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See What You Think, How to Work Better and Faster With VisiMap by Norah Bolton
Price: Free! Words: 50,250. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
A how- to guide using VisiMap or any mind mapping software to enhance productivity in business and personal life.
The Empowered Artist: A Call to Action for Musicians, Writers, Visual Artists, and Anyone Who Wants to Make a Difference With Their Creativity by Bob Baker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,860. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Psychology » Creative ability
ATTN: Musicians, Writers, Visual Artists, and Anyone Who Wants to Make a Difference or Build a Career in the Arts. Could you use a kick in the pants to jump-start your creative calling? Or do you know someone who is gifted at their craft but too fearful or hesitant to pursue it? "The Empowered Artist" is a call to action for you to step into your greatness!
Blueprint for Writing Success by Sherry Peters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,030. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
There is no magical trick to writing. Writing itself isn’t hard. Persisting at it, completing a story, pursuing a career as a writer is. The distractions and self-doubt get in our way. It doesn’t have to be that way. We are the architects of our own success. Our writing lives are our masterpiece designs. This book is a template, a starting point, for you to build the writing life you want.
Not the End of Metaphoric Madnes by Harish Kumar
Series: Metaphoric Madness. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,250. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
This is the fourth and the final book in the Metaphoric Madness series. The metaphoric theme of this book 4: games and sports. The book tells you how to turn simple words into pictorial metaphors, supported ably by live-wire usage (and abusage) examples from world's leading information properties. At the same time, the book will help you to resolve your usual metaphoric dilemmas.
How to Start Writing Your Novel by Malcolm Macdonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,510. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
A guide to aspiring novelists who know they have a story to tell but just somehow can't get it going. Using examples from his own 33 novels he shows how your intentions should shape your output - and, although there can be no rigid rules, there are principles that lead to success and practices than usually mean failure. Plus an appendix on grammar and presentation to maximise success.
How I Sold 80,000 Books: Book Marketing for Authors (Self Publishing through Amazon and Other Retailers) by Alinka Rutkowska
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,900. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity(5.00 from 1 review)
If you are looking for book marketing tips for your self-published book, "How I Sold 80,000 Books" is for you. It will show you all the steps needed to get readers, the type of book marketing for authors that works, kindle publishing guidelines and best practices. Author marketing is something that can be learnt. In this guide you will find my "4Ps" system, which allowed me to sell 80,000 books.
Paper Walls: Removing the Barriers Between You And Creating Great Comics by Mike Gagnon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,490. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
A gripping, comprehensive guide, the first one in a new series intended to support creative artists in their first publishing venture, this book will help you save money, cope with the high stress levels involved in publishing your own work and successfully help your comics or graphic novels make it to the bookstore windows at low or even ZERO cost!
Instant Wit - How to Be Witty and Come Up with the Right Things to Say Instantly! by The INSTANT-Series
Series: INSTANT Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Psychology » Creative ability
Ever wish you could be that witty person who always comes up with perfect things to say at a spontaneous whim with a sharp wit? Who wouldn't want to always have the right things to say at the right time to win people over, make people laugh, or lead people? Witty people appear to be the envies of us all. But is it really possible to be witty, even if you weren't born naturally witty? Discover how!
Guided Buying: Better guidance for shopping and buying decisions. by Robert Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
A book that tries to combine decision making with shopping and buying.
Instant Humor - How to Be Funny Instantly! by The INSTANT-Series
Series: INSTANT Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Boring with no sense of humor? You probably are since this caught your attention, or if you're offended, that already validates you have no funny bone in your system. What's that? You're either born funny or not, you say? Why so serious and ignorant dear friend? Ah, all's forgiven, we're going to implant that funny bone into your body to develop your sense of humor to make you instantly funny now!
Self Improvement Series - Improve Your Photography by Gary Kuyper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Improve Your Photography will not only help the avid beginner or budding enthusiast, but will even enlighten those who consider themselves to be veterans of this wonderful hobby and/or profession. You are guaranteed that after reading Improve Your Photography you will most certainly be taking pictures in a very new light (pun intended).
The Three Sources of Creativity: Breakthroughs from Your Head, Heart and Gut by Betsy Brandt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,000. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Everyone is creative—even you! You have three intelligence centers, which serve as distinct sources for creativity. Each one is equal in capacity to deliver breakthrough results. Learn how to take advantage of each source in your own creative process: Your head, heart and gut intuition. You'll complete a three-center self-assessment and learn about your composite creative process.
10,000 Words: How to Increase Your Writing Speed, Build Your Confidence, and Find Your Voice by Alex Matsuo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This book will show you how to increase your writing speed, improve your stamina, and grow a love for writing. Whether it’s for school, work, or your own project, this book is useful for anyone wanting to improve their writing by increasing their stamina, building their confidence, and finding their voice.
Story Stakes: Your #1 Writing Skills Strategy to Produce a Page-Turner that Transforms Readers into Raving Fans of Your Screenplay or Novel by H. R. D'Costa
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,120. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Master story stakes, and keep readers up all night! How? Stakes create tension. To relieve this tension, readers must continue turning the pages of your screenplay or novel, till they reach the end. With this guide, you will learn about 11 types of story stakes, 8 ways to elicit extra emotion from the same set of stakes…plus specific strategies to raise the stakes (even when they’re already high!)
Story Crisis, Story Climax 2: What Story Arc in Film Can Teach Novelists by Stephen J. Carter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,210. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Many high-volume fiction writers believe they owe their success to having a coherent series of scenes before they start writing a novel. “Story Crisis, Story Climax 2” can show you how! In this book we look at how each of the 5 plot pressure points in a story (in 30 movies) presents a problem to the hero, who then responds with a decision. These 5 pressure points generate the scenes of your novel!
Style - Let Your Outer Beauty Shine! by Samantha Norris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,750. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
"Style - Let your outer beauty shine!" is a style bible, a guide to assist you explore your unique style character. It is the total combination of the way you dress, talk, move your body, or do anything for that matter. Style prospers on courage and creativity. It is a unique blend of spirit, substance and personal identity imposed on and created through the world of things.
Story Crisis, Story Climax 1: Using Film Structure to Outline Your Novel by Stephen J. Carter
Price: Free! Words: 53,710. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Why spend years learning how to write stories by trial and error? Let "Story Crisis, Story Climax 1" teach you how. You will accelerate your learning curve by observing, in a range of film stories, how the Inciting Incident, Turning Points, Midpoint, and Crisis Climax work in relationship to each other, the larger story arc, and other stories in its genre.
Celestial Journey, The Voyage of the Creative Spirit by Aliyah Marr
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,620. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Sixty-three motivational and inspirational short essays on living a creative life written in an easy to read, engaging style. Bestselling author Aliyah Marr takes us on a transpersonal and transformative journey exploring creativity and genius, psychology creative ability, and the inner child. For those who know that the way to self-actualization is through the medium of art, any art.
My Six-Year-Old Inner Artist, Everybody has one! by Wendy Wickham Fallon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,130. Language: American English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
My Six-Year-Old Inner Artist is about discovering the wellspring of creative survival that exists in all of us and allows humans to thrive in an unpredictable world. Through hands-on exercises, tools, inspiration and motivation readers learn to apply their inner artist to re-discovering forgotten dreams, discovering new ones, and turning those dreams into reality.
Synchronicity as Signpost by T. Mullen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Synchronous ‘signposts’ can clue us in to important people and events about to enter our lives, remind us of our core interests, improve our decision making, and help us to balance work with doing what we love. This short book is filled with anecdotes from throughout the world that highlight the importance of paying attention whenever an unusual coincidence makes us shake our head in surprise.