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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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Why Every Author Should Hire a Professional Editor

by Guest Contributor  •  June 30, 2017

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Professional editing is a must for your book.


Epic Father Roles in Popular Books

by Samantha Knoerzer  •  June 14, 2017

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  There is one character who is often forgotten or unappreciated in books: fatherly figures.

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Why There’s Never Been A Better Time To Self-Publish

by bibliocrunch  •  June 13, 2017

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“There’s never been a better time to self-publish than right now.”


Show, Don’t Tell: Practical Advice for Writers

by Auburn Seal  •  May 30, 2017

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  New writers often hear their work critiqued with the somewhat glib advice that is “Show, Don’t tell.” But what does that mean exactly? Here are some tips to help you do exactly that and take your writing to the next level. The example above from Anton Chekhov is a great one. It’s rather easy

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Working Mother’s Represented in Books

by Samantha Knoerzer  •  May 10, 2017

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  It’s coming around to that time to celebrate mothers and motherly figures.

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The Best Apps and Photo Services to Create Mother’s Day Books

by Miral Sattar  •  May 5, 2017

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Honor your mom, sister, grandma, (or any important woman in your life) with a book full of all the things you cherish about her.

Essential Ingredients for a Successful Publishing Career in a Packed Industry

by Auburn Seal  •  May 4, 2017

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The lightning fast changes in the publishing industry provide opportunity and limitations, all at once. As Indie authors, we have the ability to adjust our publishing plans and our writing schedules as quick as necessary to accommodate the ever-changing demands that come our way. But our ability to adapt creates its own challenges like a

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A Must Read List for Children’s Book Week

by Samantha Knoerzer  •  May 1, 2017

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  Happy May! Learning and coping with the world starts at a young age. And how to children learn? Through reading.

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Create a Successful Email Campaign for Authors in 4 Steps

by Auburn Seal  •  April 20, 2017

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Readers are everywhere, but figuring out how to capture them and continue to have access to them sometimes feels like a Herculean feat. Don’t get overwhelmed by all the noise around author marketing. Start with something simple like getting your newsletter set up with an automated workflow that will capture your ideal reader’s attention by

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