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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.
Twitter for Authors: A Busy Writer's Guide
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,310. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Twitter for Authors is about building a successful Twitter platform that’s sustainable for busy people. It contains helpful advice for both Twitter newbies and long-time Twitter users who want to take their platform to the next level.
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
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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!
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.
500+ Hashtags for Writers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
"500+ Hashtags for Writers" you'll learn what a hashtag is and how choosing the right ones help you reach readers who will want to read your book. There are several sections that describe how to use Twitter and its hashtags, and thirty-four specific lists of hashtags. They are listed by such things as genre, marketing, and audiobooks.
Ebook Writing Success
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Over the past 18 months I have written and published nearly 300 ebooks, and over a million words under many different names.This is a short guide sharing my experiences and offering encouragement to anyone who wants to immerse themselves in this rare moment in human history-the ability to write and reach the whole world with your thoughts.If you are serious about writing success, read this.
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.
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.
I Wrote My First Story – Now What?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,130. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Want to get your story published? Need a little help? Then this short reference guide is for you. A quick read, you learn how to go from getting published to become a best selling author.
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. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Authors Charles Sheehan-Miles and Andrea Randall provide proven tips for becoming a full-time career indie author.
An Open Office Guide To Publishing On Smashwords
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A tested guide to Publishing your ebook on Smashwords using Open Office! Includes a review and tips on each step of the Smashwords Style Guide.
eBook And ‘Book’ Book Marketing For You!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short introduction to marketing for authors and new publishers.
The Starter Guide for Professional Writers
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,500. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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.
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
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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!
World Building 101
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Originally designed for a seminar conducted by author and game designer Julie Ann Dawson at Suny College, World Building 101 provides both writers and RPG designers with an easy-to-follow process through which to create a functional and believable setting.