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How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method by Randy Ingermanson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,430. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Randy Ingermanson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Are you writing a novel, but having trouble getting your first draft written? Take a look at the wildly popular Snowflake Method—a battle-tested series of ten steps that jump-start your creativity and help you quickly map out your story. All around the world, novelists are using the Snowflake Method right now to ignite their imaginations and get their first drafts down on paper.
Getting Published in the 21st Century: Advice from a Literary Agent by Carly Watters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,530. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
From Literary Agent Carly Watters comes Getting Published in the 21st Century, an ebook of Writer’s Digest award-winning blog content and new material primed to help writers get published.
The Short Fuse Guide to Query Letters by Michelle E. Richter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Michelle Richter demystifies the process of writing and submitting query letters that get results. Learn structure, technique, what works, what never to do, what attracts an agent’s attention, and special tips that most writers don’t think of. Help your submission rise above the slush and get read by those who want it most.
Fifty Ways to Practice Reading: Tips for ESL/EFL Students by Belinda Young-Davy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: American English. Published: November 11, 2012 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in), Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
This book is made for students of English as a Second or Foreign Language. You will learn 50 ways to practice and improve reading skills. By applying these methods, you will read faster and better, and remember information longer. You do not need to be living in an English-speaking country or be currently taking an English class to use this book. Good for beginners through advanced levels.
The Taming of the Shrew In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version) by BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,230. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The Taming of the Shrew is timeless. The films 10 Things I Hate About You and Deliver us from Eva were each based on the play; the classic western McLintock! even had an episode about the show. But if you have tried to read it and simply stopped because you don't get it, then you are not alone. Let's face it..if you don't understand Shakespeare, then you are not alone.
Character 101, Or How To Build Effective Characters by John D Adamus
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: American English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn strategies to make your characters fully realized, three dimensional and attractive to readers. In six steps, discover components that turn ideas into written realities.
201 Writing Prompts by Heather Wright
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,800. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
201 Writing Prompts is a fun and challenging collection of writing starters designed to spark your creativity and end writer's block.
How to Handle Grammar by Kat Duncan
Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,410. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn to identify common sentence pattern types and take full advantage of the way sentence patterns and variety in sentence structure will improve the flow and rhythm of your fiction writing. Topics in this book address fiction styles, the pros and cons of first-person and third-person points of view, dialogue, showing versus telling, figurative language, and other useful fiction techniques.
Writing Prompts & More--Ideas to Spark Creativity and End Writer's Block by Heather Wright
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A sequel to 201 Writing Prompts, Writing Prompts and More offers writing prompts plus lots of other routes to creativity and getting your words on the page. Four chapters of the book hold 100 new writing prompts and the remaining seven chapters invite you to explore multiple ways into stories or give you ideas to help break through writer’s block.
Writing Love: Screenwriting Tricks for Authors II by Alexandra Sokoloff
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,520. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books(5.00 from 8 reviews)
A revised, expanded version of award-winning author/screenwriter Alexandra Sokoloff's story structure workbook Screenwriting Tricks For Authors, with twice the material and using examples from all genres – but with a special focus on the structure and key elements of love stories. Includes full breakdowns of ten romantic comedies, romantic adventure, period romance and romantic suspense films.
Where to Work Online by Annie Jean Brewer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of legitimate work at home positions ranging from Assembly to Telemarketing and beyond; complete with tips, tricks, work at home resource links and much more. Compiled and written after years of work at home experience to help those wanting to break free of the traditional workforce.
How To Make Your Own Simple Treasure Hunt by Sam Gething-Lewis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This is a guide to creating a great treasure hunt for your home, which can be adapted for your town, park or even your holiday. You’ll learn how to create a number of different clues, pick a theme as well as how to make an authentic looking treasure map.
Writer’s Guide to Military Culture by Linda Maye Adams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Former soldier and Desert Storm veteran Linda Maye Adams walks step-by-step to help the civilian fiction writer understand how military culture works. From enlistment to war, this book takes you on a tour of what it’s like to be a soldier without having to go through basic training yourself.
A Teacher's Guide to the Spanish Language by Sean L. Young
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Teaching Spanish is not just teaching the language you know. But knowing a little bit of the history and the importance of Spanish in the United States and around the world helps you and your student see why being bilingual can enrich their lives and open greater opportunities.
The Vincent Calvino Reader's Guide by Christopher G. Moore
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Playwriting
The Vincent Calvino Novels Since Spirit House was published in 1992, the Vincent Calvino series has enjoyed international acclaim and an ever-expanding readership in twelve languages. The Vincent Calvino novels, with the Bangkok noir settings, are known for their cultural insights into the Thai/Asian societies. Calvino’s Laws explore the human psyche streched along the East-West divide. ...
RC Glossary by Team Associated
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Do you get confused with race terms like Triple A Main, Low-fly Double, Off-camber Section, and Quarter-finals? Need help telling the difference between Camber and Caster? This glossary (which is a dictionary with specialized terms defined) will help beginners understand RC lingo quickly.
RC Cheat Sheets by Team Associated
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,170. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Set Up Your Radio Control Car to Win! Now you can quickly understand how to adjust your RC car, buggy, or truck settings for optimum tuning! Within a range of tuning options, which is better, a higher number or lower? Thicker or thinner? How will a longer or shorter adjustment change the handling? If you keep scratching your head trying to remember -- RC Cheat Sheets to the rescue!
Writing Your Novel: From Idea to Outline, to Plotting Your Way Through the 3-Act Structure + Xtras by Brenda Hill
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 24,990. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Have a great idea for a novel, but don't know how/where to begin? Never Fear. Writing Your Novel will help you. Writing Your Novel is a simple, step by step method for building a successful storyline from your basic idea.
The Short Fuse Guide to Book Publishing Contracts by Emily S. Keyes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Emily S. Keyes walks you through book publishing contracts, translating her years of experience as a contracts specialist for a Big 5 publisher to a level that’s easy to understand—even if you’ve never been published.