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Practical Dictionary of Latin American Proverbs / followed by Spanish, French, Quebec French and English Parallels / 600 proverbial sayings of Spanish-speaking America
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,970. Language: American English. Published: January 30, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign languages
First work completely dedicated to the popular proverbs of Latin America, this work should be of relevance to all those, scholars, language professionals, teachers or simple readers, who take interest in the popular sayings and culture of Spanish-speaking America.
Study Guide for Crime and Punishment
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,620. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,350. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Category: 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
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Price: $4.55 USD. Words: 60,090. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: 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.
Story Climax: How to Avoid Disappointed Audiences and Craft a Screenplay or Novel Climax Which Thrills and Delights
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Series: Story Structure Essentials. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,740. Language: American English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,050. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,230. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,500. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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
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Series: The Truth Seeker's Library. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,840. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
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.
Shoot Your Novel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,850. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Shoot Your Novel, a new writing craft book for novelists, reveals the secrets of cinematic technique. Learn how to "show, not tell" by using camera shots and angles, and creating visually powerful image systems that will make your scenes dynamic and riveting. Shoot Your Novel is "unique and terrific!" --Michael Hauge, Hollywood consultant and best-selling author of Writing Screenplays That Sell.
Essential Questions To Ask When Buying A House In France
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 64,730. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Toying with the romantic idea of buying a house in beautiful France? Benefit from the experience of someone who has done it before and who can guide you past the potential pitfalls. This indispensable book will spell out some of the essential questions that you'll need to ask of agents, vendors, legal, fiscal and financial parties and - above all, perhaps - yourself.
The Triskele Trail 2014 Edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
A Pathway to Independent Publishing. This is not a How-To book. This is How-We-Did-It. This is The Triskele Trail.
Writing Great Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,610. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
More writers fail to sell their work, not because of bad writing, but because of poor storytelling structure. In Write Great Stories you learn to not just how to create a great story, but how to structure that story the way the best-selling giants like Hemingway, Robert Ludlum (The Bourne Identity), Dan Brown and Robin Cook build their novels. This book contains 30 years of deep research.
How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,430. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Randy Ingermanson. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Are you writing a novel, but having trouble getting your first draft written? Take a look at the wildly popular Snowflake Method—a battle-tested series of ten steps that jump-start your creativity and help you quickly map out your story. All around the world, novelists are using the Snowflake Method right now to ignite their imaginations and get their first drafts down on paper.
The Bleak House Companion (Includes Study Guide, Historical Context, Biography and Character Index)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,910. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Charles Dickens’ "Bleak House" is a true classic that people have appreciated for over a hundred years. The fact that it is a classic doesn’t mean every reader will breeze through it with no problem at all. If you need just a little more help with Dickens’ classic, then let BookCaps help with this simplified study guide! This book contains a comprehension study of Dickens’ classic work (includin
MJ Magazine July — Created By Authors for Authors
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Series: MJ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,270. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The fourth issue of MJ Magazine includes Book of the Month Madiba: A-Z: The Many Faces of Nelson Mandela; Featured Authors Clint Morey and Allan Topol; Christian Fiction reviewed by Lee Harmon; Fran’s Top 5 New Authors: Mark Murphy; and recommended reading by Marybeth Zeman, Steve Berry and Daniel Palmer; and Featured Teen Columnist Jake Swerdloff. New Section — Writer’s Workshop.
Writing the Heart of Your Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,830. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Some novelists write with the goal of becoming a best seller, hoping for wealth and fame. Some just want to write novels that earn them a steady income. Some write to express their creativity.Then there are the other writers who want to write an unforgettable novel—the kind of book that gets called a classic and that endures the test of time. Writing the Heart of Your Story is for those writers!
Relocating Without Breaking A Sweat: Your Personal Handbook For A Perfect Move
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,400. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
Relocating Without Breaking A Sweat: Your Handbook For A Perfect Move is everyone's invaluable helper during the turbulent moving times. This book has it all: from tried-and-true organizational tips and useful packing guides to in-depth explanation of relocation costs. It contains helpful moving timelines and proper ways to organize every type of move, and much, much more!