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Fifty Ways to Practice Reading: Tips for ESL/EFL Students
By Belinda Young-Davy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: American English. Published: November 11, 2012 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in)
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.
The Turkish Language Explained for English Speakers
By John Guise
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,600. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Turkish
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.
A Brief Guide to Writing and APA Formatting for Graduate Students and Dissertation Writers
By Jill Kelly
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This helpful guide and APA checklist is designed to assist new graduate students as well as more experienced dissertation candidates to improve their academic writing. Designed especially for students in social sciences, education, and business, it distinguishes academic writing from business and professional writing and offers helpful hints to smooth the graduate's path to success.
Business Planning for Editorial Freelancers: A Guide for New Starters
By Louise Harnby
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 28,390. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Published in association with The Publishing Training Centre, this practical guide takes new freelance proofreaders and copyeditors through the basics of planning their business. Chapters focus on the different aspects of editorial freelancing, training, client focus, getting experience, financial assessment, promotion, networking, tools for the job and real-world case studies.
The Bunny Lover's Complete Guide To House Rabbits
By Stephan Flores
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,340. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 1 review)
With easy-to-understand information; insight gained from personal experience; dozens of photos; and step-by-step instructions on everything from how to properly house and feed your bunny to litter-box training to finding the right vet to socializing your bun and beyond, this book will become your single, most-powerful reference tool to help you successfully and happily live with your house rabbit.
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.
Graduate School: Winning Strategies For Getting In
By Dave Mumby, Ph.D.
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 69,300. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
This book provides college students with the information they need to apply successfully to graduate school. Misconceptions about graduate school are revealed and dispelled, including the most common myth – that one must have excellent grades to get in, and that excellent grades are all one needs. Other factors that may play a bigger role than GPA are discussed.
Nail Your Novel: Why Writers Abandon Books And How You Can Draft, Fix and Finish With Confidence
By Roz Morris
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,560. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 1 review)
Most writing books make you wade through lengthy screeds about character, plot, theme and whatever. That’s all necessary but how do you make this into a novel? And what if you need to unravel your structure, strip out back story, sort out how many Tuesdays are in a week? How do you see the needles in the haystacks? This book holds your hand. Read a bit, do as it says... until 'The End'
The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
By Angela Ackerman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
0.75 star(4.78 from 9 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.
Cover Letters for Creative People
By Rachel Kaufman
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Are you looking for a job in publishing, journalism, PR, advertising, or another creative field? Are you struggling to write a good cover letter? You're not alone. Now, with Cover Letters for Creative People, you've got help. Cover Letters for Creative People is chock-full of advice, how-tos, AND real-life example letters that really worked.
Writing Realistic Dialogue & Flash Fiction
By Harvey Stanbrough
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 39,060. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by FrostProof 808. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book explores why and how authentic, realistic dialogue works to engage the emotions of the reader. In it, we discuss even the nuances and sounds of individual letters and words and the effect of those nuances on the reader, and explains why and how narrative is effective when used in conjunction with realistic dialogue.Includes a chapter on writing flash fiction.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.