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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 from Deeper Within: Advanced Steps in Writing Fiction and Life Stories

by Bernard Selling

Works of art cause us to contemplate our human condition with unending fascination. They take us into another dimension, a dimension in which our understanding of the world we live in becomes richer, and our...


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...


Escaping Into the Open

by Elizabeth Berg

Both autobiography and primer, Escaping into the Open is an inspiring, practical handbook on the joys and challenges of the writing life. Renowned author and writing instructor Elizabeth Berg interweaves the...


The Indie Author Guide

by April Hamilton

This Is Your Roadmap to Success!

The Indie Author Guide takes you through every stage of the self-publishing process. With e-books, print on demand and the power of Web 2.0, you have the ability to publish your...


Material Cultures in Canada

by Thomas Allen & Jennifer Blair

Material Cultures in Canada presents the vibrant and diverse field of material culture studies in Canadian literary, artistic, and political contexts today. The first of its kind, this collection features sixteen...


Producing Canadian Literature

by Kit Dobson & Smaro Kamboureli

Producing Canadian Literature: Authors Speak on the Literary Marketplace brings to light the relationship between writers in Canada and the marketplace within which their work circulates. Through a series of...


How to Blog a Book: Write, Publish, and Promote Your Work One Post at a Time

by Nina Amir

How to Blog a Book teaches you how to create a blog book with a well-honed and uniquely angled subject and targeted posts—and how to build the audience necessary to convince agents and publishers to make your...


Black Ink

by Stephanie Stokes Oliver & Nikki Giovanni

Spanning over 250 years of history, Black Ink traces black literature in America from Frederick Douglass to Ta-Nehisi Coates in this masterful collection of twenty-five illustrious and moving essays on the power...