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MFA in a Box by John Rember
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,630. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Part craft talk, part philosophical tome, part memoir, "MFA in a Box" explores the relationships between the writer and love, grief, place, family, race, violence, and other topics. Winner of Hoffer, Nautilus and Midwest Book Awards. "Beyond Burroway." Jo-Ann Mapson, co-creator of University of Alaska MFA Program "The essential truths about excellent writing." The Judges of the Hoffer Awards
The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,960. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The Positive Trait Thesaurus is brimming with ideas to help authors develop one-of-a-kind, dynamic characters that readers will love. Extensively indexed, it contains a large selection of positive attributes to choose from when building a personality profile. With entries written in a user-friendly list format, this brainstorming resource is perfect for any character creation project.
Creating Print On Demand Interiors & Covers Using Scribus 1.4.1 by D J Mills
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,350. Language: Australian English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Tift Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
If you want to create professional Interiors and Covers for your Print-On-Demand fiction books with easy to follow steps using the open source software Scribus, then this is the book for you. The knowledge and skills you will learn in the exercises will enable you to present your readers with a professional layout every novel.
The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Flaws by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,910. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book is a flaw-centric exploration of your character's arc, motivation, emotional wounds, and basic needs. Its vast collection of flaws will help writers to explore the possible causes, attitudes, behaviors, thoughts, and related emotions behind their characters’ weaknesses so they can be written effectively and realistically. Downloadable tools for character building are included.
Ready Reference Treatise: Invisible Man by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 104 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 158. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » General
“Invisible Man” by Ralph Ellison was first published in 1952. It was published by Random House. The story explores many of the social and intellectual issues which face African Americans in the early 20th century. The plot also deals very effectively with the notion of Black Nationalism. It describes the relationship between black identity and Marxism.
Elei’s Chronicles: origins by Chrystalla Thoma
Price: Free! Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Essay » Literature
A short essay on the world-building and origins of the series Elei's Chronicles (Rex Rising, Rex Cresting, Rex Equilibrium, Rex Aftermath). For readers who have already read at least book 1 in the series.
Michael's Gemstone Dictionary Part 2 by Michael North
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,450. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Michael's Gemstone Dictionary Part 2 is a guidebook that identifies some of the most popular (and common) gemstones and their energetic characteristics. The alphabetical layout offers easy to understand information for selecting gemstones to achieve desired results, such as intellectual clarity, emotional strength and spiritual awareness.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Time Machine by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 103 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 156. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
“The Time Machine” by H. G. Wells was first published in 1895. It is a science fiction novella. The credit of popularizing the scientific concept of time travel goes to “The Time Machine.”
Basic Portuguese Phrasebook by Languages Easily
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,670. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Portuguese, Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
Learn Portuguese easily with this simple to use Portuguese phrasebook - perfect for the traveler or beginner. It includes a 2000 word Portuguese - English dictionary at the end of the eBook. Easy to navigate, every phrase includes a pronunciation guide to assist you in your learning. Ideal for the traveler or those wanting to learn the Portuguese language quickly.
The Definite Guide for Online Freelancers by james ruska
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
This is a time tested research for freelancer who want to get royalty for their creative talent. There are many ways to earn money and one of the most successful way is to use the creative talent you have and finding a suitable market for your creative product. The author has researched a lot and written from her own experiences very wonderful and helpful guidebook for all practicing and would be.
A Guide to District Court Civil Forms in the State of Hawaii by HI DC Guide, Ltd.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,010. Language: American English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This form-by-form guide examines each civil form used in the District Courts of the State of Hawai'i. It provides a breakdown of the essential elements of each form and how to avoid the costly mistakes and omissions that both novice and experienced participants in the legal system often make.
Authors & Publishers Must Die! by James Roy Daley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,210. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books(5.00 from 2 reviews)
From the mouth of an author, and a publisher: Authors and Publishers Must Die! is filled to the rim with straightforward MUST READ advice for the author in your life… with no punches pulled!
Ways to Make Extra Money Writing: How I Make $2K Per Month Part-Time by Kerrie McLoughlin
Price: Free! Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Blogging(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This little gem tells you exactly how I, the homeschooling mom of 5, got into writing for money, why I'm writing for money, exactly how much I earn every month, 8 ways I make money writing now, including Fiverr, Bubblews, writing for regional parenting magazines and blogging for sites that are not my own, among others. I also talk about how to manage the kids when you work from home.
Dos and Don'ts for Indie Authors by Fireblade Publishers
Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books(4.33 from 3 reviews)
This guide provides a brief compendium that covers everything from your motivation for becoming an indie author to tips for dealing with negative reviews. It advises you on everything from avoiding mistakes when self-promoting your books to ways to pinpoint your target audience. It has been created to help indie authors to stay focussed by following a list of simple steps to promote
Quick Guide: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by College Guide World
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 19 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 157 · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Plays » American / African American
“Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” by Tennessee Williams is a Four Act play. It was first enacted in 1955. The play was produced by the Playwrights’ Company. It is known as one of the best known plays written by Tennessee Williams, and it is also said to be the author’s favourite.
Don’t Skin the Cat! Better ways to solve a story problem by Hilari Bell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
What else you can do when someone tells you to cut part of your story.
Getting Published in the 21st Century: Advice from a Literary Agent by Carly Watters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,530. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
From Literary Agent Carly Watters comes Getting Published in the 21st Century, an ebook of Writer’s Digest award-winning blog content and new material primed to help writers get published.
Dollars and Sense for Writers: A Guide to Managing Your Writing Business 2nd Edition by Linda Mickey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,840. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Updated to reflect recent important changes in publishing, this must-have manual is a plain-talk look at the business of writing. It will help you know what you don't know about publishing and provides tools you can use to survive and thrive as a writer.