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“When the Dragon Incinerated the Rocket: A Lamentation For Science Fiction.”
Price: Free! Words: 800. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
I got the idea to write this prose after reading one online by Michael Swanwick
Asking: The Life-Changing Secret to Success in Writing and In Life
Price: Free! Words: 17,280. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Asking: The Life-Changing Secret to Success in Writing and in Life was written for those who really want what writing has to offer. In this 2nd book of the Asking: The Life-Changing Secret to Success series , you'll learn how to sharpen your writing skills, write query letters to publishers, and learn to creatively market and sell your work.
101 Book Marketing Tips
Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(4.00 from 1 review)
101 Book Marketing Tips for authors from marketing expert and internationally best-selling author, Heather Hart
How to Write A Novel
Price: Free! Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
A quick and easy guide outlining my writing process from planning to execution. It includes chapters on writing tips, advice, examples, and lots more.
Writing Your Novel: How Not To Do It
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Essay » Literature
With my novel Bad Day in Byzantium published, I considered if I and other writers shared writing techniques? I checked. Horror! I’d done it wrong. So here's some novel-writing advice. It’s about basics like engaging story; drive; good and bad guys; plot strength; characterisation; dialogue;conflict; tight writing etc. It’s short and sharp - no lecturing. Wish I’d read something like this first.
How To Publish eBooks, Magazines & Newspapers
Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: British English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
SamEnrico provides publishers, authors and content creators with interactive appstore source codes, designs, API’s and easy to use publishing tools which lets anyone create downloadable eBooks, magazines and newspapers.
Open Office: Through The Meatgrinder
Price: Free! Words: 13,560. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This (short) 4-chapter, 100% FREE e-book will quickly walk you through the e-book formatting process, saving time and money. Free template downloads shave hours off the formatting process and learning curve. Use practically any word processor worth its salt, (Macs too). This little e-book will walk you through the entire formatting process. Finish formatting by the end of chapter 2. 100% free!
Make Your Book Work Harder: How To Use Multiple Platforms To Make More Money
Price: Free! Words: 38,380. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 1 review)
Most authors chose one or two platforms to publish their books, but in doing so they're turning their back on a much larger audience. Learn how to publish on multiple platforms (including some that are little-known) as well as tips to maximize promotional time while increasing income.
Steps to a Rocking Self-Publishing Career
Price: Free! Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
This short guide is the result of conducting several interviews as part of The Rocking Self-Publishing Podcast. It shares some of the essential tips, strategies and lessons from the first ten episodes of the show. Whether you listen to the podcast or not, this guide should be packed with useful and actionable information you can use to 'rock' you indie career.
Guía de Smashwords para la Mercadotecnia de Libros
Price: Free! Words: 18,980. Language: Spanish. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
Este popular manual de mercadotecnia comparte consejos de primera mano que resultan fáciles de implementar para promover y comercializar libros en Smashwords y en las tiendas en línea más importantes. Comienza con un panorama sobre cómo Smashwords ayuda a los autores en la promoción de sus libros electrónicos y después provee 41 sencillos consejos de mercadotecnia.
Self Publishing Success
Price: Free! Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This book contains practical tips on how to successfully self-publish your books. It covers topics from generating ideas to how to execute your ideas effectively. It is written in a concise manner with actionable tips.
Free Kindle Publicity (How to make thousands every month)
Price: Free! Words: 570. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
In this book it may help you achieve high sales. Revealing some strategic techniques and listing ideas. Listing 50 free websites to achieve free publicity. Good Luck.
Why Most Indie Authors Fail To Make Money
Price: Free! Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Independent authors write and upload books every day. Yet few have yet to sell any books. This book looks at the reasons why and what can be done to remedy the situation.
Free Simple Guide To publish eBook on kindle from Mac for Word
Price: Free! Words: 400. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
A very simple practical guide from an author who just published 3 ebooks in last 3 weeks from Word for Mac.
Markdown for Writers
Price: Free! Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Markdown for Writers is a guide to using Markdown and MultiMarkdown in the creation of fiction and nonfiction manuscripts and the creation of ebooks.
Secrets to a Great Author Biography
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: British English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(2.00 from 1 review)
Learn a few easy secrets to writing a great author biography that will entice potential readers to read your book/s.
First Mistakes - A Guide For Smashwords Fiction Writers
Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
One of the most important, and also one of the most overlooked components of a story writer's work is the very first sentence. This simple writers' guide uses real examples from Smashwords to examine what makes a good opening line, and the common mistakes writers make.
E-Book Formatting for Novelists: A step-by-step guide for the independent novelist or small press (2nd ed.)
Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Desktop publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This intermediate-level guide for Microsoft Windows users is intended to help you format an ebook using free software tools. This book assumes you have a comfortable, working knowledge of Windows, that you know how to download and install software, create text files and perform operations like copy/paste, search/replace and so forth. Familiarity with Microsoft Word styles is highly recommended.
For Mom, HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY Love, An Excuse For Company
Price: Free! Words: 6,070. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Volume 7 of An Excuse For Company celebrates our wonderful mothers! Happy Mother's Day!
The Ebook Writer, One Author's Journey
Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
A personal look back along the highs and lows along the road that led to seeing the dream of becoming an author a reality.