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My Loans
Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
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Find out what The Pesky Librarian has borrowed out on her library card.
Emotion Amplifiers
Price: Free! Words: 15,740. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
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Emotion Amplifiers, a companion to The Emotion Thesaurus, explores 15 common states that galvanize emotion. States like exhaustion, boredom, and pain can push characters to the limit, compromising their decision-making abilities and decreasing the likelihood of them reaching their goals. Emotion Amplifiers is a tool for any writer wishing to amp up the volatility & vulnerability in their stories.
The Editor's Lexicon: Essential Writing Terms for Novelists
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,860. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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Become revision-savvy and talk about fiction like a pro. Written by an experienced editor and writing teacher, this dictionary-style reference book decodes and demonstrates the editorial jargon used in writing workshops and manuscript critiques. In the tradition of Strunk & White's revered "The Elements of Style," this concise, indispensable reference volume will fortify your self-editing skills.
Formatting Your Paperback Book: 10 Simple Tips to Publishing a “REAL” Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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This short document is for authors wishing to self-publish through Print On Demand sites such as Lulu or Createspace. These 10 basic guidelines will make the interior of your book... NOT stand out! Too often self-published books scream "amateur" due to formatting. Much of this information is available online, however this puts it all in a simple and concise document focusing on common errors.
The Walk
Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
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Non-Fiction Creative Writing Example: A discriptive account of my observations made during one of my walks.
The Rewritten Word: How to Sculpt Literary Art, No Matter the Genre
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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The only How-to-Write book that has nothing to do with writing. It's all about rewriting. Whittle away what buries the art of your words beneath pulp, no matter the topic, no matter the genre.
Where to Work Online
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
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A collection of legitimate work at home positions ranging from Assembly to Telemarketing and beyond; complete with tips, tricks, work at home resource links and much more. Compiled and written after years of work at home experience to help those wanting to break free of the traditional workforce.
Ace That Interview: Advice from a Real Recruiter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,560. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers
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A detailed how-to guide on resume writing and interviewing techniques directly from an actual recruiter. Written from years of hands-on experience with candidates and hiring managers, this book provides useful advice for your job search. Filled with practical tips and humorous, real-life stories.
How to Get a Job
Price: Free! Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
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A former recruiter discusses what it really takes to get a job in this down economy. Topics covered include why a resume objective may be deadly, buzzwords that should be included in online resumes,where to meet potential employers, how to behave at a networking event, the benefits of interning—even for adults long out of school, and finding work as an independent consultant until you get a job.
100 + Top Tips for Job Seekers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,550. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
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Over 130 Top Tips presented in a snappy focused style about how to creat and run a successsful Job Search Campaign. It is likely the reader has either: 1) left full time education and cannot get a job 2) is out of work and looking for a job 3) is in a job but unhappy with how things are going in their organisation. 4) is returning to work having brought up a family
Stash Your Swag - 100+ Secret Hiding Places - Reference Handbook and Manual for Secret Hiding Places and Puzzles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
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100+ Secret Hiding Places for under $50. This is a great book showing easy ways to stash stuff all over your house!
Disability Support Services Handbook
Price: Free! Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
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This is a handbook outlining the support services and policies for students with disabilities at Rochester Community and Technical College
Bad Agent, No Catnip! Bad Career Advice and Questionable Misinformation from the World's Worst Literary Agent, Sydney T. Cat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011 by Tsunami Ridge Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
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Bad Career Advice and Questionable Misinformation from the World's Worst Literary Agent, Sydney T. Cat! Collected for the first time in this hilarious little book, Sydney T. Cat shares (though bad example) dozens of gaffes, schemes, missteps, cons, and foul-ups real-life "agents" have used to part writers from their money, screw up their careers, and crush their dreams! A must-read for writers!
Ghost Hunting Guide: Optimize Your Paranormal Adventure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
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Ever seen a ghost? Do you want to? For beginners to advanced ghost hunters! Explore this new and practical guide to investigate the paranormal using dynamic project management techniques. 85% of the adventure is front-end loaded before you execute.
What is Pashmina? Seven Tests for the Real Pashmina
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Trades crafts
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What is pashmina? Most of what is sold as 'pashmina' is just a pale imitiation of the real thing. And that's a shame. Not only are the majority of pashmina shoppers wasting their money, but most of them don't even know what they're missing. This guidebook offers seven simple, time-proven tests for pashmina quality, which the discerning shopper can apply right in the store.
Investment Writing Top Tips 2012
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Your communications with clients and prospects are essential to the success of your investment, wealth management, or financial planning firm. Investment Writing Top Tips 2012 gives you information you can use to boost the effectiveness of your marketing, social media, and writing.
Emergency Food and Water Supplies
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
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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.
Online Content Writing - Tips for Creative Copy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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The world of content writing has changed dramatically thanks to Google's far-reaching algorithm changes. In light of these changes, this eBook discusses such fascinating topics as where to find winning ideas for your blog posts or articles, how to structure an article, how to make your writing more persuasive, tips for taking your writing to the next level...and much more.
The Author's Handbook
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 17,070. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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This book is an effort to cushion the hard knocks that most writers experience along the way and cause many talented people to simply give up. It is intentionally priced at about as much as a cup of coffee, and intentionally kept short to clear a lot the jetsam away from the path to a literary career. Good things do come in small packages after all.
Introduction to Korean Chess
Price: Free! Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
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This is a brief introduction to the ancient game of Korean chess. While it is primarily oriented toward the player of Western chess, it should be readily accessible to anyone wishing to peruse this fascinating game. This is a truncated version of the full book.