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The best advice I can give you is to stop reading this and start writing your book. Ready...go! If that isn't enough to get you motivated, in this book I'll tell you everything I know about plots, excuses, characters, editors, The Muse, book covers, marketing, social media, crowdsourcing and crowdfunding, a.k.a. everything I learned the hard way through the trial and error ...more
ebook, 185 pages
Published June 4th 2014 by Missing Spoon Publishing
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Brian Heitzenrater
Jul 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing
A great "how to book" for anybody looking into writing and publishing their own book. I like Christa's no bull shit approach to it. There's no fluff and she doesn't beat around the bush. She tells you exactly how she did it. There's a lot of great ideas and strategies that I will take with me on my journey from my Mac to the Kindle Store. Plus, it's fun (and easy *wink wink*) to read, instead of being all high-and-mighty or stuffy like other "how to's" I've read.

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Erin
Mar 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2014, writing, non-fiction
Lots of great advice in here.
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Christa Charter worked in the video game industry for two decades including eight years as community manager/website editor/video hostess "trixie360" for Microsoft's Xbox Live before writing books full time. She is the author of "Schooled," "Pwned," "I Saw Lexy Kissing Santa," "Griefed," "The Sleepless Nanny," "B.Y.O.P.: Be Your Own Publisher," and a Detective Malick spin-off, "Summer Wind." The f ...more