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How to Build Your Online Author Platform: 100 Practical Tips
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,930. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
All authors need to find the right balance between writing and raising awareness of their work. The rise of social media and free online book publicity sites mean that building your online 'author platform' has never been easier. It can be a steep learning curve, so the 100 practical tips here will help save you precious writing time and suggest ideas.
The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 25,720. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide is the first and largest collection of curated and verified resources for independent authors who plan to publish their own books. The Guide makes vendors and other resources easy to find by separating them into 33 distinct categories within the 3 main tasks the self-publisher must deal with. How to Prepare, Publish, and Promote their books.
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.
An Open Office Guide To Publishing On Smashwords
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A tested guide to Publishing your ebook on Smashwords using Open Office! Includes a review and tips on each step of the Smashwords Style Guide.
Publishing 101: A First-Time Author's Guide to Getting Published, Marketing and Promoting Your Book, and Building a Successful Career
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
PUBLISHING 101 is your comprehensive guide to getting published, while avoiding the common pitfalls of first-time authorship. You'll learn how to evaluate the commercial potential for your work; find and approach editors and agents; prepare query letters and book proposals; market and promote your work effectively; and determine if the self-publishing path is right for you.
Become an Author - A Short and Snappy Guide
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Series: A Short and Snappy Guide, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,900. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
‘Ladies and Gentlemen! Are you bored with your life? Do you have no friends to chat and spend time? Don’t know what to do in your spare time or after retirement? Do you want to become famous without climbing mountains or doing stupid reality shows? Do you want to share your life’s knowledge with others?
Audiobooks in the Digital Age: Taking Control of the Publishing Process and Profits
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
A seasoned audiobook narrator and author offer the first "how-to" eBook to help authors navigate new technology and find greater profits by self-publishing audiobooks.
Writing Plots With Drama, Depth & Heart: Nail Your Novel
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Price: $6.93 USD. Words: 56,530. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
What keeps a reader curious? It’s the story. So where do you find plot ideas? Where might you already have spellbinding plot material, if you only knew how to use it? What are the hidden patterns that ply the reader’s emotions, and how can you use them with originality? How should you bend these conventions? This book will show you, in down-to-earth tutorials and creative exercises.
The Hidden Fear of an Author: What if No One Wants to Read Your Book?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
"The Hidden Fear of an Author: What if No One Wants to Read Your Book?" is the first book of "The Other Side of an Author's Life". It's a short book that aims to help assuage the often unspoken form of insecurity that grips some authors at various stages of their careers. Best for aspiring authors and newbies, but professional authors (who also face this fear) may also glean inspiration from it.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Nail Your Novel: Why Writers Abandon Books And How You Can Draft, Fix and Finish With Confidence
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Price: $6.93 USD. Words: 36,090. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(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'
Self-Editing Your Novel: an editor's tips to make your work shine
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Are you a fiction writer? Do you need help with editing your work prior to publishing? Self-Editing Your Novel is designed for all those who are writing fiction, but it could also be used as a guide for those writing non-fiction. So whether you’re writing about love and romance, an epic journey, a family saga, murder, mystery, or some other genre of creative fiction, this is the book for you.
MBS-E's Guide to eBook Self-Publishing
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,080. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The MBS-E Guide to eBook Self-Publishing is a companion manuel to South-African authors wishing to self-publish. - Authors from other countries may also benefit -
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 A Book In Two Weeks
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: British English. Published: January 8, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Write the non-fiction book that you've always wanted to - quickly.
Marketing Your Own Book
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you thought about writing a book but stopped because you can’t figure out how to market it? Do you wish marketing your book were someone else’s job? Have you had a book published only to be disappointed with the publisher's marketing? This book is for you. The bad news? To succeed, you must market your own book. The good news? You can do it, and it could even be fun.
The Chemistry of Reading: Arousing your Reader
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,550. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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'The Chemistry of Reading' explores how the body reacts during the reading experience and how writers can harness that knowledge to create an unforgettable story that arouses multiple parts of the readers’ brain. HOW the chemistry works (in digestible plain-english), WHY you should exploit that as a writer of commercial fiction, the TOOLKIT you’ll need to do that, and some practical examples.
7 Powerful Elements To Design Book Covers That Sell
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
“7 Powerful Elements To Design Book Covers That Sell” is all there is to producing great book covers. No fluff, no complicated theories, and wasteful words. Once you put in place these elements in your book covers, your book will be a sure winner provided your content is good. The ideas contained in this book are all out of extensive research and personal experience of designing my own covers..
Self-Edit Your Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,420. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
For writers who wish to self-edit, unimpeded by payment or advice of professional editors.
500+ Hashtags for Writers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
"500+ Hashtags for Writers" you'll learn what a hashtag is and how choosing the right ones help you reach readers who will want to read your book. There are several sections that describe how to use Twitter and its hashtags, and thirty-four specific lists of hashtags. They are listed by such things as genre, marketing, and audiobooks.