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Writing About Magic (Writer’s Craft)

Writing About Magic (Writer’s Craft)

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Do you write fantasy fiction? This book is a resource for authors. Crammed with information, tips, and plot ideas, it helps you create stories about magic and magicians which are believable and exciting. Learn about power-raising, ritual, training, initiation, love spells, sex magic, costuming, equipment, correspondences, magical weapons, healing, protection, miracles, spells, amulets, talismans, curses, hexes, illusionists, charlatans, natural and ceremonial magic, witchcraft, shamanism, alchemy, necromancy, ethics, conflicts, secrecy and more. Draw up a psychological profile for your magician, invent fictional spells that work, avoid blunders, and create trouble for your characters.



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Writer’s Craft Power Pack 1: 5-Book Bundle

Writer’s Craft Power Pack 1: 5-Book Bundle

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Get five of Rayne Hall’s acclaimed Writer’s Craft books in one:
Writing Fight Scenes, Writing Dark Stories, Writing Short Stories To Promote Your Novels, Writing About Magic, The Word-Loss Diet.

Please note – these books are for fictioneers who have mastered the basics of their craft and want to take their skills to the next level. They are not suitable for absolute beginners.



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More Horror Writing Prompts: 77 Further Powerful Ideas To Inspire Your Fiction (Writer’s Craft Book 29)

More Horror Writing Prompts: 77 Further Powerful Ideas To Inspire Your Fiction (Writer’s Craft Book 29)

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This book is crammed with fertile seeds for fiction that will thrill, disturb or scare your readers. Each prompt comes with a wealth of suggestions for how you can develop it to suit the kind of story you want to write. Plant those seeds into the rich ground of your own imagination, and watch them grow.

This book is a continuation of ‘Horror Writing Prompts’ but you can use it on its own. Each book offers different ideas for writers of dark and scary fiction.



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The Word-Loss Diet: Professional Self-Editing Techniques for Authors (Writer’s Craft Book 4)

The Word-Loss Diet: Professional Self-Editing Techniques for Authors (Writer’s Craft Book 4)

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Tighten and tone your writing style, and use simple revision tricks to slim down your manuscript. Shed thousands of words without changing the plot.

Strip away the word fat and reveal the muscle of your unique author voice.

This book is short, but potent.

It is perfect for
– self-editing before you submit your book to agents and publishers, or before self-publishing
– understanding why your stories get rejected, or why so few readers buy your book after downloading the sample chapters
– taking your writing craft skills to the next level
– polishing your writing style for the move from amateur to professional

The book is based on Rayne Hall’s popular class of the same title which has helped many writers shed word weight and develop a leaner, stronger writing style. Some authors say the class was the best investment they ever made. Now you can study the techniques in book form at your own pace.

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. It is not recommend for absolute beginners.



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Mid-Novel Writing Prompts: 100 Inspiring Ideas For The Fiction Book You’ve Started To Write (Writer’s Craft 23)

Mid-Novel Writing Prompts: 100 Inspiring Ideas For The Fiction Book You’ve Started To Write (Writer’s Craft 23)

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Do you want a daily dose of inspiration to carry your novel plot forward? Conventional lists of writing prompts are great for starting new projects, but don’t work if you’re already well into a story with developed characters and an ongoing plot. This book can help.

Whether you seek to boost your own imagination, to rekindle your passion for a book project or to release a creative block, these prompts will get the juices flowing.

To stimulate the flow of your imagination, I provide some ideas for every prompt: guiding questions, what-if scenarios, and suggestions how you might interpret the topic. While they may not be an exact fit for your novel, they will open the flood gates so your own ideas gush forth.

Please note: this is not a novel-plotting guide. If you want structural help for your ‘sagging middle’, you may find my book Writing Vivid Plots more useful.



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Horror Writing Prompts: 77 Powerful Ideas To Inspire Your Fiction (Writer’s Craft) (Volume 25)

Horror Writing Prompts: 77 Powerful Ideas To Inspire Your Fiction (Writer’s Craft) (Volume 25)

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This book is crammed with fertile seeds for fiction that will thrill, disturb or scare your readers. Each prompt comes with a wealth of suggestions for how you can develop it to suit the kind of story you want to write. Plant those seeds into the rich ground of your own imagination, and watch them grow.



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Writing Deep Point Of View: Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors (Writer’s Craft Book 13)

Writing Deep Point Of View: Professional Techniques for Fiction Authors (Writer’s Craft Book 13)

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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. The reader doesn’t just read a story about a gladiator in the arena, an heiress in a Scottish castle, an explorer in the jungle, a courtesan in Renaissance Venice—she becomes that gladiator, heiress, explorer, courtesan.

Deep Point of View hooks readers from the start. After perusing the sample, he’ll click ‘buy now’ because he simply must read on, and when he’s reached the last page, he’s grown addicted to the character, doesn’t want the story to end, and buys the next book in the series at once.

A reader who has been in the grip of Deep Point of View may find other books dull and shallow. 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. 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. It assumes that you have mastered the basics of the writer’s craft and know how to create compelling fictional characters. 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.



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Writing Dark Stories (Writer’s Craft) (Volume 6)

Writing Dark Stories (Writer’s Craft) (Volume 6)

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Learn to haunt your readers with powerful, chilling tales. Make their spines tingle with anticipation and their skins crawl with delicious fear. Disturb their world-view and invite them to look into the dark corners of their own souls. This book gives you a wealth of tools and techniques for writing great short stories. It is part of the acclaimed Writer’s Craft series.



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Twitter for Writers (Writer’s Craft) (Volume 8)

Twitter for Writers (Writer’s Craft) (Volume 8)

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Use Twitter to improve your writing, network with other authors, meet fans, build a platform, gain exposure, find reviewers and sell books. Rayne Hall has one of the best platforms any writer has on Twitter – with over 50,000 genuine, engaged followers who enjoy her tweets and buy her books. Here she shares practical advice, fun ideas, step-by-strategies for success – and even the embarrassing mistakes she made. This book is a great help to any writer who wants to use Twitter as a professional tool without wasting precious writing time. Suitable for newbies as well as Twitter veterans, it shows you how to spot fake followers, guides you past the dreaded 2,000-follower hurdle, helps you throw a Twitter party and reveals the most powerful ways to promote a book.



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