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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.
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!
The ABC’s of Making Fiction Funny: Building Blocks for Adding Humor to Your Writing
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,010. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn how to formulate the funny, make your stories more fun, your characters more endearing, and your writing more marketable for potential editors and agents. Learn the techniques for charming your readers and keeping them entertained enough to fall in love with your stories and keep coming back for more!
How to Really Self-Publish Erotica: The Truth About Kinks, Covers, Advertising and More!
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Series: Dalia Daudelin's Erotica, Book 72 ยท Non-Fiction, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,880. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How often have you heard, "Nobody makes money from self-publishing"? It's coming from the mouths of authors, agents, publishers and editors out of ignorance... or malice. If you're looking to jump-start your career in writing, though, self-publishing can be an absolute Godsend if you're just an average person. The problem is, the information you need is scattered all over the internet.
The Author's Guide to Marketing: Make a Plan That Attracts More Readers and Sells More Books
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,250. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Marketing is part of every author's job, but it doesn't have to make you miserable. This book gets past the one-size-fits-all formulas and over-hyped fads, and helps you make a plan that works with your unique time, talents, and resources to sell your book both online and off. You'll find dozens of tested ideas for self-publishing, traditionally publishing, and thinking-about publishing writers.
Nail Your Novel: Why Writers Abandon Books And How You Can Draft, Fix and Finish With Confidence
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,560. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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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 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
Print Your Own Booklet Using Microsoft Word
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Office productivity applications
Ever want to be an author? Turn your Word document into a booklet without any added expense. Take your Word document and turn it into a professional-looking booklet. This book covers all you need to know. If you ever wanted to publish your own work, this is a great way to start.
How to Convert Your Published Book into an Audio Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
According to Publishers Weekly, in 2009 over 100,000 books were published however, only 5,000 of those books were also available as audiobooks. Reach more readers and increase your income by publishing your book as an audio book!
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!
The Triskele Trail 2014 Edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
A Pathway to Independent Publishing. This is not a How-To book. This is How-We-Did-It. This is The Triskele Trail.
Write Every Day: How to Write Faster and Write More
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,610. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
WRITE EVERY DAY is specifically geared for fiction authors who are juggling busy home lives, work lives, and the new pressures to “build a platform” while simultaneously producing more books.
Rock Your Revisions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,190. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
ROCK YOUR REVISIONS: A Simple System for Revising Your Novel will show you a clear, easy-to-follow process for editing a novel.
Self-Publishing Ebooks - On Smashwords
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Have a written story or technical guide? Frustrated by traditional publishing? Self publishing eBooks is easy, fun, and a way to earn a little extra money. This eBook has instructions for self-publishing on Smashwords. With illustrations and a step-by-step process, this guide will quickly make you a published author!
How To Sell One Million Ebooks Without Breaking The Marketing Bank
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Learn simple, valuable tricks-of-the-trade secrets to selling eBooks.
Choose Keywords That Sell Your Books
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Keywords are one of the most powerful tools you have for selling your book. They’re the key to that very first step—getting discovered by your potential reader. If they don’t find your book, they won’t buy your book. Take the time to pick the very best keywords and you’ll see your sales increase.
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.
Publishing on Kindle
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
‘Publishing on Kindle’ highlights 7 ‘MUST DO’ areas, which you must address even before you start writing. Without them, you’ll end up in Kindle anonymity and frustration city! In addition, we’ll walk you through the process with actual images, so that nothing can stop you! Finally, there's a positive message for people who suffer with procrastination … do it today! To your publishing success!
Dialogue, More Than Just Talk
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn what dialogue can and should be doing for your book, the two things dialogue absolutely shouldn’t be, plus how to fix those issues if you have them. Then learn 14 techniques that will make your dialogue pop and your characters come to life. Bonus Content: Great Starts, five things the opening of your novel should have/do.
So You Want To Get Published
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,420. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2014 by Lasaria Creative Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Writing a book is easy. Selling a book is hard. Now you can learn how the publishing business really works from an industry insider. Adam Lee evaluates hundreds of queries every week as a Publishing Analyst. He decides which manuscripts move on in the publishing process and which manuscripts are rejected. Adam will tell you what you should and should not do as you approach agents and publishers.