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Top Reasons Why You Should Hire an Editor

Top Reasons Why You Should Hire an Editor

Top Reasons Why You Should Hire an Editor A common misconception about editors is that their job is to correct your grammatical mistakes—they fix commas and misspellings and maybe add some semicolons here and there to make you look smart. Editors indeed do all of the above, but they are also experts at looking for things […]

The Self-Published Authors’ Guide to Earning More on Amazon

The Self-Published Authors’ Guide to Earning More on Amazon

The Self-Published Authors’ Guide to Earning More on Amazon It’s always inspiring to see self-published authors featured in major publications, claiming that they earn six figures a year from their books. Yet we almost never hear how exactly they are able to do that. This makes it seem like a rare achievement, reserved only for a few. […]

The Self-Published Authors’ Guide to Arranging Book Signings at Barnes & Noble

The Self-Published Authors’ Guide to Arranging Book Signings at Barnes & Noble

The Self-Published Authors’ Guide to Arranging Book Signings at Barnes & Noble With more than 600 outlets across the United States, Barnes & Noble has the most book retail stores in the country. A Fortune 1000 company, it is considered most successful and one of those at the top. Consequently, as an author, you might […]

ISBN and Why It Matters

ISBN and Why It Matters

ISBN and Why It Matters Whether you are an aspiring author seeking publication or an avid reader of books or periodicals, you’ve probably come across this acronym before: ISBN. You may have seen the string of numbers that follow and not thought much about it after that. Those numbers, however, are not random but rather important […]

Tips About Taxes for Self-Published Authors

Tips About Taxes for Self-Published Authors

Tips About Taxes for Self-Published Authors We all know that taxes are inevitable. As a newly self-published author, you’re going to encounter taxes sooner or later, so it is essential that you get to know the basics as you begin your new venture.  In this article, we will be exploring some key concepts about taxes that you […]

How to Become Profitable as an Author

How to Become Profitable as an Author

How to Become Profitable as an Author You may have heard that it’s impossible to make money being an author. While it’s true that there’s no guarantee you’ll be the next J. K. Rowling, if you put in the effort, your book can earn you a wage.   Now more than ever, becoming a profitable author is possible […]

How to Get Your Book Idea Validated

How to Get Your Book Idea Validated Being completely immersed in a book idea, nurturing it, pursuing it, and wishing to see it published only to see it crushed by reality is frustrating, if not downright soul-shattering. Oftentimes, we just know that our ideas are great, but then someone, such as a publisher or agent, slaps you […]

10 Benefits of Self-Publishing Your Book in 2022

10 Benefits of Self-Publishing Your Book in 2022 A writer’s journey can be compared to a roller coaster ride, with plenty of highs and lows. As a writer, you will experience phases of self-doubt, as well as high levels of ecstasy and fulfillment. Unlike in the past, when writers touted their manuscripts with much nervousness […]

How to Self-Publish Your First Book

How to Self-Publish Your First Book As a talented writer or poet aspiring to become an author, you need to understand the book-publishing landscape now. The first task is to learn how to publish your book. It would be best if you also considered the vast publishing options you have and their impact. Of course, self-publishing is […]