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Death of the Author: A Brief Semiotic Examination of the End of Authorship
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016 by Rainbow Crush. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Semiotics & Theory, Essay » Literature
Who is the final authority on the meaning of a literary text? Does the reader’s interpretation hold more value than the writer’s intent? This 1,500-word essay exploring Roland Barthes’s paper “The Death of the Author” takes a semiotic approach to literary interpretation and touches on Surrealism, automatic writing, and psychoanalysis.
Go Indie: A Guide to Your First Year Self-Publishing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,710. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Every day, authors are deciding to self-publish with varying levels of success. The author shares his first year experience as an indie author including his mistakes, successes, and plans to grow his business in his second year. With chapters on writing, editing, promoting, and more, Go Indie breaks down a typical first year for an indie to help you go from aspiring writer to published author.
Writing a Novel in Seven Days: A Hands-On Example
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,860. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2016 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Chapter by chapter, Dean Wesley Smith chronicles his process toward writing a 43,000-word novel in just seven days. He writes about his progress, his feelings about the project, and how he approaches and overcomes obstacles. This WMG Writer’s Guide demonstrates that setting an aggressive writing goal, and accomplishing that goal, can prove successful with the right attitude and tools.
More Daily Writing Prompts To Spur Creativity: 366 Writing Prompts To Help You Get Started
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Do you dream of being a writer? Do you want to be more creative? This is the place to start. This book contains 366 writing prompts to help you get started; one for every day of the year including leap day. Do them one at a time in order or jump around and do several at once. Consider this a workout for your creative muscles. You can get started now.
The Jungle Survival Guide to Media Kits for Authors
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,340. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Az Publishing Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
In my dealings with authors and publicists through my Blog Talk Radio station, KWOD, and in my capacity as the Managing Editor of The WOD Newspaper and NewsZine, a pop culture and fan convention newspaper, I have witnessed a total lack of understanding what a media kit is and what components are needed.
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 and books, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
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.
Heinlein's Rules: Five Simple Business Rules for Writing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
With more than a hundred published novels and more than seventeen million copies of his books in print, USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith follows five simple business rules for writing fiction. In this WMG Writer’s Guide, Dean shares how those rules helped shape his successful career—and can help yours, too.
Bean Counting for Authors
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,870. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Taxation / small business, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Accounting
Authors are not only wand-waving story weavers, but also real-world professionals running businesses that earn money...which means dealing with accounting & taxes...If that has you running, allow this author and once-upon-a-time CPA to help you grasp the major "must-knows" of Bean Counting for Authors and Creative Business Owners.
The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide: Every Indie Author’s Essential Directory—To Help You Prepare, Publish, and Promote Professional Looking Books
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,920. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
Here, for the first time ever, dozens of leaders in the self-publishing industry--editors, designers, book shepherds, printers, teachers, publicists, marketers, subsidy publishers, workshop leaders, illustrators, reviewers--have come together to share their knowledge of the dynamic, ever-changing indie book publishing business.
How To Write Amazing Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015 by All-Seeing Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Writing, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Language Arts / General
Writing a story seems scary when you're a kid. That's why this guide is for young authors. It has all the tips you'll need including choosing a writing space, picking cool characters, and designing a great cover. Use this guide and one day you could have 1000s of readers just like Zuni Blue, author of the smash hit The Mean Girl Who Never Speaks.