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February 21, 2014, Leave a Comment

For self-publishing authors, hiring a book editor can be a daunting task. It’s a significant financial investment in the quality of your work, so you need to be diligent in […]

Are degrees in self-publishing the new trend?

Do You Need a Degree in Self-Publishing?

February 10, 2014, 1 Comment

The University of Central Lancashire is taking the world of self-publishing by storm with its new MA degree in self-publishing. Unlike other programs ...

Are you ready to gather your deductions and income?

Tax Tips for Self-Publishing Writers

February 3, 2014, Leave a Comment

Tax season is upon us, and it’s time to get organized to file. While you don’t need to be an expert in the financial arts (consider hiring a g ...

You know Netflix. Are you ready to get Scribd?

Should You Upload Your Self-Published Book to Scribd?

January 31, 2014, Leave a Comment

Have you heard of Scribd? It offers a monthly subscription service for book consumers that is available via all major mobile devices and tablets — t ...

  • Familiar enough with Word to finish your book?
    Using Word with Your Book Editor
    November 22, 2013, Leave a Comment

    As you prepare to work with your book editor, it’s crucial to take some time to learn the ins and outs of Microsoft Word’s editing and collaborative tools. The more […]

  • Do you know how much self-publishing will cost?
    How to Budget for Your Self-Published Book
    November 15, 2013, Leave a Comment

    Deciding to self-publish your book is a huge step. It’s not just going from “writer” to “published author” – it’s going from “writer” to “small business owner.” Your book becomes […]

  • Author Harper Lee
    Writing Tip Wednesday: It Takes Guts
    November 13, 2013, Leave a Comment

    There are many traits that define successful authors. Whether you’re seeing a traditional press or going the route of self-publishing, the one thing you need (other than the will to […]