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How To Self-Publish Your Book
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,370. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017 by Story Perfect Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Do you want to publish an ebook? Do you want to do it right? This book will tell you how.
The Synopsis Treasury
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,170. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
A collection of actual story submissions to publishers by grandmasters, Hugo and Nebula award winners, international bestsellers and rising stars of science fiction and fantasy, including H.G. Wells, Jack Williamson, Andre Norton, Robert A. Heinlein, James Gunn, Frank Herbert, Ben Bova, Piers Anthony, Michael Bishop, Joe Haldeman, Terry Brooks, and more!
About Writing: Your Essential Writing Manual
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,620. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Both of Suz deMello’s famed writing manuals, now in one handy volume. Suz discusses characterization and conflict, story creation and the mythic structure, point of view, info dumps, dialog and much, much more!
First Sentences
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,070. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Snowflakes - no two are the same. First sentences are like snowflakes. Read over 1,000 first sentences of novels from Dickens to Clancy. Each has been placed in one category or several, such as Time or Location. Whether an author who wants to see how other novels have started with their first sentence or you are an avid reader who wants a taste of a thousand novels at one sitting - enjoy!
Dollars and Sense for Writers: A Guide to Managing Your Writing Business
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,080. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
This must-have manual is a plain-talk look at the business of writing. It will help you know what you don't know about publishing and provides tools you can use to survive and thrive as a writer.
Bram Stoker's Dracula: The Critical Feast
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,510. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
There is a common misconception that the early critical reception of Bram Stoker's famed vampire novel, Dracula (1897), was "mixed." This reference book sets out to dispel this myth by offering the most exhaustive collection of early critical responses to Stoker's novel ever assembled.
Power Packed Book Marketing: Sell More Books
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
I't’s time to start marketing your book and getting it into readers' hands. Whether you’re a first time author, or a publishing veteran looking to revitalise your marketing, this book is here to help. It is jam packed full of simple strategies, hints and tips which will take you through every step of the marketing process
Writer Vs Muse The Struggle Is Real! An Entirely Accurate Portrayal of One Writer's Struggle with Her Inspiration
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,230. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
It's a very amusing - and entirely true - account of a writer and her muse trying to hash out the dos and don'ts of their relationship.
MJ Magazine August 2017— Created By Authors for Authors
Price: $3.99 $1.00 USD. (75% off!) Words: 55,890. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The tenth issue of MJ Magazine includes Featured Authors William McCauley, Sandra Brown, E.Z. Risky and Kathy Reichs; Writing tips, and Author Interviews featuring Linda Fairstein and Walter Mosley. Readers will also enjoy regular sections like Writing Tips, Book Reviews, Fran’s Picks and a featured Short Story.
The Short and Long of It
Price: $4.99 $3.74 USD. (25% off!) Words: 45,140. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Are you now or have you ever been a writer of short fiction? Do you long to s-t-r-e-t-c-h those 55ers, flash pieces, and short-shorts into longer publishable work? If so, The Short and Long of It is for you. Award-winning short fiction writer, Paul Alan Fahey, shows you how to expand and adapt these pieces into plays, short stories, novellas, and novels pitch perfect for the e-age.
Words With JAM - June 2012
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,170. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
It’s that time again. The June issue of Words with JAM is upon us. It’s sitting on our chests, causing mild to moderate pain and discomfort which it would be safest to get checked out at A&E because you never know.
Nick Reads and Reviews
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,440. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011 by Black Bed Sheet Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Since 2004, highly acclaimed horror fiction author Nicholas Grabowsky has reviewed books given to him from authors and their agents and publishers large and small, paying particular attention to what the smaller presses have to offer. Never reviewing for payment or profit, he used these reviews as a dscipline towards maintaining a reading schedule and as writing excercises.
An Illustrated Guide to Getting Published - An Author 'How to…' Manual
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 68,280. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business writing
Author John Chapman leads you through the intricacies of getting your book to readers. • Conventional publishing • Independent - Print on demand • Ebooks …the choices are up to you, and are not as tricky as you may believe. John directs you through cover design, book descriptions, keywords and book promotion because, unfortunately, getting sales is not so obvious.
MJ Magazine November — Created by Authors for Authors
Series: MJ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,280. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
The second issue of MJ Magazine includes featured authors RaeAnne Thayne and Rita Plush, author of the month, Tess Gerritsen. Reviews and interviews including Mark Rubenstein interviewing M.J. Rose and Christoph Fischer interviewing Paulette Mahurin, Ada Winder and DM Lee. The featured new author this time is Timothy Louis Baker, plus articles by Mark Rubenstein, Brian Hayden and Donald Riggio.
Love Story Writer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,330. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
LOVE STORY WRITER is crammed with practical advice on writing and selling the romantic story. It takes you from an idea’s gestation to its final submission. It tells you why so many manuscripts fail to sell, and how to avoid common pitfalls that keep authors from success. One of America’s highest paid editors, Daisy Bacon’s advice remains as relevant as when pulp fiction dominated newsstands.
Publish with Purpose: A Goal-Oriented Framework for Publishing Success
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,400. Language: American English. Published: April 23, 2019 by Emerald Lake Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
“Publish with Purpose" is unlike any other book you’ve read before. Yes, it’s a book on writing. Sort of… And it’s also a book on marketing. Sort of… But what it really is, is a cross-over book that looks at how writing and marketing (and everything else you do related to your book) are interconnected. And that’s what makes this book different.
The Elements of Active Prose: Writing Tips to Make Your Prose Shine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,550. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Pithy tips for improving your writing sentence by sentence. The author explains what the advice ‘show, don’t tell’ means and the influence various word usages have on the reader’s experience. The book includes guidance for beta readers, clarification of often misunderstood conventions, UK/US differences, advice on developing a professional attitude, reviewing fairly, and dealing with criticism.
Writing for a Living
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,130. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Observations and strategies based on the two decade long writing career of Stefan Petrucha, author of over twenty novels and hundreds of graphic novels. This book collects the essays used for his online class of the same name, taught via the University of Massachusetts.
The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan: Online and Offline Promotion Strategies to Build Your Audience and Sell More Books
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,580. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
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Loaded with proven tactics to make the book marketing journey a bit easier and a lot more effective, The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan will show you how to build your own marketing plan, develop an effective website and blog, reach your audience with social media, attract media attention with DIY publicity strategies, boost visibility for your book on Amazon, and much more.
(Volume II) Ideas and Inspiration for Fantasy and Science Fiction Writers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,600. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The second volume of the series for all writers of fantasy or science fiction----whether novels, short stories, games, or any other form of storytelling. Animals without ancestors, government control of reincarnation, the sex lives of demons, philosophical zombies and more.