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Interactive Fiction
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,280. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
How to write a Choose Your Own Adventure-inspired book with a good story, deep characters, and fun decisions that will keep readers engaged.
Who Will Read Your Book? The Unknown Writer’s Guide to the Realities of Writing & Publishing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,700. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Who Will Read Your Book? is a tough-love reality check on the vagaries of the new publishing models for aspiring writers while at the same time providing a road map based on the author’s own experience as a writer, writing teacher, traditionally-published author and indie author.
Catfish: Volumes 46-50
Price: Free! Words: 26,340. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This anthology of the zine Catfish contains reviews of music, books, and film.
Catfish: Volumes 51-55
Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This anthology contains volumes 51-55 of my zine of book, film, and other reviews.
Scrivener Windows EBook Creation (Quick and Dirty Resource)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Do you want to make eBooks with Scrivener using your talent and experience? Are you struggling and procrastinating over producing eBooks with Scrivener because you believe the software is too complex to use? If so. I ‘ve got you covered. I’ll walk you through how to produce your first eBook (Mobi or EPub) using Scrivener.
Goal Setting for Writers. How to set and achieve your writing goals, finally write a book, and become a successful author
Series: Writers’ Guide Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,370. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Writing a book is on the bucket list of millions of people, but few achieve their writing dreams. This book will help you set effective writing goals and develop an action plan that will guide you through every step of the writing process. You will learn how to break down your goals into manageable chunks, how to overcome writer’s block and other obstacles, and how to finally finish your book.
Tarthian Empire Companion, an illustrated World-Building Bible and Guide to Writing a Science Fiction Series
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,810. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
For writers of science fiction and fantasy, or writers who want to create a science fiction series. How to build believable worlds, track story details, organize your writing, and lay out your story bible. Get organizational tips, links to marketing sites, groups supporting writers, scifi groups, and more. Material from the author's 90+ page science fiction website is included. Illustrated.
Prontuario dell'autore perfetto 2
Series: Prontuario dell'autore perfetto. Price: Free! Words: 22,890. Language: Italian. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Il Prontuario dell'autore perfetto 2 costituisce il proseguimento dell'opera iniziata nel primo volume per chi decide di uscire dal suo guscio e portare i suoi pensieri al di fuori della sfera intima. È un supporto che dà la possibilità allo scrittore emergente di poter essere dalla parte del manico e quindi di avere il completo potere decisionale sulle sue azioni.
The 12 Key Pillars of Novel Construction
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,940. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The 12 Key Pillars of Novel Construction takes the mystery out of building a solid story and shows you how to go from idea to complete novel in practical, easy-to-understand steps. Smart writers will take the time to learn how to structure strong pillars that will hold up their novels. This new comprehensive writing craft book clearly lays out just how to build each essential pillar.
How to Write Point of View
Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 14,430. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Point of View is one of fiction writing's most difficult elements to master and is vital for success. POV, the position of the narrator in relation to the story, is at the heart of writing romance. Aspire to write effective POV, and inspiration for your romance novel will follow. Authors succeed with Kathleen Rowland's "video camera on the head" technique.
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 and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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.
THE BRIGHT BOOK IDEA: The string of book ideas that sell better than anything else
Price: Free! Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This method of getting book ideas, compared to other methods, is like comparing the fish a single angler catches to what a fishing trawler does. Don't get poor results with one idea. Easily come up with a string of subjects that will give you far better results.
Indie Poet Rock Star
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The Poet's Guide to Ebooks, Marketing and the Self-Publishing Revolution
Mega Prompt Book: 600 Prompts To Get You Writing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,220. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The Mega Prompt Book is a book for all writers of every genre. It includes over 600 writing prompts and the articles "40 Ways to Beat Writers Block" and "7 Obstacles to Writing and How to Overcome Them."
Self-editing for Writers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Ann Jacobs, multi-published author of bestselling, award-winning novels and novellas, takes you step by step through the self-edits you need to perform before presenting your book or novella to a publisher, a private line editor or the world in general.  Maximize the functionality of your word processor to help clean your manuscript while recognizing its limitations
Authors Unchained: Some Rules Were Made to be Broken
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,790. Language: American English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
As an author, have you ever had "rules" shoved down your throat?
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 » Publishing » Self-publishing
(2.33 from 3 reviews)
Why won't readers buy your book? Because it stinks, that's why.
Publishing 101: A First-Time Author's Guide to Getting Published, Marketing and Promoting Your Book, and Building a Successful Career
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
PUBLISHING 101 is your comprehensive guide to getting published, while avoiding the common pitfalls of first-time authorship. You'll learn how to evaluate the commercial potential for your work; find and approach editors and agents; prepare query letters and book proposals; market and promote your work effectively; and determine if the self-publishing path is right for you.
eBooks 66 mistakes to avoid when publishing an eBook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,500. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
Mistakes you should avoid when eBooking
I Suck at Writing: How to Transform Insecurity into Confidence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
As a writer, insecurity and confidence are each a daily choice. How are you choosing?