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Quick Link: Should Indie Authors Put Endorsement Quotes or “Puffs” on Self-published Books?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I am one of those people who actually read the endorsement quotes. There are some that are too short to really tell you anything about the book, and I generally ignore those. The quotes with a little substance can tell you a […]

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Quick Link: The Crafting of an Editorial Letter

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Have you heard of or used an “editorial agent”? The right one is a writer’s best friend. Once they decide to accept your manuscript they help you polish it so that they are sending the best example possible to editors. Kelly, at […]

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Quick Link: Success with Audiobooks: What You Need to Know to Get Your Book Into Audio: Becky Parker Geist

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. The popularity of audiobooks keeps growing. It is a great way to add extra to your offerings and boost your bottom line. Smart authors on Amazon have a deal, where a customer can add an audiobook added for a lower price when […]

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Quick Link: 10 Questions to Ask Before You Accept a Traditional Publishing Deal

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Congratulations, you have been offered a traditional publishing deal! But before you go spending your royalties, be a smart cookie and check that deal out through and through. Susan Spann from Writer’s In The Storm has some tips on what to watch […]

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Quick Link: Oops. That Book Review’s Not Verified

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. There have been a lot of changes with Amazon’s reviews lately. I understand the need to give readers better and more trustworthy reviews but it also needs to be balanced against how difficult it is to get reviews by writers. Big Al at […]

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Quick Link: Acknowledgments: Make Them Awesome

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. My wise old granny always said have an attitude of gratitude and as authors, it is important to acknowledge those who help us. But as an author, you are already creative so make them cool. Head over to Books & Such and […]

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Quick Link: Why I’m Turning Trad-Pub Deals Down

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Elizabeth S. Craig is adding her voice in the traditional vs self-publishing conversation. Elizabeth has many options but has opted to still self-publish, because it works better for her. Check the post out to see her reasons and let us know how […]

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Quick Links: Self-Publishing Success Stories: How I Do It – with John Nicholl

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Another success story in the world of self-publishing! Check out the interview with the bestselling author of three dark psychological thrillers, John Nicholl at the Alliance Of Independent Authors. ~ * ~ Self-Publishing Success Stories: How I Do It – with John […]

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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 Link: Which Option is Better, Traditional or Self-Publishing?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Jeffrey Monaghan, guest posting on Writers And Authors, shares his thoughts about tradition vs self-publishing.  Give it a read and let us know if you think traditional publishing or indie publishing is better? ~ * ~ Which Option is Better, Traditional or […]

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Quick Links: Self-Publishing Success Stories: How I Do It – with Joseph Alexander

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. It is always nice to see how other people are managing their success and maybe getting a tip or two for your own success. At the Alliance of Independent Authors, guest author Joseph Alexander shares his thoughts on how he has been […]

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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 Link: This is Why Authors Shouldn’t Do it All

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. There are people out there who say you can self-publish an ebook for free. And it is true you can. But if you want anyone to actually read your book you have to compete against a lot of other titles, and they […]

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Quick Link: Covers Can Make or Break a Book

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Yea yea yea. I know, covers are important and you have been told that many times here and other places. But Darren Beyer, at Indies Unlimited, isn’t just telling you. He is showing you with a real world example of what a […]

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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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