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Self-Publishing Boot Camp Guide for Authors, 3rd Edition
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 44,990. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Carla King’s self-publishing guides have been the go-to resource for authors since 2010. This new 2015 edition is an updated step-by-step guide to creating, publishing, marketing, and selling your book in print and every popular ebook format, with recommendations for tools and services you can trust.
The Scottish Gaelic Tattoo Handbook: Authentic Words and Phrases in the Celtic Language of Scotland
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 Short Fuse Guide to Query Letters
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.
The Emotionally Engaging Character
Series: Writing Tips. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
The key to writing a compelling story is to make the characters, especially the main ones, so engaging that the reader makes an emotional connection with them. In this book, Ruth Ann Nordin shares tips on creating this type of character.
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.
Fifty Ways to Practice Reading: Tips for ESL/EFL Students
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.
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)
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.
300 CEN (Certified Emergency Nurse) Exam Questions and Answers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,180. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
If you are taking the state CEN examination or just interested in what it entails, this book of questions will help you. 300 CEN questions (and answers) are included here. The book covers the following topics: Cardiovascular Emergencies, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Genitourinary, Maxillofacial, Medical Emergency, Orthopedic, Patient Care Management, Professional Issues, and more!
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Series: Busy Writer's Guides. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Description in fiction shouldn’t be boring for the reader or for the writer. Description: A Busy Writer’s Guide will help you take your writing to the next level by exchanging ho-hum description for description that’s compelling and will bring your story to life, regardless of the genre you write.
How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,390. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Randy Ingermanson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
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Are you writing a novel, but having trouble getting your first draft written? Take a look at the wildly popular Snowflake Method—a battle-tested series of ten steps that jump-start your creativity and help you quickly map out your story. All around the world, novelists are using the Snowflake Method right now to ignite their imaginations and get their first drafts down on paper.
How to Drink Beer in Mandarin: An English-Chinese Craft Beer Glossary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,480. Language: Unknown language. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign languages, Nonfiction » Travel » Phrasebooks
Western craft beer drinkers and brewers are captivated by China's emerging craft beer revolution. For the first time, "How to Drink Beer in Mandarin" offers industry players and travelers an essential tool to communicate about beer in Mandarin. Not just a glossary, additional resources cover language learning, travel information, drinking etiquette, a list of all China's craft breweries, and more!
The Author's Guide to AudioBook Creation
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This is the essential, easy to understand companion you need if you are considering creating an audiobook, whether you are the voice or you hire a professional narrator. You will get the critical elements on what steps you need to take; how to engage a narrator; what costs to expect; how to produce your audiobook; and how to work with Amazon and other publishers. Join the Audiobook Revolution!
Worldbuilding: From Small Towns to Entire Universes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,220. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
International bestseller Anderson has created many extensive fictional universes, ranging from sweeping galactic empires to complex steampunk fantasies, to humorous monster-filled cities. He has become known for his skill in worldbuilding.
The Taming of the Shrew In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,230. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The Taming of the Shrew is timeless. The films 10 Things I Hate About You and Deliver us from Eva were each based on the play; the classic western McLintock! even had an episode about the show. But if you have tried to read it and simply stopped because you don't get it, then you are not alone. Let's face it..if you don't understand Shakespeare, then you are not alone.
90 Mobile Learning Modern Language Activities
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,920. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching, Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
Improve your students’ modern language communication and culture awareness through mobile learning tools and apps. Use these easy to integrate activities to engage your students in in-class and out-of-class learning in fourteen different mobile learning categories. Develop your students' speaking listening, reading, and writing. Have them participate in authentic culture through mobile activities.
Serious Revenge - Reference Handbooks and Manuals Humor and Satire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Serious Revenge is a manual for those looking to seek justice in a broken system. The book is designed to help you defend yourself from the predatory behavior of hustlers, stalkers, bad bureaucrats and outright jerks. If you have ever tried to use the legal system to get someone to leave you alone, you realize it's hopelessly broken. This manual will help you get restitution you deserve...
102 Romance Prompts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
102 Romance Prompts is a book to help inspire romance writers of all subgenres. Included with the prompts are chapters on subgenres, the language of flowers, English titles, the top reasons relationships break up, and more. It also has links to several helpful reference websites. Any romance writer can use these prompts as story starters, or to help inspire their own ideas.
The Bunny Lover's Complete Guide To House Rabbits
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,340. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
(5.00 from 1 review)
With easy-to-understand information; insight gained from personal experience; dozens of photos; and step-by-step instructions on everything from how to properly house and feed your bunny to litter-box training to finding the right vet to socializing your bun and beyond, this book will become your single, most-powerful reference tool to help you successfully and happily live with your house rabbit.
Write in the Wonder: 101 Fantasy Writing Prompts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Collected here are 101 fantasy writing prompts and six random writing tables with approximately eighty squazillion fantasy stories waiting to be unleashed. Probably more than that.