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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.
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.
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!
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Your Child Can't Read Because His Teacher Cannot Teach Phonics Reading Skills
Price: Free! Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
Today, there is a national reading crisis in America. It is imperative that schools, educators and parents return to phonics and phonemic awareness methods of reading instruction. When 40% of our students in public schools are either completely illiterate or functionally illiterate, it is time to address the root cause of this problem. The whole language reading or look and say is not working.
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.
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.
I have a different story
Price: Free! Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy
Literate ordinary people are not easily bambazzled. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
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.
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.
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!
Teach Your Child to Read Using Simple and Inexpensive Techniques!
Price: Free! Words: 12,230. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Elementary
Finally, answers to the reading questions that anyone who works with young children either in a classroom or at home setting will need to know!
The Insecure Writer's Support Group Writing for Profit
Price: Free! Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2017 by Dancing Lemur Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
From writing to publishing to marketing, the Insecure Writer's Support Group members provide tips on making money as a writer. This guide represents the spirit of the IWSG - to encourage and support writers everywhere!
Single-stroke English (summary edition)
Price: Free! Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Single-stroke English or Single stroke English is the English alfabet simplified to single strokes. This may be shortened, for convenience of speech, to "Single English" given the abbreviation: SE. Single-stroke English (SE) is based on a rational system of one speech sound, one letter. This greatly simplifies English spelling. And the SE alfabet is kept short for ease of learning.
You Can Teach Your Child To Read Better Today:
Price: Free! Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Parenting » Verbal skills
You Can Teach Your Child To Read Better Today is a clear, concise description of reading and the learning process. Written in easy to understand terms, it enables anyone to teach reading to anyone.
You Too Can Self-Publish!
Price: Free! Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy
With so many upgrades in today's society, there was a need to give much needed information concerning Self-Publishing for the up and coming authors. I hope and pray this book will enlighten your heart as well as your intellect with the tools you will need to launch out and take a giant step to have the grace to complete your project without the high price of a bigger publishing house. D.S.C.