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Budget Bocce Court
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Bocce is wonderful Italian bowling game that is sweeping the nation. I started playing in 1994 and play to this very day. With a large backyard I was able to build my own 60x10ft bocce court. I documented the entire process and now I want to share with you how you can build your own bocce court too!
Escape the Game: How to Make Puzzles and Escape Rooms
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Good escape rooms are made by thinking of the player experience first. Escape the Game covers all aspects of creating your escape room from scratch. The book is meant to inspire designers to think holistically and to think about their escape rooms as more than the sum of their parts. Includes a sample puzzle that you can use in your room!
Trough of Hell: How to Wrap Up the Middle of Your Story with Maximum Impact
Series: Story Structure Essentials. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,300. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
If the middle of your screenplay or novel (ie Act Two) has ever given you trouble, this is the book for you. The key is simple. Just figure out how Act Two ends. Ideally, your choice is filled with pain, emotion, and paradox—a powerful combination which re-engages audiences just when their interest is about to evaporate. This book will show you exactly what to do. Conquer Act Two for good, today!
Story Stakes: Your #1 Writing Skills Strategy to Produce a Page-Turner that Transforms Readers into Raving Fans of Your Screenplay or Novel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,120. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Master story stakes, and keep readers up all night! How? Stakes create tension. To relieve this tension, readers must continue turning the pages of your screenplay or novel, till they reach the end. With this guide, you will learn about 11 types of story stakes, 8 ways to elicit extra emotion from the same set of stakes…plus specific strategies to raise the stakes (even when they’re already high!)
Power Up! The Smart Guide to Home Solar Power: How to Make a Wise Solar Investment
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,520. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
How would you like a $2 monthly electric bill? Here's how. Author Robert Brenner explains how to determine your power needs, select the right-sized system, find vendors, get proposals, analyze bids, select the best solar installer, fund the project, make milestone payments, and evaluate results. Three actual installation jobs are described (with photos) including savings on electrical bills.
The Art of Code Enforcement
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,320. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Law enforcement
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Nearly every political jurisdiction in America has adopted codes that regulate the built environment. This book is not a code but rather a practical guide for code enforcement administration. The topics range from voluntary compliance to effective sanctions for noncompliance and are of use to all those who are seeking to improve the maintenance of the building stock in their communities.
Copyright Clearance for Creatives: A Guide for Independent Publishers and Their Support Providers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,570. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This award-winning guide covers processes and procedures for locating and obtaining permission to use existing content that adds value to current works. It shows how to obtaining permissions, templates and tools for tracking permission, examples of request letters, permission request forms, sample cease and desist letters and take-down notices, myths about copyright, and clearance procedures.
The Self-Publishing Manual, Volume 1
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Universally acknowledged as the bible for self-publishers, this guide incorporates the latest information on the process in a new edition. Twelve chapters answer common questions and provide practical guidance on writing, design, copyrighting, printing, promotion, publicity, sales, and distribution, with one chapter devoted to technology. An appendix lists useful resources.
10 Top Writing Tips: Ideas and Inspiration
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
This book is full of writing tips on everything from story starters, to harnessing your inspiration and curing writer's block. It will spark your imagination and give you plenty to write about.
How To Write Secondary Materials
Series: Training Course For ELT Writers. Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 28,620. Language: British English. Published: March 29, 2017 by ELT Teacher 2 Writer. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts
In this book Fiona Mauchline examines the many challenges involved in writing successful material for the secondary classroom. Including practical suggestions, tasks with commentaries, Fiona considers the implications of the development of the teenage brain on the writer's choice of activities and topics. A rich resource for anyone wishing to write better secondary materials.
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.
Serious Revenge - Reference Handbooks and Manuals Humor and Satire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Serious Revenge is a manual for those looking to seek justice in a broken system. The book is designed to help you defend yourself from the predatory behavior of hustlers, stalkers, bad bureaucrats and outright jerks. If you have ever tried to use the legal system to get someone to leave you alone, you realize it's hopelessly broken. This manual will help you get restitution you deserve...
The Self-Publishing Manual, Volume 2
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Book publishing is changing: this book describes how to take advantage of those changes. This Volume II is the sequel to The Self-Publishing Manual (Volume I), the most successful book ever written on the subject. This manual describes how to use new techniques to write your book even faster, use new technology to publish it for less, and how to use social media for promotion.
IELTS Essay Booster - One-Stop Destination for The Writing Module!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,870. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
IELTS Essay Booster is a Complete IELTS Writing Preparation Book (for both Academic & General Training Modules). It features: - Useful IELTS writing tips - 150 IELTS essays + 50 essay outlines - Vocabulary / Phrases - Common lines to use in IELTS essays and letters - Graph writing tips, strategy and vocabulary - Letter tips and samples - Misspelled words - Confusables - English enhancement tools
The Short Fuse Guide to Query Letters
Series: Short Fuse Guides, Book 1. 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.
The Turkish Language Explained for English Speakers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Turkish, Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
This Treatise explains and answers some of the difficulties that the learner of Turkish may encounter along their way. It focuses on the understanding of Turkish grammar and logic with many examples and explanations. There are no practice exercises included as these can be found in many text books or on the internet. It covers the learning process from beginner to intermediate and advanced.
300 CEN (Certified Emergency Nurse) Exam Questions and Answers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,180. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
If you are taking the state CEN examination or just interested in what it entails, this book of questions will help you. 300 CEN questions (and answers) are included here. The book covers the following topics: Cardiovascular Emergencies, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Genitourinary, Maxillofacial, Medical Emergency, Orthopedic, Patient Care Management, Professional Issues, and more!
The Rural Setting Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Personal and Natural Places
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,550. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
The Rural Setting Thesaurus helps writers like never before by exploring over 100 school, home, and natural locations, providing the sensory details for each along with possible sources of conflict that can be found there. Also covered are many figurative language techniques that can be used to convey emotion and bring the setting to life, creating a vibrant, one-of-a kind experience for readers.
Story Climax: How to Avoid Disappointed Audiences and Craft a Screenplay or Novel Climax That Thrills & Delights
Series: Story Structure Essentials. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,090. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
To become an “auto-buy” for 1000s of readers, or to get onto Hollywood’s speed dial, the grand finale of your novel or screenplay must thrill and delight. Filled with practical tips, this writing guide will show you how to build your climax on a sturdy foundation and fulfill the 2 criteria at the climax’s core. Plus, 3 tests your climax must pass to earn audiences’ enthusiastic seal of approval.
The Urban Setting Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to City Spaces
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,040. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
The Urban Setting Thesaurus is the key to creating stronger, more powerful descriptions by showing writers how multisensory details can draw readers in and enhance the story. Through its sensory exploration of over 120 urban settings, this book will help writers create a realistic, textured world readers will long to return to, even after the book closes.