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Social Problem And social legislation
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Price: Free! Words: 52,960. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Syllabus and study materials
How to Develop (Imaginative, Insightful & Credible) Short Story Ideas
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,390. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The book shows the writer how to analyse methodically certain types of source material for the purpose of using it as both inspiration and guide in the development of imaginative, insightful and credible short story ideas. This material consists of the saying, the fable, the poem, the fairy tale and the historical text.
MJ Magazine November — Created by Authors for Authors
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Series: MJ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,280. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The second issue of MJ Magazine includes featured authors RaeAnne Thayne and Rita Plush, author of the month, Tess Gerritsen. Reviews and interviews including Mark Rubenstein interviewing M.J. Rose and Christoph Fischer interviewing Paulette Mahurin, Ada Winder and DM Lee. The featured new author this time is Timothy Louis Baker, plus articles by Mark Rubenstein, Brian Hayden and Donald Riggio.
The Pattern
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Price: Free! Words: 66,900. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Bible Study Guides
"The Pattern" is a unique book, in which the author attempts to translate the typology of the ancient tabernacle of Moses into meaningful Biblical instructions for our time.
Heart of the Matter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,100. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Heart of the Matter: Tips From Heart of Carolina Romance Writers For Writing and Selling Your Novel is comprised of 40 instructional, guiding, and encouraging articles by the multi-published and talented members of Heart of Carolina Romance Writers.
MFA in a Box
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,630. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Dream of Things. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Part craft talk, part philosophical tome, part memoir, "MFA in a Box" explores the relationships between the writer and love, grief, place, family, race, violence, and other topics. Winner of Hoffer, Nautilus and Midwest Book Awards. "Beyond Burroway." Jo-Ann Mapson, co-creator of University of Alaska MFA Program "The essential truths about excellent writing." The Judges of the Hoffer Awards
The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,960. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
The Positive Trait Thesaurus is brimming with ideas to help authors develop one-of-a-kind, dynamic characters that readers will love. Extensively indexed, it contains a large selection of positive attributes to choose from when building a personality profile. With entries written in a user-friendly list format, this brainstorming resource is perfect for any character creation project.
The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Flaws
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,910. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book is a flaw-centric exploration of your character's arc, motivation, emotional wounds, and basic needs. Its vast collection of flaws will help writers to explore the possible causes, attitudes, behaviors, thoughts, and related emotions behind their characters’ weaknesses so they can be written effectively and realistically. Downloadable tools for character building are included.
1,000 Words for Business English Learners
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,710. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists
1,000 Words for Business English Learners is for intermediate, advanced and master learners of the English language. It helps you use English confidently and correctly when communicating with your business partners. It is packed with clear explanations of words, well-written sample sentences, and plenty of useful exercises on expressions, idioms, and sayings. It also has tips for business writing.
Write for the King of Glory
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Share the fruits of my first five years of publishing. Learn about blogging, writing, cover design, editing, marketing, and find a bunch of great resources to help you in your publishing journey, many of them free. I'm not the be-all and end all of Christian publishing, but I'm here to help, and so are a bunch of other Christian writers and service providers.
How to Write True Crime
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,560. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
It all starts with a newspaper article depiciting an unthinkable crime in a local community. From these headlines, a skilled writer can weave a full-length book - developing the characters, determining the motives, reporting on the judgment. That writer could be you.
The Three D's: Democracy, Divinity & Drama
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Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 121,260. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013 by SynergEbooks. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
A study of Gender Balance and the Natural Law origins of Democracy, including the origins of language, writing, and the alphabet, Abraham’s Bronze Age influence on the meaning of Divinity and The Bible, the evolution of Dionysus, the naming of Greek Tragic Drama, and the Neolithic influences on Homer, which underlay the rebirth of Democracy in Greece.
Street Talk: Da Official Guide to Hip-Hop & Urban Slanguage
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 171,400. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
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"
Structuring Your Novel: Essential Keys for Writing an Outstanding Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,240. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Why do some stories work and others don’t? The answer is structure. In this new guide from the author of the bestselling Outlining Your Novel, you will discover the universal underpinnings that guarantee powerful plot and character arcs. An understanding of proper story and scene structure will help you to not only perfectly time your story’s major events, but will also provide you with an unerri
Damn the Rejections, Full Speed Ahead: The Bumpy Road to Getting Published
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,850. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A treasure trove of sage advice for the new writer packaged in easy to digest and fun to read anecdotes. Damn the Rejections, Full Speed Ahead offers real world suggestions for writing novels, or non-fiction and turning them into saleable works. Maralys Wills, creative writing teacher and author of 12 books in many genres, a shares from her own experience the dos and don'ts of getting published.
Buy a Trumpet and Blow Your Own Horn! Turning Books Into Bucks
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,130. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
You've published your book. Now what? So many new authors believe their books will “sell themselves.” Whether they self-published or have a publisher, getting book buzz, and finding an audience for their book, is largely the author’s job. What’s the secret? Maralys Wills shares how she, and other authors do just that in Buy a Trumpet and Blow Your Own Horn!
MJ Magazine September — Created By Authors for Authors
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Series: MJ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,930. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Welcome to the first issue of MJ Magazine –written by authors for authors. This issue includes interviews with Jon Land, Steve Berry and R.J. Ellory as well as book reviews, writing tips, Fran’s pick of the month and much more. Authors are encouraged to read the magazine and then send their writing for possible inclusion in the next issue.
What Would You Do If Your House Burned Down Last Night
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,430. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
What homeowners need to know in order to: *Prevent damage to their homes. *Prepare “just in case”. *Respond when disaster strikes. *Negotiate the insurance claims maze. *Get their property repaired. *Get their lives back to normal. *Strengthen the structure of the home to better withstand *disasters & provide better protection for the family. *Involve the whole family in safe living practices.
The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan: Online and Offline Promotion Strategies to Build Your Audience and Sell More Books
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Price: Free! Words: 68,580. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Loaded with proven tactics to make the book marketing journey a bit easier and a lot more effective, The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan will show you how to build your own marketing plan, develop an effective website and blog, reach your audience with social media, attract media attention with DIY publicity strategies, boost visibility for your book on Amazon, and much more.
Medieval Underpants and Other Blunders: A Writer’s (& Editor’s) Guide to Keeping Historical Fiction Free of Common Anachronisms, Errors, & Myths [Second Edition]
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,590. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013 by Spyderwort Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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.