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Editors' Bible
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,410. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
A few well-chosen words can fire the imagination and evoke images, but badly written manuscripts will damage your reputation as an author and chase away readers. This book gives authors the tools and knowledge, with ample examples, to write and self-edit effectively, and is a practical guide for professionals to refer to.
The Miracle of Oral Communication
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,630. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Leadership, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Miracle of Oral Communication is an easy to read book on public speaking in the digital age. Jim Hulse explains the formula for excellent speech making. He outlines the basic concepts on controlling speaker's anxiety, visual aids, stage presence and gaining audience acceptance. Nearly anyone can be a good public speaker if they follow the formula the author explains in this ebook.
The Memory List Question Book 101
Series: The Memoir Writing Guides. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Memory List Question Book 101 is chock full of questions. It includes some of the most useful questions you can ask yourself as you write about your own life or your subject's life. This book will direct you to recover information that will make your lifestories accurate and vivid.
How to Turn Your Struggling Reader into a Super Reader This Summer
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 32,410. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
(5.00 from 1 review)
Parents whose children are reading below grade level will find this book a godsend. Two long-time reading teachers have simplified the mysterious process of learning to read. In twenty short lessons, they explain easy, effective and fun activities you can use to turn your child into an independent, lifelong super reader this summer. For children from kindergarten through 3rd grade.
The Pocketbook of Prompts: 52 Ideas for a Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by The Fine Line. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ideas for stories are everywhere. They’re in archaeological digs, scientific hoaxes, fairy tales, peculiar laws, the lonely hearts, identity theft, and football matches. They’re hidden in snapshots of other lives, and in images glimpsed only for a moment. They’re in your own emotions: lust, envy, rage, love, a desire for life everlasting. They're in anything that sparks your imagination.
The Better Writing Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,410. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Better Writing Guide offers myriad tips to improve your writing, and delves deeply into things that will enhance your skills, such as character point of view, tenses and writing style. If you have purchased the EDITORS’ BIBLE, please do not purchase this book.
Just Conversations
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,780. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Language experience approach, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(5.00 from 1 review)
100+ Easy English dialogues for teachers and students. As the title implies, this book is just about conversations. There are a loads of idioms, phrasal verbs and colloquial expressions for a wide variety of situations and topics.
The Magic Train - Thinking Hat Guided Reading Worksheets
Price: Free! Words: 40. Language: British English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Teachers are frequently told that they should be using the Thinking Hats to teach reading. This is great - except whereever they look, there are no simple, ready made worksheets for them to use. This discourages them from trying a great new way of teaching. This teaching method focuses on 6 different areas of thinking in every book, which of course helps them learn more than simply reading it.
Your Memoir: Getting Started, Keeping Going
Series: The Memoir Writing Guides. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Your Memoir: Get Started is full of proven ideas and approaches to successfully move you from wanting to write to producing the finished family stories or memoirs you know will be a treasured legacy for your children and grandchildren.
Writing Enrichment - The Basics of Good Creative Writing
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 19,980. Language: Australian English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
(5.00 from 1 review)
NOT another book about coming up with ideas for stories, but how to actually WRITE them! These exercises are crafted around the specific process whereby students learn to write. (See introduction.) Low stress for teachers & students alike. No pre-class prep. Open the booklet & read. Also suit homeschoolers. A radically new approach, originally developed for students with learning difficulties.
Step By Step Stories - A New Approach to Writing
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
(5.00 from 1 review)
A totally new way to Teach & Learn story craft & creative writing. Exercises honed in the classroom by a well-published, professional author. For Teachers - Home Schoolers - Young Solo Writers. No pre-class prep. Open the book & read. Sample download will give you the intro, plus Exercise 1 to trial. Students love this approach. It makes them feel like real writers.
Grammar Without Tears
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Learn while you laugh, laugh while you learn, with this short guide to the most egregious errors commonly made in English.
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 and 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.
Simple Writing Strategies Presents: Write Any Book For Profit In 30 Days or Less
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,970. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
(4.00 from 1 review)
So you want to learn how to write a book but you don't know where to start, or even what to write about, you just know you want to write one. Well my dear fellow writer, I have you covered. In this book you'll learn essential skills that will enable you to write a book faster than you ever thought possible, even if you've never written a lick of content in your life.
Editor's Notebook
Price: Free! Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and 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