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Weekly News: 21st June 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: 14th June 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: 7th June 2021

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

  • ALLi want to hear your thoughts and ideas around AI for indie authors.
  • Memoir writers shouldn’t ignore the good times.
  • Eight ways to get your emails into more inboxes.
  • You should work on building your confidence as an author.
  • Many authors are reluctant to be political in their writing, but perhaps they shouldn’t be.
  • Building your platform and marketing isn’t selling. It is (or can be) much more fun than that.
  • It’s all about style: style sheets, style guides, and writing style.

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

Weekly News: 31st May 2021

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

  • Enhance your fiction by using different conflict styles.
  • Why it’s a mistake to ask how much authors earn.
  • New scams to watch out for: conference invitations and Goodreads extortion schemes.
  • You don’t need to spend money on marketing. You need to use your creativity.
  • How to turn an idea into a fully-fledged sci-fi story.
  • How to plan out a series.
  • Why should you have an author website?

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

Weekly News: 24th May 2021

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

  • Why hire a cover designer?
  • How some SelfPub services are using nondisclosure terms to silence their author clients.
  • Parentheses: when and how to use them.
  • How much money do authors really make from writing books?
  • Alliance of Independent Authors has some ideas for more places to sell your books.
  • Interesting advice from Lisa Ellison for anyone writing a memoir.
  • The challenges of writing your first novel.

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

Weekly News: 17th May 2021

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

  • Many of us have little spare time. Here’s how to make the most of the short periods you have.
  • Choosing the right categories for your book can help boost sales.
  • There’s no single marketing tactic that will work to sell books.
  • Don’t worry about making mistakes with marketing. They’re not just inevitable, they’re essential.
  • How the heroine’s journey differs from the hero’s journey, and how to write it well.
  • How to write a realistic fight when the combatants aren’t trained in fighting.

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

Weekly News: 10th May 2021

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

  • Heart-pounding romance doesn’t have to include sex scenes.
  • Your protagonist should be sympathetic, but that doesn’t mean they have to be likeable.
  • World building isn’t just for fantasy and scifi authors.
  • The writing process: Putting your stories in “the drawer“.
  • Struggling to find topics to blog about? Here are 54 ways to find ideas. One for every week of the year, plus a couple of bonuses.
  • This is a rather fun way of combining two books back-to-back.

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

Weekly News: 3rd May 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: 26th April 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: 19th April 2021

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

  • Scammers are now using big publishers’ names and trademarks to convince people that they’re legitimate.
  • Ways to use audio for marketing (not just podcasts and audiobooks)
  • Make sure you aren’t making these mistakes with your passwords.
  • Characters are central to a novel. Make sure you get their development right.
  • How being a guest on a podcast can help you to sell books.
  • Lessons you can learn from binge-watching TV series.
  • Why you should hire a formatter to create your print book interior and ebook file.

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

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