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Be the Monkey - Ebooks and Self-Publishing: A Dialog Between Authors Barry Eisler and Joe Konrath
Price: Free! Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » ebook readers, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Bestselling authors J.A. Konrath and Barry Eisler discuss ebooks, self-publishing, and the future of the industry, in this 25,000 word dialog.
Basic Fiction Formatting for Smashwords in OpenOffice
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Seven basic steps to walk you through formatting your fiction book for publication through Smashwords using OpenOffice, the free office suite software.
They Stole Your Book! Now What?
Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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What can you do if you discover that someone has stolen your book? What steps can you take to get the stolen book removed? I share what I did when I found three of my books stolen and put up for sale on Amazon. Topics also covered in this ebook are registering your copyright in the United States, book piracy, and using Smashwords.
Blurbing It Out
Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Many independent writers need help, though not with their storytelling. Far too many indie writers are inept promoters. The fault reveals itself glaringly in their blurbs and Long Descriptions. A promotional blurb is the writer's job interview. He has to make it sing sweetly to the potential reader. This little tome notes the most conspicuous problems, and provides an offer of assistance.
Guida all’Ebook Marketing Smashwords
Price: Free! Words: 13,290. Language: Italian. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Questa Guida gratuita vuole aiutare autori ed editori a promuovere e vendere i propri ebook su Smashwords ma anche su tutti gli altri negozi virtuali. La Guida, partendo da come Smashwords aiuta gli autori a promuovere l'ebook, dà 30 utilissimi suggerimenti per costruire autonomamente e gratuitamente un ottimo ebook marketing.
The Truth About Online Self-Publishing
Price: Free! Words: 21,780. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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This is an account of my own personal online indie self-publishing endeavor, which ended horribly. I want to help people avoid my mistakes. Within this text I will give you advice on how to seek representation by a literary agent and possibly get a legitimate publishing contract with a reputable company.
Compulsively Writing Fiction: My experiences in Self-publishing in 2011
Price: Free! Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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This free ebook is a compilation and organization of my self-publishing journey in 2011 as taken from my blog. This book is crafted to help all of you new self-publishers to live your dream and publish your book!
Guía de Estilo de Smashwords
Series: Smashwords Style Guide Translations. Price: Free! Words: 26,450. Language: Spanish. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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La Guía de estilo de Smashwords ha permitido que miles de autores publiquen libros electrónicos de gran calidad. Esta guía gratuita enseña, paso a paso, cómo crear, formatear y publicar un libro electrónico, y su lectura es imprescindible para distribuir vía Smashwords a las tiendas en línea más importantes, como la iBooks de Apple, Barnes & Noble, OverDrive, Scribd, Oyster y Kobo.
How to Write and Self Publish eBooks for Free!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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So, you like writing. Now what? This guide has everything you need to know about becoming successful. I will take you through getting inspired for an idea, how to plan, write and edit, how to make an ebook cover (for free, using Paint or similar), how to make a trailer video for Youtube and how to market yourself to get as many readers (and profit) as possible!
Ditch the Publisher: 40 Indie Authors on Their Unique Self-Publishing Journeys
Price: Free! Words: 63,910. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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Thinking of self-publishing? Who better to advise you than 40 writers who have been there, done that and, well, written the book?
Self-Publishing Your Book: A Guide for First-Time and DIY Authors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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I am the author of 8 books -- 3 paperbacks and 8 ebooks. Overall I have been successful in getting my books published and sold. However, I did make mistakes and learned some valuable lessons along the way. This book is far from a complete resource on how to write, publish and market your books. The purpose of my book is to share with you my insights and experiences in publishing my books.
KDP 6 Figures Exposed: Step-by-Step Stupidly Easy Course on How to Make Six Figures Through Amazon Kindle Publishing Exposed
Price: Free! Words: 20,120. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
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Step-by-Step Stupidly Easy Course To Make Six Figures Through Amazon Kindle Publishing With Pictures! No-Technical knowledge required - Step-By-Step Instructions With Pictures I Personally Believe Kindle Publishing Should Be Fun, Profitable And Very, Very Easy But Be Warned, It Can be Very Addictive!
How to Win Writing Contests for Profit
Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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This free mini-book reveals tested ways to enter your short stories in contests world-wide, win cash prizes regularly and profitably, and improve your writing skills - while being paid! Dr John Yeoman, PhD Creative Writing, is the author of eight published books, a university lecturer in creative writing and has been - for forty years - a successful commercial writer.
Simply Put: Self-Publishing Basics
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Not everyone has dreams of writing and publishing dozens of books, but it seems that every time I turn around I meet someone who has at least one book they would like to publish, but they don't know where to begin. Most haven't begun because they don't know where to start, or are concerned about the costs. Here I share tips from my exciting self-publishing journey over the last year.
Edit, Self-publish;Sell your book with Six top online publishers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,370. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011 by Marie Seltenrych. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Use coupon codes HY742 or DZ572 to download free until 1 Dec 2015 Publish with CreateSpace, Amazon/KDP, Lulu, WordClay and Smashwords: links, hints, formatting, ITIN, ISBNs, Images,distribution. Digital and non-digital manuscripts. This book makes it possible for you to become a published author, today
How Long Is A Piece Of String?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011 by Living Books USA. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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The advent of ebooks has changed the traditional way we used to calculate page counts and number of words in a piece of writing. What is a novel now? And a short story? What other terminology and concepts have ebooks changed? You’ll be surprised . . .
THE ONE HOUR AUTHOR non-fiction book writing for busy people
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,220. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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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.
A Silicon Valley Writer, Volume 1 (2008-2009) (Blog Postings)
Series: A Silicon Valley Writer Blog Postings. Price: Free! Words: 14,040. Language: American English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Web / user generated content
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The first volume of blog postings from A Silicon Valley Writer about writing and being a writer, featuring 19 blog postings from 2008 through 2009: "The Screen Writer's Question," "The Writer & The Bedbugs," "Then Suddenly The Book Is Done," "The Blackmail of David Letterman," and "Aiming For The Prairie Schooner Book Prize."
Using SMASHWORDS as your eBook Publisher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 by Living Books USA. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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“Using SMASHWORDS as your eBook Publisher” takes an inside look at how to get the best from online ebook distributor, Smashwords. Written by author, Graham Murray, who has over 100 books published through this channel. [9500 words]. It is honest, brutal and a must-read for anyone considering publishing an ebook.
Free Guide to Self-Publishing and Book Promotion: Inside Secrets from an Author Whose Self-Published Books Sold in Thousands
Price: Free! Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Sales and Marketing
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Wondering how to get published? Or how to self publish? Have an amazing book but no one’s reviewing it or hearing the buzz? Now award-winning author Valerie Estelle Frankel shares all her inside tips, from conferences to Facebook, Twitter to eBay, on how to make your book a success. Complete with an appendix of sample query, press release, sell sheet, flyer, and much more.

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