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Writing Active Setting

Author : Mary Buckham
ISBN : 9781939210180
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Now get all three books of the WRITING ACTIVE SETTING series together, plus a bonus additional section on HOOKS! Have you tried to take your writing skills to the next level but don’t know where to begin? Do you dread the thought of writing narrative description because as a reader you skip over it when you read novels? Or are you a writer who ignores Setting description totally in your novel writing—but know your story needs it? You just don’t know where. Active Setting, explained in comprehensible bites with clear examples from a variety of published authors can help YOU breakthrough with your writing skills. Readers usually remember the plot and characters of a story, but setting is every bit as important in creating a memorable world. Novel writing can be enjoyable once you’ve mastered a few of the writing skills necessary to bring a story to life. If you’re tired of your Setting descriptions being ho-hum and are ready to create a compelling story world, regardless of what you write, or your current level of writing skills, keep reading. In the WRITING ACTIVE SETTING series you will: • Discover the difference between Ordinary Setting that bogs down your story, and Active Setting that empowers your story. • See how to spin boring descriptions into engaging prose. • Learn to deepen the reader's experience of your story world through sensory details. • Notice how changing characters’ POV can change your setting. • Explore ways to maximize the setting possibilities in your story. • Learn to use Setting to quickly anchor the reader into the world of your story. • Use Setting as movement through space effectively. • Explore Setting in a series. • Learn the most common Setting pitfalls. These books go straight to the point, putting theory in plain language, adding examples from authors in a variety of genres, and finishes each section with exercises designed to help you work with your Setting in a way that will excite you. . .and your reader.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Writing Active Setting Book 3

Author : Mary Buckham
ISBN : 9781939210098
Genre : Education
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For the writers how want to expand their understanding of the craft of writing! Pull the reader deeper into your story by allowing them to experience the Setting on a deeper level. It can be the difference between standing on a beach facing the Pacific Ocean, feeling the sand beneath your bare toes, inhaling the scent of tangy salt spray, hearing the roar and slam of the waves versus looking at a postcard.
Category: Education

Writing Active Setting Book Two

Author : Mary Buckham
ISBN : 9781939210012
Genre : Education
File Size : 56.36 MB
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Have you tried to take your writing skills to the next level but don't know where to begin? Do you dread the thought of writing narrative description because as a reader you skip over it when you read novels? Or are you a writer who ignores Setting description totally in your novel writing--but know your story needs it? You just don't know where. Active Setting, explained in comprehensible bites with clear examples from a variety of published authors can help YOU breakthrough with your writing skills. Readers usually remember the plot and characters of a story, but setting is every bit as important in creating a memorable world. Novel writing can be enjoyable once you've mastered a few of the writing skills necessary to bring a story to life. If you're tired of your Setting descriptions being ho-hum and are ready to create a compelling story world, regardless of what you write, or your current level of writing skills, keep reading. In WRITING ACTIVE SETTING Book 1: Characterization and Sensory Detail you will: Discover the difference between Ordinary Setting that bogs down your story, and Active Setting that empowers your story. See how to spin boring descriptions into engaging prose. Learn to deepen the reader's experience of your story world through sensory details. Notice how changing characters' POV can change your setting. Explore ways to maximize the setting possibilities in your story. This book goes straight to the point, putting theory in plain language, adding examples from authors in a variety of genres, and finishes each section with exercises designed to help you work with your Setting in a way that will excite you. . .and your readers!
Category: Education

Break Into Fiction 11 Steps To Building A Powerful Story

Author : Dianna Love
ISBN : 9781940651859
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Getting a book published is hard enough, but what about building a loyal reader base? It’s been said that nothing sells a book – to an editor or a reader – faster than a great story. Whether you’re a plotter or a pantser (write by the seat of your pants), Break Into Fiction® is the book that will help you find the weak spots (sagging middles, unlikeable characters, slow pacing and more) in your fiction stories. Editing is key to any story, but it starts with the author. Writing fast means nothing if the final story isn’t sound. But the sooner you grasp the power points for a story, the faster you’ll be able to build a strong backlist. Now you have a way to improve your writing one easy step at a time. Written by a New York Times and USA Today bestselling novelists, Break Into Fiction® is a workshop-in-a-book and the one resource all writers need to master the art of fiction. This book is based on the popular workshops Mary Buckham and Dianna Love taught in the US and internationally to beginning writers, multi-published authors and even a Pulitzer Prize winner. Their innovative method shows writers how to create stories of depth, excitement, and emotion with: • Easy-to-understand templates that guide the new writer through building a novel and show more experienced writers how to deepen a plot and take a first draft to the next level much more quickly • Reference examples from strongly-plotted popular genre films of suspense, classics, children, and romance • Simple worksheets to build a strong story through Character-Driven™ plotting for any genre • Troubleshooting tips that reveal how to find and fix holes that weaken the plot • Insights from best-selling novelists representing a variety of fiction genres • A bonus dialogue guide that reveals how to make a character come alive through conversation. Break Into Fiction® is here to help aspiring-to-bestselling authors with a step-by-step guide!
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Writing Killer Blurbs And Hooks Indie Author Mindset Guides Book 1

Author : Adam L Croft
ISBN :
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Do you want to boost your book sales quickly, and at no cost? Discover how crafting a compelling blurb and hook can take your book sales to the next level. Are you struggling to compel readers to buy your books? Do you wish there was an easy way to increase sales and find more readers? Adam Croft’s method of crafting killer blurbs and hooks has catapulted him from obscurity to a six-figure bestselling author. Perhaps best known for his killer hook ‘Could you murder your wife to save your daughter?’, Adam has repeated his success many times over. Now, for the first time, he’s sharing his secrets for crafting killer blurbs and hooks. Adam’s method differs from any which have been put forward in the past, and instead stems from the psychology of persuasion, enabling authors to convert readers without a hard sell. In this Indie Author Mindset guide, you’ll discover: - What 99% of authors get wrong when writing blurbs - What makes a great blurb - How to tweak your blurb for maximum advertising impact - How to craft a killer hook - The deep psychological secrets of the human brain which you can use to convert more readers - And much, much more! This easily accessible guide can be used by self-published and indie authors of all ability and experience levels. With this new knowledge at your fingertips, you’ll be in the best possible position to boost your book sales and find new readers.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Stenographer

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ISBN : HARVARD:HN4FLA
Genre : Shorthand
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Category: Shorthand

American Ethnic Writers

Author : Salem Press
ISBN : PSU:000064159201
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Covers numerous ethnic writers and their works. All major American ethnicities are covered: African American, Asian American, Jewish American, Hispanic/Latino, and Native American.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Beautiful Bottom Beautiful Shame

Author : Kathryn Bond Stockton
ISBN : UOM:39015064895686
Genre : Literary Criticism
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DIVThe relationship between black queer subjects and debasement as portrayed within popular culture texts and films./div
Category: Literary Criticism

Scoring Strategies For The Toefl Ibt A Complete Guide

Author : Bruce Stirling
ISBN : 9781889057880
Genre : Study Aids
File Size : 31.77 MB
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TOEFL students all ask: How can I get a high TOEFL iBT score? Answer: Learn argument scoring strategies. Why? Because the TOEFL iBT recycles opinion-based and fact-based arguments for testing purposes from start to finish. In other words, the TOEFL iBT is all arguments. That's right, all arguments. If you want a high score, you need essential argument scoring strategies. That is what Scoring Strategies for the TOEFL iBT gives you, and more! Test-Proven Strategies Learn essential TOEFL iBT scoring strategies developed in American university classrooms and proven successful on the TOEFL iBT. Rhetorical Analysis Learn how to predict testing points by rhetorically analyzing reading, listening, speaking, and writing tasks. Argument Recycling Learn how the TOEFL iBT recycles opinion-based and fact-based arguments for testing purposes in all four test sections. Argument Mapping Learn how the graphics-based scoring strategy called argument mapping applies to all TOEFL iBT tasks.
Category: Study Aids

Advice For New Faculty Members

Author : Nihil Nimus
ISBN : UOM:39076002717408
Genre : Medical
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Nihil nimus is a guide to the start of a successful academic career. As its title suggests (nothing in excess), it advocates moderation in ways of working.--From publisher description.
Category: Medical