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Story Alchemy: The Search for the Philosopher's Stone of Storytelling
Series: Author's Craft, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 61,810. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
For the advanced author. Screenwriter? Novelist? Playwright? Write short stories? Story Alchemy presents a powerful new technique for establishing story structure and gaining insight into the entire creative process. If you thought Novelsmithing was good, you'll be blown away by Story Alchemy.
Space Opera and Planetary Romance Reader Guide
Price: Free! Words: 62,850. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A ratings guide for these sub-genres of Science Fiction, both by Author and by Type.
Novelsmithing, The Structural Foundation of Plot, Character, and Narration
Series: Author's Craft, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 57,890. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Novelsmithing provides the beginning novelist, or perhaps even the experienced novelist who has lost his way, with a discussion of the underlying structure and methods of novel writing. Nowhere else can the aspiring author learn the skills necessary to achieve the organic unity of the novelist's divine trinity: character, conflict and theme, so necessary to a fine work of literature.
Writing Tips From Authors
Price: Free! Words: 40,390. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Invaluable Writing tips for the new author. These are tips from real authors sitting down for a chat to talk about their writing experiences.
A Big Security Fix and Performance Manual - The Essential Guide to Computer Security & Performance
Price: Free! Words: 55,730. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Biography, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
A fully comprehensive list of strategies and safety measures to help keep you safe from hackers and identity thieves. This How-to Security Guide provides detailed and practical advice that is easy to follow and very effecetive, it even includes snapshot images to help guide you along the way.
Leigh Brackett (ology) Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 521,110. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This book is about the work of science fiction writer Leigh Brackett, and is a companion to the Leigh Brackett (ology) website and collects the content found at the site. Brackett was known as the Queen of Space Opera, and famous for a series of brilliant planetary romance adventures, particularly those of Eric John Stark on Mars, Venus and Skaith.
Tree Care Kit
Price: Free! Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
Learn how to improve urban tree health, position urban trees to better withstand severe weather (hurricane, ice storms, drought), and minimize damage and loss of not only the beloved trees, but also surrounding structures (homes, vehicles, powerlines, etc.) -- Be Tree Wise. Protect Life and Limbs.
Pimp My Fiction: Write A Bestselling Novel By Learning Powerful Writing Techniques
Series: Writers' Resource Series. Price: Free! Words: 42,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Don’t Just Write A Novel ~ Writing A Bestselling Novel Writing a bestselling novel needs excellent writing technique guides to help you at every stage of creating a page-turning novel. Pimp My Fiction will provide you with armfuls of books on every writing subject to improve your novel writing, transform your novel into a page turning bestseller and ensure your success as a novelist.
The Complete Guide to the Year’s Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
Price: Free! Words: 58,470. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(1.50 from 2 reviews)
A complete list of the stories in every Year's Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror book, grouped by editor and ordered by volume.
Guide to the Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
Price: Free! Words: 51,790. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Fiction » Science fiction » General
All the 5 star, 4.5 star and 4 star novels, collections, anthologies and short stories.
Medical Equipment Buying Guide
Price: Free! Words: 148,300. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
Written as a guideline for those involved in the purchasing of medical equipment, this guide provides buying tips, recommended questions to ask sellers and inspections forms for over 300 of the most common medical devices used in clinics, hospitals, labs, and other medical facilities. The result is a first-of-its-kind, comprehensive database, relevant to anyone dealing with medical devices.
The Book of Revelation Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 95,670. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Prophecy, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
This three-volume series provides one of the most decisive teachings on each chapter of this book of the Bible. C.J. duCille opens up the true prophetic meaning as it relates to today. Learn how this unique book in scripture forewarns us of: the end of the age, four horsemen, harlot church, great tribulation, False Prophet, World War III, Armageddon, the White Throne judgement all are explained.
Wisdom Quotes Illustrated. Awareness, Insight, and Growth
Series: Wisdom Quotes Illustrated. Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of thoughtful, supportive picture quotes that will provide strength during hard times, foster personal growth, and increase self-confidence. Since we focus on achieving our objectives and reaching our destination, we sometimes overlook that life is a journey to be enjoyed in itself, as we travel. The solution is to honor the present and be happy with who you are.
Ditch the Publisher: 40 Indie Authors on Their Unique Self-Publishing Journeys
Price: Free! Words: 63,910. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Thinking of self-publishing? Who better to advise you than 40 writers who have been there, done that and, well, written the book?
How I Found the Write Path: A Compilation of Letters
Price: Free! Words: 39,130. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
In this endearing compilation, over sixty authors share letters written to their past selves, candidly sharing what they might not always discuss in public. The hope is that those of you who haven’t published will learn from their experiences. And those of you who have published? Well, you just might realize you’re not alone. :)
100 Writing Prompts for Teens
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
A writing prompt is an idea to inspire you to write. It is a starting point for those times when you are feeling stuck, when you don’t know what to write, or when you simply want something spontaneous to write about. In this e-book, I'm going to give you 100 writing prompts to get your creativity flowing! They're divided into 5 sections: romance, horror, life, family, and fantasy/sci-fi.
The Pattern
Price: Free! Words: 66,900. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Bible Study Guides, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
"The Pattern" is a unique book, in which the author attempts to translate the typology of the ancient tabernacle of Moses into meaningful Biblical instructions for our time.
Islam for Beginners
Price: Free! Words: 30,480. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Theology, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
It is not my purpose in this book to convince you one way or the other. Simply to present facts about Islam so that the reality of what Islam is and stands for is before you. The rest is up to you.
Why Authors Fail: 17 Mistakes Self Publishing Authors Make That Sabotage Their Success (And How To Fix Them)
Price: Free! Words: 24,710. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business & entrepreneurship
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Becoming a massively successful self-published author isn't easy. Even just one missing link in an otherwise perfect plan can kill your results. Multiple #1 bestselling author Derek Doepker has made the mistakes for you and found a way to overcome them. Now he'll take you by the hand to show you the principles you need to follow to guarantee long-term success as a self-published author.
NaNo for the New and the Insane
Price: Free! Words: 35,960. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
NaNo for the New and the Insane is a short work dedicated to helping people stay on track for the month long NaNoWriMo event in November of each year.