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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: 76,550. 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.
Write it Right - Tips for Authors, Volume I, 2nd Edition by Mary Deal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,100. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Write it Right - Tips for Authors, Vol. I, 2nd Edition, written and compiled by an award-winning novelist, is a major source of information for breathing life into your prose. Learn how to polish your work with a collection of extraordinary tips and examples for making your writing the best that it can be.
NaNo for the New and the Insane by Lazette Gifford
Price: Free! Words: 35,960. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills(5.00 from 5 reviews)
NaNo for the New and the Insane is a short work dedicated to helping people stay on track for the month long NaNoWriMo event in November of each year.
Business Planning for Editorial Freelancers: A Guide for New Starters by Louise Harnby
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 Hot Sex: Tips from Multi-Published Erotic Romance Authors by Shoshanna Evers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,330. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(5.00 from 4 reviews)
How to Write Hot Sex: Tips from Multi-Published Erotic Romance Authors features everything you need to know about adding sizzling sexual tension, scorching sex scenes, and emotional impact to your romance writing in twelve info-packed essays from bestselling and multi-published authors - so you can get published and get paid.
English for Scammers by Dorothy Zemach & Chuck Sandy
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 21,510. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Curious why no one has claimed their UK lotto winnings from you? Why no one wants to call about the box of cash valued at (7,500,000 Dollars)? Why no one is responding to your PASSIONATE REQUEST FOR JOINT MUTUAL INVESTMENTS BENEFITS? This textbook analyzes common mistakes, drawn from genuine correspondence, and helps you improve your writing to be appropriate for standard business correspondence.
Network To Get Work by Alan Jones
Series: Job Search Books, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,240. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers / job hunting, Nonfiction » Reference » Careers(5.00 from 3 reviews)
'Network To Get Work' is not a book 'about' networking. It is for anyone seeking work who needs a clear strategy and sensible guidance on how to apply the principles of networking as an integral part of their job search campaign. If you are unsure about networking, and reluctant to involve your contacts in your job search, then this is for you.
The Five Day Writer's Retreat by Buffy Greentree
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 42,810. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills(5.00 from 3 reviews)
About to start a new writing project? Then you need to read this book first! The Five Day Writer's Retreat will prepare you for a lifestyle of writing to avoid the pain and anguish of writer's block and burn out later. Become a new writer, with passion and excitement again! From Day 1 you will instantly begin to feel refreshed and recharged. What have you got to lose?
How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method by Randy Ingermanson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,390. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Randy Ingermanson. 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.
Self-Publish Your Novel: Lessons from an Indie Publishing Success Story by Robert Kroese
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,040. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Everything you need to know to make your manuscript into a self-publishing success! This book is based on my own experience self-publishing my bestselling novel, MERCURY FALLS. Learn how to select a print-on-demand company, how to publish your book for Kindle and other e-readers, and how to market your book to your target audience using social networking and other tools.
Liz Fielding's Little Book of Writing Romance by Liz Fielding
Price: $4.99 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.
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?
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.
A Word for Everything! Quiz Book by Jennifer Stewart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,260. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists(5.00 from 1 review)
What do you call that little bit on the end of your shoelaces? What's a polite name for those annoying, spoilt children you always get stuck next to on a plane? And what is a balthazar? I bet you're just a little bit curious, aren't you? Where can you find the answer to these and 1073 other questions about words? In this quiz book! Bonus chapters of X and Z words for Scrabble!
YOU Can Become a Freelance Writer in 60 Days by J Blair Brown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,090. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills(5.00 from 1 review)
This 99-page tutorial walks the novice writer through various methods to become a real freelance writer. These include: breaking through writer's block, acquiring clients, learning how to bill, and the challenges that all writers meet. It also discusses the importance of marketing and social media in today's society. The writer will come away with a comprehensive view of the writing industry.
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!
How to Master Your Muck ~ Get Organized. Add Space to Your Life. Live Your Purpose! by Kathi Burns, CPO
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,230. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides(5.00 from 1 review)
Many small businesses fail because they are so disorganized that they can’t see the large picture through the muck of the small details. Whatever your muck is, there are tried, true & dependable methods to get unstuck. This book addresses the most common areas we get stuck; paper piles, time overwhelm, technology strangleholds. This book will help you clear the muck that is holding you back.
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.