Barrie Davenport

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How To Copyright Your Book And Protect Your Asset

Now that you have spent so much time and energy writing a book, you’ll certainly want ownership over your creation. This will give you the rights to distribute it, display it, and reproduce it. Copyrighting a book is an easy process, but the features of copyright protection are more complex. To copyright a book completely, […]

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9 Creative Writing Exercises To Awaken Your Inner Author

I believe there’s a writer inside of all of us. Even if you don’t think you write well, you do have something to say. You have a story to tell, knowledge to impart, and experiences to share. You’ve lived a full life that’s packed with observations and adventures, and you shouldn’t exit this Earth without […]

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15 Common Grammar Mistakes That Kill Your Writing Credibility

I love to write, but I’m not so crazy about grammar. Learning about words that dangle, split, and get misplaced isn’t my idea of fun. However, as an English major in college, I had it drilled into my head that poor grammar revealed laziness and a lack of respect for the reader. It’s the literary […]

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40 Self-Publishing Resources, Tools, and Assets To Accelerate Success

As much time as we writers spend alone behind our computers tap, tap, tapping away, one thing is certain: we just can’t do it alone. The business of writing, designing, editing, publishing, marketing, and selling your books requires the kindness of strangers — or at least a little help from your online friends who offer […]

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71 Insanely Useful Book Marketing Ideas For Self-Publishers

Boom! Your book is finally written, and it’s freakin’ amazing (if you say so yourself). You’ve sent it off to the editor for a spit and shine. You’ve created a kick ass cover that looks, well, bestseller-worthy. You’ve uploaded that sucker to Amazon, and you’re just waiting for the dollars to start rolling in and […]

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