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Sage Advice for the Indie Children's Author
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Golden Butterfly Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
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This guide was written to assist budding indie children's writers with their decision to become writers. This book provides practical advice from an Indie children's author on how to select an illustrator, tips on how to market books, plan a book party, plan a book signings, and get others to support your work.
A Silicon Valley Writer, Volume 1 (2008-2009) (Blog Postings)
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Series: A Silicon Valley Writer Blog Postings. Price: Free! Words: 14,040. Language: American English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 by Living Books USA. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital 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.
I Wrote My First Story – Now What?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,130. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Want to get your story published? Need a little help? Then this short reference guide is for you. A quick read, you learn how to go from getting published to become a best selling author.
The Chemistry of Reading: Arousing your Reader
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,550. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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'The Chemistry of Reading' explores how the body reacts during the reading experience and how writers can harness that knowledge to create an unforgettable story that arouses multiple parts of the readers’ brain. HOW the chemistry works (in digestible plain-english), WHY you should exploit that as a writer of commercial fiction, the TOOLKIT you’ll need to do that, and some practical examples.
The Author's Marketing Handbook
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Price: Free! Words: 28,320. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
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Written with flair, snarkiness, and a little oddball humor, The Author’s Marketing Handbook has the info that every puzzled writer needs to figure out the whys and hows of using the Internet to sell their book. Claire Ryan talks about the basics of finding and building a readership online, what tech you really need to know about, and guidelines for social media and blogging.
Marketing Your Own Book
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Have you thought about writing a book but stopped because you can’t figure out how to market it? Do you wish marketing your book were someone else’s job? Have you had a book published only to be disappointed with the publisher's marketing? This book is for you. The bad news? To succeed, you must market your own book. The good news? You can do it, and it could even be fun.
Free Guide to Self-Publishing and Book Promotion: Inside Secrets from an Author Whose Self-Published Books Sold in Thousands
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Price: Free! Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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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.
The Author's Handbook
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 17,070. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
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This book is an effort to cushion the hard knocks that most writers experience along the way and cause many talented people to simply give up. It is intentionally priced at about as much as a cup of coffee, and intentionally kept short to clear a lot the jetsam away from the path to a literary career. Good things do come in small packages after all.
Nail Your Novel: Why Writers Abandon Books And How You Can Draft, Fix and Finish With Confidence
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Price: $6.93 USD. Words: 36,090. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Most writing books make you wade through lengthy screeds about character, plot, theme and whatever. That’s all necessary but how do you make this into a novel? And what if you need to unravel your structure, strip out back story, sort out how many Tuesdays are in a week? How do you see the needles in the haystacks? This book holds your hand. Read a bit, do as it says... until 'The End'
Fiction Writing: How to Write Your First Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,610. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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A mini powerhouse packed with the knowledge you need to produce the novel you've been wanting to write. The best "How To" on the market today. Add to Cart Now.
Blurb-O-Matic How To Write To Sell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Is your book buzzless? Does your sales blurb fizzle? Do you need some whizbang help to write words that sell? Well flounder no longer, the Blurb-O-Matic is here to help you. It slices, it dices, it chops words into a compelling, selling cynosure that will boost your bottom line. The Blurb-O-Matic forces you to discover the 5 things that you need to know before you start. It gives you a template
Making Tracks: A Writer's Guide to Audiobooks (and How to Produce Them)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,910. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by AWP Books. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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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!
Read Me Before You Write
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,600. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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Do you have a dream of writing and publishing a book? What you don’t know could cost you countless hours and thousands of dollars. Award-winning author Evelyn Puerto shares the lessons about writing, publishing and marketing books she learned the hard way: through trial and error. Read Me Before You Write will give you the start you need so you’ll be more likely to succeed.
Successful Self-Publishing: How We Do It (And How You Can Too)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,520. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Successful Self-Publishing: How We Do It (And How You Can Too) is an inspiring anthology of fifteen indie authors' paths to success in publishing, edited by #1 Amazon Authorship Bestseller Shoshanna Evers. Get ready to take your career to the next level!
The Ebook Writer, One Author's Journey
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Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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A personal look back along the highs and lows along the road that led to seeing the dream of becoming an author a reality.
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: 35,850. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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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.
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
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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.
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
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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!
Markdown for Writers
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Price: Free! Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Markdown for Writers is a guide to using Markdown and MultiMarkdown in the creation of fiction and nonfiction manuscripts and the creation of ebooks.