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Why Do Dramas Do That? Part 1
By Dimension Four
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Have you ever devoted sixteen hours to watching a Korean drama and been left wondering, "Why do dramas do that?" The creators of popular television blog Dramabeans.com deconstruct Korean drama tropes and explain cultural nuances that regularly get lost in translation. An essential guide for longtime drama-lovers and new fans alike.
Designing Modern Strategy Games
By George Phillies
Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 172,380. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
"Designing Modern Strategy Games" is the definitive textbook on game design. It offers rules descriptions, a synoptic analysis of design elements, recommendations of great game designers, more than 100 design projects, and an inspiring essay by Greg Costikyan. This, the second edition of Phillies and Vasel's 2006 text, includes three course plans from Phillies' college-level game design course.
Modern Perspectives on Game Design
By George Phillies
Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 167,870. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
Second Edition! The Second Edition of Phillies and Vasel's Contemporary Perspectives in Game Design, now with more material, more discussion problems, and a complete course syllabus from Phillies' university-level game design course.
The Show Bible for TV Pitching
By Alan H. Zatkow
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,880. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
If you want to pitch your original television show or web series to entertainment industry professionals - from producers and show runners to agents and directors, and especially to network executives -- you need a Show Bible. Learn how to craft an exciting read that will get you meetings, put a professional team together, and understand how networks negotiate so you are fully prepared to win.
Lottery Icon
By Eze Ugbor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,040. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by Author Encoe. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Forecasting
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The best lottery book. The best lottery books. Strategies to winning the lottery.
Lady Luck Lotto
By Henri Sant-Cassia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,430. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Lotto players the world over can now discover the powerful winning strategies of winners, and learn how to avoid the easy mistakes and tempting traps. Lady Luck Lotto is the newest, most comprehensive book on lottery and lotto games. Statistical and mathematical research has helped turn Lady Luck Lotto into an essential tool for anyone looking to win.
Your Band Is A Virus - Expanded Edition
By James Moore
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,590. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
“Your Band Is A Virus! Expanded Edition” is the bigger and better sequel to 2010's bestselling book "Your Band Is A Virus - Behind-the-Scenes & Viral Marketing for the Independent Musician". Almost double the size of it's predecessor, "Your Band Is A Virus! Expanded Edition" is the ultimate music marketing guide for serious independent musicians and bands.
Guitar and Harmonica Method
By George Goodman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,650. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Guitar and Harmonica Method provides aspiring musicians with the basic tools and knowledge needed to play guitar and harmonica together, to be able to perform great songs with confidence and to gain a deeper musical understanding. Guitar instruction is introduced in the first section, harmonica instruction in the second. The third section utilizes music theory to bring the instruments together
cortos
By Juan Carlos Ortiz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: Spanish. Published: September 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
"Cortos relatos del mundo de las ideas escritos desde mi BlackBerry @ 30 mil pies de altura." Este libro pertenece a un nuevo mundo, el de la globalización digital, sin fronteras geográficas y con historias que vuelan sin límites por todo el planeta. Tuvo como objetivo ser escrito en su totalidad desde mi BlackBerry y así se cumplió.
Five Stars! How to Become a Film Critic, the World's Greatest Job
By Christopher Null
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,720. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
*** SECOND EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED - PUBLISHED MARCH 2013 *** So you want to be a film critic and review movies for a living? Veteran film critic Christopher Null teaches you, step by step, how to break into the business with the lessons he's learned from more than a decade in the industry. Five Stars! will teach you all you need to know!
TARDIS Eruditorum - An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 1: William Hartnell (Second Edition)
By Philip Sandifer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 150,560. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This all-new, revised, and expanded first volume of essays from the acclaimed blog TARDIS Eruditorum traces the evolving critical history of the hit television show Doctor Who. This volume covers the first three years of the program, with William Hartnell in the starring role. Features extensive revisions and eleven new essays exclusive to this book.
How to Be a Poker Player: The Philosophy of Poker
By Haseeb Qureshi
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 92,870. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
In this groundbreaking book, you will discover the depths of strategy, psychology, and philosophy folded within poker. Haseeb Qureshi, retired world-class high stakes poker pro and instructor, takes you on a mental odyssey of rediscovering the game of poker from the inside out. A must-read for any pro or aficionado.
The Secrets of Filming Swallows & Amazons
By Sophie Neville
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,930. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The true-life memoir of a child star. In 1973, Sophie Neville was cast as Titty alongside Suzanna Hamilton and Virginia McKenna in the EMI/Theatre Projects movie of 'Swallows & Amazons'. Made before the advent of CGI or digital technology, the young actors lived out Arthur Ransome's epic adventure, with all of its camaraderie and thrills, on location in the British Lake District.
Life’s Abyss Then You Dive
By Joe Woo, Jr
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 114,450. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A memoir about the making of James Cameron’s film, THE ABYSS From production through post-production
Matinee and Evening “The Story of Actors Abby Lewis and John Seymour”
By Paula Moore
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,900. Language: American English. Published: January 13, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This is the story of Abby Lewis, a beautiful, strong, and determined actress, and her husband, the charming, sophisticated actor John Seymour. Their love story spans more than five decades, through many trials and triumphs. The story gives an insider’s look into the trials and rewards of life as an actor. It paints a compelling portrait of a couple who “made it” in an extremely competitive field.
How To Sell A Gazillion eBooks In No Time
By Russell Blake
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,100. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(4.00 from 1 review)
How To Sell A Gazillion eBooks In No Time (Even if Drunk, High or Incarcerated) is a parody of all things related to writing, self-publishing and self-promotion. Featuring 59 Writer’s Tips running the gamut from selecting a blockbuster title to creating compelling narrative and dialog, Russell’s relentlessly evil humor mocks everything sacred to the writing profession.
Dungeons & Dreamers: A Story of how Computer Games Created a Global Community
By Brad King & John Borland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by ETC Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Dungeons & Dreamers: A story of how computer games created a global community follows the designers, developers, and players who built the virtual games and communities that define today's digital entertainment landscape and explores the nature of what it means to live and thrive in virtual communities.
Gambling for Winners: Your Hard-Headed, No B.S. Guide to Gaming Opportunities With a Long-Term, Mathematical, Positive Expectation
By Ward Wilson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,990. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by Wendy. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
This book is for you only if you gamble to make money. Not gamble for the fun of losing your hard-earned money. If you want to learn where and when the gambler has an advantage. If you need to know the difference between a positive and negative expectation. And why gambling streaks are not real streaks. About managing your money. About betting on sports, horses, and the lottery. Online gambling.
The Reality TV Director and Producer Guidebook
By Ian Bull
Price: $4.65 USD. Words: 21,870. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Non-Fiction and Reality TV now accounts for almost a third of all broadcast television. So how do you create a TV show when you have no script? How do you find the story as you are shooting it? And most importantly, how do you track and follow stories with the least waste of time and the most efficiency? THE REALITY TV DIRECTOR AND PRODUCER GUIDEBOOK has the answers.
Pickles The Parrot Returns: My Continued Adventures with a Bird Brain
By Georgi Abbott
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,190. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Georgi Abbott has nailed it once again! Similar to her first book "Pickles The Parrot", but a more indepth look at the care and commitment parrots require. You'll laugh out loud at the situations that arise with Pickles and his human companions. In this book, the writer has also given Pickles a voice to muse about the world. Pickles is charming playing the role of philosopher and comedian.