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3 Low Cost Ways To Meet Agents & Editors
These days it's common knowledge that it's hard to meet an agent or an editor through an unsolicited mailing. They are more likely to pay attention to a submission coming from someone they have met in person. To that end, writers flock to conferences [...]

6 Tips For Your Writing Journey
So, you'd like to be a writer? Congrats! Writing not only is a great way to express yourself, but can provide an income. Keep in mind not all writers make a fortune, some still cant quit their day job. Below are some tips to start your writing journe [...]

7 Steps to Successful Publishing
The decision to publish a book is very exciting! It causes the creative juices to flow and the eyes to light up. But wait – before you begin the publishing process, know about the seven most important steps you need to know before publishing your bo [...]

8 Advantages to Writing a Book as an Entrepreneur
As an aspiring or an established entrepreneur, you are an expert in something, but does the rest of the world know? You have a wealth of information, experience and knowledge that you can package into a book that will benefit others. This truly is th [...]

A "Plan 9" Book?
Sometimes, when you do a little writing like I do, you get tipped off as to what upcoming books and authors are really gonna be hot. And folks, I’ve got a book title and an author’s name for y’all that I think may be the hottest of this entire yea [...]

A Few Keys to Writing Effective Dialogue
Every writer expends a great deal of creative energy developing a story line and limning well-balanced prose with evocative sentences. That's what writing is all about, after all. But fiction writers have an additional aspect to creation--effective d [...]

A Good Book Cover Design is Key
Marketing your Book cover, Spine and Information. Whether you've written your book or are just starting out, having an eye catching cover is a must. Did you know that customers may be looking over your book for 10 seconds or less? A good book cover [...]

A Person Is Known By the Blog He Keeps
Literature is the soul of the wit. The best source of literature can be now found in blogs. The growing trend of ‘blogmania’ is slowly sweeping the netizens. Every person aspires to have a blog as a platform to publish his thoughts and be heard and [...]

A Quick Guide to ISBNs for Self-Publishers
A Quick Guide to ISBNs for Self-Publishers ISBN stands for International Standard Book Number. It is a code assigned to every published book that uniquely identifies it in the marketplace. ISBNs make it easier and more efficient for libraries, books [...]

An eBook Publisher's Dilemma: Should I Use PDF or Exe Format?
If you write and publish eBooks, sooner or later you will probably be faced with a dilemma - should you create your eBooks as .exe files or .pdf files? PDF, which stands for Portable Document Format, is the file extension for files created with Adob [...]

Art Needs Time to Flower - Even in Cyberspace
The speed of the internet has profoundly changed many (or most) people's perceptions of writing and publishing. It has affected our sense of TIME. Everything is accelerated. If we can copy and paste a story or article and submit it via e-mail within [...]

Becoming the Total Package
Being a great writer is no longer enough if you plan to score a big publishing deal, especially as a nonfiction author. Particularly if your book idea falls into the how-to or self-help categories, you not only have to sell your terrific writing, bu [...]

Blog Your Way to Success - What a "Blog" is?
Blog is a short of "weB LOG" or a method of storing any kind of information online. Such organized informational posting and archiving was named "Blog".By the form Blog represents an updated web-site of current and archived posts. A dead-simple conce [...]

Book Marketing 101
Francine Silverman. Book Marketing from A-Z (InfinityPublishing.com, 2005). Trade paperback. 400 pages. $18.95 US. For beginning authors, book promotion is the key to success. Whether an author self-publishes or is published by a major house, most o [...]

Complete Guidance to Write & Optimize Press Release
Online press release can provide considerable platform to reach huge online community. This article will provide complete guidance to make out well optimize and well written press release for PR distribution through the press release network. A well [...]

Cookbook Publishing - The Basic Ingredients and the Secrets to Success
You are about to embark on the most exciting enterprise of your life -- publishing a cook book! You will soon learn that writing a cook book is truly a fun, exciting and challenging project – more than you can imagine. Like me, you can publish your [...]

Could Your Book Idea Be the Next Best Seller?
Everyone has a unique story to tell. From explaining business processes to revealing our personal history, we all have a natural desire to share our experiences with the world. As a result, bookstore shelves are packed with numerous titles that promi [...]

Don't Rely on your Spellchecker - or - The Importance of Good Proof Reading
Weather posting a page to your Website, writing a letter to a customer, or submitting an article for publication, it is extremely important to demonstrate how professional you are. Not only does a series of spelling and grammatical errors show a disc [...]

Earn Money From Freelance Writing
If your writing skills are not so good, or you’ve failed your English test on the high school, you may be feeling a little slighted about writing an article, report, sales copy or ebook. If it’s your case, there is a solution just for you. Writing [...]

Effective Networking For Writers
'Tis the season for conferences and seminars! Many of my friends have all been conference-hopping in recent weeks and we've been discussing how fruitful these gatherings can be when you can make great and lasting contacts. But how do you come away wi [...]

Five Minute Miracles
FIVE MINUTE MIRACLES FIVE MINUTES ... Is All You Need ........to phone a friend ..... peel potatoes for dinner ..... pick the kids up from school ..... or write a few words that could earn you anything from a plastic pinny or ballpoint pen, to a dre [...]

Freelance Writing on the Internet
So, you’ve decided to take up a career in freelance writing. You’ve hooked up the computer, installed the printer, and learnt the nitty-gritty of your word processor. You’ve maybe even been published a couple of times. You’re all set to conquer t [...]

From Idea to Published Book ... How to Self-Publish the Easy Way!
I've been involved in publishing for over a decade now as an author, editor, and project manager; however, it wasn't until just a few years ago that I decided to move into self-publishing. Indeed, my first few projects involved consulting for others [...]

Getting A Publisher & Getting What You Want
In the basic scenario of book publishing, a writer finishes a book and then finds an agent who helps sell the book to a publisher. When someone asks, "How do I find a publisher?" they're often looking for the details of this scenario. But let's backt [...]

Getting Started in Column Writing
You’ve written many articles for Websites, newsletters and now you’ve even conquered the territory of getting published in a magazine. What’s the next step, you ask? How to I make the editor ask for my work weekly or monthly? Enter: the column. [...]

Give Your Readers A Sample
Manufacturers of food products are masters at marketing. When they launch a new product, they hire crews of merchandisers to pass out samples and coupons during peak grocery shopping times. The result – a large percentage of shoppers become first-ti [...]

How Author Royalties Are Calculated
If you’re going to make a living by writing books, you need to understand how a book royalty gets calculated. That’s how the author gets paid, ultimately, if the book becomes a successful bestseller. What’s more, the royalties the publisher expect [...]

How eBooks Can Be Very Valuable
EBooks have a number of benefits over the traditional book. These include the following: Cheaper to create Quicker to create Easier to target a wide market High profit potential More versatile than traditional books Lets look at each of these p [...]

How New Authors Can Keep Their Manuscripts Coherent
In large publishing houses, many manuscripts penned by first-time authors, never make it past the "first reader" who for all practical purposes is a gatekeeper of sorts. This person's job is to weed out manuscripts that do not fit certain established [...]

How to Build A Success Freelance Career (Part 1)
In the current job market, many editorial workers have turned to freelancing as a matter of survival. I receive many queries from applicants regarding how to go about freelancing. Here I will address what, in my opinion, is the single most important [...]

How to Find a Publisher for Your First Book
Finding a publisher can be very strenuous. In fact, it may even be harder than actually writing the book itself. There are three things to remember when finding a publisher for your book: 1) These things take time, even Stephen King was not signed [...]

How To Get A Reporter's Attention For Your Book
Reporters are busy people. On any given day they are fielding dozens of phone calls, making calls of their own, reading stacks of newspapers and magazines and rushing to meet deadlines. So how do you break through all the noise to get a reporter or a [...]

How To Publish Your Way To Success
Did you know, self-publishing is one of the easiest ways to make money on the web. Of course, it requires talent, but it's easier to learn than you might think. Getting Started: Choose a subject that interest you. Select a subject you enjoy or want [...]

I'm A Romance Novel Hero!
Before we get started here, let me tell y’all that what you’re about to read is the absolute truth. The absolute, unvarnished truth. I swear it on every one of my Elvis and BTO CDs. Now, let’s get right down to it, y’all just focus your eyes on t [...]

Increase Freelance Sales With an Online Resume!
Freelancing is a competitive business, especially in today’s fast-paced, e-focused world. Often there are hundreds of writers competing for the same, limited number of assignments, and the writer who can best showcase his or her abilities is the on [...]

Le Poem De La Sweat
I made a bad mistake a couple of weeks ago and got into a discussion about poetry with my good friend, Henry County Herald columnist Amy Eason. Amy likes poems, and was telling me all kinds of stuff about them in an effort to convince me that I shoul [...]

Learn to Write Like a Pro
Many writers write for the experience. Others dream of having a number one best seller. Both are wonderful reasons for writing. What many fail to realize is that these two do not have to be mutually exclusive. With a little research, you can enjoy wr [...]

Make Big Money On Your Book - 10 H*O*T Tips
Wouldn't it be nice to write a book, get paid handsomely for it and be considered a top expert all at once? It's possible--if you know the rules. 1. Study the publishing industry. Today celebrity books rule. Books that catch a quick trend come in s [...]

Platform Development Tip #1: Switch Writing Hats!
Platform-Building Tip #1: Switch Writing Hats! Around eighty percent of nonfiction books today are written by “experts,” that is people who have a) earned credentials in the field they’re writing about, b) germinated information via articles, liv [...]

Publish Anything: The Saga of a PublishAmerica Author
My story is that an author who’d done online writing for such dot gones as Themestream, Written By Me, and The Vines, someone trying hard to have fiction, poetry and nonfiction in print for real, recommended PublishAmerica. She claimed it was a trad [...]

PublishAmerica - Publishing Parasites
I have to admit to being readily impressed by company names. Maybe it's an age thing. You see, I was around when we had nationalised industries here in Britain, you know, British Railways, British Gas, British Steel, British Road Services, etc., etc. [...]

Publishing and Promoting of Poetry anthologies and chapbooks
So you have always dreamed of having your poetry published? Why not self-publish it or go with a pod publisher? Poetry is something perfect for self-publishing or pod publishing. Now you are asking yourself how you get started. Start by choosing up [...]

Ready, Set, Go Sell Your Book In The Real World!
We hear a lot these days about more books actually being sold 'outside' the traditional bookstore. Think about it. When was the last time you actually took time to linger and explore the bookshelves? When did you last impulsively grab a book, flip it [...]

Self Publishing Success Starts With Marketing
Self-publishing is not for the faint of heart. The publication process is lengthy, involves a considerable number of detailed, administrative tasks and can be expensive. This is the easy part; the real challenge involves “S & M” – sales and market [...]

Snob-Bloggers: You Just Might Be A Snob If You Publish A Blog
You Might Be A Snob-Blogger If… According to Jupiter Research, about 2 percent of the online community has created a blog. That works out to millions and millions of blogs, and in turn, millions and millions of snobs who publish them. That’s an aw [...]

Steps to Publishing Success
Even if your best friend owns a top publishing company, giving you an immediate "in," this does not guarantee publishing success. First, you have to write a quality book that has a clear target audience. And your book must answer a common problem or [...]

Sticks, Stones and Lawyers
“But how can you say, 'It was only talk, so no harm was done?' Were this true, then your prayers, and your words of kindness, would be a waste of breath.” - Nachman of Bratslav Defamation ... slander ... libel. It doesn’t take a rabbinic scholar [...]

Take My Publisher, Please!
An actual phone conversation I had earlier today.... “Hello, is this Ed?” “Uh, yes it is.” “Ed Williams, the writer guy?” “Uh, yeah, Ed Williams the writer guy.” “How are you? My name is Sam Filbert, and I’m a big fan.” “Hey Sam, it [...]

The Great, Okay and the Ugly of E-Publishing
SHALLA CHATS with author Tina Gerow about: “The Great, Okay and the Ugly of E-Publishing” Who’s Tina? Tina Gerow has great passion for romance and anything paranormal. She writes “the weird stuff” with sarcasm. Her debut novel, Into a Dangerous [...]

The High Cost of a Six-Figure Book Advance
The six-figure book advance, like the New York Times bestseller, is the object of many a writer’s fantasy. Whether it’s also a realistic goal is something else again. *Can you really get a six-figure book advance?* When Susan Page wrote *The Shor [...]

The Phantoms of Six Mile Road
I was going through a box of personal belongings a couple of weeks ago, when I stumbled across some pictures of my 1978 high school graduation. My daughter Vonnie laughed at those pictures and asked me if everyone dressed that way in the old days. Th [...]

The Pros and Cons of Print on Demand Publishing
When I was five years old, my parents bought me a manual typewriter for a Christmas present. I practiced every day until I was able to type letters to my grandparents and other relatives. Although it is safe to say that I have been a writer since 196 [...]

The Three Cs of Writing an Excellent all Purpose Headline
Since the headline is the first contact your readers have with your message, it must reach out to them. Promise them a benefit. Tell them how they will be better off if they read the rest of the ad. Use action verbs. Save ten dollars is a stronger he [...]

The Written Word
The Art of Writing Very few people can avoid writing on a daily basis. Of course, some people really enjoy writing, others do it out of necessity. Writing, essentially, involves placing a series of words together to convey a certain message or meani [...]

Times Change – And So Should Our Publishing Strategies
When I talk to new writers who are trying to interest an agent and/or publisher in their work, I can’t help thinking that their ambition is a little misguided. True, agents remain the gatekeepers of the major publishing houses, most of whom no long [...]

Wake Up Your Writing Spirit
The Blogfest 2005 Writing Contest has only been running for two weeks and already the results are overwhelming. And not because we’re getting far more entries than we expected. It’s because along with entries, we’re also getting heartfelt messages [...]

Who Else Wants to Get Screwed When Signing a Recording or Songwriting Deal?!?!
You’ve got your recording (or songwriting) contract in hand and everything’s coming up roses, right? You get your check, finally, but it’s not quite what you expected. If you sign not knowing what’s owed you then you might be shorted some well-de [...]

Why Self-Publish Your Book?
When I meet an author with a great book concept, one who’s definitely the right person to write that book, right away I’ll often encourage him or her to self-publish. This is because I know that, if an author is thoroughly invested in what they hav [...]

Why Write an eBook?
It's not true that everything that has been said has already been written. Since that unfortunate axiom came into use, the whole universe has changed. Technology has changed, ideas have changed, and the mindsets of entire nations have changed. The f [...]

Write Science Right
Write Science Right "www.writescienceright.com" is a group of native English-speaking professional scientists with experience conducting scientific research as well as reading, writing and publishing scientific articles. It is our mission to provide [...]

Writing for the Gaming Industry
Several months ago, I worked on an interesting project for a client looking to break into writing music for the video game industry. As the project progressed, I found myself fascinated with the art of interactive entertainment, and began to take "si [...]

You Can Be An Author
“You should write a book.” For years, I had been hearing this comment. Writing an entire book seemed completely overwhelming, and so, for a long time, I contented myself with writing short articles. One day, inspiration for an article hit me and, a [...]

Your Book Marketing Plan - Winning Strategies and Tips
Many authors hit a roadblock when it comes to putting together and implementing a book marketing plan. You know you need to have one, you have a vague idea of what it needs to include, but pulling it all together into a step-by-step plan of attack is [...]

Your Spellchecker Can Catch Punctuation Mistakes
Even though you should never only rely on your spellchecker to find mistakes in your document, you can make the most of your spellchecker by changing the settings. It isn't as scary as it sounds and once you learn where these settings are, you can ch [...]

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