All posts tagged "publishing advice"

  • When You should Turn A Publishing Deal Down - Writer's Life.
    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
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  • Hybrid Publishing - What Is It All About? - Writer's Life.org
    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
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  • How To Write The Perfect Author Bio - Writer's Life.org
    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
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  • How To Make Yourself Aware Of 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
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  • 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
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  • The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Working With A Small Publisher
    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
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  • What Is The Ideal Length For My Novel? - Writer's Life.org
    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
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  • Writing A Book Proposal - Writer's Life.org
    Writing 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
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  • Writing Your Query Letters - Writer's Life.org
    Writing Your Query Letters

    Hello, and welcome back to Writer’s Life! Today, I would like to give you a leg up on writing your query letters to agents or publishers. In general, unless you already have an agent or publisher, there...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • 5 Questions You Should Ask Your Agent - Writer's Life.org
    5 Questions You Should Ask Your Agent

    So you have been offered representation from an agent? Congratulations! All writers know that this is a massive achievement, and with competition fiercer than ever these days it is definitely something worth celebrating. Before you sign on...

    • Posted December 23, 2015
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