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The Better Writing Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,410. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Better Writing Guide offers myriad tips to improve your writing, and delves deeply into things that will enhance your skills, such as character point of view, tenses and writing style. If you have purchased the EDITORS’ BIBLE, please do not purchase this book.
Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,200. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011 by Rob Shelsky. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Want to write science fiction, fantasy, or horror? Want to be published for money? Don't want to wait forever to do it? Then Author Rob Shelsky’s Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror is a must read! Based on seven years’ worth of carefully researched articles, this is a practical guide, a simple, step-by-step process on how to write AND get your work published!
Smashwords Formateringsguide
Series: Smashwords Style Guide Translations. Price: Free! Words: 23,280. Language: Danish. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Smashwords Formateringsguide har hjulpet tusindvis af forfattere med at producere og udgive ebøger af høj kvalitet. Denne gratis guide giver dig simple trinvise instruktioner til, hvordan du skaber, formaterer og udgiver en eBog. Det er nødvendig læsning for enhver forfatter, der gerne vil have distribueret deres bog via Smashwords til større forhandlere af ebøger, såsom Apple iBookstore og Kobo
Two Shakes of a Lamb's Tail
Price: Free! Words: 88,650. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book explores the source and use of 355 common phrases and words in our wicked, wonderful, wacky English language. While it's raining cats and dogs, horse around with pie in the sky and shoot the bull before you start living the life of Riley.
Why Authors Fail: 17 Mistakes Self Publishing Authors Make That Sabotage Their Success (And How To Fix Them)
Price: Free! Words: 24,710. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business & entrepreneurship
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Becoming a massively successful self-published author isn't easy. Even just one missing link in an otherwise perfect plan can kill your results. Multiple #1 bestselling author Derek Doepker has made the mistakes for you and found a way to overcome them. Now he'll take you by the hand to show you the principles you need to follow to guarantee long-term success as a self-published author.
Ditch the Publisher: 40 Indie Authors on Their Unique Self-Publishing Journeys
Price: Free! Words: 63,910. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Thinking of self-publishing? Who better to advise you than 40 writers who have been there, done that and, well, written the book?
Simple Writing Strategies Presents: Write Any Book For Profit In 30 Days or Less
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,970. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
(4.00 from 1 review)
So you want to learn how to write a book but you don't know where to start, or even what to write about, you just know you want to write one. Well my dear fellow writer, I have you covered. In this book you'll learn essential skills that will enable you to write a book faster than you ever thought possible, even if you've never written a lick of content in your life.
1,000 Creative Writing Prompts: Ideas for Blogs, Scripts, Stories and More
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,410. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(2.00 from 1 review)
Finally, a possible cure for writer's block. These story starters cover a large range of topics, including: Holidays, College, Health, Regrets, Nature, Shakespeare, Religion and over 40 more! These prompts help you to write from the heart so that you can relate to your audience. They work for blogs, scripts, stories, poems, essays and anything else that requires writing without interruption.
Articles for the Mind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,130. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
"Articles for the Mind" is a compilation of 58 articles on a variety of topics that provide expert advice and objective knowledge to educate you and help you to improve your life. Article topics include: health, careers, personal finance, writing, education, relationships, self-help, and more.
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!
Ideas and Inspiration for Fantasy and Science Fiction Writers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,230. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(3.00 from 1 review)
This sourcebook is for all writers of fantasy or science fiction--whether novels, short stories, games, or any other form of storytelling. Medicinal corpses, the jargons of thieves and carnies, Nazi UFOs, the colonization of space, green children from nowhere and more.
Guida allo Stile Smashwords
Series: Smashwords Style Guide Translations. Price: Free! Words: 23,120. Language: Italian. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
La "Guida allo stile Smashwords" ha aiutato migliaia di autori ed editori a pubblicare ebook di alta qualità. Questa Guida gratuita offre semplici consigli passo-dopo-passo per creare, formattare e pubblicare un ebook. La Guida deve essere preventivamente letta da ogni autore che voglia distribuire la sua opera, attraverso Smashwords. Traduzione italiana a cura di Giuseppe Meligrana.
NaNo for the New and the Insane
Price: Free! Words: 35,960. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
NaNo for the New and the Insane is a short work dedicated to helping people stay on track for the month long NaNoWriMo event in November of each year.
Golden Pot of Proverbs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,060. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015 by Accomplish Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
(1.00 from 1 review)
This book is a collection of over 10,000 proverbs and wise sayings from all over the world and across different cultures. Proverbs and wise sayings are as old as mankind. They exist to give us advice and can sometimes also serve a humorous purpose. Proverbs have always served as part of our daily conversations and speeches. It is important that they be preserved through sharing and passing on.
Freelance Writing Guide: What to Expect in Your First Year as a Freelance Writer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,490. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
(4.80 from 10 reviews)
"Freelance Writing Guide" is a helpful career guide that will inform you of the experiences the author had, and what she learned, during her first year as a freelance writer. The purpose of the book is to educate you on what you can expect in the beginning of your freelance writing career, so that there are no questions or fear of the unknown.
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.
Laird Barron (ology)
Price: Free! Words: 166,680. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books, Fiction » Horror » General
(1.00 from 1 review)
About the work of horror writer Laird Barron, and is a companion to the Laird Barron (ology) website http://lairdbarron.blogspot.com and collects the content found at the site. The various entries and elements can also be browsed there. Barron as a writer often works in a Lovecraft type tradition, using his own Pacific Northwest and in particular Washington State mythos. Also noir influences.
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.
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.
Protecting Donor Intent: How to Define and Safeguard Your Philanthropic Principles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,650. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
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The need for this guidebook is clear. Donors have made large gifts to charitable causes only to have the funds eventually spent on purposes they never would have supported. This guidebook offers detailed guidance to philanthropists who want to ensure that the assets they dedicate to charity are disbursed as they intend.