So You Wanna Write A Book?

Over the years I have focused on my "So You Wrote A Book" series to help newer authors navigate the world of independent publishing.  Yet, what about people who stop here and would like to write a book, but...

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So you wrote a book now what: FREE Author Resources Guide

  I am super excited to introduce a really great resource I found.   It's FREE.  Click here to go and sign up for it.  This is something the founder of AuthorGrow put together to help guide you in your path. ...

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So you wrote a book, now what: Website Stuff

I'm in a lot of author groups on the web.  I see other authors posting a lot about newsletters, domains, and websites.  Websites kinda freak out those that are not "technology savvy".  So, that got me thinking maybe YOU...

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Master Blurbs!

I hate writing blurbs.  I have never met a single author that enjoyed writing their blurb.  Is it too long?  Is it too short?  What the heck do I put in here!?  Example.  I overhauled the blurb for The...

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Learn How To Write A Novella In 14 Days!!!!

I know I have been a bit scattered lately in where I am posting.  Apparently the Facebook crisis of 2018 was a false alarm.  I still try to plan to post some from my phone, but truth be told,...

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So, you want to write a successful series? Read this!

A few weeks ago I brought you an article about a class I was taking.  Yes, it is a very involved commitment and not really for the faint of heart; however, as I mentioned the instructor is breaking the...

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So you wrote a book, now what: MOO Cards

I promised in my last entry that I would eventually show you what I came up with in place of "drop cards" since I am too poor to initiate production of those.  Enter MOO cards and Printfinity.  Along with the...

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So you wrote a book, now what: Distribution

And here we are at the last part of my blog tutorial.  Distribution is not the same thing as “publishing” although a lot of these places say “publish with us and distribute here”.   Most of these places are going...

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So you wrote a book, now what: Covers

Finally we have arrived at the part where I tell you all about covers.  I know I break all the rules because “you shouldn’t design your own covers”.   But, I also know my covers are pretty.  I say you...

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So you wrote a book, now what: Formatting

Part 3 of my "tutorial" about publishing.  Theoretically at this point, you should have a "copyrighted" and "edited" work ready for formatting.  Now, I know what you are thinking.  You want to know about making a pretty cover.  Nope.  Right...

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