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The Marshall Plan® for Novel Writing by Evan Marshall
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 by Stephan Flores
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.
The Mary Russell Companion by Laurie R. King
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 by John C. Wells
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 Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Flaws by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
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.
The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
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.
Sex For Money: How to Write, Publish, and Sell Gay Erotica and M/M Erotic Romance by Cameron D. James
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!
Medieval Underpants and Other Blunders: A Writer’s (& Editor’s) Guide to Keeping Historical Fiction Free of Common Anachronisms, Errors, & Myths [Third Edition] by Susanne Alleyn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,220. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » History » History of things
NEW expanded 3rd edition. 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.
Getting Pretty Good at Barely Getting By by Dale Washington
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
The author, while sharing parts of his personal story about the struggle of living on a less-than-poverty-level income, reveals the strategies he still uses that keep him from going hungry and being homeless. The book goes beyond the traditional advice about coupon-clipping and buying things on sale. It offers realistic and timely money-saving tips the reader can start using immediately.
The Taming of the Shrew In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version) by BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,230. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The Taming of the Shrew is timeless. The films 10 Things I Hate About You and Deliver us from Eva were each based on the play; the classic western McLintock! even had an episode about the show. But if you have tried to read it and simply stopped because you don't get it, then you are not alone. Let's face it..if you don't understand Shakespeare, then you are not alone.
Ideas and Inspiration for Fantasy and Science Fiction Writers by James Hutchings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,210. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This sourcebook is for all writers of fantasy or science fiction--whether novels, short stories, games, or any other form of storytelling. Medicinal corpses, the jargons of thieves and carnies, Nazi UFOs, the colonization of space, green children from nowhere and more.