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The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Flaws
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
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.
Budget Bass
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
(4.00 from 1 review)
A complete set of plans to build a normal size upright Bass fiddle. This bass has the tone and volume that would match many commercial upright bass fiddles. At current prices this bass can be built for about $100. The bass could be coompleted in one weekend (not including staining and finish coat). The plans include detailed step by step instruction including many drawings and photos.
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 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.
Diplomat's Manual
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,760. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Etiquette
* PROTOCOL * PRACTICAL ADVICE * USES AND CUSTOMS For the Ambassador as well as the members of the diplomatic entourage, formal procedures and their correct application can be a source of anguish, torment or entertainment, depending on the level of familiarity with and adherence to the spoken an unspoken rules at play.
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.
Do You Have a MERS Mortgage?
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,370. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Andrew Robinson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
This is a step by step guide to help people save their homes from forclosure. These days, that's a critical issue! If you have a MERS mortgage, this book can help you save your home.
201 Writing Prompts
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.
Power Packed Book Marketing: Sell More Books
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
I't’s time to start marketing your book and getting it into readers' hands. Whether you’re a first time author, or a publishing veteran looking to revitalise your marketing, this book is here to help. It is jam packed full of simple strategies, hints and tips which will take you through every step of the marketing process
The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(4.82 from 11 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.
E-book Publishing and Marketing 101
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,740. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 6, 2016 by Agora Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This “EBook Publishing and Marketing 101” book will walk you through the whole process of writing, editing, formatting, promoting and marketing your precious e-book. It will help you get started and ensure that you know everything you need to know while equipping you with the skills and knowledge you need to complete your book and place it in front of readers’ eyes.
How to Write a Mystery Novel: Behind the Scenes - Creation of a Crime Series
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010 by Magic Lamp Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
This book takes you into the thinking process of a successful novelist who has completed a 15-book series entitled the Peter Sharp Legal Mysteries, all published and available worldwide in print and eBook formats. The 20 Chapters cover How to Get Started, Plot Devices, Resources, Character Development, Finding Your Voice, Suspense Creation and many more subjects any beginning novelist should know
Talk Shows Are Looking for You! How to Get Your Book and Your Message Onto Talk Radio Shows and Podcasts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,050. Language: American English. Published: May 11, 2016 by Friendly Oaks Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / general, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Take your book and message to the airwaves and podcasts. James Sutton, with experience on both sides of the talk show microphone, takes you through the steps from writing and marketing a winning pitch to sounding your best on a show. Learn tips that will put you at the front of the pack and use the provided resources (including free ones) for letting talk shows know you are ready for them!
Fiction Writing: How to Write Your First Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,610. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
A mini powerhouse packed with the knowledge you need to produce the novel you've been wanting to write. The best "How To" on the market today. Add to Cart Now.
Outlining Your Novel Workbook: Step-by-Step Exercises for Planning Your Best Book
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,830. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Award-winning author K.M. Weiland’s previous book, the bestselling Outlining Your Novel, showed writers how to embrace outlines in a way that makes the writing process fun, inspiring, and easy. Now it’s time to put those lessons to use! Building upon the principles you’ve already learned, the Outlining Your Novel Workbook presents a guided approach to getting the bones of your story down on paper.
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 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.
Perfecting Your Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Have you finally finished your manuscript? Has your manuscript been rejected? Looking to polish the story you completed during NaNoWriMo? Or maybe you’re thinking about writing a story and need some tips on how to make yours close to perfection? In this easy to follow book, author and writing coach, Susan Palmquist, offers you all the essentials of writing a great novel.
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 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.