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The Ebook Writer, One Author's Journey
Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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A personal look back along the highs and lows along the road that led to seeing the dream of becoming an author a reality.
Yellow
Price: Free! Words: 420. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Here comes that yellow feeling.
Slow Your Prose: 25 Tips on How New Authors Can Improve Their Craft
Price: Free! Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
New writers often worry more about how to sell their book instead of writing a polished story in the first place. They have the pedal pressed to the floor when they shouldn't have gotten in the ride at all, so to speak. In "Slow Your Prose: 25 Tips On How New Authors Can Improve Their Craft," we go back to the basics.
Year of the Rant. Part Two: The Winter of Our Discontent, Winter, 2013.
Series: Year of the Rant., Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 33,050. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Year of the Rant, Part Two: The Winter of Our Discontent, Winter, 2013 is the second collection of posts collected from Lachlan's blog. Make sure your eReader is coated with asbestos as it gets increasingly volcanic.
My First Book
Price: Free! Words: 830. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
A newspaper article about digital self publishing really got my attention. So I thought why not. Let's try this. But I had no idea that ebooks needed special formatting so they would appear the same in different ebook readers. To know more I had to publish a book. Was priced at $0.99 but later decided to make it free.
Authors for Goodreads
Price: Free! Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
(3.00 from 4 reviews)
There once was a terrible booklet about the perils of Goodreads... There's now a terrible booklet about that booklet.
How To Get Your Book Published - The PUBLISH Pathway
Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Bookshaker.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
It's never been easier to get your book published and available for sale in print. In this insider publishing guide you will discover surefire ways to get your book published. You'll also learn the pros and cons of the various publishing options available and why some publishers will be a better fit for you than others.
University of South Carolina or Bust
Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Ever since I was a little girl, I have always dreamed of going to the University of South Carolina for college.
For Mom, HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY Love, An Excuse For Company
Price: Free! Words: 6,070. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Volume 7 of An Excuse For Company celebrates our wonderful mothers! Happy Mother's Day!
Write, Publish and Market E-Books
Price: Free! Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Playwriting, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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If you have a desire to write a book but don’t know how to even get started with the writing, publishing and marketing, this e-book has enough good free information to get you going. I have now finished three e-books on Smashwords, the leading self-publisher in the world. This e-book is my show and tell to share enough information to get you going. Good luck and persevere.
In and Out of Sync
Price: Free! Words: 66,810. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
When the second therapy for his prostate cancer failed, NZ Methodist minister Dave Mullan did another evaluation of his life. As you do. Remembering how much the family had appreciated his father’s prodigious effort in producing his life story, Dave decided to write more than the short stories of The Saga of Wasp.
Poesy Rainbow: NaPoWriMo 2014
Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
A new entry in their poetry collections, Poesy Rainbow is the result of T.C. Harrison's participation during the month of April in NaPoWriMo 2014. Featured in this collection are thirty poems which were inspired by the author's thoughts, feelings, reflections, and life experiences. Each poem is meant to inspire the reader as well as reflect upon the world at large.
E-Book Formatting for Novelists: A step-by-step guide for the independent novelist or small press
Price: Free! Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Desktop publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This intermediate-level guide for Microsoft Windows users is intended to help you format an ebook using free software tools. This book assumes you have a comfortable, working knowledge of Windows, that you know how to download and install software, create text files and perform operations like copy/paste, search/replace and so forth. Familiarity with Microsoft Word styles is highly recommended.
Markdown for Writers
Price: Free! Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Markdown for Writers is a guide to using Markdown and MultiMarkdown in the creation of fiction and nonfiction manuscripts and the creation of ebooks.
The Truth About Book Reviews: 20 Book Review Myths, Debunked
Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Life as an author is an adventure, and there is a lot we have to learn along the way. Understanding how to get book reviews, what to do with them, and their importance can be especially difficult. In "The Truth About Book Reviews" we cover 20 popular myths about book reviews, the truth, and author tips for applying those truths to your book marketing to help you connect with reviewers.
Front Matter, Back Matter, and Metadata
Price: Free! Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014 by BB eBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Part of the Best Practice Guides for Authors from BB eBooks that discusses adding proper front matter, back matter, and metadata.
“When the Dragon Incinerated the Rocket: A Lamentation For Science Fiction.”
Price: Free! Words: 800. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
I got the idea to write this prose after reading one online by Michael Swanwick
Making the Most of Guest Posts: 11 Tips for Guest Post Success
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Writing a guest post for someone else's blog is a great way to promote your book. Here are 11 simple tips for guest post success:
Writing Your Novel: How Not To Do It
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Essay » Literature
With my novel Bad Day in Byzantium published, I considered if I and other writers shared writing techniques? I checked. Horror! I’d done it wrong. So here's some novel-writing advice. It’s about basics like engaging story; drive; good and bad guys; plot strength; characterisation; dialogue;conflict; tight writing etc. It’s short and sharp - no lecturing. Wish I’d read something like this first.
Guia de estilo do Smashwords
Series: Smashwords Style Guide Translations. Price: Free! Words: 29,210. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
O guia de estilo do Smashwords tem ajudado milhares de autores produzir e publicar ebooks de alta qualidade. Este guia grátis oferece instruções simples, passo-a-passo para criar, formatar e publicar um ebook. É leitura obrigatória para qualquer autor que quer distribuir seus livros através do Smashwords às varejistas grandes como Apple iBooks, Barnes & Noble, Scribd, Oyster, e Kobo.