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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.
10 Things You Need to Know: A Practical Guide for Internationals Moving to the U.S. WORKBOOK
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
“10 Things You Need to Know” is designed to offer support during the interval between leaving your home country and when you’ve adjusted to new life in the U.S. In the original book, you’ll find helpful resources and information about relocating. This workbook acts as a supplement by providing checklists and charts to take you step-by-step through each of the sections described in the first book.
Commas: An Irreverent Primer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
What is a grammar dragon? What happens to unicorns when you misuse FANBOYS? This irreverent guide for using our most common punctuation mark will explain.
The Key To Your Car
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Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 19,460. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
A simple consumer's guide to operating, maintaining & optimizing your vehicle. This book covers the information you don't know, always wondered about & wished you could ask an expert. Everything from what the warning lights mean on your dashboard to how to jump-start a car is discussed. Written in easy to understand terms, it is just the information you need to feel confident about your car.
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
(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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: American English. Published: November 11, 2012 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in)
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.
MJ Magazine March 2015 — Created By Authors for Authors
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,100. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
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.
The Nonfiction Book Proposal Demystified: An Easy-Schmeasy Guide to Writing a Business Plan for Your Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Agents and publishers rely on your book proposal to determine if your nonfiction idea will sell. This easy-schmeasy guide covers each part, helping you write yours quickly and effectively. Also includes tips on writing a query letter and getting your proposal to stand out above the rest. Written by a bestselling author and nonfiction expert with numerous agent and acquisitions editor contacts.
Two Year Novel Course: Set 1 (Basics)
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Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Start your novel off right with this set of five classes to help expand on your initial idea and begin creating story goals.
Canada, Congratulations You Are Hired: It was Easier than you thought
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 69,550. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers
This is the ultimate resource guide to help anyone in any industry find a job they love. The book offers links to all sites to find work, links to employment agencies/recruiters, custom resumes, cover letters, thank you letters, most interview questions that are not pure technical and how to answer any interview question with the 7 rules to a WOW interview that GUARANTEES results! Go get hired!
How to Write Point of View
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Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 14,430. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Point of View is one of fiction writing's most difficult elements to master and is vital for success. POV, the position of the narrator in relation to the story, is at the heart of writing romance. Aspire to write effective POV, and inspiration for your romance novel will follow. Authors succeed with Kathleen Rowland's "video camera on the head" technique.
The Self-Publishing Manual, Volume 1
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Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Universally acknowledged as the bible for self-publishers, this guide incorporates the latest information on the process in a new edition. Twelve chapters answer common questions and provide practical guidance on writing, design, copyrighting, printing, promotion, publicity, sales, and distribution, with one chapter devoted to technology. An appendix lists useful resources.
The Short Fuse Guide to Book Proposals
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Price: $0.99 USD. 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.
Citing Atheists: Quotes of Agnosticism, Non-Theism, Skepticism, Irreligion, Free Thought, and Philosophy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,260. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015 by aLife Beyond Books. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
A comprehensive, condensed volume of quotes by atheists, agnostics, freethinkers, skeptics, philosophers, and even the spiritual.
The Bunny Lover's Complete Guide To House Rabbits
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,340. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 1 review)
With easy-to-understand information; insight gained from personal experience; dozens of photos; and step-by-step instructions on everything from how to properly house and feed your bunny to litter-box training to finding the right vet to socializing your bun and beyond, this book will become your single, most-powerful reference tool to help you successfully and happily live with your house rabbit.
Cover Letters for Creative People
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Are you looking for a job in publishing, journalism, PR, advertising, or another creative field? Are you struggling to write a good cover letter? You're not alone. Now, with Cover Letters for Creative People, you've got help. Cover Letters for Creative People is chock-full of advice, how-tos, AND real-life example letters that really worked.
English for Scammers
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 21,510. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Curious why no one has claimed their UK lotto winnings from you? Why no one wants to call about the box of cash valued at (7,500,000 Dollars)? Why no one is responding to your PASSIONATE REQUEST FOR JOINT MUTUAL INVESTMENTS BENEFITS? This textbook analyzes common mistakes, drawn from genuine correspondence, and helps you improve your writing to be appropriate for standard business correspondence.
Preparing to Write Settings That Feel Like Characters
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This reference guide is a tool to help you organize your thoughts and ideas to obtain the goal of making a setting that feels like a character.
RC Cheat Sheets
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,170. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Set Up Your Radio Control Car to Win! Now you can quickly understand how to adjust your RC car, buggy, or truck settings for optimum tuning! Within a range of tuning options, which is better, a higher number or lower? Thicker or thinner? How will a longer or shorter adjustment change the handling? If you keep scratching your head trying to remember -- RC Cheat Sheets to the rescue!