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The Marshall Plan® for Novel Writing
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 65,000. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, 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.
The Bunny Lover's Complete Guide To House Rabbits
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,340. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
(5.00 from 1 review)
With easy-to-understand information; insight gained from personal experience; dozens of photos; and step-by-step instructions on everything from how to properly house and feed your bunny to litter-box training to finding the right vet to socializing your bun and beyond, this book will become your single, most-powerful reference tool to help you successfully and happily live with your house rabbit.
Guan Yin Book of Divination
Price: $16.99 USD. Words: 13,610. Language: Unknown language. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Taoism, Nonfiction » Reference » Almanac
A bilingual book that includes a translation of the verses used in the Goddess of Mercy Oracle.
The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(4.82 from 11 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.
Things They Never Told Me When I Got Out of the Military
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Military
A comprehensive guide for veterans to help them transition from military to civilian life. It explains VA health care and benefits, educational resources, suicide prevention, homelessness, jobs, mental health, and discounts.
300 CEN (Certified Emergency Nurse) Exam Questions and Answers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,180. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
If you are taking the state CEN examination or just interested in what it entails, this book of questions will help you. 300 CEN questions (and answers) are included here. The book covers the following topics: Cardiovascular Emergencies, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Genitourinary, Maxillofacial, Medical Emergency, Orthopedic, Patient Care Management, Professional Issues, and more!
Fifty Ways to Practice Reading: Tips for ESL/EFL Students
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: American English. Published: November 11, 2012 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in), Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
This book is made for students of English as a Second or Foreign Language. You will learn 50 ways to practice and improve reading skills. By applying these methods, you will read faster and better, and remember information longer. You do not need to be living in an English-speaking country or be currently taking an English class to use this book. Good for beginners through advanced levels.
Creating Apps - The Guide for Ordinary People
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 38,130. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Graphics and design
Have you ever had that wonderful idea for an app and wished you could take it further? How can someone with no technical skills enter this exciting new market and create their first app? This book is a guide for non-programmers to learn how to create and publish their own mobile apps. Understanding the process is the key and this guide will cover that process from start to finish.
Budget Bocce Court
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Bocce is wonderful Italian bowling game that is sweeping the nation. I started playing in 1994 and play to this very day. With a large backyard I was able to build my own 60x10ft bocce court. I documented the entire process and now I want to share with you how you can build your own bocce court too!
Oracle Ultimate DBA Interview Questions
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,720. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Database management
The Ultimate Reference & Learning Guide for Oracle Database Administrators! 100 Certification Questions, Answers, and Explanations
The Mary Russell Companion
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 66,320. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Nonfiction » Reference » Almanac
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.
English-Esperanto-English Dictionary
Price: $8.85 USD. Words: 127,490. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015 by Mondial. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Angla-Esperanto-Angla Vortaro: Find what you are looking for: Concise yet comprehensive, with coverage of all the words you need, including many technical terms. Both directions: Contains both Esperanto–English and English–Esperanto sections, with a total of over 30,000 entries. Keep up-to-date: Completely revised and rewritten, with a thorough coverage of contemporary English and Esperanto.
The Human Skills: Elicitation & Interviewing
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,900. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
The Human Skills provides you the conversational skills that will enable you to successfully collect the information you need during interviews and conversations. Frank Stopa's techniques have been employed in the worlds of domestic and foreign counter terrorism, during law enforcement interviews as well as during difficult interrogation scenarios.
Directory of Paying Markets for Freelance Writers
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 10,540. Language: American English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
An expanded, updated edition of the popular Directory of Paying Markets for Freelance Writers with an original publication occurring in 2011. The 2015 release has many new markets, a new format and new text information. An extra chapter appears in this new edition: The Short White Paper. This is the first annual release of a popular title for freelance writers.
About Writing: Your Essential Writing Manual
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 25,510. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Both of Suz deMello’s famed writing manuals, now in one handy volume. Suz discusses characterization and conflict, story creation and the mythic structure, point of view, info dumps, dialog and much, much more!
Advanced Worldbuilding: A unique guide & journal for every writer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,850. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014 by On The Fly Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Advanced Worldbuilding is a unique guide that takes you by the hand and helps you understand the ‘why’ of worldbuilding. Written in the form of a conversation with a friend, taking you, step by step, through the process of creation with a focus on the end goal: To tell a great story. Advanced Worldbuilding is a fantastic tool for any writer, regardless of skill level
Sex For Money: How to Write, Publish, and Sell Gay Erotica and M/M Erotic Romance
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,900. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Everything you need to know about becoming a gay erotica or M/M erotic romance author!
The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,960. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,910. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: 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.
Budget Bass
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
(4.00 from 1 review)
A complete set of plans to build a normal size upright Bass fiddle. This bass has the tone and volume that would match many commercial upright bass fiddles. At current prices this bass can be built for about $100. The bass could be coompleted in one weekend (not including staining and finish coat). The plans include detailed step by step instruction including many drawings and photos.