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A young author and editor navigating the publishing world
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Lift Other Writers to Be Lifted Up
It doesn't seem like a radical concept until you get your first publishing contract. I had no idea just how many authors were out there...
Is Publishing Classist?
Piggybacking off of our previous article on ageism in publishing, it seems quite a few isms have sneaked its way into the publishing...
Am I Marketing in a Void?
Authors will ask this question at one point in their lives. Why doesn't my marketing do anything?
How Much Marketing Do I Need to Do for My Book?
How much marketing is the bare minimum for a book launch? Check out this post to find out!
My First Pre-order
I always compared a pre-order to a baby shower. Authors, after all, claim books as their babies, and what better way to celebrate a book...
BLAZE PRE-ORDER GIVEAWAY
As we're approaching the Blaze pre-order (date releasing soon), I decided to do a fun giveaway.
Knock on 100 Doors (Encouragement for Those Wanting to Give Up Writing)
The world of writing is a world of nos. You send out 100 emails in hopes of at least one yes.
Five Free Programs that will Change Your Writing Life
As poor starving artists, we can't spend a ton on every program in the business. Here are some free ones that have shaped my career.
Five Reasons to Make a Book Spotify Playlist
As writers, we procrastinate. Might as well make good use of that time through creating a Spotify playlist for our books.
How to Get 1,000 Contacts in Nine Days
Hope Bolinger talks about how she was able to acquire 1K connections in less than 10 days. And no, she didn't pay them. And no, it wasn&
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