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Weekly News: 29th November 2021

Every week, we post a curated list of links that authors should find useful or interesting. Here are this week’s links:

If you want to publish your book, email us to find out how we can help.

Weekly News: 29th November 2021

Every week, we post a curated list of links that authors should find useful or interesting. Here are this week’s links:

  • If you have writer friends, take a look at this list for gift ideas. Or just drop hints that you’d like some of them 🙂
  • Amazon UK will stop accepting VISA credit cards in January.
  • Why NFTs for authors may be a rush for fool’s gold.
  • Make sure your thriller is thrilling, not boring.
  • Use the Pomodoro technique to manage your time more effectively.
  • The NFT Bay” is a website created to illustrate that owning an NFT doesn’t stop anyone else downloading the attached artwork.
  • All about email bounce rates and how to reduce them.

If you want to publish your book, email us to find out how we can help.

Weekly News: 22nd November 2021

Every week, we post a curated list of links that authors should find useful or interesting. Here are this week’s links:

If you want to publish your book, email us to find out how we can help.

Weekly News: 15th November 2021

Every week, we post a curated list of links that authors should find useful or interesting. Here are this week’s links:

If you want to publish your book, email us to find out how we can help.

Weekly News: 8th November 2021

Every week, we post a curated list of links that authors should find useful or interesting. Here are this week’s links:

  • Kobo’s unlimited subscription service, Kobo Plus, is coming to Australia, New Zealand, and Italy.
  • Books2Read now supports print books, as well as ebooks and audiobooks.
  • Writing and publishing poetry can be a challenge, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t worthwhile.
  • You don’t have to start at the beginning.
  • Structure can help you write your book, but it’s not the whole answer.
  • Indie authors don’t generally pitch to agents and publishers, but we still have to pitch to others.
  • The conventional advice is to write a series, not a standalone novel. But can you expand a novel into a series?

If you want to publish your book, email us to find out how we can help.

Weekly News: 1st November 2021

Every week, we post a curated list of links that authors should find useful or interesting. Here are this week’s links:

If you want to publish your book, email us to find out how we can help.

Weekly News: 25th October 2021

Every week, we post a curated list of links that authors should find useful or interesting. Here are this week’s links:

  • How authors support each other on social media.
  • Amazon will start adding a transparency code to KDP Print books if the uploaded cover doesn’t include a barcode.
  • Lots of authors are looking for alternatives to Audible & ACX. Be careful, even established companies like Scribd can engage in rights grabs.
  • Facebook (or any other social media company) could delete your account at any time. Make sure you have a mailing list that you control.
  • Give your chapters titles, not just numbers. Chapter titles are useful for marketing.
  • Kristine Kathryn Rusch on deadlines.
  • Writing non-fiction? Avoid these mistakes that make your work look amateurish.

If you want to publish your book, email us to find out how we can help.

Weekly News: 18th October 2021

Every week, we post a curated list of links that authors should find useful or interesting. Here are this week’s links:

If you want to publish your book, email us to find out how we can help.

Weekly News: 11th October 2021

Every week, we post a curated list of links that authors should find useful or interesting. Here are this week’s links:

If you want to publish your book, email us to find out how we can help.

Weekly News: 4th October 2021

Every week, we post a curated list of links that authors should find useful or interesting. Here are this week’s links:

  • Details of two new scams that affect authors.
  • DeepZen and Ingram have partnered to offer AI-powered audiobooks based on voices from real actors.
  • Goodreads had lost a lot of favour with authors recently, but Penny Sansevieri argues it’s still useful.
  • The benefits and pitfalls of joining a writing group.
  • There are several ways of working with another person to get your book written. Which is best for you?
  • Most copyright enforcement on the internet is done by bots, not humans. Make sure you keep on the right side of them.
  • How to make the most of a writer’s retreat.

If you want to publish your book, email us to find out how we can help.

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