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Planning before Writing a Novel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012 by Nibiruki Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
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Outlining a novel before writing is essential for first-time fiction writers, as they may find it difficult to complete a story without mileposts. This book includes ten questions after answering which you will have the entire skeleton of your novel in front of you. You will have built your protagonist, antagonist, major characters, setting, plot, theme, narrative POV and genre of your novel.
The 30 Day Novel: Plot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Can't finish your novel manuscript? It's probably not your fault. Most of what you've been taught about plotting and outlining is either fluff or wrong. Come inside my world and let me show you how to write a novel every thirty days! It's how I make a living.
How to Write and Sell Your Plays
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,480. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Lessons on how to write different types of plays and on different ways to have them performed.
Sage Advice for the Indie Children's Author
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Golden Butterfly Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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This guide was written to assist budding indie children's writers with their decision to become writers. This book provides practical advice from an Indie children's author on how to select an illustrator, tips on how to market books, plan a book party, plan a book signings, and get others to support your work.
Jak wydać książkę
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,410. Language: Polish. Published: February 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Praktyczne i prawne porady związane z wydawaniem książek przeznaczone dla autorów, tłumaczy i początkujących wydawców.
So You Want To Be a Writer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,340. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
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A full-time freelance author with 251 books in print and 17 more under contract explains the publishing business for beginners.
How to get your book published - A newbie's guide
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Written a book? Want it published? Don't know where to start? Who to ask? Or, have you been rejected by traditional publishers and interested in exploring alternatives? "How to get your book published - A newbie's guide" contains all the information writers need to enable them to make informed choices on the many publication options available. A must read for writers seeking publication.
Self-Publish Your Book for Under $100
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Learn to lay out your book text. You can do this with Word for Windows. And at Createspace and Smashword, there's help available for your book layout. Do you have any artistic ability? Don't fret. Here too, Createspace can help You with their free cover design package. See examples of books by Ray Mathews (one 'T') at Smashwords and Amazon You can do it, too!
Untraditional Publishing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,410. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
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Untraditional Publishing is now the third option, which focuses entirely on the author, creating opportunities to improve, market, and sell books.
The Ronay e-Guide: Arts & Crafts Shows in Alabama/Florida
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Are you looking for festivals in Alabama or Florida to exhibit in this Fall and into 2012? We list approx 120 events for artists, concessionaires, and entertainers to choose from in The Ronay e-Guide: Arts & Crafts Shows in Alabama/Florida. We detail each listing with dates, sites, pub adm, booth fees/sizes, other activities in the event, deadlines, contact information, email addys & websites.
How to Write a Good Poem: Three Essential Elements
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The publisher and author of two poetry volumes offers a concise and inspiring guide to writing a good poem. The three essential skills of Vocabulary, Compression, and Revision are explained, with helpful suggestions for practice. Includes a number of example poems by the autho. Also: live links to other helpful resources.
Bad Agent, No Catnip! Bad Career Advice and Questionable Misinformation from the World's Worst Literary Agent, Sydney T. Cat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011 by Tsunami Ridge Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
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Bad Career Advice and Questionable Misinformation from the World's Worst Literary Agent, Sydney T. Cat! Collected for the first time in this hilarious little book, Sydney T. Cat shares (though bad example) dozens of gaffes, schemes, missteps, cons, and foul-ups real-life "agents" have used to part writers from their money, screw up their careers, and crush their dreams! A must-read for writers!
Emerge Already! The Ultimate Guide to Career Building for Emerging Artists
Price: Free! Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
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A priceless how-to & how-not-to guide by innovative concert pianist Jade Simmons. This tell all covers everything including carving your niche, marketing, creating package deals, approaching management, what presenters really think and how not to get re-engaged. This is the stuff they never taught you in school direct from one of America's most exciting and versatile young artists.
An Agents Guide To Getting Published
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Prizeman & Kinsella The Literary & Film Agents Guide to Getting Published. The No nonsense guide for writers covering synopsis, writing groups, websites for authors, ebooks, self publishing, agents, book fairs, check list and common sense approach to entering the book trade world.
Everything You Need to Know to Write, Publish and Market Your Book
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,590. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
The writer's and author's guide to: - the craft of writing - successful publishing - self-publishing - book marketing - distributing your works
Nail It! The Secret to Building an Effective Fiction Writer’s Platform Level 1: Laying the Foundation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,880. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Writing a great story is no longer enough to land a contract. With economic downsizing, publishers are selective when it comes to acquiring authors. These days, it takes a platform that is equal to the story in excellence and potential for you and your book to make it through the acquisitions gauntlet. Nail It! The Secret to Building an Effective Fiction Writer’s Platform will help you succeed.
55 Days in the Life of a Freelance Writer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,820. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
I get asked one question repeatedly – what's it like to be a freelance writer? I work from home and people have no clue how the day of a freelance writer is spent. People think I sit around eating bon-bons all day, watching Jerry Springer reruns. This book will answer the probing question of how the life of a typical writer unfolds. Enjoy the glimpse into the life of a freelance writer!
Jump into Acting
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 21,110. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
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How To Get Into Acting - Your Step-By-Step Guide To Getting Into Acting
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
If you are an aspiring actor with dreams of becoming a success like Al Pacino, Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt and the likes, then this is the step-by-step guide for you. Here’s what you get: - You will discover the secrets about the acting industry. - Larn acting techniques to perform better than your competitors. - Discover acting terminologies to instantly be noticed by the directors.
Unleash the Artist Within: Four Weeks to Transforming Your Creative Talents Into More Recognition, More Profit & More Fun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,780. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
This four-week "workshop in a book" consists of 28 daily lessons that will show you how to: Work from the trenches with little or no money; Overcome the "starving artist" mentality; Build a fan base of paying customers; Use often-overlooked techniques to give your craft wider exposure. Bob Baker will poke and prod you to be different, to expand, to focus & become a true Creative Powerhouse!