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Elements of Fiction by Rowan Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 130,220. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
It was John Gardner—legendary teacher of the craft—who said that the elements of fiction, like the words in a language, are finite. I set about to verify this by scouring for and collecting authors’ quotes about them—a task that began as a cheat sheet, a short list of those elements I recognized and documented by quotes, but it soon took on a (long) life of its own. This is the result.
Risk: The Book by Dave Shapiro
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,380. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Encyclopedias
A compendium of Risk, one of the most commercially successful games ever published. Every aspect is examined; from the map board to tournament play and design. Each of the more than 60 published versions are introduced including the War versions from Brazil, the TEG family published in Argentina and Italy's Risiko! family of games.
Indo-European Cognate Dictionary by Fiona McPherson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 143,030. Language: British English. Published: April 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
A new type of dictionary. An indispensable reference for language learners within the Indo-European language family, as well as for any who love words and want to deepen their understanding of English, or any of these other languages.This dictionary records 40,000 related words from 32 languages,
Q & A for Science Fiction Writers by Mike Resnick
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,090. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2018 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
More great answers from a science fiction master! New & hopeful writers pose questions to Resnick, who offers sage and witty advice, backed up by his many years of experience in the field. According to Locus he is the all-time leading award winner for short fiction in the genre; he has also edited 2 major magazines and 42 anthologies. There is no better source for answers and advice in the field.
BUG OUT TO BELIZE Sustainable Living Guide to Escaping Politics, Consumerism, Big Brother and Nuclear War in Beautiful Belize by Lan Sluder
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 142,080. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Bug Out to Belize is the comprehensive guide to a new life in Belize, the little English-speaking country on the Caribbean Coast. Written by Lan Sluder, who has been reporting on Belize for more than 25 years, Bug Out answers your questions: What areas are best? How much does it costs to live in Belize? How do you get residency? What are the pitfalls to avoid? How do you make the big move?
Ukrainian Phrasebook, Dictionary, Menu Guide & Interactive Factbook by Robert Powers
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 361,530. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » Travel » Phrasebooks
Winner of the Gold Medal for non-fiction/reference in the 2016 Global Ebooks Awards, this 4-color English-Ukrainian phrasebook & dictionary contains 1,899 epub pages, a large Ukrainian-English menu guide (89 pages), hyperlinks to facts about Ukraine, and 12 appendices on various aspects of the language. Phrases and terms are grouped under their main words, which are in alphabetical order.
100,000 Conjugations of Spanish Verbs by Gary S. Popkin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 368,180. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign languages, Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
This book fills the gap left by Spanish-English dictionaries, Spanish verb books, and translation websites. It lists more than 100,000 conjugations of Spanish verbs, and shows for each the infinitive, the subject, and the tense and/or mood as appropriate.
How to Buy the Best Electric Bike by Joe Goodwill
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,500. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
This book contains all of the information you need to make a wise choice about which electric bike to buy, as well as 67 reviews of select electric bikes from icons of the ebike world. With all the choices currently available, picking the right electric bike can feel overwhelming. The author explains everything you need to know to choose the best electric bike to meet your needs and budget.
Almanac of American Philanthropy 2017 Compact Edition by Karl Zinsmeister
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 126,130. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2017 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Almanac
The Almanac of American Philanthropy was created to serve as the definitive reference on America's distinctive philanthropy. Now there is this new 2017 Compact Edition of the almanac. It offers highlights of the crucial information and fascinating arguments contained in the full-length version, in a condensed format. All updated to the present moment!
(Volume II) Ideas and Inspiration for Fantasy and Science Fiction Writers by James Hutchings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,600. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The second volume of the series for all writers of fantasy or science fiction----whether novels, short stories, games, or any other form of storytelling. Animals without ancestors, government control of reincarnation, the sex lives of demons, philosophical zombies and more.
The Emotional Wound Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Psychological Trauma by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,030. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Root your characters in reality by giving them an authentic wound that causes difficulties and prompts them to strive for inner growth to overcome it. With its easy-to-read format and over 100 entries packed with information, The Emotional Wound Thesaurus is a crash course in psychology for creating characters that feel incredibly real to readers.
Writers' Handbook 2018 by J. Paul Dyson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 210,310. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The 2018 edition of firstwriter.com’s bestselling directory for writers is the perfect book for anyone searching for literary agents, book publishers, or magazines. It contains over 1,400 listings, including revised and updated listings from the 2017 edition, and nearly 400 brand new entries.
Metalexicon Logodynamics Of 849 Basic English Words by Grigorios Zorzos
Price: Free! Words: 576,960. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
Metalexicon Logodynamics Of 849 Basic English Words
Guidelines for Writing Christian Fiction: A Comprehensive Help for Aspiring Authors by C. E. Maychild
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 128,800. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book has practical examples and illustrations, writing exercises suitable for individual and small writing groups, and Bible-based reading activities, and it will show you how to write life-changing fiction.
The Professional Fiction Writer | A Year in the Life by Harvey Stanbrough
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 505,030. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017 by FrostProof808. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This Journal began as a daily diary of sorts to hold myself accountable as a fiction writer. After all, if you don't write, you aren't a writer. But it grew into a valuable resource. Whether an aspirant or a part-time or full-time writer, whether you want to begin or enhance your journey, you can't do much better than to make the investment in this book.
DebunKanji: Chinese Glyphs used in Japanese by Registered Members of debunKanji.com
Price: Free! Words: 2,356,380. 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.
American Children's Periodicals, 1789-1872 by Pat Pflieger
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 189,200. 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.
Writers' Handbook 2017 by J. Paul Dyson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 217,310. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The 2017 edition of firstwriter.com’s bestselling directory for writers is the perfect book for anyone searching for literary agents, book publishers, or magazines. It contains over 1,300 listings, including revised and updated listings from the 2016 edition, and over 500 brand new entries.
Aptavani 13 Volume 1 - Gnani Purush Dadashri by Shuddha Anami
Price: Free! Words: 156,500. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Aptavani 13 Volume 1 is another major gift from Gnani Purush Dadashri of Akram Vignan to all who have attained the Self, through his now famous Gnan Vidhi. This book shows how the Self - the Mahatma can progress towards the absolute Self by understanding the exact nature of the non-Self complex called the prakruti. Very precise and understanding of cause and effect karma makes this very easy.