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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.
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.
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.
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
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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.
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
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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.
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
Formatting Comics for the Kindle and Nook: A Step-By-Step Guide to Images and Ebooks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
Formatting comics and image-heavy eBooks can be a confusing and sometimes frustrating task. Every e-reader on the market has a different screen size, meaning that as a creator/publisher, you have to format your comic multiple times. This how-to guide covers how to assemble your comic pages or other images for Amazon's Kindle and Barnes & Noble's Nook. Now updated for the new Nook Touch Reader!
How to Write, Publish, and Sell your E-book Without Spending a Nickel!
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
For first time e-book writers, it's a confusing world out there. What's the difference between epub and mobi? Do I have to learn them both? Do I have to buy an ISBN number? How will people find my book? These and dozens of other questions are answered in this book. Written for e-book beginners, it will nevertheless offer valuable insights to even experienced writers.
How to Write Good: A Guide for the Aspiring Independent Author
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,860. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A handy how-to for the aspiring indie author.
Simply Perfect Binding 2nd Ed.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This is a DIY Manual for putting digital books to paper and binding them in any size book you desire. I will lead you step-by-step through the process with the aid of pictures and detailed explanations. There is no greater feeling than seeing your own book in print, or giving them away with a customized dedication page in each that is only possible by DIY!
DIY Ebook Publishing Report
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Author of over thirty ebooks reveals: Simple step-by-step process for getting your ebook published quickly, inexpensively, and profitably. Where to get a decent cover for $5.00. You saw that right! Only $5.00 for a cover. Where to get your ebook distributed worldwide for nothing. Sources of information for your continuing ebook publishing education. This is the place to start!
Rights and Contracts; What YOU Need to Know About Copyright, Rights, ISBNs, and Contracts
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Series: The Literary Midwife Presents, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
A handbook for the new author on your rights, copyright, and the basics of publishing contracts, this book explains everything including publishing contracts in easy-to-understand terms. Know how to keep your book and your rights safe as you publish in today's 'wild west' publishing arena!
Yes, You Have a Book Inside You. So?
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
A guide to all the processes that occur between the instant you finish your manuscript and the day you hold the printed book in your hands--or download the first electronic copy to your hard drive. Written by a publishing expert, it offers a concise, accurate and motivating "roadmap" to guide the aspiring author through the maze of book development/publishing and into the exciting "book business."
A Silicon Valley Writer Volume 4 (2013) (Blog Postings)
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Series: A Silicon Valley Writer Blog Postings. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,650. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The fourth volume of blog postings from A Silicon Valley Writer about writing and being a writer, featuring 27 blog postings and an appendix from 2013: "The First Line Challenge," "Plan B For The Plan B Magazine," "Some Things Never Change At The Local Post Office," "When Your Debit Card Travels Without You," "Have You Written Your Best Work Years Ago?" and "The Mobile Office v2.0 is Evermore".
A Silicon Valley Writer Volume 2 (2010-2011) (Blog Postings)
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Series: A Silicon Valley Writer Blog Postings. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,760. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The second volume of blog postings from A Silicon Valley Writer about writing and being a writer, featuring 22 blog postings from 2010 through 2011: "A Dead Tree Traditionalist Among eReaders," "Letting Short Stories Lie Fallow," "The Fiction Reprint Market Is Dead!" and "Why I’m NOT Joining Amazon’s KDP Select Program".
Self Publishing & Promotion Made Easy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Self Publishing and Promotion made easy is a step by step Do It Yourself guide for new writers.
A Silicon Valley Writer Volume 3 (2012) (Blog Postings)
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Series: A Silicon Valley Writer Blog Postings. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,800. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The third volume of blog postings from A Silicon Valley Writer about writing and being a writer, featuring 33 blog postings from 2012: "Are You In The Writing Profession Or The Writing Business?", "Reprint Sells Better Than Original For Short Story eBooks," "The 99-Cent Business Model For Short eBooks" and "How I Slept My Way Through Kevin Pollock’s Book Signing".