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Be the Monkey - Ebooks and Self-Publishing: A Dialog Between Authors Barry Eisler and Joe Konrath
Price: Free! Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » ebook readers, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Bestselling authors J.A. Konrath and Barry Eisler discuss ebooks, self-publishing, and the future of the industry, in this 25,000 word dialog.
They Stole Your Book! Now What?
Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
What can you do if you discover that someone has stolen your book? What steps can you take to get the stolen book removed? I share what I did when I found three of my books stolen and put up for sale on Amazon. Topics also covered in this ebook are registering your copyright in the United States, book piracy, and using Smashwords.
Blurbing It Out
Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Many independent writers need help, though not with their storytelling. Far too many indie writers are inept promoters. The fault reveals itself glaringly in their blurbs and Long Descriptions. A promotional blurb is the writer's job interview. He has to make it sing sweetly to the potential reader. This little tome notes the most conspicuous problems, and provides an offer of assistance.
Guida all’Ebook Marketing Smashwords
Price: Free! Words: 13,290. Language: Italian. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Questa Guida gratuita vuole aiutare autori ed editori a promuovere e vendere i propri ebook su Smashwords ma anche su tutti gli altri negozi virtuali. La Guida, partendo da come Smashwords aiuta gli autori a promuovere l'ebook, dà 30 utilissimi suggerimenti per costruire autonomamente e gratuitamente un ottimo ebook marketing.
The Truth About Online Self-Publishing
Price: Free! Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
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.
Compulsively Writing Fiction: My experiences in Self-publishing in 2011
Price: Free! Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This free ebook is a compilation and organization of my self-publishing journey in 2011 as taken from my blog. This book is crafted to help all of you new self-publishers to live your dream and publish your book!
Guía de Estilo de Smashwords
Series: Smashwords Style Guide Translations. Price: Free! Words: 26,450. Language: Spanish. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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 iBooks de Apple, Barnes & Noble, OverDrive, Scribd, Oyster y Kobo.
Ditch the Publisher: 40 Indie Authors on Their Unique Self-Publishing Journeys
Price: Free! Words: 63,910. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Thinking of self-publishing? Who better to advise you than 40 writers who have been there, done that and, well, written the book?
Open Office: Through The Meatgrinder
Price: Free! Words: 13,560. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This (short) 4-chapter, 100% FREE e-book will quickly walk you through the e-book formatting process, saving time and money. Free template downloads shave hours off the formatting process and learning curve. Use practically any word processor worth its salt, (Macs too). This little e-book will walk you through the entire formatting process. Finish formatting by the end of chapter 2. 100% free!
KDP 6 Figures Exposed: Step-by-Step Stupidly Easy Course on How to Make Six Figures Through Amazon Kindle Publishing Exposed
Price: Free! Words: 20,120. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Step-by-Step Stupidly Easy Course To Make Six Figures Through Amazon Kindle Publishing With Pictures! No-Technical knowledge required - Step-By-Step Instructions With Pictures I Personally Believe Kindle Publishing Should Be Fun, Profitable And Very, Very Easy But Be Warned, It Can be Very Addictive!
How to Win Writing Contests for Profit
Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
This free mini-book reveals tested ways to enter your short stories in contests world-wide, win cash prizes regularly and profitably, and improve your writing skills - while being paid! Dr John Yeoman, PhD Creative Writing, is the author of eight published books, a university lecturer in creative writing and has been - for forty years - a successful commercial writer.
A Silicon Valley Writer, Volume 1 (2008-2009) (Blog Postings)
Series: A Silicon Valley Writer Blog Postings. Price: Free! Words: 14,040. Language: American English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Web / user generated content
(5.00 from 1 review)
The first volume of blog postings from A Silicon Valley Writer about writing and being a writer, featuring 19 blog postings from 2008 through 2009: "The Screen Writer's Question," "The Writer & The Bedbugs," "Then Suddenly The Book Is Done," "The Blackmail of David Letterman," and "Aiming For The Prairie Schooner Book Prize."
The Ebook Writer, One Author's Journey
Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
A personal look back along the highs and lows along the road that led to seeing the dream of becoming an author a reality.
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.
Steps to a Rocking Self-Publishing Career
Price: Free! Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
This short guide is the result of conducting several interviews as part of The Rocking Self-Publishing Podcast. It shares some of the essential tips, strategies and lessons from the first ten episodes of the show. Whether you listen to the podcast or not, this guide should be packed with useful and actionable information you can use to 'rock' you indie career.
The Insecure Writer’s Support Group Guide to Publishing and Beyond
Price: Free! Words: 71,210. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by Dancing Lemur Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
(5.00 from 1 review)
Whether you are starting out and need tips, looking for encouragement, taking the plunge into self-publishing, or seeking innovative ways to market and promote your work, this guide is a useful tool. Compiled into three key areas of writing, publishing, and marketing, this valuable resource offers inspirational articles, helpful anecdotes, and excellent advice.
I Give Up - You Win - A Glimpse into the Character of Man
Price: Free! Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
I have written fourteen books and short stories over the past three months. All have been informative and free. I received one review from 1150 downloads. This short story attempts to understand the phenomenon and solicit feedback from the readership to help improve my writing prowess.
Make Paperbacks with CreateSpace: Sell More Books on Amazon
Price: Free! Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Desktop publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
CreateSpace is Amazon’s print on demand company, the best place to self publish paperbacks. Learn to do it fast and easy, save time and money. Install great fonts, handle front matter, use section breaks, insert page numbers, images and more. Watch an MS Word document formatted and uploaded to CreateSpace. Get 2 FREE TEMPLATES with the video course as examples that you can use for your books!
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Self-Publishing Writing Tips: Beginner’s Guide to Writing for Independent Writers
Price: Free! Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Beginner’s guide to writing for independent writers. Tips and tricks for new independent authors helping you avoid common pitfalls and improve your profits. Learn the fundamentals as well as some more advanced tips for being profitable with Kindle and other book sites.

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