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World Building 101
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Originally designed for a seminar conducted by author and game designer Julie Ann Dawson at Suny College, World Building 101 provides both writers and RPG designers with an easy-to-follow process through which to create a functional and believable setting.
Nail Your Novel: Why Writers Abandon Books And How You Can Draft, Fix and Finish With Confidence
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,560. 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'
Effective Promotion
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Series: The Literary Midwife Presents, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,220. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Success in today’s brave new publishing world requires effective promotion – you have to make your book visible to readers. Award winning, career author, Mary Rosenblum, the Literary Midwife, uses her two decades of market experience and work with new authors to help you connect effectively with the readers who will love your book – without sacrificing your writing time!
Smashwords EPUB EBook Formatting of Word: Volume 2 How to Use the EPUB Standard
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,580. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
How to turn a Word document into a Smashwords eBook using the epub standard.
How to Write, Publish and All That Good Stuff
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,690. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
New York Times Best Selling Author R.L. Mathewson explains how to write, publish and get your book into readers' hands with simple, easy to follow instructions. Learn how to get word out about your book without spending a dime, how to avoid publishing pitfalls, protect your work and enjoy the process.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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!
MADE FROM SCRATCH: The Ultimate Guide To Self-Publishing
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,970. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by On The Fly Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Develop the skills and perspectives to take full control over your own publishing project and leave the doubt behind. MADE FROM SCRATCH will change the way you view publishing. It gives you the tools to make a seemingly impossible goal…a complete success.
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.
Ebook Writing Success
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Over the past 18 months I have written and published nearly 300 ebooks, and over a million words under many different names.This is a short guide sharing my experiences and offering encouragement to anyone who wants to immerse themselves in this rare moment in human history-the ability to write and reach the whole world with your thoughts.If you are serious about writing success, read this.
eBook And ‘Book’ Book Marketing For You!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short introduction to marketing for authors and new publishers.
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
(4.81 from 21 reviews)
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.
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.
Become a Full-Time Author: Practical tips, skills and strategies to turn your writing hobby into a career
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,600. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Proven tips for becoming a full-time career indie author.
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.
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!
Ask the Agent: Night Thoughts on Writing and Book Publishing
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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.
Weinberg on Writing: The Fieldstone Method
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Series: Consulting Secrets, Book 4 ยท Software Testing, Book 6. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,230. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
"a delight, a wise and warm book on overcoming the perils of trying to write."—Gabriele Rico, author of Writing the Natural Way "smart, funny, memorable, wise, engaging...most important, it is all stuff that works"—Howard S. Becker, author of Writing for Social Scientists "a gift to writers at all levels—Penny Raife Durant, award-winning author
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.
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: 4,340. 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.
How to Write Hot Sex: Tips from Multi-Published Erotic Romance Authors
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,330. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
How to Write Hot Sex: Tips from Multi-Published Erotic Romance Authors features everything you need to know about adding sizzling sexual tension, scorching sex scenes, and emotional impact to your romance writing in twelve info-packed essays from bestselling and multi-published authors - so you can get published and get paid.