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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 […]

Ignore The Excuses and Write Your Story

31 Oct, 2018 , , , , , , , ,

Crafting your personal story into a book is an ambitious undertaking to be sure. And when you are first sitting down to outline your story, the process ahead can seem daunting. This is exactly why many people who have the desire to tell and share their story never quite seem to reach the finish line. […]

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. […]

Why It’s Important to Find Your Community of Writers

18 Oct, 2018 , , , , , ,

Writers often have a “go it alone” kind of attitude, and it’s easy to see why. Writers work on their own schedule and pace, utilize their own voice, and create an independent work that represents their story, style, and distinct identity. But when it comes to writing in all forms – from short stories or […]

Making Your Story Stand Out in A Crowd

10 Oct, 2018 , , , , , , , , ,

The hardest part about sharing your unique story is writing it, no question about it. But what happens once you are polishing your final pages, and are ready to share your story with the world? How do you make sure it stands out in a crowd? Garnering attention is a tricky endeavor for even the most […]

The Most Common Mistakes New Writers Make

26 Sep, 2018 , , , , , , ,

Writing a book is a long and continually thoughtful process. So if this is your first time putting your words to paper, it’s understandable that you may not have every aspect of creating the perfect book covered. Do you have a great story you want to share, and have the ambition to move forward with […]

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. […]

How to Make Time for Writing Your Book

5 Sep, 2018 , , , ,

Procrastination is a big problem for busy writers! All too often, we are consumed with the tasks of the day at hand, and it’s easy to put our writing plans on the back burner. And once this occurs, it can slip into a regular pattern as we find more and more excuses not to sit […]

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.   […]

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