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Fifty Ways to Practice Reading: Tips for ESL/EFL Students by Belinda Young-Davy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,410. 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 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.
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 Short Fuse Guide to Plotting Your Novel by Connor Goldsmith
Series: Short Fuse Guides, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary agent Connor Goldsmith walks you through plotting a commercial novel that will grip readers from the very start and not let go until the book (or series) ends.
The Easy Guide for Learning Spanish with Free Resources by Jordan Houghton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish, Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
This small but concise book provides two powerful components of language learning. First, a brief introduction describes how each individual is hardwired for language learning and gives tips to tap into this natural language ability. The bulk of the book provides a plethora of completely free resources from varying levels and media types.
The Time is Write! Your Journey to Excellent Writing Starts Now by L. David Harris
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
For many, many years, there’s been a sort of mysticism surrounding the world of writing. There are stereotypical images of writers at old typewriters in a dimly lit room or a pretentious, haughty author-to-be penning the next great globally known novel from the comfort of a coffee house sofa, making sure everyone knows of his or her artistic brilliance. From my experience, and looking...
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. Categories: 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.
Budget Bass by Ken Schweim
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.
Directory of Paying Markets for Freelance Writers by Julie G. Marie Scott
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 10,540. Language: American English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
An expanded, updated edition of the popular Directory of Paying Markets for Freelance Writers with an original publication occurring in 2011. The 2015 release has many new markets, a new format and new text information. An extra chapter appears in this new edition: The Short White Paper. This is the first annual release of a popular title for freelance writers.
10 Top Writing Tips: Discover the Writer in You by Dee White
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
"10 Top Writing Tips: Discover the Writer in You" provides an easy to follow overview of the elements of a story, and how to explore your inner writer. It provides tips on working out what sort of writer you are, and creating great fictional characters and using them in your story to create action. You'll also learn about incorporating setting in your story, and editing your work.
Writing the Cozy Mystery by Nancy J. Cohen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
Writing the Cozy Mystery will help you learn how to write a traditional whodunit, organize your materials, and sustain a series.
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!
The # 1 Killer Secret To Producing Free Professional Ebook Covers by Paul Stevens
Series: Steve's e-Book Publishing. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
They say you don’t judge a book by its cover but unfortunately that’s exactly what happens here in the Kindle world. I’ve tried my own hand at them and they all come out looking unprofessional or even worse, awful. But now I’ve invented an amazingly easy way to create professional covers IN MINUTES and FOR NOTHING once you have familiarized yourself with a few procedures.
Discovering Pompeii by Natasha Sheldon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013 by Decoded Science. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Maps, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Pompeii is a must-see sight for many of Campania’s tourists. Its tragic and dramatic end, coupled with the chance to explore the houses, temples, bathhouses and brothels of an ancient city, is for many too strong a lure to resist. This tour, Discovering Pompeii, gives a general feel of day to day life in the town by taking you along one of its busiest main streets, the Via Dell Abbondanza.
The Nonfiction Book Proposal Demystified: An Easy-Schmeasy Guide to Writing a Business Plan for Your Book by Nina Amir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Agents and publishers rely on your book proposal to determine if your nonfiction idea will sell. This easy-schmeasy guide covers each part, helping you write yours quickly and effectively. Also includes tips on writing a query letter and getting your proposal to stand out above the rest. Written by a bestselling author and nonfiction expert with numerous agent and acquisitions editor contacts.
15 Simple Steps to Formatting Your eBook by David Rieckmann
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
15 Simple Steps to Formatting your eBook is meant to provide a basic guide for self-publishers prior to uploading to major eBook retailers. The simple guide provides easy step by step instructions for formatting text only eBooks. I do not include cover art, illustrations, or pictures in this guide. If you are looking for a one stop guide that is quick and easy to use then this guide is for you.
Oracle Ultimate DBA Interview Questions by Equity Press
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,720. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Database management
The Ultimate Reference & Learning Guide for Oracle Database Administrators! 100 Certification Questions, Answers, and Explanations
Guan Yin Book of Divination by Ink It Lee
Price: $16.99 USD. Words: 13,610. Language: Unknown language. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Taoism, Nonfiction » Reference » Almanac
A bilingual book that includes a translation of the verses used in the Goddess of Mercy Oracle.
The Author's Guide to AudioBook Creation by Richard Rieman
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!
Aran Cable Interweave Hat: A Knitting Pattern by Tracy Zhang
Series: Winter Hat Knitting Patterns, Book 4. Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012 by West Lake Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This multi-page knitting pattern, complete with photographs, provides detailed instructions to create a beautiful interwoven cable stitch hat. Skill level: Advanced Beginner to Intermediate. This pattern knits a wonderfully thick and warm hat that is both soft and lightweight.