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Publishing 101: 5 Decisions You’ll Have to Make

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You’re ready to have your book published, but don’t know where to start. Your head is cluttered with information. Do you need an agent? How should you go about getting one? Is it all even worth it? Should you self-publish? What are your other options? One of the hardest things about writing a book is the never-ending […]

Nina Amir’s “Authorpreneur: How to Build a Business Around Your Book”

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Do you want to jump start your writing resolutions for 2015? Nina Amir, author of How to Blog a Book, has a new ebook to help you do that! Authorpreneur helps fiction and nonfiction writers earn a living from writing by thinking beyond their book. Being an independent author is about more than writing books. In the modern publishing […]

The Ultimate Guide to Writing Your Manifesto

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This post was originally published at Helping Writers Become Authors. Are you ready to dive into the self-publishing game, but not ready to get a novel out there? Writing a manifesto could be the perfect first step to whet your publishing appetite and learn the ins and outs of the tools and skills you’ll need. […]

The Only Way to Know Whether People Will Want to Read Your Book


During the two months between the completion and launch of my ebook A Writer’s Bucket List, I would lie awake at night fretting about the book and all the little steps that go into self-publishing… What did I forget to put on the website? What should I say in the announcement emails? What will Launch […]

Why I’m Charging Next to Nothing for My New Ebook Publishing Workshop


Earlier this month I asked Writer’s Bucket List readers what you want to learn more about this fall – and, once again, you overwhelmingly responded ebook publishing. Y’all know you want to write an ebook, but your life seems filled with barriers to keep that from happening. You don’t have TIME to write an ebook. You […]