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Independent Publishing: The Author-Editor Relationship

The relationship between a self-publishing author and freelance editor can make a big difference not only in the publishing process, but the overall success of a book. Don’t underestimate the value of a good, solid author-editor relationship, and know how to shop for the best freelance editor for you.

How To Make Money With Kindle Publishing

Some authors who try their luck with Amazon’s Kindle publishing get disappointed soon after only a few sales come in during the first weeks. However, it is a good idea to start writing and making money of Kindle Publishing, but – as with every internet marketing venture – there is a lot to learn.

10 Cons Of Self-Publishing

Here are ten reasons that explain why self-publishing might not be the right thing for you to get into when you are trying to publish your new book. But when reading this list, keep in mind that there is no one right way to get your book published. Therefore, it is important for each writer to consider their own goals, reasons, and resources before choosing to pursue the traditional book publishing route, or the self-publishing route.

How To Find A Publisher Or Literary Agent For Your Book

Feedback on your fiction or non-fiction book can sometimes be confusing…

What Is a True Self-Publishing Company?

Thousands of new authors self-publish their books each year. They think they are self-published authors when they are not.

10 Signs That You Are Not Ready to Self-Publish

Are you really ready – not just your manuscript, but you – to self-publish? Here is a list of the most important things you must consider before getting into self-publishing. So, before you ignore the traditional publishing process, make sure you have the stamina to become your own publisher. Self-publishing is not a short cut to seeing yourself in print, or to success. If anything, it’s more arduous and time-consuming than writing the book itself.

Factors for Success in the Book Selling Industry

Selling books takes place in a myriad of locations. Text books, references and manuals are sold to schools, businesses and colleges. An author sells books directly to readers when she self publishes. Book publishers sell to wholesalers and distributors as well as bookstores. Bookstores sell to the readers. A successful book is defined by how well it sells.

Write Your Book: 4 Fun Ways to End Writer’s Block Forever

You’re writing a book. Suddenly you’re stuck. Your inspiration seems to have gone with the wind. Days, and then weeks pass — you have writer’s block.

Feet in the Future, Books in the Past: Overcoming the Stigma of E-Publishing

With e-readers becoming increasingly more popular, one would expect e-published books to gain more credibility. Unfortunately, a stigma still remains concerning e-books and their authors.

How To Sell Your Books On Amazon Without The High Commission

Amazon is the biggest bookseller in the world. And their author publishing programs tend to be quite user friendly. If you market books or DVDs, you’ll find the following quite enlightening. In days past, it wasn’t uncommon for a book publisher to only pay a token royalty (or commission) to the author. Some were as low as 5% of the selling price. The book had to be a huge success in order for the author to make a fair share. Amazon’s program, offers a whopping 45% commission and they finance and do everything up front.

How to Sneak Up on Writing Your Book

Want to sneak up on writing your book? You can. Authors no longer write their books in isolation; readers read authors’ work as they write, and this helps authors immensely.

How to Find a Freelance Editor for Your Writing

No matter how fantastic of a writer you are, you can’t check your work as well as another set of expert eyes can. With so many editors out there, finding the right one for your needs can be tricky. Here are some tips to help you out.

What You Need to Know About Self-Publishing a Book

There are pros and cons of self-publishing your own work, be it a print book or e-book. Take heed of the following facts before you work on self-publishing your work.

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