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publishing your book

Your Checklist To Publishing Your Book in 2019

Got a goal to be publishing your book before the end of the year? You can do it! And this checklist can help put you on the road to publishing in 2019.
self-publishing company

How To Work With A Self-Publishing Company

If you plan to work with a self-publishing company, start the production process early on. Make a connection with the company who will produce your book and allay the uncertainty you feel as you ponder the unknowns of the self-publishing process.
publishing a book

The Most Important Part Of Writing And Publishing A Book

The most important part of writing and publishing a book is always whatever you are working on at the moment. Here's a guide to get you started.
Marie Kondo

What Marie Kondo Can Teach Us About Decluttering Our Prose

When "Tidying Up" aired early in January 2019 on Netflix, hordes of fans clamored for more of Marie Kondo's animism when dealing with all their "stuff." Kondo peddles the concept of perfect control over your things instead of letting your things control you. Writers, we can take a page out of Kondo's book.
publication-quality

Green-light editing: What makes publication-quality text?

Publication-quality text is what agents, editors, and readers are looking for — and they can tell whether you have it in the first paragraph, or even the first sentence.
self-edit

Cut and Cut (and Cut Again) — The Self-edit Credo

A self-edit should have you cutting what doesn't add to your written work. Strive for simple, effective construction of phrases to achieve a better final product.
filling the holes in your story

Filling The Holes In Your Story

You may think your manuscript is ready for publication, but are there holes in your story? A beta reader can help determine if there's still work to do.

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