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The Key: How to Write Damn Good Fiction Using the Power of Myth

The Key: How to Write Damn Good Fiction Using the Power of Myth

Frey follows up his earlier books with this examination of Joseph Campbell's monomyth. Here he shows how to use the mythic structure often called the Hero's Journey in writing great fiction. More info →
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How to Write a Damn Good Novel: A Step-by-Step No Nonsense Guide to Dramatic Storytelling

How to Write a Damn Good Novel: A Step-by-Step No Nonsense Guide to Dramatic Storytelling

Frey lays out the basics here: character, conflict, and climax. He also looks at premise, viewpoint, and dialogue. Chapter 4 includes a section on the stepsheet, a useful technique for planning your story. The final chapter, "The Zen of Novel Writing," discusses the mindset necessary for the art. If you are a new writer, this book is a great place to start. More info →
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How to Write a Damn Good Novel, II: Advanced Techniques For Dramatic Storytelling

How to Write a Damn Good Novel, II: Advanced Techniques For Dramatic Storytelling

Building on the foundation of his earlier book, Frey here provides additional inspiration and information for elevating your writing. At the heart of the book are two chapters discussing the importance of premise. He also addresses common errors—not the tired old grammatical ones, but real errors of art such as timidity and failure to be true to yourself. He ends with a section on writing with passion that contains one of my favorite quotes about writing: “You cannot soar with the eagles if you’re wasting your precious time gaggling with the geese.” More info →
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Mighty Fortress: A Short Story

Mighty Fortress: A Short Story

An Austrian pastor helps a Jewish family escape the Nazis, but their elderly grandmother must stay behind. He hides her in the church, caring for her and learning from her, until one fateful Christmas Eve. More info →
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The Feast of Stevens: A Science Fiction Short Story

The Feast of Stevens: A Science Fiction Short Story

In this short science fiction Christmas comedy, cultures clash, hearts are won, and dinner is served. More info →
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The Art of War for Writers: Fiction Writing Strategies, Tactics, and Exercises

The Art of War for Writers: Fiction Writing Strategies, Tactics, and Exercises

I consider this a must-read book for writers. This book is fantastic because it covers every aspect of writing, including putting yourself in the proper mindset, approaching your writing as a business, and getting published. It also contains solid, practical advice on the writing craft. More info →
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The Last Buffalo: A Dystopian Short Story

The Last Buffalo: A Dystopian Short Story

The legendary White Buffalo Calf Woman said that when the last buffalo dies, the world will end. The zookeeper caring for the only remaining American Bison is about to see that prophecy fulfilled. More info →
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Flying Solo

Flying Solo

Sometimes the choices we make in life have devastating consequences. More info →
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Confident Faith

Confident Faith

Building a Firm Foundation for Your Beliefs More info →
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Thriving: Trusting God for Life to The Fullest

Thriving: Trusting God for Life to The Fullest

Jesus promised life and life to the fullest. But it's not automatic. Thriving equips you to live the abundant life – even in difficult circumstances. Chapters include practical questions for individual study or small group discussion. More info →
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The 11 Secrets of Getting Published

The 11 Secrets of Getting Published

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Find the 11 secrets to getting published. More info →
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Deadly Straits

Deadly Straits

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When marine engineer and very part-time spook Tom Dugan becomes collateral damage in the War on Terror, he's not about to take it lying down. Deadly Straits is a non-stop thrill ride, fast-paced, multilayered and gripping. More info →
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