WMG Writer's Guide

Think Like a Publisher
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,990. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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2012 Updated Version. A Step-By-Step Guide to Being an Indie Publisher. Written by Dean Wesley Smith, USA Today Bestselling writer and former publisher of Pulphouse Publishing. Point-by-point, Dean tells you what is needed to start up a publishing house and sell your books both electronically but also to bookstores.
Surviving the Transition: How Writers Can Thrive in the New World of Publishing
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
Most writers run their careers the same way they did in the 1990s. But publishing has changed so much since then that any writer who works on the old model will no longer make a living. In this short book, international bestselling writer Kristine Kathryn Rusch shows you how to think about the new world of publishing. She gives you a blueprint for survival
The Pursuit of Perfection: And How It Harms Writers
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,650. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
In this WMG Writer’s Guide, international bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch discusses the destructive ways peer workshops and the quest for perfection derail many writers’ careers. But Rusch offers hope for writers who have suffered at the hands of critique—external and internal—and outlines a path to healing.
Closing the Deal...on Your Terms
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Written for every writer, whether self-published, traditionally published, or hybrid, Closing the Deal…on Your Terms takes writers on a journey that will help them understand what they’re selling and what they could accidentally give away.
Discoverability
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,630. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
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Discoverability: a modern marketing buzzword. For writers, discoverability means the difference between gaining an audience and publishing into the void. Now, USA Today bestselling author and renowned business blogger Kristine Kathryn Rusch deftly tackles the topic of discoverability in this latest WMG Writers’ Guide.
The Write Attitude: A WMG Writer's Guide
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,030. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A writer’s attitude can help bring success. But what should that attitude look like? Rah-rah positive? Pragmatic? Take-no-prisoners serious? USA Today bestselling author and renowned business blogger Kristine Kathryn Rusch helps guide writers to find the right attitude for a long-term writing career in this latest WMG Writers’ Guide.
Heinlein's Rules: Five Simple Business Rules for Writing
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
With more than a hundred published novels and more than seventeen million copies of his books in print, USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith follows five simple business rules for writing fiction. In this WMG Writer’s Guide, Dean shares how those rules helped shape his successful career—and can help yours, too.
How to Write a Novel in Ten Days
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Even in today’s fast-paced world, the myth that writing fast equals writing badly—or, conversely, writing well equals writing slowly—persists. Now, USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith aims to shatter this myth once and for all with this latest WMG Writer’s Guide.
How to Write Fiction Sales Copy
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Advertising, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
USA Today bestselling author and former publisher Dean Wesley Smith knows how to navigate the complicated world of publishing. And now, he shares his experience to help writers tackle the most challenging writing of all: Fiction Sales Copy. In this WMG Writer’s Guide, Dean addresses the major challenges that lead to bad sales copy and offers 32 examples of good sales copy.
Killing the Top Ten Sacred Cows of Indie Publishing
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,850. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
As indie publishing flourishes, many, many myths form around this new booming area of publishing. USA Today bestselling author and major indie blogger Dean Wesley Smith takes a cut at killing some of the myths before they can take root.
Killing the Top Ten Sacred Cows of Publishing: A WMG Writer's Guide
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,370. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The publishing world continues to evolve, but myths about who can make a living as a fiction writer maintain a life of their own. Whether you pursue traditional or indie publishing success, you need to know the pitfalls and traps that undermine many writers’ careers.
Stages of a Fiction Writer: Know Where You Stand on the Path to Writing
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,160. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
With more than a hundred published novels and more than seventeen million copies of his books in print, USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith knows how to write fiction. And he has traversed every stage of writing along the way. In this WMG Writer’s Guide, Dean takes you step-by-step through the stages most fiction writers go through and how not to lose hope along the way.
Writing a Novel in Seven Days: A Hands-On Example
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,860. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2016 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Chapter by chapter, Dean Wesley Smith chronicles his process toward writing a 43,000-word novel in just seven days. He writes about his progress, his feelings about the project, and how he approaches and overcomes obstacles. This WMG Writer’s Guide demonstrates that setting an aggressive writing goal, and accomplishing that goal, can prove successful with the right attitude and tools.
Writing into the Dark: How to Write a Novel without an Outline
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,640. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
With more than a hundred published novels and more than seventeen million copies of his books in print, USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith knows how to outline. And he knows how to write a novel without an outline. In this WMG Writer’s Guide, learn how to write without an outline and why not having an outline boosts your creative voice and keeps you more interested in your writing.