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The Everything Guide To Writing A Novel

by Jim Lavene Joyce Lavene

This step-by-step guide teaches you the tricks of the trade, with advice on all you need to know to compete in the world of fiction. Whether you are seeking to hone your writing style, shape an existing work-in-progress, or begin the submission process to publishers, successfully published novelists Joyce and Jim Lavene give you all you need to know to set you on the fast track to fulfilling your writing dreams!This authoritative guide shows you how to:Turn your creative idea into a sellable premiseBuild a strong plotCreate realistic charactersDevelop a first draftFind an agentMarket and sell your work to publishersWhether you're writing literary fiction, a terrifying thriller, a sweeping epic, or a passionate romance, The Everything Guide to Writing a Novel is your essential reference to creating the next bestseller!

The Everything Guide to Writing Children's Books

by Luke Wallin Eva Sage Gordon

Writing for kids is fun and rewarding--if you can break into the fiercely competitive world of children's book publishing. With this guide, you'll learn how to write and promote a children's book that will impress any publisher. Whether you have a basic idea or a manuscript ready to go, you'll find all you need to build a successful career as a children's book author. This clear and concise guide helps you:Formulate an original idea, create an outline, and write the bookLearn the basics of children's storytelling, from point of view to story pacingFind helpful writing workshops and conferencesDesign a winning book proposal, get an agent, and negotiate a contractCreate a marketing and publicity planUse professional and social networking sites to promote your bookFull of eye-opening insider information and invaluable writing advice, this book should be on every aspiring author's bookshelf!

The Everything Guide To Writing Children's Books

by Lesley Bolton

The Everything Guide to Writing Children's Books is the perfect handbook if you're looking to create a successful children's book. From generating a sellable idea to turning in your manuscript, The Everything Guide to Writing Children's Books is packed with information that can help your publishing dreams come true. The Everything Guide to Writing Children's Books includes all the necessary facts you need to conquer the children's book industry, including tips on getting started and hints on writing to the correct age group. In addition, the book features up-to-date information on publishers that specialize in children's books, writing workshops and seminars, and marketing and publicity. It is a must-have for aspiring writers everywhere! Lesley Bolton is a freelance writer and professional editor. She has a B.F.A. in writing, literature, and publishing from Emerson College, where she specialized in children's books.

The Everything® Guide To Writing Children's Books

by Lesley Bolton

The Everything® Guide to Writing Children's Books is the perfect handbook if you're looking to create a successful children's book.

The Everything® Guide To Writing Children's Books (2nd Edition)

by Luke Wallin Eva Sage Gordon

Writing for kids is fun and rewarding--if you can break into the competitive world of children's book publishing. With The Everything Guide to Writing Children's Books, 2nd Edition, you'll learn how to write and promote a children's book that will impress any publisher. Seasoned children's book author Luke Wallin and Eva Sage Gordon will help you build a successful career as a children's book author whether you have only a basic idea or a manuscript ready to go. This clear and concise guide helps you: Formulate an original idea, create an outline, and write the book Learn the basics of children's story-telling, from point of view to story pacing Find helpful writing workshops and conferences Design a winning book proposal, get an agent, and negotiate a contract Create a marketing and publicity plan Use professional and social networking sites to promote your book Full of eye-opening insider information and invaluable writing advice, this is the perfect book for every aspiring children's book author!

The Everything Guide To Writing Copy

by Steve Slaunwhite

The Everything Guide to Writing Copy is a step-by-step guide to writing effective copy for a variety of media including print, Web, radio, trade journals, and much more. Packed with tips and tricks used by the pros, this valuable resource teaches you to promote products and services, build brands, and write copy that boosts your company's bottom line. Features expert strategies for you to: Write compelling headlines, tag lines, and leads; Avoid common copywriting mistakes; Strengthen brand development; Start a freelance copywriting business; and Write copy for all media-print, radio, TV, and Web sites. Whether you're a professional copywriter or just starting out, The Everything Guide to Writing Copy will inspire you to create innovative, sales-generating advertising and marketing pieces.

The Everything Guide to Writing Copy

by Steve Slaunwhite

The Everything Guide to Writing Copy is a step-by-step guide to writing effective copy for a variety of media including print, Web, radio, trade journals, and much more. Packed with tips and tricks used by the pros, this valuable resource teaches you to promote products and services, build brands, and write copy that boosts your company's bottom line. Features expert strategies for you to: * Write compelling headlines, tag lines, and leads. * Avoid common copywriting mistakes. * Strengthen brand development. * Start a freelance copywriting business. *Write copy for all media-print, radio, TV, and Web sites. Whether you're a professional copywriter or just starting out, The Everything Guide to Writing Copy will inspire you to create innovative, sales-generating advertising and marketing pieces.

The Everything Guide to Writing Nonfiction

by Jenna Glatzer Richard D. Bank

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 nonfictionConduct interviews and take accurate notesFind your unique voiceDevelop good research and editing skills Write with authority and confidenceSell writing to periodicals and publishersWhether 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.

The Everything Guide To Writing Research Papers Book

by Cathy Spalding

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 with The 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 Papers shows you how to take control of your assignments - before they take control of you!

The Everything® Guide To Writing Your First Novel

by Hallie Ephron

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.

Everything Happened to Susan

by Barry Malzberg

She came East to become a big star on Broadway, but settled for shacking up with a violent, unpublished writer-and performing in sex movies in a huge, dingy loft on West 26th Street.

The Everything Hard Cider Book

by Drew Beechum

Easy to brew, easy to customize, and enormously delicious! Looking for a crisp, clean, and scrumptious alternative to beer? On a gluten-free diet or allergic to the grains used in brewing beer? Want to experience the pride that comes when your friends crack open one of your bottles and exclaim, ""You made this?"" Then welcome to the world of hard cider. Suddenly it's everywhere--it's on the menu in pubs and restaurants, and there's a dizzying array of ciders available in stores. And some cider lovers, just like craft beer drinkers, are looking for ways to create their own brew. The Everything Hard Cider Book takes you step by step into the fermentation and bottling process, with tips on finding the proper equipment, sourcing ingredients, varying flavors, and creating unique packaging. You'll also find advice on advanced techniques, like evaluating the finished product, varying recipes for your own taste, and even growing fruit for cider. And with thirty-five essential and adaptable recipes for apple and other fruit ciders, you'll find everything you need to make your own distinctive and delicious beverages.

The Everything Health Guide to Addiction and Recovery

by Linda L. Simmons

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!

The Everything Health Guide to Adult ADD/ADHD

by Carole Jacobs Isadore Wendel

People with undiagnosed Adult ADD/ADHD suffer highly chaotic lives--and often struggle with problems such as fatigue, depression, drug abuse, and learning disabilities. The good news is that treatment can go a long way toward getting this condition in check. But before anyone can manage the problem, they have to be able to identify it, starting with a thorough understanding of what it looks like in adults. This guide helps you:Understand telltale signs and symptomsFind the right specialistChoose the right treatmentDecide whether talk therapy is right for youLearn how to lead a happier and more productive lifeThis guide also helps remove the guilt and blame surrounding ADD/ADHD by reassuring that it is a real syndrome with a biological cause, and not the result of laziness or a lack of motivation or discipline. From diagnosis to life after treatment, this book will guide you with a reassuring hand every step of the way.

The Everything Health Guide to Adult ADD/ADHD

by Carole Jacobs Isadore Wendel

People with undiagnosed Adult ADD/ADHD suffer highly chaotic lives'and often struggle with problems such as fatigue, depression, drug abuse, and learning disabilities. The good news is that treatment can go a long way toward getting this condition in check. But before anyone can manage the problem, they have to be able to identify it, starting with a thorough understanding of what it looks like in adults. This guide helps you: Understand telltale signs and symptoms Find the right specialist Choose the right treatment Decide whether talk therapy is right for you Learn how to lead a happier and more productive life This guide also helps remove the guilt and blame surrounding ADD/ADHD by reassuring that it is arealsyndrome with a biological cause, and not the result of laziness or a lack of motivation or discipline. From diagnosis to life after treatment, this book will guide you with a reassuring hand every step of the way.

The Everything Health Guide to Adult Bipolar Disorder

by Dean Haycock Sheldon Whitten-Vile

More and more people are being diagnosed with bipolar disorder, which affects 2.6 percent of all American adults. This diagnosis can be scary for patients and their loved ones, but new medications, therapies, and lifestyle changes have transformed treatment and benefited patients. With this health guide, you'll find authoritative, reassuring advice on topics like:The causes of bipolar disorderCommon side effects to 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.

The Everything Health Guide To Adult Bipolar Disorder

by Jon P. Bloch Jeffrey Naser

For those with family members or friends diagnosed with adult bipolar disorder, as well as those who suffer from the disorder themselves, learning to cope is critical. 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. Includes professional advice on: Different types of mood disorders; Medications and available treatments; Making lifestyle adjustments; Multiple diagnoses with bipolar disorder. The Everything Health Guide to Adult Bipolar Disorder provides positive, supportive information for those coping with this complex disorder. Dr. Jon P. Bloch, Ph.D. is an associate professor of sociological anthropology at Southern Connecticut State University. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. from Indiana University. Dr. Bloch teaches courses in social psychology, intimacy patterns, and identity formation. He has published many articles in scholarly journals and is the author of several books. Jeffrey Naser, M.D. is the technical reviewer for The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Bipolar Disorder. He is board-certified in general psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, and forensic psychiatry. He is co-owner and medical director of Main Line Clinical Associates in Wayne, PA.

The Everything® Health Guide to Adult Bipolar Disorder: Reassuring Advice to Help You Cope

by Jon P. Bloch

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.

The Everything Health Guide To Controlling Anxiety Book

by Diane Peters Mayer

If you think you have an anxiety disorder, or you've just been diagnosed with one, you're not alone. Almost 20 million Americans suffer from some type of anxiety disorder. The Everything Health Guide to Controlling Anxiety helps you identify different disorders, cope with phobias, and overcome stress in order to get through the day. Author Diane Peters Mayer helps you: Learn about the causes and characteristics of anxiety Get the facts on conditions linked to anxiety Choose a therapist and support group Find the best medication and treatment Maintain healthy family relationships Packed with the professional, authoritative advice you've been searching for, The Everything Health Guide to Controlling Anxiety is a complete handbook for day-to-day living.

The Everything Health Guide to Diabetes

by Ian Blummer Paula Ford Martin

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.

The Everything Health Guide To Fibromyalgia

by Winnie Yu Michael Mcnett

The Everything Health Guide to Fibromyalgia is a complete handbook to this complicated disease. Written with an authoritative yet accessible tone, readers will find helpful information on understanding the basics of fibromyalgia and learn to recognize its symptoms. Includes helpful insight on: Finding the right doctor; Overcoming fatigue and minimizing stress; Conditions that mimic fibromyalgia; Therapies and treatment; Staying active. The Everything Health Guide to Fibromyalgia helps readers cope with and understand their diagnosis to live a full, healthy life. Winnie Yu is a freelance writer. She co-authored three health books for Fair Winds Press and contributed essays on health and wellness to five books published by Rodale Inc. She has written features for numerous national magazines and several Web sites. Michael M. McNett, M.D. is the owner of Fibromyalgia Treatment Centers of America based in Chicago, IL. His areas of focus are fibromyalgia treatment and research and non-interventional pain management. He is affiliated with the American Board of Family Practice, the American Academy of Pain Management, the American Society of Addiciton Medicine, and is on the editorial board of Fibromyalgia Aware magazine.

The Everything® Health Guide to Fibromyalgia

by Winnie Yu Michael Mcnett

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 Everything Health Guide to Living with Breast Cancer

by Lucia Giuggio Carvalho James A. Stewart

The diagnosis of breast cancer challenges a woman's sense of self, her body image, and ultimately her own mortality. In this health guide, breast cancer survivor and nurse Lucia Giuggio Carvalho provides a basic overview of breast cancer, its biology, psychology, and treatment options. This comprehensive approach to facing breast cancer covers:Physical changes that occur with treatment, such as hair loss, early menopause, fatigue, sexuality, and weight gain/loss Treatment options, including surgery, chemotherapy, clinical trials, radiation, hormonal therapies, and reconstructive surgerySupport systems, medical insurance coverage, and financial considerationsComplimentary alternative medicine choices, and moreThe breast cancer journey is not about doing everything right for the right outcome. This book shows you the importance of living life to the fullest in each stage of breast cancer treatment and to find from within yourself the strength, courage, and spirit to survive it.

The Everything Health Guide to Migraines

by Paula Ford-Martin

If you are one of the 28 million Americans suffering from migraines, you know how hard it is to find relief. The Everything Health Guide to Migraines is your perfect resource for information about symptoms, coping methods, and both medicinal and natural treatment options for your migraines. This handbook provides clear, concise information to help you understand the problem and find a solution.In this helpful guide, you'll find the knowledge you need to:Identify the different types of migrainesDetermine migraine myths and misconceptionsGet a proper diagnosis-the first step toward reliefAvoid migraine triggersChoose traditional or alternative treatment optionsThis book will assist you in accurately diagnosing your condition and managing your physical and emotional health. It is your compass on the road to recovery and the future of your migraine care. With The Everything Health Guide to Migraines, you can say goodbye to migraine pain!Paula Ford-Martin is a health writer with more than twelve years of experience who has suffered from migraines since childhood. She is the author of several Everything health guides. Paula has written extensively for traditional and alternative medicine publications. She lives in Connecticut.Daniel Lachance, M.D., is a neurologist with more than twenty years of experience. A graduate of the Dartmouth Medical School, Dr. Lachance is appointed in the Division of Regional Neurology at the Mayo Clinic. He runs his own practice in his hometown of Rochester, Minnesota.

The Everything® Health Guide To Migraines

by Paula Ford-Martin

If you are one of the 28 million Americans suffering from migraines, you know how hard it is to find relief. The Everything Health Guide to Migrainesis your perfect resource for information about symptoms, coping methods, and both medicinal and natural treatment options for your migraines. This handbook provides clear, concise information to help you understand the problem and find a solution. In this helpful guide, you'll find the knowledge you need to: Identify the different types of migraines Determine migraine myths and misconceptions Get a proper diagnosis-the first step toward relief Avoid migraine triggers Choose traditional or alternative treatment options This book will assist you in accurately diagnosing your condition and managing your physical and emotional health. It is your compass on the road to recovery and the future of your migraine care. WithThe Everything Health Guide to Migraines, you can say goodbye to migraine pain! Paula Ford-Martinis a health writer with more than twelve years of experience who has suffered from migraines since childhood. She is the author of severalEverythinghealth guides. Paula has written extensively for traditional and alternative medicine publications. She lives in Connecticut. Daniel Lachance, M. D. , is a neurologist with more than twenty years of experience. A graduate of the Dartmouth Medical School, Dr. Lachance is appointed in the Division of Regional Neurology at the Mayo Clinic. He runs his own practice in his hometown of Rochester, Minnesota.

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