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50 Tips 4 Page Design
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Patty Ann's 50 TiPs 4 Page Design is a FUN way to gain QUICK, EASY & BASIC page design knowledge. This book is a must have reference guide for ANY layout and design project. You will learn visually pleasing page formatting for type fonts, content, and photo element arrangements. Applicable for designing a website, e book, PDF, Power point, or print book. All sorts of great visuals are included.
How to Write Dialogue
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,880. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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In How to Write Dialogue, you'll learn techniques and tricks for making your dialogue shine, as well as practical editorial steps you can take to polish your dialogue.
The Working Title - How to Write, Publish and Market your Book
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,020. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The Working Title is a simple book that answers all the questions you will ever ask about writing, publishing or marketing your printed or virtual book. It is based on the Frequently Asked Questions sent to the website of the same name. It is written in South Africa but the content applies wherever you are in the world.
The Foreword Literary Guide to Book Marketing Proposals for Fiction and Non-fiction
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Fast Foreword. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Gordon Warnock walks you through writing an effective marketing proposal – a requirement for non-fiction and your secret weapon for fiction. This will help your submission stand out, presenting you as the kind of informed and proactive writer that agents and publishers love to work with.
Playbook: The Basics of Writing for Bleacher Report
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Price: Free! Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
"Playbook" is a sportswriting textbook, a guide to the basics of writing for Bleacher Report. Based on the concepts used by B/R's Quality Control Team in evaluating writers and stories, "Playbook" can help you reach the high standards of one of the most successful and respected English-language sports websites in the world. Wherever you publish your online writing, "Playbook" can make it better.
The Panverse Reader's Sampler (Fall 2013)
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Price: Free! Words: 30,590. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mashups
A FREE sampler of Panverse Publishing's 2013 Fiction and Nonfiction titles. Read a full chapter or more from each of our six different 2013 titles absolutely free! The six titles excerpted include Thrillers, Science Fiction, Supernatural Romance, Historical Fantasy, Travel Memoir, and a Health/Self-Help title. All the books previewed in this sampler are available on the Smashwords website
Imagination @ Work
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,620. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Alton L. Gansky is the author of 24 novels and 8 nonfiction works, as well as principle writer of 9 novels and 2 nonfiction books. He has been a Christie Award finalist (A Ship Possessed) and an Angel Award winner (Terminal Justice) and recently was awarded the ACFW award for best suspense/thriller for his work on Fallen Angel. He holds a BA and MA in biblical studies and Lit.D.
How to Develop (Imaginative, Insightful & Credible) Short Story Ideas
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,390. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The book shows the writer how to analyse methodically certain types of source material for the purpose of using it as both inspiration and guide in the development of imaginative, insightful and credible short story ideas. This material consists of the saying, the fable, the poem, the fairy tale and the historical text.
MJ Magazine November — Created by Authors for Authors
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Series: MJ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,280. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The second issue of MJ Magazine includes featured authors RaeAnne Thayne and Rita Plush, author of the month, Tess Gerritsen. Reviews and interviews including Mark Rubenstein interviewing M.J. Rose and Christoph Fischer interviewing Paulette Mahurin, Ada Winder and DM Lee. The featured new author this time is Timothy Louis Baker, plus articles by Mark Rubenstein, Brian Hayden and Donald Riggio.
The Chick Lit Cookbook: A Guide to Writing Your Novel in 30 Minutes a Day
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Have you ever read a chick lit novel and thought, "I could do that"? Here's your chance: The Chick Lit Cookbook will take you from start to finish of your first draft in 13 cupcake-themed chapters, each with a short exercise to get you writing now. Written by teacher and die-hard chick lit enthusiast Alicia de los Reyes, this guide is sure to inspire would-be authors everywhere.
Author Prosperity Challenge Vol. 1: Debunking Marketing Myths
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,700. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Marketing advice for authors seems to come with absolutes. Each author has a perfect way to market; others should follow if they’re “smart”. However what if someone sat down and debunked some of the common myths around marketing and provided helpful information at the same time?
Indie Author Guide of Awesome
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Advice for indie authors venturing into the self- publishing world. Beta Readers, Editing and Formatting Cover Design, Title and Synopsis Promotion Marketing Yourself as an Author Selling and Release Dates Sales, Ranking and Reviews
How to Write Faster
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
In How to Write Faster: A Busy Writer’s Guide you’ll learn eight techniques that can help you double your word count in a way that’s sustainable and doesn’t sacrifice the quality of your writing in favor of quantity.
How to Write a Novel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,370. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The most important thing to know about writing a novel is this: You can do it. And if you've already written one, you can write an even better one. Author and former literary agent Nathan Bransford shares his secrets for creating killer plots, fleshing out your first ideas, crafting compelling characters, and staying sane in the process.
Writing Tips for Authors
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,630. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Writing Tips for Authors is a collection of essays for authors on aspects of writing and book publishing, and the traps that lie in the game.
Heart of the Matter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,100. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Heart of the Matter: Tips From Heart of Carolina Romance Writers For Writing and Selling Your Novel is comprised of 40 instructional, guiding, and encouraging articles by the multi-published and talented members of Heart of Carolina Romance Writers.
The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,950. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri
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.
Elei’s Chronicles: origins
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Price: Free! Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A short essay on the world-building and origins of the series Elei's Chronicles (Rex Rising, Rex Cresting, Rex Equilibrium, Rex Aftermath). For readers who have already read at least book 1 in the series.
Authors & Publishers Must Die!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,010. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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From the mouth of an author, and a publisher: Authors and Publishers Must Die! is filled to the rim with straightforward MUST READ advice for the author in your life… with no punches pulled!
Dos and Don'ts for Indie Authors
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Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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This guide provides a brief compendium that covers everything from your motivation for becoming an indie author to tips for dealing with negative reviews. It advises you on everything from avoiding mistakes when self-promoting your books to ways to pinpoint your target audience. It has been created to help indie authors to stay focussed by following a list of simple steps to promote