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Nail Your Novel: Why Writers Abandon Books And How You Can Draft, Fix and Finish With Confidence by Roz Morris
Price: $6.93 USD. Words: 36,090. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(5.00 from 1 review)
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'
Writing Plots With Drama, Depth & Heart: Nail Your Novel by Roz Morris
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.
Blogging Basics for Authors: 30 Lessons to Help Writers Create Effective Blogs and Blog Content by Nina Amir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,410. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
Blogging Basics for Authors provides 30 easy lessons to help you become an effective blogger and bring some serious traffic to your author website. Apply one tip per day for a month, and you’ll see tremendous results. Writers write. You are a writer. That means you can blog. And you’ve got an advantage over the average blogger who has no writing experience.
Deep Point of View by Marcy Kennedy
Series: Busy Writer's Guides. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,520. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Do you want readers to be so caught up in your book that they forget they’re reading? Then you need deep POV. Deep POV places the reader inside of our characters—hearing their thoughts, feeling their emotions, and living the story through them. In Deep Point of View: A Busy Writer's Guide, you'll learn specific, practical things you can do to take your fiction to the next level with deep POV.
BUZZyour book, BRANDyourself, BUILDyour sales by Charles Jacobs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,160. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
For many novice and even more experienced authors, the cost of professional PR support is beyond reach. This e-book introduces you to a number of highly effective promotions. All but one are cost-free. Each of these do-it-yourself promos is accompanied by a detailed list of resources to ensure your success. The book has been highly praised by a number of publishing experts.
Simple eBook Formatting for the Technophobic Author by Pamela Olson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,620. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Author Pamela Olson, who has six eBooks to her name, found a way to streamline the eBook formatting process considerably. She presents it here for you for the bargain price of only $2.99. It’s virtually guaranteed to save you many hours (possibly days, and maybe even an ulcer or two). No prior knowledge is required other than a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and internet web browsing.
How to Write Ebooks For A Living by Annie Jean Brewer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,970. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-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.
How to Keep Writing Your Book by Natasha House
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,960. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Inspiration » 12-step programs
Do you struggle to write your book? Do you delete endless stories, because you’re too frustrated to continue anymore? Do you ever want to quit writing? How to Keep Writing Your Book will address these questions. If you need encouraged in your dream of being an author, need helpful tips, or an uplifting read, then you are holding the right book.
Phenomenal Book Sales by Israel JP Warner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,300. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Phenomenal Book Sales, is specially crafted to bridge the yawning gap between writing a book, promoting and marketing it. PBS contains techniques, strategies and wealth of information endorsed by hundreds of book industry experts designed to give authors the needed edge over other prints vying for positions in a heavily saturated marketplace.
Easy Smashwords Formatting In OpenOffice by Jay Johnson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012 by Empire. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(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.
19 Ways to Use Your Email Signature to Sell More Books by Maria Peagler
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Start selling more books today by using your email signature to promote your book. Learn from award-winning author Maria Peagler, whose latest title stayed in Amazon's Top Ten for two years in its category. Think you can't do that because your book is self-published? Her latest title was too, and it won a Best Craft Book of 2010 award from IBPA. Great for both fiction and nonfiction authors.
Self-Publishing Boot Camp Guide for Authors, 3rd Edition by Carla King
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 44,990. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Carla King’s self-publishing guides have been the go-to resource for authors since 2010. This new 2015 edition is an updated step-by-step guide to creating, publishing, marketing, and selling your book in print and every popular ebook format, with recommendations for tools and services you can trust.
Think Like a Publisher by Dean Wesley Smith
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,990. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(5.00 from 5 reviews)
2012 Updated Version. A Step-By-Step Guide to Being an Indie Publisher. Written by Dean Wesley Smith, USA Today Bestselling writer and former publisher of Pulphouse Publishing. Point-by-point, Dean tells you what is needed to start up a publishing house and sell your books both electronically but also to bookstores.
Self-Publisher's Legal Handbook by Helen Sedwick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,700. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Law » Intellectual property
Self-Publisher’s Legal Handbook is the first step-by-step guide to the legal issues of self-publishing. Attorney and self-published author Helen Sedwick uses 30 years of legal experience to show writers how to stay out of court and at their desks.
How to Write Fiction Sales Copy by Dean Wesley Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Advertising, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
USA Today bestselling author and former publisher Dean Wesley Smith knows how to navigate the complicated world of publishing. And now, he shares his experience to help writers tackle the most challenging writing of all: Fiction Sales Copy. In this WMG Writer’s Guide, Dean addresses the major challenges that lead to bad sales copy and offers 32 examples of good sales copy.
The Author's Guide to AudioBook Creation by Richard Rieman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This is the essential, easy to understand companion you need if you are considering creating an audiobook, whether you are the voice or you hire a professional narrator. You will get the critical elements on what steps you need to take; how to engage a narrator; what costs to expect; how to produce your audiobook; and how to work with Amazon and other publishers. Join the Audiobook Revolution!
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