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Literature Help: Weep Not, Child
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 70 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 248. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The book has been specifically written to describe the Mau Mau Uprising in Africa. The novel also describes how an entire people had to face the astonishing dispossession of their ancestral land.
Self-Publishers Monthly (Excerpt, June-July 2014, including Joel Friedlander, Hugh Howey, Dan Poynter and Danny O. Snow)
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You set the price! Words: 1,040. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
SPM is an e-Book series that gives you realistic advice on the latest self-publishing techniques from a stellar list of expert columnists, plus hands-on, practical tools for the publication and promotion of e-Books and paperbacks at little or no cost to the writer. Every month, SPM delivers short, unbiased reports with little technical jargon, plus live hyperlinks to free and useful resources.
Literature Companion: The White Devil
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 69 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 247. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,410. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The White Devil” by English playwright John Webster first premiered in 1612. The play’s premier proved to be a complete failure, very talked about notorious failure. It is a revenge tragedy, which according to Webster was not appreciated by an unreceptive audience in the dead of winter when it first premiered.
Seven Steps to Great Leadership
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
This book provides a theoretical and pragmatic engagement with the concept of leadership. It preoccupies us with the seven fundamental steps that would put one on the throne of great leadership. It emphasizes the three components of great leadership and goes on to move us from one stage in the ladder of great leadership to another. It is a must read for anyone who wants to be a great leader.
Write, Edit, Publish: The Best of The Jessica Dall Blog
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Price: Free! Words: 41,730. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
From author, editor, and reviewer, Jessica Dall, Write, Edit, Publish contains tips from some of the most popular Jessica Dall Blog blog posts compiled in a handy, carry-with-you eBook. Whether just starting a manuscript, looking for a publisher, or embarking on self-publishing, Write, Edit, Publish has a little something for everyone.
Bare Bones: A Quick Guide to Writing Your First Novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn the basics of how to write in less than an hour. Katrina Kissinger, an author, editor, and creative writing instructor, shows you how by touching on character, point-of-view, tenses, goal and motivation, conflict, pacing, revision, publishing, and promotion.
Cathedral Window Winter Cloche Hat
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Series: Aran Inspired Hats and Scarves, Book 20. Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This marvelous cloche hat delights the eye with its easily inserted cathedral windows. Knitted quickly as one piece, in four connected sections, it is finished using a circular needle for a seamless hat band. Complete with reference photos, this multi-page pattern is ready for an advanced (or ambitious) beginner to undertake a colorful winter knitting project.
Front Matter, Back Matter, and Metadata
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Price: Free! Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014 by BB eBooks. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Part of the Best Practice Guides for Authors from BB eBooks that discusses adding proper front matter, back matter, and metadata.
Book Authors Need Your Help
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Price: Free! Words: 3,100. Language: American English. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
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Book authors share their books for a limited time, for free, in hopes that you will read their books and write a review. To help you help the author, this book will show you how to write book reviews that actually provide the kind of assistance that book authors are looking to receive from you.
Renaissance Fair Slouch Hat
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Series: Aran Inspired Hats and Scarves, Book 18. Price: $2.97 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This wonderful slouch hat, inspired by the colorful patchwork caps and snoods seen at Renaissance fairs around the country, requires extremely basic knitting skills. The pattern describes how to create either a straight band or a roll band. The full array of reference photographs, gives you ideas for color schemes using four or eight colors. Skill Level: Advanced (or Ambitious) Beginner.
Ready Reference Treatise: Yonnondio: From the Thirties
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 109 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 246. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The book describes the lives of the Holbrook family. It shows their struggle to survive during the 1920s. They happen to be a working class family. The book also deals with the themes of motherhood, socioeconomic order, and pre-depression era. When the book was first published, it was published as an unfinished piece of writing.
Dream Symbols: An Answer to Prayer? 'Gems and Stones'
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Series: Dream Symbols: An Answer to Prayer?, Volume 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,080. Language: American English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Each 'Gem' or 'Stone' in this book is listed with possible interpretations, scriptures that use that gem or stone, which may help with perspective, and also includes a list of common utilizations which could explain the why and where questions about the symbol. While researching for a meaning to 'gem(s) or stone(s)' that we have remembered from our dreams, we just may find an answer...to a prayer!
Literature Companion: Waiting for Lefty
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 68 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 245. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The entire play revolves around the meeting of cab drivers who happen to be planning a labor strike. Through the dramatic device of framing, the playwright makes the audience a part of the meeting.
Quoted
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 850. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Some random quotes of mine that amuse and delight. It's a quick read, can be used as a reference, or daily reminder of mottoes to dwell upon.
Twist and Twirl Winter Cloche Hat
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Series: Aran Inspired Hats and Scarves, Book 17. Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This marvelous cloche hat intrigues the eye by appearing to be knitted in separate directions. It provides a “twist and twirl” effect. However, it is knitted easily, in four connected sections, as one piece and finished using a circular needle for a seamless hat band. There are two hat band options: straight band or roll band. The pattern includes beret point instructions and many photographs.
The Scribe -- Winter/Spring 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The St. Louis Writers Guild presents The Scribe: Literary magazine for writers
How to Handle Hooks
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Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
What is a hook and how can you use it in your stories? Whether you've never heard of hooks or have been writing hooks for years, this book will take you through the whole gamut of ways to write hooks and use them effectively. You will learn how to evaluate and create hooks for all kinds of uses in your fiction writing, with a focus on hooking readers in the crucial story opening.
The Map is Not the Territory: The Seven “Shalt Nots” of Writing Jacket Copy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How to create good jacket copy—or at least avoid the worst, most common mistakes.
The Most Efficient Way to Publish an eBook
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Many secrets that online retailers won't share about publishing an eBook are revealed in Peter's new eBook, The Most Efficient Way to Publish an eBook. His eBook outlines a simple, efficient, and proven method for eBook publishing that all independent authors should read before undertaking their first eBook conversion.
Quick Guide: Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 34 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 244. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
It is said to be the author’s most successful novel. The significant point is that the book was written just after she had begun her literary career. During that period, her children were at preschool.