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Use Your Muse: Take Your Writing Deeper For Your Career and For Life
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
As an author (and yes, if you're you're a blogging entrepreneur, then you're an author), you have a powerful tool at your disposal--the Four Squares of Story(tm). Using this system, you can dive into what inspires you and what keeps you writing. You can also identify your agony so that you can make your weaknesses work for you. In this book, we talk about how the Four Squares of Story(tm) can work
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.
Self-publishing Made Simple: A How-to Guide for the Non-tech-savvy Among Us
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,120. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014 by Thomas-Jacob Publishing, LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Self-publishing Made Simple is a plainspoken, nuts and bolts instruction booklet to help guide learning, non-tech-savvy authors through a maze of confusing information. Compare and contrast publishing and distribution venues, learn how to buy ISBNs, file copyrights, format manuscripts for Kindle, Smashwords, CreateSpace, and more. The author is working in Microsoft Word 2010.
How to Convert Your Published Book into an Audio Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
According to Publishers Weekly, in 2009 over 100,000 books were published however, only 5,000 of those books were also available as audiobooks. Reach more readers and increase your income by publishing your book as an audio book!
Writing and Selling a Mystery Novel: A Simple Step-by Step Plan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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This handy guide provides a way to break writing a mystery down into several simple steps. It includes all of the essential elements of mystery writing from plotting, breaking a novel into chapters, and character development. This guide also includes marketing tips and resources. This mini ebook will help a writer get started in planning a mystery that will sell in today's competitive market.
The Author's Guide to Marketing: Make a Plan That Attracts More Readers and Sells More Books
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,250. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Marketing is part of every author's job, but it doesn't have to make you miserable. This book gets past the one-size-fits-all formulas and over-hyped fads, and helps you make a plan that works with your unique time, talents, and resources to sell your book both online and off. You'll find dozens of tested ideas for self-publishing, traditionally publishing, and thinking-about publishing writers.
Self-Publishing Ebooks - On Smashwords
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Have a written story or technical guide? Frustrated by traditional publishing? Self publishing eBooks is easy, fun, and a way to earn a little extra money. This eBook has instructions for self-publishing on Smashwords. With illustrations and a step-by-step process, this guide will quickly make you a published author!
The Hassle Free Guide to Publishing eBooks to Both Kindle and SmashWords with the Same Files
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Publishing to both Kindle and SmashWords at the same time should be easy. But it isn't. It's a hassle to get your files (cover and interior) accepted by both AND to have them appear exactly the way you intended. Unless you read this book.
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.
Print Your Own Booklet Using Microsoft Word
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Office productivity applications
Ever want to be an author? Turn your Word document into a booklet without any added expense. Take your Word document and turn it into a professional-looking booklet. This book covers all you need to know. If you ever wanted to publish your own work, this is a great way to start.
Authorpreneur in Pajamas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
Building Your Author's Platform Without Leaving Your Home
Making Tracks: A Writer's Guide to Audiobooks (and How to Produce Them)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,910. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by AWP Books. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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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!
How to Write Good: A Guide for the Aspiring Independent Author
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,860. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A handy how-to for the aspiring indie author.
Write Every Day: How to Write Faster and Write More
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,610. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
WRITE EVERY DAY is specifically geared for fiction authors who are juggling busy home lives, work lives, and the new pressures to “build a platform” while simultaneously producing more books.
Writing Great Sex Bundle
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Series: Writing Romance, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,040. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Two great books for one low price! Everything a beginning romance writer needs in one convenient anthology. Includes Writing Sex When You Don't Feel Sexy and Marketing 101 for Writers. Includes: Writing Sex When You Don't Feel Sexy Marketing 101 for Writers
Let's Get Digital: How To Self-Publish, And Why You Should
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Series: Let's Get Publishing, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,370. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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This guide is packed with essays, articles, and how-to guides, as well as contributions from 33 bestselling indie authors including J Carson Black, Bob Mayer, Victorine Lieske, Mark Edwards, and many more. If you are considering self-publishing, if you need to breathe life into your flagging sales, "Let's Get Digital: How To Self-Publish, And Why You Should" will explain it all.
The Road to Self-Publishing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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A self-published guide to self-publishing. New version includes how to get your ebook onto Smashwords , Kindle, and Nook, including detailed instructions on creating table of contents and covers. Now updated to include Createspace paperback instructions.
A Writers Guide To Adult Compliance Requirements
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,380. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Lot's Cave. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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So you want to write erotica? Learn exactly what is, and is not, legally permissible. Protect yourself from overzealous publishers and attorneys who insist all erotica is evil! This informative writer’s guide provides accurate information about age of consent, barely legal, pornography, obscenity, and other taboo subjects. An essential resource for aspiring or experienced erotica authors!
The ABC’s of Making Fiction Funny: Building Blocks for Adding Humor to Your Writing
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,010. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn how to formulate the funny, make your stories more fun, your characters more endearing, and your writing more marketable for potential editors and agents. Learn the techniques for charming your readers and keeping them entertained enough to fall in love with your stories and keep coming back for more!
Smashwords Formatting Smashed: A Short, Easy, Step-by-Step Tutorial Instruction Guide (That Won’t Leave You With A Headache!)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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This step-by-step guide will efficiently instruct you through the basics of formatting your Microsoft Word document for Smashwords. Everything you need to know about the basics of successfully formatting manuscript is laid out in this easy-to-follow, straightforward tutorial. Follow these instructions exactly, and prepare your e-book quickly and easily today!