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Living and Breathing: How to Make Your Characters Come Alive
By Joelle Steele
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,560. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Create and develop fictional characters who are multi-dimensional and believable, whether based on real people or larger-than-life creations from your very own vivid imagination. Make your characters come alive. Included are tips for creating family backgrounds and family histories for a character, examples of many character traits, use of dialect and dialogue, and sample character sketches.
The 365-Day Writer's Block Workbook (Volume 2)
By Morgen Bailey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Volume 2 features over a thousand sets of five keywords, three sets per day, with writing tips at the end of each week to motivate and inspire, providing kick-starts to avoid the dreaded ‘writer’s block’. Useful for any writer at any level, whether they have 10 minutes or 10 hours, to start a new project. Also an ideal tool for writing groups.
Dark Souls II Starter's Guide
By David Oconner
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 15,240. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Dark and unpredictable, this game will require your patience more than the first one did. Without waypoints and quest logs, the seamless environment of the game forces the player to head out in the eerie place based on instincts and strategize differently in unpredictable areas. This starter guide will help ease your way through the twisted world of Dark Souls II.
Literature Help: True at First Light
By Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 59 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 228. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
In “True at First Light” Hemingway describes conflict within a marriage and the conflict between the European and native African cultures. He also describes the fear that a writer faces when he finds it impossible to continue with his work.
Keeping Safe in a Dangerous Place - An essential guide for everyone
By Oscar Leon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,710. Language: British English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Written to help you protect yourself, this book provides simple tactics for day to day life that give you the tools to identify potential threats and avoid them. It is not about fighting; it is about situational awareness and it is suitable for everyone. For men, women and children; for travellers, mature students, and executives, we are all at risk from the same types of crime. Let's avoid it!
American State Flags
By T.P Just
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,980. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
For the first time American flags were produced in great quantity rather than individually stitched, and even so, manufacturers could not keep up with demand. At the end of that very long winter of 1861, and the beginning of spring, there came a new respect for the old flag that has lasted up to this day, and will continue to last for thousands of years to come.
Reviews and Reflections on Books, Literature, and Writing
By John Walters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,390. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Because I cannot imagine a life without books, reviews are an essential part of radiating who and what I am. Reading is a voyage of discovery. And though a true reader wants the freedom to discover new worlds without restriction, a map with a few landmarks is a useful tool to save time. Reviews are one way of fine-tuning your discernment, to ensure that your reading experience is time well spent.
Quick Guide: The Real Life of Sebastian Knight
By College Guide World
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 29 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 227. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
A layman or a casual reader may not find it easy to follow the story because the narration is not chronological and the narrator V. frequently digresses from the main story.
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller: A Study Guide
By Ray Moore
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of the text? The study guide includes items on the characters, chronology, themes and structure in the novel. It also incorporates a commentary and notes to guide the reader through the text. The guide poses questions to direct the reader to what is really important as they read and to help understand the underlying themes in the book.
Men Hurt Too!
By Levon Sparks Salone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,910. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
In this book, men from different lifestyles share their thoughts and feelings about addictions, fear of commitment, infidelity, homosexuality, incarcerations, abuse, molestation, anger, etc. This workbook contains short excerpts of various topics, followed by thought-provoking questions. Participants can use it in groups to stimulate lively discussion or individually to encourage self-reflection.
Mental Notes # 2
By Timothy Conerson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This is my electronic magazine featuring collapsed essays on social issues and more importantly reviews of music, movies, and books.
Literature Help: The Pearl
By Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 58 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 224. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Pearl” by John Steinbeck was first published in 1947. This beautiful novella revolves around a pearl diver named Kino. The story very descriptively explores man’s nature as well as greed and evil. It is assumed that the story was inspired by a Mexican folk tale from La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico.
The Case for the Cruising Trimaran
By Jim Brown
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,130. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by Outrigmedia Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Multihull pioneer Jim Brown makes the case for cruising trimarans -- as opposed to catamarans -- in this classic book. Jim fills each page with personal stories, compelling facts, and wide-ranging insight. Well-known trimaran designer Jim Brown offers his unique experiences and insight into the design factors that make for a safe, seaworthy, comfortable trimaran.
1,000 Awesome Writing Prompts
By Ryan Kinder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,680. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing Prompts! Defeat writers block! Beginners Writing Prompts (it's a super short section); Constrained Writing (you are forced into absolutely specific criteria); Flash Fiction (imposed word or time count); Ripper Prompts (you are given a list of random items to work with); and the bulk of the book: AWESOME open ended WRITING PROMPTS! Authors, teachers, poets, you have found your writing muse!
Moss and Cobblestone Crib Quilt
By Tracy Zhang
Series: Aran Crib Quilts, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
A beautiful Moss and Cobblestone crib quilt made from cotton yarn soft enough for baby’s skin. Also lovely for use in an elegant antique cradle to cover a doll. The pattern, although not fully reversible, looks wonderful on either the right or wrong side. Make a loving gift from this multi-page pattern, which comes complete with reference photos and detailed instructions. Beginner skill level.
È Facile Risparmiare Se Sai Come Farlo! ED. 2014
By Andrea Ponzinibio
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,860. Language: Italian. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Questo libro ti farà risparmiare, non fa nient'altro, solo quello. Quindi, visto che ormai sei qui, che dici di provare a scaricare gratis le prime pagine? Ti do solo qualche numero, poi decidi tu: 392 pagine in formato A4, più di 800 link per risparmiare, più di 150 argomenti sviscerati minuziosamente. Ti ho convinto?
Literature Help: Pale Fire
By Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 57 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 222. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Pale Fire” by Vladimir Nabokov was first published in 1962. It is a postmodern novel. In the opening of the novel there is a 999 line poem which is titled “Pale Fire” written by the fictional John Shade. There is a lengthy forward and long commentary by a neighbour and academic colleague of John Shade. The name of the colleague is Charles Kinbote.
Writing Wild: Crafting the Pagan Memoir
By TJ Burns
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,910. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014 by Pagan Writers Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing Wild was crafted for new writers and non-writers who identify with an Earth-based spiritual path. It combines writing assignments with personal ritual, guided meditation, and other exercises to connect a budding memoirist with their own story on a deeper level.
Fred Allen: His Words
By Daniel Coenn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014 by IKON-М. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
This book is a collection of 68 fundamental quotes and aphorisms of Fred Allen.
Frank Zappa: His Words
By Daniel Coenn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014 by IKON-М. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
This book is a collection of 75 fundamental quotes and aphorisms of Frank Zappa.