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Showing and Telling in Fiction
Series: Busy Writer's Guides. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,840. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Showing and Telling in Fiction will help you clearly understand the difference between showing and telling, provide you with guidelines for when to show AND when to tell, and give you practical editing tools for spotting and fixing telling in your writing.
Story Starters: A Workbook for Writers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Created by a bestselling novelist and veteran writing teacher, this workbook will banish writer's block, spark your imagination, and provide endless opportunities to write short pieces that you can develop into longer stories. Whether you want to rev up your dialogue, mine your life for material, create great characters, or craft a compelling first chapter, Story Starters will help you get there.
Writing a Novel in Seven Days: A Hands-On Example
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.
The Nonfiction Book Proposal Demystified: An Easy-Schmeasy Guide to Writing a Business Plan for Your Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Agents and publishers rely on your book proposal to determine if your nonfiction idea will sell. This easy-schmeasy guide covers each part, helping you write yours quickly and effectively. Also includes tips on writing a query letter and getting your proposal to stand out above the rest. Written by a bestselling author and nonfiction expert with numerous agent and acquisitions editor contacts.
Rock Your Plot: A Simple System for Plotting Your Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Stuck trying to plan out your story? ROCK YOUR PLOT provides a simple, effective, straight-forward system to help you take your premise and characters and develop a fully realized three act story.
The Handy Little Book for Writers Series. Book 4. Getting to Know your Characters
Series: The Handy Little Book for Writers, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Characters make your story. It is therefore important for a writer to create realistic characters so that the reader finds them believable - whether they are loved or hated. Your story is carried along by your characters so it is important that you get to know them. If you don’t know them, neither will your readers. This Handy Little Book will help you to bring your characters to life.
The Handy Little Book for Writers Series. Book 7. The First Draft
Series: The Handy Little Book for Writers, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This Little Book is a collection of suggestions and guidance to help a new writer through the process of writing the first draft. This book will tell you how to use your outline and your chapter outlines to the best advantage. Your chapter outlines are your most important tool. They will be your friend, your guide, and your map to your story. Use your map and you will not get lost.
Awesome Opening Lines
Series: Awesome Opening Lines, Book 1. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Catalogs, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Your Story Starts Here A book’s opening line can make or break a work of fiction. Thankfully, Awesome Opening Lines is here to help. This trusty tome includes over 400 opening lines for you to adapt and use whenever the need arises.
An Open Office Guide To Publishing On Smashwords
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A tested guide to Publishing your ebook on Smashwords using Open Office! Includes a review and tips on each step of the Smashwords Style Guide.
Writing for Children, Stage/Screen, Haiku Poetry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Playwriting
Writing for Children, Stage/ Screen. Haiku Poetry - Module 5 - Fiction Writer's Workbooks. This book is only suitable for people who have completed the previous modules or at least have written fiction before. It is genre specific. It covers the Principle and Structure specific to various stages of child development. Plays covers structure needed stage, screen and radio.
Smashwords Formatting Smashed: A Short, Easy, Step-by-Step Tutorial Instruction Guide (That Won’t Leave You With A Headache!)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
(5.00 from 1 review)
This step-by-step guide will efficiently instruct you through the basics of formatting your Microsoft Word document for Smashwords. Everything you need to know about the basics of successfully formatting manuscript is laid out in this easy-to-follow, straightforward tutorial. Follow these instructions exactly, and prepare your e-book quickly and easily today!
Audiobooks in the Digital Age: Taking Control of the Publishing Process and Profits
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
A seasoned audiobook narrator and author offer the first "how-to" eBook to help authors navigate new technology and find greater profits by self-publishing audiobooks.
Publishing Cheatsheet for Indie Authors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Are you a new Indie Author? Writing your first Indie Book is like learning to swim by being thrown into the deep end. The process is scary and sometimes depressing. The more you learn about the process, the better you will do. It is hard for you to publish your first eBook. Let me show you the easy way! Read Publishing Cheatsheet For Indie Authors and find out how.
Adventures in Self-Republishing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,030. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Guide to self-republishing out of print books in both paper and electronic format for authors with only print versions of the final book. Describes scanning process and limitations. Focuses largely on books with illustrations or complex formatting such as references, which are most difficult to convert to electronic publishing.
Ecover Cheatsheet for Indie Authors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Are you a new Indie Author? Writing your first Indie Book is like learning to swim by being thrown into the deep end. The process is scary and sometimes depressing. The more you learn about the process, the better you will do. Once you have written a book, you have to have a book cover that sells it for you. Let me show you the easy way to get that cover!
Newbie Author - This Chick's Journey To Becoming A Self-Published Author
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
I have written of my experiences after self-publishing my first novel and have compiled them together in order to share. Each Chapter represents updates on my own journey over the months, this isn’t a how to book, this is a book of me sharing specifically what I did, my own trials, success and defeats into going the indie route in self-publishing a novel.
Self-Taught Self-Publishing: A Beginner's Guide to the Brave New World of Publishing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,870. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Everyone out there tells you how to write, but how do you publish what you've written? This short guide is built on the technical knowledge and experience gained by a do-it-herself independent author Erin M. Klitzke.
Formatting Cheatsheet for Indie Authors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Are you a new Indie Author? Writing your first Indie Book is like learning to swim by being thrown into the deep end. The process is scary and sometimes depressing. The more you learn about the process, the better you will do. It is hard for you to format your first eBook for submission. Let me show you the easy way! Read Formatting Cheatsheet For Indie Authors and find out how.
A Silicon Valley Writer, Volume 2 (2010-2011) (Blog Postings)
Series: A Silicon Valley Writer Blog Postings. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,570. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The second volume of blog postings from A Silicon Valley Writer about writing and being a writer, featuring 22 blog postings from 2010 through 2011: "A Dead Tree Traditionalist Among eReaders," "Letting Short Stories Lie Fallow," "The Fiction Reprint Market Is Dead!" and "Why I’m NOT Joining Amazon’s KDP Select Program".
A Self Publisher's Journal
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,830. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
(4.00 from 1 review)
Tittel's journal is a record of the steps she took toward successfully self-publishing her own novels and study guide. Inside, you'll find a chapter by chapter listing of not only helpful advice but full-sheet examples of press releases and other marketing tools used to help promote her to, what may soon be a best-selling series in the category of inspirational fiction.