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Insider’s 2013 Guide to Passing a Drug Test by Insider
Price: Free! Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers, Nonfiction » Reference » Careers(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.
Major Science Fiction Anthologies - A Brief History by Blue Tyson
Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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
12 Critical Strategies for Effective Email Communication by Jeff Finkelstein
Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Etiquette, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
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.
The Unofficial Siri Handbook: The Essential Reference for Your iPhone 4S by BookCaps
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: 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
Creating ebooks by Paul Hurst
Price: Free! Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Categories: 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
How to Write a Great Query Letter by Noah Lukeman
Price: Free! Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Many books have been written about the query letter. But few have been written by literary agents, who receive thousands of queries each year and who grapple with them on a daily basis. New York literary agent Noah Lukeman offers his insights on the query letter, sharing an insider's perspective, giving insights and practical tips about what works and what doesn’t.
How to Get Published by Lisa Saunders
Price: Free! Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books(4.00 from 2 reviews)
How did Paris Hilton's dog get published when humans have such a hard time? Author shares advice on publishers, query letters, book proposals, self-publishing and book promotion.
119 Witty Quotes From A to Z by E. P. Ned Burke
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2008. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Place this attractive PDF e-book with the cleverest quotes from many of the most brilliant minds on your desktop now.
Starting Your Own Vending Business: A Step-by-step Guide by Elektral A.S.
Price: Free! Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
This book contains detailed information for entrepreneurs or vending operators who wish to make money through the operation of vending machines. It has detailed information from inside the vending industry along with a sample vending location agreement and survey forms for finalizing the vending location or for selecting products to vend.
Der Smashwords Formatierungs- Leitfaden by Mark Coker
Series: Smashwords Style Guide Translations. Price: Free! Words: 13,190. Language: German. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Der Smashwords Formatierungsleitfaden hat Tausenden von Autorinnen und Autoren geholfen, qualitativ hochstehende E-Books zu produzieren und zu veröffentlichen. Dieser kostenlose Leitfaden bietet einfach gehaltene Schritt-für-Schritt-Anweisungen, um ein E-Book zu erstellen, zu formatieren und zu veröffentlichen. Er ist eine für jeden Autor unabdingbare Lektüre.
Major Fantasy Anthologies - A Guide by Blue Tyson
Price: Free! Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Fiction » Fantasy » General
For fantasy in general, the short story has been less of a focus than science fiction, it would appear. I certainly also have less of it in my collection, or in my head. However, such a form has been around a lot longer, with more practitioners. Monster and ghost stories galore for centuries, for example, not to mention the various mythological tales from all around the world.
The Inspired Query Letter by George Angus
Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A short and sweet little e-book filled with powerful information about how to write the perfect query letter. As a writer, if you can't write a good query letter, you'll never be able to market your work. The Inspired Query Letter e-book will help make your query letters shine.
Internet Glossary A to Z of Terms and Acronyms by Cari Mostert
Price: Free! Words: 16,740. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Reference, Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
To know your Web, you need an Internet glossary. It is a necessary tool to keep oneself up to date with modern terminology, acronyms and evolving Web subjects. This informative glossary is intended to make life simpler and less complicated for the modern Internet user. As a glossary for the general public, it is easy to understand and as close to layman's terms as possible.
They Stole Your Book! Now What? by Ruth Ann Nordin
Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(5.00 from 5 reviews)
What can you do if you discover that someone has stolen your book? What steps can you take to get the stolen book removed? I share what I did when I found three of my books stolen and put up for sale on Amazon. Topics also covered in this ebook are registering your copyright in the United States, book piracy, and using Smashwords.
Kindle Mobile-Friendly Websites by Michael Gallagher
Price: Free! Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
Your Kindle can do more than read books - you can surf the Internet, check your email, play some great games, use it for grocery lists and class notes, and more. This guide is pretty simple: I show you over 300 mobile-friendly websites you can access with your Kindle.
Playbook: The Basics of Writing for Bleacher Report by King Kaufman
Price: Free! Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
"Playbook" is a sportswriting textbook, a guide to the basics of writing for Bleacher Report. Based on the concepts used by B/R's Quality Control Team in evaluating writers and stories, "Playbook" can help you reach the high standards of one of the most successful and respected English-language sports websites in the world. Wherever you publish your online writing, "Playbook" can make it better.
Emergency Food and Water Supplies by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals(5.00 from 1 review)
Safe food and water supplies are a major concern following a natural disaster such as a tornado, flood, hurricane or blizzard. Families who live in disaster-prone areas may benefit from being prepared in the event of disaster. Knowing how to safely handle food and water in the immediate few days after the disaster can reduce stress, worry and inconvenience.
100 Items to Disappear First After A Disaster by David Ochoa
Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals(4.00 from 1 review)
Even in this modern age, these items are still considered extremely desirable during and after a major crisis or disaster. Whether you are a survivalist or not, this list is a guide post on what one considers valuable when the going gets tough.
World's Best Food Jokes by Alex Watts
Price: Free! Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Essays, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Contains hundreds of the best food gags foraged from the four corners of the Earth. Ranging from curry gags - What’s a chicken tarka? - to celebrity chef jokes - What's the difference between Gordon Ramsay and a cross-country run? - this book will leave you holding your sides more than a dodgy, late-night kebab in Blackpool. 100% belly laughs guaranteed.
16 Critical Steps for the Unemployed by Laura D Lewis
Series: Laid Off Now What, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 14,200. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011 by Laura Dawn Lewis. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers(4.50 from 2 reviews)
From the Laid Off Now What Series, this abridged version of Chapter One tells you what you need to do as soon as you find out you're about to lose your job. These 16 Critical Steps will insure you do not lose money by not doing things and you may garner more money through these tips. It also assures you have plans in place to address any issues that might come up.