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Rise Up & Commit: Story structure points 5 & 6
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Discusses the 5th & 6th points of novel structure: the second rising action (otherwise known as the middle) and the end of second act escalation.
Foiled Plans: Story structure points 3 & 4
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Discusses the 3rd and 4th points of novel structure: the first rising action, and the end of first act plot twist.
Give Your Child the Gift of Reading!
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,140. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This eBook is filled with 40 years of acquired knowledge about how to teach a very critical skill, reading! Reading is the most important of all academic skills because, you see, all learning flows from reading! The making or breaking of a child's academic potential and successful achievement throughout a child’s school career is dependent upon whether he or she learns to read . . . . . . . well!
Authors - Quick and Easy Tips to Develop Credible Characters
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
You may have a compelling story and an engaging style but if your characters do not resonate with your reader or viewer your project will not come alive. Courses, workshops, and studying what has been written by professional writers is all good, but sometimes all you need to get yourself in the flow is a new perspective. This booklet can be a valuable aid in helping bring your characters to life.
One Chunk at a Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
If your child struggles with reading at their grade level, this handbook can help you to help them improve fast. It was written by a former classroom teacher, reading tutor and homeschool mother who doesn't have time for complicated, high maintenance reading programs. One Chunk at a Time is as simple as it gets...and it works!
The Independent Author's Handbook
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,500. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This handbook will provide a focused and efficient path to quickly publish and market your work as an e-book, paperback and audiobook. You'll get: numerous tips, examples and ideas; all free or nearly so; backed up by statistics providing you a guide to what ideas work better than others; and the order to do them in so you don't have to lose time backtracking.
Meet the Colors: An Easy Reader Book
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 180. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012 by Aaron Polson. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Meet the Colors introduces children to the three primary colors (red, blue, yellow) and the three secondary colors (green, orange, blue) with bright pictures and simple words. At the end of the book, there is a simple “name that color” game to challenge beginning readers/learners.
Don't Panic 2.0: On-the-Go Practice for the OSSLT
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by Don't Panic Books. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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Co-authored by Carla Douglas. Don't Panic 2.0: On-the-Go Practice for the OSSLT is the new digital edition of the bestselling resource for helping students to prepare for the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test. Designed to guide teachers while providing ample practice for students. Ready to read on computers, smartphones and a variety of e-readers.
The Pocketbook of Prompts: 52 Ideas for a Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by The Fine Line. Category: 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
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,720. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012 by The Fine Line. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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
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Price: Free! Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
13 Short Essays on Writing from a Neophyte Author’s Perspective
Show & Tell : the proper uses of summary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
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
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 32,410. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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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
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Price: Free! Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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
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Series: Maintain Your Brain Puzzles, Book 2 · Word Puzzles, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,950. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Category: 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
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Series: Maintain Your Brain Puzzles, Book 1 · Word Puzzles, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
“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.