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The CT Method: Revision and Editing for Fiction and Creative Nonfiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,490. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Written from the perspective of a developmental editor advising an author with a newly completed book draft, this article details a step-by-step method for revising and editing novel-length fiction or creative/narrative nonfiction manuscripts. It is a holistic, integrated process that applies to writers at every skill level and at any stage of their project.
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.
Do you want a Cookie? The question of revising on spec
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 730. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
Whether you should make substantial revisions for an editor or agent who hasn't bought your book.
The Art & Craft of Fiction: A Practitioner's Manual
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 75,270. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011 by La Favorita Press jefro@jefro.net. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Based on Mixon's work as a successful independent fiction editor, The Art & Craft of Fiction: A Practitioner's Manual brings together in one place everything you need to know about writing a novel, an in-depth exploration of the myriad aspects of creating fiction in a warm, entertaining voice that welcomes you into the greater fellowship of all writers.
The Art & Craft of Story: 2nd Practitioner's Manual
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 66,740. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011 by La Favorita Press jefro@jefro.net. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This sequel to Mixon's popular The Art & Craft of Fiction explores in detail the complex crafts of character development and plot structure, illuminating exactly how the greats have done this work to such powerful effect and teaching how to apply their lessons to your own fiction. Mixon's voice is warm and entertaining, your personal welcome into the greater fellowship of all writers.
The Writer's Guide to Getting Organized: Take Control of Your Creative Life 10 Minutes at a Time
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,840. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writers are different. We don't always think in straight lines. We take leaps of logic, and we think metaphorically. Don't shoehorn your creative process into a system of organization designed for left-brain activities! This ebook will show you how to get organized while nurturing your unique writing process. (Originally published as The Kaizen Plan for Organized Authors.)
You Too Can Study More Easily: Tips for Dummies and Others
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Price: Free! Words: 24,130. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study skills
Advice to students on how to improve study methods; this is of relevance to both high school and university students
GCSE German Controlled Assessment Guide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,660. Language: British English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German
Are you studying GCSE German? This e-book will ensure you know exactly what you have to do to get top marks in the speaking and writing controlled assessments. Suitable for all major exam boards, this guide is broken down into logical sections, giving you specific guidance for the spoken and written tasks.
Study Skills for 11 -18 year olds - A Guide to Success
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 9,180. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
The author of this book is one of Britain's leading experts on the subject of study skills. If you want educational success, this is the book for you. There are lots of time-saving tips together with countless solutions which allow teenagers to achieve the success they deserve. Fast-track their academic rate, now. Vectoportal cover by Joleene Naylor, cover images courtesy of Ayzek canstockphoto
IB Chemistry Revision Notes Standard Level
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 32,410. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry
Revision notes for IB Chemistry Diploma. This book includes all the facts required by the IB Organisation Course for Chemistry as well as fully-worked examples. Ideal for use as a summary and preparation for examinations.