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The Nasty Little Writing Book: Longtime New York Publishing Insider Reveals Secrets Only Best-Selling Authors Know
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,000. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
At last! A New York publishing agent reveals secrets that every aspiring author needs to know to break into the publishing scene. "Hilarious!" Publishers Weekly "Highly recommended… for the experienced writer looking to enjoy a good…laugh…should be required reading for aspiring best-selling authors…" Midwest Book Review
Write Good or Die
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Price: Free! Words: 48,170. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2010 by Haunted Computer Books. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Survival tips for 21st century writers, from best-selling authors Kevin J. Anderson, M.J. Rose, Heather Graham, J.A. Konrath, Gayle Lynds, Alexandra Sokoloff, Jonathan Maberry, and more. How to develop your craft, improve your writing, get an agent, promote your work, embrace the digital age, and prepare yourself for the coming changes in the publishing industry. Edited by Scott Nicholson.
Writing for Content Mills:Power-up Your Writing Career
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,080. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Learn the truth from an experienced content farm writer. Learn how to use DemandStudios, Suite101, Examiner.com, Associated Content to create residual income, and be visible on the Web. Make money selling your original writings. Learn the hidden secrets, demystify the contracts, protect your rights! Be in the know when you buy this book to power-up your writing career.
A Career in Writing
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Series: The Business of Being a Writer. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: May 25, 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 finances, work habits, pen names, and other points an author should seriously consider before starting a career in writing.
Rights and Copyrights
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Series: The Business of Being a Writer. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: May 25, 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 the different kinds of rights an author can license, as well as the basic ins and outs of copyright law in the United States.
The Mechanics of Submission
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Series: The Business of Being a Writer. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: May 28, 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 proper manuscript format, and how to submit your writing to an editor/publisher.
Marketing Your Work
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Series: The Business of Being a Writer. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: May 28, 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 an author should narrow the field of potential markets, and the criteria to use when making his submission list for each work.
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 Cheap Retreat Workbook
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Price: Free! Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
I love the idea of a writing retreat, to travel to exotic locations for inspiration and encouragement. If I could escape the family, my job, the housework, all the distractions of my life, I could create my best work. I didn’t have the cash to finance a get away of great expectations, so I stopped complaining and created my own Cheap Retreat using stuff I found around the house. You can too!
My Writing Life - 10 Tales of Writing Passion
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,240. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010 by WorldMaker Media. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Across the world, millions of people write every day. Why do they do it? My Writing Life tells the humorous, poignant, and honest stories of why ten diverse men and women were compelled to write and how it changed their lives. Their stories will motivate and inspire every writer.