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How I Sold 80,000 Books: Book Marketing for Authors (Self Publishing through Amazon and Other Retailers)
Price: Free! Words: 14,200. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
If you are looking for book marketing tips for your self-published book, "How I Sold 80,000 Books" is for you. It will show you all the steps needed to get readers, the type of book marketing for authors that works, kindle publishing guidelines and best practices. Author marketing is something that can be learnt. In this guide you will find my "4Ps" system, which allowed me to sell 80,000 books.
The 13 Most Common Mistakes New Freelancers Make and How to Fix Them
Price: Free! Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business writing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Want to get into freelance writing? It's a great career, but if you jump in without doing your homework first it could give you headaches. New writers make the same mistakes without realizing it, and the costs to their careers quickly adds up. Inside this guide, you'll learn how to avoid low balling your freelancing fees, working for free, suffering from an incompatible work schedule, and
The Scribe - June 2015
Price: Free! Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Literary publication for writers by the St. Louis Writers Guild
Wellbeing for Writers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A short practical guide about how to increase satisfaction and minimise frustration while writing, publishing and marketing a book.
How to Write a Book From Outline to Finish Line: 10 Simple Ways to Outline Your Nonfiction Book
Price: Free! Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by Body and Soul Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Are you looking for tips on writing a book? In this book, I share strategies on how to write a book from outline to finish line. There are literally endless possibilities for the books you can write and publish. Learn these 10 strategies to outline your book AND 3 ways to write your book so you can cross the finish line to publish your nonfiction book.
The Scribe -- May 2015
Price: Free! Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Literary publication for writers by the St. Louis Writers Guild
150 Prompts For Scifi Writers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
150 Prompts For Scifi Writers is written for those writers who need a little help getting inspired. In addition to the prompts there are also chapters on the subgenres of scifi, finding inspiration for alien worlds, commonly used principles of science, reference websites, and more. Pick up a copy and get ready to write!
Story Crisis, Story Climax 1: How to Use Film Structure to Plan Your Novel
Price: Free! Words: 53,040. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Why spend years learning how to write stories by trial and error? Let "Story Crisis, Story Climax 1" teach you how. You will accelerate your learning curve by observing, in a range of film stories, how the Inciting Incident, Turning Points, Midpoint, and Crisis Climax work in relationship to each other, the story itself, and others of its genre. Crack the storytelling code!
100 Writing Prompts for Teens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing
A writing prompt is an idea to inspire you to write. It is a starting point for those times when you are feeling stuck, when you don’t know what to write, or when you simply want something spontaneous to write about. In this e-book, I'm going to give you 100 writing prompts to get your creativity flowing! They're divided into 5 sections: romance, horror, life, family, and fantasy/sci-fi.
500 Questions to Help Flesh Out Your Character
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,290. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
How do you create human beings from nothing? This guide helps writers fully understand their characters by giving a series of questions in four specific sections: background, mind, body, and soul. Questions range from simple ways to understand the physical aspects of your characters to fully understanding their motivations and desires.
Turn To Stone: Self-Publishing for the Aspiring Author
Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
So, you have decided to self-publish your book? First off, congratulations on completing your first manuscript! Whether you have written a novel, novella, short story, or a guide, you have done something amazing. Take a second and congratulate yourself on this accomplishment.
And It Was Just Right: Four lengths of pitch/synopsis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This essay discusses the four different lengths of pitch/synopsis a writer will need to sell a novel, and how to compose them.
Camel vs. Motorcycle: The Three Beats of a Good Query Letter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This brief essay details the three necessary (and two optional) information beats that make for a compelling query email.
Preparing to Write Settings That Feel Like Characters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This reference guide is a tool to help you organize your thoughts and ideas to obtain the goal of making a setting that feels like a character.
HOW TO WRITE GENRE FICTION plus Creative Fiction and Script Writing extras, and Non-fiction
Price: Free! Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
A useful and entertaining free 30 chapter resource for your creative writing, non-fiction too! HOW TO WRITE GENRE FICTION has popular genres - Crime, Romance, Horror... and How to get Ideas, plus extracts from our Fiction and Script writing books, and some non-fiction guides too. Most of the guides have exercises. Get it now! From Story Software, makers of Story Turbo, the top creative writing app
Bootstrapping For Indies
Price: Free! Words: 9,960. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Are you wondering... Whether you can make money self-publishing, even if you don’t have money to spend? If you can put out a polished book without spending thousands of dollars? Maybe you haven't started yet and are wondering how much this whole self-publishing thing is going to cost you... If you've asked yourself any of these questions, then "Bootstrapping For Indies" is the book for you.
A Jumble of 500+ Writing Prompts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
An E-book Jumble of 500+ Writing Prompts is a book full of simple writing prompts purposefully set out of order so that each day of writing starts fresh with a new idea. These prompts can be used for stories, poetry, journal reflections, art, or word play. Unlike some writing prompt books, these prompts entrust writers with creative freedom.
THE BRIGHT BOOK IDEA: The string of book ideas that sell better than anything else
Price: Free! Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This method of getting book ideas, compared to other methods, is like comparing the fish a single angler catches to what a fishing trawler does. Don't get poor results with one idea. Easily come up with a string of subjects that will give you far better results.
11 Tips For New Writers
Price: Free! Words: 10,610. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The goal of writing fiction should be to tell a story so compelling the reader has a hard time putting the book down. Over the course of eight years and forty-six romances, Ruth Ann Nordin has picked up some practical tips for improving the storytelling craft. Topics included in this short book are genre, character, setting, backstory, point of view, and encouragement.
Effective Writing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,760. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The ability to communicate effectively in writing is a requirement of many career paths and a great advantage to have. This helpful guide, written by well-published author, Dr Neil Thompson offers an excellent foundation for building your writing skills. This is an ideal resource for anyone who needs to get their message across in writing.