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Weinberg on Writing: The Fieldstone Method by Gerald M. Weinberg
Series: Consulting Secrets, Book 4 · 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
Ditch the Publisher: 40 Indie Authors on Their Unique Self-Publishing Journeys by Hayley Sherman
Price: Free! Words: 63,910. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Thinking of self-publishing? Who better to advise you than 40 writers who have been there, done that and, well, written the book?
The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide: Every Indie Author’s Essential Directory—To Help You Prepare, Publish, and Promote Professional Looking Books by Joel Friedlander & Betty Kelly Sargent
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,920. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Directories(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Publishing Gold Complete Series: Step-by-Step Guides for Success In Your Writing Career by Lisa Norman
Series: Publishing Gold: Step-by-Step Guides for Success In Your Writing Career. Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 65,000. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016 by Heart Ally Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books(5.00 from 1 review)
Want to be a published author? This set teaches you how to navigate the maze of the industry, giving you the power to publish your work successfully. Set includes all 5 books.
The Insecure Writer’s Support Group Guide to Publishing and Beyond by Insecure Writer's Support Group
Price: Free! Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by Dancing Lemur Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business(5.00 from 1 review)
Whether you are starting out and need tips, looking for encouragement, taking the plunge into self-publishing, or seeking innovative ways to market and promote your work, this guide is a useful tool. Compiled into three key areas of writing, publishing, and marketing, this valuable resource offers inspirational articles, helpful anecdotes, and excellent advice.
MJ Magazine March 2015 — Created By Authors for Authors by Fran Lewis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,100. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills(5.00 from 1 review)
Writers will find featured authors John Land, Erna Kamerman Perry, Larry D. Thompson, Robert Dugoni and Steve Shukis in this edition, as well as writer's workshops dealing with bringing your novel to life , getting your plot right and avoiding newbie novelist mistakes. Plus, this issue's book of the month is Karla Negger's Harbor Island.
Making Tracks: A Writer's Guide to Audiobooks (and How to Produce Them) Second Edition by J. Daniel Sawyer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,510. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by ArtisticWhispers Productions, Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Music » Recording & reproduction(5.00 from 1 review)
—Revised, Updated, and Expanded for Today's Rapidly Evolving Audio World— Audiobooks represent the 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 your own audiobooks—from performance technique to studio design to production and distribution. Don't miss out!
How to Become a Successful Writer: Secrets the Mainstream Publishers Don't Want You to Know by Aaron Dennis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,350. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(5.00 from 1 review)
This manual brings to you all the practical knowledge required to build your writing career. Anyone who reads this book will learn everything from formulating an idea for a story, to practicing the art of the short story, to writing proper fanfiction, and writing an original novel. From start to finish, the ideas presented are done so in an easy to understand and entertaining fashion.
Man Oh Man! Writing Quality M/M Fiction by Josh Lanyon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,230. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror by Rob Shelsky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(5.00 from 1 review)
Want to write science fiction, fantasy, or horror? Want to be published for money? Don't want to wait forever to do it? Then Author Rob Shelsky’s Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror is a must read! Based on seven years’ worth of carefully researched articles, this is a practical guide, a simple, step-by-step process on how to write AND get your work published!
So You Want To Be a Writer by Michael Newton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts(5.00 from 1 review)
A full-time freelance author with 251 books in print and 17 more under contract explains the publishing business for beginners.
Secrets of Successful Writers by Darrell Pitt
Price: Free! Words: 52,470. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Writers speak about how to write, publish and promote your book in the age of digital publishing. Contains interviews with John Locke, Gordon Ferris, Stephen Carpenter, Dakota Banks, Linda Wisdom, Matthew Reilly, Loucinda McGary, David Lender, JR Rain, Jack Dann, Dale Brown, Stephanie McAfee, Andy Briggs, Kat Martin and many, many more.
Fifty Shades of Grammar by Tabitha Ormiston-Smith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,770. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Everyone, it’s said, has one book inside him, but getting it out can be problematical. Perhaps you can’t English very well, or you work long hours and just don’t have time, or you started writing and then got stuck? Fear not, for help is at hand. Packed with friendly, no-nonsense advice, Fifty Shades of Grammar will answer all those questions you were too afraid to ask.
Ideas and Inspiration for Fantasy and Science Fiction Writers by James Hutchings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,210. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(3.00 from 1 review)
This sourcebook is for all writers of fantasy or science fiction--whether novels, short stories, games, or any other form of storytelling. Medicinal corpses, the jargons of thieves and carnies, Nazi UFOs, the colonization of space, green children from nowhere and more.