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Weinberg on Writing: The Fieldstone Method
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Series: Consulting Secrets, Book 4 ยท Software Testing, Book 6. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,230. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
"a delight, a wise and warm book on overcoming the perils of trying to write."—Gabriele Rico, author of Writing the Natural Way "smart, funny, memorable, wise, engaging...most important, it is all stuff that works"—Howard S. Becker, author of Writing for Social Scientists "a gift to writers at all levels—Penny Raife Durant, award-winning author
The Author Chat Guide to Promoting Your Book on a Shoestring Budget
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: American English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Writing Your Book is the Easy Part, Promoting and Marketing Your Book is the Hard Part! In this book you will find: Best Sites to Promote Your Free Kindle Book Days! Best Sites to Promote Your New Book Releases! Best Sites to Promote Your Book to New groups of Readers! Best Sites to Promote Your Book Using a Virtual Book Blog Tour! Best Sites to Promote Your Book as a Guest Blogger!
Self-publishing Guides: Self-publishing a Book
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Series: Self-publishing Guides, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,430. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Uploading files to a  packager isn't the entire scope of work. That's actually the easiest task, but there are many more necessary tasks to be done..  This book explains the entire self-publishing process.  It breaks up the publishing process into four timeframes starting four months before the availability date. This spreads the workload into easy-to-manage chunks.
The Art & Craft of Fiction: A Practitioner's Manual
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 75,270. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011 by La Favorita Press jefro@jefro.net. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Based on Mixon's work as a successful independent fiction editor, The Art & Craft of Fiction: A Practitioner's Manual brings together in one place everything you need to know about writing a novel, an in-depth exploration of the myriad aspects of creating fiction in a warm, entertaining voice that welcomes you into the greater fellowship of all writers.
Man Oh Man! Writing Quality M/M Fiction
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 131,330. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
So, why this book? Why not one of the other "How to Write..." titles? Because everything in Man, Oh Man is geared to the M/M market and the M/M writer, to you and the genre that you love, whether you're an aspiring writer or you're already published. Lambda Award finalist Josh Lanyon takes you step-by-step through the writing process.
The Author's Guide to Marketing: Make a Plan That Attracts More Readers and Sells More Books
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,250. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Marketing is part of every author's job, but it doesn't have to make you miserable. This book gets past the one-size-fits-all formulas and over-hyped fads, and helps you make a plan that works with your unique time, talents, and resources to sell your book both online and off. You'll find dozens of tested ideas for self-publishing, traditionally publishing, and thinking-about publishing writers.
Let's Get Visible: How To Get Noticed And Sell More Books
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Series: Let's Get Publishing, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,890. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Take your sales to the next level! The author of the award-winning, bestselling Let's Get Digital is back with an advanced guide for more experienced self-publishers. By using these tips, you will get your book noticed. And getting noticed is the key to growing your sales.
Nail Your Novel: Why Writers Abandon Books And How You Can Draft, Fix and Finish With Confidence
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,560. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Most writing books make you wade through lengthy screeds about character, plot, theme and whatever. That’s all necessary but how do you make this into a novel? And what if you need to unravel your structure, strip out back story, sort out how many Tuesdays are in a week? How do you see the needles in the haystacks? This book holds your hand. Read a bit, do as it says... until 'The End'
Mastering Showing and Telling in Your Fiction
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,890. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Mastering Showing and Telling in Your Fiction will help you clearly understand the difference between showing and telling, provide you with guidelines for when to show AND when to tell, and give you practical editing tools for spotting and fixing telling in your writing.
Self Promotion for Writers: It's Greek to Me!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
My first year as a self-published author saw very few sales. After attending a writers' conference in June of 2013 called UtopYA Con, my sales instantly increased to 10-15 ebooks a day. As I systematically applied information I learned from attending conferences, reading marketing advice online, and, mostly, trial and error, I began to sell 30-50 ebooks a day and have doubled my teaching salary.
How To Write Creative Non-fiction
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,980. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Through exercises and following a writing program with the book - learn more about creative non-fiction and how you can make a living at it.
Comic Book Marketing 101
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,360. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(3.00 from 1 review)
“Comic Book Marketing 101″ is now available as an ebook. It is 100+ pages of practical, real world tips, techniques and walk-thrus on how to increase sales and reach for comic book publishers and creators alike. It offers case studios and gives concrete examples of what to do and what not to do alike. It’s a must-have for anyone looking to publish a comic in today’s market.
Making Word.doc Files on Linux
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Smashwords requires Microsoft Word.doc files for the books it publishes. This is a problem for Linux users because Word doesn't run natively on Linux. You can make these files with LibreOffice (the replacement for OpenOffice). This revised edition shows you how to use LibreOffice to produce files that will work on Smashwords.
How to Write Ebooks For A Living
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
Ebooks can provide a passive income large enough to live on. This book covers how to find the time to write, what equipment you will need to write it, where to publish and how to make the leap to the life of a financially independent author.
Publish for Free
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: British English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
A short guide to getting your book in print and on ebook shelves without spending a penny. A friendly and concise guide to issues and opportunities from a published author who has 'Been there' and 'done that'. Lots of tips and valuable contacts. The author has several published books with total downloads in excess of 40,000
A Writers Guide To Adult Compliance Requirements
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,380. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Lot's Cave. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
So you want to write erotica? Learn exactly what is, and is not, legally permissible. Protect yourself from overzealous publishers and attorneys who insist all erotica is evil! This informative writer’s guide provides accurate information about age of consent, barely legal, pornography, obscenity, and other taboo subjects. An essential resource for aspiring or experienced erotica authors!
How to Be a NaNoWriMo Winner
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,270. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013 by Silk Road Press. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Plan Your Novel in as Little as One Day! A comprehensive planning tool to enable you to plot, write and revise more quickly? Dreaming of writing a novel for years and didn’t know how to tackle the daunting task? This book is for you. Have you attempted NaNo and found your story and inspiration flagging long before you hit 50,000 words? This book is for you.
Writing and Selling a Mystery Novel: A Simple Step-by Step Plan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
This handy guide provides a way to break writing a mystery down into several simple steps. It includes all of the essential elements of mystery writing from plotting, breaking a novel into chapters, and character development. This guide also includes marketing tips and resources. This mini ebook will help a writer get started in planning a mystery that will sell in today's competitive market.
How to Get a Cheap Book Cover
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,290. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.91 from 11 reviews)
A great book cover doesn't have to cost a fortune. This book covers everything from hiring someone else, to all the DIY tips you need like finding the right font, locating the perfect picture, and illustrated step by step instructions on how to put the cover together in four popular art programs.
Indie Author Book Marketing Success: Proven 5-Star Marketing Techniques from Successful Authors and Book Marketing Experts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,040. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013 by Body and Soul Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
(4.00 from 1 review)
From the combined minds of 14 book marketing experts, this book will enlighten and lead you on the journey of marketing your book. Each author must travel their own road to success, working hard to find what works best for them - but book marketing doesn't have to be intimidating. Let these experts help you find your way to success.