Doctors must contend with HMOs, malpractice suits, and red tape. What it like to be a doctor in the U.S. today? Read this book to find out.
Comprehensive guide to entering the world of online commerce by an expert in business planning.
Personal Development Programs
There are three kinds of people:
These three programs by T. James Cook will help you to become one of those who make things happen.
The Seize Control program shows you how to pinpoint the stresses that are causing you the biggest hassle and then provides four surefire techniques for dealing with the stress.
Learn the three most important speaking skills; learn different approaches to writing a speech; learn how to analyze your audience… and much much more.
Dreams can come true. But it seldom happens automatically or by chance. The Success Now Program shows you step by step how to turn your dreams into reality.
This program helps you turn your dreams into reality by first making them goals and then developing strategic plans to achieve them.
Poems written in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attack on America. A portion of the proceeds from this book will benefit the victims' families.Celebrations: A Collection of Holiday Stories by Louise Hart.
Explores the evolution of holidays through evocative personal anecdotes and historical origins.A Harty Laugh at U.S. by Louise Hart.
This humorous look at life in the U.S. (and this world) at the beginning of the 21st century covers parenting, politicians, obsessions, marriage, divorce, road rage, and instant gratification.
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Beginners' Books on Writing
Reference: Grammar and Style
30 Steps to Becoming a Writer
100 Things Every Writer Needs to Know by Scott Edelstein (Introduction). (July 1999)
1,818 Ways to Write Better & Get Published
The No-Experience-Necessary Writer's Course : A Unique Stress-Free Approach to Writing Fiction and Poetry for Anyone Who Has Ever Wanted to Write
The Beginners' Guide to Getting Published a Writers' Digest Book.
How to Write a Damn Good Novel
Beginnings, Middles and Ends by Nancy Kress (1999)
Translating a flash of inspiration into a compelling story requires careful crafting. Award-winning novelist and columnist Nancy Kress addresses each stage of narrative, helping writers hook readers in the first three paragraphs, build drama and credibility by controlling prose, and practice careful revision skills to create a powerful and dramatic conclusion. Dynamic Characters by Nancy Kress (1998)
Explores the fundamental relationship between characterization and plot in successful fiction, illustrating how vibrant, well-constructed characters act as the driving force behind an exceptional story. Includes exercises.
Formatting and Submitting your Manuscript
The Chicago Manual of Style: The Essential Guide for Writers, Editors, and Publishers
Beginning Writer's Answer Book by Kirk Polking(Editor) (Hardcover - February 1994)
2003 Writer's Market
Writer's Digest annually publishes this important resource for freelance writers. Lists 1,400 consumer magazines, 450 trade magazines, 1,100 book publishers, and 200 script buyers, and includes interviews with six freelance writers, a query-letter clinic, a list of what one should charge, and a book-contract clinic. Get all this and more with the internet edition.
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