Instructions For Downloading

We suggest you print this page for easy reference as you follow the instructions.

Before you start downloading ...

To read PDF files, you require  Adobe Acrobat Reader. It's widely available on many computers. (NOTE: If you have an older version on your computer, you MAY need to download the latest version to open your files. If you have trouble opening PDF files, it's possible this is the reason.) If you don't have it, or need an updated version, you can get it free here:

To extract documents from a zip file, you require an "unzip" program installed on your machine. If you don't have this already, you can get it from here:

Downloading instructions ...

To download a file, move your mouse over the link and click on the right mouse button. (If you are using a Mac, click and hold down the mouse button instead.) This will pop up a menu on the window.


Click on either "Save Link As" (in Netscape, Firefox or Mozilla) or "Save Target As" (in Internet Explorer). A download window will then appear, asking you where you would like to save the file.


If you download files regularly, you will probably have a regular location where you save the downloaded files, so use that place. If you don't have a regular location, then choose the Desktop. (You'll be able to see your files sitting on your computer desktop screen.)


Then click the Save button to download the file. This will display a window showing the progress of your download.


TIP if you are a WinZip User: Many people who use WinZip discover that they can't find their files after they have been downloaded. If you don't know where they've gone, try looking in the c:/unzipped folder. This is the default folder installed and used by Winzip.


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