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2016 Indie Author State of the Union
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,720. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
2015 Publishing industry roundup that will help you grow your author business, stay informed, and sell more books.
The Secrets of Writing
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,450. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Everything you need to know to write great stories, from structure, plotting, dialog, characterization and many other techniques an author has to master. This book explains everything from writing comics to prose to screenplays by a writer who has done them all. Everything about the craft and more.
Time Management for Writers – How to write faster, find the time to write your book, and be a more prolific writer
Series: Writers’ Guide Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,730. Language: American English. Published: December 13, 2015 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Finding the time to write a book is becoming harder and harder. With day jobs, family obligations, household chores, and the time spent on marketing and promoting their books, many writers struggle to get any writing done. This book will help you find enough time to write, become a more productive writer, and get your first drafts written more quickly—while still writing well.
Crystal Therapy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,950. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Since ancient times, the crystals are used as amulets, talismans or simple luck. Often they are also considered sacred objects and used for therapeutic purposes.
MJ Magazine December — Created by Authors for Authors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,790. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This seventh issue of MJ Magazine features authors John Land, Mary Victoria Johnson, Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison, Marilyn Levinson and Jay Amberg. Also included are writing tips interviews with successful authors, book reviews and Fran’s picks.
Managing Your Inner Artist / Writer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,240. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015 by M. L. Buchman. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This brother and sister team have collaborated to assemble practical tips to working with your inner artist / writer in a constructive win-win fashion. Communication, time-management, project planning, and much more.
The Night Stalkers Special Features
Series: The Night Stalkers Collections. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,410. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015 by M. L. Buchman. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Come take a walk with the Night Stalkers. An in-depth commentary of each of the first 7 novels including where the ideas came from, what got left out, and the cool tech too. Also includes a NS Christmas Short Story.
The Idea Factory: 1,000 Story Ideas and Writing Prompts to Find Your Next Bestseller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,830. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Do you have a hard time coming up with ideas on what to write? If you need help with inspiration, this is the book for you. Out of 1,000 story ideas and writing prompts, the beginnings of your next book is likely in these pages. Let’s find your next bestseller.
When Study Goes Wrong
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,980. Language: Australian English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Vocational, Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
A unique exploration of outcomes for graduates unable to find work in their field of study. Graduates are interviewed and discuss the tolls of long-term unemployment and underemployment on their lives and physical and emotional well-being.
Transitioning Effortlessly Between Cultures
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 34,660. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
This reading will explore Culture Shock and Reverse Culture Shock; helping in detecting the symptoms, and walking through a series of steps for the purpose of overcoming the obstacles that may be felt at different stages. By using personal examples, concepts, and models, travellers will be able to overcome challenging situations and lead them to becoming a multicultural individual.
English Words: Learn English: English Grammar: Advanced English Words: Origins, History & Meanings
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,980. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Reference » Etymology
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling English Language Book - Red Herrings & White Elephants, Shaggy Dogs and It's a Wonderful Word How To Speak English Like a Native. The history and origins of hundreds of the more advanced English words. If you want to speak English like a native then you need to know what these words mean and how they became part of the language.
Witcher 3: Your Best Unofficial Player's Guide
Price: $5.45 USD. Words: 55,760. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming
Witcher 3 is the sequel to the bestselling series Witcher I and Witcher II. The Witcher 3 differs in quite a few aspects from Witcher I and II, which we will cover in this guide. The world is extremely vast, with one map taking up to a week to complete and explore. You will discover alternate endings, find detailed information on enemies, characters, maps, weapons, and more.
Military & Nautical Phrases: Etymology: The Origins of Nautical & Military Phrases
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Reference » Etymology
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, They Laughed at Galileo: Freezing the Balls of a Brass Monkey, Money for Old Rope, Swinging the Lead, Turn a Blind Eye and hundreds more idioms and phrases with military origins. Why do we say these things and how did they become part of our language?
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.
What Every Dog and Cat Owner Needs to Know
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,560. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
“In my 45 years as a veterinary practitioner, I can’t recall the last time I saw a client who didn’t have some or a lot of misinformation about caring for their pet.” Priscilla K. Stockner, MS, DVM, MBA Dr. Stockner has a remedy for all this misinformation, for both new and lifetime dog and cat owners. What Every Dog and Cat Owner Needs to Know will thoroughly exam every aspect of owning a pet.
101 No Cost (And Low Cost) Techniques to Turbo Charge Your Freelance Income
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,180. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015 by B.A. Erickson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Home-based businesses
Well over 101 no cost and low cost techniques to turbo charge your freelance income. If you want to make a living in the ever crowded world of writing, this book is for you.
Understanding the Home Construction Industry: A Resource Text for the Builder, Buyer, Seller, and Financier
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,970. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
One of the largest and euphoric investments the majority of us will make in our lifetime is the purchase of a home. This resource text has been compiled by an experienced expert in the field of development and construction to preserve that state of happiness through the encouragement for learning a more educated means of home selection and maintenance.
World-Building
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The blueprint for SF writers to create amazing, realistic fictional worlds.
Wit & Wisdom of Kings & Queens - I Am Not Amused
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Reference » Encyclopedias
The following collection includes kings and queens as well as emperors, empresses, sheikhs, emirs and sultans. They are all varieties of the same breed: a state ruler who comes to power by either conquest or inheritance. Definitions can be blurred and problematic. There is a democratically elected king, queens who rule empires and many other confusions.
I Told You I Was Ill - Famous Last Words and Astonishing Epitaphs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,630. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Encyclopedias, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This collection will reveal just about every approach that has been taken by the eminent and the notorious to their ultimate utterance.