Category Archives: The Business of Writing

5 Habits of the World’s Most Successful Writers

by Justin Osborn Every writer dreams about the moment when their work hits the bestseller list. We wish for the perseverance and inspiration to churn out thousands of words each day, which will amount to more than a single bestseller. We fantasize about signing our books for thousands of adoring fans. Why is this a dream? Because it takes certain

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Five things I learned at a professional writers workshop

By Barbara G. Tarn As an introvert, marketing one’s own work is a huge challenge. Free advertising seems like a great way to get your name out. But how to do that? One way is by publishing a story with a professional magazine. Easier said than done, but better to try than admit defeat before the fight! I’ve sent out

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Multi-Author Bundles: Dos and Don’ts

by Donna Fasano Multi-author anthologies require a lot of hard work. However, if 100% of the participating authors pull together to make the boxed set a success, there are great advantages to be had. These publications can sell tens of thousands of copies which result in a widened readership and the potential for increased sales of the authors’ other titles.

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Find your next read and promote your books with Helloreads

How do you decide what you’re reading next? Checking various book lists? Asking friends? Browsing endlessly through the bottomless internet? Helloreads has built one platform to combine all of the above. The platform is sleek, easy to use, and doesn’t waste your precious time, because let’s face it, you’d rather be reading. Use Helloreads to easily track what you’re reading,

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Book Signings: So Much More Than Selling Books

By Chris Mandeville The author book signing: you sit behind piles of your gorgeous books, surrounded by adoring readers who buy your books and have you autograph them. Awesome right? But unfortunately not always realistic. Unless you are very famous, book signings can be dull affairs where the author sits alone twiddling her thumbs, smiling nervously and hoping someone will

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