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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.
Rock Your Plot: A Simple System for Plotting Your Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Stuck trying to plan out your story? ROCK YOUR PLOT provides a simple, effective, straight-forward system to help you take your premise and characters and develop a fully realized three act story.
Mailing Lists Unboxed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Self-published authors are coming to realise that a stable career is about a backlist of titles and keeping that backlist selling. Invariably, advice given by other authors includes holding promotions and lowering the price of the first book in series, or even making it free. However, few people mention one of the most powerful ways to keep your backlist selling: the author mailing list.
Don't Fear the Reaper: Why Every Author Needs an Editor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,620. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
If you've written a book, you may be asking: Should I hire an editor? What kind of editor do I need? How much will editing cost? Where can I find an editor? What will an editor expect from me? What can I expect from an editor? Don’t Fear the Reaper answers those questions and more, with advice on self-editing, preparing your book for an editor, and how to defeat every writer's nightmare.
Formatting e-Books for Writers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,030. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
A Writers Guide To Adult Compliance Requirements
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,380. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Lot's Cave, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Law » Legal Writing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
So you want to write erotica? Learn exactly what is, and is not, legally permissible. Protect yourself from overzealous publishers and attorneys who insist all erotica is evil! This informative writer’s guide provides accurate information about age of consent, barely legal, pornography, obscenity, and other taboo subjects. An essential resource for aspiring or experienced erotica authors!
Weinberg on Writing: The Fieldstone Method
Series: Consulting Secrets, Book 4 ยท Software Testing, Book 6. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,230. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
"a delight, a wise and warm book on overcoming the perils of trying to write."—Gabriele Rico, author of Writing the Natural Way "smart, funny, memorable, wise, engaging...most important, it is all stuff that works"—Howard S. Becker, author of Writing for Social Scientists "a gift to writers at all levels—Penny Raife Durant, award-winning author
How to Format an eBook
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Don't settle for a plain-vanilla ebook. Get it formatted properly and beautifully.
Twitter for Authors: A Busy Writer's Guide
Series: Busy Writer's Guides. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,300. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Twitter for Authors is about building a successful Twitter platform that’s sustainable for busy people. It contains helpful advice for both Twitter newbies and long-time Twitter users who want to take their platform to the next level.
Think Like a Publisher
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,990. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
2012 Updated Version. A Step-By-Step Guide to Being an Indie Publisher. Written by Dean Wesley Smith, USA Today Bestselling writer and former publisher of Pulphouse Publishing. Point-by-point, Dean tells you what is needed to start up a publishing house and sell your books both electronically but also to bookstores.
Self-Publishers Monthly, July - August 2014 (Special Edition on How Indie Publishers Can Survive Falling eBook Prices)
Series: Self-Publishers Monthly. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
SPECIAL EDITION includes Mark Coker, Hugh Howey, other experts: Realistic advice on the latest self-publishing techniques from a stellar list of expert columnists, plus hands-on 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 technobabble. THIS BOOK IS PART of a SERIES; sample them all!
Inside Story: The Power of the Transformational Arc
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 106,420. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Playwriting
What’s the secret to writing a great story? Whether a beginner or an A-list Academy Award winner, all writers struggle to get to the great story within. Inside Story provides an innovative process that helps writers maintain the artistic integrity of their vision to create narratives with more depth, dimension and substance. A must-have book for any serious screenwriter, playwright, or novelist.
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: 75,920. 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.
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.