revolution) by Gene Ligotti
The Youngest Patriot is the story, the first in the trilogy, of the coming of age of a young boy set against the turmoil of the British occupation of Long Island during the American Revolution. Elijah Churchill defies his father and joins the Continental Army at age thirteen. The story culminates with Elijah as the recipent of the first Purple Heart; designed and awarded by General George [...]
 
Book: The Plague Within (Brier Hospital Series) by Lawrence Gold, M.D.
REVIEW: A Thrilling Medical Suspense Novel that Kept Me on the Edge of My Chair Rapidly Flipping Pages from Beginning to End! Enjoy! By Tom McGee - Every once in a while I am blessed to have read so many great books and use so many great products that I press forward to experience the next without taking the time to review them immediately. That was the case with Doctor Lawrence W. Gold's book [...]
 
Book: Swamp Fox (Interesting Characters of the American Revolution) by Gene Ligotti
Swamp Fox is the story, the second of the trilogy, of a man, Francis Marion, who scarifices all for his country during the Revolutionary War. With his charisma and patriotism, he rallies southern freedom fighters into a small but effective force. Using guerrilla tactics, he strikes the enemy when and where they least expect and then disappears into the dangerous southern swamps.
 
Book: Tracks in the Mud - Trailing My Dreams through the Last Great Fur Boom by Gene Stark
Never in the history of the North American continent has more fur been shipped to the world than during the 1970's. Trappers, traders, and all those connected with the fur-fashion industry experienced an incredible boom. For a rural kid who grew up during the nineteen fifties and nineteen sixties when fur prices were low and trappers had seemingly no future, the nineteen-seventies ushered in an [...]
 
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: Flyover Seasons by Gene Stark
"Flyover Seasons" is a poetic excursion through the changing seasons out in 'Flyover Country.' Anyone who lives between the coasts will recognize the plain, unabridged rhythm portrayed in the series of poems. Everyone needs to feel the rustic ecstasy of the seasons and experience the pure joys of the land and elements of the great middle. The character of "The Old Hand" will show you a unique [...]
 
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: 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 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 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: 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 [...]
 


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