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Business Planning for Editorial Freelancers: A Guide for New Starters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,390. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Starting up
Published in association with The Publishing Training Centre, this practical guide takes new freelance proofreaders and copyeditors through the basics of planning their business. Chapters focus on the different aspects of editorial freelancing, training, client focus, getting experience, financial assessment, promotion, networking, tools for the job and real-world case studies.
Two Year Novel Course: Set 8 (Final Edits/Submission and Publication)
Series: 2YN: The Two Year Novel Course, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,890. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This is the final book of the Two Year Novel Course covering weeks 78 through 104. The final sections cover both traditional and indie material when it comes to publication.
Publishing: A Survival Guide
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,040. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
In the 21st Century, publishing a book is a point-and-click away. In this concise handbook editor and author advocate Michaele Lockhart provides guidance for writers navigating a journey to publication. Over 1000 companies compete for an author's money: precious dollars should be spent where they do the most good. Lockhart’s words of wisdom prepare newer writers for a first publishing experience.
An Editor's Pet Peeves
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 13,590. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
A simple and concise writing companion that explains the most common pitfalls made in writing today. It is just as useful for the beginning writing student as it is for a professional writer.
How to Evaluate Your Own Writing
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013 by Fireside Publishing, Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
In this comprehensive primer, professional editor, Karen Venable, shows aspiring and seasoned writers how to improve their prose, bring life to their characters and how to engage the reader from the first page until the last.
How NOT To...Publish
Series: Zada Green's How NOT To..., Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,600. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013 by All-Seeing Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Finally, the book no one was waiting for! Zada Green's How NOT To...Publish. Authors, are you Silvia Sloth or Rachel Redraft? Readers, are you Samuel Snob or Harper High Rating? Editors, are you Fabio Fad or Renee Rewrite? Here's THE guide to personalities that'll kill publishing careers before they even start. If you relate to them, you're in trouble...
Editing Tips for Indie Authors
Series: Writing Guides, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Penned by a fellow author and professional editor, this modest book will help new independent authors on a limited budget to self-edit their prose and avoid the pitfalls awaiting them.
How I Survived My First Year Of Full-Time Self-Employment ... Going it Alone At 40
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
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.
Change Writer's Block to Writer's Stock You Can Take to the Bank: 10 Steps to Curing Writer’s Block Forever
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers
You have a story to tell, a poem or memoir or essay to write, but you just can't get started. Every writer and would-be writer knows this scenario only too well. But poet Robert McDowell rides to the rescue with this readable and enjoyable Guide to banishing writer's block forever.
Editors' Bible
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,480. Language: British English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
As the Editors’ Bible cover implies, this book is intended as a handbook for editors and authors throughout the English-speaking world. If in doubt, use it as a reliable guide. This book gives authors the tools and knowledge, with ample examples, to write and self-edit effectively, and is a practical guide for professionals to refer to.