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Writing Love: Screenwriting Tricks for Authors II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,520. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
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A revised, expanded version of award-winning author/screenwriter Alexandra Sokoloff's story structure workbook Screenwriting Tricks For Authors, with twice the material and using examples from all genres – but with a special focus on the structure and key elements of love stories. Includes full breakdowns of ten romantic comedies, romantic adventure, period romance and romantic suspense films.
Read Me Before You Write
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,600. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Do you have a dream of writing and publishing a book? What you don’t know could cost you countless hours and thousands of dollars. Award-winning author Evelyn Puerto shares the lessons about writing, publishing and marketing books she learned the hard way: through trial and error. Read Me Before You Write will give you the start you need so you’ll be more likely to succeed.
Finding Your Voice: How to Put Personality in Your Writing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,710. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 and represented by MacGregor Literary. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
(5.00 from 1 review)
The writers who succeed are those who develop a distinctive voice—Les Edgerton shows you how to bring out your own unique voice without years of struggle.
Dialogue
Series: Busy Writer's Guides. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,950. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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In Dialogue: A Busy Writer's Guide, you'll learn techniques and tricks for making your dialogue shine, as well as practical editorial steps you can take to polish your dialogue.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
The Writing Submission Schedule Guide 2013
Price: Free! Words: 66,400. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
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When you are ready to submit your masterpiece for publication, this guide will help you strategize where to place your submission. By organizing information on hundreds of literary publications' reading periods chronologically, you will immediately know who is ready to read your work, and as an ebook, you will have the clickable website links you need to immediately submit your prose or poetry.
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!
MJ Magazine March — Created By Authors for Authors
Series: MJ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,860. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
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The third issue of MJ Magazine includes Featured Authors Robert Dugoni and Allan Topol; Featured Romance Authors Lori Foster, Christie Ridgway and Victoria Dahl; the first of Fran’s Top 5 New Authors: Redfern Jon Barrett; and recommended reading by David Baldacci and Mark Shaff. Readers will also enjoy regular sections like Writing Tips, Book Reviews, Fran’s Picks and Dellani’s Stories.
Smashwords Formateringsguide
Series: Smashwords Style Guide Translations. Price: Free! Words: 23,280. Language: Danish. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
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Smashwords Formateringsguide har hjulpet tusindvis af forfattere med at producere og udgive ebøger af høj kvalitet. Denne gratis guide giver dig simple trinvise instruktioner til, hvordan du skaber, formaterer og udgiver en eBog. Det er nødvendig læsning for enhver forfatter, der gerne vil have distribueret deres bog via Smashwords til større forhandlere af ebøger, såsom Apple iBookstore og Kobo
Why Authors Fail: 17 Mistakes Self Publishing Authors Make That Sabotage Their Success (And How To Fix Them)
Price: Free! Words: 24,710. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business & entrepreneurship
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Becoming a massively successful self-published author isn't easy. Even just one missing link in an otherwise perfect plan can kill your results. Multiple #1 bestselling author Derek Doepker has made the mistakes for you and found a way to overcome them. Now he'll take you by the hand to show you the principles you need to follow to guarantee long-term success as a self-published author.
Ditch the Publisher: 40 Indie Authors on Their Unique Self-Publishing Journeys
Price: Free! Words: 63,910. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
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Thinking of self-publishing? Who better to advise you than 40 writers who have been there, done that and, well, written the book?
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
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
“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.
Ideas and Inspiration for Fantasy and Science Fiction Writers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,230. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & 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.
Guida allo Stile Smashwords
Series: Smashwords Style Guide Translations. Price: Free! Words: 23,120. Language: Italian. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
La "Guida allo stile Smashwords" ha aiutato migliaia di autori ed editori a pubblicare ebook di alta qualità. Questa Guida gratuita offre semplici consigli passo-dopo-passo per creare, formattare e pubblicare un ebook. La Guida deve essere preventivamente letta da ogni autore che voglia distribuire la sua opera, attraverso Smashwords. Traduzione italiana a cura di Giuseppe Meligrana.
Laird Barron (ology)
Price: Free! Words: 166,680. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Fiction » Horror » General
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About the work of horror writer Laird Barron, and is a companion to the Laird Barron (ology) website http://lairdbarron.blogspot.com and collects the content found at the site. The various entries and elements can also be browsed there. Barron as a writer often works in a Lovecraft type tradition, using his own Pacific Northwest and in particular Washington State mythos. Also noir influences.
The Secrets to Ebook Publishing Success
Series: Smashwords Guides, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 41,550. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
(4.76 from 121 reviews)
Learn the 30 best practices of the bestselling self-published ebook authors. This updated January 2014 edition of the The Secrets to Ebook Publishing Success has already helped tens of thousands of self-published ebook authors publish more professionally. This ebook is a must-read for every writer, author, publisher and literary agent.
The Complete Guide to the Year’s Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
Price: Free! Words: 58,470. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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A complete list of the stories in every Year's Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror book, grouped by editor and ordered by volume.

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