Tag : Publishing a Book

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There are many wonderful independent authors out there.  Some of them are great to have as peers and mentors.  There are also countless mainstream authors out there too who do the same. It’s a good thing it is nearing the beginning of a new season.  I’ve come to realize I’ve been spending much of my …
The beauty and glamour of traditional publishing. As much as things have changed over the years with traditional publishing and self-publishing, somethings still hold true and will never change.  The beauty of becoming a more powerful writer is knowing some basic do and don’t and not get moved by the glamour of being a published …
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 …
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 …
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 …
True success is a labyrinth. It takes action. It takes logic. it takes perseverance. And it takes courage. A moving maze Granted, my experience with labyrinths is pretty much restricted to a yearly corn maze adventure around Halloween and enjoying some James Dashner, and his book The Maze Runner on a cold wintery day, but …
Quote of Sherlock Holmes The best way to judge if you need to improve your online writing is to stop for a moment and look at what you think is good- and what other writers know is good. There is a lot of personal and stop thinking that you know what you are doing, because …
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