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Politicians and Comedians Poke Fun at Politics
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Politicians can be quite comical. Have you ever noticed when they start a speech it sounds like baloney and, when they are finished it is still baloney. I sometimes believe if a politician was telling the truth, they still wouldn’t be believable. This ebook isn’t intended to offend anyone, it is just meant to poke fun at politicians.
Authors for Goodreads
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Price: Free! Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(3.00 from 4 reviews)
There once was a terrible booklet about the perils of Goodreads... There's now a terrible booklet about that booklet.
Tips For New Writers
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Price: Free! Words: 10,610. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The goal of writing fiction should be to tell a story so compelling the reader has a hard time putting the book down. Over the course of eight years and forty-six romances, Ruth Ann Nordin has picked up some practical tips for improving the storytelling craft. Topics included in this short book are genre, character, setting, backstory, point of view, and encouragement.
Starting a Comptuer Repair Business: A (very) Brief Guide
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
This short guide will give you a brief overview of the basics to starting your own computer repair business from concept to reality.
Quick Guide to Conducting Better Business Meetings Using Robert's Rules of Order
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,130. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This book provides an essential aid to presiding officers enabling them to conduct better business meetings, meetings that are productive, efficient and legal. It covers, in brief, every facet essential to conducting the best meeting possible and should be included in every organization's library to be used by its elected officers, committee chairs and every member.
Effective Writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,600. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The ability to communicate effectively in writing is a requirement of many career paths and a great advantage to have. This helpful guide, written by well-published author, Dr Neil Thompson offers an excellent foundation for building your writing skills. This is an ideal resource for anyone who needs to get their message across in writing.
German Wisdom:
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Price: Free! Words: 23,190. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
German Wisdom features a fascinating collection of humorous, inspirational and thought-provoking quotes by some of Germany's greatest thinkers, as well as from contemporary Germans of note. See the world through their eyes as they contemplate life, love, freedom, national identity and many other topics from a distinctly German perspective.
Swords & Fists
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Series: Out of Harm's Way, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,290. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Visual & Performing Arts
A manual for instructors of stage combat and serious students. Includes 435 exercises for class use, along with terms, photos and drawings, sample tests, and tips for teaching. The manual is a compliment to the three books of the OUT OF HARM'S WAY series: Modern Fighting for Stage and Screen, Sword Dueling for Stage and Screen, and Medieval and Fantasy Fighting for Stage and Screen.
When it’s Write to Murder your Characters: And why you must never waste a death
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This essay discusses the right way to murder your characters—and how to avoid the kind of deaths that will bury your story along with your victim.
Writing for the Ages: Writing for every age from picture books to YA
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This essay describes how to write for different age levels—from board books for babies to new adults in their early 20s.
Concealed Carry for New Shooters: A Street Cop's Survival Guide
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,280. Language: American English. Published: December 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting
This book is about the concealed carry of firearms--how-to and why, and how-not-to and the why nots. A firearm by its very nature is a dangerous thing to you and to others, thereby making high level skill sets and knowledge imperative. This book is the beginning of that path to safe use of concealed carry firearms.
Authors vs. Goodreads
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Price: Free! Words: 9,970. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(3.83 from 6 reviews)
Independent authors (Indies) considering joining Goodreads should think carefully about their reasons for joining. If you go ahead, you should share as little information as possible with them. Much of that information becomes property of Goodreads to be mined by their owner, Amazon and you lose control of it. I invite you to read my free Cautionary Tale. Hopefully it will save you some grief.
No, I Won't Buy Your eBook
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Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014 by aLife Beyond Books. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(2.33 from 3 reviews)
Why won't readers buy your book? Because it stinks, that's why.
Nautical Terms: A Dictionary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Since the beginning, seafarers have put to sea and crossed oceans in often hazardous voyages. Today, the contribution of these traders, fishermen, explorers and warriors remains in their rich language. There are hundreds of expressions that people use every day that comes from the nautical world. It is interesting to know what they are and where they come from. Add this eBook to your collection.
The Handy Little Book for Writers Series. Book 9. On Publishing.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This Little Book aims simply to be a guide to new writers on the subject of publishing. Today, publishing is a rapidly changing market. Each different form is discussed and the difference in the requirements of each is addressed. There are valuable lists of publishers in the various categories. There is also invaluable information about the use of agents and editors and how to find them.
Motivational Quotations From Napoleon Hill Tony Robbins and Zig Ziglar (includes 200+ Miscellaneous Bonus)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Life is full of uncertainties which can make it depressing, gratifying, beautiful and stressful. Only by accepting what we are dealt can we appreciate the highs and lows. In this book you will experience life through the power of quotes. You can view quotations by Napoleon Hill, Tony Robbins and Zig Ziglar, as well as a 200+ miscellaneous quotes bonus.
Minutes Made Simple
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Provides the information essential for recording the minutes of every meeting correctly and efficiently without extraneous information. Based on Robert's Rules of Order and written in an easy to understand format every church clerk and organizational secretary will benefit greatly by utilizing its contents. An additional section covering 'Proceedings' is provided.
Emotion Amplifiers
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Price: Free! Words: 15,740. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
Fine Art Quotations
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,230. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
FINE ART QUOTATIONS contains over 1,700 carefully selected quotes, quips, observations, opinions and insights from over 800 of the world's greatest artists, actors, painters, musicians and philosophers - classical and modern.
The Short Fuse Guide to Book Publishing Rights
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
Literary Agent Laurie McLean walks you through the different rights involved in publishing a book and shows you how best to use them to maximize your profit.