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The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills(4.80 from 10 reviews)
The Emotion Thesaurus is a tool for writers who want to convey character emotion effectively. It spotlights 75 emotions and the body language cues, thoughts, and visceral responses for each. Also addressed are common emotion-related writing problems and methods to overcome them. This thesaurus encourages writers to show, not tell, emotion and is a brainstorming resource for any fiction project.
The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Flaws by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,910. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book is a flaw-centric exploration of your character's arc, motivation, emotional wounds, and basic needs. Its vast collection of flaws will help writers to explore the possible causes, attitudes, behaviors, thoughts, and related emotions behind their characters’ weaknesses so they can be written effectively and realistically. Downloadable tools for character building are included.
The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,960. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The Positive Trait Thesaurus is brimming with ideas to help authors develop one-of-a-kind, dynamic characters that readers will love. Extensively indexed, it contains a large selection of positive attributes to choose from when building a personality profile. With entries written in a user-friendly list format, this brainstorming resource is perfect for any character creation project.
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.
1001 Romance Story Starters by Annette Elton
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,090. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
"1001 Romance Story Starters" covers myriad genres, from erotic romance to inspirational and everything in between. Designed to help kick start your imagination – the starters include dialogue starters, scenes, open ended scenarios, and even story endings. You can change ANYTHING about the story starter. Take the idea and bend it to your will – you’re the boss.
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 2 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.
Love's Labour's Lost in Plain and Simple English by BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 19. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,060. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Love's Labour's Lost has been called one of Shakespeare's funniest early plays--but if you aren't laughing as you read it, then you aren't alone. Let's face it..if you don't understand Shakespeare, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Love's Labour's Lost.
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.
IELTS Grammar Guide - 23 Rules You Must Know To Guarantee Your Success On The IELTS Exam! by Tim Dickeson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Sanbrook Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
Do you need a high score on the IELTS exam? Improve your English Grammar skills with this easy-to-follow grammar guide today! If you’re about to take the IELTS exam, then you’re about to discover how to dramatically increase your score! “IELTS Grammar Guide - 23 Grammar Rules You Must Know To Pass The IELTS” – will give you the necessary preparation to ensure your grammar will be correct.
Practical Creative Writing Exercises by Grace Jolliffe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,120. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Practical Creative Writing Exercises - Exercises To Inspire You To Write That Story You Always Wanted To Write. Practical Creative Writing Exercises is a workbook packed with information and exercises designed to help writers generate great ideas for creative stories. For writers who are stuck for ideas this is a treasure chest packed with practical exercises that really do work.
Grammar for Fiction Writers by Marcy Kennedy & Chris Saylor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,680. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The world of grammar is huge, but fiction writers don’t need to know all the nuances to write well. In fact, some of the rules you were taught in English class will actually hurt your fiction writing, not help it. Grammar for Fiction Writers won’t teach you things you don’t need to know. It’s all about the grammar that’s relevant to you as you write your novels and short stories.
Greedy: A Guide to Financial Domination by Madame Sossette
Price: $4.73 USD. Words: 14,670. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Education(5.00 from 1 review)
We all want to kick ass and take names, especially in the highly competitive world of Online BDSM. This easy to understand Guide is perfect for those just starting out in the scene and contains TIps and Tricks to help you stay Safe and Sane online.
Awesome Opening Lines 2 by Jason Jack
Series: Awesome Opening Lines, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Your Story Starts Here (A Great Value--Less than a Penny per Opening Line*!) A book’s opening line can make or break a work of fiction. Thankfully, Awesome Opening Lines volume 2 is here to help. This trusty tome includes over 400 more opening lines for you to adapt and use whenever the need arises . . .
How to Tell a Story by Peter Rubie & Gary Provost
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,640. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Drawing on Provost's proven philosophies, Rubie examines every facet of storytelling, from narrative hooks to fulfilling climaxes. Through advice, exercises, and an outstanding array of examples, you'll learn to create gripping narratives powered by strong characters. You'll discover the secrets of sequencing, of weaving subplots into rich stories, of manipulating story pace to increase conflict.
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!
LinkedIn Profiles That Don’t Suck! Learn the Insider LinkedIn Success Tactics That Will Have Recruiters Calling You! by Insider LinkedIn
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by Martin Knowles. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers / job hunting, Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
If you are looking for employment you need to be on LinkedIn. . In today’s job market most recruiters use LinkedIn as a de facto first job interview. The sad truth is that many qualified people are passed over for potential job opportunities and they are not even aware of it. Make sure this doesn’t happen to you by ensuring that your LinkedIn profile doesn’t suck!
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.
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.
Coriolanus In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version) by BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,760. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
T.S. Eliot said Coriolanus was superior to even Hamlet; Ralph Fiennes loved it so much he directed, produced, and starred in modern telling of the play. So if everyone loves it so much, why is it so hard to understand? Let's face it...Shakespeare can be difficult to read! Let BookCaps help with this easy to read modern retelling.