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The Writer's Spellbook by Lillian Csernica
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
While this ebook focuses on creating magic systems, it will also help you understand many of the elements that go into strong worldbuilding. A good foundation in your fictional world will open the doorways of inspiration to more and more plot twists, mythical creatures, cliffhangers and fabulous treasure!
Get it Right: A cranky editor's no-frills easy-to-understand tips for usage, style and punctuation by Maureen Milliken
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,200. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation(5.00 from 1 review)
Tips on punctuation, word and usage errors, and other writing wisdom from a veteran editor in easy-to-understand language. This writing guide not only covers common mistakes and rules, but also has a liberal dose of cranky peeves from someone who's spent 30 years in a newsroom (and is also a freelance book editor). Want a hug? Wrong book. Want to get it right? Let's talk.
Write The Fight Right by Alan Baxter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals(4.60 from 5 reviews)
A fiction writer's resource for creating realistic, convincing fight scenes from author and martial arts instructor, Alan Baxter.
Guide to Effective Report Writing by David Tuffley
Series: Text Book, Book 2 · For Writers, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
The Guide to Effective Report Writing outlines a practical method for professionals in a wide range of disciplines to develop and maintain reports that address the needs of the reader and which are expressed in language easily understood by the reader.
IELTS Essay Booster - One-Stop Destination for The Writing Module! by Akanksha Makwana
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
A Quick Guide to "The Last Man" by Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 22 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 150. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Action
“The Last Man” by Mary Shelley was first published in 1826. It is an apocalyptic science fiction novel. The story is set in a world in future. The future world has been ravaged by a plague. The story basically describes the fate of the human generation in future.
Write in the Dark: 101 Horror Writing Prompts by Kate Krake
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Collected in this book are 101 writing prompts and six random writing tables designed to prompt horror stories to explore the dark and sometimes terrifying realities and possibilities of the human condition . Some of them are ideas for characters, others present possible scenarios and snippets of dialogue. Each one of them has a horror tale waiting to burst out, some more than one.
The Short Fuse Guide to Book Proposals by Gordon Warnock
Series: Short Fuse Guides, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Gordon Warnock walks you through writing the kind of book proposal that makes agents and acquisitions editors want to work with you. Learn what to include, what to avoid, and what will help you stand above the rest. Short Fuse Guides offer insider tips and tricks for writers, written by agents and covering different areas of the ever-changing publishing industry.
Frankenstein, the Man and the Monster by Arthur Belefant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,690. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
This analysis of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein shows that she intended that her readers know that the Creature did not exist but was only a figment of Victor Frankenstein's imagination. It clears away all the errors and inconsistencies in her book. In doing so this book "proves" that Percy Shelley wrote the coda of the book.
Fifty Ways to Practice Reading: Tips for ESL/EFL Students by Belinda Young-Davy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: American English. Published: November 11, 2012 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in), Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
This book is made for students of English as a Second or Foreign Language. You will learn 50 ways to practice and improve reading skills. By applying these methods, you will read faster and better, and remember information longer. You do not need to be living in an English-speaking country or be currently taking an English class to use this book. Good for beginners through advanced levels.
Confessions of a 3-Day Novelist: How to Write an Entire Book in Just 72 Hours by Laura Roberts
Series: Indie Confessions. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Want to write your books faster? Learn the tricks that bestselling authors use to succeed! In this book you'll learn: * How to write an entire book, from start to finish, in just three days; * How to outline your story to achieve success; * What you'll need to write your book in just 72 hours; Plus plenty of tricks and tips for writing faster, smarter, and harder.
16 Secrets Revealed by Professional Screenwriters by Richard Finney
Series: Professional Screenwriting. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,130. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Lono Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
Those who can’t do teach. And those who can’t write professionally somehow end up writing books about screenwriting. This book is DIFFERENT -- written by a PROFESSIONAL currently working in Hollywood as a Screenwriter and Film Producer. Successful Professional Screenwriters REVEAL A SECRET about what led to their SUCCESS. 34,000 words of original text!
The Short Fuse Guide to Book Publishing Contracts by Emily S. Keyes
Series: Short Fuse Guides, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Emily S. Keyes walks you through book publishing contracts, translating her years of experience as a contracts specialist for a Big 5 publisher to a level that’s easy to understand—even if you’ve never been published.
102 Prompts for Horror Writers by Elizabeth Huff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A must-have book for writers of the horror genre. Includes prompts and resources to get you thinking and writing.
365 Writing Prompts for Writers by Toby Welch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,740. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This follow-up to the popular e-book 365 Prompts to Kickstart Your Writing features writing prompts geared for writers. Interspaced between prompts that are appropriate for anyone, every third prompt deals with some aspect about writing.
World Building 101 by Julie Ann Dawson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Originally designed for a seminar conducted by author and game designer Julie Ann Dawson at Suny College, World Building 101 provides both writers and RPG designers with an easy-to-follow process through which to create a functional and believable setting.
The Writer's Guide to Training Your Dragon - Using Speech Recognition Software to Dictate Your Book and Supercharge Your Writing Workflow (Dictation Mastery for PC and Mac) by Scott Baker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,290. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016 by Ashe Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Want to dictate up to 5000 WORDS an hour? Want to do it with 99% ACCURACY from the day you start? As writers, we all know what an incredible tool dictation software can be. It enables us to write faster and avoid the dangers of RSI and a sedentary lifestyle. But many of us give up on dictating when we find we can't get the accuracy we need to be truly productive. This book changes all of that.
Self-Publishing Boot Camp Guide for Authors, 3rd Edition by Carla King
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 44,990. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Carla King’s self-publishing guides have been the go-to resource for authors since 2010. This new 2015 edition is an updated step-by-step guide to creating, publishing, marketing, and selling your book in print and every popular ebook format, with recommendations for tools and services you can trust.
The Big Book of Job Interview Questions by Mark Karpinka
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,700. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
With over 2,000 questions and over 50 competencies to choose from, The Big Book of Job Interview Questions is THE ultimate recruitment resource guide for Human Resources Consultants, Recruiters, Managers, Business Owners and Interviewees! Building an interview plan, or studying for an upcoming interview, just got easy!
The 30 Day Novel Success Journal for Romance: Overcome Procrastination, Figure Out What Happens Next and Get Your Novel Written (the Write Smarter, Not Harder series, vol 2) by Lynn Johnston
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
This workbook combines elements of three-act structure, the Hero's Journey, and a romance arc that incorporates character growth to create an extremely flexible story blueprint that you can adapt to the story you want to tell. The blueprint is broken down into 30 steps, so you'll know exactly where your characters should be in their journey each day. Perfect for NaNoWriMo!