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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.
Yes, You Have a Book Inside You. So?
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
A guide to all the processes that occur between the instant you finish your manuscript and the day you hold the printed book in your hands--or download the first electronic copy to your hard drive. Written by a publishing expert, it offers a concise, accurate and motivating "roadmap" to guide the aspiring author through the maze of book development/publishing and into the exciting "book business."
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".
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-publishing Guides: Self-publishing a Book
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Series: Self-publishing Guides, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,430. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Uploading files to a  packager isn't the entire scope of work. That's actually the easiest task, but there are many more necessary tasks to be done..  This book explains the entire self-publishing process.  It breaks up the publishing process into four timeframes starting four months before the availability date. This spreads the workload into easy-to-manage chunks.
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".
How To Self-Publish: A Do-It-Yourself Approach
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,100. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This book is for anyone who has ever considered publishing their own work but has either thought the process seemed too complicated or too expensive. My newest book will hold your hand as it guides you for less than you would spend on a week's worth of lattes!
Rights and Contracts; What YOU Need to Know About Copyright, Rights, ISBNs, and Contracts
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Series: The Literary Midwife Presents, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
A handbook for the new author on your rights, copyright, and the basics of publishing contracts, this book explains everything including publishing contracts in easy-to-understand terms. Know how to keep your book and your rights safe as you publish in today's 'wild west' publishing arena!
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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.
Indie Author Book Marketing Success: Proven 5-Star Marketing Techniques from Successful Authors and Book Marketing Experts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,040. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013 by Body and Soul Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
(4.00 from 1 review)
From the combined minds of 14 book marketing experts, this book will enlighten and lead you on the journey of marketing your book. Each author must travel their own road to success, working hard to find what works best for them - but book marketing doesn't have to be intimidating. Let these experts help you find your way to success.
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.
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!
Man Oh Man! Writing Quality M/M Fiction
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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.
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
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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!
Comic Book Marketing 101
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,360. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(3.00 from 1 review)
“Comic Book Marketing 101″ is now available as an ebook. It is 100+ pages of practical, real world tips, techniques and walk-thrus on how to increase sales and reach for comic book publishers and creators alike. It offers case studios and gives concrete examples of what to do and what not to do alike. It’s a must-have for anyone looking to publish a comic in today’s market.
How To Write Creative Non-fiction
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,980. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Through exercises and following a writing program with the book - learn more about creative non-fiction and how you can make a living at it.
How to Write, Publish, and Sell your E-book Without Spending a Nickel!
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
For first time e-book writers, it's a confusing world out there. What's the difference between epub and mobi? Do I have to learn them both? Do I have to buy an ISBN number? How will people find my book? These and dozens of other questions are answered in this book. Written for e-book beginners, it will nevertheless offer valuable insights to even experienced writers.
How to Get a Cheap Book Cover
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,290. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.91 from 11 reviews)
A great book cover doesn't have to cost a fortune. This book covers everything from hiring someone else, to all the DIY tips you need like finding the right font, locating the perfect picture, and illustrated step by step instructions on how to put the cover together in four popular art programs.
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.