Write Naked

Autor: Jennifer Probst
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1440347344
File Size: 62,79 MB
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Learn how to transform your passion for writing into a career. New York Times best-selling author Jennifer Probst reveals her pathway to success, from struggling as a new writer to signing a seven-figure deal. Write Naked intermingles personal essays on craft with down-to-earth advice on writing romance in the digital age. Probst will teach you how to: Commit to your current work-in-progress, get focused, and complete it on schedule Reveal raw emotions and thoughts on the page to hook your readers Assemble a street team to promote and celebrate your books Overcome writer's block with ease Develop themes that tie together your books and series Write the most difficult elements of romance--including sex scenes--with skill and style Regardless of the genre, every novelist faces a difficult task. Creating authentic characters and an engaging plot are challenging enough. But attempting to break into the hotter-than-ever romance genre, which is constantly flooded with new titles and fresh faces? It can feel impossible. This is where Probst's Write Naked comes in. To survive--and thrive--you need the help and wisdom of an expert. Written in Probst's unmistakable and honest voice, Write Naked is filled with the lessons and craft advice every writer needs in order to carve out a rewarding career.

The Everything Guide To Writing A Romance Novel

Autor: Christie Craig
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 160550792X
File Size: 36,92 MB
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Every year, thousands of romance manuscripts are submitted to publishers, but only the best are eventually published. This simple guide—written by two awardwinning romance novelists—will show readers what it takes to break into this highly competitive market and will provide them the information they need to get their manuscript out of the slush pile and onto the bookshelf. Readers will learn how to do the following techniques: build a story from premise to plot; add a fresh twist to a classic storyline; create compelling characters; write sizzling sex scenes that carry an emotional punch; research agents and markets; write a story that an editor can’t reject; and promote themselves and their work. New writers, and even experienced writers, will find the solid howto information here invaluable. This is a musthave for aspiring writers who want to write the perfect love story.

Writing Romance

Autor: Vanessa Grant
Publisher: Self-Counsel Press
ISBN: 9781551803531
File Size: 25,26 MB
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Have you ever read a romance novel and thought, "I could do this"? From plot and characterization to editing and selling your manuscript, this reader-friendly book shows you how to realize your creative dream and make money too. By the author of more than 25 Harlequin romance novels, this book features many examples from published works and a helpful resource section. Includes: Developing believable characters Overcoming writer's block Researching plot details Working with an agent Finding a publisher.

Romancing The Beat

Autor: Gwen Hayes
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781530838615
File Size: 61,90 MB
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What makes a romance novel a romance? How do you write a kissing book? Writing a well-structured romance isn't the same as writing any other genre-something the popular novel and screenwriting guides don't address. The romance arc is made up of its own story beats, and the external plot and theme need to be braided to the romance arc-not the other way around. Told in conversational (and often irreverent) prose, Romancing the Beat can be read like you are sitting down to coffee with romance editor and author Gwen Hayes while she explains story structure. The way she does with her clients. Some of whom are regular inhabitants of the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists. Romancing the Beat is a recipe, not a rigid system. The beats don't care if you plot or outline before you write, or if you pants your way through the drafts and do a "beat check" when you're revising. Pantsers and plotters are both welcome. So sit down, grab a cuppa, and let's talk about kissing books.

Writing Sprints Journal

Autor: Jennie Marts
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781545472705
File Size: 77,23 MB
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"This sprint tracker changed everything for me and is now an essential part of my writing day! This journal should be in every writer's tool box!" --Kristin Miller, NY Times & USA TODAY Bestselling AuthorDiscover the secret bestselling authors are using to write faster & increase their productivity!Do you wish to write more books in a shorter amount of time? Would you like to double, or even triple, your writing production? By following the advice and tips within this guide, you can complete books and writing projects in record time. Writing sprints will allow you to immerse yourself in your story and stay focused on the task at hand. And tracking your progress is a vital part of this process.Writing Sprints are a proven method of time management and a confirmed means to meeting word count goals. In this book, USA TODAY Bestselling author, Jennie Marts, teaches you the system that has allowed her to change her writing speed and go from writing one book a year to completing four to six in the same amount of time. She offers practical advice to anyone who has ever wished to increase their daily word count production.You'll learn effective habits that both measure and increase your writing speed so that you can set goals, plan your writing projects, and sprint your way to success!"Jennie Marts' sprint tracking system tripled my productivity!" -Selena Laurence- USA TODAY Bestselling Author

Keys To Great Writing Revised And Expanded

Autor: Stephen Wilbers
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
ISBN: 1440345821
File Size: 30,14 MB
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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 to organization and revision. In this edition, you'll find: Self-assessments to strengthen your sentences and paragraphs, evaluate your goals, and approach your writing with confidence. Practical and easy-to-understand techniques for utilizing economy, precision, action, music, and personality. Helpful tips and techniques for the writing process, including advice on prewriting, drafting, revising, and proofreading. Exercises, checklists, and more to refine your writing skills. For more than a decade, Keys to Great Writing has helped writers of all experience levels infuse their work with clarity, grace, and style. With the revised and expanded edition at your fingertips, you'll have the tools to invigorate your prose and develop a unique and effective voice.

The 30 Day Novel Workbook

Autor: Lynn Johnston
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781539754206
File Size: 36,92 MB
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A NEW APPROACH TO WRITING A NOVEL IN 30 DAYS Write fast or write well? You don't have to choose when you've got a story blueprint that shows you how to write a novel with perfect structure in thirty steps. If you've ever tried to write a novel in a month, you know how much fun it can be when the words flow...and how hard it can be to ignore the fear that your story is no good. What if you didn't have to worry about plot structure? What if you could be free to just focus on your characters when you sit down to write each day? The Plot-As-You-Write story blueprint breaks your novel into thirty manageable sections and asks you a series of character-focused questions that generate a solid plot structure every time. Combining three-act structure with a character growth arc and elements of the Hero's Journey, this story blueprint is extremely flexible and has been successfully tested by both plotters and pantsers. Make novel writing fun again-try the Plot-As-You-Write story blueprint and finish your next novel in 30 days!

The Dreaded Synopsis

Autor: Elizabeth Sinclair
Publisher: Thomas Max Pub
ISBN: 9780982218907
File Size: 11,51 MB
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Acclaimed romance writer Sinclair gives all the details--what to do and what not to do--to make a book synopsis an effective selling tool that catches an editor's fancy.

The Cuckoo S Calling

Autor: Robert Galbraith
Publisher: Mulholland Books
ISBN: 0316206865
File Size: 36,73 MB
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A brilliant debut mystery in a classic vein: Detective Cormoran Strike investigates a supermodel's suicide. After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private investigator. Strike is down to one client, and creditors are calling. He has also just broken up with his longtime girlfriend and is living in his office. Then John Bristow walks through his door with an amazing story: His sister, thelegendary supermodel Lula Landry, known to her friends as the Cuckoo, famously fell to her death a few months earlier. The police ruled it a suicide, but John refuses to believe that. The case plunges Strike into the world of multimillionaire beauties, rock-star boyfriends, and desperate designers, and it introduces him to every variety of pleasure, enticement, seduction, and delusion known to man. You may think you know detectives, but you've never met one quite like Strike. You may think you know about the wealthy and famous, but you've never seen them under an investigation like this. Introducing Cormoran Strike, this is the acclaimed first crime novel by J.K. Rowling, writing under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.

Everywhere And Every Way

Autor: Jennifer Probst
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501124234
File Size: 23,81 MB
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"Ever the responsible eldest brother, Caleb Pierce started working for his father's luxury contracting business at a young age, dreaming of one day sitting in the boss's chair. But his father's will throws a wrench in his plans by stipulating that Caleb share control of the family business with his two estranged brothers. Things only get more complicated when demanding high-end home designer Morgan hires Caleb to build her a customized dream house that matches her specifications to a T--or she'll use her powerful connections to poison the Pierce brothers' reputation"--