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The Pros And Cons Of Independent Publishing

Are you thinking about indie publishing your novel?

If so, you probably have a lot of questions like…

What kind of book cover should I design? How do I format an ebook? Should I produce physical copies of my book or stick to ebooks only? How should I price my self-published books? 

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The Pros And Cons Of Traditional Publishing

Are you hoping to traditionally publish your novel? If so, it probably feels like there are a thousand questions to answer…

Do you need an agent? How do you get an agent? What’s involved in the querying process? How much do traditionally published authors get paid in royalties?

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10 Querying Mistakes (& How to Avoid Them)

Writing an effective query letter is something that many writers struggle with. It can be a super nerve-wracking task even though most queries are only one page long. But if you've ever written a query letter yourself, you know it's not always the easiest or most straightforward thing!

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10 Reasons Why Novels Get Rejected

Publishers give many reasons why they don’t want to pick up a particular book.

For example, sometimes the story itself works, but the timing just isn’t right for the publisher. 

And if that’s the case, you can’t do anything about it except start writing something...

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How to Identify Your Story's Ideal Reader

When you’re absorbed in the task of writing a novel, it can be easy to forget that the whole point of what you’re trying to do is engage a reader and satisfy his or her expectations of your story.

But if you don’t know who your ideal reader is, how can you possibly write a story...

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