How to Succeed at Writing-Publishing – Our Reference Library
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These books tell the story of my journey in learning to write and publish. They are as simple and direct as I can make them. And they are in pieces so that you can pick up the ones to help you where you’re at.
Here are books about writing and self-publishing you may find useful – and profitable. As I find more books and resources for you, I’ll list them here. So bookmark so you can find it when you need it.
These books cover over a decade of writing and publishing, and all the research I’ve had to do in order to make sense of all these technical points.
What’s been done:
- All the basic books and references currently available have been posted and linked. You can download the PDF’s a well as buy other ebook versions or the hardbacks.
- All books listed are available as ebooks and also paperbacks and hardbacks. All these books are available through any bookstore anywhere.
- The collections of digital versions are also available through Gumroad as “Pay What You Want”. Click the “About this book” link.
What’s next for you?
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Would you like to start making a decent living from your writing instead?
This is the story of how any author can get their life back. Just stop “Feeding the Beast.” Quit listening to the algorithm-junkies trying to “hack Amazon”. The secret is in your own writing habits…
You need this vital reference if you want to get your life back and make a livable income from your books.
You probably have a story inside you that’s just busting to get out. Most people do.
And the premise for here is that you don’t have to buy or pay for anything in order to get your story written, published, and selling online.
I figured out how to do this for little or nothing more than what I already had. I found out you don’t have to have fancy equipment or programs to create your books. And that time-consuming Social Media and expensive advertising doesn’t sell your books – but applying these discoveries will…
The Secret to Self-Publishing on Amazon is said to be: “You Need to First Be A Celebrity To Succeed At Anything”.
This parody is a sarcastic look at how you can be an “overnight” success – by making it impossible for anyone else to succeed as you set the bar astronomically high.
How to Earn Extra Income and Financial Freedom by Publishing on Your Own
I fell into this by accident. There I was writing away, only to find that I made more money publishing other people’s stuff than I did with my own. This journey led me into working out the details and shortcuts which made it all simple. Meanwhile, I started making enough income to cover all my bills. Surprise, surprise…
Hidden in the book you’re writing right now is a way to get more royalties.
Deep in the heart of the ever-growing Amazon Kindle jungle, there’s a profitable under-served market which is not easily discovered. It sits in a clearing by itself, much like a massive stone temple rising above the forest. A temple with some gold-filled rooms…
You’re About to Be Invited to the Toughest Adventure in Your Writing Life. Many don’t return. Fame and fortune are rare. Challenges may be impossible to solve…
The reason I wrote this for you was because I couldn’t find a decent ebook on Amazon for this subject. The two I could find there were pathetic (and if you think this one is another, perhaps you should be writing your own. Jump right in, the water’s fine…)
If you want to help your self-published book escape the Kindle walled garden, what follows can help you.
This book grew out of research and asking a few too many time, “Yes, but – how come?” and the typical penny-pinching necessity that comes from self-publishing as a hobby-turned-business.
Successful authors know what most other authors don’t. They know that selling books on Amazon is a game, and it runs on code.How to Succeed at Writing-Publishing – Our Reference Library
Successful authors have worked out how to crack that code and write books which are consistent bestsellers. Those books make them an annual 6-figure income in many cases.
Why Does it Seem Everyone Thinks Beginning Authors are Already Rich?
It’s not because their books are bringing them any income.
But the courses and services designed to “help” you just put you further in the hole! Of course, it doesn’t have to be that way…
A Tough-Love Approach to Writing That Book and Getting its Muse Off Your Back
Your point is to write, then edit, then proof, then publish.
If you want to write another book after that point, then start again. But you’ll never get to your second book until you finish your first one.
Classic References on Writing
How to Quickly Learn the Magic of Writing Success
For most of my adult life I have been engaged in the writing, the editing, or the criticizing of fiction. I took, and I still take, the writing of fiction seriously.
This book, I believe, will be unique; for I think he is right. I think there is such a magic, and that it is teachable. This book is all about the writer’s magic…
The one slim guide which is found on every professional writer’s desk.
This book was originally intended for use in English courses in which the practice of composition is combined with the study of literature.
The book covers only a small portion of the field of English style, but the experience of its writer has been that once past the essentials, students profit most by individual instruction based on the problems of their own work. Have Strunk as your personal instructor…
In order to really learn fiction technique, you have to keep the viewpoint of the writer, and not slip into that of a reader.
I believe that discussion and analysis of perfect work has a tendency to chill the enthusiasm of the beginning writer. What he chiefly needs is to be told the considerations he must hold in mind in conceiving, developing, and writing a story. The rest lies with his own abilities and capacities to work intelligently…
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You Study Successful Short Story Writing to Write Successful Short Stories
This book is an attempt to put into definite form the principles observed by the masters of the short story in the practice of their art.
Short story writing is not easy, and I cannot make it so, even if I would; but it is far from my purpose to discourage any person who feels the Heaven-sent call to write, and who has the will and ability to respond to it…
Other Useful References
Have you ever thought to go ahead, sit down, and write that story which keeps coming into your mind?
That one that’s “childish” or “juvenile”? Maybe you already “see” the pictures which should go with it?
Maybe you’re one of those lucky writers whose head is bursting with ideas. Or perhaps you have one idea that’s been nagging you for weeks, always at the edge of your thoughts. Either way, you’re itching to begin writing…
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Learn How to Write a Great Book Proposal in 7 Days.
You Can Get Paid to Write a Book. It’s easily possible to make a fast $10,000, or even a six figure amount.
Writing a proposal is the smart way to write a book. It’s the way professional writers sell non-fiction. Selling a book on a proposal is much easier than selling a book that you’ve already written.
Heard our podcasts?
Meanwhile, with all that reading, be sure to take advantage of our podcast – “Selling Your Books Online.” Infrequent, but informative, even entertaining…
Here’s where I post the updates to running your publishing as a business that can bring you regular passive income for the rest of your life.
Need several copies for teaching a course?
All of the above books can get bulk discount orders from Lulu. (All Lulu books are already discounted 50%…)