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The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Flaws
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.
Book Websites: Free and Low Cost Books
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Want to find free and bargain books that are legitimately offered at discounted prices? This report lists many of the most popular websites that list these daily delights. The websites listed here are all legitimate and legal and "live" as of this writing. I have visited these websites and still subscribe to many of them. You too can easily get daily lists of free and discounted popular books.
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...
Writing Prompts & More--Ideas to Spark Creativity and End Writer's Block
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A sequel to 201 Writing Prompts, Writing Prompts and More offers writing prompts plus lots of other routes to creativity and getting your words on the page. Four chapters of the book hold 100 new writing prompts and the remaining seven chapters invite you to explore multiple ways into stories or give you ideas to help break through writer’s block.
Shakespeare FAQ
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,700. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
There are surprises in this book. Is Brutus a pompous nitwit? Why was Othello black? What was this plague that closed the theatres? Are the 'bad' quartos all that bad? Why the shifting from 'you' to 'thou'? Did the Globe Theater have toilets? Why is it called "Measure for Measure"? Isn't Petruchio in the "Taming of the Shrew" just a domineering coward? Was Shakespeare recognised in his own time?
Writers' Handbook 2017
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 217,310. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The 2017 edition of firstwriter.com’s bestselling directory for writers is the perfect book for anyone searching for literary agents, book publishers, or magazines. It contains over 1,300 listings, including revised and updated listings from the 2016 edition, and over 500 brand new entries.
Budget Bass
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
(4.00 from 1 review)
A complete set of plans to build a normal size upright Bass fiddle. This bass has the tone and volume that would match many commercial upright bass fiddles. At current prices this bass can be built for about $100. The bass could be coompleted in one weekend (not including staining and finish coat). The plans include detailed step by step instruction including many drawings and photos.
Biochemistry Dictionary for Health Professionals
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,760. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Biochemistry
(5.00 from 1 review)
So much more than a dictionary. It contains interactive case studies, short lectures and 'high-impact' biochemistry terms that overlap with physiology, pharmacology and the clinical sciences. It is ideal for students studying for board examinations allowing them to optimize their precious study time.
So you want to write a novel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
So You Want to Write a Novel... was written for the many who’ve wanted to pursue the lofty endeavor of penning (typing) their very own opus, but for one reason or another got lost in the whole process, or perhaps were even a little intimidated. If you want to harness and channel your story into a cohesive format that makes sense, then give So You Want to Write a Novel... a read, and get started!
The Handy Little Book for Writers Series. Book 5. On Chapters
Series: The Handy Little Book for Writers, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This fifth book in The Handy Little Book for Writers Series is about chapters and nothing else. But it contains an often-overlooked secret tool for writers. Chapters and their summaries are a wonderful aid. They are like a map. When you start your draft, they guide you step by step
The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
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.
Animals in Chinese Mandarin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 260. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign languages, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin
A list of animals translated into Chinese Mandarin and sorted into taxonomic classes.
12 Months of Practical Modern Living: A Frugal Resource
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.
All In One: Characterization, Writing a Gripping Plot,Show Don't Tell,Query Perfection
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,160. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A combination of all our best short books is finally here! Enjoy the All In One manuscript and take notes to improve your writing.... First book is Characterization: 3 Dimensional Character. Second book is Show Don't Tell: How to Describe People, Places and Weather. Third book is Query Perfection: Your Guide to Query Perfection. Last book is Fiction Writing: Writing a gripping plot
Winning Political Campaigns: A Comprehensive Guide to Electoral Success, Third Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,430. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012 by Central Park Communications, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
A comprehensive handbook for planning, organizing and executing a successful campaign for elective office. Written in an easy-to-use format, the book is designed for both novice campaigners and experienced workers. Covers everything from advertising to building alliances, proper business practices, campaign literature, candidate behavior, media, voter contact, fundraising strategy and more.
Ten Writing Prompts That Work (and the stories to prove it)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,540. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Time Management
10 Writing Prompts That Work (and the stories to prove it) is an excellent way to jumpstart that new novel or short story, with inventive prompts that do more than just give you a fun writing exercise. The prompts in this book will actually help you write a publishable story--and to prove it, each prompt is backed up by a short story that was written using it.
Talk Shows Are Looking for You! How to Get Your Book and Your Message Onto Talk Radio Shows and Podcasts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,050. Language: American English. Published: May 11, 2016 by Friendly Oaks Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / general, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Take your book and message to the airwaves and podcasts. James Sutton, with experience on both sides of the talk show microphone, takes you through the steps from writing and marketing a winning pitch to sounding your best on a show. Learn tips that will put you at the front of the pack and use the provided resources (including free ones) for letting talk shows know you are ready for them!
Perfecting Your Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Have you finally finished your manuscript? Has your manuscript been rejected? Looking to polish the story you completed during NaNoWriMo? Or maybe you’re thinking about writing a story and need some tips on how to make yours close to perfection? In this easy to follow book, author and writing coach, Susan Palmquist, offers you all the essentials of writing a great novel.
The Handy Little Book for Writers Series. Book 4. Getting to Know your Characters
Series: The Handy Little Book for Writers, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Characters make your story. It is therefore important for a writer to create realistic characters so that the reader finds them believable - whether they are loved or hated. Your story is carried along by your characters so it is important that you get to know them. If you don’t know them, neither will your readers. This Handy Little Book will help you to bring your characters to life.
The Writer's Secret: MasterMind Your Way to Publishing Success
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,630. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
What is it that successfully published writers know that everyone else should now too? That the best way to get ahead is to get ahead with your friends rather than trying to do it on your own. Jennifer Basye Sander, a NYT bestselling author, and JT Long, a successful magazine writer, share their advice and philosophy in this short but powerful book.