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Mega Cashflow In The Concert Business by Napoleon Brewer, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 23,350. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
The only book you'll ever need to make money in the concert industry. This book was created to train prospected associate concert promoters that will become employees of Ultimate Concerts dot Com Inc and its affiliates, upon completing this course.
Stand-up Comedy: Get Started & Manage Your Career by Barry Neal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,000. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2009 by Magic Lamp Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
This is a great book for any person interested in how to get started as a stand-up comedian. Written by a professional comedian and coach, sections include everything from Open Mike nights to becoming an M.C., then a featured comic and ultimately a headliner. Covered: booking rooms, getting paid, getting an agent, hecklers, and much more. Over 100 chapters on the serious business of comedy.
Working In The Music Industry by Edgar Struble
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,800. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
Working in the Music Industry is a collection of straightforward advice on preparing for and entering careers in the music business. Author Edgar Struble draws upon his extensive experience as a nationally known music director in presenting the myriad opportunities available in the field. In addition, throughout the book there are interviews with folks who are successfully working in the business.
Middle-Class, Model of Post-Modern Entertainment Industry by Martin Sandiford
Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment, Essay » Business(2.00 from 1 review)
A study on current model of the entertainment industry and presentation of a new model which is based on middle-class.
Work on Cruise Ships as an Entertainer & Speaker by Wolfgang Riebe
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,250. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Transportation, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
Are you an Entertainer, or Speaker? Do you want to work on Cruise Ships? Everything you ever wanted to know about working on cruise liners is covered. Plus contact addresses of cruise companies and agents! Being informed of all the ins and outs of this industry will enable you to make the right choices and decisions before starting on your first ship.
The Art of the Soundcheck by M. Erik Matlock
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,850. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment(5.00 from 1 review)
The long awaited handbook for surviving in the audio production business. Mandatory reading for anyone planing a career in sound for studio or stage. M. Erik Matlock shares a wealth of wisdom earned over 20 years in audio production. He is a veteran of church, studio, stage, touring, theater, concert, corporate and installation sound.
Setting Up Your Psychic Practice by Sue Wilhite & Michael Bisbiglia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A detailed guidebook to setting up a business as a Psychic Practitioner, regardless of modality. Topics such as where to practice, the Reader's Toolbox, and even guidelines on what to charge include personal stories of the authors' combined 50+ years of experience, as well as other psychic practitioners. Learn from the pros, and become the best reader you can be!
Lazy Designer by Brent Knowles
Series: The Lazy Designer, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,830. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
Practical advice on starting a career in the video game industry and improving your design skills. This is your opportunity to learn from the lead designer of such commercial and critically successful video games as Neverwinter Nights and Dragon Age: Origins. Discover how the author started his career, the pitfalls he encountered and how he overcame them.
Detailed Guide on How to Start a Kid's Spa Party Business From Home by Alicia Laurin
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Home-based businesses, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment(1.00 from 1 review)
Detailed start-up guide including a kit list to get you started doing kids spa parties in other people's homes and potentially earning great income in your spare time! Tap into a great market that never goes away...birthday's!
How-To Become An Indie Musician by Ryan Whetstone
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
If you record indie music and you want some helpful information to push you in the right direction, this free book is for you. It breaks down everything from the writing process, to how to promote your music online and how to get licensing deals. This book overall contains a great deal of knowledge and if it gets into the right hands, that person will reap a ton of benefits.
Zero to Stage Hypnotist in 30 Days by John Cressman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,560. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
BE A STAGE HYPNOTIST! LEARN TO HYPNOTIZE OTHERS! Find out how to get started in the amazing field of stage hypnosis. Stage hypnosis is fun and quickly becoming the preferred form of entertainment in many venues. National hypnotist John Cressman takes you from knowing nothing about hypnosis to performing your first stage hypnosis show in thirty days in this step by step guide.
All The Doors To Hollywood And How To Open Them by Anne M. Strick
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
This book is for anyone interested in a job in films or television, and for movie fans who want to know backstage secrets, and how movies are REALLY made. It is a book of interviews with those indispensable behind-the-screen wizards who make movie magic actually happen. This book tells what they do, how they do it, how they got their jobs, what adventures they've had -and how you can join them!
19 Techniques for Professional Screenwriting by Richard Finney
Series: Professional Screenwriting, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,040. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by Lono Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
“19 Techniques for Professional Screenwriting” is the second primer written by a working professional who knows how to craft a well written screenplay that people in the movie industry will notice. His expertise comes from being a working screenwriter and an award winning independent movie producer.
Acting in Hollywood: A Newcomer's Guide by Stanislav Meiner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,250. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
Welcome to Hollywood! Or maybe you're not here yet? Either way, if you've got plans to act in Hollywood, there's a lot to learn: about Los Angeles, about acting, about agents and managers, about traps for the unwary. What's "pilot season"? "Hiatus"? "A deal memo"? "A producer session"? "Acting in Hollywood" explains these terms to the newcomer and offers a tour of the basic tools.
Roadie, Inc. - How to Gain and Keep a Career in the Live Music Business by Andy Reynolds
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,260. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
‘Roadie, Inc’ is the definitive guide to starting out as technician, working for bands on tour. The book details the exact steps you need to take in order to find work as a sound engineer, back line tech, lighting engineer, tour manager, touring stylist or driver. There is also comprehensive information on non-touring roles such as artist manager, music booking agent and concert promoter.
Create A Superstar Demo Reel: The Go-To Guide for Videos that Sell Hosts, Keynote Speakers, and Performers by Todd Newton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
For actors, speakers, and musicians your demo video is your commercial to the world! It is what sells you to buyers and the first step to landing the dream job. Now, award winning TV host Todd Newton shows you the elements necessary for creating a demo reel that will get you noticed and elevate your career.
How To Be a Successful Actor: Becoming an Actorpreneur by Catherine Balavage
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 58,800. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
A book that cuts to the truth of the acting industry- written from an outsider's point of view. Catherine Balavage grew up in a small Scottish town without either the proper training, or industry contacts prior to her career. The book includes advice from casting directors Amy Hubbard and Richard Evans, actor Andrew Tiernan and an exclusive interview with Spotlight amongst industry professionals
Starve Better: Surviving the Endless Horror of the Writing Life by Nick Mamatas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,140. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Starve Better offers writing techniques such as how to get (relatively) high-paying assignments in second and third-tier magazines, how to react to your first commissioned assignment, and how to find gigs that pay NOW as the final notices pile up and the mice eat the last of the pasta in the cupboard.
The Low Budget Screenplay, How to Write a Produce-able Script by Joe Aaron
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 36,650. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
The Low-Budget Screenplay, How to Write a Produce-able Script gives writers tools to not only write a great story, but to get the script to the screen. The book is not a "paint-by-numbers" guide, but rather a basic and advanced guide to character, plot and story elements and it also offers readers a strategy, showing how to take an idea from a premise to the final draft.
The Actor's Road to Hollywood by John Lizzi
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.