2046 days ago 0 comments From: Writing-Admin Categories: Publishing Tags: amazon.com self-publish ebook digital text self-publishing createspace kindle store kindle direct publishing kindle publishing books dvds cds video downloads amazon mp3s
amzn.to — Get Your eBook Listed in Amazon.com Sell your ebook directly on Amazon.com. Their Digital Text Platform is a fast and easy self-publishing tool that lets you upload and format your books for sale in the Kindle Store. CreateSpace, a member of the Amazon group of companies, provides a fast, easy and economical way to self-publish and make your content available to millions of potential customers on Amazon.com and other channels. With the CreateSpace manufacturing-on-demand model, your products will be produced as customers order, so you don't have to make an up-front investment in inventory. Media formats supported through CreateSpace include books, DVDs, CDs, video downloads and Amazon MP3s. Why CreateSpace? Affordable Publishing Options: Try our free do-it-yourself option, or choose from a full array of affordable publishing services to meet your needs Broad Distribution: Make your book available to thousands of retail and wholesale outlets across the U.S., including Amazon.com Top-Notch Support: Receive dedicated support from our team of professionals throughout the publishing process Great Economics: Enjoy high author royalties and low book pricing at every quantity your order CreateSpace Community Connect, collaborate and network with other authors online. Cover Creator Build an eye-catching book cover using this free tool. Preview Collect feedback on your work from friends, family and our Community. Get access to FREE book publishing tools, resources, and a growing online community of authors. Learn how.
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2048 days ago 0 comments From: Writing-Admin Categories: Writing Workshops Screenwriting Tags: script frenzy challenge 30 days 100 pages.
scriptfrenzy.org — What is Script Frenzy? Script Frenzy is an international writing event in which participants take on the challenge of writing 100 pages of scripted material in the month of April. As part of a donation-funded nonprofit, Script Frenzy charges no fee to participate; there are also no valuable prizes awarded or "best" scripts singled out. Every writer who completes the goal of 100 pages is victorious and awe-inspiring and will receive a handsome Script Frenzy Winner's Certificate and web icon proclaiming this fact. Even those who fall short of the page goal will be applauded for making a heroic attempt. Really, you have nothing to lose—except that nagging feeling that there's a script inside you that may never get out. Script Frenzy in a Nutshell The Challenge Write 100 pages of original scripted material in the 30 days of April. (Screenplays, stage plays, TV shows, short films, and graphic novels are all welcome.) When April 1-30 Cost Free. We run on donations. Who Everyone (worldwide) is welcome. No experience required. Prizes Happiness. Creative juices. Pride. Laughter. Bragging rights. A brand-new script. How Sign up! Tell everyone that you are in the Frenzy. Get ready to start writing on April 1.
2048 days ago 0 comments From: Writing-Admin Categories: Writing Workshops Tags: national novel writing month novel writing
nanowrimo.org — NaNo in a Nutshell NaNo in a Nutshell What: Writing one 50,000-word novel from scratch in a month's time. Who: You! We can't do this unless we have some other people trying it as well. Let's write laughably awful yet lengthy prose together. Why: The reasons are endless! To actively participate in one of our era's most enchanting art forms! To write without having to obsess over quality. To be able to make obscure references to passages from our novels at parties. To be able to mock real novelists who dawdle on and on, taking far longer than 30 days to produce their work. When: You can sign up anytime to add your name to the roster and browse the forums. Writing begins November 1. To be added to the official list of winners, you must reach the 50,000-word mark by November 30 at midnight. Once your novel has been verified by our web-based team of robotic word counters, the partying begins. Where: You write wherever you’d like. On your computer, on your iPad, on a typewriter---anywhere is fine, just as long as you’re writing! For a more in-depth NaNoWriMo overview, visit the devilishly handsome "What is NaNoWriMo?"and "How NaNoWriMo Works" pages.
2048 days ago 0 comments From: Writing-Admin Categories: Writers Union Tags: nwu national writers union professional organization
nwu.org — National Writers Union: The union for freelance writers working in U.S. markets. Offering include grievance resolution, industry campaigns, contract advice, health & dental plans, member education, job banks, networking, social events, and much more. Membership dues are based on your annual writing income.
2048 days ago 0 comments From: Writing-Admin Categories: Writer s Guide Tags: preditors & editors guide to publishers and publishing services for serious writers
pred-ed.com — Preditors & Editors: A guide to publishers and writing services for serious writers. Their sole purpose is to provide writers with information and contacts for the purpose of seeking publication of their work. There's an enormous amount of important information on this site, including lists of agents, publishers and editors to avoid. Highly recommended! What's on this Site? Information for Artists, Composers, Game Designers, Poets, and Writers of all persuasions. Following is a detailed description of Preditors & Editors' contents, most of which you can reach using the menu options above. Some features are linked from other pages. As well, some browsers may display the colors differently. This page (light blue pages) What's on this Site? Descriptions of menu options. About Preditors & Editors. Our purpose, who we list, and why. Also an explanation of the colors used and information about the editor of P&E. Link Back Emblems. Attention Authors! How to advertise your first book for free on P&E. Rating Criteria for all sections of P&E. Writing On The Fly, the P&E bulletin board for readers and writers sponsored by Cybling. That board appears to have been lost somehow. Nonetheless, we thank Cybling for all the support they lent us. The Preditors & Editors Readers Poll. Agents (ivory pages) How Do Agents Work? Linked listing of literary and other agents. Legal services are also listed in this section. Art (light grey pages) Linked listing of businesses offering or accepting art for sale. Awards (gold pages) Literary Industry AwardsEligibility for Preditors & Editors' awards and Nomination Instructions. Nominated sites for an award from Preditors & Editors. Sites of Distinction. These are linked sites honored with an award from Preditors & Editors. Certified Web Ranger award. Awards received by Preditors & Editors. Editor's Award Recipients. Book Publishers (silver pages)Linked listing of book publishers and distributors. Chats (light grey pages)Linked listing of chat rooms for writers, artists, and composers to enter. Contests (light grey pages)Linked listing of contests for writers, artists, and composers to enter. Conventions (light grey pages)Linked listing of conventions for writers and fans. Definitions (burlywood pages)Listing of publishing terms and their meanings. Editing & Software (coral pages)Linked listing of editing services, indexing services, and software for writers. Email. How to contact Preditors & Editors. Comments, Questions, Updates, and Insults. Also, how to be listed in P&E. Game Publishers (silver pages)Linked listing of game publishers. Jobs (green pages)Linked listing of jobs and job services for writers, composers, and artists. Journalism (light blue pages)Linked listing of newspapers and journalism resources. Magazines (light blue pages)Linked listing of magazines and magazine publishers. Music (beige pages)Linked listing of magazine, publishing, and resource sites for music and composing. New (light blue page)Linked listing of new entries to be found within the regular pages of P&E.Copyright Protection Letters Letter templates for use when a writer's work is copied without permission.New Books Announcements of first books by new authors. Opinions (beige pages)Listing of posted opinions in Preditors & Editors about writing, art, music, and the business of publishing. Organizations (wheat pages)Linked listing of organizations having to do with publishing or writing, drawing, and composing. Promotional (burlywood pages)Linked listing of promotional and marketing services, reviewer sites, and conventions. Related Sites (wheat pages)Linked listing of entries bearing some relation to the business of publishing, writing, art, and composing, such as bookstores. Resources (light blue pages)Linked listing of web sites containing writer or artist resources. Screenwriters (silver pages)Linked listing of screenwriter resources. Signings and Readings (light grey pages) Listing of authors who will be on hand publicly to either sign and/or read their work. Submissions (cyan pages) Copyright, patent, and trademark information. Sample query letter. Proposals. Sample synopsis. Submission formats. Sample screenplay. Sample cover letter. Submission checklist. Submission tracking. What Does Rejection Mean? Sample inquiry letter. Sample author's biography. Guidelines for opinion submissions to Preditors & Editors. Warnings (white pages) Warnings about some publishing and writing service activities. Generally, warnings are posted beside the appropriate entries within the P&E listing pages. Linked listing of other web sites with important info about scams or threats. Workshops (light grey pages)Linked listing of workshops for writing, composing, art, and so forth.
2048 days ago 0 comments From: Writing-Admin Categories: Writing Workshops Shopping Bookstore Tags: writing courses courses final draft screenwriting pro software storylink screenwriting community writers university classes the writers store learn screenwriting creative writing movie making filmmaking
writersstore.com — Ask any Writers Store enthusiast what we're all about and you'll hear the same thing: personalized assistance and unrivaled creative support.Launched in 1982 as a privately-owned store-front focused on building customized computer systems for writers, we at The Writers Store remain proudly independent and creative-friendly to this day. We've been able to stay writer-centric while still growing to be a respected worldwide authority on screenwriting and filmmaking tools.Always on the cutting-edge of advancements in the craft, we know that the one-of-a-kind products and services available from The Writers Store will benefit you with the artistic process. And we know this because we’re writers and filmmakers, too. We use our passion for creative expression to aid us in our search for the things that will raise your writing to unprecedented new heights.Among the first companies devoted to writing and filmmaking to have an Internet presence, The Writers Store now boasts three popular sites. The first, WritersStore.com, was created with the idea that an online store would allow anyone the world over to same access to tools used by successful Hollywood writers.This same visionary talent led us to start Writers University, an online creative writing school that delivers easy, affordable instruction from world-renowned educators and authors of the craft. Building on the idea of a creative cooperative that began with Writers University, we next focused on providing online networking. The result is the wildly successful StoryLink, an online community and educational site that connects writers and filmmakers with each other and with success.As you move forward with your creative pursuits, The Writers Store will be there with you every step of the way, just as we have for nearly three decades. You can count on our continued innovation and first-rate service and support.
2048 days ago 0 comments From: Writing-Admin Categories: Agents Tags: literary agents directory literary agents directory firstwriter
firstwriter.com — Getting a literary agent can be the first vital step towards getting published, but here at firstwriter.com we understand that, as a writer, you want to be spending your time writing – not spending hours trawling through reference books searching for that one agent in a hundred who sounds like they might be interested in your work; or hunting through hundreds of sites on the Internet for days on end just to scrape together a handful of out-of-date leads. That's why we've created the literary agents database – with the ability to search using any combination of over fifteen different variables you can find exactly what you're looking for in a matter of seconds – leaving you time to concentrate on producing your next masterpiece. Our InstantAlert service also allows you to receive daily updates by email about new and changing listings – meaning that you can be the first to react when things change, and first to capitalize on those precious opportunities when new agencies are launched, while they are still hungry for new talent. As well as the ability to search the database for more specific queries you can also browse alphabetically like a traditional print listing by using the links below. You can browse all listings, listings for a particular country, or for a particular subject (to combine these criteria use the search tool above).All listingsUnited StatesUnited KingdomFictionCrimeEroticFantasyHistoricalHorrorHumourLiteraryMen's InterestsMysteryPoetryRomanceScience Fiction Short StoriesSuspenseThrillersWomen's InterestsNonfictionAcademicAutobiographyBeauty and FashionBiographyCookeryCrimeCurrent AffairsGardeningHealthHistoricalLeisure LifestyleMen's InterestsMilitaryNaturePsychologyReligiousScienceSportTravelWomen's InterestsScriptsFilm ScriptsTV ScriptsRadio ScriptsTheatre Scripts firstwriter.com
2120 days ago 0 comments From: Writing-Admin Categories: Writing Workshops Tags: writing workshop fiction lovestory romance essays nonfiction writing practice poetry short fiction short stories flash fiction brief fiction prose poetry young adult stories science fiction script writing screen writing tv writing stage writing writing di
internetwritingworkshop.org — The Internet Writing Workshop Write - Critique - Learn The Internet Writing Workshop is a set of mailing lists (groups) that communicate in English by email. We are: A community where writers can submit and critique written works. A forum to discuss and get help on all aspects of writing. A public service educational organization, staffed by volunteers and free of charge. The Workshop is open to all styles and genres of writing: literary fiction, genre fiction, poetry, children's writing, essays, newspaper articles, scripts, you name it. Members do not need to be published writers, only to be serious about writing and about wanting to improve. Because some of the posted material may be controversial or adult in nature, all members must be 18 years or older. The Workshop has two types of lists: critiquing and discussion. 1) Our Critiquing lists: List Name Purpose Fiction Short stories in all genres. Lovestory-L Romance fiction from short stories to books. Nfiction All forms of Non-fiction. Novels-L Chapters of novels in all genres, and memoirs. Poetry-W All forms of poetry:Classical, free verse, concrete poetry, or prose poems. Practice-W Writing exercises are assigned weekly. Members post their responses and critique others' responses. Prose-P Brief fiction: Flash fiction, sudden fiction, micro fiction, postcard fiction, or short-short fiction. Script-W All forms of writing for performances: Theater, screen, radio, TV, etc. Yawrite All forms of writing for children and young adults: Fiction, poetry, non-fiction, picture books, novels, etc. Members participate by submitting their works and critiquing other members' works. There are minimum participation requirements for each list representing approximately one half hour per week. Most members exceed the minimum because they find the process so rewarding. Many are surprised to discover that they learn as much from doing critiques as from receiving them. 2) Our Discussion lists: List Name Purpose Writing Discussions of all issues directly related to the craft or marketing of writing. Creative-D A sub-list of NFiction dealing with creative non-fiction and essays. MarketChat A sub-list of NFiction for discussion of the business aspects of freelance writing. SFChat-L Discussions on Science Fiction and Speculative Fiction in all its forms. ******************************** The Internet Writing Workshop's Blog See interesting commentary on writing and other things at our blog: http://internetwritingworkshop.blogspot.com/. Joining To join the Internet Writing Workshop, send a message to email@example.com containing the following information: Your email address and your full name, not your pen name. We need at least two names, or an initial and a name. (Using a false name will be grounds for removal from the workshop.) A statement that: you have read our Rules and How It Works sections, that you agree to abide by the list rules, and that you are at least 18 years old. The list names you wish to join. Click on list names above for more details. You will be added to the general Writing list unless you specifically ask not to. (It's a good place to meet members and get answers.) The mail options for each list: Mail or Digest.With the default Mail option, you receive individual emails. With the Digest option, you receive many emails within one, approximately once daily. You can change your choice at any time. A brief bio: who you are, where you live and work, what you like to write and read, etc. Please let us know how you found us. If the writing-workshop-request address doesn't work, try our alternate address. Current workshop members need not send the above information. Just request here. Then what? When we receive this information, we'll add you to the Workshop and you will begin receiving list mail in the format you requested. That's it! We look forward to hearing from you. New & Future Romance Releases at: Amazon.com Writers Online Workshops | Writing Classes | Write Quickly | Easy Way to Write | Write A Book Now | WriteSparks!
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