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Creating Life by Randy Ellefson
Series: The Art of World Building. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,990. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Creating a unique, immersive setting one life form at a time. Creating Life (The Art of World Building, #1) is a detailed how-to guide on inventing the heart of every imaginary world - life. With chapters on creating gods, species/races, plants, animals, monsters, heroes, villains, and even undead, it is part of the only multi-volume series of its kind.
Becoming an Every Day Novelist by J. Daniel Sawyer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,700. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017 by ArtisticWhispers Productions, Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Think you can't write a great novel in a month? Think again. Professionals do it all the time. And with Becoming an Every Day Novelist, so can you. Prolific author J. Daniel Sawyer walks you through the process in this lively and fun day-by-day guide to going from blank page to a publication-ready novel...and doing it every month.
Ms. Spinster's Novel Grammar: More Novel Yet Her Punctuation, Spelling, Style . . . by David Madison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 226,440. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Ms. Spinster is the frustrated embodiment of a schoolmarm: “If only there were a way to instill the rules of grammar in one ear—then keep them from rushing right out the other for being so hopelessly dreary.” She has an epiphany: she engages 500 celebrities to star in 330 rules of grammar, punctuation, spelling, and style. But will one lead her to the altar and make an honest name of Ms. Spinster?
How to Kick Ass as a Hybrid Writer by Toby Welch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,530. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Being a hybrid writer guarantees that your writing journey will never be dull. Hybrid writers don’t stay inside the lines. On any given day, you may pen a blog post, submit an article to an editor on another continent, publish an e-book, and update your social media statuses. This book delves into issues pertinent to the modern hybrid writer, providing a blueprint on how to succeed.
Project January: A Sequel About Writing by Louise Truscott
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,690. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
More about writing – a sequel to Project December and another guide for writers and those thinking about writing to getting started… again, developing characters and plot, the writing process, editing and what to do when the book is finished.
How To Learn A Language - A Young Person's Guide by Remo Nannetti
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 57,870. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
How To Learn A Language – A Young Person’s Guide is aimed at young people learning any foreign modern language at any level whatsoever. It describes how to get the most out of one’s language studies by outlining good practice in a number of key areas. It can best be described as a self-help book and is written in an accessible, readable and non-technical style.
Project December: A Book About Writing by Louise Truscott
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,290. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
All about writing - a guide for writers and those thinking about writing to getting started, developing characters and plot, the writing process, editing and what to do when the book is finished.
MJ Magazine - February 2017 Edition - Created by Authors for Authors by Fran Lewis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,670. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This ninth edition of MJ Magazine features authors this issue are Shjelley Shephard Gray, Giacomo Giammatteo and Nadh Poduri; and the book of the month is My Heart’s Desire. Also included are writing tips and a writer’s workshop.
Creating Character Arcs: The Masterful Author's Guide to Uniting Story Structure, Plot, and Character Development by K.M. Weiland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,320. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Have you written a story with an exciting concept and interesting characters—but it isn’t grabbing the attention of readers or agents? It’s time to look deeper into the story beats that create realistic and compelling character arcs. Internationally published, award-winning novelist K.M. Weiland shares her acclaimed method for achieving memorable and moving character arcs in every book you write.
The Canine Connection: A Training Guide for Owners who Love their Dogs by Ryan Matthews
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,500. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
The Canine Connection is a comprehensive manual covering every aspect of dog ownership, from considerations around picking out the right dog to health issues including end of life decisions. It is broken into two parts, with the first section covering everything a dog owner should know (as per the title of that section) and the second serving as a quick reference for common behavior problems.
Advanced Dictionary Dreams 5th Edition by Ivan J. Thomas
Price: Free! Words: 119,880. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017 by Haund Mist III. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Dreams, Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Dreams are not attempts to conceal your true feelings from the waking mind, but rather they are a window to your unconscious. They serve to guide the waking self to achieve wholeness and offer a solution to a problem you are facing in your waking life. It is important to retell your dream in the present tense and act it out accordingly. It is important to verbalize how each and every component...
Writing Rules, Revised by Lancelot Schaubert
Price: Free! Words: 53,260. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
From the author and producer of COLD BREWED and THE JOPLIN UNDERCURRENT come these twenty-six articles on the craft, previously sold to markets like Writer's Digest, The Poet's Market, Author in Progress, and The Historical Writers of America. The rules of writing shift so that they can land well on modern ears. Here are my revisions.
Skyline 2017 by Olivia Stowe
Series: Skyline. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,880. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2016 by Cyberworld Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Skyline 2017, the fourth in a series of annual publisher’s anthologies, showcases the prose and poetry talents of Central Virginia writers. The title of the anthology is taken from the Skyline Drive, the parkway skipping along the top of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia and providing centering for the region in which the authors showcased here are living and writing.
From Story Idea to Reader by Rosemary J. Kind & Patsy Collins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,090. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Alfie Dog Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
From Story Idea to Reader is an easily accessible guide to writing fiction. No matter if you are looking to submit your work for publication, enter a competition, or want to self-publish, this practical guide will help you every step of the way. By Patsy Collins and Rosemary J. Kind
1000+ Practical Business Ideas and Directory of Money Sources by Sunkanmi Vaughan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This is the No. 1 Business Opportunity handbook. This book will help you; -Discover when and how to create and then protect your own Biz idea; -Get over one thousand practical biz ideas and how to execute each Biz idea. -Learn creative ways to write Biz plan and practical tips on how to run your biz profitably - -Access the contact information of thousands of instant money sources & lots more!
DebunKanji: Chinese Glyphs used in Japanese by Registered Members of debunKanji.com
Price: Free! Words: 2,844,650. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese, Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
Exploring the fundamentals of Chinese kanji glyphs used in the Japanese language, explaining origin and meaning, pronunciations in both kana and rōmaji, meanings published by external sources, vocabulary examples, stroke count, grade and JLPT levels. Each glyph includes hyperlinks to the comprising elements, other glyphs in which it appears, similar and related glyphs, and verb inflection tables.
American Children's Periodicals, 1789-1872 by Pat Pflieger
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 189,020. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Encyclopedias, Nonfiction » History » American
American Children's Periodicals, 1789-1872 is an attempt to describe every American periodical for children founded or publicly proposed before 1873. It is the most complete discussion available of these periodicals and the result of over 30 years of research. It should be valuable to anyone interested in the history of works for children or the history of American periodicals.
Burning the Midnight Oil Revisited by Dawn Colclasure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,140. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Writing parents share strategies on how to balance writing and parenting in a second volume for writers.
The Book of Revelation Volume 1 by Cecil J. duCille
Price: Free! Words: 95,670. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Prophecy, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
This three-volume series provides one of the most decisive teachings on each chapter of this book of the Bible. C.J. duCille opens up the true prophetic meaning as it relates to today. Learn how this unique book in scripture forewarns us of: the end of the age, four horsemen, harlot church, great tribulation, False Prophet, World War III, Armageddon, the White Throne judgement all are explained.
Go Indie: A Guide to Your First Year Self-Publishing by David Neth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,710. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Every day, authors are deciding to self-publish with varying levels of success. The author shares his first year experience as an indie author including his mistakes, successes, and plans to grow his business in his second year. With chapters on writing, editing, promoting, and more, Go Indie breaks down a typical first year for an indie to help you go from aspiring writer to published author.