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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....


Beyond Horatio's Philosophy: The Fantasy of Peter S. Beagle

by David Stevens

In Beyond Horatio's Philosophy: The Fantasy of Peter S. Beagle, David Stevens examines the fantasy of American writer Peter S. Beagle. He finds a consistent view of the world and an almost overpowering sense...


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...


A Year of Writing Dangerously: 365 Days of Inspiration and Encouragement

by Barbara Abercrombie

Writing can be risky and make you feel vulnerable. A Year of Writing Dangerously is a book of 365 short pieces to sustain a writer - beginner or veteran - through a year of writing fiction, memoir, autobiography,...


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...


Publishing Is Insanity

by Anonymous Publisher

Book 1: Publishing has become an opportunity for many authors, stay-at-home dads, hard workers, narrators, cover designers, writers (different than authors I presume), and the like. However, evil giant companies...


Publishing Is a Nightmare

by Anonymous Publisher

Yes, you can make money self-publishing books. What do you think I'm doing now by putting this book out there?

However, it's not easy. In fact, it's super stressful, heart-breaking, frustrating, and sometimes...


Your Book in Libraries Worldwide

by Alliance of Independent Authors & Orna Ross

Do you think libraries don’t buy books from self-published authors? Think again. 

In a 2016 survey conducted by US-based library service New Shelves Books, 92 percent of librarians reported they regularly...


Learning From the Pulp Masters

by Dr. Robert C. Worstell

If you could sit at the feet of the Pulp Masters to learn - would you?

This is a compilation of notes I had left over from research into how those prolific authors of old made a good living from writing - well...


This Fiction Business

by H. Bedford-Jones

Learn from one of the early Masters from the pulp magazine Golden Years.

H. Bedford Jones routinely wrote over a million words per year and made the equivalent of possibly a 7-figure income in today's money....