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The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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The Emotion Thesaurus is a tool for writers who want to convey character emotion effectively. It spotlights 75 emotions and the body language cues, thoughts, and visceral responses for each. Also addressed are common emotion-related writing problems and methods to overcome them. This thesaurus encourages writers to show, not tell, emotion and is a brainstorming resource for any fiction project.
The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,960. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
The Positive Trait Thesaurus is brimming with ideas to help authors develop one-of-a-kind, dynamic characters that readers will love. Extensively indexed, it contains a large selection of positive attributes to choose from when building a personality profile. With entries written in a user-friendly list format, this brainstorming resource is perfect for any character creation project.
The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 25,720. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide is the first and largest collection of curated and verified resources for independent authors who plan to publish their own books. The Guide makes vendors and other resources easy to find by separating them into 33 distinct categories within the 3 main tasks the self-publisher must deal with. How to Prepare, Publish, and Promote their books.
How to Build Your Online Author Platform: 100 Practical Tips
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,930. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
All authors need to find the right balance between writing and raising awareness of their work. The rise of social media and free online book publicity sites mean that building your online 'author platform' has never been easier. It can be a steep learning curve, so the 100 practical tips here will help save you precious writing time and suggest ideas.
The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Flaws
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,910. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book is a flaw-centric exploration of your character's arc, motivation, emotional wounds, and basic needs. Its vast collection of flaws will help writers to explore the possible causes, attitudes, behaviors, thoughts, and related emotions behind their characters’ weaknesses so they can be written effectively and realistically. Downloadable tools for character building are included.
The Short Fuse Guide to Query Letters
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Price: $0.99 USD. 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.
Biochemistry Dictionary for Health Professionals
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,760. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
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So much more than a dictionary. It contains interactive case studies, short lectures and 'high-impact' biochemistry terms that overlap with physiology, pharmacology and the clinical sciences. It is ideal for students studying for board examinations allowing them to optimize their precious study time.
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 Art of Code Enforcement
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,320. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
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Nearly every political jurisdiction in America has adopted codes that regulate the built environment. This book is not a code but rather a practical guide for code enforcement administration. The topics range from voluntary compliance to effective sanctions for noncompliance and are of use to all those who are seeking to improve the maintenance of the building stock in their communities.
Culture Shock - A Practical Guide
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,490. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
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This how-to guide will help expats, international students and travelers deal with the challenges of living in a new place. It offers practical advice that is easy to implement and can be applied in any situation. Adapting to another culture is challenging. This ebook will ease that transition.
The Short Fuse Guide to Plotting Your Novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary agent Connor Goldsmith walks you through plotting a commercial novel that will grip readers from the very start and not let go until the book (or series) ends.
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.
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.
Writing Love: Screenwriting Tricks for Authors II
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,520. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
A revised, expanded version of award-winning author/screenwriter Alexandra Sokoloff's story structure workbook Screenwriting Tricks For Authors, with twice the material and using examples from all genres – but with a special focus on the structure and key elements of love stories. Includes full breakdowns of ten romantic comedies, romantic adventure, period romance and romantic suspense films.
No Red Pen - Writers, Writing Groups & Critique
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Everyone has a story. The process of creating, refining and ultimately releasing it into the wild that is publication in the world needs to be a respectful one. No Red Pen is not an overview of writing groups - it is a manifesto for a different paradigm for workshop and critique. A portion of sales benefit the annual Victoria A. Hudson Emerging Writer Prize.
Symbols in Game of Thrones: The Deeper Meanings of Animals, Colors, Seasons, Food, and Much More
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
With dogs, wolves, ravens, blood flies, and so many more, animal symbolism is endlessly significant in Game of Thrones. This book explores places, colors, foods, items, weather, and all the other symbols, from ice and fire to apples and blood oranges. A delightful treat for fans of books, show, or both.
Story Sensei Synopsis Worksheet
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,780. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Synopsis writing can be easy! This worksheet was made to walk you through the process of writing a novel synopsis, including several methods so that you can discover which will resonate with your writing style. If there’s something “off” with your novel, this worksheet will also help you take a step away from the details of your story so that you can doctor your book.
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!
Sportswriting in the Digital Age
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,880. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
The web is revolutionizing sportswriting, with beat writers now expected to constantly tweet, offer in-game analysis, write blog posts and file game stories for various editions. Jason Fry, columnist for Indiana University's National Sports Journalism Center, has collected 19 of his best essays in an ebook that offers a wealth of practical advice for sportswriters in the digital age.
A Mom's Point Of View: Beginning Adulthood
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Reference
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Moving away from home for the first time is a big step with a lot of new responsibilities. During this transition in your life, many questions will arise about signing a lease, health insurance, personal finance, getting your credit report, to laundry.