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Who Will Read Your Book? The Unknown Writer’s Guide to the Realities of Writing & Publishing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,700. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Who Will Read Your Book? is a tough-love reality check on the vagaries of the new publishing models for aspiring writers while at the same time providing a road map based on the author’s own experience as a writer, writing teacher, traditionally-published author and indie author.
Indie Poet Power Pack
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,960. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
How to self-publish, market, and format a poetry collection.
In and Out of Sync
Price: Free! Words: 66,810. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
When the second therapy for his prostate cancer failed, NZ Methodist minister Dave Mullan did another evaluation of his life. As you do. Remembering how much the family had appreciated his father’s prodigious effort in producing his life story, Dave decided to write more than the short stories of The Saga of Wasp.
MJ Magazine March 2015 — Created By Authors for Authors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,100. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Writers will find featured authors John Land, Erna Kamerman Perry, Larry D. Thompson, Robert Dugoni and Steve Shukis in this edition, as well as writer's workshops dealing with bringing your novel to life , getting your plot right and avoiding newbie novelist mistakes. Plus, this issue's book of the month is Karla Negger's Harbor Island.
Writing Plots With Drama, Depth & Heart: Nail Your Novel
Price: $6.93 USD. Words: 56,530. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
What keeps a reader curious? It’s the story. So where do you find plot ideas? Where might you already have spellbinding plot material, if you only knew how to use it? What are the hidden patterns that ply the reader’s emotions, and how can you use them with originality? How should you bend these conventions? This book will show you, in down-to-earth tutorials and creative exercises.
Publishing 101: A First-Time Author's Guide to Getting Published, Marketing and Promoting Your Book, and Building a Successful Career
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
PUBLISHING 101 is your comprehensive guide to getting published, while avoiding the common pitfalls of first-time authorship. You'll learn how to evaluate the commercial potential for your work; find and approach editors and agents; prepare query letters and book proposals; market and promote your work effectively; and determine if the self-publishing path is right for you.
The Insecure Writer’s Support Group Guide to Publishing and Beyond
Price: Free! Words: 71,210. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by Dancing Lemur Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
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Whether you are starting out and need tips, looking for encouragement, taking the plunge into self-publishing, or seeking innovative ways to market and promote your work, this guide is a useful tool. Compiled into three key areas of writing, publishing, and marketing, this valuable resource offers inspirational articles, helpful anecdotes, and excellent advice.
The Non-User-Friendly Guide For Aspiring TV Writers
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 76,710. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
In The Non-User-Friendly Guide for Aspiring TV Writers, Sears shares that experience and gives advice for those considering a career in television writing. Instead of the traditional academic and sterile approach, Sears answers questions from a personal, first-person perspective.
The Triskele Trail 2014 Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A Pathway to Independent Publishing. This is not a How-To book. This is How-We-Did-It. This is The Triskele Trail.
Shooting Yourself in the Head for Fun and Profit: A Writer's Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,400. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by Post Mortem Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
Join award-winning author Lucy A. Snyder for this guide to working, surviving and thriving as a writer in a world that often doesn’t properly value creative professionals. Snyder — who’s authored ten books and over 200 stories, poems, and articles — shares her no-nonsense advice
Your Guide to Marketing Books in the Christian Marketplace
Price: $21.99 USD. Words: 61,970. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Newly updated and expanded, this award-winning title (Independent Publisher Book Award, International Book Award, and Indie Excellence Award) is packed with valuable information on promoting books in the unique Christian marketplace. It is the essential resource for anyone involved in promoting Christian books. This is the perfect resource for publishers, self‑publishers, and authors alike.
Celebrity Authors’ Secrets - The World’s Greatest Living Authors Reveal How They Sell Millions of Books
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 53,490. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Twelve of the world's greatest living authors reveal their tips for writing a book that sells over a million copies in Celebrity Authors' Secrets. A must-have guide - filled with publishing and book marketing info - for aspiring writers, authors, publishers, editors, writing coaches, creative writing tutors and anyone who loves books. Find out how to make your book stand out from the masses!
The Starter Guide for Professional Writers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,500. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
The Starter Guide for Professional Writers offers an on-the-ground view of publishing with the use of inexpensive resources (after all, writers should make money off their writing, not pay for it!). Covering everything from how best to use a thesaurus to how to handle editor deadlines, its holistic perspective builds skills writers will use at every stage of their careers.
Kindle Direct Publishing: Kindle Format, Book Covers, KDP Select, Kindle Singles, How to Write an eBook, & Publishing to the Kindle Store A DivaPreneur's Quick Start Guide to Kindle Publishing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,350. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
Detailed DivaPreneur's Guide to get your book written & published to Kindle quickly. Start earning from your book sales! Includes: How to Write it, Kindle Format Step by Step ,Book Covers, KDP Select, How to Define Your Target Market, Pre-formatting Word Docs,Tools you can't live Without, Illustrated Instructions,Managing Sales,Vital Info for Non-US Residents,Kindle Singles, Launching & Marketing.
Angels Unawares
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,170. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Creative Print Publishing Ltd. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Nonfiction » Publishing » Playwriting
David Ivor Davies, aka Ivor Novello, the protagonist of the play in this volume, was one of the first among the angels of the British theatre. He wrote the defining song of the First World War, 'Keep the Home Fires Burning' and after the Second World War, one of the most nostalgic, 'We'll Gather Lilacs.' He wrote hundreds of memorable melodies as well as being a highly gifted director, film....
Heart of the Matter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,100. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Heart of the Matter: Tips From Heart of Carolina Romance Writers For Writing and Selling Your Novel is comprised of 40 instructional, guiding, and encouraging articles by the multi-published and talented members of Heart of Carolina Romance Writers.
Write for the King of Glory
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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Share the fruits of my first five years of publishing. Learn about blogging, writing, cover design, editing, marketing, and find a bunch of great resources to help you in your publishing journey, many of them free. I'm not the be-all and end all of Christian publishing, but I'm here to help, and so are a bunch of other Christian writers and service providers.
What Kind of Loser Indie Publishes, and How Can I Be One, Too?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,040. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Who knew indie publishing could be this much fun? Whether you have published before or are contemplating your first book, Pamela Fagan Hutchins makes an overwhelming field manageable by presenting tried and true how-tos and a myriad of resources, including the marketing plan that got her debut novel national distribution - all with her tongue firmly planted in her cheek.
Buy a Trumpet and Blow Your Own Horn! Turning Books Into Bucks
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,130. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
You've published your book. Now what? So many new authors believe their books will “sell themselves.” Whether they self-published or have a publisher, getting book buzz, and finding an audience for their book, is largely the author’s job. What’s the secret? Maralys Wills shares how she, and other authors do just that in Buy a Trumpet and Blow Your Own Horn!
Man Oh Man! Writing Quality M/M Fiction
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 131,330. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
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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.