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Mythos Society Guide to New England

Mythos Society Guide to New England


The Mythos Society Guide to New England is an expansive universal sourcebook by veteran game designer Clint Staples that can be used to enhance any horror, mystery, or adventure roleplaying scenarios set in New England. It is particularly suited for Mythos-oriented games like Call of Cthulhu and Cthulhu Live. It is also a fun and provocative read...   [click here for more]
Skirmisher Publishing  $6.99 $4.99

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KOBOLD Guide to Magic

KOBOLD Guide to Magic


Kobolds Work a Little Magic The popular and wildly useful Kobold Guide series tackles the biggest subject in fantasy: Magic! What makes a fantasy fantastic? Magic, of course! Whether it’s unearthly beasts, scheming sorcerers, legendary swords or locales that defy logic and physics, a compelling fantasy story needs magical elements. The tricky part is that in order for the story to...   [click here for more]
Kobold Press  $24.99 $14.99

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Icelanders in the Viking Age: The People of the Sagas

Icelanders in the Viking Age: The People of the Sagas


The Sagas of Icelanders are enduring stories from Viking-Age Iceland filled with love and romance, battles and feuds, tragedy and comedy. Yet these tales are little read today, even by lovers of literature. The culture and history of the people depicted in the Sagas are often unfamiliar to the modern reader, though the audience for whom the tales were intended would have had an intimate understanding...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $35.00 $12.99

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102 Ways to Earn Money Writing 1,500 Words or Less

102 Ways to Earn Money Writing 1,500 Words or Less


The Ultimate Freelancer's Guide Can you make a living writing? Absolutely! 102 Ways to Earn Money Writing 1,500 Words or Less shows you the wide array of freelance opportunities available--and gives you everything you need to know to reap the benefits of a bustling writing career. Award-winning freelancer and highly sought communications consultant I.J. Schecter delivers ideas for...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $14.99 $8.99

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For Exposure: The Life and Times of a Small Press Publisher

For Exposure: The Life and Times of a Small Press Publisher


What does it take to become a Hugo and Stoker Award-nominated editor and publisher? Follow Jason Sizemore’s unconventional professional path as it winds through a tiny, overheated Baptist church deep within the coal fields of Appalachia, Kentucky, past a busted printer and a self-serving boss that triggered an early mid-life crisis and the epiphany that he should open a magazine spreading the...   [click here for more]
Apex Book Company  $2.99

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Worldbuilding For Writers, Gamers and Other Creators Volume One: Star, Planet, Moon

Worldbuilding For Writers, Gamers and Other Creators Volume One: Star, Planet, Moon


This concise first volume of Worldbuilding For Writers, Gamers and Other Creators provides straightforward guidance on how to model the astronomical elements of an Earth-like planet for your storyworld setting. Author and storyworld creator Matthew Wayne Selznick ("Brave Men Run -- A Novel of the Sovereign Era") explains the science and helps you through the (basic) math required...   [click here for more]
MWS Media  $2.99

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Comics as a Nexus of Cultures: Essays on the Interplay of Media, Disciplines and International Perspectives

Comics as a Nexus of Cultures: Essays on the Interplay of Media, Disciplines and International Perspectives


These essays from various critical disciplines examine how comic books and graphic narratives move between various media, while merging youth and adult cultures and popular and high art. The articles feature international perspectives on comics and graphic novels published in the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, Portugal, Germany, Turkey, India, and Japan. Topics range from film adaptation, to journalism...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $35.00 $19.99

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Metal Missives

Metal Missives


A Tome of Lyrics, Poems and Anecdotes from the Hard Rockin’ Days of Heavy Metal A memoir based on lyrics, poems and anecdotes from the glory days of heavy metal, when long hair, headbangers and metalheads ruled the earth! Now revised and updated with NEW songs, NEW poems and rockin' NEW anecdotes! ...   [click here for more]
Epic Age Media  $15.00 $10.00

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Cult Telefantasy Series: A Critical Analysis

Cult Telefantasy Series: A Critical Analysis


A Critical Analysis of The Prisoner, Twin Peaks, The X-Files, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Lost, Heroes, Doctor Who and Star Trek From The Prisoner in the 1960s to the more recent Heroes and Lost, a group of television series with strong elements of fantasy have achieved cult status. Focusing on eight such series, this work analyzes their respective innovations and influences. Assessing the...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $29.95 $17.99

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The Malleus Maleficarum

The Malleus Maleficarum


Using the original 1928 translation, the infamous Malleus Maleficarum is here for a study into medieval church history and superstitions. The way this text portrays and practices the punishment of occult figures is brutal and unwelcome in modern society but sadly this text has formed what many people's view of witches and warlocks are. Of course most of this isn't true and has no real bearing on...   [click here for more]
Anthony Uyl  $0.99

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Walter B. Gibson and The Shadow

Walter B. Gibson and The Shadow


"Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? . . . The Shadow knows!" And who knew The Shadow better than his creator, Walter B. Gibson. Relatively few people have heard of Gibson, but many more are familiar with The Shadow having heard the program on the Blue Coal Radio Program in the 1930s and read the Street & Smith Shadow novels. Walter B. Gibson's life and career come out from...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $35.00 $19.99

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Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market (2014)

Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market (2014)


The most trusted guide to the world of children's publishing! If you write or illustrate for young readers with the hope of getting published, the 2014 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market is the trusted resource you need. Now in its 26th edition, CWIMis the definitive publishing guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. Inside you'll find...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $29.99 $17.99

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Fathers of Wargaming [BUNDLE]

Fathers of Wargaming [BUNDLE]


This special 50% off bundle contains two classic titles by H.G. Wells, the "Father of Modern Wargaming," his Little Wars (with an introduction by Gary Gygax) and Floor Games (with an introduction by James F. Dunnigan); the Little Orc Wars fantasy variant of Little Wars; Robert Louis Stevenson's exploration of wargaming Stevenson at Play;...   [click here for more]
Skirmisher Publishing  $19.95 $9.99

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Story Structure Architect

Story Structure Architect


Build a Timeless, Original Story Using Hundreds of Classic Story Motifs! It's been said that there are no new ideas; but there are proven ideas that have worked again and again for all writers for hundreds of years. Story Structure Architect is your comprehensive reference to the classic recurring story structures used by every great author throughout the ages. You'll find master models for characters,...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $19.99 $11.99

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The Paranormal: Ghosts and Apparitions

The Paranormal: Ghosts and Apparitions


The Paranormal, the new ebook series from F+W Media International Ltd, resurrects rare titles, classic publications and out-of-print texts, as well as new ebook titles on the supernatural and other-worldly books for the digital age. The series includes a range of paranormal subjects from angels, fairies and UFOs to near-death experiences, vampires, ghosts and witchcraft. Promotes...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $6.99 $4.99

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The Writer's Little Helper

The Writer's Little Helper


Big Fiction Advice from a Little Book There is nothing little about the dynamic fiction-writing advice inside The Writer's Little Helper. With big ideas, time-saving tips, and revision-made-easy charts, James V. Smith, Jr. offers effective guidance in short, easily checklists, Q&As, and practical tools. This book gives you everything you need to: Create great characters Maintain...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $19.99 $11.99

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Author 101 Bestselling Book Proposals: The Insider's Guide to Selling Your Work

Author 101 Bestselling Book Proposals: The Insider's Guide to Selling Your Work


"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]
F+W Media  $12.95 $4.19

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Author 101 Bestselling Book Publicity

Author 101 Bestselling Book Publicity


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]
F+W Media  $12.95 $5.99

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FaeMaker: Making Fantasy Characters in Polymer Clay

FaeMaker: Making Fantasy Characters in Polymer Clay


"For as long as I can remember, I've been drawn to fairy tales and fantasy...and the only thing better than reading about fairies is making them!"   Here's your guide to sculpting fantasy characters that are a little quirky, occasionally cranky and definitely fun. Dawn Schiller's "oddfae" are gnarly little folk who are often mischievous and always fun to sculpt....   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $24.99 $14.99

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Thinking Write

Thinking Write


The Secret to Freeing Your Creative Mind Writer's block. Creative freeze. Artistic burnout.   In this book, professional counselor Kelly L. Stone teaches you how to use the power of the subconscious mind to capitalize on your writing sessions. Proven techniques for accessing this hidden tool are revealed with a mix of anecdotes, exercises, and guided meditations. You will hear...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $16.95 $7.69

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Grammatically Correct

Grammatically Correct


The Essential Guide to Spelling, Style, Usage, Grammar, and Punctuation How does good writing stand out? If its purpose is to convey facts, findings, or instructions, it need be read only once for its content to be clear. If its purpose is to entertain or to provoke thought, it makes readers want to come back for more. Revised and updated, this guide covers four essential aspects of good writing:...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $19.99 $11.99

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Create Your Writer Platform

Create Your Writer Platform


The Key to Building an Audience, Selling More Books, and Finding Success as an Author Creating a platform isn't just beneficial--it's essential! In today's world of blogging, websites, Twitter feeds, and Facebook updates, building a writer platform from the ground up can seem a daunting task. Never fear--author and editor Chuck Sambuchino provides expert, practical advice...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $16.99 $10.99

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Elf, Ogre and Goblin: Making Fantasy Characters in Polymer Clay

Elf, Ogre and Goblin: Making Fantasy Characters in Polymer Clay


This fun book shows readers how to make standalone fantasy character figures with polymer clay. Readers will learn about materials, special precautions and quick, simple techniques; then they will get 3 step-by-step demonstrations including an Elf, Ogre and Goblin. Each demonstration shows how to make accurate figures, from beginning supports to sculpting the head (including eyes, chins, noses, brows,...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $5.99 $3.99

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Game On, Hollywood!: Essays on the Intersection of Video Games and Cinema

Game On, Hollywood!: Essays on the Intersection of Video Games and Cinema


The 14 essays in Game on, Hollywood! take on several points of game and film intersection. They look at storylines, aesthetics, mechanics, and production. The book is about adaptation (video game to film, film to video game), but it is even more about narrative. The essays draw attention to the ways and possibilities of telling a story. They consider differences and similarities...   [click here for more]
McFarland  $29.95 $15.99

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You've Got a Book in You

You've Got a Book in You


A Stress-Free Guide to Writing the Book of Your Dreams Writing a book is fun and easy--yes, FUN AND EASY--but it may not always feel that way. How do you find the time to write? How do you keep momentum? How do you deal with the horror of showing anyone a single sentence of your work-in-progress? The answers remain fun and easy, and author Elizabeth Sims will take your hand, dispel...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $19.99 $11.99

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In Leviathan's Belly: Essays for a Counter-Revolutionary Time

In Leviathan's Belly: Essays for a Counter-Revolutionary Time


The waters are rising--everywhere--and most of England is inundated by the surge, leaving isolated pockets of mankind to fight for survival--and for civilization! ...   [click here for more]
Wildside Press  $4.99 $2.99

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2014 Guide to Literary Agents

2014 Guide to Literary Agents


The best resource available for finding a literary agent! No matter what you're writing--fiction or nonfiction, books for kids or adults--you need a literary agent to secure a book deal. The 2014 Guide to Literary Agentsis your essential resource for finding that literary agent--without fear of being scammed--and getting your book published. Along with listing information for more than 1,000...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $29.99 $11.99

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Beyond Horatio's Philosophy: The Fantasy of Peter S. Beagle

Beyond Horatio's Philosophy: The Fantasy of Peter S. Beagle


In Beyond Horatio's Philosophy: The Fantasy of Peter S. Beagle, David Stevens examines the fantasy of American writer Peter S. Beagle. He finds a consistent view of the world and an almost overpowering sense of humor, leading him to conclude that Beagle believes that love is the best thing we have and the only reason for living. His work will be read and enjoyed for generations to come, and Stevens...   [click here for more]
Wildside Press  $3.99

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Clark Ashton Smith: A Critical Guide to the Man and His Work, Second Edition

Clark Ashton Smith: A Critical Guide to the Man and His Work, Second Edition


Clark Ashton Smith (1893-1961) was a major writer of fantasy and science fiction during the first half of the twentieth century. Together with H. P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard, Smith was one of the "Three Musketeers" of legendary Weird Tales magazine, and contributed some of the most distinctive (and controversial) fantastic fiction to ever appear in Hugo Gernsback's Wonder Stories. His...   [click here for more]
Wildside Press  $4.99

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Discovering H.P. Lovecraft

Discovering H.P. Lovecraft


A definitive look at the life and work of horror writer H.P. Lovecraft, by a leading scholar of the fantasy and horror field. INTRODUCTION, by Darrell Schweitzer NOTES ON AN ENTITY, by Robert Bloch A LITERARY COPERNICUS, by Fritz Leiber, Jr. THE FOUR FACES OF THE OUTSIDER, by Dirk W. Mosig THE FIRST LEWIS THEOBALD, by R. Boerem STORY-WRITING: A Letter from H. P. Lovecraft CHARACTER GULLIBILITY...   [click here for more]
Wildside Press  $4.99

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Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction

Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction


"Although the problems of writing fantasy and science fiction include all those pertaining to the writing of any kind of fiction, particular problems arise in stories in which unprecedented things can and do happen, as well as stories that often involve unhuman characters of various sorts, and that might require the elaborate design of entire imaginary worlds. This book provides an elementary introduction...   [click here for more]
Wildside Press  $4.99

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Writing With Emotion, Tension, and Conflict

Writing With Emotion, Tension, and Conflict


Techniques for Crafting an Expressive and Compelling Novel Today's highly competitive fiction market requires writers to imbue their novels with that special something - an element that captures readers' hearts and minds. In Writing With Emotion, Tension & Conflict, writers will learn vital techniques for writing emotion into their characters, plots and dialogue in order...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $17.99 $9.99

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Troy - Last War of the Heroic Age

Troy - Last War of the Heroic Age


When Paris, prince of Troy, ran off with Helen, wife of the king of Sparta, it launched the greatest war of the mythic age of Greece. Heroes and gods assembled on both sides, as the combined armies of Greece launched a siege that would last for ten years. During that time, famous heroes, such as Achilles, Ajax, and Hector, would find glory on the battlefield, before being cut down. Others, such as...   [click here for more]
Osprey Publishing  $17.95 $9.95

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2015 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market

2015 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market


The most trusted guide to the world of children's publishing! If you write or illustrate for young readers with the hope of getting published, the 2015 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market is the trusted resource you need. Now in its 27th edition, CWIM is the definitive publishing guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. Inside you'll...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $29.99 $8.99

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The Writer's Guide to Weapons

The Writer's Guide to Weapons


A Practical Reference for Using Firearms and Knives in Fiction When it comes to writing weapons, most authors shoot from the hip--and miss. The Writer's Guide to Weapons will help you hit your target every time. Firearms and knives have starring roles in a wide range of genres--crime, thriller, war, mystery, Western, and more. Unfortunately, many depictions of...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $19.99 $9.99

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HowDunit - The Book of Poisons

HowDunit - The Book of Poisons


Discover Deadly Doses to Kill Off Characters The readers of your crime and mystery stories should be trying to figure out "whodunit"—not wondering why your facts don't make sense. If you want to kill off characters with something poisonous, you need to know how a villain would gain access to such a poison, how it would be administered, and what the effects on the victim would be. Book...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $19.99 $9.99

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Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2016

Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2016


THE MOST TRUSTED GUIDE TO THE WORLD OF CHILDREN’S PUBLISHING If you write or illustrate for young readers with the hope of getting published, Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2016 is the trusted resource you need. Now in its 28th edition, CWIM is the definitive publishing guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. Inside you'll find...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $29.99 $14.99

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Keys to Great Writing Revised and Expanded

Keys to Great Writing Revised and Expanded


Mastering the Elements of Composition and Revision Transform your writing! If you're ready to empower your writing but are unsure of where to start, let Keys to Great Writing Revised and Expanded show you the way. Award-winning author and veteran writing coach Stephen Wilbers provides invaluable instruction on every aspect of the craft, from word choice and sentence structure...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $17.99 $9.99

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Creating Characters A-List Actors Want to Play

Creating Characters A-List Actors Want to Play


There's no better way to sell your script than to attract an A-List star to be a part of your film. But with thousands of scripts in circulation at all times, how can you make yours more appealing to Hollywood's most sought after performers? Creating Characters A-List Actors Want To Play is a collection of articles from Script Magazine that will guide you on your mission to create stand-out,...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $8.99 $4.99

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Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2017

Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2017


The most trusted guide to the world of children's publishing! If you write or illustrate for young readers with the hope of getting published, Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2017 is the trusted resource you need. Now in its 29th edition, CWIM is the definitive publishing guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. Inside you'll find more...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $29.99 $14.99

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Guide to Literary Agents 2017

Guide to Literary Agents 2017


The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published The best resource available for finding a literary agent! No matter what you're writing--fiction or nonfiction, books for adults or children--you need a literary agent to get the best book deal possible from a traditional publisher. Guide to Literary Agents 2017 is your essential resource for finding that literary agent and getting a contract with...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $29.99 $14.99

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GhostBusting 101

GhostBusting 101


A beginner's guide to the paranormal, through the eyes of a professional paranormal investigator. If you’ve ever wanted to head out on your very own ghost hunt, but don’t quite know how to get started, this guide will get you on your way. Learn the basic information for a successful ghost investigation, plus a handy reference of vocabulary and investigative forms to use to keep you organized....   [click here for more]
Deslisle Publications  $3.99

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45 Master Characters, Revised Edition

45 Master Characters, Revised Edition


Mythic Models for Creating Original Characters Create unforgettable characters your readers will love! Want to make your characters and their stories more compelling, complex, and original than ever before? 45 Master Characters is here to help you explore the most common male and female archetypes--the mythic, cross-cultural models from which all characters originate. Explore a wide variety...   [click here for more]
F+W Media  $9.99

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Slaves of the Death Spiders and Other Essays on Fantastic Literature

Slaves of the Death Spiders and Other Essays on Fantastic Literature


Acclaimed author and scholar Brian Stableford turns his penetrating mind to matters of science fiction, fantasy, and horror in this collection of essays. He covers such diverse topics as: SLAVES OF THE DEATH SPIDERS: Colin Wilson and Existentialist Science Fiction IS THERE NO BALM IN GILEAD?: The Woeful Prophecies of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale A FEW MORE CROCODILE TEARS?: Gwyneth...   [click here for more]
Wildside Press  $3.99

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