How To Make A Living With Your Writing With Books Blogging and More

Author: Joanna Penn
Publisher: Curl Up Press via PublishDrive
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Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Would you like to make a living with your writing? This book will show you how. I spent 13 years working as a cubicle slave in the corporate world. I was miserable in my job and my creativity was stunted by the crushing daily grind. Then I started writing books and blogging, using my words to create products and attract readers. In September 2011, I left my corporate job to become a full-time author and creative entrepreneur and since then I've grown my business year on year, all based on my writing. More importantly, I'm finally living the happy life I always wanted. I'm not a Kindle or blogging millionaire and this is not a get rich quick scheme. But I will share with you how I make a multi-six-figure income from writing books, blogging and marketing in an ethical manner. We're living in the best time ever to make a living with your writing! Read on to learn more. The book includes the following Table of Contents: Overview of how I make a living and income split First principles Tips on writing and productivity Tips on mindset Part 1: How to make money from books It's not just one book Your publishing options: Traditional publishing Changes in the publishing industry Your publishing options: Becoming an indie author How to self-publish an ebook How to self-publish a print book How to self-publish an audiobook Part 2: How to make money online in other ways A business powered by content marketing Product sales Affiliate income Consulting or coaching Professional speaking Advertising and sponsorship Freelance writing Tips for content marketing The transition and your next steps Plus/ Companion Workbook so you can answer the questions in the book for yourself. If you'd like to make a living with your writing, click to sample or buy now.

Finish Your Book

Author: Lorna F. Kopp
Publisher: Create A Story You Love
ISBN: 0991936477
Format: PDF, ePub
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Have you set aside your half written book, because of self-doubt, worry, procrastination or fear? If any of the above obstacles have created roadblocks in your writing journey, I want to share with you 7 simple steps that will help you finish your book. In this conversational style book, you'll find action steps that will take you beyond frustration, to reach the finish line in a matter of weeks. Finish Your Book, will help you understand a step-by-step process to break down barriers of procrastination, fear and self-limiting beliefs to unlock the story burning inside you. Finish Your Book, inspires your passion for your story and helps you gain momentum to finish your book(even a manuscript 10 years in the making) so you can share your words with the world. Finish Your Book, will connect you with a new level of self-compassion that will help you forgive mistakes, write your authentic story and express the fullness of who you and your gifts onto the page. There's a Story inside you, just waiting to be written. No more worrying. No more procrastinating. No more waiting. It’s your turn to stop letting worry and fear hold you back from your writing dreams so you can finish your book! Get your copy today!

How to Make a Living with Your Writing a Companion Workbook

Author: Joanna Penn
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781530755615
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Would you like to make a living with your writing? This book will show you how. This workbook version includes questions and space to write your answers so you can take action for your own writing career. I spent 13 years working as a cubicle slave in the corporate world. I was miserable in my job and my creativity was stunted by the crushing daily grind. Then I started writing books and blogging, using my words to create products and attract readers. In September 2011, I left my corporate job to become a full-time author and creative entrepreneur and since then I've grown my business year on year "" all based on my writing. More importantly, I'm finally living the happy life I always wanted. I'm not a Kindle or blogging millionaire and this is not a get rich quick scheme. But I will share with you how I make a six-figure income from writing books, blogging and marketing in an ethical manner. We're living in the best time ever to make a living with your writing! Read on to learn more. The book includes the following Table of Contents as well as questions and areas to write your answers: Overview of how I make a living and income split First principles Tips on writing and productivity Tips on mindset Part 1: How to make money from books It's not just one book Your publishing options: Traditional publishing Changes in the publishing industry Your publishing options: Becoming an indie author How to self-publish an ebook How to self-publish a print book How to self-publish an audiobook Part 2: How to make money online in other ways A business powered by content marketing Product sales Affiliate income Consulting or coaching Professional speaking Advertising and sponsorship Freelance writing Tips for content marketing The transition and your next steps

The Craft of Professional Writing

Author: Michael S. Malone
Publisher: Anthem Press
ISBN: 1783088311
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The Craft of Professional Writing is the most complete book ever written about the real-life work of being a writer. Covering topics ranging from business writing (advertising, PR) to commercial work (news reporting, feature writing, blogging, non-fiction books) to creative writing (screenplays and novels), as well as advice on pitching, rejection and leading a writer’s life, the narrative is filled with anecdotes and illuminating stories, as well as tricks of the trade in each form of writing. For the student, The Craft of Professional Writing is the most wide-ranging and practical textbook on the subject. Designed to be an instructional text for producing professional-level work, it is also a survey of the various writing professions to enable budding writers to make career decisions. For the professional, this book is the ultimate reference work—offering practical tips and advice they can return to again and again to help them through various phases of their career.

The Healthy Writer

Author: Joanna Penn
Publisher: Curl Up Press via PublishDrive
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Do you suffer from physical pain relating to your writing life? Are you struggling with back pain, weight gain related to sedentary working, anxiety, depression, sleep problems, neck pain, eye strain, stress, loneliness, digestive issues, or Repetitive Strain Injury? These are the most common issues reported by writers and if you struggle with any of them, you are not alone. Writing is not a physically healthy job, but if you want a long-term writing career, then you need to look after your body. I've been through my own pain journey over the last six years. I used to get crippling migraines that sent me to a dark room, and back pain so bad that I couldn't sleep, as well as stress levels so high that I wasn't able to breathe normally. Now, my back pain, migraines and RSI have almost gone completely, and I manage my writing life in a far healthier way than ever before. I share my personal journey and insights with you in this book. My co-author is Dr Euan Lawson, who shares his insights into how we can reduce pain, improve health and build a writing career for the long term. The book covers: Introduction and survey results from 1200 writers 7 Reasons why writing is great for your health Part 1: The Unhealthy Writer Stress, anxiety, burnout Back, neck and shoulder pain Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) A personal journey to a pain-free back Writing with chronic pain Sedentary life and inactivity Sleep problems/ insomnia Eye strain, headaches, and migraine A personal story of headaches and migraine Loneliness and isolation Weight gain or weight loss Joanna's Letter to Sugar Digestive issues and IBS A personal journey through IBS with FODMAP Mood and mental health Riding the Waves: Writing with depression Alcohol - the good, the bad, and the ugly Coffee and caffeine Supplements, substances, and nootropics Part 2: The Healthy Writer Improve your workspace Sort out your sleep Sort out your diet From fat to fit Sort out your back Lessons learned about writing from yoga How to use dictation for a healthier writing life The active writer mindset Strategies for the sofa-bound The active writer: Three golden rules The running writer: Three rookie mistakes Lessons learned about writing from walking a double ultra-marathon Find a community Build wellbeing with mindfulness Develop healthy habits for the long-term Conclusion: It's your turn. Choose life! It's time to be a healthy writer!

Christian Writers Market Guide 2008

Author: Sally Stuart
Publisher: WaterBrook
ISBN: 0307499162
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Resource Guide to Getting Published A unique guide to publishing for Christian readers, the Christian Writers’ Market Guide 2008 offers the most proven and comprehensive collection of ideas, resources, and contact information to the industry. For more than twenty years, the Christian Writers’ Market Guide has delivered indispensable help to Christian writers, from a CD-ROM of the full text of the book so you can easily search for topics, publishers, and other specific names; to up-to-date listings of more than 1,200 markets for books, articles, stories, poetry, and greeting cards, including forty-three new book publishers, fifty-one new periodicals, and fifteen new literary agencies. Perfect for writers in every phase, this is the resource you need to get noticed–and published. “An indispensable tool. The reference you have to buy.” Writers’ Journal “Essential for anyone seeking to be published in the Christian community.” The Midwest Book Review “Stands out from the rest with its wealth of information and helpful hints.” Book Reviews for Church Librarians Completely updated and revised the Guide features more than… 1,200 markets for the written word * 675 periodicals * 405 book publishers * 240 poetry markets * 114 card and specialty markets * 37 e-book publishers * 120 literary agents * 332 photography markets * 98 foreign markets * 98 newspapers * 53 print-on-demand publishers * writers’ conferences and groups * pay rates and submission guidelines * more resources and tools for all types of writing and related topics. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Blogging for Beginners

Author: Michael Williams
Publisher: Michael John Williams
ISBN: 1291736735
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Blogging CAN be big money IF you do it right. You need to learn the necessary skills if you want to make a healthy income from your efforts. This ebook will teach you the skills required if you wish to start blogging for money. Turn your hobbies, or even online rants, into cash generating 'fire n forget' systems. Learn what to write about, and just as important..what NOT to write about. Learn how to create an effective business blog. Learn how to build a career as a blogger. Learn how to write effective headings for your blog. If you're looking for a fun way to make money online, blogging for money is it, and blogging for beginners will help get you started.

Create Your Writer Platform

Author: Chuck Sambuchino
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
ISBN: 1599635798
Format: PDF, Docs
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Creating a platform isn't just beneficial--it's essential! In today's world of blogging, websites, Twitter feeds, and Facebook updates, building a writer platform from the ground up can seem a daunting task. Never fear--author and editor Chuck Sambuchino provides expert, practical advice for increasing your visibility, selling more books, and launching a successful career. In Create Your Writer Platform, you'll learn: The definition of a platform--and why you should start building one now. How to harness the 12 Fundamental Principles of Platform. "Old School" and "New School" approaches to platform, from article writing and conference speaking to website development, blog posts, and social media avenues. How to develop a platform for nonfiction, fiction, and memoir. In addition to Chuck's invaluable insights, you'll also find 12 case studies from authors with effective platforms, as well as professional advice from literary agents. If you're serious about building a platform tailored to you and your writing--a platform that's going to help you succeed as a writer--look no further than Create Your Writer Platform.

Blogging

Author: Phil Sweet
Publisher: Independently Published
ISBN: 9781719922777
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Blog Writing and Copywriting- How To Start A Profitable Blog, Write Copy That Sells And Content Strategy That Will Make You More Money From this book you will find how to Generate Viral Blog Ideas Make Your Blog Stand Out and Get Noticed Content Creation Resources Create evergreen blog content Blog Marketing! Define quality blog content Write high-quality original blog content Know where and how to get great content and content idea for your blog posts Send high quality visitors to your blog from multiple free sources Write the best killer copy for the most profitable marketplaces, online and offline. How to choose your target market and why. Do this right, and your chance to make it big will increase 1000% How to structure your content headlines based on your target market Communication skills that will make you stand out How to write headlines that draw people in and get them moving Let's take a look at the top 6 reasons why everyone who strives to earn a living online, should have a blog Blogging is an ideal way to get free traffic from Google and the other search engines Blogging can be used to market almost anything at all from affiliate products, to ecommerce, to Amazon listings, and more. User-friendly technology available today makes blogging simple, even for non-techies! We can use blogging to turn our interests into profit. Almost any subject can be monetized. It's virtually free! You can build and run a successful blog on less than $10 per month. A blog is an asset and can be sold on in the future. The internet has become a great platform for one to express their thoughts, opinions and personal experiences. Blogging has emerged as a great way for people to connect with those around them, by talking about interests and subjects that they are passionate about. Blogging is the perfect outlet for putting one's thoughts out there for the world to see, and react to. You may find blogging daunting, but that is not the case. Blogging is simple, interesting and fun. In this book, we aim to share with you the basics of blogging. If you are interested in starting a blog but don't have a clue as to how to go about it, then this book is for you. The book enlists how to get started, how to improve content, how to make sure there is enough readership for your blog, how to target your audience, and so on. Blogging requires some skill and some practice, but with the right guidelines, you can create a successful blog for yourself within no time. This Book covers How To Start A Blog How To Improve Content Quality Content Creation Resources How To Boost Blog Traffic Blog Marketing! What Is Blogging? Branding Your Blog And Other Online Platforms Choosing A Blogging Platform - Self-Hosted or Free-Hosted Blogy Signing Up For A Blogger Account And Creating A Blog With Blogger Create Your First Blog Post With Blogger The Basic of copywriting How to write effective copy How to get started in copywriting How to build a powerful copywriting message that sells The power of words and their hidden secrets Correct copywriting for search engine optimization Secrets of effective headlines that sell How to use social proof in your copywriting and marketing Who is the target audience? This book will suit anyone who want to make a living, or more, from blogging This book will suit anyone with no prior experience of blogging or anyone who want to improve an existing blog and Read on to learn how to write killer sales copy!

Creative Blogging

Author: Heather Wright-Porto
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1430234296
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Creative Blogging shows you how to start blogging for the very first time to express your creativity, reach out and be heard—and even how to make money with your blog! You'll start at the right place: The beginning! Learn answers to the most important and popular questions: What is a blog? Do I need a blog? How do I get started? What do I blog about? How do I blog? Creative Blogging then takes you through the how-to aspects of blogging, so you can quickly learn the terminology and get started. You'll then be able to choose the right blogging tool for you! Soon, you'll be prepared to unleash your creativity! Like a good author, you'll learn how to find information to blog about, and how to express yourself in your blog in the ways that you want. Your creativity is what will make your blog successful, but every artist needs an audience. Creative Blogging reveals how to draw people to your site! You'll also discover how to work with images and video, how to integrate your blog with Twitter and Facebook, and even how to make money with your blog! Let your creativity bring your audience to you and your blog with Creative Blogging.