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Secrets of a Snarky Writer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,420. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Full of snark, dry humor and witticisms, Secrets of a Snarky Writer gives tables, charts, examples and organizational ideas for writers. None of it is delivered in industry jargon, instead this book tells it like it is unapologetically. Includes sample query letters, sample blurbs, how to articles and lots and lots of snark.
How Not to Self-Publish - The Totally Splendid Hotshot Author's Survival Guide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,960. Language: British English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Rosen Trevithick has threatened to eat celebrities, produced a podcast in which she interviews herself and posed with a gummy triangle stuck to her face – all in the name of marketing. Yet she has somehow managed to shift over a quarter of a million books. How Not to Self-Publish provides a light-hearted, informative and sometimes surreal look at selling books in the modern world.
Collecting The Chalet School Books by Elinor M Brent-Dyer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
This book is a guide for anyone who is looking to complete their Chalet School book collection. It contains useful information such as a list of all of the titles, when they were printed and in what formats. It also has some information about what happens in each book so that you can remember whether it is one you have read or decide if you would like to read it.
Basic Formatting & How to Create a Hyperlinked Table of Contents for Smashwords
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Education
Smashwords is a leading distributor for indie authors. Putting ebooks on Smashwords.com results in sales to Smashwords customers & customers for Apple, Sony, Kobo, etc. To sell to these other customers, an ebook must be properly formatted with a hyperlinked table of contents. This short book presents easy-to-follow formatting instructions and a guide for creating a hyperlinked table of contents.
Come vendere il tuo libro su Amazon in formato cartaceo
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Price: $2.62 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: Italian. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Guida passo passo all'auto-pubblicazione del tuo libro in brossura con la piattaforma self-publishing di Createspace, il print on demand di Amazon, che porterà la tua opera sullo store più visitato del mondo e le garantirà una visibilità senza pari. Questo è il momento migliore per essere un self-publisher: autopubblicare il tuo libro cartaceo non è mai stato così facile e - soprattutto - gratis.
10 Étapes essentielles avant de publier son ebook
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: French. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Dans cet ebook, je vous propose dix étapes pour : • dresser une liste de choses à faire avant de se lancer dans l'auto-édition • trouver des ressources pertinentes grâce à mes suggestions de blogues et de sites
Write, Edit, Publish: The Best of The Jessica Dall Blog
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Price: Free! Words: 41,730. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
From author, editor, and reviewer, Jessica Dall, Write, Edit, Publish contains tips from some of the most popular Jessica Dall Blog blog posts compiled in a handy, carry-with-you eBook. Whether just starting a manuscript, looking for a publisher, or embarking on self-publishing, Write, Edit, Publish has a little something for everyone.
Bare Bones: A Quick Guide to Writing Your First Novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn the basics of how to write in less than an hour. Katrina Kissinger, an author, editor, and creative writing instructor, shows you how by touching on character, point-of-view, tenses, goal and motivation, conflict, pacing, revision, publishing, and promotion.
The Most Efficient Way to Publish an eBook
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Many secrets that online retailers won't share about publishing an eBook are revealed in Peter's new eBook, The Most Efficient Way to Publish an eBook. His eBook outlines a simple, efficient, and proven method for eBook publishing that all independent authors should read before undertaking their first eBook conversion.
The Vincent Calvino Reader's Guide
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The Vincent Calvino Novels Since Spirit House was published in 1992, the Vincent Calvino series has enjoyed international acclaim and an ever-expanding readership in twelve languages. The Vincent Calvino novels, with the Bangkok noir settings, are known for their cultural insights into the Thai/Asian societies. Calvino’s Laws explore the human psyche streched along the East-West divide. ...
How to Make Ebooks for Free: With No Obligations to Online Retailers and Their Conditions on Your Copyright
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
If you want to learn how to publish your own ebooks, you can quickly build your confidence with this easy-to-use guide. Contains loads of screenshots to show you how to create ebooks on your own computer (Windows or Mac) in minutes. Importantly, you can do this without first agreeing to conditions on your copyright. For any writer who wants to freely copy, email and upload ebooks of their work.
James River Writers Essential Guide to Writers Conferences
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,130. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Find out how to get the most out of the time and money you invest in a writers conference. By planning ahead, you can set yourself up for success. Learn how to find the conference that's right for you, what to expect and how to prepare. This book is chock full of tips and advice from a published author who has been involved with writing conferences for years as an attendee, speaker, and organizer.
How To Create An eBook In 24 Hours
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
For anyone who is looking to learn how to write their own eBook in 24 hours, this book will give you an outline and structure your time towards different areas of creating your eBook.
Excel PivotTables for Smashwords™ Sales and Payment Reports
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Get the Most Information Out of Your Smashwords Sales and Payment Report Use PivotTables to Analyze Your Book Sales Fast! Smashwords has a great report that tracks your book sales, but how can you make better sense of it? With PivotTables, that's how! Illustrated how-tos, exercises, and examples help you analyze your eBook sales FAST!
The Last Techniques I Learned Before Selling Fiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,090. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Discover techniques to write with focus and purpose. Learn essential craft tips. For beginners or pros, this is a tip-filled little book that will help you improve your storytelling skills and propel your writing to the next level. Don't waste years on the wrong book idea or floundering in writer's block. Learn secrets to avoiding writer's block and write your great novel once and for all!
How to Handle Conflict and Tension
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Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,650. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Tension brings out the best and the worst in characters. If you have difficulty plotting novel-length stories, struggle to write scenes where anything of actual story-worthiness happens, worry about the pacing of your drafts, or have a general reticence to put your characters into hot water, this book will show you some techniques for adding tension and conflict to your fiction writing.
102 Romance Prompts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
102 Romance Prompts is a book to help inspire romance writers of all subgenres. Included with the prompts are chapters on subgenres, the language of flowers, English titles, the top reasons relationships break up, and more. It also has links to several helpful reference websites. Any romance writer can use these prompts as story starters, or to help inspire their own ideas.
No Bulls**t Guide to Self-Publishing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: American English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Have no clue how to self-publish your book? Want to learn in under 1 hour? This guide is super quick, super cheap, and has an entertaining, witty tone. You'll find out where to spend your money, which services are great and which to avoid, and we even give a sample budget for self-pubbing your book. The only question is: if you're a fiction or nonfiction author, what are you waiting for?!
How to Write a Synopsis that Gets Read
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Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A synopsis sounds like an easy task, but is it? Your finely crafted and agonized over work lies before you in all its literary splendor. Plots and subplots intertwine, descriptions take the reader into your rich universe. How on earth can one sacrifice any of that golden prose for the sake of a sketchy outline? This hilarious, no holds barred, but straight to the point essay, shows you just how.
How to Handle Details
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Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The look and feel of your story world should include details that can resonate with many different kinds of readers. With the information in this book you can learn more about those important details and how to use them to reflect your theme and message. The examples and thorough explanations will guide you through eye-opening techniques that will build your toolbox of writer's skills.