How to Format Your Manuscript (Even If You Hate Computers)

November 27, 2018

Before an Acquisitions Editor or an Agent reads a word of your manuscript, they can tell if it’s properly formatted. That’s crucial. Why? It’s about more than looks. Sure, they’re going to decide on buying your work largely on the writing and market potential. So… [Continue reading below]

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How to Publish a Book

How To Publish a Book: My Ultimate Guide From 40+ Years of Experience

September 25, 2018

So you’ve finished writing your book—perhaps a lifelong dream—and now you want to get it published. Where do you go from here? You poured your heart and soul into the writing, and I hope you also spent countless hours editing and revising. Any seasoned expert… [Continue reading below]

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Editors’ Wish List When Working with Nonfiction Writers

Editors’ Wish List When Working with Nonfiction Writers

December 28, 2017

What follows is common sense, but you’d be surprised at how many novice writers skip too many of the suggestions on this list. You can get a leg up on the competition by following these to a T. And if you’re primarily a fiction writer,… [Continue reading below]

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How to create your own author website

How to Create Your Own Author Website in the Next Hour…And Why You Need To

July 4, 2017

If you’re an author, published yet 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 a platform—a following, a tribe, visibility. Well, that all… [Continue reading below]

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