books about: linguistics
Word Up! How to Write Powerful Sentences and Paragraphs (And Everything You Build from Them)
Marcia Riefer Johnston
Northwest Brainstorms Publishing
Kindle Book Review Awards: Semifinalist (winners TBA Sept 1, 2014) Foreword Reviews IndieFab Award IndieReader Discovery Award Next Generation Indie Book Award Lots of books can strengthen your writing. Few also leave you smiling. You're looking at one. You may write blog posts, e-books, e-mails, executive summaries, e-zine articles, hospital-hallway signs, presentations, proposals, lab reports, letters to the editor, love ...
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs
Allyn & Bacon
The Synonym Finder
Grand Central Publishing
With a simple alphabetical arrangement this book has been expanded to include thousands of new words and expressions that have entered the language in recent years, and includes clearly labelled slang and informal words and expressions.
The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published: How to Write It, Sell It, and Market It . . . ...
David Henry Sterry
Workman Publishing Company
The best, most comprehensive book for writers is now completely revised and updated to address ongoing changes in publishing. Published in 2005 as Putting Your Passion Into Print , this is the book that’s been praised by both industry professionals (“Refreshingly honest, knowledgeable and detailed. . . . An invaluable resource”—Jamie Raab, publisher, Grand Central Publishing) and bestselling authors (“A must-have for every aspiring ...
Book Proposals That Sell
W. Terry Whalin
Write Now Publications
This book reveals insider information to help you avoid the pitfalls of rejection in writing a book.
Aspire: Discovering Your Purpose Through the Power of Words
An expert recognized for his uncovering the hidden, and often secret meaning of words, Kevin Hall now shares his wisdom with us all. In Aspire! he teaches readers to understand what words mean in their purest sense and unlock their importance as they develop a thoughtful new vocabulary. As Stephen R. Covey so beautifully elucidates in his foreword, "this masterfully written book will help you understand that words have an inherent power, a ...
The Naked Truth About Self-Publishing
The Indie Voice LLC
Everything you wanted to know about self-publishing. Ten New York Times Bestselling authors share their knowledge, their experiences, and their souls. Jana DeLeon- A former CFO discusses taxes, corporations, LLCs, employees, deductions and many other things to help form your own author co-op. Tina Folsom- An expert and bestseller in the foreign market. What to watch out for when dealing with translators, how to attract foreign readers, ...
East of Tiffany's
The East of Tiffany's stories provide a rare insight into the lives of characters that populate the East Side of Manhattan.
Harcourt School Publishers Collections: Lvld Lib: Follow My Leader Gr5
HARCOURT SCHOOL PUBLISHERS
HARCOURT SCHOOL PUBLISHERS
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. After he is accidentally blinded, Jimmy must make many adjustments including using a guide dog.
My One Word: Change Your Life With Just One Word
The concept of My One Word is simple. Lose the long list of resolutions—all your sweeping promises to change—and do something about one thing this year instead of nothing about everything. Choose just one word that represents what you most hope God will do in you, and focus on it for an entire year. This single act will force clarity and concentrate your efforts. As you focus on your word over an extended period of time, you position ...
The Secret of Ages
Robert Collier (1885-1950) was an author of self-help and metaphysical books. "The Secret of the Ages" sold over 300,000 copies during his life. He wrote about the practical psychology of abundance, desire, faith, visualization, confident action, and becoming your best.
Oxford Picture Dictionary English-Spanish: Bilingual Dictionary for Spanish speaking teenage and adult ...
Oxford University Press
Content is organized within 12 thematic units , including Everyday Language, People, Housing, Food and Recreation. Each unit starts with an Intro page (new to this edition) and ends with a story page, with single or double-page sub-topics introducing new words in a realistic visual context and easy-to-learn "chunks." The t arget new vocabulary is listed and simple practice activities help students put their new words into practice. ...
Practical English Usage
Oxford University Press
Over 600 concise articles, arranged in alphabetical order, which explain and illustrate points of grammar, usage, vocabulary, idiom, style, and pronunciation. For this new edition, the whole book has been thoroughly revised and, in places, reorganized and rewritten.
Sell Your Book Like Wildfire: The Writer's Guide to Marketing and Publicity
Writer's Digest Books
Promote and Sell Your Work! You've written a book, but if it doesn't sell, what's the point? In Sell Your Book Like Wildfire , marketing expert Rob Eagar explains how to use the best promotional methods available to get your book noticed and drive sales. You'll learn how to: Increase your book sales by driving readers to bookstores and online retailers Build a brand that makes your books stand out from the crowd Secure more media interviews ...
No Sweat Public Speaking!
Fred E. Miller
You've Been Asked to Give a Presentation Is It YES! or YIKES! Have you been asked, or would you like to: Make a Presentation * Give a Speech * Give a Toast Accept an Award * Give an Award * Deliver a Eulogy Facilitate a Meeting * or Speak to. . . ? PUBLIC SPEAKING is most people's greatest fear. Some fear it more than dying! This fear holds back many people's careers. Like all the skills you possess, this one can also be learned! ...
Writing Children's Books For Dummies
For Dummies, 2011
Everyone loves a children's book. And many dream about writing one. But is it actually possible for an unpublished writer—armed with a good story idea and a love of kids—to write, sell, publish, and promote a book? Yes, it is! Veteran children's book publishing executive and author Lisa Rojany Buccieri and author Peter Economy show you how, in their incredibly useful 2005 first edition of Writing Children's Books For Dummies® . Buccieri ...
Next of Kin: My Conversations with Chimpanzees
Stephen Tukel Mills
William Morrow Paperbacks
For 30 years Roger Fouts has pioneered communication with chimpanzees through sign language--beginning with a mischievous baby chimp named Washoe. This remarkable book describes Fout's odyssey from novice researcher to celebrity scientist to impassioned crusader for the rights of animals. Living and conversing with these sensitive creatures has given him a profound appreciation of what they can teach us about ourselves. It has also made Fouts an ...
Writer Mama: How to Raise a Writing Career Alongside Your Kids
Writer's Digest Books
Children change your life, but they don't necessarily have to end your career! As a mom, you want to spend as much time with your children as possible. But you'd also like to make some money doing something you enjoy. How do you get the best of both worlds? Writer Mama by experienced freelancer Christina Katz tells you how. You can start a stay-at-home freelance writing career tailored to fit your family and lifestyle. Writer Mama will ...
Fire up Your Fiction: An Editor's Guide to Writing Compelling Stories
FIRE UP YOUR FICTION - AN EDITOR'S GUIDE TO WRITING COMPELLING STORIES (formerly titled "Style That Sizzles & Pacing for Power") has won a Silver Medal in the Florida Authors & Publishers President's Book Awards for 2013 and an Honorable Mention in the Writer's Digest Self-Published E-Book Awards for 2013. It is also a finalist in Foreword Reviews IndieFab Book Awards, Readers' Favorite Awards, and the National Indie Excellence Awards. "What ...
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