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The Perfect Word: The Fine Line Writing Course
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,720. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012 by The Fine Line. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Based on Kate Gould’s experience as an editor, teacher, and critic, The Perfect Word is designed for writers of all levels and experience – from beginners and burgeoning talent to experienced and published writers. Dip into it if you’re in need of a jolt out of a writing rut or follow the structured lessons through each component of good writing.
How to become a published author
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,280. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Follow the road of an author from initial book idea to published book in a major bookstore. This is a true story of how a published book was developed
Tips for Novice Fiction Writers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,350. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Tips, tricks and hints for a novice writer to improve the quality of their writing. Also includes clear descriptions of writing and publishing terms.
The New Author - Writing, Self-Publishing and Social Media Platforms
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,880. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012 by Marble City Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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The New Author is a 200 page book in three sections: writing basics, developing a 'social media platform' and self-publishing as an independent author. Take your manuscript from ready to go with this informative and easy to read guide.
Secrets of Successful Writers
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Price: Free! Words: 52,470. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Writers speak about how to write, publish and promote your book in the age of digital publishing. Contains interviews with John Locke, Gordon Ferris, Stephen Carpenter, Dakota Banks, Linda Wisdom, Matthew Reilly, Loucinda McGary, David Lender, JR Rain, Jack Dann, Dale Brown, Stephanie McAfee, Andy Briggs, Kat Martin and many, many more.
The Second Mouse Gets the Cheese: How to Avoid the Traps of Self-Publishing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,960. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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The self-publishing option is full of traps for unwary little mice who jump into the fray without the necessary understanding of what all is involved. Carolyn Schriber shares her tips to help new self-publishers. The book is an anecdotal account of what she learned along the way and what you, too, need to know in order to get your piece of the cheese.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
A full-time freelance author with 251 books in print and 17 more under contract explains the publishing business for beginners.
100 Web Sites for Fiction Writers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,060. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
With the advent of digital publishing, more and more people are turning to writing as a hobby and as a way to make a living. But where to start? Beginning writers, especially fiction writers, often have a lot of questions. To help answer those questions, author Ty Johnston has scoured the Web for 100 sites that can be of help to fiction writers.
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.
Guida allo Stile Smashwords
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Series: Smashwords Style Guide Translations. Price: Free! Words: 23,120. Language: Italian. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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La "Guida allo stile Smashwords" ha aiutato migliaia di autori ed editori a pubblicare ebook di alta qualità. Questa Guida gratuita offre semplici consigli passo-dopo-passo per creare, formattare e pubblicare un ebook. La Guida deve essere preventivamente letta da ogni autore che voglia distribuire la sua opera, attraverso Smashwords. Traduzione italiana a cura di Giuseppe Meligrana.
Publish Yourself: Create & Sell Your Own E-Books
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,030. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
If you've ever wanted to retain more of your royalties or try publishing e-books but didn't know where to start, this book is for you! Best-selling, multi-published author J.M. Snyder has written this no-nonsense, hands-on guide. She takes the mystery out of e-publishing while making the process of creating an e-book simple, cheap, and easy.
Four Special Tools That Get Speakers Booked First
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 29,620. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
There are four tools that can make you top choice by the speech-picking committee: a book, a booklet, a tip sheet, or a report, ebook, or half-book. This is a step-by-step, how-to guidebook that will help you create any or all of these means, written by a publisher who has offered 2000+ paid speeches. It works!
Oysters and Angels and Writing Aerobics
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,520. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Personal anecdotes from the author's thirty-five years of experiences and insights as an author, her ups and downs with publishers, agents, and Hollywood. She takes the writer through her Writing Aerobics, step-by-step exercises to guide any writer from concept to publication.
Guide des Styles Smashwords
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Series: Smashwords Style Guide Translations. Price: Free! Words: 25,530. Language: French. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
Le Guide des Styles Smashwords a permis à des milliers d'auteurs de produire et de publier des livres numériques de haute qualité. Ce guide vous explique, étape par étape, de manière simple et astucieuse, comment créer et formater un livre électronique. Pour tous les auteurs qui souhaitent que leurs livres soient distribués via Smashwords, par les principaux diffuseurs.
Creating Great Ebooks Using Jutoh
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Price: Free! Words: 58,650. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011 by Anthemion. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This book tells you how to use Jutoh to create ebooks that work on the Kindle, iPad, iPhone, Nook, Kobo and other ebook devices and viewers. There are plenty of illustrations and lots of general advice about ebook creation and editing as well as details about using Jutoh.
Comic Book Marketing 101
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,360. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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“Comic Book Marketing 101″ is now available as an ebook. It is 100+ pages of practical, real world tips, techniques and walk-thrus on how to increase sales and reach for comic book publishers and creators alike. It offers case studios and gives concrete examples of what to do and what not to do alike. It’s a must-have for anyone looking to publish a comic in today’s market.
The Art & Craft of Story: 2nd Practitioner's Manual
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 66,740. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011 by La Favorita Press jefro@jefro.net. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This sequel to Mixon's popular The Art & Craft of Fiction explores in detail the complex crafts of character development and plot structure, illuminating exactly how the greats have done this work to such powerful effect and teaching how to apply their lessons to your own fiction. Mixon's voice is warm and entertaining, your personal welcome into the greater fellowship of all writers.
The Art & Craft of Fiction: A Practitioner's Manual
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 75,270. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011 by La Favorita Press jefro@jefro.net. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Based on Mixon's work as a successful independent fiction editor, The Art & Craft of Fiction: A Practitioner's Manual brings together in one place everything you need to know about writing a novel, an in-depth exploration of the myriad aspects of creating fiction in a warm, entertaining voice that welcomes you into the greater fellowship of all writers.
Book Marketing Made Easy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,790. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Discover the secrets that successful authors use to market their books online. In "Book Marketing Made Easy" you will learn how to: increase your credibility and be seen as an expert in your field; sell more books to people who will benefit from your message; create multiple sources of income with the content of your book; harness the power of multimedia marketing to reach more people; and more...
Self-Publishing in a Nutshell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,660. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Self-Publishing in a Nutshell is a step-by-step instruction manual for self-publishing your own book. Topics include drafting and editing the book, interior and cover design and determining the best sales distribution points. The guide includes a detailed chapter on marketing and promotion. Intended for new authors or writers with limited experience in publishing or marketing a book.