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Note to readers: I originally published the article back in 2008 and have updated it a few times, most recently on June 13, 2012. This article primarily addresses self-publishing a print book, though many of the tips apply to e-books as well. For specific information about publishing an e-book, see my companion article, " How to self-publish an ebook ." I know, I know. This is a column about cutting-edge electronics. Self-publishing a book: 25 things you need to know | Fully Equipped

Self-publishing a book: 25 things you need to know | Fully Equipped

Project Gutenberg Self-Publishing - eBooks Submission Guidelines Self-Publish Check List Why Choose Self-Publishing? Project Gutenberg Self-Publishing - eBooks
Giving Our Way to Success- by Dale T. Phillips and Vlad V. Giving comes back around. Tess Gerritsen sparked the giving circle with so much of her time, energy, and money to aid Alzheimer's research – so it's nice that I got to thank her in person at Bouchercon, the world mystery conference. On this site, Joe upped the ante with his guest post offer, raising even more funds – while helping writers at the same time – so we’d like to say “thank you” for this opportunity. We've been reading this blog and others like it for years, and a big part of our going Indie is due to pioneers like Joe – many of which you'll see mentioned on this blog from time to time.

A Newbie's Guide to Publishing

A Newbie's Guide to Publishing
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Imperial Hotel in Tokyo (Wikimedia Commons) Today’s guest, Jennifer Cody Epstein, is the author of The Gods of Heavenly Punishment and the international bestseller The Painter from Shanghai. She has written for The Wall Street Journal, The Asian Wall Street Journal, Self, Mademoiselle and NBC, and has worked in Hong Kong, Japan and Bangkok, Thailand. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband, two daughters and an exceptionally needy Springer Spaniel. Writer Unboxed

Writer Unboxed

Time is running out for undercover coppers Tony Costain and Kevin Sefton in Paul Cornell's new novel . For years they’ve been working on exposing Rob Toshack for the kingpin of crime he undoubtedly is, but now that they’ve infiltrated the upper echelons of his organisation, the powers that be declare an imminent deadline: come hell or high water, they’re to take him at midnight tonight. But to date, their target’s been smart. Tor.com - Science fiction & Fantasy Blog, Books, Stories, News, Forum

Tor.com - Science fiction & Fantasy Blog, Books, Stories, News, Forum

Make A Living Writing

Make A Living Writing It’s always great to be busy as a freelance writer. But one problem that often crops up is that it’s easy to let marketing slide. Then, next thing you know, those current projects wrap. And you find yourself facing the terror of an empty schedule and the plummeting income that goes along with it.
Writers-Network is a FREE creative writing community created in 2004 to provide a place for writers and poets to share their writing, get constructive feedback and interact with other writers who share their same passion. If you're an author looking for a place to share your poems and short-stories as well as read writing from a diverse group of writers, you have come to the right place. Joining is fast, easy and (always) free! Our basic membership is anything but basic and includes everything you need to get started. Create an online portfolio and submit an unlimited number of poems and stories.

Poetry & Writing Community - Writers-Network.com - The Online Creative Writing Site

Poetry & Writing Community - Writers-Network.com - The Online Creative Writing Site
Teaching Graphic Novels

Writertopia Public Areas Awards Campbell Award: Eligible Authors This section has two purposes: to give Science Fiction & Fantasy fans who are interested in voting for the Campbell award the information they need to choose their candidate for best new writer, and to provide an area for new writers to showcase themselves.


We Like to Write - Social Networking for Writers & Bloggers

人類共通の課題 人類共通の課題といえば一体何でしょうか。来年の株価のことでしょうか。それとも、テレビドラマの続きがどうなるのかを考えることでしょうか。確かにこれらも人によっては大切なことであるといえるでしょう。 We Like to Write - Social Networking for Writers & Bloggers

Self Publishing, Book Printing & eBook Publishing | Lulu.com

REVISED: February 13, 2014 Lulu is a community for creators of remarkable works. We provide the tools for you to publish your work for personal use or for sale and distribution to others, a marketplace for the purchase of goods and services, and a site where you can participate in forums and discussion groups with like-minded creators. The following terms and conditions have been developed to not only protect your work and your privacy, but also to describe our commitment to you as a community member as well as your responsibilities as a content creator. Please do not hesitate to contact our Support Team if you have any questions about the terms of this agreement. A Note About Our Community Self Publishing, Book Printing & eBook Publishing | Lulu.com
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), one of the nation’s largest booksellers and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced its continued sponsorship of World Book Night 2014 on Wednesday, April 23. Barnes & Noble retail stores and Barnes & Noble College stores will serve as community host locations on World Read more » Barnes & Noble, Inc.’s (NYSE: BKS), Chairman Leonard Riggio today announced the sale of a portion of his holdings of Barnes & Noble stock. Mr. Riggio said he sold 3.7 million shares of Common Stock, after which his holdings are expected to represent approximately 20 percent of Barnes & Noble’s Common Stock outstanding.

Writing and Publishing News, Marketing, E-Books—Authorlink.com

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Write Better, Get Published, Be Creative

Screenwriting, Screenplay, and Screenplays from the Scriptologist.com Screenwriting Magazine Online Screenwriting Exercises.... Screenplay Loglines....It's time for you to list the screenplay logline for your completed screenplay on Scriptologist.com, the film industry Web site that powerful film studio executives visit regularly. Get your logline listed Now! How To Create A Dramatic Plot Structure: A Step-by-Step Guide Tragedy. Theme.

Screenwriting.info: How to Write a Screenplay

Site Updated: Apr 20, 2014. I'm a longtime user of Final Draft Software and recently upgraded to Final Draft 9, but I just came across a new online screenwriting software program that has a lot of the same features. I'll check it out and post what I find out later. The other students in my screenwriting course seem to really love it.