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Burn This Book: A Creativity Tool by Fernando Suarezserna & Andres Salazar Ruiz Velasco (illustrator)
Price: Free! Words: 22,410. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Inner Child
My book, Burn This Book, is now free for a limited time. It may be a selfish thing to say, but my goal is to make a difference in as many people as I can, and giving away my best book for free seems like a good way to walk the talk. The goal of education is not knowledge, but action. This is an action book. It’s not that knowledge is bad; knowledge is good, but applied knowledge is better.
Mental Models and Successful Ideas by Valentin Matcas
Series: The One. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » General, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
If you want to have genuine, successful ideas throughout life, then you have to understand how you generate and control ideas, and how your ideas integrate within your cognitive system. This book teaches you how to conduct your mental models in order to generate successful ideas throughout life, with emphasis in business, arts, needs, science, and sports.
What Hashish Did To Walter Benjamin by Sebastian Marincolo
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,750. Language: American English. Published: December 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Neuropsychology, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Can a marijuana high enhance cognitive abilities? How much did cannabis inspire outstanding personalities like Charles Baudelaire, Walter Benjamin, Billie Holiday, John Lennon, Carl Sagan, and so many others? “What Hashish Did To Walter Benjamin” is a collection of 20 groundbreaking neurophilosophically inspired essays on the astounding positive potential of the marijuana high.
Managing Your Inner Artist / Writer by M. L. Buchman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,240. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015 by M. L. Buchman. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This brother and sister team have collaborated to assemble practical tips to working with your inner artist / writer in a constructive win-win fashion. Communication, time-management, project planning, and much more.
The Idea Factory: 1,000 Story Ideas and Writing Prompts to Find Your Next Bestseller by Ryan Lanz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,830. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Do you have a hard time coming up with ideas on what to write? If you need help with inspiration, this is the book for you. Out of 1,000 story ideas and writing prompts, the beginnings of your next book is likely in these pages. Let’s find your next bestseller.
Nuggets of Writing Gold by Leeann Betts & Donna Schlachter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,050. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015 by PLS Bookworks. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
A compilation of essays and articles on the craft of writing for writers at any stage of their career.
Motivation for Creative People: How to Stay Creative While Gaining Money, Fame, and Reputation by Mark McGuinness
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,470. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Writer and creative coach Mark McGuinness helps you figure out the different motivations you have for your creative work - from joy and inspiration to money, fame, reputation, and the influences of other people - to create a fulfilling and rewarding creative career. Packed with practical advice and stories from Mark’s own experience, his coaching clients, and famous creators past and present.
Intuition @ Work by James Wanless
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,620. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2015 by ETC Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
How can we live more consciously? How can we enjoy whole, creative, sustainable and wealthy lives? In Intuition @ Work author James Wanless, Ph.D., futurist, corporate trainer, inspirational speaker, mentor and entrepreneur shows us how to live consciously, to use our intuition to successfully navigate through our changing, uncertain, complex and demanding world.
A Woman Writing by Mary Lou Sanelli
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,870. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Sanelli relates the comedy and the heartbreak of the writing life: how little it has to do with literary circles and clout and how much it has to do with limitless uncertainty, publishing anxiety, finding a way to make the process of writing, of life, one's joy, rather than relying on any outcome and the importance of viewing each let-down along the way as a triumph.
Break The Rules: 50 Shatteringly Brilliant Ways To Be More Creative by James Hegarty
Price: Free! Words: 33,300. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Hegarty’s powerful insights and detailed analysis provide a solid foundation for the development of individual creativity. Follow the making of Apple’s famous “1984” ad and see the connections to your own creativity.
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: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,490. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
The entire book is packed with info about how you can self-publish a professional book at low and even no cost. Author, comic creator and educator, Mike Gagnon uses his own firsthand experience with the publishing industry and working with students and graduates to create a comprehensive and indispensable collection of reference knowledge for any creative professional.
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.
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: Build a Problem/Decision Arc in Your Novel by Stephen J. Carter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,710. 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!