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How to Get a Cheap Book Cover
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,260. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.92 from 12 reviews)
A great book cover doesn't have to cost a fortune. This book covers everything from hiring someone else, to all the DIY tips you need like finding the right font, locating the perfect picture, and illustrated step by step instructions on how to put the cover together in four popular art programs.
A Class ePub
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 33,040. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
A slim volume, quite densely-packed with detail and examples of crafting an ePub for many eReaders, using open-source software, as concise and as complete as possible with examples with the aim to produce eBooks that presented as well on e-Reader screens as the most well-produced paper-based books. This book caters for people of a range of skills from using a word-processor to build
Read Me Before You Write
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,600. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Do you have a dream of writing and publishing a book? What you don’t know could cost you countless hours and thousands of dollars. Award-winning author Evelyn Puerto shares the lessons about writing, publishing and marketing books she learned the hard way: through trial and error. Read Me Before You Write will give you the start you need so you’ll be more likely to succeed.
So You Want To Be a Writer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
(5.00 from 1 review)
A full-time freelance author with 251 books in print and 17 more under contract explains the publishing business for beginners.
Formatting Your Paperback Book: 10 Simple Tips to Publishing a “REAL” Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
This short document is for authors wishing to self-publish through Print On Demand sites such as Lulu or Createspace. These 10 basic guidelines will make the interior of your book... NOT stand out! Too often self-published books scream "amateur" due to formatting. Much of this information is available online, however this puts it all in a simple and concise document focusing on common errors.
eBook Magic: An Overall Approach to Writing and Selling E-books on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iTunes and Everywhere Else
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,330. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
E-Book Magic uses humor, anecdotes and 'blunt talk' to spill the trade secrets that successful authors have been using to sell e-books on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Smashwords and Apple's ibookstore. It also looks at success in a way never discussed before in a book of this type. This e-book will tell you things that authors will never, ever share with you and hold back for fear of competition.
The Stupidity of eBook Reviews
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
If you write or buy ebooks you probably pay attention to the ebook review systems that exist - you shouldn't. This short expose details how easily people manipulate the ebook review systems - and for a variety of reasons, and how meaningless a process it is. When an author can buy a favourable review for a few cents, is the review system worth the effort?
Novel Marketing: Making Your Author Brand Work for You & Your Books
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Kate Larking. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing / direct, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
To sell books, you need to market your fiction. But you don't want to do marketing if you come off like a smarmy used-car salesperson. When should you start building your fiction marketing platform? ASAP! What is the best way to market your fiction? Relationship and content marketing with a consistent author brand to your target audience, the readers most likely to love your books.
I Wrote My First Story – Now What?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,130. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Want to get your story published? Need a little help? Then this short reference guide is for you. A quick read, you learn how to go from getting published to become a best selling author.
How to Format or Reformat your OpenOffice eBook for Kindle and Smashwords
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 1 review)
Contrary to what you may read elsewhere it does not take several hundred pages and a degree in computing to format your eBook correctly for upload to both KDP and Smashwords. Nor do you need to have the latest version of Microsoft Word. This short, easy to read guide gives you all the information you need to use the free OpenOffice program to get your books online, fast!
Self-Publishers Monthly, July - August 2014 (Special Edition on How Indie Publishers Can Survive Falling eBook Prices)
Series: Self-Publishers Monthly. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 1 review)
SPECIAL EDITION includes Mark Coker, Hugh Howey, other experts: Realistic advice on the latest self-publishing techniques from a stellar list of expert columnists, plus hands-on tools for the publication and promotion of e-Books and paperbacks at little or no cost to the writer. A treasure trove of short, low-hype reports with little technobabble. THIS BOOK IS PART of a SERIES; sample them all!
How to Make an E-Book Cover with Gimp PART 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Graphics & design
(4.00 from 1 review)
Due to the large size of this e-book I had to break it into 2 parts. How to Make an E-Book Cover with Gimp PART 1 How to Make an E-Book Cover with Gimp PART 2 (FREE) The second part is FREE but will make no sense without Part 1.
7 Mistakes Greeting Card Writers Make
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 1 review)
A 20-page booklet on what to avoid when submitting greeting card verse to publishers. Includes a list of card publishers and their guidelines, links to writer interviews, articles, card samples and other current resources(4,100 words and 8 Pages of Card Samples).
Promotion Cheatsheet For Indie Authors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
(5.00 from 1 review)
Someone out there will buy your book. Your job is to get them to notice it. Write a good book. Make it stand out. Make it attractive, and get some good reviews on it. Let your Readers see what is in it for them. Find the Readers, and then they will buy. Buy Promotion Cheatsheet for Indie Authors and get started now.
Sage Advice for the Indie Children's Author
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Golden Butterfly Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
This guide was written to assist budding indie children's writers with their decision to become writers. This book provides practical advice from an Indie children's author on how to select an illustrator, tips on how to market books, plan a book party, plan a book signings, and get others to support your work.
Blurb-O-Matic How To Write To Sell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
(5.00 from 1 review)
Is your book buzzless? Does your sales blurb fizzle? Do you need some whizbang help to write words that sell? Well flounder no longer, the Blurb-O-Matic is here to help you. It slices, it dices, it chops words into a compelling, selling cynosure that will boost your bottom line. The Blurb-O-Matic forces you to discover the 5 things that you need to know before you start. It gives you a template
The Chemistry of Reading: Arousing your Reader
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,550. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Dark Pages Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
'The Chemistry of Reading' explores how the body reacts during the reading experience and how writers can harness that knowledge to create an unforgettable story that arouses multiple parts of the readers’ brain. HOW the chemistry works (in digestible plain-english), WHY you should exploit that as a writer of commercial fiction, the TOOLKIT you’ll need to do that, and some practical examples.
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 & 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.
Simply Put: Self-Publishing Basics
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
The Ebook Ebook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Ebook Ebook guides aspiring author/publishers through the wilds of ebook publishing and marketing. The author explains writers' options at every stage of the e-publishing odyssey. Booth's research for The Ebook Ebook is as scrupulous as his writing is a pleasure to read. This is a book which will not only save author/publishers untold grief, but will give them a morale boost at the same time.