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How to Publish Your Books on Kindle

As an established traditionally published author I decided recently to put Kindle Publishing to the test by uploading five of my out-of-print fiction titles; not just any five old titles though; five titles with a linking thread. I have to say that initial returns were highly promising; 36 sales over just 6 days.

Kindle Publishing – The Process In Details!

To get your book published is becoming more and more of an impossible task. The publishing companies want authors that can sell themselves and that are able to promote their own books. Hence, this has leaded many authors to think about publishing their books themselves.

Submitting Books to Reviewers and Bloggers

One of the scariest parts of writing a book is when it come time to submit it for review. It can be an ominous task, pressing the send button on a query to a reviewer. It can be very disappointing when they say they aren’t interested, but it is also gratifying when someone accepts.

Becoming an Author of Credibility

We are living in a time of recognition and documentation. To be a person of influence in this wisdom age you must leave foot prints of excellence on the sand of time. The best way to leave a lasting legacy, immortalize you name and success is by packaging your thoughts, ideas, stories, findings and convictions in a book. Becoming an author is a thing of joy. It is higherlife because you have used the genius in you for the betterment of human kind.

Write a Book Starting Today: It’s Easier Than You Think

Many people want to write a book. Indeed, a survey found that ten per cent of the population want to do it. Few people accomplish it, but you can.

Making Your Own Book Cover?

What should you keep in mind when the time to design your book cover comes along? Could you create a book cover similar to their design, but is unique to your story? What can you do to ensure your cover art is a looker?

Do You Want to Write a Book? (Traditional Publishing Vs Self Publishing)

This article explores the publishing process the traditional way and through self-publishing. You should read this article if you are in the process of writing a book and would like to see it published traditionally, or through your own efforts. Either way, if you hope to make any money off of your book, you must understand the publishing process. Writing the book is just the beginning.

Want Your Book Published? Don’t Give Up

Every year hundreds of thousands of would be authors dream of having their first book published. Of these, only a relatively few will ever realize their dreams.

Dealing With the Indie Doldrums

Dealing with being a drop of water in an ocean of books is something pretty much every indie author has to deal with. You worked hard, and wrote a book that you’re proud of. After all the hours of slaving and hammering those keys to get it done, you hope and pray that some people will actually read it and spread the word.

Reviewing: The End Is Only the Beginning

You’re at the computer, fingers flying across the keyboard as you type that last page. It’s like seeing the finish line after a grueling marathon. As you type that final word, and reach the end, you’re filled with a sense of complete joy.

eBook Formatting Tips

As many eBook authors may know, or will soon find out when creating their first publication, actually writing the book is only half the battle. Once it’s finished, you have to bundle it up into a neat little package that can be presented to readers. Unfortunately, this isn’t always easy to do.

Breaking Down Publisher Guidelines – What a Writer Needs to Know

As November is designated as National Novel Writing Month, I thought this would be a good time to go over with aspiring authors some things to look for when researching publishers. Popular opinion will vary on whether or not one should submit a “NaNo” novel to a publisher – critics tend to suggest that writers who participate in NaNoWriMo will write the book in November and start the agent/publisher search the very next month. I say, if you believe in your book it is worth testing the water to find another person who believes in the story. Definitely put the book through a rigorous editing process first, then make sure you query suitable publishers.

Self-Publishing for Fun or Profit

When I was naming my blog, I toyed with the idea of that old classic: “Self-Publishing for fun and profit.” But thinking about it, it’s shouldn’t be “and.” It should be “or.” It’s not that it can’t be both at once.

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