Last updated July 24, 2018 This is a guest post by Jessica Ruscello, a copywriter at Blurb, Inc. Jessica is also a writer, teacher, and photographer who makes her mark with empty coffee cups, ink spills, and red lipstick.
The epilogue comes after the story has ended and acts as a finishing touch. To help you decide if your story needs an epilogue and, if so, how to write a strong one, we’ve asked our editors to give us their top epilogue advice.
Adam Bender's debut novel takes place in the Wild West. According to him, the landscape of self-publishing bears some similarities with that setting. In this article, he talks about how professional book cover and interior designers helped him successfully navigate this new territory.
Caitlin Jans is the founding editor of Authors Publish, a poet, and a novelist. Her writing can be found in literary journals and anthologies, including The Conium Review, The Moth, The Labletter, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, and The Adroit Journal. You can follow her on Facebook. In this post, she reveals what goes into finding an ... read more »
Katy Weitz is an acclaimed UK ghostwriter who has worked for some of the biggest names in publishing including Harper Collins, Simon & Schuster, Macmillan and Penguin Random House. She has had several bestselling titles and reached the coveted No. 1 spot in The Sunday Times’ non-fiction Bestseller List with her ghosted memoir Sins of ... read more »
For aspiring memoirists, one of the trickiest hurdles comes after the beginning moment of inspiration. You get the brilliant idea to write a memoir, sit down at your computer all ready to spill out your story, and…you realize you don’t know how to start. Now you might be hit by a flurry of doubts: Where ... read more »
Tips from top marketing professionals on the three most essential components of marketing a memoir: determining who your readers are, figuring out how to connect with them, and establishing yourself as reputable and compelling source on the subject matter.
Christina Enquist shares her experience assembling the team of professionals that helped launch her debut novel, The Immundus — and her very own independent publishing company, Odolf Mingan Publishing.
[This post was updated 9/5/18.] Everybody has a story to tell: this much is true. But like an archaeologist sifting through the sands, the real challenge comes in discovering what that story is. Though the memoir is a popular genre in publishing, it's much harder to learn how to write a memoir. In this post, ... read more »