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Rock Your Revisions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,190. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
ROCK YOUR REVISIONS: A Simple System for Revising Your Novel will show you a clear, easy-to-follow process for editing a novel.
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
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
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.
Islamic and Arabian Quotes and Proverbs - Volume 1 [Illustrated]
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Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 5 · Islamic and Arabian Quotes and Proverbs, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Each quote and proverb in this book is accompanied by an illustration of it written in flowing Arabic Diwani script. This volume also features the work of comic artist Zahra Malki and includes some beautifully illuminated quotes from both the Quran and Hadith. All in all this volume is chock full of beautiful pictures and thought provoking “Islamic and Arabian quotes and proverbs”.
Fifty Ways to Practice Reading: Tips for ESL/EFL Students
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: American English. Published: November 11, 2012 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in)
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.
Using Images to Create Basic Storylines
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Every author has their own tricks of the trade when it comes to writing and coming up with basic storylines. Some peruse newspapers or magazines, others use writing prompts; sometimes all it takes is a bit of creative thinking. Included in this e-book are instructions on how to perform this exercise, an example by the author, 20 images to get you started, and information on where to find images.
RC Cheat Sheets
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,170. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Set Up Your Radio Control Car to Win! Now you can quickly understand how to adjust your RC car, buggy, or truck settings for optimum tuning! Within a range of tuning options, which is better, a higher number or lower? Thicker or thinner? How will a longer or shorter adjustment change the handling? If you keep scratching your head trying to remember -- RC Cheat Sheets to the rescue!
The Handy Little Book for Writers Series. Book 3. The Outline
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing an outline if vital before attempting to start any book. Your Outline is your most helpful tool. If an outline is done well, once you start your first draft you will be grateful. It will keep you moving forward - momentum is important when writing. This book provides several systems and a very useful outline template. An Outline is a map. You won't get lost if you know where you're going.
Dialogue, More Than Just Talk
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn what dialogue can and should be doing for your book, the two things dialogue absolutely shouldn’t be, plus how to fix those issues if you have them. Then learn 14 techniques that will make your dialogue pop and your characters come to life. Bonus Content: Great Starts, five things the opening of your novel should have/do.
A Quick Guide to "The Thirteenth Tale"
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 24 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 152. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Thirteenth Tale” by Dane Setterfield was published in 2006. It is a Gothic suspense novel. It is the first published book written by Dane Setterfield.
101 Writing Prompts for 1st and 2nd Person Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: American English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
101 writing prompts to help writers create 1st and 2nd person stories.
3 Simple Words
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Prompt-Like Phrases to Get You Writing. “3 Simple Words” is an ebook for writers. This ebook is made up of simple 3-word prompt-like phrases designed to get you writing. This is not to be confused with those “3 little words” that are so easy to say about beer, pretzels, pizza, Megan Fox and Justin Bieber, but not always about our significant other(s).
Smashwords Formatting Smashed: A Short, Easy, Step-by-Step Tutorial Instruction Guide (That Won’t Leave You With A Headache!)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
This step-by-step guide will efficiently instruct you through the basics of formatting your Microsoft Word document for Smashwords. Everything you need to know about the basics of successfully formatting manuscript is laid out in this easy-to-follow, straightforward tutorial. Follow these instructions exactly, and prepare your e-book quickly and easily today!
Famous Writing Quotes by Famous People from Charlotte Bronte to Terry Pratchett
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Series: Motivational & Fun Quotes by Famous People - Be Inspired!. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Quotes to inspire and motivate you when you are staring at a blank page. Inspirational writing quotes to get your creative juices flowing from some of our famous and brilliant authors such as Charlotte Bronte, Terry Pratchett, Stephen King and Mark Twain.
The Long And Short Of Short Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A short story is storytelling in its purest sense. It’s concentrated expression. The prose has to be streamlined because every word is an expensive commodity. No wonder so many writers struggle with this form. Simon Wood, a longtime contributor to Writer's Digest, discusses the techniques for writing and writing well in the short form.
200 Writing Prompts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
It's been said, the hardest part about writing is just getting started. Well, this short book is here to help. You will find 200 starting points, questions, thoughts, ideas and launching points to get you on your way of putting words on paper, or characters on screen.
Maintain Your Brain German Word Search, 2014 Edition
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Series: Maintain Your Brain Puzzles, Book 23 · Word Search Puzzles, Book 6 · Puzzles, Book 23. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 550. Language: German. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
My 2014 Edition of German Word Search puzzles contain 50 new puzzles never published before, in easy, medium and hard levels of play and in a variety of shapes. More challenging than regular English language word search puzzles, these German language puzzles really tease your brain. Maintain Your Brain with these German language puzzles, or with any of my other brain building games.
Bare Bones: A Quick Guide to Writing Your First Novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn the basics of how to write in less than an hour. Katrina Kissinger, an author, editor, and creative writing instructor, shows you how by touching on character, point-of-view, tenses, goal and motivation, conflict, pacing, revision, publishing, and promotion.
Plotting And Outlining Your Novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Plotting out your novel before you begin is a great exercise. Your story is thought through with no bad logic or unnecessary scenes. This process doesn’t have to be some drawn out and creativity killing affair. Simon Wood, a longtime Writer's Digest contributor, has some fast & effective techniques for plotting a novel from beginning to end. Don’t run out of ideas or pad out your novel again.
Writing Killer Suspense
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
You're reading. Your heart is slamming against your ribcage, your fingertips are moist and you turn another page. If you’ve ever felt this way reading a book then the writer has done a great job at creating suspense. This doesn’t happen by accident. Simon Wood, a longtime contributor to Writer's Digest, discusses the techniques for building suspense and creating thrills.
Writing the Cozy Mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing the Cozy Mystery will help you learn how to write a traditional whodunit, organize your materials, and sustain a series.