Our Favorite Black Friday Offers for Writers in 2020

Our Favorite Black Friday Offers for Writers in 2020

As we head into Black Friday and Cyber Monday for 2020, there are some great deals on courses, software, and books for writers. We think there will be something on this list that will help you become a better, more successful writer. We’ll continue scouring the internet for deals this week, but if you come across any others, let us know and we’ll add them to the list!

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Format Your eBook for Self-Publishing with These User-Friendly Tools

Format Your eBook for Self-Publishing with These User-Friendly Tools

Are you self-publishing on a limited budget? Learn how to format your eBook with these low-budget user-friendly tools.

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Get the Most Out of Your Editor by Preparing Your Manuscript First

Get the Most Out of Your Editor by Preparing Your Manuscript First

Are you a new author? Find out the professional steps you should take to prepare a book manuscript for an editor.

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SelfPubCon: Don't Miss This Top Online Conference for Indie Authors

SelfPubCon: Don't Miss This Top Online Conference for Indie Authors

The Self-Publishing Advice Conference (#SelfPubCon) is an online author conference. It runs free of charge twice yearly, in association with the Alliance of Independent Authors and attracts the cream of self-publishing experts and advisors as speakers and sponsors. #SelfPubCon offers 24 sessions over 24 hours of excellent self-publishing webinars and presentations, so you can watch the conference unfold live, from wherever you are in the world.

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How to Pick the Best Self-Publishing Services For Your Book

How to Pick the Best Self-Publishing Services For Your Book

You've written a book. Now, you can publish it! All by yourself. It's the golden age of self-publishing, after all. We share how to choose the right self-publishing service for you and your work.

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The Final Step: Reading Your Manuscript Out Loud

The Final Step: Reading Your Manuscript Out Loud

There's no such thing as a perfect manuscript, but you'll get as close as possible if you read your book out loud before you publish. Here's why.

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Do You Need a Synopsis When You Self-Publish?

Do You Need a Synopsis When You Self-Publish?

Have you wondered if you need a synopsis when self-publishing? You don't, but it can be a fantastic tool for improving your writing, working with cover designers, and writing compelling copy to sell your book. Here are five key ways you can use your book synopsis.

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Indie Publishing on a Budget

Indie Publishing on a Budget

Have a story you need to tell, but afraid you don't have the budget? Here are some tips for publishing your story without breaking the bank. Here's how you can become an indie author on a budget.

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How to Use Amazon to Make Your Book a Bestseller Without a Publisher

How to Use Amazon to Make Your Book a Bestseller Without a Publisher

Today, anyone with a laptop can publish books. In this article, we'll discuss what you need to know about Amazon and what you can do to make your book stand out among millions of book titles. This is the ultimate game plan for self-published authors.

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How to Publish Your Book Yourself: Four Steps to Your Self-Publishing Dream

How to Publish Your Book Yourself: Four Steps to Your Self-Publishing Dream

If you're on the fence about self-publishing, Chandler Bolt of the Self-Publishing School has four pieces of advice for you. The main one? Books have far too much power for doubt to be allowed to overwhelm their potential. Here's why you should ditch the self-publishing doubt and dive in.

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7 Grammar Rules Your Editor Wants You to Know

7 Grammar Rules Your Editor Wants You to Know

You don't want to send an overworked and underpaid editor a manuscript with glaring grammar and punctuation errors. Especially if the editor decides whether your piece runs or not. Send in a poorly edited piece, and you will end up in the slush pile. No editor has time for drastic rewrites.

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7 Self-Publishing Traps That Keep New Authors From Success

7 Self-Publishing Traps That Keep New Authors From Success

7 traps that keep new authors from book publishing success. From pre-publishing errors, to book listing oversights, to author online presence, here's how to avoid common mistakes.

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Indie Publishing vs. Traditional Publishing: Which is Best?

Indie Publishing vs. Traditional Publishing: Which is Best?

Are you ready to strike out on your own and become an independent author? Indie author Kyle A. Massa examines the best reasons to say yes.

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How to Write a Book: The Best Creative Writing Courses Online

How to Write a Book: The Best Creative Writing Courses Online

There is a wealth of information out there about writing fiction and selling your books. How do you know which courses are worth your time and money? Check out our list of the eight best online courses for fiction writers.

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7 Steps to Structure Your Non-Fiction Book: Reach Readers and Make Sales

7 Steps to Structure Your Non-Fiction Book: Reach Readers and Make Sales

Thinking of writing non-fiction? Follow these seven structural steps for a book that will engage readers, lead them to success, and drive sales.

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