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Four Seasons of Creative Writing: 1,000 Prompts to Stop Writer's Block
Price: Free! Words: 48,940. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy
Writing prompts are questions and hypothetical situations that are able to cure writer's block instantly. This book gives you exactly one thousand idea-generating prompts that focus on the coldest, warmest, toughest and funniest days of the four seasons.
HOW TO WRITE GENRE FICTION plus Creative Fiction and Script Writing extras, and Non-fiction
Price: Free! Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy
A useful and entertaining free 30 chapter resource for your creative writing, non-fiction too! HOW TO WRITE GENRE FICTION has popular genres - Crime, Romance, Horror... and How to get Ideas, plus extracts from our Fiction and Script writing books, and some non-fiction guides too. Most of the guides have exercises. Get it now! From Story Software, makers of Story Turbo, the top creative writing app
Writing for Adventure Authors
Price: Free! Words: 25,250. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy
Have you dreamed of being an Adventure Author? This book will teach you exactly what you need to know to bring your book to life. Together we will turn your dusty old journal into an incredible first draft, the first step on your Adventure Author journey.
Single-stroke English (long edition)
Price: Free! Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
In conservative youth, this reformer attempted fruitlessly to make English spelling regular. In middle age, I tried to invent radical new alphabets, also to no avail. In old-age, radicalism and conservatism combined, to produce, after a good few years trial and error, Single-stroke English (SE). I found out the hard way, that only a short-hand based on ones native alphabet, was memorable.
How to Teach a Problem-Solving Letter Composition Project in 6 Classes
Price: Free! Words: 43,910. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy
This document describes a composition project that I have successfully used during my years of teaching at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. The composition project is to write a Problem-Solving Letter that gives the reader information that the reader can use. This is practical writing, as opposed to academic research papers that teachers grade and return to their students.
What's Your Story?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,610. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2018. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy
*** This is the final 'revised' edition - March 14, 2019.*** "What's Your Story?" is a book for the Writer in ALL of us! It is a book for everyone. *** Always remember - ‘Writing’ is a mind-field of choices - and so is Living your Life.
12 Tips for Writing
Price: Free! Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Any aspiring novelist or short story writer could do with some more tips on writing. The book is written by an author who has been published for more than 15 years. And more recently has been published online. He shares his experience of writing for anyone who wants to write. This is a ‘how to’ book for aspiring fiction writers that answers many questions he or she may have.
Wonderful Words
Price: Free! Words: 80,440. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy
This is a dictionary of intriguing words for your browsing pleasure!
How To Write A Short Story in 7 Days
Price: Free! Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy
Designed in house by the Needle In The Hay editorial team, How To Write A Short Story in 7 Days is an introductory toolkit for novice writers looking to take their first foray into the format. It's also useful for intermediate writers who want to hone their craft or professionals looking to expand their skill set.
Editor's Notebook
Price: Free! Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy
(3.00 from 1 review)
This is a guide to help writers edit their own works. It is often very difficult to find many of your own errors. This guide will provide a systematic approach that if followed diligently will get most of them, prepare for e-publishing and improve style as well. Editors are expensive for self publishers to use so I developed this guide to help me do my own editing. Version 062412
The 7 Effective Communication Skills - How to be a Better Communicator Now
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / general, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy
Want to be a better communicator and improve your communication skills? Want to stop being unheard but instead better articulate your thoughts and messages across clearly to others to get the outcome you want? Discover the 7 essential skills and how to improve them step-by-step to be a much more effective communicator right now!
Lesson Plan - Letters of a Convict Girl - Grades 4-6
Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: Australian English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Week-long Lesson Plan in Story & Language Assessment using the text 'Letters of a Convict Girl - Age 11' by Kate Walker. ~ Questions on content, language use and text interpretation. ~ Letter Writing Model and Task. ~ Suitable for classroom and home schooling.
Creating Characters
Price: Free! Words: 12,600. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy
Creating Characters Is the first 2 chapters of the complete course called Fiction Writer's Workbook .This book deals with most issues faced by aspiring writers when starting out and for building characters out of the air. It includes notes on, and exercises in the introduction to writing, setting up to write, how to create dynamic characters.
The Trials of Writing & Publishing
Price: Free! Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy
A collection of blog-posts covering many aspects of writing a novel. Charting my progress - from inspiration to completion, rejection to publication.
16 Thinking Hat Worksheets for The Gruffalo
Price: Free! Words: 40. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Elementary
The Gruffalo is one of the best selling children's books Amazon sells.My 16 Thinking Hat worksheets include 3 White Thinking Hat sheets (About Facts), 3 Red Thinking Hat Worksheets (About feelings), 3 Yellow Thinking Hat worksheets (positives), 3 Black Thinking Worksheets (Negatives), 3 Green Thinking Hat Worksheets (Creativity) and a Blue Thinking Hat Mind map to help put their learning together.
Insider Editing Tips for Self-Publishers
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy
The most brilliant of thoughts will make little impact on your audience if your audience can't follow your logic due to weak and sloppy sentence structure. If you can't afford to hire an editor for your self-published writings, then read this short-read book to find out the whys and wherefores of self-editing.
Teen Writing Groups: Twenty Prompts To Get You Started
Price: Free! Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy
This collection of writing prompts includes a variety of ways to get teens' creative juices flowing. It's a great resource for librarians and teachers!
What's Wrong With The Way I Speak Forty Problems in Grammar For You To Solve
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy
This book illustrates the reasons why people should speak using good grammar. It also challenges readers to find the problems in 40 sentences that contain grammatical errors. At the back of the book readers are show how the errors can be corrected.
The Nature of One-Syllable English Words
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy
English One-Syllable words fall into over 250-word families. A word family is a group of words having the same basic structure. An example of a word-family is ail family. This family includes the words, ail, bail, brail, fail, flail, frail, grail, hail, jail, mail, nail, pail, quail, rail, etc. The author made a study in connection with the Splinters Online Word game that will soon go live.
Rhyme-O-Grams Word Game
Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy
(5.00 from 1 review)
This game challenges you to solve a word problem where a short poem uses four words made from the same letters. A further challenge is for you to create a Rhyme-O-Gram to challenge the creator of this game. Both parts of the problem are not easy to solve.