Is there a story inside you?

Have you ever wanted to write a story, a book or a screenplay, but aren’t sure how to get started?

Are you already writing, but get stuck sometimes?

Would you like guidance and encouragement from top writers and consultants?

Whether you want to write a novel, short fiction, creative nonfiction or a screenplay… you came to the right place for insight, inspiration and self-development. The Now Write! series will help you achieve your writing goals.

Now Write! is the acclaimed book series offering insightful essays, inspiring writing exercises, creative writing prompts and best-kept secrets of writing masters. It’s like having university writing courses with dozens of top authors, screenwriters and teachers as your personal writing mentors.


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Now Write!: Fiction Writing Exercises from Today's Best Writers and Teachers
Now Write! Fiction was the first writing
exercise book in the series, recognized
by The Writer Magazine as one of the
best writing books of 2006. Top novelists,
short-story writers and creative writing
teachers offer thought-provoking
fiction writing exercises.
Now Write! Nonfiction: Memoir, Journalism and Creative Nonfiction Exercises from Today's Best Writers
Now Write! Nonfiction provides creative
writing prompts by leading nonfiction
authors, essayists and travel writers
that help you get your pen moving.
Pebbles poses with Now Write! Screenwriting: Screenwriting Exercises from Today's Best Writers and Teachers
Now Write! Screenwriting is a treasure trove
of writing exercises from today’s best
screenwriters, teachers and consultants
to help you write a screenplay, and to help
your screenwriting realize its full potential.
Now Write! Mysteries: Suspense, Crime, Thriller, and Other Mystery Fiction Exercises from Today's Best Writers and Teachers - English and Korean versions
The fourth volume in the Now Write! series
is Now Write! Mysteries – an essential guide
to writing mysteries, suspense, crime, thriller
and other mystery genres.

Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror: Speculative Genre Exercises from Today's Best Writers and Teachers

Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror
is the fifth volume in the acclaimed Now Write!
series. A full toolkit for beginning to advanced
speculative genre writers.