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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]
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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]
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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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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]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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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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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]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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