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Health Promotion Pathways: Applied Activities for the Collegiate Classroom
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Price: $27.00 USD. Words: 47,370. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Health Promotion Pathways is an activity guide for college students enrolled in health promotion classes. The activities range in duration, including problem-solving activities, case studies, and events. They are written to inspire open-ended responses and class discussion. This activity guide best supports content in community health, health education, and program planning.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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.
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
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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.
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.
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!
Budget Bass
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A complete set of plans to build a normal size upright Bass fiddle. This bass has the tone and volume that would match many commercial upright bass fiddles. At current prices this bass can be built for about $100. The bass could be coompleted in one weekend (not including staining and finish coat). The plans include detailed step by step instruction including many drawings and photos.
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.
Literature Companion: Purple Hibiscus
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 72 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 252. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,980. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The novel explores the corruption and religious fundamentalism that gripped the author’s native country. The story is told from the point of view of a child. Through the lives of several characters, the author describes the wave of bloody coups and corrupt military rule that is the part of the Nigerian politics.
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.
Conquering Writer's Block and Summoning Inspiration: Learn to Nurture a Lifestyle of Creativity
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,840. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Inspiration is a slippery thing at the best of times. But as a writer, you can’t afford to wait around on Madam Muse’s goodwill. In this encouraging e-book, award-winning author K.M. Weiland shows you how to nurture creativity and put it at your summons, rather than the other way around.