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Goals for 2020: How to Write More This Year

By Kevin Osworth | February 13, 2020 |
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The New Year has come and gone, and we’re officially a month into 2020. A new year and a new decade promises new resolutions and new goals, especially if you’re a writer. Setting goals for yourself as a writer allows you to stay focused and motivate yourself. Your goals give you a benchmark to strive…

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End of the Year Self-Publishing Goals

By Kevin Osworth | December 30, 2019 |
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If you met your 2019 writing goals, congratulations! What an incredible feeling that must be. Don’t lose that momentum, though. For 2020, set new goals. Push yourself to a new limit. If you self-published a novel in 2019, try for another in 2020! Or, try writing in a new genre! Push your boundaries as a…

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Print Ready PDF: Getting Your Book Ready to Print

By Kevin Osworth | November 5, 2019 |
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Every writer dreams of the day they can hold their book in their hands. If you’ve chosen DiggyPOD to self-publish your book, you’re one step closer to fulfilling that dream. Before you can make that dream a reality, though, you need to get your book ready for printing. We purposely ensure that printing with DiggyPOD…

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The First Time Self-Publishers Guide

By Kevin Osworth | September 18, 2019 |
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Laozi said, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” If you’ve decided to self-publish a book, congratulations: you’ve taken that first step! This journey may be long, but it’ll be worth it when you hold your book in your hands. Though undoubtedly proud, first time self-publishers often find that they have…

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Where To Find Images for Your Self-Published Books

By Kevin Osworth | August 21, 2019 |
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One of the most frequently asked questions self-publishers ask us is how to design their book. If you aren’t a photographer or illustrator, you may wonder where to find the images for your book cover design. You obviously want the best cover you can get, but how can you do that? Your book cover will…

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Blogging and Self-Publishing: Creating a Revenue Stream

By Kevin Osworth | August 19, 2019 |
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Have you ever thought about starting a blog? Lots of writers double as bloggers, too. In fact, blogs can be quite profitable. If making money off your writing interests you, keep reading to learn more about how to make money blogging.

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Freelance Writing: How to Get Paid as a Writer

By Kevin Osworth | July 10, 2019 |
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If you want to pursue a career in writing, more likely than not, you’ll do some freelance writing. Writers have a lot of options when it comes to freelance writing jobs online, and if done correctly, they can turn quite a profit. Many writers find successful careers in freelance. If self-publishing a book is a…

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What is a Ghostwriter? Ghostwriting Jobs, Contracts, and Pay

By Kevin Osworth | July 10, 2019 |
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In your search to find a self-publisher, you may have come across the term “ghostwriter.” Ghostwriting jobs abound online. A popular form of freelancing, many writers find success in this unique arena of publishing. But, what is a ghostwriter? What do they do? We’ll discuss this and more in this blog. From contract agreements to…

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Novel Pre-Writing Exercises

By Kevin Osworth | July 10, 2019 |
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If you’re reading this, that means you’ve decided to write a novel or some other kind of book. While not an easy task, self-publishing a book will be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. If you’ve never done it before, you may not know where to begin. So much more than just…

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Self-Publishing Nonfiction: What is the Difference Between Memoir, Biography, and Autobiography?

By Kevin Osworth | July 10, 2019 |
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When people think about publishing a book, they usually think about novels, i.e. fiction books—with genres such as mystery, romance, fantasy, historical, or science fiction—however a large percentage of bestsellers are in fact nonfiction books. Nonfiction, like fiction, covers a wide array of subjects and book types. What unites all nonfiction books is that they’re true…

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