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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.
A Perfect Affair
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Price: $8.75 USD. Words: 21,690. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
For the Hospitality Industry
F.A.T.E.: From Authors to Entrepreneurs
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 31,260. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
If you are a writer aspiring to publish your work independently, F.A.T.E.: From Authors to Entrepreneurs is a motivational and inspirational book that will open your eyes to both opportunities and challenges because it showcases the personal side of independent publishing.
The Synopsis Treasury
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,390. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by WordFire Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A collection of actual story submissions to publishers by grandmasters, Hugo and Nebula award winners, international bestsellers and rising stars of science fiction and fantasy, including H.G. Wells, Jack Williamson, Andre Norton, Robert A. Heinlein, James Gunn, Frank Herbert, Ben Bova, Piers Anthony, Michael Bishop, Joe Haldeman, Terry Brooks, and more!
The Complete Guide to English Spelling Rules
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO ENGLISH SPELLING RULES is the most complete and detailed guide to English spelling rules ever written. Most people consider English spelling to be an intimidating tangle but John Fulford easily and carefully leads the reader through the linguistic maze and proves that there is a great deal of logic to English spelling. A 'Must Have' book for teachers, students, and writers.
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.
German Wisdom:
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Price: Free! Words: 23,190. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
German Wisdom features a fascinating collection of humorous, inspirational, thought-provoking, weird and funny quotes by some of Germany's greatest thinkers and philosophers, as well as from contemporary Germans of note. See the world through their eyes as they contemplate life, love, freedom, national identity and many other topics from a distinctly German perspective.
Authors Unchained: Some Rules Were Made to be Broken
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,790. Language: American English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
As an author, have you ever had "rules" shoved down your throat?
English-Esperanto-English Dictionary
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Price: $8.85 USD. Words: 127,490. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015 by Mondial. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Angla-Esperanto-Angla Vortaro: Find what you are looking for: Concise yet comprehensive, with coverage of all the words you need, including many technical terms. Both directions: Contains both Esperanto–English and English–Esperanto sections, with a total of over 30,000 entries. Keep up-to-date: Completely revised and rewritten, with a thorough coverage of contemporary English and Esperanto.
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.
Writing Plots With Drama, Depth & Heart: Nail Your Novel
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Price: $6.93 USD. Words: 56,530. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
What keeps a reader curious? It’s the story. So where do you find plot ideas? Where might you already have spellbinding plot material, if you only knew how to use it? What are the hidden patterns that ply the reader’s emotions, and how can you use them with originality? How should you bend these conventions? This book will show you, in down-to-earth tutorials and creative exercises.
Swords & Fists
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Series: Out of Harm's Way, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,290. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Visual & Performing Arts
A manual for instructors of stage combat and serious students. Includes 435 exercises for class use, along with terms, photos and drawings, sample tests, and tips for teaching. The manual is a compliment to the three books of the OUT OF HARM'S WAY series: Modern Fighting for Stage and Screen, Sword Dueling for Stage and Screen, and Medieval and Fantasy Fighting for Stage and Screen.
The Reporter's Guide to the Royal Families of Europe
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,790. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015 by Bygone Era Books. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This book is a basic guide to help reporters, and other royal followers, identify European royalty of all stripes and give cursory information about who they are and why anyone cares.
1,000 Words for English Learners
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,180. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists
1,000 Words for English Learners is for intermediate, advanced and master learners of the English language. It helps you use English confidently and correctly when talking to family, friends and acquaintances who speak English well. It is packed with clear explanations of words, well-written sample sentences, and plenty of useful exercises on expressions, idioms, phrasal verbs and sayings.
Concealed Carry for New Shooters: A Street Cop's Survival Guide
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,280. Language: American English. Published: December 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting
This book is about the concealed carry of firearms--how-to and why, and how-not-to and the why nots. A firearm by its very nature is a dangerous thing to you and to others, thereby making high level skill sets and knowledge imperative. This book is the beginning of that path to safe use of concealed carry firearms.
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.
Quotations: Wisdom, Wit, and Movies
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,200. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Here are 397 quotations, collected over 40 years, that express wisdom or wit about humanity and the human condition. Also included are quotes from or about movies, our era's premier art form. Spoken or written by our contemporaries or those from ages past, authors include Camus, Darrow, Milos Forman, Gleason, Buster Keaton, Dick Lane, McCartney, Santayana, Vin Scully, Neil Young, and many more.
Eels As Pets. Where to buy, species, aquarium, supplies, diet, care, tank setup, and more! A Complete Guide
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,560. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by NRB Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Fishes
Eel species, where to buy, aquarium, supplies, diet, care, tank setup, and more!. The Must Have Guide for all Eel owners. This book provides detailed information about Eel including types of eels, creating an aquatic environment, health considerations, and more!
Micro Fiction: Writing 100-Word Stories (Drabbles) for Magazines and Contests
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,020. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Rob Preece. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Author Michael A. Kechula shares tips and techniques for writing a complete story in 100 words. Kechula starts with coming up with ideas, gives development tips, provides instruction in cutting words, and then dissects one of his own prize-winning stories to show how it's done. Kechula focuses on the 100-word story but many of his tips are useful to authors of all types.