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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: 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.
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.
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.
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.
Guidelines for New Authors: Introductory Advice for Independent Writers
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Price: Free! Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
These introductory guidelines help the less experienced independent writer navigate some of the core issues in the publishing process and ensure that they are working with the appropriate editorial consultant.
The Ultimate Digital Book Promotion Handbook - The Author's Guide To Finding Places To Promote Your Book Online
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Price: Free! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The Cheapest, Fastest Way To Learn How To Promote Your Books Online! This book could be the difference between making 10 sales of your book, or 10,000. As an author you realize that if you want to sell a lot of books, you’re going to need to find the best ways to promote it. There are hundreds of new tools, resources and websites that you can utilize to help you promote your book, but finding th
Compulsively Writing More Fiction 2012
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Price: Free! Words: 33,030. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Kate has compiled and reorganized useful blog posts she wrote in 2012. Kate writes her blog to promote her books and to journal her path through Self-publishing. Her experiences can help you to achieve your dream of publishing your book, whether you choose to self-publish, publish traditionally, or just write for your own enjoyment. Kate Policani is a homemaker and compulsive writer from Seattle.
Ditch the Publisher: 40 Indie Authors on Their Unique Self-Publishing Journeys
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Price: Free! Words: 63,910. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Thinking of self-publishing? Who better to advise you than 40 writers who have been there, done that and, well, written the book?
Flying Chipmunk Publishing Catalog
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Price: Free! Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
December 2012 catalog of the 158 books, classic children's and adult, and modern books published by Flying Chipmunk Publishing.
Put the Cat In the Oven Before You Describe the Kitchen
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Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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There are hundreds of fantastic books about writing for hopeful authors to choose from, but most of them are boring, complicated, and bogged down by filler. This little book is brief, straight forward, and easy to understand.
Useful Publications and Resources from the Care Council for
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Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: British English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A major part of the Care Council’s work is about making sure that all social workers, social care workers, service users and carers have access to up-to-date information, guidance, tools and research on best practice. Here are the Care Council’s recent major publications and resources with information about their content and how to access them.
How I Managed to Write My First Book and Maybe You Can Too!
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Price: Free! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This work is my gift to other aspiring authors. How I Managed to Write My First Book is a heartfelt journey on what it was like to uncover the joys and pitfalls of self-publishing as a first time author. This 12 step process is outlined in an easy-to-read format for those who dare to give their lives to writing. Updated contact information can be found on my Profile. Thanks for reading, Lisa