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Be the Monkey - Ebooks and Self-Publishing: A Dialog Between Authors Barry Eisler and Joe Konrath
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Price: Free! Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » ebook readers
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Bestselling authors J.A. Konrath and Barry Eisler discuss ebooks, self-publishing, and the future of the industry, in this 25,000 word dialog.
Self Publishing Success
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,800. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Learn to publish your book safely and successfully in today's challenging marketplace. Award winning author and mentor, Mary Rosenblum, the Literary Midwife, brings more than two decades of experience writing, publishing, and marketing books to help new writers navigate this brave new world of publishing successfully.
Weinberg on Writing: The Fieldstone Method
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Series: Consulting Secrets, Book 4 ยท Software Testing, Book 6. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,230. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
"a delight, a wise and warm book on overcoming the perils of trying to write."—Gabriele Rico, author of Writing the Natural Way "smart, funny, memorable, wise, engaging...most important, it is all stuff that works"—Howard S. Becker, author of Writing for Social Scientists "a gift to writers at all levels—Penny Raife Durant, award-winning author
Think Like a Publisher
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Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,990. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
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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.
How to Write Hot Sex: Tips from Multi-Published Erotic Romance Authors
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,330. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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How to Write Hot Sex: Tips from Multi-Published Erotic Romance Authors features everything you need to know about adding sizzling sexual tension, scorching sex scenes, and emotional impact to your romance writing in twelve info-packed essays from bestselling and multi-published authors - so you can get published and get paid.
The Truth About Online Self-Publishing
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Price: Free! Words: 21,810. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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This is an account of my own personal online indie self-publishing endeavor, which ended horribly. I want to help people avoid my mistakes. Within this text I will give you advice on how to seek representation by a literary agent and possibly get a legitimate publishing contract with a reputable company.
The Nasty Little Writing Book: Longtime New York Publishing Insider Reveals Secrets Only Best-Selling Authors Know
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,000. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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At last! A New York publishing agent reveals secrets that every aspiring author needs to know to break into the publishing scene. "Hilarious!" Publishers Weekly "Highly recommended… for the experienced writer looking to enjoy a good…laugh…should be required reading for aspiring best-selling authors…" Midwest Book Review
The Ebook Ebook
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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The Ebook Ebook guides aspiring author/publishers through the wilds of ebook publishing and marketing. The author explains writers' options at every stage of the e-publishing odyssey. Booth's research for The Ebook Ebook is as scrupulous as his writing is a pleasure to read. This is a book which will not only save author/publishers untold grief, but will give them a morale boost at the same time.
Self-Publish Your Novel: Lessons from an Indie Publishing Success Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,040. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Everything you need to know to make your manuscript into a self-publishing success! This book is based on my own experience self-publishing my bestselling novel, MERCURY FALLS. Learn how to select a print-on-demand company, how to publish your book for Kindle and other e-readers, and how to market your book to your target audience using social networking and other tools.
Guía de Estilo de Smashwords
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Series: Smashwords Style Guide Translations. Price: Free! Words: 26,470. Language: Spanish. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
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La Guía de estilo de Smashwords ha permitido que miles de autores publiquen libros electrónicos de gran calidad. Esta guía gratuita enseña, paso a paso, cómo crear, formatear y publicar un libro electrónico, y su lectura es imprescindible para distribuir vía Smashwords a las tiendas en línea más importantes, como la iBookstore de Apple, Barnes & Noble, Sony, Kobo y Diesel.
Ditch the Publisher: 40 Indie Authors on Their Unique Self-Publishing Journeys
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Price: Free! Words: 63,910. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Thinking of self-publishing? Who better to advise you than 40 writers who have been there, done that and, well, written the 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!
Authors You Are The Publisher That You've been Searching For!
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 47,400. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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For less than five-hundred dollars in start-up capital you'll be able to own your own publishing company. When you have an idea for a new book, you simply publish it. This book is a complete guide. Retail price is 19.95. In ebook form it only will cost you $8.00
The Indie Journey: Secrets to Writing Success
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,420. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Haunted Computer Books. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
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The e-book era has launched thousands of writing careers and holds promise of growth. Here's how one author went from publishing his first e-book to becoming a full-time author in a little more than a year. While offering general tips on the business, craft, and marketing, its primary goal is to inspire you to embrace your creative entrepreneurship and success.
Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Want to write science fiction, fantasy, or horror? Want to be published for money? Don't want to wait forever to do it? Then Author Rob Shelsky’s Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror is a must read! Based on seven years’ worth of carefully researched articles, this is a practical guide, a simple, step-by-step process on how to write AND get your work published!
THE ONE HOUR AUTHOR non-fiction book writing for busy people
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,220. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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The One Hour Author assumes that you have little time available to write your book. In one hour per day, using these ideas and guidelines, you can create your non-fiction book faster and easier than you thought possible. Now, you can become an authority in your field and realize the increased sense of purpose and credibility that being a published author brings. Written for early-stage authors.
So You Want To Be a Writer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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A full-time freelance author with 251 books in print and 17 more under contract explains the publishing business for beginners.
The Author's Marketing Handbook
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Price: Free! Words: 28,320. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
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Written with flair, snarkiness, and a little oddball humor, The Author’s Marketing Handbook has the info that every puzzled writer needs to figure out the whys and hows of using the Internet to sell their book. Claire Ryan talks about the basics of finding and building a readership online, what tech you really need to know about, and guidelines for social media and blogging.
Free Guide to Self-Publishing and Book Promotion: Inside Secrets from an Author Whose Self-Published Books Sold in Thousands
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Price: Free! Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Wondering how to get published? Or how to self publish? Have an amazing book but no one’s reviewing it or hearing the buzz? Now award-winning author Valerie Estelle Frankel shares all her inside tips, from conferences to Facebook, Twitter to eBay, on how to make your book a success. Complete with an appendix of sample query, press release, sell sheet, flyer, and much more.
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'