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123 Character Development Questions: A systematic way to develop phenomenal fictional characters.
Price: $1.23 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012 and represented by Forde Consulting. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Playwriting
Developing rich, vibrant, realistic and multidimensional characters is the aim of all budding writers. This brief guide offers 123 useful character questions for authors. Questions span a range of topics from biographical questions to questions on family, relationships, money and spiritual beliefs. This is the first book in a 123 series that offers ideas on a given topic.
Useful Publications and Resources from the Care Council for
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: British English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Social Services
A major part of the Care Council’s work is about making sure that all social workers, social care workers, service users and carers have access to up-to-date information, guidance, tools and research on best practice. Here are the Care Council’s recent major publications and resources with information about their content and how to access them.
1001 Romance Story Starters
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,090. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
"1001 Romance Story Starters" covers myriad genres, from erotic romance to inspirational and everything in between. Designed to help kick start your imagination – the starters include dialogue starters, scenes, open ended scenarios, and even story endings. You can change ANYTHING about the story starter. Take the idea and bend it to your will – you’re the boss.
First Sentences
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,070. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Snowflakes - no two are the same. First sentences are like snowflakes. Read over 1,000 first sentences of novels from Dickens to Clancy. Each has been placed in one category or several, such as Time or Location. Whether an author who wants to see how other novels have started with their first sentence or you are an avid reader who wants a taste of a thousand novels at one sitting - enjoy!
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.
Become A Research Expert & Scope Out The Competition For Your Book
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,270. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer literacy
Research is not boring anymore! Learn from this great guide on how to conduct research in general, with a special focus on teaching writers who need to research topics and the potential market for books that they want to publish. Written by a librarian and research expert. The guide is easy to read and includes many illustrations.
How To Write An eBook For Fun and Profit
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
You can create your eBook and get it published and available for resale at little to no cost to you. In fact, the little you spend on this eBook guide may be the only expense you face in this whole process. This guide is a practical look at some of the most important things that you need to know to get your eBook out of your head and available for download.
The Stupidity of eBook Reviews
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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If you write or buy ebooks you probably pay attention to the ebook review systems that exist - you shouldn't. This short expose details how easily people manipulate the ebook review systems - and for a variety of reasons, and how meaningless a process it is. When an author can buy a favourable review for a few cents, is the review system worth the effort?
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.
Write Your Memoir In One Day
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Learn a fast, simple way to write an insightful mini-memoir or even a longer one. Using techniques proven in a college classroom, Write Your Memoir in One Day gives clear guidance and many examples on how to start a short memoir, which topics and details to include, how to avoid a boring memoir, and how to bring focus to a travel memoir. Also provides copyright and self-publishing information.
52 Tips para escribir claro y entendible
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,490. Language: Spanish. Published: June 27, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Essay » Literature
El autor presenta 52 tips, que se concentran en la escritura como un oficio que requiere de una práctica constante. Dicha aplicación es lo que el autor entiende como ejercicio de honestidad. El escritor no nace, sino se hace, y todo aquel que pretenda gozar de las mieles de tan honesto oficio, primero debe aceptar el sufrimiento que conlleva el enfrentamiento con uno mismo.
The 30 Day Novel: Backstory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Weaving in the backstory is always a challenge for writers. In this book, I'll lay out the techniques for seamless integration of backstory and history (you DO know the difference, don't you?) Prologues, flashbacks, and appositives are just a few of the techniques that will solve your backstory problems.
Easy Smashwords Formatting In OpenOffice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012 by Empire. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Welcome to Easy Smashwords Formatting In OpenOffice. In this guide you'll learn the ten steps it takes to get your book into the Smashwords Premium Distribution Program every time. This book is specifically designed for those of you who prefer to use the free word processing program known as OpenOffice.
Easy Smashwords Formatting In Microsoft Office
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012 by Empire. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Welcome to Easy Smashwords Formatting In Microsoft Office. In this guide you'll learn the ten steps it takes to get your book into the Smashwords Premium Distribution Program every time. This book is specifically designed for those of you who prefer to use Microsoft Word 2007 and above however it will work reasonably well with other versions of Word.
The 30 Day Novel: First Pages
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Your first few pages -- really, your first few paragraphs! -- must do three things. Hook the reader, created reader identification, and convince the reader to suspend disbelief. Miss any one of these, and your reader will simply put the book down. This book shows you exactly how to do each of these three critical tasks.
Get That Book Published! A Roadmap for Today's Writer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Get That Book Published! is a concise little guide that illustrates today’s publishing “pathways": • Traditional publishing • Self-publishing printed books through offset printing, digital printing or print on demand (POD) and • Self-publishing ebooks. Discover the path(s) that best suits your timeline, budget, business experience, quality expectations and needs for prestige and creative control.
Ebook Writing Success
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Over the past 18 months I have written and published nearly 300 ebooks, and over a million words under many different names.This is a short guide sharing my experiences and offering encouragement to anyone who wants to immerse themselves in this rare moment in human history-the ability to write and reach the whole world with your thoughts.If you are serious about writing success, read this.
Words With JAM - June 2012
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,170. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
It’s that time again. The June issue of Words with JAM is upon us. It’s sitting on our chests, causing mild to moderate pain and discomfort which it would be safest to get checked out at A&E because you never know.
Weekly Strategies for Writers: Tips on Writing, Editing, Publishing, Marketing & more
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,460. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012 by Full Court Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Weekly Strategies for Writers: Tips on Writing, Editing, Publishing, Marketing & more is a collection of timely tips for fiction and nonfiction writers that discusses the changes, opportunities, and resources now available for writers to make their writing and publishing goals a success. New or veteran writers are sure to find Weekly Strategies a quick, informative read.
Slow Your Prose: 25 Tips on How New Authors Can Improve Their Craft
Price: Free! Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
New writers often worry more about how to sell their book instead of writing a polished story in the first place. They have the pedal pressed to the floor when they shouldn't have gotten in the ride at all, so to speak. In "Slow Your Prose: 25 Tips On How New Authors Can Improve Their Craft," we go back to the basics.