Category: Getting Published

Overcoming The Challenges of Writing Your Story

12 Dec, 2018 , , , ,

When it comes to writing and publishing your very first book, be prepared for a few expected and unexpected obstacles. Sharing your story is certainly a worthy endeavor that can provide plenty of both short-term satisfaction and long-term success. But the road to get from idea to a piece of literature in print can certainly […]

Want to Get Your Reader’s Attention Quickly?

5 Dec, 2018 , , , , , , ,

If you have spent hours browsing through books online or at a brick and mortar bookstore, then you already know that those first few pages can carry a lot of weight. The beginning of your book sets the tone for the story to come. It is your opportunity to grab and hold a reader’s attention […]

Five Ways to Quickly Improve Your Writing

28 Nov, 2018 , , , , , , , , ,

It takes a lot of practice and hard work to create a book — even if it’s your own story! And even top selling authors have to continually hone their craft, and constantly work to improve their writing skills. Luckily, if you are on a mission to be a better writer – which is a […]

The Surprising Mental Benefits of Writing

21 Nov, 2018 , , , , , , , , , ,

Writing isn’t just a way to get your story out to the masses – it’s also a therapeutic exercise that can have world of benefits for your mood, your mental capabilities, and your overall outlook! In fact, researchers and psychologists around the world have studied the benefits of putting pen to paper, (or fingertips to […]

For Authors: A Guide to Proofreading

13 Nov, 2018 , , , , , , ,

You’ve finished your last page, you’ve used your spelling and grammar check throughout your massive document, and you’re ready to share your story with the world! But there’s still one last step to go that’s arguably one of the most important in the writing process – Proofreading. The good news is that with a partner […]

Three Reasons Why You Should Share Your Story

8 Nov, 2018 , , , , ,

One of the biggest roadblocks new writers face, especially if they are writing about something personal and important to them, is the fear that no one wants to hear what they have to say. Putting yourself on paper, and exposing your story to the world, can certainly be intimidating because it takes a lot of courage […]

Six Ways to Stimulate Creativity And Improve Your Book

24 Oct, 2018 , , , , , , , ,

Every author has that moment during the writing process when they hit a wall. It can come during a challenging part of your story, when you’re first outlining your book, or even in the midst of writing. It’s when you suddenly find yourself staring at a blank page, with no direction on how to proceed. […]

Five Tips for Boosting and Promoting Your Book

12 Sep, 2018 , , , , , , ,

Once your book is written and ready to publish, the challenge for any writer is to get it read! So how do you share your story, and generate interest once it’s on the market? Start with these key marketing tips to ensure that your book is as popular as possible, regardless of your unique story. […]

The Ultimate Guide to Editing Your Book

29 Aug, 2018 , , , , ,

Book editing is one of the most important steps of book writing.   It is a process that requires much concentration and focus because it involves the thorough analysis of the entire manuscript or the rough draft and turning it into a polished product. Here, you’re also going to be applying corrections wherever needed.   […]

Tell Your Story and Write The Book You Want to Read

23 Aug, 2018 , , , , , ,

Writing is an art and a science.   I always like to say that writing a book is like baking chocolate chip cookies. All you need is the right recipe.   At the same time, writing a book is a very personal, creative process that pushes you beyond your limits and anything you thought yourself […]

If You Can Manage These Steps, You Can Publish A Book!

15 Aug, 2018 , , , , , , , ,

For most soon-to-be authors, that actual writing is the most difficult part. At the same time, it’s also the most rewarding!   But, whether you believe it or not, writing a book is actually a fairly easy process, IF you have the recipe. Think of it like baking chocolate chip cookies. If you have all […]

Want to Be an Author? There’s No Better Time Than the Present

5 Jul, 2018 , , , , , , ,

Do you have a flair for writing and dream of becoming a published author?   Plenty of people share this dream, but they also share a common problem: financial constraints.   It used to be that publishing a book was only for the uber-wealthy or those who landed a multi-million dollar book deal from a […]

Write a Book and Earn the Credibility You’ve Always Dreamed Of

1 Nov, 2017 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Think of the last article or book you read. What made you believe and trust the source? Did someone recommend it to you? Did you already know the author? Regardless of your motivation, one criterion had to be met: credibility. We are inclined to trust others when the source is: Credible; Reliable; Helf in high […]

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