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All posts tagged "publishing advice"
When Should You Give Up On Getting Published?
Every writer knows that getting published is no mean feat, and, in most cases, they have to have nerves of steel and amazing perseverance in order to keep trying. But is there a point where writers should...
- Posted February 17, 2017
Become An Excellent Networker And Discover Opportunities For Your Book
Writing conferences can be invaluable to writers, but of course, this is only true if you make the most of them! Writing conferences are a great opportunity to meet other writers, to share your work, to talk...
- Posted November 22, 2016
When You should Turn A Publishing Deal Down
It is every author’s dream to land themselves a publishing deal, and many authors spend years trying to secure one. The publishing business is hugely competitive, now perhaps more so than ever, and so if you do...
- Posted September 29, 2016
Hybrid Publishing – What Is It All About?
It wasn’t so long ago that as an author they only way for your work to see the light of day was to try and land yourself a publishing deal. This made it extremely challenging and daunting...
- Posted September 28, 2016
Write The Perfect Author Bio
Every good author needs a great author bio to tell the world about themselves and make their writing shine. However, an author bio can be a tricky thing to write, especially if you have never done one...
- Posted June 10, 2016
3 Things You Need to Know to Avoid Publishing Scams
Getting your novel published is a hugely exciting time, but whether you are signing up with a publishing house, or going down the self-publishing route, it is good to thoroughly understand the terms and conditions of your...
- Posted May 28, 2016
How To Design Your Own Book Cover
If you choose to go down the self publishing route (as many authors do these days) one of the most important decisions you will make is about how to design your cover. While it is relatively easy...
- Posted February 8, 2016
The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Working With A Small Publisher
As a writer it can difficult to know what is best to do with a finished piece of work. You could try to find an agent to represent you and it, you could self publish, or you...
- Posted January 27, 2016
What Is The Ideal Length For My Novel?
It may seem strange to ask the question ‘how long should my novel be?’ Surely a novel should be as long as it needs to be to tell the story? While this may be true in some...
- Posted January 14, 2016
How to Write A Book Proposal
Hello, and welcome back to Writer’s Life! Today, I’m going over writing a book proposal. This is a different animal from the query letter we looked at last time, and so I’ll start by delineating the differences...
- Posted January 8, 2016