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The Voice of the Muse: Answering the Call to Write
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,260. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Learn practical, fun techniques guaranteed to get your stories on paper and discover how to write naturally, eloquently and without struggle. Whether you’re a seasoned writer or just starting out, whatever your genre or form, The Voice of the Muse will deepen your creative experience and awaken you to new skills, new stories and a renewed confidence in your innate creative gifts.
How to Start Writing Your Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,510. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
A guide to aspiring novelists who know they have a story to tell but just somehow can't get it going. Using examples from his own 33 novels he shows how your intentions should shape your output - and, although there can be no rigid rules, there are principles that lead to success and practices than usually mean failure. Plus an appendix on grammar and presentation to maximise success.
Golden Pot of Proverbs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,140. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015 by Accomplish Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
This book is a collection of over 10,000 proverbs and wise sayings from all over the world and across different cultures. Proverbs and wise sayings are as old as mankind. They exist to give us advice and can sometimes also serve a humorous purpose. Proverbs have always served as part of our daily conversations and speeches. It is important that they be preserved through sharing and passing on.
The Next Ones: NHL 2015 Draft Prospect Guide
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
Price: $5.69 USD. Words: 54,990. 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
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
Price: Free! Words: 53,040. 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 story itself, and others of its genre. Crack the storytelling code!
Medieval Underpants and Other Blunders: A Writer’s (& Editor’s) Guide to Keeping Historical Fiction Free of Common Anachronisms, Errors, & Myths [Third Edition]
Price: $3.99 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
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.
Who Will Read Your Book? The Unknown Writer’s Guide to the Realities of Writing & Publishing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,700. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Who Will Read Your Book? is a tough-love reality check on the vagaries of the new publishing models for aspiring writers while at the same time providing a road map based on the author’s own experience as a writer, writing teacher, traditionally-published author and indie author.
How to Translate - English Translation Guide in European Union
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
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.
The Expat Partner's Survival Guide
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.
Technology in Media
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,330. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
A resource guide for writers explaining facts and myths about all kinds of technology.
Agenda Setting: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Influencing Public Policy
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
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
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,100. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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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
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.
Lot Albatrosa
Price: Free! Words: 55,680. Language: Polish. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
Książka "Lot Albatrosa" jest opisem wybranych wydarzeń podczas nauki w Szkole Morskiej (1955-60 r.), na praktykach na żaglowcach oraz z lat 1961-1999 kiedy pływałem na statkach handlowych: w latach 1962-70 jako oficer pokładowy, a w latach 1971-99 na stanowisku kapitana statku. Dyplom Kpt. Ż. W. (Master Mariner) otrzymałem w styczniu 1971 r. mając 32 lat. Byłem kapitanem na 30 statkach.