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Self-Publisher's Legal Handbook
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,700. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Law » Intellectual property
Self-Publisher’s Legal Handbook is the first step-by-step guide to the legal issues of self-publishing. Attorney and self-published author Helen Sedwick uses 30 years of legal experience to show writers how to stay out of court and at their desks.
The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide: Every Indie Author’s Essential Directory—To Help You Prepare, Publish, and Promote Professional Looking Books
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,810. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
Here, for the first time ever, dozens of leaders in the self-publishing industry--editors, designers, book shepherds, printers, teachers, publicists, marketers, subsidy publishers, workshop leaders, illustrators, reviewers--have come together to share their knowledge of the dynamic, ever-changing indie book publishing business.
eBook Self-Publishing
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,070. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Professional
The 9 Easiest Steps to Self-Publish your manuscript into a high-quality eBook.
Style Guide Express: The Fastest Route to Premium Catalog Approval
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,720. Language: American English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Desktop publishing
A look at the Smashwords publishing process from an employee who has been in Vetting and Support, providing a quick, no-nonsense approach to how to get your book approved, as well as an abbreviated FAQ to address most concerns newcomers may have about navigating the site or working with Smashwords in general. Last updated 12/9/15
So You've Written A Book. Now What?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,880. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Things You Need to Know As You Begin Writing Your Book. The book was written to help others on the journey of writing to learn and get ahead of some of the pitfalls that are on the horizon. After we've done the writing, then what? And, how do I get there in the first place? What am I facing as I begin this process? Filled with hundreds of hints and suggestions to make your writing life easier.
An Open Office Guide To Publishing On Smashwords
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A tested guide to Publishing your ebook on Smashwords using Open Office! Includes a review and tips on each step of the Smashwords Style Guide.
Let's Get Visible: How To Get Noticed And Sell More Books
Series: Let's Get Publishing, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(5.00 from 1 review)
Take your sales to the next level! The author of the award-winning, bestselling Let's Get Digital is back with an advanced guide for more experienced self-publishers. By using these tips, you will get your book noticed. And getting noticed is the key to growing your sales.
Mastering Story Structure - A guide for writing unforgettable plays
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,110. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Nonfiction » Publishing » Playwriting
Bill Johnson uses reviews of Romeo and Juliet, The Heidi Chronicles, Death of a Salesman, Hamlet, and The Iceman Cometh to teach the art and craft of writing powerful plays. Using this guide, you'll be able to learn about writing plays from masters of the craft.
How to Write Fiction Sales Copy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Advertising, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
USA Today bestselling author and former publisher Dean Wesley Smith knows how to navigate the complicated world of publishing. And now, he shares his experience to help writers tackle the most challenging writing of all: Fiction Sales Copy. In this WMG Writer’s Guide, Dean addresses the major challenges that lead to bad sales copy and offers 32 examples of good sales copy.
Let's Get Digital: How To Self-Publish, And Why You Should
Series: Let's Get Publishing, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,370. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
(4.81 from 21 reviews)
This guide is packed with essays, articles, and how-to guides, as well as contributions from 33 bestselling indie authors including J Carson Black, Bob Mayer, Victorine Lieske, Mark Edwards, and many more. If you are considering self-publishing, if you need to breathe life into your flagging sales, "Let's Get Digital: How To Self-Publish, And Why You Should" will explain it all.
Easy Smashwords Formatting In Microsoft Office
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012 by Empire. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Welcome to Easy Smashwords Formatting In Microsoft Office. In this guide you'll learn the ten steps it takes to get your book into the Smashwords Premium Distribution Program every time. This book is specifically designed for those of you who prefer to use Microsoft Word 2007 and above however it will work reasonably well with other versions of Word.
Indies Unlimited: Tutorials and Tools for Prospering in a Digital World
Series: Indies Unlimited: Tutorials and Tools for Prospering in a Digital World, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,940. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social networking, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
In Tutorials and Tools for Prospering in a Digital World Volume I you’ll find 62 step-by-step tutorials and tips/tools which will show you how to enhance your social media presence. The award-winning and best-selling multi-national staff of Indies Unlimited brings you the ultimate guide for slapping social media into submission.
Writing Your Novel: From Idea to Outline, to Plotting Your Way Through the 3-Act Structure + Xtras
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 25,120. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Have a great idea for a novel, but don't know how/where to begin? Never Fear. Writing Your Novel will help you. Writing Your Novel is a simple, step by step method for building a successful storyline from your basic idea.
I Wrote My First Story – Now What?
Price: $2.99 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.
Writing: Step By Step
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,300. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This book was written to people that would like to become a writer or would like to write a book about their life. It will give you the information you need to get your book published and printed in paperback or hardback copies. It covers things that other books won't tell you. If you are serious about writing a book, you should read this book before you start.
The Nonfiction Book Proposal Demystified: An Easy-Schmeasy Guide to Writing a Business Plan for Your Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Agents and publishers rely on your book proposal to determine if your nonfiction idea will sell. This easy-schmeasy guide covers each part, helping you write yours quickly and effectively. Also includes tips on writing a query letter and getting your proposal to stand out above the rest. Written by a bestselling author and nonfiction expert with numerous agent and acquisitions editor contacts.
The Handy Little Book for Writers Series. Book 4. Getting to Know your Characters
Series: The Handy Little Book for Writers, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Characters make your story. It is therefore important for a writer to create realistic characters so that the reader finds them believable - whether they are loved or hated. Your story is carried along by your characters so it is important that you get to know them. If you don’t know them, neither will your readers. This Handy Little Book will help you to bring your characters to life.