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Ways to Make Extra Money Writing: How I Make $2K Per Month Part-Time by Kerrie McLoughlin
Price: Free! Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Blogging(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This little gem tells you exactly how I, the homeschooling mom of 5, got into writing for money, why I'm writing for money, exactly how much I earn every month, 8 ways I make money writing now, including Fiverr, Bubblews, writing for regional parenting magazines and blogging for sites that are not my own, among others. I also talk about how to manage the kids when you work from home.
Authors & Publishers Must Die! by James Roy Daley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,210. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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!
Self-Publishing Your Book: A Guide for First-Time and DIY Authors by Roger Ellerton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books(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.
Emotion Amplifiers by Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi
Price: Free! Words: 15,740. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Emotion Amplifiers, a companion to The Emotion Thesaurus, explores 15 common states that galvanize emotion. States like exhaustion, boredom, and pain can push characters to the limit, compromising their decision-making abilities and decreasing the likelihood of them reaching their goals. Emotion Amplifiers is a tool for any writer wishing to amp up the volatility & vulnerability in their stories.
33 Self-Publishing Tips by Ryan Stevens
Price: Free! Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business writing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books(5.00 from 1 review)
Self-publishing isn't easy. However, by adopting the right strategies and the right mindset, you can grow faster and smoother. The fundamental idea behind success is consistent action. In this book I will present you 33 tips and strategies which helped me grow my business. As a matter of fact, I would have paid a lot of money if someone would've told me what's inside this book.
Book Reviews: How to Get Reviews Quickly With the Methods Used by Publishers and Professional Writers by Alex Foster
Price: Free! Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals(5.00 from 1 review)
How to get reviews quickly with the methods used by publishers and professional writers. Book Reviews teaches you how to get more reviews following proven methods used by publishers and successful independent authors. These methods are approved by Amazon (and other book vendors) and don't violate terms of service.
My Oldest Memory by Stacy Sorrells
Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Reference(5.00 from 1 review)
This writing sample is in the form, “Child as the narrator" I have a new appreciation for the memories that young children make and keep. This is my actual memory from when I was 20 months old. A great read for anyone who dares to underestimate the memory retention of infants and toddlers. For adults 18+ for drug reference.
Green Riches:Help the Earth & Your Budget by Jackie O'Donnell
Price: Free! Words: 18,950. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides(5.00 from 1 review)
Eco-friendly can be eco-nomic. This book offers suggestions that are practical AND save money. It is for people who prefer not to be told what to do but who are problem-solvers, who like efficient, economical solutions that will enhance the lives of their loved ones. It is for concerned people living in a weak economy. It is for all who simply want to do their part to maintain our earthly home.
Rich Johnson’s Guide to Trailer Boat Sailing by Rich Johnson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,160. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2010 by NorLights Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals(5.00 from 1 review)
A trailerable sailboat is the ideal way to explore the country -- wherever there is water. To make the most of this exciting lifestyle, owners of trailerable sailboats need three things -- an understanding of the boat and how to use it; knowledge about the tow vehicle and trailer used to transport the boat; and a spirited sense of adventure to live the dream. This book will help you get started.
The Editor's Lexicon: Essential Writing Terms for Novelists by Sarah Cypher
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,860. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books(5.00 from 1 review)
Become revision-savvy and talk about fiction like a pro. Written by an experienced editor and writing teacher, this dictionary-style reference book decodes and demonstrates the editorial jargon used in writing workshops and manuscript critiques. In the tradition of Strunk & White's revered "The Elements of Style," this concise, indispensable reference volume will fortify your self-editing skills.
Formatting Your Paperback Book: 10 Simple Tips to Publishing a “REAL” Book by Elmore Hammes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(5.00 from 1 review)
This short document is for authors wishing to self-publish through Print On Demand sites such as Lulu or Createspace. These 10 basic guidelines will make the interior of your book... NOT stand out! Too often self-published books scream "amateur" due to formatting. Much of this information is available online, however this puts it all in a simple and concise document focusing on common errors.
The Walk by Stacy Sorrells
Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration(5.00 from 1 review)
Non-Fiction Creative Writing Example: A discriptive account of my observations made during one of my walks.
The Rewritten Word: How to Sculpt Literary Art, No Matter the Genre by Aggie Villanueva
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills(5.00 from 1 review)
The only How-to-Write book that has nothing to do with writing. It's all about rewriting. Whittle away what buries the art of your words beneath pulp, no matter the topic, no matter the genre.
A Word for Everything! Quiz Book by Jennifer Stewart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,260. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists(5.00 from 1 review)
What do you call that little bit on the end of your shoelaces? What's a polite name for those annoying, spoilt children you always get stuck next to on a plane? And what is a balthazar? I bet you're just a little bit curious, aren't you? Where can you find the answer to these and 1073 other questions about words? In this quiz book! Bonus chapters of X and Z words for Scrabble!
Where to Work Online by Annie Jean Brewer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of legitimate work at home positions ranging from Assembly to Telemarketing and beyond; complete with tips, tricks, work at home resource links and much more. Compiled and written after years of work at home experience to help those wanting to break free of the traditional workforce.
YOU Can Become a Freelance Writer in 60 Days by J Blair Brown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,090. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills(5.00 from 1 review)
This 99-page tutorial walks the novice writer through various methods to become a real freelance writer. These include: breaking through writer's block, acquiring clients, learning how to bill, and the challenges that all writers meet. It also discusses the importance of marketing and social media in today's society. The writer will come away with a comprehensive view of the writing industry.
Ace That Interview: Advice from a Real Recruiter by Allison Keeton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,560. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers(5.00 from 1 review)
A detailed how-to guide on resume writing and interviewing techniques directly from an actual recruiter. Written from years of hands-on experience with candidates and hiring managers, this book provides useful advice for your job search. Filled with practical tips and humorous, real-life stories.
How to Get a Job by Lisa Saunders
Price: Free! Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides(5.00 from 1 review)
A former recruiter discusses what it really takes to get a job in this down economy. Topics covered include why a resume objective may be deadly, buzzwords that should be included in online resumes,where to meet potential employers, how to behave at a networking event, the benefits of interning—even for adults long out of school, and finding work as an independent consultant until you get a job.
Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror by Rob Shelsky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(5.00 from 1 review)
Want to write science fiction, fantasy, or horror? Want to be published for money? Don't want to wait forever to do it? Then Author Rob Shelsky’s Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror is a must read! Based on seven years’ worth of carefully researched articles, this is a practical guide, a simple, step-by-step process on how to write AND get your work published!