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7 Keys to Research for Writing Success
?Before actual writing occurs, writers prepare.? With these words, award-winning
children’s author David Harrison affirms the importance of the necessary steps of
pre-writing. From choosing a viable topic to conducting in-depth research to taking
effective notes and organizing them. In this book David offers insights into his
prewriting process, while educator Mary Jo Fresch translates his methods into
engaging exercises for students.
Adventures in Writing
Whether it's creating massive exaggerations, making animals talk or putting words
together that roll right off of your tongue, there's no denying that writing is a blast.
(Yes, that's a metaphor!) Sure, you can write that the lady next door snoops, but
wouldn't it be more fun to say that the crazy cat lady next door is one bulb shy of a
chandelier or one fry short of a happy meal, and can't keep her nose out of my
business? This fun Guide to Figurative Language includes instruction in
personification, onomatopoeia, interjection, alliteration, hyperbole, metaphor, simile
and idiom is written for kids – or those who write for them – but helps add a dash of
humour for all writers.
Characters, Emotions and Viewpoint
Using dozens of excerpts from popular writers, learn the techniques you need to
create characters and stories. Interactive exercises and advice. Planting info. Show
unforgettable dynamic characters emoting. Switch effective viewpoints without
confusion. By Nancy Kress.
Complete Writing For Children Course
The craft of writing, the art of illustration, inspiration, the markets, their styles, and
how to get published, self-critiquing, social media, competitions & festivals.
Creative Writing for the Mind, Body & Soul
Using writing tools such as thought records and creating your own guided
meditations, it is possible to focus negative energy and use it for good! How to
change your negative thinking. How to use writing as a therapeutic tool. How to
practice mindfulness and write your own guided meditations. How to create a safe
place, which is yours alone, and learn how to go there any time. How to apply these
tools practically in your life. Build your confidence and transform into a stronger,
happier version of yourself.
Elements of Fiction Writing – Scene & Structure
Craft your fiction with scene-by-scene flow, logic and readability Worry your readers
into following your story to the end. Prolong your main character's struggle while
moving the story ahead. Juggle cause and effect to serve your story action. Move
the reader, moment by moment, toward the story's resolution, you'll see why
believable fiction must make more sense than real life. Every scene should end in
disaster, some scenes should be condensed, and others built big.
How to connect intellectually and emotionally to the lives of readers throughout the
challenging process of representing lived experiences. Written as the story of a
fictional workshop. History, development, and purposes of evocative storytelling;
detailed instruction on becoming a story-writer and living a writing life; ethical issues,
dilemmas, and responsibilities.
Handling The Truth: On The Writing Of Memoir
A memoir-writing guide by Beth Kephart that offers writing lessons and examples for
those interested in putting their memories down on paper, explains the difference
between remembering and imagining, and describes the language of truth.
Horror Writing Prompts
77 powerful ideas to inspire your horror stories. This book is crammed with fertile
seeds for fiction that will thrill, disturb or scare your readers. Each prompt comes with
a wealth of suggestions for how you can develop it to suit the kind of story you want
to write. Plant those seeds into the murky ground of your own imagination.
How to Make a Living Writing Articles for Newspapers, Magazines & On-line Sources
In this step-by-step guide, industry insiders and writers tell you how to pitch, pen,
and publish a story and get paid, and overcome problems.
How to Write a Book and Publish on Amazon
Walk you through, page by page, how to publish on Kindle Direct Publishing,
CreateSpace and Audiobook Creation Exchange (ACX). The keys to publish on
three high volume platforms.
How to Write a Novel in 90 Days.(a Tried and Tested System by a Prolific Author)
A tried and tested system used by a successful thriller writer with 12 novels
published since 2008 who has taken years to develop the process through
How to Write Dazzling Dialogue
What fictional dialogue is. 11 secrets of crafting memorable dialogue. 5 tasks of
dialogue. 5 ways to improve your ear. 4 can't-miss methods to increase conflict and
tension.10 dialogue issues, and how to resolve them.
How To Write For Children And Get Published
This inspiring and practical guide from acknowledged expert on children's publishing
Louise Jordan, will show you how to make your work stand out from the crowd and
appeal to commissioning editors, and children.
How to Write Pulp Fiction
How to be more prolific, secrets of pulp plotting, elevate your pulp prose, the fiction
?formulas? of some of the best pulp writers, bestselling genres, power of the series
character, publishing strategies,how to market + The Start-A-Plot Machine, a
brainstorming partner that will help you instantly generate a story idea.
How to Write Short Stories and Use Them to Further Your Writing Career
Short fiction presents possibilities beyond a one-time sale to a literary journal.
Writers can increase discoverability, grow as a writer, generate income, and
experience the sheer joy of writing. A practical ?master key? by an experienced
teacher using examples from the greats.
If You Want to Write
2011 Reprint of 1938 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition. Brenda Ueland
shares her philosophies on writing and life in general. She stresses the idea that
"Everyone is talented, original, and has something important to say." Drawing heavily
on the work and influence of William Blake, she suggests that writers should "Try to
discover your true, honest, un-theoretical self." She sums up her book with 12 points
to keep in mind while writing. Carl Sandburg called "If You Want to Write" the best
book ever written on how to write.
Making a Good Script Great
A Guide for Writing & Rewriting by Hollywood Script Consultant, Linda Seger.
Making a good script great is more than just a matter of putting a good idea on
paper. It requires the working and reworking of that idea. This book takes you
through the whole screenwriting process – from initial concept through final rewrite –
providing specific methods that will help you craft tighter, stronger, and more
Masterclasses in Creative Writing
Arranged in easy-to-find subjects and includes mini tutorials, examples, top tips, and
summaries of learning points in developing all your writing skills, keeping the reader
involved, creating great characters, writing natural dialogue, using viewpoint
effectively, enjoying the process of writing.
The lessons are designed to increase your skills, add to your knowledge
Memoir Writing For Dummies
Provides writers with the tools and inspiration for honing the craft of memoir writing,
offering writing exercises and guidance on unlocking memories, improving the use of
figurative language, editing, and finding literary agents.
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