Traditional vs. Self-Publishing: Which Is Right for You?

Traditional vs. Self-Publishing: Which Is Right for You?

You’re brand new to this whole publishing thing. Which route should you take? Traditional or self-pub?

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Dreyer's English: An Editor's Review

Dreyer's English: An Editor's Review

If Strunk and White impossibly yet miraculously had a love child with Mark Twain’s rapier wit, it would be named Dreyer’s English.

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How to Write a Self-Help Book That Actually Changes Lives

How to Write a Self-Help Book That Actually Changes Lives

From anger management to self-esteem, from spirituality to creativity, there is a self-help book for every individual need. But does every self-help book actually . . . help? Make a difference? Change a life?

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Instant Kick-in-the-Pants for Discouraged Writers

Instant Kick-in-the-Pants for Discouraged Writers

Writers have bad days. We get negative books reviews, we take too long to finish a story, and we get rejected—sometimes all in the same week.

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Self-Publishing Your Children's Book: A Simple Guide

Self-Publishing Your Children's Book: A Simple Guide

Self-publishing your children’s book doesn’t have to be difficult. Follow this easy guide.

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Book Marketing for Introverts

Book Marketing for Introverts

Five introverted, outstanding authors help you with your book marketing.

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Manuscript Errors Novice Authors Keep Making

Manuscript Errors Novice Authors Keep Making

Use this as a checklist to ensure you're preparing your manuscript for an agent or your editor.

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Marketing Advice from Wallstreet Journal Bestselling Indie Author Sarah Denzil

Marketing Advice from Wallstreet Journal Bestselling Indie Author Sarah Denzil

Wallstreet Journal Bestselling Indie Author Sarah Denzil delivers excellent advice on marketing thrillers for indies.

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How to Use Your Book to Become a Paid Speaker by Galit Ventura-Rozen

How to Use Your Book to Become a Paid Speaker by Galit Ventura-Rozen

Galit Ventura-Rozen, professional speaker and women empowerment business mentor, talks about public speaking for new authors.

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How Book Bloggers Boost Sales for Indie Authors

How Book Bloggers Boost Sales for Indie Authors

Got a $0 book marketing budget? No fear! Book bloggers can help you reach your audience without breaking the bank.

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This Undeserved Life: Interview with Author Natalie Brenner

This Undeserved Life: Interview with Author Natalie Brenner

Natalie Brenner, bestselling author of This Underserved Life, talks about the inspiration for the book and her marketing plan. 

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Lessons Learned from a Book Launch: Interview with Kami Boley

Lessons Learned from a Book Launch: Interview with Kami Boley

Author Kami Boley recently published the second installment in the Disturbing History Saga. Today, she recounts lessons she's learned with The Gator Leaves Nothing Behind: Part II, offers advice for new indie authors, and gives us a glimpse into her authorly life.

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Interview with a Poet: Amy Lutes, Author of Baptism

Interview with a Poet: Amy Lutes, Author of Baptism

Amy Lutes, author of Baptism: On Sinking and Rising, talks about what inspired her poems and the lessons she's learned in writing and publishing it.

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Barcode Options for the Self-Publisher

Barcode Options for the Self-Publisher

Barcodes can often cause a bit of exasperation for self-published authors and new book designers. Melinda Martin shows you what to do.

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5 Reasons Why Every Author Needs Instagram

5 Reasons Why Every Author Needs Instagram

The number-one reason to be on Instagram? Book bloggers!

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The 2-Day Writing Marathon Challenge (PDF)

The 2-Day Writing Marathon Challenge (PDF)

Can you write 20,000 words in 2 days?

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Interview with New York Times Bestselling Author Elizabeth Kostova

Interview with New York Times Bestselling Author Elizabeth Kostova

Elizabeth Kostova answers your questions about writing, deadlines, Bulgaria, and her third novel, The Shadow Land.

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17 Things I Learned from Serious Writers at WordFest

17 Things I Learned from Serious Writers at WordFest

#6: Watch out for “so what?” stories. A “so what?” story is one wherein all conflicts are resolved but where’s the payoff? Where’s the emotional satisfaction? What does the reader feel at the end?

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Wolf in Sheep's Clothing: Uncovering the Truth about Vanity Publishers

Wolf in Sheep's Clothing: Uncovering the Truth about Vanity Publishers

My goal with this post and the video is to educate readers on vanity publishers so they can help stop other authors from being deceived. 

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