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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: Free! 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.
Writer's Companion
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 246,230. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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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.
Writing Love: Screenwriting Tricks for Authors II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,520. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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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.
Love Writing: A Guide To Writing & Getting Your Romance Novel Published
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,960. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Benefits both new & experienced writers. Geared toward romance writers but can help writers of any genre. With a blend of humor, optimism, and realism, the book discusses ten critical writing concepts, a step-by-step method for writing one’s story, and how to survive the perils of pursuing publication. It deconstructs a published book, defines terms, answers questions and provides worksheets.
Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.
Leigh Brackett (ology) Volume 2
Price: Free! Words: 306,550. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The second volume about the work of science fiction writer Leigh Brackett, and is a companion to the Leigh Brackett (ology) website and collects the content found at the site. Brackett was known as the Queen of Space Opera, and famous for a series of brilliant planetary romance adventures, particularly those of Eric John Stark on Mars, Venus and Skaith.
Leigh Brackett (ology) Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 521,110. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This book is about the work of science fiction writer Leigh Brackett, and is a companion to the Leigh Brackett (ology) website and collects the content found at the site. Brackett was known as the Queen of Space Opera, and famous for a series of brilliant planetary romance adventures, particularly those of Eric John Stark on Mars, Venus and Skaith.
Space Opera and Planetary Romance Reader Guide
Price: Free! Words: 62,850. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A ratings guide for these sub-genres of Science Fiction, both by Author and by Type.
Paolo Bacigalupi (ology)
Price: Free! Words: 98,220. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Fiction » Science fiction » General
This book is about the work of science fiction writer Paolo Bacigalupi, and is a companion to the Paolo Bacigalupi (ology) website http://paolobacigalupi.blogspot.com and collects the content found at the site. The various entries and elements can also be browsed there. He works often in the near future dystopia subgenre, with the major work being a series of stories set in post-oil Thailand.
Laird Barron (ology)
Price: Free! Words: 166,680. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Fiction » Horror » General
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About the work of horror writer Laird Barron, and is a companion to the Laird Barron (ology) website http://lairdbarron.blogspot.com and collects the content found at the site. The various entries and elements can also be browsed there. Barron as a writer often works in a Lovecraft type tradition, using his own Pacific Northwest and in particular Washington State mythos. Also noir influences.
The Complete Guide to the Year’s Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
Price: Free! Words: 58,470. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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A complete list of the stories in every Year's Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror book, grouped by editor and ordered by volume.