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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!
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.
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!
So You Want To Get Published
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,420. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2014 by Lasaria Creative Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Writing a book is easy. Selling a book is hard. Now you can learn how the publishing business really works from an industry insider. Adam Lee evaluates hundreds of queries every week as a Publishing Analyst. He decides which manuscripts move on in the publishing process and which manuscripts are rejected. Adam will tell you what you should and should not do as you approach agents and publishers.
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.
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
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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.
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!
Easy Smashwords Formatting In OpenOffice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012 by Empire. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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Welcome to Easy Smashwords Formatting In OpenOffice. In this guide you'll learn the ten steps it takes to get your book into the Smashwords Premium Distribution Program every time. This book is specifically designed for those of you who prefer to use the free word processing program known as OpenOffice.
Print Your Own Booklet Using Microsoft Word
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Price: $3.25 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.
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!
Choose Keywords That Sell Your Books
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Keywords are one of the most powerful tools you have for selling your book. They’re the key to that very first step—getting discovered by your potential reader. If they don’t find your book, they won’t buy your book. Take the time to pick the very best keywords and you’ll see your sales increase.
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-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!
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.
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.