How To Write Non Fiction

Author: Joanna Penn
Publisher: Curl Up Press via PublishDrive
ISBN: PKEY:6610000094622
Release Date: 2018-08-11
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Do you want to write a non-fiction book but don't know where to start? Or perhaps you worry that you're not ‘the expert' or have enough authority in your niche to write a book on it? Are you ready to help other people and change your own life with your words? The first non-fiction book I wrote changed my life. Sure, it helped other people, but mostly it altered the course of my life – so much so that 10 years later, I make a living with my writing. I've written seven other non-fiction books and co-written two more and built a multi-six-figure income around my non-fiction eco-system. In this book, I'll share everything I've learned along the way and save you time, effort and frustration on your author journey. The book includes: PART 1. Before You Write: Mindset Why write a non-fiction book? Can I write a book if I'm not the expert? Originality. Or, there are so many other books on this topic Who are you? Personal stories and the writer's voice The day a non-fiction book changed my life Fear and self-doubt PART 2. Before You Write: Business Types of non-fiction books Business models for non-fiction books Who is your book for? Identify your target market Decide on the topic for your book Decide on your book title Your author name and pseudonyms How long does your book have to be? How long will it take to write the book? Your perspective on time Writing a book proposal PART 3. Writing and Editing Gather and organize existing material Research, interviews, surveys, and social listening Structure and organize the book How to write the first draft How to dictate your book Turn your blog/podcasts/videos/talks into a book Speed and quality Focus and shiny object syndrome Writer's block Co-writing a non-fiction book How to turn a boring book into an engaging read Elements of fiction in non-fiction Truth and perfectionism Legal issues: Using real people, quotes, lyrics, images, and citing sources Self-editing a book How to find and work with professional editors PART 4. Publishing and Product Creation Your publishing options The different formats for your book Non-fiction book covers Book formatting for non-fiction Pricing your book Your book sales description Categories and keywords Turn your non-fiction book into a multimedia course Updating your books over time PART 5. Marketing Non-Fiction Two models of marketing and the importance of mindset Book-centered marketing Paid advertising for non-fiction books Author-centered marketing. The power of a personal brand Build your author website Build an email list Integrate email marketing with your book Content marketing for non-fiction books My non-fiction marketing journey Conclusion and your next steps. It's time to (finally) write your non-fiction book. Download a sample or buy now and start writing.

The Art of the Short Story

Author: George William Gerwig
Publisher: Palala Press
ISBN: 1377339637
Release Date: 2018-02-14
Genre: Fiction

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Write to Market

Author: Chris Fox
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1548220396
Release Date: 2016-02-06
Genre:

Many authors write, then market. Successful authors write TO market Have you written a book that just isn't selling? Would you like to write a book that readers eagerly devour? Many authors write, then market. Successful authors write TO market. They start by figuring out how to give readers what they want, and that process begins before writing word one of your novel. This book will teach you to analyze your favorite genre to discover what readers are buying, to mine reviews for reader expectations, and to nail the tropes your readers subconsciously crave. Don't leave the success of your novel up to chance. Deliver the kind of book that will have your fans hounding you for the next one.

Authorpreneur

Author: Jesse Tevelow
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1982055553
Release Date: 2018-01-05
Genre:

Are you tired of your job? Looking for something more rewarding and profitable? Have you ever thought, or been told, "You should write a book, or start a business!" Well, it's time to give it a shot. Jesse Tevelow has self-published two books (Authorpreneur is his third), which are both #1 bestsellers on track to generate $30,000 per year in passive income. And that's just for starters. He also used his books to launch a business that banked over six figures in its first year. Other part-time authors are doing far better, earning six, or even seven figures per year. Many have leveraged their books to build fulltime business ventures. This wasn't possible ten years ago, but the publishing industry has changed. People are finding unparalleled freedom and wealth through writing, and you can too. Authorpreneur will show you how.

The Wealthy Writer

Author: Michael Meanwell
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
ISBN: 1582973113
Release Date: 2004-07-10
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Ultimate Guide to Freelancing for Commercial and High-Paying Markets! &break;&break;The choice to begin a freelance writing career was the easy part - now how to be successful is the challenge. How do you set up and run your business productively? What high-paying markets are out there that you haven't explored? The Wealthy Writer has the answers you need to reach the most lucrative markets and become a profitable freelance writer. &break;&break;This nuts-and-bolts guide will show you how you can write stronger, do business smarter, and make money faster. Author Michael Meanwell walks you step-by-step through each facet of running your own freelance business by offering: &break;&break; Comprehensive guidance on setting up and planning your business, handling contracts, protecting your work, dealing with clients, balancing home and work, and more&break; Case studies and templates for getting your business started&break; Detailed information on markets that pay well, including corporations and writing for the web&break; Writing advice such as how to beat writers' block for greater writing efficiency &break;&break;In addition, Meanwell includes thorough instruction and useful examples for writing newsletters, direct mail, speeches, website copy, press releases, e-books, e-zines, and ad copy. With The Wealthy Writer, you'll discover the practical, real world advice and examples you need to target, capture, and service clients in the hottest markets and earn that six-figure income.

Kindle Bestseller Publishing

Author: Gundi Gabrielle
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1544875061
Release Date: 2017-03-23
Genre:

Write an Amazon Kindle Bestseller in the next 30 Days! Sound to good to be true? Well, with the right strategy and proper research before you start, it is absolutely possible, even if: - you are not a writer - have no marketing experience - don't have a large following yet As a 6-time #1 Bestselling Author, Gundi knows a thing or two about writing & publishing bestsellers. All her books reached #1 within just a few days of publishing and over time, she developed a Step-by-Step, proven and easy-to-follow System that can help you reach Bestseller status with your very first book. "Kindle Bestseller Publishing" is part 5 of the "The Sassy Way.....when you have NO CLUE!" series, that teaches Internet Marketing to total beginners. You might not think of Kindle Publishing as a marketing tool, but it is actually: One of the fastest, most efficient ways to build a following online! For your blog, your social media platforms, your business or any service you are offering. In addition, KINDLE PUBLISHING offers the following BENEFITS: - The Prestige of being a published - or even Bestselling - Author - Instant Authority in your Field - New clients and customers on auto-pilot who will trust you a lot more, because you have already proven yourself - Passive Income - Automatic List Building. Email marketing is widely considered the most powerful marketing technique of all, more than Facebook and Google Ads combined. Publishing a book on Amazon can help you build your mailing list on auto-pilot - and Amazon even pays you to do it..... This book will teach you STEP-BY-STEP how to go from zero to published - and - possibly a Bestseller! It is NOT an in-depth WRITING COURSE although some basic instructions and tips are provided. "Kindle Bestseller Publishing" focuses on the Marketing aspects of publishing a book on Amazon and in particular, what it takes to reach Bestseller status - the "science" behind it. Important areas that will be covered include:: - Researching profitable Book Ideas - Understanding Amazon's Algorithm and how new readers can find you - How to optimize your meta data, including your book title to trigger Amazon's algorithm to promote your book heavily - Category and Keyword Research and how Bestseller ranking on Amazon works - How to market your book during Launch Week and much more.... Are you ready to write and publish your first Bestseller? Then, scroll back up now and hit the BUY Button

The Most Powerful Goal Achievement System in the World

Author: Mike Pettigrew
Publisher:
ISBN: 1977571271
Release Date: 2017-09-22
Genre:

THE SYSTEM THAT ALLOWS ORDINARY PEOPLE TO ACHIEVE EXTRAORDINARY GOALS. Many years ago, author Mike Pettigrew started a quest to find answers to these three questions: 1. Why do some people achieve their goals far more quickly than others, and are able to create extraordinary lives? 2. Of those who manage to succeed, why are some miserable while others are consistently happy? 3. What key factors can allow anyone to create a life of deep meaning and purpose? After decades of studying human consciousness, creating successful businesses, and achieving huge personal and business goals, Mike Pettigrew found the answers he was seeking. It turns out that there are just seven steps that allow you to achieve any goal more quickly. Anyone can follow these simple steps, and when they do amazing things start happening in their careers, relationships and personal lives. To achieve your goals faster you must know exactly what you want, charge your goals with powerful emotion, set specific goal deadlines, program your subconscious mind, plan effectively, use the same habits as the world's highest performers, and overcome your limiting beliefs. Whether you want to achieve your life's biggest goals, get more done, eliminate stress and burnout, or dramatically increase your sense of joy, confidence and fulfilment, this book can help you to achieve it faster and more simply than you may have ever thought possible. Each of the seven steps are easy to understand and put into practice. They are also supported by background material that helps you appreciate the importance of each step, as well as six "magnifiers" you can use to greatly speed up your results. If you've ever wanted a practical easy to use guide that allows you to achieve a far happier and more successful life, then this book contains everything you need. A link to free training that helps you to put the seven steps into action is included in the book, and it demonstrates some of the new skills you will discover in these pages. You Will Learn: * Why you absolutely must set goals * Secret habits of the world's most successful people * How to achieve any goal ten times faster * Amazing new ways to program your mind for success * How to finally discover your life's true purpose * Ways that guarantee you succeed where others normally fail * What you must do to create deep happiness and fulfilment * How to use your subconscious mind to get anything you want * A simple way to boost creativity and generate amazing new ideas * The most powerful goal achievement system in the world Mike Pettigrew is a bestselling Irish author and has been a successful entrepreneur since he was a teenager. He has founded, bought, built and sold more than 15 businesses, and is widely recognised as an expert in helping ordinary people to achieve extraordinary goals. You may have seen him on TV, listened to his podcast, or heard him on radio - helping people to live happier and more successful lives. Mike is also the creator of several products, courses and coaching programs that can help anyone to create the life they have always yearned for. These include The 30 Day Success Formula, The Millionaire Mind Secrets, Change Your Thoughts - Transform Your Life!, the Ultimate Success Club group coaching program, and one-on-one Certified High Performance Coaching. For further information and free training visit MikePettigrew.com

The Writer s Digest Guide to Magazine Article Writing

Author: Kerrie Flanagan
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
ISBN: 1440351244
Release Date: 2018-07-17
Genre:

Your Essential Reference for Writing for Magazines! In The Writer's Digest Guide to Magazine Article Writing, accomplished freelance writer, author, and instructor Kerrie Flanagan demystifies the idea that writing for magazines is a difficult process meant only for those with journalism degrees. Drawing from her 20 years as a freelance writer and instructor, Flanagan takes you step-by-step through the entire process, sharing her knowledge and experiences in a friendly, conversational way. With more than a dozen sample articles, expert advice from magazine editors and successful freelance writers, practical tips on researching potential publications and instructions on crafting compelling query letters, you'll find the tools needed to write and publish magazine articles. In this book you'll learn how to: Find and target ideas for the right magazine. Develop effective query letters to catch the attention of editors and land more assignments. Organize your writing life using the checklists and tools throughout the book. Understand and negotiate contracts. Write and sell personal essays to consumer, niche and trade magazines. Whether your goal is to get your first byline or make the switch from part-time freelancer to full-time writer, The Writer's Digest Guide to Magazine Article Writing is your go-to resource for writing success.

The Metadata Handbook

Author: Renée Register
Publisher: DataCurate
ISBN: 9780985828899
Release Date: 2016-02-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

For book publishers large and small: the #1 guide to creating and distributing metadata for maximum sales. The Metadata Handbook shows how metadata works, enhancing findability, discoverability, and, of course, book sales. It introduces industry standards (think ONIX!) and best practices, and outlines the essential components for successful metadata creation and distribution. This handbook is a must for every publisher, both for print books and for ebooks. The new second edition is fully updated and expanded to include the most recent information on metadata standards, practices, and use in the publishing industry.

Get Known Before The Book Deal

Author: Christina Katz
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
ISBN: 158297554X
Release Date: 2008-11-17
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Sell Your First Book & Develop a Successful and Sustainable Writing Career Before you can land a book deal—before you can even attract the interest of agents and editors—you need to be visible. How do you become visible? You develop a platform, or a way of reaching your readers. Everybody can develop a platform, and this book shows you how to do it while you're still writing. This book offers: A step-by-step approach to creating, growing, and nurturing a platform An economical approach to self-promotion (no need to spend thousands) A clear way to uncover your strengths and weaknesses as an author The strategies that are essential (or not) to online promotion A philosophy of authorship that leaves you confident, empowered, and equally partnered with agents, editors, and publishers (instead of waiting to be discovered) A diverse set of tools and methods for getting known (not just web-based tools or ideas for extroverts) After you read this book, you'll be able to answer the inevitable question: "What's your platform?" You'll learn the hows and whys of becoming visible and how to cultivate visibility from scratch. Best of all, you won't need any previous knowledge or experience to get started. Growing a writing career isn't just about landing one book deal and then scrambling like crazy. There is a more strategic and steady way to lay the groundwork so you can avoid scrambling altogether—and Get Known Before the Book Deal is the only comprehensive book that shows you how.

The Travel Writer s Guide

Author: Gordon Burgett
Publisher: Prima Lifestyles
ISBN: 1559585617
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Travel

Discusses travel writing as a profession, and provides advice on preparing for a trip, selling one's work, interviewing, writing and submitting a manuscript, and other topics

Plot Gardening

Author: Chris Fox
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 171702131X
Release Date: 2018-04-28
Genre:

Learn to Plot without sacrificing Creativity What separates great novels from mediocre ones? Story. Authors that master this vital skill keep their readers up at night, and suffer the deluge of 'when is the next book coming out' emails. Whether you are a first time novelist, or a seasoned author, Plot Gardening will teach you the fundamentals of storytelling, delivered in a practical way. Through exercises at the end of each chapter you will build your own outline, and you'll do it without sacrificing the creativity that is so vital to telling great stories. In this book you'll learn: The basics of story structure, and how it is used How and why worldbuilding is important, and how to do your own worldbuilding The components of great characters, and how you can bring yours to life How to create a living outline that will change and adapt as your characters come to life

The Freelance Content Marketing Writer

Author: Jennifer Goforth Gregory
Publisher:
ISBN: 1732240906
Release Date: 2018-05-20
Genre:

Earn six figures as a freelance content marketing writer with this comprehensive how-to-guide. Jennifer shares her proven ideas, step-by-step processes and templates for writers of all career stages. Hundreds of writers (including Jennifer, herself) have used these methods to find high-paying clients, increase their income and create businesses they truly love.

How I Sold 1 Million EBooks in 5 Months

Author: John Locke
Publisher: John Locke
ISBN: 1935670913
Release Date: 2011-06-01
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Now, for the first time ever, John Locke reveals the marketing system he created to sell more than 1,100,000 eBooks in five months! His Credentials: John is the eighth author in the world—and the first self-published author in history—to have sold 1 million eBooks on Kindle! He is the first self-published author to hit #1 on the Amazon/Kindle Best Seller’s List, and the first to hit both #1 and #2 at the same time! He is a New York Times best-selling author! He has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and Entertainment Weekly! He has had 4 of the top 10 books on Amazon/Kindle at the same time, including #1 and #2! He has had 7 books in the top 34 and 8 books in the Top 50 at the same time! These numbers are not positions within a category. They are positions that include all Kindle sales including fiction, non-fiction, magazine subscriptions, and game apps! By the middle of March, 2011, it had been calculated that “every 7 seconds, 24 hours a day, a John Locke novel is downloaded somewhere in the world.” …All this was achieved PART TIME, without an agent, publicist, and at virtually no marketing expense!

The Complete Guide to Writing Publishing Your First e Book

Author: Martha Maeda
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781601386083
Release Date: 2015-02-06
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The advent of Amazon s Kindle in 2007 allowed millions of writers to make the leap from paper to the electronic screen. Several eReader competitors recently joined the ring, introducing products such as the Apple iPad, Barnes & Noble Nook, the updated Sony Reader, and Samsung Papyrus. The publishing world is experiencing a revolution with these electronic readers and you can catch up to speed by learning the ins and outs of publishing with this low-cost, high-profit publisher. The Complete Guide to Writing & Publishing Your First eBook is a guide for anyone who s dreamt about becoming a published author and is intrigued by the profitable new prospect of ePublishing but didn t know where to start. EBook sales hovered around $500 million at the end of 2009, and are steadily climbing. If you re passionate about writing and using new technology to market yourself and your work, this book will explain how you can do what you love and increase your earning potential. Start off with understanding what an eBook is and the differences between traditional and digital publishing, and the benefits involved. You will identify and learn the details of more than 15 eReaders, including the three top-selling: Kindle, Nook, and Sony Reader. You will employ the basics of analyzing your audience, brainstorming, writing, editing, and marketing according to the type of eReader. You will learn the process of getting your book published, how to change or alter the format or style of your book to match the necessities of the eReader, and how to optimize the format of any text for e-reading. We spent dozens of hours interviewing writers who are experts in the art of digital publishing to provide a complete overview of everything you need to know about publishing your eBook. Not only will you learn how to upload your work through an eReader, you will also hone your writing skills with tips, writing exercises, and writing resources. You will learn how to target your book to the right demographic and what you can do to promote your book in online inventories. You will learn the basics of viral marketing promotion, SEO, and building a business with digital publications. You will learn how to work with your eReader to produce innovative content, and you will learn how to monitor for updates to the electronic publishing industry. No matter what your goals are, you can start publishing from your home with eReader technology