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The Art of Creative Nonfiction: Writing and Selling the Literature of Reality

by Lee Gutkind

A complete guide to the art and craft of creative nonfiction--from one of its pioneer practitioners

The challenge of creative nonfiction is to write the truth in a style that is as accurate and informative as...


Writing Successful Self-Help and How-To Books

by Jean Marie Stine

"If you follow only a third of Jean's advice, you'll have a successful book." --Jeremy Tarcher, Publisher Jeremy P. Tarcher, Inc.

"After Jean reworked my first draft, paperback rights sold for $137,000." --Timmen...


How to Sell Your Memoir: 12 Steps to a Perfect Book Proposal

by Brooke Warner

How to Sell Your Memoir: 12 Steps to a Perfect Book Proposal offers memoirists an easy-to-follow formula to create a winning book proposal that will attract agents and editors. Brooke Warner is a former acquiring...


What's Your Book?: A Step-by-Step Guide to Get You from Inspiration to Published Author

by Brooke Warner

What's Your Book? is an aspiring author's go-to guide for getting from idea to publication. Brooke Warner is a publishing expert with thirteen years' experience as an acquiring editor for major trade houses....


Sell Your Book Like Wildfire: The Writer's Guide to Marketing and Publicity

by Rob Eagar

Promote and Sell Your Work!

You've written a book, but if it doesn't sell, what's the point? In Sell Your Book Like Wildfire, marketing expert Rob Eagar explains how to use the best promotional methods available...


Write Your Novel in a Month: How to Complete a First Draft in 30 Days and What to Do Next

by Jeff Gerke

One of these days, I'm going to sit down and write that novel....

Everyone thinks about doing it, yet most people who do start a novel end up stalling after a few chapters. Where do these would-be novelists...


You've Got a Book in You: A Stress-Free Guide to Writing the Book of Your Dreams

by Elizabeth Sims

Writing a book is fun and easy--yes, FUN AND EASY--but it may not always feel that way. How do you find the time to write? How do you keep momentum? How do you deal with the horror of showing anyone a single...


Authorial Ethics: How Writers Abuse Their Calling

by Robert Hauptman

Authorial Ethics is a study of the ways in which writers abrogate their implicit and explicit commitment to honesty and truth. It encompasses all disciplines and is both theoretical and applied.


Unsustainable: Re-imagining Community Literacy, Public Writing, Service-Learning, and the University

by Laurie Cella & Jessica Restaino

Unsustainable: Re-imagining Community Literacy, Public Writing, Service-Learning, and the University, edited by Jessica Restaino and Laurie Cella, explores short-lived university/community writing projects in...


Wannabe A Writer?

by Jane Wenham-Jones

This eBook gives practical, personal and honest advice on how to get published with contributions from over a hundred authors, agents, publishers and journalists. Hear from the professionals on how to sell your...


Writing for Others, Writing for Ourselves: Telling Stories in an Age of Blogging

by Jerry Lanson

Using a narrative thread that ties practical advice to his personal experience as a professor, reporter, and blogger, Jerry Lanson fills his book on nonfiction story telling with time-proven techniques to beat...


From 'Huh?' to 'Hurray!': Righting Your Creative Writing

by Stephanie Stiles

Part textbook and part handbook, this book leads creative writers of all levels and all genres through the entire writing process. Each chapter offers an overview and several specific examples of its topic,...


What's the Story?: Try your Hand at Fiction and Learn the Art of Writing

by Rudolph H. Weingartner & Isaias Zelkowicz

This book is designed to prod the imagination without constraining its flight. The twenty casts of characters, complete with illustrations, hint at numerous possibilities and should inspire readers to try their...


How To Write A Book ASAP

by Garrett Mdiv Pierson

Discover inside secrets to writing and publishing a book fast. It doesn't matter if you want to write a novel or a non-fiction book: Garrett Pierson's tools and strategies will guide you step-by-step.

This book...


The Writer's Journey of John Earl Stark 02

by R. L. Saunders

John Earl Stark problems were far from over. He was up to his neck and now his stories were running his life.

All he wanted was to improve his book sales. But what he got was too many stories to write. And now...


The Writer's Journey of John Earl Stark 01 (Parody & Satire)

by R. L. Saunders

John Earl Stark had a problem. If his book sales didn't pick up, he'd have to go get a real job.

So he called an old friend, a fellow author just returned from a "digital rehab" and wanting to get back into the...


Write Faster

by Jake Ransal

Learn some of the best tips to write high-quality books in less time. 

Did you know that writing a book isn’t that time-consuming? Sure, it depends on how long the book is. It can be as short or long as you...


Shakespeare's Library

by Stuart Kells

From acclaimed author and ardent bibliophile Stuart Kells comes an exploration of the quest to find the personal library of the world’s greatest writer Millions of words of scholarship have been expended on...


Writing Flash

by Fred D. White

Flash fiction?the art of the ultra-short story?is a challenging skill-building exercise for any writer. Learning how to compress a story to its most essential elements will make your writing vigorous, evocative,...


A Writer's Diary

by Virginia Woolf

In her journals and writing exercises, this novelist “comes to us with all the brilliance, perceptiveness, and restraint we could wish” (Kirkus Reviews).

From 1918 to 1941, even as she penned masterpiece...