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The Ebook Revolution Survival Guide for Authors
By Julie Ortolon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This short guide is packed with tips on how to create, upload, price, and promote your ebook with simple step-by-step instruction and links to more detailed information. The tips are gleaned from my personal experience in getting my ebooks into the Top 100 Storewide at Amazon, plus the experience of 200+ print-published authors currently releasing their backlist and new material as ebooks.
Making Tracks: A Writer's Guide to Audiobooks (and How to Produce Them)
By J. Daniel Sawyer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,910. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by AWP Books. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Audiobooks represent the second fastest-growing segment of the book industry. As demand explodes like never before, how can an author capture this audience? Making Tracks gives you everything you need to produce, and distribute your own audiobooks and radio dramas—from performance technique to studio design to production management, and more. Don't miss out on this unprecedented opportunity!
Formatting Comics for the Kindle and Nook: A Step-By-Step Guide to Images and Ebooks
By Michael Jasper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
0.25 star(3.33 from 3 reviews)
Formatting comics and image-heavy eBooks can be a confusing and sometimes frustrating task. Every e-reader on the market has a different screen size, meaning that as a creator/publisher, you have to format your comic multiple times. This how-to guide covers how to assemble your comic pages or other images for Amazon's Kindle and Barnes & Noble's Nook. Now updated for the new Nook Touch Reader!
How to Write a Book That Doesn't Suck and Will Actually Sell
By Michael Rogan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,650. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Want to learn how to write a book that kicks ass and will actually make you money? Think you've got a non-fiction book inside you but just not sure how to get it out? Well, look no further intrepid writer! In my new book, "How to Write a Book That Doesn't Suck and Will Actually Sell" I share with you the same strategies I used to write and publish over 25 non-fiction book in a variety of markets.
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
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Self-Publishers Monthly, February - March 2014
By Danny O. Snow
Series: Self-Publishers Monthly. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Realistic advice on the latest self-publishing techniques from a stellar list of expert columnists, plus hands-on, practical tools for the publication and promotion of e-Books and paperbacks at little or no cost to the writer. A treasure trove of short, low-hype reports with little technical jargon, plus live hyperlinks to free and useful resources. THIS BOOK IS PART of a SERIES; sample them all!
Ask the Agent: Night Thoughts on Writing and Book Publishing
By Andy Ross
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,810. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Anthology of the best writings from literary agent, Andy Ross' blog: "Ask the Agent". Includes advice on getting published, finding an agent, writing book proposals and query letters. Also essays about writing, book publishing, and recollections of his 30 years as owner of the legendary Cody's Books in Berkeley, California. The writing is opinionated, irreverent, and often hysterically funny.
An Open Office Guide To Publishing On Smashwords
By Gregory Scott
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
0.75 star(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.
How to Make, Market and Sell Ebooks - All for Free
By Jason Matthews
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 49,100. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Everything for self-publishing. Save time, money, energy and sell ebooks. Like ten books in one, the only source for what you need to succeed. Updated for 2014.
Dream It, Write It, Publish It! An Australian Guide To All The Hard Parts No One Tells You About Self-Publishing
By Lady Jewels Diva®
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,060. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Dream It, Write It, Publish It! An Australian Guide To All The Hard Parts No One Tells You About Self-Publishing is a quick and simple guide for up and coming Australian authors who choose the path of self-publishing so they can own all of the rights and make all of the money.
How to Get a Cheap Book Cover
By Joleene Naylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,290. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
1 star(4.91 from 11 reviews)
A great book cover doesn't have to cost a fortune. This book covers everything from hiring someone else, to all the DIY tips you need like finding the right font, locating the perfect picture, and illustrated step by step instructions on how to put the cover together in four popular art programs.
Mastering Story Structure - A guide for writing unforgettable plays
By Bill Johnson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,120. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Plays » American / African American
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 Really Self-Publish Erotica: The Truth About Kinks, Covers, Advertising and More!
By Dalia Daudelin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,880. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How often have you heard, "Nobody makes money from self-publishing"? It's coming from the mouths of authors, agents, publishers and editors out of ignorance... or malice. If you're looking to jump-start your career in writing, though, self-publishing can be an absolute Godsend if you're just an average person. The problem is, the information you need is scattered all over the internet.
How to Write a Book About Weight Loss
By Robert Bannon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,670. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting
You have a story, advice or ideas to share about weight loss and there is a world waiting to hear it. 11 million searches per month for the words "weight loss" prove that there is an eager audience looking for your book. If you are unsure of how to write it, with the help of a writing pro, now you can do it easier and faster than you ever thought possible. Learn how to create your own bestseller.
Getting Published on Google Play: Self-Publishing eBooks
By Michael Daniel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Presented in a candid but professional manner, this is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide, complete with diagrams on uploading and publishing your work to Google's Play store.
Self-Publishers Monthly, September-October 2013
By Danny O. Snow
Series: Self-Publishers Monthly. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Realistic advice on the latest self-publishing techniques from a stellar list of expert columnists, plus hands-on, practical tools for the publication and promotion of e-Books and paperbacks at little or no cost to the writer. A treasure trove of short, low-hype reports with little technical jargon, plus live hyperlinks to free and useful resources. THIS BOOK IS PART of a SERIES; sample them all!