Resources and tips for the self-published author.

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Publishing News Roundup Series: The Change of Publishing Over the Decades

by Maureen Crisp  •  April 25, 2017

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  Publishing has changed a lot, particularly in the past decade.


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Publishing News Roundup Series: How to Market When You’re Not Good at Marketing

by Maureen Crisp  •  April 17, 2017

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  Writers are amazing at what they do. The struggle with self-published authors is how to do the other things that come along with publishing your book.


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What Does it Take to Write and Publish a Book?

by Auburn Seal  •  March 23, 2017

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If you are new writer dreaming of publishing your first book, you might wonder what strategies to employ to finish your book and publish it for the world to see. Any published author will tell you that there are some basic skills you’ll need to master in order to be successful in the self-publishing industry.

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How to Sell 1000 Books Within One Month of Launch

by Auburn Seal  •  February 15, 2017

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Thursday, February 23, 2017, 12:30pm EST Our next live webinar will feature Karen Dimmick, co-founder of Bookthority, the host of The Book Marketing Summit, and the co-author of the international bestselling book 47 Mind Hacks for Writers. In this webinar Karen will outline how she sold 1000 books and got 43 reviews within a month

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Collaborate with a Co-Author Like a Pro

by Auburn Seal  •  February 3, 2017

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Being a co-author and writing a book with another writer can be lucrative, especially in this market where producing books quickly is one of the methods to keep your career going and your book sales high. But if you thought writing a book by yourself is hard, try writing one with someone else. Do you

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The Book Marketing Summit – Everything You Need to Sell More Books

by Miral Sattar  •  January 30, 2017

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The Book Marketing Summit is here! Everything you need to know to market, promote, and sell your books


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Know Yourself and Write Better Books

by Auburn Seal  •  January 19, 2017

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As writers, we learn about the importance of finding our voice in our writing. Discovering that unique flavor that makes our writing recognizable and the themes that our books rest on. Today, I’m want to talk about discovering who you are as a writer overall and then using that knowledge to help you brand yourself. Having an author

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Let’s Talk About Writerly Goals

by Auburn Seal  •  December 16, 2016

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Last week I shared a tool with you that I love to use for tracking my word count. I track word count because it helps me reach my bigger goals. This week I want to talk more generally about setting writerly goals for 2017, or really anytime. More than just the specific tasks you want

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Which Type of Mystery Should You Write?

by Auburn Seal  •  October 27, 2016

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The mystery genre is consistently one of the top 5 selling fiction categories. And mystery fans will usually eat up every book in a series if they like what you put out there. How can you be sure that you are writing a mystery that your audience will love? We’ve got you covered, mystery writers!

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How to Unlock Amazon’s Secret Kindle Categories

by Auburn Seal  •  October 20, 2016

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Do you feel like your book is getting lost in the billions of self-published titles currently for sale on Amazon? There’s a lot of competition for readers’ attention and that will only get more difficult as more authors embrace the freedom of self-publishing. Being an indie author comes with a lot of challenges, but it

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