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How to Write Good: A Guide for the Aspiring Independent Author
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,860. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A handy how-to for the aspiring indie author.
How to Write a Book About Weight Loss
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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.
Blacklisted by KDP: Re-establish Your Amazon Author Account
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Blacklisted by KDP Re-establish Your Amazon Author Account Have you been blacklisted by Amazon's KDP department? If you are a suspended author and want back on KDP to publish, I can show you how to be back and publishing e-books in a few days! I GUARANTEE THIS METHOD WORKS. I have been back on KDP for months as a publisher with no problems. Why? I follow my own advice in this manual.
Self-publishing Guides: Self-publishing a Book
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Series: Self-publishing Guides, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,430. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Uploading files to a  packager isn't the entire scope of work. That's actually the easiest task, but there are many more necessary tasks to be done..  This book explains the entire self-publishing process.  It breaks up the publishing process into four timeframes starting four months before the availability date. This spreads the workload into easy-to-manage chunks.
Man Oh Man! Writing Quality M/M Fiction
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 131,330. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
So, why this book? Why not one of the other "How to Write..." titles? Because everything in Man, Oh Man is geared to the M/M market and the M/M writer, to you and the genre that you love, whether you're an aspiring writer or you're already published. Lambda Award finalist Josh Lanyon takes you step-by-step through the writing process.
The Most Efficient Way to Publish an eBook
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Many secrets that online retailers won't share about publishing an eBook are revealed in Peter's new eBook, The Most Efficient Way to Publish an eBook. His eBook outlines a simple, efficient, and proven method for eBook publishing that all independent authors should read before undertaking their first eBook conversion.
Rights and Contracts; What YOU Need to Know About Copyright, Rights, ISBNs, and Contracts
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Series: The Literary Midwife Presents, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
A handbook for the new author on your rights, copyright, and the basics of publishing contracts, this book explains everything including publishing contracts in easy-to-understand terms. Know how to keep your book and your rights safe as you publish in today's 'wild west' publishing arena!
How to Get a Cheap Book Cover
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,290. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(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.
Self Promotion for Writers: It's Greek to Me!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
My first year as a self-published author saw very few sales. After attending a writers' conference in June of 2013 called UtopYA Con, my sales instantly increased to 10-15 ebooks a day. As I systematically applied information I learned from attending conferences, reading marketing advice online, and, mostly, trial and error, I began to sell 30-50 ebooks a day and have doubled my teaching salary.
A Silicon Valley Writer Volume 4 (2013) (Blog Postings)
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Series: A Silicon Valley Writer Blog Postings. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,650. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The fourth volume of blog postings from A Silicon Valley Writer about writing and being a writer, featuring 27 blog postings and an appendix from 2013: "The First Line Challenge," "Plan B For The Plan B Magazine," "Some Things Never Change At The Local Post Office," "When Your Debit Card Travels Without You," "Have You Written Your Best Work Years Ago?" and "The Mobile Office v2.0 is Evermore".
Making Word.doc Files on Linux
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Smashwords requires Microsoft Word.doc files for the books it publishes. This is a problem for Linux users because Word doesn't run natively on Linux. You can make these files with LibreOffice (the replacement for OpenOffice). This revised edition shows you how to use LibreOffice to produce files that will work on Smashwords.
How to Write Sensual Love Scenes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,640. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
How to Write Sensual Love Scenes is the third ebook in the series, The Secrets to Getting Your Romance Novel Published. Written by Adrienne deWolfe, winner of the Best Historical Romance of the Year Award, this ebook describes how to put the sizzle in kiss scenes and love scenes; how to master the suspense technique known as sexual tension; and the bestseller's secret for writing love scenes.
How to Write a Novel in Ten Days
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Even in today’s fast-paced world, the myth that writing fast equals writing badly—or, conversely, writing well equals writing slowly—persists. Now, USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith aims to shatter this myth once and for all with this latest WMG Writer’s Guide.
Mastering Story Structure - A guide for writing unforgettable plays
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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.
Heart of the Matter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,100. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Heart of the Matter: Tips From Heart of Carolina Romance Writers For Writing and Selling Your Novel is comprised of 40 instructional, guiding, and encouraging articles by the multi-published and talented members of Heart of Carolina Romance Writers.
How to Write Ebooks For A Living
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
Ebooks can provide a passive income large enough to live on. This book covers how to find the time to write, what equipment you will need to write it, where to publish and how to make the leap to the life of a financially independent author.
Let's Get Visible: How To Get Noticed And Sell More Books
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Series: Let's Get Publishing, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,890. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(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.
The Author's Guide to Marketing: Make a Plan That Attracts More Readers and Sells More Books
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,250. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Marketing is part of every author's job, but it doesn't have to make you miserable. This book gets past the one-size-fits-all formulas and over-hyped fads, and helps you make a plan that works with your unique time, talents, and resources to sell your book both online and off. You'll find dozens of tested ideas for self-publishing, traditionally publishing, and thinking-about publishing writers.
Weinberg on Writing: The Fieldstone Method
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Series: Consulting Secrets, Book 4 ยท Software Testing, Book 6. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,230. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: 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 Make Your Booklet Using Microsoft Word
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Office productivity applications
Ever want to be an author? Turn your Word document into a booklet without any added expense. Take your Word document and turn it into a professional-looking booklet. This book covers all you need to know. If you ever wanted to publish your own work, this is a great way to start.