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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
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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
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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
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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.
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.
The Ultimate Digital Book Promotion Handbook - The Author's Guide To Finding Places To Promote Your Book Online
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Price: Free! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The Cheapest, Fastest Way To Learn How To Promote Your Books Online! This book could be the difference between making 10 sales of your book, or 10,000. As an author you realize that if you want to sell a lot of books, you’re going to need to find the best ways to promote it. There are hundreds of new tools, resources and websites that you can utilize to help you promote your book, but finding th
Compulsively Writing More Fiction 2012
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Price: Free! Words: 33,030. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Kate has compiled and reorganized useful blog posts she wrote in 2012. Kate writes her blog to promote her books and to journal her path through Self-publishing. Her experiences can help you to achieve your dream of publishing your book, whether you choose to self-publish, publish traditionally, or just write for your own enjoyment. Kate Policani is a homemaker and compulsive writer from Seattle.
The Writing Submission Schedule Guide 2013
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Price: Free! Words: 66,400. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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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
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Price: Free! Words: 63,910. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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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?
Flying Chipmunk Publishing Catalog
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Price: Free! Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
December 2012 catalog of the 158 books, classic children's and adult, and modern books published by Flying Chipmunk Publishing.
Put the Cat In the Oven Before You Describe the Kitchen
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Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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There are hundreds of fantastic books about writing for hopeful authors to choose from, but most of them are boring, complicated, and bogged down by filler. This little book is brief, straight forward, and easy to understand.
Useful Publications and Resources from the Care Council for
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Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: British English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
A major part of the Care Council’s work is about making sure that all social workers, social care workers, service users and carers have access to up-to-date information, guidance, tools and research on best practice. Here are the Care Council’s recent major publications and resources with information about their content and how to access them.
How I Managed to Write My First Book and Maybe You Can Too!
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Price: Free! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This work is my gift to other aspiring authors. How I Managed to Write My First Book is a heartfelt journey on what it was like to uncover the joys and pitfalls of self-publishing as a first time author. This 12 step process is outlined in an easy-to-read format for those who dare to give their lives to writing. Updated contact information can be found on my Profile. Thanks for reading, Lisa
Stepwise: eBook and Print-on-Demand Formatting Using Word 2010
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Price: Free! Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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A simplified approach to formatting for indie authors, suitable for generating Kindle, EPUB, and Smashwords ebook editions, as well as CreateSpace print editions.
The Backward Approach to Ebook Success
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Price: Free! Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Thinking of writing an ebook? Not sure how to go about it? This ebook contains important do’s and don’ts on marketing ebooks, pricing ebooks, and using social networks. It also provides useful sales and genre data, and demonstrates how using the personal knowledge and experiences described in this ebook will improve your foray into the world of self-publishing.