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Writing Characters Who'll Keep Readers Captivated: Nail Your Novel
By Roz Morris
Price: $5.26 USD. Words: 42,680. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How do you create characters with depth? How do you write the opposite sex? What makes teenagers sound authentic? Inhabitants of a dystopia? How do you write plausible antagonists and chilling villains? How do you inhabit a character who isn't like you? Whether you write literary or genre fiction, this book shows you how to create people who keep readers hooked and make you want to tell stories
Two Year Novel Course: Set 3 (World Building)
By Lazette Gifford
Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,950. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This set of world building classes provides a few tricks for both physical and cultural world building and includes exercises, examples and many questions to answer about your own work. This set of classes will help science fiction and fantasy writers, however the cultural aspects and conflicts can also work well in modern and historical fiction.
Write The Fight Right
By Alan Baxter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,700. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
0.5 star(4.60 from 5 reviews)
A fiction writer's resource for creating realistic, convincing fight scenes from author and martial arts instructor, Alan Baxter.
Easy Smashwords Formatting In OpenOffice
By Jay Johnson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012 by Empire. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Welcome to Easy Smashwords Formatting In OpenOffice. In this guide you'll learn the ten steps it takes to get your book into the Smashwords Premium Distribution Program every time. This book is specifically designed for those of you who prefer to use the free word processing program known as OpenOffice.
Two Year Novel Course: Set 2 (Characters)
By Lazette Gifford
Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The second set of the 2YN classes takes you through the work of creating characters who will best represent what you want in your story.
What To Do When Someone Dies - A simple guide for executors to settle an estate including funeral, tax and probate tips
By Scott Richter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Reference
(4.00 from 1 review)
A simple step-by-step guide for family members, personal representatives and executors with day-to-day time-lines and checklists to successfully administer and close an estate. All related tax, legal, probate and financial topics are covered. Written for United States citizens.
Two Year Novel Course: Set 7 (Second Draft)
By Lazette Gifford
Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,740. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Book 7 of the 2YN series moves from the art of writing to the crafting of edits. This book takes on some of the major problems, including when the book is too short.
Writing Fight Scenes
By Rayne Hall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,200. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
0.5 star(4.56 from 9 reviews)
Learn step-by-step how to create fictional fights which leave the reader breathless with excitement.
Two Year Novel Course: Set 1 (Basics)
By Lazette Gifford
Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Start your novel off right with this set of five classes to help expand on your initial idea and begin creating story goals.
The Foreword Literary Guide to Book Marketing Proposals for Fiction and Non-fiction
By Gordon Warnock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Fast Foreword. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Gordon Warnock walks you through writing an effective marketing proposal – a requirement for non-fiction and your secret weapon for fiction. This will help your submission stand out, presenting you as the kind of informed and proactive writer that agents and publishers love to work with.
Speaking Activities That Don't Suck
By English Teacher X
Series: English Teacher X, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,840. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
One of the most painful aspects of any TEFL job is getting the students to speak. Far too many teachers exhaust themselves trying to entertain and motivate surly or shy students - but yet again English Teacher X is here to help. Here is a book full of clear, succint, and EFFECTIVE ways to give your students NO CHOICE but to produce HUGE AMOUNTS of English in a variety of classroom situations.
Self-Editing: Two Half Brains Make a Whole Writer
By Deborah J. Lightfoot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011 by Seven Rivers Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Self-Editing: Bringing Out Your Best (Two Half Brains Make a Whole Writer) -- practical professional advice from Deborah J. Lightfoot, published author and gainfully employed editor. Drawn from the author's 25 years of experience in newspaper, magazine, and book writing and editing, this book offers nuts-and-bolts advice on fixing common errors: eliminating wordiness, using the active voice, etc.
Two Year Novel Course Set 6 (Writing, Part 2)
By Lazette Gifford
Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,750. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Book Six of the 2YN series covers continuing the writing process with tips to help you keep going to The End.
How to Really Self-Publish Erotica: The Truth About Kinks, Covers, Advertising and More!
By Dalia Daudelin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,880. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How often have you heard, "Nobody makes money from self-publishing"? It's coming from the mouths of authors, agents, publishers and editors out of ignorance... or malice. If you're looking to jump-start your career in writing, though, self-publishing can be an absolute Godsend if you're just an average person. The problem is, the information you need is scattered all over the internet.
Edit Your Book in a Month
By Eliza Knight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,200. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Have you finished a manuscript? Want to submit your novel to editors or agents, maybe even self-publish? You need to edit first! First impressions are important and the stronger your book is, the better presentation it will make. Tips on editing, common mistakes, show vs. tell, plotting, dialogue, story development, inconsistencies, and much more!
How To Be Your Own Bodyguard
By Nick Hughes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,550. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: 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.
Book on English Grammar, Punctuation and Capitalization.
By The Gifted Learning Project
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,780. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
The How to Grammar Page includes over 38 pages of information. Refresh your English/Grammar skills and read everything from the rules of English and Grammar to correct punctuation and capitalization. Easy to understand examples for each topic are also included to help explain each rule properly.
Study Guide: The Fledgling (A BookCaps Study Guide)
By BookCaps
Series: Study Guides, Book 71. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The perfect companion to Jane Langton's "The Fledgling," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book.
A Great First Date
By Logan Lo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,380. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
With our new interconnected world, dating has changed radically, even in the last few years. It's easier than ever to meet people but harder than ever to connect with them. A first date is the first - and sometimes last - opportunity to make that connection. You can't simply be yourself, you have to be your best self. A Great First Date helps you do just that.
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. Category: 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.