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The Self-Publishing Manual, Volume 1
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Universally acknowledged as the bible for self-publishers, this guide incorporates the latest information on the process in a new edition. Twelve chapters answer common questions and provide practical guidance on writing, design, copyrighting, printing, promotion, publicity, sales, and distribution, with one chapter devoted to technology. An appendix lists useful resources.
The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,960. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The Positive Trait Thesaurus is brimming with ideas to help authors develop one-of-a-kind, dynamic characters that readers will love. Extensively indexed, it contains a large selection of positive attributes to choose from when building a personality profile. With entries written in a user-friendly list format, this brainstorming resource is perfect for any character creation project.
The Self-Publishing Manual, Volume 2
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Book publishing is changing: this book describes how to take advantage of those changes. This Volume II is the sequel to The Self-Publishing Manual (Volume I), the most successful book ever written on the subject. This manual describes how to use new techniques to write your book even faster, use new technology to publish it for less, and how to use social media for promotion.
The Short Fuse Guide to Query Letters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Michelle Richter demystifies the process of writing and submitting query letters that get results. Learn structure, technique, what works, what never to do, what attracts an agent’s attention, and special tips that most writers don’t think of. Help your submission rise above the slush and get read by those who want it most.
1001 Romance Story Starters
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,090. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
"1001 Romance Story Starters" covers myriad genres, from erotic romance to inspirational and everything in between. Designed to help kick start your imagination – the starters include dialogue starters, scenes, open ended scenarios, and even story endings. You can change ANYTHING about the story starter. Take the idea and bend it to your will – you’re the boss.
Awesome Opening Lines 2
Series: Awesome Opening Lines, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Your Story Starts Here (A Great Value--Less than a Penny per Opening Line*!) A book’s opening line can make or break a work of fiction. Thankfully, Awesome Opening Lines volume 2 is here to help. This trusty tome includes over 400 more opening lines for you to adapt and use whenever the need arises . . .
123 Character Development Questions: A systematic way to develop phenomenal fictional characters.
Price: $1.23 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012 and represented by Forde Consulting. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Playwriting
Developing rich, vibrant, realistic and multidimensional characters is the aim of all budding writers. This brief guide offers 123 useful character questions for authors. Questions span a range of topics from biographical questions to questions on family, relationships, money and spiritual beliefs. This is the first book in a 123 series that offers ideas on a given topic.
The Short Fuse Guide to Working with Book Bloggers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,590. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
One of the very best ways to reach readers is to connect with a passionate and internet-savvy group of readers and reviewers who delight in sharing the books they love with others: book bloggers. Literary agent and book blogger Jen Karsbaek shows you how best to approach and work with book bloggers to secure reviews, spread word of mouth, and build strong buzz for your new release.
Getting Published in the 21st Century: Advice from a Literary Agent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,530. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
From Literary Agent Carly Watters comes Getting Published in the 21st Century, an ebook of Writer’s Digest award-winning blog content and new material primed to help writers get published.