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Creating Character Arcs: The Masterful Author's Guide to Uniting Story Structure, Plot, and Character Development
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,320. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Have you written a story with an exciting concept and interesting characters—but it isn’t grabbing the attention of readers or agents? It’s time to look deeper into the story beats that create realistic and compelling character arcs. Internationally published, award-winning novelist K.M. Weiland shares her acclaimed method for achieving memorable and moving character arcs in every book you write.
Structuring Your Novel Box Set
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,380. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business writing
2 Bestselling Guides Packed With Tips to Help You Brainstorm and Plan Your Best Story Is Structure the Hidden Foundation of All Successful Stories? These bestselling guides will teach you the secret to creating consistently good stories, show you how to spot and fix story problems before you start writing the first draft, and help you take your writing to the next level.
Outlining Your Novel Box Set: How to Write Your Best Book
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,800. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
2 Bestselling Guides Packed With Tips to Help You Brainstorm and Plan Your Best Story From Award-Winning and Internationally Published Writing Mentor K.M. Weiland These bestselling guides will help you choose the right type of outline to unleash your creativity, guide you in brainstorming plot ideas, and aid you in discovering your characters.
Can I Use I? Because I Hate, Hate, Hate College Writing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,920. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides
Can I use “I” in my college paper? The short answer: Yes. But keep reading. Even if you don’t like college writing—no, even if you hate college writing—this guide will get you through it. It offers clear and concise answers to your questions about writing college papers.
The Scottish Gaelic Tattoo Handbook: Authentic Words and Phrases in the Celtic Language of Scotland
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,800. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016 by Bradan Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Celtic Languages
Created by a Gaelic specialist in Nova Scotia, this handbook will appeal to anyone who loves Scottish culture, Celtic roots, and tattoos. It contains a glossary of nearly 400 authentic Scottish Gaelic words and phrases suitable for tattoos, along with a history of the language, examples of real-life Gaelic tattoos that went wrong, and advice on how to avoid common translation mistakes.
Learn German with Stories: Ferien in Frankfurt – 10 Short Stories for Beginners
Series: Dino lernt Deutsch, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: German. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German, Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
In this sequel to “Café in Berlin”, Dino makes his way towards the central German metropolis of Frankfurt am Main, caught in between quaint cider-pubs, the international banking elite, old acquaintances and the eternal question what to do with his life. Explore Frankfurt’s city life, learn about local sights and sounds, and improve your German effortlessly along the way!
Handboek Emigreren naar Zweden (Editie 2018)
Price: $6.75 USD. Words: 29,140. Language: Dutch. Published: March 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Emigreren naar Zweden? Dit populaire emigratieboek, compleet herzien in 2018, staat tjokvol tips over emigratie, werken in Zweden, een huis kopen, een eigen zaak starten, onderwijs, zorg en zekerheid, en veel meer. Het handboek voor een nieuwe start.
Structuring Your Novel: Essential Keys for Writing an Outstanding Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Why do some stories work and others don’t? The answer is structure. In this new guide from the author of the bestselling Outlining Your Novel, you will discover the universal underpinnings that guarantee powerful plot and character arcs. An understanding of proper story and scene structure will help you to not only perfectly time your story’s major events, but will also provide you with an unerri
Creating Character Arcs Workbook: The Writer's Reference to Exceptional Character Development and Creative Writing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,880. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
The Creating Character Arcs Workbook presents a guided approach to choosing the right type of character arc for your story, joining plot and character into a cohesive and resonant whole, and choosing stories with life-changing themes.
IELTS General Writing: How To Write 8+ Answers For The IELTS Exam!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,720. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017 by Sanbrook Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Are you unsure how to achieve a high score in the IELTS writing section (general training test mode)? IELTS General Writing gives you 20 high scoring sample answers you must review to guarantee your success in the IELTS exam (both Task 1 & Task 2)! You'll also get a step by step guide for how to plan and write high scoring answers for the IELTS exam.
442 Cosmic & Universal Laws
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
Never before have 442 cosmic / universal laws ever been defined in one place. Have you ever wondered how many cosmic and universal laws exist? I bet you have no idea how many of these laws affect you every day, second-by-second. One of these laws states that the three points of a triangle are responsible for the manifestation of all things in the infinite plane. (Law of Triangle)
How To Write A Book: Writing A Novel That Sells
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,540. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011 by Library House Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This unpretentious little guide through the perils of writing fiction follows the process through four stages: gathering the raw material, planning, rough draft writing, and revision. Novelist Dan Brown shares not only his own experience but also the thoughts of many classic masters of fiction.
Speaking Boricua: A Guide to Puerto Rican Spanish
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,950. Language: American English. Published: August 28, 2011 by Language Babel. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish
This best-selling Puerto Rican Spanish book, Speaking Boricua, is a humorous guide to Puerto Rican Spanish vocabulary. With over 1,500 Puerto Rican words and phrases, you will quickly understand Puerto Rican vocabulary and slang. Cartoon photos illustrate a few of the words and phrases in an entertaining way. Puerto Rican Spanish words with English definitions and examples.
The Everyday Guide to Special Education Law - A Handbook for Parents, Teachers and Other Professionals, Third Edition
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 76,010. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016 by Disability Law Colorado. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / general, Nonfiction » Reference » Almanac
You do not have to be a lawyer to understand Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) laws and processes. The Everyday Guide to Special Education Law is an essential tool to help parents get the best education possible for their child with disabilities. The Everyday Guide covers the IDEA's Part B (services for children aged 3-21), Part C (services for infants & toddlers) and Section 504.
Learn German with Stories: Karneval in Köln – 10 Short Stories for Beginners
Series: Dino lernt Deutsch, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: German. Published: March 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German, Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
In this follow-up to “Ferien in Frankfurt”, Dino finds himself in Cologne, the carnival capital of Germany and home of the Cologne Cathedral. Struggling with tacky accommodations and an empty wallet, he stumbles over a gig which promises to be a walk down easy street. But before he knows it, the carnival begins and he’s faced with an onslaught of bewildering customs.
Learn German with Stories: Momente in München – 10 Short Stories for Beginners
Series: Dino lernt Deutsch, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: German. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German, Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
In this sequel to "Karneval in Köln", Dino is making his way into the heart of Munich, capital of the Free State of Bavaria and home of the world-famous Explore the wonders of Munich in the autumn, learn about local sights and sounds, and improve your German effortlessly along the way!
TOEFL Grammar Guide - 23 Grammar Rules You Must Know To Guarantee Your Success On The TOEFL Exam!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by Sanbrook Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Improve your TOEFL Grammar skills with this easy-to-follow grammar guide today! “TOEFL Grammar Guide - 23 Grammar Rules You Must Know To Guarantee Your Success On The TOEFL” – will give you the necessary preparation to ensure your grammar will be correct.
Outlining Your Novel: Map Your Way to Success
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,460. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Let outlines help you write a better book! Writers often look upon outlines with fear and trembling. But when properly understood and correctly wielded, the outline is one of the most powerful weapons in a writer’s arsenal. Outlining Your Novel: Map Your Way to Success will help you choose the right type of outline for you an guide you in brainstorming plot ideas.
The Calisthenics Codex: Fifty Exercises for Functional Fitness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise, Nonfiction » Reference » Encyclopedias
"The Calisthenics Codex" features 50 body-weight-only calisthenics, each fully explained, illustrated with photos, and arranged into targeted lists to suit your interests and fitness level. Choose from 12 workout types, select exercises from 26 groupings like "Gym Class Flashback", "Steampunk Nightmare", and "Self Destruct Sequence", and create one of over 2,000,000 possible workouts.
The Mary Russell Companion
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 66,320. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Nonfiction » Reference » Almanac
Mary Russell, apprentice-partner of Sherlock Holmes, has written ten “Memoirs”. The illustrated Mary Russell Companion, both Entertainment and aid to scholarship, gives chronologies, character biographies, annotations of The Beekeeper’s Apprentice, Mary Russell interviews, commentaries on Russell’s life—and recipes! The definitive guide to the world of Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes.