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The Writer's Body Lexicon: Body Parts, Actions, and Expressions
Series: The Writer's Lexicon. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,880. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Ordinary writers describe the body in order to evoke images in readers’ minds. Extraordinary writers leverage it to add elements such as tension, intrigue, and humor. The Writer’s Body Lexicon provides tools for both approaches, with a boggling number of word choices and phrases for body parts. Add depth to your writing. Mold the body until it becomes an integral part of your narrative.
1,000 Character Writing Prompts: Villains, Heroes and Hams for Scripts, Stories and More
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,780. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Reference
From the author of 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts, this 300 page, 150,000+ word reference tool can serve writers who need characters and need them now! Each of the 1,000 character ideas ends with a question or command to push you past writer's block and into a creative flow state. If character development is your problem, this detailed reference tool is the solution.
English Idioms And Expressions For Everyone, Yes, Even You!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,910. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of English idioms and expressions, and the origins of some of these expressions. Humorous illustrations and some interesting proverbs from other cultures are also included. This is a useful and fun book for anyone who speaks English, and will be referred to for many years to come. It is a great gift for a friend, or a fitting addition to your coffee table or office waiting room.
English-Esperanto-English Dictionary
Price: $8.85 USD. Words: 127,490. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015 by Mondial. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Angla-Esperanto-Angla Vortaro: Find what you are looking for: Concise yet comprehensive, with coverage of all the words you need, including many technical terms. Both directions: Contains both Esperanto–English and English–Esperanto sections, with a total of over 30,000 entries. Keep up-to-date: Completely revised and rewritten, with a thorough coverage of contemporary English and Esperanto.
The Fiction Writer's Handbook
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 146,370. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by Christopher Meeks. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
"The Fiction Writer's Handbook" is the definitive volume that explains the terms and concepts that writers and editors use when they talk about a work.
Stephen King, American Master: A Creepy Corpus of Facts About Stephen King & His Work
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,810. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2018 by Permuted. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
A fun and informative compendium for Stephen King fans —interviews, essays, and loads of facts and details about all of his work.
A Dictionary of English and Romance Languages Equivalent Proverbs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,580. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish
3,246 English proverbs and thousands of equivalents in five national Romance languages: French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Romanian. The Dictionary is a very useful reference tool for scholars of these languages, for researchers working in various associated fields such as linguistics, literature, folklore, anthropology, psychology, sociology, history, advertising and contemporary media.
Writing Love: Screenwriting Tricks for Authors II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,520. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
(5.00 from 7 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.
Filosofie - Noțiuni de bază, Volumul 1
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 293,330. Language: Romanian. Published: June 5, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals, Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
O introducere prin noțiuni de bază în lumea filosofiei, cu răspunsuri la cele mai profunde întrebări pe care ni le punem cu toții, prin prisma celor mai mari filozofi din lume, de la Platon și Confucius până la gânditorii moderni. Un ghid pentru natura fundamentală a existenței, a societății și a modului în care gândim.
The Emotional Wound Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Psychological Trauma
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,800. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Root your characters in reality by giving them an authentic wound that causes difficulties and prompts them to strive for inner growth to overcome it. With its easy-to-read format and over 100 entries packed with information, The Emotional Wound Thesaurus is a crash course in psychology for creating characters that feel incredibly real to readers.
The Occupation Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Jobs, Vocations, and Careers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,920. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Whether a character loves or hates what they do, a job can reveal many things about them, including their priorities, beliefs, desires, and needs. The Occupation Thesaurus will show you how a career choice can characterize, drive the plot, infuse scenes with conflict, and get readers on the character’s side through the relatable pressures, responsibilities, and stakes inherent with work.
Self-publishing lab. Il mestiere dell’autoeditore
Series: Autoeditoria. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 139,500. Language: Italian. Published: May 30, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Stai scrivendo un libro? O lo hai già scritto e vorresti farlo arrivare ai lettori? E se diventassi tu l’editore del tuo libro? L’autoeditore gestisce la pubblicazione di un libro svolgendo tre ruoli: autore, editore e imprenditore. Se vuoi diventare un self-publisher, se lo sei già, ma hai ancora qualcosa da imparare, o se vuoi soltanto conoscere questo mestiere, questo è il libro che fa per te.
These Great Movies Won No Hollywood Awards: A Film-Lover's Guide to the Best of the Rest
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,020. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
A most interesting book, These Great Movies Won No Hollywood Awards details 142 marvelous films that thrilled audiences and critics, with a special supplement on director Henry Hathaway and his movies. JHR was the first critic to make people aware of Hathaway's importance. At first, only the French critics agreed with John, but now Hathaway is recognized as one of the great masters of the cinema.
Make Your Words Work
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,080. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2020 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Gary Provost practices what he preaches in Make Your Words Work. He helps you learn to write well by, among other things, writing well himself. His warm, witty, entertaining instruction teams with solid examples as well as exercises. Get the good word now. This is the writing course to help you make your work more powerful, more readable, more salable.
The Anna Karenina Companion (Includes Study Guide, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 383,460. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Anna Karenina is epic in every way. If you are struggling to remember key characters, plots or settings, BookCaps can help! This comprehensive companion to Tolstoy's novel includes chapter summaries for the 200+ chapters, informative snapshots of all major and secondary characters (with first name pronunciation to help with complicated Russian names), and historical context about the novel.