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Twitter for Authors: A Busy Writer's Guide
Series: Busy Writer's Guides. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,300. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Twitter for Authors is about building a successful Twitter platform that’s sustainable for busy people. It contains helpful advice for both Twitter newbies and long-time Twitter users who want to take their platform to the next level.
The Short Fuse Guide to Book Proposals
Series: Short Fuse Guides, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Gordon Warnock walks you through writing the kind of book proposal that makes agents and acquisitions editors want to work with you. Learn what to include, what to avoid, and what will help you stand above the rest. Short Fuse Guides offer insider tips and tricks for writers, written by agents and covering different areas of the ever-changing publishing industry.
The Short Fuse Guide to Query Letters
Series: Short Fuse Guides, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Michelle Richter demystifies the process of writing and submitting query letters that get results. Learn structure, technique, what works, what never to do, what attracts an agent’s attention, and special tips that most writers don’t think of. Help your submission rise above the slush and get read by those who want it most.
The Handy Little Book for Writers Series. Book 6. On Structure
Series: The Handy Little Book for Writers, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
What is Structure? For me, the simple answer is that structure is about the way you set about telling your story so that the reader will gain the most understanding or satisfaction from it. Nevertheless, new writers may be overwhelmed by the thought of having to go to such lengths before even beginning to write. All you need is an awareness of taking your readers on an irresistible journey.
150 Prompts For Fantasy Writers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Fiction » Fantasy » General
150 Prompts For Fantasy Writers is filled with brainstorming suggestions, story starters, and writing prompts specifically written for those who love writing fantasy stories. Also included are several helpful articles such as inspiration for alien worlds, measurements and time, the parts of any army and more.
Book Production Guide
Price: Free! Words: 23,580. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Explains all of the steps involved in creating a book for today's publishing industry, including design, marketing, formatting and editing.
Million Dollar Professionalism for the Writer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,600. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
Since the 1990s, bestsellers Kevin J. Anderson and Rebecca Moesta have helped thousands and thousands of writers to develop the mindset of career professionals. Million Dollar Professionalism for the Writer presents lessons learned from the authors’ decades of experience in publishing. They offer advice on working with publishers, editors, booksellers, and fellow authors, and ...
The Triskele Trail 2014 Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A Pathway to Independent Publishing. This is not a How-To book. This is How-We-Did-It. This is The Triskele Trail.
Use Your Muse: Take Your Writing Deeper For Your Career and For Life
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
As an author (and yes, if you're you're a blogging entrepreneur, then you're an author), you have a powerful tool at your disposal--the Four Squares of Story(tm). Using this system, you can dive into what inspires you and what keeps you writing. You can also identify your agony so that you can make your weaknesses work for you. In this book, we talk about how the Four Squares of Story(tm) can work
Crime Fiction and the Indie Contribution
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,520. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This book looks at the rise of the indie publishing phenomenon which includes the good, the bad and the ugly, and how to choose between them. It considers many types of crime novel with examples drawn from indie published books, and how they compare to traditionally published books.
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 and 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.
Tell the World Your Story: A Super Short Guide for Serious Indie Authors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A very brief guide on writing, publishing and promoting books independently.
Secrets of a Snarky Writer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,420. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Full of snark, dry humor and witticisms, Secrets of a Snarky Writer gives tables, charts, examples and organizational ideas for writers. None of it is delivered in industry jargon, instead this book tells it like it is unapologetically. Includes sample query letters, sample blurbs, how to articles and lots and lots of snark.
Drawing on the Power of Resonance in Writing
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,670. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
All successful writers use resonance to enhance their stories by drawing power from stories that came before, by resonating with their readers' experiences, and by resonating within their own works. In this book, you'll learn exactly what resonance is and how to use it to make your stories more powerful.
How Not to Self-Publish - The Totally Splendid Hotshot Author's Survival Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,100. Language: British English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Rosen Trevithick has threatened to eat celebrities, produced a podcast in which she interviews herself and posed with a gummy triangle stuck to her face – all in the name of marketing. Yet she has somehow managed to shift over a quarter of a million books. How Not to Self-Publish provides a light-hearted, informative and sometimes surreal look at selling books in the modern world.
Collecting The Chalet School Books by Elinor M Brent-Dyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This book is a guide for anyone who is looking to complete their Chalet School book collection. It contains useful information such as a list of all of the titles, when they were printed and in what formats. It also has some information about what happens in each book so that you can remember whether it is one you have read or decide if you would like to read it.
Basic Formatting & How to Create a Hyperlinked Table of Contents for Smashwords
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Education, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Smashwords is a leading distributor for indie authors. Putting ebooks on Smashwords.com results in sales to Smashwords customers & customers for Apple, Sony, Kobo, etc. To sell to these other customers, an ebook must be properly formatted with a hyperlinked table of contents. This short book presents easy-to-follow formatting instructions and a guide for creating a hyperlinked table of contents.
Work in Your Pajamas: A Guide to Becoming a Freelance Writer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
"Work in Your Pajamas: A Guide to Becoming a Freelance Writer" is a book that can change your life. It will give you all of the tools to get started working from the comfort of your home. The basics are right in front of you with this book.
MJ Magazine July — Created By Authors for Authors
Series: MJ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,280. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The fourth issue of MJ Magazine includes Book of the Month Madiba: A-Z: The Many Faces of Nelson Mandela; Featured Authors Clint Morey and Allan Topol; Christian Fiction reviewed by Lee Harmon; Fran’s Top 5 New Authors: Mark Murphy; and recommended reading by Marybeth Zeman, Steve Berry and Daniel Palmer; and Featured Teen Columnist Jake Swerdloff. New Section — Writer’s Workshop.
Million Dollar Book Signings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Million Dollar Book Signings will tell you everything you need to know to make your signings a success. This insightful book includes: - Ideas for Alternative Venues - Effective Publicity Strategies - Optimal Dates and Seasons for Signings - A Check List of Items to Bring and Tasks to Complete . . .and more.