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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.
How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,430. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Randy Ingermanson. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 1 review)
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 Turkish Language Explained for English Speakers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,600. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Turkish
This Treatise explains and answers some of the difficulties that the learner of Turkish may encounter along their way. It focuses on the understanding of Turkish grammar and logic with many examples and explanations. There are no practice exercises included as these can be found in many text books or on the internet. It covers the learning process from beginner to intermediate and advanced.
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 5 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 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.
ドイツ語語彙本9000語 - Doitsu go goi hon 9000 go
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 37,130. Language: Japanese. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German
T&P_BOOKSは、外国語の学習、記憶、復習のお役に立つことを目的としています。本語彙本は9000の一般的に使われている言葉を収録しています。外国語レッスンの補足教材としての使用にお勧めです。初心者から上級者までの幅広い層の学習者のニーズに応えます。見直しや自習用テストでの使用に便利です。現在使われている語彙を知ることができます。日本語を勉強する外国人にもお勧めです。本改訂版は256の次のトピックが含まれています。基本概念、数字、測定単位、重要な動詞、時間、カレンダー、昼と夜、月、季節、旅行、観光、都市、買い物、洋服とアクセサリー、化粧品、電話、電話での会話、外国語、食事、レストラン、家族、人体、薬、家具、家庭用電化製品、地球、天候、自然災害、動物相、野生動物、世界の国々等…
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.
How To Build A (Semi) Solid Yurt For Under $1,500
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,630. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Build your own 16-foot yurt for under $1,500 (inc. insulation and floor deck). All materials readily available at most lumber yards (except tarps). Guide includes ideas for plumbing, heat, power. Assembly time (1 person) is about 3-4 hrs, disassembly approx. 2 hr. Time to cut and prepare all materials: 30-40 hr.
Writing Characters Who'll Keep Readers Captivated: Nail Your Novel
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Price: $5.26 USD. Words: 42,680. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How do you create characters with depth? How do you write the opposite sex? What makes teenagers sound authentic? Inhabitants of a dystopia? How do you write plausible antagonists and chilling villains? How do you inhabit a character who isn't like you? Whether you write literary or genre fiction, this book shows you how to create people who keep readers hooked and make you want to tell stories
The Bunny Lover's Complete Guide To House Rabbits
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,340. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(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.
How to Crack The Mortgage Code
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,920. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Tailored PC Documents. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
A legal expert's guide to eliminating your mortgage fast! Learn secrets that the Banks and Mortgage Companies don’t want you to know. Discover 19 Greatest Secrets to Pay Off Your Mortgages Fast and Save Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars.
The Case for the Cruising Trimaran
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,130. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by Outrigmedia Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Multihull pioneer Jim Brown makes the case for cruising trimarans -- as opposed to catamarans -- in this classic book. Jim fills each page with personal stories, compelling facts, and wide-ranging insight. Well-known trimaran designer Jim Brown offers his unique experiences and insight into the design factors that make for a safe, seaworthy, comfortable trimaran.
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.
Vocabulário Português-Estoniano - 9000 palavras mais úteis
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,010. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Baltic Languages
Os LIVROS DE VOCABULÁRIO da T&P Books destinam-se a ajudar a aprender, a memorizar, e a rever palavras estrangeiras. O dicionário contém mais de 9000 palavras de uso corrente - 256 tópicos, incluindo: Os verbos mais importantes, Tempo, Calendário, Estações do Ano, Viagens, Cidade, Compras, Roupas & Acessórios, Cosméticos, Conversação telefónica, Línguas estrangeiras, Refeições, Restaurante …
Writers' Handbook 2015
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 187,070. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by JP&A Dyson. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The 2015 edition of firstwriter.com’s bestselling directory for writers provides details of over 1,200 literary agents, book publishers, and magazines, including revised and updated listings from the 2014 edition, and over 380 brand new entries.
Outlining Your Novel: Map Your Way to Success
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,820. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Let outlines help you write a better book! Writers often look upon outlines with fear and trembling. But when properly understood and correctly wielded, the outline is one of the most powerful weapons in a writer’s arsenal. Outlining Your Novel: Map Your Way to Success will help you choose the right type of outline for you an guide you in brainstorming plot ideas.
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!
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 Art & Craft of Fiction: A Practitioner's Manual
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 75,270. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011 by La Favorita Press jefro@jefro.net. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Based on Mixon's work as a successful independent fiction editor, The Art & Craft of Fiction: A Practitioner's Manual brings together in one place everything you need to know about writing a novel, an in-depth exploration of the myriad aspects of creating fiction in a warm, entertaining voice that welcomes you into the greater fellowship of all writers.
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.