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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 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:

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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.

Weekly News: 27th September 2021

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

  • Authors have many options these days. How do you choose the one that’s right for you?
  • We’d all like to be more productive in our writing. These ideas might help.
  • New opportunities appear at a dizzying rate. Kristine Kathryn Rusch on how to work out which ones are worth pursuing.
  • Joanna Penn has been a full-time author entrepreneur for a decade. Here’s what she’s learned in that time.
  • Being approached by an overseas publisher is exciting, but a note of caution is advisable.
  • The pages your website should have, and the ones that are good to have.
  • Your website theme came with stock images and text. Make sure you delete all of it.

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

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