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Inside Story: The Power of the Transformational Arc
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 106,420. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Playwriting
What’s the secret to writing a great story? Whether a beginner or an A-list Academy Award winner, all writers struggle to get to the great story within. Inside Story provides an innovative process that helps writers maintain the artistic integrity of their vision to create narratives with more depth, dimension and substance. A must-have book for any serious screenwriter, playwright, or novelist.
How to Write Fiction: Busy Writer's Guides Set 1
Series: Busy Writer's Guides. Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 68,120. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Three popular writing craft books are now available together. When you master showing and telling, deep point of view, and internal dialogue, you'll create vivid fiction that engages your reader emotionally. The books in this set put writing craft techniques into plain language alongside examples, so you can see how it all looks in practice, and combines it with practical exercises.
Publishing 101: A First-Time Author's Guide to Getting Published, Marketing and Promoting Your Book, and Building a Successful Career
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
PUBLISHING 101 is your comprehensive guide to getting published, while avoiding the common pitfalls of first-time authorship. You'll learn how to evaluate the commercial potential for your work; find and approach editors and agents; prepare query letters and book proposals; market and promote your work effectively; and determine if the self-publishing path is right for you.
Weinberg on Writing: The Fieldstone Method
Series: Consulting Secrets, Book 4 · Software Testing, Book 6. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,230. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
"a delight, a wise and warm book on overcoming the perils of trying to write."—Gabriele Rico, author of Writing the Natural Way "smart, funny, memorable, wise, engaging...most important, it is all stuff that works"—Howard S. Becker, author of Writing for Social Scientists "a gift to writers at all levels—Penny Raife Durant, award-winning author
Sex For Money: How to Write, Publish and Sell Gay Erotica and M/M Erotic Romance — Second Edition
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,330. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2017 by Indie Erotica Collective. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Everything you need to know about becoming a gay erotica or M/M erotic romance author!
Celebrity Authors’ Secrets - The World’s Greatest Living Authors Reveal How They Sell Millions of Books
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 53,490. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Twelve of the world's greatest living authors reveal their tips for writing a book that sells over a million copies in Celebrity Authors' Secrets. A must-have guide - filled with publishing and book marketing info - for aspiring writers, authors, publishers, editors, writing coaches, creative writing tutors and anyone who loves books. Find out how to make your book stand out from the masses!
Writing Plots With Drama, Depth & Heart: Nail Your Novel
Price: $6.93 USD. Words: 56,530. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
What keeps a reader curious? It’s the story. So where do you find plot ideas? Where might you already have spellbinding plot material, if you only knew how to use it? What are the hidden patterns that ply the reader’s emotions, and how can you use them with originality? How should you bend these conventions? This book will show you, in down-to-earth tutorials and creative exercises.
The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide: Every Indie Author’s Essential Directory—To Help You Prepare, Publish, and Promote Professional Looking Books
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,920. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Here, for the first time ever, dozens of leaders in the self-publishing industry--editors, designers, book shepherds, printers, teachers, publicists, marketers, subsidy publishers, workshop leaders, illustrators, reviewers--have come together to share their knowledge of the dynamic, ever-changing indie book publishing business.
Man Oh Man! Writing Quality M/M Fiction
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,230. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
(5.00 from 1 review)
So, why this book? Why not one of the other "How to Write..." titles? Because everything in Man, Oh Man is geared to the M/M market and the M/M writer, to you and the genre that you love, whether you're an aspiring writer or you're already published. Lambda Award finalist Josh Lanyon takes you step-by-step through the writing process.
Niche Publishing: Publish Profitably Every Time!
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,140. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2010 by Gordon Burgett. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Publish profitably, risk free, and quickly by using veteran publishing guru Gordon Burgett's widely-tested process. Sidestep unsold books, balky wholesalers and distributors, and unusable returns. You test first, then sell directly to eager, price-flexible buyers who badly want what you put in print. Find a demand, double-check it, and create the supply, and, if you wish, from that your empire.
How to Write Your Book and Get it Published The Write Way
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,870. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015 by Morpheus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Have you always wanted to write a book? Are you in the process of writing your book? Have you written a book and are wondering how to get it published? If you’re looking for a “how-to” that will guide you every step of the way through writing your book, putting together a book proposal, finding a publisher or an agent, or self-publishing, The Write Way guides you on a publishing path.
Plots and Characters: A Screenwriter on Screenwriting
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,930. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Screenwriting
Most screenwriting books are for the blindly ambitious writer, skimming over the grim realities of "making it" in Hollywood and reducing the screenwriting process to no more than a formulaic hack job. Not Plots and Character, a provocative road map to life – on and off the screen – from veteran screenwriter Millard Kaufman.
Complete Self-publishing Guides
Series: Self-publishing Guides. Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 53,720. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Home-based businesses
Self-publishing is a complicated process and much of the information found on the web is inaccurate or incorrect. This set of books de-mystifies the process. Besides describing a process to publish your book, you’ll learn how to market it and how to deal with the business side of being an author.
Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Want to write science fiction, fantasy, or horror? Want to be published for money? Don't want to wait forever to do it? Then Author Rob Shelsky’s Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror is a must read! Based on seven years’ worth of carefully researched articles, this is a practical guide, a simple, step-by-step process on how to write AND get your work published!
Fountain by Osmosis: screenwriting syntax: guide by example
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,020. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Screenwriting
In prose format this immersive tour of Fountain will help you become fluent with the simple markup syntax for writing, editing and sharing screenplays in plain, human-readable text. You won't need a cheat sheet when you first sit down to write your screenplay.You will be able to work on your screenplay anywhere, on any computer or tablet, using a bar napkin if you must.
Sell Your Sex: How To Market Your Erotica And Romance Book On Social Media
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,480. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2017 by Indie Erotica Collective. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Learn insider tips to selling your erotica and romance books on social media.
Ideas and Inspiration for Fantasy and Science Fiction Writers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,230. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(3.00 from 1 review)
This sourcebook is for all writers of fantasy or science fiction--whether novels, short stories, games, or any other form of storytelling. Medicinal corpses, the jargons of thieves and carnies, Nazi UFOs, the colonization of space, green children from nowhere and more.