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Takes one to know one. News, pitfalls and best practices from @wordsprof, the self-published author of Bella and Bootlicker.
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5 Key Steps To Building Your Self-Publishing Career

5 Key Steps To Building Your Self-Publishing Career | IndieAuthor: Self-Publishing Simplified | Scoop.it
I caught the remodeling bug at an early age. My mother’s dad made his living as a barber after the Depression, back when a trim cost a buck and customers paid for their haircut with a silver dollar...
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Take a breath. Writing your book is only the first lap of the marathon.

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10 Ways to Hone Your Pitch

10 Ways to Hone Your Pitch | IndieAuthor: Self-Publishing Simplified | Scoop.it
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It's true: you only get one chance to make a great first impression

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Hugh Howey: How his self-published $1 book made a million

Hugh Howey: How his self-published $1 book made a million | IndieAuthor: Self-Publishing Simplified | Scoop.it
He made more than a million dollars before his book "Wool" hit stores, now he's written two more best-sellers AND he's sold the film rights to Ridley Scott. Hugh Howey speaks to...
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Twitter Tips for Authors | Indie Author News

Twitter Tips for Authors | Indie Author News | IndieAuthor: Self-Publishing Simplified | Scoop.it
Great Twitter Tips (not only) for Authors. Author Marketing and Author Branding via Twitter.
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How To Edit Your Self-Published Book Like A Pro In 8 Steps

How To Edit Your Self-Published Book Like A Pro In 8 Steps | IndieAuthor: Self-Publishing Simplified | Scoop.it
So you have decided you can edit your own book? It's a notoriously dicey option, but SPR's book edit...
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Good tips, but I still say go with a pro ...

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Prep Now or Pay Later: Tips to Improve a Print Interview | Where Writers Win

Prep Now or Pay Later: Tips to Improve a Print Interview | Where Writers Win | IndieAuthor: Self-Publishing Simplified | Scoop.it
I met with a style section reporter recently, and even though I spent 25 years as a daily print journalist, I could have done better. Here’s why, along with some tips to improve a print interview!
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Five Checkpoints to Take Note on Self-Publishing Scams | BookWhirl.com

Five Checkpoints to Take Note on Self-Publishing Scams | BookWhirl.com | IndieAuthor: Self-Publishing Simplified | Scoop.it
For self-published authors, be cautious not to fall for self-publishing scams so as not to turn your dream success into bubbles.
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Are Self-published Authors Really Authors or Even Published?

Are Self-published Authors Really Authors or Even Published? | IndieAuthor: Self-Publishing Simplified | Scoop.it
Traditional publishing still serves an important role in the book industry.

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Don Dea's curator insight, October 1, 2013 11:35 PM

Here’s a factoid: Twelve publishers rejected J.K. Rowling’s first Harry Potter book before she found a relatively small publishing house (Scholastic isn’t small any longer!) willing to give her a chance. And you know how she’s done since! There are, I’m sure, many great works of literature that have not seen the light of day because of the myopia of the book industry. And self-publishing gives those works a chance to shine.