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The Writer's Habit: Combining Knowledge, Skill, and Desire to Write the Best Novel You Can
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
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
Get Your Butt in the Chair -- 33 Quick Tips You Can Use RIGHT NOW for More Productive Writing
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.
Creating Short Fiction
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,670. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2017 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The classic guide to writing short fiction - Revised & Expanded 3rd ed.
Of Worlds Beyond
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.
In Search of Wonder
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 151,460. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The premier book of SF insight for all SF readers and writers.
Don't Write Your MEmoir without ME!
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 50,300. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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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
Price: $0.99 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.
Crafting Poetry
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,470. Language: British English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Crafting Poetry will invigorate all poets, novices and experienced alike, with the excitement of the craft. It will provide useful help in exploring your skills and give you advice on publication, time management, competitions, and giving readings and talks.
"EE- zee" Words = IQ+
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,970. Language: American English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The English language is a rich, useful collection of disparate sounds, misleading pronunciations and nightmarish spellings – you’re not the problem - it’s English! Build up your vocabulary, build up self confidence with “EE zee” WORDS! “The limits of my language means the limits of my world” Ludwig Wittgenstein
“ЛАБИРИНТЫ КОМБИНАТОРНОЙ ЛИТЕРАТУРЫ: от палиндрома к фракталу”
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,820. Language: Russian. Published: January 19, 2016 by Textonica Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
Книга знакомит читателя с практикой литературного творчества, основанного на формальных ограничениях – от простых палиндромов и анаграмм до сложных поэтических форм и литературных фракталов.
Paper Hearts, Volume 1: Some Writing Advice
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,770. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Practical advice meets real experience as NY Times bestselling author Beth Revis speaks on writing. A combination of philosophy and hands-on activities, this book is perfect for the aspiring author. Save the Cat meets Bird by Bird in the first of three volumes on writing, publishing, and marketing.
Teaching Stamina and Silent Reading in the Digital-Global Age
Price: Free! Words: 66,040. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Most students can read, but they don’t have rigorous independent reading habits. What many students lack is stamina—the ability to persevere in reading texts on their own.
HOW TO WRITE GENRE FICTION plus Creative Fiction and Script Writing extras, and Non-fiction
Price: Free! Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
A useful and entertaining free 30 chapter resource for your creative writing, non-fiction too! HOW TO WRITE GENRE FICTION has popular genres - Crime, Romance, Horror... and How to get Ideas, plus extracts from our Fiction and Script writing books, and some non-fiction guides too. Most of the guides have exercises. Get it now! From Story Software, makers of Story Turbo, the top creative writing app
Bexar BiblioTech: The Evolution of the Country's First All-digital Public Library
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,390. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Information technology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Nelson Wolff takes readers on the journey from his involvement building a 240,000-square-foot central library in 1995 to creating BiblioTech, the first all-digital public library in the country in 2013.
The Complete Guide to English Spelling Rules
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists
THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO ENGLISH SPELLING RULES is the most complete and detailed guide to English spelling rules ever written. Most people consider English spelling to be an intimidating tangle but John Fulford easily and carefully leads the reader through the linguistic maze and proves that there is a great deal of logic to English spelling. A 'Must Have' book for teachers, students, and writers.
Journaling to Become a Better Writer: Seven Keys to More Authentic Fiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,930. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
How do you capture that spark of life that lifts your story off the page and resonates with readers in their very soul? You delve into your own soul and learn how to wrap words around your unique human experience, that’s how.
How to Teach the Autobiographical Essay Composition Project in 9 Classes
Price: Free! Words: 80,810. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This document gives one way of teaching the autobiographical essay to students, although it should also be useful to people who are not students, but who want to write this kind of essay.
Composition Project: Writing a Hero-of-Human-Rights Essay
Price: Free! Words: 48,590. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This free download describes a composition assignment that I have used successfully during my years of teaching at Ohio University.
How to Teach a Problem-Solving Letter Composition Project in 6 Classes
Price: Free! Words: 43,910. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This document describes a composition project that I have successfully used during my years of teaching at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. The composition project is to write a Problem-Solving Letter that gives the reader information that the reader can use. This is practical writing, as opposed to academic research papers that teachers grade and return to their students.