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Indie and Proud
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Price: Free! Words: 580. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
An article looking at the different publication options for writers, and explaining what it means to be an 'Indie Author'.
How To Write Your Own Zombie Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,900. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
There are a lot of things to consider before writing your own novel. ANY Novel. There’s the choice of writing medium, what tense or POV to use, plot ideas, storylines, character names, to what degree to employ violence, humor, sex etc. ANY novel is bad enough. But you have so many EXTRA things to consider just for the Zombie genre. You need HELP, and it begins here.
Why You Should Write e-Books, e-Novels, e-Shorts. (Electronic Publishing versus Traditional Publishing)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Examining the time and effort required to get a traditionally published book onto the public bookshelf, in comparison to the ‘instant gratification’ of the e-Publishing industry. Studying the financial aspects and rewards of both processes, and look at the pitfalls of writing for the two, basically similar, industries. The process of actually getting your e-Project on line and to customers.
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.
Step-by-Step How To Create & Publish Your eBook
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
After publishing a few eBook's I've thought of creating a simple Step-by-Step How to Create & Publish your own eBook. Step-by-Step from opening Microsoft Word file onto the last step of publishing your eBook online. I've incorporated some further How to: Graphic design, cover page, marketing and other resourceful information. Receive free version Updates!
I'm a Writer! (so where's the money?)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012 by Living Books USA. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
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So you’re a writer, huh? Says who? Oh, you do? Then how come your ebook is not flying off the shelves as you expected? What went wrong? You’re a writer, so where’s the money? Discover where you may be going wrong, learn how to improve your sales figures, and take steps to get your name known in the cutthroat world of indie publishing. Have you got what it takes? Are you REALLY a writer?
Show and Tell: Secrets to Improve Your Writing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,790. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
"You definitely added more tools to my writing toolbox...Thank you!" -- Genene Valleau "You gave valuable info regarding the use of telling and showing and now better understand when to use them in my writing." -- Gerry Jove
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.
55 Tips for Authors
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Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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This ebooklet is available for free on the author's website: http://www.alice-anderson.com. After ten years of promoting authors, developing an online community for readers, creating dozens of designs to promote clients' work, author Alice Anderson has combined 55 of her best tips for authors into one easy-to-read, zero-fluff ebooklet.
Easy eBook Publishing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
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Version 2.5 Easy eBook Publishing leads you step-by-step through getting the software you need. I will step you through installing that software, formatting required so your masterpiece complies with the various requirements of the different eBooks formats, and finally transferring your work to the two major distributors of the eBook world (Amazon & Smashwords
So You Want to Be a Writer
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Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Becoming a writer is more than an idea, a pen and paper. In this digital age it takes more in order to break into the industry. This short guide gives you the basics that you'll need to get started on that dream of becoming a published writer.
Blurbing It Out
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Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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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
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Price: Free! Words: 13,290. Language: Italian. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
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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.
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.
Simply Perfect Binding 2nd Ed.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This is a DIY Manual for putting digital books to paper and binding them in any size book you desire. I will lead you step-by-step through the process with the aid of pictures and detailed explanations. There is no greater feeling than seeing your own book in print, or giving them away with a customized dedication page in each that is only possible by DIY!
How to get your book published - A newbie's guide
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Written a book? Want it published? Don't know where to start? Who to ask? Or, have you been rejected by traditional publishers and interested in exploring alternatives? "How to get your book published - A newbie's guide" contains all the information writers need to enable them to make informed choices on the many publication options available. A must read for writers seeking publication.
20 Plus Ways to Get Content for Your Book or eBook: Simple Self-Publishing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
My Promise to You I'm so confident that this book will help you get quality content for your next book fast, that I'm making you a promise. Here it is: **By the time you are finished reading this book, you will be able to go from having virtually no idea what to write about, to having enough information at your disposal to publish multiple books within a few weeks.**
Working With a Freelance Editor: Tips & Tactics for Success
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Price: Free! Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Professional editing can make your writing succeed. Learn how to determine your need for an editor, how to find and assess the right one, and how to get the most from the relationship. Learn about the different types of editing, payment, and contracts. The author is a professional published writer, editor, and publishing consultant who has helped many authors get published.
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.