- African American fiction
- Alternative history
- Children’s books
- Coming of age
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Fairy tales
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Transgressional fiction
- Visionary & metaphysical
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- Literary criticism
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
Composition & creative writing | Reading skills | Editing & proofreading | Alphabets & writing systems | Readers | Speech | Vocabulary | General | Communication studies | Style manuals | Spelling | Phonetics & phonology | All sub-categories >>Alphabets & writing systems | Communication studies | Composition & creative writing | Editing & proofreading | General | Handwriting | Journalism | Library & information science / administration & management | Library & information science / archives & special libraries | Library & information science / cataloging & classification | Library & information science / collection development | Library & information science / general | Library & information science / school media | Linguistics / semantics | Phonetics & phonology | Readers | Reading skills | Reference | Rhetoric | Sign language | Speech | Spelling | Style manuals | Translating & interpreting | Vocabulary | << Top sub-categories
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: 25,680. 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 by Alison Chisholm
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+ by Carolyn Franklin
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” by Татьяна Бонч-Осмоловская
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 by Beth Revis
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.
How To Interview Doctor Who, Ozzy Osbourne And Everyone Else by Jason Arnopp
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,670. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
A fun and conversational guide to interviewing people as a journalist, covering all the detail you need, from planning the interview to writing it all up.
Translation 101: Starting Out As A Translator by Petro Dudi
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,540. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
This book is for anyone contemplating on becoming a translator, or for existing translators that need a crash course on their profession. It explores the realm of translation, the benefits, working conditions and tools. You'll learn how to run your translation business, set up profitable rates and find clients. You'll be shown how to stay away from fraudulent companies too.
Teaching Stamina and Silent Reading in the Digital-Global Age by Elfrieda H. Hiebert
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 by Geoff Davis
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 by Nelson W. Wolff
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 by John Fulford
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 by Danielle Lincoln Hanna
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 by David Bruce
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 by David Bruce
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 by David Bruce
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.
Rethink Reading Strategies by Suki Stone
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 38,470. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Is your child struggling with reading? You know they are smart and have the ability to achieve, but are not progressing. Rethink Reading Strategies has identified revolutionary ways to reconsider how reading is taught to children with learning disabilities or children who are still struggling in reading and comprehension.
A Writer's Journey: What to Know Before, During, and After Writing a Book by Carren Strock
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,550. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Essay » Author profile
The author of the ground-breaking Married Women Who Love Women was first told she wasn't a writer by a college professor. She didn't realize she might be until Robert Redford came to town. In this book, she tells other writers what to know before, during, and after writing a book. This is the book she wishes she had when she started writing.