NEW EDITION – REVISED & UPDATED!!
“A highly recommended guide from one of the most creative people around.”
– William Reichard, author of This Album Full of Angles
UNLEASH THE POWER OF YOUR CREATIVE POTENTIAL!Learn practical, fun techniques guaranteed to get your stories on paper Weave worlds of wonder beyond your conscious imagining Discover how to write naturally, eloquently and without struggle
Whether you’re a seasoned writer or just starting out, whatever your genre or form, The Voice of the Muse will deepen your creative experience and awaken you to new skills, new stories and a renewed confidence in your innate gifts.
YOU'LL NEVER FEEL THE SAME ABOUT WRITING AGAIN!
“Mark David is a master of the word...absolutely a catalyst for my writing.”
– Joan Cerio, author of Hardwired to Heaven
“Whenever I feel blocked, I open this book, read a couple of pages and feel inspired again.”
– Anna Blagoslavova, Moscow, Russia
"Mark David Gerson's The Voice of the Muse book and recording saved my languishing novel!"
– Katie Thomas, Lynchburg, VA
Works well in conjunction with The Voice of the Muse Companion: Guided Meditations for Writers, a recording that includes the author's recording of ten of the guided meditations in the book and is also available on Google Play.
"No writer could ask for a more encouraging guide."
– The Written Word
"The words lie within you. They hover in the shadows, longing to be noticed, yearning to heard, aching to be shared. Together, through this book, you and I will give them voice."
– Mark David Gerson, The Voice of the Muse
It's time to let it out!
Let Mark David Gerson show you how easy it can be, with...
• Dynamic tools to get you started and keep you writing
• Surefire techniques to spark new concepts, new content and new ideas
• Compelling inspiration to keep you motivated, committed and impassioned
You don’t even have to know what your book is about!
82% of Americans say they plan to write a book someday...Will you be one of the few who does?
Start Birthing Your Book Today...You’ll Never Feel the Same About Writing Again!
"I have so much gratitude for the help and confidence Mark David gave me."
– Estelle Blackburn, author of Broken Lives
"Have you thought about writing a book but don’t know how to start? Mark David Gerson can help you make that thought a reality. I know. He did it for me!"
– Karen Walker, author of Following the Whispers
"Mark David Gerson is spectacular. The best writing teacher ever!"
– Katie Thomas, Lynchburg, Virginia
We generally associate creativity with spasms of brilliance even though waiting for inspiration is like waiting for lightning to strike—it happens, but it’s rarely predictable or repeatable.
Committed, long-term relationships don’t simply happen: more than just hard work, it takes discipline and wisdom to keep a romance alive. The same is true for creativity.
This book is about the discipline and wisdom of creativity, particularly as it applies to writers. If you master the techniques in it you will be able to make the time and space to collect ideas and arrange them in novel combinations that will delight your readers.Sustainable creativity is more than talent or mind-set: it’s a way of life. Like a lush garden that blossoms through careful cultivation, you too can enjoy a constant yield of creativity by design instead of the occasional happy accident.
But having the courage to tap into your innermost self and write purely from your spirit doesn’t always come naturally, which is why he wrote Unleash the Writer Within to guide you along the way. In this book, Cec helps you:
* Answer why you write;
* Find the real you;
* Understand your inner critic;
* Determine your strengths and weaknesses;
* Honor, embrace, and grow your voice;
* Discover your rhythm;
* Overcome your barriers to honest writing.
Unleash the Writer Within is sure to become your most-used and marked-up writing companion. It also serves as an excellent resource for writers’ events, group discussions, and conferences.
Note: UNLEASH THE WRITER WITHIN is a previously published work, and is not substantially different from the original edition.
In Writer to Writer, Cec shares valuable, bite-sized lessons he’s learned on his journey, such as:
* How to get beyond the amateur look;
* Why writing articles is a good place to start;
* The importance of showing and telling;
* Choosing the best words and tenses;
* Using dialog to move your story along;
* Writing from the right perspective;
* Keeping your reader happy;
* Working with publishers, editors, and agents;
* Making a living as a writer.
It’s possible to become an excellent writer, and the tips and advice provided in Writer to Writer from a master at his craft promise to guide you on the right path.
Note: WRITER TO WRITER is a previously published work, and is not substantially different from the original edition.
So, do you think like an individual who has the potential to be a writer of renown, one who will leave a permanent mark on the hearts and minds of those who enter your written world? Here we will review the way great writers think and the way they process and respond to their own thoughts, and we will show the parallels between these characteristics and the brilliant works they produce. Read on to find out where you stand psychologically and how your psychological make-up stacks up to that of a consistently successful and sought after writer.
How to get motivated to write and finish your romance story ideas?
How successful authors write consistently and put out high quality work at regular intervals?
How to use strong and sympathetic characters and hit well known romance plot points to create your unique romance story?
How a supportive group of writers can motivate each other to write faster and better?
Why setting a daily word count goal is not the best way to track your progress?
How to keep your motivation going, book after book, and publish on a regular basis?
How to make writing friends and form your own group of romance writers to encourage each other to greater awesomeness?
In this book, you'll learn a simple method of writing a romance in a short period of time. You'll also discover why writing alongside a group of like-minded authors is a great way to enhance your productivity as well as raise your spirits, not to mention give you help and assistance along your writing and publishing journey.
A lot of it starts with you, your beliefs, desires, and faith in yourself. However couple that with tried techniques and using processes which work, you can take your writing to the next level, complete your romance stories at a faster pace, and do so regularly.
Romance In A Month is a method of writing a romance novel with the help of a community of writers. Our goal is to finish a single plotline romance in a month of writing time.
Learn the basics of writing a romance, characterization, plot points, motivation and goals, and how to speed up your writing by using common romance tropes and archetypes. Exercises, slides, and examples are also included to guide you in creating your own unique romance.
Form your own group of writers to encourage and pace each other. There's strength in numbers, and this guide book will show you how to successfully and consistently write along with a group.
An appendix of romance writing resources includes:
- how to brainstorm titles
- a reading list by trope
So start your romance writing journey today with this must- have resource guide to write a romance in thirty days.
Keep your name in front of your readers with more releases and titles?
Learn why you should write shorter in order to write quicker?
Meet and exceed your yearly writing goals?
Participate in multi-author boxed sets for increased visibility and profit?
Claim your fair share of your reader’s attention span in today’s tsunami of books by producing a series of novellas or episodic serials?
Make more money while writing less?
If you do, you must master the art of writing shorter works while still providing your readers that great experience of your personal brand of storytelling and character voice.
This book teaches you how to write an effective and engaging romance novella in a few short weeks. Learn the seven milestones that every novella must have and the difference between a novella and a novel.
Includes a step-by-step method, a schedule, tips and tricks, as well as pitfalls to avoid. You will be able to consistently create high quality stories that will entertain and enrich your readers
FREE video training included!
As writers, we all know what an incredible tool dictation software can be. It enables us to write faster and avoid the dangers of RSI and a sedentary lifestyle. But many of us give up on dictating when we find we can't get the accuracy we need to be truly productive.
This book changes all of that. With almost two decades of using Dragon software under his belt and a wealth of insider knowledge from within the dictation industry, Scott Baker will reveal how to supercharge your writing and achieve sky-high recognition accuracy from the moment you start using the software. You will learn:
- Hidden tricks to use when installing Dragon NaturallySpeaking on a Windows PC or Dragon Dictate for Mac;
- How to choose the right microphone and set it up perfectly for speech recognition;
- The little-known techniques that will ensure around 99% accuracy from your first install – and how to make this even better over time;
- Setting up fail-safe dictation profiles with multiple microphones and voice recorders, without impacting your accuracy;
- How to train the software to adapt to both your voice AND writing style and avoid your accuracy declining;
- Strategies for achieving your entire daily word count in just one or two hours;
- Many more tips and tricks you won't find anywhere else.
At the end of the book, you'll also find an exclusive list of resources and links to FREE video training to take your knowledge even further.
It's time to write at the speed of speech – and transform your writing workflow forever!
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