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Articles about the business aspects of publishing and self-publishing.

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Quick Link:How to Start Your Own Publishing Company

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Not every indie writer needs to become a publisher, but there are a lot of advantages even if the only books you publish are your own. But it is always nice to give back and if you have figured out how to […]

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Quick Links: Author Blogs: 5 Bad Reasons for Authors to Blog and 5 Good Ones

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I LOVE this post by Anne R. Allen! In my day job, you know the one that pays the bills, I develop WordPress sites for people.  I still get people who think that if they put a post or two, the world […]

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Quick Link: Top Time Savers for Social Media and Blogging

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. A really great post from Elizabeth Spann Craig on how she saves time with her social media responsibilities. Worthy of a bookmark! ~ * ~ Top Time Savers for Social Media and Blogging by Elizabeth S. Craig, @elizabethscraig The biggest complaint I […]

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Quick Link: 7 Essentials for Your Book Launch

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Today’s offering is about that most wonderful of things, getting ready to launch your book!  Hooray for you! But before you break open the champagne, check out the post by Keely Brooke Keith at Helping Writers Become Authors to make sure you […]

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Quick Links – Should You Pay for a Publicist?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Dorit Sasson, posting at Jane Friedman, shares her experiences and costs of hiring a publicist.  As an indie author, you should be willing to spend a little money on a great cover and a great editor, but is it worth it to […]

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Quick Links: The 5 Most Common Mistakes Writers Make When Seeking Book Reviews

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Reviews are very important for all authors, but especially for indie authors. Good reviews help legitimize your writing and encourage other readers to check out your book. But getting reviews are very difficult.  At Live Write Thrive, Gisela Hausmann gives out tips […]

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Quick Links: How To Best Optimize Your Blog Posts for SEO

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. You have probably heard about SEO, and even know that it means Search Engine Optimization and that having good SEO means your site gets better traffic. However, SEO is a tricky thing, even for professionals. Over at Bad Redhead Media, Rachel Thompson […]

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Quick Links: Breathe! The Copyeditor Has Your Back

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. One of the most important things you can do as an indie author is hire professionals to help you. According to author and freelance editor, Dario Ciriello one of the best choices is a good copyeditor. Read Dairo’s post at Janice Hardy’s […]

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Quick Link: Clause by Clause: Options

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. We have another great post on contracts from Kelly at Pub Crawl. This time the topic is options clauses! ~ * ~ Clause by Clause: Options  Kelly Aug 8 2016 Hi everyone! This is the first installment of a new series I’m […]

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Quick Link: Selling Books on Social Media: 4 Steps to Less Wasted Time

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Want some help getting your social media responsibilities under control? (This is coming from someone who just spent way to much time on Pinterest.) Chris Syme has some great tips on how to make the most of your social media marketing over […]

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Quick Links: How to Write (and Not to Write) an Author Bio

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. At Fiction University, guest poster Gail Carriger writes on how to give your author bio a little pizazz and make it part of your marketing tools instead of something to just check off your to-do list. On a personal note, I am […]

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Quick Links: Where Do Consumers Get Their e-Books From?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Ever wonder what the breakdown of e-book purchases looked like?  While not a comprehensive sample, Michael Kozlowski at Good EReader ran a poll to find out where people got their eBooks from, and the results are still interesting. ~ * ~ Where […]

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Quick Link: Publishing: Kindle Scout Case Study

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Do you Kindle Scout? I do, as a reader I love it. I love being able to help authors generate buzz for their titles and finding new works to read. If your book is selected by Amazon, you get a contract and […]

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Quick Link: This Is The Reason Your Author Platform Impacts Book Sales

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Rachel Thompson, at Bad Redhead Media does not mince words! But if you want to know what you can do in terms of marketing your book, and don’t mind a little bluntness, she has got some great tips for you. If you […]

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Quick Link: Query Letters Part 1: The Pitch

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. First of all, congratulations to the Chicago Cubs!  Sorry Indian fans, but wow what a game! I am sure you all heard my family yelling as we watched! But now to talk about a different type of pitch, your query letter. This is […]

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