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The Starter Guide for Professional Writers
By Therese Arkenberg
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,490. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The Starter Guide for Professional Writers offers an on-the-ground view of publishing with the use of inexpensive resources (after all, writers should make money off their writing, not pay for it!). Covering everything from how best to use a thesaurus to how to handle editor deadlines, its holistic perspective builds skills writers will use at every stage of their careers.
Your Novel, Day by Day
By Mary Anna Evans
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,690. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Your Novel: Day by Day is an all-in-one guide to planning, writing, editing, and publishing a first novel, guiding a new novelist through the day-to-day details of the process. Its awardwinning author, Mary Anna Evans, says, “This is the book that tells other writers the things I had known ten years ago."
Kindle Direct Publishing: Kindle Format, Book Covers, KDP Select, Kindle Singles, How to Write an eBook, & Publishing to the Kindle Store A DivaPreneur's Quick Start Guide to Kindle Publishing
By Kath Conabree
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,350. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Detailed DivaPreneur's Guide to get your book written & published to Kindle quickly. Start earning from your book sales! Includes: How to Write it, Kindle Format Step by Step ,Book Covers, KDP Select, How to Define Your Target Market, Pre-formatting Word Docs,Tools you can't live Without, Illustrated Instructions,Managing Sales,Vital Info for Non-US Residents,Kindle Singles, Launching & Marketing.
Heart of the Matter
By Heart of Carolina Romance Writers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,100. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Heart of the Matter: Tips From Heart of Carolina Romance Writers For Writing and Selling Your Novel is comprised of 40 instructional, guiding, and encouraging articles by the multi-published and talented members of Heart of Carolina Romance Writers.
Write for the King of Glory
By Mary C. Findley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Share the fruits of my first five years of publishing. Learn about blogging, writing, cover design, editing, marketing, and find a bunch of great resources to help you in your publishing journey, many of them free. I'm not the be-all and end all of Christian publishing, but I'm here to help, and so are a bunch of other Christian writers and service providers.
What Kind of Loser Indie Publishes, and How Can I Be One, Too?
By Pamela Fagan Hutchins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,270. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Who knew indie publishing could be this much fun? Whether you have published before or are contemplating your first book, Pamela Fagan Hutchins makes an overwhelming field manageable by presenting tried and true how-tos and a myriad of resources, including the marketing plan that got her debut novel national distribution - all with her tongue firmly planted in her cheek.
Buy a Trumpet and Blow Your Own Horn! Turning Books Into Bucks
By Maralys Wills
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,130. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
You've published your book. Now what? So many new authors believe their books will “sell themselves.” Whether they self-published or have a publisher, getting book buzz, and finding an audience for their book, is largely the author’s job. What’s the secret? Maralys Wills shares how she, and other authors do just that in Buy a Trumpet and Blow Your Own Horn!
Man Oh Man! Writing Quality M/M Fiction
By Josh Lanyon
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 131,330. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
So, why this book? Why not one of the other "How to Write..." titles? Because everything in Man, Oh Man is geared to the M/M market and the M/M writer, to you and the genre that you love, whether you're an aspiring writer or you're already published. Lambda Award finalist Josh Lanyon takes you step-by-step through the writing process.
Ask the Agent: Night Thoughts on Writing and Book Publishing
By Andy Ross
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,810. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Anthology of the best writings from literary agent, Andy Ross' blog: "Ask the Agent". Includes advice on getting published, finding an agent, writing book proposals and query letters. Also essays about writing, book publishing, and recollections of his 30 years as owner of the legendary Cody's Books in Berkeley, California. The writing is opinionated, irreverent, and often hysterically funny.
Making Tracks: A Writer's Guide to Audiobooks (and How to Produce Them)
By J. Daniel Sawyer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,910. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by AWP Books. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Audiobooks represent the second fastest-growing segment of the book industry. As demand explodes like never before, how can an author capture this audience? Making Tracks gives you everything you need to produce, and distribute your own audiobooks and radio dramas—from performance technique to studio design to production management, and more. Don't miss out on this unprecedented opportunity!
Write It Right - Tips for Authors, Volume II
By Mary Deal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,580. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The result of many suggestions, this eBook is the 2nd Volume of Write It Right – Tips for Authors by an award winning novelist. Extra articles by popular authors are included, as are many links and referrals to sites for further research. Also, numerous examples are given to further explain the many topics discussed. A reference manual to which many will refer to perfect their prose.
Passons au numérique : comment s'auto-publier et surtout pourquoi
By David Gaughran
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,710. Language: French. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
« Incontournable pour tous ceux qui veulent s'auto-publier » -- JA Konrath, auteur à succès de Trapped, Origin, et Whiskey Sour. « Le meilleur livre sur la révolution de l'édition numérique » -- Michael Wallace, auteur à succès de la série Righteous.
The Noisiest Book Review in the Known World: The Best of the Review of Arts, Literature, Philosophy and the Humanities, Vol. II
By Lolita Lark
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 79,080. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
For eighteen years, our reviews have intrigued, engrossed, irritated, and bemused literary America. Critiques of our earlier magazines appeared in the "Washington Post," the "Los Angeles Times," the "San Francisco Chronicle," "Library Journal" and on National Public Radio. This is a rare collection that includes writers like J. P. Donleavy, Paul Krassner, H. L. Mencken, and Sharon Olds.
The Noisiest Book Review in the Known World: The Best of the Review of Arts, Literature, Philosophy and the Humanities, Vol. I
By Lolita Lark
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 71,910. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
For eighteen years, our reviews have intrigued, engrossed, irritated, and bemused literary America. Critiques of our earlier magazines appeared in the "Washington Post," the "Los Angeles Times," the "San Francisco Chronicle," "Library Journal" and on National Public Radio. This is a rare collection that includes writers like J. P. Donleavy, Paul Krassner, H. L. Mencken, and Sharon Olds.
Ditch the Publisher: 40 Indie Authors on Their Unique Self-Publishing Journeys
By Hayley Sherman
Price: Free! Words: 63,910. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(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?
Telling Your Tale Boxed Set for Writers: 2-in-1
By Angela Benson
Series: Telling Your Tale, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,230. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Telling Your Tale: A Beginner's Guide to Writing Fiction for Print and eBook, Telling Your Tale WORKBOOK: A Beginner's Guide to Writing Fiction for Print and eBook
Secrets of Successful Writers
By Darrell Pitt
Price: Free! Words: 52,470. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
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
By Carolyn P. Schriber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,960. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
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
By Michael Newton
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.
Oysters and Angels and Writing Aerobics
By Barbara Rose Brooker
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.