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#BargainBook Sale March 1-7: A LAWYER’S PRIMER FOR WRITERS

Posted by Writing PIs on February 28, 2015

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Click cover to go to book’s Amazon page

A Lawyer’s Primer for Writers: From Crimes to Courtrooms is on sale starting March 1, 2015. This is a Kindle Countdown Sale — the price starts low (99 cents on March 1), and incrementally increases each day until it is back at its regular price, $7.95, on March 7.

Below are the dates and prices:

March 1, 2015: 99 cents (88% discount)

March 2, 2015: $1.99 (75% discount)

March 3, 2015: $2.99 (63% discount)

March 4 + 5: 2015: $3.99 (50% discount)

March 6, 2015: $4.99 (38% discount)

Book Excerpts

Below are several excerpts from A Lawyer’s Primer for Writers:

The Players in the Courtroom: Judges

Top Ten Legal Films: To Kill a Mockingbird

What Can Writers Learn from the 1979 Film AND JUSTICE FOR ALL?

Praise for A Lawyer’s Primer for Writers

“Put together with the user in mind, this intelligently organized handbook for practicing writers will make you sound like a practicing lawyer. Use it to transform your courtroom characters from stereotypes into engaging people.” ~Warwick Downing, former DA in Colorado and author of The Widow of Dartmoor, a sequel to Hound of the Baskervilles

“A LAWYER’S PRIMER FOR WRITERS is an entertaining, knowledgable, must-have research tool for writers of all stripes. I know I’ll be referring to it often!” ~Dennis Palumbo, author of the Daniel Rinaldi mystery series

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