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The Writer's Habit: Combining Knowledge, Skill, and Desire to Write the Best Novel You Can by Elisa Lorello
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,110. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2017 by MissouriBreaksPress. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This writing craft book from bestselling novelist Elisa Lorello takes a rhetorical approach to developing artful fiction.
The Original Fantasy: A Practical Guide to Writing Genre by Emily Craven
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,600. Language: Australian English. Published: May 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
So you’ve finished your genre novel and it is Frankenstein’s monster. Don’t Panic! Whether you write fantasy, science-fiction, crime, thriller, YA or chick-lit, this humorous and helpful guide will hone your skills and lead you through the quagmire of writing original fiction. Emily Craven details the lessons she learnt during her twelve-month mentorship with award-winning author Isobelle Carmody
The Trials of Writing & Publishing by Adrian Kyte
Price: Free! Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and 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.
Get Your Butt in the Chair -- 33 Quick Tips You Can Use RIGHT NOW for More Productive Writing by Adam Hughes
Price: Free! Words: 22,330. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Planning is essential for making the most of your writing career, but eventually, you have stop planning and start writing. "Butt in the Chair" gives you 33 practical tips you can use right now to start upping your word count and finally start moving toward your writing goals.
Children's Literacy Under One Hour by Magdalena Teske
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,700. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017 by Under One Hour, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Children’s Literacy Under One Hour will give you an overview on the concepts that will be helpful to you if you are working towards teaching a child to read or encouraging a child who is already starting to read. This book includes information that is relevant to children as early as infancy and as old as elementary school.
SPaG BOOK: A Teacher's Guide to Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar by Matilda Rose
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 30,360. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016 by Autus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / reading & phonics
SPaG BOOK is the perfect companion for teachers of spelling, punctuation, and grammar...and now the National Curriculum and Ofsted consider EVERY teacher to be a teacher of literacy, that means you! Whether you're a grammar novice who doesn't know his adverbs from his elbow, or an expert English teacher who never splits his infinitives, this book has something for you.
Futureproofing Your Writing - How to avoid anachronisms in fiction to keep your prose timeless by Andrew Burt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
How to avoid anachronisms in fiction to keep your prose timeless.
Of Worlds Beyond by Lloyd Arthur Eshbach
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,110. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Seven famous SF authors—Heinlein, Campbell, "Doc" Smith, Williamson, de Camp, van Vogt, & Taine—offer some of the best explanations ever on how to write SF.
Don't Write Your MEmoir without ME! by Viga Boland
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 50,300. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(4.00 from 1 review)
An easy to read and motivational workbook/gulde to writing your memoir. Anything but a textbook, you'll come away believing, as the author's workshop participants have, that you too can a memoir folks will want to read. Written by Viga Boland, the author of 4 memoirs, including the Gold Medal winning, "No Tears for my Father", this book is cover to cover good advice and fun reading.
Don't Fear the Reaper: Why Every Author Needs an Editor by Blake Atwood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,620. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
If you've written a book, you may be asking: Should I hire an editor? What kind of editor do I need? How much will editing cost? Where can I find an editor? What will an editor expect from me? What can I expect from an editor? Don’t Fear the Reaper answers those questions and more, with advice on self-editing, preparing your book for an editor, and how to defeat every writer's nightmare.
How To Write A Short Story in 7 Days by Needle In The Hay
Price: Free! Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and 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.
Mundos Fantásticos: guía para la creación de mundos de fantasía by Francisco Tapia-Fuentes Sanguino
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 11,270. Language: Spanish. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Plays » Women Authors
Esta guía explica, paso a paso y con un lenguaje sencillo, todos los aspectos más importantes a la hora de elaborar mundos de fantasía: origen, geografía, razas, culturas, climatología, diseño de regiones y creación de mapas. En cada capítulo, además, encontrarás cómodas listas con todo lo que hay que saber para adentrarse en el maravilloso mundo del worldbuilding.
Fifty Ways to Teach Reading: Tips for ESL/EFL Teachers by Shane Dixon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This book for ESL/EFL teachers has 50 activities, games, techniques, and exercises to help you teach reading skills in an enjoyable way - for both you and your students! The book is divided into five sections: a) Pre-reading Activities b) Reading Activities c) Post-reading Activities d) Intensive Reading Activities e) Extensive Reading Activities
The Daily Prompt: 2016 by J. C. Cauthon
Series: The Daily Prompt. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Grab your favorite pen and a notebook, and let's begin! The Daily Prompt: 2016 has a creative writing prompt for each day of the year, including Leap Day. Each prompt is meant to spark an idea, allowing you to free-write and perhaps create a wonderful story that you can share with the world. Enjoy!
Slave Wages in America - Turbulence of Life in the World by Viora Mayobo
You set the price! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Early in life we are introduced to school as a means to learn, acquire knowledge, get informed, and get educated. Illiteracy becomes more of a curse and an outdated way of life. Hence, the procedure of learning begins and incorporates a large portion where the activity of humanity is founded.
Rhyme-O-Grams Word Game by Mario V. Farina
Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and 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.
What's Wrong With The Way I Speak Forty Problems in Grammar For You To Solve by Mario V. Farina
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and 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.
Instant Voice Training - How to Train Your Voice Instantly! by The INSTANT-Series
Series: INSTANT Series. Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Music » Voice
The way your "voice" sounds immediately says a lot about who you are - that can attract and win people over, getting them to listen and be mesmerized by your every word...or turn them off in repulse wishing that you don't open your mouth again. Is the voice you're born with, the voice you're stuck with for the rest of your life? If you don't have a great voice, is it possible to change your voice?