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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.
The Best English Grammar Book in Town: All the Essentials and Only the Essentials
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,640. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
This book is written for three different audiences: adults, students and children. It gives examples of the most common writing mistakes that people make in English, and explains why they are mistakes. The lessons are short and to the point, but expertly explained. The book should enable people to learn everything they need to know about grammar. Grammar becomes simple, systematic and easy.
Literature Help: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Charlie is the protagonist and narrator of the novel; he is quite introvert. The story describes Charlie’s experiences in a series of letters which are written to a person who is a stranger. Charlie doesn’t even know the stranger’s name.
The 30 Day Novel Success Journal for Romance: Overcome Procrastination, Figure Out What Happens Next and Get Your Novel Written (the Write Smarter, Not Harder series, vol 2)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This workbook combines elements of three-act structure, the Hero's Journey, and a romance arc that incorporates character growth to create an extremely flexible story blueprint that you can adapt to the story you want to tell. The blueprint is broken down into 30 steps, so you'll know exactly where your characters should be in their journey each day. Perfect for NaNoWriMo!
The Short Fuse Guide to Book Proposals
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Price: Free! Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Gordon Warnock walks you through writing the kind of book proposal that makes agents and acquisitions editors want to work with you. Learn what to include, what to avoid, and what will help you stand above the rest. Short Fuse Guides offer insider tips and tricks for writers, written by agents and covering different areas of the ever-changing publishing industry.
The Short Fuse Guide to Query Letters
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Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Michelle Richter demystifies the process of writing and submitting query letters that get results. Learn structure, technique, what works, what never to do, what attracts an agent’s attention, and special tips that most writers don’t think of. Help your submission rise above the slush and get read by those who want it most.
Stroke Hope Stroke Prevention
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,050. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This book, Stroke Hope Stroke Prevention, which I conceived and began to write over the last seven years from early 2008 through 2014. It is an important part of what I call the ‘Trinity of stroke, Awareness, prevention and recovery᾿. While these three important aspects could not defeat stroke in its deadly tracks. It goes a long way to help prevent one. It is a proven fact that strokes are ....
Stroke Hope Stroke Awareness
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,090. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
The first edition of "Stroke Hope Stroke Awareness" was not edited. This 2nd edition has been edited. How to reduce your chance of having a Stroke. this book is written by me, a stroke survivor of seven years. I was lucky to have had excellent medical insurance and was able to live and receive World class cutting edge post stroke therapy and care at one of the world's finest brain injury hospitals
God's Way
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,680. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
My 10 years as a missionary overseas in the modern mission field. Be witness to God's power and Wisdom thru-out these fourteen true stories in God's Way". From the mean streets of Amsterdam to the jungles of Nicaragua to the steamy port cities of West Africa.Learn first hand what it take to live on the edge in the Devil's playground.
Citations Made Simple: A Student's Guide to Easy Referencing, The Complete Guide
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Series: Citations Made Simple, Vols. I-VI. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,550. Language: British English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This book provides a complete guide to the six main formatting styles (APA, Harvard, Chicago Vancouver, Oxford and MLA). Information is given on the general requirements of each format, the correct way to cite sources in the main body of the essay (whether in-text, footnotes or endnotes), and all the formatting requirements for different types of bibliography entries.
Writing Prompts Inspired By Movies: Over 100 Prompts to Get You in the Action
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Movies are full of intrigue, action, heartache, and corruption. What more could you ask for in a writing prompt! Inspired by movie plots, this book of over 100 prompts will fire up your creative juices and take your imagination to new heights. Write away! (These prompts are genderless – they are geared for men and women simultaneously.)
Literature Help: Years of Wonders
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 116 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 321. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
When the book was first published, it was immediately accepted by an incredibly large number of readers and it received much praise from the readers. The reviewers were also highly impressed by the narrative and several reviewers commended the story.
Citations Made Simple: A Student's Guide to Easy Referencing, Vol. VI: The MLA Format
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Series: Citations Made Simple, Vol. VI. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,070. Language: British English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
This book is the sixth in a recently extended series of guides for the six main formatting styles (APA, Harvard, Chicago, Vancouver, Oxford, and MLA), and focuses on the MLA format. Information is given on the general requirements of the Oxford format, as well as all the formatting requirements for different types of in-text and bibliography entries.
Black Friday: 31 Things You Need To Know
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,470. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by Jason Jack. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Budgeting
Do you know the true origins of Black Friday? Do you need help navigating the thousands of flash sales, doorbusters, and discounts Black Friday has to offer? Do you know anything about proper Black Friday budgeting, how to prepare for your shopping trip, or where to find online Black Friday ads months in advance?
Thoughts of Thoreau
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by MTB. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
In his own day, Henry David Thoreau was not a highly influential personality, more a minor irritation to the Establishment with his views that were regarded as akin to advocating anarchy and his anti-slavery sentiments. In this book, you will find many quotations to provoke thought and discussion and raise questions that are very relevant to our own day.
Ellen White Speaks Out
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by MTB. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Ellen G. White was, among other things, the co-founder of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church. During her long life she claimed to have had over two hundred visions, regarded by her church as divine revelations and which formed the basis of her teachings and much of her writing. You can discover more about her from the collection of quotations contained within this book.
Samuel Johnson - Man of Words
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by MTB. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Samuel Johnson (often referred to as Dr Johnson, though he was not a medical doctor) was one of the shining lights of eighteenth century English literature. With a whole dictionary at his disposal he was certainly not short of words, as you will find for yourself in this book, where many of his best quotations may be found.
Wise Words from Victor Hugo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by MTB. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
For many people in the English-speaking world, Victor Hugo’s name immediately brings up his novels The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Les Misérables. As a philosopher and social commentator, he was ahead of his time and his writings are still very relevant today, as the quotations in this book will reveal. They will raise many questions in your mind.
Snippets of Benjamin Franklin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by MTB. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Benjamin Franklin led an astonishing life. His work as a scientist would in itself have preserved his name for posterity. His wisdom, wit and forward thinking are still available for us to mull over, discuss and smile at today. This book contains a collection of his thoughts on a variety of subjects. Each one is to be savoured and read thoughtfully: their truth still resonates.
Dead Interesting
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by MTB. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Death, for reasons that are quite understandable, has become somewhat of a taboo subject in everyday conversation. Though it is the most certain aspect of life, it goes largely unmentioned until the day we are forced to confront it. This book brings together some of the funniest, most interesting and most poetic quotes from a variety of people across the ages.