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The Art of Code Enforcement
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,320. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Law enforcement
(5.00 from 6 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.
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 and 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 and 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 Self-Publishing Manual, Volume 1
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Universally acknowledged as the bible for self-publishers, this guide incorporates the latest information on the process in a new edition. Twelve chapters answer common questions and provide practical guidance on writing, design, copyrighting, printing, promotion, publicity, sales, and distribution, with one chapter devoted to technology. An appendix lists useful resources.
Liz Fielding's Little Book of Writing Romance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Is it your ambition to write Bestselling Romance? Are you looking for useful, no nonsense tips on how to write sizzling bestselling romantic fiction? Or are you a published writer wanting to improve your writing skills? Liz Fielding’s Little Book of Writing Romance is laid out in ten,easy-to-understand chapters covering all the main points on the craft of writing.
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.
The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,950. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(4.82 from 11 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.
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.
Business Planning for Editorial Freelancers: A Guide for New Starters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,390. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Starting up
(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.
How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,480. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Ingermanson Communications, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Are you writing a novel, but having trouble getting your first draft written? Take a look at the wildly popular Snowflake Method—a battle-tested series of ten steps that jump-start your creativity and help you quickly map out your story. All around the world, novelists are using the Snowflake Method right now to ignite their imaginations and get their first drafts down on paper.
The Art of Fiction Writing or How To Fall Down the Rabbit Hole Without Really Trying
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,910. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The Art of Fiction Writing by writing coach and novelist, Emily Hanlon is a course in creating flesh and blood characters from the imagination. Easy-to-use techniques, prompts and exercises along with 5 audio "journeys" that deepen the work and make you feel as if you are in a private coaching session with Emily.
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 and 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.
The First Ten Steps
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
The First Ten Steps OK.... Your ebook is published. You did some tweets about it and you posted on Facebook. Now what? The First Ten Steps lays out several PROVEN methods for using free social media sites to get your new ebook in front of eager readers. It was written by International Bestselling Indie Fantasy Author M. R. Mathias, Who first pubbed in July 2010 & has now topped over 50k sales!
How To Be Your Own Bodyguard
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,530. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Categories: 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.
How to Write a Dynamite Scene Using the Snowflake Method
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: American English. Published: May 18, 2018 by Ingermanson Communications, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
(5.00 from 1 review)
The secret to writing a dynamite novel is to first write a dynamite scene. Because if you can write one terrific scene, you can write 100. And that’s a novel. This is a short book, with just one goal—to teach you the simple principles you can use right now to design a powerful scene before you write it. If you’ve already written your novel, you can use this book to make each scene better.
Mailing Lists Unboxed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Self-published authors are coming to realise that a stable career is about a backlist of titles and keeping that backlist selling. Invariably, advice given by other authors includes holding promotions and lowering the price of the first book in series, or even making it free. However, few people mention one of the most powerful ways to keep your backlist selling: the author mailing list.
Self-publishing Unboxed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
(5.00 from 1 review)
You intend to self-publish or have published a book or two. You’re not selling very well and wonder why not. You feel you should be doing something, but the thought of “marketing” gives you nightmares. You would love to start selling some books, and pay some or even all of your bills with your writing income. That is now more possible than ever. Grab a copy of this book to see how.
The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide: Every Indie Author’s Essential Directory—To Help You Prepare, Publish, and Promote Professional Looking Books
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,920. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Here, for the first time ever, dozens of leaders in the self-publishing industry--editors, designers, book shepherds, printers, teachers, publicists, marketers, subsidy publishers, workshop leaders, illustrators, reviewers--have come together to share their knowledge of the dynamic, ever-changing indie book publishing business.
The Rural Setting Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Personal and Natural Places
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,550. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Rural Setting Thesaurus helps writers like never before by exploring over 100 school, home, and natural locations, providing the sensory details for each along with possible sources of conflict that can be found there. Also covered are many figurative language techniques that can be used to convey emotion and bring the setting to life, creating a vibrant, one-of-a kind experience for readers.
The Urban Setting Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to City Spaces
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,040. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Urban Setting Thesaurus is the key to creating stronger, more powerful descriptions by showing writers how multisensory details can draw readers in and enhance the story. Through its sensory exploration of over 120 urban settings, this book will help writers create a realistic, textured world readers will long to return to, even after the book closes.