How many now famous authors toiled in obscurity or were labeled heretical or insignificant while alive, only to be recognized as genius after they died?
Ready to throw out a heat check for your writing? Wherever you are in your career, novice or published author, do something so audacious and take such a long shot that it seems a little crazy.
Print on demand books for the independent author haven't just leveled the playing field, they've changed the nature of the game. It is now cost-effective to print books as needed, not relying on offset printers to churn out thousands of books to justify the fixed costs.
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Are you an aspiring writer or an experienced author looking to learn the keys to nurturing a successful career as an independent author? Then join us at The 2017 BookBaby Independent Authors Conference!
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What is an eBook? An eBook is a digital version of your manuscript that consist of text, images, or both. An eBook can be read on most mobile devices, all of which can hold hundreds of titles at once. It's like taking a library with you on the go.
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With patience and commitment, you can find funding for your book. This post has advice on how to pursue grants, crowdfund, enter contests, and freelance your way to funding your book.
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Author, book publishing expert, and coach Judith Briles (AKA The Book Shepherd) joined our February #BBchat Twitter Chat to discuss book publishing blunders for first-time authors.
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