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Publishing 101: A First-Time Author's Guide to Getting Published, Marketing and Promoting Your Book, and Building a Successful Career
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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.
How to Write Hot Sex: Tips from Multi-Published Erotic Romance Authors
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,330. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
How to Write Hot Sex: Tips from Multi-Published Erotic Romance Authors features everything you need to know about adding sizzling sexual tension, scorching sex scenes, and emotional impact to your romance writing in twelve info-packed essays from bestselling and multi-published authors - so you can get published and get paid.
Mastering Story Structure - A guide for writing unforgettable plays
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,120. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Plays » American / African American
Bill Johnson uses reviews of Romeo and Juliet, The Heidi Chronicles, Death of a Salesman, Hamlet, and The Iceman Cometh to teach the art and craft of writing powerful plays. Using this guide, you'll be able to learn about writing plays from masters of the craft.
Write, Publish, Profit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This short book will teach you very succinctly what to do to dominate the eBook market. You'll learn how to write fast, and make writing work for you. If you've ever wanted to sit back and let the passive profits float into your bank account, then this is the book for you.
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: 35,850. 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.
We Have Always Fought: Essays on Craft, Fiction and Fandom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,010. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Award-winning novelist and advertising copywriter Kameron Hurley's online rants, raves, and brutal eviscerations of media have been shared freely online for a decade. For the first time, the author collects recent essays here in a powerful, passionate compendium on craft, marketing, and celebrity broken into five parts.
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.
How to Create Audio Drama - even if you've never mixed audio before in your life
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Podcasting
Got an idea for a story? Want to podcast it in audio drama form? Even if you've never recorded or produced a single piece of audio in your life before, we cover everything from recording and editing to releasing your show on iTunes. This accessible guide will help get you up and running in no time
Become a Full-Time Author: Practical Tips, Skills and Strategies to Turn Your Writing Hobby into a Career
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,600. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014 by Cincinnatus Press. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Authors Charles Sheehan-Miles and Andrea Randall provide proven tips for becoming a full-time career indie author.
The Hassle Free Guide to Publishing eBooks to Both Kindle and SmashWords with the Same Files
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Publishing to both Kindle and SmashWords at the same time should be easy. But it isn't. It's a hassle to get your files (cover and interior) accepted by both AND to have them appear exactly the way you intended. Unless you read this book.
EBook Creation using Calibre at Zero Cost
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Series: Zero Cost Self Publishing. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,630. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Want to create your own eBooks for Apple, Android or Kindle devices? This is the book for you, focused specifically on producing .epub and .mobi eBook files yourself using the Calibre software tool. Produce professional quality eBooks for direct sales via your own web site or for upload to Smashwords and Amazon for global distribution. Learn how you can do it all yourself, at absolutely no cost
Smart Formatting: How to format and upload your novel to Kindle, Smashwords and CreateSpace
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This book explains the steps required to format your manuscript for uploading to KDP and Smashwords. It gives practical advice on the Word settings to use, and those to avoid, and includes step-by-step guidelines to produce a clean manuscript ready for uploading. It also covers the steps required to format your manuscript for a print book using CreateSpace.
Writing Great Sex Bundle
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Series: Writing Romance, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,040. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Two great books for one low price! Everything a beginning romance writer needs in one convenient anthology. Includes Writing Sex When You Don't Feel Sexy and Marketing 101 for Writers. Includes: Writing Sex When You Don't Feel Sexy Marketing 101 for Writers
Easy Smashwords Formatting In OpenOffice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012 by Empire. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Welcome to Easy Smashwords Formatting In OpenOffice. In this guide you'll learn the ten steps it takes to get your book into the Smashwords Premium Distribution Program every time. This book is specifically designed for those of you who prefer to use the free word processing program known as OpenOffice.
Writing Your Book: Cashing in on publishing faster, easier, and cheaper
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Write Today—Earn Tomorrow New equipment and new techniques make writing a book faster, easier and cheaper. You will discover: • What fiction and nonfiction subjects are in demand. • How large is your potential reading market • Where to find the information for your book • How and where to sell your book online This book provides the shortcut to becoming a published author.
How to Write a Book That Doesn't Suck and Will Actually Sell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,650. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Want to learn how to write a book that kicks ass and will actually make you money? Think you've got a non-fiction book inside you but just not sure how to get it out? Well, look no further intrepid writer! In my new book, "How to Write a Book That Doesn't Suck and Will Actually Sell" I share with you the same strategies I used to write and publish over 25 non-fiction book in a variety of markets.
The Beginner's Guide to Self-Publishing a Book
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,060. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The most practical guide for beginners who simply want to understand HOW to self-publish their own book. A step-by-step manual which will lead you through a simple, yet efficient, process and take you from manuscript to published author. Self-publishing means that you can do everything a traditional publisher does... but better.
So You've Written A Book. Now What?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,880. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Things You Need to Know As You Begin Writing Your Book. The book was written to help others on the journey of writing to learn and get ahead of some of the pitfalls that are on the horizon. After we've done the writing, then what? And, how do I get there in the first place? What am I facing as I begin this process? Filled with hundreds of hints and suggestions to make your writing life easier.
Ask the Agent: Night Thoughts on Writing and Book Publishing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,810. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Anthology of the best writings from literary agent, Andy Ross' blog: "Ask the Agent". Includes advice on getting published, finding an agent, writing book proposals and query letters. Also essays about writing, book publishing, and recollections of his 30 years as owner of the legendary Cody's Books in Berkeley, California. The writing is opinionated, irreverent, and often hysterically funny.
Making Tracks: A Writer's Guide to Audiobooks (and How to Produce Them)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,910. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by AWP Books. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Audiobooks represent the second fastest-growing segment of the book industry. As demand explodes like never before, how can an author capture this audience? Making Tracks gives you everything you need to produce, and distribute your own audiobooks and radio dramas—from performance technique to studio design to production management, and more. Don't miss out on this unprecedented opportunity!