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How to Win Writing Contests for Profit
Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2010. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2010. Categories: 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!
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 47,400. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Categories: 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
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.
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
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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.
Edit, Self-publish; Sell your book with Six Top Online Publishers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,370. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011 by Marie Seltenrych. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Publish with CreateSpace, Amazon/KDP, Lulu, WordClay and Smashwords: links, hints, formatting, ITIN, ISBNs, Images,distribution. Digital and non-digital manuscripts Helpful informtion for you to start your publishing journey.
Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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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?
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
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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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,210. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business writing
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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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
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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.
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
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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.
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
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“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.
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
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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.
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
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'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.
Marketing Your Own Book
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Have you thought about writing a book but stopped because you can’t figure out how to market it? Do you wish marketing your book were someone else’s job? Have you had a book published only to be disappointed with the publisher's marketing? This book is for you. The bad news? To succeed, you must market your own book. The good news? You can do it, and it could even be fun.
The Author's Handbook
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 17,070. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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This book is an effort to cushion the hard knocks that most writers experience along the way and cause many talented people to simply give up. It is intentionally priced at about as much as a cup of coffee, and intentionally kept short to clear a lot the jetsam away from the path to a literary career. Good things do come in small packages after all.
Nail Your Novel: Why Writers Abandon Books And How You Can Draft, Fix and Finish With Confidence
Price: $6.93 USD. Words: 36,090. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Most writing books make you wade through lengthy screeds about character, plot, theme and whatever. That’s all necessary but how do you make this into a novel? And what if you need to unravel your structure, strip out back story, sort out how many Tuesdays are in a week? How do you see the needles in the haystacks? This book holds your hand. Read a bit, do as it says... until 'The End'
Fiction Writing: How to Write Your First Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,610. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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A mini powerhouse packed with the knowledge you need to produce the novel you've been wanting to write. The best "How To" on the market today. Add to Cart Now.