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PUBLISHING FOR "DUMMIES.."., like your author Here's a short booklet (e-book) on the publishing process, based on our experiences that I've been learning over the past 15 years or so. It follows on from my first ebook on this subject (not so hard as it appears) "Publishing for Dummies" How to Write and Publish an Electronic Book (e-book) is also available at http: //www.amazon.com/Publishing-Dummies-Electronic-book-ebook/dp/B006KRSNM4 Enjoy and happy writing and publishing "total non-techno" craig "The journey of a thousand miles starts with a flat tyre and broken fan-belt, er sorry, a single step." www.creativekiwis.com ." 'Whatever you can do or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!' -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German poet, novelist and playwright From https: //writeanpublish.wordpress.com and https: //writeanpublish.wordpress.com/category/new-books-by-craig-lock/ * - 1.THE PLACE OF E-BOOKS AND THE FUTURE OF ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING (1999) (from www.ebooks.digibooks.wordpress.com) 2.HOW TO GET PUBLISHED: The Art (or should that be Craft?) of Self Publishing 3.CREATING and PUBLISHING YOUR OWN E-BOOK WITH AMAZON 4. THE FINAL WORD * * Submitter's Note: My "technogeek" friend and associate Bill is very professional and fussy in the publishing process... so tears his hair out at my initial efforts (practice makes "purrfect"). Bill will be horrified that this book has been published already with Amazon. Anyway enjoy Craig (November 2014) "You will do foolish (crazy) things... yet do them with enthusiasm." -Colette -The story of "my little" life, perhaps! * So here goes...
Everything aspiring authors need to write, publish, and sell achildren's book Everyone loves a children's book—and many dream aboutwriting one. But is it actually possible for an unpublishedwriter—armed with a good story idea and a love ofkids—to write, sell, publish, and promote a book? Yes, itis! Clearly and concisely written with straightforward advice and aplethora of specific up-to-date recommendations, WritingChildren's Books For Dummies provides step-by-step informationon everything aspiring children's book authors need toknow—from researching the current marketplace to developingstory ideas, strengthening writing skills, dealing with editors,and submitting proposals and manuscripts to agents andpublishers. Updated and improved writing exercises All new content on social media and establishing an onlinepresence as an author Fresh, updated content on publishing via hard copy and all thee- platforms From setting down that first word on paper to doing a successfulpublicity tour, Writing Children's Books For Dummies givesyou the confidence and the insiders' know-how to write and sell thestory you've always wanted to write.
Covers budgeting, copyrighting, and marketing Know the pros and cons of self-publishing and get your work in print Thinking about self-publishing your book? This no-nonsense guide walks you through the entire process of going it alone, from preparing your manuscript and creating the perfect title to selling the final product. You'll see how to obtain an ISBN, work with printers and distributors, create a buzz with publicity, and take advantage of electronic publishing. Discover how to * Start your own publishing company * Edit your work effectively * Design and format your book * Hire skilled professionals to help * Manage outside vendors * Build awareness for your book online
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Getting Published provides a complete guide for all who need to write effectively and share their work with others through MA26 publication. The book focuses on how to develop a successful MA26 writing voice, and introduces practices, techniques and guidance to support all aspects of the writing process.
Your hands-on, friendly guide to writing young adult fiction With young adult book sales rising, and bestselling authors likeJ.K. Rowling and Stephenie Meyer exploding onto the scene, aspiringYA writers are more numerous than ever. Are you interested inwriting a young adult novel, but aren't sure how to fit the stylethat appeals to young readers? Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies gives you tricksof the trade and proven tips on all the steps to write a YA book,from developing an idea to publication. Unique writing exercises to help you find your own authenticteen voice Tips to avoid when submitting manuscripts How to break into the flourishing young adult market With the help of this step-by-step guide, you'll have all theskills to write an inspiring and marketable young adult novel.
Corporate Intranet users and programmers will find this reference the quick and easy way for learning how to publish original material on company networks. "Intranet Publishing For Dummies" covers example strategies for establishing an Intranet system and simple HTML editing. The book recommends and guides the reader through choosing and using the right software for their system. The CD features sample HTML editing programs, Intranet pages, and Intranet publishing tools.