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The Steps of Publishing & Crowdfunding

Almost every writer dreams of one day being published, but not all writers realize what exactly goes into publishing a book. Whether you are self-publishing or pursuing the traditional publishing route, writers need to learn to navigate the publishing process. 641 more words

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Writing the 3rd Person Omniscient Voice with Confidence

Whether this is a well-known fact or not, I don’t know. But if you didn’t know this already, then here it is: writing from the perspective of third-person omniscient is the easiest way to write. 508 more words

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Blogging about Blogging

So, I have decided to start blogging as a way to get stuff off my mind and get it out there. Went on the way to find out what blogging is all about, reading up on all that I can find. 356 more words

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Free Book Promotion Resources for Authors: Book Trailers

Make Your Own Book Trailer for Free…or Almost Free

Everyone loves short videos. They don’t take long to watch, even at work, and they’re easy to share on social media and then talk about.   310 more words

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The Palace of Crystal

Hyde Park swelled with crowds of people and the sounds of music and festivity.  Under the brilliant May Day sun, the Crystal Palace gleamed, its glass windows winking in the light.  1,744 more words

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WRITERS – BEWARE OF SCAMS by Author Florence Osmund

The self-publishing industry has become one of the fastest growing industries of the century. According to R. R. Bowker, the self-publishing industry has grown 287% since 2006, with close to 150,000 self-published books released in 2011, an astounding 43% of all new books released. 1,273 more words

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The Worst Ways to Begin Your Novel: Advice from Literary Agents

No one reads more prospective novel beginnings than literary agents.

They’re the ones on the front lines, sifting through inboxes and slush piles. And they’re the ones who can tell us which Chapter One approaches are overused and cliché, as well as which techniques just plain don’t work. 481 more words

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