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How writers can use the social media to establish a presence online. Learn tips related to the writing market.

Why Are There Six Major Publishing Houses?

The book market has not always been so dependent on the big publishers in New York City. In fact, academic and small commercial publishers dominated the American book market in the early 20th-century. In the early 1900s, only three major presses existed: small commercial publishers, large commercial publishers and university presses. During this time period, none of the publishing houses were interested in released original novels. University publishers provided the public with books on educational and academic topics, choosing to publish textbooks, classical literature reprints, Bibles reference books and encyclopedias.

How to Officially Copyright Your Work

Every now and then, someone unfairly copies the novels, stories and plays produced by unsuspecting writers. This is why it’s important for professional writers to consider copyrighting their work. But very few writers know how the copyright process works, leaving their work susceptible to exploitation from others. Here, we’ll breakdown how writers can protect their work from not-so-honest people.

The Importance of Having an Accountability Partner – Advice for Writers Starting Out

Writing is a solitary occupation for all writers and especially for self-published authors. Finding an accountability partner is one way to ensure that you are kept on task and are motivated to keep writing day after day.

Is It Worth Competing With So Many Other Books? Help for Self-Published Authors

Self-published titles have reached 235,000 annually according to Bowker in the USA. Without doubt this is a lot of books. We also need to add to this amount the number of traditionally published books and, of course, eBooks. Wow! Why would you want to bother competing with such this kind of competition?

Advice for Self-Published Authors – You Are Working!

It’s far too easy for people to criticize writers because they aren’t earning money. It is important that as self-published authors we believe that we are working and that what we are doing is extremely important even though there is no pay check at the end of the day.

How to Get Published – Novel Writing?

What you think is the impressive part of any novel? Yes, the beginning of any novel! Those first lines are very important. They should be effectual and influence the reader so that reader continues to read.

It’s Easy to Get Lost in Publishing Terminology

Authors, Publishing and Terminology… Oh My! You confused in which way to publish today? And for that matter, what are the publishing options? Traditional publishing, self-publishing and independent publishing are tossed in the air with the flick of the tongue. Just what are they? Authors feel like they are going bonkers with the choices, that unfortunately, lead to plenty of disillusionment.

Editing – The Devil and the Drink – Editing Tips for Self-Published Authors

Whether you pay for an editor or you do it yourself you are going to have to develop some sharp skills and a thick skin. There is nothing more embarrassing than seeing mistakes in your published work. The following article offers some tips on finding spelling, grammar and typing mistakes. You can use these tips to make sure that your work is edited properly before it goes off to a paid editor or to the publishers.

Plagiarism – The Lazy Man Tool

Plagiarism is something that makes the ‘original’ thinkers frightened of while it becomes a boon for those who wish to conveniently use it under their names with a little or no modification. This article deals with why people take to plagiarism in the first place. Hope, you enjoy reading it. Comments and feedback are welcome

The Advantages of Self-Publishing

So what is self-publishing? This is the route taken by an author when they wish to publish a book without the involvement of a traditional publishing house. This allows the author to have full control of the full creative and selling process.

An Old Fogey’s Second Career

It all began with an article in The Washington Post six months ago, the trouble that is. It explained that digital publishing was the wave of the future, so I grabbed my surfboard and rode the wave, me a senior citizen. It was painfully hard learning the technology, but I succeeded with the help of a few younger friends. There are lessons I learned that are worth imparting to others of all ages. Writing what you love is just the beginning of today’s odyssey to get your works in print.

Will Your Book Get the Book Award Boot?

Fall kicks off the Book Award submission season. The question every author has ask is, “Did I do the best job in writing, in presenting, in connecting with my crowd-the people who need, want my words?” In other words, “Did I rush to publish?”

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