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Ben Bova - The craft of writing science fiction that sells

THE CRAFT OF WRITING SCIENCE FICTION THAT SELLS BEN BOVA Author of Mars and Millenium This book is based on Notes to a Science Fiction Writer, © 1975 and 1981 by Ben Bova The Craft of Writing Science Fiction That Sells. Copyright © 1994 by Ben Bova. Printed and bound in the United States of America. All rights reserved. ISBN... More

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Lovecraft, H.P - Notes on writing weird fiction

Notes On Writing Weird Fiction Notes On Writing Weird Fiction by H. P. Lovecraft My reason for writing stories is to give myself the satisfaction of visualising more clearly and detailedly and stably the vague, elusive, fragmentary impressions of wonder, beauty, and adventurous expectancy which are conveyed to me by certain sights... More

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Dialogue

Writing convincing dialogue is one of the hardest things for new writers to master. In fact, it s so rarely done well in any form of fiction that when it is done right, people rally around it. The movie Pulp Fiction, Terry McMillan s novel Waiting to Exhale, and the TV series My So-Called Life were all remarkable in large part... More

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Rhetoric

A Handbook of Rhetorical Devices ROBERT HARRIS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COLLEGE VERSION DATE: AUGUST 19, 1997 This book contains definitions and examples of more than sixty traditional rhetorical devices, all of which can still be useful today to improve the effectiveness, clarity, and enjoyment of your writing. Note: This book was written... More

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Advanced hypnotic writing

The Most In-Depth Manual Ever Created in History on How to Write Ads, Sales Letters and News Releases, including Top-Secret Psychological Insights Revealing How To Grab, Hold, and Shake Money out of People-----with just YOUR WORDS! Introduction: The True Confession of a Hypnotic Writer SECTION ONE: Hypnotic Sales Letters and the Power... More

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Jack M Bickham - 38 most common fiction writing mistakes

THE 38 MOST COMMON FICTION WRITING MISTAKES (And How To Avoid Them) by Jack M. Bickham 1 Forward The preliminary section of a book is often labeled a “foreword. “ But in a book involving fiction technique, the word ought to be "Forward. " Why?. . . To emphasize two vital points: All good fiction moves forward; all good fiction... More

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Card, Orson Scott - Uncle Orson's Writing Class

Uncle Orson s Writing Class Captured from Hatrack River q Lesson 1 Question 1 - On Rhetoric and Style q Lesson 1 Question 2 - On Rhetoric and Style q Lesson 2 - Does a Writing Career Always Mean Novels? q Lesson 3 Question 1 - Discussion of Dialogue and Style q Lesson 3 Question 2 - Discussion of Dialogue and Style q Lesson 3 Question... More

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Plotting and sequels

Plotting -- Spoiler Alert by Wen Spencer I m horrible at plotting. Usually I let the characters have their head and off they run until they run out of steam and I try to figure out what shape the story was trying to take. Sequels, I m finding, a different critters - more difficult because the world is preset and limits their action... More

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How to begin writing a screenplay

How To Begin Writing A Screenplay Assignment One: Writing Your Short Synopsis OK, this article is for those writers who aren t sure how or where to begin writing a screenplay. We re going to start from the very beginning. Let me start off by saying that every writer is unique therefore each writer has a preferred writing method.... More

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Bob Mayer - A guide to writing novels and getting published

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Lucke, Margaret - Schaum's quick guide to writing great short stories

Schaum s Quick Guide to Writing Great Short Stories

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Feudal dictionary

FEUDAL TERMS OF ENGLAND (and other places) =========================================================================== A ========================================================================== ABBEY: A monastic community of either monks or nuns. Ruled by an (m. ) Abbot or (f. ) Abbess Usually founded by a particular monastic order... More

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Robert Louis Stevenson - The art of writing

The Art of Writing by Robert Louis Stevenson. A project of Project Gutenberg and the HTML Writers Guild. Scanned and proofed by David Price ccx074@coventry. ac. uk. Markup by Gerilyn Brander. Feb 18 2000. For more details view the source document. The Art of Writing Contents I. On Some Technical Elements Of Style In Literature... More

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Adventure writing guide

THE BRUTAL ADVENTURE WRITING GUIDE This adventure takes place in and around the city of New-Zella™. Created and freely distributed by DAVID J. STANLEY ©Copyright 2003-2004 All Rights Reserved Feel free to print, copy, distribute, and share this document as you desire. Never change this document in any way and never, never make... More

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Keeping track of time

Keeping track of time by Wen Spencer Someone at the Forward Motion Writers forum asked, "How do you keep track of the time in your novels?" One of the reasons that my Ukiah novels have the date as chapter headings was they cover a short amount of time with an insane amount of things happening. Bitter Waters is only seven days. I... More

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Characters

Psst! Wanna hear a secret? The people in most stories aren t really humans -they re robots! Real people are quite accidental, the result of a random jumbling of genes and a chaotic life. But story people are made to order to do a specific job. In other words, robots! I can hear some of you pooh-poohing this notion, but it s not my... More

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Plotting as organic

A discussion on plotting a novel as an organic writer. . . by Wen Spencer I m very organic and messy and usually throw away as much as I keep. Generally, I start with a very general outline. The most important points of this outline is the start and the finish. Without an ending in sight, its impossible to stay on course. I also... More

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How to format your screenplay like a pro

How to Format Your Screenplay Like a Pro by Robert Gregory-Browne Introduction Proper screenplay format is one of those things that seems to stymie novice screenwriters. Little do they know that it never was and never will be an exact science. Over the past several years, I ve spent a lot of time on the web, in newsgroups, and on... More

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