Book Publishing Tips for Self Publishing

How Self-Published Authors Can Benefit From Having a Blog

By Kevin Osworth | April 17, 2017 |
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Blogging has been immensely popular online since the onset of the earliest form of social media. It is estimated that nearly seven million people post blogs onto websites. It is an incredibly useful tool for businesses, as well. 61% of U.S. consumers have purchased something based on a blog they read. Because 23% of total…

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self-publishing christian books

Self-Publishing Christian Books or Other Faith-Based Books

By Kevin Osworth | April 14, 2017 |
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There’s no doubt about it: Christian, or other faith-based books, are some of the most popular in self-publishing. Whether for personal use or for dissemination to Churches, religious small groups, or as informational material to possible believers, self-published Christian books are very widespread and popular. Self-publishing Christian books, or other faith-based books, can fulfill a…

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How to Publish a Book: 5 Things Writers Need to Know | DiggyPOD Blog

By Kevin Osworth | April 11, 2017 |
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Publishing a book used to be a long, arduous process, and it could take years for writers to figure out how to publish a book. Self-publishing, however, is much simpler. Self-publishing has a long history, too; it’s nothing new. It dates all the way back to 1931. Self-published authors, since then, have chosen this route…

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How to Write a Successful Book Series

By Kevin Osworth | April 7, 2017 |
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If you’re writing a great book, why stop at one? Why not write an entire book series? Of course, not every book warrants an entire series, but some are made for it. In this blog, we’ll tell you all you need to know about how to write a successful book series. From idea conception to…

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How to Write a Plot

By Kevin Osworth | April 3, 2017 |
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Sometimes, the hardest part of figuring out how to write a novel is deciding what to write about and how to plot it out. As you remember from our two-part blog post on how to write a novel, plot is essential when beginning your writing journey. You wouldn’t go on a road trip without mapping…

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Self-Publishing Poetry Collections

By Kevin Osworth | March 31, 2017 |
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Poetry has a rich history of inspiring millions of people, and that’s why DiggyPOD takes great pride in helping authors who are self-publishing poetry collections. Poetry can be fiery and invigorating; it can express emotions that are difficult to express. It can soothe and comfort, and it can motivate. The impact poetry can have knows…

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Choose a Book Format Your Manuscript

By Kevin Osworth | March 27, 2017 |
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It may sound simple enough, but picking out the right book format can be difficult, especially when you’re self-publishing. The elements of formatting and design can be difficult for a new author, particularly one that doesn’t have much experience with design work. It can get a little overwhelming, but DiggyPOD strives to make it as…

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Why Literary Journals Should Choose Self-Publishing

By Kevin Osworth | March 24, 2017 |
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Literary journals are immensely popular nowadays. They provide writers with an outlet for their art. They make good writing easily accessible for readers everywhere. Many literary journals are online only, but the ones who publish print books can create beautiful, inspiring works of art. Running a literary journal can be quite successful, too, if it’s…

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Plagiarism in Self-Publishing: What Writers Should Know About Copyright Laws and Infringement

By Kevin Osworth | March 21, 2017 |
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There are many misconceptions in self-publishing, and one of them is that plagiarism in self-publishing in a major risk. Like any misconception, with knowledge of and experience with the topic at hand, it is proven wrong. As more and more people turn to self-publishing to make their dreams become reality, this misgiving will fall aside.

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historical fiction

How to Write Historical Fiction

By Kevin Osworth | March 17, 2017 |
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One of the most popular genres in fiction is historical fiction. Historical fiction novels a perfect blend of what has happened and what could have happened. It’s a great way to meld factual research with personal creativity. Each author gets their ideas for writing historical fiction in their own way: whether that’s inspiration from a…

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