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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
1,000 Words for English Learners by Kerlyn Bautista
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,230. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
1,000 Words for English Learners is a self-study reference book for intermediate, advanced and master English learners. It helps you use English fluently and quickly when talking to people who speak English well. It is packed with clear explanations of words, well-written sample sentences, and plenty of useful exercises with answers. It also contains 100 tips for studying English.
Story Climax: How to Avoid Disappointed Audiences and Craft a Screenplay or Novel Climax That Thrills & Delights by H. R. D'Costa
Series: Story Structure Essentials. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,090. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
To become an “auto-buy” for 1000s of readers, or to get onto Hollywood’s speed dial, the grand finale of your novel or screenplay must thrill and delight. Filled with practical tips, this writing guide will show you how to build your climax on a sturdy foundation and fulfill the 2 criteria at the climax’s core. Plus, 3 tests your climax must pass to earn audiences’ enthusiastic seal of approval.
Publishing 101: A First-Time Author's Guide to Getting Published, Marketing and Promoting Your Book, and Building a Successful Career by Jane Friedman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
PUBLISHING 101 is your comprehensive guide to getting published, while avoiding the common pitfalls of first-time authorship. You'll learn how to evaluate the commercial potential for your work; find and approach editors and agents; prepare query letters and book proposals; market and promote your work effectively; and determine if the self-publishing path is right for you.
Move to the Place of Your Dreams: A Relocation Handbook by Troy Heerwagen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,740. Language: American English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
This comprehensive guide provides a low-stress, step-by-step process to help you find the best place for you, move yourself there, and adjust to a new environment. The book is packed with exercises and tools to help you organize your feelings, questions, preferences, and plans. Whatever your stage in life, this book empowers you to control your move and enjoy the benefits of relocation.
Writers Tricks of the Trade by Morgan St. James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,050. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Packed with information to use immediately, Writers' Tricks of the Trade: 39 Things You Need to Know About the ABCs of Writing Fiction is a treasure of information on many things fiction writers need to know at all stages of their career.
Fine Art Quotations by Barry Fetter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,230. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: 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.
Bundle Package by Ora Rosalin & BeyonceRosalin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,500. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Thirteen helpful "how to write" books all packaged in one as a gift to all our readers. By Ora Rosalin and Beyoncé Rosalin
Deeper Truths Of The Christian Life by Roger Henri Trepanier
Series: The Truth Seeker's Library, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,840. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
This book deals with deeper truths of the Christian life, such as what is spiritual maturity and how is it achieved; what are the three stages of our salvation; what are the shifts which God makes in leading us from the baby stage to spiritual maturity; what are the signposts which God uses to let us know where we are spiritually; what we are to expect to see as we near spiritual maturity; & more.