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Travel Writing and Photography: from Dreams to Hard Reality
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,730. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Unlike many other books on travel writing, the Global Travel Writers E-book “Travel Writing and Photography – from Dreams to Hard Reality” makes no promises of riches and/or a glamor-filled lifestyle. Instead, the 14 professional contributors to this E-book deliver down-to-earth, highly practical advice, drawing on a combined total of over 200 years experience in travel journalism.
The Mechanics of Submission
Series: The Business of Being a Writer. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2010 by Parsina Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Theodore Sturgeon called THE BUSINESS OF BEING A WRITER "the second best reference book a writer can have,after the dictionary." Harlan Ellison said, "It may not make you a better writer, but it will keep you from being a poorer one." This excerpt discusses proper manuscript format, and how to submit your writing to an editor/publisher.
Writing for Content Mills:Power-up Your Writing Career
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,080. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Learn the truth from an experienced content farm writer. Learn how to use DemandStudios, Suite101, Examiner.com, Associated Content to create residual income, and be visible on the Web. Make money selling your original writings. Learn the hidden secrets, demystify the contracts, protect your rights! Be in the know when you buy this book to power-up your writing career.
Magazine Contracts and Permissions
Series: The Business of Being a Writer. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010 by Parsina Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Theodore Sturgeon called THE BUSINESS OF BEING A WRITER "the second best reference book a writer can have,after the dictionary." Harlan Ellison said, "It may not make you a better writer, but it will keep you from being a poorer one." This excerpt discusses the terms you're likely to encounter in magazine contracts, and how to write permission letters when your work is reprinted in new markets.
Cover Letters for Creative People
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media, Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
Are you looking for a job in publishing, journalism, PR, advertising, or another creative field? Are you struggling to write a good cover letter? You're not alone. Now, with Cover Letters for Creative People, you've got help. Cover Letters for Creative People is chock-full of advice, how-tos, AND real-life example letters that really worked.
The Series Bible: Creation and Maintenance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,130. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
By Devon Ellington Keep the details of your created world consistent by creating & maintaining a functional series bible.
Cashing In: Banking on Style Blogs
Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Blogging
The world of fashion seems web obsessed and it’s easy to see why: the Internet provides immediate gratification and dissemination of information. However, it’s the bloggers – not the Anna Wintours – who seem to be making the biggest splash on the web. his 2,000-word article explains how one successful style blogger was able monetize her website and ditch her day job in favor of full-time blogging.
Information Literacy, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Library Instruction
Price: Free! Words: 21,630. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
A provocative collection of essays written by preservice librarians about real-world challenges and successes in teaching a broad range of information, STEM, digital, and other literacies in the real world.
The Starter Guide for Professional Writers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,500. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
The Starter Guide for Professional Writers offers an on-the-ground view of publishing with the use of inexpensive resources (after all, writers should make money off their writing, not pay for it!). Covering everything from how best to use a thesaurus to how to handle editor deadlines, its holistic perspective builds skills writers will use at every stage of their careers.
Freelance Writing For A Living
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 46,580. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
An essential guide to starting and maintaining a freelance writing career. This must-read how-to buy freelance writer, editor, author and ghostwriter Mark Terry covers where to find jobs, the types of jobs available, how to determine pay, how to contact possible clients, how to treat it like a business and much more.
BROADCAST JOURNALISM POCKET CHECKLIST -- A daily guide for photographers and one man bands
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Once upon a time a person could specialize in reporting or shooting. Now, news directors want one person who can do it all. Journalism programs do a good job training young reporters, but usually fall short when it comes to the world behind the camera. This guide won’t make you a star overnight, but it will help you over the most difficult hurdles in the life of a photographer or MMJ.
How To Start Your Freelance Writing Career From Scratch: No money, No contacts, No problem
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,360. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
The complete freelance writing guide for new and aspiring writers who want to get their freelance writing career started, or improve their current performance, quickly and cost effectively.
I Am Ghost: How to Make a Living as a Ghostwriter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Home-based businesses, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Darin Michael Shaw walked away from his day job and launched his freelance writing career from scratch. Today he is a sought after literary ghost and collaborator—a successful freelance writer. If you've considered leaving your day job for a full time literary career, especially if you’re interested in the fascinating and lucrative field of ghostwriting, this book is for you!
DIY Writing Guide to Starting an Email Newsletter
Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Learn to start an e-newsletter to boost your blog.
The Actor's Road to Hollywood
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 30,200. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
The Actor’s Road to Hollywood is for actors who are considering a professional career in film and television. This book is a guide as to what is required to be a working professional actor in Los Angeles and other national markets. Included are some of the author's personal experiences and anecdotes of working in Hollywood.
Become a Freelance Writer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Starting up
Many people would love to start working for themselves. Freelancing writing is a possibility for many but where do you start? This book gives you all the tips that I used to get started in the business of freelance writing and you can use them too. You can find out how to get your samples out there and scams to look out for to keep your work protected.
Get In and Get On in Television
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Get In and Get On in Television is a practical guide to working in the UK's TV Industry. It contains advice and strategies about how to get into TV and stay employed. It explains how to look for work, how to find work experience; how to write a CV, and how to successfully freelance.
This Little Writer Went to Market
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
For Christian writers who want to make money freelancing. Sections on greeting cards, magazines, anthologies, and online opportunities. Also a section on writing contests. Includes sample cover letters, as well as many links and resources to check out.
Copywriting and the Unique Selling Proposition
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 9,630. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Essay » Business, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
For the intermediate to advanced advertising copywriter. How to take your advertising copywriting skills to the next level using the Unique Selling Proposition (USP) and other time proven sales techniques. These techniques are controversial and have resulted in knock down, drag out fights between Copywriters, Clients and Account Execs.
How to Start Your Own Business as a Narrator or Voice Over Actor: Fun Part Time Business Opportunity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Outsourcing
Have you ever been told that you have a voice for acting? Being a voice actor or actress is very similar to being an actor, but there are some differences. When you are a voice actor, you act with your voice. Meaning, your emotions and fluctuations all are held within your voice as you speak and act your role or narrate a book.