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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.
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.
The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,950. 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.
Graduate School: Winning Strategies For Getting In
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 69,300. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
This book provides college students with the information they need to apply successfully to graduate school. Misconceptions about graduate school are revealed and dispelled, including the most common myth – that one must have excellent grades to get in, and that excellent grades are all one needs. Other factors that may play a bigger role than GPA are discussed.
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
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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 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 Everyday Guide to Special Education Law, Second Edition
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 52,570. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Information from the IDEA regulations and court decisions on resolving disputes using the State Education Agency complaint process; dispute resolution and due process hearing timelines; burden of proof in due process hearings; what constitutes a “pattern of removal” of a student in the disciplinary process; and services for children placed in private schools.
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.
The Art & Craft of Story: 2nd Practitioner's Manual
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 66,740. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011 by La Favorita Press jefro@jefro.net. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This sequel to Mixon's popular The Art & Craft of Fiction explores in detail the complex crafts of character development and plot structure, illuminating exactly how the greats have done this work to such powerful effect and teaching how to apply their lessons to your own fiction. Mixon's voice is warm and entertaining, your personal welcome into the greater fellowship of all writers.
Writing Love: Screenwriting Tricks for Authors II
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,520. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
A revised, expanded version of award-winning author/screenwriter Alexandra Sokoloff's story structure workbook Screenwriting Tricks For Authors, with twice the material and using examples from all genres – but with a special focus on the structure and key elements of love stories. Includes full breakdowns of ten romantic comedies, romantic adventure, period romance and romantic suspense films.
Structuring Your Novel: Essential Keys for Writing an Outstanding Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,780. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Why do some stories work and others don’t? The answer is structure. In this new guide from the author of the bestselling Outlining Your Novel, you will discover the universal underpinnings that guarantee powerful plot and character arcs. An understanding of proper story and scene structure will help you to not only perfectly time your story’s major events, but will also provide you with an unerri
Writing the Heart of Your Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,840. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Some novelists write with the goal of becoming a best seller, hoping for wealth and fame. Some just want to write novels that earn them a steady income. Some write to express their creativity.Then there are the other writers who want to write an unforgettable novel—the kind of book that gets called a classic and that endures the test of time. Writing the Heart of Your Story is for those writers!
Writing Great Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,610. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
More writers fail to sell their work, not because of bad writing, but because of poor storytelling structure. In Write Great Stories you learn to not just how to create a great story, but how to structure that story the way the best-selling giants like Hemingway, Robert Ludlum (The Bourne Identity), Dan Brown and Robin Cook build their novels. This book contains 30 years of deep research.
Screenwriting Down to the Atoms: Digging Deeper into the Craft of Cinematic Storytelling
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,940. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
"Screenwriting Down to the Atoms" represents the next generation of screenwriting guides. Using fresh approaches and new discoveries, "Atoms" looks closer and digs deeper to explore concepts in greater detail while pushing thought further with new, never before seen methods. Atoms allows readers to fully grasp the art of storytelling and execute it like never before.
Love's Labour's Lost in Plain and Simple English
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 19. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,060. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Love's Labour's Lost has been called one of Shakespeare's funniest early plays--but if you aren't laughing as you read it, then you aren't alone. Let's face it..if you don't understand Shakespeare, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Love's Labour's Lost.
Beowulf In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,820. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Beowulf is arguably one of the greatest epics ever wrote, but it is rarely appreciated because the Old English is...well--old! If you don't understand it, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading the ancient classic, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation with a fresh spin.
The Triskele Trail 2014 Edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
A Pathway to Independent Publishing. This is not a How-To book. This is How-We-Did-It. This is The Triskele Trail.
Security Sound Bites: Important Ideas About Security From Smart-Ass, Dumb-Ass, and Kick-Ass Quotations
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Price: $2.97 USD. Words: 52,760. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Security Magazine called this book “fascinating” and “full of thought triggers.” It offers quotes and observations about security that'll make you think and make you laugh. We hear from security experts, but also the likes of Britney Spears and Albert Einstein, B movie dialog through ancient Greek dead guys, John Locke to Dan Quayle. Includes irreverent commentary from the author.
Canada, Congratulations You Are Hired: It was Easier than you thought
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 69,550. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers
This is the ultimate resource guide to help anyone in any industry find a job they love. The book offers links to all sites to find work, links to employment agencies/recruiters, custom resumes, cover letters, thank you letters, most interview questions that are not pure technical and how to answer any interview question with the 7 rules to a WOW interview that GUARANTEES results! Go get hired!