Go world class with the ultimate author’s website!
Our Insider’s Guide ebook walks you through everything you need to build and operate an author website. Learn how to create meaningful connections between users and your author brand!
An updated edition of a primer on the basics of writing, editing, publishing and marketing your own book. It includes a brief history of printing and publishing from the 16th century on, accounting methods, formatting, web site coding, and other information you will need to expand your knowledge and marketplace. The methods can be applied… [Read More]
by Jay Artale
Freewriting for Travel Writers As a travel writer you can’t rest on your laurels – you need to craft your words to inspire, entertain, inform and educate your audience. It doesn’t matter whether your readers are planning a trip or are armchair travellers, you owe it to them to use freewriting take your travel writing… [Read More]
Did you know that tarantula and bird poop look the same? That some small birds excrete toxic weapons? Or that rabbits eat their own feces only to poop it out again? How about the fact that cricket manure smells like oranges? No? This book covers that and more in the weird world of animal poop…. [Read More]
by Beth Burgess
Are you tired of the guilt, shame and pain of addiction? Are you sick of the constant relapses? Do you yearn for happiness, freedom and a better life? People can spend years trapped in addiction unnecessarily, because, despite all their efforts, they just don’t understand what you really need to do to recover. Despite attending… [Read More]
by Anne Janzer
Have you ever wondered what makes your favorite nonfiction books so compelling, understandable, or enjoyable to read? Those works connect with you, as a reader. When you recognize what what’s happening, you can apply those same methods to your own writing. Writing To Be Understood is the thinking writer’s guide to effective nonfiction writing techniques,… [Read More]
by LaRayne Topp
Eighty-one seconds. That’s all the time it took a diabolical tornado to crash through Pilger, Nebraska, on June 16, 2014, destroying more than 40 percent of its homes plus its business district. Eighty-one seconds. That’s all the time it took for a tornado to destroy farms of the same size on the same day throughout… [Read More]
2016 AWSA Silver Scroll Non-fiction Merit Award winner Updated for 2017 “As a former Microsoft Word instructor and a current book designer and consultant, this is my go-to reference for clients who desire to format their own book. Susan is very thorough and covers all the bases for DIY Word-to-Kindle formatting.” Melinda Martin, MartinPublishingServices.com While… [Read More]
The Shortest Path to Mastering Your Online Promotion Strategies Learn through straightforward, real-world examples The ever-changing world of online promotion can be overwhelming. Especially for authors and small business owners trying to build strong brands. The buzz phrases. The lingo. And the paralyzing feeling of not knowing where to start or what to do. Enough… [Read More]
by Anne Janzer
Want to be a better writer? Improve your process. Process is a vital, unsung writing skill. For example, do you fear the blank page? You may be skipping the essential early phases of writing. Do you generate swarms of ideas but never publish anything? You need strategies to focus and persist to the finish. When… [Read More]
by Colin Dunbar
You want to self-publish your book and you have Microsoft® Word. But you don’t have advanced experience with Word. You’re nervous as heck because you have no idea how to get your book to look professional; there are just so many things that you need to know… “I just can’t get the headers and footers… [Read More]
by Josh Lanyon
So, why this book? Why not one of the other “How to Write…” titles? Because everything in Man, Oh Man is geared to the M/M market and the M/M writer, to you and the genre that you love, whether you’re an aspiring writer or you’re already published. Lambda Award finalist Josh Lanyon takes you step-by-step… [Read More]
In five succinct and informative chapters, Write the Book You Want—Be Your Own Coach, speaks for itself. “My Books;” “Your Books;” “Listen;” “Read;” and “Write” empower serious writers to do the one-on-one work with their devices or other writing tools in order to tell their stories well. Valerie Haynes Perry uses this book to support… [Read More]
Here, for the first time, dozens of leaders in the self-publishing industry–editors, designers, book shepherds, printers, teachers, publicists, marketers, workshop leaders, illustrators, reviewers–have come together to share their knowledge of the dynamic, ever-changing indie book publishing business. Whether you are a first-time author or a seasoned pro the articles and curated lists in this guide… [Read More]
by Bree A. Hood
The information discussed in the Monkey Wrench Papers is not advice. It is knowledge that can help anybody overcome fear and realize their capacity to follow in the footsteps of America’s Founders. That’s right! The American Revolution was the first and last case of mass civil suicide in America. Their suicide note…The Declaration of Independence!
Shortlisted – Rubery Book Awards (2016) Introducing children to the enjoyable world of Plumbing, through fun rhyme and colourful illustrations. In this story, Mummy always saves the day with her plumbing skills! Follow this child’s journey as his mum, a Plumber, helps Mrs Platt from the upstairs flat, who’s nail goes through a pipe, and… [Read More]
by Karen A Wyle
The world of law and lawyers, with its suspense, its moral quandaries, and its ripped-from-the-headlines subject matter, provides wonderful material for fiction. This guide will help writers explore these many story possibilities, while avoiding the pitfalls awaiting the unwary. It can also serve as a handy overall reference for law and prelaw students, or for… [Read More]
by Keith Kelly
Mrenh Gongveal: Chasing the Elves of the Khmer is a photo essay that delves into a common, but lesser understood, belief of the Cambodians. While learning about the culture and customs of Cambodia, Keith Kelly’s adopted home of 10 years, he was especially fascinated by their folklore. One particular type of shrine dedicated to the… [Read More]
This book is the first in a series to look at some of the challenges facing the church today. Both biblical and secular information is used to look at where the church stands on different issues. In this book a look is taken at saints drinking wine.
Multi-year work “Russian Jews. Reference Book” (in Russian) accumulates the essential knowledge on Russian (Russian-speaking) Jewry scattered throughout encyclopedias and countless works in the light of new research findings and approaches. In one volume is concentrated data on the history, resettlement, demography, traditions, religion, culture, social and political movements, etc. of Russian Jewry from antiquity… [Read More]
Building on the best-selling success of the original Self-Publisher’s Legal Handbook, Helen Sedwick wrote this expanded second edition to help writers stay out of court and at their desks. Using 30 years of legal experience, Sedwick shows writers how to * Set up their business * Protect their copyright * Avoid infringement * Spot scams… [Read More]
Want to finish writing your books faster? Learn the tricks that bestselling authors use to succeed! In 2011 author Laura Roberts wrote an entire book in just 72 hours, as part of the 3-Day Novel Contest. Upon completing the challenge successfully, she knew she’d found a great new way to write books quickly, and wanted… [Read More]
by Eric H. Roth
The art of conversation, once considered the sign of a civilized individual, seems less common today. Of course, people learning English as a second, third, or fourth language face even more barriers. Compelling Conversations focuses on learning by doing, and making good mistakes in English conversations.
These 7 Steps are THE guide to approaching your writing career like a business. With six awards and 30+ five-star reviews, it is a must read for any author.
– 2014 USA Best Book Award
– 2015 Independent Publisher National Book Award
– 2015 Beverly Hills International Book Award
– Foreword Reviews’ 2014 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award
– 2015 National Indie Excellence Award
– 2015 Readers’ Favorite Book Award
by Len King
A primer for the beginning house designer emphasizing the land and sustainability. Appropriate for someone who is interested in making a career of designing single family houses or is merely interested in getting involved in designing a house just for themselves and their family. This book will then serve as a reference throughout the beginners… [Read More]
101 Strategic, Job Search Marketing Steps is a job readiness guide that attempts to assist the Baby-boomer, Generation X, and the Millennial job seeker with a plan to assess career and personal strengths, weaknesses, and barriers with the use of Digital Technology and Social Media. The author believes that changing your mindset to market oneself… [Read More]
This is not a book on how to write historical fiction. It is a book on how not to write historical fiction. If you love history and you’re hard at work writing your first historical novel, but you’re wondering if your medieval Irishmen would live on potatoes, if your 17th-century pirate would use a revolver, or if your hero… [Read More]
by Carla King
There are all kinds of ways for authors to publish today. You can upload your book directly to Amazon and the other major online bookstores or use a distributor to reach hundreds of stores. The trouble is, most authors publish too early, before doing any market research, before asking for feedback from early readers, and… [Read More]
Chuck Barrett, bestselling author of his award-winning books Breach of Power, The Toymaker, & The Savannah Project, shares his experiences with Independent Publishing and offers his advice for writers in this no-fluff, offbeat, and candid guide. Publishing Unchained offers a glimpse at the options available for those authors wishing to self-publish or those who wish… [Read More]