Tag : publishers

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When it comes to self-publishing there is a lot of choice people can make for their book.  It’s simple to go to the search engine put in the keyword “self-publishing companies” and get companies such as: Xlibris, iUniverse, and AuthorHouse publishing as companies you can choose to self-publish with. AuthorHouse publishing is powerful and known …
An author platform is a must in today’s world, and if you are like me, you have faced some highs and lows.  You’ve probably wondered why you would want to write a blog, when you don’t have as much time as you’d want.  You’ve heard about the millions of options out there from social networking …
Have you ever made a purchase and you find that it’s not at all what the company promised?  Or, have to ever made a purchase where you wished you hadn’t? Makes a person almost wish they had asked “what’s the real deal?” I have published a book, and up to this point I’ve never shared …
Ever heard of the term “and then there are days?”  We’ve all had them, the day where nothing seems to go right and where nothing you planned works out the way you want it to, and you have to start writing a book- or doing something with it.  No matter how much you take on, …
Publishing a book is simple: If it mean sending a manuscript to potential literary agents or publishers who might pick up your book, and sell it to readers. Success in publishing a book, however; is an entirely different matter- the same is true with self-publishing a book.  This month, we are focusing on self-publishing success, …
Emotions are key to how a writer is perceived by the readers they desire.  Write a fiction book, or any book really, and you will find that the most beloved of characters are the ones whom the readers care about.  It’s easy to write a 700 page novel created with black ink and paper and not …
Just because you find something or someone inspiring does not mean that you will become a better writer or anything.  You are just inspired by them. Hold on to that thought for a moment, and think about that statement.  When you see a movie and you love it, does that mean that you want to …
               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 …
I have a self-published book.  I can share this as often as I want, and I still have people look at me in an odd way.  I’m not upset by those looks; I find it rather amusing that people don’t realize I am subtly promoting my book.  Making that statement gets the conversation going.  I …
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