It started as an assignment. Everyone in Caitlin's class wrote to an unknown student somewhere in a distant place. All the other kids picked countries like France or Germany, but when Caitlin saw Zimbabwe written on the board, it sounded like the most exotic place she had ever heard of - so she chose it.
"What a treat!"
Everybody Writes is a go-to guide to attracting and retaining customers through stellar online communication, because in our content-driven world, every one of us is, in fact, a writer. If you have a web site, you are a publisher. If you are on social media, you are in marketing. And that means that we are all relying on our words to carry our marketing messages. We are all writers.
"Great writing, good story, TERRIBLE narration"
Write Songs Right Now is a hands-on, step-by-step guide to creating original pop songs - an approach that been road-tested by thousands of Alex's students and coaching clients in New York City, some of whom have gone on to achieve great success. With insight, enthusiasm, and humor, Alex guides listeners through the process of brainstorming for ideas, crafting effective lyrics, and putting those lyrics to music.
"Kind of old wine in new skins, still good for that"
Why spin your wheels struggling to write bulky, bloated books the traditional publishing way when you can turbo-charge your Kindle author platform with greater freedom, flexibility, and chances for success? This game-changing guide is for aspiring authors and established publishing pros alike who want to shake up their routine and embrace a powerful new approach to self-publishing nonfiction.
"Not worth the price"
Tap into the power of effective writing by developing the fundamental critical and analytical skills that transform your writing from "good" to "great." Regardless of your subject, goal, or occasion, these skills will help you organize your thoughts into a coherent piece, make a persuasive argument rooted in facts, and make responsible use of research materials.
"Really helpful overview."
In 2013, Johnny B. Truant and Sean Platt published 1.5 million words and made their full-time livings as indie authors. In Write. Publish. Repeat., they tell you how exactly how they did it: how they created over 15 independent franchises across 50+ published works, how they turned their art into a logical, sustainable business, and how any independent author can do the same to build a sustainable, profitable career with their writing.
"The One Book All Self Published Authors Must Read!"
The fastest way to succeed as an author is to write more books. How do you do that with a day job, family, school or all your other time commitments? The secret I,s efficiency. 5,000 Words Per Hour will help you maximize your writing time by building effective habits that both measure and increase your writing speed. Create an effective writing habit. Track and improve your WPH.
JTG, one-half of one of the hottest tag teams in current WWE history, better known as Cryme Tyme, will pull back the curtain and take you behind the scenes into the world of wrestling, sharing controversial yet hilarious stories on how he battled heat.
"'The everybody hates Chris' of Wrestling books"
In 2012, fiction author Monica Leonelle made a life-changing decision to learn to write faster. Through months of trial and error, hundreds of hours of experimentation, and dozens of manuscripts, she tweaked and honed until she could easily write 10,000 words in a day, at speeds over 3,500 words per hour! She shares all her insights, secrets, hacks, and data in this tome dedicated to improving your writing speeds, skyrocketing your monthly word count, and publishing more books.
"Monica Leonelle, my self-pub mentor"
Like many tools that have come before it, dictation is a new and exciting opportunity to write better, faster, and smarter. But many writers still believe it's not for them. Perhaps they've tried it in the past and it hasn't worked. Or perhaps this new technology is confusing, expensive, or frustrating, and that's held them back from taking advantage of it. If you're ready to take the next step and learn a new skill set that will give you a huge advantage over what other authors are doing today, listen to Dictate Your Book and start working through the challenges that are holding you back from reaping the benefits of dictation.
"Realistic steps to writing a book with your mouth"
Renegades Write the Rules reveals the innovative strategies behind the social media success of today’s top celebrities, brands, and sports icons, and how you can follow their lead. Author Amy Jo Martin is the founder of Digital Royalty and the woman who pioneered how professional sports integrate social media. In this book she shows how to build a faithful following and beat the competition clamoring for people's attention by continually delivering value - when, where, and how people want it.
In her 93 remarkable years, veteran freelance writer, memoirist, and writing teacher Brenda Ueland published some six million words. She once said there were two simple rules that she followed absolutely: to tell the truth, and to not do anything she didn't want to do. Such integrity both distinguishes and defines If You Want to Write, her best-selling classic that first appeared in the late 1930s and has inspired thousands to find their own creative center.
"The most inspiring book"
Learning how to write a book is easy. Learning how to write a book that doesn't suck and can actually make you money - and set you up for a full-time writing career is harder.
But it's nowhere near impossible. And it's far more doable than you can imagine. The trouble is, most books offering tips on how to write a book fail to address two key considersations: 1) Most self-published nonfiction books suck. 2) It's almost impossible to make a living from one self-published nonfiction book.
Launch to Market provides a simple system to plan, track, and execute your book launch. It covers the basics of marketing in an easy-to-understand way, complete with exercises that will prepare you for your best launch ever. You'll see real sales numbers from an author who just did exactly what you're trying to do, with takeaways that will show you exactly how I did it.
"A MUST READ"
Whenever the words business plan are mentioned most people freeze! What follows are the words I don't know how to write one.... This is why I have taken the lid off and written in plain English what needs to be considered and included in a business plan. This book has been written to help those who are writing plans for the first time or for those who write business plans infrequently. (Even seasoned business plan writers will learn one or two things, I promise!) I have included two different types of business plan templates.
Written with nonfiction author and creative-writing teacher Ina Yalof, and with help from daughter Alex Evanovich, How I Write is the perfect guide for anyone looking to strengthen his or her writing - and for those who want to find out just what makes Janet Evanovich tick.
Blogging can be tremendously valuable to both individuals and businesses. The benefits of blogging include business marketing, personal and professional development, business networking, making money online, and more. There has never been a better time to start a blog! Digital marketing is a new frontier and blogging is at the forefront. The Ultimate Guide to Blogging covers everything you need to know about starting a blog, growing and promoting your blog, making money blogging, and more.
"Only about 40 minutes worth of content and..."
With chick lit novels popping up on every best seller list, millions of listeners are all thinking the same thing: I could write this stuff. I could write a best seller and never go back to the office again! And here’s the guide that will show you how. Best-selling novelist Sarah Mlynowski and veteran chick lit editor Farrin Jacobs cover every stage of developing and selling your soon-to-be best-selling novel....
"Loved it and Im going to lisen to it again!!!"
Caine Prize winner Binyavanga Wainaina took the literary world by storm with his groundbreaking memoir One Day I Will Write About This Place, a New York Times Notable Book and a Publishers Weekly Top Ten Book of the Year. From his middle-class Kenyan childhood to the writing prize that finally enabled him to write full-time, Wainaina offers a stunning portrayal of his family, tribe, and country—and of the shifting political scene that so influenced all of his experiences.
"Problem with skipping end of Chapters"
Did you know that writing a book isn't that time consuming? It can be as short or long as you want. Providing readers with some quality as well as quantity is only a matter of know-how and experience. Start writing, and gain experience by practicing. In this audiobook I'll show you how I was able to write about 100 books in a few months, some of which are longer, sell better than others, and help me generate a passive income.