Resources and tips for the self-published author.

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Learn How to Double and Triple Your Book Reviews

by Auburn Seal  •  March 29, 2016

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Every published author wants to know how to generate more reviews for their books. Bibliocrunch understands how important book reviews are and has created a FREE course to help you achieve that goal. How to Double and Triple Your Book Reviews is a FREE email course with actionable tips that every author can implement immediately to

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How to Measure Your Success as a Writer

by Auburn Seal  •  March 22, 2016

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How do you know if you are succeeding as a writer? Success can be measured in a variety of ways and your self-esteem and mental health will thank you if you decide what those metrics are sooner rather than later. Here are some ways that the industry collectively measures success. How many titles do you

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Webinar 4/5 – How to Master Facebook as an Author

by Auburn Seal  •  March 15, 2016

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REGISTER FOR THE FREE WEBINAR I’m excited to announce the next FREE webinar offered by Bibliocrunch on April 5th, 2016 at 4 PM EST. Facebook marketing is still one of the most effective ways to reach and engage with readers. In this webinar, we’ll show you how to use Facebook as an author to promote

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The Most Important Step after Editor Feedback

by Auburn Seal  •  March 8, 2016

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Picture this. You’ve just opened the email from your editor. The one you’ve been waiting for and obsessing about for weeks. There is maybe a tiny piece inside you that hoped you’d get a few suggestions for minor change and a big helping of ‘you are the most amazing, naturally gifted writer I’ve ever read’.

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How Much Should You Pay an Editor?

by Auburn Seal  •  March 1, 2016

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If you have been following our mini-series on editing, you likely know what kind of editor you need and now you are ready to hire one. Time for the $64,000 question: How much should you pay them?   When you start querying editors, you’ll discover that there is a giant range of both what and

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4 Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Editor

by Auburn Seal  •  February 23, 2016

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Last week, you read my tips for deciding what kind of editor you need. Now that you know what kind of editor you are looking for, here are some details you’ll need to know before hiring him or her, regardless of whether it’s a copy editor or a developmental editor. Are they willing to provide you with

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How to Choose an Editor and Ensure a Soft Landing for Your Novel

by Auburn Seal  •  February 18, 2016

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Have you just finished your first book? Everyone keeps tossing about words like editor, cover designer, author platform. If you are anything like I was after that first book, you are probably hiding in the corner in the fetal position. There are so many next steps it’s hard to know what to do next. Today

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How to Save Your Writing Group from Dysfunction

by Auburn Seal  •  February 11, 2016

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You did all the homework. You met the participants of the writing group you were considering and made sure the expectations were lined up with your own. .   But still, the worst has happened. Your group is a hot, dysfunctional mess. Maybe you had a productive year with the group and now it’s stagnating.

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3 Questions to Ask Before Joining Your next Writer’s Group

by Auburn Seal  •  February 9, 2016

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Not all writing groups are created equal and it’s important that you get hooked up with the right one to get the most out of it. Three things to consider: What is the purpose of the group? How often will they meet and where? How many people are involved? What is the purpose of the

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Webinar 3/1 – How to Boost Your Visibility on Amazon to Sell More Books

by Auburn Seal  •  February 8, 2016

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I’m so excited to be introducing our next FREE webinar for Bibliocrunch members titled, “How to Boost Your Visibility on Amazon to Sell More Books.”