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Business Planning for Editorial Freelancers: A Guide for New Starters
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,390. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Published in association with The Publishing Training Centre, this practical guide takes new freelance proofreaders and copyeditors through the basics of planning their business. Chapters focus on the different aspects of editorial freelancing, training, client focus, getting experience, financial assessment, promotion, networking, tools for the job and real-world case studies.
The Art of Code Enforcement
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,320. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Nearly every political jurisdiction in America has adopted codes that regulate the built environment. This book is not a code but rather a practical guide for code enforcement administration. The topics range from voluntary compliance to effective sanctions for noncompliance and are of use to all those who are seeking to improve the maintenance of the building stock in their communities.
MADE FROM SCRATCH: The Ultimate Guide To Self-Publishing
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,970. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by On The Fly Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Develop the skills and perspectives to take full control over your own publishing project and leave the doubt behind. MADE FROM SCRATCH will change the way you view publishing. It gives you the tools to make a seemingly impossible goal…a complete success.
The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(4.78 from 9 reviews)
The Emotion Thesaurus is a tool for writers who want to convey character emotion effectively. It spotlights 75 emotions and the body language cues, thoughts, and visceral responses for each. Also addressed are common emotion-related writing problems and methods to overcome them. This thesaurus encourages writers to show, not tell, emotion and is a brainstorming resource for any fiction project.
The Self-Publishing Manual, Volume 1
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Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Universally acknowledged as the bible for self-publishers, this guide incorporates the latest information on the process in a new edition. Twelve chapters answer common questions and provide practical guidance on writing, design, copyrighting, printing, promotion, publicity, sales, and distribution, with one chapter devoted to technology. An appendix lists useful resources.
The Mary Russell Companion
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 66,320. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Mary Russell, apprentice-partner of Sherlock Holmes, has written ten “Memoirs”. The illustrated Mary Russell Companion, both Entertainment and aid to scholarship, gives chronologies, character biographies, annotations of The Beekeeper’s Apprentice, Mary Russell interviews, commentaries on Russell’s life—and recipes! The definitive guide to the world of Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes.
201 Writing Prompts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,800. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
201 Writing Prompts is a fun and challenging collection of writing starters designed to spark your creativity and end writer's block.
The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,960. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
The Positive Trait Thesaurus is brimming with ideas to help authors develop one-of-a-kind, dynamic characters that readers will love. Extensively indexed, it contains a large selection of positive attributes to choose from when building a personality profile. With entries written in a user-friendly list format, this brainstorming resource is perfect for any character creation project.
The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Flaws
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,910. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book is a flaw-centric exploration of your character's arc, motivation, emotional wounds, and basic needs. Its vast collection of flaws will help writers to explore the possible causes, attitudes, behaviors, thoughts, and related emotions behind their characters’ weaknesses so they can be written effectively and realistically. Downloadable tools for character building are included.
Conditioned Victim? Your Choice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,840. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
A Handbook To Help You Survive A Violent And Misguided Society
The Marshall Plan® for Novel Writing
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,340. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This bestselling classic guide to novel writing breaks down the creative process into 16 manageable tasks. You'll learn how to find a story hook, create a conflict, develop a protagonist and set everything in motion. A former editor, now a successful literary agent and author, Marshall also covers editing your own work, submitting to agents and editors, and surviving in this competitive field.
Everything You Need to Know About the Security Clearance Process
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,170. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
With this book, you will learn: • The basics behind security clearances • The step by step process for obtaining a Personnel Security Clearance (PCL) • The step by step process for obtaining a Facility Security Clearance (FCL) • How the U.S. Federal Government classifies Industry • Adjudicative standards and concerns • Necessary forms, definitions and acronyms
Biochemistry Dictionary for Health Professionals
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,760. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
(5.00 from 1 review)
So much more than a dictionary. It contains interactive case studies, short lectures and 'high-impact' biochemistry terms that overlap with physiology, pharmacology and the clinical sciences. It is ideal for students studying for board examinations allowing them to optimize their precious study time.
IELTS Writing Section (General Training) - How To Achieve A Target 8 Score!
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Sanbrook Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Are you nervous about getting the score you need in the IELTS writing section (General Training test mode)? Would you like to learn how to write high scoring Task 1 and Task 2 answers? This book will go through step-by-step how to develop answers for the Task 1 report and Task 2 essay that the IELTS evaluators will love!
Nail Your Novel: Why Writers Abandon Books And How You Can Draft, Fix and Finish With Confidence
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,560. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 1 review)
Most writing books make you wade through lengthy screeds about character, plot, theme and whatever. That’s all necessary but how do you make this into a novel? And what if you need to unravel your structure, strip out back story, sort out how many Tuesdays are in a week? How do you see the needles in the haystacks? This book holds your hand. Read a bit, do as it says... until 'The End'
Shoot Your Novel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,850. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Shoot Your Novel, a new writing craft book for novelists, reveals the secrets of cinematic technique. Learn how to "show, not tell" by using camera shots and angles, and creating visually powerful image systems that will make your scenes dynamic and riveting. Shoot Your Novel is "unique and terrific!" --Michael Hauge, Hollywood consultant and best-selling author of Writing Screenplays That Sell.
From Shelter To Service Dog - A Practical Guide To Behavioral Rehabilitation
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 42,370. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
From Shelter To Service Dog is a practical guide for creating a calm, stable state of mind in your dog that allows access to rehabilitation and advanced training. The information presented here is the culmination of years of experience working with hundreds of families for various issues. This method is also the foundation of our Service Dog training programs.
The Roast Book: How to Present an Effective Joke-Filled Evening
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 133,450. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012 by Pastis Enterprises. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
So you've been asked to say a few words and have no idea where to start. Emcee and author Al Fisher offers complete monologues, jokes, great stories, put-downs, insults and ready-to-use introductions in "The Roast Book: How to Present an Effective Joke-Filled Evening."
How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,430. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Randy Ingermanson. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Are you writing a novel, but having trouble getting your first draft written? Take a look at the wildly popular Snowflake Method—a battle-tested series of ten steps that jump-start your creativity and help you quickly map out your story. All around the world, novelists are using the Snowflake Method right now to ignite their imaginations and get their first drafts down on paper.
The Self-Publishing Manual, Volume 2
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Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Book publishing is changing: this book describes how to take advantage of those changes. This Volume II is the sequel to The Self-Publishing Manual (Volume I), the most successful book ever written on the subject. This manual describes how to use new techniques to write your book even faster, use new technology to publish it for less, and how to use social media for promotion.