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The Rural Setting Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Personal and Natural Places by Angela Ackerman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,550. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
The Rural Setting Thesaurus helps writers like never before by exploring over 100 school, home, and natural locations, providing the sensory details for each along with possible sources of conflict that can be found there. Also covered are many figurative language techniques that can be used to convey emotion and bring the setting to life, creating a vibrant, one-of-a kind experience for readers.
The Urban Setting Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to City Spaces by Angela Ackerman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,040. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
The Urban Setting Thesaurus is the key to creating stronger, more powerful descriptions by showing writers how multisensory details can draw readers in and enhance the story. Through its sensory exploration of over 120 urban settings, this book will help writers create a realistic, textured world readers will long to return to, even after the book closes.
Emotion Amplifiers by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
Price: Free! Words: 15,740. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
Sybrina's Phrase Thesaurus - Volume 4 - Earth Views by Sybrina Durant
Series: Sybrina's Phrase Thesaurus, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,950. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Language experience approach
Sybrina's Phrase Thesaurus - Volume 4 - EARTH VIEWS contains descriptions of Landscapes (plains, hills, mountains, valleys), Waterscapes (waterfalls, streams, rivers, ponds) and Skyscapes (morning, sunny, cloudy, rain, space, stars) and much more. There is also a section for COLORS with descriptions for all the colors in the rainbow plus other things like metals, shiny, light, dark, day and night.
Word Bank by D.C. Akers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
Word Bank is a great writing tool to help you, the writer, be descriptive whether you are trying to show or tell. Word Bank has been designed with the writer in mind; it’s a quick-no frills reference tool with an easy-to-use navigation list.
The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,960. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The Positive Trait Thesaurus is brimming with ideas to help authors develop one-of-a-kind, dynamic characters that readers will love. Extensively indexed, it contains a large selection of positive attributes to choose from when building a personality profile. With entries written in a user-friendly list format, this brainstorming resource is perfect for any character creation project.
The Millennium Phrase Book by Rebecca Andrews
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 45,670. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Bibliographies & indices, Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
Updated and Expanded Edition... A truly valuable resource for all writers. Through its collection of descriptive phrases, The Millennium Phrase Book offers writers concrete examples of rich and evocative descriptions. The layout and format of the book helps the writer form ideas beyond whatever initial conceptual ideas their book may contain, bringing together the dialogue and emotions.
English Idioms And Expressions For Everyone, Yes, Even You! by Reza Mashayekhi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,910. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of English idioms and expressions, and the origins of some of these expressions. Humorous illustrations and some interesting proverbs from other cultures are also included. This is a useful and fun book for anyone who speaks English, and will be referred to for many years to come. It is a great gift for a friend, or a fitting addition to your coffee table or office waiting room.