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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 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.
How To Be Your Own Bodyguard by Nick Hughes
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.
The Art of Code Enforcement by Martin Collins
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.
How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method by Randy Ingermanson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,430. 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.
Ditch the Publisher: 40 Indie Authors on Their Unique Self-Publishing Journeys by Hayley Sherman
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?
Unforgettable Grammar by Dr Lloyd Yam
Price: Free! Words: 133,010. Language: American English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and 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....
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 and 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.
The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide: Every Indie Author’s Essential Directory—To Help You Prepare, Publish, and Promote Professional Looking Books by Joel Friedlander & Betty Kelly Sargent
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 Urban Setting Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to City Spaces by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
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.
The Rural Setting Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Personal and Natural Places by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
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.
Publishing Gold Complete Series: Step-by-Step Guides for Success In Your Writing Career by Lisa Norman
Series: Publishing Gold: Step-by-Step Guides for Success In Your Writing Career. Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 65,000. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016 by Heart Ally Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books(5.00 from 1 review)
Want to be a published author? This set teaches you how to navigate the maze of the industry, giving you the power to publish your work successfully. Set includes all 5 books.
Rich Johnson’s Guide to Trailer Boat Sailing by Rich Johnson
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(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror by Rob Shelsky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(5.00 from 1 review)
Want to write science fiction, fantasy, or horror? Want to be published for money? Don't want to wait forever to do it? Then Author Rob Shelsky’s Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror is a must read! Based on seven years’ worth of carefully researched articles, this is a practical guide, a simple, step-by-step process on how to write AND get your work published!
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 and 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.
A Dictionary of English and Spanish Equivalent Proverbs by Teodor Flonta
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,790. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish(5.00 from 1 review)
This Dictionary assembles 2,201 English proverbs and their Spanish equivalents. Equivalent proverbs are those which express the same concept literally, such as "Love is blind" = "El amor es ciego" or with completely different words, such as "Every cloud has a silver lining" = "No hay mal que por bien no venga."
Finding Your Voice: How to Put Personality in Your Writing by Les Edgerton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,710. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 and represented by MacGregor Literary. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books(5.00 from 1 review)
The writers who succeed are those who develop a distinctive voice—Les Edgerton shows you how to bring out your own unique voice without years of struggle.
The Bunny Lover's Complete Guide To House Rabbits by Stephan Flores
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,340. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals(5.00 from 1 review)
With easy-to-understand information; insight gained from personal experience; dozens of photos; and step-by-step instructions on everything from how to properly house and feed your bunny to litter-box training to finding the right vet to socializing your bun and beyond, this book will become your single, most-powerful reference tool to help you successfully and happily live with your house rabbit.
The Writing Submission Schedule Guide 2013 by Josh Karaczewski
Price: Free! Words: 66,400. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Directories(5.00 from 1 review)
When you are ready to submit your masterpiece for publication, this guide will help you strategize where to place your submission. By organizing information on hundreds of literary publications' reading periods chronologically, you will immediately know who is ready to read your work, and as an ebook, you will have the clickable website links you need to immediately submit your prose or poetry.
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
Inciting Incident: How to Begin Your Screenplay or Novel and Captivate Audiences Right Away (While Accomplishing Your Long-Term Plotting Goals) by H. R. D'Costa
Series: Story Structure Essentials. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,170. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity(5.00 from 1 review)
Does Your Story Beginning Set You Up For Success…or Failure? The beginning of your story has to grab audiences. At the same time, it has to accomplish “slow” stuff, like establishing your premise and introducing your characters & the stakes. This is the marketing-plotting conundrum. This writing guide will show you how to solve it. Buy now and keep audiences hooked to your screenplay or novel!