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How To Copyright A Book: A Definitive Guide

April 13, 2020 - Understanding Publishing -

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Want to know how to copyright a book you've written? That’s probably a smart idea. You don’t want this nightmarish scenario to occur a year down the road: you’re in a bookstore and you pick up a random novel. You notice that the dialogue sounds familiar. Upon further inspection, you realize that everything in this ... read more »


How to Find a Poetry Editor in 5 Essential Steps

April 7, 2020 - Perfecting your Craft -

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Wordsworth once wrote, “Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.” The role of the poet, then, is to collect those emotions. But as museum aficionados will know, even the finest collections require a curator — and that’s where a poetry editor comes into play. Some ... read more »


How to Write a Query Letter in 7 Steps

April 6, 2020 - Understanding Publishing -

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A starving writer stands in front of a mailbox, clutching a hefty brown envelope addressed to a publishing company. They say a prayer, push their manuscript in, and begin the long wait for a reply that could make or break their career. It's a romantic image, but most major publishers don't actually accept "unsolicited manuscripts" ... read more »


50+ Cookbook Covers Guaranteed To Make Your Mouth Water

April 1, 2020 - Book Design -

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One of the best sections of any bookstore is, without a doubt, the cookbook aisle. Not only do the contents of these books promise incredible recipes, but their covers provide an intriguing taste of what's inside! Cookbook covers are some of most carefully crafted in publishing — which is why, if you're a cookbook author, ... read more »


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