In tough times businesses need a new route to market and new ways to increase their market share. Amazon have a powerful marketing machine and in this post we’ll look at using Kindle as a route to market for your business.
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How would you like to have countless people clamoring for your books and willing to visit your Web site to buy them? Knowing benefits sell, you now can be ready when you meet anyone anywhere with your book’s “tell and sell.”
Misconceptions abound about what a real query should be. The agents and editors I know don’t want to be ‘wowed.’ Nor do they want to be bored to tears
Creative writing can be a wonderful hobby as well as a lucrative career; however, everyone can experience writing block from time to time. Creative writing exercises can not only help you to break through writer’s block but also help you to hone your writing skills as well.
There are many different creative writing exercises in which you can engage to achieve benefit; however, there are a few tips that should be kept in mind in order to benefit the most.
With the economy still on shaky ground, more people than ever want to learn how to write for money. The thought is that since this is a skill that everyone learns in school, it can’t be all that hard to do. Well, the answer is that anyone can learn how to write for money. However, if you want to write for money and do it in a way that not everyone is doing it (so that you don’t have as much competition), you need to be a little creative.
The dictionary tries to keep track of the English language, but it can’t. We all love a new word, acronym or slang – and who cares if it isn’t right. But even if it isn’t right, it can still qualify for the dictionary.
Imagine this: you love books and the whole experience of “books.” Going to the book store, picking out a crisp, clean book off the shelf (or ordering from a discounted price on-line), cracking the cover open, the smell of the page, a special bookmark, the whole happy experience. Then, the Kindle arrives. None of the above happens. Nothing. Sure there are many positives about the Kindle or an iPad (reading a book on-line), which I can see, but imagine a life (or a home), without books? Digital books only? Dull and flat. Either way, the Kindle is NOT for me, or countless friends and associates I speak with. I am not alone here.
It is reported that Alfred Hitchcock loved the short story as a literary medium because it lends itself so well to creating unforeseen twists. Here are six hints for creating short stories with a twist.
An effective fictional villain has, to my mind, one essential characteristic. The villain should build up in the reader a passionate desire for his or her comeuppance. If the novel ends without one, or the villain is allowed to triumph, that makes for a profound sense of dissatisfaction in the reader.
Writing a detective novel requires careful story planning, clues, criminals, and motive(s) among other things. The writer must be clear in the logical sequence of the story. It has to be well worded, articulate, free flowing, and make the reader a visual participant of the event taking place.
Writing a book can take weeks, months, or even years. There truly is no time limit when it comes to perfecting a story that an author develops. However, this is only the beginning of the process. Before romance novels or any type of book can be published, the author has to first know that the story at hand is well-written, edited properly, and is something that will catch the attention of readers. But before an author can publish a book, he/she must be able to write a book that is powerful, catchy, romantic, and one that truly captivates the reader’s attention.
If you’re a new author or just one who is slowly beginning to write romance books, you may have writer’s block or maybe you just want helpful tips that will allow you to create a piece of literature that is sure to be worthwhile. Below are some tips for you to consider no matter what type of book you’re writing. From romance novels to mysteries, fantasy an
There is something universally magical about the hours of 1 a.m to 4 a.m. All of a sudden, thoughts and ideas begin to make better sense. The words seem to flow better. That creative concept all of a sudden seems clearer
Writing a book is a challenging task to undertake. Like any other form of art, it takes time, hard work and dedication. Looking at it from another angle though can help put the job into perspective.
The beginning of any creative piece of writing is the word choice. There are obviously many other components of descriptive writing, but it all begins with recognizing who your audience is and then using the words
Providing high quality informational products such as books, Ebooks, coaching and study courses, will build trust with your buyers in increase profits. This article covers three reasons why your long-term profits are linked with the quality of your work.
Want to get your manuscript completed? Procrastination can get in the way of finishing your book. This article provides four tips on avoiding procrastination and get you back to writing!
He sat motionless staring into space.
“Are you ok?” Julie asked, brushing a strand of hair from his face.
“Can we meet at the park?” he enquired tapping his fingers on the table
“Of course” replied Julie, tilting her head backwards.
Julie took a deep breath, taking in the rich aroma of the coffee that filled the air.
Does writing a sex scene have you feeling a little intimidated? Here’s your solution–a step by step guide that will help you to get your story on the page quickly and easily.
Authors too often focus on writing their books without giving any thought to marketing the book until after it is completed. However, marketing is integral for the book’s success, and writing the book is itself a part of marketing since the book’s content assumes a certain purpose and audience. Thinking about the marketing of the book before and as it is written will put authors ahead of the game once the book is completed
Horror writers can jump start their horror writing careers if they are well armed with the know-how of this especially-loved but repulse provoking genre. The trick lies in eliciting feelings of disgust, fear, horror and abhorrence from the readers.
Getting backlinks to your site is great, but if you aren’t using anchor text properly, , you may not be able to rank for your keywords. But anchor text isn’t just important for getting you ranked, it’s also possibly the most imporant element to look at when analyzing your competition.
When Amazon announced that their Kindle digital download sales had eclipsed both their hardback and paperback sales combined, the moment of the new ebook revolution had arrived. The launch of the Amazon Kindle in 2007 allowed people to simply click and buy to download ebooks from the Kindle marketplace onto their device. In 2009 the Apple iPad exploded onto the scene bringing with it the iBook app that also enabled ebook sales via other Apple family of products such as the iPhone and iPod.
Many of us loved ‘Life’. Co-written by writer and journalist James Fox, the book captures the natural story telling tendencies of the irrepressible rock and roller Keith Richards as he delivers anecdote after anecdote that defies belief and leaves you marvelling that the man is still standing let alone performing today. I found myself speculating what a movie based on the book would be like and then you start to realise that he has lived his life within or on the periphery of movies.
Becoming a successful television writer is the dream of many TV script writers who are interested in creative writing for this most popular means of entertainment. A television writer holds a prominent position in bringing programs to television because he or she is responsible for penning the plotline, the dialogues, characters, and creating situations for the story. The TV writer furthers re-writes and polishes the script until it is ready to be used for filming.
Do you write to be understood? Of course; but today, with the internet whizzing our words from one side of the world to the other, meanings can become obscured. This article discusses how to make sure you are understood clearly.
For nine years I worked for an online publicity firm for authors. The company was one of the first, if not the first, dedicated solely to online publicity.
The ultimate goal for most authors is to be able to add bestselling author to their resume. This article will give you a few pointers on how to do just that.
Understanding a few of the more common blog creation software programs can help any blogger make an informed choice about their particular needs and get their message out in the most efficient way. Here are a few of them.
Article ghostwriters know that there are many tools for writing articles that will boost the credibility of their clients. Ghost writing actually involves a lot of research in the development of an article, on the part of the writer. After all, not every article ghostwriter is going to be an expert in your field – their niche is the writing part. The article writer will need to do a lot of research in order to create an article that will deliver their client’s message in an intelligent manner.