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The Handy Little Book for Writers Series. Book 4. Getting to Know your Characters
Series: The Handy Little Book for Writers, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Characters make your story. It is therefore important for a writer to create realistic characters so that the reader finds them believable - whether they are loved or hated. Your story is carried along by your characters so it is important that you get to know them. If you don’t know them, neither will your readers. This Handy Little Book will help you to bring your characters to life.
1-Minute Chinese: The Revolutionary New Method to make learning Chinese fast, easy and fun! (Volume 1)
Price: Free! Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Say goodbye to hours of dull studying because now, with the publication of 1-Minute Chinese, anybody can learn Chinese, quickly and easily - for free! Using the amazing art of mnemonics this ground-breaking new book shows you how to effortlessly remember Chinese words, characters and tones, as fast as you can read them! If you've read and enjoyed this book, please consider leaving a review.
The Writer's A-Z of Body Language
Price: $2.05 USD. Words: 11,560. Language: British English. Published: October 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Personality, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book is for writer's to cherry-pick body language for their characters. It does what says on the cover - it's an A-Z list of emotions, attitudes and feelings with the associated body language. Updated version. Now with a linked Table of Contents and Index.
My Fairholme Road Days
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,940. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
‘Shakespeare said that the world is a stage; well, 29, Fairholme Road was a stage and we had some characteristic actors come and go... the performance was life itself.' In this gritty and often poignant account of life as a landlord's son in a guesthouse in West London from the 1950s onwards, Michael O'Mahony introduces us to some truly memorable characters and scenes.
Frenemies - Be Careful What You Wish For
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,320. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
An introverted college student suddenly finds herself thrust into the drug fueled world of endless parties and sexual exploration. Despite this new, memorizing world, the question then becomes whether she will survive the evil plans her twisted, new friends have in store for here.
Emotion Amplifiers
Price: Free! Words: 15,740. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
Emotion Amplifiers, a companion to The Emotion Thesaurus, explores 15 common states that galvanize emotion. States like exhaustion, boredom, and pain can push characters to the limit, compromising their decision-making abilities and decreasing the likelihood of them reaching their goals. Emotion Amplifiers is a tool for any writer wishing to amp up the volatility & vulnerability in their stories.
The Green Velvet Dress
Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 85,540. Language: Australian English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Romance » General
Love should bring happiness and joy... but life is complicated In 1961 Jennifer Urquhart, a nineteen-year-old college graduate, is determined to succeed as the new teacher in Karriton, a rural town in Western Australia, but her plans begin to unravel from the moment she steps off the bus.
Cosmic Tales 4: The Unexpected Guest
Price: Free! Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
On board his military vessel, General Dreadener is surprised by the unannounced return of a lifelong foe, prompting an emergency.
IZ~ The Izzy Story - Book 1 Encounters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,290. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A plague is killing people on a distant planet. Daring scientists from Planet Authair travel across space to complete research in a race to cure this deadly menace and find Earth best suited for them. This is the first in a series that introduces the characters and foretells of the many mysteries and adventures about which the reader can look forward to unraveling in IZ ~ The Izzy Story.
How to Tell a Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,640. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Drawing on Provost's proven philosophies, Rubie examines every facet of storytelling, from narrative hooks to fulfilling climaxes. Through advice, exercises, and an outstanding array of examples, you'll learn to create gripping narratives powered by strong characters. You'll discover the secrets of sequencing, of weaving subplots into rich stories, of manipulating story pace to increase conflict.