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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: 4,480. 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.
Damn the Rejections, Full Speed Ahead: The Bumpy Road to Getting Published
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,850. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A treasure trove of sage advice for the new writer packaged in easy to digest and fun to read anecdotes. Damn the Rejections, Full Speed Ahead offers real world suggestions for writing novels, or non-fiction and turning them into saleable works. Maralys Wills, creative writing teacher and author of 12 books in many genres, a shares from her own experience the dos and don'ts of getting published.
Buy a Trumpet and Blow Your Own Horn! Turning Books Into Bucks
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,130. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
You've published your book. Now what? So many new authors believe their books will “sell themselves.” Whether they self-published or have a publisher, getting book buzz, and finding an audience for their book, is largely the author’s job. What’s the secret? Maralys Wills shares how she, and other authors do just that in Buy a Trumpet and Blow Your Own Horn!
MJ Magazine September — Created By Authors for Authors
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Series: MJ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,930. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Welcome to the first issue of MJ Magazine –written by authors for authors. This issue includes interviews with Jon Land, Steve Berry and R.J. Ellory as well as book reviews, writing tips, Fran’s pick of the month and much more. Authors are encouraged to read the magazine and then send their writing for possible inclusion in the next issue.
Name Your Medieval Character: Medieval Christian Names (12th-13th Centuries)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Medieval author Joyce DiPastena is always on the lookout for authentic medieval names for her characters. This book is a compilation of her 30-plus years of research into medieval Christian names. Here you will find over 800 female names and over 1500 male names. This book will prove a treasure trove for historical fiction writers, fantasy writers, gamers, or anyone who just enjoys names!
The # 1 Killer Secret To Producing Free Professional Ebook Covers
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Series: Steve's e-Book Publishing. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
They say you don’t judge a book by its cover but unfortunately that’s exactly what happens here in the Kindle world. I’ve tried my own hand at them and they all come out looking unprofessional or even worse, awful. But now I’ve invented an amazingly easy way to create professional covers IN MINUTES and FOR NOTHING once you have familiarized yourself with a few procedures.
The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan: Online and Offline Promotion Strategies to Build Your Audience and Sell More Books
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,580. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Loaded with proven tactics to make the book marketing journey a bit easier and a lot more effective, The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan will show you how to build your own marketing plan, develop an effective website and blog, reach your audience with social media, attract media attention with DIY publicity strategies, boost visibility for your book on Amazon, and much more.
From a Cop's Viewpoint: Investigations 101
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,890. Language: American English. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Have you ever wondered about the differences between City, State and Federal Law Enforcement? How about, who’s really in charge and why? What about the basic approach cops take when tackling a crime? If you’ve had any of the above questions, From a Cop’s Viewpoint: Investigations 101 is the place for you.
Hot Ink: Your Guide to Self-Publishing Erotica
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Hot Ink is full of specific, practical guidance that will benefit any writer interested in self-publishing, but goes into particular detail about the unique considerations presented by writing erotica.
Become an Author - A Short and Snappy Guide
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Series: A Short and Snappy Guide, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,880. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
‘Ladies and Gentlemen! Are you bored with your life? Do you have no friends to chat and spend time? Don’t know what to do in your spare time or after retirement? Do you want to become famous without climbing mountains or doing stupid reality shows? Do you want to share your life’s knowledge with others?
Where Do I Start? An Overview of Indie Publishing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,290. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Covering such topics as where to print, book creation, eBook formatting, and marketing, Where Do I Start? will give you an overview of the basics on how and where to begin in the exciting adventure of indie publishing.