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Ms. Spinster's Novel Grammar: More Novel Yet Her Punctuation, Spelling, Style . . .
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?
Inside Story: The Power of the Transformational Arc
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 106,420. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Playwriting
What’s the secret to writing a great story? Whether a beginner or an A-list Academy Award winner, all writers struggle to get to the great story within. Inside Story provides an innovative process that helps writers maintain the artistic integrity of their vision to create narratives with more depth, dimension and substance. A must-have book for any serious screenwriter, playwright, or novelist.
The Professional Fiction Writer | A Year in the Life
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.
Advanced Dictionary Dreams 5th Edition
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...
DebunKanji: Chinese Glyphs used in Japanese
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
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.
Writers' Handbook 2017
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
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.
Your A Game: winning promo for genre fiction
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 143,730. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016 by Evil Mastermind, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
Your A Game is a guide to genre fiction promotion built around the idea that playing to win should be fun for everyone involved. Rather than dictating cookie-cutter instructions, the book is structured as a chooseable adventure which examines the unique challenges of genre promo and proposes a strategy of authentic engagement and participation for long-term career success.
The Rural Setting Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Personal and Natural Places
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,550. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
The Rural Setting Thesaurus helps writers like never before by exploring over 100 school, home, and natural locations, providing the sensory details for each along with possible sources of conflict that can be found there. Also covered are many figurative language techniques that can be used to convey emotion and bring the setting to life, creating a vibrant, one-of-a kind experience for readers.
The Urban Setting Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to City Spaces
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,040. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
The Urban Setting Thesaurus is the key to creating stronger, more powerful descriptions by showing writers how multisensory details can draw readers in and enhance the story. Through its sensory exploration of over 120 urban settings, this book will help writers create a realistic, textured world readers will long to return to, even after the book closes.
Ideas and Inspiration for Fantasy and Science Fiction Writers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,210. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This sourcebook is for all writers of fantasy or science fiction--whether novels, short stories, games, or any other form of storytelling. Medicinal corpses, the jargons of thieves and carnies, Nazi UFOs, the colonization of space, green children from nowhere and more.
Một Trăm Năm Đông Kinh Nghĩa Thục
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 128,350. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Đông Kinh nghĩa thục chỉ tồn tại trong một năm (1907-1908) và cách xa chúng ta một thế kỷ, nhưng càng tìm hiểu tư tưởng và hoạt động thực tiễn của nó từ chỗ đứng hiện tại, chúng ta càng khâm phục lòng yêu nước, sự thức thời, tầm nhìn xa trông rộng của những người tổ chức cơ sở giáo dục có tính chất cách mạng này.
Study Guide: The Karamazov Brothers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,170. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Fyodor Dostoyevsky's epic masterpiece "The Karamazov Brother" is massive--dozens of characters, themes, subplots. If you are having trouble keeping track of whose who and what's what, then this book will help you. The covers all the major plots, characters and themes and gives a chapter by chapter summary of the entire book.
Tragedy and Self-Destruction as Humor in Microliterature, Volume 2
Price: Free! Words: 339,410. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
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The PDF version on a tablet or larger size screen offers the BEST READING EXPERIENCE. It RENDERS CORRECTLY IN ADOBE ACROBAT READER but not in Adobe Digital Editions. Tragedy & Self-Destruction shows how microliterature entertains, informs and persuades in its treatment of everyday life and the extremes of the human condition. Find your own situation reflected and perhaps re-defined through humor.
Tragedy and Self-Destruction as Humor in Microliterature, Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 366,420. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
The PDF version on a tablet or larger size screen offers the BEST READING EXPERIENCE. It RENDERS CORRECTLY IN ADOBE ACROBAT READER but not in Adobe Digital Editions. Tragedy & Self-Destruction shows how microliterature entertains, informs and persuades in its treatment of everyday life and the extremes of the human condition. Find your own situation reflected and perhaps re-defined through humor.
The Pandemic Preparedness Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,120. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by Fountain Blue Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
A book to give readers a better understanding of Flu and Ebola viruses, what a pandemic is, and what things will look like when it begins.
Closest to the Fire: A Writer's Guide to Law and Lawyers
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 218,220. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The world of law and lawyers, with its suspense, its moral quandaries, and its ripped-from-the-headlines subject matter, provides wonderful material for fiction. This guide will help writers explore these many story possibilities, while avoiding the pitfalls awaiting the unwary. Included throughout the book are ideas for stories or story elements based on the content.
An Historical Perspective on the National Football League
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 210,800. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC). The NFL is one of the four major professional sports leagues in North America, and the highest professional level of American football in the world.
Writers' Handbook 2016
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 208,010. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The 2016 edition of firstwriter.com’s bestselling directory for writers provides details of over 1,400 literary agents, book publishers, and magazines, including revised and updated listings from the 2015 edition, and over 600 brand new entries.