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Things You Need to Know About ISBN Numbers

by Miral Sattar  •  December 10, 2012

Published in Interviews  •  4 comments

Did you know that having an ISBN number ups your rank in Google? Or that there is no such thing as an eISBN? A lot of the authors we work with ask whether they need an ISBN? We had a chance to speak to Laura Dawson of Bowker, the company that distributes ISBNs, to get

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Book Covers: Tips of the Trade

by Kate Tilton  •  December 4, 2012

Published in Publishing Tips  •  No comments

It is no secret that in the publishing world books are judged by their covers. A book cover (and the title that comes with it) are the first impression a person has of a book, whether they pick it up in the store or are browsing the digital store on Amazon. I always recommend to

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How to do a virtual writing group with Skype, Google Hangout, or FaceTime

by Miral Sattar  •  November 6, 2012

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Everyone once in awhile I join the Twitter chat #writestuff to exchange writing ideas and tips. The chat, hosted by teacher-writer Andrea Cumbo (@andilit), happens every Tuesday night. In a recent chat I mentioned how virtual writing groups are a good way to stay motivated.  I got a lot of questions and decided to chronicle

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