publishing

Six Elements for Writing a Killer Book Description

One of the most crucial elements to selling a book is also probably the most difficult element for authors to create: the book description. Your book description is your first impression, your chance to hook readers and secure a purchase. A great book description will get people interested, and it’s also your opportunity to get …

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9 Important Elements of an Author’s Website

As the creative possibilities of online technology continue to evolve, promoting yourself as a writer has never been easier! No longer just a fancy, static, online business card, a website is an author’s home base, a marketing and networking hub and a portal that allows communication to flow between authors and their readers. In today’s …

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An Author’s Perspective on Publishing a Book

By: Julie Berry When I first started working on my book, I believed I could simply write and the words, ideas, and awe-inspiring stories would easily flow from my fingertips, through the keyboard, and onto the page. But then reality hit, and I felt like I was a lab rat lost in a very confusing …

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How to Make the Most of Working with a Professional Editor

You’ve finally decided that it’s time to work with a professional editor, but you have no clue what to expect. Is your manuscript ready for a professional edit? Is it even worth it to hire an editor? As a writer, you realize there will inevitably be somebody with a “red pen” who comes along to tidy …

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