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So You Want To Be a Writer by Michael Newton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts(5.00 from 1 review)
A full-time freelance author with 251 books in print and 17 more under contract explains the publishing business for beginners.
Sage Advice for the Indie Children's Author by Tiffany Flowers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Golden Butterfly Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(5.00 from 1 review)
This guide was written to assist budding indie children's writers with their decision to become writers. This book provides practical advice from an Indie children's author on how to select an illustrator, tips on how to market books, plan a book party, plan a book signings, and get others to support your work.
Free Guide to Self-Publishing and Book Promotion: Inside Secrets from an Author Whose Self-Published Books Sold in Thousands by Valerie Estelle Frankel
Price: Free! Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Sales and Marketing(5.00 from 1 review)
Wondering how to get published? Or how to self publish? Have an amazing book but no one’s reviewing it or hearing the buzz? Now award-winning author Valerie Estelle Frankel shares all her inside tips, from conferences to Facebook, Twitter to eBay, on how to make your book a success. Complete with an appendix of sample query, press release, sell sheet, flyer, and much more.
For Single Women Only: 7 Things You Should Know Before Joining The Military by Selena Brown
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: American English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Military(5.00 from 1 review)
This very short (short enough to read on your lunch break) yet informative e-book briefly explains in 30 minutes or less the good, bad, and ugly of the military from a woman's point of view. The topics discussed range from media reports of sexual assaults, to advice for 30-year-old women about joining the military at age 30.
Freelance Writing Tips for New Writers by Danielle McGaw
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,300. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media(5.00 from 1 review)
If you have been thinking about freelance writing online but aren't sure where to get started this book will point you in the direction. You'll find information on starting your first web site, using social media, promoting yourself, and of course, finding jobs!
All the Ways I Screwed Up My First Year of Teaching and How You Can Avoid Doing It, Too by Katrina Ayres
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education(5.00 from 1 review)
Veteran teacher Katrina Ayres showcases her disastrous first year of teaching in rural Hawaii. Somehow her teacher training didn't prepare her for The Monster Copier, Matthew the Plane-Hurler, and 80-hour workweeks. At the end of each chapter, she explains where her New Teacher Self went wrong and offers time-saving, practical hints and tricks you don't learn in teacher college.
Planning before Writing a Novel by Shruti Chandra
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to(5.00 from 1 review)
Outlining a novel before writing is essential for first-time fiction writers, as they may find it difficult to complete a story without mileposts. This book includes ten questions after answering which you will have the entire skeleton of your novel in front of you. You will have built your protagonist, antagonist, major characters, setting, plot, theme, narrative POV and genre of your novel.
151 Excuses for Missing Work by Stephanie Martin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012 by Stephanie Martin. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Office and Administrative Support(5.00 from 1 review)
It’s hard to come up with plausible excuses that the boss will buy. For $.99 here are 151 well researched and great excuses that won’t get you fired (we hope). Enjoy them for entertainment purposes only and use irresponsibly!! But please be smart and don’t get fired. From 151Answers.com, the best excuses for missing (or being late for) work.
Learn Skip Tracing by Valerie McGilvrey
Price: Free! Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Business Management, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship(5.00 from 1 review)
How do you find a job when there are no jobs? In this free 8 page article learn all about skip tracing as a real work from home job that really pays the bills. This easy start up can make a great living for a stay at home mom or as a second income. Recession proof, easy and fun. Written by Valerie McGilvrey, author of Skip Trace Secrets-Dirty little tricks skip tracers use...
The Handbook of the Writer Secret Society by Carrie Bailey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts(5.00 from 1 review)
What if there was a methodology to being an author that had been passed writer to writer since the first cuneiform wedge was pressed into clay tablets by the very first writers? There is... and its in the handbook for the most notable unnamed secret society for writers. Discover trade secrets, rituals, and the previously guarded information now available to the public.
How I Survived My First Year Of Full-Time Self-Employment ... Going it Alone At 40 by Liz Broomfield
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 39,190. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Business Management, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship(5.00 from 1 review)
In December 2011 I stopped being part-time employed / part-time self-employed and took the big, exciting (and scary) step into full-time self-employment. Except it wasn't scary, because I'd worked, planned, set goals and knew when it was time to do it. In this book I share exactly how I got to that stage. No tricks, no schemes to buy into, just solid and proven information and advice.
The Art of the Soundcheck by M. Erik Matlock
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,850. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment(5.00 from 1 review)
The long awaited handbook for surviving in the audio production business. Mandatory reading for anyone planing a career in sound for studio or stage. M. Erik Matlock shares a wealth of wisdom earned over 20 years in audio production. He is a veteran of church, studio, stage, touring, theater, concert, corporate and installation sound.
52 Tips For Freelance Writers: A guide to simplifying and organizing your freelance writing life by Karen Banes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media(5.00 from 1 review)
Are you playing with a full deck of freelance writing tricks? Is there a trick you're missing, maybe? An ace you could be playing if only you knew about it? This freelance writing guide is for writers who want to organize and simplify their writing life. Learn all the tips and tricks that experienced freelance writers use to help them run their freelance writing businesses.
Why I Won't Hire Black People by Asa Leveaux
Price: Free! Words: 24,780. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever wondered why certain groups of people are rarely the first choice for employment? Would you rather have someone of a different race provide you with services such as fixing your car, caring for your child or preparing your taxes? Is the only reason there is diversity in your office a direct result of affirmative action?
Becoming A Veterinary Assistant by Ingrid Houde
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,510. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Office and Administrative Support(5.00 from 1 review)
Written by a seventeen year veteran of the field, "Becoming A Veterinary Assistant" is a must read for anyone looking to becoming a veterinary assistant/receptionist. This book contains vital information on where to start, where to work, and what to expect when employed in a veterinary clinic. Readers will be able to hit the ground running and excel in this fascinating field of animal care.
How To Change Your Collar: Mobile Coaching To Be A Construction Carpenter by "Dusty" Derek Burritt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,840. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Construction, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers / job hunting(5.00 from 1 review)
From getting a job without related work experience to excelling on your first day, How To Change Your Collar shows out-of-work and under-employed white-collar professionals and students how to take control of their financial condition by following a successful path to be a construction carpenter.
How to Find the Perfect Autism Job by Travis Breeding
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by TEB Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education(5.00 from 1 review)
It is very important for someone with Autism to be able to understand small talk and know how to engage in small talk appropriately so that they can be a part of a pleasant work day experience for all parties involved. This book address how to help someone with Autism learn the skills necessary to function at the higher level end of social relationships and be successful in the work place.
Find a Job or a Great Job by Bahamian PC Maestro
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Sales and Marketing, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the guide you need if you want to land that Dream Job or just a job. It will give you all the tools you need to have a chance to get any job you are qualified for. This guide could be holding your future in it's hand. Embrace your future and start reading this guide.
Quick Guide to Networking, Social Media and Social Capital by Liz Broomfield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: British English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Business Management(5.00 from 1 review)
Worried about networking, confused about how to use social media, not sure if it's all worth it anyway? Looking for someone to explain it all in simple terms and help you decide how to use it all to benefit your business? This quick guide takes you through the basics of using social media, launching yourself into the world of networking and benefiting from the social capital you develop.
They Don’t Have to be Naked: A New Approach to Public Speaking by Ivan Wanis Ruiz
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,230. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Business Management, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem(4.86 from 7 reviews)
WARNING: This guide, contradicts a lot of the accepted principles of "good" public speaking. I encourage you to maintain an open mind and challenge your beliefs you may like what you find. This book uses concepts developed from police interrogation, poker analysis, improv, acting and stand-up comedy to create a comprehensive guide to become not just good, but interesting, compelling and memorable.