Category: Self Publishing

Self Publishing

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How to Throw a Book Launch Party

A book launch party is an excellent way to debut your newest novel to the world.  For those who are household names or have support of a large, traditional publisher, the party is probably thrown on your behalf.  For independent authors or those who don’t have a publisher’s support, the burden of throwing a party […]

Books & Publishing Self Publishing Writing & Editing

How to Self Publish Your First Book

Not that many years ago, self publishing was traditional publishing’s ugly step-sister.  It was associated strictly with vanity publishing – paying thousands to have paperbacks published yourself – and had a reputation of being the course of last resort for terrible writers. Thanks to the internet opinions have begun to change, and self publishing is […]

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Book Reviews Matter: Here’s Why

Are you an avid reader?  If so, when was the last time you left a review on Amazon and/or Goodreads?  If it’s been a while, you’re not alone.  Many readers neglect* to leave book reviews.  Reviews, however, are vitally important in today’s digital world. They are mutually beneficial to readers and authors.  Here’s how: Readers […]

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15 Self-Publishing Pros and Cons

Self-publishing has increased in popularity in recent years. It is defined as publishing without the aid of a publisher.  Authors maintain complete control of the entire process, but also can incur costs. Traditional publishing is defined as a publisher purchasing the rights to publish an author’s book. Generally, the author uses a literary agent to […]

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