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The Unofficial Roku Channel Guide; Annotated
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Price: Free! Words: 36,980. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011 by Smith & Smith Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
OVER 130,000 Downloads Across Platforms!! Updated for 2014 This Roku Channel Guide includes Access Codes and Links to Channels available on the Roku set top box. It will be updated monthly with new channels.
The Secrets to Ebook Publishing Success
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Series: Smashwords Guides, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 41,550. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.78 from 68 reviews)
Learn the 30 best practices of the bestselling self-published ebook authors. This updated January 2014 edition of the The Secrets to Ebook Publishing Success has already helped tens of thousands of self-published ebook authors publish more professionally. This ebook is a must-read for every writer, author, publisher and literary agent.
Insider’s 2013 Guide to Passing a Drug Test
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Price: Free! Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers
(4.00 from 1 review)
Many other books have been released on drug testing. These books have provided some insight on how the labs operate, and the different methods used to fail a drug user. The problem is these books haven’t been updated to the new testing standards. This book will take a non-technical approach in explaining how the drug testing labs operate, and ways to pass any drug test in existence.
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.
Write Good or Die
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Price: Free! Words: 48,170. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2010 by Haunted Computer Books. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
Survival tips for 21st century writers, from best-selling authors Kevin J. Anderson, M.J. Rose, Heather Graham, J.A. Konrath, Gayle Lynds, Alexandra Sokoloff, Jonathan Maberry, and more. How to develop your craft, improve your writing, get an agent, promote your work, embrace the digital age, and prepare yourself for the coming changes in the publishing industry. Edited by Scott Nicholson.
Paolo Bacigalupi (ology)
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Price: Free! Words: 98,220. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This book is about the work of science fiction writer Paolo Bacigalupi, and is a companion to the Paolo Bacigalupi (ology) website http://paolobacigalupi.blogspot.com and collects the content found at the site. The various entries and elements can also be browsed there. He works often in the near future dystopia subgenre, with the major work being a series of stories set in post-oil Thailand.
Major Science Fiction Anthologies - A Brief History
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Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Plenty has been written about the decline of the short story, anthology and collection, and when you read some older books they have been saying the same thing for decades, even in the first issue of Asimov's magazine in 1977. I have also seen Gardner Dozois write about the acceleration of the 'lack of memory' of past science fiction work. Not too surprising perhaps with the pace of change. I h
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.
Guide to the Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
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Price: Free! Words: 51,790. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
All the 5 star, 4.5 star and 4 star novels, collections, anthologies and short stories.
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.
The Complete Guide to the Year’s Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
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Price: Free! Words: 58,470. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(1.50 from 2 reviews)
A complete list of the stories in every Year's Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror book, grouped by editor and ordered by volume.
Creating ebooks
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Price: Free! Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
A quick and simple guide on how ebooks differ from their printed cousins, how you can create your own, and how you can cover pretty much the whole market using Smashwords and Amazon. Has some low cost D.I.Y ideas, as well as minimum hassle options. Revised in January 2012
12 Critical Strategies for Effective Email Communication
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Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Etiquette
Most people do not send effective email messages. I know. I spend a lot of time analyzing email messages for our clients, and measuring and tracking their effectiveness. Whether you send large email newsletters or just use email to communicate with friends, colleagues and customers, following these twelve strategies will make your email more effective.
How to Find Paid and Free Erotica, Erotic eBooks and Sex Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
DID YOU KNOW MANY EBOOK RETAILERS HIDE THE SEXIEST STORIES? Amazon, iTunes and some other online retailers hide the hottest stories but don't tell readers how to find what they’re looking for! Pick this guide up today and start reading the stories you want most tonight!
NaNo for the New and the Insane
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Price: Free! Words: 35,970. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
NaNo for the New and the Insane is a short work dedicated to helping people stay on track for the month long NaNoWriMo event in November of each year.
The Unofficial Siri Handbook: The Essential Reference for Your iPhone 4S
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Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
If you have an iPhone 4S, then chances are Siri is slowly becoming an important part of your mobile life. You have learned the basics, but Siri's vocabulary is quickly evolving and expanding, and there's likely a lot you had no idea you could do with it. Don't sweat it, GadChick has you covered with The Unofficial Siri Handbook. This short eBook will show you key phrases you should know, and even
Space Opera and Planetary Romance Reader Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 62,850. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A ratings guide for these sub-genres of Science Fiction, both by Author and by Type.
Applications Android
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Price: Free! Words: 21,620. Language: French. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
Une sélection de plus de 850 applications gratuites en français. Regroupées sous seize thèmes, les applications sélectionnées ont un contenu classé dans la catégorie Pour tous ou la catégorie Niveau 3.
The Storyteller's Art: How Not to Bore Your Reader to Sleep, Tears, or Homicide
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Price: Free! Words: 36,330. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Do you want to tell memorable, vivid, life-altering stories? With plots that embed real knowledge about the natures and ways of men? Do you want to create characters that will haunt your readers' dreams? Do you want to learn the discipline to unite all the above, without overdressing your plots or distoring your characters to make them serve a theme for which they're ill-equipped? Start here!