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How to write a book in 30 days: Worksheets. Worksheet l: Character sketch - Worksheet 2A: General setting sketch - Worksheet 2B: Character setting sketch - Worksheet 3: Research list - Worksheet 4: Plot sketch - Worksheet 5: Summary outline - Worksheet 6: Miscellaneous scene notes - Worksheet 7: Closing scene notes - Worksheet 8: Interview questions - Worksheet 9: Dialogue sheet - Worksheet l0: Fact sheet - Worksheet ll: Background timeline - Worksheet 12: Miscellaneous timeline - Worksheet 13: Story evolution - Worksheet 14: Formatted outline capsule - Worksheet 15: Day sheet. The worksheets for download are from "Writer's Digest Write Your Novel in 30 Days." Get a complete copy of the magazine @ http://amzn.to/2dURHnB or http://socialpolitan.org/fiction-writing-craft/blogs/entry/Write-Your-Novel-in-30-Days-NaNoWriMo
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How to Write Moving Picture Plays by William Lewis Gordon (1914). Guarantee, Letter from the Author, Notice to Photoplaywrights, Definitions of Technical Terms, Section 1. Introduction, 2. How ARE Moving Pictures Produced 3. What is a Photoplay? 4. Prices Paid for Plays, 5. Qualifications Necessary to Write Photoplays, 6. Kind of Plays to Write, 7. Kind of Plays to Avoid, 8. Censorship, 9. Dramatization, 10. Plagiarism, 11. The Plot and How to Obtain It, 12. Preparation of Manuscript, 13. Title of Play, 14. Synopsis, 15. Cast of Characters, 16. Scenario, 17. Leaders, OR Sub-titles, Section 18. Letters, Cuppings, Etc., 19. What Constitutes a Scene, 20. CoNTiNXHTY OF Scenes, 21. Stage Settings and Properties, 22. Entrance and Exit of Characters, 23. Climax, 24. Limitations of the Camera, 25. Length of Play, 26. Single Reels, Double Reels, Split rnReels, Etc., 27. Review, 28. How TO Mail Manuscript, 29. Where to Sell Plays, 30. Time Required for Company to Pass JUDGEMENT ON A PLAY, 31. Time Required to Write a Play, 32. Copyrights, 33. Integrity of Film Companies, 34. Perseverance, 35. Miscellaneous Notes, Sample Play, Illustrating Proper Technical Form
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How to Write a Photoplay by Herbert Case Hoagland (1912). How Photoplays are Produced. The Bare Idea. What Not to Do. Photoplays that Won't be Accepted. Hints. Model Scenario. Where to Sell
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The Writer: How to Write for a Living by Trentwell Mason White (1947). I First Considerations. II The Plan. III The Plot. IV Characterization and Other Problems. CREATING TTPES OF THE SHORT STORY. Introduction. I The Adventure Story. II The Love Story. III The Western Story. IV The Detective Story. CREATING JUVENILE FICTION. I The Juvenile Field as a Training Ground Clayton Holt Ernst. II On Writing for Children Elizabeth Coatsworth. III Building the Juvenile Serial. CREATING OTHER FICTION FORMS. I The Short Short Story. II The Novelette. III The Novel. CONSIDERING ASSOCIATED FICTION FORMS. I The Radio Script Katharine Seymour and J. T. W. Martin. II The Play Script, Alice Howard Spaulding. III If You Must Write for the Movies Doris F. Halman. REVISING, EDITING, PROOFREADING PROBLEMS. I Revising the Manuscript. II Editing the Manuscript, Edward Weeks. III Proof and Proofreading. SELLING: ATTITUDES AND ACTIVITIES. I Are Editors People? Kenneth Payson Kempton. II The Author's Second Trade Harford Powel, Jr. III Author—Agent—Publisher, Grace Morse. THE AUTHOR DISCUSSES HIS TRADE. I Literary Discipline, Alan Devoe. II Where Ignorance Is Bliss Frederick Orin Bartlett. III How I Write Sea Stories, James B. Connolly. IV Why You Can't Write Dog Stories Albert Payson Terhune. V Doing the Adventure Story Leonard H. Nason. VI Writing the Western Story Francis W. Hilton
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How To Write Moving Picture Plays by Carl Charlton (1916). How to Write Photoplays: A Thoroughly Practical Guide to Photoplay Writing.
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How to Write Poetry by Ethel Maude Colson (1919). This little book is offered without apology. No apology is needed for any effort, howeverhumble, attempting to further the great cause and art of poetry. As well attempt apology for seeking to augment popular appreciation of love or music or sunshine. But a word of explanation may not be out of place. It is not hoped by means of this modest bantling to increase the outward and visible supply of poets. Poets, whatever may have been said and thought to the contrary, are born and not made. So are musicians, painters, actors, artists of whatever order. But who, for this reason, would deny to the ordinary educated human some slight technical knowledge—at least enough for intelligent appreciation—of music or the drama or art?
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How to Write a Short Story: An Exposition of the Technique of Short Fiction (1906) - The material in the following pages is a series of suggestive talks rather than a scholarly discourse. I leave to others the discussion of polish, atmosphere, and artistic handling; I take for my theme the writing of a short story that will sell.
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How to Write a Good Play (1892)
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How to Write for the "MOVIES" (1915): CHAPTER PAGE I The Birth of the Motion Pic ture Story - The Glossary of the Photo play - The Scenario - The Tools of the Trade - Studying the Market - The Title - The Synopsis - Continuity of Scenes - Old Ideas - CHAPTER PAGE XIX The Plot - The Evolving of the Plot - The Choice of a Subject - Study Good Writers - The Climax - The Punch - The Comedy - Scenic Action - The Cut Back - The Subtitle or Leader - The Mission of the Subtitle - The Telegram and Letter - The Newspaper Insert - Plagiarizing - The Pest - The Copyright - The Model Comedy Scenario - The One or Two Reel Play - The Masked Wrestler - The Melodrama - The Censor Board - Photography - The Fiction Rights to the Photoplay - The Market - Copyright
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How to Write Short Stories (1921) - Chapter I. Common Sense in Viewing One's Work. Chapter II. The Necessary Mental Equipment. Chapter III. Finding Time and Material. Chapter IV. Hints for Equipping The Shop. Chapter V.Common Business Sense in Meeting the Market. Chapter. VI. The Great Art of Story Writing: Construction. Chapter VII. The Great Art of Story Writing : Style. Chapter VIII. The Great Art of Story Writing: Adaption of Style to Material. Chapter IX. The Great Art of Story Writing: The Element of Suspense — Viewpoint. Chapter X. The Great Art of Story Writing: Characterization. Chapter XI. The Great Art of Story Writing : Plots. Chapter XII. Using Acquaintance as Material. Chapter XIII. The Author's Personal Responsibility. Chapter XIV. The Editors. Chapter XV. Criticism. Chapter XVI. Help from Other Writers. Chapter XVII. When You're Tempted to Shut Up Shop. Chapter XVIII. The Business of Writing — A Summing Up.
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