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An Open Office Guide To Publishing On Smashwords
Price: Free! 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. (Please note that this book is several versions of Open Office behind today's version.Still, I continue to hear that the processes found here work.) This guide is no longer being updated as MS Word can be purchased for less than $8.
Hot Topics in Book Writing
Price: Free! Language: English. Published: July 22, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Successful book authors who earn a lot of money selling their books online and offline share a common motto: "Hot topics equal big profits!" This is the premise of our free e-book, Hot Topics in Book Writing, a no-nonsense guide to help you research, develop and create your next hot book topic. Published by Brian Scott, founder of www.BookProposalWriting.com
What You Should Know Before You Hire a Book Designer
Price: Free! Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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This free ebook can save you time and money by helping you clarify your goals before hiring a book designer. What you don't know now can cost you later!
Quickie Guide to Formatting Your Book for Smashwords
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013 by Cynthia Joyce Clay. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A bare bones checklist to help you format your book for Smashwords(TM).
101 Book Marketing Tips
Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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101 Book Marketing Tips for authors from marketing expert and internationally best-selling author, Heather Hart
Yes You Can: Create Your Own E-book
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
What I’m offering up is a simplified guide to actually getting your book finished and looking like the real e-book that you dream of and can be proud of. I'm not an expert, just an enthusiastic amateur.
The Truth About Book Reviews: 20 Book Review Myths, Debunked
Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Life as an author is an adventure, and there is a lot we have to learn along the way. Understanding how to get book reviews, what to do with them, and their importance can be especially difficult. In "The Truth About Book Reviews" we cover 20 popular myths about book reviews, the truth, and author tips for applying those truths to your book marketing to help you connect with reviewers.
Guida allo Stile Smashwords
Series: Smashwords Style Guide Translations. Price: Free! Words: 23,120. Language: Italian. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
La "Guida allo stile Smashwords" ha aiutato migliaia di autori ed editori a pubblicare ebook di alta qualità. Questa Guida gratuita offre semplici consigli passo-dopo-passo per creare, formattare e pubblicare un ebook. La Guida deve essere preventivamente letta da ogni autore che voglia distribuire la sua opera, attraverso Smashwords. Traduzione italiana a cura di Giuseppe Meligrana.
Write Good or Die
Price: Free! Words: 48,160. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2010 by Haunted Computer Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 6 reviews)
Survival tips for 21st century writers, from best-selling authors Kevin J. Anderson, M.J. Rose, Heather Graham, J.A. Konrath, Gayle Lynds, Alexandra Sokoloff, Jonathan Maberry, and more. How to develop your craft, improve your writing, get an agent, promote your work, embrace the digital age, and prepare yourself for the coming changes in the publishing industry. Edited by Scott Nicholson.
Release The Author In You...
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012 by M&S Direct Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
At some point in our lives, everyone has wanted to write a book, to tell the world your story. There is something empowering about the fact that you can write down your thoughts and present them to the world, sending a statement that “This is Me, Don’t Judge Me....Love Me!” Join me as we explore the ins and outs of writing your very own eBook...
How to Make, Market and Sell Ebooks - All for Free
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,080. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Everything for self-publishing. Save time, money, energy and sell ebooks. Like ten books in one, the only source for what you need to succeed. Updated for 2014.
How to Make a Simple Book Cover for a Non-Designer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a tutorial with illustrations that describe how to make a simple book cover for a non-designer. It is a step-by-step guide with generous images to explain exactly what digital tools you need, how to do it for free. All you need to is a photograph or piece of art.
Yellow
Price: Free! Words: 420. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Here comes that yellow feeling.
The Stupidity of eBook Reviews
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
If you write or buy ebooks you probably pay attention to the ebook review systems that exist - you shouldn't. This short expose details how easily people manipulate the ebook review systems - and for a variety of reasons, and how meaningless a process it is. When an author can buy a favourable review for a few cents, is the review system worth the effort?
First Mistakes - A Guide For Smashwords Fiction Writers
Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
One of the most important, and also one of the most overlooked components of a story writer's work is the very first sentence. This simple writers' guide uses real examples from Smashwords to examine what makes a good opening line, and the common mistakes writers make.
How NOT to Write a Novel: First-book errors to avoid
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,930. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2009 by Magic Lamp Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 1 review)
Successful author Gene Grossman admits to having made almost every mistake possible during his writing career, and with this book, tries to help new novelists from following in his footsteps when trying to write their first book. He discusses the benefits that new technology offers, and his 20 chapters contain much valuable information,plus writing/publishing/distribution tips.
Keeping Your Soul Work Alive: A Meditation on Writing and Self-Publishing
Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this brief essay, a veteran author, independent publisher, and writing coach muses about the challenges of honest self-expression -- and the even bigger challenges of getting one's expressions out into the world.
A Simple Guide to Self-Publishing
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Simple Guide to Self-Publishing is a step by step guide to completing your first publishing project. Encouraging the use of both print on demand, and e-publishing, the guide advises you on simple self-marketing techniques, a costings breakdown for e-publishing,suggestions for enhancing your e-book and advice on how to fulfil the traditional publishers role.
7 Mistakes Greeting Card Writers Make
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 1 review)
A 20-page booklet on what to avoid when submitting greeting card verse to publishers. Includes a list of card publishers and their guidelines, links to writer interviews, articles, card samples and other current resources(4,100 words and 8 Pages of Card Samples).
Profitable E-Book Publishing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 1 review)
Make residual income immediately by self-publishing your own e-book or article. A simpleton's guide to self-publishing for life-long profit. I show you how to start making money now with NO investment by getting noticed!