All posts tagged "tips for authors"

  • Understanding Publishing Terms

    If you haven’t encountered them before, some publishing terms can be a little confusing. Whether you are trying to land a traditional publishing contract, or are going down the self-publishing route, learning and understanding these terms can...

    • Posted June 16, 2021
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  • How To Get An ISBN For Your Book

    Did you know that the UK publishing and bookselling market is one of the largest in the world? People in Britain love to read, and people in Britain love to write. When you purchase a book you...

    • Posted June 9, 2021
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  • Why Do Authors Use Pen Names?

    If you’ve ever had the urge to assume a different identity when writing, you are not alone. Lots of authors decide to use pen names instead of their real names when writing a book. What is a...

    • Posted June 9, 2021
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  • Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Start Writing A Book

    Writing a book is no mean feat, and if you have a book inside you that's dying to be written, it's a good idea to ask yourself a few questions to gain insight into your own motivation...

    • Posted June 6, 2021
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  • How to find a literary agent - Writers Life.org
    How To Find A Literary Agent

    Looking for a book publishing agent? It’s not as easy as you might think! Unfortunately, nowadays the competition for finding an agent can be just as high as finding a publisher. However, doing so could be your...

    • Posted May 19, 2021
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  • Should I Hire Someone To Market My Book?

    If your sales aren’t what you wanted them to be, or you’ve got to the publishing stage of your book but feel completely out of your depth when it comes to marketing it, handing over the reins...

    • Posted May 7, 2021
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  • Ingredients Every Book Series Needs

    Writing a book series can be a fantastic way to make more money as a writer, and to engage the interest of agents and publishers (because if your series does well, you’ll be making a lot more...

    • Posted April 29, 2021
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  • What Makes A Story Interesting?

    Writing an interesting story isn’t as easy as you might think! No matter how good your initial idea, the art of storytelling has many parts and if you want to ensure your story captures and captivates your...

    • Posted April 23, 2021
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  • When Is A Prologue A Good Idea?

    Deciding to start your book with a prologue is a bold move. There is lots of debate in the writing community as to whether prologues are a good or bad idea. Some editors openly hate them but...

    • Posted April 22, 2021
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  • Everything You Need To Know About Chapters For Your Novel

    If you are writing a novel, you will likely use chapters to divide different parts of the story. A chapter helps to separate sections of the story into more easily digestible parts and can be used as...

    • Posted April 21, 2021
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