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 seem to be a great divide in the writing world.  Plan A, and B and C and… 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 …
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. They are either something which I’ve learned about after reading several books on how to publish a book (I’ve …
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 …
A lot of writers are looking for ways to make money publishing their work. There are ups and downs in all writing, but with both time and focus you will find that writing online on any site and doing it well will help you with a writing goal, such as publishing a book. All it …
Writers have something special going on with their readers, for example: when you visit a blog, and find so many writers who have a small blog, but no real relationship with anyone, because everyone has something to say. It’s great to see comments, and it’s great to develop a relationship with a potential reader, without …
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