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Self-publishing | Playwriting | Screenwriting
Autoédition : à vous de jouer ! Aide à l'autoédition via les plate-formes d'impression à la demande. by Nathalie Bagadey
Price: $5.45 USD. Words: 52,930. Language: French. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » E-commerce / internet marketing
Tous les conseils pratiques pour s’approprier l’autoédition et publier son manuscrit. Un ton enjoué et pédagogique qui vous accompagne pas à pas.
The Human Nature of Playwriting by Samson Raphaelson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 95,510. Language: American English. Published: December 2, 2015 by Tessellate Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Playwriting
Evocative, sage, sophisticated, and personal, Samson Raphaelson’s classic book, culled from his experience in teaching a master class on dramatic writing at the University of Illinois in 1948, is both a discussion on the craft of playwriting and of the nature of creativity. "The Human Nature of Playwriting" is a valuable resource for playwrights, creative writers, scholars, historians, and any rea
Stories from July by Dean Wesley Smith
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 132,780. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith decided to take his love for short fiction a step forward. In July of 2015, he wrote thirty-two short stories, one per day and one extra. Then, every day, he also wrote a short article about the writing of the story. Now the articles and stories combine into this major collection that also works as a master class on the art of storytelling.
Adventures in Publishing Volume IV by Joe Author
Price: $16.95 USD. Words: 62,470. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
As part of the process of writing the sixth edition of The Fine Print of Self-Publishing, I wanted to experience using CreateSpace, LightningSource, IngramSpark, and Smashwords, just as any author would. I also wanted to show readers what the exact same book produced by each of these companies, using their easiest upload/publishing options, would look like.
The Canister X Transmission: Year One - Collected Newsletters by A.P. Fuchs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,690. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015 by Coscom Entertainment. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Running weekly, The Canister X Transmission was sent to readers worldwide, serving as a source of inspiration for writers and artists everywhere. The newsletter covered four main topics: Creative Thought of the Week, Work Updates, Fanboy News, Marketing/Publishing Tip of the Week. Exclusive to this collection is a special Issue Zero newsletter. Welcome to The Canister X Transmission: Year One.
In and Out of Sync by Dave Mullan
Price: Free! Words: 66,810. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
When the second therapy for his prostate cancer failed, NZ Methodist minister Dave Mullan did another evaluation of his life. As you do. Remembering how much the family had appreciated his father’s prodigious effort in producing his life story, Dave decided to write more than the short stories of The Saga of Wasp.
MJ Magazine March 2015 — Created By Authors for Authors by Fran Lewis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,100. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills(5.00 from 1 review)
Writers will find featured authors John Land, Erna Kamerman Perry, Larry D. Thompson, Robert Dugoni and Steve Shukis in this edition, as well as writer's workshops dealing with bringing your novel to life , getting your plot right and avoiding newbie novelist mistakes. Plus, this issue's book of the month is Karla Negger's Harbor Island.
Writing Plots With Drama, Depth & Heart: Nail Your Novel by Roz Morris
Price: $6.93 USD. Words: 56,530. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
What keeps a reader curious? It’s the story. So where do you find plot ideas? Where might you already have spellbinding plot material, if you only knew how to use it? What are the hidden patterns that ply the reader’s emotions, and how can you use them with originality? How should you bend these conventions? This book will show you, in down-to-earth tutorials and creative exercises.
Publishing 101: A First-Time Author's Guide to Getting Published, Marketing and Promoting Your Book, and Building a Successful Career by Jane Friedman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
PUBLISHING 101 is your comprehensive guide to getting published, while avoiding the common pitfalls of first-time authorship. You'll learn how to evaluate the commercial potential for your work; find and approach editors and agents; prepare query letters and book proposals; market and promote your work effectively; and determine if the self-publishing path is right for you.
The Insecure Writer’s Support Group Guide to Publishing and Beyond by Insecure Writer's Support Group
Price: Free! Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by Dancing Lemur Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business(5.00 from 1 review)
Whether you are starting out and need tips, looking for encouragement, taking the plunge into self-publishing, or seeking innovative ways to market and promote your work, this guide is a useful tool. Compiled into three key areas of writing, publishing, and marketing, this valuable resource offers inspirational articles, helpful anecdotes, and excellent advice.
The Non-User-Friendly Guide For Aspiring TV Writers by Steven L. Sears
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 76,710. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
In The Non-User-Friendly Guide for Aspiring TV Writers, Sears shares that experience and gives advice for those considering a career in television writing. Instead of the traditional academic and sterile approach, Sears answers questions from a personal, first-person perspective.
The Triskele Trail 2014 Edition by JD Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A Pathway to Independent Publishing. This is not a How-To book. This is How-We-Did-It. This is The Triskele Trail.
Shooting Yourself in the Head for Fun and Profit: A Writer's Guide by Lucy A. Snyder
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,400. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by Post Mortem Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
Join award-winning author Lucy A. Snyder for this guide to working, surviving and thriving as a writer in a world that often doesn’t properly value creative professionals. Snyder — who’s authored ten books and over 200 stories, poems, and articles — shares her no-nonsense advice
Your Guide to Marketing Books in the Christian Marketplace by Sarah Bolme
Price: $21.99 USD. Words: 61,970. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Newly updated and expanded, this award-winning title (Independent Publisher Book Award, International Book Award, and Indie Excellence Award) is packed with valuable information on promoting books in the unique Christian marketplace. It is the essential resource for anyone involved in promoting Christian books. This is the perfect resource for publishers, self‑publishers, and authors alike.
Celebrity Authors’ Secrets - The World’s Greatest Living Authors Reveal How They Sell Millions of Books by Stephanie Hale
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 53,490. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Twelve of the world's greatest living authors reveal their tips for writing a book that sells over a million copies in Celebrity Authors' Secrets. A must-have guide - filled with publishing and book marketing info - for aspiring writers, authors, publishers, editors, writing coaches, creative writing tutors and anyone who loves books. Find out how to make your book stand out from the masses!
The Starter Guide for Professional Writers by Therese Arkenberg
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,500. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
The Starter Guide for Professional Writers offers an on-the-ground view of publishing with the use of inexpensive resources (after all, writers should make money off their writing, not pay for it!). Covering everything from how best to use a thesaurus to how to handle editor deadlines, its holistic perspective builds skills writers will use at every stage of their careers.
Kindle Direct Publishing: Kindle Format, Book Covers, KDP Select, Kindle Singles, How to Write an eBook, & Publishing to the Kindle Store A DivaPreneur's Quick Start Guide to Kindle Publishing by Kath Conabree
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,350. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
Detailed DivaPreneur's Guide to get your book written & published to Kindle quickly. Start earning from your book sales! Includes: How to Write it, Kindle Format Step by Step ,Book Covers, KDP Select, How to Define Your Target Market, Pre-formatting Word Docs,Tools you can't live Without, Illustrated Instructions,Managing Sales,Vital Info for Non-US Residents,Kindle Singles, Launching & Marketing.
Heart of the Matter by Heart of Carolina Romance Writers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,100. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Heart of the Matter: Tips From Heart of Carolina Romance Writers For Writing and Selling Your Novel is comprised of 40 instructional, guiding, and encouraging articles by the multi-published and talented members of Heart of Carolina Romance Writers.
Write for the King of Glory by Mary C. Findley
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 57,230. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books(5.00 from 1 review)
Share the fruits of my first five years of publishing. Learn about blogging, writing, cover design, editing, marketing, and find a bunch of great resources to help you in your publishing journey, many of them free. I'm not the be-all and end all of Christian publishing, but I'm here to help, and so are a bunch of other Christian writers and service providers.
Buy a Trumpet and Blow Your Own Horn! Turning Books Into Bucks by Maralys Wills
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,130. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
You've published your book. Now what? So many new authors believe their books will “sell themselves.” Whether they self-published or have a publisher, getting book buzz, and finding an audience for their book, is largely the author’s job. What’s the secret? Maralys Wills shares how she, and other authors do just that in Buy a Trumpet and Blow Your Own Horn!