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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.
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.
The Fiction Writer's Handbook
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,370. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by Christopher Meeks. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
"The Fiction Writer's Handbook" is the definitive volume that explains the terms and concepts that writers and editors use when they talk about a work.
MJ Magazine November — Created by Authors for Authors
Series: MJ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,280. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The second issue of MJ Magazine includes featured authors RaeAnne Thayne and Rita Plush, author of the month, Tess Gerritsen. Reviews and interviews including Mark Rubenstein interviewing M.J. Rose and Christoph Fischer interviewing Paulette Mahurin, Ada Winder and DM Lee. The featured new author this time is Timothy Louis Baker, plus articles by Mark Rubenstein, Brian Hayden and Donald Riggio.
Heart of the Matter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,100. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Heart of the Matter: Tips From Heart of Carolina Romance Writers For Writing and Selling Your Novel is comprised of 40 instructional, guiding, and encouraging articles by the multi-published and talented members of Heart of Carolina Romance Writers.
The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,960. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Thesauri, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The Positive Trait Thesaurus is brimming with ideas to help authors develop one-of-a-kind, dynamic characters that readers will love. Extensively indexed, it contains a large selection of positive attributes to choose from when building a personality profile. With entries written in a user-friendly list format, this brainstorming resource is perfect for any character creation project.
Write for the King of Glory
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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Share the fruits of my first five years of publishing. Learn about blogging, writing, cover design, editing, marketing, and find a bunch of great resources to help you in your publishing journey, many of them free. I'm not the be-all and end all of Christian publishing, but I'm here to help, and so are a bunch of other Christian writers and service providers.
Writers' Handbook 2014
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 189,790. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This indispensable guide for writers provides details of hundreds of literary agents, book publishers, and magazines; including contact details, types of material accepted, and how to approach them! Subject indexes for each area provide easy access to the markets you need, with specific lists for everything from romance publishers, to poetry magazines, to literary agents interested in thrillers.
Damn the Rejections, Full Speed Ahead: The Bumpy Road to Getting Published
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,850. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A treasure trove of sage advice for the new writer packaged in easy to digest and fun to read anecdotes. Damn the Rejections, Full Speed Ahead offers real world suggestions for writing novels, or non-fiction and turning them into saleable works. Maralys Wills, creative writing teacher and author of 12 books in many genres, a shares from her own experience the dos and don'ts of getting published.
Buy a Trumpet and Blow Your Own Horn! Turning Books Into Bucks
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,130. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
You've published your book. Now what? So many new authors believe their books will “sell themselves.” Whether they self-published or have a publisher, getting book buzz, and finding an audience for their book, is largely the author’s job. What’s the secret? Maralys Wills shares how she, and other authors do just that in Buy a Trumpet and Blow Your Own Horn!
MJ Magazine September — Created By Authors for Authors
Series: MJ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,930. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Welcome to the first issue of MJ Magazine –written by authors for authors. This issue includes interviews with Jon Land, Steve Berry and R.J. Ellory as well as book reviews, writing tips, Fran’s pick of the month and much more. Authors are encouraged to read the magazine and then send their writing for possible inclusion in the next issue.
The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan: Online and Offline Promotion Strategies to Build Your Audience and Sell More Books
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,580. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
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Loaded with proven tactics to make the book marketing journey a bit easier and a lot more effective, The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan will show you how to build your own marketing plan, develop an effective website and blog, reach your audience with social media, attract media attention with DIY publicity strategies, boost visibility for your book on Amazon, and much more.
Journeys under the Moon: Writing and the Hero's Quest
Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 79,390. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
An examination of what makes for solid storytelling, Hiebert dissects the structural components of story, breaking them down into simple pieces that immediately breathe new life and professionalism into your work. Mythic Structure, archetypes, archetypal themes and general writing practices are all covered. Having trouble getting your writing noticed? This book is for you!
The Writing Submission Schedule Guide 2013
Price: Free! Words: 66,400. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
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When you are ready to submit your masterpiece for publication, this guide will help you strategize where to place your submission. By organizing information on hundreds of literary publications' reading periods chronologically, you will immediately know who is ready to read your work, and as an ebook, you will have the clickable website links you need to immediately submit your prose or poetry.
Ditch the Publisher: 40 Indie Authors on Their Unique Self-Publishing Journeys
Price: Free! Words: 63,910. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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Thinking of self-publishing? Who better to advise you than 40 writers who have been there, done that and, well, written the book?
Finding Your Voice: How to Put Personality in Your Writing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,710. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 and represented by MacGregor Literary. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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The writers who succeed are those who develop a distinctive voice—Les Edgerton shows you how to bring out your own unique voice without years of struggle.
Purple Snowflake Marketing
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 89,100. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The book offers a realistic outlook on what a new author can expect and how to employ research and preparation to make a memorable first impression. Viewed realistically it is packed with statistics to assist in making informed decisions. As you put together a marketing plan, you will be able to proceed with the confidence of a seasoned writer. Get your book into the hands of paying readers!
Gregath Company, Incorporated Catalog
Price: Free! Words: 123,760. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
February, 2013 Edition: Company catalog that covers genealogy and history items for sale through Gregath.
Words With JAM - December 2011
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 50,440. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
It’s birthday party time here at WWJ Towers, and in a reversal of the norm, we’re giving you a present. 50,000 presents, actually, for that’s the record number of words this issue contains. It’s our biggest, bestest, magnificentest issue yet, and oh, what treats you have in store.
Gun in Cheek : An Affectionate Guide to the Worst in Mystery Fiction
Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,830. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Love mystery? Then you'll love this book. Hate mystery? Then YOU'LL love this book. Pronzini is a fount of information about the "best" (read: hilariously inept) in mystery fiction. He's read every book ever written in the genre, it seems, and shows genuine affection for the form.