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How To Become a Published Author: Idea to Publication
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 91,400. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Featuring practical tips that have permitted many writers around the world to become published, this book is written BY the published author of nearly twenty books FOR aspiring authors and poets. The ten-step strategy outlined in the book is easy to follow and there are also writing tips, punctuation and grammar exercises, sample query letter and book proposal forms, and sample legal documents.
Blow Us Away! Publishers' Secrets for Successful Manuscripts
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,010. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2010 by WindRiver Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Publishers and agents around the world are waiting to be blown away by the next great manuscript but are frustrated by the average new author's lack of preparedness; too many manuscripts lack marketing insight, organization, or an understanding of the book industry. Bring publishers a great book with all the background information we need to make a good business decision and you've got a deal.
Dealing with Editors
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Series: The Business of Being a Writer. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010 by Parsina Press. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Theodore Sturgeon called THE BUSINESS OF BEING A WRITER "the second best reference book a writer can have,after the dictionary." Harlan Ellison said, "It may not make you a better writer, but it will keep you from being a poorer one." This excerpt discusses how to maintain good relations with magazine and book editors, and how to go about negotiating the terms of sales to your publishers.
The Naked Author - Exposing the Myths of Publishing
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,520. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Kat Smith, the author of The Naked Author - Exposing the Myths of Publishing, strips down and examines the responsibilities of everyone involved in bringing a book to market; authors, agents, editors, publishers, reviewers, distributors and wholesalers to name a few.
Standing Naked At 10 Below... Exposing Your Product In The Media
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,330. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Imagine standing naked at 10 below. Feeling frustrated, stressed and helpless; not knowing what to do next in today's difficult economy. That's how most feel, especially when they're trying to get their product or company exposed into the mainstream media. They want to, but just don't know how. I take you on a step-by-step journey and show you how to be your own PR pro without spending a dime!
Witch Garden and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A short story collection by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald. Fantasy and science fiction from the best selling and award-winning team of Doyle and Macdonald: From humor to horror; realistic and fantastic; past, present, and future.  Seven tales to amaze and delight.
The Editor is Never Wrong, Mostly: Well, hardly ever
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
How to respond when you disagree with your editor.
5 Stages of Grief
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,220. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Danielle Starkey didn’t have becoming a widow on her to-do list. Nine months after her husband’s death, she learns he booked a vacation with his mistress. Now she sees his death in a new light and has to get over it for the second time. She refuses to let sleeping dogs lie. Will she finally face the truth about herself and her marriage? Or will she succumb to one of the five stages of grief?
The Funniest People in Books: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Books, Book 1 ยท The Funniest People in Books, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,650. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A sample anecdote: G.K. Chesterton visited Broadway and Times Square at night when the scene was brightly lit by advertising signs. He gazed at the sight for a while, then said to a friend, “How beautiful it would be for someone who could not read.”
Damn the Rejections, Full Speed Ahead: The Bumpy Road to Getting Published
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,850. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A treasure trove of sage advice for the new writer packaged in easy to digest and fun to read anecdotes. Damn the Rejections, Full Speed Ahead offers real world suggestions for writing novels, or non-fiction and turning them into saleable works. Maralys Wills, creative writing teacher and author of 12 books in many genres, a shares from her own experience the dos and don'ts of getting published.