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The Dot who wanted to be an A
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 760. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
This is the story of a Dot who dreams about being an A. Follow Dot's story as he learns that you can't be someone you are not, and how each one of us have a role in life that is needed to others.
300 Days of Better Writing
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 64,370. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
300 strategies for improving your writing. Strategies are short and to the point (150-250 words each), with explanations, instructions, and samples for each strategy. Learn from them one day at a time or find the strategies you need. Midwest Book Review calls 300 Days of Better Writing "a choice pick."
Precise Edit Training Manual
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Price: $6.67 USD. Words: 22,820. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Comprehensive instruction on the 29 most common editing strategies we use and errors we fix. Each topic is fully explained with examples and strategies for editing and writing. This is the writing guide our editors use. Learn to write and edit like a professional.
How to Swat the Killer Be's Out of Your Writing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Great story, great plot, great characters, but…! Reliance on the "to be" verbs—the Killer Be's—results in passive writing. How to Swat the Killer Be's Out of Your Writing is a handy booklet designed to assist serious writers in turning their passive voice into active voice and allowing their writing to reach a new level.
Vandalism Of Words
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Price: Free! Words: 58,580. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
What Is This Book About Then? Great question. The answer is so splendidly simple. This book is about anything, everything and nothing. It is an ideal companion on a bus or train where regular interruptions are guaranteed as every part of this book is very, very short. Ideal also for parents of young children who get interrupted a lot by screaming, crying and toilet training.
English Grammar - Theory and Exercises
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,260. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Foreign Languages
"English Grammar - Theory and Exercises" presents the most important elements of English Grammar in a clear and simple manner. The book addresses all those who want to learn English, regardless of age, offering, through clear explanations and algorithms, a better and faster understanding of English grammar. Each lesson is accompanied by examples and exercises. The book contains 900 exercises.
Which Word Do I Use?
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A guide to using the most commonly confused words correctly.
Your Writing Companion
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Price: Free! Words: 10,670. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Top writing strategies and expert instruction from each of Precise Edit's writing guides. One critical article from the Precise Edit Training Manual, eight days of powerful instruction from 300 Days of Better Writing, five top strategies from Bang! Writing with Impact, and two confusing word pairs from Which Word Do I Use?
Elements of English: Verb Forms, Regular and Irregular
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Series: Elements of English. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,810. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Many books on English verbs list only three parts: "ride, rode, ridden". This book goes further, listing ten parts. It consistently shows differences like "shrunk, shrunken" and "rotted, rotten". It lists irregular nouns like "liar" and passive adjectives that can have active meanings, like "accomplished". And it groups irregular verbs with similar forms, to show the patterns behind the groups.
Elements of English: Palatal Sounds
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Series: Elements of English. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,450. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
The English words create and quest both end with a t-sound. But add -ion, and creation ends with "shun", question with "chun". Proceed ends with a d-sound, but add -ure and procedure ends with "jur". Add -ion and the d changes to ss, so procession ends with "shun". The s in vision and pleasure is pronounced like the j in French. This book explains the principles behind these sounds and spellings.