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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: $2.99 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: 59,780. 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.
Historical Research Companion to Everything of Interest to a Romance Writer
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Price: $3.79 USD. Words: 56,820. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This research companion for historical romance writers is divided into the categories of Dark Ages, Medieval Times, Renaissance & Reformation, Revolutionary Times & Regency and Victorian/American Old West. Sub-categories include Fashion, Food & Drink, Society & Entertainment, Crime & Punishment, Religion, Health & Medicine, Travel & Transportation, Political Climate, and Homes & Architecture.
The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan: Online and Offline Promotion Strategies to Build Your Audience and Sell More Books
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Price: $4.99 USD. 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: $4.99 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.
Meer dan de feiten
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,970. Language: Dutch. Published: June 14, 2013 by Fosfor. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Literaire non-fictie gold lang als een stiefkindje van zowel de journalistiek als de literatuur. Maar daar is de laatste jaren verandering in gekomen. De boeken van auteurs als Geert Mak, Annejet van der Zijl en Frank Westerman bestormen de bestsellerlijsten en worden bekroond met literaire prijzen. Hoogste tijd voor een boek dat deze ‘nieuwe’ stroming in kaart brengt.
Wisdom of the Ages At Your Fingertips: 6,500 Quotes from over 1,000 of History's Greatest Minds
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Price: Free! Words: 177,420. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Provides easy access to timeless knowledge from over 1,000 of history’s greatest American, European and Asian Minds. Over 6,500 carefully selected quotations, sayings and ideas, some quite rare, are intuitively organized into 81 major subjects. Each subject is consistently divided into 7 sections. You can find excellent ideas, clearly expressed, on any subject, with pinpoint accuracy and ease.
That Je Ne Sais Quoi Factor - What It Is and How To Get It
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,130. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013 by Aauvi House Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
There is something great about A-list living and That Je Ne Sais Quoi Factor, the final book of a twenty-one book series (The Insiders' Lifestyle Guides), is the final step to achieving that elicit charming lifestyle. Charm is a person with a certain energy, intensity, spirt and dash. Give others esteem, prestige, warmth, and friendliness, and you will be living with charming people.
Travel - On the Move
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,440. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013 by Aauvi House Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
There is something great about A-list living and Travel, the twentieth book of a twenty-one book series (The Insiders' Lifestyle Guides), is the jet setting step to achieving such an extraordinary life. Between promotional junkets, film festivals and red-carpet appearances, celebrities can rack up as many frequent-flyer miles as they do trips to rehab. But they agree, there are ways to improve...
80 Classic Poems Summarized & Analyzed
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Series: Poetry Guides, Book 10 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 115. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,280. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
In this book I have included the summary and analyses of some of the best poems written by various famous poets in different eras. Having gone through this book, I believe, that your understanding of poetry will definitely be enhanced.
Empowered Preemie Moms: From NICU, to Newborn, and Beyond
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,470. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth
The experiences of preemie moms often detract sharply from the experiences of mothers who carry their babies to term. In fact, the traumatic things that preemie moms endure make their labor, delivery, and parenting scenarios seem almost otherworldly in comparison to those of “termie” mommas. The current work represents the birth stories of over 50 preemie moms and helpful empowerment strategies.