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They Stole Your Book! Now What?
Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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What can you do if you discover that someone has stolen your book? What steps can you take to get the stolen book removed? I share what I did when I found three of my books stolen and put up for sale on Amazon. Topics also covered in this ebook are registering your copyright in the United States, book piracy, and using Smashwords.
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 and 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?
Stepwise: eBook and Print-on-Demand Formatting Using Word 2010
Price: Free! Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
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A simplified approach to formatting for indie authors, suitable for generating Kindle, EPUB, and Smashwords ebook editions, as well as CreateSpace print editions.
The Writing Submission Schedule Guide 2013
Price: Free! Words: 66,400. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and 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.
The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan: Online and Offline Promotion Strategies to Build Your Audience and Sell More Books
Price: Free! Words: 68,580. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and 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.
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 and books
(4.79 from 75 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.
Creating ebooks
Price: Free! Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
A quick and simple guide on how ebooks differ from their printed cousins, how you can create your own, and how you can cover pretty much the whole market using Smashwords and Amazon. Has some low cost D.I.Y ideas, as well as minimum hassle options. Revised in January 2012
Put the Cat In the Oven Before You Describe the Kitchen
Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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There are hundreds of fantastic books about writing for hopeful authors to choose from, but most of them are boring, complicated, and bogged down by filler. This little book is brief, straight forward, and easy to understand.
The Backward Approach to Ebook Success
Price: Free! Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(4.33 from 6 reviews)
Thinking of writing an ebook? Not sure how to go about it? This ebook contains important do’s and don’ts on marketing ebooks, pricing ebooks, and using social networks. It also provides useful sales and genre data, and demonstrates how using the personal knowledge and experiences described in this ebook will improve your foray into the world of self-publishing.
Dos and Don'ts for Indie Authors
Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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This guide provides a brief compendium that covers everything from your motivation for becoming an indie author to tips for dealing with negative reviews. It advises you on everything from avoiding mistakes when self-promoting your books to ways to pinpoint your target audience. It has been created to help indie authors to stay focussed by following a list of simple steps to promote
Guida allo Stile Smashwords
Series: Smashwords Style Guide Translations. Price: Free! Words: 23,120. Language: Italian. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and 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.
How to Get Published
Price: Free! Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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How did Paris Hilton's dog get published when humans have such a hard time? Author shares advice on publishers, query letters, book proposals, self-publishing and book promotion.
Literary Lunes Magazine, September issue
Price: Free! Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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Literary Lunes is a free magazine filled with advice on how to write & publish novels of fiction. We feature interviews from authors, publishers and agents. Each issue comes out in the beginning of the month. If you download a copy of the magazine, please leave us a review so we know how we are doing!
101 Book Marketing Tips
Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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101 Book Marketing Tips for authors from marketing expert and internationally best-selling author, Heather Hart
No, I Won't Buy Your eBook
Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014 by aLife Beyond Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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Why won't readers buy your book? Because it stinks, that's why.
Seven Deadly Mistakes To Avoid When Making An eBook
Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
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Would you like to be seen as an expert in your field? An ebook is an incredible tool for building your business. It can easily improve your business's bottom line and sustainability. Here I will share seven key mistakes to avoid when making an ebook. Avoiding these costly mistakes now, will save you time and money later. And, if you are anything like me, you don't have either to waste!
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 and 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.
Laird Barron (ology)
Price: Free! Words: 166,680. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and 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.