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The Short Fuse Guide to Book Proposals
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Price: Free! Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Gordon Warnock walks you through writing the kind of book proposal that makes agents and acquisitions editors want to work with you. Learn what to include, what to avoid, and what will help you stand above the rest. Short Fuse Guides offer insider tips and tricks for writers, written by agents and covering different areas of the ever-changing publishing industry.
The Short Fuse Guide to Query Letters
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Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Category: 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.
The Handy Little Book for Writers Series. Book 6. On Structure
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
What is Structure? For me, the simple answer is that structure is about the way you set about telling your story so that the reader will gain the most understanding or satisfaction from it. Nevertheless, new writers may be overwhelmed by the thought of having to go to such lengths before even beginning to write. All you need is an awareness of taking your readers on an irresistible journey.
150 Prompts For Fantasy Writers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
150 Prompts For Fantasy Writers is filled with brainstorming suggestions, story starters, and writing prompts specifically written for those who love writing fantasy stories. Also included are several helpful articles such as inspiration for alien worlds, measurements and time, the parts of any army and more.
Book Production Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 23,580. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Explains all of the steps involved in creating a book for today's publishing industry, including design, marketing, formatting and editing.
The Triskele Trail 2014 Edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
A Pathway to Independent Publishing. This is not a How-To book. This is How-We-Did-It. This is The Triskele Trail.
Use Your Muse: Take Your Writing Deeper For Your Career and For Life
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
As an author (and yes, if you're you're a blogging entrepreneur, then you're an author), you have a powerful tool at your disposal--the Four Squares of Story(tm). Using this system, you can dive into what inspires you and what keeps you writing. You can also identify your agony so that you can make your weaknesses work for you. In this book, we talk about how the Four Squares of Story(tm) can work
Crime Fiction and the Indie Contribution
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,890. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This book looks at the rise of the indie publishing phenomenon which includes the good, the bad and the ugly, and how to choose between them. It considers many types of crime novel with examples drawn from indie published books, and how they compare to traditionally published books.
The Rocky Road to Publishing: Advice on Writing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,300. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Noted author Judy Fitzwater lends her trademark wit to her own experiences, offering a candid look into what it truly takes to be a writer. Get a frank, fresh take on the realities of the writing life, process, and industry as Fitzwater provides practical advice, humor, and lots of encouragement for those engaged in the tough business of writing fiction. A delightful read full of candid tips.
Tell the World Your Story: A Super Short Guide for Serious Indie Authors
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A very brief guide on writing, publishing and promoting books independently.
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: 37,100. 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.
Work in Your Pajamas: A Guide to Becoming a Freelance Writer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
"Work in Your Pajamas: A Guide to Becoming a Freelance Writer" is a book that can change your life. It will give you all of the tools to get started working from the comfort of your home. The basics are right in front of you with this book.
MJ Magazine July — Created By Authors for Authors
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Series: MJ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,270. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The fourth issue of MJ Magazine includes Book of the Month Madiba: A-Z: The Many Faces of Nelson Mandela; Featured Authors Clint Morey and Allan Topol; Christian Fiction reviewed by Lee Harmon; Fran’s Top 5 New Authors: Mark Murphy; and recommended reading by Marybeth Zeman, Steve Berry and Daniel Palmer; and Featured Teen Columnist Jake Swerdloff. New Section — Writer’s Workshop.
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
Writing the Heart of Your Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,840. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Some novelists write with the goal of becoming a best seller, hoping for wealth and fame. Some just want to write novels that earn them a steady income. Some write to express their creativity.Then there are the other writers who want to write an unforgettable novel—the kind of book that gets called a classic and that endures the test of time. Writing the Heart of Your Story is for those writers!
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.