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Ideas and Inspiration for Fantasy and Science Fiction Writers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,210. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This sourcebook is for all writers of fantasy or science fiction--whether novels, short stories, games, or any other form of storytelling. Medicinal corpses, the jargons of thieves and carnies, Nazi UFOs, the colonization of space, green children from nowhere and more.
Study Guide: The Karamazov Brothers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,170. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Fyodor Dostoyevsky's epic masterpiece "The Karamazov Brother" is massive--dozens of characters, themes, subplots. If you are having trouble keeping track of whose who and what's what, then this book will help you. The covers all the major plots, characters and themes and gives a chapter by chapter summary of the entire book.
The California Gold Location Handbook, South Counties
Price: Free! Words: 307,430. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Gold: it's still out there waiting for you to find, and claim. The best place to find gold is, of course, where someone else has found it: this Handbook will tell you where gold has been found in the state of California, United States--- providing latitude and longitude, and other information about the past find.
Tragedy and Self-Destruction as Humor in Microliterature, Volume 2
Price: Free! Words: 339,410. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
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The PDF version on a tablet or larger size screen offers the BEST READING EXPERIENCE. It RENDERS CORRECTLY IN ADOBE ACROBAT READER but not in Adobe Digital Editions. Tragedy & Self-Destruction shows how microliterature entertains, informs and persuades in its treatment of everyday life and the extremes of the human condition. Find your own situation reflected and perhaps re-defined through humor.
Tragedy and Self-Destruction as Humor in Microliterature, Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 366,420. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
The PDF version on a tablet or larger size screen offers the BEST READING EXPERIENCE. It RENDERS CORRECTLY IN ADOBE ACROBAT READER but not in Adobe Digital Editions. Tragedy & Self-Destruction shows how microliterature entertains, informs and persuades in its treatment of everyday life and the extremes of the human condition. Find your own situation reflected and perhaps re-defined through humor.
An Historical Perspective on the National Football League
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 210,800. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC). The NFL is one of the four major professional sports leagues in North America, and the highest professional level of American football in the world.
How to Start Writing Your Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,510. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
A guide to aspiring novelists who know they have a story to tell but just somehow can't get it going. Using examples from his own 33 novels he shows how your intentions should shape your output - and, although there can be no rigid rules, there are principles that lead to success and practices than usually mean failure. Plus an appendix on grammar and presentation to maximise success.
Teachers' Version of Parley After Life
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 137,680. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Teachers' Version includes an extra 32 pages or 20,000 words of explanatory cross-referenced notes on the homonyms, idioms, double meanings and paraphrases as well as additional literary bibliographic references. Comments on religions and the afterlife are also expounded upon but, more importantly, there are psychological self-help insights into how best to work through the grieving process
The Elements of Fiction
Price: Free! Words: 130,290. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
It was John Gardner, the legendary teacher of the craft, who said that the elements of fiction, like the words in a language, are finite. Oh, are they? I thought, and set about to verify this by collecting authors’ quotes about them. This task began as a cheat sheet, a short list of those elements I recognized and documented by quotes, but soon took on a life of its own. This is the result.
Unforgettable Grammar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,010. Language: American English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in), Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Interactive learning is brought to the eReader for the first time (try demo). No more incomplete grammar just to get you through tests, but a comprehensive grammar course to gain a complete overview. The technique of 'Unforgettable Grammar' is employed to make what you need to know unforgettable: there is only one rule in writing, learning two tense rules is sufficient to handle tenses....
Street Talk: Da Official Guide to Hip-Hop & Urban Slanguage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 171,400. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Street Talk: Da Official Guide to Hip-Hop & Urban Slanguage is the most authentic slang language lexicon to interpret the hip-hip and urban slang dialect. Street Talk's 10,000 entries, simplifies the complex hip-hop and urban slang vernacular. Street Talk should be called Webster's cool cousin. Randy "Mo Betta" Kearse proves he has his finger on hip-hip and urban street culture. "Word"
NWO ORDINANCE CODE U.S. Reporting Agency Version | 2nd Edition
Price: Free! Words: 174,410. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
INTERNATIONAL COURT officials, global justices as well as District Attorneys, Esquires, Agents, Officers and Deputies belonging to many different agencies, departments and divisions reference the U.S. Reporting Agency NWO Ordinance Code when enforcing INTERNATIONAL U.S. OPERATIONS regulatory guidelines. The 2nd Edition
The Anna Karenina Companion (Includes Study Guide, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 383,460. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Anna Karenina is epic in every way. If you are struggling to remember key characters, plots or settings, BookCaps can help! This comprehensive companion to Tolstoy's novel includes chapter summaries for the 200+ chapters, informative snapshots of all major and secondary characters (with first name pronunciation to help with complicated Russian names), and historical context about the novel.
The Gospels of the New Testament In Plain and Simple English
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 29. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 212,760. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Have you ever wanted to read the Bible, but every time you open it up to try it just doesn't make sense? BooKCaps is here to help with this translation of the Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John) in modern English. This translation is based on the King James Version. It contains both a comparative version of each version and a standalone version of the modern translation.
1,000 Character Writing Prompts: Villains, Heroes and Hams for Scripts, Stories and More
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,780. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
From the author of 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts, this 300 page, 150,000+ word reference tool can serve writers who need characters and need them now! Each of the 1,000 character ideas ends with a question or command to push you past writer's block and into a creative flow state. If character development is your problem, this detailed reference tool is the solution.
Medical Equipment Buying Guide
Price: Free! Words: 148,300. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
Written as a guideline for those involved in the purchasing of medical equipment, this guide provides buying tips, recommended questions to ask sellers and inspections forms for over 300 of the most common medical devices used in clinics, hospitals, labs, and other medical facilities. The result is a first-of-its-kind, comprehensive database, relevant to anyone dealing with medical devices.
The Analects of Confucius In Plain and Simple English
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 20. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,370. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Confucius is one of the wises' person who ever lived; his words have been quoted more than almost anyone else. But if you come away from reading the great wisdom of Confucius, and don't really see the wisdom, you aren't alone. BookCaps retelling of Confucius Analects, is perfect for the modern reader who is looking for a translation a little fresher and easier to understand.
Coriolanus In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,760. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
T.S. Eliot said Coriolanus was superior to even Hamlet; Ralph Fiennes loved it so much he directed, produced, and starred in modern telling of the play. So if everyone loves it so much, why is it so hard to understand? Let's face it...Shakespeare can be difficult to read! Let BookCaps help with this easy to read modern retelling.
Othello Retold In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,270. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Othello--a play full of secret marriage, evil villains, and revenge! It's often credited as one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies!. But if your like many people, you just don't get it! If you don't understand Shakespeare, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Macbeth.
English Idioms And Expressions For Everyone, Yes, Even You!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,910. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
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A collection of English idioms and expressions, and the origins of some of these expressions. Humorous illustrations and some interesting proverbs from other cultures are also included. This is a useful and fun book for anyone who speaks English, and will be referred to for many years to come. It is a great gift for a friend, or a fitting addition to your coffee table or office waiting room.