eBook Writing and Publishing Resources
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Whether you're writing a novel or an information product; publishing a web site or a book; starting or growing
your own Internet business; you'll find plenty of information, tips, techniques and tools to get the job done!
Wherever you may be in the development of your venture (thinking, planning, writing, producing or marketing),
this one-stop, virtual intersection of writing and publishing has a wealth of information and tools to make your projects
easier, faster and more successful!
If you're looking for a literary agent and a publisher - or want to self-publish your ebook - or market and
and promote your books - or create your own website or business - or start your own newsletter or eZine...you'll find the
books, articles, and tools you need. Just click on the Nav Bar to the left or click on the specific information below.
"Believe in yourself and in your own voice,
because there will be times in this business
when you will be the only one who does.
Take heart from the knowledge that an
author with a strong voice will often have
trouble at the start of his or her career
because strong, distinctive voices
sometimes make editors nervous. But
in the end, only the strong survive."
~ Jayne Ann Krentz
Welcome to Spring - and New Beginnings
The Spring season heralds a renewal of nature - a new beginning! There is something very exciting about seeing the first
new flowers bloom, new leaves on your favorite trees, the greening up and spectacular beautifying after the dull, drab
winter months. Spring also affects in many of us the desire to start fresh, to renew our lives and careers.
Oh, I know. We all made our New Years resolutions - and how well did that turn out? For most of us, not all that well. But
'Spring cleaning' isn't just a tired old cliche, We do tend to clean out the old and bring in the new at this time of year.
Just extend that to your life. Get organized, set new priorities, embrace new possibilities...
Accentuate the Positive.
If you expect a positive outcome, the likelihood of it becoming a reality is increased significantly - so don't just
dream the dream, make it so.
Now is the perfect time to examine your journey and start slaying your dragons. Start that project you keep putting on
hold, tie up those loose ends, make a To Do list that is doable! Do not let opportunity pass you by, take control.But
always remember to take the time to enjoy the daffodils and listen to the birds sing...
Take Our Tour...
Writing in the new millennium has changed too. Oh not the nuts and bolts, but now there are so many options
that were never available before.. You can still write a traditional novel and try your hand at traditional publishing but
you can also do so many more things...
In the last decade the publishing and delivery of books has changed drastically. There is no longer a one-size-
fits-all publishing industry. Today there are hardcover books, eBooks, audio books and books recorded on CD's and DVD's.
I know the new writing and publishing 3.0 can be a little daunting, but rest assured that eBook Crossroads
will guide you on your journey, providing information and resources that will save you time, money and heartache along the way.
Most of you know about writing careers such as novelist, journalist, and screenwriter. But today there are a
plethora of other writing professions, including indexing, blogging, web content development, and online auction listing,
that have developed in the last few years that are now desperately seeking new talent.
The Writers Edge will guide you through the writing
essentials you need to perfect your writing skills, from grammar and
punctuation to writing dialogue and
You'll discover resources for writing like my list of book editors, articles full of tips, tricks and advice, and writing
software like Scrivener [Download] Scrivener, and so much more...
The new world of information exchange is complex, exciting and exploding with new opportunities. To understand today's publishing
and it's future, we must first consider the possibilities of what can be achieved with the new technologies. Understanding these possibilities will help to develop a smooth transition to new models of publishing.
There are 4 main options for book publishing,
namely traditional publishing, print on demand (POD), self-publishing and digital publishing, which encompasses, eBooks,
audio books, mobile, podcasts and more...
If you have a completed project you may want to find an
editor or an agent. You may also want to look into getting a
Today, authors have to do a lot of their own marketing. That's just the reality of the publishing industry, whether you get
a publishing deal or whether you self-publish.
The good news is that the Internet provides a host of opportunities never before available to make it possible
for anyone to market globally. It takes some time and effort, but it doesn't necessarily cost that much - and you might even
find that you enjoy it!
The Marketing Center has a lot of information,
inspiration and resources for marketing your books and related products. Let eBook Crossroads assist you in taking the right
action for marketing your next book or project.
The Reading section will quench your thirst for great reading by great authors. Every month EBC will put together a top 10 list
of eBooks as well as a selection of some great new author offerings.
And as always there are plenty of articles and if you require an
eBook Reader for reading your eBooks or other electronics, we
always have a great selection...
There is so much to do. You'll find resources to help you write, publish and market your project. Plenty of writing
tips, places to get published, self-publishing information, and more.
Need help? Hang in there - that's what we're here for!
Now that you have an idea of what there is to browse through or dive into, grab a cup of your favorite coffee
(or tea) and take a look around. There is plenty to see and plenty to learn so click on a topic and submerse yourself...