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Publishing News Roundup Series: Nook Closes Hundreds of Indie Author Accounts

by Maureen Crisp  •  August 28, 2017

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  The whole point of self-publishing is to have your published work out for readers to find. But what happens when the ability to publish is taken away?


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Publishing News Roundup Series: What Makes a Book “Award” Material?

by Maureen Crisp  •  August 22, 2017

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  You just wrote a book. It’s the best book. Everyone will love it. You can see the awards before you.


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Publishing News Roundup Series: The Problems Children’s Writers Face When Marketing Books

by Maureen Crisp  •  August 14, 2017

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  Book marketing is always difficult, especially for self-published writers.


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Publishing News Roundup Series: The Response to Continued Publishing Changes

by Maureen Crisp  •  August 11, 2017

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  The publishing world is constantly changing. How can we keep up with it?


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Three Simple Hacks to Help Build Your Author Mailing List

by Miral Sattar  •  July 31, 2017

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It’s great to diversity and sell your books through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo and other distribution channels, but the rules for those platforms are constantly changing.


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Publishing News Roundup Series: Scamming in the Publishing Industry

by Maureen Crisp  •  July 25, 2017

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  With anything Internet related there is always risk for scams. Even with publishing.


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Increase Your Author Blog Traffic This Summer With Our Search Tricks

by Miral Sattar  •  July 20, 2017

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One thing I always encourage our authors to do is have a regularly updated blog.


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Publishing News Roundup Series: Why You Should Always Backup Your Work

by Maureen Crisp  •  July 19, 2017

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  The worst possible nightmare for a writer: write it, get it all done, and your computer freezes and you lose it all.


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5 Questions About The BookLife Prize With Carl Pritzkat

by Miral Sattar  •  July 11, 2017

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We’re so excited to be offering Bibliocrunch and Learn Self-Publishing Fast readers a $10 discount to the Publishers Weekly BookLife Prize. The prize is open to self-published authors ONLY. The winner receives a cash prize of $5,000 as well as a profile in Publishers Weekly. We had a chance to ask Carl Pritzkat a few

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Publishing News Roundup Series: Planning Successful Book Launches and Giveaways

by Maureen Crisp  •  July 10, 2017

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  Some of the most fun parts of book releases are the launch parties and giveaways.