GMC: Goal, Motivation and Conflict: The Building Blocks of Good Fiction


Debra Dixon - 1999
    Using charts, examples, and movies, the author breaks these key elements down into understandable components and walks the reader through the process of laying this foundation in his or her own work.Learn what causes sagging middles and how to fix them, which goals are important, which aren’t and why, how to get your characters to do what they need for your plot in a believable manner, and how to use conflict to create a good story. GMC can be used not only in plotting, but in character development, sharpening scenes, pitching ideas to an editor, and evaluating whether an idea will work.Be confident your ideas will work before you write 200 pages.Plan a road map to keep your story on track.Discovery why your scenes aren’t working and what to do about it.Create characters that editors and readers will care about.

Best RV Tips from RVTipOfTheDay.com


Steven Fletcher - 2013
    No matter if you use your RV just a few weekends and holidays a year or make it your full time home, you will find tips that will make your RV travels easier, safer and more enjoyable. You'll find tips that will save you time and money. You will find tips on getting your mail while traveling, internet access, boondocking, and work camping. You'll learn how to save money on camping fees just by choosing where to stay and staying longer. You will get tips on how you can customize your RV to make your home.Chapter TitlesRV Care & Maintenance TipsRV Boondocking – Dry-Camping – Overnighting TipsRV Camping TipsRV Park Reservation & Check-In ChecklistsRV Travel & Destination TipsRV Driving TipsRV Lifestyle TipsWork Camping TipsRV Accessories TipsRV Battery TipsRV Holding Tanks & Toilet TipsRV Fresh Water System TipsRV Electrical System TipsRV Refrigerator TipsMiscellaneous RV TipsTips for RVing With Dogs This book includes over 400 tips. You pay pennies for tips that can save you hundreds of dollars.About the Editors: As most folks do, we started out tent camping. In the late 1970s we ventured across the country from northern California to western Pennsylvania and back through Washington and Oregon in Steven’s boxy old 1965 Chevy van.   Those were the days, my friends. That trip had a lasting effect and over time we realized we were destined to be full time RVers. In 1995 we sold our house and a Recreational Vehicle became our home. An RV has been our home every since.

Birnbaum's Walt Disney World 2007 (Birnbaum Guides)


Birnbaum Travel Guides - 2002
    Cost and quality-conscious information includes appraisals of the best hotels, restaurants and sports facilities surrounding Walt Disney World as well as updated information on the attractions within the park itself.

Coastal Cruising Made Easy (The American Sailing Association's Coastal Cruising Made Easy)


American Sailing Association
    The text is published in full color and contains striking sailing photography from well-known photographer Billy Black, and world-class illustrations from award-winning illustrator Peter Bull. One of the text's most distinguishing features is its user friendly "spreads" in which instructional topics are self-contained on opposing pages throughout the book. This easy to read learning tool follows the critically acclaimed Sailing Made Easy, which Sailing Magazine called "best in class" upon its release in 2010. Sailing Made Easy is the #1 resource in basic sailing education, and Coastal Cruising Made Easy is poised to become the industry standard in intermediate sailing education.

The First 50 Pages: Engage Agents, Editors and Readers, and Set Up Your Novel for Success


Jeff Gerke - 2011
    Compelling opening scenes are the key to catching an agent or editor’s attention, and are crucial for keeping your reader engaged.As a writer, what you do in your opening pages, and how you do it, is a matter that cannot be left to chance. The First 50 Pages is here to help you craft a strong beginning right from the start. You’ll learn how to: introduce your main character establish your story world set up the plot’s conflict begin your hero’s inner journey write an amazing opening line and terrific first page and more This helpful guide walks you through the tasks your first 50 pages must accomplish in order to avoid leaving readers disoriented, frustrated, or bored. Don’t let your reader put your book down before ever seeing its beauty. Let The First 50 Pages show you how to begin your novel with the skill and intentionality that will land you a book deal, and keep readers’ eyes glued to the page.

Lonely Planet Pocket Edinburgh


Lonely Planet - 2013
    Take in the views and the history from Edinburgh Castle, shop, visit the queen's bedchamber at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, or stroll the ordered elegance of New Town; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Edinburgh and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet's Pocket Edinburgh Full-colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Free, convenient pull-out Edinburgh map (included in print version), plus over 15 colour neighbourhood maps User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time Covers the Old Town, New Town, West End, Dean Village, Stockbridge, Leith, South Edinburgh, Holyrood, Arthur's Seat, Rosslyn Chapel and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's Pocket Edinburgh, a colourful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick trip experience.Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Scotland guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. The world awaits! Lonely Planet guides have won the TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Award in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' -- Fairfax Media 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.

Declutter Your Home Effectively: House Cleaning Hacks to a Clutter Free Life: Home Organization and Management Tips, DIY house cleaning hacks, organize ... your Life and Home Effectively)


K. Collins - 2015
    You are reading the right book. Through this book, you will know why you need to declutter, what are the obstacles you may encounter when removing clutters at home and in your life. Through this book, you will know why you need to declutter, what are the obstacles you may encounter when removing clutters at home and in your life. You will able to understand and solve your clutter problems successfully. Apply these strategies into action! I would be very happy if you will be able to declutter your home effectively. I understand how busy you may be and how difficult it is for you to start cleaning your house. Simply thinking where to put something, or whether or not to throw it can be very frustrating. Nothing to worry, I got you covered. This book is designed to help you gain control of your life by controlling and eliminating your clutter. It will guide you do simple habits that may help you declutter your things without the pain of doing it. Strategies here are so simple, easy and enjoyable. If applied properly, I can promise that within a few weeks or months your house will be clean and organized. The end goal is not to only clean your house but to also make you feel lighter and happier. What you’ll learn in this book: -what is clutter -why you need to declutter -things holding you back from decluttering -the significant difference between organizing and decluttering -benefits of decluttering -questions to ask yourself when dealing with clutter -step in decluttering -how to make a habit of decluttering ***Get this book now for the special promotion price of $2.99! Regularly priced at $4.99.*** Scroll to the top of the page and select the buy button. tags: organizing home, house cleaning hacks, diy household hacks, minimalist living, tyding up, declutter your life, decluttering and organizing, cleaning and organizing hacks, cleaning your house, housekeeping, becoming minimalist, maximize home, maximize life, managing your time, keep house clean, decluttering strategies, Home Organization For A Stress Free Life, art of minimalist living,

The Unofficial Guide: Walt Disney World 2012


Bob Sehlinger - 2011
    Coverage of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter including best times to beat the crowds, the best places to buy Butterbeer, and the scoop on all the shops in the village of Hogsmeade. Walt Disney World Resort theme parks are rated best in the world. earning high marks for things outside of the traditional theme park experience. Epcot's International Food & Wine Festival, which takes place for six weeks every fall and showcases food from twenty-five countries, was rated by Forbes Traveler as one of the Best U.S. Food and Wine Festivals. In 2011, Disney not only launched its new cruise ship, the Disney Dream, it also announced plans of a complete overhaul of Pleasure Island set to begin construction and reopen as Hyperion Wharf

The Complete Photo Guide to Home Repair: With 350 Projects and 2300 Photos (Black & Decker)


Black & Decker - 1900
    There is however written on the first blank page a very brief personal gift message. This page could be removed since it is a blank page.

The Essential Life: A Simple Guide to Living the Wellness Lifestyle


Total Wellness Publishing - 2015
    It's about inspiring individuals to create wellness instead of waiting for it. It's about empowering families to be their own healers. It's about scientific fact, simplicity, little leaps of faith, and clear direction. It's a trajectory toward an elevated quality of life, and it's a life anyone can claim.

Don't Go to the Cosmetics Counter Without Me: A Unique Guide to Over 35,000 Products, Plus the Latest Skin-Care Research


Paula Begoun - 1991
    From drug stores and home shopping to department stores and catalogs, Paula Begoun reviews all of the major cosmetic and skin care lines — more than 25,000 including 75 new product lines in this edition. The comprehensive beauty bible from “the Ralph Nader of Rouge” — The Detroit News “Paula is nationally recognized ... She takes the cosmetics companies to task for their puffed-up claims and misleading information.” — The Miami Herald

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Geocaching


Geocaching.com - 2004
    In this edition, two new tools of the game-Waymarking and Wherigo-are included. ? The Geocaching website, which began operating in 2000 and is owned by Groundspeak, Inc., is the first and currently the largest website devoted to Geocaching ? Today, well over 800,000 geocaches are registered on various websites devoted to the pastime ? Geocaches are currently placed in over 100 countries around the world and on all seven continents, including Antarctica

Things My Grandmother Taught Me About Organized Living


Gloria Barry - 2012
    This short ebook shares some simple truths that will help you be a calmer person as you care for yourself, your environment and your belongings.

Habitat: The Field Guide to Decorating


Lauren Liess - 2015
    In Habitat: The Field Guide to Decorating, her first book, Lauren invites readers to bring nature inside by mixing the textures of natural elements such as wood and stone with eclectic groupings of modern and quirky vintage pieces. Readers will be inspired by the unique style of these rooms, which include lovely framed botanical prints and Liess’s own textile patterns inspired by wildflowers and weeds. The book is divided into three sections: Part I focuses on the fundamental elements of design, with each chapter devoted to a particular element, such as color, lighting, and furniture; Part II addresses the intangibles of designing a space, such as aesthetics and creating a mood; and Part III tackles unique room-specific challenges in every part of the house.

The Official Highway Code


Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency - 2007
    The driving test reaches its 80th anniversary in 2015, and this commemorative edition of the Highway Code is a celebration of that milestone in British road safety. Updated for 2015, The Official Highway Code is essential reading for all road users in England, Scotland and Wales, providing all the latest rules of the road and traffic signs. All road users have a responsibility to keep their knowledge up-to-date, so make sure you do just that with the latest edition of this handy reference guide. Every day, on average, five people are killed and 60 people are seriously injured on our roads. If we're to bring those figures down, it's vital that all road users - drivers, motorcyclists, cyclists, horse riders and pedestrians - are familiar with all the rules in The Official Highway Code. This 2015 edition includes the new drug-driving laws, HGV speed limit changes on single and dual carriageways in England and Wales, updated drink-driving limits in Scotland and general rule changes. The Highway Code is available in just about any format you can think of and is constantly updated to reflect changes in technology, understanding and the law. Please continue to read it - not just as a learner driver, but as a responsible lifelong road user - so we can keep Britain's roads among the safest in the world.