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Laurence O'Bryan, founder of BooksGoSocial.com shares with us his story and explains how his platform empowers authors from all over the world.
One of the realities of self-publishing is the fact that you’re in charge of your marketing and promotion of your books.
While most publishing platforms offer some marketing tools within each platform, to maximize your book sales, build your brand and grow your audience, authors need a professional website and sound marketing strategy.
Many thanks to The Write Life for including Writers Boon in their list of 100 Best Websites For Writers 2018!
Opening a new book is like landing in a foreign country. Those initial few seconds are always unforgettable.They draw me in or … they spit me out. And I have to gasp for air. In homage to the torture that each author goes through to find the best hook, I am posting some of my favorites.
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Finally someone saves your… pocket!
Each week, on Writers Boon some of the best publishing and marketing professionals offer to our member authors huge discounts on their regular fees. And when we say huge, we mean huge: from 15% to 50% discount! What a feast!
What better way to save the poor pine trees than making your own Christmas tree out of books?
In part one of this article, we talked about the first major thing acquiring editors at major publishing companies look at. Today we continue with the other 4 things authors should pay attention to when writing a book proposal.
Book proposals are used to sell books to publishers.
Your proposal is an argument to receive investment, or to get acquired. Hence the role of the acquisitions editor. If a publisher is convinced, it contracts you and pays you to write the book.
Clear, concise and consistent – these words delight editors.
In this article, you’ll learn a few tricks that all writing heroes have in common and how you too can transform your book from a rough diamond into a gleaming jewel.
Lisa A. Shiel
The world of library cataloging involves a lot of jargon and specialized knowledge that can confuse the layman. When one person innocently misunderstands what they read about PCIP data, they can may pass along their misconceptions to others. It doesn't help that PCIP data is also known as CIP data, cataloging data, and bibliographic data.