Tag : Online Publishing

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We’ve all had some very critical days.  Maybe even months and years where one goes into a self reflective mode and doesn’t want to come out of it. I’m sure it’s not only in writing, but in all aspects of life.  It’s hard when what you want isn’t what you really want to work for. …
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 …
Making a proclamation of trust in yourself as a writer             I have a few friends who are writers and who are scared of publishing their work. They want to, but they’re scared. I find that this is a common consensus among many writers who are starting out. They want …
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 …
Using Facebook and Twitter to Maximize Your Online Presence For a lot of people, when you say “Facebook,” there is a certain level of comfort and familiarity. With Twitter this is often not the case. Whether it is because Facebook came first or because it allows people to waste/spend/invest countless hours online matching up gem …
Managing your online presence as a writer with social media              This month is all about boosting your online presence as a writer using social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, etc. Social media really does let you reach out to people you wouldn’t normally be able to all …
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 …
          Okay, so you managed to get your book published, but you’re concerned because it doesn’t seem to be selling like you expected. I think we all have this fantasy when we write a book: everyone will want to read it; it will just fly off the shelves! It’s maybe not even right to call …
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