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Semicolons and Colons: A Guide for the 21st Century
Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
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A short manual on the uses of colons and semicolons. Really, folks, it doesn't matter all that much, except to Grammar Nazis.
The 365-Day Writer’s Block Workbook (Volume 1)
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.
Write Better
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 9,200. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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This book, growing out of years of writing experience, offers what every aspiring writer needs: quick, practical tips that are immediately applicable to any writing project. One reviewer said: Your tips have changed the way I write. I heard you more clearly than all the teachers, professors, educators, and books on writing that I have had in my life.
Liz Fielding's Little Book of Writing Romance
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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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.
Writing Your Book: Cashing in on publishing faster, easier, and cheaper
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Write Today—Earn Tomorrow New equipment and new techniques make writing a book faster, easier and cheaper. You will discover: • What fiction and nonfiction subjects are in demand. • How large is your potential reading market • Where to find the information for your book • How and where to sell your book online This book provides the shortcut to becoming a published author.
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 and 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?
Twitter Patter - 50 Tweet-ready Proverbs from Around the World
Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
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For those those times when a short one-liner is needed, here are 50 Tweet-ready Proverbs from Around the World. The "Twitter Patter" series is a collection of quotes of various subjects, all aimed at fitting within that short 140-character limit. Stop counting characters and share a nugget.
Get Strapped for FREE!!
Price: Free! Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Reference
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Do you want to make a survival bracelet, but don't know how? This short and FREE eBook will take you through each step necessary to build a simple survival bracelet. Even if you have never tied a knot in your life, you should be able to make a survival bracelet if you follow these easy to read instructions. This free eBook is generously illustrated with dozens of pictures to simplify and stream
Ways to Make Extra Money Writing: How I Make $2K Per Month Part-Time
Price: Free! Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Blogging
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This little gem tells you exactly how I, the homeschooling mom of 5, got into writing for money, why I'm writing for money, exactly how much I earn every month, 8 ways I make money writing now, including Fiverr, Bubblews, writing for regional parenting magazines and blogging for sites that are not my own, among others. I also talk about how to manage the kids when you work from home.
Authors & Publishers Must Die!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,210. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
From the mouth of an author, and a publisher: Authors and Publishers Must Die! is filled to the rim with straightforward MUST READ advice for the author in your life… with no punches pulled!
Self-Publishing Your Book: A Guide for First-Time and DIY Authors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
I am the author of 8 books -- 3 paperbacks and 8 ebooks. Overall I have been successful in getting my books published and sold. However, I did make mistakes and learned some valuable lessons along the way. This book is far from a complete resource on how to write, publish and market your books. The purpose of my book is to share with you my insights and experiences in publishing my books.
My Loans
Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
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Find out what The Pesky Librarian has borrowed out on her library card.
Emotion Amplifiers
Price: Free! Words: 15,740. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Emotion Amplifiers, a companion to The Emotion Thesaurus, explores 15 common states that galvanize emotion. States like exhaustion, boredom, and pain can push characters to the limit, compromising their decision-making abilities and decreasing the likelihood of them reaching their goals. Emotion Amplifiers is a tool for any writer wishing to amp up the volatility & vulnerability in their stories.
My Oldest Memory
Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Reference
(5.00 from 1 review)
This writing sample is in the form, “Child as the narrator" I have a new appreciation for the memories that young children make and keep. This is my actual memory from when I was 20 months old. A great read for anyone who dares to underestimate the memory retention of infants and toddlers. For adults 18+ for drug reference.
Green Riches:Help the Earth & Your Budget
Price: Free! Words: 18,950. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
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Eco-friendly can be eco-nomic. This book offers suggestions that are practical AND save money. It is for people who prefer not to be told what to do but who are problem-solvers, who like efficient, economical solutions that will enhance the lives of their loved ones. It is for concerned people living in a weak economy. It is for all who simply want to do their part to maintain our earthly home.
Rich Johnson’s Guide to Trailer Boat Sailing
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,160. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2010 by NorLights Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
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A trailerable sailboat is the ideal way to explore the country -- wherever there is water. To make the most of this exciting lifestyle, owners of trailerable sailboats need three things -- an understanding of the boat and how to use it; knowledge about the tow vehicle and trailer used to transport the boat; and a spirited sense of adventure to live the dream. This book will help you get started.
The Editor's Lexicon: Essential Writing Terms for Novelists
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,860. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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Become revision-savvy and talk about fiction like a pro. Written by an experienced editor and writing teacher, this dictionary-style reference book decodes and demonstrates the editorial jargon used in writing workshops and manuscript critiques. In the tradition of Strunk & White's revered "The Elements of Style," this concise, indispensable reference volume will fortify your self-editing skills.
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 and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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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.
The Walk
Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
(5.00 from 1 review)
Non-Fiction Creative Writing Example: A discriptive account of my observations made during one of my walks.
The Rewritten Word: How to Sculpt Literary Art, No Matter the Genre
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 1 review)
The only How-to-Write book that has nothing to do with writing. It's all about rewriting. Whittle away what buries the art of your words beneath pulp, no matter the topic, no matter the genre.