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The Writer's Guide to Queries, Pitches and Proposals
Moira Anderson Allen

LANGSKLS WRITING ALL

Every writer wants to publish as widely as possible, and this book gives writers the tools to achieve a competitive edge and break into a wide range of markets.


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The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published: How to Write It, Sell It, and Market It . . . Successfully
Arielle Eckstut,David Henry Sterry

LNGSKLS WRITING ECK

Written by experts with thirteen 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, develop marketing and publicity savvy, and self-publish.


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The Everything Guide to Writing Your First Novel: All the tools you need to write and sell your first novel
Hallie Ephron

LNGSKLS WRITING EPH

This step-by-step guide helps you start writing and cross the finish line to first draft in only twenty-six weeks! This guide covers the entire novel-writing process, from polishing an idea to finding an agent and submitting to publishers.


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The Writer Within You: A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing and Publishing in Your Retirement Years
Charles Jacobs

LNGSKLS WRITING JAC

This book responds to repeated requests by Retirees who long to become published authors and have repeatedly requested a simplified, comprehensive, single-volume guidebook to lead them through the confusing publishing process from initial planning to final success. It teaches readers the basics of crafting a book or articles and simplifies the challenge of selecting the best method of publishing, marketing, and promoting their work.


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Publishing E-Books For Dummies
Ali Luke

LANGSKLS WRITING LUK

Publish, market, and sell your own e-book Although creating an e-book seems fairly straightforward, it is not. You need to select and create a variety of formats that will be read on a variety of e-reader devices—and market and sell your book in a variety of ways. Before you take the plunge, get this practical guide.


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The Making of a Christian Bestseller: An Insiders Guide to Christian Publishing
Ann Byle

LANGSKLS WRITING MAK

Success stories and inspired interviews from inside the world of Christian publishing. More than 40 well-known authors, editors, agents, and other publishing professionals who help shape the books enjoyed by millions provide inspiration and up-close insights for readers as well as aspiring writers.


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Crafting The Personal Essay: A Guide for Writing and Publishing Creative Non-Fiction
Dinty W. Moore

LNGSKLS WRITING MOO

designed to help you explore the flexibility and power of the personal essay in your own writing. This hands-on, creativity-expanding guide will help you infuse your nonfiction with honesty, personality, and energy.


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Successful Self-Publishing--From Children's Author to Independent Publisher, A Simple Guide for New and Not So New Authors
M. LaVora Perry

LANGSKLS WRITING PER

A guide for writers who want a simple introduction to independent publishing and published authors who seek winning strategies to boost book sales.


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2013 Poet's Market
Writer's Digest

LANGSKLS WRITING POE

Includes hundreds of publishing opportunities specifically for poets, including poetry publications, book/chapbook publishers, contests, and more. These listings include contact information, submission preferences, insider tips on what specific editors want, and more.


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How to Write and Publish a Successful Children's Book: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply
Cynthia Resser

LNGSKLS WRITING REE

For anyone that has ever written or is considering writing their own children’s book, this book will provide the information and resources you need to get published.


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The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing: Everything You Need to Know to Write, Publish, Promote and Sell Your Own Book
Marilyn Ross, Sue Collier

LANGSKLS WRITING ROS

Best-selling author Marilyn Ross and publishing expert Sue Collier show you how to make your own success – whether you’re a published author, entrepreneur, corporation, professional, or absolute newcomer to writing.


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102 Ways to Earn Money Writing 1,500 Words or Less: The Ultimate Freelancer's Guide
I.J. Schecter

LANGSKLS WRITING SCH

A true insider’s guide to an often complex arena, gives freelance writers everywhere the knowledge, confidence, and inspiration to recognize all the opportunities before them.


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POD for Profit: More on the NEW Business of Self Publishing, or How to Publish Your Books With Online Book Marketing and Print on Demand by Lightning Source
Aaron Shepard

LANGSKLS WRITING SHE

Shepard explores how to double your profit by working directly with Lightning. If you’re serious about making money with POD publishing, this book can show you the way.


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Your Writing Coach: From Concept to Character, From Pitch to Publication- Everything You Need to Know About Writing Novels, Nonfiction, New Media, Scripts, and Short Stories
Jurgen Wolff

LANGSKLS WRITING WOL

This book shows you how to hook readers and keep them engaged and offers powerful tips on how to stay motivated and how to transform the inner critic into a constructive guide to get past the dreaded writer’s bloc.


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