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How to Self Publish a Book

We cover everything in our comprehensive guide on how to self publish a book. Avoid the pitfalls and get it right to make your book a success.

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Elements Of A Manuscript Critique

Manuscript critique services The three primary reasons you want to hire a book editor for a manuscript critique and evaluation: You want to know: 1) Is it salable? 2) Is it good enough to offer to a literary agent or publisher? 3) Should you go through the expense of...

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3 Must-Know Tips For Selling Books On Amazon

Back in the days of typewriters and carbon copies, publishing was a riskier financial business. Books were typically printed in runs of thousands for economy of scale, and then all those copies had to be stored somewhere, requiring renting or buying warehouse space....

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3 Writing Tips For Novel Writers

In the first phase of editing fiction—some call it “development editing”—I focus on the structural issues in the crafting of the novel, such as point-of-view; character development; plot and subplots; and balance among action, interior monologue, and dialogue. I hope...

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6 Best Young Adult Books Of 2019 … so far

My grandfather, my father, and my uncle wanted to be writers. My grandfather snagged the boat from Ireland and became a Boston shoe salesman instead. My father ended up a stockbroker in New York City, foregoing his novelist intentions. My uncle---my father’s only...

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How Your Book Editor Estimates Cost

Karin Graham You want to know how much your editing will cost and how an editor comes up with the estimate. But where does this estimate come from? It’s natural to want to know that bottom line immediately, but a professional editor can’t give you that estimate...

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