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The Everything® Guide to Writing Children's Books is the perfect handbook if you're looking to create a successful children's book.
Everyone wants to be a published writer. But only a few manage to break into print. In this guide, Richard D. Bank provides expert advice to help you reach your goals of writing and selling articles, essays, and books. Featuring step-by-step instructions covering all aspects of writing, including how to: Master the elements of creative nonfiction Conduct interviews and take accurate notes Find your unique voice Develop good research and editing skills Write with authority and confidence Sell writing to periodicals and publishers Whether you want to write an intimate memoir, a magazine story, or a scholarly article, you'll find all you need to see your bylines in print.
That important paper is due soon and you don't know where to start. You're out of ideas and out of time. Don't panic-- writing great research papers is not as daunting a task as you think. It's just a process'and withThe Everything Guide to Writing Research Papers, you can master that process in no time. Professional educator and writer Cathy Spalding guides you step ?by-step through the writing process'from brainstorming ideas to polishing your final work. With dozens of timesaving tips on organization, research, and revision, you'll find the actual writing easier than ever before. This easy-to-follow handbook answers all of your questions: What are the different types of research papers'and which should you write? How can you focus your research efforts, saving time and aggravation? Yikes! You're three pages short ? now what? What can you do to protect yourself from plagiarism? How do you find and cite all of your sources? Perfect for high school and college students juggling multiple assignments,The Everything Guide to Writing Research Papersshows you how to take control of your assignments ? before they take control of you!
For an aspiring novelist, nothing is more intimidating than a blank page or computer screen. This step-by-step guide helps you get past that hurdle, start writing, and cross the finish line to a first draft in only twenty-six weeks! The Everything Guide to Writing Your First Novel covers the entire novel-writing process--from polishing an idea to finding an agent and submitting to publishers. Published author and noted book reviewer Hallie Ephron takes you through the ins and outs of writing and publishing your first book, including how to: Create authentic characters, engaging plotlines, and believable settings Edit for tone, structure, and pacing Find the right agent Market and sell your work to publishers Build a career as a novelist Complete with writing exercises, inspiring examples, and expert advice from editors and agents, this is an excellent starting place for anyone interested in the art, craft, and business of writing fiction.
She came East to become a big star on Broadway, but settled for shacking up with a violent, unpublished writer#151;and performing in sex movies in a huge, dingy loft on West 26th Street.
For the more than 27 million Americans currently battling an addiction, recognizing the problem and seeking treatment is a tremendous challenge. This guide helps addicts and their families understand the nature of the disease so they can get the help they need. Because so many suffer from overlapping addictions, this book addresses a wide range of addictions including alcohol, prescription drugs, food, sex, gambling, shopping, and smoking. Readers will learn how to identify symptoms and causes, overcome social obstacles, decide on the right treatment program, avoid relapse, and more. With this book by their side, addicts will come to understand themselves and how to treat their addiction so they can live happy, healthy, substance-free lives!
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, it can be overwhelming. New medications, therapies, and lifestyle changes may be recommended. But what are the most effective treatments? With "The Everything Health Guide to Adult Bipolar Disorder, 2nd Edition," you can take charge and manage your condition, or learn the best ways to support your friend or family member. Dean Haycock, PhD, and Sheldon Whitten-Vile, MD, explain: The causes of bipolar disorderCommon side effects of medicationsAlternative and nontraditional approachesMania and manic episodesLinks between bipolar and other disordersThis completely revised and updated edition includes the latest treatment options as well as recent studies and classifications. Bipolar disorder is a complex diagnosis. With this positive, supportive guide, you'll find the answers to all your questions even the ones you haven't thought to ask.
Written in a sensitive, accessible manner, The Everything Health Guide to Adult Bipolar Disorder is the comprehensive resource readers need, revealing in compassionate, straightforward terms what bipolar disorder is, what the symptoms are, how to get a diagnosis, and what types of treatment are available.
Diabetes may be a daunting disease, but it can be manageable. Completely updated and revised in the new health guide format, this book offers people who have been diagnosed with the disease information to help them live with diabetes. This professional handbook teaches readers to recognize signs and symptoms, monitor blood glucose levels, understand insulin types and quantities, select the right medication, and more. Written by an experienced health writer who runs a diabetes Web site, this sourcebook offers diabetes sufferers the information they need to live happy, healthy lives. This edition includes completely new material on the latest testing methods, risk factors and special considerations, and gestational and childhood diabetes.
Written with an authoritative yet accessible tone, readers will find helpful information on understanding the basics of fibromyalgia and learn to recognize its symptoms.
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society estimates that 400,000 people in the United States have been diagnosed with MS. Because MS is a chronic disease, people with this diagnosis will live with the disease for years. MS sufferer Margot Russell and Dr. Allen C. Bowling, a nationally known MS expert, team up to help readers: Recognize signs and symptoms; understand the types of MS; decide on treatment and find the right doctor; explore alternative therapies; take charge by creating a management plan; develop strength and avoid relapse; and more. Filled with tips for daily living (like staying cool) and the latest information on new treatments, this reassuring book offers more than medical advice. It gives readers with MS the strength, knowledge, and resources they need so they can live a full, active life!
From getting enough sleep and getting back in shape to answering all of your financial and health-care concerns, The Everything Health Guide to Postpartum Care offers expert, reassuring information.
Complete with a glossary, additional resources, and even a section on thyroid disease in children, The Everything Health Guide to Thyroid Disease is the complete guide for everyday healthy living.
Casserole - that old weeknight standby - is trendy again! The fat- and calorie-laden dishes of old have been replaced with lighter, delicious fare you'll feel good about serving to your family. The Everything Healthy Casserole Cookbook takes the work out of preparing healthy casserole-based appetizers, entrees, and desserts, and shows you how to create consistently flavorful dishes. You'll prepare wholesome, irresistible recipes, including: Tomato, Basil, and Parmesan Strata Roasted Pear and Blue Cheese Spread Oven Seared Tuna Steaks with Olives and Lemon Gingered and Pralined Sweet Potatoes Blackberry Cobbler Apple-Walnut Bread Pudding With 300 recipes that include nutritional information, tips for refreshing family favorites, and vegetarian, vegan, and special diet options, this fun and inspiring cookbook has something for everyone.
Forget fast food. Forget the dining hall. In this bookbook, you'll find 300 great-tasting, good-for-you recipes designed to help you eat well in and out of the dorm. Peanut Butter Banana Breakfast Wraps Toasted Cheese and Turkey Sandwiches Apricot Rice Asian Chicken Salad Fresh Tomato with Angel Hair Pasta Mango Citrus Salsa Triple Chocolate Cupcakes Chock full of money-saving tips, cooking techniques, and culinary shortcuts, this all-in-one cookbook is all you need to eat well on a budget. With full nutritional breakdowns as well as a wide range of low-fat, vegetarian, and vegan offerings, this college-proof collection of mouthwatering recipes gives you the tasty nutritional boost you need, even when you're stressed out and sleep deprived. So put down that take-out menu and prepare to eat well--on the cheap!
With a third of Americans on a diet at any given time, planning party menus can be a challenge for any hostess. Veteran cookbook author Linda Larsen has the solution! She offers you healthy cooking tips and delicious party-food recipes with your health in mind. Her recipes include lots of fruits and vegetables and low-fat ingredients like turkey bacon and tofu, so the foods are good for you and taste great! You will find many festive recipes: Cantaloupe Punch; High-Fiber Cashew Pear Bread; Low-Fat Turkey Swiss Sandwiches; Lemon Meringue Crunch Trifle; and more! With this book, you will discover that party food doesn't have to be bad for you. And that's reason enough to throw parties more often!
If you or a family member is suffering from anxiety, you may feel overwhelmed by the challenges associated with this condition. The Everything® Healthy Living Series is here to help. These concise, thoughtful guides offer the expert advice and the latest medical information you need to manage your pain and lead a healthy life. Inside you'll find expert advice and helpful tips on understanding anxiety, seeking help from therapist and support groups, finding the best medications and treatments, and thoughtful advice on helping family and friends understand your condition. Living with depression can be challenging, but with the right guidance you can live a happy and healthy life.
If you or a family member is suffering from depression, you may feel overwhelmed by the challenges associated with this condition. The Everything® Healthy Living Series is here to help. These concise, thoughtful guides offer the expert advice and the latest medical information you need to manage your pain and lead a healthy life. Inside you'll find expert advice and helpful tips on understanding depression, seeking professional help, various treatment options, and thoughtful guidance on helping family and friends understand your condition. Living with depression can be challenging, but with the right guidance you can live a happy and healthy life.
Enjoy quick, easy, and wholesome meals every day! The pressure cooker makes crafting healthy and delicious meals for the entire family seem effortless! It not only reduces cooking times by 60% to 90%, but it will also help you save money and preserve the essential vitamins in your food, so you can eat healthier without spending all day in the kitchen. Inside this cookbook, you'll find 300 quick and flavorful recipes, including: Baba Ganoush Pasta and Chickpea Minestrone Lentil and Black Bean Chili Spicy Ginger Chicken Cranberry and Walnut Braised Turkey Wings Beef and Guinness Stew Maple-Glazed Ham with Raisins Coconut Fish Curry Jambalaya with Chicken, Sausage, and Shrimp Lemon Pot de Creme Molten Chocolate Mug Cake And hundreds more! With The Everything Healthy Pressure Cooker Cookbook, you'll create hearty meals with fresh vegetables, lean meats, whole grains, and fiber-rich legumes. It's time to make your everyday cooking easier and more nutritious!
Slow-cooker meals may save you time and energy, but they can also help you pack on the pounds. Thanks to this clever collection of deliciously good-for-you recipes, you can please your palate without sacrificing nutrition--or your waistline! This cookbook serves up hundreds of mouth-watering recipes, including: Sun-Dried Tomato and Pesto Dip Greek-Style Orzo and Spinach Soup Red Wine Pot Roast Ginger Caramelized Chicken Curried Lentils Italian Meatloaf Chocolate Créme Brûlée Stewed Cinnamon Apples Popular food blogger and cooking instructor Rachel Rappaport provides full nutritional analyses so you can choose recipes based on calories, fat content, fiber, and more. When you save timeandproduce healthy meals, you'll find you can have your pot roast--and eat it too!
Yoga. Karma. Reincarnation. Most Americans are familiar with a few basic ideas of Hinduism, but are unfamiliar with the big picture. This beginner's guide covers the major Hindu thinkers and their philosophies as well as the dharma, the moral way of life that Hindus practice. In a straightforward style, the authors explain the philosophy, gods, texts, and traditions of the world's third-largest religion, including: the power of karma; Yoga as a path to God; the authority of the Vedas; the development of Jainism, Buddhism, and Sikhism; the legacy of Mohandas Gandhi; Hinduism in popular culture; and more. This guide is stimulating reading for westerners who want to learn the basics of this ancient and mystic religion.
Interpretations of the Bible abound . . . so what should you believe? What's the real story behind the book that's sold more copies than any other publication in history? Is the Bible a reliable historical document . . . or just the greatest story ever told?Written by acclaimed Bible historian Jeffery Donley, The Everything History of the Bible Book answers these questions and more.A one-stop resource for everything you need to know about the truth behind the Bible, this fascinating book addresses the following issues:The reliability of divine inspirationThe forgotten gospels and their omission from the BibleExistence of documented historical support for Biblical eventsAccepted, disputed, and completely rejected TestamentsDe-coding Da VinciThe Shroud of TurinAnd much, much more!With The Everything History of the Bible Book as your guide, you'll learn all about the legends, myths, and historical events that inspired the Bible. You'll come to understand its amazing impact on the past, the present, and the future of mankind. Most important, you'll find out what it can mean to you - and your world.
Packed with creative advice on how to get the most out of your living space,The Everything Home Storage Solutions Bookcan help solve even the worst packrat's storage problems with such hints as: Tuck away kitchen tableware and cooking tools in hidden shelving and door racks Store bedroom clothing and toiletries in roll-a-ways, drawer dividers, and valet chairs Organize home office paperwork in desk caddies and expandable-and storable-shelves If you're one of the 87 percent of Americans who live in small to medium-sized homes, you know that good storage is critical to comfortable living. And with family life becoming busier than ever, clearing away clutter can save you hours of time each week. WithThe Everything Home Storage Solutions Book, you can transform your home into the efficient, organized, and attractive living environment you've always dreamed about!
There's no place like home for brewing beer. In this book, you learn the secrets of the master brewers, and how you can brew you own beer yourself. Beginners and more experienced homebrewers alike will benefit from the expert tips and fresh ideas in this easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide. With this book, you learn how to: Choose among barley, hops, and malts Master the chemistry of homebrewing Take the appropriate cleaning and sanitizing steps Adapt the best recipes to their personal tastes Enter (and win!) beer competitions Featuring 100 delicious recipes, this guide is all you need to ferment endless brewing possibilities. Cheers!
The Everything Homeselling Book answers any questions you may have, and then some! With expert advice on preparing your house for sale, creating eye-catching listings, and holding open houses, this all-in-one guide shows you how to get through each and every step like a pro! Features professional advice on: Determining the best sale price Presenting your house at its finest Selling your home at the right time Negotiating offers Getting everything in order for a swift closing With The Everything Homeselling Book, you'll avoid all the common pitfalls associated with putting your home on the market--and sell it quickly with confidence!
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