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Bust Through Writer’s Block with These Effective Exercises

The myth of “writer’s block” can be a dangerous one for self-published writers. Just using the term as a self-diagnosis for your creative block can make the challenge seem insurmountable

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Why You Need an Editor for Your Self-Published Book (and How to Find One)

Being a self-published author means you get to enjoy the creative freedom you always desired. You work on your own deadlines, and decide exactly how your book budget is spent. You’re even getting good at marketing yourself and your creative projects in the process!

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Best Book Awards for Self-Published Authors

It can be tough to stand out as a writer in a sea of indie authors. To find a loyal following, your audience needs to trust you. And what better way to earn that trust than by winning a book award?

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5 Writing Warmups to Bust Through Your Writer’s Block

Writer’s block: the sworn enemy of every author.

Much like the guy who crashed on your couch in college, it moves in at the worst time possible, makes itself comfortable, and seems intent on staying indefinitely.

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Hook More Readers with an Effective Email Campaign

Thanks to the Internet, times are always changing on the marketing front.

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The Difference Between Book Printing And Book Publishing

At first glance, book printing and book publishing can seem pretty similar. But there a few important differences for self-published authors to understand.

Book printers print and and bind your book, while book publishers are focused on owning the intellectual property of your book itself.

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5 Self-Publishing Trends to Keep You Ahead of the Game in 2018

With the increasing capabilities of the Internet, self-publishing becomes more possible for aspiring writers every year. 

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7 Common Self-Publishing Mistakes to Look Out For

Self-publishing your book is a powerful way to get your story out into the world as an aspiring author.

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7 Self-Published Authors Share Their Biggest Mistakes

Self-publishing your book has more than a handful of advantages over traditional publishing. 

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How I Got Discovered: Interview with Self-Published Author Al Arnold

As a self-published author, getting your work into the hands of a big publisher can mean a lot for your baby (er, for your book). 

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