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Self-Publishers Monthly, July - August 2014 (Special Edition on How Indie Publishers Can Survive Falling eBook Prices)
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Series: Self-Publishers Monthly. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
SPECIAL EDITION includes Mark Coker, Hugh Howey, other experts: Realistic advice on the latest self-publishing techniques from a stellar list of expert columnists, plus hands-on tools for the publication and promotion of e-Books and paperbacks at little or no cost to the writer. A treasure trove of short, low-hype reports with little technobabble. THIS BOOK IS PART of a SERIES; sample them all!
A Silicon Valley Writer Volume 3 (2012) (Blog Postings)
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Series: A Silicon Valley Writer Blog Postings. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,800. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The third volume of blog postings from A Silicon Valley Writer about writing and being a writer, featuring 33 blog postings from 2012: "Are You In The Writing Profession Or The Writing Business?", "Reprint Sells Better Than Original For Short Story eBooks," "The 99-Cent Business Model For Short eBooks" and "How I Slept My Way Through Kevin Pollock’s Book Signing".
Self Promotion for Writers: It's Greek to Me!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
My first year as a self-published author saw very few sales. After attending a writers' conference in June of 2013 called UtopYA Con, my sales instantly increased to 10-15 ebooks a day. As I systematically applied information I learned from attending conferences, reading marketing advice online, and, mostly, trial and error, I began to sell 30-50 ebooks a day and have doubled my teaching salary.
A Silicon Valley Writer Volume 2 (2010-2011) (Blog Postings)
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Series: A Silicon Valley Writer Blog Postings. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,760. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The second volume of blog postings from A Silicon Valley Writer about writing and being a writer, featuring 22 blog postings from 2010 through 2011: "A Dead Tree Traditionalist Among eReaders," "Letting Short Stories Lie Fallow," "The Fiction Reprint Market Is Dead!" and "Why I’m NOT Joining Amazon’s KDP Select Program".
We Have Always Fought: Essays on Craft, Fiction and Fandom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,010. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Award-winning novelist and advertising copywriter Kameron Hurley's online rants, raves, and brutal eviscerations of media have been shared freely online for a decade. For the first time, the author collects recent essays here in a powerful, passionate compendium on craft, marketing, and celebrity broken into five parts.
How to Write Ebooks For A Living
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
Ebooks can provide a passive income large enough to live on. This book covers how to find the time to write, what equipment you will need to write it, where to publish and how to make the leap to the life of a financially independent author.
Mastering Showing and Telling in Your Fiction
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,890. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Mastering Showing and Telling in Your Fiction will help you clearly understand the difference between showing and telling, provide you with guidelines for when to show AND when to tell, and give you practical editing tools for spotting and fixing telling in your writing.
A Silicon Valley Writer Volume 4 (2013) (Blog Postings)
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Series: A Silicon Valley Writer Blog Postings. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,650. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The fourth volume of blog postings from A Silicon Valley Writer about writing and being a writer, featuring 27 blog postings and an appendix from 2013: "The First Line Challenge," "Plan B For The Plan B Magazine," "Some Things Never Change At The Local Post Office," "When Your Debit Card Travels Without You," "Have You Written Your Best Work Years Ago?" and "The Mobile Office v2.0 is Evermore".
Self-Publishers Monthly, December 2013 - January 2014
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Series: Self-Publishers Monthly. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: American English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Realistic advice on the latest self-publishing techniques from a stellar list of expert columnists, plus hands-on, practical tools for the publication and promotion of e-Books and paperbacks at little or no cost to the writer. A treasure trove of short, low-hype reports with little technical jargon, plus live hyperlinks to free and useful resources. THIS BOOK IS PART of a SERIES; sample them all!
Dream It, Write It, Publish It! An Australian Guide To All The Hard Parts No One Tells You About Self-Publishing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Dream It, Write It, Publish It! An Australian Guide To All The Hard Parts No One Tells You About Self-Publishing is a quick and simple guide for up and coming Australian authors who choose the path of self-publishing so they can own all of the rights and make all of the money.
CreateSpace Publishing: The # 1 Killer Formatting Secret
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Series: Steve's e-Book Publishing. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Need to format a book for print publishing on Createspace? Don't want to wade through volumes of 300 pages or more on how to do this? Look no further! Here's all you need to know in only 890 words! Short is sweet!
How to Be a NaNoWriMo Winner
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,270. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013 by Silk Road Press. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Plan Your Novel in as Little as One Day! A comprehensive planning tool to enable you to plot, write and revise more quickly? Dreaming of writing a novel for years and didn’t know how to tackle the daunting task? This book is for you. Have you attempted NaNo and found your story and inspiration flagging long before you hit 50,000 words? This book is for you.
Making Word.doc Files on Linux
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Smashwords requires Microsoft Word.doc files for the books it publishes. This is a problem for Linux users because Word doesn't run natively on Linux. You can make these files with LibreOffice (the replacement for OpenOffice). This revised edition shows you how to use LibreOffice to produce files that will work on Smashwords.
Self-Publishers Monthly, January - February 2014
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Series: Self-Publishers Monthly. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Realistic advice on the latest self-publishing techniques from a stellar list of expert columnists, plus hands-on, practical tools for the publication and promotion of e-Books and paperbacks at little or no cost to the writer. A treasure trove of short, low-hype reports with little technical jargon, plus live hyperlinks to free and useful resources. THIS BOOK IS PART of a SERIES; sample them all!
Self-Publishing Your Book: A Guide for First-Time and DIY Authors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
I am the author of 8 books -- 3 paperbacks and 8 ebooks. Overall I have been successful in getting my books published and sold. However, I did make mistakes and learned some valuable lessons along the way. This book is far from a complete resource on how to write, publish and market your books. The purpose of my book is to share with you my insights and experiences in publishing my books.
Formatting Comics for the Kindle and Nook: A Step-By-Step Guide to Images and Ebooks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
Formatting comics and image-heavy eBooks can be a confusing and sometimes frustrating task. Every e-reader on the market has a different screen size, meaning that as a creator/publisher, you have to format your comic multiple times. This how-to guide covers how to assemble your comic pages or other images for Amazon's Kindle and Barnes & Noble's Nook. Now updated for the new Nook Touch Reader!
Book Marketing is Dead: Book Promotion Secrets You Must Know Before You Publish Your Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,130. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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A brief book-marketing guide for self-publishing authors.
Self-Publishers Monthly, February - March 2014
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Series: Self-Publishers Monthly. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Realistic advice on the latest self-publishing techniques from a stellar list of expert columnists, plus hands-on, practical tools for the publication and promotion of e-Books and paperbacks at little or no cost to the writer. A treasure trove of short, low-hype reports with little technical jargon, plus live hyperlinks to free and useful resources. THIS BOOK IS PART of a SERIES; sample them all!
Dialogue, More Than Just Talk
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn what dialogue can and should be doing for your book, the two things dialogue absolutely shouldn’t be, plus how to fix those issues if you have them. Then learn 14 techniques that will make your dialogue pop and your characters come to life. Bonus Content: Great Starts, five things the opening of your novel should have/do.
Self-Publishers Monthly, September - October 2013
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Series: Self-Publishers Monthly. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Realistic advice on the latest self-publishing techniques from a stellar list of expert columnists, plus hands-on, practical tools for the publication and promotion of e-Books and paperbacks at little or no cost to the writer. A treasure trove of short, low-hype reports with little technical jargon, plus live hyperlinks to free and useful resources. THIS BOOK IS PART of a SERIES; sample them all!