Category Archives: Writing Resources

Hiring a Freelance Editor: Pricing and Getting the Most for Your Money

Originally posted on The Sarcastic Muse:
I was chatting with my cousin a few weeks ago about freelance work. He used to work as a graphic designer—doing logos and such—and so he knows how difficult it can be to find…

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You’re Now a Raging Success

Originally posted on The Paperbook Blog:
I don’t even know how to begin this post… The last time I typed words into this blog was one day before my birthday, all the way back in April. Two days later, I…

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Facebook Groups for Indie Authors

Maybe Facebook does have something to offer Indie authors. Check out this list of FB groups by Cate Russell-Cole.

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Penguin Random House Merger Helps Author Solutions Exploit Writers

Originally posted on David Gaughran:
Penguin and Random House officially merged on July 1 creating the largest trade publisher in the world. This merger has given fresh impetus to one of their subsidiaries to scam unsuspecting writers – Author Solutions,…

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Publishing with iUniverse — Yea or Nay? (an iUniverse review)

Before we get into the nitty gritty details of this topic, let’s begin with establishing what exactly iUniverse is, and what makes it different from traditional publishing and self-publishing. In a nutshell, there are three types of publishing: So there’s…

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Marketing/self publishing with Harry Steinman

Originally posted on readful things blog:
When you first begin anything, there is cause to be frightened of the unknown. Searching out unfamiliar territory and trying to get everything you need lined out for a new book project is no…

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Book Advertising Sites

Book Advertising Sites.  Check out this list of sites to advertise your books, with commentary from Charles E Yallowitz.  Definitely bookmark-worthy!

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Success is in the Eye of the Beholder

Originally posted on Legends of Windemere:
So, I’ve gotten into a few ‘debates’ with people on this side of the computer.  This ‘debate’ is about what constitutes success for a self-published author.  Back in the day, you were successful when…

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Bored and Researching Editing Software

Originally posted on Lea At Sea:
I have been researching Manuscript Editing Software for the last few hours. So far I have found some interesting things! I even tested one out a little bit. I honestly think this might be…

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From the Red Room: Reality Check? by Jules Jacob

For anyone looking to self-publish your poetry (or any other writing for that matter), you may want to read the following post by Jules Jacob: Reality Check? Ms. Jacob’s essay is a response to an article posted in the January/February issue … Continue reading

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