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2013 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market

by Scott Francis

The Best Resource Available for Getting Your Fiction Published!The 2013 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market is the best resource available for fiction writers to get their short stories, novellas, and novels published. As with past editions, Novel & Short Story Writer's Market offers hundreds of listings for book publishers, literary agents, fiction publications, contests and more. Each listing includes contact information, submission guidelines, and other important tips.Fiction writers will also find and increased focus on editorial to help give context to the listing content. From amazing craft articles (crafting emotion in fiction) to helpful business advice (marketing a small press book), the 2013 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market offers everything a fiction writer looking to get published could want.PLEASE NOTE: Free subscriptions are NOT included with the e-book edition of this title.

2013 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market

by Scott Francis

The Best Resource Available for Getting Your Fiction Published!The 2013 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market is the best resource available for fiction writers to get their short stories, novellas, and novels published. As with past editions, Novel & Short Story Writer's Market offers hundreds of listings for book publishers, literary agents, fiction publications, contests and more. Each listing includes contact information, submission guidelines, and other important tips.Fiction writers will also find and increased focus on editorial to help give context to the listing content. From amazing craft articles (crafting emotion in fiction) to helpful business advice (marketing a small press book), the 2013 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market offers everything a fiction writer looking to get published could want.PLEASE NOTE: Free subscriptions are NOT included with the e-book edition of this title.

Furniture Fundamentals - Casework: Techniques and Projects for Building Furniture and Cabinetry

by Scott Francis

Build your skills by building boxes! Mastering casework--essentially making boxes--allows you to create a wide variety of furniture from cabinets to bookcases to blanket chests. Within these pages, you'll find insight into various approaches to casework including face frames, frameless constructions and joinery options from simple to advanced. You'll learn the most used joinery techniques including rabbets, dados, dovetails and mortise-and-tenon. You'll gain insight into making boxes of all sizes from carcases to drawers, and hone your skills through 9 step-by-step furniture projects ranging from simple wall cabinets to beautiful chests of drawers. When you get right down to it, so many furniture forms start with building a box. This book is your guide to mastering this fundamental aspect of furniture making.

How to Build Bookcases & Bookshelves: 15 Woodworking Projects for Book Lovers

by Scott Francis

Do you love the smell of old books as much as you love reading them? Do books fill your home on shelves, in stacks and sometimes even in piles? For any book lover, bookcases are often the centerpieces of the home. If you take pride in your personal library, this book is for you."How to Build Bookcases & Bookshelves" features a wide range of shelving projects from simple and contemporary to the more ornate, along with projects for smaller book accessories to personalize a reading space.Within these pages you'll find:Plans for 13 bookcases in a wide range of styles including Arts & Crafts, Shaker and Mid-Century ModernAdditional book-themed projects including a magazine rack and a desktop sliding book rackIdeas and techniques for building stronger shelvesWhether you need a small bookcase to accentuate a corner of your home or a fl oor-to-ceiling set of built-in shelves for your study, let this book be your guide to enhancing your book collection with the kind of handmade shelving it deserves.

I Can Do That! Woodworking Projects: 48 quality furniture projects that require minimal experience and tools

by Scott Francis David Thiel

Build quality furniture fast and simple! Beginning woodworkers (or experienced woodworkers who are looking for a weekend project) can accomplish these builds quickly.Each project requires minimal woodworking experience and only hand and portable power tools--no need for expensive equipment.These projects use only readily available materials that are easily found at your local home center, saving you lots of time and a few headaches.Within these pages you'll also find a helpful training manual for choosing and using recommended tools--it's the perfect guide for building your skills as a woodworker.Learn to build a variety of tasteful and functional items for the home including furniture, shelving and storage.

Monster Spotter's Guide to North America

by Scott Francis

Like a bird-watching guide... only for monsters Monsters represent the dark side of humanity&#150the primal, animal impulses that reside in every single one of us. They have preyed upon our imaginations and our fears since the dawn of civilization. North America is home to a wide array of fearsome beasts, including hairy monsters, flying monsters, lake monsters, and other unexplained phenomena. Monster Spotter's Guide geographically catalogs more than one hundred legendary monsters reported to inhabit the continent. From the mythical Sasquatch of the Pacific Northwest to the vicious Mexican goatsucker known as El Chupacabra, you'll read about the legends and major sightings of the most widely feared creatures reported to exist&#150plus a few you might have never heard of. Within these pages you'll find detailed pen-and-ink drawings, helpful quick-reference boxes for immediate identification of key monster traits, a glossary of cryptozoology terms, useful appendices, case studies and more. Let this book be your guide, and explore the legends for yourself. Anyone can be a monster spotter...when you start looking, you never know what you might find.

Monster Spotters Guide to North America

by Scott Francis

Like a bird-watching guide? only for monsters Monsters represent the dark side of humanity#150;the primal, animal impulses that reside in every single one of us. They have preyed upon our imaginations and our fears since the dawn of civilization. North America is home to a wide array of fearsome beasts, including hairy monsters, flying monsters, lake monsters, and other unexplained phenomena. Monster Spotter's Guidegeographically catalogs more than one hundred legendary monsters reported to inhabit the continent. From the mythical Sasquatch of the Pacific Northwest to the vicious Mexican goatsucker known as El Chupacabra, you'll read about the legends and major sightings of the most widely feared creatures reported to exist#150;plus a few you might have never heard of. Within these pages you'll find detailed pen-and-ink drawings, helpful quick-reference boxes for immediate identification of key monster traits, a glossary of cryptozoology terms, useful appendices, case studies and more. Let this book be your guide, and explore the legends for yourself. Anyone can be a monster spotter'when you start looking, you never know what you might find.

Straight Talk on Writing

by Scott Francis

This compelling book provides you with eighteen insightful interviews with bestselling authors, writing instructors, agents, award-winning writers and more. You'll learn how to create characters, plot more effectively, live the writer's life with purpose and abandon, and much more. Interviewees include Orson Scott Card, George Singleton, Donald Maass, Dinty Moore, Peter Selgin, James Alexander Thom, and many more. The interviews are casual, relaxed, revealing and instructive. Dig in!

Straight Talk on Writing

by Scott Francis

This compelling book provides you with eighteen insightful interviews with bestselling authors, writing instructors, agents, award-winning writers and more. Youll learn how to create characters, plot more effectively, live the writers life with purpose and abandon, and much more. Interviewees include Orson Scott Card, George Singleton, Donald Maass, Dinty Moore, Peter Selgin, James Alexander Thom, and many more. The interviews are casual, relaxed, revealing and instructive. Dig in

The Unofficial Hobbit Handbook

by Peter Archer Scott Francis

"It's a dangerous business, going out your front door."In the age of men, one must face myriad challenges: epic quests, imminent danger, the evil gaze of Sauron . . . okay, so maybe not. But wouldn't life's day-to-day challenges be easier if one were to take a cue from the diminutive hobbit? With The Unofficial Hobbit Handbook as your guide, you'll be ready to brave the difficulties, discomforts, and occasional orcs you may encounter.Become acquainted and form fellowships with the peoples of Middle-earth: elves, dwarves, wizards, Ents, and moreLearn about the dangerous creatures that lurk in the lands beyond the Shire: orcs, wolves, and dragonsUse hobbit tactics of running away, hiding, and disappearing (with or without the use of magical rings)Discover the proper etiquette for the delivery and solving or riddlesSo put another log on the fire, cut another slice of seed-cake (is it time for elevenses already?) and curl up with The Unofficial Hobbit Handbook. You'd never consider going on a nasty adventure, but it's always best to be prepared, right?

The unofficial Hobbit Handbook

by Peter Archer Scott Francis Jeff Gerke

"It's a dangerous business, going out your front door. " In the age of men, one must face myriad challenges: epic quests, imminent danger, the evil gaze of Sauron . . . okay, so maybe not. But wouldn't life's day-to-day challenges be easier if one were to take a cue from the diminutive hobbit? WithThe Unofficial Hobbit Handbookas your guide, you'll be ready to brave the difficulties, discomforts, and occasional orcs you may encounter. Become acquainted and form fellowships with the peoples of Middle-earth: elves, dwarves, wizards, Ents, and more Learn about the dangerous creatures that lurk in the lands beyond the Shire: orcs, wolves, and dragons Use hobbit tactics of running away, hiding, and disappearing (with or without the use of magical rings) Discover the proper etiquette for the delivery and solving or riddles So put another log on the fire, cut another slice of seed-cake (is it time for elevenses already?) and curl up withThe Unofficial Hobbit Handbook. You'd never consider going on a nasty adventure, but it's always best to be prepared, right?

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