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In Medias Res: Definition, Usage, and Examples

Apr 02, 2021 – Perfecting your Craft

Discover how writers can use "in medias res" openings to jumpstart their stories. Features examples from books and films. Read more →

What is a Novella? Understanding the Form (with Examples)

Apr 02, 2021 – Perfecting your Craft

Understand everything from word count to common characteristics with this guide that answers the question on everyone's mind: what is a novella, really? Read more →

How to Find a Literary Agent in 5 Simple Steps

Mar 26, 2021 – Understanding Publishing

Do you want to work with a traditional publisher? Then you'll likely need a literary agent. Learn how to get a literary agent in five simple steps here! Read more →

Copy Editing vs Proofreading: What’s the Difference and Which Do You Need?

Mar 24, 2021 – Understanding Publishing

Two types of editors, both alike in dignity. Find out the differences between a copy editor and a proofreader. Read more →

35 Children’s Book Publishers Open to Submissions in 2021

Mar 11, 2021 – Understanding Publishing

To help you find the right home for your children's book, we’ve handpicked 35 of the best children’s book publishers accepting unsolicited submissions! Read more →

What is an Ebook? The Magic of the Electronic Book

Mar 05, 2021 – Perfecting your Craft

Get stuck into the (digital) pages of ebooks and discover their most common formats — as well as 4 great reasons to publish them. Read more →

7 Ways to Build a Rockin' Author Platform

Feb 25, 2021 – Book Marketing

A strong author platform allows writers to reach readers by virtue of their name. Here's how you can build one. 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 →

Nonfiction: 24 Genres and Types of Fact-Based Books

Feb 10, 2021 – Perfecting your Craft

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

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