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The 12 Key Pillars of Novel Construction
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,940. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The 12 Key Pillars of Novel Construction takes the mystery out of building a solid story and shows you how to go from idea to complete novel in practical, easy-to-understand steps. Smart writers will take the time to learn how to structure strong pillars that will hold up their novels. This new comprehensive writing craft book clearly lays out just how to build each essential pillar.
How to Tell a Story
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,640. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Drawing on Provost's proven philosophies, Rubie examines every facet of storytelling, from narrative hooks to fulfilling climaxes. Through advice, exercises, and an outstanding array of examples, you'll learn to create gripping narratives powered by strong characters. You'll discover the secrets of sequencing, of weaving subplots into rich stories, of manipulating story pace to increase conflict.
MJ Magazine March 2015 — Created By Authors for Authors
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,100. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Writers will find featured authors John Land, Erna Kamerman Perry, Larry D. Thompson, Robert Dugoni and Steve Shukis in this edition, as well as writer's workshops dealing with bringing your novel to life , getting your plot right and avoiding newbie novelist mistakes. Plus, this issue's book of the month is Karla Negger's Harbor Island.
How To Navigate Through Federal Prison And Gain An Early Release
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Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 50,560. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015 by Voices International Publications Inc. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
How to Navigate Through Federal Prison and Gain an Early Release is a detailed prisoner's survival guide, written by former inmate, Lisa Barrett, with excerpts by Jamila T. Davis. This captivating book vividly guides readers through the journey of incarceration, shattering the fear of the unknown! Designed in an easy-to-read format, step-by-step, readers are provided a crash course.
Pop Culture in the Whedonverse All the References in Buffy, Angel, Firefly, Dollhouse, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Cabin in the Woods, The Avengers, Doctor Horrible, In Your Eyes, Comics and More
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 204,450. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
All the references in all of Joss Whedon's projects: From Buffy to Firefly to Avengers to comics, and AA to zombies, shwarma to Star Wars, for the truly avid Whedon fans.
Lot Albatrosa
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,680. Language: Polish. Published: February 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Książka "Lot Albatrosa" jest opisem wybranych wydarzeń podczas nauki w Szkole Morskiej (1955-60 r.), na praktykach na żaglowcach oraz z lat 1961-1999 kiedy pływałem na statkach handlowych: w latach 1962-70 jako oficer pokładowy, a w latach 1971-99 na stanowisku kapitana statku. Dyplom Kpt. Ż. W. (Master Mariner) otrzymałem w styczniu 1971 r. mając 32 lat. Byłem kapitanem na 30 statkach.
Practical Dictionary of Latin American Proverbs / with Spanish, French, Quebec French and English Parallels / 600 proverbial sayings of Spanish-speaking America
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,910. Language: American English. Published: January 30, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign languages
First work completely dedicated to the popular proverbs of Latin America, this work should be of relevance to all those, scholars, language professionals, teachers or simple readers, who take interest in the popular sayings and culture of Spanish-speaking America.
The Synopsis Treasury
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,170. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by WordFire Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A collection of actual story submissions to publishers by grandmasters, Hugo and Nebula award winners, international bestsellers and rising stars of science fiction and fantasy, including H.G. Wells, Jack Williamson, Andre Norton, Robert A. Heinlein, James Gunn, Frank Herbert, Ben Bova, Piers Anthony, Michael Bishop, Joe Haldeman, Terry Brooks, and more!
Study Guide for Crime and Punishment
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,620. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Fyodor Dostoyevsky's epic masterpiece "Crime and Punishment" 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.
The Freelance Writer's Handbook
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,350. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Because of his entertaining style, the late Gary Provost was one of the nations leading and most beloved writing instructors. A sought-after speaker, consultant, and celebrity biographer, Provost the writers writer authored thousands of articles and columns, and dozens of books covering most every genre. This book, while somewhat dated, is filled with advice, stylistic wisdom & techniques.
English-Esperanto-English Dictionary
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Price: $8.85 USD. Words: 127,490. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015 by Mondial. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Angla-Esperanto-Angla Vortaro: Find what you are looking for: Concise yet comprehensive, with coverage of all the words you need, including many technical terms. Both directions: Contains both Esperanto–English and English–Esperanto sections, with a total of over 30,000 entries. Keep up-to-date: Completely revised and rewritten, with a thorough coverage of contemporary English and Esperanto.
The Complete Article Writer: How To Write Magazine Articles
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Price: $4.55 USD. Words: 60,090. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The Complete Article Writer shows you how to get from a potential article idea to a finished, publishable article, written for a specific readership. It looks at: article ideas: generating ideas and maximising their potential; magazine analysis: identifying your potential readers; article structure; creativity: adding interest and sparkle to your article; and pitching: how to sell your idea first.
Writing Plots With Drama, Depth & Heart: Nail Your Novel
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Price: $6.93 USD. Words: 56,530. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
What keeps a reader curious? It’s the story. So where do you find plot ideas? Where might you already have spellbinding plot material, if you only knew how to use it? What are the hidden patterns that ply the reader’s emotions, and how can you use them with originality? How should you bend these conventions? This book will show you, in down-to-earth tutorials and creative exercises.
Teachers' Version of Parley After Life
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 137,170. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Teachers' Version includes an extra 32 pages or 20,000 words of explanatory cross-referenced notes on the homonyms, idioms, double meanings and paraphrases as well as additional literary bibliographic references. Comments on religions and the afterlife are also expounded upon but, more importantly, there are psychological self-help insights into how best to work through the grieving process
Story Climax: How to Avoid Disappointed Audiences and Craft a Screenplay or Novel Climax Which Thrills and Delights
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Series: Story Structure Essentials. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
To become an “auto-buy” for 1000s of readers, or to get onto Hollywood’s speed dial, the grand finale of your novel or screenplay must thrill and delight. Filled with practical tips, this writing guide will show you how to build your climax on a sturdy foundation and fulfill the 2 criteria at the climax’s core. Plus, 3 tests your climax must pass to earn audiences’ enthusiastic seal of approval.
Space Travel - A Science Fiction Writer's Guide
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,860. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
An indispensible tool for all science fiction writers, Space Travel explains the science you need to help you make your fiction plausible. From six-time Hugo Award winning master writer and editor Ben Bova, and former President of Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America Inc.
Cohesive Story Building (formerly titled FROM FIRST DRAFT TO FINISHED NOVEL {A Writer's Guide to Cohesive Story Building})
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Price: $18.99 USD. Words: 112,510. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Revised, Updated, and Reissued Writing Reference Second Edition Without layering, a story is one-dimensional, unbelievable, boring. Layers mean stronger characters, settings, plots, suspense, intrigue, emotions and motivation. Layering also produces cohesion of all elements. Characters must blend naturally with the setting the writer has placed them, just as plot becomes an organic part of...
Publishing 101: A First-Time Author's Guide to Getting Published, Marketing and Promoting Your Book, and Building a Successful Career
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
PUBLISHING 101 is your comprehensive guide to getting published, while avoiding the common pitfalls of first-time authorship. You'll learn how to evaluate the commercial potential for your work; find and approach editors and agents; prepare query letters and book proposals; market and promote your work effectively; and determine if the self-publishing path is right for you.
Move to the Place of Your Dreams: A Relocation Handbook
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,740. Language: American English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
This comprehensive guide provides a low-stress, step-by-step process to help you find the best place for you, move yourself there, and adjust to a new environment. The book is packed with exercises and tools to help you organize your feelings, questions, preferences, and plans. Whatever your stage in life, this book empowers you to control your move and enjoy the benefits of relocation.
Writers Tricks of the Trade
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,050. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Packed with information to use immediately, Writers' Tricks of the Trade: 39 Things You Need to Know About the ABCs of Writing Fiction is a treasure of information on many things fiction writers need to know at all stages of their career.