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The Nasty Little Writing Book: Longtime New York Publishing Insider Reveals Secrets Only Best-Selling Authors Know
By D. W. St.John
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,000. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction
At last! A New York publishing agent reveals secrets that every aspiring author needs to know to break into the publishing scene. "Hilarious!" Publishers Weekly "Highly recommended… for the experienced writer looking to enjoy a good…laugh…should be required reading for aspiring best-selling authors…" Midwest Book Review
Write Good or Die
By Scott Nicholson
Price: Free! Words: 48,170. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2010 by Haunted Computer Books. Category: Nonfiction
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.
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.
The Cheap Retreat Workbook
By Catharine Bramkamp
Price: Free! Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
I love the idea of a writing retreat, to travel to exotic locations for inspiration and encouragement. If I could escape the family, my job, the housework, all the distractions of my life, I could create my best work. I didn’t have the cash to finance a get away of great expectations, so I stopped complaining and created my own Cheap Retreat using stuff I found around the house. You can too!
My Writing Year: Making Sense of Being a Writer
By Joseph Sutton
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 16,320. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A powerful book about writing and the writing process, this book will motivate both beginning and professional writers to sit down and write as swiftly as they can to generate ideas or to break out of a writer's block. Writing will become a joyful act instead of a chore.
The Indie Journey: Secrets to Writing Success
By Scott Nicholson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,420. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Haunted Computer Books. Category: Nonfiction
The e-book era has launched thousands of writing careers and holds promise of growth. Here's how one author went from publishing his first e-book to becoming a full-time author in a little more than a year. While offering general tips on the business, craft, and marketing, its primary goal is to inspire you to embrace your creative entrepreneurship and success.
Genghis Khan's Rules for (Warriors) Writers
By David Wilkin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,480. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A look at ten techniques to make you prepared for being published in an age where the world of Publishing is beset by the Horde of Writers who have learned these rules
So you want to write a novel
By J. P. Kurzitza
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
So You Want to Write a Novel... was written for the many who’ve wanted to pursue the lofty endeavor of penning (typing) their very own opus, but for one reason or another got lost in the whole process, or perhaps were even a little intimidated. If you want to harness and channel your story into a cohesive format that makes sense, then give So You Want to Write a Novel... a read, and get started!
May You Write Interesting Books
By Sarah A. Hoyt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,200. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by GoldportPress. Category: Nonfiction
A book on how to wring the blahs from your fiction, by award winning science fiction, fantasy and mystery author Sarah A. Hoyt. Containing such vital information as how to avoid being oatmeal, and how and when to use pole dancers and Martian invaders. Also explains the vital importance of piranha tanks for the acquisition and training of first readers.
The Police Report Handbook
By Paul Lasiewicki
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,840. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The Report Writing Handbook provides criminal justice professionals at all levels of experience a handy reference guide they can use to better organize their police reports and refine their writing skills. Among the topice covered: CopKey abbreviations, overcoming common defenses, documenting use-of-force incidents, and effective proofreading – which includes a Report Writing CheckList.