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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.
Flash Memoir: Writing Prompts to Get You Flashing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,610. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
We begin with a sudden memory, follow it to see where it leads. Yet so many of us tend to ignore these flashes.Using a process I call write right now, I help the writer to harvest the urgency of sudden memories.The prompts in this book are designed to spur memories, to get you writing. I’ll also direct you to resources, authors to read and study, and places to submit.
Words With Jam - February 2012
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,330. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
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The Business of Writing
Price: $3.64 USD. Words: 44,700. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
With advice from more than 50 professional writers, some of whom have been on the UK bestseller lists or the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists, The Business of Writing is a collection of 25 articles, first published in Writing Magazine, looking at the practical business of writing: tax, productivity, pseudonyms, coping with rejection, press trip behaviour, selling rights and more.
Blow Us Away! Publishers' Secrets for Successful Manuscripts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,010. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2010 by WindRiver Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Publishers and agents around the world are waiting to be blown away by the next great manuscript but are frustrated by the average new author's lack of preparedness; too many manuscripts lack marketing insight, organization, or an understanding of the book industry. Bring publishers a great book with all the background information we need to make a good business decision and you've got a deal.
From Story Idea to Reader
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,090. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Alfie Dog Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
From Story Idea to Reader is an easily accessible guide to writing fiction. No matter if you are looking to submit your work for publication, enter a competition, or want to self-publish, this practical guide will help you every step of the way. By Patsy Collins and Rosemary J. Kind
How To Eat The Elephant: Build Your Book In Bite-Sized Steps
Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Are you finally ready to turn those clever cocktail ideas into a published book? Straight talking, funny, and brutally honest, How To Eat The Elephant will give you--yes, you--the shove you need to haul your rump off the sofa and position it in front of your computer. You won't get any sympathy here, but you will get all the tools you need to chunk the writing process down into bite-sized pieces.
Reading a Writer's Mind: Exploring Short Fiction - First Thought to Finished Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,900. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
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“Reading A Writer’s Mind” shows the detailed thinking behind the writing of ten stories across a range of genres and using different modes of delivery. From the initial idea, through the story itself, to a commentary explaining the decisions made during the writing, this book offers a unique insight into one writer’s creative process, laying a path to follow and showing the tools to use.
The Rocky Road to Publishing: Advice on Writing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,300. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Noted author Judy Fitzwater lends her trademark wit to her own experiences, offering a candid look into what it truly takes to be a writer. Get a frank, fresh take on the realities of the writing life, process, and industry as Fitzwater provides practical advice, humor, and lots of encouragement for those engaged in the tough business of writing fiction. A delightful read full of candid tips.
MJ Magazine - May 2016 Edition - Created by Authors for Authors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This seventh issue of MJ Magazine features authors Anthony Franze, Andrea Kane, Marta Moran Bishop, Joy Fielding and Carol P. Roman. Also included are writing tips interviews with successful authors, book reviews and Fran’s picks.
Successful Self-Publishing: How We Do It (And How You Can Too)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,810. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
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Successful Self-Publishing: How We Do It (And How You Can Too) is an inspiring anthology of fifteen indie authors' paths to success in publishing, edited by NY Times Bestseller Shoshanna Evers. Get ready to take your career to the next level!
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!
2016 Indie Author State of the Union
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,720. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
2015 Publishing industry roundup that will help you grow your author business, stay informed, and sell more books.
MJ Magazine September — Created By Authors for Authors
Series: MJ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,930. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Welcome to the first issue of MJ Magazine –written by authors for authors. This issue includes interviews with Jon Land, Steve Berry and R.J. Ellory as well as book reviews, writing tips, Fran’s pick of the month and much more. Authors are encouraged to read the magazine and then send their writing for possible inclusion in the next issue.
Reviews and Reflections on Books, Literature, and Writing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,320. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Essay » Literature
Because I cannot imagine a life without books, reviews are an essential part of radiating who and what I am. Reading is a voyage of discovery. And though a true reader wants the freedom to discover new worlds without restriction, a map with a few landmarks is a useful tool to save time. Reviews are one way of fine-tuning your discernment, to ensure that your reading experience is time well spent.
E-book Publishing and Marketing 101
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,740. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 6, 2016 by Agora Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
This “EBook Publishing and Marketing 101” book will walk you through the whole process of writing, editing, formatting, promoting and marketing your precious e-book. It will help you get started and ensure that you know everything you need to know while equipping you with the skills and knowledge you need to complete your book and place it in front of readers’ eyes.
Self-Publishing for the Broke Author: How to Edit Your Manuscript, Format Your Book and Create a Killer Cover on Little to No Money
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,190. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
If you think you can’t afford to get started with self-publishing, Self-Publishing for the Broke Author is a must-read. It will give you all the tools you need to launch your first book and set your publishing career on course to reach the stratosphere.
The Write Attitude: A WMG Writer's Guide
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,030. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
A writer’s attitude can help bring success. But what should that attitude look like? Rah-rah positive? Pragmatic? Take-no-prisoners serious? USA Today bestselling author and renowned business blogger Kristine Kathryn Rusch helps guide writers to find the right attitude for a long-term writing career in this latest WMG Writers’ Guide.
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
To Each Their Darkness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,670. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Explore the world of writing horror from a Bram Stoker and International Horror Guild award-winning author’s point of view. Gary Braunbeck uses film, fiction and life experience to elucidate the finer points of storytelling, both in and out of genre. This part-autobiographical, always analytical book looks at how stories develop and what makes them work–or not work–when they’re told.