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Stand-up Comedy: Get Started & Manage Your Career
By Barry Neal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,430. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2009 by Magic Lamp Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
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.
Mega Cashflow In The Concert Business
By Napoleon Brewer, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 23,350. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: 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.
How-To Become An Indie Musician
By Ryan Whetstone
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: 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.
Working on Cruise Ships as an Entertainer & Speaker
By Wolfgang Riebe
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,250. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Transportation
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.
Zero to Stage Hypnotist in 30 Days
By John Cressman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,560. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010. Category: 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.
Setting Up Your Psychic Practice
By Sue Wilhite
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
(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!
Acting in Hollywood: A Newcomer's Guide
By Stanislav Meiner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,250. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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.
Lazy Designer
By Brent Knowles
Series: The Lazy Designer, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,830. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming
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.
Roadie, Inc. - How to Gain and Keep a Career in the Live Music Business
By Andy Reynolds
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,260. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
‘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.
Hollywood Here I Come!
By Joze Mont
Price: Free! Words: 17,700. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
Have you ever wondered why there are so many great Artists who are extremely talented but never make it anywhere? Yet, at the same time there are other unique individuals who don't just make it, but they actually succeed in such tremendous way that the whole world gets blown away! How do they do that? What's their secret? Is it pure luck or hard work?
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 Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
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.
Английский словарь для детей
By My Ebook Publishing House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 130. Language: Russian. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Growing Up
Коллекция иллюстрированных слов и понятий, направленной на детей в дошкольных или в начале первичного лет Эта книга оптимизирована для мобильных телефонов.
Hollywood Rolodex: Over 3,000+ Valuable Industry Contact Listings to get your script SOLD
By DEIDRE BERRY
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,080. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Attention screenwriter's: If you have a well-written screenplay, then you have a valuable commodity in your hands, and Hollywood is looking for you! Is your script perfect for Will Smith or Steven Spielberg, but you just don't know how to go about contacting them? Not to worry, with the Hollywood Rolodex you now have valuable contact information for some of the industry's biggest A-list players.
How To Start Your Own Bounce House Business
By Bizzy Moms
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,720. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
A comprehensive ebook containing over 40 pages designed to cover all your questions and containing all the necessary forms I use, ready for you to adapt to your business. So if you're considering starting your own bounce house, bouncy castle, inflatable or moonwalk rental business then learn from my mistakes over the last 14 years and save yourself a load of hassle and a load of money.
Rahasia Akting Sempurna
By M Ahmad Jalidu
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,240. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: December 24, 2012 by Garudhawaca Indobook. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
This book is about how to begin some step to be an actor. written in Indonesian, It will be usefull for both theatre and film career. Buku ini disarikan dari metode belajar Akting Lee Strasberg dan bahkan Stanislavsky. Beberapa langkah sederhana disajikan di sini.
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. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Home-based businesses
(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!
The Art of the Soundcheck
By M. Erik Matlock
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,850. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
(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.
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. Category: 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!
Create A Superstar Demo Reel: The Go-To Guide for Videos that Sell Hosts, Keynote Speakers, and Performers
By Todd Newton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
For hosts, speakers, and live entertainers your demo video is your commercial! It is what sells you to buyers and the first step to landing the dream job. Now, Emmy Award winning TV host Todd Newton shows you the elements necessary for creating a demo reel that will get you noticed.