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  • The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression

    Second Edition

    series Writers Helping Writers Series #1
    The bestselling Emotion Thesaurus, often hailed as “the gold standard for writers” and credited with transforming how writers craft emotion, has now been expanded to include 55 new entries!One of the biggest struggles for writers is how to convey emotion to readers in a unique and compelling way. When showing our characters’ feelings, we often use the first idea that comes to mind, and they end up ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Flaws

    series Writers Helping Writers Series #2
    Crafting likable, interesting characters is a balancing act, and finding that perfect mix of strengths and weaknesses can be difficult. Not only does a well-drawn protagonist need positive attributes to help him succeed, he must also have flaws that humanize him and give him something to overcome. The same is true of villains and the rest of the story’s supporting cast. So how can writers figure ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Attributes

    series Writers Helping Writers Series #3
    It’s a writer’s job to create compelling characters who can withstand life’s fallout without giving up. But building authentic, memorable heroes is no easy task. To forge realistic characters, we must hobble them with flaws that set them back while giving them positive attributes to help them achieve their goals. So how do writers choose the right blend of strengths for their characters—attributes ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • The Occupation Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Jobs, Vocations, and Careers

    series Writers Helping Writers #7
    What if there was a shortcut for helping readers get to know your characters? Would you take it?Characters are as complex as people and revealing their inner layers without chunky blocks of pace-stopping description is a challenge. The Occupation Thesaurus can help you unlock one of the best tools in your show-don’t-tell writing kit: a character’s job.Occupations are part of our everyday world, ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • The Emotional Wound Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Psychological Trauma

    series Writers Helping Writers Series #6
    Readers connect to characters with depth, ones who have experienced life’s ups and downs. To deliver key players that are both realistic and compelling, writers must know them intimately—not only who they are in the present story, but also what made them that way. Of all the formative experiences in a character’s past, none are more destructive than emotional wounds. The aftershocks of trauma can ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • The Urban Setting Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to City Spaces

    series Writers Helping Writers Series #5
    Making readers care and feel like they’re part of the story should be the number one goal of all writers. Ironically, many storytellers fail to maximize one of fiction’s most powerful elements to achieve this: the setting. Rather than being a simple backdrop against which events unfold, every location has the potential to become a conduit for conveying emotion, characterizing the cast, providing ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • The Rural Setting Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Personal and Natural Places

    series Writers Helping Writers Series #4
    Within the pages of a book exists a world drawn from a writer’s deepest imaginings, one that has the ability to pull readers in on a visceral level. But the audience’s fascination will only last if the writer can describe this vibrant realm and its inhabitants well. The setting achieves this by offering readers a unique sensory experience. So much more than stage dressing, the setting can build ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • The Change Leader's Roadmap

    How to Navigate Your Organization's Transformation

    This is the most complete change methodology we have found anywhere."-- Pete Fox, General Manager, Corporate Accounts, Microsoft USIn these turbulent times, competent change leadership is a most coveted leadership skill, and savvy change consultants are becoming trusted participants at the board table. For both leaders and consultants, knowing how to navigate the complexities of organization ... Read more

    $41.00 USD

  • The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story

    2008 Orion Book AwardThe New York Times bestseller: a true story in which the keepers of the Warsaw zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands.When Germany invaded Poland, Stuka bombers devastated Warsaw—and the city's zoo along with it. With most of their animals dead, zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski began smuggling Jews into empty cages. Another dozen "guests" hid inside the Zabinskis' ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • Island of Sweet Pies and Soldiers

    by Sara Ackerman ...
    **“A close-up look at how wartime chaos affects a tight-knit group of women living on Hawaii in 1944 at the height of Pacific combat.... [Violet’s] journey overcoming her trials and grief through friendship, family, and romance is a story of strength and perseverance.”—**BooklistViolet Iverson and her young daughter, Ella, are piecing their lives together after the disappearance of her husband. As ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Casual Magic

    by Dan Ackerman ...
    Wesley "West" Archer made a deal with the Devil for a failed high school crush. Now he answers questions for demons--a seedy job his family can never know about.Kit is the seediest, sexiest demon who has ever come to West for help, smelling of cigarettes, covered in tattoos, with ripped jeans and tousled hair. Despite every instinct telling him to get Kit out of his life, West agrees to help the ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Essentials of Forensic Psychological Assessment

    series Essentials of Psychological Assessment #77
    Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently administer, score, and interpret the key assessment instruments used by forensic psychologistsMental health professionals are frequently called on to perform forensic assessments for a wide variety of court cases. To use these instruments properly, professionals need an authoritative source of advice and guidance on how to administer ... Read more

    $41.99 USD