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Catfish: Volumes 46-50
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Price: Free! Words: 26,340. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This anthology of the zine Catfish contains reviews of music, books, and film.
Catfish: Volumes 51-55
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Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This anthology contains volumes 51-55 of my zine of book, film, and other reviews.
Prontuario dell'autore perfetto 2
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Series: Prontuario dell'autore perfetto. Price: Free! Words: 22,890. Language: Italian. Published: March 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
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 BRIGHT BOOK IDEA: The string of book ideas that sell better than anything else
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Price: Free! Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This method of getting book ideas, compared to other methods, is like comparing the fish a single angler catches to what a fishing trawler does. Don't get poor results with one idea. Easily come up with a string of subjects that will give you far better results.
No, I Won't Buy Your eBook
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Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014 by aLife Beyond Books. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(2.33 from 3 reviews)
Why won't readers buy your book? Because it stinks, that's why.
Bookangel.co.uk Book Reviews - October 2014
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Series: BookAngel.co.uk Book reviews. Price: Free! Words: 8,790. Language: British English. Published: November 2, 2014 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Category: Essay » Literature
In October 2014, Bookangel.co.uk published reviews of 27 ebooks available free from Amazon.co.uk. These reviews are available free to receive in our weekly email newsletter, or can be found by searching the site. This ezine brings all the reviews from a month together in a format that can be read on an e-reader. All reviews are simply the reviewers' opinions.
Book Production Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 23,580. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Explains all of the steps involved in creating a book for today's publishing industry, including design, marketing, formatting and editing.
Write, Edit, Publish: The Best of The Jessica Dall Blog
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Price: Free! Words: 41,730. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
From author, editor, and reviewer, Jessica Dall, Write, Edit, Publish contains tips from some of the most popular Jessica Dall Blog blog posts compiled in a handy, carry-with-you eBook. Whether just starting a manuscript, looking for a publisher, or embarking on self-publishing, Write, Edit, Publish has a little something for everyone.
How to Write a Synopsis that Gets Read
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Price: Free! Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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.
Prontuario dell'autore perfetto
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Series: Prontuario dell'autore perfetto. Price: Free! Words: 19,950. Language: Italian. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
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.
Writing the Journey
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Price: Free! Words: 14,710. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: 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.
101 Book Marketing Tips
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Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 1 review)
101 Book Marketing Tips for authors from marketing expert and internationally best-selling author, Heather Hart
Playbook: The Basics of Writing for Bleacher Report
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Price: Free! Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
"Playbook" is a sportswriting textbook, a guide to the basics of writing for Bleacher Report. Based on the concepts used by B/R's Quality Control Team in evaluating writers and stories, "Playbook" can help you reach the high standards of one of the most successful and respected English-language sports websites in the world. Wherever you publish your online writing, "Playbook" can make it better.
Elei’s Chronicles: origins
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Price: Free! Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A short essay on the world-building and origins of the series Elei's Chronicles (Rex Rising, Rex Cresting, Rex Equilibrium, Rex Aftermath). For readers who have already read at least book 1 in the series.
Dos and Don'ts for Indie Authors
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Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
This guide provides a brief compendium that covers everything from your motivation for becoming an indie author to tips for dealing with negative reviews. It advises you on everything from avoiding mistakes when self-promoting your books to ways to pinpoint your target audience. It has been created to help indie authors to stay focussed by following a list of simple steps to promote
My Favourite Authors
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Price: Free! Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
Just a short file about a few of my favorite authors on Smashwords and some of the stuff they've written.
Strong Female Characters
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Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: American English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Strong Female Characters helps writers define a strong female character, learn how to keep her likeable, handle characters who don't match gender stereotypes, and analyze how history should influence the way we write female characters. This book is part of the Busy Writer's Guides series.
Muse Camp: Get Inspired
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Price: Free! Words: 21,630. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
In this second Muse Camp anthology, twenty-one authors tell their stories about becoming published authors. From contest winners to those who submitted and were rejected multiple times, the authors in this anthology all had a unique road to publication. In addition to their "how I got publisehd" stories, authors share their information on marketing, promotion, and getting their books read.
The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan: Online and Offline Promotion Strategies to Build Your Audience and Sell More Books
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Price: Free! Words: 68,580. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Guidelines for New Authors: Introductory Advice for Independent Writers
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Price: Free! Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
These introductory guidelines help the less experienced independent writer navigate some of the core issues in the publishing process and ensure that they are working with the appropriate editorial consultant.