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How I Landed An Audiobook Deal: My Self-Publishing Experience Part 7

This is the seventh entry in a series in which I detail the experience of self-publishing my book. The goal is to offer tips and strategies so you can learn from my successes and mistakes. This week: how unforeseen success can change your plans!
Wattpad

Is Wattpad Right For You?

While Wattpad’s online platform and new publishing division isn't right for every author, both mark interesting developments in the publishing world, and it’s worth taking notice.
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Your Book Needs To Be On Amazon, but…

Excerpted from our guide, "How To Publish On Amazon," get a glimpse into why Amazon is the most important (but not the only) retailer you need to focus on.
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Douglas Keister’s Race To Publish A Book About The Paradise Fire

Traditional publishing seems to be mentally moored in a slow-lane ethos. What if you don't have the luxury of time to publish a book?
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How Crowdfunding Helped Tell The Story Of Little Roo

When embarking on his Kickstarter campaign, author Chuck Miller spent a lot of time looking at other campaigns for ideas. He checked all the boxes, from producing videos to getting creative with donor rewards, on his way to achieving his goal.
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Five Self-Publishing Mistakes You Need To Avoid

The first step toward success as an independent author is educating yourself about everything involved with self-publishing. It’s what your book — this project to which you’ve invested so much emotion and time — undoubtedly deserves.
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Creating A Low-Cost Book Trailer

Creating videos can be as satisfying as writing books, so don’t be afraid to extend your communication outreach to new dimensions by producing an inexpensive, but compelling, book trailer.

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