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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
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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'
Anatomy of a Fatigue-Related Accident
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Series: Shiftwork, Fatigue and Safety, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,740. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
How do you know whether human fatigue was a factor in causing an accident? The fatigue scorecard, scoring procedures and basic information about sleep, circadian rhythms and fatigue described here will help you decide. Seven fatigue indicators explained that raise “red flags” with respect to the likelihood that human performance may have been impaired by fatigue at the time of a mishap.
Medieval Underpants and Other Blunders: A Writer’s (& Editor’s) Guide to Keeping Historical Fiction Free of Common Anachronisms, Errors, & Myths [Second Edition]
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,590. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013 by Spyderwort Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A detailed guide to the factual mistakes that writers of historical fiction often make—and how to avoid them. From medieval knights smoking cigars to characters crossing streets that wouldn’t exist for another 2000 years, historical novelist Alleyn exposes and explains the often hilarious, always painful goofs that turn up most frequently in fiction set in the past.
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!
Million Dollar Outlines
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,290. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014 by WordFire Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Bestselling author David Farland has taught dozens of writers who have gone on to staggering literary success, including such #1 New York Times Bestsellers as Brandon Mull (Fablehaven), Brandon Sanderson (Wheel of Time), James Dashner (The Maze Runner) and Stephenie Meyer (Twilight). In this book, Dave teaches how to analyze an audience and outline a novel.
How to Write Dialogue
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,880. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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In How to Write Dialogue, you'll learn techniques and tricks for making your dialogue shine, as well as practical editorial steps you can take to polish your dialogue.
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
Where There Is A Wheel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
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The book is a compilation of a selection of Baraza J M's newspaper articles focusing on the ownership of a motor vehicle. It is a highly summarized "handbook", outlining helpful tips and hints on the following: - Acquiring a motor vehicle - Demystifying commonly misunderstood motor vehicle concepts - Driving a motor vehicle efficiently and competently - Maintaining a motor vehicle
How To Start Out or Over on a Shoestring
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
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Everything you ever wanted to know about starting out (or over) on a shoestring. This book covers everything from clothing and personal items to furniture, appliances and transportation with everything in-between.
Dictionary of Old Occupations
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,720. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Interested in history? Researching your family tree and wondering what those old occupations you found on census records actually mean? Maybe you are a creative writer looking for details to give your work authenticity? The Dictionary of Old Occupations explains the meaning of job titles, trades, professions and terms dating back through the centuries.
Speaking Activities That Don't Suck
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Series: English Teacher X, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,840. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
One of the most painful aspects of any TEFL job is getting the students to speak. Far too many teachers exhaust themselves trying to entertain and motivate surly or shy students - but yet again English Teacher X is here to help. Here is a book full of clear, succint, and EFFECTIVE ways to give your students NO CHOICE but to produce HUGE AMOUNTS of English in a variety of classroom situations.
Mastering Showing and Telling in Your Fiction
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,890. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Mastering Showing and Telling in Your Fiction will help you clearly understand the difference between showing and telling, provide you with guidelines for when to show AND when to tell, and give you practical editing tools for spotting and fixing telling in your writing.
Inciting Incident: How to Begin Your Screenplay and Engage Audiences Right Away
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Series: Scribe Meets World Screenwriting. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,800. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
This guide will teach you all you need to know about the inciting incident--your secret weapon against boring your audience. You’ll learn about the 4 key traits of the inciting incident; when to keep it off-screen; its connection to genre; 4 ways to handle what happens afterwards; how it can help you edit; and strategies for writing your first pages. Plus, 10 case studies from blockbuster movies!
Simple English Fluency System - How To Be Fluent In English Even If You Think It's Impossible!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014 by Timothy Dickeson. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Do you struggle with your English fluency? Are you frustrated because your English is not at the level you want it to be? "Simple English Fluency System" goes through step by step how to transform your English from whatever level you currently have to being able to express yourself without hesitation in any situation.
How to Be a NaNoWriMo Winner
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,270. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013 by Silk Road Press. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Plan Your Novel in as Little as One Day! A comprehensive planning tool to enable you to plot, write and revise more quickly? Dreaming of writing a novel for years and didn’t know how to tackle the daunting task? This book is for you. Have you attempted NaNo and found your story and inspiration flagging long before you hit 50,000 words? This book is for you.
Writing Games, Writing Tips, Writing Exercises.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,900. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How could a jumble of words with a little punctuation become something that’s interesting to read? Is it a gift from the gods? Something only the highly educated can produce? Or maybe anyone can do it? If you want to know if YOU can achieve your writing goals, then why not have a play around with some words and sentences using my writing games.
Good Cat! Practical Answers to Behavior Questions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,440. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011 by Tribune Media Services. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
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“Good Cat!” taps into some of the most common and difficult-to-conquer behavior issues in kittens and adult cats alike, with answers to the complicated feline questions and real-life examples. It offers advice on adoption, how to handle litter-box issues, feline anxieties, excessive scratching and other destructive behaviors, and feline aggression toward other cats, dogs and people.
101 Creative Writing Exercises (Adventures in Writing)
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Series: Adventures in Writing. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,510. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
101 Creative Writing Exercises takes you on an adventure through the world of creative writing. Packed with fun and practical tools, techniques, and writing ideas, this book will motivate and inspire you.
Getting Published in the 21st Century: Advice from a Literary Agent
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,530. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
From Literary Agent Carly Watters comes Getting Published in the 21st Century, an ebook of Writer’s Digest award-winning blog content and new material primed to help writers get published.
10 Top Writing Tips: Ideas and Inspiration
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book is full of writing tips on everything from story starters, to harnessing your inspiration and curing writer's block. It will spark your imagination and give you plenty to write about.