Category : Publishing

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Writing is Powerful.  You are Powerful.  Powerful writing comes from the heart. This feeling is unique for each writer but, in a nutshell, a writer is powerful because they believe in their work.  The best way to describe a great writer is their ability to connect with their readers in a meaningful and passionate way. …
For a bit of reality and insane humour, about self-publishing a book. The first bit is the humour of it all, how sometimes writers can feel this way, the second is the reality. Steps are important to writing, but sometimes we can feel there is a big push to self-publish a book even when it …
Self-Publishing your book and Traditionally publishing your book seems to be a great divide in the writing world.    If you mention the words “self-publishing” to say ten or fifteen aspiring authors and there will never be an answer that they will agree upon.  I’m not about to suggest they come to blows, but almost …
Stress and Burnout
Although rules can and do change, if you are writing and publishing something you want it to be the best. In the spirit of this idea, over the years I have learned a few publishing points.  First, it’s not impossible to publish a book. They are either something which I’ve learned about after reading several …
One of the new more powerful ways to self-publish is using CreateSpace to distribute your book.  It is powerful because its parent company is Amazon.  Since CreateSpace was acquired by Amazon,  more people have used CreateSpace to self-publish their writing.  This in and of itself is nothing new. Writers want to get the word out …
The comment can be made that writers are a bit obsessed with writing, and promoting this writing.  what they don’t think about, at least at first is how they are a brand. Writers are creative people by nature and the thought of not writing scares them.  It is their heart and their soul. This begin …
Are you an intuitive writer? For a writer, there is a cycle to writing and publishing books, it begins when he starts to write a book, edit it, have it beta read, re-edit, and begin the submission process- with the intent to have the book published.  A writer isn’t done yet- he must repeat this …
If you have already published an eBook, the basic premise is still selling your book. While this is still the same, you need the social networking sites now more than ever. You will need to sell your book to the market that you choose to focus on, one which will buy your book. Your book will need …
Are you ready to publish an e-book? Before you publish an ebook it makes smart business sense to go to Amazon, and do some keyword searches on what is selling, and how people will find your ebook. Ebooks can be published on almost any device, but most authors choose to start with Kindle, because it is …
The challenge of publishing and why perseverance pays off   If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. End of post. Just kidding. But to be honest, sometimes we all need a reminder that persevering will pay off in the end. There are so many clichés like the one above, that have been around for …
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