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Self-Publish Your Book for Under $100 by Ray Mathews
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 by Ron Knight
Price: Free! Words: 41,410. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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 by Camille Ronay
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.
The Ronay e-Guide: Arts & Crafts Shows in Georgia by Camille Ronay
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,780. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Are you an artist, concessionaire or entertainer who wants to exhibit/perform in Georgia Festivals this Fall (2011)? If so, this list of 165 events will be your "bible"! These events range from community celebrations to fine art shows. Not all of them will be suitable for you. Read the thorough descriptions about the shows, then research those that look good to you.
How to Write a Good Poem: Three Essential Elements by D. Patrick Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The co-editor and publisher of the award-winning Fearless Poetry Series 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 author, a widely published poet. 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 by 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(5.00 from 1 review)
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 by Jade Simmons
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts(5.00 from 5 reviews)
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 by Prizeman & Kinsella Agents
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 by Patrika Vaughn
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 by AnnCharlesJacquieRogers
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 by Toby Welch
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!
How To Get Into Acting - Your Step-By-Step Guide To Getting Into Acting by HowExpert Press
Price: $9.99 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.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
‘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.
Bombs Away, Pussycat! A disheveled guide to my first two years freelancing by Mary Kitt-Neel
Price: Free! Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
This is a brief guide, based solely on my own experiences, to what it’s like the first couple of years as a freelance writer. I don’t pretend that my life is in any way representative, but I wanted to share some of what has and hasn’t worked for me. I hope you’ll be entertained, and maybe pick up a bit of information that’s useful to you, whatever path you pursue in life.
The Everything Writing Guide by Grand Rapids Region Writers Group
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,650. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
This guide walks you through every aspect of writing a book, from "where do I get ideas?" to the intricacies of publishing contracts. It is the joint effort of the members of the Grand Rapids Region Writers Group. We created this guide to share with you things we've learned on our writing journey.
Keeping Your Soul Work Alive: A Meditation on Writing and Self-Publishing by D. Patrick Miller
Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing(4.00 from 1 review)
In this brief essay, a veteran author, independent publisher, and writing coach muses about the challenges of honest self-expression -- and the even bigger challenges of getting one's expressions out into the world.
Career as an Animator by Institute For Career Research
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 10,090. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2009 by Institute For Career Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
Cartoon artist for film and video. The animation business is in a state of rapid evolution, closing some doors and opening new ones every day. Traditional hand-drawn animation is giving way to digital animation. Animation is part of the legend and mystique of Hollywood. For those with a creative mind and endless imagination, there may be no more more appealing career.
Career as an Advertising Copywriter by Institute For Career Research
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2009 by Institute For Career Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
You can write the words: TV, radio, magazine ads. Do you love to write? Are you interested in the world around you? Are you intrigued by the challenges of problem solving? A career as an advertising copywriter may be for you. Being a copywriter is challenging and rewarding. This is a job where you work in jeans, work with interesting people, have a great deal of fun - and can make great money.