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Publishing News Roundup Series: The NYT Bestseller List Gets Rigged

by Maureen Crisp  •  September 5, 2017

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It always amazing for an author to get their book on the NYT┬ábestseller list. That’s why it hurts so much when statistics are rigged and an author loses their chance to be on the list.


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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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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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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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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.


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Publishing News Roundup Series: How to Get Past Negative Author Thoughts

by Maureen Crisp  •  June 27, 2017

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  What do you do to keep the negative author thoughts at bay?


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Publishing News Roundup Series: How to Get Energy to Continue Writing

by Maureen Crisp  •  June 19, 2017

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  Does being a writer mean you need to create everyday?