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The Next Ones: NHL 2015 Draft Prospect Guide by Ross Bonander
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,710. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Making the most of their own viewings of these prospects coupled with the experience and acumen of several of the game's most respected amateur scouts, The Hockey Writers present the NHL 2015 Draft Prospect Guide, an extremely affordable and very convenient way for hockey fans to quickly learn more about the players drafted by their favorite teams in late June.
Punctuation For Fiction Writers by Rick Taubold & Scott Gamboe
Price: $5.69 USD. Words: 55,090. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Whatever your level of punctuation expertise may be, Punctuation for Fiction Writers is your go-to reference. Concise, yet comprehensive, it's filled with practical advice, effective techniques, copious examples, and some unexpected topics not found in similar books. Filled with options, it shows you when you can deviate from the conventions and when it's inadvisable to do so.
Story Crisis, Story Climax 2: Build a Problem/Decision Arc in Your Novel by Stephen J. Carter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,710. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Many high-volume fiction writers believe they owe their success to having a coherent series of scenes before they start writing a novel. “Story Crisis, Story Climax 2” can show you how! In this book we look at how each of the 5 plot pressure points in a story (in 30 movies) presents a problem to the hero, who then responds with a decision. These 5 pressure points generate the scenes of your novel!
Story Crisis, Story Climax 1: How to Use Film Structure to Plan Your Novel by Stephen J. Carter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,900. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Why spend years learning how to write stories by trial and error? Let "Story Crisis, Story Climax 1" teach you how. You will accelerate your learning curve by observing, in a range of film stories, how the Inciting Incident, Turning Points, Midpoint, and Crisis Climax work in relationship to each other, the larger story arc, and other stories in its genre.
Medieval Underpants and Other Blunders: A Writer’s (& Editor’s) Guide to Keeping Historical Fiction Free of Common Anachronisms, Errors, & Myths [Third Edition] by Susanne Alleyn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,220. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » History » History of things
NEW expanded 3rd edition. A detailed guide to the factual mistakes that writers of historical fiction often make—and how to avoid them. From medieval knights smoking cigars to characters crossing streets that wouldn’t exist for another 2000 years, historical novelist Alleyn exposes and explains the often hilarious, always painful goofs that turn up most frequently in fiction set in the past.
Make Every Word Count by Gary Provost
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,140. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
From the author of Beyond Style: Mastering the Finer Points of Writing, Gary Provost's Make Every Word Count is a guide to assist writers of both fiction and nonfiction. Topics include: style, use of jargon, avoiding cliches, tone, intention, characterization, credibility, description, dialogue, viewpoints, and many more.
How to Translate - English Translation Guide in European Union by Nicolae Sfetcu
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,050. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Bilingual education, Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign languages
A guide for translators, about the translation theory, the translation process, interpreting, subtitling, internationalization and localization and computer-assisted translation. A special section is dedicated to the translator's education and associations.
The Mysterious World Of Angels And Demons by Roger Henri Trepanier
Series: The Truth Seeker's Library. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,040. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Angelology & Demonology, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
In this fascinating book, the author examines the world of angels and demons, the good and the evil of the spiritual world. Many questions are answered and facts given, such as learning that angels do not marry; do not reproduce; are neuter, which means neither male nor female; nor do they ever die. Come and find out how they came to be, what they do in time, and what their eventual end is.
Cómo se escribe en la academia y la ciencia by Victoriano Garza
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,610. Language: Spanish. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Escribir y publicar son acciones esenciales para el éxito en la vida académica y científica, tanto para el avance de las disciplinas del conocimiento como para el ascenso profesional y la recompensa económica. Lin Tai Wao
The Expat Partner's Survival Guide by Clara Wiggins
Price: $4.47 USD. Words: 93,820. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
A light-hearted but authoritative manual for anyone accompanying their partner on an overseas assignment.
Agenda Setting: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Influencing Public Policy by John J. Miller, Karl Zinsmeister, & Ashley May
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,450. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Donating money to modify public thinking and government policy has now taken its place next to service-centered giving as a constructive branch of philanthropy. Many donors now view public-policy reform as a necessary adjunct to their efforts to improve lives directly. Whatever your aspirations for U.S. society and governance, this guide will help you find the best ways to make a difference.
The 12 Key Pillars of Novel Construction by C. S. Lakin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,940. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The 12 Key Pillars of Novel Construction takes the mystery out of building a solid story and shows you how to go from idea to complete novel in practical, easy-to-understand steps. Smart writers will take the time to learn how to structure strong pillars that will hold up their novels. This new comprehensive writing craft book clearly lays out just how to build each essential pillar.
How to Tell a Story by Peter Rubie & Gary Provost
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,640. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Drawing on Provost's proven philosophies, Rubie examines every facet of storytelling, from narrative hooks to fulfilling climaxes. Through advice, exercises, and an outstanding array of examples, you'll learn to create gripping narratives powered by strong characters. You'll discover the secrets of sequencing, of weaving subplots into rich stories, of manipulating story pace to increase conflict.
MJ Magazine March 2015 — Created By Authors for Authors by Fran Lewis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,100. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills(5.00 from 1 review)
Writers will find featured authors John Land, Erna Kamerman Perry, Larry D. Thompson, Robert Dugoni and Steve Shukis in this edition, as well as writer's workshops dealing with bringing your novel to life , getting your plot right and avoiding newbie novelist mistakes. Plus, this issue's book of the month is Karla Negger's Harbor Island.
Pop Culture in the Whedonverse All the References in Buffy, Angel, Firefly, Dollhouse, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Cabin in the Woods, The Avengers, Doctor Horrible, In Your Eyes, Comics and More by Valerie Estelle Frankel
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 204,450. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Reference » Encyclopedias
All the references in all of Joss Whedon's projects: From Buffy to Firefly to Avengers to comics, and AA to zombies, shwarma to Star Wars, for the truly avid Whedon fans.
Study Guide for Crime and Punishment by BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,620. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Fyodor Dostoyevsky's epic masterpiece "Crime and Punishment" 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 Freelance Writer's Handbook by Gary Provost
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,350. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Because of his entertaining style, the late Gary Provost was one of the nations leading and most beloved writing instructors. A sought-after speaker, consultant, and celebrity biographer, Provost the writers writer authored thousands of articles and columns, and dozens of books covering most every genre. This book, while somewhat dated, is filled with advice, stylistic wisdom & techniques.
The Complete Article Writer: How To Write Magazine Articles by Simon Whaley
Price: $4.55 USD. Words: 60,090. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The Complete Article Writer shows you how to get from a potential article idea to a finished, publishable article, written for a specific readership. It looks at: article ideas: generating ideas and maximising their potential; magazine analysis: identifying your potential readers; article structure; creativity: adding interest and sparkle to your article; and pitching: how to sell your idea first.
Teachers' Version of Parley After Life by Robby Miller
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