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Promo Bytes: Author Newsletter and Goodreads
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Price: Free! Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Articles on promotion for authors. This document focuses on The Author Newsletter and starting an author account on Goodreads.
Writer's Companion
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 246,230. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Writer's Companion houses the tools needed to hone a writer's abilities, and it's written in a style a voice that keeps the brain from crying out in frustration or dying of boredom.
So you want to write a novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
So You Want to Write a Novel... was written for the many who’ve wanted to pursue the lofty endeavor of penning (typing) their very own opus, but for one reason or another got lost in the whole process, or perhaps were even a little intimidated. If you want to harness and channel your story into a cohesive format that makes sense, then give So You Want to Write a Novel... a read, and get started!
How to Write Hot Sex: Tips from Multi-Published Erotic Romance Authors
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,330. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
How to Write Hot Sex: Tips from Multi-Published Erotic Romance Authors features everything you need to know about adding sizzling sexual tension, scorching sex scenes, and emotional impact to your romance writing in twelve info-packed essays from bestselling and multi-published authors - so you can get published and get paid.
Writing Fight Scenes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,200. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(4.56 from 9 reviews)
Learn step-by-step how to create fictional fights which leave the reader breathless with excitement.
Literary Lunes Magazine, September issue
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Price: Free! Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: 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!
Bad Agent, No Catnip! Bad Career Advice and Questionable Misinformation from the World's Worst Literary Agent, Sydney T. Cat
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011 by Tsunami Ridge Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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Bad Career Advice and Questionable Misinformation from the World's Worst Literary Agent, Sydney T. Cat! Collected for the first time in this hilarious little book, Sydney T. Cat shares (though bad example) dozens of gaffes, schemes, missteps, cons, and foul-ups real-life "agents" have used to part writers from their money, screw up their careers, and crush their dreams! A must-read for writers!
A Book Inside, How to Write, Publish, and Sell Your Story
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,800. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A Book Inside follows a proven step-by-step, easy to comprehend process to achieve true authorship and success with publishing and book sales.
Creating Fictional Characters
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Characters are the building blocks of fiction. Even in action stories, the action has to happen to characters. Phonetically, the word character begins with "care." Characters have to care about something for readers to care about the characters, and if readers don't care about your characters, they probably won't care about your plot, either. Learn how to create characters readers care about.
Living, Breathing, Writing: A Lesson A Day, Volume 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,520. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
In celebration of Volume 1 going to print edition due to demand, Chelle Cordero and Vanilla Heart Publishing have put together another complete month of lessons about the craft of writing and being a writer, from time management to social networking, organizing queries to publication, and more. Includes more than 50 brain-starting exercises and prompts to help you get those words on paper.
Ebook Publishing Guide for Independent Authors
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This year I have written nearly one million words and published over one hundred ebooks. To help you through the publishing process I have put together this quick guide. From "formatting" to "where is my money", I look at many of the common questions new independent authors have as they venture forth in the new world of ebook publishing. The guide is a useful tool on your ebook journey.
They Stole Your Book! Now What?
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Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
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.
How To Write Short Story Reviews
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by Living Books USA. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
An essential guide for writers and reviewers alike to prevent you from making a complete fool of yourself, literally. Learn how best to write a review of a short story, ensuring that when you do open your mouth, the first thing to enter it is not your own foot!
Ink Stains
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Nine authors with more than 25 published books between them offer countless insights to help your writing leave a mark. These candid author interviews speak to overcoming self doubt, triumphing over writer's block, mastering the editing process, and more. With Kelly O'Connor McNees, Jim Ottaviani, Rachael Herron, Rhonda Stapleton, Sarah Quigley, Josh Berk, Helen Ellis, Eileen Cook, L. Zielin.
30 Secrets Published Authors Know
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Price: $1.23 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Want to get published. Here is what you need to know.
Advanced Plotting
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,080. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011 by Pig River Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Advanced Plotting is designed for the intermediate and advanced writer. If you struggle with plot or suspect your plotting needs work, this book can help. Use the Plot Outline Exercise to identify and fix plot weaknesses. Learn how to get off to a fast start, prop up a sagging middle, build to a climax, improve your pacing, and more.
Writing Love: Screenwriting Tricks for Authors II
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,520. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
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.
How to Join the eBook Revolution
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,170. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011 by Living Books USA. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Are you thinking of publishing your book? In today’s world, the question is, “Paper or Digital?” Which option is most profitable for you, and how do you go about getting it published? “How to Join the eBook Revolution” will help you to make the decision that’s best for you.
Book Magic: Turning Writers into Published Authors
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,680. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The third edition (June 2011) of this bestselling book guides writers to successful publication in print and electronically.
Partnering for Greater Writing
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 17,930. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Authors Barbara Oden and Judy Vandiver share their experience of working together to more than double their writing efforts, get published and maintain balance between their writing careers and their family life. Book is filled with valuable resources, ideas and momentum.