Are you feeling overwhelmed in writing and publishing your book? Have you stumbled into a publishing pit? Would you like practical publishing advice?
You are writing a book ... or you have one already published and the OMG moment hits. You have made a mistake (or maybe a lot of them) ... screwed up ... or you may feel clueless to the tsunami of items you need to deal with. You do not want to fall further into the abyss of book creation and publishing. You need help and savvy guidance.
How to Avoid 101 Book Publishing Blunders, Bloopers and Boo-Boos reveals 101 strategies and tips to ensure your publishing success--all within a compact, illustrated and full color gem.
Create design elements that keep readers coming back for more.
Identify readability factors to ensure your reader ease and aha take aways.
Determine who the publishing predators are and how to avoid their traps.
Pinpoint the essentials that every successful author must include in a book.
Get hot tips for creating and maintaining momentum in book marketing.
Structure social media that is ideal for your book and expertise.
Learn what to avoid in contracts and how to end them if necessary.
Finally ... here is the guide authors and writers have been looking for. It is easy and understandable - one that shows you how to avoid the potholes that litter the publishing maze.
With How to Avoid 101 Book Publishing Blunders, Bloopers and Boo-Boos, you have got Judith Briles at your side. As The Book Shepherd, publishing expert and author of 35 books, she knows what the roadblocks and pitfalls are that authors encounter. And now, you will know too and what to do when you encounter them.
Did you know there are writing techniques designed to bring out the funny in all of us? Humor is a difficult genre, but for those who have the desire to make people’s lives a little lighter with words, this book is for them. Written in an encouraging and entertaining tone and based on Donna Cavanagh's humor writing workshops, How to Write and Share Humor: Techniques to Tickle Funny Bones and Win Fans highlights the “humor helpers” that writers, business professionals or speakers can use to make audiences laugh out loud, softly chuckle or smile with amusement.
The book is divided into three parts. Part I explains how to use specific humor techniques plus it provides writing exercises so budding humorists can practice their new craft. Part II talks about the importance of blogging on both individual and community sites and the ins-and-outs of social media. And for those who want to take their writing to the next level, Part III describes the new world of publishing and the options that are out there for all authors.
As an added bonus, humorists, authors and comics have contributed "What Inspires my Humor" essays for some reader motivation.
How Find Me Lost Me isn’t a book on contracts, copyright or the law as it relates to writing. Rather, it is a warning of what can happen when a writer ignores his or her basic responsibility to consider the potential legal ramifications of relying on someone’s spoken word. How Find Me II by Dan Baldwin and Kelly Snyder became They Are Not Yet Lost by Dan Baldwin is an interesting and cautionary tale and one in which the reader should remember the words of wisdom allegedly offered by movie mogul Samuel Goldwyn. A verbal agreement isn’t worth the paper it’s written on.