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The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Flaws
By Angela Ackerman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,910. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: 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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,950. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
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.
Free Ride to College: A Guide to Grooming Your Kids For a Full Academic Scholarship
By N.J. Richards
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Getting into college
Free Ride to College: A Guide to Grooming Your Kids For a Full Academic Scholarship is a comprehensive guide to giving students preparing for college and their parents the preparation and resources necessary to not only get admitted to the college or university of their dreams, but also to secure the funds that are essential to paying for it.
Writing Characters Who'll Keep Readers Captivated: Nail Your Novel
By Roz Morris
Price: $5.26 USD. Words: 42,680. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How do you create characters with depth? How do you write the opposite sex? What makes teenagers sound authentic? Inhabitants of a dystopia? How do you write plausible antagonists and chilling villains? How do you inhabit a character who isn't like you? Whether you write literary or genre fiction, this book shows you how to create people who keep readers hooked and make you want to tell stories
How To Be Your Own Bodyguard
By Nick Hughes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,550. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Self Defense tips for men and women from a lifetime of protecting clients in hostile environments. Includes avoidance and awareness skills of the professional protection agent as well as dynamic, pressure tested techniques.
How to Crack The Mortgage Code
By E. Wright Davis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,920. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Tailored PC Documents. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
A legal expert's guide to eliminating your mortgage fast! Learn secrets that the Banks and Mortgage Companies don’t want you to know. Discover 19 Greatest Secrets to Pay Off Your Mortgages Fast and Save Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars.
Biochemistry Dictionary for Health Professionals
By Graham Shaw
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,760. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
(5.00 from 1 review)
So much more than a dictionary. It contains interactive case studies, short lectures and 'high-impact' biochemistry terms that overlap with physiology, pharmacology and the clinical sciences. It is ideal for students studying for board examinations allowing them to optimize their precious study time.
Budget Bocce Court
By Bryan Mero
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2010. Category: 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!
De la Cire au Bronze
By Olivier Duhamel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,620. Language: French. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Ce guide détaillé illustre une méthode facile pour créer une petite sculpture en bronze par soi même et à peu de frais. La méthode décrite est celle de la cire perdue et de la carapace de céramique comme l’utilise la plupart des fonderies commerciales. La méthode a simplement été adaptée pour la rendre possible à peu de frais pour un usage domestique.
The Art of Code Enforcement
By Martin Collins
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,320. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
(5.00 from 5 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.
Mastering Showing and Telling in Your Fiction
By Marcy Kennedy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,890. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Mastering Showing and Telling in Your Fiction will help you clearly understand the difference between showing and telling, provide you with guidelines for when to show AND when to tell, and give you practical editing tools for spotting and fixing telling in your writing.
The Self-Publishing Manual, Volume 1
By Dan Poynter
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
0.75 star(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.
Speaking Activities That Don't Suck
By English Teacher X
Series: English Teacher X, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,840. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
One of the most painful aspects of any TEFL job is getting the students to speak. Far too many teachers exhaust themselves trying to entertain and motivate surly or shy students - but yet again English Teacher X is here to help. Here is a book full of clear, succint, and EFFECTIVE ways to give your students NO CHOICE but to produce HUGE AMOUNTS of English in a variety of classroom situations.
The Self-Publishing Manual, Volume 2
By Dan Poynter
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
0.5 star(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.
Writing FAST: How to Write Anything with Lightning Speed
By Jeff Bollow
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,640. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Your mind moves at lightning speed. Your writing should, too. FAST is a simple, step-by-step system for writing at the speed of thought. This beloved bestseller outlines the four phases of the writing process: FOCUS your ideas into a writing plan, APPLY the plan by blasting out a draft, STRENGTHEN your work to make it exactly what you want to say, and TWEAK the words to ensure a fast read.
90 Mobile Learning Modern Language Activities
By Harry Grover Tuttle
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,920. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
Improve your students’ modern language communication and culture awareness through mobile learning tools and apps. Use these easy to integrate activities to engage your students in in-class and out-of-class learning in fourteen different mobile learning categories. Develop your students' speaking listening, reading, and writing. Have them participate in authentic culture through mobile activities.
Chapter One: A Fast, Fun Way To Write Fiction
By Meredith Bond
Price: $6.98 USD. Words: 26,270. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Have a great idea for a novel, but don’t know where to start? Have you started your novel, but got bogged down after only the first few pages and don’t know how to go on? Then this book is for you! Chapter One is a beginning writing course. This book can be used in conjunction with the course or instead of it.
How to Really Self-Publish Erotica: The Truth About Kinks, Covers, Advertising and More!
By Dalia Daudelin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,880. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How often have you heard, "Nobody makes money from self-publishing"? It's coming from the mouths of authors, agents, publishers and editors out of ignorance... or malice. If you're looking to jump-start your career in writing, though, self-publishing can be an absolute Godsend if you're just an average person. The problem is, the information you need is scattered all over the internet.
Writing Fight Scenes
By Rayne Hall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,200. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
0.5 star(4.56 from 9 reviews)
Learn step-by-step how to create fictional fights which leave the reader breathless with excitement.
Where to Work Online
By Annie Jean Brewer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of legitimate work at home positions ranging from Assembly to Telemarketing and beyond; complete with tips, tricks, work at home resource links and much more. Compiled and written after years of work at home experience to help those wanting to break free of the traditional workforce.