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Publishing tips and tricks for authors and aspiring authors
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The Kill Zone: Facing Down the Harsh Realities of Publishing

The Kill Zone: Facing Down the Harsh Realities of Publishing | Publishing and writing tips for new authors | Scoop.it
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Learn How to Write a Book Faster and Smarter

Learn How to Write a Book Faster and Smarter | Publishing and writing tips for new authors | Scoop.it

Authors have two jobs: to write fabulous books and to market those books. Both responsibilities involve writing and lots of it!

 

Maybe you lack the tools for organizing your book, or maybe you just feel like you don’t have enough time to finish your manuscript, write blog posts, write email campaigns and write guest posts on other blogs. It’s overwhelming unless you have tools that can streamline the process.

 


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Authors have two jobs: to write fabulous books and to market those books. Both responsibilities involve writing and lots of it!

 

Maybe you lack the tools for organizing your book, or maybe you just feel like you don’t have enough time to finish your manuscript, write blog posts, write email campaigns and write guest posts on other blogs. It’s overwhelming unless you have tools that can streamline the process.

 

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BookBuzzr-Free Online Book Marketing Technology for Authors

BookBuzzr-Free Online Book Marketing Technology for Authors | Publishing and writing tips for new authors | Scoop.it
BookBuzzr is free online book promoting tool developed for author/publishers. BookBuzzr enables author/publishers to pack the excerpt with other important details which helps your readers to explore your book within a handy tool.
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Mike Wells Books/The Green Water Blog: A Dozen+ Reasons Books are Rejected by Agents & Editors, and Set Aside by Readers

Mike Wells Books/The Green Water Blog: A Dozen+ Reasons Books are Rejected by Agents & Editors, and Set Aside by Readers | Publishing and writing tips for new authors | Scoop.it
A Dozen Reasons Fiction Manuscripts Are Rejected by Agents & Editors #publishing #writing #queries - http://t.co/CF2xY7LgCL
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FICTION WRITING KEY CONCEPTS—Four Terms to Know | Christopher Meeks | Blog Post | Red Room

FICTION WRITING KEY CONCEPTS—Four Terms to Know | Christopher Meeks | Blog Post | Red Room | Publishing and writing tips for new authors | Scoop.it
Red Room is the social media home and online bookstore for the literary world. Red Room connects best-selling authors with readers through blogs, events, podcasts and videos.
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Kindle Direct Publishing: Self-publish to Amazon's Kindle Store

Kindle Direct Publishing: Self-publish to Amazon's Kindle Store | Publishing and writing tips for new authors | Scoop.it
Amazon's Kindle Direct Publishing allows you to self-publish your books and make them available on Kindle, iPad, iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Mac, and PC. All you need to get started is a digital file of your book.
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Self-Publishing – A 10-Point Must-Do Checklist for Authors – Part 1 :: Spirit Authors book marketing tips & author promotion from Lynn Serafinn

Self-Publishing – A 10-Point Must-Do Checklist for Authors – Part 1 :: Spirit Authors book marketing tips & author promotion from Lynn Serafinn | Publishing and writing tips for new authors | Scoop.it
Part 1 of top tips on how to make your self-published book look like it's been published with a major publisher from book coach and marketer, Lynn Serafinn. (RT @SpiritAuthors: Self-publishing Must-Do: Create a Publishing Company.
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Write Better, Get Published, Be Creative | WritersDigest.com

Write Better, Get Published, Be Creative | WritersDigest.com | Publishing and writing tips for new authors | Scoop.it
Writer’s Digest is the No. 1 Resource for Writers, Celebrating the Writing Life and What it Means to be a Writer in Today's Publishing Environment.
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Put The Author At The Centre, Not The Publisher.

Put The Author At The Centre, Not The Publisher. | Publishing and writing tips for new authors | Scoop.it
Let's talk terminology -- a subject that's been exercising minds around ALLi Towers of late.  And for the purposes of this post, three particular terms. * What to call authors who publish their own...
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5 Initial Steps to Getting Published - Owner Magazine

5 Initial Steps to Getting Published - Owner Magazine | Publishing and writing tips for new authors | Scoop.it
We want to accomplish many things in our lives. Goals are within arm’s reach if we really put forth the effort. But some things (like relationships and writing) have more to the backstory than in the final product.

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Bee Ridgeway's Top Five Writing Tips - Novelicious.com | The Women's Fiction Blog for Readers and Writers

Bee Ridgeway's Top Five Writing Tips  - Novelicious.com | The Women's Fiction Blog for Readers and Writers | Publishing and writing tips for new authors | Scoop.it
Bee Ridgeway, author of The River of No Return recently gave us her top five tips for writing. 1. Add...
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Social Media & Technology

Social Media & Technology | Publishing and writing tips for new authors | Scoop.it
10 Tips for Writing Content that Ranks [INFOGRAPHIC] (10 Tips for Writing Content that Ranks [INFOGRAPHIC] via @pinterest http://t.co/2hNbHH9IJR)
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Narrative Modes in Fiction---Telling Your Story (Writing Essentials)

Narrative Modes in Fiction---Telling Your Story (Writing Essentials) | Publishing and writing tips for new authors | Scoop.it

I’d intended this article on narrative modes to be quick and simple, maybe in list form with a bit of detail included. But the types of narrative mode I wanted to cover are not the only ones listed by others who discuss this topic and since I don’t ever want to give you only partial information, I’ve included those other options for narrative mode as well. My focus, however, is on those specific elements and tools that fiction writers use to convey plot.


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Amazon launches its Kindle Worlds Store and self-service publishing platform for fan fiction writers

Amazon launches its Kindle Worlds Store and self-service publishing platform for fan fiction writers | Publishing and writing tips for new authors | Scoop.it
It's been little more than a month since Amazon unveiled its Kindle Worlds publishing platform for fan fiction writers, but the online retailer has today opened the new digital bookstore ...
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To Be Happier, Write Your Own Set of Personal Commandments.

To Be Happier, Write Your Own Set of Personal Commandments. | Publishing and writing tips for new authors | Scoop.it
One of the most challenging—and most helpful and fun—tasks that I've done as part of my Happiness Project is to write my Twelve Personal Commandments.
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Write a set of personal commandments (in addition to the original 10)!

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