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Laird Barron (ology)
Price: Free! Words: 166,680. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Fiction » Horror » General
(1.00 from 1 review)
About the work of horror writer Laird Barron, and is a companion to the Laird Barron (ology) website http://lairdbarron.blogspot.com and collects the content found at the site. The various entries and elements can also be browsed there. Barron as a writer often works in a Lovecraft type tradition, using his own Pacific Northwest and in particular Washington State mythos. Also noir influences.
The Quick and Dirty Guide to Freelance Writing
Price: Free! Words: 21,530. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The Quick and Dirty Guide to Freelance Writing offers a fresh perspective on the old dream of what it means to write for a living. Author and journalist Scott Carney shows how writers don’t need to constantly teeter on the brink of bankruptcy if they want to pursue their art.
Two Shakes of a Lamb's Tail
Price: Free! Words: 88,650. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book explores the source and use of 355 common phrases and words in our wicked, wonderful, wacky English language. While it's raining cats and dogs, horse around with pie in the sky and shoot the bull before you start living the life of Riley.
Janet: The First 25 years
Price: Free! Words: 178,880. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Almanac, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Internet
Back in 1973 and 1975 when the Internet was in its infancy the two Wells Reports recommended the setting up of a national university network in the UK. This book presents the definitive history of JANET, from the Flowers Report of 1965 that led to the setting up of the Computer Board through to the unveiling of the SuperJANET5 backbone in 2006 that finally realised the SuperJANET goals.
The Ultimate Consumer Guide To Home Inspections - New for 2017
Price: Free! Words: 22,480. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Real estate / buying & selling homes
Nervous? Confused? Uncertain? These are normal feelings. After all, you’ve negotiated the painful process of getting pre-approved, finally found the perfect home, and yesterday you got your offer accepted. But hold on...it’s still too soon to have a housewarming party because you’ve got to make sure your dream home is not a money pit in disguise. It’s Time To Order The Home Inspection!
Story Crisis, Story Climax 1: Using Film Structure to Outline Your Novel
Price: Free! Words: 53,710. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Why spend years learning how to write stories by trial and error? Let "Story Crisis, Story Climax 1" teach you how. You will accelerate your learning curve by observing, in a range of film stories, how the Inciting Incident, Turning Points, Midpoint, and Crisis Climax work in relationship to each other, the larger story arc, and other stories in its genre.
Mastering the Art of Spending Less
Price: Free! Words: 28,860. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
Reduce every bill and spend less on every purchase. Period.
Mastering Pronunciation of a Foreign Language: For Independent Language Learners
Price: Free! Words: 25,390. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Miscellaneous
Mastering Pronunciation of a Foreign Language: For Independent Language Learners proposes a series of language learning techniques that anyone can learn to improve and master their accent. A learner using this approach can achieve an exceptional accent in any language. And they can do it in a more efficient manner and at a vastly improved rate over the typical approach.
Paolo Bacigalupi (ology)
Price: Free! Words: 98,220. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Fiction » Science fiction » General
This book is about the work of science fiction writer Paolo Bacigalupi, and is a companion to the Paolo Bacigalupi (ology) website http://paolobacigalupi.blogspot.com and collects the content found at the site. The various entries and elements can also be browsed there. He works often in the near future dystopia subgenre, with the major work being a series of stories set in post-oil Thailand.
Reviewer in Procedure and Evidence Governing Philippine Shari'a Courts
Price: Free! Words: 44,540. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil Procedure, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
This ebook is a review material on procedure and evidence in the Shari'a courts in the Philippines. It includes suggested answers to some shari'a bar questions on the subject.
Little Book Of Tips For Descriptive Writing
Price: Free! Words: 42,090. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Little Book Of - very easy - Tips For Descriptive Writing. This book is a gem, if only for the list of creative words Patti had generously put together, to save the budding writer the time and effort of having to do so. Thanks Patti. Jeremy Poole. Includes Bonus reading includes Writing Tips from Authors.
Compulsively Writing More Fiction 2012
Price: Free! Words: 33,030. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Kate has compiled and reorganized useful blog posts she wrote in 2012. Kate writes her blog to promote her books and to journal her path through Self-publishing. Her experiences can help you to achieve your dream of publishing your book, whether you choose to self-publish, publish traditionally, or just write for your own enjoyment. Kate Policani is a homemaker and compulsive writer from Seattle.
Leigh Brackett (ology) Volume 2
Price: Free! Words: 306,550. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The second volume 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.
Living The Write Life: Tips on making the most of your writing skills
Price: Free! Words: 27,460. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Unique tips for authors on navigating the choppy waters of authorhood, and finding ways to make money with your writing skills.
Writing for Adventure Authors
Price: Free! Words: 25,250. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy
Have you dreamed of being an Adventure Author? This book will teach you exactly what you need to know to bring your book to life. Together we will turn your dusty old journal into an incredible first draft, the first step on your Adventure Author journey.
12 Critical Strategies for Effective Email Communication
Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Etiquette, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
Most people do not send effective email messages. I know. I spend a lot of time analyzing email messages for our clients, and measuring and tracking their effectiveness. Whether you send large email newsletters or just use email to communicate with friends, colleagues and customers, following these twelve strategies will make your email more effective.
Tragedy and Self-Destruction as Humor in Microliterature, Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 366,420. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
The PDF version on a tablet or larger size screen offers the BEST READING EXPERIENCE. It RENDERS CORRECTLY IN ADOBE ACROBAT READER but not in Adobe Digital Editions. Tragedy & Self-Destruction shows how microliterature entertains, informs and persuades in its treatment of everyday life and the extremes of the human condition. Find your own situation reflected and perhaps re-defined through humor.
2 Possess & Bear Arms
Price: Free! Words: 25,690. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting
Written by a prominent and respected firearms instructor. Learn about weapon selection, safe handling, storage, transporting, practice and the responsibilities of carrying a self-protection weapon. A must read for anyone preparing to obtain a concealed carry permit. Contains information applicable to all states, with specific information for the state of Missouri.
Tragedy and Self-Destruction as Humor in Microliterature, Volume 2
Price: Free! Words: 339,410. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
(5.00 from 1 review)
The PDF version on a tablet or larger size screen offers the BEST READING EXPERIENCE. It RENDERS CORRECTLY IN ADOBE ACROBAT READER but not in Adobe Digital Editions. Tragedy & Self-Destruction shows how microliterature entertains, informs and persuades in its treatment of everyday life and the extremes of the human condition. Find your own situation reflected and perhaps re-defined through humor.
Aptavani 13 Volume 1 - Gnani Purush Dadashri
Price: Free! Words: 156,500. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Self-realization, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
Aptavani 13 Volume 1 is another major gift from Gnani Purush Dadashri of Akram Vignan to all who have attained the Self, through his now famous Gnan Vidhi. This book shows how the Self - the Mahatma can progress towards the absolute Self by understanding the exact nature of the non-Self complex called the prakruti. Very precise and understanding of cause and effect karma makes this very easy.