It includes techniques for manipulating the readers' subconscious and creating powerful emotional effects. 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, writing harrowing captivity sections and breathtaking escapes, describing monsters and villains, as well as how to make sure that your hero doesn't come across as a wimp.
Writing Scary Scenes: Professional Techniques for Thrillers, Horror and Other Exciting Fiction Writer's Craft Book 2 #ad - . This book contains practical suggestions about how to structure a scary scene, make the climax more terrifying, increase the suspense, make the reader feel the character's fear. British English.
Writing Dark Stories: How to Write Horror and Other Disturbing Short Stories Writer's Craft Book 6Rayne Hall #ad - Pacing. Feed your fiction with your fearsplaces. Assignment. 12. Flash Fiction. Assignment. 11. How to end your storyendings to Avoid. Assignment. 3. Dark Fantasy. Assignment. 5. Make their spines tingle with anticipation and their skins crawl with delicious fear. Human Attitudes. Sample stories with commentsburning. Prompts. Strained Tempers.
Cross-Genre. Collection. Opening with Dialogue. Extreme Horror. SettingResearch Checklist. Opening while All Seems Well with theWorld. Writing by the seat of your pantsnow Write. Assignment. 17. Omniscient Point of View. Creepy locationsselect the Setting. Assignments. 20 Self-Publishing.
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 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 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 - If you like, you can use this book as an advanced fiction-writing course. At the end of each chapter, you'll find assignments. Do you want your characters to feel such strong emotions that the readers' scalps prickle, thought, 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, similes, you'll learn how to express feelings through body language, dialogue, visceral sensations and mood-rich descriptions.
The book also flags mistakes to avoid and reveals tricks used by professional authors. The book also guides you through layering emotions and varying their intensity. Please note: This book is not suitable for absolute beginners. It shows you how to subtly reveal a character's secret or suppressed emotions.
Writing Vivid Emotions: Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors Writer's Craft Book 22 #ad - British English. 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.
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 - Sometimes i'll use examples—mostly from my own books, for copyright reasons—but in essence, your stories, this is about your writing, 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.
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. You can apply the techniques to write new dialogue scenes, or to revise sections you've already written.
Writing Vivid Dialogue: Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors Writer's Craft Book 16 #ad - Pick, mix and match them to suit your characters and your story. Some of these tools work for all kinds of dialogue, how to present foreign languages and accents, how to present historical dialogue and flirtatious banter, others solve specific problems—how to create male and female voices, how to write dialogue for alpha characters, for children and for liars.
I suggest you read once through the whole book to discover the tools in this kit, then return to the specific chapters which address the challenges of your current project. But your dialogue isn't yet as strong as your story deserves. You'll be amazed how your dialogue scenes come to life. I won't weigh this book down with literary theory.
Writing About Villains: How to Create Compelling Dark Characters for Your Fiction Writer's Craft Book 5Rayne Hall #ad - Your villains will have personality, ideals, feelings and conflicts. Forget the cardboard evil-doers with their evil laughter and stinking breath. Create fiends whom your readers will love to hate and can never forget. British English. It is not recommend for absolute beginners. 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, Writing About Villains, Writing Scary Scenes, The Word-Loss Diet, and more. Please note: this book assumes that you have some fiction writing experience. You'll benefit most if you've already mastered the basics of the craft and want to learn specialist techniques.
Writing Deep Point Of View: Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors Writer's Craft Book 13#ad - It assumes that you have mastered the basics of the writer's craft and know how to create compelling fictional characters. 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.
The reader doesn't just read a story about a gladiator in the arena, an heiress in a Scottish castle, explorer, an explorer in the jungle, heiress, a courtesan in Renaissance Venice—she becomes that gladiator, courtesan. Deep point of View hooks readers from the start. 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.
Writing Deep Point Of View: Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors Writer's Craft Book 13 #ad - This is not a beginners' book. 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. 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.
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. 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.
Writing Love Scenes: Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors Writer's Craft Book 27 #ad - 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 love scenes' is intended for intermediate and advanced-level writers and want to learn specialist skills.