Does Your Blurb Need a Makeover?

Whether your book has been published for a day or for a year, you have the ability to refine it if it isn’t performing how you would like.

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Lessons Learned: My 7 Best Moves as a Self-Published Author

By Melissa Storm/ Yesterday, I wrote about my 10 biggest mistakes as a self-published author. Today, I'd like to acknowledge that not everything I've done as an author has been

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Six Steps for Self-Marketing your eBook

By Jess Millis/ So you’ve decided to go the self-publishing route with your eBook? This opens up a world of doing it yourself and little to no marketing budget. It’s

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The Scary World of Self Publishing: 8 Myths Busted

By Kyoko M/ Self-publishing is a lot of things. It’s scary, exciting, and still in its toddler stages, stumbling around bumping into tables and giggling as it spins around in

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NaNoWriMo Mode: How To Keep Pace After The Writing Month Ends

By Cari Bennette/ Are you already starting to wonder how you’re going to keep up the break-neck productivity of the National Novel Writing Month when it ends? November’s drawing

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How to approach the publishing industry: Advice from the trenches

By Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar/ For nearly three years I’ve been working at a publishing company in the Middle East (www.bqfp.com.qa). Prior to this I was an academic who published scholarly articles,

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The adventures of a self-published Canadian kids’ book author: Feet on the ground, head in the clouds

By Susan Ross/ I am a self-published author with four titles under my belt and thousands of books in my basement (at the mercy of two cats) and in

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Self-help editing for self-publishers

By Allan Douglas/ One of the things that the self-publishing movement has done is to make the literary world communal.  No longer do a select few people working in the

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