how to write a children's book

How to Write a Children’s Book and Submit It to Publishers

March 22, 2022

Publishing a children’s book in today’s extremely competitive market can be tough. And because most such books require four-color illustrations, they are also the most expensive to print — though most publishers have this done overseas. You might think it’s easier to write children’s books because they’re shorter than adult novels. Well, they might not […]

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author website

A Comprehensive Guide to Creating an Effective Author Website

July 2, 2021

If you’re an author, published or not, you need your own website. Period. Why am I so forthright about this? Because of the realities of publishing today. You’ve heard and read of your need for an author platform—a following, a tribe, visibility. Well, that all starts with having your own author website. Regardless of what […]

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How to become an author

How to Become an Author: Your Complete Guide

June 22, 2021

So you want to become an author… Well, I have good news and bad news. The bad news first: Writing your book won’t be easy. If you’re in the middle of that right now, you know exactly what I mean. But here’s the good news: All that work could open some amazing possibilities for you: […]

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Guide to christian writing contests in 2017

Your Ultimate Guide to Writing Contests Through 2022

May 10, 2021

Regardless where you are on your writing journey, you can benefit from entering contests. The right contest can tell you: Where you stand How you measure up against the competition What you still need to learn And you could win cash. That’s why my team researched a wide range of high-quality contests. We’ve included free […]

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smart email list building

3 Smart Email List Building Tips for Authors

March 8, 2021

Guest post by: R.J. Weiss Afraid there’s too much competition for the attention of your potential readers in the crowded social media space? You’re right! There is. This is where email marketing shines. Email newsletters get opened at a far greater rate than social media posts do. Let me show you the three most important […]

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