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Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Genre and Rating Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 263,140. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
SH = Scary Horror SF = Science Fiction SI = Shootist SO = Sorcery Fantasy SU = Supernatural Fantasy SL = Sleuth SD = Soldier SE = Speculative SP = Sport SY = Spy ST = Study SP = Superhero SW = Swords Second Position N = Novel C = Collection A = Anthology M = Magazine O = Omnibus S = Short Story E = Excerpt R = Serial X = Non-Fiction Out Of 5 Stars
Laird Barron (ology)
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Price: Free! Words: 166,680. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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About the work of horror writer Laird Barron, and is a companion to the Laird Barron (ology) website http://lairdbarron.blogspot.com and collects the content found at the site. The various entries and elements can also be browsed there. Barron as a writer often works in a Lovecraft type tradition, using his own Pacific Northwest and in particular Washington State mythos. Also noir influences.
Leigh Brackett (ology) Volume 1
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Price: Free! Words: 521,110. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This book is about the work of science fiction writer Leigh Brackett, and is a companion to the Leigh Brackett (ology) website and collects the content found at the site. Brackett was known as the Queen of Space Opera, and famous for a series of brilliant planetary romance adventures, particularly those of Eric John Stark on Mars, Venus and Skaith.
Leigh Brackett (ology) Volume 2
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Price: Free! Words: 306,550. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The second volume about the work of science fiction writer Leigh Brackett, and is a companion to the Leigh Brackett (ology) website and collects the content found at the site. Brackett was known as the Queen of Space Opera, and famous for a series of brilliant planetary romance adventures, particularly those of Eric John Stark on Mars, Venus and Skaith.
Medical Equipment Buying Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 148,300. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Written as a guideline for those involved in the purchasing of medical equipment, this guide provides buying tips, recommended questions to ask sellers and inspections forms for over 300 of the most common medical devices used in clinics, hospitals, labs, and other medical facilities. The result is a first-of-its-kind, comprehensive database, relevant to anyone dealing with medical devices.
Gregath Company, Incorporated Catalog
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Price: Free! Words: 123,760. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
February, 2013 Edition: Company catalog that covers genealogy and history items for sale through Gregath.
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.
Writing Love: Screenwriting Tricks for Authors II
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,520. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
A revised, expanded version of award-winning author/screenwriter Alexandra Sokoloff's story structure workbook Screenwriting Tricks For Authors, with twice the material and using examples from all genres – but with a special focus on the structure and key elements of love stories. Includes full breakdowns of ten romantic comedies, romantic adventure, period romance and romantic suspense films.
NWO ORDINANCE CODE U.S. Reporting Agency Version | 2nd Edition
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Price: Free! Words: 174,410. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
INTERNATIONAL COURT officials, global justices as well as District Attorneys, Esquires, Agents, Officers and Deputies belonging to many different agencies, departments and divisions reference the U.S. Reporting Agency NWO Ordinance Code when enforcing INTERNATIONAL U.S. OPERATIONS regulatory guidelines. The 2nd Edition
Who's Who — The A to Z Encyclopedia on People of Color who did it first
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 351,440. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2010 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Encyclopedias
Who’s Who is the only people of color historically based reference book of its kind. It’s a book that contains the names, faces, and life stories of Africans, African Americans, and many other people of color from around the world who have achieved great goals first. We honor those who have made the sacrifice, and gone beyond the boundaries of what was expected of them to better humanity.
Elephant's Breath & London Smoke: Historical Colour Names, Definitions & Uses
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 180,460. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2009 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
This book will tell you about colour in history, the names of colours, when they were used, how they were used, what they looked like, and where they came from. There are dye recipes, paint ingredients, poetic language and general commentary all in the words of period writers.
Janet: The First 25 years
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Price: Free! Words: 178,880. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Almanac
Back in 1973 and 1975 when the Internet was in its infancy the two Wells Reports recommended the setting up of a national university network in the UK. This book presents the definitive history of JANET, from the Flowers Report of 1965 that led to the setting up of the Computer Board through to the unveiling of the SuperJANET5 backbone in 2006 that finally realised the SuperJANET goals.
The Elements of Fiction
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Price: Free! Words: 130,290. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
It was John Gardner, the legendary teacher of the craft, who said that the elements of fiction, like the words in a language, are finite. Oh, are they? I thought, and set about to verify this by collecting authors’ quotes about them. This task began as a cheat sheet, a short list of those elements I recognized and documented by quotes, but soon took on a life of its own. This is the result.
United States Government Manual: America's Official Government Handbook - Agencies of the Legislative, Judicial, and Executive Branches
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 168,070. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
This ebook provides an excerpted reproduction of the U.S. Government Manual for 2009-2010. The official handbook of the Federal Government, it provides comprehensive information on agencies of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches. Descriptions include: purpose and role, a brief history, programs, Sources of Information section with contracts and grants, employment, publications, more.
Writer's Companion
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 246,230. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Writer's Companion houses the tools needed to hone a writer's abilities, and it's written in a style a voice that keeps the brain from crying out in frustration or dying of boredom.
The Phillips Nautical Dictionary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 188,660. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
10,000 nautical words and phrases. THE COMPLETE dictionary. This is definately the best and most comprehensive nautical dictionary available in the world today.
Ruff! Guide to Space Opera
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,250. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Ruff! Guide to Space Opera is a comprehensive guide to large scale and romantic outer space adventures in all media. Movies, television, games, animation, comics, role-playing games, books, stories, computer games and more. Ruff helps you develop your fascination with fast spaceships roaming the deep void, sword swinging raygun duels on other planets, aliens and the conflicts of Galactic Empires.
English Idioms And Expressions For Everyone, Yes, Even You!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,910. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of English idioms and expressions, and the origins of some of these expressions. Humorous illustrations and some interesting proverbs from other cultures are also included. This is a useful and fun book for anyone who speaks English, and will be referred to for many years to come. It is a great gift for a friend, or a fitting addition to your coffee table or office waiting room.
Whistleblowers Book of 1001 Secrets: Consumer News You Can Use (Second Edition)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 453,730. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
The scams, schemes, "deals," myths, cons, and inside secrets consumers want to know--but hidden from the public--collected and documented in one ready reference. Alphabetical, clear, sourced and supported. Includes cars and dealers, ads, marketing, travel, food, restaurants, health, drugs, doctors, hospitals, pets, government, law, banks, insurance, funerals, contests, TV news, charity, 100s more.
1,000 Character Writing Prompts: Villains, Heroes and Hams for Scripts, Stories and More
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,780. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
From the author of 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts, this 300 page, 150,000+ word reference tool can serve writers who need characters and need them now! Each of the 1,000 character ideas ends with a question or command to push you past writer's block and into a creative flow state. If character development is your problem, this detailed reference tool is the solution.