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Blow Us Away! Publishers' Secrets for Successful Manuscripts
By JB Howick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,010. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2010 by WindRiver Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
Publishers and agents around the world are waiting to be blown away by the next great manuscript but are frustrated by the average new author's lack of preparedness; too many manuscripts lack marketing insight, organization, or an understanding of the book industry. Bring publishers a great book with all the background information we need to make a good business decision and you've got a deal.
The Mechanics of Submission
By Stephen Goldin
Series: The Business of Being a Writer. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2010 by Parsina Press. Category: Nonfiction
Theodore Sturgeon called THE BUSINESS OF BEING A WRITER "the second best reference book a writer can have,after the dictionary." Harlan Ellison said, "It may not make you a better writer, but it will keep you from being a poorer one." This excerpt discusses proper manuscript format, and how to submit your writing to an editor/publisher.
Write Ways to WIN WRITING CONTESTS: How to Join the Winners' Circle for Prose and Poetry Awards
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
When reading the words "open theme" in a contest, what comes to mind? Anything goes? It's anything but. Reid's book imparts this type of advice along with what topics or themes to avoid and how to approach theme-based events. Entering 80 contests in 18 months, he achieved success 29 times. His words come across as a seasoned expert, as he fearlessly shares his fact-finding advice on how to win.
Writer to Writer Reminders: Tickles, Tips and Tricks for Writers
By Jaqueline Girdner Lynne Murray
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
We are Jaqueline (Jaki) Girdner and Lynne Murray, two authors who met in a writer’s critique group, and have gone on to become friends. We have had a combined total of twenty-four novels published—seventeen for Jaki and seven for Lynne. Our writing methods are so different that it’s a constant reminder of how many ways there are to get words down on paper and tell a story.
Interpretive Dance at 65 MPH
By Tee Light
Price: Free! Words: 19,520. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Fiction
Hazel Hassenfeffer is faced with a dilemma. The dilemma of her own death. Follow her journey through the afterlife as she tries to deal with her past, her loved ones, the society that raised her, and the terrible novel she wrote.
The Death Cart
By Joanne Schoenwald
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,190. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Category: Fiction
It's the 14th century. The Black Death has overtaken a small German town. Greeta, a talented young servant girl, finds a cache of manuscripts in a forest castle. But Greeta is in more danger than just the plague. A local priest, a conflicted monk and a disgraced knight help her uncover a mystery and translate the historical texts for clues to fight the plague. A trial leads to a chilling climax.
Portal to Paradise
By Dr. Robert Gange
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,950. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Portal to Paradise examines historical events that show the reality of spiritual activity, trustworthiness of the Bible, and deity of Jesus Christ. Mathematical implications of accepted prophetic events unveil the statistical impossibility of Christ being other than who He claimed to be. Included are life's advent, evil's origin, the reprogramming of humans and the fate of life beyond the grave.
Book of Hours: The Beguilement of Brother Alphaios
By J. S. Anderson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,100. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Fiction
When Brother Alphaios comes to a great American city to recreate the Book of Hours, he must discover both its origins and the heresies that kept it hidden away for six hundred years. Finding himself an unwelcome guest in a cold, dour monastery, he becomes beguiled both by the audacious fifteenth-century illuminator he calls Jeremiah and the characters he encounters in the vast, chaotic city.