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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 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 – 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 →


What is a Tragic Hero? (plus 8 Heartbreaking Examples)

Jan 12, 2021 – Perfecting your Craft

What makes a tragic hero, tragic? In this post, we'll tell you everything you ever wanted to know about this literary archetype, including examples from literature. Read more →


How to Write a Graphic Novel in 8 Action-Packed Steps

Jan 12, 2021 – Perfecting your Craft

Learn how to write a graphic novel that readers will want to read (and illustrators will want to illustrate). Read more →


8 Self-Publishing Success Stories Every Author Should Know

Jan 05, 2021 – Understanding Publishing

If you’re on the fence about going the indie route and need some inspiration before you take that leap, we’ve got 8 self-publishing success stories to share with you. Read more →


The Ultimate List of Book Genres: 35 Popular Genres, Explained

Dec 29, 2020 – Understanding Publishing

The tropes and expectations of a book’s genre will inform its content and style during the writing process, as well as fundamentals such as word count. In this post, get familiar with dozens of the most popular genres in today's publishing landscape. Read more →


How Much Do Authors Make? Figures + Tips to Earn More

Dec 29, 2020 – Understanding Publishing

“How much do authors make?” is one of the most pressing questions for those considering a career as an author, or hoping to earn more. Here you'll find all the relevant facts and figures, plus tips on how to make money as an author! Read more →


20 Royalty-Free Stock Image Sites to Source a Book Cover Picture

Dec 10, 2020 – Book Design

Looking for the best places to find book cover pictures that won't break the bank? We've got you covered, with our hand-picked list of 20 sites with royalty-free stock images you can incorporate into an amazing book cover. Read more →


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