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3 Mistakes to Avoid While Editing

book editing mistakes Writing a book is tiresome, grueling work, full of revising, rewriting, and, sometimes, redoing completely. To write a book is no small feat: it takes constant patience, dedication, and passion. It can take weeks, months, or even years to finish your book. And once you’ve written that last sentence—once you’ve placed that long-awaited “The End” at the bottom of the page—your work has really just begun. Now it’s time to edit!
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Book Printers – Learn to Pick the Right Company

With thshort run book printersousands of printing companies in the United States alone, choosing a book printer for your book can be a bit of a daunting task. Where to start? What is the difference in companies? What are some key components to look for when picking the right printer? These are all questions a self-publisher asks when diving into the printing process.
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Book Cover Design that Sells

book cover design helpI have been told, “Don’t judge a book by its cover”. What a challenging and almost an impossible request. We all do it on instinct, don’t we? A great book cover design gives a glimpse of what is to come. It is a representation of the content, the author, and foretells the experience that could be had by a reader. This is why authors try so very hard to find a design that will properly display their writings.
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To Outline or Not To Outline – How to Keep Up Your Writing Momentum

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What Makes a Bestseller, a Bestseller?

best_sellerFew people know how to write bestsellers better than Dean Koontz. One piece of advice he gives to up-and-coming novelists: don’t let outlines stifle your creativity. Although “nearly every new writer I know uses detailed outlines,” he says, “when I stopped relying on them, my work became less stiff, more organic, less predictable.” For some writers, creating an outline can be helpful;
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3 Mistakes to Avoid When Self-Publishing

mistakes_to_avoidThe introduction of e-readers and self-publishing outlets has kicked many authors into high gear. The self-publishing niche is experiencing unprecedented growth, offering writers an affordable outlet for getting their stories heard (or read) without having to jump through the hoops associated with traditional publishing.

There’s no question that self-publishing can be the path toward a bright and promising future for today’s author, but there are also mistakes that can delay success unnecessarily. Here are 3 incredibly important mistakes to avoid
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The Top 6 Genres in Self-Publishing

top_genres_of_publishingWith e-books becoming more popular by the day, authors are taking publishing rights into their own hands. If you’re thinking about self-publishing, consider why it’s important to know which genres are most popular. What do readers want to see? How can you write a novel that reaches more people? Is your chosen genre exciting to your audience?
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6 Ways You Know You are Meant to be An Author

According to a survey of ISBN data from October 2013, more than 391,000 self-published books were released in the previous year, continuing an upward trend that displays no signs of slowing down. With the advent of the digital e-reader, aspiring authors have found it easier than ever to put their fiction out to the masses. Are you meant to join them? Here are six ways to know if your destiny lies in becoming an author.


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