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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: 6,430. 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: 17,210. 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
Getting Published in the 21st Century: Advice from a Literary Agent
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,530. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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.
Tips to Navigate National Novel Writing Month
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Planning to participate in National Novel Writing Month? This article will give you tips and tricks that help you plan, maximize your chance of success, and what to do once you have the novel written.
My Favourite Authors
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Price: Free! Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
Just a short file about a few of my favorite authors on Smashwords and some of the stuff they've written.
The Author's Guide To Working With Book Bloggers
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Series: Building Blocks to Author Success, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,910. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Advertising
Do you feel out of your comfort zone when dealing with book bloggers? They are the New Gatekeepers to book publishing success – but how can you tap into that source of free promotions by putting your best foot forward?
Write for the King of Glory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Share the fruits of my first five years of publishing. Learn about blogging, writing, cover design, editing, marketing, and find a bunch of great resources to help you in your publishing journey, many of them free. I'm not the be-all and end all of Christian publishing, but I'm here to help, and so are a bunch of other Christian writers and service providers.
Strong Female Characters
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: American English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Strong Female Characters helps writers define a strong female character, learn how to keep her likeable, handle characters who don't match gender stereotypes, and analyze how history should influence the way we write female characters. This book is part of the Busy Writer's Guides series.
Muse Camp: Get Inspired
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Price: Free! Words: 21,630. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
In this second Muse Camp anthology, twenty-one authors tell their stories about becoming published authors. From contest winners to those who submitted and were rejected multiple times, the authors in this anthology all had a unique road to publication. In addition to their "how I got publisehd" stories, authors share their information on marketing, promotion, and getting their books read.
102 Prompts for Horror Writers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A must-have book for writers of the horror genre. Includes prompts and resources to get you thinking and writing.
Make it Happen: How to Write, Publish and Sell Your eBook
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,380. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
In this eBook, I am going to lay out step–by–step exactly what I did so that you can replicate my success. Even if you've already published a hardback or paperback, this eBook will walk you through the process of how to turn it into an eBook. My rise to success in eBook publishing taught me that anyone can be a success in self–publishing!
How to Write a Bestselling Memoir
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
How does one write, publish and promote a memoir? How does one become a bestselling author? Victoria Twead is a New York Times bestselling author and has written a series of hugely successful memoirs. Victoria has put together this handbook, crammed with tips and secrets, which will guide you simply through the whole process of producing a bestselling memoir.
Muse Camp: Advice From Publishers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This first Muse Camp anthology brings together advice from several publishers to authors on all aspects of submission, publishing, and being an author. Discover what happens once your submission is received, learn how to handle those pesky commas, and what you should never reveal to the media (including bloggers). This anthology is a great resource for authors at all levels of their careers.