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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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10 Elements Of A Good Nonfiction Book

A good nonfiction book has many elements that make it a valuable learning experience for readers so they can engage proactively with the content. As an authority in your field, you want to be sure your nonfiction book is written with the key components that make it “wow” readers and keep them coming back for […]

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13 Proven Tools for Discovering Bestselling Book Ideas

It’s not easy to find the right topic for your next book. Either your mind is full of half-formed ideas… Or, you simply don’t know how to get started. Fortunately, there are a number of excellent tools you can use to find that next book topic.  In fact, I use a combination of over 13 […]

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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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