5 Reasons Why You Need an Author Budget

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The Proper Way to Submit to Publishers + Free Checklist

Believe it or not, there is a proper way to submit to publishers. And most of us have, at one time or another, messed up the submission process, leading to a rejection that could’ve been avoided. For some of us, landing a publishing contract with one of the big publishing houses is “the dream.” So […]

How to Use Social Media to Your Advantage

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of this phenomenon called social media. Almost everyone has an account with either Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. More users are going online every day, which, yes, means more competition for you, but also more readers are waiting to discover your story. In addition to […]

Marketing for Writers: What You Need to Know

Most new writers think marketing a book is as simple as writing a snappy blurb, throwing the book up on Amazon, and creating one or two social media posts. Then they call it a day, expecting the sales to roll in. Only to find out their strategy didn’t work. Marketing a book is a long-term […]

What is Hybrid Publishing and Why Should You Use It?

Just when we thought things had settled down after the traditional versus self-publishing debate, the industry threw us a new curve-ball: hybrid publishing. And most of us don’t know what it is because the publishing industry can’t even figure it out. It’s a maddening loop of uncertainties that breed scams, controversy, and success stories. So […]

What You Need to Know About Traditional Publishing

Traditional publishing has been around for a long time. It has been around for so long that many authors believe that it’s the only way to get published and make an impact. However, the internet changed this by giving us new avenues to publish our stories. Today, we’re going to take a deep look into […]

The 3 Publishing Options Available to Writers

Publishing has undergone a lot of changes in the past decade. We’ve seen the rise of audiobooks, and new publishing opportunities have presented themselves. And today, we’re going to look at the three publishing avenues available to us briefly: traditional publishing indie or self-publishing hybrid publishing Then we’re going to talk about what you need […]

How to Find and Work With Professional Editors

Working with professional editors are an essential part of the editing and publishing process. It doesn’t matter what publishing path you pursue, you need to use one. Editors are there to make our books better. They polish and refine our stories, and narrow the focus of our narrative. They cut out the unnecessary elements, and […]

How Authors Can Use SEO to Optimize Their Websites

What good is it for any of us to write all these amazing stories and poems when none of it gets seen? Most of us are writing and creating all these beautiful characters and imagery so we can share it with others. And it is so frustrating when we only get one or two likes […]

Literary Agents

Hey Lovelies! we’re continuing with our after the writing is done theme. We just got finished with the two types of publishing and today we’re going to be talking about literary agents. We’ll be discussing what they do and the pros and cons of soliciting them for help. The Function of a Literary Agent Literary […]