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The First Ten Steps
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
The First Ten Steps OK.... Your ebook is published. You did some tweets about it and you posted on Facebook. Now what? The First Ten Steps lays out several PROVEN methods for using free social media sites to get your new ebook in front of eager readers. It was written by International Bestselling Indie Fantasy Author M. R. Mathias, Who first pubbed in July 2010 & has now topped over 50k sales!
Rights and Contracts; What YOU Need to Know About Copyright, Rights, ISBNs, and Contracts
Series: The Literary Midwife Presents, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
A handbook for the new author on your rights, copyright, and the basics of publishing contracts, this book explains everything including publishing contracts in easy-to-understand terms. Know how to keep your book and your rights safe as you publish in today's 'wild west' publishing arena!
Easy eBook Publishing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Digital publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Version 2.5 Easy eBook Publishing leads you step-by-step through getting the software you need. I will step you through installing that software, formatting required so your masterpiece complies with the various requirements of the different eBooks formats, and finally transferring your work to the two major distributors of the eBook world (Amazon & Smashwords
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?
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.
Profitable E-Book Publishing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 1 review)
Make residual income immediately by self-publishing your own e-book or article. A simpleton's guide to self-publishing for life-long profit. I show you how to start making money now with NO investment by getting noticed!
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.
Effective Promotion
Series: The Literary Midwife Presents, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,220. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Success in today’s brave new publishing world requires effective promotion – you have to make your book visible to readers. Award winning, career author, Mary Rosenblum, the Literary Midwife, uses her two decades of market experience and work with new authors to help you connect effectively with the readers who will love your book – without sacrificing your writing time!
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.
How to Write and Sell Gay Erotica
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Almanac, Nonfiction » Publishing » Playwriting
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this how-to ebook, bestselling author Nathan J Morissey spills his secrets on how to write good gay erotica and sell it too.
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.