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Learn German with Stories: Ferien in Frankfurt – 10 Short Stories for Beginners
Series: Dino lernt Deutsch, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: German. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German, Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
In this sequel to “Café in Berlin”, Dino makes his way towards the central German metropolis of Frankfurt am Main, caught in between quaint cider-pubs, the international banking elite, old acquaintances and the eternal question what to do with his life. Explore Frankfurt’s city life, learn about local sights and sounds, and improve your German effortlessly along the way!
The Writer's Lexicon: Descriptions, Overused Words, and Taboos
Series: The Writer's Lexicon. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,620. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
You just read your manuscript and discovered that your characters nod like marionettes in every chapter. When they’re not nodding, they roll their eyes. Time to slash the Pinocchio strings. Transform your protagonists into believable personalities that your readers will learn to love. Or hate. Get in the driver’s seat, relax, and enjoy your journey—with Kathy Steinemann’s book as your GPS.
The Writer's Lexicon Volume II: More Descriptions, Overused Words, and Taboos
Series: The Writer's Lexicon. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,480. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing should grab—and hold—a reader's attention. Mistakes hinder believable characters and memorable stories, but the right advice makes those mistakes easy to fix. This book provides the resources that enable writers to create words that leap from the page into readers' imagination. It's the reference every writer and poet should own.
Learn German with Stories: Karneval in Köln – 10 Short Stories for Beginners
Series: Dino lernt Deutsch, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,320. Language: German. Published: March 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German, Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
In this follow-up to “Ferien in Frankfurt”, Dino finds himself in Cologne, the carnival capital of Germany and home of the Cologne Cathedral. Struggling with tacky accommodations and an empty wallet, he stumbles over a gig which promises to be a walk down easy street. But before he knows it, the carnival begins and he’s faced with an onslaught of bewildering customs.
1200 Creative Writing Prompts (Adventures in Writing)
Series: Adventures in Writing. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,990. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Perfect for writers who are feeling uninspired or who simply want to tackle a new writing challenge, 1200 Creative Writing Prompts has something for everyone. Whether you write fiction, poetry, or creative nonfiction, you’ll find plenty of fresh ideas inside this book. The fiction prompts cover a range of genres, including li
Learn German with Stories: Momente in München – 10 Short Stories for Beginners
Series: Dino lernt Deutsch, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: German. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German, Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
In this sequel to "Karneval in Köln", Dino is making his way into the heart of Munich, capital of the Free State of Bavaria and home of the world-famous Explore the wonders of Munich in the autumn, learn about local sights and sounds, and improve your German effortlessly along the way!
Literature Companion: Purple Hibiscus
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 72 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 252. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,980. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
The novel explores the corruption and religious fundamentalism that gripped the author’s native country. The story is told from the point of view of a child. Through the lives of several characters, the author describes the wave of bloody coups and corrupt military rule that is the part of the Nigerian politics.
Story Structure: The Key to Successful Fiction
Series: Red Sneaker Writers Book Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,610. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2017 by Babylon Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
New York Times-bestselling author William Bernhardt explains the elements that make stories work, using examples spanning from Gilgamesh to The Hunger Games. In each chapter, he introduces essential concepts in a direct and easily comprehended manner. Most importantly, Bernhardt demonstrates how you can apply these ideas to improve your own writing.
"Master Harold"...and the Boys Made Easy: Literature Guide
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 95 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 280. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
The story of the play is set in South Africa. The action takes place during apartheid era in South Africa. The play presents the effect of institutionalized racism and hatred on the people who have to live during that period.
Love-Based Copywriting System: A Step by Step Process to Master Writing Copy That Attracts, Inspires and Invites
Series: Love-Based Business. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,730. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
If you're a business owner, entrepreneur, expert, speaker, author, coach or consultant who would love to create marketing materials that attract, inspire and invite your ideal prospects to become ideal clients without sounding hype-y or sales-y, then this book may be exactly what you've been looking for.
101 Creative Writing Exercises (Adventures in Writing)
Series: Adventures in Writing. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,510. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
101 Creative Writing Exercises takes you on an adventure through the world of creative writing. Packed with fun and practical tools, techniques, and writing ideas, this book will motivate and inspire you.
Ready Reference Treatise: Death and the King's Horseman
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
The incident had taken place in Nigeria during the British colonial rule. There was an important native chief who was going to commit ritual suicide, but he was prevented from doing so by the colonial authorities.
Ready Reference Treatise: Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The plot of the story apparently seems to be heavily based on the story “God Sees the Truth, But Waits” written by the Great Russian writer Leo Tolstoy.
Literature Help: The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-Time
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,920. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The story reveals that when Christopher is overloaded with new information, he is not able to take immediate and rational decisions. He finds it difficult to visit other places because he has spent most of his childhood at home with his father, who happens to have told him that his mother died of a heart attack.
Perfecting Plot: Charting the Hero's Journey
Series: Red Sneaker Writers Book Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,750. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by Babylon Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Even the most interesting characters will not engage readers if their journey—the plot—fails. Bestselling author William Bernhardt reveals the secrets that keep readers riveted to the page. He explains the importance of matching character to plot and how to enrich your story by layering three levels of conflict while fulfilling the plot structures--the journeys--that have always delighted readers.
No Mistakes Grammar
Series: No Mistakes Grammar. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,900. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar & punctuation, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
If you've ever mixed up words, even once, then Misused Words is for you.
The Busy Author’s Guide Box Set 3: Books 1-10
Series: The Busy Author's Guide. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 26,470. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
A box set of ten books that help you craft the plot, the world, the characters, and the epic battles and fight scenes you want to include in your story.
How To Write Business English Materials
Series: Training Course For ELT Writers. Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 23,390. Language: British English. Published: March 20, 2017 by ELT Teacher 2 Writer. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts
In this ebook, John Allison's aim is to provide a set of practical activities that he would have welcomed when he started out as a materials writer. Through a series a carefully-constructed tasks, John shows how to create material that is relevant and appropriate for the Business English context, while keeping the balance between being serious and fun.
Showing and Telling in Fiction
Series: Busy Writer's Guides. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,840. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Showing and Telling in 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.
Creating Character: Bringing Your Story to Life
Series: Red Sneaker Writers Book Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,210. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by Babylon Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
All fiction is character-driven, according to William Bernhardt. If your characters don’t interest readers, even the most exciting plots will fail. This book explains the relationship between character and plot, and how the perfect melding of the two produces a mesmerizing story. He uses examples spanning from The Odyssey to The Da Vinci Code to explain this in a direct, uncomplicated manner.