Tag : Custom Publishing

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The path to publishing success, one book at a time. I published my first book, in paperback, in the summer of 2007, four months before Amazon released the first generation Kindle in the US. The publishing world has changed a hell of a lot since then. Caxton Tempest at the End of the Worldhas been …
Taking advantage of fan fiction publishing opportunities to start developing a following             Now that we understand why fan fiction can prove useful to you as a writer, and have discussed some ways in which we can grow and develop our craft as writers through fan fiction writing, there seems …
               Everyday we are bombarded with statistics or absolute statements telling us how relevant or accurate certain treatments or exercise programs are even in books we read- I recommend The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published: How to Write It, Sell It, and Market It . . . …
So, you wrote a book. It is not an easy feat by any means, but as we have said time and time again on this blog: that in no way guarantees success. So you wrote a really good book. Maternal critics aside, this is also no easy feat. To get more people than only your …
Why being able to publish and being successful at it are two totally different things                 With the excessive number of outlets for self-publishing available to writers today (nearly 42 MILLION Google search results for “self publishing companies”) it’s no wonder there are so many “published” writers today. I realize that’s a facetious and borderline …
Making the “right” choices for your life as a writer                 Perhaps the most important decision you’ll have to make when you are living a life of writing is what that really means to you. With anything that we love to do, we reach a crossroads where the choice eventually has to be made whether …
Self-publishing writers and their unexpected entrepreneurship           As writers we often fall into the same trap as other professions: From singers to doctors! We’re good at something, hell… we’re great at it! But unless you understand the industry you are trying to work in, and make educated efforts to stand out in said industry, your …
How to Decide if Self-Publishing is for You             Self-publishing is a practice that has been around for many years and can be an appealing option for many authors. So far this month, we have discussed possible options for self-publishing and the potential benefits of publishing your book in this way. I always find however, …
 Self-Publishing with              This month we are discussing options for making money with your book through self-publishing. This is no doubt a daunting task for some, but there are resources out there to make self-publishing your work just a little easier and affordable. With that in mind, I wanted to …
This is the questions I ask myself a lot these days. Is writing and publishing a valuable part to a writer’s life? Should it be a part of my life? Is there other methods than writing and publishing? Writing and publishing go hand in hand, especially if your goal is to become a professional writer. …
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