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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 » Reference » Publishing and books
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.
The Short Fuse Guide to Query Letters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Michelle Richter demystifies the process of writing and submitting query letters that get results. Learn structure, technique, what works, what never to do, what attracts an agent’s attention, and special tips that most writers don’t think of. Help your submission rise above the slush and get read by those who want it most.
The Self-Publishing Manual, Volume 2
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Book publishing is changing: this book describes how to take advantage of those changes. This Volume II is the sequel to The Self-Publishing Manual (Volume I), the most successful book ever written on the subject. This manual describes how to use new techniques to write your book even faster, use new technology to publish it for less, and how to use social media for promotion.
Writing Games, Writing Tips, Writing Exercises.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,900. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
How could a jumble of words with a little punctuation become something that’s interesting to read? Is it a gift from the gods? Something only the highly educated can produce? Or maybe anyone can do it? If you want to know if YOU can achieve your writing goals, then why not have a play around with some words and sentences using my writing games.
Plotting And Outlining Your Novel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Plotting out your novel before you begin is a great exercise. Your story is thought through with no bad logic or unnecessary scenes. This process doesn’t have to be some drawn out and creativity killing affair. Simon Wood, a longtime Writer's Digest contributor, has some fast & effective techniques for plotting a novel from beginning to end. Don’t run out of ideas or pad out your novel again.
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 » Thesauri
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.
How to Write Hot Sex: Tips from Multi-Published Erotic Romance Authors
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,330. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
How to Write Hot Sex: Tips from Multi-Published Erotic Romance Authors features everything you need to know about adding sizzling sexual tension, scorching sex scenes, and emotional impact to your romance writing in twelve info-packed essays from bestselling and multi-published authors - so you can get published and get paid.
Writing Killer Suspense
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
You're reading. Your heart is slamming against your ribcage, your fingertips are moist and you turn another page. If you’ve ever felt this way reading a book then the writer has done a great job at creating suspense. This doesn’t happen by accident. Simon Wood, a longtime contributor to Writer's Digest, discusses the techniques for building suspense and creating thrills.
Let's Get Visible: How To Get Noticed And Sell More Books
Series: Let's Get Publishing, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Take your sales to the next level! The author of the award-winning, bestselling Let's Get Digital is back with an advanced guide for more experienced self-publishers. By using these tips, you will get your book noticed. And getting noticed is the key to growing your sales.
Shifting Points Of View
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Can’t decide who’s the best character to tell your story? You don’t have to settle for just a single character's point of view. Simon Wood, a longtime contributor to Writer's Digest, discusses the techniques and the decisions that have to be made when writing in multiple points of view.
How to Make Ebooks for Free: With No Obligations to Online Retailers and Their Conditions on Your Copyright
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
If you want to learn how to publish your own ebooks, you can quickly build your confidence with this easy-to-use guide. Contains loads of screenshots to show you how to create ebooks on your own computer (Windows or Mac) in minutes. Importantly, you can do this without first agreeing to conditions on your copyright. For any writer who wants to freely copy, email and upload ebooks of their work.
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 » Writing skills
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.
Story Sensei Synopsis Worksheet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,780. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Synopsis writing can be easy! This worksheet was made to walk you through the process of writing a novel synopsis, including several methods so that you can discover which will resonate with your writing style. If there’s something “off” with your novel, this worksheet will also help you take a step away from the details of your story so that you can doctor your book.
The Short Fuse Guide to Book Proposals
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Gordon Warnock walks you through writing the kind of book proposal that makes agents and acquisitions editors want to work with you. Learn what to include, what to avoid, and what will help you stand above the rest. Short Fuse Guides offer insider tips and tricks for writers, written by agents and covering different areas of the ever-changing publishing industry.
The Self-Publishing Manual, Volume 1
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Universally acknowledged as the bible for self-publishers, this guide incorporates the latest information on the process in a new edition. Twelve chapters answer common questions and provide practical guidance on writing, design, copyrighting, printing, promotion, publicity, sales, and distribution, with one chapter devoted to technology. An appendix lists useful resources.
Getting Published in the 21st Century: Advice from a Literary Agent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,530. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
From Literary Agent Carly Watters comes Getting Published in the 21st Century, an ebook of Writer’s Digest award-winning blog content and new material primed to help writers get published.
101Erotic Romance Story Starters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 1 review)
Every good romance novel begins the same way – with a story idea. Yet compelling story ideas aren’t always easy to come by. Sometimes we all need a little inspiration - a spark that ignites our imagination and excites the writing muse. Designed to kick start your imagination they include dialogue starters, scenes, open ended scenarios, and even story endings.
The Short Fuse Guide to Plotting Your Novel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary agent Connor Goldsmith walks you through plotting a commercial novel that will grip readers from the very start and not let go until the book (or series) ends.