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The Secrets to Ebook Publishing Success
Series: Smashwords Guides, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 41,550. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
(4.76 from 121 reviews)
Learn the 30 best practices of the bestselling self-published ebook authors. This updated January 2014 edition of the The Secrets to Ebook Publishing Success has already helped tens of thousands of self-published ebook authors publish more professionally. This ebook is a must-read for every writer, author, publisher and literary agent.
Write Good or Die
Price: Free! Words: 48,160. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2010 by Haunted Computer Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 6 reviews)
Survival tips for 21st century writers, from best-selling authors Kevin J. Anderson, M.J. Rose, Heather Graham, J.A. Konrath, Gayle Lynds, Alexandra Sokoloff, Jonathan Maberry, and more. How to develop your craft, improve your writing, get an agent, promote your work, embrace the digital age, and prepare yourself for the coming changes in the publishing industry. Edited by Scott Nicholson.
The Unofficial Roku Channel Guide; Annotated
Price: Free! Words: 36,980. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011 by Smith & Smith Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
OVER 130,000 Downloads Across Platforms!! Updated for 2014 This Roku Channel Guide includes Access Codes and Links to Channels available on the Roku set top box. It will be updated monthly with new channels.
Screenwriting Down to the Atoms: The Absolute Essentials
Price: Free! Words: 26,170. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
This simplified 4-chapter edition of "Screenwriting Down to the Atoms" hand-picks the most essential sections of Michael Welles Schock's innovative new approach to screencraft - and offers them absolutely free. The selected chapters represent the core of the book's unique method, most of it unavailable in any other source. These are the real essentials every screenwriter must know.
Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Genre and Rating Guide
Price: Free! Words: 263,140. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Fiction » Science fiction » General
SH = Scary Horror SF = Science Fiction SI = Shootist SO = Sorcery Fantasy SU = Supernatural Fantasy SL = Sleuth SD = Soldier SE = Speculative SP = Sport SY = Spy ST = Study SP = Superhero SW = Swords Second Position N = Novel C = Collection A = Anthology M = Magazine O = Omnibus S = Short Story E = Excerpt R = Serial X = Non-Fiction Out Of 5 Stars
The Writing Sampler
Price: Free! Words: 29,220. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Author Bryan Cohen has created a free sampler of his books about writing. The book includes excerpts from: 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts: Ideas for Blogs, Scripts, Stories and More; Sharpening the Pencil: Essays on Writing, Motivation and Enjoying Your Life; 500 Writing Prompts for Kids: First Grade through Fifth Grade; and Writer on the Side: How to Write Your Book Around Your 9 to 5 Job.
Understanding Brazil for Foreigners
Price: Free! Words: 47,310. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
This book provides foreigners with a head start to understand Brazil and Brazilians. When thinking about Brazil what comes to mind is Rio de Janeiro, Carnival parades, beaches, forests, women in bikinis and soccer players. But Brazil is much more. This will help you get past those "selling" images and get to know a more about the real country and its people, both the bright and dark side.
The Wealthy Health Copywriter: How to Earn $13,000 for Every Sales Letter You Write
Price: Free! Words: 34,330. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing / direct, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
The Wealthy Health Copywriter reveals more than 117 'insider' copywriting secrets for writing stunning sales letters, by a leading direct response copywriter. It's packed with dozens of real examples from winning copy, fully analyzed and explained. Designed to help copywriters achieve the highest level of copywriting in a fast-growing niche. Amazon #1 best-seller with only 5 star reviews.
The Storyteller's Art: How Not to Bore Your Reader to Sleep, Tears, or Homicide
Price: Free! Words: 36,320. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Do you want to tell memorable, vivid, life-altering stories? With plots that embed real knowledge about the natures and ways of men? Do you want to create characters that will haunt your readers' dreams? Do you want to learn the discipline to unite all the above, without overdressing your plots or distoring your characters to make them serve a theme for which they're ill-equipped? Start here!
Conversational Languages: The Most Innovative Technique to Master Any Foreign Language
Price: Free! Words: 31,400. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Multi-Language Dictionaries, Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you always wanted to learn how to speak a second language but simply didn't have the time? Look no further. You hold in your hands the most revolutionary method that was ever designed for QUICKLY becoming conversational in a foreign language.
Space Opera and Planetary Romance Reader Guide
Price: Free! Words: 62,850. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A ratings guide for these sub-genres of Science Fiction, both by Author and by Type.
Tree Care Kit
Price: Free! Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
Learn how to improve urban tree health, position urban trees to better withstand severe weather (hurricane, ice storms, drought), and minimize damage and loss of not only the beloved trees, but also surrounding structures (homes, vehicles, powerlines, etc.) -- Be Tree Wise. Protect Life and Limbs.
Four Seasons of Creative Writing: 1,000 Prompts to Stop Writer's Block
Price: Free! Words: 48,940. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy
Writing prompts are questions and hypothetical situations that are able to cure writer's block instantly. This book gives you exactly one thousand idea-generating prompts that focus on the coldest, warmest, toughest and funniest days of the four seasons.
Story Alchemy: The Search for the Philosopher's Stone of Storytelling
Series: Author's Craft, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 61,810. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
For the advanced author. Screenwriter? Novelist? Playwright? Write short stories? Story Alchemy presents a powerful new technique for establishing story structure and gaining insight into the entire creative process. If you thought Novelsmithing was good, you'll be blown away by Story Alchemy.
Leigh Brackett (ology) Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 521,110. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This book is about the work of science fiction writer Leigh Brackett, and is a companion to the Leigh Brackett (ology) website and collects the content found at the site. Brackett was known as the Queen of Space Opera, and famous for a series of brilliant planetary romance adventures, particularly those of Eric John Stark on Mars, Venus and Skaith.
Writing Tips From Authors
Price: Free! Words: 40,390. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Invaluable Writing tips for the new author. These are tips from real authors sitting down for a chat to talk about their writing experiences.
A Big Security Fix and Performance Manual - The Essential Guide to Computer Security & Performance
Price: Free! Words: 55,730. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Biography, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
A fully comprehensive list of strategies and safety measures to help keep you safe from hackers and identity thieves. This How-to Security Guide provides detailed and practical advice that is easy to follow and very effecetive, it even includes snapshot images to help guide you along the way.
Novelsmithing, The Structural Foundation of Plot, Character, and Narration
Series: Author's Craft, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 57,890. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Novelsmithing provides the beginning novelist, or perhaps even the experienced novelist who has lost his way, with a discussion of the underlying structure and methods of novel writing. Nowhere else can the aspiring author learn the skills necessary to achieve the organic unity of the novelist's divine trinity: character, conflict and theme, so necessary to a fine work of literature.
Pimp My Fiction: Write A Bestselling Novel By Learning Powerful Writing Techniques
Series: Writers' Resource Series. Price: Free! Words: 42,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Don’t Just Write A Novel ~ Writing A Bestselling Novel Writing a bestselling novel needs excellent writing technique guides to help you at every stage of creating a page-turning novel. Pimp My Fiction will provide you with armfuls of books on every writing subject to improve your novel writing, transform your novel into a page turning bestseller and ensure your success as a novelist.
The Complete Guide to the Year’s Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
Price: Free! Words: 58,470. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(1.50 from 2 reviews)
A complete list of the stories in every Year's Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror book, grouped by editor and ordered by volume.