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The Gigging Drummer Survival Tips: How To Become A Professional Drummer
By Matthew Jones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,400. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
From amateur to professional, from hobby to profession, from nowhere to somewhere. Get the E-book that thousands of drummers have already downloaded! There is no book on the market like this. This is not a "how to play drums book." It is a book on exactly how to be a successful professional drummer. From A to Z. It is also a workbook. Develop a complete action plan! Happy gigging.
The Blue Collar Screenwriter and The Elements of Screenplay
By Robert Gosnell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,500. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
For more than thirty years, Robert Gosnell has seen his work produced in network television, syndicated television, basic and pay cable and theatrical and independent films. This book recounts his journey from blue-collar worker to Hollywood screenwriter, and the hurdles encountered and lessons learned along the way, along with detailed information on screenwriting form and format.
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
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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.
Rise. Fall. Rise.
By Michael Simpson, Jr
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
So you want to be a star, and become rich and famous? You want to leave that small town of yours and not come back until you're a household name? Are you a dreamer? Not interested in a cubicle career? Then you better know what you're really getting yourself into. This book is a journey book that will guide you from A to B and virtually guarantees your success. Really, or your money back
How To Be A Working Comic: An Insider's Business Guide To A Career In Stand-Up Comedy - Revisited, Revised & Revamped
By Dave Schwensen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,690. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
The classic business book on stand-up comedy is back - revisited, revised and revamped. Considered "The Guidebook" by many aspiring and working comics, Dave Schwensen shares more insider advice than any other manual. Adding to the author's behind the scenes expertise are insightful and advice filled interviews with proven comedy talents and industry insiders.
The Actor's Road to Hollywood
By John Lizzi
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,100. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
So you want to be an actor. This guidebook is for actors who are considering a professional career in film and television. After you have completed your training and have some experience this book will guide you forward as to what is required to be a working professional actor in the national market. Included are some of the author's personal experiences and anecdotes of working in Hollywood.
Walking On-Air, How to be a Radio Presenter
By Radio Talent
Price: $16.99 USD. Words: 25,050. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
A short and exceptionally powerful book cited by high achievers in the world of radio as a must read. Full of techniques, ideas and trade secrets, Walking On-Air is a motivational and inspiring read for professionals and newcomers to the industry, particularly in the UK.
My Kid Has Talent! Now What?
By Jennifer Pattison
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 28,810. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
Thinking about taking your child's acting opportunities to the next level? Reading "My Kid Has Talent! Now What?" gives an inside look at one family's journey through the maze of the Hollywood entertainment industry. From starting local to Hollywood living, agents to auditions, budgets to traffic, this book provides you with invaluable advice that only someone who has been through it can give.
The Rising Stars Guide For Show Biz Kids And Their Parents
By David Matis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,310. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
The Rising Stars Guide For Show Biz Kids will teach you everything you need to know about getting started in this fun and lucrative business. Auditions, work permits, agents, unions, call-backs, wardrobe, coaching, contracts, finances, photographs and training. From commercials to sitcoms, movies to modeling. Get started today with this easy to understand guide.
$60K Jobs: The Bartender
By Perry Hurtt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,170. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
A creative approach to helping people find and obtain a great job that does not require a College degree of previous experience and pays well. Follow the weekly step by step process in this book to achieve $5K per month income as a Bartender.
The Model You
By Todd Griffin
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
So you want to become a model. Here’s how! The Model You will guide you through the transition from dreaming about it to managing your modeling career. Learn how to choose a career path, set realistic goals, find photographers and agents, build your portfolio, market yourself, avoid scams and creeps, and much more. Interviews with models and agents and a chapter for parents are included.
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.
Modeling From the Ground Up - Strategies for Building a Successful Modeling Career
By Jeanne Rejaunier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
The huge multi-billion dollar modeling industry attracts thousands of hopefuls every year. Not all models are gorgeous supermodels or handsome male hunks. Armed with a good set of professional photos, enough ambition and an understanding of how the modeling profession works, almost anyone can model. Former model Jeanne Rejaunier tells what you need to know to begin a successful career in modeling.
The 50 Best Careers in Modeling
By Jeanne Rejaunier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,910. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
In The 50 Best Careers in Modeling, bestselling author Jeanne Rejaunier shows how you can give yourself a competitive edge by learning about the best job areas a modeling career offers, no matter what your age, sex or type, whether you’re aiming for a career in front of or behind the camera, and whether you are a beginner or an established player.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.