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The Complete Idiot S Guide To Writing Nonfiction

Author : Christina Boufis
ISBN : 9781101598283
Genre : Creative nonfiction
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Get all the tools you need to craft compelling creative nonfiction prose. This helpful guide gives you everything you need to write real-life characters, compelling plots, natural dialogue, and captivating details.

The The Complete Idiot S Guide To The Ged 5 Subject Crash Course

Author : Del Franz
ISBN : 9781101588499
Genre : Study Aids
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Each year, hundreds of thousands of people who did not finish high school study to take the battery of GED examinations. A GED diploma opens up a new level of career, education, and compensation opportunities for them. This crash course helps them get up to speed quickly on the five major subject areas they will be tested on, and gives them test-taking practice and hints. The easy-to-use Complete Idiot's Guide® format distills the information to its simplest and makes it easy to grasp and remember the essential concepts and facts readers must know to pass the GED tests. Subjects covered include: ·Language Arts-Writing: Sentences; parts of speech; grammar; punctuation; writing cohesive paragraphs; and planning, writing, and editing essays. ·Social Studies: U.S. history, government and civics, economics, world history, and geography. ·Science: Scientific method, health and environment, biology, chemistry, physics, and earth and space science. ·Language Arts-Reading: Fiction, poetry, drama, business writing, and nonfiction prose. ·Mathematics: Number sense, arithmetic, measurement, geometry, statistics and probability, and algebra functions. The book also includes a half-length practice test for each of the five subjects, as well as extensive in-chapter practice sets and answer keys. An introductory chapter covers test-taking hints and strategies.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Publishing Children S Books 3rd Edition

Author : Harold D. Underdown
ISBN : 9781101460801
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 72. 36 MB
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'Honest and precise, everything about writing for children there is to know.' Jane Yolen, author Here is the comprehensive guide to writing, publishing, and selling for an ever-expanding and always exciting children's market, now in a new and updated third edition. - Includes new chapters on self-publishing and on "how to choose a how-to", plus revision and updates throughout. - Offers practical advice on getting started and on dealing with out-of-print books. - Covers picture books, chapter books, nonfiction, middle-grade and young novels, and common formats and genres. - Reveals what happens inside a children's publishing company, and provides guidance in working with an editor. - Sample cover and query letters, manuscript format, glossary, and recommended resources in an extensive appendix. - Plus information on agents, contracts, copyright, marketing and more.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Book Proposals Query Letters

Author : Coleen O'Shea
ISBN : 9781101478615
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Tips for catching and holding an agent's attention. Essential reading for any fiction or nonfiction writer seeking publication, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Book Proposals & Query Letters provides in-depth information on composing a successful query letter as well as detailed suggestions on how to craft each element of a book proposal - from author bio to marketing and competition information to a synopsis for fiction writers. By following the same guidelines an agent uses when submitting her client's book proposals to editors (and selling them), writers are given proven techniques for creating winning submissions. ?The most comprehensive information on query letters found in any book on writing ?The only book on book proposals that also targets a fiction audience ?Author is an agent who also blogs to a readership of about 1,500 daily

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Taoism

Author : Brandon Toropov
ISBN : 9781440695735
Genre : Religion
File Size : 65. 74 MB
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You're no idiot, of courser. You know Taoism is one of the world's oldest religions, based on simplicity and balance. However, you may not know it has important parallels with modern Western faith; health, ecology, even in pop culture icons as Luke Skywalker and The Beatles. But you don't have to sit at the feet of a Taoist master to learn how the Taoist tradition has enlightened seekers throughout the centuries! 'The Complete Idiot's Guide to Taoism' will show you exactly why Taoist principles appeal to people from every walk of life! in this 'Complete Idiot's Guide', you get: -The history of the Daode Jing, the world's shortest core religious text, and Laozi, it's mysterious author. -The teachings of Zhuangzi, the often-overlooked master sage of Taoism. -An explanation of ying-yang and what it represents. -Taoism's relationship to Zen Buddhism.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Self Publishing

Author : Jennifer Basye Sander
ISBN : 9781440696459
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 83. 17 MB
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A practical guide for a booming market. Every aspiring self-published author needs this guide, which covers everything from design to sales. It reveals all the tools they'll need, including worksheets for estimating costs, timing, and resources; up-to-date information on production and design; formats for many genres; strategies for publicity and sales; plus success stories from self- published authors. * Publishers Marketing Association estimates there are 73,000 small and self- publishers in the U.S., with 8,000-11,000 new ones each year * Of the approximately 2.8 million books in print, 78% of the titles come from small/self-publishers (PMA) * For small and self-publishers, sales increased 21% annually from 1997-2002; in 2002, these 73,000 publishers grossed $29.4 billion * 81% of the population feels they have a book inside them; 6 million have written a manuscript; and another 6 million have a manuscript making the rounds

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Best Practices For Small Business

Author : Brandon Toropov
ISBN : 9781101545102
Genre : Business & Economics
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Illustrates how to make money and keep it with time-honored strategies. Insightful real-life anecdotes to illustrate key concepts.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Getting Published

Author : Sheree Bykofsky
ISBN : 1592575188
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 78. 45 MB
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Provides tips for fiction and non-fiction authors on what to write and why, how to research the market, what to expect if you sign with an agent, and how to choose, submit, and work with a publisher.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Pregnancy Childbirth 3rd Edition

Author : Michele Isaacs Gliksman, M.D.
ISBN : 9781101198155
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 35. 9 MB
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Knowledge from the very start. Bringing a child into the world is the most momentous time of one's life. Now parents can have the most up-to-date information on what to expect from the nine months of pregnancy and the entire process of childbirth. Written by an experienced OB-GYN and mother, with a reassuring tone, the latest edition of The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Pregnancy and Childbirth includes: ?A new focus on "green" pregnancies and childbirth ?The latest information on screenings, guidelines for vaccination, and more ? "Daddy Alert" sidebars provided throughout to include the father during pregnancy and childbirth

The Complete Idiot S Guide To The Koran

Author : Brandon Toropov
ISBN : 9781440696091
Genre : Religion
File Size : 88. 87 MB
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Taking the same approach as the bestselling The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Bible, this book presents a balanced overview of the Koran, explaining not only the 'flow' of the Koran, but also what it has to say about Allah and humanity, virtue, justice, life on earth, the afterlife, women, love, unbelievers, faith, and tradition.

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