The BookBaby Blog’s top 10 articles from 2013


Top 10 articles for self-published authorsWe published a lot of articles in 2013, providing independent authors with free tips on how to write, publish, and market books successfully.

Now that 2013 is behind us, I thought we could recap some of our readers’ favorite articles from last year.

Without further fanfare, here they are:

1. Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules for Writing

2. How to Correctly Format Your Book Interior Using Word: Word Templates for Proper Book Formatting

3. Get Reviews for Your Self-Published Book

4. Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling

5. Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 rules for writing a short story

6. Ten Free (or Mostly Free) Book Launch Strategies

7. Ten Things New Writers Need to Know

8. How to legally quote song lyrics in your book

9. A Checklist of Basic Promotion Materials for Indie Authors

10. Six Essential Tips For Your Own Stay-at-Home Writing Retreat

What was your favorite publishing-related article from last year? Let me know in the comments section below.

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Chris Robley is an award-winning poet, songwriter, performer, and music producer who now lives in Portland, Maine after more than a decade in Portland, Oregon. His music has been praised by NPR, the LA Times, the Boston Globe, and others. Skyscraper Magazine said he is “one of the best short-story musicians to come along in quite some time.” Robley’s poetry has been published or is forthcoming in POETRY, Prairie Schooner, Poetry Northwest, Beloit Poetry Journal, RHINO, Magma Poetry, and more. He is the 2013 winner of Boulevard's Poetry Prize for Emerging Writers and the 2014 recipient of a Maine Literary Award in the category of "Short Works Poetry."


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