Category: Traditional Publishing

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Anne Rice Shares Her Advice on Writing

In this short video, American author Anne Rice shares some of her personal insights into writing. Up front, she explains, “You have to sit down and you have to write the book of your dreams. You have to write what you want to be known for. You have to create a universe of your own in print… and there’s only one...

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The Best Advice for Writers in 2017

What is the best advice for writers in 2017? In this post, I provide a round-up of some of the best, recent writing advice from industry experts. For convenience, I’ve organized this page into the following areas of writing and publishing: Best Advice for Fiction Authors Best Advice for Indie Authors Best Advice for Freelance Writers Best General Writing Advice Best Advice...

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What Can a 70-Year-Old Documentary Teach You About Book Making?

I recently came across this interesting 10-minute documentary showing how books are made. It was produced by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films in 1947 and, although so much has changed in printing and publishing over these 70 years, I was surprised at just how much is still the same. Mind you, our PC police and Occupational Safety & Health (OSH) representatives would definitely...

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The February 2016 Author Earnings Report Is A ‘Must Read’

Two years ago, the very first author earnings report was published at AuthorEarnings.com. It confirmed what many people already suspected – the market share of self-published ebooks was growing. Since then, quarterly snapshots have revealed a variety of trends in this new digital publishing world. The latest February 2016 Author Earnings Report has some very interesting data. In the February...