How To Write and Sell Short Stories For Writers?

How To Write and Sell Short Stories For Writers?

Author: Connor Whiteley

Publisher: CGD Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 98

View: 567

Short stories amaze writers with their money-making opportunities and money. Writers love short stories for their benefits, and short stories are so much fun. This great insightful book based on practice, listening to professionals and personal experiences, you’ll learn how to improve your short story writing, why short stories are amazing and why they’re great for money-making opportunities. If you want to investigate the amazing world of short stories. You NEED this book. BUY NOW!

How to Write Short Stories That Sell

How to Write Short Stories That Sell

Author: Jane Bettany

Publisher:

ISBN: 0957670435

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 200

View: 466

If you want to write fiction, then short stories are a great place to start. This book will help you to find ideas and teach you all the essential elements of short story writing. It covers plot and structure, conflict, dialogue, characterisation, settings, description, tense, viewpoint, flashback, and more. You'll also learn about one of the most important steps in the writing process: editing. How to Write Short Stories That Sell includes writing and editing exercises, and short story examples. It shows you how to increase your chances of selling your work by identifying the right story markets, and explains the correct way to submit your work to a magazine editor. Jane Bettany is a freelance writer, publisher and creative writing teacher with more than twenty years experience of writing fiction. Her stories and non-fiction articles have appeared in women's magazines, literary magazines, newspapers and online. She has an MA in Creative Writing and is a qualified teacher.

How to Write and Sell Short Stories

How to Write and Sell Short Stories

Author: Della Galton

Publisher: Accent Press Ltd

ISBN: 9781907726033

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 111

View: 789

A must-have book for any new writer and a welcome addition to the library of established writers who are hoping to ‘up their game’. Have you ever wondered why your short stories are rejected? What is the secret of selling your work? How do you make sure your characters are memorable, your plots realistic and your twists both satisfying and unpredictable? Della Galton answers these and many more questions using a format that will already be familiar to writers: What? Why? When? How? Where? and Who? The Author Della Galton has been selling short stories for twenty years. She sells between 90 and 100 short stories a year to markets in the UK and abroad. She also teaches creative writing and is a popular speaker at writers’ conferences across the UK. Dozens of her students have achieved success in the very competitive field of magazine fiction. Della is also the author of two published novels, Passing Shadows and Helter Skelter.

How to Write and Sell Short Stories

How to Write and Sell Short Stories

Author: Della Galton

Publisher: Accent Press

ISBN: 1906373337

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 222

View: 305

A must-have book for any new writer and a welcome addition to the library of established writers who are hoping to 'up their game'. Have you ever wondered why your short stories are rejected? What is the secret of selling your work? How do you make sure your characters are memorable, your plots realistic and your twists both satisfying and unpredictable? Della Galton answers these and many more questions using a format that will already be familiar to writers: What? Why? When? How? Where? and Who? The Author Della Galton has been selling short stories for twenty years. She sells between 90 and 100 short stories a year to markets in the UK and abroad. She also teaches creative writing and is a popular speaker at writers' conferences across the UK. Dozens of her students have achieved success in the very competitive field of magazine fiction. Della is also the author of two published novels, Passing Shadows and Helter Skelter.

Writing & Selling Short Stories & Personal Essays

Writing & Selling Short Stories & Personal Essays

Author: Windy Harris

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440350894

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

View: 780

Write It Short, Sell It Now Short stories and personal essays have never been hotter--or more crucial for a successful writing career. Earning bylines in magazines and literary journals is a terrific way to get noticed and earn future opportunities in both short- and long-form writing. Writing & Selling Short Stories & Personal Essays capitalizes on the popularity of these genres by instructing on the two key steps to publishing short works: crafting excellent pieces and successfully submitting them. You'll learn how to: • Develop different craft elements--including point of view, character, dialogue, scene writing, and more--specifically for short stories and essays. • Recognize the qualities of excellent short works, using examples from recently published stories and essays in major journals. • Understand the business of writing short, from categorizing your work and meeting submission guidelines to networking and submitting to writing contests. • Master the five-step process for submitting and selling like a pro. Featuring advice and examples from a multitude of published authors, Writing & Selling Short Stories & Personal Essays is a must-have for any writer's bookshelf.

How to Write a Short Story, Get Published & Make Money

How to Write a Short Story, Get Published & Make Money

Author: Christopher Fielden

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1512321656

Category: Creative writing

Page: 364

View: 980

This unique book contains a multitude of writing tips based on real-life experience. All the advice clearly shows the reader how to write and successfully publish a short story. Author, Christopher Fielden, uses his own short stories as case studies to illustrate how the different tips were put into practice and used to achieve publishing success. All the short stories used as examples in this book have been published through short story competitions, on websites or in magazines, proving that the tips and advice really work.

Playing the Short Game: How to Market and Sell Short Fiction

Playing the Short Game: How to Market and Sell Short Fiction

Author: Douglas Smith

Publisher: Lucky Bat Books

ISBN: 9781928048237

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 223

View: 817

Take your first step to becoming a professional short fiction writer—Buy this book! In an engaging and conversational style, award-winning author Douglas Smith teaches you how to market and sell short stories—and much, much more. Even experienced writers will find value here as Smith takes you from your first sale to using your stories to build a writing career. CONTENTS: The Fundamentals: The different types of writers. The benefits of short fiction. Rights and licensing. Selling Your Stories: Knowing when it's ready. Choosing markets. Submitting stories. Avoiding mistakes. How editors select stories. Dealing with rejections. When to give up on a story. After a Sale: Contracts. Working with editors. What your first sale means. Dealing with reviews. A Writer's Magic Bakery: Selling reprints. Foreign markets. Audio markets. Selling a collection. The indie option. Becoming Established: Leveraging your stories. Discoverability and promotion. Career progression in short fiction. With an introduction by multi-award winning writer and editor, Kristine Kathryn Rusch. "We short story writers have needed a book like this for decades. ... It’s spectacular." —Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Award-winning Author & Editor “If you are the least bit interested in having a career as a fiction writer then I can tell you what to read: Douglas Smith’s Playing the Short Game: How to Market & Sell Short Fiction. From now on this is my go-to book for all things related to starting and maintaining my fiction writing career.” —Filip Wiltgren, The Guide to a Professional Writing Career

How to Write and Sell Erotica

How to Write and Sell Erotica

Author: M. Christian

Publisher:

ISBN: 1615083014

Category: Fiction

Page: 138

View: 804

A Master's Level Course in Writing and Selling Erotica. "Want to write erotica and GET PUBLISHED? Then do yourself a favor and buy this book!" -Marilyn Jaye Lewis, author, founder The Erotic Authors Association. No one knows more about writing and selling erotica, from inspiration to publication, than M. Christian. The author of over three hundred stories (many selected for annual "Best of" anthologies), eight collections of his own short fiction, five novels, and editor of over two dozen anthologies, M. Christian has seen the process from every point of view, as writer, editor and publisher. "Christian's book is a must-read. ...practical insider's tips ... a fearlessly honest look at the realities of publishing erotica ... will educate, amuse and inspire." -Donna George Storey, author Amorous Woman. In this unique insider's guide, M. Christian makes the path easy for others with lifesaving tips, hard-earned lessons and personal observations, including how to: * incorporate the key elements that make an erotic story sell; * think sexy and cultivate your erotic imagination; * create plots and characters that turn readers on; * put the right dash of sex in a sex story; * sell your work to magazines, websites, anthologies, book publishers; * write convincing stories for sexual orientations and interests beyond your own; * find the best internet resources for writers of erotica; * pinpoint the right place to sell your work; * get along with editors and publishers; * respond correctly to fans, reviewers and criticism; * and much much more! "I'm over the moon. M. Christian's book is awesome!." -Adrienne Benedicks, founder Erotic Readers and Writers Association.

Writer's Digest University

Writer's Digest University

Author: The Editors of Writer's Digest

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781599632612

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 812

View: 577

Everything You need to Write and Sell Your Work This is the ultimate crash course in writing and publishing! Inside you'll find comprehensive instruction, up-to-date market listings, a CD featuring recorded live webinars with industry professionals, an all-access pass to WritersMarket.com, and more. Writer's Digest University is the perfect resource for you, no matter your experience level. This one-stop resource contains: • Quick and comprehensive answers to common questions including: "How do I write a successful novel?" and "How do I know if self-publishing is right for me?" • Instruction and examples for formatting and submitting fiction, nonfiction, articles, children's writing, scripts, and verse. • Advanced instruction on business-related issues like marketing and publicity, using social media, freelancing for corporations, keeping finances in order, and setting the right price for your work. • A detailed look at what agents want and how to get one that best fits your needs. • Market listings for publishers and agents open to unsolicited work and new writers, contests and awards, and conferences and workshops. • A CD with recordings of 4 popular WD webinars: How Do I Get My Book Published?, How to Land a Literary Agent, How Writers Can Succeed in the Future of Digital Publishing, and Freelance Basics.* • A scratch-off code that gives you a one-year subscription to WritersMarket.com and a 20% discount on the WritersDigestUniversity.com course of your choice.* Get started now with everything you need to build a thriving writing career. Whether you're starting from scratch or have a bit of experience, you'll find the tools you need for success. *PLEASE NOTE: CDs and one-year subscription are NOT included with the ebook version of this title.

The Vorkosigan Companion

The Vorkosigan Companion

Author: Lois McMaster Bujold

Publisher: Baen Publishing Enterprises

ISBN: 9781618247063

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 837

Master the Vorkosiverse! "I've always tried to write the kind of book I most loved to reacharacter-centered adventure. Readers return to such books because those characters have become their friends, and there is no limit to the number of times you want to be with your friends again." ¾Lois McMaster Bujold, from The Vorkosigan Companion. It's the companion for everything Miles and Vorkosigan: Insightful essays, encyclopedic entries on the characters, the plots and¾most of all¾the fantastic world-building! Plus, an extensive story-behind-the-story essay on the creation of the books, and a Bujold mini-biography! At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management). "Bujold mixes quirky humor with action [and] superb character development. [E]normously satisfying." ¾Publishers Weekly

Beyond Style - Mastering the Finer Points of Writing

Beyond Style - Mastering the Finer Points of Writing

Author: Gary Provost

Publisher: Crossroad Press

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page:

View: 609

To write well, you must reach beyond the classroom basics of composition, get a grip on the more complex concepts, and learn how to create books, articles, and stories that move—not only from the editor’s desk to the bookstore, but also in the minds of your readers. In this book, accomplished writer Gary Provost helps you tackle that tough task. Here you’ll touch the soul of fine fiction and nonfiction. You’ll explore the intangibles: the relationships between form and content, proportion and pacing, slant and theme. And you’ll gain a new perspective on how words work together. In that newfound knowledge you’ll find power—power Provost helps you transfer to the page. In candid, conversational style, he shows you: • how to balance event and dialogue to keep the pace lively • why unity is essential to a story—and how to maintain it • how to make the written word pleasing to the ear • the value of fresh, strong imagery • how startling originality will keep your readers interested • how to make your story credible—even when it’s fiction • how subtlety allows your reader to participate in the action • how to tighten up the tension at every level of your story Provost makes no promise that the work will be easy. He promises only that your books, articles, and stories will get better. There are, after all, no magic words—except those you put on the page.

Moving On

Moving On

Author: Della Galton

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781908192424

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 138

View: 449

You are writing and selling short stories but you want to take the next step and write a novel. Della Galton, author of the successful writing guide How To Write and Sell Short Stories, shows you how to make the leap in this step-by-step guide. Using examples from her own successful career as writer of hundreds of published short stories and two novels, Della shows the critical differences between developing character, plot and setting in short and long fiction. The essential book to help take your writing to the next level.