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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
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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 Perfect Word: The Fine Line Writing Course
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,720. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012 by The Fine Line. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Based on Kate Gould’s experience as an editor, teacher, and critic, The Perfect Word is designed for writers of all levels and experience – from beginners and burgeoning talent to experienced and published writers. Dip into it if you’re in need of a jolt out of a writing rut or follow the structured lessons through each component of good writing.
First Words
Price: Free! Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
13 Short Essays on Writing from a Neophyte Author’s Perspective
Show & Tell : the proper uses of summary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Writers are always told to “show, don’t tell,” but every published author uses “telling” sometimes. This short essay discusses how to use telling (summary) effectively.
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
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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.
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
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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
5-Letter Words
Series: Maintain Your Brain Puzzles, Book 2 · Word Puzzles, Book 2 · Puzzles, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Here are 320 fun ways to test your vocabulary knowledge and to discover new words. You are given a word like HYPNOTIC or a series of words like I OWE YOU, and you make as many 5-letter words as you can from that word or series of words using only those letters. Sound simple? Sometimes it is, sometimes it isn't. Great fun and a great way to learn new words.
Express Yourself in Art Craft & Design
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,670. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Become literate in Art, Crafts and Design. Complement your skills. Read with understanding, write with accuracy and speak with confidence: an invaluable resource to all whose work involves art, crafts and design and all who find pleasure and enjoyment in them.
4-Letter Words
Series: Maintain Your Brain Puzzles, Book 1 · Word Puzzles, Book 1 · Puzzles, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
“How many 4-letter words can you make from a given word or series of words?” is the object of these puzzles. I give you a word like TABLET, or words, IPHONE APP, and you make as many 4-letter words as you can from the given letters then compare them with my Solutions. These 320 puzzles are a fun way to exercise your brain and test your vocabulary. Includes link to onelook online dictionary.