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Jessica Bell is Australian writing and publishing coach, novelist, poet, and singer/songwriter/guitarist who lives in Athens, Greece. In addition to her novels, her poetry collections (including Fabric, which was nominated for the Goodreads Readers Choice Awards in 2012), and her bestselling pocket writing guides (Writing in a Nutshell series), she has published a variety of works online and in literary journals and anthologies, including Writer’s Digest and Australia’s Cordite Review. Additionally, she is the Co-Founder and Publisher of Vine Leaves Literary Journal, and coordinates a variety of writing workshops worldwide.

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Writing in a Nutshell: Writing Workshops to Improve Your Craft (Writing in a Nutshell Series Book 4)
by Jessica Bell
*Includes fifteen BONUS! writing exercises that you will not find in the original series. In "Bird by Bird,", Anne Lamott says a writer needs to focus on short assignments to avoid feeling overwhelmed. She refers to the one-inch picture frame on her desk and how it reminds her to focus on bite-sized pieces of the whole story. If you...
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Categories: Writing and Publishing
The Six Senses in a Nutshell: Demonstrated Transitions from Bleak to Bold Narrative (Writing in a Nutshell Series Book...
by Jessica Bell
Have readers told you that they can’t seem “get into” your novel? That could be because it lacks the sensory information required to effectively hook your readers’ attention. Would you like to remedy this? Then this is the book for you! In The Six Senses in a Nutshell: Demonstrated Transitions from Bleak to Bold Narrative you...
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Categories: Writing and Publishing
String Bridge (The Bell Collection)
by Jessica Bell
Greek cuisine, smog and domestic drudgery was not the life Australian musician, Melody, was expecting when she married a Greek music promoter and settled in Athens, Greece. Keen to play in her new shoes, though, Melody trades her guitar for a 'proper' career and her music for motherhood. That is, until she can bear it no longer and plots...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Adverbs & Clichés in a Nutshell: Demonstrated Subversions of Adverbs & Clichés into Gourmet Imagery (Writing in a...
by Jessica Bell
Have you been told you use too many adverbs and clichés in your writing? Want to remedy it? Then this is the book for you! In Adverbs & Clichés in a Nutshell: Demonstrated Subversions of Adverbs & Clichés into Gourmet Imagery, you will find thirty-four examples of prose which clearly demonstrate how to turn those pesky adverbs and...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Writing and Publishing
Bitter Like Orange Peel (The Bell Collection)
by Jessica Bell
Six women. One man. Seven secrets. One could ruin them all. Kit is a twenty-five-year-old archaeology undergrad, who doesn’t like to get her hands dirty. Life seems purposeless. But if she could track down her father, Roger, maybe her perspective would change. The only problem—Roger is as rotten as the decomposing oranges in her...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Polish Your Fiction: A Quick & Easy Self-Editing Guide (Writing in a Nutshell Series Book 5)
by Jessica Bell
Are you ready to publish or submit to a literary agent? You might be. But is your manuscript as squeaky clean as you think? Polish Your Fiction: A Quick & Easy Self-Editing Guide will help turn your manuscript into a shiny book. With more than ten years’ experience as an editor and author of both fiction and nonfiction, I offer you...
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Categories: Writing and Publishing
White Lady (The Bell Collection)
by Jessica Bell
Sonia yearns for sharp objects and blood. But now that she’s rehabilitating herself as a “normal” mother and mathematics teacher, it’s time to stop dreaming about slicing people’s throats. While being the wife of Melbourne’s leading drug lord and simultaneously dating his best mate is not ideal, she’s determined to make it...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
The Book (The Bell Collection)
by Jessica Bell
This book is not The Book. The Book is in this book. And The Book in this book is both the goodie and the baddie. Bonnie is five. She wants to bury The Book because it is a demon that should go to hell. Penny, Bonnie’s mother, does bury The Book, but every day she digs it up and writes in it. John, Bonnie’s father, doesn’t live...
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Categories: Unknown
Family Drama 3-in-1 Box Set: String Bridge, The Book, Bitter Like Orange Peel
by Jessica Bell
STRING BRIDGE: Rewind. Melody loves to play guitar. She almost becomes a rock star. But then she falls in love with Alex and gives birth to her daughter, Tessa. Fast forward. Melody loves her daughter and her husband, the music promoter. Her guitar sits dusty in the corner of her bedroom. Skip. Melody can't bear it any longer and...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Fabric (The Bell Collection)
by Jessica Bell
*Semi-finalist in the Goodreads Choice Awards 2012: Best Poetry A rich collection of poems that take the reader on a deep tour of the psyche. Charting and moving across politics of language, Bell explores love, pain, failure and redemption from a variety of angles. Most of the poems sit at the fragile threshold of instinct and meaning...
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Categories: Poetry
Twisted Velvet Chains (The Bell Collection)
by Jessica Bell
Twisted Velvet Chains is a collection of poems which follows the experiences of a young woman growing up with a bipolar, drug addicted, Gothic musician mother. Each poem represents specific moments of their life that embrace vivid rich imagery, and illustrate the turmoil of emotions both experience while together. The collection is...
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Categories: Poetry
Self-Publish Your Book: A Quick & Easy Step-by-Step Guide (Writing in a Nutshell Series Book 6)
by Jessica Bell
Are you ready to self-publish your book, but dreading the massive learning curve? Well, there’s no need to dread it anymore! This 6th installment of the bestselling Writing in a Nutshell series, will not overwhelm you with all information available—it will tell you exactly what you need to know, without the faff, by following a...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Writing and Publishing
Writing in a Nutshell (5 Book Series)
by Jessica Bell
From Book 1: *Interested in getting the All-In-One Edition which consists of all three books, and 15 BONUS! writing exercises, for just $4.99? Search for WRITING IN A NUTSHELL: WRITING WORKSHOPS TO IMPROVE YOUR CRAFT . Have you been told there's a little too much telling in your novel? Want to remedy it? Then this is the book for...
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Categories: Writing and Publishing
Show & Tell in a Nutshell: Demonstrated Transitions from Telling to Showing (Writing in a Nutshell Series Book 1)
by Jessica Bell
Have you been told there's a little too much telling in your novel? Want to remedy it? Then this is the book for you! In Show & Tell in a Nutshell: Demonstrated Transitions from Telling to Showing you will find sixteen real scenes depicting a variety of situations, emotions, and characteristics which clearly demonstrate how to turn...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Writing and Publishing
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