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How to Write and Publish Your Own Books! - Sell Your Book the Easy Way - Sell a Proposal By Midwest Journal Writers Club
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Writing a proposal is the smart way to write a book. It's the way professional writers sell non-fiction. Selling a book on a proposal is much easier than selling a book that you've already written. A... More > book proposal is a complete description of your book. It contains the title, an explanation of what the book's about, an outline of chapters, a market and competition survey, and a sample chapter. You write a proposal step by step. In this ebook, we'll work on your book proposal together. Each chapter has tasks for you to complete. Once you've completed all the tasks, you'll have a book proposal which has an excellent chance of selling.< Less
Herman Melville's Moby Dick - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Dr. Robert C. Worstell, Herman Melville
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The inexperienced Ishmael sets out on the whaling ship Pequod from Nantucket, looking for adventure. Some time after sailing, Ahab finally appears on the quarter-deck one morning, an imposing,... More > frightening figure whose haunted visage sends shivers over the narrator. One of his legs is missing from the knee down and has been replaced by a prosthesis fashioned from a sperm whale's jawbone. Soon gathering the crewmen together, with a rousing speech Ahab secures their support for his single, secret purpose for this voyage: hunting down and killing Moby Dick, an old, very large sperm whale, with a snow-white hump and mottled skin, that crippled Ahab on his last whaling voyage... About the Midwest Journal Writers' Club: This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less
Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Robert C. Worstell, Leo Tolstoy
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The novel begins in July 1805 in Saint Petersburg, at a soirée given by Anna Pavlovna Scherer—the maid of honour and confidante to the queen mother Maria Feodorovna. Pierre Bezukhov is... More > the illegitimate son of a wealthy count, an elderly man who is dying after a series of strokes. Pierre is about to become embroiled in a struggle for his inheritance. Also attending the soireé is Pierre's friend, the intelligent and sardonic Prince Andrei Nikolayevich Bolkonsky, husband of Lise, the charming society favourite. Prince Andrei makes the fateful choice to be an aide-de-camp to Prince Mikhail Ilarionovich Kutuzov in the coming war against Napoleon... About the Midwest Journal Writers' Club: This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less
Carolyn Wells' Mystery Story Technique for Writers - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Dr. Robert C. Worstell
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Do you love mystery stories, such as the Sherlock Holmes stories and those of Edgar Allan Poe and Agatha Christie? Do you ever yearn to be a good writer of mysteries? This is virtually a miniature... More > course in creative writing of the mystery story. Originally published in 1913, this was the first full-length book in English about mystery and detective fiction. Still valuable as an instruction manual after almost a century, its historical interest is as immense. Well's wisdom and critical acumen brought to this volume has enabled millions of mystery writers world-wide to discover and dissect what makes a successful mystery story. Carolyn Wells wrote a total of more than 170 books. Among the most famous of her mystery novels were the Fleming Stone Detective Stories This edition was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join the Writers Club at Midwest Journal Press.< Less
Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - A Midwest Journal Writer's Club Selection By Robert C. Worstell, Mark Twain
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...Huckleberry "Huck" Finn (the protagonist and first-person narrator) and his friend, Thomas "Tom" Sawyer, have each come into a considerable sum of money as a result of their... More > earlier adventures. Finding civilized life confining, his spirits are raised somewhat when Tom Sawyer helps him to escape one night past Miss Watson's slave Jim, to meet up with Tom's gang of self-proclaimed "robbers." Just as the gang's activities begin to bore Huck, he is suddenly interrupted by the reappearance of his shiftless father, "Pap", an abusive alcoholic. Knowing that Pap would only spend the money on alcohol, Huck is successful in preventing Pap from acquiring his fortune; however, Pap still gains custody of Huck and leaves town with him... About the Midwest Journal Writers' Club: This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less
Jack London's The Call of the Wild - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Dr. Robert C. Worstell, Jack London
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The Call of the Wild is a novel by American author Jack London published in 1903. The story is set in the Yukon during the 19th-century Klondike Gold Rush—a period when strong sled dogs were in... More > high demand. The novel's central character is a dog named Buck, a domesticated dog living at a ranch in California as the story opens. Stolen from his home and sold into the brutal existence of an Alaskan sled dog, he reverts to atavistic traits. Buck is forced to adjust and survive cruel treatments, fight to dominate other dogs, and survive in a harsh climate. Eventually he sheds the veneer of civilization, relying on primordial instincts through lessons he learns, to emerge as a leader in the wild. About the Midwest Journal Writers' Club: This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less
Lyman Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Robert C. Worstell, L. Frank Baum
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Dorothy is a young orphaned girl raised by her Uncle Henry and Aunt Em in the bleak landscape of a Kansas farm. She has a little black dog Toto, who is her sole source of happiness on the dry, grey... More > prairies. One day the farmhouse, with Dorothy and Toto inside, is caught up in a cyclone and deposited in a field in Munchkin Country, the eastern quadrant of the Land of Oz. The falling house kills the evil ruler of the Munchkins, the Wicked Witch of the East. The Good Witch of the North comes with the Munchkins to greet Dorothy and gives Dorothy the Silver Shoes (believed to have magical properties) that the Wicked Witch had been wearing when she was killed. In order to return to Kansas, the Good Witch tells her she will have to... About the Midwest Journal Writers' Club: This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less
Alexandre Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Dr. Robert C. Worstell, Alexandre Dumas
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....An adventure story primarily concerned with themes of hope, justice, vengeance, mercy and forgiveness, it focuses on a man who is wrongfully imprisoned, escapes from jail, acquires a fortune and... More > sets about getting revenge on those responsible for his imprisonment. However, his plans have devastating consequences for the innocent as well as the guilty. In 1815 Edmond Dantès, a young and successful merchant sailor recently who has just been granted the succession of his erstwhile captain Leclère, returns to Marseille to marry his fiancée Mercédès. Leclère, a supporter of the exiled Napoléon I, found himself dying at sea and charged Dantès to deliver two objects: a package to Marshall Bertrand (exiled with Napoleon Bonaparte on Elba), and a letter from Elba to an unknown man in Paris... This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less
H. G. Wells' The Time Machine - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Dr. Robert C. Worstell, H. G. Wells
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The Time Traveller tests his device with a journey that takes him to 802,701 A.D., where he meets the Eloi, a society of small, elegant, childlike adults. They live in small communities within large... More > and futuristic yet slowly deteriorating buildings, doing no work and having a frugivorous diet. His efforts to communicate with them are hampered by their lack of curiosity or discipline, and he speculates that they are a peaceful communist society, the result of humanity conquering nature with technology, and subsequently evolving to adapt to an environment in which strength and intellect are no longer advantageous to survival. Returning to the site where he arrived, the Time Traveller is shocked to find his time machine missing, and eventually works out that it has been dragged by some unknown party into a nearby structure with heavy doors, locked from the inside, which resembles a Sphinx... This edition was created to enable any author to improve their craft by studying classic bestselling fiction.< Less
Arthur Conan Doyle's A Study In Scarlet - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Dr. Robert C. Worstell, Arthur Conan Doyle
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A Study in Scarlet is a detective mystery novel written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, introducing his new character of Sherlock Holmes. The book's title derives from a speech given by Holmes to his... More > sidekick Doctor Watson on the nature of his work, in which he describes the story's murder investigation as his "study in scarlet": "There’s the scarlet thread of murder running through the colourless skein of life, and our duty is to unravel it, and isolate it, and expose every inch of it." Holmes reads a telegram requesting consultation in a fresh murder case. He's reluctant to help because credit would go entirely to the officials. Watson urges him to reconsider so Holmes invites him to accompany him as he investigates the crime scene, an abandoned rural manor... About the Midwest Journal Writers' Club: This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less