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Writing Books, Software & Courses; Book Clubs
Here you will find books on specific aspects of writing - how to create a character, plot, culture, or language. There is also a book on how to write a novel, as well as an ebook of creative writing exercises. Also, learn about the Paperback Swap Club, a place where you can swap books with others.
Some terms you need to be familiar with before sending a manuscript out for publication.
Worship of Tools Day & Other Zany Holidays
Do you keep enough batteries handy to change out all of them on Check Your Batteries Day? Do you save any daylight with Daylight Saving Time? On Johnny Appleseed Day, are you going to plant an apple tree? What tools will you worship on Worship of Tools Day?
World Chicken Festival & More Wacky Festivals
Some truly wacky festivals are held in the South each fall. Perhaps your character is a contestant in the Great Outhouse Blowout and Race. Maybe he is researching the famous Colonel Sanders and travels to the World Chicken Festival.
Words That Make Noise L-N
Is there a child in your story who delights in taunting others? Or maybe there is a car in your tale that has a broken power steering pump. Are you writing about an evil scientist who loves to laugh in an evil, maniacal manner? How would you make the sounds for all of these in your writing?
Words That Make Noise J-K
Does your story have automotive noises? Perhaps the cries of birds fill the air. Or maybe it is full of explosions, fighting, and people running. Whatever type of noises are in your story, chances are there is a word that makes just the type of noise you need.
Words That Make Noise D-H
There are ways to tell what kind of sound a word is imitating just by the letters it begins or ends with. What letters do onomatopoeic words that have to do with water normally begin with What about the words that have to do with collisions?
Words That Make Noise A-C
Onomatopoeia literally means ‘the name of sound I make’. Onomatopoeic words are imitations of the sounds made by objects or animals. This would include words such as achoo, sizzle, or clang. What are some other examples of these words to use in your writing?
Women's Fiction Selections
Here you will find books that are in the women's fiction genre.
Women's Fiction Book Reviews
Reviews of books that target women and their concerns.
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