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Bare Bones: A Quick Guide to Writing Your First Novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn the basics of how to write in less than an hour. Katrina Kissinger, an author, editor, and creative writing instructor, shows you how by touching on character, point-of-view, tenses, goal and motivation, conflict, pacing, revision, publishing, and promotion.
Self Publishing in Ebook and Print: a practical guide for the technically challenged
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 12,770. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The ultimately simple non-techie guide to the nuts and bolts of converting your manuscript into an ebook and producing your own paperback. Written by a non-techie writer for non-techie writers. If you can use a computer you can produce your own books.
The Most Efficient Way to Publish an eBook
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Many secrets that online retailers won't share about publishing an eBook are revealed in Peter's new eBook, The Most Efficient Way to Publish an eBook. His eBook outlines a simple, efficient, and proven method for eBook publishing that all independent authors should read before undertaking their first eBook conversion.
How to Make Ebooks for Free: With No Obligations to Online Retailers and Their Conditions on Your Copyright
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
If you want to learn how to publish your own ebooks, you can quickly build your confidence with this easy-to-use guide. Contains loads of screenshots to show you how to create ebooks on your own computer (Windows or Mac) in minutes. Importantly, you can do this without first agreeing to conditions on your copyright. For any writer who wants to freely copy, email and upload ebooks of their work.
James River Writers Essential Guide to Writers Conferences
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,130. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Find out how to get the most out of the time and money you invest in a writers conference. By planning ahead, you can set yourself up for success. Learn how to find the conference that's right for you, what to expect and how to prepare. This book is chock full of tips and advice from a published author who has been involved with writing conferences for years as an attendee, speaker, and organizer.
How To Create An eBook In 24 Hours
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
For anyone who is looking to learn how to write their own eBook in 24 hours, this book will give you an outline and structure your time towards different areas of creating your eBook.
Excel PivotTables for Smashwords™ Sales and Payment Reports
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Get the Most Information Out of Your Smashwords Sales and Payment Report Use PivotTables to Analyze Your Book Sales Fast! Smashwords has a great report that tracks your book sales, but how can you make better sense of it? With PivotTables, that's how! Illustrated how-tos, exercises, and examples help you analyze your eBook sales FAST!
The Last Techniques I Learned Before Selling Fiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,090. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Discover techniques to write with focus and purpose. Learn essential craft tips. For beginners or pros, this is a tip-filled little book that will help you improve your storytelling skills and propel your writing to the next level. Don't waste years on the wrong book idea or floundering in writer's block. Learn secrets to avoiding writer's block and write your great novel once and for all!
How to Handle Conflict and Tension
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Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,650. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Tension brings out the best and the worst in characters. If you have difficulty plotting novel-length stories, struggle to write scenes where anything of actual story-worthiness happens, worry about the pacing of your drafts, or have a general reticence to put your characters into hot water, this book will show you some techniques for adding tension and conflict to your fiction writing.
102 Romance Prompts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
102 Romance Prompts is a book to help inspire romance writers of all subgenres. Included with the prompts are chapters on subgenres, the language of flowers, English titles, the top reasons relationships break up, and more. It also has links to several helpful reference websites. Any romance writer can use these prompts as story starters, or to help inspire their own ideas.
No Bulls**t Guide to Self-Publishing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: American English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Have no clue how to self-publish your book? Want to learn in under 1 hour? This guide is super quick, super cheap, and has an entertaining, witty tone. You'll find out where to spend your money, which services are great and which to avoid, and we even give a sample budget for self-pubbing your book. The only question is: if you're a fiction or nonfiction author, what are you waiting for?!
How to Write a Synopsis that Gets Read
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Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A synopsis sounds like an easy task, but is it? Your finely crafted and agonized over work lies before you in all its literary splendor. Plots and subplots intertwine, descriptions take the reader into your rich universe. How on earth can one sacrifice any of that golden prose for the sake of a sketchy outline? This hilarious, no holds barred, but straight to the point essay, shows you just how.
GPS for New Novelists: Navigating the 5 Routes to Publication
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
If you’re a new novelist who wants to get published and who needs directions for exploring your options—this is the right book for you. In fact, it's the ONLY book that details each of the 5 routes to publication and gives you directions on how to navigate them.
Prontuario dell'autore perfetto
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Price: Free! Words: 19,950. Language: Italian. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Il Prontuario dell'autore perfetto costituisce un valido aiuto 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, perché avrà a disposizione elementi su cui riflettere e agire.
The Realm Apparent
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,930. Language: Australian English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A walkthrough for Speculative Fiction writers, to help them create the framework of a world as quickly and effortlessly as possible, without getting lost in the murk of world building.
Writing the Journey
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Price: Free! Words: 14,710. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Writing the Journey aids writers of all levels in creating a Journey Framework for a story and fleshing it out. It also includes tips for writing the finished story.
Writing Games, Writing Tips, Writing Exercises.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,900. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How could a jumble of words with a little punctuation become something that’s interesting to read? Is it a gift from the gods? Something only the highly educated can produce? Or maybe anyone can do it? If you want to know if YOU can achieve your writing goals, then why not have a play around with some words and sentences using my writing games.
101 Book Marketing Tips
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Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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101 Book Marketing Tips for authors from marketing expert and internationally best-selling author, Heather Hart
Self-Publishing Your Book: A Guide for First-Time and DIY Authors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
I am the author of 8 books -- 3 paperbacks and 8 ebooks. Overall I have been successful in getting my books published and sold. However, I did make mistakes and learned some valuable lessons along the way. This book is far from a complete resource on how to write, publish and market your books. The purpose of my book is to share with you my insights and experiences in publishing my books.
A Silicon Valley Writer Volume 4 (2013) (Blog Postings)
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Series: A Silicon Valley Writer Blog Postings. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,650. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The fourth volume of blog postings from A Silicon Valley Writer about writing and being a writer, featuring 27 blog postings and an appendix from 2013: "The First Line Challenge," "Plan B For The Plan B Magazine," "Some Things Never Change At The Local Post Office," "When Your Debit Card Travels Without You," "Have You Written Your Best Work Years Ago?" and "The Mobile Office v2.0 is Evermore".