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Writing Scary Scenes: Professional Techniques for Thrillers, Horror and Other Exciting Fiction Writer's Craft Book 2Rayne Hall #ad - Use this book to write a new scene, or to add tension and excitement to a draft. You will learn tricks of the trade for "black moment" and "climax" scenes, describing monsters and villains, writing harrowing captivity sections and breathtaking escapes, as well as how to make sure that your hero doesn't come across as a wimp.
. And much more. This book is recommended for writers of all genres, especially thriller, horror, paranormal romance and urban fantasy. Make your readers' hearts hammer with suspense, their breaths quicken with excitement, and their skins tingle with goosebumps of delicious fright. British English. This book contains practical suggestions about how to structure a scary scene, increase the suspense, make the climax more terrifying, make the reader feel the character's fear.
Writing Scary Scenes: Professional Techniques for Thrillers, Horror and Other Exciting Fiction Writer's Craft Book 2 #ad - It includes techniques for manipulating the readers' subconscious and creating powerful emotional effects. Are your frightening scenes scary enough? Learn practical tricks to turn up the suspense.
Writing Vivid Settings: Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors Writer's Craft Book 10Rayne Hall #ad - Learn how to make your settings intense, realistic, and intriguing. This is the tenth book in Rayne Hall's acclaimed Writer's Craft series. Do you want your readers to feel like they're really there—in the place where the story happens? Whether you want to enrich stark prose with atmospheric detail, add vibrancy to a dull piece or curb waffling descriptions, this guide can help.
Writing Fight Scenes: Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors Writer's Craft Book 1Scimitar Press #ad - Learn to craft realistic, battles, exciting action scenes: duels, riots and more. This is the updated 2014 edition of the 2011 bestseller.
Writing Vivid Characters: Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors Writer's Craft Book 18#ad - Do you want to create compelling characters about whom the readers care deeply?This book reveals professional techniques to invent individuals who are so real that your readers will love or hate, fear or root for them, and so fascinating that your readers will remember them forever.
Writing Vivid Emotions: Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors Writer's Craft Book 22#ad - Please note: This book is not suitable for absolute beginners. The book also guides you through layering emotions and varying their intensity. It shows you how to subtly reveal a character's secret or suppressed emotions. British English. The book also flags mistakes to avoid and reveals tricks used by professional authors.
It assumes that you have mastered the basics of your craft and know how to create characters and write dialogue and are ready to to take your craft skills to the next level. At the end of each chapter, you'll find assignments. If you like, you can use this book as an advanced fiction-writing course. Do you want your characters to feel such strong emotions that the readers' scalps prickle, thought, dialogue, you'll learn how to express feelings through body language, similes, their mouths go dry and their hearts thud like they're sharing the experience? Do you want to convey fear or happiness in ways that make the readers feel heat radiating through their chest or cold sweat trickling down their spine rather than the tired 'he was afraid' or 'she felt happy'? Step by step, visceral sensations and mood-rich descriptions.
Writing Vivid Plots: Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors Writer's Craft Book 20#ad - Do you want to give your novel a powerful story line? Do you want to power up a draft you’ve written? This guide shows professional techniques for developing and structuring your fiction book. It solves plot problems such as slow beginnings, sagging middles and flat endings, and guides you to write specific story parts such as the ‘Black Moment’ and the ‘Climax’.
The focus of this guide is on plotting full-length novels, but there are also chapters on plotting short stories, series and serials. British English.
Writing Vivid Dialogue: Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors Writer's Craft Book 16#ad - Or you can simply read the whole book to get a feel for what's in it, then choose the techniques you want to study and apply for the chapter you want to write or revise. Download the free sample to try out how this book can help make your dialogue sparkle. British English grammar and spelling. Do you want to write fast-paced, exciting, sizzling dialogue? This book reveals professional dialogue techniques to characterise the speaker, carry the plot forward and entertain your readers.
This is not a beginner's guide. You'll be amazed how your dialogue scenes come to life. I won't weigh this book down with literary theory. Sometimes i'll use examples—mostly from my own books, this is about your writing, your stories, for copyright reasons—but in essence, your dialogue. If you like you can use this book as an advanced dialogue writing course, working your way through each chapter, doing the exercises in the chapter and the assignments at the end of each chapter.
Writing Vivid Dialogue: Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors Writer's Craft Book 16 #ad - When revising, you may want to compare the 'before' and 'after' versions. I assume that you have mastered the basics of fiction writing, and don't need an explanation of what dialogue is and why it matters for your story. These are not 'rules' every writer must follow, but tricks you can try. Perhaps it drags, and perhaps it lacks tension, perhaps the characters all sound the same, wit or sparkle.
Writing Love Scenes: Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors Writer's Craft Book 27#ad - Do you want to write 'clean' or 'steamy' love scenes? The choice is yours. Learn to write love scenes like a a pro. Two professional authors show step-by-step how to create conflict, depth and intensity, and craft a heart-warming or harrowing scene that readers will never forget. This book shows you step-by-step how to to write about - the first meeting- the first kiss- characters in disguise- confessing a secret- relationship conflicts- breaking up- marriage proposalsand much more.
It is not recommended for absolute beginners. About the authors:Susanne McCarthy is an experienced romance novelist. Rayne hall is a professional fantasy and horror author, editor of the Ten Tales speculative fiction anthologies, and creator of the Writer's Craft series. Writing love scenes' is intended for intermediate and advanced-level writers and want to learn specialist skills.
Writing Love Scenes: Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors Writer's Craft Book 27 #ad - This guide shows techniques for - keeping your characters and your writing chaste- implying intimacy without showing it- creating erotic tension without sexual action- seducing the reader with explicit sex. Whatever genre you write, you'll find useful advice for your story: - gay love scenes- lovers belonging to different cultures- love between members of different species- love scenes involving several characters.
Writing Deep Point Of View: Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors Writer's Craft Book 13#ad - Do you want to give the readers such a vivid experience that they feel the events of the story are real and they're right there? Do you want them to forget their own world and worries, and live in the main character's head and heart?The magic wand for achieving this is Deep Point of View. Readers love it, because it gives them the thrill of becoming a different person.
Who wants to read about a pirate, when you can be a pirate yourself? Immersed in Deep PoV, the reader enjoys the full thrills of the adventure from the safety of her armchair. In this book, i'll reveal the powerful techniques employed by bestselling authors, and I'll show you how to apply them to rivet your readers.
Writing Deep Point Of View: Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors Writer's Craft Book 13 #ad - After perusing the sample, he'll click 'buy now' because he simply must read on, doesn't want the story to end, he's grown addicted to the character, and when he's reached the last page, and buys the next book in the series at once. I'll start with the basics of point of view—if you're already familiar with the concept, you can treat them as a refresher—and then guide you to advanced strategies for taking your reader deep.
This is not a beginners' book. A reader who has been in the grip of Deep Point of View may find other books dull and shallow. If you like, you can use this book as a self-study class, approaching each chapter as a lesson and completing the assignments at the end of each session. Now let's explore how you can lead your readers deep into your story.
This is the 2019 edition with improved formatting.
Writing About Villains: How to Create Compelling Dark Characters for Your Fiction Writer's Craft Book 5Rayne Hall #ad - Forget the cardboard evil-doers with their evil laughter and stinking breath. You'll benefit most if you've already mastered the basics of the craft and want to learn specialist techniques. Your villains will have personality, ideals, feelings and conflicts. It is not recommend for absolute beginners. Create fiends whom your readers will love to hate and can never forget.
They will challenge your heroes, chill your readers, and give your novel excitement and depth. This book is part of the writer's craft series: Writing Fight Scenes, The Word-Loss Diet, Writing About Villains, Writing Scary Scenes, and more. Please note: this book assumes that you have some fiction writing experience.
Writing About Villains: How to Create Compelling Dark Characters for Your Fiction Writer's Craft Book 5 #ad - British English.