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Writing & Selling Your Memoir

By Paula Balzer
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 1599634198
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Reads : 716
  • File Pdf: writing-selling-your-memoir.pdf

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There's more to writing a memoir than just writing your life story. A memoir isn't one long diary entry. Rather, it's a well-crafted story about a crucial, often exceptionally difficult, time in someone's life. Writing & Selling Your Memoir talks readers through the process of telling their most personal stories in a compelling, relatable, and readable manner. Unlike other books dedicated to the art and craft of writing memoir, it teaches readers how to approach the genre with love, respect, and know-how without sentimentalizing it. Drawing on her experience working with New York Times best-selling memoirists, literary agent Paula Balzer carefully explores the genre and provides readers with step-by-step instruction on how to: • Identify strong opening and closing points • Find and develop a strong central hook that readers can relate to • Structure a memoir to maximize readability • Use dialogue and pacing to enhance intimacy • Approach honesty and truthfulness • Build a successful author platform around their memoir • Get an agent's attention • Get published Full of tips, techniques, detailed exercises, and examples from best-selling memoirs as well as sidebars from well-known memoir authors, Writing & Selling Your Memoir teaches you how to approach an often tricky genre and tell your story without sentimentalizing it.

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  • File Pdf: words-you-should-teach-your-children.pdf

Book Summary:

200 Words Every Child Needs to Know Do you want your children to have strong sense of worth and treat others with respect and gratitude? Do you want them to have a sense of adventure and make it their mission to explore the world? Do you want them to persevere when times get tough and have the patience and knowledge to get through any situation? With Words You Should Teach Your Children, your child will discover what it means to have all of these qualities and so much more. Featuring a list of 200 terms every child should know, this book provides you with straightforward definitions and passages explaining how these words impact your child's development. It also includes fundamental discussion points so that you’ll be able to enrich his or her vocabulary, and also inspire further dialogue about moral code. A simple, hands-on approach to the exploration of values, Words You Should Teach Your Children will help you raise a strong, loyal, and happy child.

Create Your Writer Platform

By Chuck Sambuchino
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 1599635798
  • Pages : 248
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Reads : 298
  • File Pdf: create-your-writer-platform.pdf

Book Summary:

Creating a platform isn't just beneficial--it's essential! In today's world of blogging, websites, Twitter feeds, and Facebook updates, building a writer platform from the ground up can seem a daunting task. Never fear--author and editor Chuck Sambuchino provides expert, practical advice for increasing your visibility, selling more books, and launching a successful career. In Create Your Writer Platform, you'll learn: • The definition of a platform--and why you should start building one now. • How to harness the 12 Fundamental Principles of Platform. • "Old School" and "New School" approaches to platform, from article writing and conference speaking to website development, blog posts, and social media avenues. • How to develop a platform for nonfiction, fiction, and memoir. In addition to Chuck's invaluable insights, you'll also find 12 case studies from authors with effective platforms, as well as professional advice from literary agents. If you're serious about building a platform tailored to you and your writing--a platform that's going to help you succeed as a writer--look no further than Create Your Writer Platform.

How to Write a Book That Sells You

By Robin Colucci
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : ArchwayPublishing
  • Isbn : 1480802069
  • Pages : 250
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Reads : 533
  • File Pdf: how-to-write-a-book-that-sells-you.pdf

Book Summary:

More than eighty percent of Americans believe they should write and publish a book, but less than one percent actually does so. In How to Write a Book That Sells You, author Robin Colucci guides coaches, consultants, and entrepreneurs in writing and publishing a book that can become a power tool in their businesses. The steps presented in this guide seek to help you avoid or handle most of the blocks, distractions, and misunderstandings that prevent people from becoming authors. It teaches you how to excavate your most radical, leading-edge ideas and write a book that excites your audience and expands your impact. If you are serious about creating a book that doesnt limp across the finish line, you need Robin Coluccis How to Write a Book That Sells You. It is the perfect launching pad to craft and create a book that generates superb credibility, connects you with your target audience, and seeds your financial empire. This is a title that delivers what it says. ~ Judith Briles, Author YOU: Creating and Building Your Author and Book Platforms Robin Coluccis How to Write a Book That Sells You shows readers the steps to write a book that builds credibility, influence, and drives readers to buy. A must read for anyone who wants to profit beyond book sales. ~ Jill Lublin, 3x best selling author. Visit publicitycrashcourse.com/freegift Whether youre just a beginner or a seasoned author, How to Write A Book that Sells You is required reading for success in todays electronically evolving market. ~ Michael R. Drew, Promote A Book, 79 Consecutive Wall Street Journal, USA Today & New York Times best-sellers

The Business School Approach to Writing Your Novel

By Lecturer in English Michael Davies, Sol
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : DoctorZed Publishing
  • Isbn : 0980816467
  • Pages :
  • Category :
  • Reads : 297
  • File Pdf: the-business-school-approach-to-writing-your-novel.pdf

Book Summary:

One of the hardest things in the world to accomplish is getting a book written. This manual describes a methodology adapted from well-tried business principles and has been used with great success in schools, both senior and primary, with seniors' classes and with informal groups. It will get you over the hurdles of developing a plot, creating powerful characters and controlling the process right through to the magical moment when you write "The End" on the final page. It is not a regular "creative writing" manual but a methodology to get a book developed and written.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: The author Michael Davies is a retired IT executive with a writing career spanning two decades. He has a Masters Degree in Business Administration and is the founder of the Mickie Dalton Foundation, a literary funding organization for writers. Since 2002, he has lived in New South Wales.

Book Marketing Demystified

By Bruce T. Batchelor
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Agio Publishing House
  • Isbn : 1897435002
  • Pages : 180
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 788
  • File Pdf: book-marketing-demystified.pdf

Book Summary:

Book Marketing DeMystified: SELF-PUBLISHING SUCCESS Do you want to sell more copies of your self-published book? Of course you do. This book reveals "how" you will achieve publishing success. Discover which sales and marketing tactics are creating results for other authors. Learn how the modern book publishing industry actually functions, including little-known practices that could hold the key to your profitability. Each concept is explained and illustrated with inspiring true-life stories of authors who have achieved success on their own terms. Book Marketing DeMystified: SELF-PUBLISHING SUCCESS is based on 10 months of interviews with industry insiders and bestselling indie (self-publishing) authors who have used iUniverse, Xlibris, Trafford, Lulu and other services, or have done it all on their own. Learn how one author sold over one million copies, hardly any of those through bookstores. Each author reveals the hits and misses of sales and marketing where innovation and clever choices bring best results and satisfaction. In this book, author Bruce Batchelor -- who invented the print-on-demand publishing process that has enabled indie authors to sell tens of millions of books -- helps you pick "which specific marketing efforts will be most time-efficient and cost-effective for you, your book and your purpose." By creating the right marketing mix, you will be successful in selling your book "and" will enjoy yourself along the way! About author BRUCE BATCHELOR A bestselling author, Bruce speaks at writers conferences and consults to the publishing industry. He is the editor and CEO at Agio Publishing House and lives with his wife and son in Victoria, BC, Canada.

The Self-publishing Blueprint

By Daniel Willcocks
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Devil's Rock Publishing
  • Isbn : 1914021053
  • Pages : 156
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Reads : 444
  • File Pdf: the-self-publishing-blueprint.pdf

Book Summary:

Ready to self-publish your book? Got an idea for a story and have no idea where to start? Stuck somewhere in the inbetween? ‘The Self-publishing Blueprint’ is a complete guide to getting your book from idea to publication, and beyond. Whether you’ve been thinking of dipping your toes into the self-publishing waters, or you’re an author who has had traditional success and is now looking to publish your books yourself, this comprehensive guide will cover every fundamental step of the self-publishing process. How can I promise this? As the bestselling author of over 40+ titles across a number of pen names and genres since 2015, I’ve been there, done that, got the t-shirt. Now I’m handing the lessons down to you. Self-publishing can seem overwhelming. With this blueprint, you’ll understand every mile of the journey before you take your first step. In The Self-publishing Blueprint, you’ll learn: - Why it’s important to understand your definition of success - Understanding your genre before you start writing - The best ways to plan and research your book - How to actually reach ‘The end’ - The different types of editor, what they do, and where to find them - How to professionally layout your book - The best ways to successfully work with a cover designer - The ins and outs of professionally formatting your book - Your publishing options, and how to get your books online - The pros and cons of the ‘exclusive vs wide’ debate - Every step of the upload screens for publication - The fundamentals of author marketing, and selling your book to your ideal reader - The most important step to ensuring future author success Ready to finally turn that book idea from a dream into a reality? The Self-publishing Blueprint is your one-stop place to begin your journey.

How to Write a Book Proposal

By Michael Larsen
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 1582977038
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Reads : 461
  • File Pdf: how-to-write-a-book-proposal.pdf

Book Summary:

The Source for Book Proposals Success! How to Write a Book Proposal is THE resource for getting your work published. This newly revised edition of the Writer's Digest Books classic outlines how to create an effective, nonfiction book proposal in a clear, step-by-step manner. You'll learn the keys to a successful book proposal and how to: • Test-market the potential of a book idea and effectively communicate that potential in a proposal • Choose the best agents and editors for a particular proposal • Create a professional-looking proposal package • Predispose publishers to make their best offer Notes agent and author Michael Larsen also provides insider insights into the publishing industry as well as a plethora of newly updated information including: • Recent changes in the publishing industry • Updated trend information • New sample proposals • Expanded instructions for creating outlines You'll also find complete guidelines to becoming an effective self-promoter. How to Write a Book Proposal is a must-have for every writer!

The Book Money Blueprint 5.0

By Earma Brown
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Butterfly Press
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 101
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Reads : 420
  • File Pdf: the-book-money-blueprint-5-0.pdf

Book Summary:

Are you ready to plug into a system that trains you to create multiple money streams starting with a book? The Book Money Blueprint system starts with one writing and publishing a book then using your computer to create information products re-formatting and re-packaging your book's original content into information products. Then over time, pulling it all together into a signature program that bundles and leverages your book and info products to bring exponential value to your customer and resulting in a lifestyle business for you.

Searching for the Self

By Adrian T. Smith
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Isbn : 1498298362
  • Pages : 348
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 472
  • File Pdf: searching-for-the-self.pdf

Book Summary:

"Who am I?" If you are unsure of your personal identity, you are not alone. Our postmodern culture multiplies identity-crisis. Identity comes from story--the better our story, the healthier our identity and our behavior. Searching for the Self helps you discover your own story, and discern how cultural narratives shape your behavior. Channeling the ancient wisdom of classic stories--including Christian Scripture viewed as true story--this book offers hope to anyone searching for a better story to live by. Searching for the Self provides a groundbreaking synthesis of narrative psychology, cultural analysis, biblical studies, and English Literature 101--all written in an engaging style and interwoven with revealing personal anecdotes.

The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published

By Arielle Eckstut,David Henry Sterry
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing Company
  • Isbn : 0761163980
  • Pages : 544
  • Category : Reference
  • Reads : 422
  • File Pdf: the-essential-guide-to-getting-your-book-published.pdf

Book Summary:

Now updated for 2015! The best, most comprehensive guide for writers is now revised and updated, with new sections on ebooks, self-publishing, crowd-funding through Kickstarter, blogging, increasing visibility via online marketing, micropublishing, the power of social media and author websites, and more—making The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published more vital than ever for anyone who wants to mine that great idea and turn it into a successfully published book. Written by experts with twenty-five books between them as well as many years’ experience as a literary agent (Eckstut) and a book doctor (Sterry), this nuts-and-bolts guide demystifies every step of the publishing process: how to come up with a blockbuster title, create a selling proposal, find the right agent, understand a book contract, and develop marketing and publicity savvy. Includes interviews with hundreds of publishing insiders and authors, including Seth Godin, Neil Gaiman, Amy Bloom, Margaret Atwood, Leonard Lopate, plus agents, editors, and booksellers; sidebars featuring real-life publishing success stories; sample proposals, query letters, and an entirely updated resources and publishers directory.

Self-Publishing Boot Camp Guide for Independent Authors, 5th Edition

By Carla King
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Self-Pub Boot Camp
  • Isbn : 1945703156
  • Pages :
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Reads : 723
  • File Pdf: self-publishing-boot-camp-guide-for-independent-authors-5th-edition.pdf

Book Summary:

“...the most comprehensive and up-to-date guide for anyone new to self-publishing. Highly recommended.” —Joel Friedlander, The Book Designer “...a must-read for anyone thinking about publishing their own works. She’s a great friend to the indie community and provides this valuable resource as a gift of love.” —Robin Cutler, Director of IngramSpark This 2020 5th edition of the Self-Publishing Boot Camp Guide for Independent Authors offers advice on marketing, editing, design, book production, and business author needs. It's meant for authors willing to do the work to create a readership and make real money from their books. It's meant for authors who want to do it all themselves and for those who want to hire out all or part of the tasks toward publishing. Authors who wish to set up a business as a small press will also benefit from the processes spelled out here. From beta publishing to distribution to media relations, authors will learn how to set a foundation for success from the idea stage to a quality, finished book. The step-by-step process includes recommendations for self-publishing products, tools, and services from reputable companies that are proven and trusted to help authors succeed. Reader's updates keep authors abreast of new offerings and changes in the self-publishing industry. Carla King has more than twenty years of experience as a writer, self-publisher, web developer, and book consultant. She started self-publishing in 1995 as a technology and travel writer. In 2010, she founded the Self-Publishing Boot Camp series of books, workshops, and online courses. She has been connected with the Silicon Valley self-publishing technology industry from its inception and has served as a trusted advisor to authors eager to use the tools to reach readers.