You will experience immediate success by starting with extremely easy, basic anatomy that most fantasy characters share (simple shapes, easy views, easy to copy) then be able to move on to more interesting and complex characters that go past initial pencils into a shaded and colored finish.
Many of the features in the first book are carried over into Fantasy Characters such as historical facts about... [click here for more]
151 Things NO ONE Should Know How to Do
* Stage a coup * Swim with sharks * Beat a breathalyzer *
The Forbidden Knowledge series has taken readers over the edge before, but never like this. The Most Forbidden Knowledge jam-packs the best and baddest how-tos into one car-stealing, keg-kicking, base-jumping-off-a-skyscraper collection.
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"I've got a great idea for a book!" But a great idea is not enough--what you need is a killer book proposal. With publishing gurus Rick Frishman and Robyn Friedman Spizman as your guides, you can create a proposal that makes your idea sing--and appeals to right publishers.
This step-by-step process includes: expanding your idea into a full-fledged proposal; marketing your proposal to the... [click here for more]
The Insider's Guide to Promoting Your Book--and Yourself
From the marketing genius of Rick Frishman and the publishing acumen of Robyn Freedman Spizman comes the next book in the most comprehensive writing reference set on the market. These masters of promotion and publicity take readers behind the scenes, showing them how to work with publishers and agents to market their books... [click here for more]
20 Conversations with Authors about the Craft
This compelling book provides you with eighteen insightful interviews with bestselling authors, writing instructors, agents, award-winning writers and more.
You'll learn how to create characters, plot more effectively, live the writer's life with purpose and abandon, and much more. Interviewees include Orson Scott Card, George Singleton,... [click here for more]
Everything I Need to Know about Life I Learned from Tolkien"It's a dangerous business, going out your front door."
In the age of men, one must face myriad challenges: epic quests, imminent danger, the evil gaze of Sauron . . . okay, so maybe not. But wouldn't life's day-to-day challenges be easier if one were to take a cue from the diminutive hobbit?
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The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published
The 2013 Writer's Market details thousands of publishing opportunities for writers, including listings for book publishers, consumer and trade magazines, contests and awards, and literary agents. These listings include contact and submission information to help writers get their work published.
Look inside and you'll find page after page of all-new... [click here for more]
Creating a Writing Process That Works for You
"Writing Your Way" shows readers how to create their own unique writing process. The book takes readers through the five stages of the creative process: idea, gather, organize, draft, and revise. And shows writers many ways to do all five stages, thereby allowing them to customise their own writing process and get their ideas... [click here for more]