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Writing Love: Screenwriting Tricks for Authors II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,520. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
A revised, expanded version of award-winning author/screenwriter Alexandra Sokoloff's story structure workbook Screenwriting Tricks For Authors, with twice the material and using examples from all genres – but with a special focus on the structure and key elements of love stories. Includes full breakdowns of ten romantic comedies, romantic adventure, period romance and romantic suspense films.
The Shoestring Girl: How I Live on Practically Nothing and You Can Too
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,020. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Budgeting
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The tips, tricks and methods used to live on less than $500 a month.
The 365-Day Writer’s Block Workbook (Volume 1)
Series: The 365-day Writer's Block Workbooks. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,280. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Educational
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Over a thousand sentence starts, three per day, with writing tips at the end of each week to motivate and inspire, providing kick-starts to avoid the dreaded ‘writer’s block’. Useful for any writer at any level, whether they have 10 minutes or 10 hours, to start a new project. Also an ideal tool for writing groups.
How To Buy A Car - Advice From The Insiders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,440. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
If you are considering a vehicle purchase, you MUST read this step-by-step guide written by two people who have worked in the auto sales industry for 30 years. They know the tricks, and they are telling all! Follow their advice, and you'll know what to expect, and be prepared for a successful buying experience. You'll save hundreds or even thousands of dollars when you buy your next vehicle.
Write The Fight Right
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & 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.
Get it Right: A cranky editor's no-frills easy-to-understand tips for usage, style and punctuation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,200. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar & 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.
The 33 Worst Mistakes Writers Make About Russia
Series: 33 Worst Mistakes for Writers, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,200. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 1 review)
Are you ready to abandon the stereotypes of the Cold War and look at the real Russia? Open your eyes to the exciting and fascinating facts that make this setting a favorite with writers. With this book, you can Write It Right.
Read Me Before You Write
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,600. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Do you have a dream of writing and publishing a book? What you don’t know could cost you countless hours and thousands of dollars. Award-winning author Evelyn Puerto shares the lessons about writing, publishing and marketing books she learned the hard way: through trial and error. Read Me Before You Write will give you the start you need so you’ll be more likely to succeed.
Where to Work Online
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of legitimate work at home positions ranging from Assembly to Telemarketing and beyond; complete with tips, tricks, work at home resource links and much more. Compiled and written after years of work at home experience to help those wanting to break free of the traditional workforce.
Two Year Novel Course: Set 4 (Outlines)
Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,100. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 1 review)
The creation of an outline is far more about content and intent than about shape. Learn the various ways to approach outlines and what type might work for you.
Steaming Up Your Love Scenes: A How-To For Romance Writers And Others
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
(5.00 from 1 review)
Wish your love scenes had a bit more sizzle? Wondering why some writers get their readers fanning their faces and others not so much? No worries! Bestselling “red-hot” author Emma Holly’s simple tricks could help you do the hot-cha-cha!
Formatting Your Paperback Book: 10 Simple Tips to Publishing a “REAL” Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
This short document is for authors wishing to self-publish through Print On Demand sites such as Lulu or Createspace. These 10 basic guidelines will make the interior of your book... NOT stand out! Too often self-published books scream "amateur" due to formatting. Much of this information is available online, however this puts it all in a simple and concise document focusing on common errors.
Ace That Interview: Advice from a Real Recruiter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,560. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers
(5.00 from 1 review)
A detailed how-to guide on resume writing and interviewing techniques directly from an actual recruiter. Written from years of hands-on experience with candidates and hiring managers, this book provides useful advice for your job search. Filled with practical tips and humorous, real-life stories.
The Stupidity of eBook Reviews
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
If you write or buy ebooks you probably pay attention to the ebook review systems that exist - you shouldn't. This short expose details how easily people manipulate the ebook review systems - and for a variety of reasons, and how meaningless a process it is. When an author can buy a favourable review for a few cents, is the review system worth the effort?
Self-Editing: Two Half Brains Make a Whole Writer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011 by Seven Rivers Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar & punctuation
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Self-Editing: Bringing Out Your Best (Two Half Brains Make a Whole Writer) -- practical professional advice from Deborah J. Lightfoot, published author and gainfully employed editor. Drawn from the author's 25 years of experience in newspaper, magazine, and book writing and editing, this book offers nuts-and-bolts advice on fixing common errors: eliminating wordiness, using the active voice, etc.
How To Start Out or Over on a Shoestring
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Everything you ever wanted to know about starting out (or over) on a shoestring. This book covers everything from clothing and personal items to furniture, appliances and transportation with everything in-between.
UNDERWORKED & OVERPAID! The Indie Author's Freedom from Nine-to-Five Guide
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2009 by Fifth Column Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Sales & Marketing
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
MAXIMIZE YOUR E-BOOK SALES--WITHOUT SPENDING A DIME! From the creators of the popular Kindle publishing Shortcut "OUT STANDING IN THE FIELD: The Indie Author's Two-Step Guide to Publishing in Amazon's Kindle Store" (Click the link on this book's detail page to find it.)
How to Write Faster
Series: Busy Writer's Guides. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
(4.00 from 1 review)
In How to Write Faster: A Busy Writer’s Guide you’ll learn eight techniques that can help you double your word count in a way that’s sustainable and doesn’t sacrifice the quality of your writing in favor of quantity.
What To Do When Someone Dies - A simple guide for executors to settle an estate including funeral, tax and probate tips
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Reference, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
(4.00 from 1 review)
A simple step-by-step guide for family members, personal representatives and executors with day-to-day time-lines and checklists to successfully administer and close an estate. All related tax, legal, probate and financial topics are covered. Written for United States citizens. Book Release April 2011, Chicago, IL
Get That Job! How To Succeed At Interview
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
(4.00 from 1 review)
Currently, there are too many candidates chasing few job opportunities. It’s a statistical fact that many candidates aren’t successful at interview stage, not as you might believe, because they weren't right for the job; but invariably because they weren’t properly prepared. "Get That Job - How To Succeed At Interview," can help put you in a job winning position.