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How to Create Nonfiction Book Ideas That Sell [Kindle Edition]

James Thomson
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (75 customer reviews)

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Book Description

It Only Takes One Nonfiction Book Idea to Make a Million… Will Your Book Idea be Next?

This ebook includes over 150 tips and techniques to help you find and create profitable nonfiction book ideas.

If you want to become a successful nonfiction author, you will first need a good idea. A good nonfiction idea can make all the difference between a best seller or a book that ends up in the bargain bin.

According to self publishing guru Dan Poynter, nonfiction books outsell fiction by $55 billion to $25 billion!

Now is the time to grab your share of the pie!

And now, with Amazon KDP and KDP select, you can write and self publish your ebook on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Smashwords and other locations and make money within hours - with almost no expense!

Nonfiction ebook publishing is a perfect way for you to make money at home and possibly provide you a full time income... or make you rich!

How to Create Nonfiction Book Ideas That Sell is a MUST HAVE reference guide for authors that want to write and sell nonfiction books to be published by traditional publishers or authors that wish to self publish ebooks for the Amazon Kindle, Nook, iPad or other ebook readers.

Read the book from front to back, or flip to any one of the tips at any time to get your creative juices flowing!

If you enjoy writing nonfiction, How to Create Nonfiction Book Ideas That Sell you will show you:

How to record and organize ideas - Find and create new ideas - Turn your passions and hobbies into profits - Enhance your ideas for maximum profit - What ideas sell and what ideas don't - Increase your creativity -
Judge your good ideas from your bad ones - Get motivated to take action and avoid writer's block - Use the Internet to find ideas - Nonfiction writing prompts and more!

Before you write a best seller, you need a good idea. This book is your key to finding and creating great nonfiction book ideas.

Order or download a sample of this ebook now!


Product Details

  • File Size: 509 KB
  • Print Length: 158 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Tightwad Press; 2 edition (March 29, 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004UH1FN0
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #145,855 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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67 of 71 people found the following review helpful
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
As a person always looking for new ways to generate writing topics and ideas, I'm always on the hunt for more resources. As one of the first titles I downloaded on my Kindle Fire, this one was full of many ideas that I had not considered before and the book also took advantage of one of the major features of eBooks: providing links to other resources on the web, which is perfect for a book of this nature.

Although the book is geared toward self-publishing audiences, any writer can benefit from the tips and techniques discussed within it. Thomson provides spot-on advice for writers about selecting topics to write about, how to identify possible trends that might be an excellent opportunity for writing and publishing a book, and how to tap into your own interests and experiences to find content.

I particularly like the Quick Idea Formula; Slant Your Book Ideas for Success, and Questions to Ask Yourself About Book Ideas sections in the book. The Appendix with all of the links to other resources is worth the $.99 price alone.

So why is the book only 4 stars instead of 5? A couple of reasons: First, the book is ambitious, too ambitious and it starts moving beyond the premise on the cover of generating non-fiction book ideas and spills into details about the writing process and the publishing business which is good information, but it feels rushed and incomplete, as if the writer combined content from 2 or 3 books into this one book.

As a result the flow of the book is somewhat chaotic and in several places becomes repetitive, often repeating the exact same phrasing from earlier in the book. The book could use a massive developmental overhaul to eliminate these redundant sections and maybe reorganize the sections to help improve the overall flow of the book.
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36 of 38 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome book! So many great ideas! December 7, 2011
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I loved this book. Its strength lies in its ability to get a writer thinking creatively. It's a fast but enjoyable read. The ideas you generate as you are reading are exciting. The book has so many great links to online resources. The author sticks to the topic and doesn't try to overtly sell his own materials. This book will continue to be a great reference as I chart my way into self-publishing territory.
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16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Outstanding Resource for Nonfiction Ideas! August 2, 2012
By John
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This book is a must have for any writer that wishes to come up with good nonfiction
book ideas that will have the best chance of selling. The techniques in this book
could also be used for coming up blog post ideas and other forms of nonfiction. I love
the price and the fact that you can pick up the book and flip to a page to get a new
technique. Yes, this also makes it a good bathroom reader. :)
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Exceptional value, everyone should own this! October 19, 2012
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This e-book is an exceptional value, and every ebook writer or publisher needs to own this! The low price is misleading -- the author over-delivers on the subject matter. Every author who reads this will earn their money back by a hundredfold using just one good idea out of the dozens and dozens of ideas here. And this guide is packed with them. The author's writing style is upbeat, positive, concise, the subject matter is current, and the formatting of the content is excellent. There is no reason in the world a writer will ever have to struggle for topics to write about when they invest less than the price of a cup of coffee in "How to Create Nonfiction Book Ideas That Sell." Highly recommended!
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11 of 14 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Nothing earth shattering here August 19, 2012
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A mixture of tips. While a few were decent and more than common knowledge, many of the 150 great ideas were on the level of "watch TV get ideas" "Read blogs get ideas"

This is certainly not a horrible effort and for 99 cents, nothing I would go seeking a refund for, but take the value with a grain of salt.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Shocked. SHOCKED! November 1, 2012
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I was absolutely shocked at how many examples there were to help one get ideas for what to write about. If you just want to write, but don't know what you want to write about, this book has literally hundreds of ideas, and it guides you through the process of getting your book published. Great read, highly recommended.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars How Can I get a Print copy of this book? October 22, 2012
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This book is worth its weight in gold... (right now, that is only Kindle electrons, but I wish it was in a paper book.) Does anybody know how I can print out a Kindle book? This book is FULL of links that I had never seen before, which I am sure can help me... to write and/or publish a book...

For example... I didn't know I can find a Best Seller list of books from 1900 to 1995... How's THAT for a useful link?

I didn't know there is a place where I can hire many persons to do small tasks for as little as 1 penny per task... How's THAT for a useful link (for example, if you want to compile a directory of telephone numbers in a certain area, and you want somebody else to verify hundreds of addresses...)

Did you know there is a phone number you can call to get a very important Book seller's sales figures for a book? You want to know how many books on Dinosaurs sold, and how many books for "lizards" sold? I had no idea I could find this kind of information, but now I know I can.

Where can you get thousands of free U.S. Government books? I didn't know this... I learned it in this book... They are all in the public domain. I wouldn't duplicate them, but there is nothing wrong with LEARNING from them. I downloaded an extremely interesting book on Wind Power... free... I learned a lot, and I could perhaps decide to write a book about this... (or ask somebody else to write it for me...)

I could go on and on, with more examples, but there are many other reasons besides great links why this book will help me, and I highly recommend it for anybody who wants to write a book... non-fiction, and probably also fiction...
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Book of Ideas
This is a book of ideas.I skim it often to find new ideas I can transform into actions.

There are many ideas I don't use, but every time I skim the book, I find a new... Read more
Published 2 months ago by Gary Thaller
5.0 out of 5 stars Liked the book a lot
Good book... worth the investment. Generated tons of ideas.
Published 4 months ago by Jim McCraigh
5.0 out of 5 stars I read books like these as reference books
I read books like these as reference books, which means that I quickly skim them, spending more time on what interests me and marking information I want to re-review. Read more
Published 5 months ago by Karen K. Little
4.0 out of 5 stars Lists possible subjects
This books gives a long list of helpful topics and also tells you how to get more ideas through research. Read more
Published 5 months ago by Armchair Reader
5.0 out of 5 stars Useful tips for nonfiction writers
Although it focuses a lot on the pre-writing research and preparation, it is a very useful book for both advanced and beginner nonfiction writers:... Read more
Published 7 months ago by IlanaWD
5.0 out of 5 stars Very Thoroughly written. Great book
I TOTALLY LOVE IT.
First of all, thank you very for this amazing book out there on the amazon marketplace.
I love and enjoy reading this book. Read more
Published 10 months ago by John L. Blount
1.0 out of 5 stars cheap
This *** is not even worth being called a book. It is cheap in all aspects. Don't waste your money on it!
Published 11 months ago by Esther Davidsons
5.0 out of 5 stars Best of the Best
As a writer of nonfiction I appreciated the ideas in this book. No more writer's block for me. Highly recommend this book for all writers.
Published 11 months ago by Steven Doornbos
1.0 out of 5 stars Nothing More Than A Few Links
This very short booklet contains nothing more than a bunch of links to other sites. There no real effort to explain how best to use these links or why you'd want to do so. Read more
Published 12 months ago by J. Bean
5.0 out of 5 stars Good read
Well written book full of good ideas on how to research a topic for your book. Clearly a lot of research was performed before writing this book.
Published 15 months ago by Louis Dunmall
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