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When It Makes Sense To Go The Indie Route

When It Makes Sense To Go The Indie Route

Authors with traditional publishing deals can also make the most of advantages offered by independent publishing. Here’s a look at when it makes sense for a traditionally-published author to self-publish.   You are writing in an experimental genre that traditional publishers won’t touch Independent publishing is great for targeting niche markets. As an indie, it […]

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Connect with Readers by Telling Your Story

Connect with Readers by Telling Your Story

In marketing circles, people talk about how customers like to buy from businesses that they like and trust. The same thing applies to authors. You still need to write a stellar book, but when it comes to converting readers into fans, your personality and your personal story play an increasingly important role.   Be different […]

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How Scary (and Fake) News Sells Books

How Scary (and Fake) News Sells Books

Whatever you think of President Trump, authors of dystopian fiction have him and the attendant media circus to thank for the resurgence of the genre.   Sales of dystopian novels have been astronomical as a result of Donald Trump’s campaign and election. Penguin has seen a sales increase for “1984” by George Orwell of 9500 […]

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Teaching for Writers

Teaching for Writers

The opportunities offered by independent publishing have made being a writer more popular than ever. These new writers are looking for courses and teachers to give them a head start in their chosen career. Many experienced writers leverage their talent by teaching.   Adult Education Programs Many people have their first experience of creative writing […]

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Time Management Tips for Fiction Writers

Time Management Tips for Fiction Writers

One of the most challenging aspects of writing is finding time to write. Being an author takes dedication, persistence, and time, especially when writing is not your day job, or when you have children, college, demanding pets, or other obligations. If you are moving from an amateur writer to a professional, you may also be […]

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Top Writers Conferences According to Genre

Top Writers Conferences According to Genre

Conferences are a fantastic opportunity to meet people in your field face to face. As networking opportunities go, conferences are way up there. Here are some of the top conferences in the world divided into genres, because we’re helpful that way.   Mystery/Thriller Thrillerfest – July 11-15 2017 – Get some insights from the likes […]

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