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Writing Love: Screenwriting Tricks for Authors II by Alexandra Sokoloff
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 7 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 Self-Publishing Manual, Volume 1 by Dan Poynter
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & 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.
The Rural Setting Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Personal and Natural Places by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,310. 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 by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 123,840. 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.
Unforgettable Grammar by Dr Lloyd Yam
Price: Free! Words: 133,010. Language: American English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in), Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Interactive learning is brought to the eReader for the first time (try demo). No more incomplete grammar just to get you through tests, but a comprehensive grammar course to gain a complete overview. The technique of 'Unforgettable Grammar' is employed to make what you need to know unforgettable: there is only one rule in writing, learning two tense rules is sufficient to handle tenses....
English Idioms And Expressions For Everyone, Yes, Even You! by Reza Mashayekhi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,910. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of English idioms and expressions, and the origins of some of these expressions. Humorous illustrations and some interesting proverbs from other cultures are also included. This is a useful and fun book for anyone who speaks English, and will be referred to for many years to come. It is a great gift for a friend, or a fitting addition to your coffee table or office waiting room.
Tragedy and Self-Destruction as Humor in Microliterature, Volume 2 by Anthony Edward Mitchell
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.
Stephen King: A Primary Bibliography of the World's Most Popular Author, 2013 Revised Edition by Justin Brooks
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 158,050. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by Overlook Connection Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Biographical(5.00 from 1 review)
[ 562 BOOK PAGES ] The newly revised 2013 edition of Stephen King: A Primary Bibliography of the World's Most Popular Author is the most comprehensive Stephen King Bibliography ever produced. Over 1450 separate entries, each with a description and full source data, from publication information to page numbers and More! Author Justin Brooks spent twelve years compiling this outstanding reference
Writer's Companion by Carlos Cortes & Renée Miller
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 246,230. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books(5.00 from 1 review)
The Writer's Companion houses the tools needed to hone a writer's abilities, and it's written in a style a voice that keeps the brain from crying out in frustration or dying of boredom.
Ideas and Inspiration for Fantasy and Science Fiction Writers by James Hutchings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,230. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(3.00 from 1 review)
This sourcebook is for all writers of fantasy or science fiction--whether novels, short stories, games, or any other form of storytelling. Medicinal corpses, the jargons of thieves and carnies, Nazi UFOs, the colonization of space, green children from nowhere and more.
Laird Barron (ology) by Blue Tyson
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.