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How to Become Your Own Publisher: Why to Buy Your Own ISBN

So, I’m going to go ahead and come out with it: while I enjoy…

Editorial Tip: How To Write Dialogue That Works

Writing dialogue seems like it would be so easy. We talk all…

Editorial Tip: Colons and Capitalization

Using a colon is an excellent way to tack a list, dependent clause…

14 Tips to Love Writing Again

When we think of writing, we often think of the sexy parts. The…

Editorial Tip: Just One Space

Remember the days when we learned to type in school? "Remember,…

Three Really Good Reasons You’re Not Writing

Recently I was chatting with a new friend of mine, a teacher…

Memoir vs. Autobiography

Both these terms point to a similar genre: Books about one’s…

Twenty-Five Publishers Who Want Your Proposal

When I first decided to get into the book publishing business,…

Three Steps to Estimating Your Page Count

Today, we diverge from our regularly scheduled program to bring…

Why Protecting Your Book Idea is the Last Thing You Need to Worry About

Many new authors come to us very concerned about protecting their…