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Things I Wish I Had Known Before Self-Publishing My Book

The first time I self-published, I was new to the process and endured many failures before I finally held my book in my hand. Here are nine things I wish I had known about self-publishing before starting the process.
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The Five Emotional Stages of Publishing A Book

You've finished writing your book! Well, hold on tight because you're on a wild roller coaster, and while that ride takes you to remarkable highs, it plummets to lows you never imagined. Welcome to the emotional stages of publishing a book.
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News From The Publishing World, January 2018

From Facebook algorithms to keynote speeches, this collection of news from the publishing world has something for every independent author (or author in the making).
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Writers, It’s Time To Let Your Heat Check Fly

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.
Market Research for your book

How To Do Market Research For Your Book

This post addresses market research for your book and the how to focus on the key elements that will help you craft a book that has the potential to be a best seller.
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Want To Write Full Time? It Takes a Work/Life Balance.

To enable myself to write full time, my work/life balance can’t be too loose or too strict. It’s critical to feed the passion and provide for myself and find the perfect levels for each.
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Keep the “ME” in your MEmoir

Without the "me" in your memoir – the fragile and imperfect person who lived the events in your story – you leave out the human element your readers long to connect with.

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