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Pocket Guide for Writers and Editors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This handy Pocket Guide helps writers and editors create a professional manuscript that achieves the writer's desired outcome.
Reading Science and the Crisis in Literacy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,490. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The predominant method of teaching reading simply does not work for too many children, especially boys, English as a Second Language students, and those with learning disabilities. Parents are concerned about their children and frustrated by the lack of progress, They are seeking out solutions. Phonics-first is a proven, effective method, and research on the brain confirms that conclusion.
Los anteojos del fabulista. Reflexiones sobre el arte de leer y escribir
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,760. Language: Spanish. Published: September 3, 2018 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
El autor narra sus vivencias y ofrece una guía para poder leer y escribir y despertar la pasión que él mismo siente, y nos dice: “Las páginas de este libro no pretenden instruir a nadie de nada, pues tal vez sea esa una empresa imposible, pero sí, al menos, sostener el aliento de aquellos que empiezan a leer y a escribir o de aquellos otros que, ya entrados en el oficio, no quieren desalentarse"
Word Pronunciation
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Adult & continuing education
Word pronunciation is the human ability to enunciate or articulate sounds, words and sentences when talking. This book will help students and adults with the basic parts of speech, the sounds of a language or phonemes, which are organized into words.
Hello, Plot. Are You Out There?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,850. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Hate to plot? Think you can't plot? With the no-plot plotting method in Hello, Plot. Are You Out There? you'll have plotted your book and not even realize it. Hello, Plot. Are You Out There? takes you from character, using the Enneagram, to plot in one easy to follow roadmap. Get Hello, Plot. Are You Out There? today and get plotting.
Inventions (Big Ideas: Low Intermediate)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,900. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2018 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Have you ever looked at something and wondered, “Where did that come from?” The 15 articles in "Inventions" tell you the history of inventions, from simple things, like pencils, to complicated one, like the GPS on your cellphone. Some inventors were famous, but others were ordinary people with surprising stories. For low intermediate (B1) readers.
How to Write a Novel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Maybe you want to write a novel which has been on your mind for years. You don't care how long it takes, you just want to see it through to the end. Or maybe you see yourself as a career novelist - there's a real challenge - and you want to write books quickly and efficiently. I've done both, and I cover both approaches in How to Write a Novel.
Sense of Wonder
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 217,210. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2018 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Gardner Dozois' collected reviews from Locus Magazine, amazing insights for any writer of SF fan.
Being Gardner Dozois
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,420. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Insights into the mind of the author/editor who holds the record for most Hugo awards for editing.
IELTS Academic Training Reading Practice Test #7. An Example Exam for You to Practise in Your Spare Time
Series: IELTS Academic Training Reading Practice Tests. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2018 by Maldek House. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Tests, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The IELTS Academic Training Reading Practice Tests series has been developed to help you practise for the IELTS exam daily. To improve your score, perhaps even get IELTS band 7 or more, many IELTS experts recommend that you should begin practising at least 6 months before your exam. 6 months means at least 180 practice tests! We encourage you to add this practice test to your collection, too.
How you can start writing your book successfully
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,110. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
How you can start writing your book successfully
Grammar Without Tears - Second Edition
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,150. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Historical and fictional characters explain common grammatical errors in a funny-as-hell book that will forever change the way you see grammar.
Writing for Adventure Authors
Price: Free! Words: 25,250. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and 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.
The Nature of One-Syllable English Words
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and 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.
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 and 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.
Audio-Based Translation: Communicating Biblical Scriptures to Non-Literate People
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,470. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
In communicating biblical scriptures to non-literate people, creative approaches are needed since print media are beyond their reach. Employing a multi-disciplinary approach, including the contemporary media scene, communication theory, linguistic studies, translation issues, and theological perspectives, this study examines the audio-media for communicating the Bible to people who cannot read.
Audio-Based Translation: Communicating Biblical Scriptures to Non-Literate People
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,470. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
In communicating biblical scriptures to non-literate people, creative approaches are needed since print media are beyond their reach. Employing a multi-disciplinary approach, including the contemporary media scene, communication theory, linguistic studies, translation issues, and theological perspectives, this study examines the audio-media for communicating the Bible to people who cannot read.
Single-stroke English (long edition)
Price: Free! Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and 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.
Fifty Shades of Grammar
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,770. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Everyone, it’s said, has one book inside him, but getting it out can be problematical. Perhaps you can’t English very well, or you work long hours and just don’t have time, or you started writing and then got stuck? Fear not, for help is at hand. Packed with friendly, no-nonsense advice, Fifty Shades of Grammar will answer all those questions you were too afraid to ask.
Single-stroke English (summary edition)
Price: Free! Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and 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.