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The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide: Every Indie Author’s Essential Directory—To Help You Prepare, Publish, and Promote Professional Looking Books by Joel Friedlander & Betty Kelly Sargent
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,920. 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.
An Open Office Guide To Publishing On Smashwords by Gregory Scott
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.
A Writers Guide: Story Structure & Beyond by Mary Frame
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,050. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Are you a fiction writer? Do you ever find yourself slogging through your novel wondering, what am I doing? And where the heck is the vodka?! Well, never fear, dear writer. Within these pages you will discover the highlights of story structure from beginning, middle to end. This book also includes information on writing effective dialogue, crafting scenes, and much more.
Self-Publishing Boot Camp Guide for Authors, 3rd Edition by Carla King
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 44,990. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Carla King’s self-publishing guides have been the go-to resource for authors since 2010. This new 2015 edition is an updated step-by-step guide to creating, publishing, marketing, and selling your book in print and every popular ebook format, with recommendations for tools and services you can trust.
What Every Author Needs to Know about Microsoft Word Styles by Carla King
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
This short tutorial shows the novice author how to use Microsoft Word Styles to format their books.
How This Book Was Made & How You Can Make Your Own (NEW EDITION) by Maria B. O'Hare
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 33,490. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This is a book inside a book: showing HOW IT WAS MADE: from cover to virtual cover. Using these methods, it will teach how to easily design, format and upload your e-book/s to sell on all the major platforms including Amazon Kindle. The main tools required to follow this method are: MS Office with Word or its equivelent Open Office. Best of all: you can do it all 'virutally' for FREE. Read On...
How to Avoid 10 Writing Misteaks: The Top 10 Fatal Errors Made by Novices Writing Fiction and Non-fiction by Euan Mitchell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: American English. Published: March 15, 2013 by OverDog Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Professional development(4.00 from 1 review)
New and emerging writers will probably have only one chance to impress each publisher. Don't ruin that chance by unknowingly including errors you could have easily avoided. If you are self-publishing, then don't turn off your readers with the top 10 fatal writing errors described in this ebook. Solutions to each mistake are provided in a concise, clear format. Ignore at your own peril!
E-book Publishing and Marketing 101 by Raymond Samuels II
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,740. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 6, 2016 by Agora Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This “EBook Publishing and Marketing 101” book will walk you through the whole process of writing, editing, formatting, promoting and marketing your precious e-book. It will help you get started and ensure that you know everything you need to know while equipping you with the skills and knowledge you need to complete your book and place it in front of readers’ eyes.
Estate Planning for Authors by Gin Jones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,030. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Wills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
What will happen to your stories and copyrights after you're gone? This book explains how probate works, the pros and cons of avoiding probate, how copyrights are managed after death, the advantages of a literary representative, and how to get the most out of a legal consultation. This book is intended for educational purposes only, not individual legal advice.
Complete Self-publishing Guides by Hank Quense
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,180. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Self-publishing is a complicated process and much of the information found on the web is inaccurate or incorrect. This set of books de-mystifies the process. Besides describing a process to publish your book, you’ll learn how to market it and how to deal with the business side of being an author.
So You've Written A Book. Now What? by Jim Magwood
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.
Self-Publisher's Legal Handbook by Helen Sedwick
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 Indie Writer's Power Tools by Lisa Norman
Series: Publishing Gold: Step-by-Step Guides for Success In Your Writing Career. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by Heart Ally Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
What do blog posts and ebooks have in common? Frustrated writers struggling to format them well. This book will give you hands-on experience with basic HTML and CSS giving you the power to tame your formatting nightmares.
How to Create Audio Drama - even if you've never mixed audio before in your life by Matthew McLean
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Podcasting, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Got an idea for a story? Want to podcast it in audio drama form? Even if you've never recorded or produced a single piece of audio in your life before, we cover everything from recording and editing to releasing your show on iTunes. This accessible guide will help get you up and running in no time
Sex For Money: How to Write, Publish, and Sell Gay Erotica and M/M Erotic Romance by Cameron D. James
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,900. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Everything you need to know about becoming a gay erotica or M/M erotic romance author!
World Building 101 by Julie Ann Dawson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Originally designed for a seminar conducted by author and game designer Julie Ann Dawson at Suny College, World Building 101 provides both writers and RPG designers with an easy-to-follow process through which to create a functional and believable setting.
Formatting for CreateSpace™ Using Microsoft Word by Mary Rosenblum
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Today's readers look for professional quality self-published books. This step by step 'how to', allows authors to create a professional looking print book through Create Space, including screen shots so that the process is crystal clear. It is a must for every self-publishing author who wants a professional looking book and doesn't want to spend money on formatting.
Formatting e-Books for Writers by Susan Stewart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,030. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
Many writers are now going directly to Kindle or other e-books. If you know how to use Microsoft Word, you can format your manuscript for e-publishing. Susan K. Stewart is a writer, not a programmer. She has written, formatted, and published her own e-books. This book offers practical and understandable step-by-step instructions. Based on classes Susan has taught for more than five years.
Indies Unlimited: Tutorials and Tools for Prospering in a Digital World by K. S. Brooks
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.
The Vessel of Our Writing Dreams: Where Do Our Ideas Come From by Aammton Alias
Series: Be The One Percent. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,560. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
We are the vessels of our dreams, our ideas and yet where do our ideas come from? Do we even own these 'ideas' that we claim to originate from us? How do we ensure that we continue to both learn and project new ideas? What if I told you that 'our ideas' don't belong to us? How would you harness for ideas to continually stream into you. A book recommended for writers and authors.