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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.
MJ Magazine - May 2016 Edition - Created by Authors for Authors by Fran Lewis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This seventh issue of MJ Magazine features authors Anthony Franze, Andrea Kane, Marta Moran Bishop, Joy Fielding and Carol P. Roman. Also included are writing tips interviews with successful authors, book reviews and Fran’s picks.
Self-Publishing Boot Camp Guide for Authors, 3rd Edition by Carla King
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.
Serious Revenge - Reference Handbooks and Manuals Humor and Satire by Tarrin P. Lupo
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...
Outlining Your Novel Box Set: How to Write Your Best Book by K.M. Weiland
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,680. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
2 Bestselling Guides Packed With Tips to Help You Brainstorm and Plan Your Best Story From Award-Winning and Internationally Published Writing Mentor K.M. Weiland These bestselling guides will help you choose the right type of outline to unleash your creativity, guide you in brainstorming plot ideas, and aid you in discovering your characters.
How To Be Your Own Bodyguard by Nick Hughes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,550. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Self Defense tips for men and women from a lifetime of protecting clients in hostile environments. Includes avoidance and awareness skills of the professional protection agent as well as dynamic, pressure tested techniques.
Ace That Interview: Advice from a Real Recruiter by Allison Keeton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,560. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers(5.00 from 1 review)
A detailed how-to guide on resume writing and interviewing techniques directly from an actual recruiter. Written from years of hands-on experience with candidates and hiring managers, this book provides useful advice for your job search. Filled with practical tips and humorous, real-life stories.
How to Find a Bra That Fits by Liz Kuba
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,070. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
“80% of women are wearing the wrong bra size.” Sadly, most fitters that tell you this proceed to measure you incorrectly, putting you back into a bra that’s the wrong size. Here’s your solution: an impartial guide for teaching you to find a bra for yourself. Learn everything from the two basic measurements all the way to how to match a bra to your breast shape.
Getting Published in the 21st Century: Advice from a Literary Agent by Carly Watters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,530. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference(5.00 from 1 review)
From Literary Agent Carly Watters comes Getting Published in the 21st Century, an ebook of Writer’s Digest award-winning blog content and new material primed to help writers get published.
The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,960. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The Positive Trait Thesaurus is brimming with ideas to help authors develop one-of-a-kind, dynamic characters that readers will love. Extensively indexed, it contains a large selection of positive attributes to choose from when building a personality profile. With entries written in a user-friendly list format, this brainstorming resource is perfect for any character creation project.
The Daily Prompt: 2016 by J. C. Cauthon
Series: The Daily Prompt. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Grab your favorite pen and a notebook, and let's begin! The Daily Prompt: 2016 has a creative writing prompt for each day of the year, including Leap Day. Each prompt is meant to spark an idea, allowing you to free-write and perhaps create a wonderful story that you can share with the world. Enjoy!
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.
The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
Price: $4.99 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.
The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Flaws by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,910. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book is a flaw-centric exploration of your character's arc, motivation, emotional wounds, and basic needs. Its vast collection of flaws will help writers to explore the possible causes, attitudes, behaviors, thoughts, and related emotions behind their characters’ weaknesses so they can be written effectively and realistically. Downloadable tools for character building are included.
How to Write a Thesis: Quick tips on how to finish your thesis or dissertation by Sharaf Mutahar Alkibsi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,440. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The book would be most useful to students joining a graduate program and looking forward to writing their thesis or dissertation based on the traditional five-chapter research. Advisors may recommend this book for their students at the early stage of their research project. The book addresses the big picture of the research journey, and provides advice on how to proceed.
Flash 52: 52 Writing Prompts for a Year of Flash Fiction by Jamie DeBree
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by Brazen Snake Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Flash fiction is an excellent way for writers to tighten prose, learn the elements of story without getting lost in a novel-length manuscript and explore different genres without a big time commitment. This book provides fifty-two story prompts simple enough for the beginning writer to start with, yet complex enough for the more advanced writer to expand on.
101 Contemporary Romance Story Starters by Annette Elton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Every good romance novel begins the same way – with a story idea. Yet compelling story ideas aren’t always easy to come by. Sometimes we all need a little inspiration - a spark that ignites our imagination and excites the writing muse. Designed to kick start your imagination they include dialogue starters, scenes, open ended scenarios, and even story endings.
The Self-Publishing Manual, Volume 1 by Dan Poynter
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Universally acknowledged as the bible for self-publishers, this guide incorporates the latest information on the process in a new edition. Twelve chapters answer common questions and provide practical guidance on writing, design, copyrighting, printing, promotion, publicity, sales, and distribution, with one chapter devoted to technology. An appendix lists useful resources.
Two Year Novel Course: Set 8 (Final Edits/Submission and Publication) by Lazette Gifford
Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,890. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This is the final book of the Two Year Novel Course covering weeks 78 through 104. The final sections cover both traditional and indie material when it comes to publication.
Writing Games, Writing Tips, Writing Exercises. by Mat Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,900. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
How could a jumble of words with a little punctuation become something that’s interesting to read? Is it a gift from the gods? Something only the highly educated can produce? Or maybe anyone can do it? If you want to know if YOU can achieve your writing goals, then why not have a play around with some words and sentences using my writing games.