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Four Seasons of Creative Writing: 1,000 Prompts to Stop Writer's Block
By Bryan Cohen
Price: Free! Words: 48,940. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing prompts are questions and hypothetical situations that are able to cure writer's block instantly. This book gives you exactly one thousand idea-generating prompts that focus on the coldest, warmest, toughest and funniest days of the four seasons.
Theatre of the Mind: Writing and Publishing Radio Dramas in the Classroom
By Don Kisner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,850. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Theatre of the Mind (a how-to book for teachers) The book is filled with ideas and information to help students write and produce radio plays. Levels of difficulty in the projects range from easy to challenging. The book is written with middle/high school students in mind, many of the ideas, are sure to inspire teachers of all levels to include more performance projects in their classrooms.
Dyslexia Solved
By Joe de Braga
Price: $27.50 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Dyslexia Solved is a step-by-step guide for parents and teachers of struggling readers, many of whom have been previously diagnosed as dyslexic or learning disabled. The Reading Vision System described in this book was designed by George Manilla, M.D., an inquisitive dyslexic who discovered a simple solution to visually compensate for his disorder. Follow these steps and Dyslexia Solved!
Simple Writing Strategies Presents: Write Any Book For Profit In 30 Days or Less
By Glen L K Palmer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,970. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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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.
Mighty Magnificent Book of Prompts
By Laura K Marshall
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Get your creativity in gear with Mighty Magnificent Book of Prompts. You’ll find prompts, story starters, and first lines to get your creativity flowing. But beware you never know where a prompt may take you. So let loose and have fun. I’m sure you’ll come up with a Mighty Magnificent story.
Writing Tips for Authors
By Stefan Vucak
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,630. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Writing Tips for Authors is a collection of essays for authors on aspects of writing and book publishing, and the traps that lie in the game.
Totally Random and Awesome Writing Exercises
By Laura K Marshall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Not only will you find over forty totally random and awesome writing exercises to invigorate your mind and writing. You’ll discover forty-four random first lines, scenarios and dialog prompts to help get your writing going. You’ll also find The Five Minute Writer section will help you discover time to write and create productivity in small amounts of time.
Lingomania
By Ignatius Shoestring
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Lingomania is the 21st century incarnation of one of history’s finest traditions – making stuff up. In this case we’re referring to making up words using the insights provided to us in the original manuals of Lingomania. It is the art of using root words to create new words and using them to impress, insult or entertain yourself and others.
You Can Teach Your Child To Read Better Today:
By Anthony Giordano
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
You Can Teach Your Child To Read Better Today is a clear, concise description of reading and the learning process. Written in easy to understand terms, it enables anyone to teach reading to anyone.
Lesson Plan - Letters of a Convict Girl - Grades 4-6
By Kate Walker
Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: Australian English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
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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.
Editors' Bible
By Fireblade Publishers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,480. Language: British English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
As the Editors’ Bible cover implies, this book is intended as a handbook for editors and authors throughout the English-speaking world. If in doubt, use it as a reliable guide. 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.
Change Writer's Block to Writer's Stock You Can Take to the Bank: 10 Steps to Curing Writer’s Block Forever
By Robert McDowell
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
You have a story to tell, a poem or memoir or essay to write, but you just can't get started. Every writer and would-be writer knows this scenario only too well. But poet Robert McDowell rides to the rescue with this readable and enjoyable Guide to banishing writer's block forever.
Sonnets: How To Write Them in Minutes
By Robert McDowell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The favored poetry form of Shakespeare comes to modern life for all writers in this splendid Guide. McDowell's examples and exercises effortlessly lead the reader/writer into the intricacies of the English, Italian and Spenserian sonnets to original compositions. This book is informative and fun.
Last Reader Standing: The Story of a Man Who Learned to Read at 54
By Archie Willard
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 34,720. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The Last Reader Standing is the story of Archie’s amazing—and often painful—journey of becoming literate at middle age, struggling with the new found knowledge of his dyslexia.
I have a different story
By John Skoyles
Price: Free! Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Literate ordinary people are not easily bambazzled. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
Poetry Writing Workshop: A Workbook for Students
By Karen Hamilton Silvestri
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This book describes easy to follow directions for creating poems that touch the heart. It includes writing exercises and prompts for traditional poems like the cinquain and haiku and more modern poetry like generated poems and found poetry.
Playing with Words: A Poetry Writing Workshop
By Karen Hamilton Silvestri
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
There are 12 exercises for creating poems by playing with words with examples.
Wommack's Vocabulary+ Buffet: Vocabulary, Word Usage & Pronunciation, Foreign Phrases, Quotations, Poems, Nursery Rhymes, Great Art/Artists, Architecture/Architects, Books/Authors, & Religions
By David R. Wommack
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,720. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
WOMMACK'S VOCABULARY+ BUFFET puts you easily on the road to a deep and dynamic vocabulary. Extremely helpful to creative writers too.
SPaG Book: A Teacher's Guide to Spelling, Punctuation, and Grammar
By Matilda Rose
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 31,380. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Solutions for School (Publishing, UK). Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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.
Step By Step Stories - A New Approach to Writing
By Kate Walker
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(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.