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The Short Fuse Guide to Query Letters by Michelle E. Richter
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.
Canada, Congratulations You Are Hired: It was Easier than you thought by Josef Stetter
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 69,550. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers, Nonfiction » Reference » 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!
Preparing to Write Settings That Feel Like Characters by J Lenni Dorner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: 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.
The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills(4.80 from 10 reviews)
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 Art of Code Enforcement by Martin Collins
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,320. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Law enforcement(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.
Fifty Ways to Practice Reading: Tips for ESL/EFL Students by Belinda Young-Davy
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.
The Best Quotes Ever! by Ivor Lloyd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(5.00 from 3 reviews)
We all love quotes, don't we? We all want to feel motivated and inspired? Well, here is the ultimate quotes book. A book packed full of the most uplifting and inspiring quotes ever written. 400 quotations from some of the most influential people that have ever lived. Read it. You'll LOVE it. It will make your day!
The Self-Publishing Manual, Volume 1 by Dan Poynter
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2010. Categories: 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 Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Flaws by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,910. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: 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.
Self-Publishing Boot Camp Guide for Authors, 3rd Edition by Carla King
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 44,990. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Carla King’s self-publishing guides have been the go-to resource for authors since 2010. This new 2015 edition is an updated step-by-step guide to creating, publishing, marketing, and selling your book in print and every popular ebook format, with recommendations for tools and services you can trust.
The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,960. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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.
Getting Published in the 21st Century: Advice from a Literary Agent by Carly Watters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,530. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
From Literary Agent Carly Watters comes Getting Published in the 21st Century, an ebook of Writer’s Digest award-winning blog content and new material primed to help writers get published.
201 Writing Prompts by Heather Wright
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.
Love's Labour's Lost in Plain and Simple English by BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 19. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,060. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Love's Labour's Lost has been called one of Shakespeare's funniest early plays--but if you aren't laughing as you read it, then you aren't alone. Let's face it..if you don't understand Shakespeare, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Love's Labour's Lost.
RC Glossary by Team Associated
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Do you get confused with race terms like Triple A Main, Low-fly Double, Off-camber Section, and Quarter-finals? Need help telling the difference between Camber and Caster? This glossary (which is a dictionary with specialized terms defined) will help beginners understand RC lingo quickly.
Business Planning for Editorial Freelancers: A Guide for New Starters by Louise Harnby
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,390. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Starting up(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Published in association with The Publishing Training Centre, this practical guide takes new freelance proofreaders and copyeditors through the basics of planning their business. Chapters focus on the different aspects of editorial freelancing, training, client focus, getting experience, financial assessment, promotion, networking, tools for the job and real-world case studies.
The IELTS for Beginners by Adriana Mucea
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
The book is intended for first time IELTS candidates, especially for those who have not taken any specialised courses. It contains information about writing on the answer sheet, descriptions of the four parts of the test and some tips on how to prepare before the exam.
The Self-Publishing Manual, Volume 2 by Dan Poynter
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Book publishing is changing: this book describes how to take advantage of those changes. This Volume II is the sequel to The Self-Publishing Manual (Volume I), the most successful book ever written on the subject. This manual describes how to use new techniques to write your book even faster, use new technology to publish it for less, and how to use social media for promotion.
RC Cheat Sheets by Team Associated
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,170. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Categories: 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!
Quote Sport Unquote by John Barber
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,030. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
This is a collection of quotes from all sectors of the sporting world; players, officials, press and spectators. It covers all major sports and some minor ones such as conkers and lawn mower racing. It is predominantly about sport in Great Britain and gives an outsider a unique perspective of how we view ourselves and how much we differ from the Americans in our approach to the game.