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Freelance Writing Success, Issue #015 -- Writing ebooks
March 01, 2013
Writing e-books is a great way to make Some Extra Cash as a Freelance Writer.
No Experience Necessary!
You want to know how to write an ebook? Everything you need is right here!
So, you want to be a writer and you thought e-books may be the way to go. Well, you’re right. ebooks are the future of publishing.
As a writer, I am always looking for great freelance writing opportunities that will allow my creative writing ideas to come to life. When writing "how to" ebooks, your descriptive writing talents are very important. You need to be able to break down instructions into small parts and explain them clearly. One of the most popular writing careers today is information publishing. Let's face it, we love information!
Think about it, when there is a subject you are interested in, how many books do you buy on the subject? If you are anything like me, you can't get enough!
Why write ebooks?
Writing ebooks is a great way to share your expertise with the world. It's easy to learn how to write an ebook and Writing E-books for Fun and Profit will take you through it step by step!
But probably one of the most important reasons is because when you write a good one, you actually are writing for money.
Why do you want to write yours? Not sure? No problem! We are here to help you decide what to write and teach you how to write an ebook! Deciding to be an ebook writer is the first step.
What Should I Write About?
Once you decide you'd like to be an ebook writer you need to figure out what you'd like to write about, and get the details on how to write an ebook.
I know, that's the hard part. But here are a few suggestions that can make it much easier for you! I always suggest that you think about what you already know or want to know.
Do you have an interesting job that you think others may find fascinating?
How about an unusual hobby?
Do you know about things that are out of the ordinary? Plants, insects, birds, history of anything, collectables or even famous crimes?
Your options are truly endless.
How Do I Get Started?
So, what you want to know is how to write an ebook? There is a basic formula to follow that consists of five simple steps.
1. Brainstorming. Think about what you know that can help others solve a problem.
2. Research your chosen topic to see if others need this information and there is not already too much of it out there. Or figure out if you can present it in a different way.
3. Research and organize your information so you can write your ebook and make it easily read and understood. You will have to write, edit and re-write to get it just right!
4. Learn about PDF and why you need it to publish your book! (You can check out free pdf writer software and even try it from adobe free, before you decide to buy it! )
5. Market your e-book with enthusiasm! You can really write about any subject, but finding a niche and knowing how to reach the audience for that niche is what is most important. If you belong to any type of group or club this is something to keep in mind.
What Type of Ebook Sells Well?
These subjects sell well because people crave information and they don’t want to wait for it.
• How to books • Self help • Diet • Exercise • Weight loss • Business • Making money • Saving money • Saving time • Better Health • To escape pain • Career • Home business ideas • Spiritual • Healing • Sex
What about experience?
Now, you may be thinking that you don’t have any experience in ebook writing or publishing ebooks but I would bet that you are wrong.
Do you have a website? If so, even if you had someone else put it together for you, you would have had to come up with the content. How about writing a paper for school, or writing a newsletter for your kid’s class? Or a report for your boss? How about a blog or a social site? Do you send e-mail?
You see, anytime you have written something for others to read, you’ve written and published! Cool huh? You are already just about there!
It's great to get step by step information on writing and producing e-books that gives you all the details you need. Writing e-books for fun and profit explains how to get ideas for your e-book as well as how to write an e-book and how to publish and market it. Take a look at it and read a chapter free In a supportive and encouraging tone, it gives step by step information on writing and producing e-books, offers writing advice and checklists to assist the reader to stay on task when creating their own e-book.
Links to writing, publishing and book promotion websites are included!
One advantage of learning how to write an ebook as well as self-publishing e-books is that you have total control over all aspects of your material such as content, layout, distribution and marketing. You also decide how and where to sell your e-book.
Another reason you want to learn how to write an ebook is that even if you decide to publish your e-book with a company such as Booklocker.com or MightyWords.com, you will receive a very generous royalty of 30% -70%. And in most cases, you decide the price of your book!
Now, all this sounds pretty good doesn’t it? So, what are you waiting for?
Until next time!
Be sure to let me know if you have any questions!
Malicious Secrets a Sam Parker Mystery is coming out in March! Here are a few reviews:
Maria Pease hits a home run with her second in the Sam Parker Mystery series.
Samantha Parker is a young determined women, trying to make it as a private investigator. Sam has what it takes; she is smart, energetic and curious with the raw gut feelings that that will make a great PI. Get ready to go to some pretty dark places with Sam as she gets herself into situations that are both thrilling and dangerous.
Sam knows what she wants, except when it comes to men. Her love life isn’t quite as clear as her profession. Malicious Secrets is a page turner that you won’t want to put down, so clear your calendar for another exciting adventure with Sam Parker, PI.
- Lisa Beach, Business Owner/Educator
Malicious Secrets, the second in the Sam Parker Mystery Series, is smart, sexy, funny, and exciting. It’s a page turner that will keep you guessing and anxious to see what’s next and you’ll be extremely entertained throughout. Couldn’t put it down!! It’s a real winner, a must read. - Andrea Tomes
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