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Catfish: Volumes 46-50
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Price: Free! Words: 26,340. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This anthology of the zine Catfish contains reviews of music, books, and film.
Goal Setting for Writers. How to set and achieve your writing goals, finally write a book, and become a successful author
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Series: Writers’ Guide Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,370. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Ylva Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing a book is on the bucket list of millions of people, but few achieve their writing dreams. This book will help you set effective writing goals and develop an action plan that will guide you through every step of the writing process. You will learn how to break down your goals into manageable chunks, how to overcome writer’s block and other obstacles, and how to finally finish your book.
Tarthian Empire Companion, an illustrated World-Building Bible and Guide to Writing a Science Fiction Series
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,810. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
For writers of science fiction and fantasy, or writers who want to create a science fiction series. How to build believable worlds, track story details, organize your writing, and lay out your story bible. Get organizational tips, links to marketing sites, groups supporting writers, scifi groups, and more. Material from the author's 90+ page science fiction website is included. Illustrated.
Prontuario dell'autore perfetto 2
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Series: Prontuario dell'autore perfetto. Price: Free! Words: 22,890. Language: Italian. Published: March 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Il Prontuario dell'autore perfetto 2 costituisce il proseguimento dell'opera iniziata nel primo volume per chi decide di uscire dal suo guscio e portare i suoi pensieri al di fuori della sfera intima. È un supporto che dà la possibilità allo scrittore emergente di poter essere dalla parte del manico e quindi di avere il completo potere decisionale sulle sue azioni.
The 12 Key Pillars of Novel Construction
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,940. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The 12 Key Pillars of Novel Construction takes the mystery out of building a solid story and shows you how to go from idea to complete novel in practical, easy-to-understand steps. Smart writers will take the time to learn how to structure strong pillars that will hold up their novels. This new comprehensive writing craft book clearly lays out just how to build each essential pillar.
How To Eat The Elephant: Build Your Book In Bite-Sized Steps
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Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Are you finally ready to turn those clever cocktail ideas into a published book? Straight talking, funny, and brutally honest, How To Eat The Elephant will give you--yes, you--the shove you need to haul your rump off the sofa and position it in front of your computer. You won't get any sympathy here, but you will get all the tools you need to chunk the writing process down into bite-sized pieces.
Indie Poet Rock Star
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 41,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The Poet's Guide to Ebooks, Marketing and the Self-Publishing Revolution
Authors Unchained: Some Rules Were Made to be Broken
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,790. Language: American English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
As an author, have you ever had "rules" shoved down your throat?
Publishing 101: A First-Time Author's Guide to Getting Published, Marketing and Promoting Your Book, and Building a Successful Career
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
PUBLISHING 101 is your comprehensive guide to getting published, while avoiding the common pitfalls of first-time authorship. You'll learn how to evaluate the commercial potential for your work; find and approach editors and agents; prepare query letters and book proposals; market and promote your work effectively; and determine if the self-publishing path is right for you.
I Suck at Writing: How to Transform Insecurity into Confidence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
As a writer, insecurity and confidence are each a daily choice. How are you choosing?
Authorpreneur: How to Build a Business around Your Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,970. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
If you want to earn a living as an author, you have to think beyond your book. Not only that, think like someone who is more than an author. Think like an entrepreneur. Whether you write fiction or nonfiction, just the fact that you’re writing books means you have what it takes to become an authorpreneur.
Twitter for Authors: A Busy Writer's Guide
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,310. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Twitter for Authors is about building a successful Twitter platform that’s sustainable for busy people. It contains helpful advice for both Twitter newbies and long-time Twitter users who want to take their platform to the next level.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Writing the Heart of Your Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,830. 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!