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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 and 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.
They Stole Your Book! Now What?
Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
What can you do if you discover that someone has stolen your book? What steps can you take to get the stolen book removed? I share what I did when I found three of my books stolen and put up for sale on Amazon. Topics also covered in this ebook are registering your copyright in the United States, book piracy, and using Smashwords.
Blurbing It Out
Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Many independent writers need help, though not with their storytelling. Far too many indie writers are inept promoters. The fault reveals itself glaringly in their blurbs and Long Descriptions. A promotional blurb is the writer's job interview. He has to make it sing sweetly to the potential reader. This little tome notes the most conspicuous problems, and provides an offer of assistance.
The Truth About Online Self-Publishing
Price: Free! Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is an account of my own personal online indie self-publishing endeavor, which ended horribly. I want to help people avoid my mistakes. Within this text I will give you advice on how to seek representation by a literary agent and possibly get a legitimate publishing contract with a reputable company.
How To Write Ebooks
Series: How To Write Ebooks, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A quick guide for new authors. It covers the idea, the plan, writing, more writing and publishing.
Guida all’Ebook Marketing Smashwords
Price: Free! Words: 13,290. Language: Italian. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Questa Guida gratuita vuole aiutare autori ed editori a promuovere e vendere i propri ebook su Smashwords ma anche su tutti gli altri negozi virtuali. La Guida, partendo da come Smashwords aiuta gli autori a promuovere l'ebook, dà 30 utilissimi suggerimenti per costruire autonomamente e gratuitamente un ottimo ebook marketing.
Compulsively Writing Fiction: My experiences in Self-publishing in 2011
Price: Free! Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This free ebook is a compilation and organization of my self-publishing journey in 2011 as taken from my blog. This book is crafted to help all of you new self-publishers to live your dream and publish your book!
Alien Alliance; Stolen
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is the account of the theft (plagiarism) of my eBook Alien Alliance, the first in a series and my first publication. It is a 'how to' guide as to how to resolve this, how to reduce the chances of it happening and a warning to be vigilant. It is also a warning of an increasing problem and a very distressing one. The second part is a description of the series and what is coming next.
Guía de Estilo de Smashwords
Series: Smashwords Style Guide Translations. Price: Free! Words: 26,450. Language: Spanish. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
La Guía de estilo de Smashwords ha permitido que miles de autores publiquen libros electrónicos de gran calidad. Esta guía gratuita enseña, paso a paso, cómo crear, formatear y publicar un libro electrónico, y su lectura es imprescindible para distribuir vía Smashwords a las tiendas en línea más importantes, como la iBooks de Apple, Barnes & Noble, OverDrive, Scribd, Oyster y Kobo.
How to Write and Self Publish eBooks for Free!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
So, you like writing. Now what? This guide has everything you need to know about becoming successful. I will take you through getting inspired for an idea, how to plan, write and edit, how to make an ebook cover (for free, using Paint or similar), how to make a trailer video for Youtube and how to market yourself to get as many readers (and profit) as possible!
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 and 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?
Open Office: Through The Meatgrinder
Price: Free! Words: 13,560. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This (short) 4-chapter, 100% FREE e-book will quickly walk you through the e-book formatting process, saving time and money. Free template downloads shave hours off the formatting process and learning curve. Use practically any word processor worth its salt, (Macs too). This little e-book will walk you through the entire formatting process. Finish formatting by the end of chapter 2. 100% free!
Self-Publishing Your Book: A Guide for First-Time and DIY Authors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
I am the author of 8 books -- 3 paperbacks and 8 ebooks. Overall I have been successful in getting my books published and sold. However, I did make mistakes and learned some valuable lessons along the way. This book is far from a complete resource on how to write, publish and market your books. The purpose of my book is to share with you my insights and experiences in publishing my books.
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 and 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!
The Truth About Book Reviews: 20 Book Review Myths, Debunked
Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Life as an author is an adventure, and there is a lot we have to learn along the way. Understanding how to get book reviews, what to do with them, and their importance can be especially difficult. In "The Truth About Book Reviews" we cover 20 popular myths about book reviews, the truth, and author tips for applying those truths to your book marketing to help you connect with reviewers.
How to Win Writing Contests for Profit
Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
This free mini-book reveals tested ways to enter your short stories in contests world-wide, win cash prizes regularly and profitably, and improve your writing skills - while being paid! Dr John Yeoman, PhD Creative Writing, is the author of eight published books, a university lecturer in creative writing and has been - for forty years - a successful commercial writer.
Simply Put: Self-Publishing Basics
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Not everyone has dreams of writing and publishing dozens of books, but it seems that every time I turn around I meet someone who has at least one book they would like to publish, but they don't know where to begin. Most haven't begun because they don't know where to start, or are concerned about the costs. Here I share tips from my exciting self-publishing journey over the last year.
How Long Is A Piece Of String?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011 by Living Books USA. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
The advent of ebooks has changed the traditional way we used to calculate page counts and number of words in a piece of writing. What is a novel now? And a short story? What other terminology and concepts have ebooks changed? You’ll be surprised . . .
Using SMASHWORDS as your eBook Publisher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 by Living Books USA. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
“Using SMASHWORDS as your eBook Publisher” takes an inside look at how to get the best from online ebook distributor, Smashwords. Written by author, Graham Murray, who has over 100 books published through this channel. [9500 words]. It is honest, brutal and a must-read for anyone considering publishing an ebook.
Successful Self-Publishing: How We Do It (And How You Can Too)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,810. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(5.00 from 1 review)
Successful Self-Publishing: How We Do It (And How You Can Too) is an inspiring anthology of fifteen indie authors' paths to success in publishing, edited by NY Times Bestseller Shoshanna Evers. Get ready to take your career to the next level!