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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.
Writer’s Guide to Military Culture
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Former soldier and Desert Storm veteran Linda Maye Adams walks step-by-step to help the civilian fiction writer understand how military culture works. From enlistment to war, this book takes you on a tour of what it’s like to be a soldier without having to go through basic training yourself.
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
Finding Your Sense of Place (The Writing Life Series)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,670. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Use setting and description to bring your characters to life and increase the emotional impact of your stories! Setting is about much more than providing a few scene-setting details and moving on. Discover why the descriptions that seem to get in the way of your stories are actually the most powerful tools you have to bring characters to life and make readers care about their stories.
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.
100+ Questions for your Character's Appearance
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
100+ Questions for your Character's Appearance is a writer's guide to developing more in-depth, intriguing, and well-rounded characters with its focus on appearances.
The Wondrous Wacky World of Words
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Essay » Literature
How are you on words? Can you define the word ‘word’ without using the word ‘word’? Confused over oxymorons, tautologies, alliterations, euphemisms, acronyms and homophones? Bamboozled by onomatopoeias and palindromes? Perplexed by nonce words? Bewildered by spoonerisms and malapropisms? If so, here’s a light-hearted walk through the wondrous wacky world of words that will amuse and amaze you.
Will Write For Food: The Realities of Freelance Writing and What it Takes to Succeed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Do you dream of living the freelance writer's life but aren't sure if you're ready? Do you get starry-eyed when you think about how wonderful your life would be as a writer? If so, you really need to read this book. This book will give you the unvarnished truth, not the romantic ideal, about the realities of this career path. Because to be successful, writers need to do more than just write well.
The Fright Factory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,280. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Horror can be anything from the most elegant ghost story to the total freak-out of a bloodthirsty serial killer. The Fright Factory can show you how to make the most of your story ideas. Choose the best setting. Build a better monster Learn the fine art of creating suspense! It's all here, including an essential list of the worst horror cliches no editor wants to see.
The Writer's Spellbook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
While this ebook focuses on creating magic systems, it will also help you understand many of the elements that go into strong worldbuilding. A good foundation in your fictional world will open the doorways of inspiration to more and more plot twists, mythical creatures, cliffhangers and fabulous treasure!
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!
The Unvanquished: A Reader's Guide to the William Faulkner Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
William Faulkner has a reputation as a "difficult" author -- but he doesn't have to be! With this new guide, The Unvanquished can be easy to understand. Included are: a chapter-by-chapter summary and commentary on the story, a thorough description of all the characters, a biography of William Faulkner, suggestions for essay topics, and much more.
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!
25 Quick Ways to Sell More Books Today
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The One Minute Book Marketer presents cutting-edge ideas from authors with a proven track record and numerous published books. In 25 Quick Ways to Sell More Books Today there is a treasury of actionable ideas and book selling strategies in every chapter!
The 9 Master Plots for Bestsellers & Blockbusters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,020. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Screenwriting, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Follow the 9 Master Plot recipe to instantly structure your short story, novel, or screenplay. These timeless plots have worked for centuries and they'll work for you.
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.