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All-In-One Basic to Advanced Guide to Genealogy & Ancestry History Research
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,200. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This book is the one all-inclusive guide you can't do without. Over 300 pages of in-depth and informative guidance, citing numerous specific resources for domestic and international research. This guide is no fluff, and not just for dummies. It teaches you how to interpret information you find, and offers specific steps on how to use that information to go further in your research.
Blood from Your Own Pen: A Practical Guide on Self-Editing and Common Mistakes, For Beginning Authors Who Intend to Survive to Publication
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,110. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Before you pay an editor to bleed red all over your manuscript with their pen, grab hold of as many of these rules as you can and squeeze them until the metaphorical blood drips from your imaginary fist. Use it to fill your own red pen and then go bleed red on your story first. You will get more benefit, and learn more, from an editor who doesn’t have to correct these kinds of mistakes for you.
Achievers Handbook Boxed Set
Series: Achievers Best Guide Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,660. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Professional Growth, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
"The cemetery is the “richest or wealthiest prison of undiscovered, untapped, undeveloped and unfulfilled dreams of presidents that never presided, great orators that never made a speech, astronauts that never went to the moon, and doctors that never touched the sick or great preachers that never preached a Sermon”
Creating Life
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
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.
Hurting Your Characters: A Writer's Guide to Describing Injuries and Pain From the Character's Point of View
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,130. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
HURTING YOUR CHARACTERS discusses the immediate effect of the trauma on the body, its physiologic response, including the types of nerve fibers and the sensations they convey, and how injuries feel to the character. This book also presents a simplified overview of the expected recovery times for the injuries discussed in young, otherwise healthy individuals.
How to Kick Ass as a Hybrid Writer
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
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
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
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.
The Historical Phrase Book - Western-Viking Edition
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,660. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists
Sometimes you need a bit of assistance to make your work shine. The Historical Phrase Book ~ Western-Viking Edition is the perfect resource to give your writing the edge it needs to stand out from others. This extensive guide has thousands of commonly used historical descriptives—aka tags—that can make the pages of your work as vivid, colorful and dramatic as you can create. Let your muse soar!
MJ Magazine - February 2017 Edition - Created by Authors for Authors
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.
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.
Creating Character Arcs: The Masterful Author's Guide to Uniting Story Structure, Plot, and Character Development
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 Historical Phrase Book
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,110. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists
The Historical Phrase Book ~ Regency-Medieval Edition is the perfect resource to give your writing the edge it needs to stand out from others. This extensive guide has thousands of commonly used historical descriptives—aka tags—that can make the pages of your work as vivid, colorful and dramatic as you can create. You are limited only by the boundaries of your own imagination. So, let it soar!
The Canine Connection: A Training Guide for Owners who Love their Dogs
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.
YOUR STORY, MY WAY: A Memoir on Memoirs
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 85,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Novelist R.D. Byron-Smith's latest memoir on how to write a memoir is "a book for inexperienced writers who don't want to look like it." It is also a worthy follow up to his bestselling True Stories I Never Told My Kids. Packed with colorful anecdotes and a treasure trove of writing tips and tools from 40 years of journalism, it's a must for anyone wanting to write a memoir or family record.
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...
Writing Rules, Revised
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.