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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!
The Career Explorer's Journal 2014
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,790. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
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Welcome to the latest edition of the best-selling career guide that treats you like an expert from the start. The Career Explorer's Journal 2014 is now even better equipped to encourage and support a unique journey of discovery for each and every reader. All you have to do is pay attention to details and record what you find, in order to change the way you see your career forever.
Household Helper vol 1 Household List
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Price: Free! Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
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This is a great reference tool for students starting out on their own, anyone starting over, or recovering from loss. It is a simple household list of items that helps one discover the true cost of living without any surprises. This free book is the first in a series of Household Helper books.
Resume Tips That Work
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You set the price! Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
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Writing a resume? Need to know if you should have one page or two? Have you thought of using bullet points? Are you using the right Font? This short, concise e-book, provides you with tips and guidelines you need to get an interview. Most books will provide a wealth of information that isn't needed. Short and to the point, it provides the info you need, and leaves out the info you don't.
Fake!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011 by Living Books USA. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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Almost everything in the world has been faked. “FAKE” examines the bizarre practice of recruiting others to write fake ebook reviews for personal gain and to artificially boost ‘ratings’. Strange, but true!
Write The Fight Right
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,700. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
A fiction writer's resource for creating realistic, convincing fight scenes from author and martial arts instructor, Alan Baxter.
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
The Inspired Query Letter
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Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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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.
16 Critical Steps for the Unemployed
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Series: Laid Off Now What, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 14,200. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011 by Laura Dawn Lewis. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
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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.
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
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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.
So You Don't Have Time
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Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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You want to write. Specifically you want to write short stories. But you don't know how, you've tried before and the result was disappointing. You don't have time. This short chapbook will walk you through the basic steps of writing short stories, and with only limited amounts of time. It contains the lessons I've learned from my past ten years of writing experience.
The New Author - Writing, Self-Publishing and Social Media Platforms
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,880. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012 by Marble City Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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The New Author is a 200 page book in three sections: writing basics, developing a 'social media platform' and self-publishing as an independent author. Take your manuscript from ready to go with this informative and easy to read guide.
Texans, Get Ready! Be Prepared to Survive and Recover from a Disaster
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Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Safety and first aid
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Use this disaster preparedness guide to protect yourself and your household during and immediately after a catastrophe by making a disaster plan and a disaster kit. Plan to take care of yourself without outside help for at least 3 days. Special considerations include keeping food safe to eat, sheltering-in-place, and discussing a disaster with children.
7 Critical Mistakes Writers Make (And How to Avoid Them)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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7 mistakes that can derail a writer's career, with advice on how to avoid them. This 3,000 word report will help any writer get--and stay--on track.
Put the Cat In the Oven Before You Describe the Kitchen
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Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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There are hundreds of fantastic books about writing for hopeful authors to choose from, but most of them are boring, complicated, and bogged down by filler. This little book is brief, straight forward, and easy to understand.
Pumped: Great Words to Keep You Going When Hope Is Hard To Come By
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,870. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
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Pumped is a book of inspirational quotes for those looking to change their lives. It also includes short paragraphs on many well-known people who chose to ignore their own naysayers and went on to achieve greatness in their fields. Saints or sinners, the common theme is keep trying.
Articles for the Mind
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,130. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
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"Articles for the Mind" is a compilation of 58 articles on a variety of topics that provide expert advice and objective knowledge to educate you and help you to improve your life. Article topics include: health, careers, personal finance, writing, education, relationships, self-help, and more.
The Self-Publishing Manual, Volume 2
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Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Book publishing is changing: this book describes how to take advantage of those changes. This Volume II is the sequel to The Self-Publishing Manual (Volume I), the most successful book ever written on the subject. This manual describes how to use new techniques to write your book even faster, use new technology to publish it for less, and how to use social media for promotion.
The Backward Approach to Ebook Success
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Price: Free! Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.33 from 6 reviews)
Thinking of writing an ebook? Not sure how to go about it? This ebook contains important do’s and don’ts on marketing ebooks, pricing ebooks, and using social networks. It also provides useful sales and genre data, and demonstrates how using the personal knowledge and experiences described in this ebook will improve your foray into the world of self-publishing.
Dos and Don'ts for Indie Authors
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Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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This guide provides a brief compendium that covers everything from your motivation for becoming an indie author to tips for dealing with negative reviews. It advises you on everything from avoiding mistakes when self-promoting your books to ways to pinpoint your target audience. It has been created to help indie authors to stay focussed by following a list of simple steps to promote