The 2020 NaNoWriMo Writing Tools Bundle, curated by Kevin J. Anderson:
Each year I curate a big bunch of writing books to help everybody dive into NaNoWriMo with all the tools, skills, and inspiration they need.
This year we have a massive StoryBundle of 17 books covering the range of techniques, business, markets, and career management. All for as little as $20.
Read more about the SEVENTEEN books in the bundle here, and make sure to click on each cover for a synopsis, reviews and preview of each book!
Turning Setbacks into Opportunity by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
"[Kristine Kathryn Rusch's blog,] The Business Rusch…is full of sound advice and analysis about what's going on."– Jeff Baker, The Oregonian
The 5 Day Novel by Scott King
"There are words of encouragement, and some cheer leading, but mostly it's an actionable check list. This is not a craft book, this is a blue print for how to actually write a novel that takes 5 days and not 5 years!"– Amazon Review
Stop Worrying; Start Writing by Sarah Painter
"If Stephen King is your writing godfather then Sarah Painter is the writer's best friend – kind, honest and full of wisdom."– Annie Lyons, author of The Choir on Hope Street and Not Quite Perfect
The Well-Presented Manuscript by Mike Reeves-McMillan
"I recently donated a large box of writing books to the library, including my copy of The Elements of Style. I'd owned it for a long time and had never found it useful for what I actually needed in my writing. Enter Mike Reeves-McMillan's new book, The Well-Presented Manuscript."– Author Amy Knepper on Goodreads
Simply Synopsis by Michelle Somers
"A whole novel-writing course in digest form."– Valerie Parv, Bestselling Author of ‘The Art of Romance Writing’
Essoe's Guides to Writing Action Sequences and Sex Scenes by Joshua Essoe
"If you dread writing fight scenes or sex scenes, you must get this book! Joshua tackles two of writers' toughest challenges and gives his readers a jam-packed toolbox to make those scenes better and easier to write. Never write a boring fight scene or cringe-worthy sex scene again!"– Mignon Fogarty, NY Times bestselling author of Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tricks for Better Writing
Audio for Authors by Joanna Penn
"I'm a writer and I've been looking for clear, easy-to-digest, information about how to create my own audiobooks. I've taken a course, read a couple books, and surfed the Internet until my board beached on the rocks of exhaustion, but I didn't have enough understanding of the process to get started.
Joanna Penn answered all my lingering questions and made me feel like I could do it. To me, this is an invaluable book."– Jo-Ann Carson, 5* Amazon Review
The In(s) and Out(s) of Series and Story Guides by C. Michelle Jefferies
"This book is a resourceful and genius guide, filled with helpful ways to keep track of your ideas, and develop your story, characters, and setting."– Lauri Shoenfeild
Mastering Amazon Descriptions by Brian D. Meeks
"You'll love this practical, snarky guide to copywriting because everyone likes to learn from a wiseguy."– Amazon Review
Writing Better Fiction by Brent Nichols
"Some great tips and inspiration on a wide range of writing topics from many Canadian writers. A helpful resource and an introduction to some talented people."– Shawn Bird, poet and author
13 Steps to Evil: How to Craft Superbad Villains by Sacha Black
"This book has changed my life. It has really helped me to dive into the depth of my villainous character and made me develop a credible back story and give the character a really complex personality. My book is so much better now and I am really happy I bought this. I would highly recommend to writers who want to develop their writing skills and develop evil villains for their books."– Lisa Goldheart, Amazon Customer
10 Steps to Hero: How to Craft a Kickass Protagonist by Sacha Black
"Writers looking for a solid recipe on character creation should pay attention.10 Steps to Heroserves up a plateful of epiphanies on how to turn your lead into a psychological tuning fork for the human condition, capturing the hearts and minds of readers. This book, and the powerful idea ofthe web of connectivity, will make you a stronger storyteller. Be prepared for salty language...and cramping fingers as you make notes!"– Angela Ackerman, Best-selling author of The Emotion Thesaurus series
The Nifty 15 by Honorée Corder and Brian D. Meeks
"It's perfect. It's packed with value. It is loaded with PROOF these techniques work. And best of all...it gets right to the point without messing around."– Amazon Review
Pay what you want! You choose how much you want to pay for these awesome books. (Click on each book above to check them out.) You decide how much of your purchase goes to the author and how much goes to help keep StoryBundle running. If your purchase price is $20 or more, you get TWELVE more books: WMG Publishing Presents: How Can Your Business Survive the Downturn? by Dean Wesley Smith, Turning Setbacks into Opportunity by Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Essoe's Guides to Writing Action Sequences and Sex Scenes by Joshua Essoe (two books in one!), Audio for Authors by Joanna Penn, The In(s) and Out(s) of Series and Story Guides by C. Michelle Jefferies, Mastering Amazon Descriptions by Brian D. Meeks, Writing Better Fiction by Brent Nichols, Killer Subject Lines by Andrea Pearson, 13 Steps to Evil: How to Craft Superbad Villains by Sacha Black, 10 Steps to Hero: How to Craft a Kickass Protagonist by Sacha Black and The Nifty 15 by Honorée Corder and Brian D. Meeks!
Zero DRM. There's no DRM on any of our books. None. Why? For one, we don't believe DRM actually stops people from sharing what they want to share. Second, and most importantly, we don't believe we should be treating our customers as criminals. So go ahead and put these on your tablets, Kindles and smartphones, but if a friend wants to read the bundle, please have them buy one for themselves. With pay-what-you-want, we believe there's a price for everyone. Or better yet, buy one for them as a gift. Help support indie authors!
Support nonprofits. Best of all, you can also give a portion of the proceeds from each bundle to charity. To learn more about these charities and those they help, click the "Learn More" link next the charities when you purchase.
Easy delivery. It's super convenient to get these ebooks onto your reader of choice—just download and sync. Better yet, if you have a Kindle or Kindle-enabled tablet or smartphone, we can send the books directly to your device. No computer required.
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