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Marketing Strategies for Self-Published Books. Everything you need to know about local, online and nationwide marketing strategies as well as self-employment taxes.
By MP Publishing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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“Marketing Strategies for Self-Published Books" is a complete guide for self-published authors as well as first time authors for inexpensive marketing. You will learn everything you need to know about local, online and nationwide marketing strategies as well as self-employment taxes. The tax help section will give details how to maximize your deductions and your take-home income.
Writing Scary Scenes
By Rayne Hall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,030. Language: British English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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Are your frightening scenes scary enough? Learn practical tricks to turn up the suspense. Make your readers' hearts hammer with suspense, their breaths quicken with excitement, and their skins tingle with goosebumps of delicious fright. This book is for advanced-level and professional authors. It is not recommended for beginners.
How to Write and Self Publish eBooks for Free!
By Jessica Cambrook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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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!
Writing Your Book: Cashing in on publishing faster, easier, and cheaper
By Dan Poynter
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Write Today—Earn Tomorrow New equipment and new techniques make writing a book faster, easier and cheaper. You will discover: • What fiction and nonfiction subjects are in demand. • How large is your potential reading market • Where to find the information for your book • How and where to sell your book online This book provides the shortcut to becoming a published author.
Ditch the Publisher: 40 Indie Authors on Their Unique Self-Publishing Journeys
By Hayley Sherman
Price: Free! Words: 63,910. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Thinking of self-publishing? Who better to advise you than 40 writers who have been there, done that and, well, written the book?
7 Gateways to Self-Published Success
By Heather Seggel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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The boom in self-published books is a wonderful thing, unless you're tasked with reading them for a living. This book breaks down the seven biggest mistakes self-publishing authors make and can help them meet and exceed the dreams that drove them to write in the first place. A bookseller, library tech, self-publisher and longtime book reviewer can help you connect with readers and succeed.
A Writers Guide To Adult Compliance Requirements
By Phaedrus T. Wolfe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,380. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Lot's Cave. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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So you want to write erotica? Learn exactly what is, and is not, legally permissible. Protect yourself from overzealous publishers and attorneys who insist all erotica is evil! This informative writer’s guide provides accurate information about age of consent, barely legal, pornography, obscenity, and other taboo subjects. An essential resource for aspiring or experienced erotica authors!
How to Win Writing Contests for Profit
By John Yeoman
Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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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.
Formatting Your Paperback Book: 10 Simple Tips to Publishing a “REAL” Book
By Elmore Hammes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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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.
Writing and Selling a Mystery Novel: A Simple Step-by Step Plan
By Vickie Britton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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This handy guide provides a way to break writing a mystery down into several simple steps. It includes all of the essential elements of mystery writing from plotting, breaking a novel into chapters, and character development. This guide also includes marketing tips and resources. This mini ebook will help a writer get started in planning a mystery that will sell in today's competitive market.
Authors You Are The Publisher That You've been Searching For!
By Parallel View Publishing
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 47,400. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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For less than five-hundred dollars in start-up capital you'll be able to own your own publishing company. When you have an idea for a new book, you simply publish it. This book is a complete guide. Retail price is 19.95. In ebook form it only will cost you $8.00
Simply Put: Self-Publishing Basics
By Catherine Jaime
Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Category: 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.
eBook Magic: An Overall Approach to Writing and Selling E-books on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iTunes and Everywhere Else
By Bakari Akil II, Ph.D.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,330. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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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 Indie Journey: Secrets to Writing Success
By Scott Nicholson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,420. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Haunted Computer Books. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
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The e-book era has launched thousands of writing careers and holds promise of growth. Here's how one author went from publishing his first e-book to becoming a full-time author in a little more than a year. While offering general tips on the business, craft, and marketing, its primary goal is to inspire you to embrace your creative entrepreneurship and success.
Edit, Self-publish;Sell your book with Six top online publishers
By Book Nanny
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,370. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011 by Marie Seltenrych. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Use this coupon to download free: BE63E. Publish with CreateSpace, Amazon/KDP, Lulu, WordClay and Smashwords: links, hints, formatting, ITIN, ISBNs, Images,distribution. Digital and non-digital manuscripts. This book makes it possible for you to become a published author, today
Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror
By Rob Shelsky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Want to write science fiction, fantasy, or horror? Want to be published for money? Don't want to wait forever to do it? Then Author Rob Shelsky’s Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror is a must read! Based on seven years’ worth of carefully researched articles, this is a practical guide, a simple, step-by-step process on how to write AND get your work published!
How Long Is A Piece Of String?
By Graham Murray
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011 by Living Books USA. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
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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 . . .
THE ONE HOUR AUTHOR non-fiction book writing for busy people
By Robert Bannon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,220. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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The One Hour Author assumes that you have little time available to write your book. In one hour per day, using these ideas and guidelines, you can create your non-fiction book faster and easier than you thought possible. Now, you can become an authority in your field and realize the increased sense of purpose and credibility that being a published author brings. Written for early-stage authors.
Easy eBook Publishing
By Barney Schwartz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
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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
So You Want To Be a Writer
By Michael Newton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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A full-time freelance author with 251 books in print and 17 more under contract explains the publishing business for beginners.