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The Short Fuse Guide to Query Letters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: 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.
How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,430. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Randy Ingermanson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
Fifty Ways to Practice Reading: Tips for ESL/EFL Students
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: American English. Published: November 11, 2012 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in), Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
This book is made for students of English as a Second or Foreign Language. You will learn 50 ways to practice and improve reading skills. By applying these methods, you will read faster and better, and remember information longer. You do not need to be living in an English-speaking country or be currently taking an English class to use this book. Good for beginners through advanced levels.
Learn German with Stories: Momente in München – 10 Short Stories for Beginners
Series: Dino lernt Deutsch. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: German. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German, Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
In this sequel to "Karneval in Köln", Dino is making his way into the heart of Munich, capital of the Free State of Bavaria and home of the world-famous Explore the wonders of Munich in the autumn, learn about local sights and sounds, and improve your German effortlessly along the way!
IELTS Essay Booster - One-Stop Destination for The Writing Module!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,870. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
IELTS Essay Booster is a Complete IELTS Writing Preparation Book (for both Academic & General Training Modules). It features: - Useful IELTS writing tips - 150 IELTS essays + 50 essay outlines - Vocabulary / Phrases - Common lines to use in IELTS essays and letters - Graph writing tips, strategy and vocabulary - Letter tips and samples - Misspelled words - Confusables - English enhancement tools
201 Writing Prompts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,800. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
201 Writing Prompts is a fun and challenging collection of writing starters designed to spark your creativity and end writer's block.
Learn German with Stories: Karneval in Köln – 10 Short Stories for Beginners
Series: Dino lernt Deutsch, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: German. Published: March 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German, Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
In this follow-up to “Ferien in Frankfurt”, Dino finds himself in Cologne, the carnival capital of Germany and home of the Cologne Cathedral. Struggling with tacky accommodations and an empty wallet, he stumbles over a gig which promises to be a walk down easy street. But before he knows it, the carnival begins and he’s faced with an onslaught of bewildering customs.
Writer on the Side: How to Write Your Book Around Your 9 to 5 Job
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,050. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
If you've had trouble writing books, stories, blog posts and poems on the side of your full-time job, this is the book for you. Writer on the Side is full of tips and tricks that can help you to stay motivated and creative all day long so that you can write whenever you have spare time. The book includes healthy living ideas to improve your energy and some new methods of self-publication.
500 Questions to Help Flesh Out Your Character
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,290. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
How do you create human beings from nothing? This guide helps writers fully understand their characters by giving a series of questions in four specific sections: background, mind, body, and soul. Questions range from simple ways to understand the physical aspects of your characters to fully understanding their motivations and desires.
Basic Poetic Forms (and how to write them)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
This handy guide is designed to help you write more and better poems. It includes the ‘rules’ for writing poems in basic forms such as the villanelle, sonnet and more, as well as less frequently used forms such as the pantoum. The guide focuses on carefully selected forms that are most useful for both the experienced and beginner poet.
25 Quick Ways to Sell More Books Today
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The One Minute Book Marketer presents cutting-edge ideas from authors with a proven track record and numerous published books. In 25 Quick Ways to Sell More Books Today there is a treasury of actionable ideas and book selling strategies in every chapter!
"Find a Career (Not Just a Job)"
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Personal Care and Service, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
It is a sad reality that many people are stuck in jobs they dislike or even hate. The aim of this book is to guide readers through this process to help them find their "forever career" sooner rather than later. There are so many people that waste both time and money looking for an occupation that is right for them, often never finding it. This is what this book is trying to prevent.
Confessions of a 3-Day Novelist: How to Write an Entire Book in Just 72 Hours
Series: Indie Confessions. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Want to write your books faster? Learn the tricks that bestselling authors use to succeed! In this book you'll learn: * How to write an entire book, from start to finish, in just three days; * How to outline your story to achieve success; * What you'll need to write your book in just 72 hours; Plus plenty of tricks and tips for writing faster, smarter, and harder.
The Shoestring Girl: How I Live on Practically Nothing and You Can Too
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,020. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Budgeting
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The tips, tricks and methods used to live on less than $500 a month.
How to Make Ebooks for Free: With No Obligations to Online Retailers and Their Conditions on Your Copyright
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
If you want to learn how to publish your own ebooks, you can quickly build your confidence with this easy-to-use guide. Contains loads of screenshots to show you how to create ebooks on your own computer (Windows or Mac) in minutes. Importantly, you can do this without first agreeing to conditions on your copyright. For any writer who wants to freely copy, email and upload ebooks of their work.
Memoir Writing For Smart People
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,920. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Memoir Writing For Smart People, the self-help guide that tells you what you need to know to publish your own Memoir.
The Short Fuse Guide to Book Publishing Contracts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Emily S. Keyes walks you through book publishing contracts, translating her years of experience as a contracts specialist for a Big 5 publisher to a level that’s easy to understand—even if you’ve never been published.
Learn German with Stories: Ferien in Frankfurt – 10 Short Stories for Beginners
Series: Dino lernt Deutsch, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: German. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German, Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
In this sequel to “Café in Berlin”, Dino makes his way towards the central German metropolis of Frankfurt am Main, caught in between quaint cider-pubs, the international banking elite, old acquaintances and the eternal question what to do with his life. Explore Frankfurt’s city life, learn about local sights and sounds, and improve your German effortlessly along the way!
The 86 Things I've Said On Twitter
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 20,810. Language: American English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
A compilation of blogposts, totaling 86 items I've said on Twitter, now more fully explained.
Plotting And Outlining Your Novel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Plotting out your novel before you begin is a great exercise. Your story is thought through with no bad logic or unnecessary scenes. This process doesn’t have to be some drawn out and creativity killing affair. Simon Wood, a longtime Writer's Digest contributor, has some fast & effective techniques for plotting a novel from beginning to end. Don’t run out of ideas or pad out your novel again.