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Tarthian Empire Companion - A World-Building Bible and Guide to Writing a Science Fiction Series
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 49,810. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
The Tarthian Empire Companion, a World-Building Bible and Guide to Writing a Science Fiction Series by Kayelle Allen includes tips for science fiction writers, and plus a quick tour of the Tarthian Empire, and dishes up a surfeit of secrets for fans, all in one illustrated volume. Includes a section for military ranks, ships, naming protocols, and other aspects of writing a military scifi.
The Write Attitude: A WMG Writer's Guide
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,030. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A writer’s attitude can help bring success. But what should that attitude look like? Rah-rah positive? Pragmatic? Take-no-prisoners serious? USA Today bestselling author and renowned business blogger Kristine Kathryn Rusch helps guide writers to find the right attitude for a long-term writing career in this latest WMG Writers’ Guide.
Who Will Read Your Book? The Unknown Writer’s Guide to the Realities of Writing & Publishing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,700. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Who Will Read Your Book? is a tough-love reality check on the vagaries of the new publishing models for aspiring writers while at the same time providing a road map based on the author’s own experience as a writer, writing teacher, traditionally-published author and indie author.
Catfish: Volumes 46-50
Price: Free! Words: 26,340. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This anthology of the zine Catfish contains reviews of music, books, and film.
Goal Setting for Writers. How to set and achieve your writing goals, finally write a book, and become a successful author
Series: Writers’ Guide Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,370. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Writing a book is on the bucket list of millions of people, but few achieve their writing dreams. This book will help you set effective writing goals and develop an action plan that will guide you through every step of the writing process. You will learn how to break down your goals into manageable chunks, how to overcome writer’s block and other obstacles, and how to finally finish your book.
Prontuario dell'autore perfetto 2
Series: Prontuario dell'autore perfetto. Price: Free! Words: 22,890. Language: Italian. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Il Prontuario dell'autore perfetto 2 costituisce il proseguimento dell'opera iniziata nel primo volume 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.
The 12 Key Pillars of Novel Construction
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,940. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The 12 Key Pillars of Novel Construction takes the mystery out of building a solid story and shows you how to go from idea to complete novel in practical, easy-to-understand steps. Smart writers will take the time to learn how to structure strong pillars that will hold up their novels. This new comprehensive writing craft book clearly lays out just how to build each essential pillar.
How To Eat The Elephant: Build Your Book In Bite-Sized Steps
Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Are you finally ready to turn those clever cocktail ideas into a published book? Straight talking, funny, and brutally honest, How To Eat The Elephant will give you--yes, you--the shove you need to haul your rump off the sofa and position it in front of your computer. You won't get any sympathy here, but you will get all the tools you need to chunk the writing process down into bite-sized pieces.
Indie Poet Rock Star
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The Poet's Guide to Ebooks, Marketing and the Self-Publishing Revolution
The Synopsis Treasury
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 95,170. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A collection of actual story submissions to publishers by grandmasters, Hugo and Nebula award winners, international bestsellers and rising stars of science fiction and fantasy, including H.G. Wells, Jack Williamson, Andre Norton, Robert A. Heinlein, James Gunn, Frank Herbert, Ben Bova, Piers Anthony, Michael Bishop, Joe Haldeman, Terry Brooks, and more!
Authors Unchained: Some Rules Were Made to be Broken
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,790. Language: American English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
As an author, have you ever had "rules" shoved down your throat?
Micro Fiction: Writing 100-Word Stories (Drabbles) for Magazines and Contests
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,020. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Rob Preece. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Author Michael A. Kechula shares tips and techniques for writing a complete story in 100 words. Kechula starts with coming up with ideas, gives development tips, provides instruction in cutting words, and then dissects one of his own prize-winning stories to show how it's done. Kechula focuses on the 100-word story but many of his tips are useful to authors of all types.
Publishing 101: A First-Time Author's Guide to Getting Published, Marketing and Promoting Your Book, and Building a Successful Career
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
PUBLISHING 101 is your comprehensive guide to getting published, while avoiding the common pitfalls of first-time authorship. You'll learn how to evaluate the commercial potential for your work; find and approach editors and agents; prepare query letters and book proposals; market and promote your work effectively; and determine if the self-publishing path is right for you.
I Suck at Writing: How to Transform Insecurity into Confidence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
As a writer, insecurity and confidence are each a daily choice. How are you choosing?
MADE FROM SCRATCH: The Ultimate Guide To Self-Publishing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,970. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by On The Fly Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Develop the skills and perspectives to take full control over your own publishing project and leave the doubt behind. MADE FROM SCRATCH will change the way you view publishing. It gives you the tools to make a seemingly impossible goal…a complete success.
Authorpreneur: How to Build a Business around Your Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,970. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
If you want to earn a living as an author, you have to think beyond your book. Not only that, think like someone who is more than an author. Think like an entrepreneur. Whether you write fiction or nonfiction, just the fact that you’re writing books means you have what it takes to become an authorpreneur.
Twitter for Authors: A Busy Writer's Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,310. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Twitter for Authors is about building a successful Twitter platform that’s sustainable for busy people. It contains helpful advice for both Twitter newbies and long-time Twitter users who want to take their platform to the next level.
Playing the Short Game: How to Market & Sell Short Fiction
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
In an engaging and conversational style, award-winning author Douglas Smith teaches you how to market and sell short stories—and much, much more. Even experienced writers will find value here as Smith takes you from your first sale to using your stories to build a writing career. "We short story writers have needed a book like this for decades. ... It's spectacular." —Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Book Production Guide
Price: Free! Words: 23,580. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Explains all of the steps involved in creating a book for today's publishing industry, including design, marketing, formatting and editing.
The Triskele Trail 2014 Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A Pathway to Independent Publishing. This is not a How-To book. This is How-We-Did-It. This is The Triskele Trail.