Free and Cheap eBooks For Writers

There are three free ebooks for writers on Amazon right now, that you may want to snag for yourself. Free ebooks don’t stay free, so please check the prices before you download.

How to Write a Great Query Letter: Insider Tips and Techniques for Success by Noah Lukeman (a literary agent)
Price: FREE

Write Good or Die by various authors including MJ Rose and Douglas Clegg
Price: FREE

Smashwords Book Marketing Guide: How to Market any Book for Free by Mark Coker
Price: FREE

There are also some cheap ebooks for writers that look like they could be good deals–nothing over $4. You can download a sample before paying to see if it interests you:

Writing Technique & Inspiration

If You Want to Write by Brenda Ueland (I love this book!)
Price: $3.99

Screenwriting Tricks for Authors and Screenwriters by Alexandra Sokoloff
Price: $2.99

A Book Inside: How to Write, Publish, and Sell Your Story by Carol Denbow
Price: $2.99

Writing Fiction For All You’re Worth: Strategies and Techniques for Taking Your Fiction to the Next Level by James Scott Bell
Price: $2.99

The Story Engine by Matt Schutt
Price: $2.99

The Story Book: a writers’ guide to story development, principles, problem resolution and marketing by David Baboulene
Price: $1.55

One Way to Write a Novel by Vicki Hinze
Price: $2.99

How to Swat the KILLER BEs Out of Your Writing: A Writing Skills Handbook on How to Write in Active Voice by Nancy Owens Barnes
Price: $2.99

From Idea to Book by Joanna Penn
Price: $0.99

Book Promotion

From Book to Market: Internet Marketing, Sales and Promotion…For Your Book by Joanna Penn
Price: $0.99

100 Ways to Market Your Book For Free (or Really Cheap) by Carol Denbow
Price: $0.99

My Book Isn’t Selling! The Chargan Book of Marketing Ideas by Philip Ragan
Price: $0.99

Reference & Prompts

The Elements of Style by William Strunk
Price: $0.99

3 Simple Words: Prompt-like Phrases To Get You Writing by David Stoddard
Price: $0.99

1000 Creative Writing Prompts by Bryan Cohen
Price: $2.99

What do you think? Do any of those books interest you? Would you like to see more posts like this?

5 Responses to “Free and Cheap eBooks For Writers”

  1. kellye Says:

    Love it! Thanks, Cheryl!

  2. Pam Bachorz Says:

    Thanks Cheryl! I grabbed two of the freebies on B&N for my Nook!

  3. Cheryl Rainfield Says:

    Glad you liked it, Kellye; thanks for telling me.

    Pam, so glad you could get them for your Nook, too!

  4. Grier Cooper Says:


    Thanks so much for sharing this information. I have not yet entered the digital age of e-book readers, but found that Kindle is available for the Mac. Looks like lots of great reading ahead!

  5. Cheryl Rainfield Says:

    Oh, yes, Grier, that’s a great point! You don’t have to have an ebook reader to read the ebooks; you can read them on your computer. Thanks for pointing that out. Glad you got some to read.

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