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Understanding Copyright Law, Fair Use, Plagiarism, and Public Domain in Writing and Composition within the United States by Robert Alan King
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Intellectual property, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
King will take a close look at United States copyright law and explain how it works and what is copyrighted. Though fair use and plagiarism are broadly defined and it is sometimes difficult to determine when a line has been crossed, he will provide you with a good understanding. The book will also discuss public domain and your rights to freely use this material, including composition and photos.
Creativity on Demand: Write in the Zone by Carol Costello
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Creativity on Demand is about writing in the Zone, on demand, even on a deadline. It’s a guide to finding your own natural creativity and busting Zone-blockers like temptations, distractions, and Mysterious Grey Fuzz. You get 3 Secret Strategies for finishing your book and practical tips for tapping into that focused, spontaneous, relaxed and imaginative place we call the Zone
World Building 101 by Julie Ann Dawson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Originally designed for a seminar conducted by author and game designer Julie Ann Dawson at Suny College, World Building 101 provides both writers and RPG designers with an easy-to-follow process through which to create a functional and believable setting.
The Shortest and Quickest Book Publishing Guide by Beatrice McClearn
You set the price! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This short guide gives potential authors the tools they need to know before and after they publish a book. Sometimes the most frequently asked questions go unanswered (i.e. What are the pros and cons of self-publishing). Rest assured this guide will help walk you through the process.
Author Marketing Kit by Julie Joyce
Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(2.00 from 1 review)
Free Resources to Jump Start Your Indie Book Sales from the Executive Producer & Host of Book Tour Radio. This guide is perfect for Indie Authors on a shoestring budget and DIY Book Launches.
Welcome Home: The Author's Guide to Building A Marketing Home Base by Nick Thacker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,180. Language: American English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
Do you want to build a platform that sells books? Do you want to get noticed in a busy world? Do you want to build a career as a writer? What you need is a Home Base. This book will teach you, step-by-step, how to market yourself and your work so that you can build the writing career you've always dreamed of. You'll learn fundamentals of building a platform, and the techniques to make it work.
Wrap Around Blues by Robert Rycroft
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » ebook readers
In this third edition, the author uses Microsoft Word 2007. Can Smashwords or Amazon now accomodate text wrapped around photographs for eBooks. Robert Rycroft, like his namesake, Robert the Bruce, attempts this yet again, having tried previously with Word 97 and Word 2003. It won't break the bank to find out. There is an Appendix on home printing with pdf files, one on the Kindle Fire HD (UK) and
How to Create, Publish, Promote & Sell an eBook Successfully All for FREE. Make Money, Open New Doors, Get Published! by Green Initiatives
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,410. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » E-commerce / internet marketing
Step by step instructions to easily create, publish, promote and sell an eBook successfully without spending a dime. Everyone has at least one eBook in them. Turn your experience, knowledge, passion or expertise into passive and residual income with an eBook. Build and establish your brand and open doors to various other opportunities. No technical knowledge needed. This eBook will NOT disappoint.
1001 Romance Story Starters by Annette Elton
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,090. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
"1001 Romance Story Starters" covers myriad genres, from erotic romance to inspirational and everything in between. Designed to help kick start your imagination – the starters include dialogue starters, scenes, open ended scenarios, and even story endings. You can change ANYTHING about the story starter. Take the idea and bend it to your will – you’re the boss.
Fiction Writers Screw Ups by Linda Meckler
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This book is a little different from any book on grammar you have ever seen or read. This book is about the way the fiction writer writes from the correct formatting of the manuscript, through the paragraphing of a book. I will get into character dialogue. Dialogue for some writes is very hard. With a few tips it doesn’t have to be that complicated.
How to Write and Self Publish eBooks for Free! by Jessica Cambrook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(5.00 from 2 reviews)
So, you like writing. Now what? This guide has everything you need to know about becoming successful. I will take you through getting inspired for an idea, how to plan, write and edit, how to make an ebook cover (for free, using Paint or similar), how to make a trailer video for Youtube and how to market yourself to get as many readers (and profit) as possible!
100 Heartfelt Haikus for the Soul by Paul Haidet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
A wonderful compilation of heartfelt Haiku poetry based on life's simple pleasures. These pleasures come in many forms, whether it's savoring a nice mug of hot chocolate or watching the sun disappear over the horizon and emblazoning the sky with wonderful neon reds and oranges. Each Haiku poem consists of 3 lines in a 5-7-5 pattern; simple, yet very moving in detail.
The Book Tourist: Seven Steps to a Wildly Successful Book Tour by Liz Coursen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,820. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Sell more books. Make more money. Have more fun! Incorporate an effective, efficient book tour into your marketing arsenal. My first book tour was a disaster. You’re about to hear all about it. My second book tour has been an enormous success. You’re about to hear how I did it. I’m taking what I’ve learned and I’m busy planning my third book tour for my fourth book. You can do this. I can help.
Nail Your Novel: Why Writers Abandon Books And How You Can Draft, Fix and Finish With Confidence by Roz Morris
Price: $6.93 USD. Words: 36,090. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(5.00 from 1 review)
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'
10 Years and 24 Hours to Indie Epublishing Success by D. D. Scott
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,860. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » E-commerce / internet marketing
Amazon and Barnes and Noble Top 100 Bestselling Author D. D. Scott is back...this time, with the Secrets to her Indie Epublishing Success. It may have taken her ten plus years to make it, but she’s now sold over 100,000 Ebooks and is adding 10,000 plus new readers each month to her D. D. Scott-ville Indie Epublishing Empire. Here’s how she did it...
Literary Lunes Magazine: July/August 2012 issue by Literary Lunes Publications
Price: Free! Words: 21,990. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Welcome to another edition of Literary Lunes Magazine! In this issue, we have some new features including a column on how to market your book, and a new short story serial by Erin Danzer. There is also a special call for submissions for the next two issues. Enjoy!
How To Write An eBook For Fun and Profit by Dwight Budden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
You can create your eBook and get it published and available for resale at little to no cost to you. In fact, the little you spend on this eBook guide may be the only expense you face in this whole process. This guide is a practical look at some of the most important things that you need to know to get your eBook out of your head and available for download.
Oltre L'eBook by Sonia Lombardo
Series: Guide alla Letteratura 2.0, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,630. Language: Italian. Published: July 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
La "Guida alla Letteratura 2.0" per scrivere e pubblicare in digitale
Novelizing the Ancient Indus Valley by Vasant Davé
Price: Free! Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This e-Booklet contains six articles discussing various aspects involved in creating interesting fiction from historical and archaeological facts.
The Stupidity of eBook Reviews by Eero Tarik
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books(4.00 from 1 review)
If you write or buy ebooks you probably pay attention to the ebook review systems that exist - you shouldn't. This short expose details how easily people manipulate the ebook review systems - and for a variety of reasons, and how meaningless a process it is. When an author can buy a favourable review for a few cents, is the review system worth the effort?