How to Write Adventure Modules That Don t Suck Book

How to Write Adventure Modules That Don t Suck


  • Author : Goodman Games
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2017-07
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1946231088

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How to Write Adventure Modules That Don t Suck Book Description :

Over the last 15 years, Goodman Games has established a reputation for publishing some of the best adventure modules in the industry. Now we present our advice on how you can write great adventures! This compilation of articles is authored by two dozen of the industrys best-known adventure writers. Each article gives a different perspective on how to write adventure modules that dont suck, written by authors with decades of experience and prominent published credits. By the time youre done reading this book, youll be on the path to designing great adventure modules on your own. Whether youre an experienced writer or an aspiring novice, youll find something of value in this book! Made in the USA.

How to Shoot Video That Doesn t Suck Book
Score: 4.5
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How to Shoot Video That Doesn t Suck


  • Author : Steve Stockman
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011-06-02
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780761165293

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How to Shoot Video That Doesn t Suck Book Description :

Newly updated and revised, How to Shoot Video That Doesn’t Suck is a quick and easy guide that will make your video better instantly—whether you read it cover to cover or just skim a few chapters. It’s about the language of video and how to think like a director, regardless of equipment (amateurs think about the camera, pros think about communication). It’s about the rules developed over a century of movie-making—which work just as well when shooting a two-year-old’s birthday party on your phone. Written by Steve Stockman, the director of the award-winning feature Two Weeks, plus TV shows, music videos, and hundreds of commercials, How to Shoot Video That Doesn’t Suck explains in 74 short, pithy, insightful chapters how to tell a story and entertain your audience. In other words, how to shoot video people will want to watch. Here’s how to think in shots—how to move-point-shoot-stop-repeat, instead of planting yourself in one spot and pressing “Record” for five minutes. Why never to shoot until you see the whites of your subject’s eyes. Why to “zoom” with your feet and not the lens. How to create intrigue on camera. The book covers the basics of video production: framing, lighting, sound (use an external mic), editing, special effects (turn them off!), and gives advice on shooting a variety of specific situations: sporting events, parties and family gatherings, graduations and performances. Plus, how to make instructional and promotional videos, how to make a music video, how to capture stunts, and much more. At the end of every chapter is a suggestion of how to immediately put what you’ve learned into practice, so the next time you’re shooting you’ll have begun to master the skill. Steve’s website (stevestockman.com) provides video examples to illustrate different production ideas, techniques, and situations, and his latest thoughts on all things video.

How to Have Your Life Not Suck Book

How to Have Your Life Not Suck


  • Author : Bianca Juarez Olthoff
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release Date : 2019-08-27
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780310345275

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How to Have Your Life Not Suck Book Description :

Do you ever just want someone to help you figure life out - to tell you how to win at work, what guys to stay away from, and what jeans rock your body shape? With so much information at your fingertips, real success, good dates, and true friendships can still feel out of reach. Bianca Juarez Olthoff is your guide (minus the cargo shorts and tacky hat) to becoming today who you aspire to be tomorrow. Packed with lessons Bianca learned from her own mistakes and heartache, this field guide will help you avoid unnecessary detours on the path to your best self. With her signature wit, engaging stories, and brilliant insights from a counselor friend, Bianca gives spot-on advice for adulting, career, relationships, and faith. Following the biblical story of Ruth and Naomi, Bianca's humorous and honest anecdotes will empower you to create a successful life and discover all you can be. This curated manual for the modern woman will help you: Connect with a mentor, let go of bad friendships, and find a relationship worth keeping Trust the goodness of God even in loss, betrayal, and unanswered questions Take initiative, do hard things, and achieve meaningful success Fall in love with God's Word and see the Bible come alive The perfect cocktail of sass and down-to-earth guidance, How to Have Your Life Not Suck is just the book you need to navigate your way to the life you want to live. More than that, Bianca will show you that though life is tough, you are too.

Why Your Life Sucks Book
Score: 5
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Why Your Life Sucks


  • Author : Alan Cohen
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 2007-12-18
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307418746

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Why Your Life Sucks Book Description :

The in-your-face, no-hype guide to getting happy… Your life sucks if… • You routinely make someone or something more important than you • The life you are living on the outside doesn’t match who you are on the inside • You say yes when you mean no • You try to fix other people • You’ve forgotten to enjoy the ride When your life sucks, it’s a wake-up call. Now self-help guru and bestselling author Alan Cohen invites you to answer that call, change your course, and enjoy the life you were meant to live. In ten compelling chapters, Cohen shows you how to stop wasting your energy on people and things that deaden you–and use it for things you love. With great humor, great examples, and exhilarating directness, Why Your Life Sucks doesn’t just spell out the ways in which you undermine your power, purpose, and creativity–it shows you how to reverse the damage. Here is an encouraging but loud-and-clear reminder that in every moment we generate our own experience by the choices we make, and that today is the best day to begin your new life. From the Trade Paperback edition.

You Suck at Cooking Book

You Suck at Cooking


  • Author : You Suck at Cooking
  • Publisher : Clarkson Potter
  • Release Date : 2019-10-15
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780525576563

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You Suck at Cooking Book Description :

Do you crave food all the time? Do you think you might want to eat again in the future? Do you suck at cooking? Inspired by the wildly popular YouTube channel, these 60+ recipes will help you suck slightly less You already know the creator of the YouTube show You Suck at Cooking by his well-manicured hands and mysterious voice, and now you’ll know him for this equally well-manicured and mysterious tome. It contains more than sixty recipes for beginner cooks and noobs alike, in addition to hundreds of paragraphs and sentences, as well as photos and drawings. You’ll learn to cook with unintimidating ingredients in dishes like Broccoli Cheddar Quiche Cupcake Muffin-Type Things, Eddie’s Roasted Red Pepper Dip (while also learning all about Eddie’s sad, sad life), Jalapeño Chicken, and also other stuff. In addition, there are cooking tips that can be applied not only to the very recipes in this book, but also to recipes outside of this book, and to all other areas of your life (with mixed results). In the end, you just might suck slightly less at cooking.* *Results not guaranteed

How to Write a Script With Dialogue That Doesn t Suck Book

How to Write a Script With Dialogue That Doesn t Suck


  • Author : Michael Rogan
  • Publisher : ScriptBully
  • Release Date : 2018-11-20
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 106
  • ISBN 10 : 1970119020

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How to Write a Script With Dialogue That Doesn t Suck Book Description :

Discover How to Master Screenplay Dialogue!Want to learn how to write GREAT screenplay dialogue? (But not sure how to get started?)Have a killer story idea but confused on how to make sure your characters sound like humans? (Not robots!) Fear not, intrepid screenwriter!Because in "How to Write a Script With Dialogue That Doesn't suck," former screenplay reader and optioned screenwriter, Michael Rogan, shows you: ¿What the $^ Dialogue is Supposed to Do¿How to Steal Your Way to Awesome Dialogue¿3 Tips for Writing Exposition That Doesn't Put Readers in a Coma¿How to Cut and Mutilate Your Dialogue (for Maximum Awesomeness) ¿4 Keys to Making Sure All Your Characters Don't All Sound the Same ¿and so much more!And each chapter includes easy-to-follow action steps to help you boost your screenwriting IQ - without taking a single $2,000 seminar. You CAN master screenplay dialogue! (Even if you think you suck at dialogue.) So, why not begin your quest to world-class screenwriting awesomeness...today!

Corporate PDF Or How I Stopped and Fell Flat in Love with a Copy Machine Book

Corporate PDF Or How I Stopped and Fell Flat in Love with a Copy Machine


  • Author : Jeff Horton
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2003-06-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN 10 : 9780595283897

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Corporate PDF Or How I Stopped and Fell Flat in Love with a Copy Machine Book Description :

Corporate.pdf leaves you hanging on the edge of your toilet. Of course, those are my words, the words of the author, but what do others have to say about the book? "Yes, I liked the book Jeffrey, now clean the dishes," raved Sandra Horton, my mother. "I can't believe anybody in our family can write this good," is an honest to goodness quote from Grandma Wilma Horton. And Uncle Bob Bentz called the book "riveting, I couldn't wait to turn the page." Sure, my family loves me, but what about my friends? Big Mike Leonard was heard somewhere in Germany saying the book was "so descriptive you could smell the bird poop." Darron Vigliotti, not only a friend but a highly respected member of the Stratford High Book Review, deemed it "the culture-bearing work of the MTV generation." He even went as far as saying that I "crafted" the book. My former roommate, Kristen Vernet, said "It's about damn time," in an astounded tone. I think she's just glad she doesn't live with me anymore. And Erin Specht, a current coworker, read the first thirty pages but couldn't handle the pressure of coming up with a quote about it in two minutes. I can personally assure you that she hugely anticipates reading the rest of the book. Now you, you don't know me, but that's the point. Read the book and make up your own mind. If you enjoy laughing, crying, and taking dumps then you'll love it.

Running That Doesn t Suck Book

Running That Doesn t Suck


  • Author : Lisa Jhung
  • Publisher : Running Press Adult
  • Release Date : 2019-07-09
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780762466726

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Running That Doesn t Suck Book Description :

Running doesn't have to suck. Ease yourself into a comfortable routine (promise!) with this hilarious and approachable guide to workouts and nutrition from an experienced athlete. We've all side-eyed the chipper runners jogging by in their short-shorts and "Fun Run"-finisher tops and felt a little envious. How do they get out there and do it every day? How did they become Runners? Though it's theoretically one of the most natural sports for humans, the general response to running tends to be, "It's hard. It sucks. I wish I could do it." If you want to enjoy running, this helpful and humorous guide will get you started, keep you going, and teach you to "embrace the suckiness" (Hint: You don't have to run at 6 a.m. and you definitely don't have to wear short-shorts). You'll also find body maintenance tips, nutritional guidance, and running etiquette pointers. And, when you're feeling discouraged, Jhung's down-to-earth advice will help you stay motivated and confident. With smartly organized chapters that you can read in any order, this book includes insights from professional runners, sports psychologists, coaches, physical therapists, and Jhung's own two-decade writing and running career. Whether you're looking for inspiration or setting specific goals, this book has everything you need to get hooked on the sport.

It Was the Best of Sentences  It Was the Worst of Sentences Book
Score: 4
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It Was the Best of Sentences It Was the Worst of Sentences


  • Author : June Casagrande
  • Publisher : Ten Speed Press
  • Release Date : 2010-07-27
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 1580083781

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It Was the Best of Sentences It Was the Worst of Sentences Book Description :

In this wickedly humorous manual, language columnist June Casagrande uses grammar and syntax to show exactly what makes some sentences great—and other sentences suck. Great writing isn’t born, it’s built—sentence by sentence. But too many writers—and writing guides—overlook this most important unit. The result? Manuscripts that will never be published and writing careers that will never begin. With chapters on “Conjunctions That Kill” and “Words Gone Wild,” this lighthearted guide is perfect for anyone who’s dead serious about writing, from aspiring novelists to nonfiction writers, conscientious students to cheeky literati. So roll up your sleeves and prepare to craft one bold, effective sentence after another. Your readers will thank you.

On Being Awesome Book
Score: 5
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On Being Awesome


  • Author : Nick Riggle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-09-19
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781524704681

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On Being Awesome Book Description :

In this lively treatise, pro-skater-turned-philosopher Nick Riggle presents a theory of awesomeness (and its opposite, suckiness) that’s both sharply illuminating and more timely than ever “Nick Riggle’s fun book is ‘awesome’ by its own definition. But don’t miss its profound ambition, which is to show how philosophy unearths the structure of ordinary language, defines the meaning of life in routine business, and poses the question of how best to live.” —Aaron James, author of Assholes: A Theory We all know people who are awesome and people who suck, but what do we really mean by these terms? Have you ever been chill or game? Do you rock or rule? If so, then you’re tapped into the ethics of awesomeness. Awesome people excel at creating social openings that encourage expressions of individuality and create community. And if you’re a cheapskate, self-promoter, killjoy, or douchebag, you’re the type of person who shuts social openings down. Put more simply: You suck. From street art to folk singers, Proust to the great etiquette writer Emily Post, President Obama to former Los Angeles Dodger Glenn Burke, Riggle draws on pop culture, politics, history, and sports to explore the origins of awesome, and delves into the nuances of what it means to suck and why it’s so important to strive for awesomeness. An accessible and entertaining lens for navigating the ethics of our time, On Being Awesome provides a new and inspiring framework for understanding ourselves and creating meaningful connections in our everyday lives.