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The Short Fuse Guide to Book Publishing Rights
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Price: Free! Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
Literary Agent Laurie McLean walks you through the different rights involved in publishing a book and shows you how best to use them to maximize your profit.
The Short Fuse Guide to Book Publishing Contracts
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Price: Free! Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
Literary Agent Emily S. Keyes walks you through book publishing contracts, translating her years of experience as a contracts specialist for a Big 5 publisher to a level that’s easy to understand—even if you’ve never been published.
Bookangel.co.uk Book Reviews - October 2014
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Series: BookAngel.co.uk Book reviews. Price: Free! Words: 8,790. Language: British English. Published: November 2, 2014 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Category: Essay » Literature
In October 2014, Bookangel.co.uk published reviews of 27 ebooks available free from Amazon.co.uk. These reviews are available free to receive in our weekly email newsletter, or can be found by searching the site. This ezine brings all the reviews from a month together in a format that can be read on an e-reader. All reviews are simply the reviewers' opinions.
The Short Fuse Guide to Plotting Your Novel
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Price: Free! Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary agent Connor Goldsmith walks you through plotting a commercial novel that will grip readers from the very start and not let go until the book (or series) ends.
The Short Fuse Guide to Working with Book Bloggers
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Price: Free! Words: 8,590. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
One of the very best ways to reach readers is to connect with a passionate and internet-savvy group of readers and reviewers who delight in sharing the books they love with others: book bloggers. Literary agent and book blogger Jen Karsbaek shows you how best to approach and work with book bloggers to secure reviews, spread word of mouth, and build strong buzz for your new release.
The Short Fuse Guide to Book Proposals
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Price: Free! Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Gordon Warnock walks you through writing the kind of book proposal that makes agents and acquisitions editors want to work with you. Learn what to include, what to avoid, and what will help you stand above the rest. Short Fuse Guides offer insider tips and tricks for writers, written by agents and covering different areas of the ever-changing publishing industry.
The Short Fuse Guide to Query Letters
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Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Michelle Richter demystifies the process of writing and submitting query letters that get results. Learn structure, technique, what works, what never to do, what attracts an agent’s attention, and special tips that most writers don’t think of. Help your submission rise above the slush and get read by those who want it most.
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.
Write, Edit, Publish: The Best of The Jessica Dall Blog
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Price: Free! Words: 41,730. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
From author, editor, and reviewer, Jessica Dall, Write, Edit, Publish contains tips from some of the most popular Jessica Dall Blog blog posts compiled in a handy, carry-with-you eBook. Whether just starting a manuscript, looking for a publisher, or embarking on self-publishing, Write, Edit, Publish has a little something for everyone.
How to Write a Synopsis that Gets Read
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Price: Free! Words: 6,000. 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.
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.
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.
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
12 Month Marketing Plan for Authors
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Price: Free! Words: 24,130. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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This is a month-by-month plan for authors, taking away the guesswork and mapping out a marketing campaign for the next year. You can receive this book for FREE by going to the website AuthorsMarketingPro.com.
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
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: Free! 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
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.