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Editor's Notebook
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Price: Free! Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This is a guide to help writers edit their own works. It is often very difficult to find many of your own errors. This guide will provide a systematic approach that if followed diligently will get most of them, prepare for e-publishing and improve style as well. Editors are expensive for self publishers to use so I developed this guide to help me do my own editing. Version 062412
10 Top Writing Tips: Discover the Writer in You
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
"10 Top Writing Tips: Discover the Writer in You" provides an easy to follow overview of the elements of a story, and how to explore your inner writer. It provides tips on working out what sort of writer you are, and creating great fictional characters and using them in your story to create action. You'll also learn about incorporating setting in your story, and editing your work.
Teen Writing Groups: Twenty Prompts To Get You Started
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Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This collection of writing prompts includes a variety of ways to get teens' creative juices flowing. It's a great resource for librarians and teachers!
4-Letter Words
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Series: Maintain Your Brain Puzzles, Book 1 · Word Puzzles, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
“How many 4-letter words can you make from a given word or series of words?” is the object of these puzzles. I give you a word like TABLET, or words, IPHONE APP, and you make as many 4-letter words as you can from the given letters then compare them with my Solutions. These 320 puzzles are a fun way to exercise your brain and test your vocabulary. Includes link to onelook online dictionary.
Lesson Plan - Letters of a Convict Girl - Grades 4-6
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Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: Australian English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
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A Week-long Lesson Plan in Story & Language Assessment using the text 'Letters of a Convict Girl - Age 11' by Kate Walker. ~ Questions on content, language use and text interpretation. ~ Letter Writing Model and Task. ~ Suitable for classroom and home schooling.
5-Letter Words
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Series: Maintain Your Brain Puzzles, Book 2 · Word Puzzles, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Here are 320 fun ways to test your vocabulary knowledge and to discover new words. You are given a word like HYPNOTIC or a series of words like I OWE YOU, and you make as many 5-letter words as you can from that word or series of words using only those letters. Sound simple? Sometimes it is, sometimes it isn't. Great fun and a great way to learn new words.
The Memory List Question Book
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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The Memory List Question Book is chock full of questions. It includes some of the most useful questions you can ask yourself as you write about your own life or your subject's life. This book will direct you to recover information that will make your lifestories accurate and vivid.
16 Thinking Hat Worksheets for The Gruffalo
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Price: Free! Words: 40. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The Gruffalo is one of the best selling children's books Amazon sells.My 16 Thinking Hat worksheets include 3 White Thinking Hat sheets (About Facts), 3 Red Thinking Hat Worksheets (About feelings), 3 Yellow Thinking Hat worksheets (positives), 3 Black Thinking Worksheets (Negatives), 3 Green Thinking Hat Worksheets (Creativity) and a Blue Thinking Hat Mind map to help put their learning together.
The Screenwriters Way: Capture and Magnify Your Story Idea
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Series: The Screenwriter's Way. Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
Capture and Magnify Your Story Idea arms you with the tools to capture lightning in a bottle! 6 clear and concise steps that contain and focus your 'flash of inspiration' story idea to magnify and transform it into a rock solid foundation ready to build your entire screenplay. A journey of a thousand miles, begins with the first step, but you have to start in the right direction!
I have a different story
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Price: Free! Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Literate ordinary people are not easily bambazzled. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
Express Yourself in Art Craft & Design
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,950. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Become literate in Art, Crafts and Design. Complement your skills. Read with understanding, write with accuracy and speak with confidence: an invaluable resource to all whose work involves art, crafts and design and all who find pleasure and enjoyment in them.
How to Turn Your Struggling Reader into a Super Reader This Summer
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 32,410. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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Parents whose children are reading below grade level will find this book a godsend. Two long-time reading teachers have simplified the mysterious process of learning to read. In twenty short lessons, they explain easy, effective and fun activities you can use to turn your child into an independent, lifelong super reader this summer. For children from kindergarten through 3rd grade.
Four Seasons of Creative Writing: 1,000 Prompts to Stop Writer's Block
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Price: Free! Words: 48,940. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing prompts are questions and hypothetical situations that are able to cure writer's block instantly. This book gives you exactly one thousand idea-generating prompts that focus on the coldest, warmest, toughest and funniest days of the four seasons.
Your Memoir: Getting Started, Keeping Going
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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Your Memoir: Get Started is full of proven ideas and approaches to successfully move you from wanting to write to producing the finished family stories or memoirs you know will be a treasured legacy for your children and grandchildren.
The Pocketbook of Prompts: 52 Ideas for a Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by The Fine Line. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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Ideas for stories are everywhere. They’re in archaeological digs, scientific hoaxes, fairy tales, peculiar laws, the lonely hearts, identity theft, and football matches. They’re hidden in snapshots of other lives, and in images glimpsed only for a moment. They’re in your own emotions: lust, envy, rage, love, a desire for life everlasting. They're in anything that sparks your imagination.
First Words
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Price: Free! Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
13 Short Essays on Writing from a Neophyte Author’s Perspective
Don't Panic 2.0: On-the-Go Practice for the OSSLT
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by Don't Panic Books. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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Co-authored by Carla Douglas. Don't Panic 2.0: On-the-Go Practice for the OSSLT is the new digital edition of the bestselling resource for helping students to prepare for the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test. Designed to guide teachers while providing ample practice for students. Ready to read on computers, smartphones and a variety of e-readers.
The Magic Train - Thinking Hat Guided Reading Worksheets
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Price: Free! Words: 40. Language: British English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary
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Teachers are frequently told that they should be using the Thinking Hats to teach reading. This is great - except whereever they look, there are no simple, ready made worksheets for them to use. This discourages them from trying a great new way of teaching. This teaching method focuses on 6 different areas of thinking in every book, which of course helps them learn more than simply reading it.
The Perfect Word: The Fine Line Writing Course
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,720. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012 by The Fine Line. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Based on Kate Gould’s experience as an editor, teacher, and critic, The Perfect Word is designed for writers of all levels and experience – from beginners and burgeoning talent to experienced and published writers. Dip into it if you’re in need of a jolt out of a writing rut or follow the structured lessons through each component of good writing.
Sonnets: How To Write Them in Minutes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The favored poetry form of Shakespeare comes to modern life for all writers in this splendid Guide. McDowell's examples and exercises effortlessly lead the reader/writer into the intricacies of the English, Italian and Spenserian sonnets to original compositions. This book is informative and fun.