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Self Publishing in Ebook and Print: a practical guide for the technically challenged
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 12,770. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The ultimately simple non-techie guide to the nuts and bolts of converting your manuscript into an ebook and producing your own paperback. Written by a non-techie writer for non-techie writers. If you can use a computer you can produce your own books.
The Most Efficient Way to Publish an eBook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Many secrets that online retailers won't share about publishing an eBook are revealed in Peter's new eBook, The Most Efficient Way to Publish an eBook. His eBook outlines a simple, efficient, and proven method for eBook publishing that all independent authors should read before undertaking their first eBook conversion.
The Vincent Calvino Reader's Guide
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Playwriting
The Vincent Calvino Novels Since Spirit House was published in 1992, the Vincent Calvino series has enjoyed international acclaim and an ever-expanding readership in twelve languages. The Vincent Calvino novels, with the Bangkok noir settings, are known for their cultural insights into the Thai/Asian societies. Calvino’s Laws explore the human psyche streched along the East-West divide. ...
How to Make Ebooks for Free: With No Obligations to Online Retailers and Their Conditions on Your Copyright
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014 by OverDog Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
If you want to learn how to publish your own ebooks, you can quickly build your confidence with this easy-to-use guide. Contains loads of screenshots to show you how to create ebooks on your own computer (Windows or Mac) in minutes. Importantly, you can do this without first agreeing to conditions on your copyright. For any writer who wants to freely copy, email and upload ebooks of their work.
James River Writers Essential Guide to Writers Conferences
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,130. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Find out how to get the most out of the time and money you invest in a writers conference. By planning ahead, you can set yourself up for success. Learn how to find the conference that's right for you, what to expect and how to prepare. This book is chock full of tips and advice from a published author who has been involved with writing conferences for years as an attendee, speaker, and organizer.
How To Create An eBook In 24 Hours
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
For anyone who is looking to learn how to write their own eBook in 24 hours, this book will give you an outline and structure your time towards different areas of creating your eBook.
Excel PivotTables for Smashwords™ Sales and Payment Reports
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Home-based businesses
Get the Most Information Out of Your Smashwords Sales and Payment Report Use PivotTables to Analyze Your Book Sales Fast! Smashwords has a great report that tracks your book sales, but how can you make better sense of it? With PivotTables, that's how! Illustrated how-tos, exercises, and examples help you analyze your eBook sales FAST!
The Last Techniques I Learned Before Selling Fiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,090. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Discover techniques to write with focus and purpose. Learn essential craft tips. For beginners or pros, this is a tip-filled little book that will help you improve your storytelling skills and propel your writing to the next level. Don't waste years on the wrong book idea or floundering in writer's block. Learn secrets to avoiding writer's block and write your great novel once and for all!
Reviews and Reflections on Books, Literature, and Writing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,390. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Essay » Literature
Because I cannot imagine a life without books, reviews are an essential part of radiating who and what I am. Reading is a voyage of discovery. And though a true reader wants the freedom to discover new worlds without restriction, a map with a few landmarks is a useful tool to save time. Reviews are one way of fine-tuning your discernment, to ensure that your reading experience is time well spent.
How to Handle Conflict and Tension
Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,650. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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Tension brings out the best and the worst in characters. If you have difficulty plotting novel-length stories, struggle to write scenes where anything of actual story-worthiness happens, worry about the pacing of your drafts, or have a general reticence to put your characters into hot water, this book will show you some techniques for adding tension and conflict to your fiction writing.
Going Pro
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,940. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Going Pro is a concise guide that offers advice on all aspects of writing for publication. From finding the time to write to finding beta readers, from navigating all the elements of a successful submissions packet to understanding a publishing contract to marketing your newly published book – here is my best advice on getting your first story released by a small or electronic press.
102 Romance Prompts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
102 Romance Prompts is a book to help inspire romance writers of all subgenres. Included with the prompts are chapters on subgenres, the language of flowers, English titles, the top reasons relationships break up, and more. It also has links to several helpful reference websites. Any romance writer can use these prompts as story starters, or to help inspire their own ideas.
No Bulls**t Guide to Self-Publishing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: American English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Have no clue how to self-publish your book? Want to learn in under 1 hour? This guide is super quick, super cheap, and has an entertaining, witty tone. You'll find out where to spend your money, which services are great and which to avoid, and we even give a sample budget for self-pubbing your book. The only question is: if you're a fiction or nonfiction author, what are you waiting for?!
How to Write a Synopsis that Gets Read
Price: Free! Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A synopsis sounds like an easy task, but is it? Your finely crafted and agonized over work lies before you in all its literary splendor. Plots and subplots intertwine, descriptions take the reader into your rich universe. How on earth can one sacrifice any of that golden prose for the sake of a sketchy outline? This hilarious, no holds barred, but straight to the point essay, shows you just how.
MJ Magazine March — Created By Authors for Authors
Series: MJ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,930. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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The third issue of MJ Magazine includes Featured Authors Robert Dugoni and Allan Topol; Featured Romance Authors Lori Foster, Christie Ridgway and Victoria Dahl; the first of Fran’s Top 5 New Authors: Redfern Jon Barrett; and recommended reading by David Baldacci and Mark Shaff. Readers will also enjoy regular sections like Writing Tips, Book Reviews, Fran’s Picks and Dellani’s Stories.
How to Handle Details
Series: A Writer's Guide, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The look and feel of your story world should include details that can resonate with many different kinds of readers. With the information in this book you can learn more about those important details and how to use them to reflect your theme and message. The examples and thorough explanations will guide you through eye-opening techniques that will build your toolbox of writer's skills.
GPS for New Novelists: Navigating the 5 Routes to Publication
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
If you’re a new novelist who wants to get published and who needs directions for exploring your options—this is the right book for you. In fact, it's the ONLY book that details each of the 5 routes to publication and gives you directions on how to navigate them.
Prontuario dell'autore perfetto
Series: Prontuario dell'autore perfetto. Price: Free! Words: 19,950. Language: Italian. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Il Prontuario dell'autore perfetto costituisce un valido aiuto 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, perché avrà a disposizione elementi su cui riflettere e agire.
The Realm Apparent
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,930. Language: Australian English. Published: February 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A walkthrough for Speculative Fiction writers, to help them create the framework of a world as quickly and effortlessly as possible, without getting lost in the murk of world building.
Writing the Journey
Price: Free! Words: 14,710. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Writing the Journey aids writers of all levels in creating a Journey Framework for a story and fleshing it out. It also includes tips for writing the finished story.