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7 Ways to Build a Rockin' Author Platform

Feb 25, 2021 – Book Marketing

A strong author platform is something every writer wants and needs: an ability to reach readers by virtue of their name, reputation or connections. Without a platform, self-publishing authors will struggle to reach many readers — while those seeking a traditional book deal will face an uphill struggle, especially in nonfiction where platforms are king. Read more →

The 4 Best Kindle Calculators for Authors

Feb 11, 2021 – Understanding Publishing

Four free, web-based Kindle calculators that will provide you with the data you need to make informed decisions — levelling out the road to KDP publication. Read more →

How to Become a Better Writer: 20 Hacks and Tips

Feb 11, 2021 – Perfecting your Craft

Want to know how to become a better writer? Check out our 20 essential tips and hacks. Read more →

24 Types of Nonfiction: A Handy Guide to Finding Your Genre

Feb 10, 2021 – Book Marketing, Perfecting your Craft, Understanding Publishing

Whether you're writing or reading, you can find the nonfiction genre for you among these 24 types of nonfiction. Read more →

10 Brilliant Fonts for Your Book Layout

Feb 05, 2021 – Book Design

Choosing a font is an essential part of making your book look professional, but there are just to many to choose from. We're giving you somewhere to start with our list of 10 brilliant fonts that you can use in your book layout. Read more →

How to Write an Ebook (in 7 Super Simple Steps)

Feb 04, 2021 – Perfecting your Craft

Want to create your very own marketing magnet, and show off your expertise in the process? We'll lead you through the entire process for how to write an ebook your audience is guaranteed to love. Read more →

How to Market an Ebook on a $10 Budget

Jan 14, 2021 – Book Marketing

Knowing how to market an ebook is integral to making sales. If you're looking for actionable steps on how to do this without spending a fortune, enjoy these 9 tips on how to market an ebook on a $10 budget. Read more →

How to Write Natural Dialogue in 11 Steps!

Jan 14, 2021 – Perfecting your Craft

Dialogue is one of the essential components of strong writing — so we want to help you get it exactly right. We’ve put together this list of rules that will have you writing sparkling conversation in no time! Read more →

Word Counts: How Long is a Novella, Novelette, and Short Story?

Jan 13, 2021 – Perfecting your Craft, Understanding Publishing

Find out how long a novella, novelette, and short story are supposed to be. Read more →

How to Publish a Book in 2021: 10 Steps to Success

Jan 12, 2021 – Understanding Publishing

If you’re a writer, a dreamer, or anyone with something important to say, you’ve probably thought about writing and publishing a book. In this comprehensive guide, you’ll find concrete tips, publishing resources, and all the professional guidance you’ll need to get your book out into the world. Read more →

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