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The Business of Writing
Price: $3.64 USD. Words: 44,700. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
With advice from more than 50 professional writers, some of whom have been on the UK bestseller lists or the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists, The Business of Writing is a collection of 25 articles, first published in Writing Magazine, looking at the practical business of writing: tax, productivity, pseudonyms, coping with rejection, press trip behaviour, selling rights and more.
Super Simple Quick Start Guide to Book Marketing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,160. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
Want to improve book sales? This simple introductory guide will give you the basic information you need to begin promoting your book. Learn how to find readers, increase sales rank, and become a bestseller. Begin using these simple methods to help your book sales soar.
Self-Publishing on a Budget
Price: Free! Words: 14,410. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017 by E. R. Dee. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A primer for writers who want to put out eBooks and Print on Demand books.
Publishing Gold Complete Series: Step-by-Step Guides for Success In Your Writing Career
Series: Publishing Gold: Step-by-Step Guides for Success In Your Writing Career. Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 65,000. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016 by Heart Ally Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Want to be a published author? This set teaches you how to navigate the maze of the industry, giving you the power to publish your work successfully. Set includes all 5 books.
Skyline 2017
Series: Skyline. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,880. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2016 by Cyberworld Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Skyline 2017, the fourth in a series of annual publisher’s anthologies, showcases the prose and poetry talents of Central Virginia writers. The title of the anthology is taken from the Skyline Drive, the parkway skipping along the top of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia and providing centering for the region in which the authors showcased here are living and writing.
Time in Fiction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
All writers want to create stories in which readers can lose themselves, and the flow of time in a story is an important element of reader immersion. This ebook explains how time works in fiction, its relationship to time in the real world, and looks at concepts such as order and duration, as well as mechanisms writers can use to move through time in their stories and avoid plot hole
From Story Idea to Reader
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,090. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Alfie Dog Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
From Story Idea to Reader is an easily accessible guide to writing fiction. No matter if you are looking to submit your work for publication, enter a competition, or want to self-publish, this practical guide will help you every step of the way. By Patsy Collins and Rosemary J. Kind
Write Characters-Creating People Readers Will Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Are you struggling with creating your characters or are you getting rejection letters but you’re pretty sure you have a storyline that rocks? And that’s why I created this short guide.
The Science Fiction Professional: Expanded and Updated
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 87,040. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Questions and answers on the business of writing Science Fiction Mike Resnick wrote 59 “Ask Bwana” columns for the multiple Hugo nominee Speculations in the 1990s. He has expanded and updated his answers in this new column, as well as including a few brand-new “Ask Bwana” column he recently ran on his website.
How to Write Fiction: Busy Writer's Guides Set 2
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 84,630. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Three bestselling writing resources in one set! Experienced fiction editor Marcy Kennedy’s has put three of her popular Busy Writer’s Guides together. Dialogue, point of view, and description are foundational skills you need to master to create vivid fiction that balances your character’s internal life with the external story world in a way that keeps readers turning pages.
The Ebook Machine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
There's a faster way to maintain and publish your ebooks: an HTML compiler. An HTML compiler and the Kit language let you break your ebook into parts, and share the parts between different files. Imagine if you could edit your author biography once and update the bio in all of your HTML files in seconds. That's the power of automation.
The Time Traveler's Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,200. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The Time Traveler’s Guide examines the writing of time travel stories and historical fiction, including the creation of time machines, historical research, creating characters, plot issues, time travel to the future, alternate history, and parallel universes. The Time Traveler’s Guide is an excellent resource for those writing time travel or historical fiction stories for both children and adults.
Having Relationships With Characters on the Road to Great Fiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(Shhh! A Secret of Great Writing) An article originally published in the SFWA Bulletin on fascinating statistical correlations found between the amount of interpersonal relationships in "well regarded" vs. "ordinary" SF/F stories. In addition to the article are supplemental materials, including much that wasn't published because of space limitations.
Closing the Deal...on Your Terms
Series: WMG Writer's Guide. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Written for every writer, whether self-published, traditionally published, or hybrid, Closing the Deal…on Your Terms takes writers on a journey that will help them understand what they’re selling and what they could accidentally give away.
Ebooks Published on Smashwords & Lulu by Richard Lighthouse
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This ebook is a summary listing of published work by Richard Lighthouse on smashwords.com, which currently has 52 works, and lulu.com, which currently has 66 works. A few titles have been archived or retired at these websites. Some of these ebooks are also available on Apple iBooks, BarnesAndNoble, Kobo, Google Play, Amazon, and other websites. 16930 County Road 831, Pearland, Texas 77584.
Show, Don't Tell - How to Write Vivid Descriptions, Handle Backstory, and Describe Your Characters’ Emotions
Series: Writers’ Guide Series. Price: Free! Words: 15,350. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
"Show, don’t tell" is probably the single most-important piece of advice given to writers. But many writers struggle to understand this powerful principle or have difficulty applying it to their own work. This book will help you spot telling in your own manuscript and turn bland passages into powerful scenes that will keep your readers turning pages.
Point of View - How to Use the Different Point of View Types, Avoid Head-Hopping, and Choose the Best Point of View for Your Book
Series: Writers’ Guide Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,080. Language: American English. Published: October 19, 2016 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Point of view (POV) is the most powerful tool in a writer’s kit, but it’s also the hardest to master. This book will help you understand the different types of POV, choose the best one for your book, and fix common POV problems. You’ll learn how to use point of view in a way that will make your readers identify with your main character and keep them captivated until the very last page.
The Groom Family of Buckinghamshire London Tasmania & Fiji BOOK 2 Buckinghamshire London Tasmania
Series: THE GROOM FAMILY of BUCKINGHAMSHIRE LONDON TASMANIA & FIJI BOOK 2 Buckinghamshire London Tasmania. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,220. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The earliest generations of the Groom family were in Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire, England whose parish records survive from 1564. Anthony Adolph researched wills and parish registers for the earlier history on the Groom family. Agnes Groume 1580 had written a will stating her children. One of these children is William Grome born about 1550. Descendant of William - James Foster Groom London 1786.
How to Market Your Book
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Marketing is difficult, but it doesn't have to be. There is no easy button, but we can show you to at least make it bearable.
How To Find The Right Publisher
Price: Free! Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Many publishers exist out there, but only one is perfect for you. Let me show you the differences in them and help you make an informed decision on your future.