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Dynamic Dialogue: Letting Your Story Speak
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,210. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Dynamic dialogue can turn an ordinary novel into a delightful read, but dull, uninspired dialogue will cause readers to lose interest and try something else. William Bernhardt explains matching character and dialogue, avoiding dialogue that’s “on-the-nose,” using dialogue to suggest what no one will say aloud, dialogue beats, subtext, and using dialogue to enrich your story and quicken the pace.
The Funny Story
Price: Free! Words: 17,040. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate
"The Funny Story" is a yearlong experience with class 212, Mrs. Picklebee, a weird teacher and Mr. Ferguson, an old man who loves storytelling and kids. Will the protagonists defeat the class bully, Alex Gardener, or will he get away with it as always? And what do you get when a teacher grows up reading Miss Trunchbull's guide on discipline? What is "the Source" Mr. Ferguson talks about?
The Lion, The Ring And The Story: An Essay On The Role Of Fiction And Fantasy In Christianity
Price: Free! Words: 3,690. Language: Australian English. Published: August 1, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Literature & the Arts
A short, personal reflection on the proper role of storytelling and fantasy in the culture of Christianity and in the life of a Christian, including a short discussion on the author's own motivation for writing (and reading) fantasy.
Gilding the Allegory
Price: Free! Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Books & Reading, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts
This study of metaphor and allegory in fiction is intended for writers. By systematically studying the analogy in stories you may better understand the priorities of the storyteller. This free e-book is 31 pages and is available immediately.
Mr. Mailbox Man Goes to Work
Pre-release—available September 7, 2017. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 490. Language: English. Published by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Imagination & Play, Fiction » Children’s books » Health & Daily Living / Daily Activities
Mr. Mailbox Man is a friendly and dependable blue mailbox. Walk in his shoes as he steps through his routine, with Mr. Mouse and more friends along the way. "Mr. Mailbox Man Goes to Work" is designed to encourage your child to be the storyteller. The illustrations imagination strengthen and vocabulary as the child describes the events. It is a great way to have a conversation with your little one.
Secrets To Planning The Perfect Speech For Politicians: How To Plan To Give The Best Speech Of Your Life!
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / meetings & presentations
Being willing to serve takes a real commitment on the part of anyone who wants to be a politician. However, before you can serve, you first have to get elected. In order for that to happen you are going to have to get enough people to believe that your views represent their views. giving speeches is the time honored way that politicians communicate with the people that they want to vote for them.
Stories Outside The Looking Glass: A Collection of Random Tales
Price: Free! Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
STORIES OUTSIDE THE LOOKING GLASS is a series of short stories that look at life from fantasy, dramatic, and heroic point of view.
Tell Me A Story: 104 Short Stories in 52 Weeks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,260. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Biographical
Tell Me A Story collects short stories written by a father and daughter, based on shared prompts. Dad limited his entries to 100 words (exactly), producing piercingly realistic snapshots taken over his lifespan. Daughter preferred fantasy, sci-fi, post- apocalyptic fiction, and futurism. Their strikingly different stories are a testament to ingenuity, imagination, and creative commitment.
Secrets To Planning The Perfect Speech For Negotiators: How To Plan To Give The Best Speech Of Your Life!
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / meetings & presentations
The art of negotiation is all about using words to communicate. Much of what we do is done at tables with both sides working closely to identify and resolve issues. However, in order to prepare for these face-to-face sessions, we often have to set the stage and let the other side know where we stand on an issue. This means that we need to take the time to develop our speaking skills.
Transform Your Fiction: Essential Tools
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,370. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
In a crowded marketplace, masterful storytelling is essential. This concise guide demonstrates how to create memorable characters, map captivating journeys, craft engaging scenes, and develop intimate bonds between readers and characters.