Style & Usage

Style & Usage


  • $ell More Ebook$

    By Laura Dobbins

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781478180029
    • Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
    • Published: August 2012
    This book outlines:• How to market your e-books online • How to navigate Amazon and plan/implement proven selling strategies for the best results• How to reduce marketing costs and product overhead costsWe’ll also cover:• Kindle Direct Publishing promotions that can improve your Amazon rankings – we’ll show you how• KDP’s revenue opportunities – you’ll learn how to take advantage • The art of Free Promotions and how to keep the “Book Buzz” going
  • 1,000 Character Writing Prompts

    By Bryan Cohen

    Our Price: $11.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781475103137
    • Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
    • Published: March 2012
    From the author of 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts, this 300 page, 150,000+ word reference tool can serve writers who need characters and need them now!If character development is your problem, this detailed reference tool for any writer is the solution. Imagine if every time you sat down to brainstorm for your stories, scripts and more, you had a notebook full of character ideas ready to spring to life on the page. This time-saving, idea-generating tome can ensure that from protagonist to checkout girl, your characters are fully developed and captivating. Covering a variety of genres, time periods and styles, 1,000 Character Writing Prompts, adds nuance and depth to the typical character stereotypes many writers rely on.The book includes the following archetypes:• Superheroes, sidekicks and secret agents• Monsters, demons and strange creatures• Optimists, pessimists and screw ups• Zombies, werewolves and vampires• Lawyers, doctors and butchers• Rebels, ninjas, actors, villains, pets, babies and many more!Each of the 1,000 character ideas ends with a question or command to push you past your writer's block and into a creative flow state for your future writing sessions. This sequel to author Bryan Cohen's popular 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts can take your writing productivity to a whole new level.Bryan Cohen is a director, a comedian and an author of several books on the art of writing including 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts: Ideas for Blogs, Scripts, Stories and More and Writer on the Side: How to Write Your Book Around Your 9 to 5 Job. His website Build Creative Writing Ideas helps over 240,000 visitors a year to push past writer's block and reach their creative goals. He lives in Chicago.
  • 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts: Ideas for Blogs, Scripts, Stories and More

    By Bryan Cohen

    Our Price: $7.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781461089421
    • Publisher: Createspace
    • Published: April 2011
    When you finally have the opportunity to sit down and write, you want absolutely nothing to get in your way. In an ideal world, the ideas would flow from head to pen quickly and easily. You would have thousands of ideas at your fingertips. This new idea-generating book makes that dream a reality. With exactly one thousand prompts, 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts: Ideas for Blogs, Scripts, Stories and More is truly a cure for writer's block. These story starters cover a large range of topics, including: * Holidays * College * Health * Regrets * Nature * Shakespeare * Religion * The American Dream * ...and over 40 more! These prompts help you to write from the heart so that you can relate to your audience. They work for blogs, scripts, stories, poems, essays and anything else that requires that you write with no interruptions.
  • 100 Successful College Application Essays

    By The Harvard Independent

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780451417619
    • Publisher: New American Library
    • Published: July 2013
    An updated guide to college application essays offers one hundred complete essays that helped gain students admission to the country's top schools, as well as provides helpful advice from admissions officers.
  • 1001 Email Closings & Valedictions

    By Flavio Olcese

    Our Price: $7.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781438260136
    • Publisher: Createspace
    • Published: June 2008
    Saying goodbye isn't what it used to be. "Sincerely" just doesn't cut it anymore.Here are 1001 ways to end your letters and emails. From the formal, to the loving, the absurd, the funny and even the downright mean, this book covers the all bases of email closing statements.Increase your sales. Get more tips. Be original. Make fun of everyone. Laugh at yourself. Get noticed. The list of ways to use this book is infinite.
  • 1001 Ways to Say Thank You

    By Gail Hamilton

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780968085387
    • Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
    • Published: March 2008
  • 101 Best Beginnings Ever Written

    By Barnaby Conrad

    Our Price: $15.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781884956867
    • Publisher: Independent Pub Group
    • Published: December 2008
    "Early one June morning in 1872 I murdered my father--an act which made a deep impression on me at the time." Thus begins Ambrose Bierce's short story, "An Imperfect Conflagration." In this book for writers and general readers, Conrad, author of 101 Best Scenes Ever Written, identifies 12 different types of beginnings for novels and stories, and compiles examples from well-known contemporary and classic writers. The examples, and Conrad's comments, will help writers learn to craft compelling beginnings of their own. Conrad is the founder of the Santa Barbara Writers Conference. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
  • 101 Best Scenes Ever Written: A Romp Through Literature for Writers and Readers

    By Barnaby Conrad

    Our Price: $14.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781884956560
    • Publisher: Quill River Books
    • Published: October 2006
    Terry could have been a contender in On the Waterfront. Ginger dies in Black Beauty. Prince Andrei stirs up the troops in War and Peace. Here Conrad makes judicious choices of scenes from film, fiction and drama to create a very tasty plate of hors d'oeuvres, whether for those who know and love the patron work or those who would like to learn more about the pithiest parts of literature. He includes great beginnings (some writers only need one word to draw you in) and purely visual scenes, action, adventure, war, romance (complete with understanding gendarmes), revenge, betrayal, humor (Dave Barry comments on the word "Squanto"), horror, juveniles (or perhaps more accurately horrors of juveniles), and endings (slam the door very vigorously at the end of A Doll's House, giving sound advice about writing with each. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
  • 101 No Cost (And Low Cost) Techniques to Turbo Charge Your Freelance Income

    By Beth Ann Erickson

    Our Price: $15.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781932794083
    • Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
    • Published: August 2006
  • 101 Reasons Why You Must Write a Book

    By Bob Burnham

    Our Price: $19.47
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781933817309
    • Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
    • Published: August 2007
  • 101 Ways to Make Poems Sell

    By Chris Hamilton-Emery

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781844711161
    • Publisher: SALT PUBLISHING
    • Published: March 2006
    An insider's guide to the poetry business, focusing on the issues that matter: building profile, finding readers and selling books. It offers practical advice about the ins and outs of marketing poetry and driving sales. It is suitable for both novice or established poets. It provides over a hundred tools and techniques to help sell your books.
  • The 12 Simple Ways to Dress Differently and Better Than Other Men

    By Ivan M. C. Chen

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781438291192
    • Publisher: Createspace
    • Published: October 2008
    Oscar Wilde once said, "Only a fool will not judge by appearance." The most effective and economic approach to improve a person's appearance is to wear what he already has correctly. The second best approach is to wear correct size garments. As the fashion trend moves toward more casual and sporty setting, more men are dressing indifferently. Dressing normally becomes an exception. Alan Flusser, a prominent fashion designer, believes 90% of all men wear their coat sleeves too long. Jacket sleeves are one of the most noticeable places in men's clothing. If a man makes a mistake on the jacket sleeves, he probably will make mistakes on other places. The 12 Simple Ways selects 12 most common mistakes in wearing men's clothing. The solutions selected in the book appear simple, yet different and better. Dr. Ivan Chen believes that any man who can wear a simple article of clothing correctly will look different and better than most men.
  • 140 Characters: A Style Guide for the Short Form

    By Dom Sagolla

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780470556139
    • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
    • Published: October 2009
    Make the most of your messages on Twitter, Facebook, and other social networking sitesThe advent of Twitter and other social networking sites, as well as the popularity of text messaging, have made short-form communication an everyday reality. But expressing yourself clearly in short bursts-particularly in the 140-character limit of Twitter-takes special writing skill.In 140 Characters, Twitter co-creator Dom Sagolla covers all the basics of great short-form writing, including the importance of communicating with simplicity, honesty, and humor. For marketers and business owners, social media is an increasingly important avenue for promoting a business-this is the first writing guide specifically dedicated to communicating with the succinctness and clarity that the Internet age demands.Covers basic grammar rules for short-form writingThe equivalent of Strunk and White's Elements of Style for today's social media-driven marketing messagesHelps you develop your own unique short-form writing style140 Characters is a much-needed guide to the kind of communication that can make or break a reputation online.
  • 179 Ways to Save a Novel: Matters of Vital Concern to Fiction Writers

    By Peter Selgin

    Our Price: $6.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781582976075
    • Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
    • Published: April 2010
    Selgin, an author and novelist, gathers together advice gleaned from about a thousand writing critiques that he has given as an editor and teacher to help novelists troubleshoot their work. He outlines 179 ways to improve a novel in terms of substance, structure, style, soul, symbol, myth, metaphor, and other areas. He offers the tips as meditations meant to challenge, inspire, provoke, and awaken awareness in writers, rather than a how-to manual (although there are some how-to questions and answers at the end of sections), reflecting on such issues as character, plot, titles, tone, and setting. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
  • 1977

    By Brent Henze

    Our Price: $27.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781602350403
    • Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
    • Published: February 2008