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New-Media Survival Guide: For Journalists and Other Print-Era Refugees
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,740. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
The New-Media Survival Guide is written for print-media veterans who want to understand and adapt to the online world. Topics covered include blogging, social networks, content curation, content marketing, e-books, multimedia tools, and ethics. By helping readers understand the principles of new media, this guide gives them the start they need not simply to survive, but to flourish in new media.
Travel Writing and Photography: from Dreams to Hard Reality
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 21,730. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Unlike many other books on travel writing, the Global Travel Writers E-book “Travel Writing and Photography – from Dreams to Hard Reality” makes no promises of riches and/or a glamor-filled lifestyle. Instead, the 14 professional contributors to this E-book deliver down-to-earth, highly practical advice, drawing on a combined total of over 200 years experience in travel journalism.
How to make money from writing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,240. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » New business enterprises
Learn how to make money from writing. Follow the journey from the original idea to the finished product. This is a true story of how a published book was developed
Freelance Writing For A Living
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 46,580. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
An essential guide to starting and maintaining a freelance writing career. This must-read how-to buy freelance writer, editor, author and ghostwriter Mark Terry covers where to find jobs, the types of jobs available, how to determine pay, how to contact possible clients, how to treat it like a business and much more.
The Starter Guide for Professional Writers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,500. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
The Starter Guide for Professional Writers offers an on-the-ground view of publishing with the use of inexpensive resources (after all, writers should make money off their writing, not pay for it!). Covering everything from how best to use a thesaurus to how to handle editor deadlines, its holistic perspective builds skills writers will use at every stage of their careers.
The Actor's Road to Hollywood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,150. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
So you want to be an actor. This guidebook is for actors who are considering a professional career in film and television. After you have completed your training and have some experience this book will guide you forward as to what is required to be a working professional actor in the national market. Included are some of the author's personal experiences and anecdotes of working in Hollywood.
Cohesive Story Building (formerly titled FROM FIRST DRAFT TO FINISHED NOVEL {A Writer's Guide to Cohesive Story Building})
Price: $18.99 USD. Words: 112,510. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Revised, Updated, and Reissued Writing Reference Second Edition Without layering, a story is one-dimensional, unbelievable, boring. Layers mean stronger characters, settings, plots, suspense, intrigue, emotions and motivation. Layering also produces cohesion of all elements. Characters must blend naturally with the setting the writer has placed them, just as plot becomes an organic part of...
Simple Matter Of Style
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,090. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
An introduction from an old editor to a new generation of would-be reporters, copywriters, novelists, or anyone with a yen for creative writing. Acclaimed by the heads of the UK’s two leading journalism schools, both of which run courses accredited by the NCTJ (National Council for the Training Of Journalists).
Walking On-Air, How to be a Radio Presenter
Price: $16.99 USD. Words: 25,050. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
A short and exceptionally powerful book cited by high achievers in the world of radio as a must read. Full of techniques, ideas and trade secrets, Walking On-Air is a motivational and inspiring read for professionals and newcomers to the industry, particularly in the UK.
How To Make The Next Game
Series: The Lazy Designer, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,120. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
Practical advice for designers already working in the games industry and wishing to hone their skills as well as for those aspiring to such a career.
How to Become a Journalist Without a Degree
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,030. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
How to Become a Journalist Without a Degree is a step-by-step guide to getting published for the beginner. You'll learn the basics of news writing, news photography, marketing and getting hired. Jump start your career or find out if journalism is right for you.
ChicagoWriter's Guide to Writing Jobs
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 21,260. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Being a Chicago Writer is not about latitude, it's about attitude. We're smart, talented, hard-working, and determined to succeed. And in the global marketplace, our skills can be put to work across town, across the country, or across the world. Showcases 46 jobs for writers, including educational requirements, salary ranges, and support. The most complete guide to writing jobs on the market.
Broadcast Journalism Street Smarts: The 2012 Survival Guide for Today's Television Newsroom
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,490. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012 by RandyTatano. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
It's time for reporters to get street smart. And not just about reporting. There's more to the television news business than gathering facts and getting your face on camera. You need to navigate the minefield present in every newsroom in America. Broadcast Journalism Street Smarts is a survival guide that offers tips to make your stories stand out, job hunting strategies and critical advice to he
Write Well, Write Quickly, and Write for Money
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,980. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Write Well, Write Quickly, Write for Money teaches you to write clearly, accurately, concisely, ethically, and more. You'll learn an innovative system called Approaches, which will revolutionize your writing and make the task of writing faster and less demanding. You'll learn to write for newspapers, magazines, and web sites, and to write and publish books. You'll also learn how to maximize sales.
No One Talks About Lighting the Elephant in the Room: The Business of Grip and Lighting
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,530. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / entertainment
Finally... a tell-all guide to how you can get into the grip and lighting profession! Whether you are a newbie in the media world or a seasoned video production professional you can gain a lot by reading this book. It gives a step-by-step roadmap to success in the industry as shared with you by one of the top lighting professionals in Orange County, California.
Broadcast Journalism Street Smarts: The 2013 Survival Guide for Today's Television Newsroom
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,320. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013 by RandyTatano. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Volume Two for 2013! It's time for reporters to get street smart. And not just about reporting. There's more to the television news business than gathering facts and getting your face on camera. You need to navigate the minefield present in every newsroom in America.
Breaking Into Hollywood: A Guerilla Pocketbook
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,740. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Gail Hackston. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Do you want to move to LA to pursue a career in Hollywood? No idea where to start? This book is for you. Writer/Director Genevieve Jolliffe made the move over a decade ago. Her hard won knowledge and industry insight will give YOU the heads up you need to make sustainable career in Hollywood.
The Successful Virtual Office In 30 Minutes: Best practices, tools, and setup tips for your home office, coworking space, or mobile office
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,090. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Home-based businesses, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Are you thinking about going virtual for your job or business, but don’t know where to start? Or do want to get better results from an existing home office, coworking space, coffee shop, or alternative work arrangement? THE SUCCESSFUL VIRTUAL OFFICE IN 30 MINUTES by award-winning author Melanie Pinola can help all kinds of remote workers set up and maintain a successful virtual office.