What's in a Blurb? How to Write the Perfect Book Description

What's in a Blurb? How to Write the Perfect Book Description

It can feel overwhelming to capture the essence of your book in a short description, but it's important your blurb fits your genre. Here are some things to keep in mind based on an analysis of the top-selling books in multiple genres.

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How to Reach Out to Book Bloggers and Book Influencers to Promote Your Book

How to Reach Out to Book Bloggers and Book Influencers to Promote Your Book

It's important to get your book promoted by book bloggers and book influencers. Here's our guide on where and how to approach them, and how to work closely with them.

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New Novelist? Plan Your Next Writing

New Novelist? Plan Your Next Writing

Starting a novel? Now is the time to set your course. Writing a novel is a lot of work, but the right mindset and action will get you there.

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A Professional Editor Reveals the Dos and Don'ts of Writing Your Query Letter

A Professional Editor Reveals the Dos and Don'ts of Writing Your Query Letter

Writing a query letter can be a daunting task. We're here to help make it a little easier.

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5 Creative Ways for Non-Fiction Authors to Secure Speaking Engagements

5 Creative Ways for Non-Fiction Authors to Secure Speaking Engagements

Non-fiction authors should consider becoming public speakers to supplement their income and sell more books. This article discusses the nine creative ways to secure lucrative speaking gigs.

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How to Write an Enticing Book Description

How to Write an Enticing Book Description

A good book description is essential to sales. How can you write your own? Author Kyle A. Massa has some tips that might help.

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Everything You Need to Know about Working with a Book Publicist

Everything You Need to Know about Working with a Book Publicist

Working with a book publicist could be the key to making it as an author and establishing yourself long term.

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Using a Sales Funnel for Your eBooks

Using a Sales Funnel for Your eBooks

If you want to be a successful writer, it helps to be a savvy marketer. In this article, the founder of Hack Spirit shows you how to use sales funnels to sell your own books and products.

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How to Connect with Book Bloggers to Promote Your Book

How to Connect with Book Bloggers to Promote Your Book

Now that you've written and published your book, it's time to market it! Book bloggers can help you promote your work. Follow these tips to increase your chances of success when working with book bloggers.

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The Perks of Being an Indie Author

The Perks of Being an Indie Author

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 Optimize Your Goodreads Author Page

How to Optimize Your Goodreads Author Page

Goodreads is a powerful platform for writers who want more readers. Learn how to improve your Goodreads profile in this article.

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Free Live Workshop with Chandler Bolt of Self-Publishing School

Free Live Workshop with Chandler Bolt of Self-Publishing School

Free workshop alert! ProWritingAid's Lisa Lepki is hosting a free workshop with Chandler Bolt of Self-Publishing School.

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10 Red Flags Signifying a Horrible Freelance Writing Client

10 Red Flags Signifying a Horrible Freelance Writing Client

Have you ever had a freelance writing client who was an absolute nightmare to work with? Or are you hunting for your first (or newest) client and hoping to avoid such experiences? It's true that there are tons of freelance writing clients who will pay great money, but it's also true that many pay peanuts and ask far too much. Here's how to avoid horrible clients.

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Our Favorite Black Friday Offers for Writers

Our Favorite Black Friday Offers for Writers

As we head into **Black Friday** and **Cyber Monday** for 2019, 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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How to Write a Killer Book Proposal

How to Write a Killer Book Proposal

Your book proposal opens or closes the door to the publishing world. Thus, it's critical to get it right first time. In this article, we discuss how to write a compelling book proposal.

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