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The Short Fuse Guide to Query Letters by Michelle E. Richter
Series: Short Fuse Guides, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Michelle Richter demystifies the process of writing and submitting query letters that get results. Learn structure, technique, what works, what never to do, what attracts an agent’s attention, and special tips that most writers don’t think of. Help your submission rise above the slush and get read by those who want it most.
Stroke Hope Stroke Prevention by Daniel Bryan Jones
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 39,050. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This book, Stroke Hope Stroke Prevention, which I conceived and began to write over the last seven years from early 2008 through 2014. It is an important part of what I call the ‘Trinity of stroke, Awareness, prevention and recovery᾿. While these three important aspects could not defeat stroke in its deadly tracks. It goes a long way to help prevent one. It is a proven fact that strokes are ....
The Idea Factory: 1,000 Story Ideas and Writing Prompts to Find Your Next Bestseller by Ryan Lanz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,850. 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.
Talking Out Loud - Sparkling Tips For Writing Great Dialogue by Mo Fanning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
An entertaining guide to help writers polish their dialogue and turn good into great. Mo Fanning entertains as well as educates. Your essential companion on the road to publication.
The Emotional Wound Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Psychological Trauma by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,030. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Root your characters in reality by giving them an authentic wound that causes difficulties and prompts them to strive for inner growth to overcome it. With its easy-to-read format and over 100 entries packed with information, The Emotional Wound Thesaurus is a crash course in psychology for creating characters that feel incredibly real to readers.
The Short Fuse Guide to Book Proposals by Gordon Warnock
Series: Short Fuse Guides, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Gordon Warnock walks you through writing the kind of book proposal that makes agents and acquisitions editors want to work with you. Learn what to include, what to avoid, and what will help you stand above the rest. Short Fuse Guides offer insider tips and tricks for writers, written by agents and covering different areas of the ever-changing publishing industry.
The Scottish Gaelic Tattoo Handbook: Authentic Words and Phrases in the Celtic Language of Scotland by Emily McEwan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,800. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016 by Bradan Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Celtic Languages
Created by a Gaelic specialist in Nova Scotia, this handbook will appeal to anyone who loves Scottish culture, Celtic roots, and tattoos. It contains a glossary of nearly 400 authentic Scottish Gaelic words and phrases suitable for tattoos, along with a history of the language, examples of real-life Gaelic tattoos that went wrong, and advice on how to avoid common translation mistakes.
The Fiction Writer's Handbook: 10 Minute Edits by Dennis Hays
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,140. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(5.00 from 1 review)
The Fiction Writer’s Handbook is not another grammar book, as if we need any more of them. This is the only book addressing overlooked writing problems which are killers when you seek publication and sales. Taking the time to fix these issues will make you a stronger writer. There are editing problems you can address to increase your success.
12 Months of Practical Modern Living: A Frugal Resource by Kimberly Allen
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 18,770. Language: American English. Published: June 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
No one wants to spend any more than they need to spend. This eBook has compiled some of the best free and low cost resources, websites, and apps to help you save money, along with a side helping of frugal tips about when to spend money, the best ways to save money, and how to do it yourself.
Two Wolf Taijiquan by Cody Toye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by Ink Blood. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
The comprehensive manual on Two Wolf Taijiquan. From the form to the techniques, this manual explores both the internal and external basic practices. This manual is perfect for both the Martial Art's enthusiast’s and current students. With easy to follow instructions, why not add something new to your arsenal of skills?
Coffee Break anyone? by Louise Narvick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Coffee & Tea, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between various coffee drinks at a coffee bar wuth all of those special names? What about all those coffees on the grocery shelves? What is the difference between the European blends, American Blends, Espresso and Kona Coffees? Have they only been given special names or are they different in flavors and tastes. You can find a brief discription here.
The 30 Day Novel Success Journal for Romance: Overcome Procrastination, Figure Out What Happens Next and Get Your Novel Written (the Write Smarter, Not Harder series, vol 2) by Lynn Johnston
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
This workbook combines elements of three-act structure, the Hero's Journey, and a romance arc that incorporates character growth to create an extremely flexible story blueprint that you can adapt to the story you want to tell. The blueprint is broken down into 30 steps, so you'll know exactly where your characters should be in their journey each day. Perfect for NaNoWriMo!
Basic Formatting & How to Create a Hyperlinked Table of Contents for Smashwords by Tamworth Grice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Education, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Smashwords is a leading distributor for indie authors. Putting ebooks on Smashwords.com results in sales to Smashwords customers & customers for Apple, Sony, Kobo, etc. To sell to these other customers, an ebook must be properly formatted with a hyperlinked table of contents. This short book presents easy-to-follow formatting instructions and a guide for creating a hyperlinked table of contents.
The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills(4.82 from 11 reviews)
The Emotion Thesaurus is a tool for writers who want to convey character emotion effectively. It spotlights 75 emotions and the body language cues, thoughts, and visceral responses for each. Also addressed are common emotion-related writing problems and methods to overcome them. This thesaurus encourages writers to show, not tell, emotion and is a brainstorming resource for any fiction project.
Fifty Ways to Practice Reading: Tips for ESL/EFL Students by Belinda Young-Davy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: American English. Published: November 11, 2012 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in), Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
This book is made for students of English as a Second or Foreign Language. You will learn 50 ways to practice and improve reading skills. By applying these methods, you will read faster and better, and remember information longer. You do not need to be living in an English-speaking country or be currently taking an English class to use this book. Good for beginners through advanced levels.
Learn German with Stories: Ferien in Frankfurt – 10 Short Stories for Beginners by Andre Klein
Series: Dino lernt Deutsch, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: German. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German, Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
In this sequel to “Café in Berlin”, Dino makes his way towards the central German metropolis of Frankfurt am Main, caught in between quaint cider-pubs, the international banking elite, old acquaintances and the eternal question what to do with his life. Explore Frankfurt’s city life, learn about local sights and sounds, and improve your German effortlessly along the way!
IELTS Academic Writing: How To Write 8+ Answers For The IELTS Exam! by Daniella Moyla
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,130. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by Sanbrook Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Are you unsure how to achieve a high score in the IELTS writing section (academic test mode)? IELTS Academic Writing gives you 20 high scoring sample answers you must review to guarantee your success in the IELTS exam (both Task 1 & Task 2)! You'll also get a step by step guide for how to plan and write high scoring answers for the IELTS exam
The 30 Day Novel Success Journal: Overcome Procrastination, Figure Out What Happens Next and Get Your Novel Written (the Write Smarter, Not Harder series, vol 1) by Lynn Johnston
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,600. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Having a great idea for a story isn't enough to get your novel across the finish line. You also need to know how to overcome the two biggest reasons that novelists fail: plotting problems and procrastination. This workbook gives you the tools to overcome these obstacles and get your novel written. This novel writing workbook is an essential resource for participants of NaNoWriMo.
The Checklist: Indie Publishing My Way by Marsha Ward
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,520. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The Checklist: Indie Publishing My Way gives author and mentor Marsha Ward's perspective and the checklist of the processes she uses to publish her books . . . her way. A step-by-step, easy to follow handbook to the publication process.
Creating Character Arcs Workbook: The Writer's Reference to Exceptional Character Development and Creative Writing by K.M. Weiland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,880. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
The Creating Character Arcs Workbook presents a guided approach to choosing the right type of character arc for your story, joining plot and character into a cohesive and resonant whole, and choosing stories with life-changing themes.