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The Short Fuse Guide to Query Letters by Michelle E. Richter
Series: Short Fuse Guides, Book 1. 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.
Short Story Crash Course by Laura K Marshall
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Short Story Crash Course is an intensive 21 day course that will whip your stories into shape. We’ll take your manuscripts from desk drawer to editor’s desk in three weeks. This course will whip your short story into shape for submission, teach you how to research the market and start submitting. This is a self-contained course. Everything you need, you’ll find in the course book.
12 Months of Practical Modern Living: A Frugal Resource by Kimberly Allen
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 18,770. Language: American English. Published: June 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
No one wants to spend any more than they need to spend. This eBook has compiled some of the best free and low cost resources, websites, and apps to help you save money, along with a side helping of frugal tips about when to spend money, the best ways to save money, and how to do it yourself.
About Writing: Your Essential Writing Manual by Suz deMello
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,510. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Both of Suz deMello’s famed writing manuals, now in one handy volume. Suz discusses characterization and conflict, story creation and the mythic structure, point of view, info dumps, dialog and much, much more!
How to Write a Novel in One (Not-so-easy) Lesson by Jacqueline Diamond
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,110. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
After selling more than 90 novels and teaching writing to over 100 students, bestselling author Jacqueline Diamond shares her knowledge of the craft of fiction in this 24,000-word book (about 80 pages). No one-size-fits-all schemes, just solid information with a personal touch, and tips organized to help you in any genre, no matter how much or how little writing experience you have.
You've Decided to be a Writer, Now What? by Laura K Marshall
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,490. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Professional development, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
You’ve Decided to be a Writer, Now What? is your blueprint to your new life as a writer. I’ll take you through the basics of writing a story and the technical stuff. We’ll learn the nuts and bolts of the writer’s life and familiarize you with the business end of writing. Congratulations on taking your first step to becoming a writer. It’s a fun and exciting journey.
Buy My Book! 50 Plus Marketing Strategies to Sell Your Book by Laura K Marshall
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Buy my book is what you want to yell from the mountain top, but not the most effective marketing approach. Discover book marketing strategies that will sell your book. The key is to find the ones that are right for you and your book. This book isn’t a light weight marketing list. I give you as much information as possible to give you the best opportunity at success when trying these strategies.
Smashwords Formatting Smashed: A Short, Easy, Step-by-Step Tutorial Instruction Guide (That Won’t Leave You With A Headache!) by Jessica Robinson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals(5.00 from 1 review)
This step-by-step guide will efficiently instruct you through the basics of formatting your Microsoft Word document for Smashwords. Everything you need to know about the basics of successfully formatting manuscript is laid out in this easy-to-follow, straightforward tutorial. Follow these instructions exactly, and prepare your e-book quickly and easily today!
Writing the Cozy Mystery by Nancy J. Cohen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
Writing the Cozy Mystery will help you learn how to write a traditional whodunit, organize your materials, and sustain a series.
How to Avoid 10 Punctuation M!stakes: The Top 10 Fatal Errors Made by Novices Punctuating Fiction and Non-fiction by Euan Mitchell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014 by OverDog Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
The top 10 punctuation mistakes that pedants love to correct. Eliminate them before you eliminate your chances with a publisher, or before you embarrass yourself in front of readers or clients. Each and every mistake is easy to fix once you know how. Each chapter begins with a diagram containing solutions to punctuation problems that may have eluded you for years.
Fifty Ways to Practice Reading: Tips for ESL/EFL Students by Belinda Young-Davy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: American English. Published: November 11, 2012 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in), Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
This book is made for students of English as a Second or Foreign Language. You will learn 50 ways to practice and improve reading skills. By applying these methods, you will read faster and better, and remember information longer. You do not need to be living in an English-speaking country or be currently taking an English class to use this book. Good for beginners through advanced levels.
1001 First Lines by Scarlett Archer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,010. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Have you ever wondered which novels contain the most famous opening lines? Or how the writers of Science Fiction compare to those of Romance? Now you can compare for yourself, with 1001 of the best and worst First Lines from fifteen genres. 1001 First Lines is for the writers and the readers of the world, providing inspiration and instruction, with a checklist of titles to tick off as you go.
Pooch Paths: Dog Walks and Hikes in Asheville and Beyond by Barry Silverstein
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Looking for dog walks and hikes in and around Asheville, NC? Then “Pooch Paths” is for you! This handy eBook offers descriptions, links, directions, and even insider tips for more than thirty dog walks and hikes. You’ll find useful information about Asheville greenways, Bent Creek Forest trails, Blue Ridge Parkway trails, DuPont State Forest, Pisgah National Forest, and much more.
Easy Smashwords Formatting In OpenOffice by Jay Johnson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012 by Empire. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Welcome to Easy Smashwords Formatting In OpenOffice. In this guide you'll learn the ten steps it takes to get your book into the Smashwords Premium Distribution Program every time. This book is specifically designed for those of you who prefer to use the free word processing program known as OpenOffice.
The Short Fuse Guide to Book Publishing Rights by Laurie McLean
Series: Short Fuse Guides, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Laurie McLean walks you through the different rights involved in publishing a book and shows you how best to use them to maximize your profit.
Marketing Your EBook by Pam Stone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011 by Steel Diamonds Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This small book is packed with useful tips you can do for free whcih will help you promote your ebook and increase sales. Pam Stone is the Marketing Director for Steel Diamonds Publishing and is eager to share her knowledge and years of experience with you.
Come Again? by Graham Murray
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011 by Living Books USA. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation
There is no doubt that for most writers, good dialogue is the hardest part of good writing. “Come Again?” contains everything aspiring writers need to know about writing and correctly punctuating good dialogue - essential in an good writing.
Hollywood's Classic Comedies: 200 Fun-Filled Films Rated & Reviewed by John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,680. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
200 classic movie comedies are discussed and reviewed (with full cast and credit details) in this must-have book that will delight every vintage film fan. If you've never heard of Abbott & Costello, The 3 Stooges, or Laurel & Hardy, this is not the book for you. On the other hand, for fans of classic Hollywood comedies, this book will evoke lively memories and guide them to buy more comedy DVDs.
Write Ways to WIN WRITING CONTESTS: How to Join the Winners' Circle for Prose and Poetry Awards by John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
When reading the words "open theme" in a contest, what comes to mind? Anything goes? It's anything but. Reid's book imparts this type of advice along with what topics or themes to avoid and how to approach theme-based events. Entering 80 contests in 18 months, he achieved success 29 times. His words come across as a seasoned expert, as he fearlessly shares his fact-finding advice on how to win.