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Smashwords Style Guide
Series: Smashwords Guides, Book 1 ยท Smashwords Style Guide Translations. Price: Free! Words: 28,300. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2008. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Digital publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.69 from 338 reviews)
The Smashwords Style Guide has helped thousands of authors produce and publish high-quality ebooks. This free guide offers simple step-by-step instructions to create, format and publish an ebook. It's required reading for any author who wants to distribute their book via Smashwords to major ebook retailers such as Apple iBooks, Barnes & Noble, Scribd, & Kobo. Revised September 24, 2014.
Smashwords Book Marketing Guide
Series: Smashwords Guides, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 41,020. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2008. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.85 from 164 reviews)
All new 2018 Edition! Learn how to make your ebooks more discoverable and more desirable to readers. This book introduces authors and publishers to important book marketing concepts, details the free ebook marketing tools at Smashwords, presents 65 book marketing ideas, and then adds new Deep Dives bonus sections on social media, working with beta readers and how to earn free press coverage.
The Secrets to Ebook Publishing Success
Series: Smashwords Guides, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 41,550. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
(4.76 from 121 reviews)
Learn the 30 best practices of the bestselling self-published ebook authors. This updated January 2014 edition of the The Secrets to Ebook Publishing Success has already helped tens of thousands of self-published ebook authors publish more professionally. This ebook is a must-read for every writer, author, publisher and literary agent.
Write Good or Die
Price: Free! Words: 48,160. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2010 by Haunted Computer Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 6 reviews)
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.
Free Guide to Self-Publishing and Book Promotion: Inside Secrets from an Author Whose Self-Published Books Sold in Thousands
Price: Free! Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Sales & Marketing
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Wondering how to get published? Or how to self publish? Have an amazing book but no one’s reviewing it or hearing the buzz? Now award-winning author Valerie Estelle Frankel shares all her inside tips, from conferences to Facebook, Twitter to eBay, on how to make your book a success. Complete with an appendix of sample query, press release, sell sheet, flyer, and much more.
How to Write A Novel
Price: Free! Words: 25,490. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
A quick and easy guide outlining my writing process from planning to execution. It includes chapters on writing tips, advice, examples, and lots more.
Self-Publishing Books 101: A Step-by-Step Guide to Publishing Your Book in Multiple Formats
Price: Free! Words: 26,990. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012 by Body and Soul Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Self-publishing books has never been easier. With print on demand and eBook technology available to us, it has made the process of self-publishing available to anyone and everyone. And there does not have to be huge upfront costs either. However, there are certain steps to self-publishing that you need to know. Let us take you step-by-step through the process of publishing your book!
How To Write A Children’s Book
Price: Free! Words: 26,960. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
(5.00 from 1 review)
You want to become a better writer, and you want to learn how to write a children’s book. Maybe you’d like to learn how to write for teenagers as well. This book will help introduce you to a way to do that.
Writing Tips From Authors
Price: Free! Words: 40,390. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Invaluable Writing tips for the new author. These are tips from real authors sitting down for a chat to talk about their writing experiences.
Secrets of Successful Writers
Price: Free! Words: 52,470. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Writers speak about how to write, publish and promote your book in the age of digital publishing. Contains interviews with John Locke, Gordon Ferris, Stephen Carpenter, Dakota Banks, Linda Wisdom, Matthew Reilly, Loucinda McGary, David Lender, JR Rain, Jack Dann, Dale Brown, Stephanie McAfee, Andy Briggs, Kat Martin and many, many more.
How I Found the Write Path: A Compilation of Letters
Price: Free! Words: 39,130. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
In this endearing compilation, over sixty authors share letters written to their past selves, candidly sharing what they might not always discuss in public. The hope is that those of you who haven’t published will learn from their experiences. And those of you who have published? Well, you just might realize you’re not alone. :)
KDP 6 Figures Exposed: Step-by-Step Stupidly Easy Course on How to Make Six Figures Through Amazon Kindle Publishing Exposed
Price: Free! Words: 20,120. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business & entrepreneurship
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Step-by-Step Stupidly Easy Course To Make Six Figures Through Amazon Kindle Publishing With Pictures! No-Technical knowledge required - Step-By-Step Instructions With Pictures I Personally Believe Kindle Publishing Should Be Fun, Profitable And Very, Very Easy But Be Warned, It Can be Very Addictive!
Write for You
Price: Free! Words: 20,320. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
“Everyone has a book inside them” But how did it get there? And more importantly, how do you get it out? Whether you want to find a publisher, understand self-publishing or just discover how the publishing industry works, this book tells you everything you need to know about getting your ideas into print and then building a successful business around them.
Make Your Book Work Harder: How To Use Multiple Platforms To Make More Money
Price: Free! Words: 38,380. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 1 review)
Most authors chose one or two platforms to publish their books, but in doing so they're turning their back on a much larger audience. Learn how to publish on multiple platforms (including some that are little-known) as well as tips to maximize promotional time while increasing income.
Year of the Rant. Part Two: The Winter of Our Discontent, Winter, 2013.
Series: Year of the Rant., Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 33,050. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Year of the Rant, Part Two: The Winter of Our Discontent, Winter, 2013 is the second collection of posts collected from Lachlan's blog. Make sure your eReader is coated with asbestos as it gets increasingly volcanic.
The Insecure Writer’s Support Group Guide to Publishing and Beyond
Price: Free! Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by Dancing Lemur Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
(5.00 from 1 review)
Whether you are starting out and need tips, looking for encouragement, taking the plunge into self-publishing, or seeking innovative ways to market and promote your work, this guide is a useful tool. Compiled into three key areas of writing, publishing, and marketing, this valuable resource offers inspirational articles, helpful anecdotes, and excellent advice.
Be the Monkey - Ebooks and Self-Publishing: A Dialog Between Authors Barry Eisler and Joe Konrath
Price: Free! Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » ebook readers, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Bestselling authors J.A. Konrath and Barry Eisler discuss ebooks, self-publishing, and the future of the industry, in this 25,000 word dialog.
Self Promo Stories: Authors’ Boldest, Cleverest & Wackiest Strategies to Sell their Books
Price: Free! Words: 21,350. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Sales & Marketing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Looking for wonderful advice on self-promotion? This book has it all: silly hats, theme candy, sandwich board costumes. There's also plenty of up-to-date social media advice -- Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, blogging, KDP days, and more.
Ditch the Publisher: 40 Indie Authors on Their Unique Self-Publishing Journeys
Price: Free! Words: 63,910. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Thinking of self-publishing? Who better to advise you than 40 writers who have been there, done that and, well, written the book?
The AirSafe.com Podcasting Production Manual
Price: Free! Words: 22,950. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Podcasting, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
If you've ever uploaded a video to YouTube, or created a something on MP3 to share with your friends, but wanted to do more to reach a wider audience, this book will show you what you have to do to take the next step and create an audio or video podcast that you can share with the whole world.