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Write On!
Journal-Keeping for Teens

The Mainland Luau:
8 Ways to Roast a Pig
The Ojai Valley:
An Illustrated History
Creative Grandparenting Across the Miles
Quest for Truth
A Writer's Guide to Magazine Articles
Over 75 Good Ideas for Promoting Your Book
Nordhoff Cemetery
A Thread to Hold: The Story of Ojai Valley School
The Successful Writer's Handbook
Young Writer's Handbook


How to Write a Successful Book Proposal in 8 Days or Less
by Patricia Fry

Whether you plan to self-publish (actually start your own publishing company), go with a fee-based POD publisher (which most professionals do not recommend for first-time authors) or approach a traditional royalty publisher, you really should write a book proposal FIRST. A complete book proposal is your key to potential success.

This proven book guides you through the complete process!

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No PictureWrite a Successful Book Proposal
Six Week Online Book Proposal Course
Price $125.00
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No Picture50 Reasons Why You Should Write That Book

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No PictureEstablish Your Author's Platform

You hear a lot these days about the author's platform. What does this mean? First, a large majority of traditional royalty publishers require that their authors have a platform—a following, connections, a sphere of influence and name recognition within the genre/topic of their book. A publisher wants to know that you can attract readers for your book—that you have a built-in audience or can easily generate one.


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Johanna's Journey
A True Story of Love, Loss and Faith
This book features the physical journey that Johanna and the author traveled together on earth as well the individual journeys stirring within their minds and souls.
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Once in a Lifetime: Adventures in Dubai
"Once in a Lifetime: Adventures in Dubai" isn't just the story of Patricia Fry's 2006 visit to Dubai. It also includes the history of Dubai, a study of Middle Eastern customs and culture and it is enhanced by over 30 color photographs. Read about Patricia's experiences and impressions. And learn about this exotic place and its people. What is so special about Dubai? According to Patricia, "everything."
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The Authorís Workbook
This 55-page workbook is your personal guide to publishing success. Read The Right Way to Write, Publish and Sell Your Book from cover to cover and then use The Authorís Workbook to chart your course through the publishing process. Space is provided for you to evaluate the potential for your project and guide you in developing your book. Follow the instructions and use the pages provided to establish your platform, select the right publishing model, choose the right publisher, write a book proposal, self-publish your book, establish a promotions plan, set up a bookkeeping system and more.
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The Authorís Workbook
This 55-page workbook is your personal guide to publishing success. Read The Right Way to Write, Publish and Sell Your Book from cover to cover and then use The Authorís Workbook to chart your course through the publishing process. Space is provided for you to evaluate the potential for your project and guide you in developing your book. Follow the instructions and use the pages provided to establish your platform, select the right publishing model, choose the right publisher, write a book proposal, self-publish your book, establish a promotions plan, set up a bookkeeping system and more.

Special discounted price for for those who purchased the original edition of "The Right Way to Write, Publish and Sell Your Book", $10.00 plus shipping.

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The Right Way to Write, Publish and Sell Your Book + The Authorís Workbook
Order The Right Way to Write, Publish and Sell Your Book AND the companion Workbook together.
Price $28.00
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The Authorís Repair Kit
Heal Your Publishing Mistakes and Breathe New Life Into Your Book Featuring: The Post-Publication Book Proposal
Price $3.95
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Catscapades:
Tales of Ordinary and Extraordinary Cats

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Catscapades:
True Cat Tales

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No PictureBook Promotion Workshop
Book Promotion Workshop for all authors who want to sell more copies of their books.
Price $194.50
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No PictureWrite a Successful Book Proposal
Write a Successful Book Proposal is a course for all writers who are passionate about publishing a book.
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No PictureHow to Write and Sell Magazine Articles
How to Write and Sell Magazine Articles is a course for intermediate writers who want to establish a freelance writing career and authors wishing to promote their books through magazine articles.
Price $119.50
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No PictureSelf-publishing Workshop
Self-publishing Workshop is a course for intermediate writers who want to establish a freelance writing career and authors wishing to promote their books through magazine articles.
Price $154.50
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No PictureThe Successful Author's Handbook

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No PicturePractical and Effective Self-Editing for Authors
This is an intensive, hands-on course for authors who want to publish their best efforts, which should be the goal of every serious author. Patricia gives you the instructions and tools needed to perform specific editorial processes during each of the four (or five) weeks and works alongside you to help you perfect your book manuscript.
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No PictureMemoir-Writing Course

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test order for Intuit
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No PicturePromote Your Book: Over 250 Proven, Low-Cost Tips and Techniques for the Enterprising Author

Price $19.95
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No PicturePublish Your Book: Proven Strategies and Resources for the Enterprising Author
Publish Your Book: Proven Strategies and Resources for the Enterprising Author
Price $19.95
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No PictureTalk Up Your Book
Talk Up Your Book: How to Sell Your Book Through Public Speaking, Interviews, Signings, Festivals, Conferences, and More
Price $19.95
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50 Ways to Promote Your Ebooks
50 Ways to Promote Your Ebooks
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The Successful Writer's Handbook
The Successful Writer's Handbook is a collection of Patricia Fry's best writing-related articles. Herein, you'll learn how to crush writer's block, where to find writing work even during an economic downturn and how to manage the business of writing.
Price $15.95
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Young Writer's Handbook
The Young Writer's Handbook is a guide for children and teens who love to write.
Price $10.00
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Over 75 Good Ideas For Promoting Your Book
Discover new ways to sell more books
Price $4.95
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A Writer's Guide to Magazine Articles for Book Promotion and Profit
This book offers the inspiration and the tools to help you get started as a professional article writer.
Price $6.50
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The Ojai Valley: An Illustrated History.
Thousands of little-known facts about every aspect of the Ojai Valley, California.
Price $19.95
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Quest for Truth: A Journey of the Soul
It's never easy to bare your soul, which is what I've done in this book.
Price $10.00
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Write On!
Journal-Keeping for Teens
Instructing youngsters in journal-keeping techniques.
Price $3.95
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The Mainland Luau:
How to Capture the Flavor of Hawaii in Your Own Backyard
This 80-page book is a complete and easy-to-follow guide to presenting a Hawaiian luau no matter where you live.
Price $9.95
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A Thread to Hold: The Story of Ojai Valley School.
This is the story of the world famous Ojai Valley School.
Price $24.95
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Nordhoff Cemetery: Book One, 1870 - 1900.

Price $6.50
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Nordhoff Cemetery: Book Two 1901-1940
Book Two profiles over 300 people who were buried in the pioneer Nordhoff Cemetery in Ojai, CA throughout 1901-1940.
Price $9.95
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