Books tagged: word usage

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How to Swat the Killer Be's Out of Your Writing
By Nancy Owens Barnes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Great story, great plot, great characters, but…! Reliance on the "to be" verbs—the Killer Be's—results in passive writing. How to Swat the Killer Be's Out of Your Writing is a handy booklet designed to assist serious writers in turning their passive voice into active voice and allowing their writing to reach a new level.
5-Letter Words
By Ted Summerfield
Series: Maintain Your Brain Puzzles, Book 2 · Word Puzzles, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Here are 320 fun ways to test your vocabulary knowledge and to discover new words. You are given a word like HYPNOTIC or a series of words like I OWE YOU, and you make as many 5-letter words as you can from that word or series of words using only those letters. Sound simple? Sometimes it is, sometimes it isn't. Great fun and a great way to learn new words.
Editor's Notebook
By Kalifer Deil
Price: Free! Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This is a guide to help writers edit their own works. It is often very difficult to find many of your own errors. This guide will provide a systematic approach that if followed diligently will get most of them, prepare for e-publishing and improve style as well. Editors are expensive for self publishers to use so I developed this guide to help me do my own editing. Version 062412
Which Word Do I Use?
By David Bowman
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A guide to using the most commonly confused words correctly.